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Fun Fact Friday: Coffee In Space

Fun Fact Friday: Coffee In Space

Did you know that a coffee maker was recently launched into space? It’s true! Bound for the International Space Station (ISS), the SpaceX supply ship carries a variety of necessities for the orbiting astronauts. One of those items is the ISSpresso, a coffee maker specially made to operate in space. According to a NASA document,

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Livestream Announcement: Live From the Farm – Technology, Soil Science and MORE!

Students Will Learn How Nutrients and Modern Technology Impact the Planting and Harvesting Seasons on a Working Farm Did you know that the United Nations declared 2015 as the International Year of Soils? Join us LIVE from Bomke’s Farm in Springfield, IL as Discovery Education and the Nutrients for Life Foundation celebrate all things soil!  From

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Increasing Math Achievement at the Secondary Level

Ensuring that students meet more rigorous math standards requires a coherent and comprehensive plan for preparing and supporting teachers and administrators. Hear from experts and a school district about the pedagogical and practical considerations in building an effective professional development plan.

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Fun Fact Friday: Digital Camouflage

Did you know that some military uniforms feature camouflage that looks like a pixellated computer image? It’s true! While the photo to the side might look like a mountainous landscape from an 8-bit Nintendo game, it’s actually a printed pattern that serves as a very effective woodland camouflage. According to Wikipedia, “Digital camouflage is a

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10 New K-6 Science Activities and Videos

                  The Siemens Science Day website offers a variety of tools and resources to help students learn science while having fun. You’ll find new, original hands-on activities and supporting videos, a teacher support center with best practice guides, monthly themes and an Ultimate Cool School sweepstakes. The

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