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Virtual Tour: Panoramic Images: Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History

Virtual Tour: Panoramic Images: Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History
This comprehensive virtual tour allows visitors using a desktop computer (Windows, Mac, Linux) or a mobile device (iPhone, iPad, Android) to take a virtual, self-guided, room-by-room walking tour of the whole museum. You can even browse a list of past exhibits, which is included on the ground floor map (see upper right map buttons). The visitor can navigate from room to room by clicking map locations or by following blue arrow links on the floor that connect the rooms. Please note: This tour is provided in Flash and HTML5 / Javascript versions. Site Credit: Imagery and coding by Loren Ybarrondo.

The Children's University of Manchester Arizona Geology 3D Welcome to the Arizona Geology 3D website. This site consists of QuickTime Virtual Reality (QTVR) movies of the Geologic Map of Arizona draped over digital topography for each 1 X 1 quadrangle. Each movie consists of a 3D perspective of the quadrangle that the user can rotate using the mouse to view the area from any direction. To use this site you will need QuickTime installed on your computer, either as a plug-in for your browser or as a stand-alone application to run downloaded files. AZ Geo 3D Info: Sources of data and how Arizona Geology 3D was developed. Arizona Geologic Map Interactive: A zoomable version of the 1988 Geologic Map of Arizona, with photos of map units for the geologic map used in Arizona Geology 3D. Arizona Geology Virtual Tourist: Click your way through Arizona scenery. To obtain a free copy of QuickTime, click here. Copyright 2001, 2002 by Julia K.

Molecular Workbench - An Interface to the Molecular World Home FINDASAURUS CRAIG A. MUNSART and KAREN ALONZI-VAN GUNDY ONE WAY to find out more information about dinosaurs is to discover more dinosaur fossils. The type of rocks in which dinosaur fossils (and almost all other fossils) are found is called sedimentary rock. Sedimentary rock generally occurs as flat layers called strata (single layers called stratum). Virtually the identical process occurs in nature. Looking for bone layers is much like playing detective. The first thing we must do is narrow the search. Return to top Once the layer is found, more work needs to be done. Using fossils to correlate and locate the correct strata, and to determine where in those strata dinosaurs might be found, it is now possible to see how dinosaur fossils can be traced from one place to another. Time: 30-45 minutes — drawing pencil with eraser — 2 colored pencils — copies of Figures 1 and 2 for each student — overhead transparency of Figures 1 and 3 1) Distribute Figure 1 to students. Holmes, Arthur.

Discovery Web and Downloadable Game Central Emerald Island™ - A place where we can grow! WHO'S ON FIRST? A RELATIVE DATING ACTIVITY MARSHA BARBER and DIANA SCHEIDLE BARTOS PALEONTOLOGY, AND in particular the study of dinosaurs, is an exciting topic to people of all ages. Although most attention in today's world focuses on dinosaurs and why they became extinct, the world of paleontology includes many other interesting organisms which tell us about Earth's past history. Teaching about Earth's history is a challenge for all teachers. In this activity, students begin a sequencing activity with familiar items — letters written on cards. Once students begin to grasp "relative" dating, they can extend their knowledge of geologic time by exploring radiometric dating and developing a timeline of Earth's history. The complete "Paleontology and Dinosaurs" module takes approximately four weeks to teach. WHO'S ON FIRST? INTRODUCTION Scientists have good evidence that the earth is very old, approximately four and one-half billion years old. Return to top Figure 2-A. WHO'S ON FIRST? Figure 2-B. Return to top Set A Set B

Scotch/ Discovery Education Science Fair Central offers ideas for science fair projects and experiments for kids Elmer's Teachers Club The Scientific Method: Experimentation Testing the Greenhouse Effect Judging Purpose and Hypothesis Research Selecting a Topic