Mount St. Helens, Washington homepage
This USGS web page contains images from the Mount Saint Helens eruptions. The site contains information about the 1980 eruption, activity before, during, and after and previous eruptions. The site also contains maps, current hazards reports, background information and more.
Phases of the Moon
This site contains a series of visualizations of the sun, moon and Earth System and how they relate to the changing face of the moon. Animations are in the form of Java applets, forms for field observation of the moon, and a collection of exercises and PDF versions of background material. There are practice questions and quizzes that discuss the animations.
Inside the Oval Office
As staff secretary to President Dwight Eisenhower from 1954 to 1961, General Andrew Goodpaster was the person most privy to Eisenhower's thinking and key decisions during his White House years. Goodpaster began his long affiliation with Eisenhower as a staff officer under his leadership of the Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe (SHAPE), and he went on to become the president's right-hand man on security matters. In this video segment, Goodpaster describes the inter-service rivalries that
Commissioned by Pioneer Laser disc for a project entitled 'AV Cocktail,' Peter Calles presents a world of constant motion, based on the children's game 'Menko.' Japanese figures appear as part of the frantic horizon.
Return of the Motherland
'Return of the Motherland' presents a complex compilation of Chilean mythology and politics. Using a variety of narratives, points of view, source materials, and film styles, this tale of a tragic love triangle is set against suffering and political strife.
Lunar Plant Growth Chamber
This site invites students to design chambers for growing plants on the moon. (Plants may be used to supplement meals of astronauts during space exploration.) Teacher guides include lessons on providing light and water for the plants, choosing plant species, exploring the moon, and designing, building, and evaluating plant growth chambers.
Seeing the Invisible
Students will be instructed to make an observation of a flower (tulip) given the one stipulation that they will only be allowed to detect the parts of the plant that are green. Through observation and discussion, students will be led to understand that only seeing parts of the flower leads to an incomplete and even inaccurate understanding of its structure. Students will construct their own knowledge of the Sun emitting light above and below the visible spectrum by using UV beads to detect ultr
Cosmic and Heliospheric Learning Center
This site explores the universe through interactive activities and learning resources such as the question and answer service, Ask a Physicist. Students can also learn astrophysics basics, or find out the history of cosmic ray studies beginning with the Mesopotamian and Egyptian astronomers mapping the heavens, and more.
This is an on-line resource on topics of Applied Calculus, including on-line tutorial sessions.
The Spins package is a self-contained file for the teaching of measurement and time evolution of spin-1/2 systems in quantum mechanics. The file contains ready-to-run OSP programs and a set of curricular materials. The material focuses on single and multiple measurements of different ensembles of identically prepared spin-1/2 particles. The OSP Collection provides curriculum resources that engage students in physics, computation, and computer modeling. Computational physics and computer modeling
Ajakirja Eesti Loodus otsingumootor
Ajakirja Eesti Loodus otsingumootor, lühendatud aadressil jõuab ka ajakirja numbriteni
Antarctic Ozone from Earth Probe TOMS: July 25, 1999 through September 25, 1999
Total ozone measurements from Earth Probe TOMS over Antarctica for the period July 25, 1999 through September 25, 1999
Advanced semiconductor devices are a new source of energy for the 21st century, delivering electricity directly from sunlight. Suitable semiconductor materials, device physics, and fabrication technologies for solar cells are presented in this course. The guidelines for design of a complete solar cell system for household application are explained. Cost aspects, market development, and the application areas of solar cells are presented.
Aircraft Systems Engineering, Fall 2003
Aircraft are complex products comprised of many subsystems which must meet demanding customer and operational lifecycle value requirements. This course adopts a holistic view of the aircraft as a system, covering: basic systems engineering; cost and weight estimation; basic aircraft performance; safety and reliability; lifecycle topics; aircraft subsystems; risk analysis and management; and system realization. Small student teams "retrospectively analyze" an existing aircraft covering: key desi
Open Notebook Science ACS March07 (JCB)
Here is my talk "Open Notebook Science using Blogs and Wikis" at the American Chemical Society meeting in Chicago on March 27, 2007 at the Communicating Chemistry Symposium.
The first half is basically a condensed summary of how we are using UsefulChem to do Open Science. I then demonstrate for the first time Dave's Excel code to compute ki
Ping 129: Windows Phone climbing the ladder, Xbox admits fault, Visual Studio Game! Bing is for Doin Braving Snowpocalypse 2012 Laura and Paul trekked all the way to the Channel 9 Studio to bring you these hot stories (don't say thay don't love you).
Braving Snowpocalypse 2012 Laura and Paul trekked all the way to the Channel 9 Studio to bring you these hot stories (don't say thay don't love you).
Social Enterprise Education for Health Care Professionals
This case study outlines a project to embed social enterprise activities in the Faculty of Health inter-professional learning curriculum
Ancient China Quick Facts
A student's presentation on her findings of ancient China. (02:30)