2.5 News and television
BBC News 24, Sky News, CNN – we live in an era where news has become almost instantaneous. This unit will look at how news is gathered and the technology used for its dissemination. You will also be encouraged to examine how information might be manipulated by questioning its reliability.
We use verbs all the time, but do we know what they are? We will now, so get ready! We will also be learning new and more colorful verbs to use instead of the ordinary everyday ones.
Greek Mythology for Fun
Students will explore the different characters based on Greek mythology, its origins and participate in activities to reinforce these ideas.
Before photography was invented there was the camera obscura, useful for studying the sun, as an aid to artists, and for general entertainment. What is a camera obscura and how does it work ???
This is a first grade weather unit.
Are You Eating Right?
After this module you will be more informed about nutrition and what it means to your health.
Color Use in Design
In this activity, you will learn a little bit about color theory and how it can effect the colors that you choose for a design. This activity covers the Arizona State CTE Standard for demonstrating drawing and visualization skills required for graphic communications (Standard #13).
The activities on this page will help you to better understand place value in hundreds, tens and ones.
Adding and Subtracting Integers
Now that you have mastered the common math operations of adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing, you are ready to tackle some more challenging, yet practical problems.
J R R Tolkien 'Beyond the Shoreless Sea'
These lectures cover an introduction to J R R Tolkien's career, show how medieval literature influenced his fiction, and consider the wider scheme Tolkien worked on linking his mythology to historical and other mythical events.
LOCATE: a mouse protein subcellular localization database
We present here LOCATE, a curated, web-accessible database that houses data describing the membrane organization and subcellular localization of proteins from the FANTOM3 Isoform Protein Sequence set. Membrane organization is predicted by the high-throughput, computational pipeline MemO. The subcellular locations of selected proteins from this set were determined by a high-throughput, immunofluorescence-based assay and by manually reviewing >1700 peer-reviewed publications. LOCATE represents the
Horseshoe Crabs and Birds: Could This Living Fossil Become Extinct?
This BioBulletin Web site takes an in-depth look at horseshoe crabs and why this creature that predates the dinosaurs is now at risk. The site includes text, videos, photographs, and interviews with key scientists.
Jellies Down Deep
This interactive feature story is part of Science Bulletins, an innovative online and exhibition program that offers the public a window into the excitement of scientific discovery. Published in June 2004, this BioBulletin examines gelatinous goo, one of the most abundant forms of ocean life that, until recently, was all but invisible to science.
Introduction to HASTAC and the HASTAC Portal
Kevin D. Franklin presents "Introduction to HASTAC & the HASTAC Portal" at The 2006 Summer Computing Institute. For more information about the Summer Institute please visit: http://www.sdsc.edu/us/training/workshops/2006summerinstitute/index.html. Originally posted at SDSC's CI Channel.
Sloan Digital Sky Survey: Mapping the Universe
This interactive feature story is part of Science Bulletins, an innovative online and exhibition program that offers the public a window into the excitement of scientific discovery. Published in December 2005, this AstroBulletin answers the question, "What does it take to plot a universe's worth of galaxies, clusters, quasars, nebulae, stars, dwarfs, and supernovae?"
Astronomers remember Magellan's astounding photos of Venus.
Jupiter Icy Moons Orbiter
An orbiter design animation presents a new era of space mobility using nuclear power to explore our galaxy. For more information see: http://solarsystem.nasa.gov/multimedia/
JANE Apps - Puzzle-Bubble running at UMA
Puzzle-Bubble is a wireless ad-hoc network application developed with JANE that represents the potential utilization of Mobile Ad-hoc Networks (MANETs) as entertainment platforms. For more information, please visit: CARLINK
Litmus Test For Love (Live Comedy Show)
Two lonely chemists sing about their desire for a litmus test for love. Live comedy show performed at the American Society for Human Genetics Annual Meeting
Lighting a Bunsen Burner (and blooper)
How to light and adjust a Bunsen (or similar) burner, with a blooper (1:57 min)