One reason why caecilians are considered to be amphibians is because they go through metamorphosis to reach adulthood. Caecilians are unique amphibians because some of them lay eggs, but some of them give birth to live young.
Advertising on TV1?
At the completion of this chapter you will be able to write a response regarding the commercialization of public television. While carrying out this task you will describe your position with regards to television advertising. You will describe the ideal advertising spot and use certain words to formulate your demands.
The Idea of the State: a Genealogy
Quentin Skinner gives a genealogy of the modern state, arguing that we should not understand the state simply as the government, but rather as a fictional person, enabling us to explain such things as shared responsibility for debt over generations. Quentin Skinner is the Barber Beaumont Professor of the Humanities at Queen Mary, University of London and he is the previous Regius professor of modern history at Cambridge. His most recent book is Hobbes and Republican Liberty (2008).
Why I chose the Goodman Institute's MBA with complete CFA® Integration - Michael Ayres
Michael Ayres graduated from the Goodman Institute of Investment Management (GIIM)'s MBA with complete CFA® Integration program at Concordia University's John Molson School of Business. Mr Ayres talks about how the GIIM MBA best prepares students who wish to pursue a career in the Finance industry.
For more information about the GIIM MBA with complete CFA® Integration program please visit http://johnmolson.concordia.ca/giim
Footprint of a coffee cup
Are your tired of being full of garbage. Join Diana Kirkwood the Zero Waste Campus Coordinator at Sustainable Concordia, as she walks through the reals cost of disposable coffee cups and offers tips for reducing your environmental footprint.
#179: Reaping what we sow: Agriculture's role in climate change
Assoc Prof Richard Eckard examines how modern agriculture contributes to global warming and discusses ways of mitigating the problem. Presented by Dr Dyani Lewis.
Ice Cube of Exotic Microbes
This article describes a permafrost subglacial lake discovered beneath Antarctica. The lake offers scientists a chance to test their sterile drilling techniques before exploring elsewhere in search of exotic microbes. Techniques that avoid contaminating a drill site with microbes, suggests the author, would prove useful for future drilling into Mars polar caps in search of life.
The reasons for attrition
This paper focuses on a) to reflect on an approach, decisions and subsequent knowledge with regard to non response and b) to discuss the "attrition survey", rather than discussing the actual results of an overall longitudinal study. This should be linked to the paper "student experiences of enterprise education"
Black Female Battalion of WW2
The 6888 consisted of all African-American women who were posted to Birmingham in England during World War II. (01:14)
Teaching Middle School Life Science
Teaching Middle School Life Science is a graduate-level professional development course designed to enhance your understanding and teaching of life science. In eight sessions, you will investigate life science topics using hands-on activities and online resources including video segments, interactive activities, readings, and other multimedia materials. These resources are drawn from Teachers' Domain, WGBH's digital library service.
Rock Around the Clock
In this activity, students will explore probability simulations and use the Monte Carlo method to determine a reasonable number of packs of gum that need to be purchased to win a complete set of prizes.
Scope on Safety: Science storage requirements
Middle school science teachers need to address two issues concerning storage. First, if it is insufficient, they need to work with administrators to secure additional storage area(s). Second, whether sufficient or not, good housekeeping practices are in order for safety and liability reasons. This month’s column outlines some safe storage and housekeeping hints for the science classroom.
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