Practical chem. Cellwise. Science Experiments - chemistry and science lessons for everyone « Wonder How To. Appreciative Futures. Here is a process I have used as an appreciative inquiry of possible futures.
The process involves three journeys through three timescapes. The inquiry is based on the futures triangle and the timescapes of the past, present and future. These timescapes capture the ‘weight’ of the past, the ‘push’ of the present and the ‘pull’ of the future. The following picture outlines how it works. Participants enter the process by arriving in a space where the ground of authenticity is always present. The process is an agile inquiry … undertaken at speed using a repetition of three 30 minute journeys. The overall framework:Tradition is concerned with understanding and learning from historiesTranslation is concerned with insight and execution of present-moment actionTransition is concerned with foresight and the agile creation of alternative futures Tradition Ancestral, Accord Acceptance Translation Agency, Ambience Appreciation Transition Anticipation, Advent Awe Context.
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The expansive Sunset Lake of the Black Sand Basin is one of the largest thermal bodies of water in Yellowstone National Park. Details This site contains a variety of educational and supporting materials for students and teachers of microbiology. You will find information about microorganisms, extremophiles and extreme habitats, as well as links to online provides information about the ecology, diversity and evolution of micro-organisms for students, K-12 teachers, university faculty, and the general public. Microbial Life in Extreme Environments: Mammoth Terraces, Yellowstone National Park. Microbial Life in Marine Environments: Pancake ice in Ross Sea, Antarctica. The Brain Of The Smartest xD. - Simple Harmonic (and non-harmonic) Motion. [S | t | ★★★★] keywords: simple harmonic motion, periodic motion, quantum revival, aliasing What it shows: Fifteen uncoupled simple pendulums of monotonically increasing lengths dance together to produce visual traveling waves, standing waves, beating, and random motion.
One might call this kinetic art and the choreography of the dance of the pendulums is stunning! Aliasing and quantum revival can also be shown. How it works: The period of one complete cycle of the dance is 60 seconds. The length of the longest pendulum has been adjusted so that it executes 51 oscillations in this 60 second period.
Setting it up: The pendulum waves are best viewed from above or down the length of the apparatus. Comments: Our apparatus was built from a design published by Richard Berg 1 at the University of Maryland. Krulwich Wonders: A Pendulum Dance. The following post is from Robert's excellent blog Krulwich Wonders.
You can read all the articles from Krulwich Wonders here. What we have here is better, more cunning and a damn sight more beautiful than magic. It's a pendulum dance. A team at Harvard built this device. It's got 15 free-swinging pendulums, each a different length. The longest one does 51 swings a minute. Its neighbor, a little shorter, does 52 swings...the next, 53, then 54 and so on... The little guy down at the end does 65 swings a minute... Once they're set swinging, the balls form a line, then quickly fall out of sync and, as you watch, patterns emerge out of nowhere, snakes, squiggles, spirals. But here's the sly part. There are secret choreographers in the house: Time and Motion. You can see this yourself by sliding your cursor to the 27-second mark on this video when the pendulums are released (I want to say pendulii, but spell check keeps shouting "no! "). I'm definitely remembering this.
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