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Adam Carlson
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Hey Google (for Education), I think I came up with a novel idea of how to use Google Sheets in conjunction with Google Classroom to assign interactive "worksheets" that also graph data (with +Google Classroom, it's very easy to make a copy for each student)

I haven't seen anyone else do anything like this yet, and I think a lot of people could make some pretty interesting materials with these simple tools. 

Here's the playlist I created of tutorial videos on how to make interactive sheets like this:
https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLu9a7MvzoeNFqK1CATWqRMUaZPVFoOF_d

Here's the group results that we were able to create when we aggregated data:
https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1W6fLln88q6BY4FrGbQORCoWSTLdK5-Oo1wlNvBbuXNY/pubhtml

Hope some other people can make use of this tool!
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In case anyone is interested in the videos I'm making for my students for our flipped classroom in the fall, here's my YouTube channel:
https://www.youtube.com/user/MrAdamCarlson/videos

Looking for any feedback or suggestions from anyone. Thanks!
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Oh, and I'm also hoping that all of the information is on-screen and that if students didn't get all the notes, they can rewind and pause it on-screen to see it all. 
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Weird animals everywhere. :)
 

Species in the Rhinochimaera family are known as long-nosed chimaeras. Their unusually long snouts (compared to other chimaeras) have sensory nerves that allow the fish to find food. Also, their first dorsal fin contains a mildly venomous spine that is used defensively. They are found in deep, temperate and tropical waters between 200 to 2,000 m in depth, and can grow to be up to 140 cm (4.5 ft) in length.

Chimaeras (also known as ghost sharks and ratfish) are an order of cartilaginous fish most closely related to sharks, but they have been evolutionarily isolated from them for over 400 million years.

Rhinochimaeridae: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rhinochimaeridae

Info from WP and .gif from video by NOAA’s Okeanos Explorer, July 2013. video: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Rhinochimera.webm
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Never thought about it this way! Heck, this is true! Tree holocaust!
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I love the head flop photo: a true sign of being totally wiped out.
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Fun with Google Doc story maker.
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Only you can choose.  Being wrong is an important part of becoming less wrong.  Learn how to do it gracefully.
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I have no problems with kids learning about aspects of our society that have a major influence on our society and on some individuals. I think religion fits within that criteria. I am completely opposed to the teaching of religious doctrine as fact. Besides, the FSM, if religious doctrine was to be taught to the masses as fact, would demand Pastafarianism equal attention as any other religion. Some religious folk pushing their beliefs into school use the "teach the controversy" false argument, implying evolution is highly disputed in the scientific world. Well I have have no problems teaching the controversy as long as Krishna, Zeus, FSM, Isis, Thor, etc also get time in school equal to that of Jesus.
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Finals are among us, eHow. If you're in school, it's time to take your studying up a notch! (More tips here: http://to.ehow.com/1bxQXN9)

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Science Nerd. Skeptic. Dad. Teacher. Not in that particular order.
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  • University of Iowa
    Microbiology, 2000 - 2004
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