In this activity, learners collect, arrange, and draw various seeds from smallest to biggest. They also estimate how many of the smallest would fit into the biggest. In addition, learners predict how many seeds they would find inside an apple or lemon, and cut open these fruits to check their prediction against the real seed count. The Did You Know section describes the biggest and smallest seeds on Earth.
Hans Rosling | Pickard Memorial Lecture
October 25, 2012 Sponsored by Harvard Statistics Department, Harvard School of Public Health Biostatistics Department, and The Harvard Foundation
2.1.2 Dictionaries One way to tackle the challenge of unfamiliar words is to use a dictionary. You could use a traditional printed dictionary, or an online dictionary, or both. A printed dictionary is easy to keep beside you wherever you happen to be reading. But an online dictionary holds the advantage when it comes looking up words quickly as you can look up a word in three or four online dictionaries simultaneously, to compare the definitions they offer. You also have a choice between using a genera
One way to tackle the challenge of unfamiliar words is to use a dictionary. You could use a traditional printed dictionary, or an online dictionary, or both. A printed dictionary is easy to keep beside you wherever you happen to be reading. But an online dictionary holds the advantage when it comes looking up words quickly as you can look up a word in three or four online dictionaries simultaneously, to compare the definitions they offer.
You also have a choice between using a genera
2nd MIT Presidential Election Conference Session 6
The Deshpande Center@10 The Deshpande Center for Technological Innovation at MIT celebrates its tenth anniversary.
The Deshpande Center for Technological Innovation at MIT celebrates its tenth anniversary.
Thunderbird Online and Arizona Technology Council Lunch & Learn
View Thunderbird Professor Karen Walch's presentation on Cross-Cultural Communication and Negotiation at the annual Lunch & Learn event held on October 30, 2012. To learn more about Thunderbird Online's Executive Certificate in Global Negotiations, please visit: http://online.thunderbird.edu/negotiations.
Highlights of President Mary Sue Coleman's Leadership Address
Highlights of President Mary Sue Coleman's annual Leadership Breakfast as she shared plans and announcements that will shape the University in the upcoming months and years. October 30, 2012.
341 GG Google Ngram and "Impact" as a Verb
The updated Ngram Viewer gives new insight into word usage.
But in the end they played together
Eight pianos, nine musicians, four cameras and one dog. For two weeks, the 'Play Me, I'm Yours' event inspired choirs, ballerinas, pianists and poets to tickle the ivories at fifteen piano hotspots in parks and streets across the city of Cambridge. Nine students from the University's Faculty of Music volunteered, each lending their own particular playing style, which is reflected in the video. In order to maintain a level of artistic control, the volunteers were asked to memorise the same cho
Ernest Mario: Presidential Distinguished Achievement Awards Recipient
The Seventh Annual Distinguished Achievement Awards honors those who personify URI's tradition of excellence in achievement, leadership, and service. Ernest Mario, M.S. '63, Ph.D. '66, Hon '91 Chairman and CEO, Capnia Ernest Mario began his career in the pharmaceutical industry as a research scientist in 1966 and later went on to lead four drug companies as CEO: Glaxo, Alza, Reliant, and his current company, Capnia. In addition to serving on the boards of companies public and private, Dr. Mari
Rough Cut: EU's Olli Rehn on bloc's economic outlook
Nov. 7 - EU Economic and Monetary Affairs Commissioner Olli Rehn talks to Reuters about the bloc's economic outlook.
A Message from Dickinson Admissions
A message to those affected by Hurricane Sandy. http://www.dickinson.edu/admissions
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U.S. Morning Call: Groupon gets a raw deal
Nov 9 - Groupon once again failed to wow Wall Street with its quarterly results. Groupon also confirmed that its European business is still struggling and that it will be slashing 80 jobs mainly in sales
Franz Ferdinand: Taken Down by a Teenager
In this video clip, learn more about the many conspiracies surrounding the assassination of Arch Duke Franz Ferdinand. The clip questions why did people want him dead and how did a 19 year old get close enough to do it? (5:13)
Study What You Love - Andy Fisher
Andy talks about the benefits of studying an Arts degree and the opportunities offered by the University in finding a career after graduation. Visit the website: http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/studywithus/studywhatyoulove/ Visit the blog: http://blogs.nottingham.ac.uk/studywhatyoulove/
Study What You Love - Judith Bannerman (Archaeology Alumna)
Judith talks about the variety of skills she developed whilst studying Archaeology and the diverse range of opportunities these gave her after she graduated. Visit the website: http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/studywithus/studywhatyoulove/ Visit the blog: http://blogs.nottingham.ac.uk/studywhatyoulove/
Physical volcanology, sedimentology, stratigraphy and petrochemistry of the Berry Creek metavolcanic
The steeply dipping, isoclinally folded early Precambrian (Archean) Berry Creek Metavolcanic Complex comprises primary to resedimented pyroclastic, epiclastic and autoclastic deposits. Tephra erupted from central volcanic edifices was dumped by mass flow mechanisms into peripheral volcanosedimentary depressions. Sedimentation has been essentially contemporaneous with eruption and transport of tephra. The monolithic to heterolithic tuffaceous horizons are interpreted as subaerial to subaqueous pu
Electri-Fried Circuits IP revision 11/12/12
IP revision 11/12/12
GESS: Yes, scientists can change the world!
Global Environment Speaker Series Presented by Dr. Nina Dudnik, founder and CEO of Seeding Labs For more on this series visit http://geography.richmond.edu/resources/speaker-series-GESS.html