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We don’t know how fast the universe is expanding. Is it a crisis? | Science News

Source: We don’t know how fast the universe is expanding. Is it a crisis? | Science News

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A Step-by-Step Guide: Choice in Differentiation – A.J. JULIANI

When Khan Academy burst onto the scene my initial reaction was to laugh. What was so special about it? The more and more I thought about Khan Academy and the idea of “flipping your classroom”

Source: A Step-by-Step Guide: Choice in Differentiation – A.J. JULIANI

This article is really helpful and simple. Sometimes all the bells and whistles can make something confusing to teachers who are just starting to do something different in their class. I flip my classes and have found that one of the biggest issues addressed is differentiation. The ideas presented here are a great foundation and start for anyone who wants to implement flipping in their class. I especially like outline for a class period and the advice on assessments. Great Job by A. J. Juliani!

The Ocean on Jupiter’s Moon Europa Has Table Salt, Just Like Earth’s Seas | Space

Europa’s huge buried sea may be sodium-chloride salty, like the oceans of Earth.

Source: The Ocean on Jupiter’s Moon Europa Has Table Salt, Just Like Earth’s Seas | Space

Jupiter has become a hot bed of discoveries since the JUNO mission arrived at Jupiter on July 4th 2016. Its 3 years since its arrival and the discoveries continue to happen. Europa has now become an interest to NASA. The article has a great infographic about Europa.

NASA’s Parker Solar Probe May Solve 500-Year-Old Sun Mystery | Space

NASA’s Parker Solar Probe is on its way to another close encounter with the sun, where investigators hope the spacecraft will solve a long-standing solar mystery.

Source: NASA’s Parker Solar Probe May Solve 500-Year-Old Sun Mystery | Space

This will be awesome if it can answer the question. My students always ask why the Sun’s surface is cooler than its outer atmosphere.

NASA’s Parker Solar Probe May Solve 500-Year-Old Sun Mystery | Space

NASA’s Parker Solar Probe is on its way to another close encounter with the sun, where investigators hope the spacecraft will solve a long-standing solar mystery.

Source: NASA’s Parker Solar Probe May Solve 500-Year-Old Sun Mystery | Space

This will pretty awesome if they discover the answer. My students always ask me why the surface is cooler than the out atmosphere.

Astronomy Group Says Starlink and Other Satellite Constellations Could Threaten Science | Space

Source: Astronomy Group Says Starlink and Other Satellite Constellations Could Threaten Science | Space

This will be a great discussion for next years astronomy class. The argument of furthering astronomical observation or satellite technology.

Can there be a comprise between the two?

Hawking radiation from a sonic black hole had its temperature taken | Science News

In a first, scientists took the temperature of a sonic black hole

Source: Hawking radiation from a sonic black hole had its temperature taken | Science News

Send Your Name to Mars: Mars 2020

Send Your Name to Mars. View and share your Boarding Pass. See your Frequent Flyer points: go.nasa.gov/Mars2020Pass

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Have a little fun sign up your Boarding Pass!

Global Launch

Join in the worldwide celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 launch on July 16, 2019 by launching your own rocket! All types of rockets are welcome, and no launch is too small so start spreading the word and get ready to celebrate!

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This could be a great opportunity for a summer camp. I’ll post and tweet about as time gets closer.

Peanuts and NASA:A 50th Anniversary Celebration | ymiclassroom.com

Source: Peanuts and NASA:A 50th Anniversary Celebration | ymiclassroom.com