Upheaval in Syria and Yemen
A former diplomat and our Middle East correspondent on how the governments of Yemen and Syria are faring amid increasing opposition
Pendennis Castle N900021 PENDENNIS CASTLE, Cornwall. c.1894. Reconstruction drawing of operating gun by Ivan LAPPER.
PENDENNIS CASTLE, Cornwall. c.1894. Reconstruction drawing of operating gun by Ivan LAPPER.
Commencement Ceremony Dickinson College May 22, 2011
UA to Lead NASA's OSIRIS-REx Mission
NASA has selected the University of Arizona to lead a sample-return mission to an asteroid. The OSIRIS-REx spacecraft will orbit and explore asteroid 1999 RQ36 for more than a year before closing in and collecting a sample of pristine organic material that may have seeded Earth with the building blocks that led to life.
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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
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