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Making The News : Welcome - 0 views

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    Making the News 2 (MTN2) is a website designed to introduce students to the world of online media publishing and broadcasting for the 21st century. Teachers may register, doing so will create a homepage on MTN for their school. The teacher may then create student accounts.

    Students can then login and create articles and programmes which will be submitted to the teacher and if approved published on the school homepage. Well rated articles will be added to the National MTN2 site.

    Articles may be text and images or they may be video, audio or a sequence of images.
Marge Runkle

Science Friday - 1 views

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    An extensive science site with articles, videos and audio featuring the latest research. There is a good 'For Teachers' section with lesson plans and ideas.
Marge Runkle

Chronicling America - The Library of Congress - 0 views

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    Welcome to Chronicling America, enhancing access to America's historic newspapers. This site allows you to search and view newspaper pages from 1860-1922 and find information about American newspapers published between 1690-present. Chronicling America is sponsored jointly by the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Library of Congress as part of the National Digital Newspaper Program (NDNP).

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Twitter, The 140-Character Chameleon - 0 views

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    What Twitter can be to users . . .
    Broadcast medium, PLN builder, Professional Development, Edchat, Virtual conference attendance, Live blogging, Backchannel, Complaints dept., Tech support, Subscription service, Disaster and emergency tool, Share your tastes and activities, Real time search, News on demand, Broadcast the revolution, Journaling, Look at me, look at me!
Marge Runkle

Paper.li - read a Twitter stream as a daily newspaper - 0 views

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    paper.li organizes links shared on Twitter into an easy to read newspaper-style format. Newspapers can be created for any Twitter user or any #tag.

    Think specific topic research project.
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PhysicsCentral: Learn How Your World Works - 0 views

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    The American Physical Society represents some 45,000 physicists, and most of our work centers on scientific meetings and publications-the primary ways that physicists communicate with each other. With PhysicsCentral, we communicate the excitement and importance of physics to everyone. We invite you to visit our site every week to find out how physics is part of your world. We'll answer your questions on how things work and keep you informed with daily updates on physics in the news. We'll describe the latest research and the people who are doing it and, if you want more, where to go on the web. So stick with us. It's a big, interesting world out there, and we look forward to showing you around.
Marge Runkle

10 Incredible interactive audio experiences :: 10,000 Words - 0 views

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    Audio isn't just for podcasts and slideshows. The following sites are using audio in new and creative ways to make create unique interactive experiences.
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Numbeo - 0 views

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    Numbeo is a collection of Web pages containing numerical data, designed to enable anyone to contribute or modify content. Numbeo provides statistical analysis of collected data, calculates various indexes using aggregate data and periodically publishes analysis of collected data.

    This site lets you compare cost of living between cities around the globe. The site currently holds data for 293 major cities worldwide, and presents you detailed reports reflecting prices in areas such as Market, Transportation, Utility, Rent Per Month, Buy Apartment Price, Salaries, Restaurants and Financing.
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Discovery News - 0 views

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    Recently launched science and technology news website from Discovery Communications. It features breaking news and in-depth articles related to the Earth, Space, Tech, Animals, Dinosaurs, Archaeology, Human and History.
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