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10 Amazing Life Lessons You can Learn from Albert Einstenin:

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1. Follow your curiosity
2. Perseverance is priceless
3. Focus on the present
4. The imagination is powerful
5. Make mistakes
6. Live the moment
7. Create Value
8. Don't expect different results
9. Knowledge comes from experience
10. Learn the rules and then play better

Creative Bar Code Designs

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Most of the commercial products we buy now a days consists of bar codes. These bar codes hold the details about the product in which it is stuck.

Here are some of the creative bar codes designed by some experts.

 

Understanding Tsunamis with Storybooks, Videos, and Animation

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A tsunami causes major damage in north-eastern Japan, after a massive 8.8-magnitude (updated by NHK) earthquake strikes off the coast today, March 11, 2011. I cant imagine how people on land are coping with this. Phone lines are down. What would you would do if you couldn’t make a CALL for help?! Fires are sparking everywhere as well.This is really sad. Neighboring countries to Japan also have Tsunami alerts as of 7:15PM– Philippines, Indonesia, Guam, and Hawaii are just four of the 20+ countries on Tsunami alert.

Deepen your understanding of tsunamis through the following resources. Students can benefit well from these links as well.

According to Philvocs: A Tsunami is a series of sea waves commonly generated by under-the-sea earthquakes and whose heights could be greater than 5 meters. It is erroneously called tidal waves and sometimes mistakenly associated with storm surges. Tsunamis can occur when the earthquake is shallow-seated and strong enough to displace parts of the seabed and disturb the mass of water over it.

SOME NATURAL SIGNS OF AN APPROACHING LOCAL TSUNAMI

  1. A felt earthquake.
  2. Unusual sea level change: sudden sea water retreat or rise.
  3. Rumbling sound of approaching waves.

Animated Tutorial Guide to understand the nature of tsunamis:

- Image Source: BBC

Instructional Video to help you understand Tsunamis better:

Online Storybook for kids to understand the causes and effects of a tsunami.

Understanding Tsunamis with Storybooks, Videos, and Animation

- Image Source: FEMA, 2011

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