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Spaghetti worms. VolvoxI’m a worm, get me out of here Natural selection of spaghetti worms SummaryAfter acclimatising the local bird population to a new source of food, equal numbers of two different-coloured spaghetti 'worms' are presented to birds.

Spaghetti worms

Each day (or at regular intervals), the remaining 'worms' are allowed to 'breed' and the two colour morphs are replaced in proportion to those which remain. Over time, the proportion of the type of 'worms' that are left uneaten by the birds increases, thereby simulating directional selection. Educational objectivesStudents will learn how to plan, carry out and interpret data from a practical investigation. Pre-knowledge and skills required by studentsA basic knowledge of the principle of evolution by natural selection would be useful. Time taken in lesson50 minutes x 3 Preparation time60 minutes Specialist equipment and materials requiredSpaghetti, food colouring. Sihtasutus Eesti Teadusagentuur. Antimicrobial. One of the main outcomes of the project was the design, development and research validation of an online learning environment based on open inquiry that sought to promote, in an integrated manner, a) understanding of basic concepts related to the issue of antimicrobial resistance and b) argumentation skills.


The revised version of the learning environment has been completed and is available online through the STOCHASMOS platform. To access the material you have to request account details (username and password). Once your details are available, you can access the learning environment by entering your username and password on STOCHASMOS webpage ( under Login (see image below). This option gives you restricted access to view the learning environment as a student.

In order to request a password for the Learning Environment please send an email request at the following address: Capacity Building - Design and Technology. Resource Detail. Capacity Building - Water for the Community. Resource Detail. Resource Detail. CarboSchools library. Activities with this symbol have been produced by CarboSchools How is global temperature regulated?

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An experimental representation Ages tested:14-17 Time: 2 hours Language: English, French Material: low-tech. Author: Marc Jamous, CarboSchools Topics: greenhouse effect, albedo Interaction at the Air-Water Interface, part 1 A very simple experiment to demonstrate gas exchange and equilibration at the boundary layer between air and water. Download: Description, pdf 716KB. GLOBE Eesti. Nākamā gada sākumā klajā nāks bīstamāko invazīvo sugu saraksts. Lusitaaniateetigu.pdf.

Overview - Informative site for the GLOBE Regional Learning Expedition 2015 in Nelijärve, Estonia. Hosted by GLOBE Estonia. GLOBE Regional Learning Expedition 2015 3.-6.

Informative site for the GLOBE Regional Learning Expedition 2015 in Nelijärve, Estonia. Hosted by GLOBE Estonia.

August 2015. Save the planet board game. Save The Planet Board Game is free and open-source DIY cooperative board game.

Save the planet board game

In the Save the Planet Game you and your family and friends can work together to save the planet to win, while learning how to do save the planet in real life. The beginner option is appropriate for children 4 and up and the advanced option is a fun game for teens up to any age. This game is open-source so you are encouraged to build on it - make it better, add more good deeds, make a local deed list and make more advanced derivatives. Have fun! New Board Game Puts Environmental Twist on Monopoly-Style Investing. A new board game, called Global, puts an environmental twist on the investment-style of game play popularized by the classic Monopoly.

New Board Game Puts Environmental Twist on Monopoly-Style Investing

Players move their game pieces around the globe, investing in the world economy, while debating controversial environmental issues along the way. The first to invest $1 million in countries' energy resources wins. Designed by game makers Teamwork, Global is a first-of-its-kind hybrid that takes advantage of a traditional game board and pieces, as well as a website and mobile apps. The designers call it “netboarding”, and because the questions are accessed online, continual updates keep the game current on topics of debate like eco-forestry and nuclear power. Teamwork says the game is beginning to catch on with school teachers as a way to engage students in debate on environmental and energy issues through the lenses of philanthropy and investing.

Charging Phone with a fruit. Potato Light. Make Electricity from Potatoes. Spectran Version 2. Spectran is a program to do real time or deferred spectral analysis / waterfall display, in addition to real time audio filtering (band pass, denoising, band reject and CW peaking) of audio signals, using the PC sound card to digitize the input analog signal, or taking as input a WAV file.

Spectran Version 2

Its characteristics are well suited to dig weak signals buried into noise, thanks to a selectable bin size down to 21 millihertz. On the opposite site, it can visualize normal CW signals, resolving individual dots and dashes (with a reasonably fast PC). The most notable change in Version 2 of Spectran from the previous versions is in the sound card interfacing portion. The new code has a much reduced latency, and this has the very positive consequence that now there is no more need to "talk" to the sound card mixer, with all the problems of incompatibility that this has generated so far.

Belly Button Biodiversity. Energia Avastuskeskus. Eesti Bioloogiaõpetajate Ühing. Taimerakud (Andrus Metsma) Taime- ja loomarakkude ehitus ja talitlus [13] (Leelo Lusik, 2014) Taimekoed (Andrus Metsma) Õistaimede organid ja koed [8] (Leelo Lusik, 2014) Taimede tunnused [10 slaidi] (Leelo Lusik, 2013) Taime juur (Andrus Metsma) Juur [9] (Leelo Lusik, 2013) Taime vars (Andrus Metsma) Vars [11] (Leelo Lusik, 2013) Paljasseemnetaimed (Ester Järvekülg) Paljasseemnetaimed [12 slaidi] (Leelo Lusik, 2013) Sammaltaimed [10 slaidi] (Leelo Lusik, 2013) Sõnajalgtaimed [15 slaidi] (Leelo Lusik, 2013) Katteseemnetaimed [15 slaidi] (Leelo Lusik, 2013) Õis ja vili (Andrus Metsma) Õis ja vili [9] (Leelo Lusik, 2014) Seeme.

Eesti Bioloogiaõpetajate Ühing

Siin toodud esitlused on Eesti bioloogiaõpetajate poolt koostatud ning lubatud vabalt kasutada ja omapoolselt muuta. Esitluse ettekandmisel on sünnis viidata teose algautorile. Eesti Bioloogiaõpetajate Ühing. Think before you buy. Avastusrada. KeskkonnaKompass. Keskkonnaharidus. The largest family theme park in the Baltics to open in Estonia. There is Walt Disney’s original theme park Disneyland in southern California in the USA and in Paris in Europe, and Astrid Lindgren’s World – a theme park where children can meet Pippi Longstocking, Emil and Karlsson from the Roof – in Sweden.

The largest family theme park in the Baltics to open in Estonia

Finland, Estonia’s neighbour, has Moomin World, based on the Moomin books by Tove Jansson. In July, Lotte, a cartoon character cherished by Estonian children, will spring to life in the theme park Lottemaa, built at the site of a former Soviet missile base near Pärnu. This article is published in partnership with Life In Estonia magazine. Lottemaa (Lotte’s land – ed.) will open on a 18-hectare seaside land plot near the summer resort of Pärnu on 26 July 2014. It will be the largest family theme park in the Baltic States.