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FAMOUS SCIENTISTS

FAMOUS SCIENTISTS
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SCIENCE LAB SAFETY 7. Be prepared for your work in the laboratory. Read all procedures thoroughly before entering the laboratory. Never fool around in the laboratory. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. Toby Morris - Contributor Toby Morris is an Auckland based illustrator and comic artist. He is the creator of the Pencilsword and also half of the Toby and Toby duo behind the series 'That is the question' at radionz.co.nz Content by Toby The Pencilsword: Twelve Days A summer love story. The Pencilsword: Can people change their minds? Are people set in stone? The Pencilsword: Drowning on land Anxiety is fast becoming one one of the most common illnesses in New Zealand. The Pencilsword: We're number one! We might be number one, but this is something we shouldn't be proud of. The Pencilsword - Player One: Continue? Toby Morris shares five lessons he's learned from being average at video games. The Pencilsword: Goodbye Old Zealand Toby Morris takes down the myth of what it means to be a "real New Zealander". The flagged flags Toby Morris raises a glass to 10 great flags that didn’t make it, and says goodbye to what could have been. The Pencilsword: The Garfield principle Success doesn’t always equal quality, says Toby Morris.

Homepage | Science Buzz Games at Miniclip Henry Cavendish A natural philosopher, the greatest experimental and theoretical English chemist and physicist of his age, Henry Cavendish (10 Oct. 1731 – 24 Feb. 1810) was distinguished for great accuracy and precision in researches into the composition of atmospheric air, the properties of different gases, the synthesis of water, the law governing electrical attraction and repulsion, and calculations of the density (and hence the weight) of the Earth. Early Life: Cavendish attended Cambridge University from 1749 to 1753, but left without a degree. He engrossed himself in scientific studies but did not bother to publish a number of his important discoveries as Cavendish was sociable only with his scientific friends. Even the only existing portrait of him was sketched secretly. Contributions and Achievements: He was the first to recognize hydrogen gas as a distinct substance for which he calculated their densities as well as the densities of several other gases.

World War I Centenary: 100 Legacies of the Great War World War I changed everything. From new countries to literature, from tanks to treaties and from flamethrowers to fashion, the conflict is still writ large on our lives 100 years on. It gave birth to violent dictators and their ideologies but extended the electoral franchise to millions. It ushered in the era of mechanised warfare whilst laying the foundations for modern medicine. Empires crumbled, borders were redrawn, art movements flowered and women won the vote (even if you still had to be over 30 in some countries). After millions of men gave their lives on the battlefields of Europe, it was doubly tragic that a deadly influenza would claim up to 50 million more deaths in the conflict’s immediate aftermath. Wall Street Journal editors from around the world have selected 100 legacies that still shape our lives today. Writers Editors Multimedia Producers Designers & Developers Jovi Juan, Renee Lightner, Elliot Bentley Consultant David Tattersfield from the Western Front Association

DNA - The Double Helix Lists of Nobel Prizes and Laureates DNA - The Double Helix Play the DNA - The Double Helix Game About the game Most living organisms have the same sort of genetic material, DNA, in their cells. The Nobel Prize The 1962 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine was awarded for the discovery of the molecular structure of DNA – the double helix. Reading The Discovery of the Molecular Structure of DNA - The Double Helix » Share this: To cite this pageMLA style: "DNA - The Double Helix". Recommended: The Legacy of Alfred Nobel On 27 November 1895 Alfred Nobel signed his last will in Paris. Play the Blood Typing Game Try to save some patients and learn about human blood types! Unlocking the Secrets of Our Cells Discover the 2012 awarded research on stem cells and cell signalling. Contact E-mail us Press Sitemap A-Z Index Frequently Asked Questions Terms Follow Contact | Press | Sitemap | FAQ | Terms Copyright © Nobel Media AB 2014 Follow us: Follow us: Facebook Google+ Twitter YouTube Nobelprize.org Monthly Nobel Prize App

Meet the Kane Family - The House of Life: The Online World of Rick Riordan Sadie: Twelve-year-old Sadie Kane was separated from her brother after their mother’s death. Following a huge court battle, Sadie’s maternal grandparents won custody of her from her father Julius, so while Carter and Julius traveled the world, Sadie was raised as a British schoolgirl in London. Carter: Fourteen-year-old Carter Kane is the son of Julius and Ruby. Julius: Dr. Ruby: Carter and Sadie’s mother Ruby was a British anthropologist who specialized in ancient DNA. Amos: Julius’s brother Amos has kept his distance from Carter and Sadie, but not because he wanted to. Gran and Gramps: Sadie and Carter’s maternal grandparents live in a simple flat near Canary Wharf in London.

Galaxy Flashcards and Lesson If your students can figure something out by themselves, let them. Too often, teachers give a lecture and take all the fun out of the process of discovery. Teaching about Hubble's classification system for galaxies is a good example. Instead of giving the Galaxy Lecture or the Worksheet about galaxies, do this activity instead: 1. Give each small group a set of cards with photos of the different types of galaxies. By the end of this lesson, your students show be able to identify the type of Galaxy when given a picture of a galaxy. NOTE: Email Marcia for a Dropbox download of my complete Galaxies Lesson!

70 Fotos que tienes que ver antes de morir A continuación te presentamos una fantástica colección de fotografías que relatan algunas de las curiosidades más interesantes que ocurrieron en la historia de la humanidad. Gracias a Rodrigo Illanes por el aporte. Citizen Science Alliance

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