Elton John Wake Up Song and Greeting for STS-135
Flight Day 6 was kick-started for the STS-135 astronauts with a special wake-up message from Elton John and one of the legendary performer's greatest hits. "Rocket Man" debuted around the time of the Apollo 16 mission, which sent men to the moon for the fifth time. The 4-½ minute song, which describes a long-term space bound astronaut's mixed feelings at leaving his family to do his job, has been played to awaken four shuttle crews aboard Discovery and Atlantis. "Rocket Man" also, one of NASA's
STS-135 Daily Mission Recap - Flight Day 5
A video recap of flight day 5 of the STS-135 mission of space shuttle Atlantis to the International Space Station.
Dining for Dealmakers: Singapore Changi Airport
July 12 - Reuters Correspondent Fred Katayama discovers the world's best airport restaurants with Food & Wine Editor Jen Murphy. At Singapore's Changi Airport, flyers can dance or eat authentic local cuisine.
Active Matter, III
By: icamvid Active Matter, III by M. Cristina Marchetti, Syracuse University
Virtual Maths, Cuboid - Excavation quiz1
Interactive simulaton explaining how to calculate cubic capacity of a truck for carrying excavated materials
What do you think society values more than money?
Strychine Poisoning in Toads Strychnine is the principal alkaloid in nux vomica, the seeds of a tree strychnos nux vomica native to India. A toad is used in demonstrating the CNS ecitatory effect of strychnine.
Strychnine is the principal alkaloid in nux vomica, the seeds of a tree strychnos nux vomica native to India. A toad is used in demonstrating the CNS ecitatory effect of strychnine.
Physical fitness This resource explains what physical fitness is, different types of exercises, and the benefits of physical fitness
This resource explains what physical fitness is, different types of exercises, and the benefits of physical fitness
Terra-CERES Outgoing Longwave and Reflected Solar radiation- Boxcar Averaged
Terra-CERES views the world in outgoing long-wave radiation (left) and reflected solar radiation (right). This is a 14-day boxcar averaged datasets from March 1, 2001 to May 25, 2001.
HoloGlobe: Outgoing Longwave Radiation for 1988 on a Flat Earth
This is one of a series of animations that were produced to be part of the narrated video shown in the HoloGlobe exhibit at the Smithsonian Museum of Natural History and the Earth Today exhibit at the Smithsonian Air and Space Museum. This particular animation was not used in the final video.
Global Warming 101
Global warming could do more than just melt polar ice. It could change our maps, and displace people from cities and tropical islands. (03:05)
What the Ancients Knew: City in the Hillside
This 1:25 video tells of how the ancient cultures built a city in the hillside using geometry to lay out the grid so that it could be easier to live in during the seasons. This same system is used in many cities today. The video could be used to show the use of geometry in daily life.
Philadelphia, Here I Come! - Crossword
Interactive crossword testing your knowledge of characters and events in a play.
Bird Brains: Clue to Language Found in Birds
This 13 minute video explains how the ability to create and understand language can be traced back into the brains of birds. It is a good video to show students who take for granted the ability to speak and how birds learn and the similarities.
Lumbriculus blood circulation
Lumbriculus variegatus has a closed circulatory system and no red blood cells.
Aerial view of Claremont
Claremont and Pomona College from the southeast. Southern Pacific Railroad station is visible in the lower left quadrant. Pomona College is visible in upper left.
Do you take your work on holiday with you?
You interpret data from statistics indicating how many people are busy with their work when they go on holiday. In the first exercise you learn to replace percentages by corresponding descriptions, so that you can incorporate the data into a text that is easy to read. At the end of the assignment you incorporate all the data into an article for the staff newsletter.