The Scientific Method: An Introduction Using Reaction Time
Reaction time has many advantages for the introduction of the scientific method--the subject is familiar, many experiments are possible, and students enjoy competition. In our Introductory Biology courses, our students formulate and test a hypothesis about reaction time. We use Kosinski's Reaction Time software, that records reaction times and then analyzes them statistically using the chi-square median test. Students then write a paper that either rejects or fails to reject their null hypothesi
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Injury Prevention Tips
Simple Fact-sheet outlining 17 injury prevention tips.
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Actividad 18
In this unit materials you will learn about the history of Spain and the important place of Arab and Jewish cultures in Spanish history. You will study a number of language points to help you talk about history and will write descriptive texts using a variety of stylistic devices.
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The Outer Planets
Students explore the outermost planets of our solar system: Saturn, Uranus and Neptune. They also learn about characteristics of Pluto and its interactions with Neptune. Students learn a little about the history of space travel as well as the different technologies that engineers develop to make space travel and scientific discovery possible.
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Fossils - by StudyJams
Fossils are preserved traces of remains of living things.  Paleontologists who study fossils look for teeth, bones, shells, petrified wood, molds and casts, traces of carbon shadows, or even entire animals.  Learn more about fossils with this slide show from StudyJams.  Vibrant images are set to music while information is written under each photo.  A short, self-checking quiz is also included with this link. 
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Blossom and Boo Stay Up Late Read-Aloud-Online Storybook-(Bedtime)
This read-aloud is Blossom and Boo Stay Up Late written by Dawn Apperly. It is a cute story about two animal friends who want to see what the forest is like at night. There is a play button to get story started and a pause button on each page. Each word is highlighted as the speaker reads. The speaker changes voices with each character. This is a wonderful resource for building a literacy rich environment in the classroom. It would be beneficial for struggling readers and/or special education st
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Making Decisions: Packaging and the Environment
This activity has students redesign and justify the packaging currently used in some consumer products. Design criteria include reducing the amount of packaging material by 25%.
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2.6 Component 4: the social work process

The social work process comprises a sequence of actions or tasks which draw upon all of the components of practice discussed so far. The social work process rarely follows a clear linear route and is more often a fluid circular process whereby workers may move from assessment through to implementation and evaluation and back to assessment again. Despite this fluidity, some parts of the process, such as assessment, have clearly defined procedures guided by local or national policy. Some tasks
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A Merry-Go-Round for Dirty Air
Students observe and discuss a cup and pencil model of a cyclone to better understand how this pollutant recovery method functions in cleaning industrial air pollution.
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2.4 Opportunities for play within your setting

Activity 3

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Aim: to explore the opportunities for play within your setting.

  1. Look at your planning for one day
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Bicycling
Bicycling is a type of workout for your cardiovascular health, more simply known as a cardio workout. Cardio workouts help your body burn calories and strengthen your heart and lungs.
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Keepers of the Flam
This is a portrait of an ecological study on Flammulated Owls, being conducted in Colorado by Brian Linkhart. The film investigates all aspects of the study: the science, the people, the setting, and the birds themselves. This version is condensed to 15 minutes from the original length of 38 minutes.
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Child Care Summit: Future Directions
This video was produced in conjunction with the Child Care Summit, sponsored by the Joint Committee on the Status of Women at Harvard and held in January 2011. The summit's goals was to heighten the awareness of child care needs in the work environment, with a particular focus on the Harvard Longwood Campus, and to promote thoughtful discussion by identifying both critical needs and possible solutions. This summit provided an impetus for developing a set of workable recommendations for the futur
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3.6.5 Self-help groups - revising with others
Do you get stressed at the thought of an examination? Does the idea of revision fill you with dread? This unit will provide a host of tips to help you improve your revision and examination techniques and enable you to manage your time effectively by creating a timetable for your revision.
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4.6 Not knowing what to say
The internet is a fantastic source of information for any student, but how do you evaluate the information each site provides? This unit will help you assess the benefits of information technology, providing guidance on the protocols for using email, online conferencing and real time chat as methods of communication.
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Talk on Confidence Intervals
PowerPoint slides for Confidence Intervals. Examples are taken from the Medical Literature
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Le paysage de la recherche : évolutions en France et en Europe

Mi-parcours du Predit 4
Le Carrefour de la recherche et de l'innovation dans les transports terrestres
10-12 mai 2011 (Bordeaux)

Depuis 2005 le paysage de la recherche a beaucoup changé : création de l’Agence Nationale de la Recherche, lancement des pôles de compétitivité, création des Pôles de Recherche et d’Enseignement supérieur, création des Alliances…et les Programmes d’investissements d’avenir apportent un nouvel ensemble de dispositifs (Insti
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