Insecta Inspecta World
Insecta Inspecta is the result of an interdisciplinary program at Thornton Jr. High School under the review of the Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History. This Web site offers a fun way to learn about insects and other arthropods, and does a great job of placing these bugs in a larger cultural and historical context. In addition to providing a solid introduction to insects and arthropods, this site includes quirky trivia and entertaining audio and movie clips. For instance, visitors ca
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Bing & Bong's Tiny Planet
The Bing & Bong's Tiny Planet website, a supplement to the educational television series, offers excellent science activities, games, and online books for small children. Users can sail around the planet to learn about wind, read an online story to discover space, take an adventure through the water cycle, and much more. Visitors can also learn the essentials of colors, shapes, and light through short videos and interactive modules. The colorful website offers a great way for children to begin l
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Air pollution
Air pollution is a growing problem today. This lesson plan is designed to teach students about the problem, its effects on our environment and health and the latest methods designed to combat air pollution. The objectives of this lesson are (1) to define air pollution, (2) to identify major causes of air pollution (e.g., automobiles, burning garbage, electric power plants emissions, industrial boilers and certain consumer products), (3) to identify the effects of air pollution (health effects in
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Teacher's guide to the infrared
This is a page from a larger website, Seeing our World Through a Different Light, sponsored in part by NASA. This page contains side by side standard and IR photos to illustrate how IR photos show heat. It describes and compares visible light and infrared light. An explanation, accompanied by photos, of how infrared cameras work is also provided.
Author(s): Linda Hermans-Killam

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Don't Crack Humpty
Student groups are provided with a generic car base. The groups then design a device/enclosure that will protect an egg on or in the car as it is rolled down a ramp at increasing slopes. Students will be expected to perform basic mathematical calculations using their data.
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Absolute Beginner S2 #10 - Missing the Japanese Train
Learn Japanese with JapanesePod101.com! Your friends have never known you to be a person who is on time. In fact, they usually lie and tell you a different time so you aren’t running late! But now that you’re in Japan, you’re determined to change your tardy ways and stay on schedule. After you think for [...]
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Morning Meeting: One-Minute Greeting
In this video, Carolyn Bush prepares her fourth grade students to start their Morning Meeting with a successful, safe, fun "One-Minute Greeting."  Students engage with other students and develop their oral language skills.  (02:40)
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Hot Apps: Parachute Panic, Dog-A-Pedia, Hairdo For You, Chicks'n'Vixens, Soundtrckr

Each week, Hot Apps will feature five of the hottest Windows Phone 7 apps. In this episode, Laura takes a look at:

  • Parachute Panic
  • Dog-A-Pedia
  • Hairdo For You
  • Chicks'n'Vixens
  • Soundtrckr

Please leave suggestions for hot apps that should be featured in the comments section, thanks!

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The Structure of an Atom
The instructor, with the aid of a whiteboard, demonstrates the structure of an atom. (Although the title is "How to Find Electrons?", the instructor talks about an atom's structure.) (02:09)
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Exercice 18 (Arithmétique dans Z) [00348] (video)

Exo7. Exercices de mathématiques pour les étudiants.
Retrouvez la correction écrite sur http://exo7.emath.fr

Nombres premiers de la forme 4k+3.
Bonus (à 5'29'') : théorème de Fermat Euler, cryptographie RSA.


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Frogs
Lesson plan with word search activity which aims to teach children about the metamorphosis and development of an amphibian from tadpole to frog.
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Earth Rotation from Galileo Imagery: 3600 x Real-Time
This animation is one in a series created to show an accurate representation of the Earths rotation at different temporal resolutions. The animation is created from images taken by the Galileo spacecraft during a close pass of the Earth on December 11-12, 1990. The animations range from real-time, in which no rotation can be perceived, to 3600 times real-time, in which both the Earths rotation and cloud motion can bee seen. The series also includes an animation in which the Earths rotation has b
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Induction of Nitrate Reductase in Plant Shoots
A laboratory exercise that uses colormetric assay and corn seedling shoots to study the induction of enzyme activity by a substrate.
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Pendennis Castle N900020

PENDENNIS CASTLE, Cornwall. c.1894. Reconstruction drawing of Half Moon Battery. Men working in the cartridge store by Ivan LAPPER.


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Sleeping Beauty Invades Rat's Genome
Knockouts are not just for Mice anymore. Aron Geurts and Howard Jacob from the Medical College of Wisconsin talk about their plans for creating transgenic rats using the Sleeping beauty transposon. Coming out of work pioneered by Colin Bishop's lab, Geurts and Jacob describe how the Sleeping Beauty system can be used to make transgenic rats and their plans to make the phenotype data from these rats available via the MCW PGA website (http://pga.mcw.edu) and the strains themselves accessible via a
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NASA's Discovery Launch Dress Rehearsal
The Discovery astronauts train at Kennedy for the upcoming STS-124 mission. For more information see: http://www.nasa.gov
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Lezen, schrijven, woordenschat, cultuur: Going Irish
Je oefent leesvaardigheid en woordenschat aan de hand van teksten over Ierland en de plaatselijke gebruiken. Je leert welke de plaatselijke gebruiken zijn en stelt ze tot slot voor in een folder.
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HUTCHINSON-GILFORD SYNDROME
Recent studies suggest that, as in other aging syndromes, the Hutchinson-Gilford syndrome is due to a defect in the mechanism of DNA repair. Mutations have been found in the Lamin A gene (LMNA) situated on chromosome 1.
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Speaking, vocabulary: Auf of the A544 gibt ash einen Stau
You learn to talk about traffic and holidays.
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Automotive Drum Brakes
Do you know when the first car was built? Do you know who built the first automobile? Would you guess, Henry Ford? Try again. Do you know by what means they used to stop that car? We know the brakes on the vehicles we drive today are quite different from those back in the 1800s. While knowing the history of the automobile is interesting, knowing how they work is also interesting. The automotive brake or to be more specific, the drum brake is what this instruction is designed to review. In this i
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