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Understanding Science. Wonderful World of Wasps - Web Comic. Wasps may not be as big as lions or bears, but these insects are among the most successful predators on Earth! Different wasps species have different ways of preying on other animals. Some wasps, called parasitoids, lay their eggs in the bodies of live insects (hosts). As the larva grows, it feeds on the host from the inside out! But humans have little to fear. Wasps are uninterested in people unless their nests are threatened. With more than 100,000 species, there's a lot to learn about wasps. Social wasps build nests and live in colonies of up to thousands of individuals. Wonderful World of Wasps - Carly's Adventures in Wasp Land (Comic) Hi, I'm Carly and I'm a graduate student at the American Museum of Natural History.

I study a group of insects called Hymenoptera, which includes ants, bees, and wasps. My specialty is parasitic wasps, which are wasps that lay their eggs on, or inside, the bodies of other insects (generally caterpillars or larval beetles). The "host" insect's body becomes food for the growing larva. This process, when it kills the host, is referred to as parasitoidism. I study both the physical features (known as "morphology"), as well as the DNA, of these wasps to understand how they have evolved. By comparing the similarities and differences between different species, I try and figure out how they are related to one another and how they've changed over time.

I also love to draw! Wonderful World of Wasps - Web Comic - An Interview with Bembi. BBC Nature - Mimicry. Naturstigen. Nationellt resurscentrum för biologi och bioteknik. Såhär i “flipp-tider”… Teacher Resources: Water Science School (USGS) USGS Home Contact USGS Search USGS The USGS Water Science School Teacher Resources for Water Science, USGS The Water Cycle We have a water-cycle for schools section with a diagram and an online, interactive version aimed at three age-levels of students. Files for printing: PDF (2 Mb poster) | Image (11x17 inch) | Image (poster) Water Properties Learn about what makes water unique and vital to all life on Earth.

The Story of Dryville! Story of YOU going into the desert to start a new town...and how water plays a part every step of the way. Activity Center These surveys show cumulative responses after you take the survey. Opinion Surveys Challenge Questions Accessibility FOIA Privacy Policies and Notices U.S. Teknik, naturvetenskap, datorer, bredband, elektronik, juridik, solsystemet, robotar.

The Energy Story - Introduction. Energy is one of the most fundamental parts of our universe. We use energy to do work. Energy lights our cities. Energy powers our vehicles, trains, planes and rockets. Energy warms our homes, cooks our food, plays our music, gives us pictures on television. Energy powers machinery in factories and tractors on a farm. Energy from the sun gives us light during the day. It dries our clothes when they're hanging outside on a clothes line. Everything we do is connected to energy in one form or another. Energy is defined as: "the ability to do work. " When we eat, our bodies transform the energy stored in the food into energy to do work.

Cars, planes, light bulbs, boats and machinery also transform energy into work. Work means moving something, lifting something, warming something, lighting something. There are many sources of energy. The forms of energy we will look at include: Electricity You can start with Chapter 1: Energy - What Is It? Energy Kids - Energy Kids: Energy Information Administration. Middle School. Schools Science Clips - Forces in action. Blogg | Hans Persson | Konkret och kreativ NO. Publicerad: 19 oktober, 2016 Nu i höst och senare i vinter kommer jag medverka vid ett antal gratis-kommun-event som anordnas av Liber.

Nedan hittar du de fyra som hittills är klara. Så här står det i inbjudan”Kreativ och inspirerande NO- och teknikundervisning för åk F-6 Välkommen på en workshop med Hans Persson och Discovery Education Espresso! Kostnadsfri workshop för F-6-lärare På denna workshop får du tips i form av väl utprövade exempel på vardagsnära NO- och teknikprojekt via filmklipp och autentiska bilder. Hans Persson ger konkreta och inspirerande exempel på hur du bibehåller elevens kreativitet och nyfikenhet kopplat till Läroplanens krav. Orter och datum är Sandviken 25/10 Sundsvall 16/11 Trelleborg 21/11 Båstad 17/1 Här är länk med information och anmälan till Sandviken.

Lekar - Skogsreflexen. Physics and Magnetism for Kids | Science Teaching Resources. Species Guide Index. Growing Up Wild. BBC Nature - Dinosaurs videos, news and facts. NRCF: NRCF fyller 20 år. Sheppard Software's Life-Cycles: Learn about different animal life-cycles.

Science Online Living Things. Plants Science Fair Projects for Kids - Easy Ideas, Botany, Soil, Grow Seeds. Parts of Plants. Each part of a plant has a very important function. All plants produce flowers for the same reason: to make seeds so another plant can grow. Leaves: These are the parts of the plant where food is made by photosynthesis. Leaves take in carbon dioxide from the air, water from the soil, and energy from the sunlight. Flowers: These are the reproductive parts of a plant. Stems: These support the upper parts of plants. Roots: These anchor plants in the soil. Seeds: these contain a tiny embryo of a plant inside. Makemegenius.com: Science Videos,movies,kids,students,Grade 1,Grade 2,Grade 3,Grade 4,Grade 5,Grade 6,Grade 7. IT i Naturen. Discover 10 Brain Tricks. Charles Darwin | Allt om Historia.

Under en världsomsegling insåg Charles Darwin hur livet på jorden hade utvecklats. Hans teori om evolutionen var lika enkel som genial, men kastade samtidigt Bibelns skapelseberättelse över ända och mötte hårt motstånd. Text: Anna Larsdotter I augusti 1831 fick Charles Darwin ett brev som skulle förändra hans liv. Avsändare var hans vän John Stevens Henslow, professor i botanik i Cambridge. Av Henslow hade Darwin lärt sig massor om sitt stora intresse: djur och växter. I brevet frågade Henslow om Darwin ville följa med på en forskningsseglats runt jorden. Så gav sig Charles Robert Darwin den 27 december 1831 av på sitt livs resa. Darwin växte upp med en äldre bror och fyra systrar. Charles Darwin var inte av riktigt samma skrot och korn som sin far och farfar. Han hade lärt sig att stoppa upp djur och byggt upp en imponerande samling skalbaggar. Darwin fascinerades av de arter han hittade på ögruppen. Darwins anteckningar från resan med Beagle var fyllda av entusiastiska utrop.

What is Evolution? National Geographic's Great Nature Project. All wildlife Take and upload a photo of a plant, animal, or any other living thing you come across to help us compile the world’s largest collection of nature photos. Sign in to join mission Created by MaryFord.

Fråga en ekolog. Games & Activities. Time: Animals Under Siege. Endangered Species - EndangeredSpecie.com. Endangered Species. Biomes and Ecosystems. - ARKive - Extensive Animal Encyclopedia. Skogen i Skolan. Mr. Mejia's 5th Grade Classroom / Ecosystems: Science Games. National Geographic Kids. 7 Free iPad Apps for Science Lessons.

Cross-posted from my other blog iPadApps4School.com I'm preparing to do a virtual presentation for a small district next month. My hosts asked for a list of some science apps that their middle school and high school students can use. This is part of the list that has free apps. The Bill Nye The Science Guy iPad app is a free iPad app on which students can watch Bill Nye videos, play games, and discover kitchen table science experiments to do at home with their parents. GoREACT is a free iPad app from the Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago.

Powers of Minus Ten: Bone is a neat iPad app for biology students. Virtual Heart is a free iPad app that allows users to take a closer look at how the human heart functions. 3D Brain is a free iPad app that features a model of the human brain. he app provides a three dimensional model of the human brain that students can rotate. Essential Skeleton is a free iPad app that students studying the human skeletal system should download. Schools Science Clips - Ages 10-11. Reeko's Mad Scientist Lab. Science Experiments You Can Do At Home or School. 5 Fun Science Experiments for Kids. Everyone knows science is awesome, but did you know you can do science right in your own kitchen? Ok, maybe you did, but if you're not sure where to start, we've got five really fun experiments that demonstrate the scientific principles of buoyancy, surface tension, density, chemical reaction and non-Newtonian fluid. Best of all, families can do these easy experiments with common, household items.

Sesame Street's fuzzy, blue scientist Grover stopped by the #5facts studio to teach us a few things about the scientific method. Watch the adorable video above to see the experiments in action, then use the instructions below to gather everything you need for your home science lab. Looking for more amazing experiments families can do together? Check out Sesame Street's Little Discoverers site, which is full of videos, guides, games and other resources for astute young scientists and educators. 1. What you'll need: Regular orangePeeled orangeDeep bowl or pitcher of water 2. 3. 4. 5. 50 Really Cool Online Tools for Science Teachers. A 21st-century education revolves around the Internet for everything from collaboration, tools, lessons, and even earning degrees online.

If you are looking for ways to integrate online learning into your science class or science degree programs, then take a look at these cool online tools that are just perfect for both teachers and students. Science Tools to Use with Students These tools offer opportunities for learning about climate, cells, the human body, nature, and more. ChemiCool. AP Tools Whether you are setting up a new AP curriculum or are just looking for additional material to use with your AP science students, these tools will help.

Advanced Placement Biology. Websites and Resources for Science Teachers These websites are chock full of amazing resources and tools for science teachers. Discovery Education. Calculators Use these informative environmental calculators with your students. Ecological Footprint Quiz. Online Games Online Science Games. Google Earth Google Earth Ocean. Hands-On-science. PROFESSOR ROCK. Snilleblixtarna i Sverige. Om sidan. Science for Kids - Fun Experiments, Cool Facts, Online Games, Activities, Projects, Ideas, Technology.

Introducing DIY We started building DIY a few... We started building DIY a few months ago and now we’re sharing the first thing we’ve made. This is a company that we hope to spend decades crafting, but it’s important for us to do it out in the open, bit by bit, to encourage our community of kids and parents to share feedback with us continuously. From Zach’s experience making Vimeo, we understand that this sort of culture fosters collaboration and admiration between a company and its community, and ultimately leads to something that is loved. Our ambition is for DIY to be the first app and online community in every kid’s life. It’s what we wish we had when we were young, and what we’ll give to our kids. Today we’re releasing a tool to let kids collect everything they make as they grow up. We’ve all seen how kids can be like little MacGyvers.

They’re able to take anything apart, recycle what you’ve thrown away – or if they’re Caine, build their own cardboard arcade. We’re looking to you parents as partners to make it all work. PS. Educating for a Sustainable Future - Cool Australia. ARKive - Discover the world's most endangered species. Online Science Education Topics for Kids - Classroom Teaching Resources by Topic. Think Like a Scientist | A Student's Guide to Global Climate Change. National Geographic Young Explorer (Student Magazine) - April 2013.

Elementary Science. Kids' Crossing in the Classroom: A Science Education Resource for Elementary and Middle School Educators. Weather Watch Home. Weather Wiz Kids weather information for kids. Winter StormsHow do winter storms form? Winter storms derive their energy from the clash of two air masses of different temperatures and moisture levels. Winter storms usually form when an air mass of cold, dry, Canadian air moves south and interacts with a warm, moist air mass moving north from the Gulf of Mexico. The point where these two air masses meet is called a front. If cold air advances and pushes away the warm air, it forms a cold front. When warm air advances, it rides up over the denser, cold air mass to form a warm front. If neither air mass advances, it forms a stationary front. How is snow formed? How do blizzards form? What are snowflakes?

Why is snow white? What is thundersnow? What is an ice storm? How do ice storms form? What is a Nor'easter? What is Wind Chill? Click Here to calculate the Wind Chill.What is frostbite? Click Here to learn more about Avalanche Saftey. Know the Lingo FROST/FREEZE WARNING - Issued when below freezing temperatures are expected. DragonflyTV . Episodes . Matter and Motion. Motion and Forces. Hans Persson | Konkret och kreativ NO. Nationellt resurscentrum för biologi. Experimentskafferiet.

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