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This week Awesome Stories brings you creative learning, solar homes, role models, forgiveness and ice bubbles. Learning with Movement Teachers and researchers are finding the children learn better with movement. Many of us learn kinesthetically, by doing rather than simply reading about something. This new area of study is called embodied learning and has been…

Eco Machine

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This week in Awesome Stories we look at Walipini, creative wind turbines, brave children and simplicity. Eco Machine Eco Machine is Omega Institute’s wonderful water treatment facility that mimics nature in purifying water. The facility takes wastewater and runs it through a series of treatments, all natural, with no chemicals, and finally returns the pure,…

solar panels

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An Awesome week for solar and electric vehicles. Solar Shines Brightly Solar generated energy is exploding around the world. Total every generated from solar grew from 50 to 100 Gigawatts (GW) in just 2.5 years. The projects are for it to double again to 200 GW by 2015. That’s pretty amazing and awesome! In many…