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The anther is a part of the stamen, the male part of a flower. It produces pollen so that bees and other insects can help spread pollen to other flowers.
Algae on a rock in the intertidal zone
Algae are a collection of a millions of photosynthetic protists. These algae are red because of a special pigment. They cement themselves onto rocks in moist areas.
Adult zebra fish in a tank
The adult zebra fish is the final stage in the zebra fish life cycle. At this point, the adult can lay eggs and a male zebra fish will fertilize them.
Monster Black Hole in Galaxy M84
This animation by Thomas Goertel of the Space Telescope Science Institute is an artist's conception of a spiral galaxy harboring a super-massive black hole. Observe how the material rotates faster the closer it is to the nucleus.
How Should Our Gardens Grow?
In this lesson, students will learn about types of land use by humans and evaluate the ways land is used in their local community. They will also consider the environmental effects of the different types of land use. Students will assume the role of community planning engineers and will create a future plan for their community. (Note: Teachers will need to check out the following book from the local or school library: Durell, Ann, Craighead George, Jean, and Paterson, Katherine. The Big Book For
The Search for Secret Agents
Students embark on a scavenger hunt around the school looking for indoor air pollution and mapping source locations.
Use of the Telephone
This activity focuses on the appropriate use of the telephone. Suitable for students with Mild/Moderate Special Needs.
A Book about Myself
Ideas to make a book about myself with each student. Parents and those who know the student are involved. Suitable for students with Moderate/Severe Special Needs.
Africa NDVI 1984 August
NDVI in Africa for August 1984, based off data collected over the 1981-2000 time frame.
Hurricane Isabel Genesis
This animation follows Hurricane Isabel (2003) from its birthplace in the Ethiopian Highlands of East Africa, across the Atlantic Ocean, to the United States. Atlantic hurricanes are often formed as winds over the Gulf of Aden intersect with the Ethiopian Highlands. This animation zooms into the Ethiopian Highlands and shows several storms being formed. Then, the animation dissolves in a reticle to focus in specifically on the formation of Hurricane Isabel. The reticle follows the storm across A
"Economic History, Spring 2009"
" This course is a survey of world economic history, and it introduces economics students to the subject matter and methodology of economic history. It is designed to expand the range of empirical settings in students' research by drawing upon historical material and long-run data. Topics are chosen to show a wide variety of historical experience and illuminate the process of industrialization. The emphasis will be on questions related to labor markets and economic growth."
Speaking, vocabulary: Were fehlt Ihnen denn?
You learn how you hold a conversation at the doctor's surgery. You learn vocabulary relating to parts of your body.
Have you ever wondered how the weather man, or meteorologist, on TV knows what to say about tomorrow's weather? It's because they have certain tools that they use that help them predict what the weather will be.
Enercities - Are you ready for the future?
Are you ready for the future? Play now to find out. EnerCities game helps young people through a learning platform to experience energy-related implications. The goal is to create and expand virtual cities dealing with pollution, energy shortages, renewable energy etc. The development of the serious game is based on state of the art technologies and insights. The game is fully web-based, 3D perspective (via Unity3D plug-in) and is suitable to play on low-budget computers. The game offers a se
Cuentas por Cobrar
Muestra la administración de cuentas por cobrar en un sistema de Información
Medical Response to Weapons of Mass Destruction: Radiation Exposure
This presentation discusses the various effects of radiation poisoning at various exposure doses, disease manifestations, how to diagnose and treat them. Medical Response to Weapons of Mass Destruction, A Course on Nuclear, Biological, and Chemical Warfare for Healthcare Providers, was the first of its kind following the devastating events of 2001. This Web-based course combines Medantic Technology's didactic presentations and Medulator virtual patient cases delivered via a custom learning manag
Microeconomics: Theory Through Applications
Russell Cooper and Andrew John have written an economics text aimed directly at students from its very inception. You’re thinking, “Yeah, sure. I’ve heard that before.” This textbook, Microeconomics: Theory Through Applications, centers around student needs and expectations through two premises: • Students are motivated to study economics if they see that it relates to their own lives. • Students learn best from an inductive approach, in which they are first confronted with a proble
eZWSN: Experimenting with Wireless Sensor Networks using the eZ430-RF2500
Through this series of fully hands-on labs, you will explore Wireless Sensor Networks from an experimental point of view. No prior knowledge is needed, other than (very) basic C and some wireless networking theory. After this tutorial, you will be able to program a microcontroller (in this case an MSP430) and a radio chip (in this case a CC2500), and to implement state-of-the-art communication protocols for Wireless Sensor Networks.