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"Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic." - Arthur C. Clarke

Wednesday, November 18, 2009

100 Open Courses to Learn a New Language

This site kind of blew me away with all their language resources. Check it out here: 100 Courses to Learn any New Language

Friday, November 13, 2009

Wonderful Virtual Body Site

The brain, skeleton, heart and digestion are summarized very well virtually... Comes in English and Spanish!

Here is the site: http://medtropolis.com/VBody.asp

Thursday, November 5, 2009

OK, this isn't tech ed but you will love it more than anything!

GETHUMAN.COM actually gives you the shortcuts to almost any major company so you can skip all the prompts and actually speak to a human being. See?! I told you you would love this... Just go to gethuman.com next time you don't want to speak to a computer...

How Cast: How to Videos Galore!

Thousands of "how to" videos that actually are coherent. Technology, sports, crafts, cooking, house and garden, health and nutrition, arts and media to name just a few categories. Find out more here: howcast.com

C'mon, you know you want to learn how to use a Neti Pot!

Wednesday, November 4, 2009

Print out your photo "poster sized" with block photos!

Want to print your photo and have it end up being really really big? Well go to http://www.blockposters.com and upload your photo and then print the blocks and put them together for a very large version!

Front Pages from 824 Newspapers? Go here!

Go to Newseum for today's front pages from hundreds of newspapers. Just click here...

Much too cool cell biology animations site not to feature!

Absolutely brilliant animations that cover the gamut! If you teach biology this site is for you... Click here to check things out.

Kid Port - online learning site for primary grades

"Kidport is an Internet-based educational service designed to help K-8 students excel in school. It provides a unique, multi-step program to create empowered learners, not simply good students."

Check it out at kidport.com

Michio Kaku's website - the future of science

I've always been a fan of and avid reader of Dr. Michio Kaku. He explores future science like nobody's business!

Visit his Explorations in Science website here: http://mkaku.org

Fantastic Science Site Highlighting Threatened Species!

ARKive.org is a wonderful site dedicated to threatened species across the globe. It includes:

Wildlife videos
A Google Earth Plugin detailing threatened marine species
ARKive Education
Darwin content

Go to http://www.arkive.org

Tuesday, November 3, 2009

This site was so weird I couldn't help but post

I really don't know what to say about this site. You just have to see it to understand. And even then... Click here: http://www.vectorpark.com

Free Video Courses from Leading Universities

Tons of subjects from many high level universities including UCLA, Stanford, Yale, Berkeley, MIT, Princeton and Harvard. Many video lectures covering subjects below

Visit: http://www.academicearth.org

The Science of Food!

"Explore recipes, activities, and Webcasts that will enhance your understanding of the science behind food and cooking." Fun food science!

Visit the site here: http://www.exploratorium.com/cooking

Monday, November 2, 2009

Make your own penicillin!

Ever wanted to make your own penicillin? Didn't think so, but if you ever did, check out howtodothings.com and learn all kinds of stuff... Click here for penicillin recipe...

My 150th Post!

This website is too good to pass up so I had to share. It's in my Science column list but wanted to highlight it here. It's an amazing Genetics site from the University of Utah called Learn.Genetics. You can find it by clicking here: http://learn.genetics.utah.edu