Glencoe Online has lots of sources for teachers to use in their classrooms. These include instruction, testing, parental involvement, etc. This page is loaded.

Field Trips

Would you like to take a field trip while never leaving your classroom? You can do so here.

Online Courses has some online courses you may be interested in taking. You can take some free online courses or you can order CD tutorials. Either way, check it out at Cnet.

Too Much Time On My Hands

What are YOU going to do with your extra second of time on New Year’s Eve? You know the buzz…New Year’s will be arriving a second later this year. Why you say and what’s the big deal? Well, it seems that sometimes clock time and sun time get out of step with each other. This extra second helps all of that fall into place. Why bother? Well, imagine what would happen as those seconds added up “over time.” There’s even a wiki article on the leap second.

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If you want to get really technical about it you can read the Navy article on the subject.

Enjoy your extra time off before going back to work!!!


It’s Got the "Cool Factor"

The Sony Walkman has been named the best gadget in 50 years, with the iPod coming in second. Hard to believe it was $200 when it was first introduced.

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More on Global Warming

From all of the articles I have read recently it looks like the permafrost in North America is in for a thaw. Some areas could thaw several meters deep by the middle of the century. Pipelines could be in danger from landslides.

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