The Lifestyle Project
This innovative project offers a way for students to learn about environmental alternatives by modifying their own lifestyles. It is a three-week exercise for students to reduce their impact on the environment by changing the way in which they live from day to day. This website contains an article about the Lifestyle Project and all the materials needed to teach the project. Materials include a baseline quiz, worksheets, energy facts and figures, and an Excel spreadsheet for students to calculat
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Observing other teachers
Learning from other teachers is an important means of professional development. Here are some suggestions for observing successful teachers in your school, in other schools, and on the web.
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School Governors: being strategic
Why are schools in the UK run by school governors? This unit will examine how the role has developed and the main tasks and responsibilities that exist today. We will also look at the need for self-evaluation and how the setting of a clear strategic direction can help governors achieve the required targets.
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Lecture by Cuny Janssen
Presented as part of the CCA Photography Lecture Series, this lecture was filmed on Wednesday, November 16, 2011, at California College of the Arts in Timken Lecture Hall on the San Francisco campus. Dutch photographer Cuny Janssen's landscapes and portraits of children track her travels from Iran to India, Macedonia, France, and back to the Netherlands. Her social concern is evident in the choice of locations and subjects, and even in her timing: she went to Macedonia after ethnic violence had
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Proof by Induction -- Example 2
This video uses Proof by Induction to show that the sum of three consecutive cubes is divisible by nine.
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How Much Water Do You Use?
Students keep track of their own water usage for one week, gaining an understanding of how much water is used for various everyday activities. They relate their own water usages to the average residents of imaginary Thirsty County, and calculate the necessary water capacity of a dam that would provide residential water to the community.
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Ann Cooper Talks School Lunches
19:38 Video Speaking at the 2007 EG conference, "renegade lunch lady" Ann Cooper talks about the coming revolution in the way kids eat at school -- local, sustainable, seasonal and even educational food.
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Health Care Leadership, a growing field
Kathleen Holycross, president and CEO of the Porter County VNA, discusses the demands for leaders in the health care industry, and the value of a degree in that field. More at valpo.edu/nursing.
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Lost in the Amazon
The Lost in the Amazon curricular unit is a series of minds-on and hands-on engineering activities based in the Amazon rainforest in Brazil. Motivated by an adventurous theme, students discover, learn and apply the following: 1) Classification of Plants and Insects; 2) General Categorizing Skills; 3) Process Skills: Problem Solving and Critical Thinking; 4) Scientific Testing and Experimentation; 5) Properties of Materials The investigative, exploratory and problem solving nature of Lost in the
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The New Zealand GeoNet Project
"The New Zealand GeoNet Project provides real-time monitoring and data collection for rapid response and research into earthquake, volcano, landslide and tsunami hazards." At the website, researchers can obtain seismic, GPS time series, landslide, quake, and strong motion data. Through the use of remote cameras, the site furnishes pictures of five of New Zealand's volcanoes. Students and educators can find an abundance of information about the country's natural hazards along with many wonderful,
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What is Energy?
With an introduction to the ideas of energy, students discuss specific types of energy and the practical sources of energy. Hands-on activities help them identify types of energy in their surroundings and enhance their understanding of energy.
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"Ausleihdaten aus Bibliotheken als Linked Open Data publizieren und nutzen" Magnus Pfeffer (Hochschu
By: SWIB In einem laufenden Projekt untersuche ich gemeinsam mit Kai Eckert von der UB Mannheim und Studierenden an der Hochschule der Medien mögliche Anwendungsfälle für Ausleihdaten aus Bibliothekssystemen als Linked Data. Das erste Szenario ist der statistische Vergleich von (Teil-)Bibliotheken. Hierbei muss die Beschreibung der Bibliotheken, ihres Bestanded und der Ausleihbedingungen als Vokabular modelliert werden. Dieses Vokabular und seine Semantik muss sich an den vorhandenen Standar
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Le rôle historique des institutions dans le progrès des sciences / Jacques Blamont

Le rôle historique des institutions dans le progrès des sciences / Jacques Émile Blamont. Conférence donnée dans le cadre de L'Institut des Études Doctorales (IED) et présentée par Michel Eliard, directeur de l'URF de Sociologie de l'université du Mirail. Université Toulouse II-Le Mirail, 3 mai 1999.


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Beddington to West Wickham and back via Beckenham
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Who is to protect whom from what? The human security dilemmas of Iraq, North Korea and Darfur
Brian Job, Professor, Department of Political Science, University of British Columbia, Director, Center of International Relations. Présentation dans le cadre du cycle de conférences organisé par le CRDP intitulé « Le droit à la sécurité ... la sécurité par le droit ».
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Northeastern Street Smarts: Valentine's Day Edition
Our StreetSmarts reporter asked students about their Valentine's Day plans, and what gifts they got for their special someone.
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Episode 118: Controlling our impulses: Communication pathways and signal transmission in the nervous

Neuroscientists Prof Bruce Carter and Dr Simon Murray explain how nerve cells conduct information efficiently and the processes that underlie the orderly creation and destruction of nerve and supporting cells. With Science host Dr Shane Huntington.

Episode 122: The ones and zeroes of life: Computational biology and the trajectory of scale

IBM computational biologist Dr Ajay Royyuru and computer scientist Professor Justin Zobel discuss the intersection of life sciences with high-end computing, and how computational scale may dramatically enhance biological and genetic research. With science host Dr Shane Huntington.

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Defrag: Windows Search, Delaying Windows Update, Reboot Requirements

Microsoft tech troubleshooter extraordinaire Gov Maharaj and I help walk you through troubleshooting solutions to your tech support problems. If you have a problem you want to send us, you can use the Problem Step Recorder in Windows 7 (see this for details on how) and send us the zip file to DefragShow@microsoft.com. We will also be checking comme
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Scientific Method Song by Have Fun Teaching (Performed By Mrs. Bullock's Class)
The Scientific Method Song from the Science Songs CD by Have Fun Teaching performed by Mrs. Bullock's class in Florida. This song teaches the different steps of the scientific method. (03:43)
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