The Earth's Shells - Density vs. Depth
In this activity students devise a way of graphically plotting the density variations vs. depth in the Earth. They recreate spreadsheets, shown in the Powerpoint module, with formulas that answer various pieces of the overall question. This module is the sixth in a series of six that examine the density of planets and rocks, and was designed for an undergraduate class where students are asked to look at geological questions mathematically and may spend more time on the math than on the geology.
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The Earth's Shells - Thicknesses and Densities
In this activity students explore the combination of densities and shell thicknesses that produce an aggregate density of the Earth of 5.5 g/cm3. They recreate spreadsheets shown in the Powerpoint module with formulas that answer various pieces of the overall question. This is the fifth module in a series of six that examine the density of planets and rocks, and was designed for an undergraduate class where students are asked to look at geological questions mathematically and may spend more time
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In this lab, students use dice to simulate radioactive decay. Students create a standard decay curve for a fictional element, calculate the half-life of this element, and, using the information their graph, "date" rocks that contain the new element. The use of dice has some advantages over similar exercises because the half-life is not immediately obvious to students and they will need to experimentally determine it. Learning goals, context for use, teaching tips, materials, assessment tips and
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The Lowdown on Climate Change (Beyond Penguins and Polar Bears Podcast Episode 4)
There is so much information available about climate change that knowing what to do about it becomes overwhelming. Where do you start? What can you do?
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Creating the Hall of Planet Earth
This Web site tells the stories behind the making of the museum's Gottesman Hall of Planet Earth. Along with tracking the hall's creation, the following sections also tell the story of our planet's creation. What You See Here Is Out There introduces students to the five big questions asked by Earth scientists. The Man Who Knew a Mountain takes a look at how obsidian from the Medicine Lake volcano became part of the exhibit. Expeditions explains how museum expeditions sought the answers to the fi
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Arthur Ross Hall of Meteorites
This Web site, created to complement the Hall of Meteorites, looks at these fallen rocks and what they tell scientists about the formation of stars and planets.
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Rock Deformation Gallery
This gallery of online resources is from the Museum's Seminars on Science, a series of distance-learning courses designed to help educators meet the new national science standards. The Rock Deformation Gallery, part of the Earth: Inside and Out seminar, features: Illustrations from the Hall of Planet Earth, which has two informative overviews - Deformed Rocks and Deforming Rocks in the Laboratory: Deformed Marble Cylinders;Deformed Conglomerate in the Hall of Planet Earth, which has three annota
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Rock Dating Gallery
This gallery of online resources is from the Museum's Seminars on Science, a series of distance-learning courses designed to help educators meet the new national science standards. The Rock Dating Gallery, part of the Earth: Inside and Out seminar, features: Illustrations from the Hall of Planet Earth, which has two informative overviews; Dating Rocks with Radioactivity and Telling Time Precisely: Stillwater Gabbro, which has two images of this rock from the Stillwater Complex in Montana and a v
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Embedding enterprise in the curriculum
This presentation discusses the pioneering approach to the embedding of enterprise in the curriculum through people and pedagogy
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Caperucita Roja, Los Tres Cerditos y El Lobo - Cuento Infantil (Disney Cartoon)
Original Disney Cartoon- caperucita roja, los tres cerditos y el lobo cuento infantil
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Centennial of murder that triggered World War One
Sarajevo marks the centennial of the murder of Archduke Franz Ferdinand that triggered World War One. Gavino Garay reports. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More updates and breaking news: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the globe and across topics including business, financial, national, and international news. For over 160 years, Reuters ha
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Professor Jane McAdam - Australian refugee policies
In recent times Australia has introduced a range of refugee policies focussed on stopping the arrival of refugees by boat. What are these policies and are they lawful? Video 4 in the series "Refugees - Rights, Protection and Policies" Understanding the international legal obligations that Australia has to refugees and asylum seekers is crucial when it comes to separating myths from facts in contemporary Australian debates. In this series Professor Jane McAdam goes behind the headlines, defines
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One Minute Catalan - flyer
From the makers of the award-winning online language course Coffee Break Spanish comes a new range of titles aimed at busy people who want to acquire the absolute basics of a language. One Minute Languages from the Radio Lingua Network will introduce learners to a new language from scratch. The course is made up of ten lessons and covers topics including basic greetings, introducing yourself, and dealing with language problems. Youâ€™ll also learn numbers and other useful words and phrases whic
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Virtual Oil Well Game
This online strategy game has the player as a prospector trying to find oil, working with a limited budget. The player collects and interprets seismic data to search for oil traps. Players are required to file environmental impact statements before drilling and use drill logs to determine when to start ...
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Index to Dynamic Earth Warmups
This website, developed for the Dynamic Earth course at Winona State University, describes a long list of warm-up activities regarding several different subjects. Subjects include, minerals, igneous rocks, volcanism, weathering, sedimentary rocks, metamorphic rocks, geologic time, earthquakes, internal ...
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Selkouutiset 29.1.2009
TÃ¤ssÃ¤ torstain Selkouutiset, studiossa on Salme Unkuri. TerÃ¤syhtiÃ¶ Rautaruukki vÃ¤hentÃ¤Ã¤ 460 tyÃ¶paikkaa. TyÃ¶paikkoja vÃ¤hennetÃ¤Ã¤n erityisesti HÃ¤meenlinnan ja Raahen tehtailta. Rautaruukki valmistaa metallituotteita esimerkiksi teollisuudelle. Rautaruukki vÃ¤hentÃ¤Ã¤ tyÃ¶paikkoja samalla kun tyÃ¶ntekijÃ¶itÃ¤ jÃ¤Ã¤ elÃ¤kkeelle. Noin 250 tyÃ¶ntekijÃ¤Ã¤ jÃ¤Ã¤ elÃ¤kkeelle. Noin 200 tyÃ¶ntekijÃ¤Ã¤ irtisanotaan. Rautaruukin tyÃ¶paikkojen mÃ¤Ã¤rÃ¤ vÃ¤henee puolen vuoden kuluessa. LisÃ¤ksi Ra
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45. The Afternoon Nap (Intermediate)
Learn Italian with Podcasts! Our dear friend Maria from New York asks: "Is it true that in Italy all shops close during lunch break?" - "And is it true that during the afternoon break Italians love to take a nice nap?" -- Dear Maria, the answer to both questions is yes! On this episode we'll [...]
Author(s): LearnItalianPod.com

Phrasebook #7: Sightseeing & Entertainment
Gianni, one of the most active LearnItalianPod VIP members, sent us a terrific email. He says: "Jane and Massimo, I love your podcasts! It makes learning Italian so much fun, and easier than any other method I've tried, and I've tried many! - Now, I have a request: how about some useful words and sentences [...]
Author(s): LearnItalianPod.com