Middle School Portal: Math and Science Pathways (MSP2)
This activity introduces students to the aerodynamic basics of lift and drag. The materials needed are pieces of cardboard 20 x 30 inches and other size cardboard pieces. This would be a suitable activity for small groups. Copyright 2005 International Technology Education Association
Author(s): Cislunar Aerospace

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Copyright 1997 by Cislunar Aerospace, Inc. All rights reserved.

Measurement
This two-part activity provides an introduction to the basics of measurement (linear, mass, volume, density) and discusses the role of inferential statistics in comparing any two measurements. The concept of random variations in measurements is introduced.
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GoNU.TV Game Recap - Men's Basketball vs. Boston University - November 12, 2010
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Prospects of EU accession of the Balkan countries: Possible consequences for Austria's agriculture

pdfThe membership of the SEE-9 results in a number of questions for the austrian agriculture. The Vienna Institute for International Economic Studies wiiw, has researched on behalf of the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry, Environment and Water Resources the prospec
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Lecture 27 - 11/24/2010
Lecture 27
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SECI-based Professional Learning Process Framework
This deliverable focuses on the link between individual and organizational learning based on the interaction processes at the workplace, and key implications for personal and organizational knowledge management as they relate to organizational performance. Building on the results from PROLEARN D5.3, which introduced the SECI process framework, we here modify the SECI model so that it better fits the observed interaction processes that go on between employees at the workplace. The aim is to captu
Author(s): Naeve Ambjörn,Palmér Matthias,Nilsson Mikael,Ebn

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Problem Solving for Immunization Programs
This material will cover immunization basics and survey the public health, sociological, and economic literature, identifying and analyzing common problems using a standard problem-solving approach.
Author(s): Michael McQuestion

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Bioinformatics and Computational Biology Solutions Using R and Bioconductor
Covers the basics of R software and the key capabilities of the Bioconductor project, including importation and preprocessing of high-throughput data from microarrays and other platforms.
Author(s): Rafael Irizarry

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Content within individual OCW courses is (c) by the Johns Hopkins University and individual authors unless otherwise noted. JHSPH OpenCourseWare materials are licensed under a Creative Commons License

Internet Scout Project
The Miami Museum of Science's learning site, The pH Factor, gives teachers a fun and interactive way to teach elementary and middle school students some basics of science. Material is divided into seven learning areas: excite, explore, explain, expand, extend, exchange, and examine. Each contains an interactive screen that can be used directly in the classroom and lesson plans that correspond with each subject. For example, the excite area contains the "tasting tongue" that, when clicked, shows
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Dynamic Spectrum Management (DSM) is a research program within the Space, Telecommunications, and Radioscience (STAR) Laboratory, a research group of the Department of Electrical Engineering of Stanford University. Researchers at DSM are investigating the potential for DSM to be used in multiuser environments, with particular emphasis on DSL and wireless transmission channels. Broadly speaking, topics covered through their research on DSM for DSL include: Channel Identification Methods, Spectrum
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This Topic in Depth explores the field of surface chemistry. First, the American Chemical Society's (ACS) Division of Colloid and Surface Chemistry publicizes its members initiatives to "investigate the interaction of surfaces with fluids having molecular densities spanning the range from liquids to ultra-high vacuum" (1). Researchers can find out about upcoming meetings, awards, and membership opportunities. The second website presents Chalmers University of Technology's research activities in
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Jurisdiction in Cyberspace
At its core, jurisdiction is about the boundaries of a sovereign's exercise of its power. What are reasonable constraints on its reach, such that faraway or otherwise unconnected people and institutions can be called to account by the sovereign? Closely related are concepts of choice of law - exactly which sovereign's law to apply to a situation that spans multiple jurisdictions - and venue, which determines the physical location in which the parties are best served to settle their dispute. The
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Fishbone Analysis- Mini Lecture
A mini lecture on Fishbone analysis which will give an overview of the technique and offer a step-by-step approach to undertaking the analysis
Author(s): EVOLUTION,E-EVOLVE,UCLANOER,UCLAN,Cheryl Gordon

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Software Engineering for Web Applications
Teaches basics of designing a dynamic web site with a database back end, including scripting languages, cookies, SQL, and HTML with the goal of building such a site as the main (group) project Emphasizes computer-human interface and the graphical display of information. Crucial to the project is the identification of a client with whom the group must work with throughout the month, designing specifications, implementing them, reviewing and evaluating, and testing. This is a real-life client who
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Breast Cancer Awareness video
Breast Cancer video. ELA Project. By M.C. - 8th grader.
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Computer Basics 2: Files and Folders
File management on the computer can help you save time and stay organized. This tutorial will teach you some basics about files, saving, and how to create and use folders to organize your files.
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How Many Grad Students Do We Need?

The recent fad of text-to-speech videos has placed its crosshairs on the unfortunate case of many young Americans who — facing a much higher unemployment rate than the nation as a whole — have turned to graduate school in record numbers. They typically do so to improve their job prospects, fulfill their intellectual fantasies, or simply escape the harsh reality of a depressed economy for
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The Arms of King Abdullah

King Abdullah

Congress was recently notified by the US administration that it would be selling weapons to Saudi Arabia in one of the largest arms sales in history. The $60 billion deal includes advanced military aircraft, new helicopters, and other weapons such as missiles and bombs.

Aside from the fact that the costs of US weapons development are socialized while the profits are privatized, this
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Rationalization in Politics and Life

[Excerpted from chapter 12 of Theory and History. An audio version of this article, excerpted from the forthcoming audiobook version, read by John Pruden, is available as a free MP3 download.]

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