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Earth Educators’ Rendezvous

Last month, I attended the Earth Educators’ Rendezvous in Albuquerque where I participated in the Geoscience Education Research and Practice Forum. Approximately 40 geoscience educators and researchers gathered for four days to prioritize grand challenges in geoscience education research and recommend strategies for addressing the priorities. Both in small working groups and large group feedback […]

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Student loans

If you have multiple federal loans, you can easily consolidate student loans into one payment. To do this, you must know how much you have borrowed and how you will be paying it back. Also, be sure to include any extra interest you have to pay on the loans you are consolidating. To learn more […]

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One of the benefits of online shopping is that specialty items and almost everything under the sun is sold on the internet. You don’t have to be a fancy shopper to have the best deals on toys, food and all sorts of other stuff that you may need for your kids, but don’t have time […]

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Hitting the Wall

Gas laws are generally taught in high school chemistry. Students learn that Boyle’s law, for instance, can be expressed as P1V1=P2V2, where P is pressure and V is volume. From the equation, it’s clear that there is an inverse relationship between the gas pressure and volume, but do students understand the molecular mechanism behind this […]

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