# Education

Fibonacci Tree. AnnMarie Thomas: Hands-on science with squishy circuits. Online » A-Z of Electronics. Educational Resources for Studying Graphic Design - Noupe Design Blog. Feb 14 2011 One of the greatest things about having access to the Internet, is the educational opportunities that it affords the public.

People in all professions have the ability to expand their knowledge base through the wealth of information being shared via the Internet, and the same holds true for those who are studying graphic design. The Internet is positively bursting with tutorials and resources that can help one advance through the various stages of becoming a successful graphic designer. All the way, from a newbie to an experienced pro.

Today, that is our purpose here. Here is a collection of invaluable educational resources on graphic design that have been broken down into different categories depending on your preferred methods of consumption. We have tutorials for your hands-on approach, podcasts for a more auditory take and an assortment of PDFs and articles to read through. PDFs PDFoo – Graphic Design The final PDF we have for you is the Graphic Design Wikibook. Articles. Science Toys. Common Errors in English Usage. Ballistic Flight Equations. The study of model rockets, the flight of a baseball, or the "bend" of a soccer kick are excellent ways for students to learn the basics of forces and the response of an object to external forces.

A ball in flight has no engine to produce continuous thrust and the resulting flight is similar to the flight of shell from a cannon, or a bullet from a gun. This type of flight is called ballistic flight and on this page we present the equations that describe ballistic flight. Ballistic flight only occurs under the ideal conditions that weight is the only force acting on the object. There is no thrust and no aerodynamic drag acting on an object in ballistic flight. Such flight conditions would occur on the Moon, where there is no atmosphere to produce drag. On Earth a baseball or a soccer ball generate a moderate amount of aerodynamic drag and the flight path is not strictly ballistic.

X = U0 * t In the vertical plane, weight is the only external force acting on the object. dV/dt = - W/m = -g. Chemical Crayon. Paula Golden: Keep Science Fairs Alive. Science fairs, those time-tested incubators of future American scientists and engineers and a national fixture for generations, are in trouble.

Recent stories in major metropolitan newspapers across the country have reported that science fairs are being threatened with extinction when local sponsors drop out. In Los Angeles, the California Science Center is looking to find a sponsor for its annual California State Science Fair after a major corporate sponsor dropped out.

Last year, the Irvine, Calif., Unified School District almost canceled its well-respected science fair because of lack of funding. A major Midwest paper recently sounded the alarm, noting that "cuts threaten these showcases for student inventions and scientific research. Beyond blue ribbons, the fairs offer students college scholarships and are launch pads to prestigious national competitions and even careers. " Amen. Cool math Lessons - What's a Fractal? How fractals are created with math. 200 Free Online Classes to Learn Anything.

Sir Ken Robinson. Ken Robinson: Changing education paradigms. Sir Ken Robinson: Bring on the learning revolution! Ken Robinson says schools kill creativity.