How Big? Lesson
The objective of Lesson 2 is for student teams to determine the size of the caverns. Lesson two has student teams measure their classroom to determine area and volume; determine how many people could comfortably sleep in their classroom; scale this number up to find the required area for all Alabraskans. The lesson provides a good application of area and volume concepts. Students also perform math conversions between feet, meters, miles and kilometers.
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Who Needs What?
The teacher leads a discussion in which students identify the physical needs of animals, and then speculate on the needs of plants. With guidance from the teacher, the students then help design an experiment that can take place in the classroom to test whether or not plants need light and water in order to grow. Sunflower seeds are planted in plastic cups, and once germinated, are exposed to different conditions. In particular, within the classroom setting it is easy to test for the effects of l
Author(s): Mary R. Hebrank

Modern Day Pyramids
Students investigate the ways in which ancient technologies six types of simple machines and combinations are used to construct modern buildings. As they work together to solve a design problem (designing and building a modern structure), they brainstorm ideas, decide on a design, and submit it to a design review before acquiring materials to create it (in this case, a mural depicting it). Emphasis is placed on cooperative, creative teamwork and the steps of the engineering design process.
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Geometrical Constructions
Worksheet examining a number of geometrical constructions relevant to the section of the syllabus on Plane Figures.
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Puppetry
Information and directions on how to make a basic puppet.
Author(s): Noirin Hynes

Using Macroinvertebrates to Evaluate the Condition of Ponds
Macro-invertebrates are commonly used to evaluate the status of streams and rivers. The deep zones of lakes have also been used for this purpose. This project includes a protocol for using macro-invertebrates to compare and evaluate ponds and wetlands.
Author(s): Mr. Engelman

Romanian Consumer Health Information
This Web page from the 24 Languages Project out of the Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library provides access to sound files on various consumer health topics including chickenpox, hepatitis A, and hepatitis B vaccinations. A QuickTime plug-in, Real Media, Windows Media, or other MP3 player is needed in order to use the resources.
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Author(s): Thu Nguyen

The Spanish Present Subjunctive Verb Tense
This module aims to answer the following four questions: 1) How are regular present subjunctive verbs conjugated? 2) How are irregular present subjunctive verbs conjugated? 3) How do we construct sentences using the present subjunctive? 4) When is the present subjunctive used?
Author(s): Sarah Bosse

How to Construct and Use a Dichotomous Key
This report provides a basic introduction to the construction and uses for dichotomous keys, and will be useful in any course where taxonomic classification is necessary, either in the lab or in the field.
Author(s): Stephen L. Timme

Japancast HD Video Episode 50! â€“ Learn Japanese @ Japancast.net
It’s not embezzling if it’s family! We learn about tea production in Japan, some new idioms, phrases and a viewer question. Help us grow! Share this post on your favorite social site:
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Teaching Young Learners to Read: Using Illustrations
In this video, Jean Glaserg talks about using illustrations and pictures in stories with young learners. The clip uses examples from Cambridge Storybooks. (03:17)
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Shuttle Showcase: Firsts
The space shuttle has defined an era and broken boundaries both in space and on Earth. Among the hundreds of people who have flown on the shuttle, many have been firsts -- for their race, their country or their profession.
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Shuttle Showcase: STS-1
The launch of STS-1 marked the beginning of a new era in human spaceflight.
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Shuttle Showcase: STS-30
May 4, 1989... the five-person crew of Atlantis prepares for the first deployment of a planetary spacecraft from the shuttle. A little over six hours after launch, Magellan and its mammoth Inertial Upper Stage booster are released from Atlantis' payload bay to begin Magellan's voyage to peel back the layers of the cloudy planet of Venus.
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Shuttle Showcase: STS-31
The Hubble Space Telescope is deployed from space shuttle Discovery on STS-31
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Shuttle Showcase: STS-49
Everyone knew the maiden flight of Endeavour, the successor to the fallen Challenger, would be challenging. In the end, it turned out to be that, and more, as the crew ultimately made history. Rick Heib, Pierre Thuot and Tom Akers salvaged the rescue of the crippled Intelsat satellite, performing the first, and to date, the only three-person spacewalk to manually capture Intelsat.
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Shuttle Showcase: STS-124
The second in a series of flights to assemble the Japanese segment of the International Space Station saw the mammoth Kibo module delivered to the complex complements of Discovery and its crew on the STS-124 mission. Kibo, the Japanese word for "hope" would house dozens of experiments and serve as a platform for external payloads brought to the complex on subsequent Shuttle flights and the Japanese "Kounotori" H-2 Transfer Vehicle cargo ship.
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Shuttle Showcase: STS-125
After four previous trips to repair and upgrade the Hubble Space Telescope, it was time for the Shuttle to make one final service call to install new, advanced instruments, batteries, gyros and insulation on the astronomical icon. Following 5 complex spacewalks, Hubble was left virtually brand new --- and ready for many more years of unprecedented science.
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North America NDVI Average July
Average NDVI in North America for July, based off data collected over the 1981-2000 time frame.
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