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World of Change Satellite images showing how our world— forests, oceans, cities, even the Sun— has changed in recent decades. Read more Blue Marble Composite satellite images of the entire Earth. Read more

Map Maker Google Map Maker officially closed on March 31, 2017, and many of its features are being integrated into Google Maps. Since 2008, the Google Map Maker community has edited and moderated millions of features to improve the Google Maps experience. To make it easier for all Google Maps users to contribute changes to the map, we’ve started to graduate functionality from Map Maker to Google Maps on both desktop and mobile. Key editing features currently available in Google Maps include:

Earth Earth Earth is a complex, dynamic system we do not yet fully understand. The Earth system, like the human body, comprises diverse components that interact in complex ways. ‘Anonymous’ Warns NATO: ‘This Is No Longer Your World’ NATO has poked the bear of the internet (which responded by announcing that it’s actually a hydra). Anthropomorphic confusion aside, a NATO security report about “Anonymous”—the mysterious “hacktivist” group responsible for attacks on MasterCard, Visa, PayPal, Amazon and, most recently, Sony—has led the underground group to respond by cautioning NATO, “This is no longer your world. It is our world – the people’s world.” (More on Spain Nabs Alleged ‘Anonymous’ PlayStation Network Hackers) NATO’s report, issued last month, warned about the rising tide of politically-motivated cyberattacks, singling out Anonymous as the most sophisticated and high-profile of the known hacktivist groups:

A WebQuest about WebQuests Introduction Since early in 1995, teachers everywhere have learned how to use the web well by adopting the WebQuest format to create inquiry-oriented lessons. But what exactly is a WebQuest? What does it feel like to do one? How do you know a good one when you see it? In the space of 90 minutes, you're going to grapple with these questions and more. Nasa ready to launch Mars rover 25 November 2011Last updated at 16:07 By Jonathan Amos Science correspondent, BBC News Continue reading the main story Project costed at $2.5bn; will see initial surface operations lasting two Earth years Onboard plutonium generators will deliver heat and electricity for at least 14 years 75kg science payload more than 10 times as massive as those of earlier US Mars rovers Equipped with tools to brush and drill into rocks, to scoop up, sort and sieve samples Variety of analytical techniques to discern chemistry in rocks, soil and atmosphere Will try to make first definitive identification of organic (carbon rich) compounds Even carries a laser to zap rocks; beam will identify atomic elements in rocks MSL - the biggest and best Mars mission yet All is set for one of the most ambitious space missions ever devised. Nasa is about to launch its latest Mars rover, nicknamed Curiosity, from Cape Canaveral, Florida. "After that, the warranty expires.

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100 Amazing How-To Sites to Teach Yourself Anything Posted by Site Administrator in Online Learning May 7th, 2009 Learning new skills and expanding your knowledge doesn’t have to cost you an arm and a leg. There are loads of free resources on the Web that can help you find instructional videos, tutorials and classes to learn a wide variety of skills from fixing basic car problems to speaking another language. ORC On > 6-8 These resources will help students in grades 6–8 focus on the mechanics of earthquakes and tsunamis and learn about protecting people and property. Living in Earthquake Country (ORC #11514). Investigate how and why earthquakes cause damage by exploring a number of different things including seismic waves, the ability of scientists to predict the likelihood and severity of earthquakes at specific locations, the difference between magnitude and intensity, the occurrence of earthquakes along patches of planar faults, and the potential damage caused by earthquakes such as landslides, liquefaction, and structural failure.

2011 World Clock POODWADDLE WORLD CLOCKThe World Stats Counter (V 7.0) This minute 250 babies will be born, 100 people will die, 20 violent crimes will be reported, and the US debt will climb $1 million. The World Clock tells more than time. It shows a live picture of our changing world. Science On a Sphere Playlist Builder ../ftp_mirror/atmosphere/lightning/media/thumbnail_small.jpg Annual Lightning Flash Rate Map dataset.php?

This is absolutly wonderful,and appears to be ''Live'' sattlelight imaging,of the earth. This is a site that aught to be available in schools throughout the world,as I believe students would enjoy seeing actual satellite images of the various regions of our planet. by ixgagbalamvucub Mar 5

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