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Let?s Look at Our Own Cells: Why C...
This activity, from Hagerstown Community College, teaches students about cytology through the study of their own cells under a microscope. Students use swab samples taken from their cheeks to create both stained and unstained slides, and then compare what they observe in these slides under a microscope. The lesson includes a student worksheet with directions. 
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Skepticism 101
Skepticism 101, the Skeptical Studies Curriculum Resource Center from Skeptic magazine, provides reams of resources built to inspire a critical, even aporetic,...
Mars Science Laboratory
This excellent site from NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) takes readers on a journey to the Red Planet through an assortment of images, videos, and...
UCI Exploring the Cosmos: Lecture...
As this illuminating history of the Martian canals controversy notes, when sky gazers began examining the planets through telescopes in the seventeenth century...
ChemCam on Mars
In the past several years, news outlets have come alive with more and more information about the past and present of Mars. The source of much of that...
Crash Course Kids
Crash Course Kids is a YouTube video series designed to make science accessible and exciting for late elementary school students. The site opens with a...

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Scientist observing cell culture through a microscope.
Inside a greenhouse made with plastic.
The cells of an onion contain sulphuric compounds and other enzymes. When you cut into an onion, they mix, forming sulfenic acids, which in turn becomes a gas. It is that gas that irritates your eyes.

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