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Creativity & Inspiration
Videos Cleese, Jobs, Mitra, IB
Video2 Chomsky, Gilbert &
What if Money didn't matter ?
Video3 SHOCKING! The real purpose of your life!
FLOW, The SECRET to Happiness, How I fell in love with a FISH.
Video4 How a boy became an ARTIST
Infinite Thinking MACHINE
Video5 Shane Koyczan: "To This Day" ... for the bullied and beautiful.
Ken Robinson says SCHOOL KILLS CREATIVITY
What will be OBSOLETE in 2020
Video6 Dr Eric Topol & the SMART future Health care
Why Education in Finland Works
Finland's Revolutionary Education System
Flashmob, Jane Goodall
George Lucas Visual Literacy Martin Scorsese Visual Literacy
Video9 Ramsey Musallam Curiosity Comes First
Video10 Benjamin Zander: The transformative power of classical music
Articles & Seminars
FALL IN LOVE WITH GEOLOGY
REAL SUPERMAN CAVE
Amazing Crystal Cave - How Earth Made Us - S1 Ep1 Preview - BBC Two
Maybe this is the REAL SUPERMAN CAVE. What do you think of this?
Find out more about the caves at Naicia These large columns of selenite crystals(gypsum) are spectacular.
Volcanoes are awesome manifestations of the fiery power contained deep within the Earth. this site contains images, 10 most dangerous volcanoes, quizzes and videos.
How Volcanoes Work - Info from How Stuff Works
Interactive showing Plate Tectonics and their relationship to Volcanoes and Earthquakes.
Introduction to Continental Drift, Volcanoes and Eruptions
Current Eruption Reports, Virtual Field Trips, Facts, Games, Interviews with Vulcanologists, very comprehensive site.
Bill Nye the Science Guy Volcanoes and Tectonic Plates Great YouTube Video
Geology Kitchen: The 3 Types of Rocks
I love this Video - anyone who can add chocolate to ice cream and talk about Geology has got me. Geology is one of my favourites. And making S'moresite form chocolate, marshmallow and biscuits has certainly rekindled my interest. There are quite a number of Videos at the Geology Kitchen a great resource.
If you're a kid, or a kid at heart, and love rocks, minerals and geology, you'll love this website! You'll be able to look through our neat gallery of minerals with great pictures,
good information and all the details about your favorite specimens!
The links section will let you know about good fun websites on the web all about geology!
Home Hobbies: Rock Collecting - If you find rocks interesting, you might like to try rock collecting to help you learn more about rocks and minerals. Lots of great resources.
Kidz Rocks Great site for info on minerals includes videos fabulous.
Rocks to Cut out for Visual Rock Collection PDF1
Virtual Rock Collection Power point
Virtual Geology Museum Great images of Minerals
Fossils to Shale - Rockhounding for Kids Some great links from this site
Is a comprehensive geology site with images of rocks and minerals for identification. Information on Volcanoes, Plate Tectonics, Fluorescent minerals and just about anything geology related.
Rock classification app $0.99
Quick reference guide for rock hounds to identify and learn about the rocks, gems, and minerals that they are looking to collect. Designed for easy use and fast response without information overload.
A Paleontologist's Guide to Dental Analysis - includes Enamel, the Paleontologist's Friend
Applying Carbon-14 Dating to Recent Human Remains, Human evolution at the crossroads: Integrating genetics and paleontology, Ancient Human Ancestor Had Unique Diet
Oldest Human Fossils Found
Found by two teens on a fishing trip in southwestern Alberta, this Tyrannosaurus rex is considered one of the most significant specimens of its kind. Preserved in very hard, light gray sandstone, the bones and teeth of this tremendous meat-eater are shining black – stained during fossilization by minerals.
Earth Facts - Fossils Enjoy these fun fossil facts for kids. Children will learn how fossils are formed, what the words paleontology and petrification mean, how we know so much about the dinosaurs and much more.
Trilobites means “three lobes”, and Trilobites are a well-known fossil group of extinct marine arthropods(like ants, spider, lobsters,prawns and most insects). Trilobites form one of the earliest known groups of arthropods. The first appearance of trilobites in the fossil record is in the Early Cambrian period (521 million years ago), and they flourished throughout the lower Paleozoic era. The trilobites were among the most
successful of all early animals, roaming the oceans for over 270 million years.
Clock with Trilobite Timeframe compared to other animals like humans and dinosaurs.