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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This is a resource released as part of the E-Portfolio Toolkit based on experience of developing the “Year Abroad E-Portfolio”, undertaken by the School of Languages at Leeds Metropolitan University.
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Defrag: Windows Search, Delaying Windows Update, Reboot Requirements

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
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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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Fires, Forests and Futures
The sustainability of the Ash forests of Victoria is contentious for a number of reasons, not least because of the pressures of population and economic growth, and climate change on their diverse uses. Attempts to take account of the principle of sustainability in weighing alternative uses have not been widely accepted and the methods used are themselves the subject of debate. But those attempts have been largely grounded in deterministic models. Recent experience in the Ash forests of Victoria
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The British Media - the view from outside
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Watterson Dining Commons was completely renovated in 2009 and 2010. The largest dining facility on campus offers everything from home-style entrees to Panini sandwiches; numerous salad bar selections to homemade desserts; pizza and pasta to Asian cusine, not to mention Fresh Bites - a food venue that features fresh vegetables and fruit, whole grains, and lean meats and seafood. There is something to satisfy everyone's taste buds at this dining center.
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