Alumnus and best-selling author Kevin Brockmeier
Missouri State alumnus and best-selling author Kevin Brockmeier visited campus for a discussion and reading from some of his original works.
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Duke Vespers Ensemble Concert - Orlando di Lasso's Tears of St. Peter - 3/30/14 at 4PM
Duke Vespers Ensemble Concert - "Orlando di Lasso's Tears of St. Peter" This concert will feature the rarely performed late-Renaissance masterwork Lagrime di San Pietro by composer Orlando Lasso, which explores the grief of St. Peter after his denial of Christ. This highly expressive sequence of 21 madrigals represents the height of Renaissance polyphony, and combines techniques used throughout Lasso's career.
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Klartext 20110405
Tisdagens Klartext handlar bland annat om att kriget i Elfenbenskusten nu verkar vara över. Vi berättar också om att politiker i riksdagen är missnöjda med att myndigheten Försäkringskassan stänger sina kontor ute i landet. Därför har de nu bett regeringen att rädda kontoren. Du får höra fler nyheter när du lyssnar på programmet.
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One on One with the Sun
This humorous OLogy article introduces kids to the Sun. The big star answers 15 questions, including: Your agent told me that you're the biggest star in the universe. Is that true? I know you star types tend to be touchy about age, but how old are you? Actually, I'm curious to know how stars begin. What's your story? Let's turn to a delicate subject. How do stars die? In Hollywood, I meet a lot of people filled with hot air. What gases are inside you?
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You Decide: Should the US federal government legalize marijuana?
This educational guide focuses on the debate as to whether or not marijuana should be legalized by the federal government. Students are invited to examine the arguments on both sides of the debate, developing critical thinking skills as they work through the activities and learn how to support their arguments with evidence and reason. It is expected that at the end of this guide students will determine where they stand on this controversial issue.
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The Atmosphere And Its Relation To The Crust And Hydrosphere
This site provides an illustrated lecture from a geochemistry course offered by Dr. Scott Wood at the University of Idaho. Topics include a review of the structure and formation of the Earth's crust, atmosphere, and hydrological cycle, and the composition of the atmosphere. Additional topics covered are the concept of residence time, geological and biological sources of components in the atmosphere, acid-base theory, Henry's law and the solubility of gases in water, primary and secondary air pol
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Meet the Geneticists
Meet the OLogists is part of OLogy, where kids can collect virtual trading cards and create projects with them. Here, they can learn more about three kids and one scientist whose curiosity focuses on genetics: Emily, a 12-year-old from New York who is interested in her genetic ability to curl her tongue and in her cat's colorings. Logan, an 11-year-old from Washington State who has a plan for scientists interested in cloning a woolly mammoth. Seth, a 12-year-old from Kansas who got excited about
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You Decide: Should the U. S. replace the Electoral College with a direct democracy?
This educational guide focuses on the Electoral College and whether or not it should be replaced by a direct democracy. Students are invited to examine the arguments on both sides of the debate, developing critical thinking skills as they work through the activities. Students will learn how to support their arguments with evidence and reason. It is expected that at the end of this guide students will determine where they stand on this controversial issue.
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You Decide: Should the United States government reinstate the military draft?
This educational guide focuses on whether or not the United States government should reinstate the military draft. Students are invited to examine the arguments on both sides of the debate, developing critical thinking skills as they work through the activities. Students will learn how to support their arguments with evidence and reason. It is expected that at the end of this guide students will determine where they stand on this controversial issue.
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Meet the PaleontOLogists
Meet the OLogists is part of OLogy, where kids can collect virtual trading cards and create projects with them. Here, they can learn more about three kids and one scientist whose curiosity focuses on paleontology: Anna, a 10-year-old from Washington state who collects knowledge along with fossils. Max, a seven-year-old from Connecticut who has made a collection of clay dinosaurs. Reva, an 11-year-old from New York who especially likes the meat-eating dinosaurs. Mark Norell, a paleontologist who
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The Science Scoop: The Human Genome Project
This fun Web site is part of OLogy, where kids can collect virtual trading cards and create projects with them. Here, they learn about the human genome project by clicking through an online slide show, hosted by kids, that answers these questions: What's a genome, anyway?What is the human genome project? What does it mean to me?
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Sliders (for High School)
In this hands-on activity, students learn about two types of friction static and kinetic and the equation that governs them. They also measure the coefficient of static friction and the coefficient of kinetic friction experimentally.
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Frogs
Lesson plan with word search activity which aims to teach children about the metamorphosis and development of an amphibian from tadpole to frog.
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LOCATE: a mouse protein subcellular localization database
We present here LOCATE, a curated, web-accessible database that houses data describing the membrane organization and subcellular localization of proteins from the FANTOM3 Isoform Protein Sequence set. Membrane organization is predicted by the high-throughput, computational pipeline MemO. The subcellular locations of selected proteins from this set were determined by a high-throughput, immunofluorescence-based assay and by manually reviewing >1700 peer-reviewed publications. LOCATE represents the
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Horseshoe Crabs and Birds: Could This Living Fossil Become Extinct?
This BioBulletin Web site takes an in-depth look at horseshoe crabs and why this creature that predates the dinosaurs is now at risk. The site includes text, videos, photographs, and interviews with key scientists.
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Jellies Down Deep
This interactive feature story is part of Science Bulletins, an innovative online and exhibition program that offers the public a window into the excitement of scientific discovery. Published in June 2004, this BioBulletin examines gelatinous goo, one of the most abundant forms of ocean life that, until recently, was all but invisible to science.
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Introduction to HASTAC and the HASTAC Portal
Kevin D. Franklin presents "Introduction to HASTAC & the HASTAC Portal" at The 2006 Summer Computing Institute. For more information about the Summer Institute please visit: http://www.sdsc.edu/us/training/workshops/2006summerinstitute/index.html. Originally posted at SDSC's CI Channel.
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Sloan Digital Sky Survey: Mapping the Universe
This interactive feature story is part of Science Bulletins, an innovative online and exhibition program that offers the public a window into the excitement of scientific discovery. Published in December 2005, this AstroBulletin answers the question, "What does it take to plot a universe's worth of galaxies, clusters, quasars, nebulae, stars, dwarfs, and supernovae?"
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How Lou Got the Flu
This article from our family magazine series traces the spread of the flu virus from a duck in China to a young girl in Kansas. The article begins by introducing kids to Louise and the symptoms of influenza. On a series of clickable screens, they learn how the flu virus traveled from a duck to a pig to a farmer to a shopper to a student to Louise. A sidebar (But I Got a Flu Shot Last Year...) explains why influenza is trickier to outsmart than smallpox and polio. Another sidebar ("Microbes on th
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Meet the Microbes
This article from our family magazine series introduces kids to bacteria, viruses, and protozoa. The article begins with an engaging introduction to microbes that explains the abundance of this oldest form of life on Earth. Kids can click to see colorful photographs of bacteria, viruses, and protozoa, as well as details about these major types of microbes. The Microbe Size-O-Meter puts microbes into perspective, using a scale in which a kid's body is the size of California. A humorous sidebar ex
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