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Earth Exploration Toolbook Chapter: Measuring Distance and Area in Satellite Images
Users download and analyze MODIS imagery from 2001 and 2003 to quantify the shrinking of the Aral Sea. The chapter steps users through downloading, installing, and measuring with ImageJ, a freely available image analysis program. Users employ the software to set the spatial calibration of an image, then select and measure distances directly from the image. Measurement results are reported in real-world units. Users also select, measure, and compare the area covered by the sea in three time-serie
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Jigsaw puzzle size-up
This online jigsaw puzzle activity requires students to enlarge or shrink some puzzle pieces to make them the correct size for the puzzle. The choices for enlarging are 1.5, 2, and 4 times larger, while the sizes for shrinking are one-fourth, one-third, and one-half times smaller. The activity consists of three progressively more difficult eight-piece puzzles. The final puzzle lacks the outline on the puzzle board to help the student see where the pieces belong. A timer allows the student 20 sec
Author(s): Public Broadcasting System (U.S.). PBS Kids

Middle School Portal: Math and Science Pathways (MSP2)
This activity asks students to determine if the Statue of Liberty's nose is out of proportion to her body size. The activity, from the Figure This! list of 80 math challenges, illustrates how to use similarity and scaling to design HO gauge model train layouts and analyze the size of characters in Gulliver's Travels. It describes the mathematics involved in determining proportion and shows students how to use scaling to enlarge a picture. There are also questions about shrinking a T-shirt and th
Author(s): National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM)

Inequality in America.
While many Americans are working harder for less money and paying more for everyday items like gas and food, the rich are getting richer. Bill Moyers Journal analyzes the growing inequality gap on the ground in los Angeles where recently union workers marched to bring attention to how they are getting squeezed out of the shrinking middle class. Bill Moyers also interviews Steve Fraser, historian and author of Wall Street: America's Dream Palace, about the modern parallels and differences to th
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Magic School Bus Spins a Web
What do you do when a 50-foot praying mantis menaces your town? Run like the wind...unless youre in Ms. Frizzles class and shes taken you on a field trip inside a science fiction film, circa 1950. The movies main character, the power-mad General Araneus, is determined to destroy the mantis, but Phoebe wants to trap it and save it! Shrinking to the size of real spiders, the kids discover how spiders construct a variety of silky snares, making them world-champion trappers. Can the kids save the ma
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SID THE SCIENCE KID- "You Look Different" Music Video
Featured in Sid the Science Kid episode, "My Shrinking Shoes," watch Teacher Susie's music video about how a growing plant looks different from when it's a sprout to a full-grown plant! From children to puppies, living things grow and transform into adults. Run time 02:25.
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What Does It Take to Compete in a Flat World?
When Thomas Friedman wrote his popular book, The World Is Flat, one of its central arguments was that geography might soon become history. The proliferation of information technology and telecommunications networks has integrated the world in ways that were unimaginable in the past -- and this has transformed how companies produce and distribute products and services. One result of this transformation is the rise of networks of companies that are bound together through IT and logistics. How can
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Learn common French verbs, has pictures for each verb to help you remember them.

Author(s): EduTube

Research round-up: Highlights from London Business School
As the financial and economic agenda moves from crisis to recovery, four of our faculty members (Nader Tavassoli, Kamalini Ramdas, Richard Portes and Michael Jacobides) offer their insights on what lies ahead for 2011

No ‘Off’ switch - Radio presenter Andy Kershaw
Andy presented his Radio 1 show for 15 years and joined Radio 3 in 2001. A journalist at heart, he has often reinvented himself as a foreign correspondent for BBC radio news and occasionally made travel documentaries for Channel 4. He reported for the BBC from the midst of a volcanic eruption at Montserrat.
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Earth Exploration Toolbook Chapter: Measuring Distance and Area in Satellite Images
Users download and analyze MODIS imagery from 2001 and 2003 to quantify the shrinking of the Aral Sea. The chapter steps users through downloading, installing, and measuring with ImageJ, a freely available image analysis program. Users employ the software to set the spatial calibration of an image, then select and measure distances directly from the image. Measurement results are reported in real-world units. Users also select, measure, and compare the area covered by the sea in three time-serie
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CSR Strategy: Commit
Thunderbird School of Global Management Professor Gregory Unruh, Ph.D., talks March 3, 2011, in the Executive MBA Lecture Series.
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MedEdPORTAL is a free peer-reviewed publication service and repository for medical and oral health teaching materials, assessment tools, and faculty development resources. All copyright and patient privacy issues are addressed during the submi
Author(s): kludewig

Open Classroom: Demography is Destiny 03-23-11 #3
Open Classroom Series 03-23-11 Demography is Destiny Demographic Change and National Politics Ryan Enos
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Know the difference
This short video clip clarifies the different meanings in science of theory and hypothesis.
Author(s): Susan Fisher, Ph.D.

Genetics
This online tutorial from the TheTech Museum of Innovation focuses on genetics. The interactive topics will initially introduce the user to the DNA, chromosomes, and the make up of human genes. Further topics will examine forensic science, the history of forensics, fingerprinting, and cloning background research and community response to cloning. Finally, the resource provides connections to gallery exhibits, science labs, and a design challenge that engages the learner to write a persuasive let
Author(s): The Tech Museum of Innovation

The overall transformation process can be broken down into a series of micro-processes. Attention to processes within organisations can provide a powerful tool for understanding organisational performance. In the extract below, David Garvin discusses how attention to work processes can yield new insights for managers about the ways in which performance may be improved.

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The Ocean Floor - by StudyJams
Earth's most magnificent and enormous landforms are all on the ocean floor.  Volcanoes and earthquakes change the ocean floor, creating new landforms.  Erosion on land also deposits minerals and animal matter on the ocean floor.  Learn more about the ocean floor with this slide show from StudyJams.  Vibrant photos are set to music, with information written under each photo.  A short, self-checking quiz is also provided with this link.
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Animoto Promo
A "Learn More" video for Animoto.com. This video describes the technology used at Animoto.com. Animoto combines your images and music to create a video.  You can not put the images in a specific order-Amimoto chooses the order that they will appear.
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