The Rise of Technology
Airplanes, electric railways, and automobiles joined railways to fuel Americans' growing sense of mobility. They came to characterize the progressive spirit of the new century. As a result of these new modes of public transportation, people were able to travel faster and more easily within and between cities, changing settlement patterns. One image in this group depicts John J. Montgomery, the first American to fly a heavier-than-air machine, and his glider ?Santa Clara? in 1905. An invitation t
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In-depth interviews with children that uncover their ideas about the topic at hand.,Students discuss their ideas about how animals are related to one another through the concept of evolution. They give an example of animals features such as,long legs to escape a predator. One of their ideas is that everything on earth today was spun from one life form.
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In-depth interviews with children that uncover their ideas about the topic at hand.,In this segment the interviewer is trying to find out if the student has prior knowledge about types of rocks by asking her about the stripes on the rock. The student uses the word "metamorphic" and goes on to explain what a metamorphic rock is. The interviewer probes further by asking her why rocks get pressed together and where the stripes may have come from. He then shows her a picture to see if she can connec
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Lionel Robbins Memorial Lectures - Market Efficiency and Rationality: Why Financial Markets are Diff
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