Washington Fawn Peak Complex Fire - July 29, 2003
Push-in to the Fawn Peak Complex fire in Washington.
The First Day In The Life of Aqua-MODIS
In its first day of operations, June 24, 2002, Aqua-MODIS observed significant Earth events occurring all over the globe. As Super Typhoon Chataan was rapidly approaching Japan, there was severe flooding in southeast Texas and a vast, thick pall of smoke from Canadian wildfires blanketed almost the entire U.S. East Coast. MODIS collected and beamed to Earth these images in very near real-time.
Fires over the Western US during 2002 with Still Camera
This animation shows fire activity over the Western US during the summer of 2002. The fires are shown as tiny particles with each particle depicting the site at which a fire was detected. Daily fires are displayed at a rate of 5 days per second. The particles fade over 3.4 seconds and change color as they age from red to orange, yellow and grey. A clock inset indicates the date.
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).
Jack and The Beanstalk
1960's cartoon from the Rocky and Bullwinkle Show. Twenty years after Jack went up the beanstalk, his son is living in a castle. The giant that lives at the top of the beanstalk comes down to Jack's son's castle and retrieves his stolen golden harp, and then the goose that laid golden eggs. (5:31)
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.