Why kids love the ROM!
Intern Melissa Banwell speaks with kids in the galleries and discovers interesting and fun things to do and see at the ROM.
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What About Rocks?
The earth is quite a pile of rocks. How were they formed? What are they made of? How do Geologist classify them?
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Spoils of Love
Set in the 1920's, a man's fiancee is kidnapped by a jealous madman. A silent short. Directed by Dustin Frankel.  This is a contemporty vrsion of a silent film demonstrating the style of silent films in the 1920s. (9:56)
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Identification of Rocks and Minerals
This is an informational site for science teachers. It contains links to websites for instruction of identification of rocks and minerals and interactive lessons for students. Rock and Mineral Identification The page is used for teachers to link to resources on the subject of Identification of rocks and minerals. These links can also be used by the students to help them learn through interaction.
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Stokes' Law Exercise for "Rocks and Minerals"
In this activity students are led through a qualitative/semi-quantitative derivation of Stokes' Law. Lab groups brainstorm on and hypothesize about what factors will affect settling velocity. They then time the settling of various objects of known composition and size through different fluids of known viscosity to validate or invalidate their hypothesis. Additional activities that can go along with this exercise are outlined in the downloadable teaching notes on page. The site also includes a li
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Metamorphic Rocks
The weight of a mountain creates enough pressure to recrystallize rock, thus creating metamorphic rocks. This program outlines the recrystallization process and the types of rock it can create — from claystone and slate to schist and garnet-bearing gneiss. The relationship of metamorphic rock to plate tectonics is also covered.
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Sedimentary Rocks: The Key to Past Environments
This program returns to the Grand Canyon: its exposed layers of sedimentary rock allow scientists to peer into the geologic past. The movement of sediment and its deposition are covered, and the processes of lithification, compaction, and cementation that produce sedimentary rocks are explained. Organic components of rock are also discussed.
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VUCast: Vanderbilt is growing, “rocking out” and learning from a movie star!
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You Love Us... Now LIKE Us!
Calling all Cougars! Help the College of Charleston reach 20,000 likes and win a semester of free pizza from Papa John's on August 20! Well be giving away lots of pizza between now and August 20, too! Find out more: http://www.cofc.edu/about/socialmedia/20000fans.php
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Love Theif
In this film featuring Jeff Masters and Barrett Weed, Love and Money collide in this short film by Director Philip Kimbrough. This film was part of the Elon in Los Angeles program, part of the Climbing the LAdder productions. 2010
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Rock CAN Roll Rocks NC State
On June 23, What Laura Says and Bright Young Things took to the Witherspoon Student Center stage in support of Rock CAN Roll, a volunteer, non profit, hunger relief organization committed to restocking the dwindling shelves of local food pantries, soup kitchens, safe homes and shelters. NC State students, faculty and staff packed the auditorium, doing their part to help the Food Bank of Eastern NC fight hunger in our area. For more information on the event, visit: http://www.ncsu.edu/features/2
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Jane Hadley wins 2010 Hunter-Hamilton Love of Teaching Award
The longtime drama professor was honored at Queens' traditional undergraduate commencement on May 8, 2010. Click here to order a DVD of the entire ceremony: http://www.queens.edu/commencement/order/video.asp
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Economic Impact of NBA All-Star Game 'hugely inflated'
SMU Business Professor Mike Davis provided expertise for a Channel 8 News investigative report on the forecasted economic impact of the recent NBA All-Star Game.
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New Book Tells Bolshevik Love Story
Stanford book tells the tale of the ill-starred life of Bolshevik Nikolai Bukharin and his wife Anna Larina. Stanford University: http://www.stanford.edu/ Stanford News: http://news.stanford.edu/ Stanford University Channel on YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/stanford
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Triumph of Love premieres on the U of M Showboat
This summer the University of Minnesota Showboat presents "Triumph of Love," which runs through August 28, 2010. The 19th-century play by Pierre Marivaux follows a princess on her quest to return her crown to its rightful owner—the young scholar Agis (pronounced "Ah-zhee"). But Agis has been taught to loathe and distrust women since birth, so the princess disguises herself as a man in the hopes of winning his trust and restoring his crown. Director Peter Rothstein chose musical numbers from th
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Love and Revolution
Divergent views on politics and religion fuel a feud between two prominent Williamsburg families. Museum educator Anne Willis tells the story of their children's unlikely marriage.
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Kepler Mission Star Field Lithograph
This two-sided 8in. X 10in. print document depicts the Kepler Mission Field of View imposed upon a star field that includes the constellations Cygnus and Delphinus on the front. A description of the mission, the star selection constraints, the location of the field in the night sky, distances to the stars, and the CCD layout is included on the back. An image on the back also illustrates the distance the field is from the galactic center and the size of the field of view. NASA-s Kepler mission is
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Sun as a Star: Science Learning Activities for Afterschool
The activities in this guide engage students in learning about the Sun and the process of scientific investigation. These activities were adapted for use in afterschool programs with ages 5-12. The Sun as a Star consists of eight activities, each of which may be completed in about one hour.
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Geochemistry of Igneous Rocks
This website contains an abundance of data on the geochemistry of igneous rocks. The site provides very brief descriptions of many types of terrestrial and lunar igneous rocks, their regional distribution and classification, and examples of their geochemical trends and fingerprints. Graphs that plot ...
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Ask-a-Biologist vol 047 - Topic: E. O. Wilson Science Rock Star - Part 2 - Guest: Edward O. Wilson
Ask a Biologist - Transcripts - Ask-a-Biologist vol 047 - Topic: E. O. Wilson Science Rock Star - Part 2 - Guest: Edward O. Wilson - Arizona State University > CATEGORIES > Science + Technology > CHANNELS > Ask a Biologist > Transcripts > Ask-a-Biologist vol 047 - Topic: E. O. Wilson Science Rock Star - Part 2 - Guest: Edward O. Wilson
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