Ah, the waning days of summer (in the Northern Hemisphere) -- watermelon, fresh tomatoes, picnics, and sunburn. What more could one ask?
During the next year, we'll be creating educational resources on the topics of neurons and brains, cancer, mitosis, and limb regeneration, and we'll also be taking a closer look at frogs -- so stay tuned.
Microscope Imaging Station is supported by a Science Education
Partnership Award (SEPA) from the National Center for Research
Resources, National Institutes of Health, and the David
and Lucile Packard Foundation.
2 - EXPLORATORIUM RSS FEEDS
Stay informed about two Exploratorium resources through our new RSS (Real Simple Syndication) feed. RSS makes it possible for people to keep up with their favorite websites in an automated manner that's easier than checking them manually. Just look for the RSS image.
To find out about upcoming Webcasts, go to: http://www.exploratorium.edu/webcasts/webcasts_upcoming.xml
Ten Cool Sites has a new edition, which includes a new category called Blogs. New site features include links to most popular content, most recommended, a random cool feature, full text search, link bookmarking, and reporting a broken link: http://apps.exploratorium.edu/10cool/
now also includes an RSS feed of the latest 10Cool edition,
accessible in the same manner as described above for the
Webcasts, and is available at: http://apps.exploratorium.edu/10cool/10cool_latest.xml
3 - GRILLING MEAT
The Labor Day holiday is just around the corner for those of us in the United States. It's the last hurrah for barbequing this summer.
Explore recipes and science activities, learn about the science of cooking meat and what makes it taste juicy and tender, and find out what happens to meat when you cook it. Watch video of a grilling guru on how to serve up the best barbeque. You'll be ready to fire up your own grill and serve up some delicious food.