Red-bellied woodpecker
Some birds use tools made from twigs and various other objects to accomplish tasks. They can use these tools to dig out seeds or insects from a hole or get to something that is out of reach, for example.
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The Remarkable Cocklebur: Worldwide Hitchhiker and Nature's Velcro
This essay from Wayne's Word explores the hitchhiking method of seed dispersal, and how a closer look at one of these bur plants gave rise to an invention.
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Cape Hatteras Flyby 2
A flyby from Albemarle Sound to the Cape Hatteras National Seashore in North Carolina, using Landsat data
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Part 1: Secrets from Ancient Egypt
This 5:32 minute video documentary is about a visit to the ancient sites of this country. It is a travel show without much data. It is best as a video that shows close views of some of the structures to help studets gain a better understanding of how these monuments were built.
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Side-blotched lizard perched on a rock in the desert
Lizards have a tough outer skin that protects the animal from water loss. Lizards remain still, camouflage, or hide under rocks to avoid predation. Their internal temperature changes with the environment, which saves energy for the organism.
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Section 7
The thematic focus of this unit is people in Germany, Austria and Switzerland and the world they live in. You use audio and text to practise German language skills while also enhancing your cultural understanding.
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What Drives Higher Unemployment?
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A Merry-Go-Round for Dirty Air
Students observe and discuss a cup and pencil model of a cyclone to better understand how this pollutant recovery method functions in cleaning industrial air pollution.
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Bats in a cave
Bats live in caves. They sleep upside down while hanging onto part of the cave's wall or ceiling.
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Civil War Monuments Tell Story of Divided City
Baltimore is the only city that can claim monuments to both the Union and Confederate forces. The existence of statues memorializing both sides is symbolic of the fractured city during the American Civil War.
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Annual North America Surface Temperature Anomaly: 1950 through 1998
Global surface temperatures in 1998 set a new record for the period of instrumental measurements, report researchers at the NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies who analyze data collected from several thousand meteorological stations around the world. This visualization shows surface temperature anomalies from 1950 through November, 1998. The 1998 warmth was associated partly with a strong El Nino that warmed the air over the eastern tropical Pacific Ocean in the first half of the year and i
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7.3 Monitoring your progress

Use your records or logbook to help you provide a reflective commentary on:

  • what you did to help you set up and use IT methods and techniques to achieve your goals; for example, what you did to:

    • search for information and explore alternative lines of enquiry;

    • exchange information to meet your purpose (e.g. email, computer conferencing, video conferencing, web pages, document sharing systems);
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The history of Minnesota's economic growth
Home today to 20 powerful Fortune 500 companies, Minnesota's remarkable economic growth over the past century is a source of pride and provides a fascinating rags-to-riches tale. What got us here and what might our past tell us about our future? University of Minnesota expert Marvin Lewis (doctoral candidate and research assistant in the Department of Geography) takes a new look at Minnesota's growth.
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Blue light surgical tool prevents oral cancer recurrence
Two Simon Fraser University researchers are helping to bring new hope to those with a devastating and deadly form of cancer, thanks to their participation in a new multi-site pan-Canadian surgical study of oral cancer. During the last five years a hand-held fluorescence visualization (FV) or blue light tool developed at the BC Cancer Agency (BCCA) has been proven to prevent oral cancer recurrence by detecting previously unrecognized cancer cells. For more information, visit http://www.sfu.ca
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Record test results - Maintain Laboratory Records
An introduction to microbiological laboratory procedures for lab technicians in scientific and medical testing laboratories. Covers procedures for recording results.
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Build using Rapid Application Development - Resource pack
RAD refers to a development life cycle designed to give much faster development and higher quality systems than the traditional Systems Development Lifecycle (SDLC). It is designed to take advantage of powerful development software like CASE tools, prototyping tools and code generators. The key objectives of RAD are: High Speed, High Quality and Low Cost. RAD is a people-centred and incremental development approach.
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Support community participation
This competency has the following elements of competency. 1. Work with individuals and the community to promote participation. 2. Support existing community activities.
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Chiron : A collaborative space for teachers of Classics
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De Chiron-site is een initiatief van leraren klassieke talen in  Spanje. De leerkrachten achter de site proberen tot een (internationale) samenwerking te komen tussen leerkrachten Latijn en Grieks. Een van de recente initiatieven is te komen …


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Lesson 246: Culture/News
Undestrand the Politics' Crysis in Honduras in portuguese, listen and learn in this post of Brazilian Portuguese Podcast, the Effective Portuguese Learning

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Capturing the Sun's Warmth
In the exploration of ways to use solar energy, students investigate the thermal energy storage capacities of different test materials to determine which to use in passive solar building design.
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