Navigating by the Numbers
In this lesson, students will learn that math is important in navigation and engineering. Ancient land and sea navigators started with the most basic of navigation equations (Speed x Time = Distance). Today, navigational satellites use equations that take into account the relative effects of space and time. However, even these high-tech wonders cannot be built without pure and simple math concepts basic geometry and trigonometry that have been used for thousands of years. In this lesson, these b
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HyperBrain: Pathway Quiz 11 - Vestibulospinal Tract
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Melting Glaciers: Clues to Climate Change
This interactive feature story is part of Science Bulletins, an innovative online and exhibition program that offers the public a window into the excitement of scientific discovery. Published in March 2005, this Earth Bulletin follows a team of glaciologists racing to core the world's largest tropical ice cap -- before global warming melts it away.
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Principles of Macroeconomics v1.1
Version 1.1 boasts improved coverage throughout the text including significant updates to: Chapters 5 (GDP, Price Level Changes, Business Cycles, and Unemployment) Chapter 6 (Measuring Total Output and Income) Chapter 12 (Government and Fiscal Policy) Chapter 17 (Macroeconomics for the 21st Century) Flat World Knowledge is honored to publish Version 1.1 of this first edition re-launch of Tim Tregarthenâ€™s wonderful principles of macroeconomics book, and proud to bring Tim's incredible talents
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Using a table or just a set of columns can help you to analyse information and ideas. You can vary the number of columns and rows as needed. The following activity provides an opportunity for you to summarise information in a table.

## Activity 7: Completing a table

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Promise based management: How to create a 'promise' culture in an organisation
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The Substance of Civilization
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The lease and legislation regarding leases
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13th Annual Public Leadership Dinner - Center for Nonprofit and Public Leadership
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Go Pre-med: Study Poultry Science
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DMC TV: TACHE BBQ textbook fund-raiser
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The King's Speech: The First Executive Coach?
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