Astro-Venture Biology Educators' Guide
Astro-Venture is an educational, interactive, multimedia Web environment highlighting NASA careers and astrobiology research in the areas of Astronomy, Geology, Biology and Atmospheric Sciences. Students in grades 5-8 role play NASA occupations and use scientific inquiry, as they search for and design a planet with the necessary characteristics for human habitation.
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The Rise of Statism

[Crisis and Leviathan • By Robert Higgs • Oxford University Press, 1987 • 350 pages. This review was originally published in Liberty, 1987.]

Crisis and Leviathan

Crisis and Leviathan is a blockbuster of a book, one of the most important of the last decade. It is that rare and wondrous combination: scholarly and
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President Bruininks testifies at the House Higher Education Committee
University of Minnesota President Robert Bruininks spoke to the Minnesota House of Representatives Higher Education Policy and Finance Committee on Feb. 22, 2011, testifying on the impact of proposed budget cuts on the university and its students. Learn more at supporttheu.umn.edu. To read Bruininks' remarks (PDF), visit: http://z.umn.edu/bruininksremarks . View his full testimony here: http://youtu.be/vbQuvIiRV0I
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Square Root Operations
Since Pythagorean theorem proofs requires us to square numbers and find square roots, reviewing square root operations from Algebra is really important. When working with the Pythagorean theorem, it is especially important for you to remember how to simplify square roots and rationalize fractions that have a square root in the denominator. (3:37)
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FORMATIC - Paris 2011 : Assistance au domicile et orthèses cognitives (video)

FORMATIC - PARIS 2011 : Assistance au domicile et orthèses cognitives.

Résumé : La technologie est aujourd'hui considérée comme une alternative prometteuse pour la compensation des troubles cognitifs. Qu'ils soient acquis ou développementaux, les troubles cognitifs peuvent conduire à une perte de l'autonomie fonctionnelle. Les personnes rencontrent alors de la difficulté à réaliser de façon autonome et sécuritaire leurs activités de la vie quotidienne (AVQ).


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INTRODUCTION TO THE PODCAST
WELCOME TO Latinum, Latin language learning podcast from London. - OVER 7,600,000 AUDIO FILES DOWNLOADED SINCE MAY 2007- This podcast contains a wide range of material. There are 4 complete Latin courses: The texts of all the material here can be found for free on google books, archive.org, or europeana.eu 1. The main course, Adler's "A Practical Grammar of the Latin Language" has several hundred episodes. 2. D'Ooge's 'Latin for Beginners' in Audio 3. Underwood's "Latin for Medical Students
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The Injustice of Social Justice

[An MP3 audio file of this article, narrated by Colin Hussey, is available for download.]

Everyone Has a Right to _____

Every once in a while, something comes along that perfectly encapsulates the idea of so-called "social just
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Dept Seminar: Money-go-round: personal economies of wealth
In this Anthropology Dept Seminar (11 February 2011), Professor Deborah James (London School of Economics) discusses the personal economies of wealth, aspiration and indebtedness in South Africa.
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Dept Seminar: Why do Bayaka Pygmies sing so much?
In this Anthropology Dept seminar (28 January 2011), Dr Jerome Lewis (University College London) examines the place and cultural transmission of music and sound to the Bayaka Pygmies of the Central African Republic and Congo. Includes examples.
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Dept Seminar: Heritage, hiking and the eradication of miracles
In this Anthropology Dept seminar (4 February 2011), Dr Ian Reader (University of Manchester) discuss consumerism and the sanitisation of pilgrimage from Shikoku to Santiago.
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You're fired!
Will changes to employment law make it easier for firms to take workers on, or will it be an erosion of workers' rights?
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Advantage Warfighter: ERDC Research Gives US Forces the Edge
This report from the US Army Research and Development Center describes new technologies that "assist soldiers as they maneuver, deploy, sustain, survive, and train." Advanced techniques and equipment are highlighted in each of these five categories. For example, the Joint Rapid Airfield Construction program, as the name implies, is working on a method of quickly setting up a base for aircraft to land, possibly in unfamiliar territory. Another project is a protective structural system that can be
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New HIV Vaccine Holds Promise of Global Effectiveness
This site describes recently launched clinical tests of a new vaccine directed at the three most globally important HIV subtypes, as developed by scientists at the Dale and Betty Bumpers Vaccine Research Center of the National Institute of Allergy and infectious Diseases.
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Drought Resources and Information
The Drought Resources and Information Web site is maintained by the Utah State University Extension Water Resource Issues Team, which was created to "address information needs related to water conservation and quality in agriculture and urban settings." The site provides information on several subjects including landscape irrigation, agricultural water uses, home water conservation, drought and weather monitoring, and more.
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National Association of Agricultural Educators
The National Association of Agricultural Educators (NAAE) "seeks to advance agricultural education and promote the professional interests and growth of agriculture teachers as well as recruit and prepare students who have a desire to teach agriculture." In addition to information about membership and the upcoming NAAE Convention, the site features resources and information relating to advocacy. The Advocacy section contains Legislative Alerts, information about communicating with members of Cong
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Mission to Mars
This educational module is designed to teach students about models and data collection and analysis using a Mars Mission as an example. The activities in this module require students to gather observations and data and use this to generate a model that illustrates a real object, in this case, the surface topography of a landing site on Mars. This module allows for students to have increasingly sophisticated experiences with this concept as well as an opportunity to utilize science process skills
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The Live from Earth and Mars,http://www-k12.atmos.washington.edu/k12/pilot/mission_2_mars/index.html

Quick take on Pheonix Mission to Mars : follow the water
Following water continues to guide exploration even as space is explored find water and you might find life itself. One such mission that is following the water is the Phoenix Mars Lander project. On August 4, 2007, the lander was launched on its 10-month journey to the Red Planet. Phoenix will land on the northern plains of Mars and dig into the soil and water-ice seeking the Martian Holy Grail: water and possible life-supporting conditions.
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Efficiency of a water heating system
Students use a watt meter to measure energy input into a hot plate or hot pot used to heat water. The theoretical amount of energy required to raise the water by the measure temperature change is calculated and compared to the electrical energy input to calculate efficiency.
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Copyright 2011 - Office of Educational Partnerships, Clarkson University, Potsdam, NY,http://www.teachengineering.org/policy_ipp.php

The Earth rotates through days
The students will be a part of a model showing how the Earth's rotation creates what we see as a sunrise and sunset every twenty-four hours.
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