Cell Models: An Interactive Animation The cells of protozoa, higher plants and animals are highly structured. These cells tend to be larger than the cells of bacteria, and have developed specialized packaging and transport mechanisms that may be necessary to support their larger size. Use the Interactive animation of plant and animal cells to learn about their respective organelles. : The nucleus is the most obvious organelle in any eukaryotic cell. It is enclosed in a double membrane and communicates with the surrounding cytosol via numerous nuclear pores. Within the nucleus is the DNA responsible for providing the cell with its unique characteristics. Finding the Science Behind Science Fiction through Paired Readings ReadWriteThink couldn't publish all of this great content without literacy experts to write and review for us. If you've got lessons plans, activities, or other ideas you'd like to contribute, we'd love to hear from you. More Find the latest in professional publications, learn new techniques and strategies, and find out how you can connect with other literacy professionals.
Julia Roberts plays Mother Earth and Harrison Ford stars as the Ocean as Hollywood A-list 'speaks out for nature' Ecosystem services. You’ve nodded off already, haven’t you? But wake up! Here are some Hollywood A-listers making a decent attempt to move beyond the obscure jargon and reveal the existential nature of what the Earth provides for humanity. The Nature is Speaking initiative is organised by Conservation International with the tag-line: “Nature doesn’t need people. Galxyz, an adventure with science curriculum for students Last modified: 09/24/2014 Introduction Galxyz, Inc ("Company" or "We") respects your privacy and is committed to protecting it through our compliance with this policy. This policy describes the types of information we may collect from you or that you may provide when you visit the website (our "Website") and our practices for collecting, using, maintaining, protecting and disclosing that information. This policy applies to information we collect:
Plant Cell Vs. Animal Cell The bodies of both plants and animals are made up of cells. Although the basic structure and most of the features are the same, there are many points of differences between the two. The primary differences between both cells arise because of the fact that plants have to produce their own food by photosynthesis. The Chemistry of Life: The Human Body Editor's Note: This occasional series of articles looks at the vital things in our lives and the chemistry they are made of. You are what you eat. But do you recall munching some molybdenum or snacking on selenium? I Illustrated 112 Elements of the Periodic Table To Make Them Easier To Remember High school chemistry class used to be confusing at best. Then I imagined what the elements would be like as characters. Suddenly everything became a lot more interesting... An artist from birth, I was the kid who drew in a class all the time. This phase perpetuated well into art school - where it was actually OK to draw in class! As senior year approached, they encouraged us to come up with an idea for our thesis that combined everything we'd learned at school and gave insight as to who we were and what inspired us.
Teacher-tested Tools to Augment Your STEM Program June 3, 2015 A solid STEM curriculum is a top priority for many schools. Perhaps yours is one of them. Plant & Animal WebQuest Plant & Animal WebQuest Introduction Cells, what are they? The Star In You By Peter Tyson Posted 12.02.10 NOVA scienceNOW "Our planet, our society, and we ourselves are built of star stuff."—Carl Sagan, Cosmos Here's an amazing fact for your next cocktail party: Every single atom in your body—the calcium in your bones, the carbon in your genes, the iron in your blood, the gold in your filling—was created in a star billions of years ago. All except atoms of hydrogen and one or two of the next lightest elements.
A Small Collection of Resources for Teaching About Apollo 11 Today marks the 45th anniversary of Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin becoming the first people to walk on the moon. This is my small collection of resources for teaching and learning about the Apollo 11 mission. We Choose the Moon is a project put together by the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library. The Book Thief Discussion Questions: The following discussion questions relate to theme. click here for additional discussion questions on theme and for questions regarding some of the literary-cinematic devices found in the novel or the movie, such as irony, personification, and symbol. 1. 10 innovations you didn't know were Swedish From Anders Celsius’s thermometer in the 1700s to Skype in 2003, Sweden has long been a country that breeds innovation. Here are ten innovations that, in very different ways, have changed the world – and they’re all Swedish. #1 Automatic identification systems Getting completely lost is difficult today thanks to global positioning systems (GPS), which are now an essential part of our daily lives; embedded in various technologies from smartphones to in-car navigation systems.