The companies that create the most important state and national exams also publish textbooks that contain many of the answers. Unfortunately, low-income school districts can’t afford to buy them.
One of the better “nuts and bolts” investigations I’ve read into the problems urban schools deal with on a daily, monthly, and yearly basis.
Pictured above is the world’s largest indoor farm illuminated by LEDs, which opened this month in Japan. Inside, 18 cultivation racks reach 15 levels high, and are outfitted with 17,500 GE LED light fixtures developed specifically for this facility. The indoor farm can grow lettuce two-and-a-half times faster than an outdoor farm, and is already producing 10,000 heads of it per day. Read more about this breakthrough in modern farming at GE Reports.
Can you imagine showing this to a farmer who was alive and planting just 50 years ago? They’d think we were space aliens.
President and Nuclear Physicist pf Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Dr. Shirley Ann Jackson, pictured here in 1973, was the first African American woman to earn a PhD in Nuclear Physics from MIT (same year as the image).
Mrs. Jackson is also known for holding office as former Chairman of the US Nuclear Regulatory Commission, appointed by President William Clinton
Just a little something I threw together tonight. Now I just have to decide where to put this in my classroom.
I love when other teachers give me supplies.
Today’s Science Graphic: Q: HOW DO FISH EAT? A: Like this:
Feel free to share wherever you’d like.
My idol, kid president.
Guard against cynicism. The truth of the matter is, for all of the problems we face, if you had to choose any moment to be born in human history, not knowing who you were going to be, you’d choose this time. The world is more tolerant than it’s ever been, more educated than its ever been. The only thing that stops that is people thinking they can’t make any change.
Incredible scanning electron micrograph of an exposed axon terminal, loaded with synaptic vesicles (orange and blue).
Image Credit: Tina Carvalho
Synonym cards made out of old posters. Finally have enough for all of my groups.