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don't_miss_this...finger_pointing.pngHow long will you live?... ... very interesting!
This is an interesting calculator that was developed by Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company.
Answer 13 questions, and watch your age in the upper right corner go up and down as you answer.
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Random Facts ... This is a fun and interesting site. Lots of categories and lots of facts.
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Information is Beautiful Ideas, Issues, Knowledge, Data -- Visualized!
SEE.... "A Better Life" index ... Compare well-being among countries based on essential topics in the areas of material living conditions and quality of life.
When you run your mouse over a country's name, statistics will show up about life in that country. Here's what it shows for the U.S......
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OR...create your own better life index. Use the interactive tool to see how your country performs on the topics you feel make for a better life--set your own preferences.



PHOTOGRAPHY

Digital Photography School
Discover how to use your digital camera with our Digital Photography Tips. We are a community of photographers of all experience levels who come together to learn, share and grow in our understanding of photography. Sign up for a weekly "tips" newsletter.


simple POP-UPs you can make: Making pop-ups is easy....try these--pig (Happy Chinese New Year), snowflake, summer boat, flower, Valentine heart, Christmas tree, reindeer, shark, birthday cake, butterfly, rabbit, turkey + MORE...

for high school ...(not for elementary school)....but, interesting:

The Raven (Edgar Allen Poe) interactive ... Teachers First
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Welcome to Videojug! With over 60,000 free, professionally-produced 'how to' videos and guides, we provide expert solutions & step-by-step advice on getting good at life.


don't_miss_this...finger_pointing.pnglogo--bembo's_zoo.JPG...ANIMATED..."In this first book for children, de Cumptich...has created an abecedary of animals made entirely from Bembo letterforms and punctuation marks--nothing else. And you know, the conceit works." (New York Times)
In Bembo's Zoo, the letters forming the animal names actually separate, duplicate, & reform into the animal shapes.
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..........A - antelope........................c - crab...........g - giraffe

OPTICAL ILLUSION GALLERY ... Eye Tricks
Over 60 optical illusions .... here's one of them...
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Create Laugh. Imagine. Explore. Learn. Smile. Grow.
Visit Wonderopolis. It's a place where wonder and learning are nurtured through the power of discovery, creativity and imagination Wonderopolis is brought to life by the National Center for Family LIteracy (NCFL) and suppported by philanthropic partners.

You see children not only for who they are but for all they can become, yet you may need a little help directing that passion and igniting that wonder. We can help you get there--together. You don't have to travel far. Wonderopolis is a special place found in a curious question or an everyday adventure. Just let wonderment be your guide.

Our Wonders of the Day wil help you find learning moments in everyday life, ones that fit in with dinner preparations, carpool responsibilities, a stolen moment between breakfast and the bus, or within school curriculum and education programs.

crayon carvings...
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