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Historical Events for 23rd August 2017
1595Michael the Brave confronts the Ottoman army in the Battle of Calugareni.
1799Napoleon leaves Egypt for France en route to seize power.
18501st US National Women's Rights Convention convenes in Worcester, Massachusetts
1873Albert Bridge crossing the river Thames in London opens
1904Automobile tire chain patented
1924Mars' closest approach to Earth since 10th century
1968Ringo quits Beatles over a disagreement (temporarily).
1985South African attorney/UDF leader "Dulah" Omar arrested
1988Mike Tyson and Mitch Green brawl at 4 A.M. in Harlem
1992Dennis Eckersley, who previously set record for most consecutive saves (40), is 1st pitcher to record 40 saves in 4 different seasons
Did You Know?
A stroke of lightning discharges from 10 to 100 million volts and 30,000 amperes of electricity. It is about 54,000°F (30,000°C) hot; six times hotter than the Sun.
Antarctica's ice sheet has average thickness of 7,200 feet. This amounts to 90% of all the ice and 70% of all the fresh water in the world.

Science News for Kids
Neuroscience and music are more related than you think   Tue, 22 Aug 2017
This alumna helped create Alaskan high school engineering academy   Fri, 18 Aug 2017
Cuba’s pristine coral reefs inspire American science educators   Fri, 11 Aug 2017
Send our STEM superheroes to SXSW EDU   Fri, 11 Aug 2017
Leveling the playing field: Lending labs bring high-tech equipment to classrooms   Wed, 02 Aug 2017
She founded a nonprofit in high school. Now, it’s going global.   Fri, 28 Jul 2017
Studying the role of copper deficiency in heart disease   Wed, 12 Jul 2017
Natural materials successfully filter greywater   Mon, 10 Jul 2017
Science skills lead alumna to Wall Street   Fri, 07 Jul 2017
Teaching science out of the classroom: Advocate program helps students enter science fairs   Wed, 05 Jul 2017
Science is everywhere   Thu, 29 Jun 2017
Students seek scientific solutions in Broadcom MASTERS International 2017 projects   Wed, 28 Jun 2017
From the sea bed to the stars   Tue, 27 Jun 2017
Promoting an interest in scientific research at the World Science Festival: One student’s story   Wed, 21 Jun 2017

Digital Trends & News for K-12 Educators
Meet the 5 Education Technology Startups From Y Combinator’s Summer 2017 Class   22 Aug 2017
Girls Who Code’s Rally For Women in Tech Takes Over New York City Square   22 Aug 2017
The Scarlet Rating: How One ‘Improvement Required’ School Seeks a Turnaround   22 Aug 2017
‘Weapons of Math Destruction’: A Data Scientist’s Warning About Impacts of Big Data   22 Aug 2017
To Develop Future-Ready Students, Project-Based Lessons Teach Real World Skills   22 Aug 2017
Chicken Soup for the Liberal Arts Soul   22 Aug 2017
Of Babies and Bathwater: A Call to Thoughtfulness as We Embrace Individualized Learning   21 Aug 2017
The Next Big Thing: Creating Communities of Making to Celebrate Students' Heritage and Culture   21 Aug 2017
What If Students Have More Confidence in Growth Mindsets Than Their Teachers?   20 Aug 2017
6 Things Policy Makers Should Do to Protect Student Data in the Era of Personalized Learning   18 Aug 2017
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Definition:(noun) One praying humbly for something.
Usage:"Oh, God!" prayed the kneeling suppliant, "protect my husband, guard my son, and take my wretched life instead!"

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