Unintended Chemical Exposures (Interactive)
In this interactive slideshow produced for Teacher's Domain, learn why health officials are concerned about the safety of some of the chemicals contained in products we use and foods we consume every day. The slideshow features images of common items accompanied by descriptions of the type or class of chemical they contain: phthalates, PCBs, BPA, PBDEs, organochlorine pesticides, lead, or cadmium. The descriptions explain why scientists think these chemicals may be toxic, and detail their k
What Can Nanotechnology Do for You? (Interactive)
In this interactive activity produced for Teachers' Domain, explore five categories of nanotechnology applications: computers and electronics, energy and the environment, health and medicine, sporting goods, and clothing and textiles. Within each category, learn about products that use nanotechnology, such as batteries, hard drives, fuel cells, insulation, solar cells, cancer medicine, sunscreen, vaccines, bicycles, golf clubs, tennis rackets, bacteria-fighting fabrics, and stain-proof clot
In this interactive activity adapted from the University of Utah’s ASPIRE Lab, learn about wavelength. Use a ruler to measure the distance from crest to crest on a simple waveform to find its wavelength. Then, investigate how wavelength varies across the electromagnetic spectrum and how the colors of visible light are related to wavelength.
Classroom Rainforest Tour (Part 3 of 3)
Third grade students from Mr. Salsich's class at Deans Mill School turned their classroom into a rainforest to share what they had learned with others. They gave tours of the rainforest and raised money to protect rainforest habitats. This is a virtual tour of the classroom. This is part 3 of 3. This is a helpful resource to build background knowledge and to help make real world connections between nature and the classroom. (7:12)
A presentation: food shopping,colours
A presentation: food shopping,colours.
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Madhavie Perera - PhD Mechanical Engineering
Madhavie talks about how her research will help people recovering from broken bones.
The 2012 Phoenix Community Engagement Award
The Phoenix Community Engagement Award is presented to a member of the Elon staff who has demonstrated exemplary service to the university, local or global community through his or her engagement in volunteer organizations. The inaugural award went to Brian Chandler, HVACR supervisor. May 25, 2012.
Pass It On!
Elon University students give thanks to all of Elon's generous donors at the Pass It On project.
ISS Update: SpaceX Dragon Operations
NASA Public Affairs Officer Kelly Humphries talks with Lead Integration and Systems Engineer Paul Brower about SpaceX Dragon operations as the spacecraft's unberthing approaches. Questions? Ask us on Twitter @NASA_Johnson and include the hashtag #askStation. For the latest news about the space station, visit http://www.nasa.gov/station.
Improve Your Acrylic Painting
This 3:43 long video shows Terry Harrison demonstrating simple exercises for watercolor and oil painting techniques using acrylics. It is a useful video with good tips
Robert M. La Follette Supports Roosevelt's "Court-Packing" Proposal
In an effort to pass his New Deal legislation, President Franklin D. Roosevelt proposed adding extra Supreme Court justices sympathetic to his policies. In an address about the situation, Sen. Robert M. La Follette supports the plan. (1:22)
Rio Earth Summit
SFU professor Mark Roseland will unveil his new book, Toward Sustainable Communities: Solutions for Citizens and Their Governments, at the Rio Earth Summit in June.
Professor David Shambaugh: China goes global, but only partially
In this video world-renowned China scholar Professor David Shambaugh examines China's place in a global world. Contrary to conventional wisdom, Shambaugh argues that China is not a superpower but rather a 'partial power'. Based on a five-year study which has culminated in his latest book, China goes global: the partial power, Shambaugh argues that rather than 'rising', China is 'spread' across the globe -- with a growing international footprint that is broad but not deep. David Shambaugh is a
Groundwater with Tim and Moby
What do wells, springs, and geysers have in common? You'll find out as Tim and Moby discover groundwater in this animated BrainPOP movie. A quiz is included with this link. (Approximately 2:00)
Het massaprocent acetylsalicylzuur in een ASPRO : Practicum In dit practicum bepaal je door middel van titratie de hoeveelheid en het massaprocent acetylsalicylzuur in een Aspro. De werkbladen voor dit practicum zijn gestructureerd volgens:
In dit practicum bepaal je door middel van titratie de hoeveelheid en het massaprocent acetylsalicylzuur in een Aspro.
De werkbladen voor dit practicum zijn gestructureerd volgens:
Kyoto Conference on Biolinguistics
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Homeschooling Tips : How to Occupy Kids When You Are Teaching the Other Ones
Creating a school box that contains Lego blocks, crayons and coloring pages is a great way to keep a child occupied, while homeschooling other children.
Linda Wooldridge has been homeschooling since 1998, and she has been on the PPEA board for three years as the orientation coordinator for Pinellas County.
Filmmaker: Christopher Rokosz