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View Resource Education Week on the Web

"America's Education Newspaper of Record" now publishes a Web edition. The full text of the print version is available online, as well as the monthly Teacher Magazine. The site is in final testing, so not all areas are fully functional; however, the depth of material already available makes it worthwhile to check out now. Content is divided into general categories: This Week's News offers...

https://www.edweek.org/ew/index.html
View Resource A Song for the Horse Nation

This website accompanies an exhibition at the National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI) George Gustav Heye Center in New York City, and presents "the epic story of the horse's influence on American Indian tribes from the 1600s to the present." Divided into five thematic sections, the exhibition draws on the riches of NMAI, using both historical objects, such as drawings, hoof ornaments, beaded...

https://americanindian.si.edu/exhibitions/horsenation/
View Resource NOAA Ocean Explorer: Lophelia II 2010: Oil Seeps and Deep Reefs

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has been documenting the field mission of its ship, the Lophelia II, since 2001. In the fall of 2010, the Lophelia II went to cruise around the Gulf of Mexico conducting important experiments and analyses looking into the world of the deep-water coral communities there. The NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration and Research and the Bureau of...

https://oceanexplorer.noaa.gov/explorations/10lophelia/welco...
View Resource MIT OpenCourseWare: Introduction to Solid State Chemistry

Looking to delve into the world of solid-state chemistry? Why not check out this excellent introduction to the subject, provided courtesy of MIT and their OpenCourseWare (OCW) initiative. This is not just an introduction to chemistry class; it's a "chemistry-centered class that integrates examples from the world around us, in the arts and humanities, the human stories behind the science, and...

https://ocw.mit.edu/courses/materials-science-and-engineerin...
View Resource Hotel made out of trash draws a crowd in Madrid

BBC News-Hotel made entirely from rubbish opens in Madrid http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-12245311 Madrid's Beach Garbage Hotel Constructed to Protest World's Dirty Oceans http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/01/20/madrids-beach-garbage-hot_n_811442.html#s226725 'Garbage Warrior' Turns Trash Into Green-Built...

https://scout.wisc.edu/report/2011/0128
View Resource TweetDeck

For those people who like to tweet, the TweetDeck application is quite a find. With this application, users can truly "tweet like a pro", as they will be able to customize their Twitter experience by creating groups, saved searches, and automatic updates. It is billed as "air traffic for Twitter", and that's a fairly apt description of this powerful tool. This version is compatible with all...

https://about.twitter.com/
View Resource Survey Monkey

For readers who would like a simple, free online survey platform, Survey Monkey is one of the top contenders. The basic service, in which readers may create surveys using more than 15 types of questions, customize logos, and send out their products by mobile, web, and social media, is free. Sign up takes less than five minutes, and surveys can be designed quickly and easily.

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https://www.surveymonkey.com
View Resource State of Siege: Mississippi Whites and the Civil Rights Movement

American RadioWorks is always looking for compelling topics to explore, and this recent radio documentary looks into the role that certain groups of white people played in combating the civil rights movement in Mississippi. Here visitors can listen to the complete program, or take a look at some of the separate sections, which include "The March Backward" and "The Citizens' Council". The program...

http://americanradioworks.publicradio.org/features/mississip...
View Resource The University of Georgia Cooperative Extension

With a mix of agricultural tips, camping suggestions, and canning advice, the University of Georgia's Cooperative Extension site serves up a cornucopia of materials designed to serve the diverse needs of the state's residents. The homepage has three primary sections, including "Agriculture & Natural Resources", "Family & Consumer Sciences", and "4-H & Youth Development". Each of these sections is...

https://extension.uga.edu/
View Resource ReliefWeb

The goal of ReliefWeb is to provide "reliable and relevant humanitarian information and analysis" and "help [people] make sense of humanitarian crises worldwide." ReliefWeb is administered by the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), and was started in 1996. The "Countries & Emergencies" tab across the top of the page allows visitors to choose countries on a...

https://reliefweb.int/
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