Countdown to Powers of Ten Day
- 10/10/10 2291 days ago
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1 Powers of Ten exhibition! Eames Office 850 Pico Boulevard Santa Monica, CA Tel: 310.396.5991 www.eamesoffice.com
Add your 2 cents! U.S. Pennies to the Tree People! Show your Powers of Ten by donating pennies at the Eames Office. We are trying to raise 10+06 (one million) pennies for the TreePeople.
3 spectacular events in the sky! Sunset (10+12) Photo: Lucia Eames Rainbow (10+3) Meteor Shower (10+5) Drawing: 5th grader in workshop Find out more about when to watch for these kinds of exciting events in the sky at StarDate.
The 4C phases of the learning process by LEGO Education WeDo Activity Pack for the classroom – where you are building and programming! – Connect – “You add to your brain’s knowledge when you connect a new learning experience to those you already have or when an initial learning experience is the seed stimulating the [...]
5 winners of the Tech Awards! Among the many accomplishments, the winners have helped create ways of irrigating food crops, accessing clean water, fortifying food for hungry school children, learning a foreign language by a cell phone, and making renewable sources of light during times of darkness. The Tech Awards offer many examples of how one [...]
6 winners of the annual Goldman Prize which honors individuals who help protect the environment, and demonstrate how one person can make a big difference! “If you look around and see a problem, and no one else is doing anything about it – you’re elected.” ~ Nick Carter, Goldman Prize Recipient “The Goldman Prize continues [...]
7 billion people on Earth in 2011! In the National Geographic magazine, the cover article is about how the global population is projected to reach 7 billion by 2011 then 8 billion by 2024 then 9 billion by 2045. This rapid growth of global population has prompted many complicated concerns which are being discussed around [...]
8 planets in the solar system! The planets in order from biggest to smallest diameters are: 1) Jupiter 142,984 km 2) Saturn 120,536 km 3) Uranus 51,118 km 4) Neptune 49,528 km 5) Earth 12,756 km 6) Venus 12,100 km 7) Mars 6,794 km 8 ) Mercury 4,879 km “Our galaxy – the Milky Way [...]
9 tools that help us measure the world around us! Some tools help us to measure distance, weight, temperature, or time. Others to see at various powers of ten! 1) thermometer 2) microscope 3) binoculars 4) scale 5) rulers 6) telescope 7) clocks 8 ) magnifying glass 9) compasses