Weekend Quick Picks

NewScientist: Eight ways to boost your creativity. Online College Degree: 100 Excellent Online Tools to Feed Your Creativity. Shiv on Learning: 20 Educators Explain How They Use Second Life in 20 Seconds Each. The Independent: Explosive Material: Can Angels & Demons Make Particle Physics Sexy? Free Technology for Teachers: Seven Ways to Find Teachers on […]

Online Seminar: Five Ages of the Universe

Five Ages of the Universe at Fathom (University of Michigan). ‘Travel through time from the moment of the “Big Bang,” before time and space separated, to a dark, starless universe over 10100 years from now when individual atoms can be larger than our galaxy. University of Michigan physicist Fred Adams and NASA astronomer Greg Laughlin […]

Science Degrees Online Review

This is my first review on Science Quick Picks for ReviewMe and it is sponsored by the reviewee. When I received the request to review Science Degrees Online I became curious to see what type of science online degrees were available. Classical science degrees (in Chemistry, Physics, Biology, for example) require some kind of laboratory […]

MERLOT – Multimedia Educational Resource for Learning and Online Teaching

MERLOT – Multimedia Educational Resource for Learning and Online Teaching. ‘MERLOT is a leading edge, user-centered, searchable collection of peer reviewed, higher education, online learning materials created by registered members, and a set of faculty development support services. MERLOT’s vision is to be a premiere online community where faculty, staff, and students from around the […]

Try This at Home!

Do you want to try some chemistry laboratory experiments? Use your kitchen and get what you need in your local grocery and hardware stores… Solving the Laboratory Dilemma in Distance Learning General Chemistry. [via Online Learning Update]