Life Science Prompts – Middle School Science (under construction 1.12.15) #1 Create the chart below into your notebook. Watch the video and fill in the missing information: #2 – As you watch the video below, answer the following questions in complete sentences: How many people are added to the planet each second?Name an example of a population.What is a community? Videos » Academy of Science of St. Louis » Connecting Science and the Community Since 1856 The Academy films a number of its broad range of science speakers, tours, and community-wide public talks, workshops and citizen science events catering to all ages and backgrounds. Find popular talks such as Higgs Boson and the Fate of the Universe and Cyberforensics among our videos. 3D Printing: The Power to Create Teen Science Cafe
NetVet Veterinary Resources / Electronic Zoo Animal Species Text and Non-Netscape Browsers, [Start Here] Select a Species from the Pick List, the Image Map above, or the Menu below. Return to: For Citizen Scientists Citizen Scientists have helped to answer serious scientific questions, provide vital data to the astronomical community, and have discovered thousands of objects including nebulas, supernovas, and gamma ray bursts. NASA supports several resources which may be of interest to amateur and professional scientists alike. PUBLIC PRESENTATIONS Ancient Earth, Alien Earth Ancient Earth Alien Earth If you could visit the early Earth, you would find it a vastly different, inhospitable, and alien place.
Citizen Science Citizen Science projects let volunteers easily contribute to active science programs. They're useful when there is so much data it overwhelms computing algorithms (if they exist) or the scientific research team attempting to process it. In many cases it is easier to train volunteers to recognize patterns than it is to create a computer algorithm that attempts to do the same thing.
Researchers explain why bicycles balance themselves Ruina Lab/Provided An experimental bicycle designed to eliminate the gyroscopic effect of spinning wheels and the "trail" of the front wheel is still stable on its own, disproving conventional theory. The 1949 movie "Jour de Fete" shows a postman frantically chasing his bicycle, which rides away on its own. It could happen. Many bicycles, even without a rider, naturally resist tipping over if they are going fast enough. Scientists and engineers have been trying to explain bicycle self-stability ever since the 19th century. citizen science - National Geographic Society Citizen science is the practice of public participation and collaboration in scientific research to increase scientific knowledge. Through citizen science, people share and contribute to data monitoring and collection programs. Usually this participation is done as an unpaid volunteer. Collaboration in citizen science involves scientists and researchers working with the public. Community-based groups may generate ideas and engage with scientists for advice, leadership, and program coordination.
Top 10 Most Dangerous Plants in the World 1. Most likely to eat a rat Giant Pitcher Plant: Nepenthes attenboroughii Discovered more than 5000 feet above sea level on Mount Victoria in the Philippines, the giant, carnivorous pitcher plant secretes a nectar-like substance to lure unsuspecting prey into a pool of enzymes and acid.