Socratic is all about students helping students. The website features thousands of questions that students have asked about subjects like Biology or Physics or Math. And, if you don’t find the question that you have, you can ask the question yourself. Get started, ask away at Socratic. Vote for it here and give it a 'thumbs up' above. This site discovered by our friends at allmyfaves.com
Today's site is Funology, a science website for kids that touts itself as being “the science of having fun!” Kids will love the magic tricks, allowing them to impress their family and friends. Parents will love the many crafts pages and the blog that reviews games and more. There are also scientific experiments available for kids to do with parents. One such experiment is to build a terrarium for a child’s favorite dinosaur. Or check out the recipes page for healthy snacks, breakfasts, lunches, or dinners. Vote for funology here and give it a thumbs up above.
Yeah, I know it's a cold winter (and so does Donald Trump) but watch this, educate yourself and sound smarter at cocktail parties. Fact is, in recent years, both the Pentagon and foreign governments have cited failure to mitigate climate change as a primary national security concern.
Today's Cool Site of the Day is a beautiful and scary depiction of what is going on around the planet. Founded in 2007 by James Balog, the Extreme Ice Survey (EIS) is an innovative, long-term photography project that merges art and science to give a “visual voice” to the planet’s changing ecosystems. EIS imagery preserves a visual legacy, providing a unique baseline—useful in years, decades and even centuries to come—for revealing how climate change and other human activity impacts the planet. Please hit the Facebook 'Like' button below then view and rate it here on the day of this Post. After 11/17/12, click here. Finally, have a cool site?
via sciencedemonstrations.fas.harvard.edu From Harvard Natural Sciences Lecture Demonstrations: What it shows: Fifteen uncoupled simple pendulums of monotonically increasing lengths dance together to produce visual traveling waves, standing waves, beating, and random motion. One might call this kinetic art and the choreography of the dance of the pendulums is stunning! Aliasing and quantum revival can also be shown. How it works: The period of one complete cycle of the dance is 60 seconds. The length of the longest pendulum has been adjusted so that it executes 51 oscillations in this 60 second period. The length of each successive shorter pendulum is carefully adjusted so that it executes
Today's Cool Site of the Day is Earthquake Hazards Program USGS Earthquake Hazards Program, responsible for monitoring, reporting, and researching earthquakes and earthquake hazards. Go see it and rate it TODAY (Note: if you're seeing this on a date later than the featured date, visit the Still Cool Archive)