dichotomous key classification Plant Identification Game Using an Online Interactive Dichotomous Key Introduction: By looking at characteristics of a plant or animal and using a dichotomous key, you can identify most living things to the species. The Electromagnetic Spectrum - Index page The electromagnetic spectrum is more familiar to you than you might think. The microwave you use to heat your food and the cell phones you use are part of the Electromagnetic Spectrum. The light that our eyes can see is also part of the electromagnetic spectrum. This visible part of the electromagnetic spectrum consists of the colors that we see in a rainbow - from reds and oranges, through blues and purples. Each of these colors actually corresponds to a different wavelength of light.
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Global Climate Change Is the global climate changing? Is the world getting warmer? If you look at the graph below of global temperature changes over the past 150 years, the answer would have to be yes. But what if we look at the past 1,000 years, 100,000 years, or more? And why should YOU care if indeed our world is getting warmer? The full story is very complicated. Science Outlet Newsletter Archive About the Author: Chris Chiaverina Physics Teacher - Retired Crystal Lake, Illinois Chris Chiaverina holds an M.S.Ed. in physics from Northern Illinois University. He retired from high school physics teaching in 2002 after 34 years in the classroom. Chris spent the last decade of his teaching career at New Trier High School in Winnetka, IL where he was director of The Connections Project, an initiative that employs interactive exhibits to demonstrate linkages among the arts, mathematics, and science. Chiaverina has written articles on physics education for a variety of journals, is co-author of four textbooks, and has served on the editorial board of The Physics Teacher magazine.
Home Appliance Energy Use In the United States, over 20% of our total energy consumption is residential. In fact, in the United States, we are the 7th largest per capita consumer of residential energy. Where is all of that energy going? Are you living with a "gas-guzzler"? Explore the application below to understand more about how we consume energy in our homes. Blue stars indicate ENERGY STAR models are available. Genes and Appearance In this activity, you will change the way a dragon looks by changing its genes. Introduction How do genes determine appearance? Physics Flash Animations We have been increasingly using Flash animations for illustrating Physics content. This page provides access to those animations which may be of general interest. The animations will appear in a separate window. The animations are sorted by category, and the file size of each animation is included in the listing. Also included is the minimum version of the Flash player that is required; the player is available free from The categories are: