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The work in optics that scientists, engineers and technicians do yield ideas and products that change our daily lives: CD and DVD players, remote controls, laser printers, computers and much, much more! Visit this site to learn about photonics and the many branches in the field of optics.

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American Forests: Blog
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Read about current happenings throughout the US; for example the 96th anniversary of two of HawaiiĺŐs most prized national parks: HawaiĺŐi Volcanoes National Park and Haleakalā National Park, which both have active volcanos or brown bears in Alaska. Great photos accompany text.

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www.animalearn.org is a teacher-focused resource for biology teachers. The site provides alternatives to live dissection, suggestions for new ways to teach anatomy, physiology and similar subjects. It also provides a online lending library and lists other online resources.

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Ask a Scientist
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Have a question about biology? This site hosted by the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, fields about 3,500 questions each year on such perplexing topics as the molecular bases for zebras' stripes and why flu season occurs during winter.

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The Association of Medical Illustrators
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Medical Illustrators have their own association. It is a diverse group of people who are interested in art and science. Explore this site to learn more about their profession and the kind of educational path you might take to be a medical illustrator.

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Association of Medical Illustrators
Athletic Excellence Made Possible by Plastics
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This site takes close look at contributions of plastics to athletic competition and highlights the many ways that plastics are helping turn athleteĺŐs dreams into gold.Scroll down the page to find videos.

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American Plastics Council
Bose Learning Center - Audio Demonstrator Technology
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Here's information about a new audio technology created at the Bose Corporation, a large manufacturer of sound equipment. The new technology lets the building managers of large places like arenas, auditoriums and outdoor stadiums, preview how the sound system will sound before it's installed.

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Build a Bridge!
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Try this activity to build the growing community of Craggy Rock four new bridges. Test your engineering skills and try to match the right bridge to the right location.

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California Alliance for Jobs
Bureau of Forensic Services
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If you think you're interested in forensics, this page from the Office of the Attorney General in California gives you an idea of what happens at the state level.

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Office of the Attorney General - California
Conservation in Conflict
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What happens when war occurs in areas where there is war? Ecologist Peter Zahler who has worked in Afghanistan since 2002, talks about how conserving biodiversity may bring peace to the war-torn region. You can read more about Zahler's work in the article Nurturing Wildlife in War-Torn Afghanistan that appeared in the New Yorker Times in December, 2011.

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Wildlife Conservation Society
Conservator: Meet Vicki-Anne Heikell - Paper Conservator
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Vicki-Anne Heikell lives and works in New Zealand. A college vacation prompted her interest in conserving works of art. Read her profile here.

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Career Services KiwiCareers - Govt. of New Zeland
Conversation with Neil deGrasse Tyson
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From one of the newer Nova programs. "Neil deGrasse Tyson shares his thoughts on everything from the latest findings in origins science to the challenges he faced as a minority on the road to becoming a scientist. "

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Public Broadcasting System - WGBH
Dan Levine
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Dan Levine started out designing boxer shorts for his high school lacrosse team. From there, he went on to design sportswear for companies like Banana Republic and The Gap. Then he designed outdoor equipment for REI. Presently, he's the Chief Merchandising Officer at Skull Candy. Listen to him talk about some new

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David Gifford - Artist and Illustrator
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David Gifford has been a scientific illustrator for over 20 years. His work appears in all kinds of places: reports for pharmaceutical companies and the Science Photo Library. Visit this site to see some of his work on the Folio pages and to read Mr. Gifford's own words about his profession.

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David Gifford
Day in the Life of a Veterinarian
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Follow several different vets: Dr. Coretta Paterson who works at outpatient clinic in Athens, Georgia; ER vet Andy Sokol, Zoo vet Steven Marks and wildlife veterinarian Kathleen Ramsay.

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Large Animal Department, College of Veterinary Medicine