Anatomy of a Tsunami
Tsunami waves can be distinguished from ordinary ocean waves by many factors, including the tremendous amount of energy they carry, the great distance between their wave crests, and their capacity to travel at jetliner speeds across an entire ocean. In this interactive from NOVA Online, explore how the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami -- the deadliest in recorded history -- was triggered, how its waves traveled thousands of kilometers largely unchanged, and what happened once the waves reached coastlin
Anatomy of a Rover
In this interactive activity from NOVA, learn about the sophisticated scientific instruments on two identical robotic rovers that have explored Mars Spirit and Opportunity.
Anatomy of a Firework
There's more to a fireworks display than meets the eye. This interactive activity from the NOVA Web site looks at the technology behind each burst of light.
American Memory: North Carolina educator's guide
Each month during 2007, LEARN NC will feature an in-depth look at one aspect of the Library of Congress' American Memory with a special focus on North Carolina materials.
Human Anatomy Online
Õpiprogramm inimese anatoomiast: selgitav tekst, illustratsioonid ja animatsioonid, otsingumootor. Elundkonna üldülevaate juurest hiireklikiga järjest väiksemate osadeni. Abiks on seletav sõnastik, lisatud on huvipakkuvaid fakte, lehekülgedele on paigutatud ka lisaviiteid.Illustratsioone on palju, animatsioone kümmekond (sh südame ja kopsude töö, lihase kokkutõmbe mehhanism, helilainete liikumine kõrvas jm).
Risk Assessment for Toxic Air Pollutants: A Citizen's Guide
This EPA fact sheet provides easy-to-understand information about air pollution and how it affects human health. Topics include health risks, exposure assessment, dose-response relationships, risk assessment, and risk characterization. Simple diagrams and pictures support the text.
Learn About the Explorer Captain James Cook
A good video that shows this explorer and his exploration that goes far beyond what is taught in most textbooks such as finding a way to ensure sailors ate healthy. Well worth watching when studying exploration (2:37).
Captain James Cook - Mini Series
Approaching Tahiti & End Credits from the mini series of James Cook. This video gives you a good idea about the highs and lows of sea exploration. It is well acted and portrays the events very well.
Captain James Cook - Mini Series - Intro
An Australian - German co production based on Captain James Cook's three voyages. This video is the introduction to the mini series. It is done like a movie recreation of Cook's voyages.
TakingITGlobal's Guide to Action
TakingITGlobal's Guide to Action is designed to help you turn your ideas and dreams into reality. The main guide and the three topical guides are workbooks for you to download, use and share. The three topical guides are listed under their own entries in OER Commons.
TakingITGlobal HIV/AIDS Youth Guide to Action
Introducing TakingITGlobal's official HIV/AIDS Youth Guide to Action! This comprehensive guide contains inspiring stories and useful resources for youth; all the necessary tools to help carry out your project, raise awareness, and help stop the spread of HIV/AIDS.
West Coast Field Guide of the National Marine Sanctuaries
Our five West Coast national marine sanctuaries encompass nearly 12,000 square miles of ocean, which includes hundreds of miles of dramatic coastline. Teeming with life and filled with history, they offer countless opportunities for exploration, recreation and contemplation. This guide will introduce you to the natural and cultural wonders of your national marine sanctuaries. Whether you're traveling on foot or bicycle, by car or by boat, above water or diving below, it can lead you to new disco
This Rhode Island Sea Grant informational page presents a descriptive guide to Quahog (a type of hard-shell clam) dissections. The page accompanies students performing a Quahog dissection, using colorful images and highlighted vocabulary terms to illustrate special features. In addition to general anatomy, the reference includes informational sections about feeding & digestion and respiration & circulation. Linked terms direct users to related Sea Grant web pages.
Revisiting "A Practical Guide to the Use of Cellular Slime Molds for Laboratory Exercises and Experi
Microbial eukaryotes in general, and cellular slime molds in particular, are well-suited for laboratory instruction in a variety of areas, including cellular biology, developmental biology, biochemistry, and population biology, and for a range of educational levels, such as introductory courses, upper-division ...
Teaching Our Youngest: A Guide for Preschool Teachers and Child Care and Family Providers
This guide suggests how to read aloud to children, develop their listening and speaking skills, teach about letters and numbers, and build their background knowledge and thinking skills. The booklet is designed to help people who work with young children create rich learning environments.
ToxMystery Lesson Plan 2: Case Book: Catch That Hazard!!!
This lesson plan is a follow-up lesson to the introductory ToxMystery activity lesson. It is a paper-based activity that incorporates the character “Toxie” from the computer game activity into a detectives’ “Case Book”. Students will work with the packet “Catch That Hazard!!!” They will follow the clues provided, and work with the ToxMystery computer game activity to fill in the clues. The chemicals to be investigated are introduced on the cover of the Case Book activity packet.
Educator's Guide to Hosting a Global Health Conference
This guide uses biology, health, and world study topics to engage students in global health issues and solutions from experiential and multidisciplinary perspectives. The guide offers an outline of how to organize and host a "Global Health Conference," and provides suggestions regarding logistics and instructions as well as resource materials for preparing and organizing a student conference. The Global Health Conference is a school event where students present display boards and two-page essays
Preventing Drug Use among Children and Adolescents: A Research-Based Guide for Parents, Educators, a
This brochure presents the updated prevention principles, an overview of program planning, and critical first steps for those learning about prevention. Thus, this shortened edition can serve as an introduction to research-based prevention for those new to the field of drug abuse prevention. Selected resources and references are also provided
Biodiversity and Human Health: A Guide for Policymakers
Produced by the Center for Biodiversity and Conservation, this guide summarizes the consequences of biodiversity loss for human health. The guide examines threats to global supplies of food and fresh water, exposure to formerly rare diseases and opportunistic infections, and loss of important sources of medicines.
Video Gallery: Shark Dissection
This video gallery is from the Museum's Seminars on Science, a series of distance-learning courses designed to help educators meet the new national science standards. Part of the Sharks and Rays: Myth and Reality seminar, Dissection Gallery features 16 videos, each with a printable PDF transcript:Introduction to DissectionOverview of SpecimenDissectionDiscussion of Alimentary TractLiver DissectionEsophagus and Stomach DissectionIntestine DissectionNostrils of the Shark RayElectric Organ of the E