Butterfly camouflaging with brush in the forest.
Butterflies are true flight insects and have two pairs of large wings that are covered with tiny scales. Butterflies are generally brightly colored and are important pollinators for many plants. They have specialized mouth parts for sucking nectar from plants.
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Gilbert Stuart: Works
Stuart portrayed virtually all the notable men and women of the Federal period in the U.S., and was declared the Father of American Portraiture by his contemporaries. Stuart portrayed American and European figures, including George Washington, John and Abigail Adams, John Jay, and Robert Liston. In 1805 he painted the Gibbs-Coolidge Set, the only surviving depiction of the first five presidents.
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Costa Rican toads
Toads eat spiders, insects, and earthworms by hiding in burrows and attacking at night. However, they are hunted by snakes and coyotes.
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Chiton from the California rocky intertidal zone
Chitons have oval shaped, eight segment hard shells that provide protection for their soft shelled bodies. The plates of the shell allow for more flexible movement of the animal. The entire soft body is covered by the shell.
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El Nino-La Nina Sea Surface Temperature, Height, and Wind Anomalies: December 1997 through April 200
Sea surface temperature anomaly in colors, sea surface height anomalies in exaggerated height, wind vectors as black arrows
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klein maar machtig: de huisstofmijt
Op het einde van deze les kun je uit de gesprekken opmaken wat huisstofmijtallergie is en welke maatregelen er tegen genomen kunnen worden.
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What does it mean to be Powered by Orange?
Sustainability? OSU has been there. We're doing that. For decades, OSU has been a leader in groundbreaking research and practical actions that make our world cleaner, safer and more sustainable.
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The Kirby Institute launched
UNSW's national HIV clinical research centre has celebrated its 25th anniversary with the launch of a new name and identity -- the Kirby Institute for infection and immunity in society -- while welcoming a $10 million donation from Mr Chuck Feeney, founder of the US-based charity The Atlantic Philanthropies.
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Terrorism, Peace, and Other Inconsistencies
This course addresses a set of inter-related questions that have become central to peace and security in the modern era, at both the domestic and international levels. What is the history and rationale for contemporary terrorism, including suicide terrorism? What does the rise of al-Qaeda terror mean for a host of problematic issues including the relationship between the Western and Islamic worlds, the future of peace in the Middle East, the future of various western foreign policy actions? What
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" Over the Hump and Jump"- Counting with Transitional Numbers
This computer-animated video provides practice counting with transitional numbers, numbers ending with nine.  The video shows the "nine" numbers climbing to the top of a mountain with the "tens" number being the summit. Many examples are given. ( 2:55)
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Stations of Light
Student groups rotate through four stations to examine light energy behavior: refraction, magnification, prisms and polarization. They see how a beam of light is refracted (bent) through various transparent mediums. While learning how a magnifying glass works, students see how the orientation of an image changes with the distance of the lens from its focal point. They also discover how a prism works by refracting light and making rainbows. And, students investigate the polar nature of light usin
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Plausible? Journeying Through Space and Time in a Wormhole
Journeying Through Space and Time in a Wormhole - Professor Ian Morison discusses time, one of the most mysterious concepts in our Universe. It is easy to describe how we define its passage and how we can make exceedingly accurate clocks but questions as to what determines the arrow of time and whether time travel is possible can tax the most brilliant minds! (03:43)
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Future Spacecraft and the Hunt for Habitable Planets
The Hunt for Habitable Planets - Professor Ian Morison discusses one of the hottest topics in astronomy: detecting other solar systems. The methods by which this has been achieved so far have yet to detect an earth-like planet, but already a miniature version of our solar system has been discovered. How do these discoveries affect the prospects for life elsewhere? (06:17)
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3.4 Further reading
Accounts of Caravaggio's life are filled with suggestions of murder and intrigue. But does knowing more about this dark artist's experiences help us to interpret his art? Or does understanding his motivations cloud their true meaning? This unit explores the biographical monograph, one of the most common forms of art history writing.
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Making a Pinhole Camera
Notes for conducting a lesson on how to make and use a pinhole camera, plus an explanation of how it works. See also corresponding worksheet for pupils.
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My favorite recipe
Op het einde van deze les kun je, je eigen favoriete recept in het Engels opschrijven.
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Strange Fruit: Reconstruction to Jim Crow
The film "Strange Fruit" looks at the history of the anti-lynching campaign in the United States, the history of the song Strange Fruit, and explores the impact of Strange Fruit today. This lesson plan includes activities related to the film such as playing an online game called "The Road to Equality," and an activity in which students will create their own board games.
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Backstage with Alistair McGowan

Backstage visits the set of Oleanna at Lakeside Arts Centre for a chat with the play's stars Alistair McGowan and Clare Foster. Oleanna, which has its run at Lakeside Arts Centre in April is widely regarded as David Mamet's most controversial work. For more info visit www.lakesidearts.org.uk


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