"The Internet contains a lot of resources that teachers can access and use to prepare teaching materials." Such as lesson plans, rubrics, activities, worksheets, exercises, quizzes, which we could borrow from Internet source and make some changes according to the needs of our students. It saves time and diverses the form as well. Traditionally, the teacher provides handout to the students and they work on it. But with Internet, we can prepare some audio and even video to teach English, which is interesting and exciting to various levels of students. Even to me, as a professional English learner, I get excited while watching a video in class.
Of course, we can also find piles of authentic materials online, such as newspaper, magazines, updated posts, discussion forums, which functions as an authentic language environment to involve the students into a real English world. Internet helps extend the class time. Most students use Internet at home nowadays, they can discuss whatever they like online with their classmates or even someone they don't know. Their questions and doubts would be posted on teacher's blog so that we can see it and solve it.
Giving our solar system a "slap in the face."
- A stream of galactic debris is hurtling at us, pulling dark matter along with it
- It's traveling so quickly it's been described as a hurricane of dark matter
- Scientists are excited to set their particle detectors at the onslffaught
Two massive clouds of dust in orbit around the Earth have been discussed for years and finally proven to exist.
- Hungarian astronomers have proven the existence of two "pseudo-satellites" in orbit around the earth.
- These dust clouds were first discovered in the sixties, but are so difficult to spot that scientists have debated their existence since then.
- The findings may be used to decide where to put satellites in the future and will have to be considered when interplanetary space missions are undertaken.
Once again, our circadian rhythm points the way.
- Seven individuals were locked inside a windowless, internetless room for 37 days.
- While at rest, they burned 130 more calories at 5 p.m. than at 5 a.m.
- Morning time again shown not to be the best time to eat.
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