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Current Projects. News Story - Scientists discover new mechanism at work breaking-up icebergs. Date: 29 Oct 2012 Findings to be featured on BBC Two series Operation Iceberg airing this week An international team of scientists has discovered a previously unknown mechanism by which large tabular icebergs break up out at sea as part of a study carried out on the Peterman Iceberg in Baffin Bay over the summer.

News Story - Scientists discover new mechanism at work breaking-up icebergs

Scientists observed that the gradual creation of a huge underwater ice foot produced so much buoyancy that it broke large chunks off the main iceberg thus causing the iceberg to slowly disintegrate. The Arctic (cooler than a polar bear's toenails) Transforming schools and classrooms into learning communities with personalized technology tools and digital content.

Probe of Antarctica's hidden lakes may yield clues to extraterrestrial life. A British team of scientists is leading an effort to drill down to a subglacial lake deep below Antarctica's frozen wilderness. The research will provide vital clues to the origins and limits of life on Earth. The British camp near Lake Ellsworth -- one of about 400 subglacial lakes in Antarctica.

The team plan to use a specially-designed hot water drill to blast through the ice to the untouched waters 3 km (1.86 miles) below. Best of British History, Royal Family,Travel and Culture - Home. Professional Organizations. My Paperless Classroom. Professional Development. Cell Biology Lesson Plans. National Science Teachers Association - Science & Education Resource. Science Planning Templates. 125 Great Science Videos: From Astronomy to Physics & Psychology. Astronomy & Space Travel A Brief, Wondrous Tour of Earth (From Outer Space) – Video – Recorded from August to October, 2011 at the International Space Station, this HD footage offers a brilliant tour of our planet and stunning views of the aurora borealis.A Universe from Nothing – Video – In 53 minutes, theoretical physicist Lawrence Krauss answers some big enchilada questions, including how the universe came from nothing.A Year of the Moon in 2.5 Minutes – Video – The Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter has been orbiting the moon for over a year.

125 Great Science Videos: From Astronomy to Physics & Psychology

The footage gets compressed into 2 slick minutes.A Day on Earth (as Seen From Space) – Video – Astronaut Don Pettit trained his camera on planet Earth, took a photo once every 15 seconds, and then created a brilliant time-lapse film.Atlantis’s Final Landing at Kennedy Space Center – Video – After more than 30 years, the space shuttle era comes to a close.

Video runs 30 minutes. Learning Forward: Welcome. PEDAGOGIE. Professional Development. Interactives. Massachusetts Office of Travel and Tourism - 50 Under $50. Boston By Foot - Discover Boston On Guided Walking Tours. DIY and Handmade Ideas - Aged Paper Labels for Potion Bottles, Alchemy Labs, etc. I enjoy making potion bottles, especially ones that look ancient.

Aged Paper Labels for Potion Bottles, Alchemy Labs, etc.

However, an old-looking bottle requires a similarly aged label. To create the effect of an aged label, I used a simple graphics program (in this case, MSPaint but you can use GIMP, Photoshop, etc.) to generate the label, then print and age it. Because I want the printed elements of the label to look distressed (and because it's difficult to run anything but smooth sheets of paper through my printer), I aged the paper after the design was printed. Some printer ink can’t stand up to this process.

The ink should be fairly color-fast. Pearson Prentice Hall Web Codes.url. Perfectly Portable Cushion. Perfectly Portable Cushion Tutorial by Autum Materials: Fabric for top and bottom of cushion, gusset and piping.

Perfectly Portable Cushion

Go wild and choose three different fabrics. A heavy weight fabric such as home dec wt. is recommended. For the pink and red floral cushion I used three different Martha Stewart dishtowels.Foam insert. ½ ” seam allowances unless otherwise specified. Cut your fabric Cut one top and one bottom piece (length + 1″ x width +1″) Sewing and crafts. Paper Art. Sewing Tutorials. Page corner bookmarks. This project comes to you at the request of Twitterer @GCcapitalM.

page corner bookmarks

I used to believe that a person could never have too many books, or too many bookmarks. How to cut glass. I posted a picture about 1 week ago on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter of me cutting glass using just string.

How to cut glass

I got LOT’S of requests for a tutorial on how I DID THIS! So here it is. FINALLY! Craftyrecycling: Bags from rags. Hazel_tree: Shopping bags and a bra washbag made from recycled jeans and curtains: These were all made as presents for Christmas and nearby birthdays.

craftyrecycling: Bags from rags

Each bag is a bit different as I try out new things and according to the properties of the jeans I have available.I only use jeans that have something wrong with them - holes or bad stains - and use the bits that still have lots of life in them. Easy, CHEAP DIY Canvas project. Decorative Paper Lanterns. Flannel Fabric - Quilting Fabric. Felt Flowers. Sewing / Sew Much Ado: Tips For Sewing With Minky Fabric... Great tips!!! How to transfer a photo to fabric. Tricks of the Trade / Use a hot glue gun to apply a zig zag pattern on the arms of your plastic hangers to prevent all your wide-necked shirts from falling off.

Is It A Vision Or A Mission? A Goal Or An Objective? By Alf Nucifora I've seen and read marketing plans by the score and am often surprised by the confusion and misunderstanding that surrounds planning terminology.

Is It A Vision Or A Mission? A Goal Or An Objective?

Today's primer lays out a precise and understandable explanation of the difference between the terms. Consider it "Strategic Plan Terminology 101. " Goal1. Building a Personal Vision Statement. A personal vision/mission statement is the framework for creating a powerful life.

Building a Personal Vision Statement

Your personal vision statement provides the direction necessary to guide the course of your days and the choices you make about your life. The idea is to craft a broad based idea about your life and what will really make it exciting and fulfilling, that’s your life vision. From the vision, you craft a more focused and action orientated “mission” statement based on “purpose”. And finally you get to a list of goals, wishes, desires and needs. How to Create Your Own Personal Mantra. Plant Science. What is Permaculture? Would You Eat That? The Game of Naming What's in What You Eat Getting the most out of what you eat takes knowing what's in your food.

Would You Eat That?

While packaged and prepared food can save time, it takes a lot of chemistry to keep those items edible on the long trip from the factory to your face. Do you know what is actually in some of your favorite food? Play "Would You Eat That? " Massachusetts Aquaponic Farm Stays Afloat Following Hurricane Irene. Composting. Homemade Hydroponics How To Pump Water From Air. How to Turn a Pallet into a Garden. Good news and bad news. I had planned to film a short video showing you how to make a pallet garden, but the weather didn’t cooperate.

I was stapling the landscape fabric onto the pallet when it started drizzling and got really windy. That’s the bad news. An Open-Source Hydroponic Vertical Garden With A Built-In Social Network. Sure, it’s easy to build and maintain a vertical garden in your window if you’ve got a green thumb. But like most things, gardening is easier if it’s a social activity. Chances are, that’s why Windowfarms--an open-source hydroponic gardening system with an online community of over 26,000 windowfarmers around the world--has been so successful. In addition to legions of fans, Windowfarms now has over $230,000 in Kickstarter funding, making it the most successful food project on the site ever.

The year-old Windowfarms project makes it easy for gardening enthusiasts to get started. Container Gardening For Urban Apartment Dwellers. Think you can’t garden because all you have is a fire escape? Mike Lieberman of Urban Organic Gardener will set you straight in this guest post! Thanks, Mike. It was the Spring of 2009 when I first started urban gardening. During that time I was living in one of the most urban areas and one of the least growable areas – New York City. Urban Gardening: Indoor and Balcony Gardening Tips.

Posted on Nov 19, 2010 in DIY Projects , Emergency Preparedness & Survival , Urban Gardening, Farming & Homesteading It’s quite feasible to grow your own food even if you live in an urban space and have no outdoor room to garden. Hydroponics Supplies, Hydroponics Nutrients & Equipments. Growing vegetables in your own garden is a fun-filled experience. Organic Seed Suppliers. Britta Riley: A garden in my apartment. Biology. Standard Grade Bitesize - Biology. Animated Educational Site for Kids - Science, Social Studies, English, Math, Arts & Music, Health, and Technology. The Wild Classroom: Biology Videos and Podcasting via Ecogeeks. 3D Human Anatomy. The Human Body.

Anatomy Arcade. The Microbe World: Classification of Microbes. The Carbon Cycle Game. Science Classroom. Lessons Microscope Mania Pond Water Survey Hydra Investigation Animal Classification Challenge Incredible Edible Cells - Cell Project Construction Zone - Cell Project Mitosis Flip Books Genetics with a Smile + SpongeBob Genetics DNA Keychains & Replication Protein Power Game Egg-cellent Ideas for Osmosis & Diffusion Human Body Activities (Body Systems, Skeletal System, Muscular System) Also see Silly Science - a dichotomous key activity in General Science section! Internet Lessons. Life Science. Virtual Microscope.

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