Helping Your Child Learn Science and Technology
This guide offers a dozen fun learning activities parents can use at home to help children (ages 3-10) learn about bubbles, bugs, surface tension, adhesives, friction (using gelatin), volume (using measuring cups), static electricity (using balloons), cause and effect (using plants), chemical reactions (using cake), and more.
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Basic Concepts of Mathematics
This book helps the student complete the transition from purely manipulative to rigorous mathematics. The clear exposition covers many topics that are assumed by later courses but are often not covered with any depth or organization: basic set theory, induction, quantifiers, functions and relations, equivalence relations, properties of the real numbers (including consequences of the completeness axiom), fields, and basic properties of n-dimensional Euclidean spaces.
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An Introduction to the Theory of Numbers
This book, which presupposes familiarity only with the most elementary concepts of arithmetic (divisibility properties, greatest common divisor, etc.), is an expanded version of a series of lectures for graduate students on elementary number theory. Topics include: Compositions and Partitions; Arithmetic Functions; Distribution of Primes; Irrational Numbers; Congruences; Diophantine Equations; Combinatorial Number Theory; and Geometry of Numbers. Three sections of problems (which include exercis
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You and a friend are hiking the Appalachian Trail when a storm comes through. You stop to eat, but find that all available firewood is too wet to start a fire. From your Chem 106 class, you remember that heat is given off by some chemical reactions; if you could mix two solutions together to produce an exothermic reaction, you might be able to cook the food you brought along for the hike. Luckily, being the dedicated chemist that you are, you never go anywhere without taking along a couple chemi
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Introduction to Vectors and Tensors, Vol. 2, Vector and Tensor Analysis
Introduction to Vectors and Tensors, Vol. 2, Vector and Tensor Analysis is a typed revision of the book originally published by Plenum Press in 1976 as Volume 2 in their series on Mathematical Concepts and Methods in Science and Engineering, edited by Angelo Miele. PDF File.
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Monosaccharide Browser
The monosaccharide browser allows you to view space filling Fischer projections of monosaccharides. You can edit the structure and discover the correct name or you can select names from the classified index to discover the structure. The structure can be edited by choosing between aldose/ketose, number of carbon atoms between 3 and 6 and by clicking on carbon atoms to alter chirality. The Monosaccharide Browser can be used as a study aid in various ways. â€¢Make a random monosaccharide by clic
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Online Science-athon: The Chocolate Melt
The Online Science-athon offers elementary and middle-grade students opportunities to discover the science in their daily lives. Presented as challenges, the Science-athon asks students to investigate their world in ways that are engaging and fun, easy for teachers to incorporate into their teaching, and instructive. Students doing the Chocolate Melt decide on a container-tin can, cardboard box, plastic bucket, paper bag, or similar object-to use as a solar cooker. Then they consider how to melt
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TakingITGlobal's Guide to Action
TakingITGlobal's Guide to Action is designed to help you turn your ideas and dreams into reality. The main guide and the three topical guides are workbooks for you to download, use and share. The three topical guides are listed under their own entries in OER Commons.
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TakingITGlobal HIV/AIDS Youth Guide to Action
Introducing TakingITGlobal's official HIV/AIDS Youth Guide to Action! This comprehensive guide contains inspiring stories and useful resources for youth; all the necessary tools to help carry out your project, raise awareness, and help stop the spread of HIV/AIDS.
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forall x: Introductory Textbook in Formal Logic
This book is an introduction to sentential logic and first-order predicate logic with identity, logical systems that significantly influenced twentieth-century analytic philosophy. After working through the material in this book, a student should be able to understand most quantified expressions that arise in their philosophical reading.
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Movie in the Making
In this project students will report on a book by describing how they would turn that book into a motion picture. After reading and studying the main components of their novel (character, plot, conflict, climax and denouement), students will use their imaginations to explain how they would cast and direct the movie versions. This project also provides enrichment activities where in the students will access archived materials such as the Academy Awards Data Base, movie posters, and movie reviews.
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Historical Treasure Chest
This project provides a model for engaging students in an investigation of authentic materials from the past. The students will be provided with four primary sources and questions to guide their investigation. A wealth of other primary resources can be accessed on the websites listed in the reference section.
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The Great Magnet, the Earth
This site provides a non-mathematical introduction to the magnetism of the Earth, the Sun, the planets and their environments, following a historical thread. In 1600, four hundred years ago William Gilbert, later physician to Queen Elizabeth I of England, published his great study of magnetism, "De Magnete"--"On the Magnet". It gave the first rational explanation to the mysterious ability of the compass needle to point north-south: the Earth itself was magnetic. "De Magnete" opened the era of mo
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Becoming a critical social work practitioner
What does it take to become a critical practitioner in social work? This unit will guide you through some important concepts. An understanding of Ã¢â‚¬Ëœcritical perspectivesÃ¢â‚¬â„¢ will help you take a positive and constructive approach to problems that arise in
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The learning organization
This audiotape is linked to Creating People Centred Schools learning guide, but carries debates which could also be used in a free-standing way by anyone interested in school organization and change.
Author(s): Themba Ndhlovu, Carol Bertram, Nonhlanhla Mthiyane

Cultures and hierarchies in schools: changing school cultures as well as structures
This audiotape is linked to Creating People Centred Schools learning guide, but carries debates which could also be used in a free-standing way by anyone interested in school organization and change.
Author(s): Themba Ndhlovu, Carol Bertram, Nonhlanhla Mthiyane

Changing management to manage change: a government report
This audiotape is linked to Creating People Centred Schools learning guide, but carries debates which could also be used in a free-standing way by anyone interested in school organization and change.
Author(s): Themba Ndhlovu, Carol Bertram, Nonhlanhla Mthiyane

School effectiveness and school improvement
This audiotape is linked to Creating People Centred Schools learning guide, but carries debates which could also be used in a free-standing way by anyone interested in school organization and change.
Author(s): Themba Ndhlovu, Carol Bertram, Nonhlanhla Mthiyane

What is a learning organization?
This audiotape is linked to Creating People Centred Schools learning guide, but carries debates which could also be used in a free-standing way by anyone interested in school organization and change.
Author(s): Themba Ndhlovu, Carol Bertram, Nonhlanhla Mthiyane

Managing change
This audiotape is linked to Creating People Centred Schools learning guide, but carries debates which could also be used in a free-standing way by anyone interested in school organization and change.
Author(s): Themba Ndhlovu, Carol Bertram, Nonhlanhla Mthiyane