Star Wars Classroom Resources

Star Wars Classroom Resources

Everyone is anxiously awaiting the release of Star Wars: The Force Awakens. EDventure Quest Learning, LLC provides teachers with resources to bring the excitement around Star Wars to classroom learning..

Today in Science History – First Man Made Diamonds

Today in Science History – First Man Made Diamonds

February 16, 1953, diamond crystals, the size of grains of sand, were produced in Sweden in a high pressure press by subjecting graphite to 83,000 atmospheres pressure and about 2000°C.

Borazon Created

Borazon Created

February 12, 1957, the General Electric Company (U.S.) announced that Borazon, a material hard enough to scratch diamonds, had been made. Dr. Robert H. Wentorf, a research scientist at had.

Insulin Treatment for Diabetes

On February 11, 1922, the use of insulin to treat diabetes in a dog was announced in their first paper published on the subject by the Canadian surgeon Frederick Banting.

First Ski Tow Rope in US

          January 28, 1934, the first ski tow rope in the U.S., built by Robert Royce, was used for the first time in Woodstock, Vermont to.

NutraSweet patent

          January 27, 1970, James M. Schlatter received a patent for “Peptide Sweetening Agents” (U.S. No. 3,492,131), an invention which eventually led led to the marketing.

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