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Classroom Content in Honor of Neil Armstrong

Neil Armstrong passed away on Aug. 25, 2012 at the age of 82. Armstrong was the first person to set foot on the moon during the 1969 Apollo 11 mission. In his career at NASA, he held numerous roles...

August 27, 2012

Robots on Mars and Meteors Over Georgia

The Mars rover Curiosity has landed and is already sending back images and preparing for what is sure to be some fascinating exploration of a far away world. As some Georgia classrooms are back in...

August 7, 2012

Yes Try this Experiment at School

This week President Obama announced an initiative to cultivate a STEM Master Teacher Corps. This elite team would go to other schools - particularly ones that lack adequate science, technology,...

July 20, 2012

Students Need Math for Career Success

During a teacher training session last month, we discussed the importance of cross-subject teaching and learning in classrooms, especially as it relates to math skills. That conversation included...

July 12, 2012

The STEM of #2

What child isn’t fascinated with the hilarity of poop? Since it seems we can’t get them to stop joking about, perhaps we can try to make it educational. Maybe in the process, we’ll remove some of...

June 18, 2012

Watch Tonight's Near-Earth Asteroid

Astronomers are predicting that the 2012 LZ1 asteroid will be visible tonight. If you lack the proper fancy equipment for such an adventure, you can also watch it online with SLOOH Space Camera....

June 14, 2012

Online Professional Development this Summer

New and Updated Summer Courses from PBS Teacherline This summer, expand your professional credentials with PBS TeacherLine's award-winning online professional development. There are 30+ online...

June 5, 2012

Online Professional Development this Summer

New and Updated Summer Courses from PBS Teacherline This summer, expand your professional credentials with PBS TeacherLine's award-winning online professional development. There are 30+ online...

June 5, 2012

Discovery Education's Water Planet Challenge

Nearly all of Georgia’s schools are out for the summer. While the students are gone, it doesn’t mean that Georgia’s educators have stopped working. I know several of my friends are setting up...

May 31, 2012

Cool Science: How the Parker Brothers Made a Real "Battleship" Shredder

How about this for a cool work assignment: create a real version of the metallic, menacing, wheel weapon known as the "shredder" from the movie “Battleship”? Marc Parker and Shanon Parker from...

May 23, 2012

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