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Archive for May 6, 2010

Earthsky Tonight—May 7, See the legendary green

Earthsky Tonight—May 7, See the legendary green flash

Courtesy of EarthSky A Clear Voice for Science www.EarthSky.org Our image today was taken by Mike Baird. It is a classic image of a detached green flash, seen at sunset. Used with permission. You can see green flashes with the eye, sometimes, if you are looking toward a very clear horizon. You must be looking just at sunset, at the last moment before the sun disappears below the horizon. In addition, you have to be careful not to look too soon. Wait until just the thinnest rim of the ... Full Story

Students appreciate teachers too

Students appreciate teachers too

May 3 to May 7 is Teacher Appreciation Week. The Thompson School District has several events that show teacher appreciation. Last week, the Thompson Education Association’s Crystal Apple Awards recognized some of the district’s outstanding teachers as nominated by their colleagues in the profession. This week, at the Board of Education meeting, students had the opportunity to name teachers they appreciated. Students were encouraged to write about a teacher and on Wednesday evening they ... Full Story

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