The Earth and Beyond Welcome to The Earth and Beyond Hello, my name is Tim O'Brien. I'm an astronomer working at The University of Manchester's Jodrell Bank Observatory. As an astronomer my job is to try and understand how the universe works and my main interest is why some stars explode - more about this later! Coral bark Japanese Maple - Acer palmatum 'Sango-kaku’ - PNW Plants The Japanese maple cultivar ‘Sango Kaku’, often referred to as Coral bark maple, is generally one of the most prized of all of the upright palmate types for its winter interest. The bark on new twigs turns bright coral red (almost fluorescent) after the leaves fall. In areas west of the Cascade Mountains, this cultivar is one of the most widely grown of all of the upright, green-foliage Japanese maples. In Japan the name 'Sango Kaku' refers to "coral-painted". Morphology:A vigorous upright cultivar that may attain a landscape size of 25’tall and 20’ wide.
Science Fair Projects This is selection of ideas for 1st grade science fair projects with short project descriptions or examples as well as links to the actual science fair projects. Some of this ideas could also be used for 2nd and 3rd grades (and vice versa). Also some second grade science project ideas and third grade project ideas could be used in the first grade so check them out. NASA Kids' Club Skip to main content NASA Kids Club › Text Only Site KS1 Science The clues are the names of the adult animals, the correct answers are the name of their young. © v2vtraining.co.uk A three part sorting activity based around animals. Sort either animals and plants, animals with or without legs and how animals move. This is a quiz to support the understanding of adult and young animals. 15 multiple choice questions with built in answer checking.
Embrace Enterprise 2.0 Trifecta - The BrainYard Half measures won't work. Enterprises must adopt social/mobile, cloud, and big data technologies—all of them, not just one or two. 12 Top Big Data Analytics Players (click image for larger view and for slideshow) Water Gardening Gardening with aquatics is similar to other forms of gardening in that you have to be aware of proper soil conditions, kinds of containers, proper planting techniques, fertility needs, and after planting care. What makes water gardening unique is that the plants you grow are growing in a water filled environment. Things like water depth, water temperature and what to do with plants during the winter now become a consideration.
Squirrel Proof Bird Feeder Ever since purchasing my first tube bird feeder I've found myself constantly at war with squirrels. I've tried various strategies; baffles, elaborate ways of hanging feeders from trees, separate squirrel feeders, dousing the bird seed with a hot pepper wash, etc.. all of which proved to be ineffective. I love nature, however it got to a point where 14 squirrels were ravaging the bird seed a day, and I stopped feeding the birds.
Top 8 Websites With Cool Free Personality Traits Tests Needless to say, all free personality tests should be taken with a grain of salt, which is to say, not very seriously, and certainly not as a replacement for professional psychologists. With that disclaimer out of the way, we can now present our hand-picked selection of the Top 8 Websites with cool tests that measure your Personality Traits! #1: Signal Patterns Big Five Test Jamie's Ministry of Food "I want to inspire you to get in the kitchen and cook meals for yourself and your family from scratch, whether you're a complete beginner or a good cook who likes simplicity. With some basic skills under your belt and a handful of recipes, you'll be able to prepare nutritious meals on any budget." Jamie Oliver Tower Hamlets Council join the Ministry of Food campaign to improve residents' cooking skills Thu 16th Apr 2015 10:16READ MORE Ministry of Food Bradford celebrates 5th Birthday Mon 08th Dec 2014 15:08READ MORE Ministry of Food centres proven to improve diet Mon 27th Oct 2014 11:27READ MORE
How to Care for Mini Orchids User Reviewed Two Methods:Potting and Re-pottingDaily CareCommunity Q&A Caring for mini orchids is very similar to caring for standard orchid varieties. Like their standard-sized counterparts, mini orchids thrive in warm, humid conditions with semi-dry roots. Mini orchids tend to be a little more sensitive, however, and require less watering and less frequent fertilization. 10 Ways to Enhance Brain Fitness Online As the New York Times reported recently, surfing the internet boosts brain activity. Scientists from the UCLA specifically studied the effect of internet surfing on the brains of people between the ages of 55 and 76. From their results, they concluded that “emerging computerized technologies may have physiological effects and potential benefits for middle-aged and older adults.”
Healthy Eating Welcome to the Healthy eating module for children aged 5-8 years. This module supports primary school children learning about healthy eating, as depicted by the eatwell plate and is comprised of a comprehensive Teachers' Guide and three Key Facts; Key Fact 1 - Food is a basic requirement for life; Key fact 2 - People choose different types of food; Key Fact 3 - We all need to eat a variety and balance of food to stay healthy, as depicted in the eatwell plate. Green wall For the professional gaming team nicknamed "The Green Wall", see OpTic Gaming. For the project against the natural expansion of the Gobi Desert, see Green Wall of China. A green wall is a wall partially or completely covered with greenery that includes a growing medium, such as soil.