Monthly Archives: May 2014


Word searches are a fun way to pass the time and a great activity in a classroom. Word searches reinforce the recognition of the words in the puzzle and the challenge can give students a sense of accomplishment on completion. This word search contains terms associated with photosynthesis. These terms can be […]

Photosynthesis Word Search


Saturn Auroras
Astronomers using the Hubble Space Telescope have captured new images of the aurorae dancing around Saturn’s north pole. These ultraviolet images show what happens as the Sun’s solar wind interacts with the magnetosphere of Saturn. A planet’s magnetosphere is the region where charged particles are affected by the planet’s own magnetic […]

Auroras on Saturn


Oil and Water Separation
Oil and water don’t mix. That’s the old wisdom we’ve always been told. If it’s true, why are oil and water so difficult to separate? When oil spills occur, absorbents like clay, straw, or wool are added to sop up the oil. The problem is, it also sops up a lot […]

Smart Coatings Separate Oil and Water





Helium
Here is a list of elements (all 118) arranged in alphabetical order. This list is also available for download as a TXT file. Sometimes all you need is a simple list with the correct spellings of the element names! ActiniumAluminumAmericiumAntimonyArgonArsenicAstatineBariumBerkeliumBerylliumBismuthBohriumBoronBromineCadmiumCalciumCaliforniumCarbonCeriumCesiumChlorineChromiumCobaltCoperniciumCopperCuriumDarmstadtiumDubniumDysprosiumEinsteiniumErbiumEuropiumFermiumFleroviumFluorineFranciumGadoliniumGalliumGermaniumGoldHafniumHassiumHeliumHolmiumHydrogenIndiumIodineIridiumIronKryptonLanthanumLawrenciumLeadLithiumLivermoriumLutetiumMagnesiumManganeseMeitneriumMendeleviumMercuryMolybdenumMoscoviumNeodymiumNeonNeptuniumNickelNihoniumNiobiumNitrogenNobeliumOganessonOsmiumOxygenPalladiumPhosphorusPlatinumPlutoniumPoloniumPotassiumPraseodymiumPromethiumProtactiniumRadiumRadonRheniumRhodiumRoentgeniumRubidiumRutheniumRutherfordiumSamariumScandiumSeaborgiumSeleniumSiliconSilverSodiumStrontiumSulfurTantalumTechnetiumTelluriumTennessineTerbiumThalliumThoriumThuliumTinTitaniumTungstenUraniumVanadiumXenonYtterbiumYttriumZincZirconium

Alphabetical List Of Elements



Herpes vs Cancer
A modified version of the┬áherpes simplex virus (HSV) has shown to be a promising means┬áto fight cancerous brain tumors. The virus easily infects the tumor cells and causes lysis, destroying the cell, but does not replicate in terminally differentiated or non-dividing cells.0 The problem is.what the body responds to the […]

Using Stem Cells and Herpes to Fight Brain Cancer



This image is of an exoplanet orbiting the star Beta Pictoris. While it doesn’t look like much, it is the best direct image ever taken of a planet outside our Solar System. The image was taken using the new Gemini Planet Imager’s adaptive optics system. This equipment was a recent addition […]

Direct Image of Exoplanet Sets New Record