Science Nation - Leaf Cutter Ants

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Farmers, pharmacists and energy experts! Leaf-cutter ants put on quite a show. In established colonies, millions of "workers" cut and carry sections of leaves larger than their own bodies as part of a well choreographed, highly functioning society. For more Science Nation visit http://www.nsf.gov/news/special_reports/science_nation/index.jsp

Learn about the Sun ...with Poetry!

submitted by: TheSchoolOrg
http://www.the-school.org/ Little films for a big planet. ----------------------------------------------------------------- Twinkle twinkle, little star, 93 million miles far. Giver of light, supporter of life, energy, climate and season device. The sun is a star, we're glad it is here, as our life support, for 5 billion years. This star is among the brightest in space, though close, many questions about it remain. With violet ,orange, and reddish of hues, our home solar...

Talk by Jim Nelson

submitted by: dougramsey

Jim Nelson talks about what needs to be done to help the learning gaps in children of different backgrounds be bridged and points out that one of the causes of the problem is the competency of the teaching staff in terms of education and pedagogic skills.