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Dictionaries / Glossaries :
Vocabulary / Encyclopedia :
"are stuffed animals that look like tiny microbes — only a million times actual size! They're humourous, educational, and fun!"
"Soft toy versions of bacteria and viruses like Swine Flu and Ebola."
- 25 Years Later: Biosphere 2 Lives On - Text + Audio + Pictures - 21 October 2018
"Twenty-five years after Biosphere 2 was first launched, the project lives on as a controlled environment research center for scientists worldwide."
- This Year's Biggest Discoveries in Science
"From the edge of the solar wind to ancient human DNA, science made big strides in 2013."
CELL SIZE AND SCALE (learn.genetics.utah.edu)
Déplacer le curseur sous l'image.
Human genes to be injected into goats, cows, and sheep
"Scientists have been given permission to put human genes into goats, sheep and cows for the next 20 years, to see if the animals will produce human proteins in their milk...
AgResearch hopes human proteins made by the animals could eventually be used to make "biopharmaceuticals" to treat rare human diseases
and boost New Zealand's income in the pharmaceuticals market."
World's biggest physics experiment gets underway - Listen to the story.
"Scientists are celebrating the successful start up of the world's biggest physics experiment. A team at the European Centre for Nuclear Research near Geneva have managed to circulate a beam in the Large Hadron Collider, the world's biggest atom smasher."
Difficult words are explained.
Big bangs - a cartoon (timesonline.co.uk)
INTERACTIVE exercises :
- Strange but true ? - "Take our quiz on what's science fact, and what's science fiction."
- The American Museum of Natural History's "study of
- information, resources and interactive activities about
archaeology, astronomy, biodiversity, earth, Einstein, genetics,
marine biology, paleontology and more.
"At the top are the names of 12 different sciences.
In the boxes below are definitions of what each science is the study
of." ( + 3 pages )
Exercises TO PRINT :
- LEARN WITH DRAWINGS : SCIENCE
(dessins et questions) - (erp.oissel.onac.org)
Lesson plans :
- Scientists close to turning air into fuel (June 11, 2018) - a leson plan with AUDIO
"Scientists at the Canadian company Carbon Engineering have said they are close to making carbon capture work."
Try the same news story at these easier levels:
Carbon Capture - Level 0, Carbon Capture - Level 1 or Carbon Capture - Level 2
Make sure you try all of the online activities for this reading and listening - There are dictations, multiple choice, drag and drop activities, crosswords, hangman, flash cards, matching activities and a whole lot more. Please enjoy :-)
The Chicken Came Before the Egg - a lesson plan
- Environmentalists Worry About Synthetic Life (26th May, 2010) - a lesson plan
First synthetic virus created
"The US researchers built the infectious agent from scratch using the genome sequence for polio...
this synthetic artefact would constitute a simple form of life.
Responding to criticisms that such research could lead to bioterrorists engineering new lethal viruses, the scientists behind the experiment said
that only a few people had the knowledge to make it happen."
- Of Mice and Men, a Cloning WebQuest
"This activity is designed to help students of English as a foreign
language understand the issues involved in the cloning debate
and express persuasive points of view on the subject."
(Philip Benz - ardecol-v2.inforoutes-ardeche.fr)
Conversation questions :
- TEACHER the robot
"has been learning to answer questions like:
What is the / a
What is the point....
What is the difference......
Who/Why am I learning to reply politely to insults, personal questions
you can tell it to "Show me a picture of..." queen, blair, bush
think of a colour, number religion......
ask it why the chicken crossed the road what it wants for xmas, birthday........
It refers to me as it's "master" if you want to ask it about me......."
Movies / Videos :
- What is Aging?
"Why do we grow old? Integrative Biologist Joao Pedro de Magalhaes explains what aging is and how we can extend our lifespan."
Pilot Frixion: Evolution
Pilot, the Japanese pen manufacturer based in Tokyopromoted its new pen ‘Frixion’ by making this following animation spot.
The idea behind it lays in the evolution of mankind.
“Millions of years ago we have been created as a simple black point, evolved over fish, reptilian and other species into modern men.
But nowadays, advanced technologies make us loose our way. We only sit around looking in a digital screen, getting fat and useless.”
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