Kids are doing 'real science' in this school with technology, nature – Belleville News-Democrat

Kids are doing 'real science' in this school with technology, nature – Belleville News-Democrat

Students in a small private school in the metro-east are learning about science and math through lessons that combine nature and technology, like building robots to help care for chickens. Educator Carrie Wilson Herndon said students in her class at Metro East Montessori School hardly ever see a worksheet. She teaches science, technology, engineering and […]

Why Oklahoma won't contend for the College Football Playoff – ESPN

Why Oklahoma won't contend for the College Football Playoff – ESPN

10:33 AM ET KC JoynerESPN Insider Close NFL and CFB analyst for ESPN Insider Known as “The Football Scientist” Uses proprietary metrics from game tape study Everybody starts the season undefeated. But the cruel reality of college football is that only a handful of those teams have a legitimate chance of winning the 2017 College […]

French election: Hollande urges nation to back Macron and reject Le Pen

Media captionHollande: “What’s at stake is our idea of France” President François Hollande has called on French voters to reject far-right candidate Marine Le Pen and back Emmanuel Macron to succeed him. The pair will face each other in a run-off vote on 7 May after taking the top places in Sunday’s first round, with […]

French election: Hollande urges nation to back Macron and reject Le Pen

Media captionHollande: “What’s at stake is our idea of France” President François Hollande has called on French voters to reject far-right candidate Marine Le Pen and back Emmanuel Macron to succeed him. The pair will face each other in a run-off vote on 7 May after taking the top places in Sunday’s first round, with […]

French elections: Euro and shares jump after vote

Image copyright Reuters European stock markets rose sharply and the euro hit a five-month high after the first round of voting in the French presidential election. Centrist Emmanuel Macron topped the voting, going through to the final round with far-right Marine Le Pen. Investors had worried that far-left Jean-Luc Mélenchon would beat Mr Macron on […]

Investigation launched after Ukraine OSCE monitor death

Image copyright Reuters Image caption The monitors were travelling in this car when it hit a landmine The Ukrainian government has launched an investigation after the death of an American paramedic whose vehicle struck a landmine in the rebel-held east. The US citizen was working as a monitor for the Organization for Security and Co-operation […]

Germany’s ‘Love Parade’ organisers to face trial over stampede deaths

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Twenty-one people died after thousands tried to access the festival via this tunnel The organisers of the “Love Parade” festival will stand trial in connection with the deaths of 21 people in a crush in 2010, a German court has ruled. More than 500 others were injured in the […]

NFL mock draft provides plenty of fantasy football intrigue for 2017 – ESPN

NFL mock draft provides plenty of fantasy football intrigue for 2017 – ESPN

The 2017 NFL draft is right around the corner, which means mock drafts are as prevalent as ever. My futile attempt at projecting the first round is below, but the real purpose of this piece is to identify which fantasy-relevant positions each team could be looking to address on Thursday night. 1. Cleveland BrownsBest bet: […]

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