What was your favorite Super Bowl commercial? I don’t watch the game, but I have to say that Amy Poehler’s Best Buy commercial, in which she says “dongle” several times, made me laugh.
Check out an amazing video that shows images of what’s called the Extreme Deep Field (EDF). These images represent the farthest we (humans) have ever seen into the Universe. The very end of the video pans back from the EDF to help provide a better perspective on the actual vastness of the Universe.
Here’s another one of those great aggregate sites with links to places on the web where you can find educational games and simulations just perfect for interactive white boards.
Succeeding with Science is a great resource “designed to nurture an enthusiasm for science, engineering, technology and mathematics in young people.” You can search for special topics or browse by age group.
The Innovative Learning Environments Project studied how young people learn and which conditions and dynamics contribute to learning success. You can read about the project at their website. There’s a great article referencing it at Mindshift.