Reading and speaking: Are you a world citizen?
You practice your reading and speaking skills making use of a text about fighting poverty.
You can write a letter for the readers' column of a newspaper
Rituelen en godsdiensten
Na dit hoofdstuk kan je een educatief programma volgen op de televisie.
Sustainable Neighborhoods - Out of the Blue 310.mp4
As a Detroit community endeavors to plan ahead and re-define itself, U--M undergraduate students in urban planning work to conduct research on the area -- providing valuable data to chart a sustainable future.
Summer Graduation 2011: Wednesday July 20, 11am
Coverage of our 11am Graduation Ceremony.
Landsat 7 Zoom Down to Washington DC
Zooming down to Washington DC using a Landsat 7 image acquired on May 11, 1999
Ulcerative Colitis (Spanish)
This patient education program discusses ulcerative colitis and explains the anatomy of the digestive system, causes, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment options for this disease. This resource is a MedlinePlus Interactive Health Tutorial from the National Library of Medicine, designed and developed by the Patient Education Institute.
This patient education program discusses latent and active tuberculosis infections. It also reviews the symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of tuberculosis. This resource is a MedlinePlus Interactive Health Tutorial from the National Library of Medicine, designed and developed by the Patient Education Institute.
Mt. Etna, Sicily (pan)
Mt. Etna erupts, and SeaWiFS captures it from space
Southeastern Texas Floods: 24 June 2002 (before)
Rivers near San Antonio, Texas are difficult to distinguish before the flooding of July 2002. After the floods, the swollen rivers are easy to discern.
Mozambique Floods from Landsat
Contrasting Mozambique before (August 22, 1999) and after (March 1, 2000) flooding.
Lake Mead Shrinks!
Lake Mead reservoir is nestled between Arizona and Nevada and runs up to the Hoover Dam. The reservoir stores Colorado River water and supplies it to farms, homes and business in Southern Nevada, Arizona, southern California and northern Mexico. Scientists at NASA are releasing dramatic pictures of the dwindling water supplies in the drought-stricken western United States. According to the Bureau of Reclamation, the Colorado Basin is in its fourth year of drought and computer models project wate
Montana Fires in August 2000 from SeaWiFS
Zoom into a view of the smoke plumes from fires in Montana, as seen by SeaWiFS in August 2000
Montana fires with State lines
Zoom into Montana region with smoke plumes evident from fires
Smoke from Canadian Wildfires
Smoke from multiple large wildfires in Quebec, Canada, drifted far to the south of the border. The Canadian Interagency Forest Fire Center reported there were seven out-of-control fires burning south of James Bay (the southern extension of Hudson Bay), all probably the result of lightning.
Typhoon Koni hits South China Sea
Typhoon Koni brings strong winds and heavy rains to China, Vietnam, and the South China Sea region on July 20, 2003.
Typhoon Utor from TRMM: July 5, 2001
Typhoon Utor hits Taiwan on its way towards mainland China. This data from TRMM was taken at about 6:45 UTC on July 5, 2001. Isosurfaces are: Yellow=0.5 inches-hour, Green=1.0 inches-hour, Red=2.0 inches-hour on rainfall rates.
Hurricane Ivan Rainfall Structure on September 13, 2004
This animation zooms down to TRMMs view of Hurricane Ivan on September 13, 2004. It looks underneath of the storms clouds to reveal the underlying rain structure. Blue represents areas with at least 0.25 inches of rain per hour. Green shows at least 0.5 inches of rain per hour. Yellow is at least 1.0 inches of rain and Red is at least 2.0 inches of rain per hour.
Hurricane Ivan Rain Accumulation September 2-19, 2004 (close view)
This animation shows rain accumulation between Hurricane Frances and Hurricane Ivan. The green path is the path Hurricane Frances took between August 25, 2004, and September 9, 2004. The red path is Hurricane Ivan from September 2, 2004, to September 19, 2004.