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Now that the 2014 Boston Marathon is over, see how well you can train a runner to complete the entire 26.2 mile race with the Running Interactive in Chemistry: Challenges and Solutions. http://bit.ly/QuASRC
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Don't forget to let your young students play! http://bit.ly/1h6UkOa
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Marshes and Mud Flats and Bogs, Oh My. Want to share your appreciation of wetlands and the animals that rely on them with your students? Get your rubber boots and lesson plans ready for American Wetlands Month in May! http://bit.ly/1jKFTPN
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Dutch physicist and mathematician Christiaan Huygens (b.4.14.1629) was the first to document evidence of spontaneous synchronization, in which two devices such as metronomes fall into sync. See Mathematics Illuminated, unit 12.7, “Mechanical Sync.”  http://bit.ly/1qyY0LA
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"When Renata Fossen Brown checks on the progress of a patch of tulips at Cleveland Botanical Garden, schoolchildren across the Northern Hemisphere are watching. Brown is a participant in Journey North’s tulip test garden project, an online educational effort that lets kids track spring’s arrival across the hemisphere and teaches them about seasonal changes, climate and geography." Keep reading to find out more about Brown's work and the Journey North program. http://bit.ly/1g14YSt
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Happy Earth Day! What makes our Earth so unique? Watch The Habitable Planet, "Many Planets, One Earth." http://bit.ly/1jDcfKW
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On April 17, 1970, the astronauts on Apollo 13 returned safely to Earth after a harrowing journey around the moon. Learn how mathematics made space flight and moon missions possible in the past, and how an understanding of chaos can propel the next generation of space travel technologies. Mathematics Illuminated, unit 13, "The Concept of Chaos" http://bit.ly/QgFUB2
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In the case of Leonardo da Vinci's (b.4.15.1452) Vitruvian Man, the Vitruvian tradition has forced Leonardo to create the illusion of perfection at the expense of scientific observation. See Art Through Time, program 13, "The Body." http://bit.ly/1gyyEqs
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The Paycheck Fairness Act proposes to remove some hindrances (such as the prohibition of discussing one's salary) to equal pay for women. See how a group of clerical workers in Colorado Springs, CO used statistics to fight the battle for wages comparable to their male counterparts in the video module, “Measures of Center,” from the new Against All Odds.http://bit.ly/1qxSC9A
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Analyze the use of humor in political cartoons about the Stamp Act crisis of 1765 with the Image as History interactive in A Biography of America, program 4, “The Coming of Independence.”  http://bit.ly/Ir4wxg #NationalHumorMonth
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