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| Caught in The Web | Fistful of Favorites | Minutes from ME ]


volume three, issue one

A new year offers new opportunities. Try some new ideas this month and start your online year off right. Make an "online resolution" for yourself. "inQuiry Almanack" can help. Each month, you'll find ideas and activities to help you connect online resources with your daily routine.

This month, the Spotlight features ideas for supplementing your Rocks and Minerals curriculum. If you've been teaching geology for years, try using these online resources for a fresh approach.

Amy, our resident science student, starts the year off with a "bang!" She recently attended the implosion of two high-rise buildings and investigated the process. It's "quite amazing."

How many drops of water will "fit" on a penny? Take a few minutes from ME, and find the answer. "Sinkin' Lincoln" may surprise you if you've never tried this activity before. If you have, consider some of the suggested variations.

Visit Jefferson Elementary, the online school of the month, solve the puzzle of the month, and explore the fistful of favorite websites. There's plenty available to help you start your year online.


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