You Be the Conservator
This web activity, recommended for grades 5 and up, is designed to teach both content and process. The content areas addressed in this activity are the science of conservation and the history of the Hispanic American tradition of making santos. Santos are painted woodcarvings of saints in the Catholic Church. Conservators use scientific tools and procedures such as xeroradiography and microscopy to analyze objects. The science behind these tools and procedures is explained in this web activity.
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Home Water Use
This lesson provides an overview of water use in the industrialized world, including a discussion of the increasing need for conservation as populations grow and water supplies stay roughly constant.
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Essential Science for Teachers: Physical Science
In-depth interviews with children that uncover their ideas about the topic at hand.,In this segment the interviewer uses a model to represent what happens when substances dissolve in water. The interviewer then asks for a prediction of what would happen when two clear solutions are mixed together. The interviewer uses the model to help the student build an understanding of what happened to form the precipitate.
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Essential Science for Teachers: Physical Science
In-depth interviews with children that uncover their ideas about the topic at hand.,This segment provides an example of a student explaining evaporation.
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Symbolic Migrations
Students across the United States and Canada send symbolic butterflies to Mexico each fall. At the monarch sanctuaries in Mexico children protect the butterflies all winter and send them north in the spring. United by the monarch butterfly, children across North America learn lessons of conservation and ambassadorship.
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Interlinked Challenges
Interlinked Challenges features bits of information about global challenges from the last 400,000 years. Challenges include: biodiversity, climate change, eco-migrations, economy, energy, food, health, hunger, population growth, poverty, security, sustainability, transportation, urbanization, and water. Info bits are drawn from articles, podcasts, blogs, press releases, institutional reports, testimonies, encyclopedias, books, and documentaries. Each bit is referenced, date stamped, linked to t
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Science in Focus: Energy: Workshop 6. Energy and Systems
Physicists use the concept of a system to trace and quantify the flow of energy. In this session, take a close look at a number of energy systems and see how this concept is closely linked to the Law of Conservation of Energy.,This segment explores the question "What are some practical applications of energy systems?" by visiting classrooms as well as interviewing students and scientists.
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Boxing Injuries Presenting to US Emergency Departments, 1990-2008
Boxing Injuries Presenting to US Emergency Departments, 1990-2008
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Amelia Earhart's Last Days
A two minute video that has a brief review of Earhart's accomplishments and the possibility that her remains may have been found. More background about the subject is needed to explain why she was considered a pioneer.
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General Assembly I/O and Looping: Elec 220- Lab 3
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In this lab, students apply what they have learned to implement some basic assembly coding principals to perform basic loop driven tasks with the MSP430.
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Stress Management - Raw Materials
A learning activity about managing stress - Raw Materials.
Author(s): EVOLUTION,UCLAN,UCLANOER,EVOLUTION,Nadia Rattoo

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The Berenstain Bears-Too Much TV-Part 1 of 2
"When the TV is on all day without rest, Mama knows that it is too much and Mama knows best". In part 1 of this video, Mama Bear has had enough of all the TV watching at her house. The cubs are fighting and Mama puts a stop to it for a week. Mama makes the whole family TV free. This is a good companion teaching resource for reading Berenstain Bear books in the classroom and/or library and helps to bring literary characters to life. This is part 1 of 2. (5:58)
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African Elephants in Their Habitat
See how African Elephants behave in their natural habitat. There is no commentary--just the natural sounds of the environment.(02:43)
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Writer's Journal
In John Sinnett's afternoon kindergarten class in Houston, Texas, literacy routines are front and center. The students, many of whom are from China, Vietnam, and other Asian countries, focus on print and "what good readers do." They learn "what good writers do" as Mr. Sinnett guides them through independent writing in their personal journals. Students practice reading and writing at their own levels at the classroom's work stations. These routines and classroom management techniques provide a co
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Diversity: Inclusive Excellence
Diversity is central to providing and retaining a quality educational environment. Missouri State University is deeply committed to developing educated persons equipped to contribute to the interdependent world in which we now live. The ability to adapt to rapid economic, social, and cultural changes is imperative. Skills and competencies to deal with diverse cultures and societies have not only become necessary to function in today's workplace, but they also enrich one's life and work.
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