Who Was Charles Darwin?
In this lesson, students will learn firsthand, by reading his journal entries and letters, how Darwin arrived at his theory. They also will gain a better sense of Darwin's journey and the role it played in his scientific career. In the first activity, Darwin's Great Voyage of Discovery, students will read his account of his voyage on the Beagle and see how this experience inspired him to devote the rest of his life to developing and refining the theory of natural selection. The second activity,
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Plate Boundaries
This site provides information on plate boundaries, which are found at the edge of the lithospheric plates and are of three types: convergent, divergent and conservative. Wide zones of deformation are usually characteristic of plate boundaries because of the interaction between two plates. The three boundaries are characterized by their distinct motions which are described in the text and depicted with block diagram illustrations, all of which are animated. There are also two maps that show the
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Interactive atmosphere lab
The ozone layer makes up an important part of our atmosphere. This informational activity, part of an interactive laboratory series for grades 8-12, explores changes in ozone concentration with altitude. Students view a diagram that shows the layers of the atmosphere with a temperature scale running from the surface of the Earth to the outermost reaches of the atmosphere. After reading introductory material, students are presented with nine questions about the layers of the atmosphere and intera
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Fractal Musicand Fractal Music Lab
This first website offers a collection of fractal music using images created by G.W.F. Albrecht. The technology and mathematics which this presentation draws on is described on the second website. The second website, developed by David Strohbeen, offers some basic information about fractals and fractal music. He has also posted some samples of his music and invites visitors to download software for creating fractal music and to submit their own compositions.
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Racing Game with Two Dice
Two players each roll a die, and the lucky player moves one step to the finish. Parameters: what rolls win and how many steps to the finish line.
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Ebola infection reported
This article describes cases and outbreaks of Ebola virus. The focus is on how little is known about Ebola and Marberg viruses, especially about how certain people survive those infections. Copyright 2005 Eisenhower National Clearinghouse
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2.14 Summing up
This unit is concerned with macroevolution – the patterns and processes of evolution above the species level. A crucial consideration in macroevolutionary studies is that of the evolutionary relationships (phylogeny) of the organisms in question. The unit begins with an introduction to the scope of macroevolutionary studies and illustrates methods of reconstructing phylogeny, from both morphological and molecular data.
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Compare Human-made Objects with Natural Objects
In small groups, students will experiment and observe the similarities and differences between human-made objects and nature. The students will compare the function and structure of hollow bones with drinking straws, bird beaks, tool pliers, bat wings and airplane wings. A classroom discussion can be held to discuss similarities and differences that were observed along with follow up assessment activities such as journal writing and Venn diagrams.
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4.6 New Lanark and the Falls of Clyde
Childcare, education, working conditions, healthcare, crime … these issues are hotly debated in today's society. They are also issues that Robert Owen, seen by some as a visionary and by others as a knave and a charlatan, sought to address in the early 1800s. This unit uses a series of essays written by Owen to explore the ideas of this important and controversial figure.
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Panel: "Clearing the Air: Managing Air Quality to Benefit Health and Climate in India"
Sarath Guttikunda, assistant professor at Desert Research Institute and founder of Urban Emissions.Info in India; William K.M. Lau, chief of the laboratory for atmospheres at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center and senior science adviser to the Hong Kong Observatory; and Danielle Meitiv, climate specialist at the Clean Air Task Force, will discuss this topic.
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Winning secrets to teaching excellence
Using quirky metaphors, inspiring student questions and working day and night — these are some of the winning strategies that have led three Simon Fraser University professors to clinch an SFU 2010 Excellence in Teaching award. See also: http://at.sfu.ca/cwcBOy
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What Is Renaissance Art?
The Renaissance period of art was full of great innovations as artists expanded their technical skills of making super-realistic images both in paint and in sculpture. This 2:23 long video explains the origins of the Renaissance art with information from an art historian, critic and curator. Unfortunately, there are no photos of the art as it is a talking head video.

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Klartext 20110330
På onsdagen berättade Klartext att en mordmisstänkt man i Örebro har tagit livet av sig. Vi berättade också att det verkar om om bilföretaget Saab har svårt att betala sina räkningar.
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Cell Phones in Schools
This seven minute video is an interview with two educators on how cell phones can be used in the classroom. Also talks about various other uses such as blogs, one cell classrooms, and using texting.
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ISS Update - March 30, 2011
The International Space Station video update for March 30, 2011.
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Russia's fossil fuel bonanza
Russia, a major global oil and gas producer, is set to benefit from high demand for fossil fuels after the turmoil in Libya and nuclear disaster in Japan but some analysts warn the future may not be as bright as it looks.
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