Daily Bookmarks 02/01/2008

Lars is Learning: Snooze and Learn Faster

tags: learning, memory, research

Summary of research showing that 90-minute afternoon naps can help speed up learning and improve memory. However, the control group caught up in skill level after a full night’s sleep.

Chemistry with Mr. Olson

tags: k-12, science, wiki

Wetpaint wiki used for chemistry class. Each element has a “profile” page with information, written in the first person (as if the element is creating the profile). The sodium profile is really well done, with several videos and a good mix of media.

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