Applying Hooke's Law to Cancer Detection
In this activity, students will explore Hooke’s Law in small groups at their lab bench. They will collect displacement data for a spring with an unknown spring constant, k, by adding various masses of known weight. After exploring Hooke’s law and answering a series of application questions, students are asked to apply their understanding to explore a tissue of known surface area. Students will then use the necessary relationships to depict a cancerous tumor amidst normal tissue by creating a
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Who’s Down the Well?
Students learn about several possible scenarios of contamination to drinking water, which comes from many different sources, including surface water and groundwater. They analyze the movement of sample contaminants through groundwater, in a similar way to how environmental engineers analyze the physical properties of groundwater to predict how and where surface contaminants travel.
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TED402 Session 2 Spring 2012
Educational Psychology with Jeff Miller 02/01/12
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02.02.2012 – Langsam gesprochene Nachrichten
Trainieren Sie Ihr Hörverstehen mit authentischen Materialien. Nutzen Sie die Nachrichten der Deutschen Welle von Donnerstag - als Text und als verständlich gesprochene Audio-Datei. Bei Ausschreitungen in einem Fußball-Stadion der ägyptischen Stadt Port Said sind mindestens 74 Menschen getötet und fast 250 verletzt worden. Fans des heimischen Fußball-Vereins hatten nach dem Abpfiff eines Erstligaspiels den Platz gestürmt. Einige warfen mit Steinen, Feuerwerkskörpern und Flaschen. Spiele
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Microsoft tech troubleshooter extraordinaire Gov Maharaj and I help walk you through troubleshooting solutions to your tech support problems. If you have a problem you want to send us, you can use the Problem Step Recorder in Windows 7 (see this for details on how) and send us the zip file to DefragShow@microsoft.com. We will also be checking comme
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Open Classroom 2/22/12 #2 Sarah Dwyer
Food and American Society an Urban Perspective Topic for 2/22/12: What we eat: The role of culture Lectures: Sara Dwyer - Program Manager, Oldways -- Culture and Food Lori Lefkovitz - Ruderman Professor and Director of Jewish Studies, Northeastern University Robert Hall - Associate Professor of African American Studies, Northeastern University The Open Classroom Policy Series is a graduate-level public policy seminar that is open to the public. Each semester, the School of Public Policy and
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Review and analysis of a classic problem in basic probability.
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Cattle germ may be making humans sick, says WSU researcher
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We are just about to get into some class debating.  Here are a few suggestions that you might like to use with your students.

Are social networking sites harmful?

Is it acceptable for society to put someone to death?

Should animal testing be legal
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The British Media - the view from outside
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With one-third of Aotearoa New Zealand in public conservation, what visions and challenges exist for its future development and management? On Friday 10th July, the University of Otago Research Cluster for Natural Resources Law tackled these issues head-on at a significant symposium entitled The Future of Public Conservation Lands and Waters. What is biodiversity? The challenge for our parks. Dr James Maclaurin, Head of the Department of Philosophy.
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