Bring food and warmth to the cold and hungry. Drop off food, coats and gloves to the Eccles Broadcast Center, 101 Wasatch Drive, 7:30 am to 6 pm on Dec 13 - a project of UEN, KUED and KUER for the Crossroads Urban Center and the families of Utah.
We've added 55 new PBS titles to eMedia. You can find a list of the new titles here and check back in the next few weeks because even more PBS titles will be added. Utah educators can access eMedia via Pioneer Online Library.
SCIENCE Before reading:1. People use glue — do other animals? Can you think of a creature that sticks to something? How do you think it does that? Where would the glue they use come from?2. Which animals do you think can hold onto their environments most strongly, and why?During reading:1. What’s a mussel? Why is its shell so important?2. Describe two ways that mussels stick to wet surfaces.3. How does being stretchy help something be strong?4. Why do scientists think a mussel-like glue might work well on and in the human body?5. Besides wet, what two other types of surfaces can mussels cling to?6. About how many byssal fibers does one mussel need to stay put?7. Describe how a mussel makes a byssal fiber. Why is flushing out the seawater from the tube an important step?8. What is MFP-1 and where is it typically found?
The body’s internal clock can be thrown off when a person alters their day and night routines. That mix-up may lead to a buildup of immune cells that can cause inflammation, according to a new study on mice.