Monthly Archives: March 2015

Easter Egg Themed Periodic Table
Happy Easter! Finding hidden eggs is one of the fun parts of the holiday. Hunt your favorite element with this Easter Egg Hunt on the Easter periodic table wallpaper. Each dyed egg contains the element’s atomic number, symbol, name, and atomic mass. The different egg colors represent different element groups. Click […]

Easter Periodic Table Wallpaper

45-45-90 Right Triangle 1
Right triangles are central to trigonometry. Two special right triangles appear over and over in standardized exams and homework problems. These triangles are “special” because they have simple ratios between the lengths of each side. The first is the 30-60-90 triangle. The 30-60-90 is named after the interior angles of […]

Special Right Triangles

Right Triangle 1
The right triangle is a special type of triangle that forms the basis for nearly all trigonometry functions. As you know, a triangle is a closed shape consisting of three sides. Every two of these sides form an angle between them for a total of three interior angles. These three angles […]

Right Triangles – Trigonometry Basics

Viking at the Saga Museum in Reykjavik 1
I got off to an adventurous start, even before reaching Iceland. It snowed in Boston, my point of departure to Reykjavik, grounding planes and spreading misery. Logan International Airport sent out the snowplows and the IcelandAir pilot (a woman… yes!) skated the jet down the runway and into the air. […]

Getting to Iceland – The Adventure