Southern California Fires, October 27, 2003
This visualization shows the Southern California and Mexican fires as seen by Aqua-MODIS on October 27, 2003.
Western Fires (short version)
Western Fires (short version). August 6, 2000
U.S. Day Ahead: Citi reports, expectations low
July 14 - StarMine is predicting an upside surprise for Citi when it reports earnings, but investors are concerned over the investment bank's weak trading volume in the second quarter despite promising loan and revenue growth.
Mt. Etna, Sicily (push in)
Mt. Etna erupts, and SeaWiFS captures it from space
Hanford: An Overview
This is the Emmy Award-winning first chapter of The Hanford Story, a multimedia presentation that provides an overview of the Hanford Site—its history, today's cleanup activities, and a glimpse into the possibilities of future uses of the 586-square-mile government site in southeast Washington State.
In this video from WVIZ Cleveland, learn about Michael Salinger, a leading Spoken Word performer, and his students as they prepare to compete in a national poetry slam.
Issue Tracking: Methodology for an Action Project
Details of a methodology that students can use to follow and explore an issue or topic in newspapers, television or radio over a period of time (1-2 weeks).
Rice can look smooth, but this rice shows small dust-like particles attached to some of them.
Testing paper like this is called pH paper or litmus paper. You can use this paper to find the pH of a particular solution.
New plants can be grown from cuttings of mature, full-grown plants. Peppermint, and many members of the mint family, can be grown just by cutting sections of stem and replanting them.
Past Distribution of the zebra mussel
After their introduction to the United States in 1988, Zebra mussels were present in small numbers in the Great Lakes region.
Overview of skeletal muscle
Skeletal muscles are connected to bones in human bodies by tendons. They help humans move by contracting and relaxing.
An oribi is an African antelope. Some animals have developed skin colorings or markings that allow them to blend into their surroundings because they nearly match the colors or layout of their habitats.
Natural resources are resources that occur in nature. Humans use these resources, but many of these resources are nonrenewable. They will eventually run out. Fossil fuels are naturally occurring fuels that are nonrenewable.
Moss plant spore capsules
Mosses are the most well-known bryophytes and lack vascular tissue. Bryophytes reproduce by spore germination. The spores are released by the capsule atop the stalk-like structure growing from the plant. Because spores are dispersed by wind, bryophytes are found world-wide.
Monarch with damaged wings
A monarch's scales, or individual pieces of the wings, can sometimes fall off. This may hinder the butterfly's journey as it migrates.
Monarch butterfly pupa
Inside the pupa, the caterpillar transforms into a butterfly. The butterfly pupa is much like the beetle pupa, where the larva grows and develops into an adult.
Milkweed bug on milkweed
In the wild, milkweed bugs eat milkweed plants and leaves. This is how they got their name. In captivity, they eat sunflower seeds.
Beware of the Bears
Young children engage with the idea that a story can be told from a number of different perspectives when they hear a different version of the well-loved story about the little girl and the three bears.
What do you know about Engineering? - Quiz
A six question quiz about various aspects of engineering