DNA from the Beginning: An Animated Primer on the Basics of DNA, Genes and Hereditary
Maintained by the Cold Spring Harbor Research Laboratory and the Josiah Macy, Jr. Foundation, this animated DNA primer (last mentioned in the February 19, 1999 Scout Report) now has three major sections -- Classical Genetics, Molecular Genetics, and Genetic Organization and Control. Each section covers several concepts by description and in animation, along with interviews and biographies of scientists, a quiz to test your understanding, and related Web links. This is a well-organized site with
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Kids and Computers
This website was developed by a father and his two daughters as they explored computer programming for kids using the Microworlds Project Builder, which seemed to provide the most engaging learning environment for the children. The curriculum that this father followed with his daughters began with using point-and-click drawing tools and advanced into programming movement, providing his 4-year-old daughter with an introduction to animation. The website takes the reader through a story about how t
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Coalbed Methane
The US Department of Interior Web site offers a hot topics section that currently includes information about coalbed methane. The links include a fact sheet entitled "Coalbed Methane--An Untapped Energy Resource and an Environmental Concern." A documents link takes visitors to a page maintained by Wyoming's Bureau of Land Management that contains several reports related to the topic, including information about Atlantic Rim Coalbed Methane Projects and Coalbed Methane and Water Monitor Well Data
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NASA: Autonomous Sciencecraft Experiment
NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory has undertaken the Autonomous Sciencecraft Experiment (ASE) to "demonstrate the potential for space missions to use onboard decision-making to detect, analyze, and respond to science events, and to downlink only the highest value science data." The website features ASE updates, publications, and a list of the potential impacts of this research. Users can discover the autonomy software components that are aboard the ASE flight. The site includes links to informati
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University of St. Louis: Lunar Meteorites
From the Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences at Washington University in St. Louis comes this very informational site about meteors. The opening page of the site would serve a novice meteorite researcher in her or his discovery about these rocks from outside of the earth -- including information on how meteorites are named, where they come from, why they are important, etc. The site explains the difference between meteorites and meteoroids. Also of note is the List of Lunar Meteorites whi
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Basic Liquid Chromatography
The online textbook, Basic Liquid Chromatography, is provided by Dr. Yuri Kazakevich and Dr. Harold McNair of Seton Hall University. For those needing review or an introduction to the subject, the well designed and easily read document contains a wealth of information. Sections include an introduction, instrumentation, detectors, theory, adsorbents, reversed phase, gel permeation chromatography, column selection, pH effect, and even an online short course.
Author(s): McNair, Harold Monroe, 1933-.,Kazakevich, Yuri.

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Design a Solar City
Students design and build a model city powered by the sun! They learn about the benefits of solar power, and how architectural and building engineers integrate photovoltaic panels into the design of buildings.
Author(s): Integrated Teaching and Learning Program,

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Intro to Engineering
Students are introduced to the basic principles behind engineering and the types of engineering while learning about a popular topic - the Olympics. The involvement of engineering in modern sports is amazing and pervasive. Students learn about the techniques of engineering problem solving, including brainstorming and the engineering design process. The importance of thinking out of the box is stressed through a discussion of the engineering required to build grand, often complex, Olympic event c
Author(s): Integrated Teaching and Learning Program and Labor

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Can You Catch the Water?
Students construct a three-dimensional model of a water catchment basin using everyday objects to create hills, mountains, valleys and water sources. They experiment to see where rain travels and collects, and survey water pathways to see how they can be altered by natural and human-made activities. Students discuss how engineers design structures that impact water collection, and systems that clean and distribute water.
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The 13 Clocks
This video version of The 13 Clocks by James Thurber includes text, narration, and pictures.  It is listed on the CoreStandards.org website as part of the suggested reading material for grades 2-3.  (10:00)
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LabVIEW Graphical Programming
Serhat Beyenir
Introduction to LabVIEW
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My Prison Journal - Volume 1
This is a free textbook that is offered by Amazon for reading on a Kindle. Anybody can read Kindle books—even without a Kindle device—with the free Kindle app for smartphones and tablets. Download the app for your device and start reading for free.'This is a true story. John Smith (an alias) robbed a bank and was sent to prison for 10 years. This journal represents his prison experiences along with his innermost, personal thoughts. Reading books is Smiths’ only escape from reality. He cl
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Dun Bhar-a-Chlaom, Islay
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Sexisme Nantes 2011 - Ouverture du colloque

«Violences faites aux femmes…conséquence du sexisme ordinaire»
Colloque à Nantes le vendredi 25 novembre 2011.
Organisé par Gynécologie Sans Frontières, la Mission départementale aux droits des femmes et à l’égalité de la Direction Départementale de la Cohésion Sociale de Loire-Atlantique et le Service
de Gynécologie –Obstétrique du CHU de Nantes.

Accueil - Ouverture du colloque

Sous la présidence de Jean Daubigny, Pr
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Sexisme Nantes 2011 - Prise en charge et prévention en milieu scolaire

«Violences faites aux femmes…conséquence du sexisme ordinaire»
Colloque à Nantes le vendredi 25 novembre 2011.
Organisé par Gynécologie Sans Frontières, la Mission départementale aux droits des femmes et à l’égalité de la Direction Départementale de la Cohésion Sociale de Loire-Atlantique et le Service
de Gynécologie –Obstétrique du CHU de Nantes.

Les violences sexuelles et sexistes à l’école
Sous la présidence de Mic
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Student Double Majors in Philosophy and Classics at the College of Charleston
In addition to a degree in philosophy, Dillon McDougald is working towards an A.B. Classics degree at the College of Charleston; part of that degree's requirements include six semesters of either Greek or Latin and four semesters of the other language. Students studying Ancient Greek will read in the original language writings central to the development of Western Civilization. The intensive study of Ancient Greek complements majors in the Sciences, History, Philosophy, and Religious Studies a
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Attention to Scaling
In this video segment from Cyberchase, the CyberSquad analyzes the bar graph data showing the number of bugs in each room in the Cybrary. After comparing their bar graph to the one created by Hacker, the CyberSquad realizes that the issue may be a difference in scale. This segment is the second of three segments. Check out “Inventing Bar Graphs” to see how the CyberSquad created their bar graph. Watch “The Power of the Whole Picture” to see how they explain the
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Researcher attacking Zika virus by stirring up mosquitoes’ taste buds
Summer is here, and the United States is bracing for the mosquito-transmitted Zika virus. A Vanderbilt researcher is working on one way to stop the spread of the disease – by revving up the mosquito’s taste buds.
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Aztec Pyramids
This video clip highlights archaeologists’ fascination with the ancient Aztec city. The Aztec pyramids hold many mysteries to what went on many years ago in this ancient society. (1:26)
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23.02.2012 – Langsam gesprochene Nachrichten
Trainiere dein Hörverstehen mit den Nachrichten der Deutschen Welle von Donnerstag – als Text und als verständlich gesprochene Audio-Datei. Mit einem Staatsakt in Berlin wird an diesem Donnerstag der Opfer der rechtsextremen Mordserie gedacht. Zu der Veranstaltung im Konzerthaus am Gendarmenmarkt werden rund 1200 Gäste erwartet - darunter die Spitzen der Verfassungsorgane, Bundestagsabgeordnete, Ministerpräsidenten und Angehörige der Opfer. Die Ansprache wird Bundeskanzlerin Angela Merke
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