Who are you, really? Have your skills and interests been passed down from your parents or grandparents? Where did the habits and customs of today’s American society come from?There is more to one’s history – the history of family and community – than your DNA and the names of your ancestors.
So much of what we encounter each day is shaped by engineering. Engineers work in many different ways and take on many projects. Engineers take the principles of science and math and apply them directly to making things or solving problems.
Today, one in seven people do not get enough food to be healthy and lead an active life. Yet there is enough food in the world for everyone to have the nourishment necessary for a healthy and productive life. How can this be?
From 4-H clubs to summer camps to athletic teams, every youth program has something that makes it special. While one group is painting a mural or designing a fair exhibit, another group is planting trees or building a Web site.
In the star lore of the Micmacs in Canada, the Big Dipper is part of the Big Bear Constellation. When Big Bear returns to the earth, hibernation season begins. Other components of the story include the three hunters chasing the bear around the sky.
More than a hundred satellites are orbiting Earth at any given time and can be seen with the naked eye. Several of them pass over you every night, wherever you are. Perhaps you've noticed one of these mysterious objects and wondered what it was.
If you've always wanted to go to infinity and beyond, here's your chance. A free, real-time space simulation, Celestia lets you experience outer space in three dimensions. Unlike other planetarium software, the interactive program travels beyond our solar system, at any speed, at any moment in time and in any direction.