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  1. Plasma Glucose Lab Problems --Solutions 1 Plasma Glucose Regulation Problems --Solutions

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    Prestwich, Ken

    Plasma Glucose Lab Problems -- Solutions 1 Plasma Glucose Regulation Problems of glucose and that all of it enters the blood and none is metabolized or excreted. Calculate the concentration (in mg glucose/dl plasma) in that person

  2. Plasma Glucose Lab Problems --Solutions 1 Bio390 Plasma Glucose Regulation Problems --Solutions

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    Prestwich, Ken

    Plasma Glucose Lab Problems -- Solutions 1 Bio390 Plasma Glucose Regulation Problems -- Solutions 1. Assume that a person ingests 50g of glucose and that all of it enters the blood and none is metabolized or excreted. Calculate the concentration (in mg glucose/dl plasma) in that person's plasma if: plasma

  3. History of the Academy in Manayunk (AIM): Adoption of the Lab School Approach

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    Morgan, Patricia; Blair, Nancy

    2010-01-01

    In this article, the authors recall how the Academy in Manayunk adopted the famous Sally Smith's club methodology. They share how the influence of Smith pushed the school faculty and staff to create a school that focuses on the individual child and celebrates the unique talents and interests that each brings to the learning community. It is based…

  4. Waves In Space Plasmas (WISP): A space plasma lab active experiment

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    Fredricks, R. W.

    1983-01-01

    The Waves in Space Plasmas (WISP) series of Spacelab Space Plasma Labs devoted to active experimentation, are introduced. Space Plasma Lab-1 is keyed to active probing of the ionosphere and magnetosphere using controlled wave injections by the WISP VLF and HF transmitters, supported by a free-flying plasma diagnostics package instrumented with wave receivers and particle probe diagnostics, designed to measure radiation and propagation of plasma waves, precipitated particle fluxes due to wave/particle interactions, and similar phenomena resulting from wave injectons. The VLF transmitter delivers up to 1 kW of RF power into the antenna terminals over the range from 0.3 to 30 kHz. The HF transmitter delivers up to 500 W to the antenna over the range from 1 to 30 MHz. A dipole antenna commandable to any extension up to 300 m tip-to-tip is available.

  5. Implementing the Lab School Club Model at the Academy in Manayunk

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    Herman, Chris

    2010-01-01

    Central to The Lab School model is Sally Smith's Club Methodology, the full immersion of students into a time period where historical information is learned through multi-sensory activities. While immersed, through the use of costumes and elaborately decorated classrooms, students are engaged in project-based learning. As the student's…

  6. The BErkeley Lab Laser Accelerator (BELLA): A 10 GeV Laser Plasma Accelerator

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    Geddes, Cameron Guy Robinson

    The BErkeley Lab Laser Accelerator (BELLA): A 10 GeV Laser Plasma Accelerator W.P. Leemansa,b,c , R. Duartea , E. Esareya,b , S. Fourniera , C.G.R. Geddesa , D. Lockharta , C.B. Schroedera , C. Totha , J.-L towards producing high quality beams with ever higher energy. In 2004, three independent groups showed

  7. The BErkeley Lab Laser Accelerator (BELLA): A 10 GeV Laser Plasma Accelerator

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    Geddes, Cameron Guy Robinson

    The BErkeley Lab Laser Accelerator (BELLA): A 10 GeV Laser Plasma Accelerator W.P. Leemansa,b,c , R.-L. Vaya , S. Zimmermanna a Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, 1 Cyclotron Road, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA b University of Nevada, Reno, Reno NV 89557, USA c University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720

  8. Japan-Korea Workshop 2007, Gifu, Japan Honeycomb-like Large Area LaB6 Plasma Source

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    Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory

    will be explained comparing with those of single LaB6 plasma source as in DiPS. The HLA-LaB6 cathode is composedJapan-Korea Workshop 2007, Gifu, Japan Honeycomb-like Large Area LaB6 Plasma Source for Multi-Purpose Plasma (MP2) Facility Taihyeop Lho1), Hyun-Jong Woo2), Kyu-Sun Chung2), Hyun-Jong You2), Kwon- Kook Choh1

  9. 62 FR 47670 - Central Georgia Plasma Lab, Inc.; Revocation of U.S. License No. 0649-001

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    1997-09-10

    ... in the Federal Register of May 20, 1994 (59 FR 26503). Central Georgia subsequently requested a... opportunity for a hearing. In the Federal Register of May 20, 1994 (59 FR 26503), FDA announced an opportunity... SERVICES Food and Drug Administration Central Georgia Plasma Lab, Inc.; Revocation of U.S. License No....

  10. Optically Isolated Control of the MOCHI LabJet High Power Pulsed Plasma Experiment

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    Carroll, Evan; Quinley, Morgan; von der Linden, Jens; You, Setthivoine

    2014-10-01

    The MOCHI LabJet experiment designed to investigate the dynamics of astrophysical jets at the University of Washington, requires high energy pulsed power supplies for plasma generation and sustainment. Two 600 ? F, 10 kV DC, pulse forming, power supplies have been specifically developed for this application. For safe and convenient user operation, the power supplies are controlled remotely with optical isolation. Three input voltage signals are required for relay actuation, adjusting bank charging voltage, and to fire the experiment: long duration DC signals, long duration user adjustable DC signals and fast trigger pulses with < ? s rise times. These voltage signals are generated from National Instruments timing cards via LabVIEW and are converted to optical signals by coupling photodiodes with custom electronic circuits. At the experiment, the optical signals are converted back to usable voltage signals using custom circuits. These custom circuits and experimental set-up are presented. This work is supported by US DOE Grant DE-SC0010340.

  11. Peninsula Academies.

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    Raby, Marilyn E.

    1984-01-01

    Describes the Peninsula Academies program developed by the Sequoia (California) Union High School District and 27 local high technology companies to help educationally disadvantaged students break the pattern of low academic achievement, lack of skills, and chronic unemployment. (FL)

  12. Virtual Academy.

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    Patterson, Claire

    2001-01-01

    The Virtual Academy at the Great Oaks Institute of Technology and Career Development is a tool for remediation and acceleration. Benefits of the program include providing flexibility to students, helping students develop habits and skills for the information age, and allowing students to gain credits so they can graduate on time. (JOW)

  13. National Academy of Sciences

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  14. Career Academy Course Sequences.

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    Markham, Thom; Lenz, Robert

    This career academy course sequence guide is designed to give teachers a quick overview of the course sequences of well-known career academy and career pathway programs from across the country. The guide presents a variety of sample course sequences for the following academy themes: (1) arts and communication; (2) business and finance; (3)…

  15. Low Pressure High Density Plasma Development on a Small Helicon Plasma Experiment (HPX)*

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    James, R. W.; Allen, L. A.; Paolino, R. N.; Thayer, N.; Romano, B.; Stutzman, B. S.; Welicka, C.; Coast Guard Plasma Lab Team

    2011-10-01

    Small helicon plasmas have been employed in various capacities from industry to spacecraft propulsion. At the Coast Guard Academy Plasma Lab (CGAPL), a small Helicon Plasma Experiment (HPX) is being developed to utilize the reputed high densities (1013 cm-3 and higher) at low pressure (.01 T), in high temperature and density diagnostic development for future laboratory investigations. HPX is designed to operate at these high densities and pressure to create repeatedly stable Capacitively Coupled Plasma (CCP) and Inductively Coupled Plasma (ICP) plasmas induced by an RF frequency in the 10 to 70 MHz range. Progress on the development of the RF coupling system, and qualitative observations from the optical and electric diagnostics are to be reported.

  16. The BErkeley Lab Laser Accelerator (BELLA): A 10 GeV Laser Plasma Accelerator

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    Leemans, W.P.; Duarte, R.; Esarey, E.; Fournier, S.; Geddes, C.G.R.; Lockhart, D.; Schroeder, C.B.; Toth, C.; Vay, J.-L.; Zimmermann, S.

    2010-06-01

    An overview is presented of the design of a 10 GeV laser plasma accelerator (LPA) that will be driven by a PW-class laser system and of the BELLA Project, which has as its primary goal to build and install the required Ti:sapphire laser system for the acceleration experiments. The basic design of the 10 GeV stage aims at operation in the quasi-linear regime, where the laser excited wakes are largely sinusoidal and offer the possibility of accelerating both electrons and positrons. Simulations show that a 10 GeV electron beam can be generated in a meter scale plasma channel guided LPA operating at a density of about 1017 cm-3 and powered by laser pulses containing 30-40 J of energy in a 50- 200 fs duration pulse, focused to a spotsize of 50-100 micron. The lay-out of the facility and laser system will be presented as well as the progress on building the facility.

  17. Plasma nanotextured polymeric lab-on-a-chip for highly efficient bacteria capture and lysis.

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    Tsougeni, K; Papadakis, G; Gianneli, M; Grammoustianou, A; Constantoudis, V; Dupuy, B; Petrou, P S; Kakabakos, S E; Tserepi, A; Gizeli, E; Gogolides, E

    2016-01-01

    We describe the design, fabrication, and successful demonstration of a sample preparation module comprising bacteria cell capture and thermal lysis on-chip with potential applications in food sample pathogen analysis. Plasma nanotexturing of the polymeric substrate allows increase of the surface area of the chip and the antibody binding capacity. Three different anti-Salmonella antibodies were directly and covalently linked to plasma treated chips without any additional linker chemistry or other treatment. Then, the Ab-modified chips were tested for their capacity to bind bacteria in the concentration range of 10(2)-10(8) cells per mL; the module exhibited 100% efficiency in Salmonella enterica serovar Typhimurium bacteria capture for cell suspensions below 10(5) cells per mL (10(4) cells injected with a 100 ?L sample volume) and efficiency higher than 50% for 10(7) cells per mL. Moreover, thermal lysis achieved on-chip from as low as 10 captured cells was demonstrated and shown to compare well with off-chip lysis. Excellent selectivity (over 1?:?300) was obtained in a sample containing, in addition to S. Typhimurium and E. coli bacteria. PMID:26556673

  18. Indian Academy of Sciences

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    Sharma, Shiv K.

    Science Association) 3. Journal of Astrophysics and Astronomy 4. Journal of Biosciences 5. Journal of Chemical Sciences 6. Journal of Earth System Science 7. Journal of Genetics 8. Pramana ­ Journal of PhysicsIndian Academy of Sciences BENGALURU A N N U A L R E P O R T 2014­2015 #12;Address Indian Academy

  19. Talent Management in Academies

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    Davies, Brent; Davies, Barbara J.

    2010-01-01

    Purpose: Academies are semi-autonomous schools set up outside the normal local government structures with sponsors from business and charity groups to create new and innovative ways of creating and sustaining school transformation. The aim of this paper is to assist in a strategic conversation within the academy movement on talent development.…

  20. Particle Probe Investigations on the Helicon Plasma Experiment (HPX)

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    Sherman, Justin; James, R. W.; Lopez, M.; Nolan, S.; Page, E. L.; Schlank, C.; Stutzman, B. S.; Zuniga, J.

    2012-10-01

    A small Helicon Plasma Experiment (HPX) has been constructed at the Coast Guard Academy Plasma Lab (CGAPL) to utilize the reputed high densities at low pressure (.01 T) [1], in high temperature and density diagnostic development for future laboratory investigations. With the initial construction phase complete, HPX has produced its first plasmas. Efforts to develop and enhance the high temperature and density (10^13 cm-3 and higher) helicon plasmas at low pressures (.01 T) reported by Toki, Shinohara, et. al. continue. Currently, particle probes to measure plasmas' temperatures and densities, necessary to discern the plasma mode transitions, are in development. Construction of independent mach and triple probes for single point surface investigations are underway and once installed, they will be followed by a triple probe array to produce a more comprehensive density and surface view. Progress on the construction and findings of these probes on HPX will be reported.

  1. INDIAN NATIONAL SCIENCE ACADEMY

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    Pal, Debnath

    are highlighted. #12;FOUNDATION The Indian National Science Academy (INSA) is the apex body of Indian scientists to various provincial Governments, scientific departments, learned societies, universities and to the ISCA

  2. American Academy of Ophthalmology

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  3. Particle Probe Investigations on the Helicon Plasma Experiment (HPX)

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    Sherman, Justin; James, R. W.; Nolan, S.; Page, E. J.; Romano, B.; Zuniga, J.; Schlank, C.; Lopez, M.; Karama, J.; Duke-Tinson, O.; Stutzman, B. S.

    2013-10-01

    Coast Guard Academy Plasma Lab(CGAPL) has constructed a Helicon Plasma Experiment. Plasmas will be used in high-temperature and -density diagnostic development for future lab investigations of fusion-grade plasma. Efforts to develop and enhance high temperature and density (1013cm-3 and up) helicon plasmas at low pressures (.01T) reported by Toki et al., continue. HPX will integrate a 32-channel National Instruments DAQ(Data Acquisition) board, designed to digitize data from tests. With LabView as the programing language, CGAPL will take samples at 12bits of precision at 2MS/s to create a Graphical User Interface (GUI). The GUI will control experimental variables (one or several concurrent tests) and monitor systems during data collection. Data collection will be conducted with particle probes, currently under construction. Probes, used to discern the plasma mode transitions, will measure plasma particle velocity, temperature, density and floating potential at different regimes. Once independent triple and mach probes for surface point investigations are installed, a triple probe array to produce a more comprehensive density and surface view will follow. Progress on development of GUI and construction of probes will be reported. Supported by U.S. DEPS Grant [HEL-JTO] PRWJFY12.

  4. American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Characterization of the Plasma Plume from a LaB6

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    King, Lyon B.

    cathode plume in order to determine what the various techniques produced for a typical cathode plasma-wise linear fit. It was found that the cathode plasma was not entirely Maxwellian, and that the piece- wiseAmerican Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics 1 Characterization of the Plasma Plume from a La

  5. Online Writing Labs as Sites for Community Engagement

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    Wells, Jaclyn Michelle

    2010-01-01

    This dissertation investigates the Community Writing and Education Station (CWEST), a community engagement project that partners a community adult basic literacy program with a university writing lab. The author argues that the community and university partners, the Lafayette Adult Resource Academy (LARA) and the Purdue Writing Lab, offer positive…

  6. NATIONAL ACADEMY PRESS WEB SITE

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    The National Academy Press is the publisher for the National Academy of Sciences, the National Academy of Engineering, the Institute of Medicine, and the National Research Council. Through this web site, you have access to a virtual treasure trove of books, reports and publicatio...

  7. The Academy Harvard Medical School

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    Blackwell, Keith

    The Academy Harvard Medical School Annual Report 2010 - 2011 #12;#12;To the HMS Community Academic year 2011 was another exciting and productive period for the Harvard Medical School Academy. Our of the Academy Ellen and Melvin Gordon Professor of Medicine and Medical Education Harvard Medical School 1 #12

  8. The Teen Parent Academy

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    Baptiste, H. Prentice, Jr.; Walker, Diane

    2005-01-01

    Pregnant teenagers and young parents often do not receive the quality of education available to other students. Most schools do not have a separate facility or program that deals with their special needs. Pregnant teens and teen parents should not be left behind. The Teen Parent Academy--a unique program in a predominantly Hispanic Texas border…

  9. The California Partnership Academies.

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    Raby, Marilyn

    The California Partnership Academies Program is a highly successful school/business collaboration that allows students who are at risk of not graduating from high school to see clearly the connection between school and the workplace. The following key components are discussed: (1) an at-risk student population made up largely of the educationally…

  10. Peninsula Academies Program.

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    Sequoia Union High School District, Redwood City, CA.

    THE FOLLOWING IS THE FULL TEXT OF THIS DOCUMENT: The Peninsula Academies program helps educationally disadvantaged youth overcome the handicaps of low academic achievement, lack of skills, and chronic unemployment. This is accomplished by providing a high school curriculum that is clearly related to work, training in specific job skills, emphasis…

  11. Free Schools and Academies

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    Eades, Jane

    2014-01-01

    The number and range of problems associated with academies and "free" schools is worrying and can be attributed to the lack of ability of central Government to oversee the increasingly fragmented education provision. In this article, the author looks at just a few of those problems which have been reported since she started to log them…

  12. Academy Engages Incarcerated Youths

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    Zehr, Mary Ann

    2010-01-01

    It's not easy to keep young people on task for learning in a youth prison, but David Domenici, the principal of the Maya Angelou Academy, a charter-like school serving incarcerated juveniles, is trying to do it while at the same time creating a model program for improving educational services for young offenders. Located at the New Beginnings…

  13. The Carver Academy.

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    Papay, Gregory

    2002-01-01

    Describes the design of the Carver Academy, a pre-K through eighth-grade school in the culturally diverse east side of San Antonio, Texas, including the educational context and design goals. Includes information on architects, consultants, suppliers, and cost, as well as floor plans and photographs. (EV)

  14. Dual Enrollment Academy Programs

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    Gonzalez, Nicolas; Chavez, Guadalupe

    2009-01-01

    Dual Enrollment Engineering (DEEA) and Medical Science (DEMSA) Academies are two-year dual enrollment programs for high school students. Students explore engineering and medical careers through college coursework. Students prepare for higher education in engineering and medical fields while completing associate degrees in biology or engineering…

  15. PROSTATE CANCER EVIDENCE ACADEMY

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    Bushman, Frederic

    PROSTATE CANCER EVIDENCE ACADEMY CME/CNE-Certified Course The Inn at Penn 3600 Sansom Street:30 PM R E G I S T E R O N L I N E AT PENNCMEONLINE.COM/NODE/57378 #12;OVERVIEW The Prostate Cancer, and model programs that are proven effective or being studied to improve prostate cancer prevention, control

  16. Every Day Is National Lab Day

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    Bull, Glen

    2010-01-01

    President Barack Obama recently issued a call for increased hands-on learning in U.S. schools in an address at the National Academy of Sciences. Obama concluded that the future of the United States depends on one's ability to encourage young people to "create, and build, and invent." In this article, the author discusses National Lab Day (NLD)…

  17. Incorporation of the Data Acquisition System with a Small Helicon Plasma Experiment (HPX)

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    Nolan, Stephen; James, R. W.; Page, E. L.; Zuniga, J.; Schlank, C.; Lopez, M.; Sherman, J.; Stutzman, B. S.

    2012-10-01

    At the Coast Guard Academy Plasma Lab (CGAPL), a small Helicon Plasma Experiment (HPX) is being developed to utilize the reputed high densities (10^13 cm-3 and higher) at low pressure (.01 T) [1], in high temperature and density diagnostic development for future laboratory investigations. With first plasmas at hand, HPX is constructing triple and mach particle probes, magnetic probes, and a single point Thompson Scattering system for HPX plasma property investigations. A 32-channel National Instruments Data Acquisition (DAQ) Board capable of sampling at 12 bits of precision at 2 MS/s and running multiple simultaneous experiments is currently under construction. This DAQ System with integrated storage and GUI's will gather and digitize plasma data from the associated diagnostics for further analysis. Progress on the current implementation of the DAQ system will be reported.

  18. Calar Alto Academy

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    Pedraz, Santos; Galadí, David

    Calar Alto Academy was initiated in 2007 with the aim to give students from different Spanish universities the chance to perform professional observational work at Calar Alto Observatory. The second edition of this innovative educational project has increased the number of participating universities and has almost doubled the quantity of visiting students, in a significant step towards the consolidation of this undergraduate and graduate school of observational astronomy.

  19. 46 CFR 310.67 - Academy regulations.

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    2010-10-01

    ... 8 2010-10-01 2010-10-01 false Academy regulations. 310.67 Section 310.67 Shipping...of Midshipmen at the United States Merchant Marine Academy § 310.67 Academy regulations. The Superintendent of the...

  20. G089 Anatomy Lab Student Lab

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    Bedwell, David M.

    G089 Anatomy Lab G068 E W M W W M Restricted Parking Lot G131 Student Lab Research Research VH G077 MEIS Computer Labs: VH G077 A Lab VH G077 B Lab VH G077 C Lab Research G070 Children'sHospital Parking - Volker Hall (Map not drawn to scale; for informational purposes only) G077 A Lab G077 B Lab G077 C LabG

  1. Education at the National Academies

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    Labov, Jay B.

    2003-01-01

    The past three issues of "Cell Biology Education" (CBE) have provided overviews of education projects within the National Research Council's (NRC's) Center for Education, Board on Life Sciences, National Academy of Engineering, and National Academy of Science's Office of Public Understanding of Science. In this article, the author provides…

  2. Progress in Development of Low Pressure High Density Plasmas on a Small Helicon Plasma Experiment (HPX)

    NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

    James, Royce; Lopez, M.; Nolan, S.; Page, E. L.; Schlank, C.; Sherman, J.; Stutzman, B. S.; Zuniga, J.

    2012-10-01

    At the Coast Guard Academy Plasma Lab (CGAPL), a small Helicon Plasma Experiment (HPX) is being developed to utilize the reputed high densities (10^13 cm-3 and higher) at low pressure (.01 T) [1], for eventual high temperature and density diagnostic development in future laboratory investigations. HPX is designed to create repeatedly stable plasmas induced by an RF frequency in the 10 to 70 MHz range and employs an electromagnet to provide the external energy in the plasma's magnetic field to transition from the H-Mode to the Helicon Mode. An acceleration coil, currently under construction, will place the plasma in the vacuum chamber for optical and particle probing. With the initial construction phase complete and first plasmas attained, HPX is constructing triple and mach particle probes, magnetic probes, and a single point 300 W Thompson Scattering system backed by a 32-channel DAQ system capable 12 bits of sampling precision at 2 MS/s for plasma property investigations. Progress on the development of the RF coupling system, magnetic coils, and qualitative observations from the optical and electric diagnostics are to be reported. [4pt] [1] K. Toki, et al., Thin Solid Films 506-507 (2005).

  3. Strasbourg's "Academy" observatory

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    Heck, André

    2011-08-01

    The observing post located on the roof of Strasbourg's 19th-century "Academy" is generally considered as the second astronomical observatory of the city: a transitional facility between the (unproductive) turret lantern at the top of the Hospital Gate and the German (Wilhelminian) Observatory. The current paper reviews recent findings from archives (blueprints, inventories, correspondence, decrees and other documents) shedding some light on this observatory of which virtually nothing was known to this day. While being, thanks to Chrétien Kramp (1760-1826), an effective attempt to establish an actual observatory equipped with genuine instrumentation, the succession of political regimes in France and the continual bidding for moving the university to other locations, together with the faltering of later scholars, torpedoed any significant scientific usage of the place. A meridian instrument with a Cauchoix objective doublet was however recovered by the German observatory and is still existing.

  4. The Academy at Harvard Medical School

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    Blackwell, Keith

    The Academy at Harvard Medical School The Academy Center for Teaching and Learning Annual Report 2009-2010 #12;Richard Schwartzstein, MD Director, Academy at Harvard Medical School Ellen and Melvin, the Academy is playing an important role in the preparations for the medical school's Liaison Committee

  5. YEAR BOOK INDIAN ACADEMY OF SCIENCES

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    Giri, Ranjit K.

    YEAR BOOK 2015 #12;#12;YEAR BOOK 2015 INDIAN ACADEMY OF SCIENCES #12;© 2015 Indian Academy Ltd., Bengaluru (Ph. 2341 2455) Postal Address Indian Academy of Sciences Post Box No. 8005 C.V. Raman OF ASSOCIATION* I. The name of the Association shall be `The Indian Academy of Sciences'. II. The objects

  6. The Peninsula Academies. Third Yearly Interim Report.

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    Reynolds, Dorothy F.

    The performance of the Peninsula Academies of Electronics and Computer Technology was assessed for the program's third year of operation in two host schools in the Sequoia Union High School District. Data were collected for approximately 190 Academy students and for a comparison group of non-Academy students. Academies students missed fewer days…

  7. Issues in Schoolwide Application of Career Academies.

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    Stern, David; Dayton, Charles; Raby, Marilyn; Lenz, Robert; Tidyman, Susan; Weisberg, Alan

    This document examines issues in schoolwide application of career academies. Part 1 reviews the three defining features of career academies: (1) a career academy is a small learning community in which a cluster of students share several classes each year that are taught by the same team of teachers over a period of 2-4 years; (3) each academy

  8. Progress on Development of Low Pressure High Density Plasmas on the Helicon Plasma Experiment (HPX)

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    James, R. W.; Duke-Tinson, O.; Nolan, S.; Page, E. J.; Lopez, M.; Karama, J.; Paolino, R. N.; Schlank, C.; Sherman, J.; Stutzman, B. S.; Crilly, P. B.

    2013-10-01

    At the Coast Guard Academy Plasma Lab (CGAPL), a small Helicon Plasma Experiment (HPX) is being developed to utilize the reputed high densities (1013 cm-3 and higher) at low pressure (.01 T), for eventual high temperature and density diagnostic development in future laboratory investigations. HPX is designed to create repeatedly stable plasmas induced by an RF frequency in the 10 to 70 MHz range. We employ a 400 to 1000 Gauss electromagnet that promotes energy conservation in the plasma via external energy production in the magnetic field facilitated by decreased inertial effects, in order to reach the Helicon Mode. With the initial construction phase complete and repeatable plasmas attained, HPX is constructing triple and mach particle probes, magnetic probes, and a single point 300 W Thompson Scattering system backed by a 32-channel Data Acquisition (DAQ) system capable 12 bits of sampling precision at 2 MS/s for HPX plasma property investigations. Progress on the development of the RF coupling system, Helicon Mode development, magnetic coils, and observations from the optical, particle, and electromagnetic scattering diagnostics will be reported. Supported by U.S. DEPS Grant [HEL-JTO] PRWJFY12.

  9. American Academy of Forensic Sciences

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    ... Meetings AAFS 68th Annual Scientific Meeting — Las Vegas, Nevada 2016 Forensic Science Educational Conferences Non AAFS Sponsored ... Library AAFS 68th Annual Scientific Meeting — Las Vegas, Nevada 2016 Applicants for Membership and Promotion Resources Academy ...

  10. Computer Lab

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    USGS geologists Peter Triezenberg and William Danforth sit with WHOI/LDEO Computer Technician Tom Bolmer in the Healy computer lab. This was during a scientific expedition to map the Arctic seafloor....

  11. 75 FR 52318 - Presidential Academies for American History and Civics Education; Congressional Academies for...

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    2010-08-25

    ...DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION Presidential Academies for American History and Civics Education; Congressional Academies for Students of American History and Civics Education AGENCY: Office of Innovation and...

  12. Advances in Chromatography, Mass Spectrometry & Lab Automation

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    Vertes, Akos

    #12;Advances in Chromatography, Mass Spectrometry & Lab Automation 2 Publisher's Note Kevin Davies&EN Media Group 4 Top Ten Chromatography, Mass Spectrometry, and Lab Automation Papers APPLICATION NOTES 10 Detection Of Methylmalonic Acid (MMA) In Plasma Using Hydro- philic Interaction Liquid Chromatography (HILIC

  13. 1997 NASA Academy in Aeronautics

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    Andrisani, Dominick, II

    1998-01-01

    The NASA Academy in Aeronautics at the Dryden Flight Research Center (DFRC) was a ten-week summer leadership training program conducted for the first time in the summer of 1997. Funding was provided by a contract between DFRC and Purdue University. Mr. Lee Duke of DFRC was the contract monitor, and Professor Dominick Andrisani was the principal investigator. Five student research associates participated in the program. Biographies of the research associates are given in Appendix 1. Dominick Andrisani served as Dean of the NASA Academy in Aeronautics. NASA Academy in Aeronautics is a unique summer institute of higher learning that endeavors to provide insight into all of the elements that make NASA aeronautical research possible. At the same time the Academy assigns the research associate to be mentored by one of NASA!s best researchers so that they can contribute towards an active flight research program. Aeronautical research and development are an investment in the future, and NASA Academy is an investment in aeronautical leaders of the future. The Academy was run by the Indiana Space Grant Consortium at Purdue in strategic partnership with the National Space Grant College and Fellowship Program. Research associates at the Academy were selected with help from the Space Grant Consortium that sponsored the research associate. Research associate stipend and travel to DFRC were paid by the students' Space Grant Consortium. All other student expenses were paid by the Academy. Since the Academy at DFRC had only five students the opportunity for individual growth and attention was unique in the country. About 30% of the working time and most of the social time of the students were be spent as a "group" or "team." This time was devoted to exchange of ideas, on forays into the highest levels of decision making, and in executing aeronautical research. This was done by interviewing leaders throughout the aerospace industry, seminars, working dinners, and informal discussions. The other 70% of the working time was spent working on the technical research project with the engineering mentors. Abstracts of those projects are given in Appendix 4.

  14. Development of Low Pressure High Density Plasmas on the Helicon Plasma Experiment (HPX)

    NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

    James, Royce; Azzari, Phillip; Crilly, Paul; Duke-Tinson, Omar; Karama, Jackson; Paolino, Richard; Schlank, Carter; Sherman, Justin

    2014-10-01

    The small Helicon Plasma Experiment (HPX) at the Coast Guard Academy Plasma Lab (CGAPL), continues to progress toward utilizing the reputed high densities (10 cm-3 and higher) at low pressure (.01 T) of helicons, for eventual high temperature and density diagnostic development in future laboratory investigations. HPX is designed to create repeatedly stable plasmas induced by an RF frequency in the 10 to 70 MHz range. We employ a 400 to 1000 Gauss electromagnet that promotes energy conservation in the plasma via external energy production in the magnetic field facilitated by decreased inertial effects, in order to reach the Helicon Mode. HPX is completing construction of triple and mach particle probes, magnetic probes, and is designing a single point 300 W Thompson Scattering system backed by a 32-channel Data Acquisition (DAQ) system capable 12 bits of sampling precision at 2 MS/s for HPX plasma property investigations. Progress on the development of the RF coupling system, Helicon Mode development, magnetic coils, and observations from the optical, particle, and electromagnetic scattering diagnostics will be reported. Supported by U.S. DEPS Grant [HEL-JTO] PRWJFY13.

  15. American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine

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    ... LLC Dental Prosthetic Services Myerson/Frantz Design SML-Space Maintainers Laboratory Silver Sponsors Airway Management Dental Services Group Luco Hybrid OSA Appliance Inc. Copyright © American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine, All Rights Reserved. American Academy of Dental Sleep ...

  16. Labs: 1987.

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    Igelsrud, Don, Ed.

    1988-01-01

    This article presents a variety of topics discussed in this column and at a biology teachers' workshop concerning the quality and value of lab techniques used for teaching high school biology. Topics included are Drosophila salivary glands, sea urchins, innovations, dyes and networking. (CW)

  17. New Petrochemical Science and Technology Academy

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    Majka, Connie

    2005-01-01

    In 1969, the first academy opened at Thomas Edison High School in Philadelphia. Called the Academy of Applied Electrical Science, the program was set up as an independent not-for-profit corporation with its own board of directors. Over the years, three more career areas--business, health and automotive--opened academies as independent entities. …

  18. Building Career Tech Programs into Career Academies

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    Delano, Rick; Mittelsteadt, Sandy

    2005-01-01

    In Manatee County, Florida, not only did they build career tech programs into career academies, but they also developed an evaluation process to ensure these career academies were credible. A District Academic team created the "Documentation of Academy Assessment Criteria" with 12 core components and a rubric that helps evaluators determine the…

  19. INDIAN ACADEMY OF SCIENCES BANGALORE 560080

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    Giri, Ranjit K.

    INDIAN ACADEMY OF SCIENCES BANGALORE ­ 560080 NOTICE INVITING TENDER SEALED ITEM RATE TENDERS are invited for the execution of the following work, 1. Proposed renovation for guest room at Indian Academy ­ 560042 Phone: 09916381210 5. Last date of receipt of tender 02.09.2011 before 3.00 pm at Indian Academy

  20. INSPIRED High School Computing Academies

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    Doerschuk, Peggy; Liu, Jiangjiang; Mann, Judith

    2011-01-01

    If we are to attract more women and minorities to computing we must engage students at an early age. As part of its mission to increase participation of women and underrepresented minorities in computing, the Increasing Student Participation in Research Development Program (INSPIRED) conducts computing academies for high school students. The…

  1. The Academy Harvard Medical School

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    Blackwell, Keith

    ways, academic year 2012 was the "Year of Critical Thinking" for the HMS Academy. Critical thinking, led by co-chairs David Roberts and Keith Baker and the critical thinking interest group, highlighted critical thinking as a unifying topic for inter- active teaching sessions that integrated theory

  2. Internship Handbook for Career Academies.

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    Winthrop, Jerauld

    Career academies are high school programs that frame academic learning around a career focus in order to increase student motivation and achievement. They generally have three defining features: a school-within-a-school structure, a college preparation curriculum with a career theme, and partnerships with employers, the community, and higher…

  3. PROCEEDINGS CALIFORNIA ACADEMY OF SCIENCES

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    Murphy, Bob

    . October 30, 1974 A NEW GENUS AND SPECIES OF EUBLEPHARINE GECKO (SAURIA: GEKKONIDAE) FROM BAJA CALIFORNIA: A new genus and species of eublepharine gecko, Anarbyl~hsswitaki, from central Baja California, Mexico. Switak of the California Academy of Sciences' Steinhart Aquarium, collected an unusual ground gecko

  4. American Academy of Sleep Medicine

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    ... of sleep medicine. Join the American Academy of Sleep Medicine to further your career and take advantage of the many AASM member benefits. JOIN THE AASM DIRECTORY From Nathaniel Watson, ... my life. I feel like a new person.” Those are the words that all sleep clinicians love to hear. All too often, our ...

  5. Carnegie Science Academy Web Site

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    Kotwicki, John; Atzinger, Joe; Turso, Denise

    1997-11-01

    The Carnegie Science Academy is a professional society "For Teens...By Teens" at the Carnegie Science Center in Pittsburgh. The CSA Web Site [ http://csa.clpgh.org ] is designed for teens who have an interest in science and technology. This online or virtual science academy provides resources for teens in high school science classes. The Web site also allows students around the world to participate and communicate with other students, discuss current events in science, share opinions, find answers to questions, or make online friends. Visitors can enjoy the main components of the site or sign up for a free membership which allows access to our chat room for monthly meeting, online newsletter, members forum, and much more. Main components to the site include a spot for cool links and downloads, available for any visitor to download or view. Online exhibits are created by students to examine and publish an area of study and also allow teachers to easily post classroom activities as exhibits by submitting pictures and text. Random Access, the interactive part of the academy, allows users to share ideas and opinions. Planet CSA focuses on current events in science and the academy. In the future the CSA Web site will become a major resource for teens and science teachers providing materials that will allow students to further enhance their interest and experiences in science.

  6. Blending Instruction with Khan Academy

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    Cargile, Lori A.

    2015-01-01

    Khan Academy, the free Web-based tutorial program, landed on the education landscape in about 2011, when it was featured on the popular weekly news show "60 Minutes." The program is now used worldwide by more than 10 million learners each month and is used in more than 29,000 classrooms in 216 countries. Are classroom teachers using the…

  7. Caliber Schools. Caliber: Beta Academy

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    EDUCAUSE, 2015

    2015-01-01

    Caliber: Beta Academy is reimagining education as we know it, with the belief that the innovations in its model will allow 100% of its students to graduate ready to attend and succeed in a competitive four-year college and beyond. The academic model of the school features personalized learning plans, blended learning for English and math,…

  8. Knowledge Management and the Academy

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    Cain, Timothy J.; Branin, Joseph J.; Sherman, W. Michael

    2008-01-01

    Universities and colleges generate extraordinary quantities of knowledge and innovation, but in many ways the academy struggles to keep pace with the digital revolution. Growing pressures are reshaping how universities must do business--students expecting enhanced access and support, administrators eager to make data-driven strategic decisions,…

  9. Satellite Academies Program: Interim Report.

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    Center for Urban Education, New York, NY.

    The Satellite Academies Program (SAP) is considered to have the following central goals: (1) to improve basic academic skills, (2) to provide meaningful work experience, (3) to develop a job-related educational curriculum, (4) to involve the business community in education, (5) to increase student involvement in the educational process, and (6) to…

  10. From the Academy Quantum computing

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    Bai, Fengshan

    From the Academy Quantum computing Shu-Shen Li* , Gui-Lu Long§¶ , Feng-Shan Bai , Song-Lin Feng University, Beijing 100084, China Quantum computing is a quickly growing research field. This article introduces the basic concepts of quantum computing, recent developments in quantum searching, and decoherence

  11. Comparison of two lab-made spray chambers based on MSIS™ for simultaneous metal determination using vapor generation-inductively coupled plasma optical emission spectroscopy.

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    Fuentes-Cid, A; Villanueva-Alonso, J; Peña-Vázquez, E; Bermejo-Barrera, P

    2012-10-24

    The objective of this study is to evaluate the performance of two lab-made systems based on the Multimode Introduction System (MSIS™) and the modified MSIS™, to generate and introduce vapors of Ag, Cu, Cd, Cu, Ni, Sn, Zn, and also Au in the ICP torch. An univariate procedure was used to select the optimized working conditions (Ar flow, sample, reductant and waste flows, and reagent concentrations). Optimum conditions for working with modified MSIS were: nitric acid concentration 0.35 M, 8-hydroxyquinoline concentration: 40 mg L(-1), sodium borohydride concentration: 1.75% (w/v)+0.4% (w/v) NaOH, argon purge flow to sweep the vapors to the torch: 1.2 L min(-1), sample flow and sodium borohydride flows: 2.3 L min(-1); waste flow: 7.7 mL min(-1). For the optimum working conditions for lab-made MSIS in dual mode the concentration of 8-hydroxyquinoline was 225 mg L(-1), the Ar purge flow was 0.75 L min(-1), and the conventional nebulization flow was 2.3 L min(-1). The sensitivity obtained was higher using the lab-made MSIS than using the lab-made modified MSIS or a forced outlet gas-liquid separator. The limits of detection were better for Au, Cd, Sn than those obtained using conventional nebulization; the measurements were precise (RSDs?5% in dual mode) and a good accuracy was obtained in the determination of Cd, Cu, Ni and Zn in a wastewater reference material using aqueous calibration and the lab-made MSIS in dual mode. PMID:23036464

  12. A High School Research-Oriented Academy

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    Adkins, J.

    2011-12-01

    For the past several years Deer Valley High School (Antioch, CA) has hosted a science research academy (DVSRA). This academy has promoted original student primary research in engineering, behavior science, astronomy and physics topics and initiated the school's first entries into science fair and directed a number of students into science careers. During the previous school year the Antioch Unified School District has supported the expansion of the academy into a general research academy encompassing all areas of science and humanities, a move into a new building, purchase of a new planetarium and the development of a collegiate academy model making it easier to integrate the academy into the larger school's academic program. The presentation will discuss the design of the academy and the involvement of students in projects connected to the Teachers in Space Suborbital Flight Opportunity program, NASA's WISE, Mars Global Surveyor, Spitzer, and other missions.

  13. Pre-Stage Magnetic Coil to Enhance Helicon Mode Excitation on a Small Helicon Plasma Experiment (HPX)

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    Schlank, Carter; James, Royce; Thayer, Nicholas; Sherman, Justin; Nolan, Stephen; Lopez, Michael

    2012-10-01

    Small helicon plasmas have been employed in various capacities from industry to spacecraft propulsion. At the Coast Guard Academy Plasma Lab (CGAPL), a small Helicon Plasma Experiment (HPX) is being developed to utilize the reputed high density (10^13 cm-3 and higher) at low pressure (.01 T) [1] Helicon Mode Plasmas. HPX will become a high temperature and density diagnostic development test-bed for future laboratory investigations in addition to becoming a tool for future spacecraft propulsion devices. HPX Plasmas are created by imparting directed energy into a Pyrex tube preloaded with Ar gas with fill pressures on the order of 10^4 mTorr utalizing a power supply and matching box can deliver up 250 W of power in a 20 MHz to 100 MHz frequency range. It has been demonstrated [1] that a uniform magnetic field in lower energy level plasmas can facilitate a decrease in inertial effects, which promotes energy conservation within the plasma and provids the necessary external energy in the plasma's magnetic field to reach the Helicon Mode. HPX employes an electromagnet to establish this uniform field. An acceleration coil, currently under construction, will be used to increase the plasma velocity to facilitate partcle and optical probing within the vacuum chamber for experimental analysis. Initial accuracy and calibration measurements of the relative magnetic fields created by both electromagnets will be reported.[0pt][1] K. Toki, et al., Thin Solid Films 506-507 (2005).

  14. Application of Atmospheric Pressure Plasma in Polymer and Composite Adhesion

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    Yu, Hang

    2015-01-01

    J.R. Roth, Industrial Plasma Engineering: Principles, Vol 1,and DBD Plasma. World Academy of Science, Engineering andplasma treated carbon nanotubes as surfactants. Journal of Industrial and Engineering

  15. Andrew P. Zwicker Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory

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    Biewer, Theodore

    PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE 2003 ­ Present Head, Science Education Department, Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory 2000 ­ 2003 Lead Scientist, Science Education Department, Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory 1998 ­ 2000 Senior Program Leader, Science Education Department, Princeton Plasma Physics Lab. 1993 ­ 1998

  16. Updates on the Optical Emission Spectroscopy and Thomson Scattering Investigations on the Helicon Plasma Experiment (HPX)

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    Duke-Tinson, Omar; Karama, Jackson; Azzari, Phillip; Royce, James; Page, Eric; Schlank, Carter; Sherman, Justin; Stutzman, Brooke; Zuniga, Jonathan

    2014-10-01

    HPX at the Coast Guard Academy Plasma Laboratory (CGAPL) have set up spectral probes to verify plasma mode transitions to the W-mode. These optical probes utilize movable filters, and ccd cameras to gather data at selected spectral frequency bands. Raw data collected will be used to measure the plasma's relative density, temperature, structure, and behavior during experiments. Direct measurements of the plasma's properties can be determined through modeling and by comparison with the state transition tables, using Optical Emission Spectroscopy (OES). The spectral probes will take advantage of HPX's magnetic field structure to define and measure the plasma's radiation temp as a function of time and space. In addition, the Thomson Scattering (TS) device will measure internal temperature and density data as the HPX plasma transitions through capacitive and inductive modes while developing into helicon plasma. Currently CGAPL is focused on building its laser beam transport and scattered light collection optical systems. Recently, HPX has acquired an Andor ICCD spectrometer for the spectral analysis. Data collected by the TS system will be logged in real time by CGAPL's Data Acquisition (DAQ) system with LabView remote access. Further progress on HPX will be reported. Supported by U.S. DEPS Grant [HEL-JTO] PRWJFY13.

  17. Bringing part of the lab to the field: On-site chromium speciation in seawater by electrodeposition of Cr(III)/Cr(VI) on portable coiled-filament assemblies and measurement in the lab by electrothermal, near-torch vaporization sample introduction and inductively coupled plasma-atomic emission spectrometry

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    Badiei, Hamid R.; McEnaney, Jennifer; Karanassios, Vassili

    2012-12-01

    A field-deployable electrochemical approach to preconcentration, matrix clean up and selective electrodeposition of Cr(III) and Cr(III) + Cr(VI) in seawater is described. Using portable, battery-operated electrochemical instrumentation, Cr species in seawater were electrodeposited in the field on portable coiled-filament assemblies made from Re. Assemblies with dried residues of Cr(III) or Cr(III) + Cr(VI) on them were transported to the lab for concentration determination by electrothermal, near-torch vaporization (NTV) sample introduction and inductively coupled plasma-atomic emission spectrometry (ICP-AES). Electrodeposition offers selective species deposition, preconcentration and matrix clean up from seawater samples. For selective deposition, free Cr(VI) was electrodeposited at - 0.3 V and Cr(III) + Cr(VI) at - 1.6 V (both vs Ag/AgCl). Interestingly, at 0 V (vs Ag/AgCl) and in the absence of an electrodeposition potential only Cr(VI) was spontaneously and selectively adsorbed on the coil and reasons for this are given. Due to preconcentration afforded by electrodeposition, the detection limits obtained after a 60 s electrodeposition at the voltages stated above using buffered (pH = 4.7) artificial seawater spiked with either Cr(III) or Cr(VI) were 20 pg/mL for Cr(III) and 10 pg/mL for Cr(VI). For comparison, the detection limit for Cr obtained by pipetting directly on the coil 5 ?L of diluted standard solution was 500 pg/mL, thus it was concluded that electrodeposition offered 40 to 60 fold improvements. Matrix clean up is required due to the high salt content of seawater and this was addressed by simply rinsing the coil with 18.2 M? water without any loss of Cr species. Reasons for this are provided. The method was validated in the lab using buffered artificial seawater and it was used in the field for the first time by sampling seawater, buffering it and immediately electrodepositing Cr species on portable assemblies on-site. Electrodeposition in the field addressed species transformation during sample pre-treatment. Such transformations occur due to sample acidification and may take place during transport and possibly storage prior to analysis. Thus, electrodeposition in the field is more reflective of Cr species concentration at the environmental conditions (e.g., temperature) at the time of sampling. It also opens up the possibility for shipping to the lab portable assemblies with Cr species on them rather than shipping large volumes of sample to the lab, thus also reducing shipping, handling and storage costs.

  18. PRAMANA c Indian Academy of Sciences Vol. 77, No. 1 --journal of July 2011

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    Brandenburg, Axel

    and ionized gases or plasmas. Between 1950 and 1960, roughly 2/3 of his papers were related to hydrodynamicPRAMANA c Indian Academy of Sciences Vol. 77, No. 1 -- journal of July 2011 physics pp. 67 to the problem of the geomagnetic field and even the field observed in sunspots. Now we know that the physically

  19. Decisions Shape a Lab (Lab Notes).

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    Porter, Bernajean

    1992-01-01

    Offers questions to guide both initial and ongoing development of a computer writing lab. Discusses ways mobile workstations (consisting of a computer, printer, overhead, and a LCD projection unit) will extend the writing lab. (SR)

  20. Indian Academy of Sciences Notice inviting quotations from housekeeping agencies

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    Giri, Ranjit K.

    Indian Academy of Sciences Bangalore Notice inviting quotations from housekeeping agencies Indian Academy of Sciences, Bangalore (Academy), invites quotations for Housekeeping services at its office in Sadashivanagar and Fellows Residency in Jalahalli. Housekeeping Services: (Sadashivanagar and Jalahalli

  1. 32 CFR 575.6 - Catalogue, United States Military Academy.

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    2010-07-01

    ...true Catalogue, United States Military Academy. 575.6 Section 575.6 National... ADMISSION TO THE UNITED STATES MILITARY ACADEMY § 575.6 Catalogue, United States Military Academy. The latest edition of the...

  2. 75 FR 44276 - National Fire Academy Board of Visitors

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    2010-07-28

    ...ID FEMA-2008-0010] National Fire Academy Board of Visitors AGENCY: Federal Emergency...SUMMARY: The National Fire Academy Board of Visitors public teleconference...FR 39561) announcing a National Fire Academy Board of Visitors public...

  3. Academies counsel Bush on science

    NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

    Maggs, William Ward

    For the first time, the National Academies of Sciences and Engineering and the Institute of Medicine have released reports providing a president-elect with specific advice on science and technology issues.Released only days before President Reagan's final budget was sent to Congress, the “white papers” recommend that NASA's space station be developed only if consistent with clearly stated long term space goals, that natural gas be promoted as an alternative to fossil fuels that release more CO2, and that Bush's science advisor should occupy a senior White House position such as assistant to the President.

  4. The Career Academy Concept. OJJDP Fact Sheet.

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    Coffee, Joseph N.; Pestridge, Scott

    Career academies are schools within schools that link students with peers, teachers, and community partners in a disciplined environment, thereby fostering academic success and mental and emotional health. The career academy concept includes the following three key elements: (1) small learning communities; (2) a college preparatory curriculum with…

  5. Implementing Career Academies Schoolwide: Four Case Studies.

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    Stern, David; Dayton, Charles; Lenz, Robert; Tidyman, Susan

    This document presents four case studies illustrating how selected high schools from across the country have implemented the career academy model schoolwide. The case studies profile the career academies of the following schools: (1) Ben Franklin High School (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania); (2) Oak Grove High School (San Jose, California); (3) South…

  6. Academy of Integrated Science College of Science

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    Zallen, Richard

    FALL 2015 Academy of Integrated Science College of Science Virginia Tech Integrated Science SCIENCE CURRICULUM COMPILED BY NORA SULLIVAN PROGRAM ACADEMIC ADVISOR ACADEMY OF INTEGRATED SCIENCE COLLEGE OF SCIENCE VIRGINIA TECH NORA84@VT.EDU 540-231-2442 WWW.SCIENCE.VT.EDU/AIS/ISC #12

  7. Indian Academy of Sciences Bangalore 560 080

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    Giri, Ranjit K.

    Indian Academy of Sciences Bangalore 560 080 QUOTATIONS FROM vehicles to institutions such as Indian Institute of Science, ISRO, NCBS, JNC, etc will be given preference to `The Executive Secretary, Indian Academy of Sciences, P.B. No. 8005, C.V. Raman Avenue, Sadashivanagar

  8. A Model of the Career Academy Concept

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    Reese, Susan

    2007-01-01

    In this article, the author presents a model of the career academy concept. The author states that in New York's Putnam and Northern Westchester counties, the eight career academies of the Tech Center at Yorktown are not only providing hands-on programs that teach job-related skills, but a team of evaluators from the Association for Career and…

  9. Naval Academy Continues Its Diversity Trend

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    Cooper, Kenneth J.

    2009-01-01

    Sixty years after graduating its first Black midshipman, Wesley Brown, the U.S. Naval Academy has admitted its most diverse class, which boasts the largest numbers and percentages of African-Americans and Hispanics ever to enter Annapolis. The academy has touted the racial and ethnic composition of the class of 2013 as the result of aggressive…

  10. MINUTES OF THE CIVIL ENGINEERING ACADEMY

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    Chen, Xinzhong

    MINUTES OF THE CIVIL ENGINEERING ACADEMY March 31, 2007 Present: J. G. (Greg) Soules, Civil, Kyle Womack, Tom Zachman, H. Scott Norville, Civil and Environmental Engineering Department (CEE) Chair new inductees to the Civil Engineering Academy. They are: -Frank Crumb ­ Director, City of Fort Worth

  11. MINUTES OF THE CIVIL ENGINEERING ACADEMY

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    Chen, Xinzhong

    MINUTES OF THE CIVIL ENGINEERING ACADEMY April 2, 2005 Present: Tom Zachman, Chair, Tony Childress, H. Scott Norville, Civil Engineering Department Chair, and Debbie Starcher, Civil Engineering Department Supervisor. Call to Order The eighteenth annual meeting of the Civil Engineering Academy convened

  12. MINUTES OF THE CIVIL ENGINEERING ACADEMY

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    Chen, Xinzhong

    MINUTES OF THE CIVIL ENGINEERING ACADEMY April 5, 2008 Present: Barry Allen, Rusty Thoma, Burton Bailey, Tony Childress, H. Scott Norville, Civil and Environmental Engineering Department (CEE) Chair new inductees to the Civil Engineering Academy. They are: -Barry Allen ­ Vice President, Davis

  13. Industrial Academies for Inner-City Youth

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    Glassman, Albert I.

    1976-01-01

    The Academy of Applied Electrical Sciences, Inc. was created in response to the educational needs of disadvantaged inner-city youth in Philadelphia. The academy approach in formulating a vocational program was a result of collaboration between the industrial community and the School District of Philadelphia. (EC)

  14. Underwater lab

    NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

    Bell, Peter M.

    The University of Southern California's Catalina Marine Science Center (CMSC) has announced plans to build an underwater marine research laboratory near Santa Catalina Island off the California coast. The project, which will take 2 years to build, will be sponsored by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). The laboratory will be similar in concept to the U.S. Navy Sea Lab III, which was canceled some time ago.The project's purpose is to give divers access to a laboratory without having to surface. The project leader, Andrew Pilmanis, of the University of Southern California, stated recently (Industrial Research and Development, July 1983): “By the nature of the work, scientists require a lot of bottom time, and to do it by scuba isn't practical…. The only way to do that is with saturation diving. Once the diver is saturated with inert gas, whether the individual stays a few days or for months, only one decompression is required.” Divers will typically stay in the laboratory for 7-10 days. The laboratory will initially be placed at a depth of 20 m, later to be refloated and located at depths to 37 m.

  15. The Arecibo Observatory Space Academy

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    Rodriguez-Ford, Linda A.; Zambrano-Marin, Luisa; Petty, Bryan M.; Sternke, Elizabeth; Ortiz, Andrew M.; Rivera-Valentin, Edgard G.

    2015-11-01

    The Arecibo Observatory Space Academy (AOSA) is a ten (10) week pre-college research program for students in grades 9-12. Our mission is to prepare students for academic and professional careers by allowing them to receive an independent and collaborative research experience on topics related to space and aide in their individual academic and social development. Our objectives are to (1) Supplement the student’s STEM education via inquiry-based learning and indirect teaching methods, (2) Immerse students in an ESL environment, further developing their verbal and written presentation skills, and (3) To foster in every student an interest in science by exploiting their natural curiosity and knowledge in order to further develop their critical thinking and investigation skills. AOSA provides students with the opportunity to share lectures with Arecibo Observatory staff, who have expertise in various STEM fields. Each Fall and Spring semester, selected high school students, or Cadets, from all over Puerto Rico participate in this Saturday academy where they receive experience designing, proposing, and carrying out research projects related to space exploration, focusing on four fields: Physics/Astronomy, Biology, Engineering, and Sociology. Cadets get the opportunity to explore their topic of choice while practicing many of the foundations of scientific research with the goal of designing a space settlement, which they present at the NSS-NASA Ames Space Settlement Design Contest. At the end of each semester students present their research to their peers, program mentors, and Arecibo Observatory staff. Funding for this program is provided by NASA SSERVI-LPI: Center for Lunar Science and Exploration with partial support from the Angel Ramos Visitor Center through UMET and management by USRA.

  16. Creating Artificial Radiation Belts in the Lab

    E-print Network

    Mauel, Michael E.

    Creating Artificial Radiation Belts in the Lab or "Some Observations of Hot Plasma Trapped) fusion. #12;#12;"Artificial Radiation Belts" Van Allen kissing Explorer 4 "good bye" before it's launch to measure the artificial radiation belt produced by the Argus explosions (1958). (Explosions continued

  17. Curtin Academy Fellowship Nomination -Information Sheet Academic staff are invited to submit a nomination for a Curtin Academy Fellowship. The

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    Mucina, Ladislav

    Curtin Academy Fellowship Nomination - Information Sheet Academic staff are invited to submit a nomination for a Curtin Academy Fellowship. The Curtin Academy is an active honorary, network of exceptional To be eligible to apply for a Curtin Academy Fellowship nominees will: o Have been employed by Curtin

  18. American Academy of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology

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    ... Z >> Search by Symptoms >> American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology Your Trusted Resource Patients and healthcare professionals ... authoritative, expert resources to make decisions about allergies, asthma and immune deficiency disorders. Welcome to the AAAAI's ...

  19. Einstein Session of the Pontifical Academy.

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    Science, 1980

    1980-01-01

    The texts of four speeches, given at the 1979 Einstein Session of the Pontifical Academy held in Rome, are presented. Each address relates to some aspect of the life and times of Albert Einstein. (SA)

  20. Foundation of the American Academy of Ophthalmology

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  1. INSTITUTE OF MATHEMATICS Polish Academy of Sciences

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    -956 Warszawa 10, Poland http://www.impan.gov.pl IM PAN Preprint 684 (2007) Erwin Deriaz, Val´erie Perrier, Polish Academy of Sciences. ul. Sniadeckich 8, 00-956 Warszawa, Poland, to whom correspondance should

  2. INSTITUTE OF MATHEMATICS Polish Academy of Sciences

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    -956 Warszawa 10, Poland http://www.impan.pl IM PAN Preprint 701 (2009) Jan Kisyski Cauchy's problem for system Kisy´nski Institute of Mathematics, Polish Academy of Sciences, ´Sniadeckich 8, 00-956 Warszawa, Poland

  3. INSTITUTE OF MATHEMATICS Polish Academy of Sciences

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    -956 Warszawa 10, Poland http://www.impan.gov.pl IM PAN Preprint 669 (2006) Anna Rusinek Invariant measures of Mathematics Polish Academy of Sciences ul. Sniadeckich 8 00-956 Warszawa, Poland Abstract We give a sufficient

  4. INSTITUTE OF MATHEMATICS Polish Academy of Sciences

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    -956 Warszawa 10, Poland http://www.impan.gov.pl IM PAN Preprint 680 (2007) Erwin Deriaz, Val´erie Perrier of Mathematics, Polish Academy of Sciences. ul. Sniadeckich 8, 00-956 Warszawa, Poland, to whom correspondance

  5. 77 FR 48506 - CPSC Safety Academy

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    2012-08-14

    ...testing and certification of children's products, the mandatory toy standard, and compliance issues. The CPSC Safety Academy will...choose from one of three panels in the morning session: ``F963 Toy Standards''; ``Testing-Mandatory Testing, Component...

  6. 78 FR 33836 - CPSC Safety Academy

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    2013-06-05

    ...testing and certification, the mandatory toy standard, and compliance processes. We...of children's products, the mandatory toy standard, navigating compliance issues...Import Process; and (Panel 6) F963-11 Toy Standards. The CPSC Safety Academy...

  7. Virtual Reality Lab Assistant

    NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)

    Saha, Hrishikesh; Palmer, Timothy A.

    1996-01-01

    Virtual Reality Lab Assistant (VRLA) demonstration model is aligned for engineering and material science experiments to be performed by undergraduate and graduate students in the course as a pre-lab simulation experience. This will help students to get a preview of how to use the lab equipment and run experiments without using the lab hardware/software equipment. The quality of the time available for laboratory experiments can be significantly improved through the use of virtual reality technology.

  8. DATES, DEADLINES, FEES District 15, Ohio Academy of Science Jr. Academy

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    Piotrowski, Zbigniew

    ALREADY BEEN JUDGED AT A LOCAL SCHOOL SCIENCE FAIR OR BY THE LAKE-TO-RIVER SCIENCE DAY COUNCIL ON TUESDAY://www.ohiosci.org ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ It is highly recommended that The Science Day Guide be used as a resource for development of science fairDATES, DEADLINES, FEES District 15, Ohio Academy of Science Jr. Academy Lake-to-River Science Day

  9. Visit the National Academies Press online, the authoritative source for all books from the National Academy of Sciences, the National Academy of Engineering, the Institute of

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    Schrijver, Karel

    the National Academy of Sciences and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration. Any opinions, findings Space Weather Events:A Workshop, National Research Council #12;Copyright © National Academy of Sciences;Copyright © National Academy of Sciences. All rights reserved. Severe Space Weather Events

  10. Measurement of the Plasma Beta in the Enormous Toroidal Plasma Device (ETPD)

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    California at Los Angles, University of

    ) with a Lanthanum Hexaboride (LaB6) cathode, a pulsed plasma was created the plasma beta ( = nek(Te+Ti) B2/(2µ0Measurement of the Plasma Beta in the Enormous Toroidal Plasma Device (ETPD) K.L. DeRose ,1, 2 C Utilizing the Enormous Toroidal Plasma Device (ETPD), a large toroidal chamber (30 m in circumference

  11. 77 FR 61775 - Cancellation; Federal Advisory Committee Meeting: Board of Visitors for the National Fire Academy

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    ...Board of Visitors for the National Fire Academy AGENCY: Federal Emergency Management...Board of Visitors for the National Fire Academy (Board) scheduled for Friday, October...annually the programs of the National Fire Academy (Academy) and advise the...

  12. 75 FR 20827 - Board of Visitors, United States Military Academy (USMA)

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    ...Board of Visitors, United States Military Academy (USMA) AGENCY: Department of the Army...of Committee: United States Military Academy Board of Visitors. 2. Date: Tuesday...the Board will be provided updates on Academy issues. 6. Agenda: The Academy...

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    ...Board of Visitors, United States Military Academy (USMA) AGENCY: Department of the Army...of Committee: United States Military Academy Board of Visitors. 2. Date: Friday...the Board will be provided updates on Academy issues. 6. Agenda: The Academy...

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    ...Board of Visitors, United States Military Academy (USMA) AGENCY: Department of the Army...of Committee: United States Military Academy Board of Visitors. 2. Date: Friday...the Board will be provided updates on Academy issues. 6. Agenda: The Academy...

  16. 75 FR 44276 - National Fire Academy Board of Visitors

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    ... FR 39561) announcing a National Fire Academy Board of Visitors public teleconference meeting on... SECURITY Federal Emergency Management Agency National Fire Academy Board of Visitors AGENCY: Federal Emergency Management Agency, DHS. ACTION: Notice of cancellation of meeting. SUMMARY: The National...

  17. Developing a Project-Based Secondary School Science Academy

    NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

    Adkins, J.

    2009-12-01

    For the past several years Deer Valley High School (Antioch, CA) has hosted a space academy known as the ESPACE academy (for Earth, Space Astronomy Center for Education). This academy has promoted original student primary research on astronomy and physics topics and initiated the school’s first entries into science fair and directed a number of students into science careers. During the next school year the Antioch Unified School District is supporting the expansion of the academy into a general science academy encompassing all areas of science, a move into a new building, and the development of a science academy model making it easier to integrate the academy into the larger school’s academic program. The presentation will discuss the design of the new academy and the involvement of students in projects connected to NASA’s WISE, Spitzer, and other missions.

  18. Reflections on Three Corporate Research Labs: Bell Labs, HP Labs, Agilent Labs

    NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

    Hollenhorst, James

    2008-03-01

    This will be a personal reflection on corporate life and physics-based research in three industrial research labs over three decades, Bell Labs during the 1980's, HP Labs during the 1990's, and Agilent Labs during the 2000's. These were times of great change in all three companies. I'll point out some of the similarities and differences in corporate cultures and how this impacted the research and development activities. Along the way I'll mention some of the great products that resulted from physics-based R&D.

  19. Computer Lab Configuration.

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    Wodarz, Nan

    2003-01-01

    Describes the layout and elements of an effective school computer lab. Includes configuration, storage spaces, cabling and electrical requirements, lighting, furniture, and computer hardware and peripherals. (PKP)

  20. Ambivalence at the Academies: Attitudes toward Women in the Military at the Federal Service Academies

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    Jansen, Monika

    2006-01-01

    school for officers in both the Navy and the Marine Corps. Nearly 1,000 newly commissioned Ensigns Social Thought & Research 46 (Navy) and 2nd Lieutenants (Marine Corps) graduate from the Naval Academy each year; approximately 15 percent of each class... in which they operate—as preparatory schools for the U.S. Army, Air Force, Navy, and Marine Corps.2 47 Ambivalence at the Academies In my analysis, I compare the academies to the services as groups, but I also examine institutionally specific variations...

  1. Day of Dialogue: Research Priorities from the Researching Academies Conference

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    Woods, Glenys J.; Woods, Philip A.

    2009-01-01

    The Researching Academies (RA) Conference, hosted by the University of Gloucestershire in Cheltenham on 12 November 2008 and organised by the authors, was a unique one-day event, funded as part of a research project (a case study of an Academy) supported by a British Academy (BA) grant, with additional support and funding from BELMAS. The RA…

  2. 75 FR 18524 - National Fire Academy Board of Visitors

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    ... SECURITY Federal Emergency Management Agency National Fire Academy Board of Visitors AGENCY: Federal... Meeting. ] SUMMARY: The National Fire Academy Board of Visitors will meet on April 28-29, 2010. DATES: The... background documents or comments received by the National Fire Academy Board of Visitors, go to...

  3. 76 FR 17425 - National Fire Academy Board of Visitors

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    2011-03-29

    ... SECURITY Federal Emergency Management Agency National Fire Academy Board of Visitors AGENCY: Federal... Meeting. SUMMARY: The National Fire Academy Board of Visitors will meet on April 6-7, 2011. The meeting... the National Fire Academy Board of Visitors, go to http://www.regulations.gov . A public...

  4. 76 FR 20696 - National Fire Academy Board of Visitors

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    2011-04-13

    ... Federal Register at 76 FR 17425 that the National Fire Academy Board of Visitors would meet on April 6 and... SECURITY Federal Emergency Management Agency National Fire Academy Board of Visitors AGENCY: Federal... National Fire Academy Board of Visitors meeting was held on Wednesday, April 6, 2011, from 8:30 a.m. to 5...

  5. 75 FR 39561 - National Fire Academy Board of Visitors

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    ... SECURITY Federal Emergency Management Agency National Fire Academy Board of Visitors AGENCY: Federal... Meeting. SUMMARY: The National Fire Academy Board of Visitors will meet by teleconference on August 2... or comments received by the National Fire Academy Board of Visitors, go to...

  6. 75 FR 2153 - National Fire Academy Board of Visitors

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    ... SECURITY Federal Emergency Management Agency National Fire Academy Board of Visitors AGENCY: Federal... Advisory Committee Meeting. SUMMARY: The National Fire Academy Board of Visitors will meet by... documents or comments received by the National Fire Academy Board of Visitors, go to...

  7. CLIENT : INDIAN ACADEMY OF SCIENCES C. V. RAMAN AVENUE,

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    Giri, Ranjit K.

    CLIENT : INDIAN ACADEMY OF SCIENCES C. V. RAMAN AVENUE, SADASHIVNAGAR, BANGALORE ­ 560080 TENDER : PROPOSED INTERIORS FOR CABIN CUM MEETING ROOM AT INDIAN ACADEMY OF SCIENCES, C V RAMAN AVENUE, BANGALORE COMPLEX, KAMARAJ ROAD, II CROSS, BANGALORE - 560042 #12;INDIAN ACADEMY OF SCIENCES BANGALORE ­ 560080

  8. CLIENT : Indian Academy of Sciences C. V. RAMAN AVENUE,

    E-print Network

    Giri, Ranjit K.

    1 CLIENT : Indian Academy of Sciences C. V. RAMAN AVENUE, SADASHIVNAGAR, BANGALORE ­ 560080 TENDER FOR : PROPOSED EXPANSION FOR MAIN BUILDING AT INDIAN ACADEMY OF SCIENCES, Sadashivnagar Bangalore-80 DOCUMENT for execution of the following work, 1. Proposed Construction of Expansion for main building at Indian Academy

  9. Page 1 of 25 Indian Academy of Sciences

    E-print Network

    Giri, Ranjit K.

    Page 1 of 25 Indian Academy of Sciences P.B. No. 8005, C V Raman Avenue, Bangalore ­ 560 080, India OF BID DOCUMENT Rs. 250/- only Indian Academy of Sciences C.V.Raman Avenue, Sadashivanagar, Bangalore 560/2012-13 Office of Issue : Indian Academy of Sciences C V Raman Avenue, Sadashivanagar Bangalore 560 080 Tender No

  10. Page 1 of 14 INDIAN ACADEMY OF SCIENCES

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    Giri, Ranjit K.

    Page 1 of 14 INDIAN ACADEMY OF SCIENCES BANGALORE 560 080 LIMITED TENDER NOTICE No.IASc 04 /2013, development, deployment and maintenance of a web portal for Journals of Indian Academy of Sciences. Last date and maintenance of a web portal for Journals of Indian Academy of Sciences" BID DOCUMENT (Non-Trasferable) PRICE

  11. The U.S. Coast Guard Academy Curricula; An Evaluation.

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    Powers, Theodore R.; And Others

    This report presents the results of research that had as its objective the evaluation of the curricula of the U.S. Coast Guard Academy. Over 125 Coast Guard officers and men were interviewed to gather detailed background information about the Coast Guard, the Coast Guard Academy, and job requirements of Academy graduates. These data were developed…

  12. Action Research at St Mark's Academy 2013

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    Elwick, Alex, Ed.; Riggall, Anna, Ed.

    2013-01-01

    St Mark's Church of England Academy is an 11-18 academy situated in Mitcham, South London. It offers a commitment to high achievement within a community of care, underpinned by the Christian values of hope, love and trust. The academy encourages the development of the moral and spiritual well-being of students, alongside their academic…

  13. 76 FR 17425 - National Fire Academy Board of Visitors

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    ...Docket ID FEMA-2008-0010] National Fire Academy Board of Visitors AGENCY: Federal...SUMMARY: The National Fire Academy Board of Visitors will meet on...documents or comments received by the National Fire Academy Board of Visitors, go to...

  14. 76 FR 20696 - National Fire Academy Board of Visitors

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    2011-04-13

    ...Docket ID FEMA-2008-0010] National Fire Academy Board of Visitors AGENCY: Federal...Register at 76 FR 17425 that the National Fire Academy Board of Visitors would meet on...original meeting notice. DATES: The National Fire Academy Board of Visitors meeting was...

  15. 75 FR 39561 - National Fire Academy Board of Visitors

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    ...Docket ID FEMA-2008-0010] National Fire Academy Board of Visitors AGENCY: Federal...SUMMARY: The National Fire Academy Board of Visitors will meet by...documents or comments received by the National Fire Academy Board of Visitors, go to...

  16. 75 FR 2153 - National Fire Academy Board of Visitors

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    ...Docket ID FEMA-2008-0010] National Fire Academy Board of Visitors AGENCY: Federal...SUMMARY: The National Fire Academy Board of Visitors will meet by...documents or comments received by the National Fire Academy Board of Visitors, go to...

  17. The Racial History of the U.S. Military Academies.

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    Hansen, Susan D.

    1999-01-01

    Presents the history of the entry of African American students and faculty into the nation's prestigious military institutions: the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, the U.S. Naval Academy at Annapolis, and the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs. Notes that the military's effort to diversify its troops and officer corps is a recent…

  18. Making Real Virtual Labs

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    Keller, Harry E.; Keller, Edward E.

    2005-01-01

    Francis Bacon began defining scientific methodology in the early 17th century, and secondary school science classes began to implement science labs in the mid-19th century. By the early 20th century, leading educators were suggesting that science labs be used to develop scientific thinking habits in young students, and at the beginning of the 21st…

  19. Operating a Math Lab.

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    New York State Education Dept., Albany. Bureau of Elementary Curriculum Development.

    The rationale behind the use of mathematics laboratories is stated, then directions for organizing and implementing a math lab are given. Topics such as housekeeping, keeping an inventory, noise level, record keeping and assignments, giving grades, correlating textbooks with a math lab, and finding meaningful laboratory problems are each discussed…

  20. NOT Another Lab Report

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    Ende, Fred

    2012-01-01

    Ask students to name the aspects of science class they enjoy most, and working on labs will undoubtedly be mentioned. What often won't be included, however, is writing lab reports. For many students, the process of exploration and data collection is paramount, while the explanation and analysis of findings often takes a backseat. After all, if…

  1. LabSkills

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    O'Brien, Nick

    2010-01-01

    This article describes LabSkills, a revolutionary teaching tool to improve practical science in schools. LabSkills offers the chance to help improve the exposure that the average Key Stage 5 (age 16-19) student has to practical work. This is a huge area for development being highlighted by universities who are seeing a worryingly growing trend in…

  2. Reforming Cookbook Labs

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    Peters, Erin

    2005-01-01

    Deconstructing cookbook labs to require the students to be more thoughtful could break down perceived teacher barriers to inquiry learning. Simple steps that remove or disrupt the direct transfer of step-by-step procedures in cookbook labs make students think more critically about their process. Through trials in the author's middle school…

  3. Astronomy Labs September 2002

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    Barnes, Joshua Edward

    - pleted the introductory lab course and are interested in pursuing real hands-on science projects and (2;ed students. 1 ASTR 110 Laboratory Most large undergraduate science courses at UH o#11;er a parallel planned for this lab are fairly simple and use only basic physics and math. We feel it's important

  4. A Museum Learning Lab

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    Vandiver, Kathleen M.; Bijur, Jon Markowitz; Epstein, Ari W.; Rosenthal, Beryl; Stidsen, Don

    2008-01-01

    The "Learning Lab: The Cell" exhibit was developed by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Museum and the MIT Center for Environmental Health Sciences (CEHS). Specially designed for middle and high school students, the Learning Lab provides museum visitors of all ages with fascinating insights into how our living cells work. The…

  5. School Science Labs

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    Schachter, Ron

    2008-01-01

    This article talks about the declining state of many school science laboratories. The author describes how school districts are renovating their science labs to improve student learning. The author also offers tips from those who have already renovated their school science labs.

  6. Academy Insights Vol. 4, No. 4

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    Blackwell, Keith

    Academy Insights Vol. 4, No. 4 Innovations in Pedagogy: Critical Thinking Fridays in the Human-wide interactive critical thinking session on Fridays, replacing the standard didactic lectures on those days settings. They welcome Critical Thinking "Box" (above) Critical Thinking "Figure" (above) feedback

  7. A Guide to the Evidence on Academies

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    Sims, D.; Grayson, H.; Wespieser, K.

    2015-01-01

    Academic schools are a prominent feature of the educational landscape in England. Introduced in 2002, they are funded directly from central government and have become a major policy driver to reform the school system and increase educational attainment. Academies count for 60 percent of secondary schools and 13 percent of primaries. This report…

  8. Academy Insights Vol. 4, No. 9

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    Blackwell, Keith

    Academy Insights Vol. 4, No. 9 Medical Education Grand Rounds Presenting Our Annual Medical Student these opportunities into more of the curriculum. Publishing Medical Education Research: When do Abstracts Lead at Medical Education Conferences. Walsh CM, Ginsburg S. JAMA. 2013 Dec 4; 310 (21), 2307-2309. The peer

  9. Academy Insights Vol. 6, No. 2

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    Blackwell, Keith

    Academy Insights Vol. 6, No. 2 Medical Education Career Night- An Inaugural Event By Zoe Gottlieb's teaching hospitals gathered in the Minot Room of Countway Library for the first ever Medical Education Careers Night. Hosted by the Medical Education Student Interest Group, the event sought to connect medical

  10. Academy Insights Vol. 4, No. 3

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    Blackwell, Keith

    Academy Insights Vol. 4, No. 3 Does Medical Training Promote Self-directed Learning? Submitted. In their article entitled "Does medical training promote or deter self-directed learning? A longitudinal mixed by Jennifer Kesselheim, M.D. (Photo by Steve Lipofsky) I hope you were able to attend the 2013 HMS Medical

  11. Apprenticeship at the Academy of Music

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    Nielsen, Klaus

    2006-01-01

    Inspired by studies of apprenticeship and theories of situated learning, this study argues that learning should be understood in relation to ongoing social practice. Using interview material and participant observation studying piano students' learning at the Academy of Music in Aarhus, it describes how transparency and access to the music culture…

  12. Academy Insights Vol. 5, No. 5

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    Blackwell, Keith

    , and financial resources. As this essential dialogue evolves, I hope our community of medical educatorsAcademy Insights Vol. 5, No. 5 Need for Innovation in Graduate Medical Education IOM Report, NEJM of Medicine (IOM) released a fascinating new report entitled "Graduate Medical Education that Meets the Nation

  13. Jupiter Environmental Research & Field Studies Academy.

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    Huttemeyer, Bob

    1996-01-01

    Describes the development and workings of the Jupiter Environmental Research and Field Studies Academy that focuses on enabling both teachers and students to participate in real-life learning experiences. Discusses qualifications for admittance, curriculum, location, ongoing projects, students, academics, preparation for life, problem solving, and…

  14. Lafayette Academy Charter School: Safe and Predictable

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    Principal Leadership, 2012

    2012-01-01

    This article features Lafayette Academy Charter School in New Orleans, Louisiana, which was recognized by the state board of education as a "center of excellence" in 2010, and given an automatic renewal of its charter--the only school in the state to receive this honor. The school has demonstrated impressive progress: the 2007 test results showed…

  15. Lost Leaders: Women in the Global Academy

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    Morley, Louise

    2014-01-01

    Drawing on data gathered from British Council seminars in Hong Kong, Tokyo and Dubai on "Absent Talent: Women in Research and Academic Leadership" (2012-2013), this paper discusses academic women's experiences and explanations for women's under-representation as knowledge leaders and producers in the global academy.…

  16. A REPORT FROM THE AMERICAN ACADEMY

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    Hazen, Terry

    A REPORT FROM THE AMERICAN ACADEMY OF MICROBIOLOGY MICROBES & OIL SPILLS #12;ABOUT ASM FAQs University Lily Young Rutgers University Gerben J. Zylstra Rutgers University #12;FAQ: MICROBES & OIL SPILLS fuels spilled into the environment. The tens of thousands of different compounds that make up oil can

  17. Common Ground. Feminist Collaboration in the Academy.

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    Peck, Elizabeth G., Ed.; Mink, JoAnna Stephens, Ed.

    The fifteen articles in this anthology examine the process of collaboration as it fits into questions of gender. Articles include: "Educate, Organize, and Agitate: A Historical Overview of Feminist Collaboration in Great Britain and America, 1640-1930" (Melodie Andrews); "Beyond Feminism: An Intercultural Challenge for Transforming the Academy"…

  18. 77 FR 48506 - CPSC Safety Academy

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    ... From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office ] CONSUMER PRODUCT SAFETY COMMISSION CPSC Safety Academy AGENCY: Consumer Product Safety Commission. ACTION: Notice. SUMMARY: The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC, Commission, or we) is announcing its intent to hold a 1-day...

  19. 78 FR 33836 - CPSC Safety Academy

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    ... From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office CONSUMER PRODUCT SAFETY COMMISSION CPSC Safety Academy AGENCY: Consumer Product Safety Commission. ACTION: Notice. SUMMARY: The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC, Commission, or we) is announcing its intent to hold a...

  20. Indian Academy of Sciences Bangalore 560 080

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    Giri, Ranjit K.

    Indian Academy of Sciences Bangalore 560 080 QUOTATIONS FROM TRAVEL AGENTS FOR PROVIDING TRANSPORT provide vehicles to institutions such as Indian Institute of Science, ISRO etc will be given preference. 8 of quotations is 12 March 2012 (4 pm) 12. The envelope should be addressed to `The Executive Secretary, Indian

  1. General Education at the Coast Guard Academy.

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    Sanders, William A.

    In seeking the most effective presentation of the liberal arts in curricula such as the heavily technical and professional curricula at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy, which leave little room for general education, general education course design must capture the imagination of students and motivate them for continuing self-education. Development of…

  2. Academy Insights Vol. 3, No. 3

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    Blackwell, Keith

    Medical Education Grand Rounds, HBS Associate Professor of Business Administration, Amy Cuddy, PhD, shared and powerpoint** slides from Professor Cuddy's talk are available through the HMS Academy online archives, and here is a link to Dr. Cuddy's highly rated TED talk about so-called Power Posing. Professor Cuddy

  3. c Indian Academy of Sciences REVIEW ARTICLE

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    Mueller, Laurence D.

    successes of evolution- ary biology since the life of Charles Darwin. To guide the reader throughc Indian Academy of Sciences REVIEW ARTICLE Evolution of ageing since Darwin MICHAEL R. ROSE of ageing since Darwin. J. Genet. 87, 363­371] Introduction Evolutionary biology provides the only cogent

  4. Balancing Work and Life in the Academy

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    Sheridan, Jennifer

    Balancing Work and Life in the Academy: Changing paradigms for women in the 21st Century Nancy E kids between 6-17 > 2.2% of faculty are single parents #12;2002 Survey Findings: Work/Life Balance with their work/life balance, and significantly more likely to say they have considered leaving UW due to work

  5. Learning To Lead: The Galileo Leadership Academy.

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    Kloosterhouse, Vicki

    2003-01-01

    Describes Michigan's Galileo Leadership Academy, a collaboration between K-12 and community college educators that develops leadership skills. Explains that 11 organizations participate in the program, and every two years each organization chooses five to nine leaders (primarily classroom educators) to be part of a new cohort. Asserts that the…

  6. Action Learning Drives the Emerald Academy

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    Nalborczyk, Sarah; Sandelands, Luke

    2012-01-01

    This account examines the action learning process adopted by Emerald Group Publishing Ltd., embedded in the organization through the in-company Emerald Academy. In case study format, the paper emphasizes that in order to align learning with organizational objectives joined up thinking and practice is needed beyond the learning and development…

  7. Academy Insights Vol. 5, No. 1

    E-print Network

    Blackwell, Keith

    , such as: o Diagnoses o Diseases and epidemics o Hospitals o Medical controversies (including a video gameAcademy Insights Vol. 5, No. 1 Medical Education Grand Rounds Dr. Linda Pololi speaks on Improving Culture in Academic Medicine A Pathway to Culture Change in Medical Schools Friday, June 6, 2014 - 7

  8. Polish Academy of Sciences Institute of Physics

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    Kisiel, Zbigniew

    Polish Academy of Sciences Institute of Physics Ph. D. Dissertation Theory of magnetic properties based on atomic p-orbitals in perfect and defected solids Oksana Volnianska Supervisor Prof. Piotr...................................................................................3 1.1. Ferromagnetic bulk solids without transition metal atoms............................3 1

  9. Blair's Academies: The Story So Far

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    Gillard, Derek

    2008-01-01

    Of all Tony Blair's education policies during his decade as prime minister, one of the most controversial was his plan to create a network of academies--effectively, private schools funded by the taxpayer. This piece explores the origins of the policy and recounts the widespread concerns and criticisms with which it has been beset.

  10. Academy Insights Vol. 4, No. 2

    E-print Network

    Blackwell, Keith

    developed at HMS to teach cross cultural care that focuses on patient-centered communication and avoidanceAcademy Insights Vol. 4, No. 2 Cross Cultural Care Interest Group Update By Drs. Lidia Schapira interest and curiosity in cross cultural care by highlighting the relevance of this topic for all HMS

  11. Broad Academy's Growing Reach Draws Scrutiny

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    Samuels, Christina A.

    2011-01-01

    Billionaire businessman Eli Broad, one of the country's most active philanthropists, founded the Broad Superintendents Academy in 2002 with an extraordinarily optimistic goal: Find leaders from both inside and outside education, train them, and have them occupying the superintendencies in a third of the 75 largest school districts--in just two…

  12. Analysing Religion and Education in Christian Academies

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    Green, Elizabeth

    2012-01-01

    This paper asserts that the religious assumptions of Christian academies need to be fully examined in relation to any analysis of their cultural practices, impact or policy implications. It proposes that Bourdieu's concepts of habitus, cultural capital and symbolic power can be broadened out from their traditional use in accounting for social…

  13. Academy Insights Vol. 6, No. 3

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    Blackwell, Keith

    ) is charged with creating high quality education and training for a wide spectrum of learners across the globeAcademy Insights Vol. 6, No. 3 External Education at HMS: Teaching Beyond the Walls Kristin Education and Associate Professor of Medicine, the Office for External Education (External Education

  14. INSTITUTE OF MATHEMATICS Polish Academy of Sciences

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    -956 Warszawa 10, Poland http://www.impan.pl IM PAN Preprint 702 (2009) Krzysztof Szajowski On a Random Number SZAJOWSKI IM PAS, Warszawa Abstract. We register a random sequence constructed based on Markov processes: Institute of Mathematics, Polish Academy of Science, ´Sniadeckich 8, 00-956 Warszawa, Poland #12;2 random

  15. INSTITUTE OF MATHEMATICS Polish Academy of Sciences

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    -956 Warszawa 10, Poland http://www.impan.pl IM PAN Preprint 725 (2010) Jan Kisyski On the Tarski´nski Institute of Mathematics, Polish Academy of Sciences ´Sniadeckich 8, 00-956 Warszawa, Poland E-mail: jan

  16. Can Academic Freedom Work in Military Academies?

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    Niday, Jackson A., II; Harrington, Kathleen

    2007-01-01

    This article addresses the thorny question of military discipline vs. academic freedom, demonstrating that the military academy is the perfect proving ground if you want to test the value of academic freedom. The authors, who are also Air Force officers, embarked on a two-year quest to determine what place academic freedom has at a military…

  17. The 4th Generation Light Source at Jefferson Lab

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    Stephen Benson; George Biallas; James Boyce; Donald Bullard; James Coleman; David Douglas; H. Dylla; Richard Evans; Pavel Evtushenko; Albert Grippo; Christopher Gould; Joseph Gubeli; David Hardy; Carlos Hernandez-Garcia; Kevin Jordan; John Klopf; Steven Moore; George Neil; Thomas Powers; Joseph Preble; Daniel Sexton; Michelle D. Shinn; Christopher Tennant; Richard Walker; Shukui Zhang; Gwyn Williams

    2007-04-25

    A number of "Grand Challenges" in Science have recently been identified in reports from The National Academy of Sciences, and the U.S. Dept. of Energy, Basic Energy Sciences. Many of these require a new generation of linac-based light source to study dynamical and non-linear phenomena in nanoscale samples. In this paper we present a summary of the properties of such light sources, comparing them with existing sources, and then describing in more detail a specific source at Jefferson Lab. Importantly, the JLab light source has developed some novel technology which is a critical enabler for other new light sources.

  18. Jefferson Lab Virtual Tour

    ScienceCinema

    None

    2014-05-22

    Take a virtual tour of the campus of Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility. You can see inside our two accelerators, three experimental areas, accelerator component fabrication and testing areas, high-performance computing areas and laser labs.

  19. Jefferson Lab Virtual Tour

    SciTech Connect

    2013-07-13

    Take a virtual tour of the campus of Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility. You can see inside our two accelerators, three experimental areas, accelerator component fabrication and testing areas, high-performance computing areas and laser labs.

  20. Chiropractic Clinical Lab Sciences

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    Deng, Bo

    Chiropractic Clinical Lab Sciences Clinical Perfusion Science Cytotechnology Dentistry Dental Hygiene Medicine Mortuary Science Nursing Occupational Therapy Optometry Pharmacy Physical and be Pre-Clinical Laboratory Science at NEBRASKA! Pre-Clinical Laboratory Science is one of sixteen

  1. AI Lab Faculty

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    Torrance, Mark C.

    This document is meant to introduce new graduate students in the MIT AI Lab to the faculty members of the laboratory and their research interests. Each entry consists of the faculty member's picture, if available, some ...

  2. Hanford Patrol Academy demolition sites closure plan

    SciTech Connect

    Not Available

    1993-09-30

    The Hanford Site is owned by the U.S. Government and operated by the U.S. Department of Energy, Richland Operations Office. Westinghouse Hanford Company is a major contractor to the U.S. Department of Energy, Richland Operations Office and serves as co-operator of the Hanford Patrol Academy Demolition Sites, the unit addressed in this paper. This document consists of a Hanford Facility Dangerous Waste Part A Permit Application, Form 3 (Revision 4), and a closure plan for the site. An explanation of the Part A Form 3 submitted with this closure plan is provided at the beginning of the Part A section. This Hanford Patrol Academy Demolition Sites Closure Plan submittal contains information current as of December 15, 1994.

  3. STEM Summer Academy on the Navajo Reservation

    NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

    Alexander, C. J.

    2012-12-01

    The US Rosetta Project is the NASA contribution to the International Rosetta Mission, an ESA cornerstone mission to comet Churyumov-Gerasimenko. While the project's outreach efforts span multi-media, and a variety of age and ethnic groups, a special emphasis has been made to find a way to provide meaningful outreach to the reservation communities. Because language preservation is an issue of urgent concern to the reservation communities, and because Rosetta, uniquely among NASA missions, has been named after the notion that keys to missing understanding of elements of the ancient past were found in the language on the original Rosetta stone, the US Rosetta Project has embarked upon outreach with a focus on STEM vocabulary in ancient US languages of the Navajo, Hopi, Ojibwe, and other tribal communities as the project expands. NASA image and science are used and described in the native language, alongside lay English and scientific English curriculum elements. Additionally, science (geology/chemistry/botany/physics) elements drawn from the reservation environment, including geomorphology, geochemistry, soil physics, are included and discussed in the native language as much as possible — with their analogs in other planetary environments (such as Mars). In this paper we will report on the most recent Summer Science Academy [2012], a four week summer course for middle school children, created in collaboration with teachers and administrators in the Chinle Unified School District. The concept of the Academy was initiated in 2011, and the first Academy was conducted shortly thereafter, in June 2011 with 14 children, 3 instructors, and a NASA teacher workshop. The community requested three topics: geology, astronomy, and botany. The 2012 Academy built on the curriculum already developed with more robust field trips, addressed to specific science topics, additional quantitative measurements and activities, with more written material for the cultural components from Navajo contributors. In 2012, the Academy was conducted with 45 children and 4 instructors. Following up on lessons learned in previous reports, it is clear that community involvement and buy-in is critical to the success of the program. This means that the US Rosetta Project modified its goals and curriculum to accommodate the teaching desires of teachers in the district, and the capabilities of the medicine men that agreed to participate. The use of NASA material and imagery can be shown to have a positive impact on the accessibility of the overall STEM material. Metrics used in the program will be discussed. Future work to extract STEM language elements to enhance the program will include organized Elder's Round Tables for discussion, and recording, of language with first speakers. Work on this project was supported by NASA at California Institute of Technology/Jet Propulsion Laboratory.

  4. Supervised Semantic Indexing NEC Labs America

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    Weinberger, Kilian

    Supervised Semantic Indexing Bing Bai NEC Labs America Princeton, NJ bbai@nec-labs.com Jason Weston NEC Labs America Princeton, NJ jaseweston@gmail.com David Grangier NEC Labs America Princeton, NJ dgrangier@nec-labs.com Ronan Collobert NEC Labs America Princeton, NJ collober@nec-labs.com Olivier Chapelle

  5. Bioenergy Chances and Limits German National Academy of Sciences Leopoldina

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    Roegner, Matthias

    Bioenergy ­ Chances and Limits 2012 Statement German National Academy of Sciences Leopoldina of informa- tion has inspired chemists to develop synthetic catalysts for renewable fuel production.7 Chapter

  6. [Spiritual ties of the Military Medical (Medical and Surgical) Academy].

    PubMed

    Gordienko, A V; Shamre?, V K

    2015-01-01

    Before the revolution in its educational, research and clinical potential of Military Medicine (medical and surgical) Academy was on the head position among European institutions. Not less outstanding position among all secular institutions Russian Academy held by the number and wealth of churches, chapels and baptisteries. In the temples of the academy was concentrated a significant number of miracle-working icons and of the particles holy relics, there served some of faith and piety devotees and some of them were canonized. The article presents a brief historical overview of the major Academy shrines--spiritual ties of the different generations. PMID:25916040

  7. Sex and experience in the academy award nomination process.

    PubMed

    Lincoln, Anne E

    2004-10-01

    Research has indicated significant age differences between male and female Academy Award nominees and winners. However, this discrepancy may be associated with sex differences in actors' ages when they first begin their acting careers. The present research uses event history analysis to investigate the duration of Academy Award nominees' careers from career start (first film) to first three Academy Award nominations. Analysis suggested controlling for an actor's age at first film explains the sex-age disparity between Academy Award nominees and winners. PMID:15587226

  8. 77 FR 14006 - Board of Visitors, United States Military Academy (USMA)

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    ...of Visitors, United States Military Academy (USMA) AGENCY...Committee: United States Military Academy Board of Visitors...Prevention, Supporting US Army Strategies, and the DAIG Cemetery Inspection...DFO) at: United States Military Academy, Office of the...

  9. 77 FR 49830 - Proposed Collection, Comments Requested: FBI National Academy Post-Course Questionnaire for...

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    ...1110-0021] Proposed Collection, Comments Requested: FBI National Academy Post-Course Questionnaire for Graduates and FBI National Academy Post- Course Questionnaire for Supervisors of Graduates; FBI National Academy Level III Evaluation;...

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    ...OMB Number 1110-0021] Proposed Collection, Comments Requested: FBI National Academy Level III Evaluation; FBI National Academy Post-Course Questionnaire for Graduates, FBI National Academy Post-Course Questionnaire for Supervisors of...

  11. 20 CFR 1002.60 - Does USERRA cover an individual attending a military service academy?

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-04-01

    ...an individual attending a military service academy? 1002.60 Section 1002.60 Employees...an individual attending a military service academy? Yes. Attending a military service academy is considered uniformed service for...

  12. 75 FR 52266 - Qualified Zone Academy Bonds; Obligations of States and Political Subdivisions; Correction

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    ...9495] RIN 1545-BC61 Qualified Zone Academy Bonds; Obligations of States and Political...governments that issue qualified zone academy bonds and to banks, insurance companies...program requirements for qualified zone academy bonds. [[Page 52267

  13. 75 FR 65460 - Renewal of Department of Defense Federal Advisory Committee; United States Military Academy Board...

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    ...Advisory Committee; United States Military Academy Board of Visitors AGENCY: Department...charter for the United States Military Academy Board of Visitors (hereafter referred...matters relating to the U.S. Military Academy, including the following: morale...

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  15. 78 FR 13085 - Proposed Collection, Comments Requested: FBI National Academy Level 1 Evaluation: Student Course...

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    ... Course Questionnaire FBI National Academy: General Remarks Questionnaire. 3. Agency Form Number, if any... Federal Bureau of Investigation Proposed Collection, Comments Requested: FBI National Academy Level 1 Evaluation: Student Course Questionnaire and FBI National Academy: General Remarks Questionnaire ACTION:...

  16. Urban Teacher Academy Project Toolkit: A Guide to Developing High School Teaching Career Academies.

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Berrigan, Anne; Schwartz, Shirley

    There is an urgent need not only to attract more people into the teaching profession but also to build a more diverse, highly qualified, and culturally sensitive teaching force that can meet the needs of a rapidly changing school-age population. This Toolkit takes best practices from high school teacher academies around the United States and…

  17. The Teachers Academy for Mathematics and Science

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    Not Available

    1992-01-01

    In his State of the Union address on January 31, 1990, President Bush set a goal for US students to be number one in the world in mathematics and science achievement by the year 2000. The Teachers Academy for Mathematics and Science in Chicago is an experiment of unprecedented boldness and scale that can provide a means to the President's goal, both for the Chicago area and as a national model. This document covers organization and governance, program activities, future training goals, and evaluation programs.

  18. CMPE 315 Lab LAB Assignment #1 for CMPE 315

    E-print Network

    Patel, Chintan

    CMPE 315 Lab LAB Assignment #1 for CMPE 315 Assigned: Fri, Sep 5th Due: Mon, Sep 15th Description;CMPE 315 Lab 5) The major portion of your grade will depend on the correctness of your code. The TA to follow these instructions will have significant impact on your grade. entity alu_4 is port (A : .... B

  19. SEED Labs 1 Crypto Lab Hash and Authentication

    E-print Network

    SEED Labs 1 Crypto Lab ­ Hash and Authentication Copyright c 2006 - 2014 Wenliang Du, Syracuse by Mirela Damian, Villanova University. The original document can be found at http://www.cis.syr.edu/~wedu/seed the supported one-way hash algorithms by typing "man openssl". #12;SEED Labs 2 3.2 Task 2: Keyed Hash and HMAC

  20. SEED Labs 1 Crypto Lab Symmetric Key Ciphers

    E-print Network

    SEED Labs 1 Crypto Lab ­ Symmetric Key Ciphers Copyright c 2006 - 2014 Wenliang Du, Syracuse by Mirela Damian, Villanova University. The original document can be found at http://www.cis.syr.edu/~wedu/seed different modes. You can #12;SEED Labs 2 find the meaning of the command-line options and all the supported

  1. Wave and transport studies utilizing dense plasma filaments generated with a lanthanum hexaboride cathode

    E-print Network

    Carter, Troy

    (LaB6) cathode has been developed for use in the LArge Plasma Device (LAPD) at UCLA. The LaB6 cathode can be used as a tool for many different studies in experimental plasma physics. To date, the cathode current densities than the main barium oxide coated LAPD cathode and is therefore able to produce plasmas

  2. Lab Tracker and Copper Calculator

    MedlinePLUS

    ... Calculator WDA Publications Copper Connection Newsletter Stories Lab Tracker and Copper Calculator Serum Copper (mcg/dl) Ceruloplasmin ( ... Schilsky, we are pleased to offer the Lab Tracker in two convenient formats. We recommend that you ...

  3. BI 311 MICROBIOLOGY LAB SYLLABUS

    E-print Network

    Spence, Harlan Ernest

    BI 311 MICROBIOLOGY LAB SYLLABUS TF: Sarah Oppelt Office: 724 LSEB, Tolan lab Email: Oppelts@bu.edu Office Hours: 2-3 pm, Mon & Wed Laboratory Manual: H.J. Benson, Microbiological Applications Materials

  4. Labs That Are a Blast.

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Hendrix, Laura

    1996-01-01

    Presents activities that use a simple homemade apparatus called "the cannon" to demonstrate Newton's Third Law. Reviews the chemistry concepts behind the ignition of the cannon and presents the Momentum Lab and the Projectile Motion Lab. (JRH)

  5. Indian Academy of Sciences Notice inviting quotations from house keeping agencies

    E-print Network

    Giri, Ranjit K.

    Indian Academy of Sciences Bangalore Notice inviting quotations from house keeping agencies Indian be superscribed "TENDER FOR HOUSE KEEPING SERVICES" and submitted to: The Executive Secretary Indian Academy

  6. Termination of a Magnetized Plasma on a Neutral Gas: The End of the Plasma C. M. Cooper and W. Gekelman

    E-print Network

    Carter, Troy

    by a lanthanum hexaboride (LaB6) cathode terminates entirely within a neutral helium gas. The plasma is weaklyTermination of a Magnetized Plasma on a Neutral Gas: The End of the Plasma C. M. Cooper and W 2013; published 24 June 2013) Experiments are performed at the Enormous Toroidal Plasma Device at UCLA

  7. Career Academies. What Works Clearinghouse Intervention Report. Updated September 2015

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    What Works Clearinghouse, 2015

    2015-01-01

    "Career Academies" is a dropout prevention strategy for youth considered most at risk of dropping out of high school. Students in the program take both career-related and academic courses and acquire work experience through partnerships with local employers. "Career Academies" integrate rigorous academic curricula with career…

  8. Implementing Career Academies Schoolwide: 2001-2002 Developments, Promising Practices.

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Stern, David; Dayton, Charles; Lenz, Robert; Tidyman, Susan

    This document, which is based on the findings of case studies of how four high schools from across the country have successfully implemented the schoolwide career academy model, presents recent developments and best practices in schoolwide career academies. The document consists of a brief introduction describing the case studies and one chapter…

  9. A Day in the Life at DaVita Academy

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Weinstein, Margery

    2010-01-01

    When a company name means "giving life," the bar for learning and development programs is held high. In this article, the author describes what it takes to graduate from DaVita Academy, the soft skills training program dialysis services company DaVita offers all its employees. DaVita's chief executive officer, Kent Thiry, states that the Academy

  10. CLIENT : Indian Academy of Sciences C. V. RAMAN AVENUE,

    E-print Network

    Giri, Ranjit K.

    1 CLIENT : Indian Academy of Sciences C. V. RAMAN AVENUE, SADASHIVNAGAR, BANGALORE ­ 560080 TENDER FOR : PROPOSED EXPANSION FOR MAIN BUILDING AT INDIAN ACADEMY OF SCIENCES, Sadashivnagar Bangalore-80 DOCUMENT ON SCHEDULE OF QUANTITIES : 98-100 12. LIST OF PREFERED MAKE FOR CIVIL , ELECTRICAL : 101-103 #12;3 INDIAN

  11. Academic Integrity at the United States Air Force Academy

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Derby, LeAnn

    2006-01-01

    In troubled times, where threats to honor abound, it is essential that people support students who may have been enculturated in social dishonesty. The United States Air Force Academy (USAFA) has worked hard to put in place a number of supports to help cadets to grow beyond social norms where dishonesty may be tolerated. The academy seeks to…

  12. Parents in the Admission Process: A Service Academy's Perspective.

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Combs, Thomas D., Jr.

    1986-01-01

    Service academies have found that parental influence is a significant factor in the application and selection processes. Project Outreach of the Coast Guard Academy, a parent-to-parent contact using volunteers supervised by the Admissions Office, represents a way of showing concern regarding each student's uniqueness and of constructively…

  13. Neither Athens Nor Sparta? The American Service Academies in Transition.

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Lovell, John P.

    The images, realities, and transitions of the American service academies are examined in this book. The contradictions between the classical Athens emphasis on well-educated and cultured individuals, and the Spartan emphasis on discipline, physical prowess, courage, and honor that have been inherent in the academies are brought to task. The…

  14. Covering Note INTER-ACADEMY REPORT ON GM CROPS

    E-print Network

    Giri, Ranjit K.

    Covering Note for INTER-ACADEMY REPORT ON GM CROPS (Updated) The Inter-Academy Report on GM crops the main conclusions and recommendations. The literature on GM crops is voluminous. More than a hundred seek to enunciate a national strategy on GM crops. The rest deals with concerns, surveillance etc. #12

  15. Evolution of a Planetary System. SETI Academy Planet Project.

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence Inst., Mountain View, CA.

    The SETI Academy Planet Project provides an exciting, informative, and creative series of activities for elementary students (grades 5-6) in these activities each student plays the role of a cadet at the SETI Academy, a fictitious institution. This unit examines the evolution of stars and planets which is an important aspect of the search for…

  16. THE NATIONAL ACADEMIES PRESS Washington, D.C.

    E-print Network

    THE NATIONAL ACADEMIES PRESS Washington, D.C. www.nap.edu By Members of the 2005 "Rising Above #12;THE NATIONAL ACADEMIES PRESS · 500 Fifth Street, N.W. · Washington, DC 20001 Support, DC 20055; (800) 624-6242 or (202) 334-3313 (in the Washington metropolitan area); Internet, http

  17. 75 FR 21223 - National Academy of Sciences Study

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    ...In order to accomplish the study called for by the CSB's appropriations...National Academy of Sciences Study on ``Inherently Safer Chemical...Department of the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Appropriations...Board (CSB) to conduct ``a study by the National Academy...

  18. The Academy Promotes, Unifies, and Evaluates Doctoral Education in Kinesiology

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    Thomas, Jerry R.; Clark, Jane E.; Feltz, Deborah L.; Kretchmar, R. Scott; Morrow, James R., Jr.; Reeve, T. Gilmour; Wade, Michael G.

    2007-01-01

    This paper provides a description and documentation of two significant events in the history of our field: (1) the development of our field and the doctoral program review process and outcome by the American Academy of Kinesiology and Physical Education; and (2) the process by which the Academy successfully had "kinesiology" included as a…

  19. Vocational Education in the 19th Century American Academy.

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Law, Gordon F.

    The phrase "all things useful and all things ornamental," coined by Benjamin Franklin, describes the stated mission of most of the approximately 6,000 educational academies flourishing in America in the mid-19th century. Built upon the roots of Latin grammar schools, the academies evolved to include courses in many areas, from classical studies to…

  20. Ethos and Vision Realization in Sponsored Academy Schools

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Gibson, Mark T.

    2015-01-01

    This article investigates the realization of ethos and vision in the early stages of sponsored academy schools in England. It is a qualitative nested case study of ten academies. Nineteen key actors were interviewed, including principals and sponsor representatives. The nests were organized by sponsor type. Key themes are discussed within the…

  1. Academies and Maintained Schools: What Do We Know? Election Factsheet

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    Gee, Geoff; Worth, Jack; Sims, David

    2015-01-01

    This election factsheet highlights the following points: (1) Academies receive their funding directly from the government, rather than through local authorities like other state funded schools; (2) There are two types: converter academies (those previously with "good" or "outstanding" Ofsted grades that have converted to…

  2. Academies in Context: Politics, Business and Philanthropy and Heterarchical Governance

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Ball, Stephen J.

    2009-01-01

    The English Academies programme has become one of the most controversial aspects of the New Labour strategy for education and public sector reform. And in many ways, given the significance of the programme, that controversy is understandable and appropriate. This is particularly so because, as the author argues here, Academies are indicative of…

  3. MINUTES OF THE CIVIL and ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING ACADEMY

    E-print Network

    Chen, Xinzhong

    MINUTES OF THE CIVIL and ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING ACADEMY April 10, 2010 Present: Gopal Guthikonda Kromer, H. Scott Norville, Civil and Environmental Engineering Department (CEE) Chair, and Debbie inductees to the Civil and Environmental Engineering Academy. They are: -Brigadier General Charles Q. Brown

  4. Birmingham Foundation Academy Excellence Scholarships Terms and conditions

    E-print Network

    Birmingham, University of

    Birmingham Foundation Academy Excellence Scholarships Terms and conditions 1. The Birmingham Foundation Academy offers five "Excellence Scholarships of £5000 per annum during the undergraduate programme ("overseas students). 2. The Scholarship is applicable to students registering on the BFA in September 2014

  5. Boot Camp for Education CEOs: The Broad Foundation Superintendents Academy

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Jehlen, Alain

    2012-01-01

    The Broad Foundation Superintendents Academy is the most prominent and most controversial training institute for school chiefs. The Academy is the flagship program of the Eli and Edythe Broad Foundation, the smallest of a triumvirate of corporate foundations that are at the heart of the billionaire campaign to remake public education in the image…

  6. Name _____________________ Lab 4. Energy

    E-print Network

    Perfect, Ed

    , the sun, geothermal sources, and biomass sources such as energy crops. Renewable sources of energy vary1 Name _____________________ Lab 4. Energy INTRODUCTION Energy resources are classified into two categories. Renewable energy sources are continually replenished. These include energy from water, wind

  7. Serial Dilution Simulation Lab

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Keler, Cynthia; Balutis, Tabitha; Bergen, Kim; Laudenslager, Bryanna; Rubino, Deanna

    2010-01-01

    Serial dilution is often a difficult concept for students to understand. In this short dry lab exercise, students perform serial dilutions using seed beads. This exercise helps students gain skill at performing dilutions without using reagents, bacterial cultures, or viral cultures, while being able to visualize the process.

  8. Elemental Chem Lab

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Franco Mariscal, Antonio Joaquin

    2008-01-01

    This educative material uses the symbols of 45 elements to spell the names of 32 types of laboratory equipment usually found in chemical labs. This teaching material has been divided into three puzzles according to the type of the laboratory equipment: (i) glassware as reaction vessels or containers; (ii) glassware for measuring, addition or…

  9. The Crime Lab Project.

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Hein, Annamae J.

    2003-01-01

    Describes the Crime Lab Project, which takes an economical, hands-on, interdisciplinary approach to studying the career of forensics in the middle or high school classroom. Includes step-by-step student requirements for the investigative procedure, a sample evidence request form, and an assessment rubric. (KHR)

  10. Science Labs: Beyond Isolationism

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Cavanagh, Sean

    2007-01-01

    A national study released in 2005 concluded that most high school students are not exposed to high quality science labs because of these reasons: (a) poor school facilities and organizations; (b) weak teacher preparation; (c) poor design; (d) cluttered state standards; (e) little representation on state tests; and (f) scarce evidence of what…

  11. Inside Linden Lab

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Atkinson, Tom

    2008-01-01

    In this article, the author provides an overview of Second Life[trademark], or simply SL, which was developed at Linden Lab, a San Francisco-based corporation. SL is an online society within a threee-dimensional virtual world entirely built and owned by its residents, where they can explore, build, socialize and participate in their own economy.…

  12. A Big Bang Lab

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Scheider, Walter

    2005-01-01

    The February 2005 issue of The Science Teacher (TST) reminded everyone that by learning how scientists study stars, students gain an understanding of how science measures things that can not be set up in lab, either because they are too big, too far away, or happened in a very distant past. The authors of "How Far are the Stars?" show how the…

  13. Modifying Cookbook Labs.

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Clark, Robert, L.; Clough, Michael P.; Berg, Craig A.

    2000-01-01

    Modifies an extended lab activity from a cookbook approach for determining the percent mass of water in copper sulfate pentahydrate crystals to one which incorporates students' prior knowledge, engenders active mental struggling with prior knowledge and new experiences, and encourages metacognition. (Contains 12 references.) (ASK)

  14. IMAGE ANALYSIS AND COMMUNICATIONS LAB

    E-print Network

    Barbu, Adrian

    AND COMMUNICATIONS LAB Tissue Classification Result Image Histogram Matched Tissue Classified Original Correct classification This result yields an underestimat ion of CSF #12;IMAGE ANALYSIS AND COMMUNICATIONS LAB MRI Has ? #12;IMAGE ANALYSIS AND COMMUNICATIONS LAB Model "Error" by Gaussian Noise #12;IMAGE ANALYSIS

  15. Plasma Science Committee (PLSC)

    NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

    1990-12-01

    The Plasma Science Committee (PLSC) is a standing committee under the auspices of the Board on Physics and Astronomy, Commission on Physical Sciences, Mathematics, and Applications of the National Academy of Sciences - National Research Council. Plasma sciences represent a broad and diverse field. The PLSC has accepted the responsibility of monitoring the continuing development and assessing the general health of the field as whole. Although select advisory bodies have been created to address specific issues that affect plasma science, such as the Fusion Policy Advisory Committee (FPAC), the PLSC provides a focus for the plasma science community that is unique and essential. The membership of the PLSC is drawn from research laboratories in universities, industry, and government. Areas of expertise on the committee include accelerators and beams, space physics, astrophysics, computational physics and applied mathematics, fusion plasmas, fundamental experiments and theory, radiation sources, low temperature plasmas, and plasma-surface interactions. The PLSC is well prepared to respond to requests for studies on specific issues.

  16. [Surgery in the Academy: history, achievements and prospects].

    PubMed

    Ma?strenko, N A; Samokhvalov, I M

    2013-12-01

    The 215th anniversary of the Imperial Medical and Surgical Academy (now Military Medical) is a reason not only for celebration, but also is the moment of truth, connecting the great history of surgical development in Russian and its prospects in 21st century. The Kirov Military Medical Academy is the center of professional education for military surgeons. There is not only military medical research and practice, but also clinical. The main goal of the Academy is development of different schools of the Academy. These schools are the fundamental basis for researches and military-medical staff training able for any service during the peace and wartime. Nowadays the Academy is not only the leading institute on battlefield surgery and treatment of severe multisystem injuries, but also the training center for emergency medicine. PMID:24738279

  17. 1 BASEMENT STORAGE 3 MICROSCOPE LAB

    E-print Network

    Boonstra, Rudy

    ;1 ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE UNDERGRAD TEACHING LAB 2 LAB SUPPORT CL2-2 3 CHEMISTRY / UNDERGRAD "D" LEVEL TEACHING LAB 25 26 27 27 27 28 10 #12;1 DRY PRIMARY RESEARCH LAB 2 CHEMISTRY RESEARCH WET LAB 3 WET LAB SUPPORT 4 TA / SEASONAL MEETING ROOM 5 GLASS WASH + STERILIZATION 6 ELECTRICAL CLOSET 7 DRY RESEARCH SUPPORT

  18. USAF Academy Center for Space Situational Awareness

    NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

    Dearborn, M.; Chun, F.; Liu, J.; Tippets, R.

    2011-09-01

    Since the days of Sputnik, the Air Force has maintained the surveillance of space and a position catalog of objects that can be tracked by primarily ground-based radars and optical systems. Recent events in space such as the test of the Chinese anti-satellite weapon in 2007 and the collision between an Iridium and Russian Cosmo satellite have demonstrated the great need to have a more comprehensive awareness of the situation in space. Hence space situational awareness (SSA) has become an increasingly important mission to the Air Force and to the security of the United States. To help meet the need for future leaders knowledgeable about SSA, the Air Force Academy formally stood up the Center for Space Situational Awareness (CSSAR). The goal of the CSSAR is to provide a unique combination of educational operational experience as well as a world-class research capability for hands-on education in SSA. In order to meet this goal, the CSSAR is implementing an array of sensors, operations center, and associated software, and analysis tools. For example we have radar receivers for bi-static returns from the VHF space fence, a network of small aperture telescopes, AFSPC astro standards software, and Joint Mission System software. This paper focuses on the observational capabilities of our telescopes. In general, the preferable method for characterizing a satellite is to obtain a high-resolution image. However, high-resolution images from groundbased telescopes are only achievable if the satellite is large and close in range. Thus small satellites in low-earth orbits and large satellites in geosynchronous orbits are essentially unresolved in the focal plane of a ground-based telescope. Building ever larger telescopes capable of tracking fast enough for satellites at high resolution requires tremendous resources and funding. Cost is one of the reasons we decided to develop a network of small, commercially available telescopes spatially diverse and networked together. We call this the Falcon Telescope Network (FTN) and it provides the Air Force Academy, Air Force and Department of Defense with a unique capability that is essentially non-existent in today’s research and operational environment. With the FTN we will have the eventual capability to conduct simultaneous observations of satellites for non-resolved space object identification (NRSOI). We present preliminary photometric and spectroscopic observations from LEO to GEO satellites. The Air Force Academy has a unique mission to educate future leaders in the science, technology, and operations in missions critical to the Air Force and the CSSAR is stepping up to meet these requirements for the SSA mission.

  19. Science, Engineering, Mathematics and Aerospace Academy

    NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)

    1996-01-01

    The Science, Engineering, Mathematics and Aerospace Academy (SEMAA) was established in September, 1993, by Cuyahoga Community College and the NASA Lewis Research Center. Funding for SEMAA was provided by NASA Headquarters' Office of Equal Employment Opportunities. SEMAA brought together five preexisting youth programs at Cuyahoga Community College. All the programs shared the common goals of 1) Increasing the participation of underrepresented/underserved groups in science, mathematics and engineering and technology careers. 2) Increasing "success" rates of all students interested in science and mathematics. 3) Developing partnerships to recognize and support students interested in these fields. 4) Supporting continued success of highly successful students. The framework for each preexisting program allowed SEMAA to have a student population ranging from kindergarten through the twelfth-grade. This connectivness was the foundation for the many decisions which would make SEMAA a truly innovative program.

  20. Academy issues report on Yucca Mountain

    NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

    Bush, Susan

    The National Academy of Sciences released a report on April 13 concluding that Yucca Mountain, the proposed nuclear waste repository site located about 100 miles northwest of Las Vegas, Nev., is not at risk from groundwater infiltration. “There is no evidence to support the assertion that the water table has risen periodically hundreds of meters from deep within the crust,” the report states.According to vice chairman of the NAS panel George A. Thompson of Stanford University, the panel was charged with evaluating whether the water table has risen in the past to the level of the proposed repository or if this might happen in the future. The panel was not responsible for determining whether Yucca Mountain is suitable as a repository site.

  1. Science, Engineering, Mathematics and Aerospace Academy

    NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)

    1997-01-01

    This is an annual report on the Science, Engineering, Mathematics, and Aerospace Academy (SEMAA), which is run as a collaborative effort of NASA Lewis Research Center, and Cuyahgoga Community College. The purpose of SEMA is to increase the percentage of African Americans, and Hispanics in the fields of science and technology. The SEMAA program reaches from kindergarden, to grade 12, involving the family of under-served minorities in the education of the children. The year being reported (i.e., 1996-1997) saw considerable achievement. The program served over 1,939 students, and 120 parents were involved in various seminars. The report goes on to review the program and its implementation for each grade level. It also summarizes the participation, by gender and ethnicity.

  2. 77 FR 21576 - Board of Visitors for the National Fire Academy

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    2012-04-10

    ... SECURITY Federal Emergency Management Agency Board of Visitors for the National Fire Academy AGENCY... Committee Teleconference Meeting. SUMMARY: The Board of Visitors for the National Fire Academy (Board) will... The purpose of the Board is to review annually the programs of the National Fire Academy (Academy)...

  3. 77 FR 57102 - Board of Visitors for the National Fire Academy

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    2012-09-17

    ... SECURITY Federal Emergency Management Agency Board of Visitors for the National Fire Academy AGENCY... Committee Meeting. SUMMARY: The Board of Visitors for the National Fire Academy (Board) will meet on October... programs of the National Fire Academy (Academy) and advise the Administrator of the Federal...

  4. 77 FR 41196 - Board of Visitors for the National Fire Academy

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    2012-07-12

    ... SECURITY Federal Emergency Management Agency Board of Visitors for the National Fire Academy AGENCY... Committee Teleconference Meeting. SUMMARY: The Board of Visitors for the National Fire Academy (Board) will... programs of the National Fire Academy (Academy) and advise the Administrator of the Federal...

  5. Career Academies: Educating Urban Students for Career Success. ERIC/CUE Digest, Number 84.

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    Burnett, Gary

    This ERIC Digest reviews the school restructuring tool of career academies serving the non-college bound student. The career academy movement began with the Electrical Academy in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The model was exported to California where it became the basis for the Peninsula Academies in the Sequoia Union High School District and from…

  6. The Prussian Academy of Sciences and Humanities during the Weimar Republic

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    Hardtwig, Wolfgang

    2004-01-01

    The German Revolution of November 1918 dramatically altered the Academy's view of its relationship with government. In particular, the Academy's Prussian tradition had to be rethought. From initial wariness to grudging acceptance, the Academy came to accept the Weimar regime. This paper studies the politics of the Academy, uncovers factions and…

  7. 77 FR 21576 - Board of Visitors for the National Fire Academy

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    2012-04-10

    ...FEMA-2008-0010] Board of Visitors for the National Fire Academy AGENCY: Federal Emergency Management...The Board of Visitors for the National Fire Academy (Board) will meet on April 25...review annually the programs of the National Fire Academy (Academy) and advise the...

  8. 77 FR 57102 - Board of Visitors for the National Fire Academy

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    2012-09-17

    ...FEMA-2008-0010] Board of Visitors for the National Fire Academy AGENCY: Federal Emergency Management...The Board of Visitors for the National Fire Academy (Board) will meet on October...review annually the programs of the National Fire Academy (Academy) and advise the...

  9. 77 FR 5818 - Board of Visitors for the National Fire Academy

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    2012-02-06

    ...FEMA-2008-0010] Board of Visitors for the National Fire Academy AGENCY: Federal Emergency Management...The Board of Visitors for the National Fire Academy (Board) will meet by teleconference...review annually the programs of the National Fire Academy (Academy) and advise the...

  10. 76 FR 58028 - Board of Visitors for the National Fire Academy

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    2011-09-19

    ...FEMA-2008-0010] Board of Visitors for the National Fire Academy AGENCY: Federal Emergency Management...The Board of Visitors for the National Fire Academy (Board) will meet on October...review annually the programs of the National Fire Academy (Academy) and advise the...

  11. 77 FR 69648 - Board of Visitors for the National Fire Academy

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    2012-11-20

    ...FEMA-2008-0010] Board of Visitors for the National Fire Academy AGENCY: Federal Emergency Management...The Board of Visitors for the National Fire Academy (Board) will meet via teleconference...review annually the programs of the National Fire Academy (Academy) and advise the...

  12. 77 FR 41196 - Board of Visitors for the National Fire Academy

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    2012-07-12

    ...FEMA-2008-0010] Board of Visitors for the National Fire Academy AGENCY: Federal Emergency Management...The Board of Visitors for the National Fire Academy (Board) will meet by teleconference...review annually the programs of the National Fire Academy (Academy) and advise the...

  13. 76 FR 36933 - Board of Visitors for the National Fire Academy

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    2011-06-23

    ...FEMA-2008-0010] Board of Visitors for the National Fire Academy AGENCY: Federal Emergency Management...The Board of Visitors for the National Fire Academy (Board) will meet by teleconference...review annually the programs of the National Fire Academy (Academy) and advise the...

  14. The Impact of Career Academy Programs on Student Achievement in a New Jersey Urban High School

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    Ahmad, Abdul-Azeem

    2009-01-01

    The Talent Development High School (TDHS) reform model, with career academy programs, was introduced at Randolph High School. Three academies were implemented, one called the Arts and Humanities Academy (A&H) focused on careers in creative arts, law, and public service; another titled the Business and Industrial Technology Academy (BAIT) was…

  15. Bell LabsBell Labs Large Scale Curvature of Networks

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    Bernstein, Joseph B.

    Bell LabsBell Labs Large Scale Curvature of Networks: And Implications for Network Management & Computing, Bell Labs, ALU UMD Network Colloquium 600 Mountain Ave., Murray Hill, NJ 07974 October 14th, 2011=6*4118=6*3112=6*216=6*11Triangle (D=2,d=6) 12=3*419=3*316=3*213=3*11Hexagon (D=2,d=3) 16=4*4112=4*318=4*214=4*11Square (D=2,d=4) 4

  16. Inexpensive DAQ based physics labs

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    Lewis, Benjamin; Clark, Shane

    2015-11-01

    Quality Data Acquisition (DAQ) based physics labs can be designed using microcontrollers and very low cost sensors with minimal lab equipment. A prototype device with several sensors and documentation for a number of DAQ-based labs is showcased. The device connects to a computer through Bluetooth and uses a simple interface to control the DAQ and display real time graphs, storing the data in .txt and .xls formats. A full device including a larger number of sensors combined with software interface and detailed documentation would provide a high quality physics lab education for minimal cost, for instance in high schools lacking lab equipment or students taking online classes. An entire semester’s lab course could be conducted using a single device with a manufacturing cost of under $20.

  17. Career Academies: Cutting-Edge Reform or Passing Fad?

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    Mittelsteadt, Sandra; Reeves, Diane Lindsey

    2003-01-01

    Career academies in Philadelphia have evolved over the past 30 years. A comprehensive review of their effectiveness found that students have better attendance and grades, higher self-esteem and satisfaction with school, and lower dropout rates. (JOW)

  18. American Academy of Otolaryngology--Head and Neck Surgery

    MedlinePLUS

    ... Nominees! Members in good standing, who have proven leadership qualities, are familiar with the strategic direction of ... to be considered for nomination to an elected leadership position. Learn More MACRA RFI The Academy has ...

  19. The Reacting Atmosphere Academy Understanding and Management for Future Generations

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    The Reacting Atmosphere Academy Understanding and Management for Future Generations Cluster of Excellence The Reacting Atmosphere Understanding and Management for Future Generations 04. November 2011 Prof. Dr. Adrian Sandu Virginia Institute of Technology Blacksburg Multirate schemes for atmospheric

  20. Northern New Mexico Math & Science Academy for Teachers (MSA)

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    Northern New Mexico Math & Science Academy for Teachers (MSA) Program Description MSA is an intensive and comprehensive professional development program for K-12 teachers. Participants commit and science education. Teachers also receive instructional support and additional math and science content

  1. . BULGARIAN ACADEMY OF SCIENCES CYBERNETICS AND INFORMATION TECHNOLOGIES, 1

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    Borissova, Daniela

    2 7 . BULGARIAN ACADEMY OF SCIENCES , 1 CYBERNETICS AND INFORMATION TECHNOLOGIES, 1 . 2002 Technologies, Faculty of Mathematics and Informatics, Sofia University, Bulgaria Abstract: The current paper' structure analyses, information extraction, mesh analyses, robotics, drugs and etc. The paper surveys ILP

  2. The Academy of Science of Bologna and the kidney.

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    Bonomini, V; Campieri, C; Zuccoli, M

    1999-01-01

    The Academy of Science of Bologna, founded in 1711, played an important role in the development of medicine. Receiving the heritage of Malpighi's and Morgagni's researches, the academy encouraged nephrological studies, which produced articles published in its journal, the Commentarii. Since the Commentarii were widely distributed all over Europe, the nephrological research practiced in Bologna reached all the main academies of science, in a fruitful circulation of knowledge. The paper presents the nephrological contributions to the Commentarii in the 18th century, thus introducing physicians, like Domenico Galeazzi and Luigi Galvani, who were both professors at the University of Bologna and at the Academy of Science. In their work three main topics can be identified: uroscopy, anatomy of the kidney and renal pathologies. PMID:10213815

  3. THE PUBLISHING HOUSE PROCEEDINGS OF THE ROMANIAN ACADEMY, Series A, OF THE ROMANIAN ACADEMY Volume 12, Number 2/2011, pp. 117124

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    Li, Yangmin

    THE PUBLISHING HOUSE PROCEEDINGS OF THE ROMANIAN ACADEMY, Series A, OF THE ROMANIAN ACADEMY Volume-mail: staicunstefan@yahoo.com Recursive matrix relations for kinematics of a three-prismatic-revolute-cylindrical (3

  4. Student Access Request Psychology Computer Lab

    E-print Network

    Student Access Request Psychology Computer Lab 203 Williams Hall 2014-15 The computer lab in 203 in psychology for a variety of purposes. Valid uses of the computer lab include teaching, research in the computer lab by undergraduates. Access to the lab is controlled by your Hokie Pass. All faculty will have

  5. Phoenix's Wet Chemistry Lab

    NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)

    2008-01-01

    This is an illustration of the analytical procedure of NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander's Wet Chemistry Lab (WCL) on board the Microscopy, Electrochemistry, and Conductivity Analyzer (MECA) instrument. By dissolving small amounts of soil in water, WCL can determine the pH, the abundance of minerals such as magnesium and sodium cations or chloride, bromide and sulfate anions, as well as the conductivity and redox potential.

    The Phoenix Mission is led by the University of Arizona, Tucson, on behalf of NASA. Project management of the mission is by NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, Calif. Spacecraft development is by Lockheed Martin Space Systems, Denver.

  6. Phoenix's Wet Chemistry Lab

    NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)

    2008-01-01

    This is an illustration of soil analysis on NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander's Wet Chemistry Lab (WCL) on board the Microscopy, Electrochemistry, and Conductivity Analyzer (MECA) instrument. By dissolving small amounts of soil in water, WCL will attempt to determine the pH, the abundance of minerals such as magnesium and sodium cations or chloride, bromide and sulfate anions, as well as the conductivity and redox potential.

    The Phoenix Mission is led by the University of Arizona, Tucson, on behalf of NASA. Project management of the mission is by NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, Calif. Spacecraft development is by Lockheed Martin Space Systems, Denver.

  7. Digital Fabrication Lab (Fab-Lab) Handbook F2010

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    Papalambros, Panos

    and software problems will occur, please plan your necessary lab time in advance. Faculty members wishing to make use of the lab for their courses should meet with the coordinators at least two weeks in advance Prototyping 3D printer ZCorp Z403 Rapid Prototyping 3D printer Prints 3D gypsum or starch models from digital

  8. Name __________________ Lab 8. Air pollution: carbon monoxide & dioxide lab

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    Perfect, Ed

    1 Name __________________ Lab 8. Air pollution: carbon monoxide & dioxide lab What's in the Air that are suspended (such as dust). Air pollution occurs when human activities add abnormal amounts of gases or particles into the air. The severity of air pollution in a given area depends on several factors, including

  9. Helioseismology in the Lab

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    Peterson, Ethan; Brookhart, Matthew; Clark, Mike; Cooper, Chris; Egedal, Jan; Wallace, John; Weisberg, David; Forest, Cary; MPDX Team

    2014-10-01

    A novel diagnostic technique for measuring plasma flows in the Madison Plasma Dynamo Experiment (MPDX) has been designed and implemented. The technique, inspired by helioseismology, launches ion acoustic waves from the boundary of a spherical (1.5m radius), unmagnetized, spinning plasma and measures the doppler shifted wave at two longitudinal locations of the same latitude. These two measurements yield a line integrated velocity measurement from the source to the receivers. The ion acoustic waves are produced via the mode conversion of a magnetosonic wave excited by a current loop antenna located in the confining cusp field of MPDX. Probe measurements of the electric field in the plasma and the magnetic field fluctuations (Bdot) in the cusp are used to observe the wave and deduce velocities along two chords. This technique is used to measure 10km/s flows and to validate mach probe measurements near the edge of the plasma. The Bdot measurements in the cusp provide the proof-of-concept for a surface array of probes to measure global velocities.

  10. Chromium speciation using large scale plasmas in a lab and towards field deployable speciation by employing a battery-operated microplasma-on-a-chip and optical emission spectrometry

    NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

    German, Jenisse; Karanassios, Vassili

    2015-05-01

    Chemical speciation is defined as the determination of the concentration of an analyte (e.g., Chromium or Cr) in the oxidation state in which it exists in the environment (e.g., sea water). Determinations of the concentration of different Cr-species is important due to toxicity differences of the different oxidation states of Cr. For example, Cr(III) is regarded as generally non-toxic and is considered as an essential micro-nutrient. But Cr(VI) is considered as carcinogenic. In this paper, speciation methods for Cr in sea water samples using large scale plasmas, such as an ICP (Inductively Coupled Plasma) and steps taken toward using a microplasma are described.

  11. Khan Academy: the world's free virtual school

    NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

    Dijksman, Joshua A.; Khan, Salman

    2011-03-01

    Khan Academy offers an unprecedented set of educational material for science and math education, in the form of short, free, publicly available video clips. With a growing set of already over 2000 videos, it is easily the most exhaustive collection of structured educational material on the Internet. The content is made in digestible 10-20 minute chunks; the granular nature of the material allows learners to fill in almost any of their knowledge ``gaps.'' Importantly, the conversational style used in the videos offers a fresh, new perspective on math and science instruction. With our 2 M funding grant from Google and support from the Gates foundation, we envision covering all topics that would appear in typical high-school or collegiate-level Math and Science courses, and translating these videos to the major languages across the globe. Moreover, we also offer a free and fully integrated assessment system, which allows students to practice problems at their own pace and focus on the appropriate instruction to fill in their individual gaps. Many testimonials have already proven our methods to be a highly successful educational tool. Our goal is to allow educators to improve their teaching, but above all to bring simple, rewarding and enjoyable education to the minds of many young students. Supported by Google, the Gates Foundation, donors and volunteers.

  12. Labs Policy University of Utah

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    Clayton, Dale H.

    1 Labs Policy University of Utah Student Computing Facilities Acceptable Use Policy I. INTRODUCTION The University of Utah Student Computing Labs are intended to be used Facilities. II. REFERENCES University of Utah Policy and Procedures: 1-15: Information Resources Policy 2

  13. Physics Labs with Flavor II

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Agrest, Mikhail M.

    2011-01-01

    This paper was inspired by the numerous requests from "TPT" readers to expand the number of examples of "recurrent study" lab exercises described in my previous paper "Physics Labs with Flavor." I recommend that readers examine it first in order to better understand this one as my attempt here is to be brief. In that paper, one can find details…

  14. UNEDITED PREPUBLICATION COPY: FINAL WORDING SUBJECT TO CHANGE i BURNING PLASMA

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    , September 26, 2003, 4:00pm Burning Plasma Assessment Committee Plasma Science Committee Board on Physics and Astronomy Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences #12;UNEDITED PREPUBLICATION COPY: FINAL WORDING Council, whose members are drawn from the councils of the National Academy of Sciences, the National

  15. Visit the National Academies Press online, the authoritative source for all books from the National Academy of Sciences, the National Academy of Engineering, the Institute of

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    Florida, University of

    (provided by Claire Fackler, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). The back cover image the National Academy of Sciences and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Admin istration. Any opinions is the sixth species, which is the loggerhead (provided by William Precht, National Oceanic and Atmospheric

  16. Visit the National Academies Press online, the authoritative source for all books from the National Academy of Sciences, the National Academy of Engineering, the Institute of

    E-print Network

    Rathbun, Julie A.

    Visit the National Academies Press online, the authoritative source for all books from the National Research Council: Download hundreds of free books in PDF Read thousands of books online, free Sign up to be notified when new books are published Purchase printed books Purchase PDFs Explore with our innovative

  17. Visit the National Academies Press online, the authoritative source for all books from the National Academy of Sciences, the National Academy of Engineering, the Institute of

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    Bergman, Keren

    Visit the National Academies Press online, the authoritative source for all books from the National Research Council: · Download hundreds of free books in PDF · Read thousands of books online, free · Sign up to be notified when new books are published · Purchase printed books · Purchase PDFs · Explore with our

  18. Visit the National Academies Press online, the authoritative source for all books from the National Academy of Sciences, the National Academy of Engineering, the Institute of

    E-print Network

    Visit the National Academies Press online, the authoritative source for all books from the National Research Council: · Download hundreds of free books in PDF · Read thousands of books online, free · Sign up to be notified when new books are published · Purchase printed books · Purchase PDFs · Explore with our

  19. Visit the National Academies Press online, the authoritative source for all books from the National Academy of Sciences, the National Academy of Engineering,

    E-print Network

    Bergman, Keren

    Visit the National Academies Press online, the authoritative source for all books from the National Research Council: · Download hundreds of free books in PDF · Read thousands of books online for free new books are published · Purchase printed books and selected PDF files Thank you for downloading

  20. Visit the National Academies Press online, the authoritative source for all books from the National Academy of Sciences, the National Academy of Engineering,

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    Satija, Indu

    Visit the National Academies Press online, the authoritative source for all books from the National Research Council: Download hundreds of free books in PDF Read thousands of books online for free Explore books are published Purchase printed books and selected PDF files Thank you for downloading this PDF

  1. Visit the National Academies Press online, the authoritative source for all books from the National Academy of Sciences, the National Academy of Engineering,

    E-print Network

    Visit the National Academies Press online, the authoritative source for all books from the National Research Council: · Download hundreds of free books in PDF · Read thousands of books online for free new books are published · Purchase printed books and selected PDF files Thank you for downloading

  2. 78 FR 9451 - Academy Express, L.L.C.-Acquisition of Property-Golden Ring Travel & Transportation, Inc.

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    ...Transportation Board [Docket No. MCF 21049] Academy Express, L.L.C.--Acquisition of Property...SUMMARY: On January 10, 2013, Academy Express, L.L.C. (Academy), a motor carrier of passengers, filed an...

  3. 75 FR 65461 - Renewal of Department of Defense Federal Advisory Committee; United States Naval Academy Board of...

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    ...Advisory Committee; United States Naval Academy Board of Visitors AGENCY: Department...the charter for the United States Naval Academy Board of Visitors (hereafter referred...matters relating to the United States Naval Academy that the Board decides to consider....

  4. Designing and implementing the Army Nursing Leader Academy.

    PubMed

    Dunemn, Kathleen; Hopkins-Chadwick, Denise L; Connally, Tina; Bramley, Kelly

    2011-01-01

    In 2008, the Chief of the Army Nurse Corps directed a thorough review of existing training programs available to and provided for Army Nursing personnel for the development of full-spectrum leaders for Army Nursing. The review provided the gap analysis necessary to restructure courses provided by the Department of Nursing Science at the Army Medical Department Center and School. This new grouping of courses is referred to as the Army Nursing Leader Academy. The Army Nursing Leader Academy is the first of its kind in that it addresses career-long learning of all Army Nursing by focusing on building skills, knowledge, and behaviors to produce sustainable, full-spectrum leaders. The Nursing Leader Academy consists of a series of sequential nurse leader development courses combined with a web based resource center. Grounded in the Patient CaringTouch System, guided by nurse competencies, and gauged by the Leader Capabilities Map, the Nursing Leader Academy provides learning that is relevant and timely designed to reinforce enterprise values and culture to ensure readiness for successive roles and positions. Full implementation of the Nursing Leader Academy will include the evidence-based elements of formal schooling, coaching, self-development, functional/technical (competency attainment), and professional experiences. PMID:22124867

  5. [The Military Medical Academy--the national property of Russia].

    PubMed

    Shevchenko, Iu L

    1998-11-01

    Article by the Chief of the Academy has been based on its history of 200 years. One of the oldest establishments of medical education has played a great role in the development of the national and world medicine. Among the Academy graduates of highest merit was N. I. Pirogov, a famous surgeon, who marked a new age in the medical science and education and introduced important innovations in the casualty treatment on the battlefield. He was the first to apply ether anaesthesia and plaster bandage and to have women taking care of the wounded on the theater of operations. Academy graduates S. P. Botkin, G. F. Lang and F. I. Komarov had founded their own schools of therapy. E. N. Pavlovski? developed a study on the focus nativeness of infection and parasite disease process. Every year the Academy scientists implement more than 150 research projects for the government, ministries and different agencies, defend up to 75 theses on 30 specialties, conduct more than 20 national and international conferences, symposiums and meetings. For the last 35 years the Academy has been training medical doctors, scientists and healthcare specialists for 35 countries in Europe, Asia, Africa and Latin America. PMID:9916530

  6. Neutron Transversity at Jefferson Lab

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    Jian-Ping Chen; Xiaodong Jiang; Jen-chieh Peng; Lingyan Zhu

    2005-09-07

    Nucleon transversity and single transverse spin asymmetries have been the recent focus of large efforts by both theorists and experimentalists. On-going and planned experiments from HERMES, COMPASS and RHIC are mostly on the proton or the deuteron. Presented here is a planned measurement of the neutron transversity and single target spin asymmetries at Jefferson Lab in Hall A using a transversely polarized {sup 3}He target. Also presented are the results and plans of other neutron transverse spin experiments at Jefferson Lab. Finally, the factorization for semi-inclusive DIS studies at Jefferson Lab is discussed.

  7. Lift-off process with bi-layer photoresist patterns for conformal-coated superhydrophilic pulsed plasma chemical vapor deposition-SiOx on SiCx for lab-on-a-chip applications

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    Konishi, Satoshi; Nakagami, Chise; Kobayashi, Taizo; Tonomura, Wataru; Kaizuma, Yoshihiro

    2015-04-01

    In this work, a lift-off process with bi-layer photoresist patterns was applied to the formation of hydrophobic/hydrophilic micropatterns on practical polymer substrates used in healthcare diagnostic commercial products. The bi-layer photoresist patterns with undercut structures made it possible to peel the conformal-coated silicon oxide (SiOx) films from substrates. SiOx and silicon carbide (SiCx) layers were deposited by pulsed plasma chemical vapor deposition (PPCVD) method which can form roughened surfaces to enhance hydrophilicity of SiOx and hydrophobicity of SiCx. Microfluidic applications using hydrophobic/hydrophilic patterns were also demonstrated on low-cost substrates such as poly(ethylene terephthalate) (PET) and paper films.

  8. Health policy, ethics, and the Kansas Legislative Health Academy.

    PubMed

    Blacksher, Erika; Maree, Gina; Schrandt, Suzanne; Soderquist, Chris; Steffensmeier, Tim; St Peter, Robert

    2015-03-01

    We describe a unique program, the Kansas Legislative Health Academy, that brings together state legislators from across the political spectrum to build their capacity in advancing policies that can improve the health of Kansans. To that end, the academy helps legislators develop new skills to deliberate the ethics of health policy, use systems thinking to understand the long- and short-term effects of policy action and inaction, and engage in acts of civic leadership. The academy also seeks to foster an environment of respectful open dialogue and to build new cross-chamber and cross-party relationships. Among the most important outcomes cited by program participants is the value of sustained, personal interaction and problem solving with individuals holding differing political views. PMID:25607945

  9. Aruna Ravinagarajan System Energy Efficiency Lab

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    Zhou, Yuanyuan

    Aruna Ravinagarajan System Energy Efficiency Lab Aruna Ravinagarajan Advisor : Prof. Tajana Simunic of monitoring a structure over time and identifying damage System Energy Efficiency Lab damage A wireless sensor Efficiency Lab #12;SHM ­ How is it done?SHM ­ How is it done? System Energy Efficiency Lab Stuart G Taylor

  10. Prof. Cha & lab members in Swiss Alps

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    Kim, Taejeong

    Prof. Cha & lab members in Swiss Alps A Global Engineering Lab ! Working with SAP Silicon Valley development -- State-of-art technology updates from Silicon Valley -- Leverage SAP's global R&D network thru SAP Korea labs SAP is 50,000-employee global software company with R&D labs in Germany, Silicon Valley

  11. Indian Academy of Sciences Notice inviting quotations from manpower agencies for

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    Giri, Ranjit K.

    for housekeeping staff Indian Academy of Sciences, Bangalore (Academy), invites quotations for Housekeeping services at its office in Sadashivanagar and Fellows Residency in Jalahalli. Housekeeping Services: (Sadashivanagar and Jalahalli) Description of Housekeeping services for both the buildings with attached toilets

  12. 78 FR 13085 - Proposed Collection, Comments Requested: FBI National Academy Level 1 Evaluation: Student Course...

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    ...Proposed Collection, Comments Requested: FBI National Academy Level 1 Evaluation: Student Course Questionnaire and FBI National Academy: General Remarks Questionnaire...DOJ), Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), Training Division's Curriculum...

  13. 78 FR 26396 - Proposed Collection; Comments Requested: FBI National Academy Level 1 Evaluation: Student Course...

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    ...Proposed Collection; Comments Requested: FBI National Academy Level 1 Evaluation: Student Course Questionnaire and FBI National Academy: General Remarks Questionnaire...DOJ), Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), Training Division's Curriculum...

  14. The NOYCE Teacher Academy at City College of New York is a program for

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    Sun, Yi

    teachers of middle and high school mathematics or science. Who should apply? Students who: · Are interested/education/teacheracademy #12;NOYCE Teacher Academy Sophomore Internship Students interested in the NOYCE Teacher Academy middle and high schools. CCNY CUNY #12;

  15. 78 FR 54634 - U.S. Air Force Academy Board of Visitors Notice of Meeting

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    ...DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Department of the Air Force U.S. Air Force Academy Board of Visitors Notice of Meeting AGENCY: U.S. Air Force Academy Board of Visitors, DOD. SUMMARY: In accordance with 10...

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    ...DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Department of the Air Force U.S. Air Force Academy Board of Visitors Notice of Meeting AGENCY: U.S. Air Force Academy Board of Visitors, Department of Defense. ACTION: Meeting...

  17. European Doctoral Academy in Regenerative Engineering Marie Curie Initial Training Network

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    Pettenella, Davide

    European Doctoral Academy in Regenerative Engineering Marie Curie Initial Training Network TECAS) and Regenerative Medicine (RM) though the establishment of a European Doctoral Academy in Regenerative Engineering/cell combinations. Research Field: Cardiovascular tissue engineering and regenerative medicine Keywords

  18. 75 FR 37780 - Proposed Waivers and Extensions of Project Periods: Presidential Academies and Congressional...

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    ... they apply to projects funded under the Presidential Academies for American History and Civics... for Students of American History and Civics Education. These regulations, respectively, generally... five-year grants funded under the Presidential Academies for American History and Civics...

  19. Indian Academy of Sciences C.V. Raman Avenue, Bengaluru 560 080

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    Giri, Ranjit K.

    Indian Academy of Sciences, founded in 1934, publishes scholarly scientific journals, thematic books a smooth transition from producing primarily conventional print journals to adopting electronic processes for producing primarily electronic journals that meet "evolving" publishing industry standards. Academy has

  20. Longitudinal Examination of Texas Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Academies 

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    Oner, Ayse Tugba

    2015-08-07

    academy. Results from the first study showed that T-STEM academies located in different regions did not differ in terms of students’ mathematics achievement longitudinally. Schools in regions were supported by Regional Education Service Centers (ESC...

  1. 75 FR 66743 - U.S. Air Force Academy Board of Visitors Notice of Meeting

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    ...Fix USAFA'' initiative to renovate aging infrastructure; an overview of Academy science, technology, engineering, mathematics, and cyber programs; status of Congressional nomination outreach program; and an update on the Air Force Academy...

  2. 75 FR 37780 - Proposed Waivers and Extensions of Project Periods: Presidential Academies and Congressional...

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    ...Academies for American History and Civics Education, and 34 CFR 75.261...for Students of American History and Civics Education. These regulations...Academies for American History and Civics Education would be extended...

  3. ALGEBRAIC TOPOLOGY AT THE STEKLOV MATHEMATICAL INSTITUTE OF THE ACADEMY OF SCIENCES OF THE USSR

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    Novikov, Sergei Petrovich

    ALGEBRAIC TOPOLOGY AT THE STEKLOV MATHEMATICAL INSTITUTE OF THE ACADEMY OF SCIENCES OF THE USSR S in the Steklov Mathematical Institute of the Academy of Sciences of the USSR. We should mention here in the first

  4. Precision mechatronics lab robot development 

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    Rogers, Adam Gregory

    2009-05-15

    based mobile robot. The principal goal of this work was the demonstration of the Precision Mechatronics Lab (PML) robot. This robot should be capable of traversing any known distance while maintaining a minimal position error. An optical correction...

  5. State of the Lab 2012

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    King, Alex

    2013-03-01

    Ames Laboratory Director Alex King delivers the annual State of the Lab address on Thursday, May 17, 2012, the 65th Anniversary of the founding of The Ames Laboratory. This video contains highlights from the address.

  6. Container #: ______________ Investigator: ________________ Pickup Date: ______________ Lab #: _____________________

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    Nicholson, Bruce J.

    Container #: ______________ Investigator: ________________ Pickup Date: ______________ Lab RADIOACTIVE WASTE Environmental Health & Safety Department RADIOACTIVE WASTE TAG Radionuclide Total Activity (mCi) Date Major Chemicals Percentages To submit your request go to: www

  7. Name______ __________________________ Lab 5. Radioactivity & Radiation

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    Perfect, Ed

    1 Name______ __________________________ Lab 5. Radioactivity & Radiation Radiation pollution in general. On the other hand, radioactive waste is an inevitable byproduct of nuclear reactions, is lethal to all living organisms. Furthermore, radioactive waste can be extremely persistent, and can

  8. State of the Lab 2012

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    King, Alex

    2012-01-01

    Ames Laboratory Director Alex King delivers the annual State of the Lab address on Thursday, May 17, 2012, the 65th Anniversary of the founding of The Ames Laboratory. This video contains highlights from the address.

  9. Name ________________________ Lab 1. Volcanic Hazards

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    Perfect, Ed

    which eventually reaches the Earth's surface as volcanic eruptions. The Hawaiian Islands, near`1 Name ________________________ Lab 1. Volcanic Hazards VOLCANOES INTRODUCTION Few things excite the imagination as much as a volcanic eruption, one of nature's magnificent spectacles, which can result

  10. Rein and Zheng Elected to American Academy of Microbiology | Poster

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    By Nancy Parrish, Staff Writer Earlier this year, Alan Rein, Ph.D., and Zhi-Ming (Thomas) Zheng, M.D., Ph.D., were elected to fellowship in the American Academy of Microbiology, the honorific leadership group within the American Society for Microbiology (ASM). They were among 88 microbiologists who were elected to the academy “through a highly selective, peer-review process, based on their records of scientific achievement and original contributions that have advanced microbiology,” according to the society’s website.

  11. GridLAB-D/SG

    Energy Science and Technology Software Center (ESTSC)

    2011-08-30

    GridLAB-D is a new power system simulation tool that provides valuable information to users who design and operate electric power transmission and distribution systems, and to utilities that wish to take advantage of the latest smart grid technology. This special release of GridLAB-D was developed to study the proposed Smart Grid technology that is used by Battelle Memorial Institute in the AEP gridSMART demonstration project in Northeast Columbus, Ohio.

  12. Financial Operations of the Five Service Academies: Department of Defense, Department of Transportation, Department of Commerce. Report to the Congress by the Comptroller General of the United States.

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    Comptroller General of the U.S., Washington, DC.

    This is the first report of the review of operations of five service academies operated by the government: U.S. Military Academy, West Point, New York; Naval Academy, Annapolis, Maryland; Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs, Colorado; Coast Guard Academy, New London, Connecticut; and Merchant Marine Academy, Kings Point, New York. This report…

  13. Virtual Labs and Virtual Worlds

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    Boehler, Ted

    2006-12-01

    Virtual Labs and Virtual Worlds Coastline Community College has under development several virtual lab simulations and activities that range from biology, to language labs, to virtual discussion environments. Imagine a virtual world that students enter online, by logging onto their computer from home or anywhere they have web access. Upon entering this world they select a personalized identity represented by a digitized character (avatar) that can freely move about, interact with the environment, and communicate with other characters. In these virtual worlds, buildings, gathering places, conference rooms, labs, science rooms, and a variety of other “real world” elements are evident. When characters move about and encounter other people (players) they may freely communicate. They can examine things, manipulate objects, read signs, watch video clips, hear sounds, and jump to other locations. Goals of critical thinking, social interaction, peer collaboration, group support, and enhanced learning can be achieved in surprising new ways with this innovative approach to peer-to-peer communication in a virtual discussion world. In this presentation, short demos will be given of several online learning environments including a virtual biology lab, a marine science module, a Spanish lab, and a virtual discussion world. Coastline College has been a leader in the development of distance learning and media-based education for nearly 30 years and currently offers courses through PDA, Internet, DVD, CD-ROM, TV, and Videoconferencing technologies. Its distance learning program serves over 20,000 students every year. sponsor Jerry Meisner

  14. Academies: It's Time to Learn the Lessons. NFER Thinks: What the Evidence Tells Us

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    Worth, Jack

    2015-01-01

    Academies are now a part of the English school landscape. Future policy should focus on learning the lessons from the growth of academy schools. In this "NFER Thinks," the author presents the case that any future expansion in the number of academies should be motivated by a clear vision of the long-term outcomes for learners that…

  15. 76 FR 6149 - National Fire Academy Board of Visitors; Notice of Meeting

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    ... SECURITY Federal Emergency Management Agency National Fire Academy Board of Visitors; Notice of Meeting... Advisory Committee Meeting. SUMMARY: The National Fire Academy Board of Visitors will meet on February 22... background documents or comments received by the National Fire Academy Board of Visitors, go to...

  16. 78 FR 25289 - Board of Visitors for the National Fire Academy Teleconference

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    ... SECURITY Federal Emergency Management Agency Board of Visitors for the National Fire Academy Teleconference... Advisory Committee Teleconference. SUMMARY: The Board of Visitors for the National Fire Academy (Board...: The Board of Visitors for the National Fire Academy will meet on Wednesday, May 15, 2013, from 1:30...

  17. 76 FR 36933 - Board of Visitors for the National Fire Academy

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    ... SECURITY Federal Emergency Management Agency Board of Visitors for the National Fire Academy AGENCY... Federal Advisory Committee Meeting. SUMMARY: The Board of Visitors for the National Fire Academy (Board... Board The purpose of the Board is to review annually the programs of the National Fire Academy...

  18. 78 FR 72094 - Board of Visitors for the National Fire Academy

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    ... SECURITY Federal Emergency Management Agency Board of Visitors for the National Fire Academy AGENCY... Committee Meeting. SUMMARY: The Board of Visitors for the National Fire Academy (Board) will meet on... or comments received by the National Fire Academy Board of Visitors, go to...

  19. 76 FR 58028 - Board of Visitors for the National Fire Academy

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    ... SECURITY Federal Emergency Management Agency Board of Visitors for the National Fire Academy AGENCY... Committee Meeting. SUMMARY: The Board of Visitors for the National Fire Academy (Board) will meet on October... Board The purpose of the Board is to review annually the programs of the National Fire Academy...

  20. 78 FR 59045 - Board of Visitors for the National Fire Academy

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    ... SECURITY Federal Emergency Management Agency Board of Visitors for the National Fire Academy AGENCY... Committee Meeting. SUMMARY: The Board of Visitors for the National Fire Academy (Board) will meet on October... or comments received by the National Fire Academy Board of Visitors, go to...

  1. Indian Academy of Sciences C V Raman Avenue, Sadashivanagar, Bangalore 560 080

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    Giri, Ranjit K.

    Indian Academy of Sciences C V Raman Avenue, Sadashivanagar, Bangalore 560 080 No. : IASc/ /13 System' The Indian Academy of Sciences is in need of `Multi-point Video Conference System: The Purchase In-charge, Indian Academy of Sciences latest by 30th December 2013 by 15:00 PM. Technical

  2. Reprinted from the Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences, ser. 4, 56(Suppl. I)

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    Miller, Scott

    Reprinted from the Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences, ser. 4, 56(Suppl. I) 3 June Reprinted from the Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences, ser. 4, 56(Suppl. I) #12 OF THE CALIFORNIA ACADEMY OF SCIENCES Volume 56, Supplement I, No. 7, pp. 72­85, 11 figs., 1 table. June 3, 2005 72

  3. The Negotiation and Articulation of Identity, Position and Ethos in Joint Church Academies

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    Green, Elizabeth

    2014-01-01

    This paper summarises the key findings of a research project into the identity, position and ethos of jointly sponsored church academies. The research sought to investigate how joint church academies are situated within the field, how they relate to existing academies and the maintained church school sector and how they articulate their vision and…

  4. Commitment to Liberal Education at the United States Air Force Academy

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    Enger, Rolf C.; Jones, Steven K.; Born, Dana H.

    2010-01-01

    Located just north of Colorado Springs, Colorado, the United States Air Force Academy (USAFA) is one of the nation's federally funded military service academies. With an enrollment of approximately 4,400 undergraduates, the academy offers an integrated four-year curriculum of academics, athletics, leadership and character development, military…

  5. Academy Fellowships in Medical Education Applications due 5 pm Friday, March 8, 2013

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    Blackwell, Keith

    Academy Fellowships in Medical Education Applications due 5 pm Friday, March 8, 2013 The Academy at Harvard Medical School is pleased to announce a Request for Applications for one-year fellowships in medical education for the Fellowship Period July 1, 2013, to June 30, 2014. The Academy Fellowship

  6. 75 FR 68773 - Meeting of the U.S. Naval Academy Board of Visitors

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    ...the Navy Meeting of the U.S. Naval Academy Board of Visitors AGENCY: Department...SUMMARY: The U.S. Naval Academy Board of Visitors will meet to make such...affairs, and academic methods of the Naval Academy. The executive session of this...

  7. 77 FR 69811 - U.S. Air Force Academy Board of Visitors; Notice of Meeting

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    ...Department of the Air Force U.S. Air Force Academy Board of Visitors; Notice of Meeting AGENCY: U.S. Air Force Academy Board of Visitors. ACTION: Meeting...S.C. 9355, the U.S. Air Force Academy (USAFA) Board of Visitors...

  8. 78 FR 65977 - Board of Visitors, United States Military Academy (USMA)

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    ...Board of Visitors, United States Military Academy (USMA) AGENCY: Department of the Army...of Committee: United States Military Academy Board of Visitors. 2. Date: Wednesday...cancelled the meeting of the U.S. Military Academy Board of Visitors on October 16,...

  9. 76 FR 70980 - Meeting of the U.S. Naval Academy Board of Visitors

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    2011-11-16

    ...the Navy Meeting of the U.S. Naval Academy Board of Visitors AGENCY: Department...SUMMARY: The U.S. Naval Academy Board of Visitors will meet to make such...affairs, and academic methods of the Naval Academy. The executive session of this...

  10. 75 FR 18167 - Meeting of the U.S. Naval Academy Board of Visitors

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    2010-04-09

    ...the Navy Meeting of the U.S. Naval Academy Board of Visitors AGENCY: Department...SUMMARY: The U.S. Naval Academy Board of Visitors will meet to make such...affairs, and academic methods of the Naval Academy. The executive session of this...

  11. 76 FR 27031 - Meeting of the U.S. Naval Academy Board of Visitors

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    2011-05-10

    ...the Navy Meeting of the U.S. Naval Academy Board of Visitors AGENCY: Department...SUMMARY: The U.S. Naval Academy Board of Visitors will meet to make such...affairs, and academic methods of the Naval Academy. The executive session of this...

  12. 75 FR 34989 - Board of Visitors, United States Military Academy (USMA)

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    ...Board of Visitors, United States Military Academy (USMA) AGENCY: Agency: Department...meeting for the United States Military Academy Board of Visitors. This is the 2010 Summer...the Board will be provided updates on Academy issues. DATES: Thursday, July 8,...

  13. 76 FR 10341 - Meeting of the U.S. Naval Academy Board of Visitors

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    ...the Navy Meeting of the U.S. Naval Academy Board of Visitors AGENCY: Department...SUMMARY: The U.S. Naval Academy Board of Visitors will meet to make such...affairs, and academic methods of the Naval Academy. The executive session of this...

  14. 75 FR 36643 - U.S. Air Force Academy Board of Visitors Notice of Meeting

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    ...Department of the Air Force U.S. Air Force Academy Board of Visitors Notice of Meeting AGENCY: U.S. Air Force Academy Board of Visitors. ACTION: Meeting...10 U.S.C. 9355, the US Air Force Academy (USAFA) Board of Visitors (BoV)...

  15. 78 FR 70296 - Meeting of the U.S. Naval Academy Board of Visitors

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    ...the Navy Meeting of the U.S. Naval Academy Board of Visitors AGENCY: Department...SUMMARY: The U.S. Naval Academy Board of Visitors will meet to make such...affairs, and academic methods of the Naval Academy. The executive session of this...

  16. 77 FR 31591 - Meeting of the U.S. Naval Academy Board of Visitors

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    2012-05-29

    ...the Navy Meeting of the U.S. Naval Academy Board of Visitors AGENCY: Department...SUMMARY: The U.S. Naval Academy Board of Visitors will meet to make such...affairs, and academic methods of the Naval Academy. The executive session of this...

  17. 76 FR 37794 - U.S. Air Force Academy Board of Visitors; Notice of Meeting

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    2011-06-28

    ...Department of the Air Force U.S. Air Force Academy Board of Visitors; Notice of Meeting AGENCY: U.S. Air Force Academy Board of Visitors, DoD. ACTION: Meeting...9355, the United States Air Force Academy (USAFA) Board of Visitors...

  18. 76 FR 71333 - U.S. Air Force Academy Board of Visitors Notice of Meeting

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    ...Department of the Air Force U.S. Air Force Academy Board of Visitors Notice of Meeting AGENCY: U.S. Air Force Academy Board of Visitors. ACTION: Meeting...S.C. 9355, the U.S. Air Force Academy (USAFA) Board of Visitors (BoV)...

  19. 75 FR 6643 - U.S. Air Force Academy Board of Visitors; Notice of Meeting

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    ...Department of the Air Force U.S. Air Force Academy Board of Visitors; Notice of Meeting AGENCY: U.S. Air Force Academy Board of Visitors. ACTION: Meeting...Pursuant to 10 USC 9355, the US Air Force Academy (USAFA) Board of Visitors...

  20. 75 FR 51247 - Meeting of the U.S. Naval Academy Board of Visitors

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    ...the Navy Meeting of the U.S. Naval Academy Board of Visitors AGENCY: Department...SUMMARY: The U.S. Naval Academy Board of Visitors will meet to make such...affairs, and academic methods of the Naval Academy. The executive session of this...

  1. 76 FR 22083 - U.S. Air Force Academy Board of Visitors Notice of Meeting

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    2011-04-20

    ...Department of the Air Force U.S. Air Force Academy Board of Visitors Notice of Meeting AGENCY: U.S. Air Force Academy Board of Visitors. ACTION: Meeting...S.C. 9355, the U.S. Air Force Academy (USAFA) Board of Visitors (BoV)...

  2. 76 FR 54223 - Meeting of the U.S. Naval Academy Board of Visitors

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    2011-08-31

    ...the Navy Meeting of the U.S. Naval Academy Board of Visitors AGENCY: Department...SUMMARY: The U.S. Naval Academy Board of Visitors will meet to make such...affairs, and academic methods of the Naval Academy. The executive session of this...

  3. 78 FR 31907 - U.S. Air Force Academy Board of Visitors; Notice of Meeting

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    2013-05-28

    ...Department of the Air Force U.S. Air Force Academy Board of Visitors; Notice of Meeting AGENCY: U.S. Air Force Academy Board of Visitors ACTION: Meeting Notice...Section 9355, the U.S. Air Force Academy (USAFA) Board of Visitors...

  4. 78 FR 5424 - Meeting of the U.S. Naval Academy Board of Visitors

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    2013-01-25

    ...the Navy Meeting of the U.S. Naval Academy Board of Visitors AGENCY: Department...SUMMARY: The U.S. Naval Academy Board of Visitors will meet to make such...affairs, and academic methods of the Naval Academy. The executive session of this...

  5. 77 FR 65870 - Meeting of the U.S. Naval Academy Board of Visitors

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    2012-10-31

    ...the Navy Meeting of the U.S. Naval Academy Board of Visitors AGENCY: Department...SUMMARY: The U.S. Naval Academy Board of Visitors will meet to make such...affairs, and academic methods of the Naval Academy. The executive session of this...

  6. 75 FR 22392 - US Air Force Academy Board of Visitors Notice of Meeting

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    2010-04-28

    ...Department of the Air Force US Air Force Academy Board of Visitors Notice of Meeting AGENCY: US Air Force Academy Board of Visitors. ACTION: Meeting notice...10 U.S.C. 9355, the US Air Force Academy (USAFA) Board of Visitors (BoV)...

  7. 77 FR 52316 - U.S. Air Force Academy Board of Visitors; Notice of Meeting

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    ...Department of the Air Force U.S. Air Force Academy Board of Visitors; Notice of Meeting AGENCY: U.S. Air Force Academy Board of Visitors, DoD. ACTION: Meeting...9355, the United States Air Force Academy (USAFA) Board of Visitors...

  8. 77 FR 6788 - Meeting of the U.S. Naval Academy Board of Visitors

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    2012-02-09

    ...the Navy Meeting of the U.S. Naval Academy Board of Visitors AGENCY: Department...SUMMARY: The U.S. Naval Academy Board of Visitors will meet to make such...affairs, and academic methods of the Naval Academy. The executive session of this...

  9. 76 FR 5143 - Board of Visitors, United States Military Academy (USMA)

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    2011-01-28

    ...Board of Visitors, United States Military Academy (USMA) AGENCY: Department of the Army...meeting for the United States Military Academy Board of Visitors. This is the 2011 Organizational...the Board will be provided updates on Academy issues. DATES: Wednesday,...

  10. 77 FR 33202 - Meeting of the U.S. Naval Academy Board of Visitors; Correction

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    ...the Navy Meeting of the U.S. Naval Academy Board of Visitors; Correction AGENCY...partially closed meeting of the U.S. Naval Academy Board of Visitors. The document failed...beyond the control of the U.S. Naval Academy Board of Visitors or its Designated...

  11. 78 FR 29124 - Meeting of the U.S. Naval Academy Board of Visitors

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  12. 75 FR 65006 - Board of Visitors, United States Military Academy (USMA)

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    ...Board of Visitors, United States Military Academy (USMA) AGENCY: Department of the Army...meeting for the United States Military Academy Board of Visitors. This is the 2010 Annual...the Board will be provided updates on Academy issues. [[Page 65007

  13. The Politics of the Academies Programme: Natality and Pluralism in Education Policy-Making

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    Gunter, Helen M.; McGinity, Ruth

    2014-01-01

    Our investigations into the politics of the Academies Programme in England have generated thinking that draws on data about the conversion process from two projects. We engage with an early City Academy that replaced two "failing" schools, and a recent Academy that replaced a "successful" high school. We deploy Hannah…

  14. 76 FR 6149 - National Fire Academy Board of Visitors; Notice of Meeting

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    ...Docket ID FEMA-2008-0010] National Fire Academy Board of Visitors; Notice of Meeting...SUMMARY: The National Fire Academy Board of Visitors will meet on...documents or comments received by the National Fire Academy Board of Visitors, go to...

  15. 78 FR 59045 - Board of Visitors for the National Fire Academy

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    ...FEMA-2008-0010] Board of Visitors for the National Fire Academy AGENCY: Federal Emergency Management...The Board of Visitors for the National Fire Academy (Board) will meet on October...documents or comments received by the National Fire Academy Board of Visitors, go to...

  16. 78 FR 25289 - Board of Visitors for the National Fire Academy Teleconference

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    ...FEMA-2008-0010] Board of Visitors for the National Fire Academy Teleconference AGENCY: Federal...The Board of Visitors for the National Fire Academy (Board) will meet via teleconference...The Board of Visitors for the National Fire Academy will meet on Wednesday, May...

  17. 78 FR 72094 - Board of Visitors for the National Fire Academy

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    ...FEMA-2008-0010] Board of Visitors for the National Fire Academy AGENCY: Federal Emergency Management...The Board of Visitors for the National Fire Academy (Board) will meet on December...documents or comments received by the National Fire Academy Board of Visitors, go to...

  18. Bylaws of the Civil and Environmental Engineering Academy (Revised and Approved April 8, 2006)

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    Chen, Xinzhong

    Bylaws of the Civil and Environmental Engineering Academy (Revised and Approved April 8, 2006) (Name Revised and Approved April 5, 2008) BYLAWS of the CIVIL AND ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING ACADEMY) ARTICLE I ­ NAME The name of this organization shall be the Civil and Environmental Engineering Academy

  19. 77 FR 49830 - Proposed Collection, Comments Requested: FBI National Academy Post-Course Questionnaire for...

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    ... Bureau of Investigation Proposed Collection, Comments Requested: FBI National Academy Post-Course Questionnaire for Graduates and FBI National Academy Post- Course Questionnaire for Supervisors of Graduates; FBI National Academy Level III Evaluation; Approval for a Reinstated Collection ACTION: 30-Day...

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    ... Bureau of Investigation Proposed Collection, Comments Requested: FBI National Academy Level III Evaluation; FBI National Academy Post-Course Questionnaire for Graduates, FBI National Academy Post-Course... Department of Justice (DOJ), Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), Training Division's Office of...

  1. Providing Options for At-Risk Youth: The Health and Media Academies in Oakland. Final Report.

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    Guthrie, Larry F.; And Others

    The Health Academy and the Media Academy, two innovative high school intervention programs for at-risk youth in Oakland (California), are examined. A collaborative effort of the school district, business, and community, the academies are school-within-a-school programs that engage about 120 at-risk students each in specific academic curricula for…

  2. Department of Chemistry Quarterly Lab Inspection Report Lab Supervisor: ____________________ Room: _________________ Date: _________________

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    Chan, Hue Sun

    recently _____ General Lab Practices No food in lab, etc. _____ Any safety item deemed unsatisfactory Chemicals / Reagents Proper labels on all containers _____ Inventory in lab _____ Safety & compatibility containment _____ Safety Awareness & Information Material Safety Data sheets available _____ Special procedure

  3. [Lancisi, Baglivi and the medical academies in Rome].

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    Angeletti, L R

    2000-01-01

    Many medical academies were active in Rome during the 17th century; they were promoted by noble patrons, ecclesiastics or eminent physicians, and equipped with libraries. Their role was important in the spreading of the new biomedical thought, founded on the comparison between ideas and experimental data. As an epistemological heritage of Marcello Malpighi and as a connection to the new scientific European ideas, Baglivi directed his efforts towards a leading role of the experimental observations, whereas his predecessor Lancisi was bound to the theorical "ipse dixit" role of the masters of medicine. The analysis of the statutes of the Roman Academies bring to light the new experimentalism, due to the "virtuosi" (vituous men) and "curiosoni" (inquisitive/odd persons) of the Academies: Baglivi, in his De praxi medica, invites the princes to establish in every Metropolitan Hospital an Academy - Medicorum Collegium, in which discussion on clinical aspects should be performed: extraordinary importance is devoted to the epistemological difference between "experientia" (guided in the profession by a membrum - litteratum, thought the direct comparison on the texts) and "experimentum" (following the clinical observation, guided by a membrum historicum-practicum). PMID:11624715

  4. The Status Gap: Female Faculty in the Legal Academy

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    Monopoli, Paula A.

    2014-01-01

    Status in the legal academy can mean two things. The first is one's rank, with the highest status being a tenured, full professor. The second is the prestige of one's home institution in the law school rankings. Women have been graduating from law schools in significant numbers for more than thirty years. However, they continue to be…

  5. Implementing Ninth Grade Academies in Broward County, Florida

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    Legters, Nettie; Parise, Leigh; Rappaport, Shelley

    2013-01-01

    Researchers from MDRC and Johns Hopkins University partnered with Florida's Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) in 2009 to launch an independent evaluation of the district's initiative to implement Ninth Grade Academies (NGAs) in every district high school. An NGA is a self-contained learning community for ninth-graders that operates as…

  6. Leading the Academy or Being Led? Hong Kong Women Academics

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    Aiston, Sarah Jane

    2014-01-01

    This paper provides a new gender-based analysis of survey data collected on Hong Kong academics in 2008. First, it illustrates the gender differences that exist in the Hong Kong academy. Second, it discusses possible explanations for these differences as informed by the data. And third, it offers a novel argument, again informed by the data, for…

  7. When the Corporate Storm Strikes the Academy: Faculty Response Required

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    DeBoy, James L.

    2015-01-01

    When the corporate storm strikes the academy, faculty must be willing and able to repel administrative assaults upon academic freedom, shared governance, and tenure. This paper will describe the on-going clash between administrators who embrace the corporate mindset and faculty who cherish traditions of shared governance and collegial…

  8. Engaged Scholarship in the Academy: Reflections from the Margins

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    Drame, Elizabeth R.; Martell, Sandra Toro; Mueller, Jennifer; Oxford, Raquel; Wisneski, Debora B.; Xu, Yaoying

    2011-01-01

    This paper represents a series of reflections on collective and individual efforts of diverse women scholars to reconcile alternative views of scholarship within the academy. We document our collective experience with embedding the concept of the "scholarship of engagement" in our practice of research, teaching, and service through a process of…

  9. The Case: Bunche-Da Vinci Learning Partnership Academy

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    Eisenberg, Nicole; Winters, Lynn; Alkin, Marvin C.

    2005-01-01

    The Bunche-Da Vinci case described in this article presents a situation at Bunche Elementary School that four theorists were asked to address in their evaluation designs (see EJ791771, EJ719772, EJ791773, and EJ792694). The Bunche-Da Vinci Learning Partnership Academy, an elementary school located between an urban port city and a historically…

  10. KIPP DIAMOND Academy: Year Three (2004-2005) Evaluation Report

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    Thompson, Susan, McDonald, Aaron; Sterbinsky, Allan

    2005-01-01

    The KIPP (Knowledge Is Power Program) Diamond (Daring Individual Achievers Making Outstanding New Dreams) Academy, housed in Cypress Junior High School in Memphis, Tennessee, opened in the summer of 2002. KIPP goals include enhancement of academic achievement and promotion of positive student leadership through an innovative redesign of…

  11. KIPP DIAMOND Academy Year Three (2004-2005) Evaluation Report

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    Thompson, Susan; McDonald, Aaron; Sterbinsky, Allan

    2005-01-01

    The purpose of the present evaluation study was to examine the progress made in program implementation, school climate, and student achievement by the KIPP (Knowledge Is Power Program) DIAMOND (Daring Individual Achievers Making Outstanding New Dreams) Academy (KIPP:DA) housed in Cypress Junior High School in Memphis, Tennessee. The school began…

  12. At Home in the Academy: Latina Faculty Counterstories and Resistances

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    Oliva, Maricela; Rodriguez, Mariela A.; Alanis, Iliana; Quijada Cerecer, Patricia D.

    2013-01-01

    In the Academy, faculty and institutional leaders traditionally have been white, male, and heterosexual. Of the 173,395 Full Professors identified in the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) of the U.S. Department of Education in 2007, women represented almost 46,000, and Latinas held only 1,254 of those positions (U.S.…

  13. Improving the Status of Women in the Academy

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    Gee, Michele V.; Norton, Sue Margaret

    2009-01-01

    While women have always faced gender inequities in the general workplace, the academic world has traditionally prided itself on equality and transparency. Sadly, despite substantial gains in the number of doctorates awarded to women and in their employment in academic institutions, there is still much room for improvement in the academy. The…

  14. The CUNY Fatherhood Academy: A Qualitative Evaluation. Executive Summary

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    McDaniel, Marla; Simms, Margaret C.; Monson, William; de Leon, Erwin

    2015-01-01

    Knowing the economic challenges young fathers without postsecondary education face in providing for their families, New York City's Young Men's Initiative launched a fatherhood program housed in LaGuardia Community College in spring 2012. The CUNY Fatherhood Academy (CFA) aims to connect young fathers to academic and employment opportunities while…

  15. Organized by Academy for Global Nuclear Safety and Security Agent,

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    Furui, Sadaoki

    Energy Agency (JAEA) Institute of Nuclear Materials Management (INMM) Japan Chapter International NuclearOrganized by Academy for Global Nuclear Safety and Security Agent, Tokyo Institute of Technology In Cooperation with International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) (TBD) Embassy of France in Japan Japan Atomic

  16. Personal Problems of Seventh-Day Adventist Academy Students

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    Crosby, Ellen; Freed, Shirley; Gabriel, Elvin

    2006-01-01

    The Personal Problems Checklist for Adolescents (PPC-A) was administered to students in 14 Adventist academies for the purpose of determining the extent of their personal problems. Descriptive and inferential statistics were used to analyze the data. The results showed that the top 10 problems were: (1) poor study habits; (2) worrying about future…

  17. Undergraduate Astronautics at the United States Naval Academy.

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    Bagaria, William J.

    1991-01-01

    The aerospace engineering curriculum at the U.S. Naval Academy which includes an astronautical and an aeronautical track is described. The objective of the program is to give students the necessary astronautical engineering background to perform a preliminary spacecraft design during the last semester of the program. (KR)

  18. A Proposed E-Learning Policy Field for the Academy

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    Parchoma, Gale

    2006-01-01

    In this article, Lewin's (1951) social field theory is used as a framework for analyzing the potential for implementing scalable and sustainable e-learning initiatives in the academy. Powerful external economic and social forces coming to bear on academic leadership decisions are considered. The impacts of the emergence of the global learning…

  19. Hand's Academy Challenge: Some Starter Questions

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    Gardner, Peter

    2014-01-01

    Michael Hand has recently challenged certain religious organisations that run Academies in the United Kingdom to devise and pursue their own faith-based curricula in their schools. In this short article I examine some of the problems Hand's challenge might encounter, including whether religious conceptions of worthwhile activities and of…

  20. Faculty Unions, Business Models, and the Academy's Future

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    Rhoades, Gary

    2011-01-01

    In this article, the author addresses questions about the future of faculty unions, business models, and the academy by providing some current and historical context regarding the causes of and conflicts about faculty unions. He also reviews trends in college and university management over the past three decades, using California, Ohio, and…

  1. The School Academies Programme: A New Direction or Total Abandonment?

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    Chitty, Clyde

    2008-01-01

    The concept of City Academies owes much to the plan for a network of City Technology Colleges announced by Conservative Education Secretary Kenneth Baker in 1986. This article argues that all this can be viewed as part of the inroad of business into state education, with private sponsorship seen by government as the magical solution to the…

  2. A Contentious Triangle: Grading and Academic Freedom in the Academy

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    Hill, Duncan

    2011-01-01

    This article examines the tensions created by academic freedom and grading in universities between academic staff and academic administration. Additionally, the impact of grading and academic standards on students' academic freedom is addressed, as well as the impact of corporatisation in the academy. By reviewing the existing literature and case…

  3. The National Insurance Academy: Serving India's Insurance Professionals and Researchers

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    Sane, Bhagyashree

    2011-01-01

    This article discusses how a special library can meet the needs of a specific industry. The author focuses on India's National Insurance Academy (NIA) Library, which serves the insurance industry of India and some neighboring countries. It is where the author serves as the chief librarian.

  4. Performatively Queer: Sole Parent Postgraduates in the Australian Academy

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    Hook, Genine A.

    2015-01-01

    This paper draws on research that considers how gender and agency influence the engagement of sole parent postgraduates within the Australian academy. I argue that parental care responsibilities critically influence participation in higher education for sole parents. I suggest that the gendered construct of caring for children is a feminine…

  5. Further Reflections on the Great City Academy Fraud

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    Beckett, Francis

    2008-01-01

    Academy sponsors have generally behaved with great arrogance, knowing that they enjoyed the enthusiastic support of Tony Blair's Government. And this has been particularly true of Catholic and evangelical sponsors, who believed that Blair's premiership was the best chance they would ever have of bringing about a seismic shift of power in schools…

  6. The French Academy: Arbitrator of Taste, Order, Genius--Immortality.

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    Buzash, Michael D.

    The French Academy is the oldest of the scholarly societies of France. Its ideals and preferences of order, genius, and immortality have influenced the schools, conservatories, universities, and archives and the intellectual and artistic tastes of the time. Its foundation was laid by nine lettered, well-educated laymen and ecclesiastics around…

  7. Rethinking Leadership in the Academy: An Australian Case

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    Bianchini, Stefano; Maxwell, Tudor; Dovey, Ken

    2014-01-01

    As with higher education institutions in other Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development countries, Australian universities are facing significant challenges. One particular challenge is that of the declining quality of the teaching and learning experience within the academy. This paper describes an attempt to sustain the quality of a…

  8. The Place of the Humanities at a Military Academy

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    Flammang, Lucretia A.

    2007-01-01

    The author, a captain in the U.S. Coast Guard and professor of English at the Coast Guard Academy in New London, Connecticut, argues in this article that, contrary to images perpetuated in popular culture, military officers do not eschew the arts as exemplified in such films as "Platoon" and "Full Metal Jacket" where the audience is expected to…

  9. Reclaiming and Reconnecting to Our Spirituality in the Academy

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    Shahjahan, Riyad

    2004-01-01

    In this paper, the author, a doctoral student, examines his past to understand why spirituality is important in his present life and why it is important to integrate spirituality within the academy for young adults. In this personal narrative, the author discusses how spirituality becomes important for him from his childhood, as he grows up in…

  10. Victims Deserve More: The Building of a Forensics Academy

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    Johnson, Lili K.

    2007-01-01

    Because victims deserve more, The American Academy of Applied Forensics at Central Piedmont Community College was created to link cutting-edge forensics research to its field applications. It does this by enhancing the knowledge, skill, and ability levels of crime scene investigators, thereby increasing the likelihood that truth will be revealed…

  11. The CUNY Fatherhood Academy: A Qualitative Evaluation. Research Report

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    McDaniel, Marla; Simms, Margaret C.; Monson, William; de Leon, Erwin

    2015-01-01

    Knowing the economic challenges young fathers without postsecondary education face in providing for their families, New York City's Young Men's Initiative launched a fatherhood program housed in LaGuardia Community College in spring 2012. The CUNY Fatherhood Academy (CFA) aims to connect young fathers to academic and employment opportunities while…

  12. 75 FR 21223 - National Academy of Sciences Study

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    2010-04-23

    ... INVESTIGATION BOARD National Academy of Sciences Study AGENCY: Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board... of Sciences (NAS) to examine the use and storage of methyl isocyanate, including the feasibility of... CropScience facility in Institute, West Virginia. With this notice, the CSB is outlining the scope...

  13. Enrollment Form for The Academy at Johns Hopkins Name:_________________________

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    Enrollment Form for The Academy at Johns Hopkins A. General Name:_________________________ Mailing to undertake for the first three years of your participation. By signing this Enrollment Form, you acknowledge or scholarship. #12;D. Health Care Incentive Stipend If you are interested in enrolling in the Health Care

  14. Schools "Flip" for Lesson Model Promoted by Khan Academy

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    Sparks, Sarah D.

    2011-01-01

    The author reports on a "flip model" of instruction that has gotten national media attention lately, thanks to its promotion by Khan Academy, the high-profile nonprofit online-tutoring library created by Salman A. Khan, a Massachusetts Institute of Technology graduate who was looking for a way to help his young relatives with their homework. The…

  15. School 2.0: The Science Leadership Academy

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    Lehmann, Christopher

    2007-01-01

    This article features the Science Leadership Academy, a new public partnership school in Philadelphia that incorporates core values of inquiry, research, collaboration, presentation, and reflection. Founded by the School District of Philadelphia and The Franklin Institute, SLA is one of four partnership high schools that opened in September 2006…

  16. Empowerment Zone: Coaching Academy Primes Teachers to Become Instructional Leaders

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    Mayer, Linda

    2013-01-01

    This article describes a program instituted by the Northern Valley Schools (New Jersey, USA) Curriculum Consortium's Coaching Academy. This program was born in mid-2012 with the goal of building a cadre of instructional coaches who could provide increased classroom support for teachers to navigate 21st-century educational demands. Planning…

  17. Paraeducator Supervision Academy (PSA) Outreach Project. Final Performance Report.

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    French, Nancy K.

    This final report discusses the activities and outcomes of a project that provided training on the Paraeducator Supervision Academy (PSA) Model (curriculum, instructional materials, and supervision of paraprofessionals) to faculty who will prepare future school professionals. Training was provided to faculty and preservice students in schools and…

  18. The Role of Career Academies in Education Improvement

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    Hyslop, Alisha

    2009-01-01

    ACTE Issue Briefs provide background information, highlight research, profile career and technical education (CTE) programs and include examples of how CTE is tied to a broader issue of national interest. This brief, "The Role of Career Academies in Education Improvement," was released in the spring of 2009 to capitalize on education reform…

  19. THE ACADEMY at HARVARD MEDICAL SCHOOL MEDICAL EDUCATION DAY

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    Schrag, Daniel

    Medical Education Day Abstract Award 2015 1) Assessing item quality in open-book online readiness14 TH THE ACADEMY at HARVARD MEDICAL SCHOOL MEDICAL EDUCATION DAY BOOK OF ABSTRACTS TUESDAY OCTOBER 27, 2015 11:00AM TO 5:30PM TOSTESON MEDICAL EDUCATION CENTER #12;TABLE OF CONTENTS MEDICAL EDICATION

  20. . BULGARIAN ACADEMY OF SCIENCES CYBERNETICS AND INFORMATION TECHNOLOGIES, 1

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    Borissova, Daniela

    7 3 . BULGARIAN ACADEMY OF SCIENCES , 1 CYBERNETICS AND INFORMATION TECHNOLOGIES, 1 . 2002, Stanislav Babalov Institute of Information Technologies E-mails: znikolov@iit.bas.bg; vvassilev transmission have been defined since 1-2 decades. A survey of all the significant investigations may be found

  1. Undergraduate Design Learning in Multiple Partnerships: For Academies

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    Butcher, John; Schaber, Friedemann

    2013-01-01

    This article reports research into undergraduate design learning through an off-campus partnership. The Sorrell Foundation's Joinedupdesign for Academies programme involved partnerships between university design departments, "failing" 11-18 schools and professional designers, in the context of a funding commitment to rebuild/renew…

  2. L'Academie Francaise and Anglophone Language Ideologies

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    Estival, Dominique; Pennycook, Alastair

    2011-01-01

    The notion in popular linguistic discourse that French suffers from a narrow and prescriptive tradition of language policing, with the "Academie Francaise" (AF) as the central player, is frequently contrasted with an image of English as a democratic, borrowing language, better suited to its global role. This misrepresents the role of the AF in the…

  3. Rigor and academic achievement: Career academies versus traditional class structure

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    Kyees, Linda L.

    The purpose of this study was to determine if students who attended high school Career Academy classes, as part of Career and Technical Education, showed greater academic achievement than students who attended traditional high school classes. While all participants attended schools in the same school district, and were seeking the same goal of graduation with a standard diploma, the Career Academy students had the benefit of all classes being directed by a team of teachers who helped them connect their learning to their desired career through collaborative learning projects and assignments. The traditional high school classes taught each subject independent of other subjects and did not have specific connections to desired career goals of the students. The study used a causal-comparative research design and the participants included 1,142 students from 11th and 12th grades who attended 9 high schools in a diversely populated area of central Florida with 571 enrolled in the Career Academies and 571 enrolled in traditional classes. The 10th-grade FCAT scores served as the dependent variable. All students attended similar classes with similar content, making the primary variable the difference in academic gains between students participating in the Career Academy design and the traditional design classes. Using the Man-Whitney U Test resulted in the Career Academy group achieving the higher scores overall. This resulted in rejection of the first null-hypothesis. Further examination determined that the 10th-grade FCAT scores were greater for the average students group, which comprised the largest portion of the participant group, also resulted in rejection of the second null-hypothesis. The gifted and at-risk student group scores resulted in failure to reject the third and fourth null-hypotheses.

  4. Math Lab Rules Location and info: The Math Lab is located in Graham Hall room 235. The Lab is open from 9am to 7pm

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    Ammar, Greg

    Math Lab Rules Location and info: The Math Lab is located in Graham Hall room 235. The Lab is open from 9am to 7pm Monday through Friday. The Lab is staffed by instructors and TAs for Math110 and Math from 2 to 5 pm Monday through Friday. Rules of the Math Lab No food is allowed in the Lab. No drinks

  5. A Study of Attrition of U.S. Coast Guard Academy Cadets and Junior Officers Who Are Academy Graduates.

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    Enger, Isadore; And Others

    The objective was to improve procedures for selecting entrants with better potential for (a) completing the Coast Guard Academy and (b) remaining on active duty after graduation beyond the mandatory five-year period. Stepwise multiple regression was applied to the information on 10 instruments to develop equations for predicting graduation. Five…

  6. Visit the National Academies Press online and register for... Instant access to free PDF downloads of titles from the

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    Daume III, Hal

    are copyrighted by the National Academy of Sciences. Request reprint permission for this book Copyright © National Academy of Sciences. All rights reserved. 10% off print titles Custom notification of new releases in your field of interest Special offers and discounts NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES NATIONAL ACADEMY

  7. International Amaldi Conferences of Academies of Sciences and National Scientific Societies on Scientific Questions of Global Security

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    ___________________________________________________________________________ Proceedings Union of the German Academies of Sciences and Humanities represented by the Academy of Sciences on the campus of the German Electron Synchrotron (DESY) in Hamburg under the auspices of the Hamburg Academy of Sciences and at the joint invitation of the president of the Union of German Academies of Sciences

  8. Indian Academy of Sciences C. V. Raman Avenue, P. O. Box No. 8005, Sadashivanagar, Bangalore 560 080

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    Giri, Ranjit K.

    Indian Academy of Sciences C. V. Raman Avenue, P. O. Box No. 8005, Sadashivanagar, Bangalore 560 website of the Indian Academy of Sciences (IASc) at URL http://www.ias.ac.in AND System Study, Creating websites of scholarly scientific Journals of Indian Academy of Sciences The Indian Academy of Sciences

  9. Lab 9: Sensor Characterization Lab (Digital) This lab introduces the methods and importance for characterizing sensors. Students will

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    Wedeward, Kevin

    Lab 9: Sensor Characterization Lab (Digital) Objectives This lab introduces the methods and importance for characterizing sensors. Students will learn about how the Arduino communicates and receives data from a digital sensor. Students will characterize an ultrasonic sensor and observe how to control

  10. Lab 2: Blinkie Lab This lab introduces the Arduino Uno as students will need to use the Arduino to control

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    Wedeward, Kevin

    Lab 2: Blinkie Lab Objectives This lab introduces the Arduino Uno as students will need to use the Arduino to control their final robot. Students will build a basic circuit on their prototyping board and wire the board to the Arduino. Students will learn the basic programming structure for the Arduino

  11. Flexible HVAC System for Lab or Classroom.

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    Friedan, Jonathan

    2001-01-01

    Discusses an effort to design a heating, ventilation, and air conditioning system flexible enough to accommodate an easy conversion of classrooms to laboratories and dry labs to wet labs. The design's energy efficiency and operations and maintenance are examined. (GR)

  12. Mathematics in Meteorology Lab Spring 2006

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    Hennon, Christopher C.

    and Divergence April 26: NO CLASS #12; is based on two (2) components: lab exercises and attendance. The point value for each is: Lab Exercises) April 5: Hydrostatic Balance and the Hypsometric Equation April 12: Thermal Wind April 19: Vorticity

  13. Bio 2430 Anatomy and Physiology Lab. General information and policies. Lab manual

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    Upchurch, Gary - Department of Biology, Texas State University

    the structure and function of the human body. Most of the anatomy sections of the course are primarily covered student. The instructor's role is to help you complete the lab exercises and to answer questionsBio 2430 Anatomy and Physiology Lab. General information and policies. Lab manual : Human A & P Lab

  14. LabWrite: Transforming Lab Reports from Busy Work to Meaningful Learning Opportunities

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    Ferzli, Miriam; Carter, Michael; Wiebe, Eric

    2005-01-01

    Lab reports are the dreaded assignments of the laboratory course. Students dislike them, because they can be tedious and time-consuming. Instructors dislike them, because they significantly increase the grading load. For this reason, lab reports are often omitted or replaced by alternatives such as responses to lab questions, fill-in-the-blank lab

  15. North American Leadership Academy. [Report of the First North American Leadership Academy (1st, San Diego, CA, July 30-August 2, 1997)].

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    Council Connections, 1997

    1997-01-01

    This special issue of the newsletter "Council Connections" reports on the First North American Leadership Academy. The Academy's theme was "Strengthening the Operation of Reading Recovery" and its purpose was to develop opportunities for strengthening Reading Recovery in individual schools, sites, school districts and state and provinces…

  16. Junior Timberwolves Academy The Junior Timberwolves academy is designed to give basketball players the opportunity to receive high-level instruction

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    Northern British Columbia, University of

    basketball players the opportunity to receive high-level instruction and interact with UNBC men's basketball Academy Director and Lead Coach Todd Jordan ­ Head Coach UNBC Men's Basketball Other academy coaches will include current and former UNBC Men's Basketball players and assistant coaches. Dates Grades 3/4 (Boys

  17. Where Lab Tests Are Performed

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    ... services. Advertising & Sponsorship: Policy | Opportunities PLEASE NOTE: Your web browser does not have JavaScript enabled. Unless you enable Javascript , your ability to navigate and access the features of this website will be ... Where Lab Tests Are Performed Share this page: Was this page ...

  18. PNNL Lab Homes Sarah Widder

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    Homes... Goal is to demonstrate an intelligent, responsive, energy efficient, and grid responsive home retrofit over a period of five to seven years which achieves 50% whole house energy savings. #12;Lab Homes Partners Initial Partners DOE/BT/Building America-ARRA DOE/BT/Windows and Envelope R&D Bonneville Power

  19. Plant Microbiology Lab SYLLABUS 2014

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    Brown, Sally

    Plant Microbiology Lab SYLLABUS 2014 Course Overview: The focus will be on measuring the impacts of plant microbe symbioses. Basic microbiology skills including making media, pouring plates, streaking will be performed such that the students will learn the full range of plant microbiology skills. Required Readings

  20. Bezanilla Lab Moss Methods Manual

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    Bezanilla, Magdalena

    Bezanilla Lab Moss Methods Manual April 2008 Updated July 2012 #12;2 Contents 1. Tissue Propagation Recombination for generating knock in constructs 26 Appendix I ­ Moss Growth Media Recipes 31 Appendix II ­ Moss Transformation Reagents 35 Appendix III ­ Cloning Reactions 38 #12;3 Tissue Propagation Moss tissue should

  1. National Lab n-hardened,

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    Siefert, Chris

    -hard env High-Reliabi National Lab nsequence ap and foundry x low-volum ties in packa iability custo Rad.S. Depa ND2011-3935P d ViArray 12mm ions M s ptions: plastic BGA 2 ackage option ment Array S managed

  2. EES 1001 Lab 9 Groundwater

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    Li, X. Rong

    EES 1001 ­ Lab 9 Groundwater Water that seeps into the ground, and is pulled down by gravity is groundwater. The water table is the top of the saturated zone, and is the target for well drillers that want to pump out the groundwater. *About those voids... Porosity is the volume of void space in a sediment

  3. A Simple, Successful Capacitor Lab

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    Ennis, William

    2011-01-01

    Capacitors are a fundamental component of modern electronics. They appear in myriad devices and in an enormous range of sizes. Although our students are taught the function and analysis of capacitors, few have the opportunity to use them in our labs.

  4. Fraud strikes top genome lab

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    Marshall, E.

    1996-11-08

    Francis Collins, head of NIH`s Human Genome Project has informed colleagues that a junior researcher in his lab facke data in five papers co-authored by Collins. This article describes the whole scenario, how it was discovered, and what the reprocussions are.

  5. Lab VII -1 LABORATORY VII

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    Minnesota, University of

    . · Explain what is meant by a system in "equilibrium." #12;PROBLEM #1: DESIGNING A MOBILE Lab VII - 2 PROBLEM #1: DESIGNING A MOBILE A friend has asked you to help him make a mobile for his little sister's room mobile design, you will have a meter stick, some string, two wooden dowel rods. One metal rod and one

  6. A Lab for All Reasons.

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    Cronin-Jones, Linda L.

    1990-01-01

    Described is a demonstration science laboratory at the University of Florida. Discussed is laboratory design, including instructional space, lab stations, sink areas, safety areas, and a storage and distribution area. The impact of this type of design is cited. Diagrams and photographs are included. (CW)

  7. CHEMICAL HYGIENE LAB SPECIFIC INFORMATION

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    Bigelow, Stephen

    1 CHEMICAL HYGIENE PLAN (CHP) LAB SPECIFIC INFORMATION & STANDARD OPERATING PROCEDURES (SOPs____________________19 #12;3 Introduction 12/4/2013 This is the Chemical Hygiene Plan (CHP) for the Materials Research Hygiene Plan NMR and EPR Laboratory Form Version 8/6/98 1. General Laboratory Information Laboratory Name

  8. Safety Equipment in the Lab.

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    Denham, Willard A.S.

    1964-01-01

    Findings of two recent surveys on safety equipment in laboratory facilities are presented. The first survey was a pilot study of emergency shower and eye wash equipment. This study was followed by a more comprehensive random survey of safety equipment in 2,820 labs. Among other findings, the surveys indicate that many plants are underequipped, or…

  9. State of the Lab Address

    ScienceCinema

    King, Alex

    2013-03-01

    In his third-annual State of the Lab address, Ames Laboratory Director Alex King called the past year one of "quiet but strong progress" and called for Ames Laboratory to continue to build on its strengths while responding to changing expectations for energy research.

  10. Matthew H. Green Lab Address

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    MacIver, Malcolm A.

    1 Matthew H. Green Lab Address 2145 Sheridan Rd. Room B281 Evanston, IL 60208 matthew.green · Studied the movement, fluid dynamics and motor control of the larval zebrafish pectoral fins · Performed-speed video data · Used computational fluid dynamics to simulate fluid and animal movement · Conducted flow

  11. Experiences with Lab-Centric Instruction

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    Titterton, Nathaniel; Lewis, Colleen M.; Clancy, Michael J.

    2010-01-01

    Lab-centric instruction emphasizes supervised, hands-on activities by substituting lab for lecture time. It combines a multitude of pedagogical techniques into the format of an extended, structured closed lab. We discuss the range of benefits for students, including increased staff interaction, frequent and varied self-assessments, integrated…

  12. IIT Main Campus OTS Computer Labs

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    Heller, Barbara

    the option of printing from a lab computer or directly from your personal computer. To print from your personal computer you need to download the Remote Printing Package. For information about Remote PrintingIIT Main Campus New Student Computing Guide OTS Computer Labs There are Computer Labs located

  13. The Development of MSFC Usability Lab

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    Cheng, Yiwei; Richardson, Sally

    2010-01-01

    This conference poster reviews the development of the usability lab at Marshall Space Flight Center. The purpose of the lab was to integrate a fully functioning usability laboratory to provide a resource for future human factor assessments. and to implement preliminary usability testing on a MSFC website to validate the functionality of the lab.

  14. The Multi-Component Language Lab.

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    Mancini, Marc

    The conventional language lab, though it motivates few students, lingers on at many institutions. While poor study habits contribute to the lab's low impact on language acquisition, an equally credible possibility is that the traditional language lab's "audio-only" technology is ill-suited to the primary cognitive styles of today's video-oriented…

  15. Media education. American Academy of Pediatrics. Committee on Public Education.

    PubMed

    1999-08-01

    The American Academy of Pediatrics recognizes that exposure to mass media (ie, television, movies, video and computer games, the Internet, music lyrics and videos, newspapers, magazines, books, advertising, etc) presents both health risks and benefits for children and adolescents. Media education has the potential to reduce the harmful effects of media. By understanding and supporting media education, pediatricians can play an important role in reducing the risk of exposure to mass media for children and adolescents. PMID:10429023

  16. In Brief: Science academies' statement on climate change

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    Showstack, Randy

    2009-06-01

    “It is essential that world leaders agree on emissions reductions needed to combat negative consequences of anthropogenic climate change,” national science academies from 13 countries declared in a joint statement issued on 11 June. The statement, issued by the academies of the G8 countries—including England, France, Russia, and the United States—and five other countries (Brazil, China, India, Mexico, and South Africa), came in advance of a G8 meeting in Italy in July and prior to United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) negotiations in Denmark in December. “The G8+5 should lead the transition to an energy-efficient and low-carbon world economy, and foster innovation and research and development for both mitigation and adaptation technologies,” the statement noted. The academies urged governments to agree at the UNFCCC negotiations to adopt a long-term global goal and short-term emissions reduction targets so that by 2050 global emissions would be reduced by about 50% from 1990 levels.

  17. MSc Speech Lab 01 Speech Analysis mwmak:doc/notes/sp/beng/beng_sp_lab01.doc 6 March, 20031

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    Mak, Man-Wai

    MSc Speech Lab 01 Speech Analysis mwmak:doc/notes/sp/beng/beng_sp_lab01.doc 6 March, 20031 THE HONG Speech Lab 01 Speech Analysis mwmak:doc/notes/sp/beng/beng_sp_lab01.doc 6 March, 20032 10) Click Plot Lab 01 Speech Analysis mwmak:doc/notes/sp/beng/beng_sp_lab01.doc 6 March, 20033 Xh = abs

  18. Short-Range Ultra-Wideband Systems UMass Antenna Lab USC UltRa Lab UC Berkeley BWRC

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    Southern California, University of

    Short-Range Ultra-Wideband Systems UMass Antenna Lab USC UltRa Lab UC Berkeley BWRC MURI Review: Lunch Break #12;Short-Range Ultra-Wideband Systems UMass Antenna Lab USC UltRa Lab UC Berkeley BWRC;Short-Range Ultra-Wideband Systems UMass Antenna Lab USC UltRa Lab UC Berkeley BWRC UMass UWB Link

  19. Aging of LAB-based liquid scintillator in stainless steel containers

    NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

    Chen, Hai-Tao; Yu, Bo-Xiang; Shan, Qing; Ding, Ya-Yun; Du, Bing; Liu, Shu-Tong; Zhang, Xuan; Zhou, Li; Jia, Wen-Bao; Fang, Jian; Ye, Xing-Chen; Hu, Wei; Niu, Shun-Li; Yan, Jia-Qing; Zhao, Hang; Hong, Dao-Jin

    2015-06-01

    Types 316 and 304 stainless steel are two candidates for the storage vessels and piping systems of LAB-based liquid scintillator (LS) in the JUNO experiment. LS aging experiments are carried out at temperatures of 40 °C and 25 °C. After 192 days aging at 40 °C, the attenuation length of LS was reduced by 6% in a glass container, 12% in a type 304 stainless steel tank, and 10% in a type 316 stainless steel tank. At 25 °C in 304 and 316 stainless steel tanks, the attenuation length was reduced by 6% after 307 days. The light yield and the absorption spectrum were practically the same as that of the unaged sample. The concentration of element Fe in the LAB-based LS did not show a clear change. Type 316 and 304 stainless steel can be used as vessels and transportation pipeline material for LAB-based LS. Supported by Strategic Priority Research Program of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (XDA10010500) and National Natural Science Foundation of China (11205183, 11005117, 11225525, 11390384)

  20. Plasma Medicine

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    Laroussi, M.; Kong, M. G.; Morfill, G.; Stolz, W.

    2012-05-01

    Foreword R. Satava and R. J. Barker; Part I. Introduction to Non-equilibrium Plasma, Cell Biology, and Contamination: 1. Introduction M. Laroussi; 2. Fundamentals of non-equilibrium plasmas M. Kushner and M. Kong; 3. Non-equilibrium plasma sources M. Laroussi and M. Kong; 4. Basic cell biology L. Greene and G. Shama; 5. Contamination G. Shama and B. Ahlfeld; Part II. Plasma Biology and Plasma Medicine: 6. Common healthcare challenges G. Isbary and W. Stolz; 7. Plasma decontamination of surfaces M. Kong and M. Laroussi; 8. Plasma decontamination of gases and liquids A. Fridman; 9. Plasma-cell interaction: prokaryotes M. Laroussi and M. Kong; 10. Plasma-cell interaction: eukaryotes G. Isbary, G. Morfill and W. Stolz; 11. Plasma based wound healing G. Isbary, G. Morfill and W. Stolz; 12. Plasma ablation, surgery, and dental applications K. Stalder, J. Woloszko, S. Kalghatgi, G. McCombs, M. Darby and M. Laroussi; Index.

  1. Cisco Networking Academy Program for high school students: Formative & summative evaluation

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    Cranford-Wesley, Deanne

    This study examined the effectiveness of the Cisco Network Technology Program in enhancing students' technology skills as measured by classroom strategies, student motivation, student attitude, and student learning. Qualitative and quantitative methods were utilized to determine the effectiveness of this program. The study focused on two 11th grade classrooms at Hamtramck High School. Hamtramck, an inner-city community located in Detroit, is racially and ethnically diverse. The majority of students speak English as a second language; more than 20 languages are represented in the school district. More than 70% of the students are considered to be economically at risk. Few students have computers at home, and their access to the few computers at school is limited. Purposive sampling was conducted for this study. The sample consisted of 40 students, all of whom were trained in Cisco Networking Technologies. The researcher examined viable learning strategies in teaching a Cisco Networking class that focused on a web-based approach. Findings revealed that the Cisco Networking Academy Program was an excellent vehicle for teaching networking skills and, therefore, helping to enhance computer skills for the participating students. However, only a limited number of students were able to participate in the program, due to limited computer labs and lack of qualified teaching personnel. In addition, the cumbersome technical language posed an obstacle to students' success in networking. Laboratory assignments were preferred by 90% of the students over lecture and PowerPoint presentations. Practical applications, lab projects, interactive assignments, PowerPoint presentations, lectures, discussions, readings, research, and assessment all helped to increase student learning and proficiency and to enrich the classroom experience. Classroom strategies are crucial to student success in the networking program. Equipment must be updated and utilized to ensure that students are applying practical skills to networking concepts. The results also suggested a high level of motivation and retention in student participants. Students in both classes scored 80% proficiency on the Achievement Motivation Profile Assessment. The identified standard proficiency score was 70%, and both classes exceeded the standard.

  2. Plasma Glucose Lab Experiment Data Analysis (25 pts) Assignment

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    Prestwich, Ken

    experiment (yogurt/cracker (labeled MEAL), Pasta DeLite meal (Pasta), glucose solution (GLU) and fructose the probability that the "time zero" subjects for the exercise, glucose, fructose, yogurt and pasta loads had

  3. New Features in ADS Labs

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    Accomazzi, Alberto; Kurtz, M. J.; Henneken, E. A.; Grant, C. S.; Thompson, D.; Di Milia, G.; Luker, J.; Murray, S. S.

    2013-01-01

    The NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS) has been working hard on updating its services and interfaces to better support our community's research needs. ADS Labs is a new interface built on the old tried-and-true ADS Abstract Databases, so all of ADS's content is available through it. In this presentation we highlight the new features that have been developed in ADS Labs over the last year: new recommendations, metrics, a citation tool and enhanced fulltext search. ADS Labs has long been providing article-level recommendations based on keyword similarity, co-readership and co-citation analysis of its corpus. We have now introduced personal recommendations, which provide a list of articles to be considered based on a individual user's readership history. A new metrics interface provides a summary of the basic impact indicators for a list of records. These include the total and normalized number of papers, citations, reads, and downloads. Also included are some of the popular indices such as the h, g and i10 index. The citation helper tool allows one to submit a set of records and obtain a list of top 10 papers which cite and/or are cited by papers in the original list (but which are not in it). The process closely resembles the network approach of establishing "friends of friends" via an analysis of the citation network. The full-text search service now covers more than 2.5 million documents, including all the major astronomy journals, as well as physics journals published by Springer, Elsevier, the American Physical Society, the American Geophysical Union, and all of the arXiv eprints. The full-text search interface interface allows users and librarians to dig deep and find words or phrases in the body of the indexed articles. ADS Labs is available at http://adslabs.org

  4. Maple Labs for CalculusMaple Labs for Calculus at USCat USC

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    Meade, Douglas B.

    .sc.edu/calclab/141L--S06/labs/RollerCoaster.pdfS06/labs/RollerCoaster.pdf Project:Project: http://www.math.sc.edu/calclab/141Lhttp://www.math.sc.edu/calclab/141L--S06/labs/Project1.pdfS06/labs/Project1.pdf Designer Goblets.sc.edu/calclab/142Lhttp://www.math.sc.edu/calclab/142L--S06/labs/ReportDesc.pdfS06/labs/ReportDesc.pdf #12;The Future

  5. Helping Teachers Teach Plasma Physics

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    Correll, Donald

    2008-11-01

    Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory's E/O program in Fusion Science and Plasma Physics now includes both `pre-service' as well as `in-service' high school science teacher professional development activities. Teachers are instructed and mentored by `master teachers' and LLNL plasma researchers working in concert. The Fusion/Plasma E/O program exploits a unique science education partnership that exists between LLNL's Science Education Program and the UC Davis Edward Teller Education Center. For `in-service' teachers, the Fusion & Astrophysics Teacher Research Academy (TRA) has four levels of workshops that are designed to give in-service high school science teachers experience in promoting and conducting research, most notably in the filed of plasma spectroscopy. Participating teachers in all four TRA levels may earn up to ten units of graduate credit from Cal-State University East Bay, and may apply these units toward a Masters of Science in Education. For `pre-service' teachers, the Science Teacher and Researcher (STAR) program, as a partnership with the California State University System, includes attracting undergraduate science majors to teaching careers by allowing them to pursue professional identities as both a research scientist as well as a science teacher. Participating `pre-service' STAR students are provided research internships at LLNL and work closely with the `in-service' TRA teachers. Results from the continuum `pre-service' to `in-service' science teacher professional development programs will be presented.

  6. Science academies issue statement about science and sustainable development

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    Showstack, Randy

    2013-06-01

    In advance of the Group of 8's (G8) 17-18 June meeting of some of the world's leading industrialized nations, 14 science academies have issued a joint statement about how science, technology, and innovation can play a role in driving sustainable development. The statement, issued on 29 May, highlights a number of challenges for bringing an estimated 1.3 billion people out of poverty while also meeting the needs of a soaring world population that is expected to be approximately 9 billion by 2050.

  7. Measurement system for high-sensitivity LIBS analysis using ICCD camera in LabVIEW environment

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    Zaytsev, S. M.; Popov, A. M.; Zorov, N. B.; Labutin, T. A.

    2014-06-01

    A measurement system based on ultrafast (up to 10 ns time resolution) intensified CCD detector ``Nanogate-2V'' (Nanoscan, Russia) was developed for high-sensitivity analysis by Laser-Induced Breakdown Spectrometry (LIBS). LabVIEW environment provided a high level of compatibility with variety of electronic instruments and an easy development of user interface, while Visual Studio environment was used for creation of LabVIEW compatible dll library with the use of ``Nanogate-2V'' SDK. The program for camera management and laser-induced plasma spectra registration was created with the use of Call Library Node in LabVIEW. An algorithm of integration of the second device ADC ``PCI-9812'' (ADLINK) to the measurement system was proposed and successfully implemented. This allowed simultaneous registration of emission and acoustic signals under laser ablation. The measured resolving power of spectrometer-ICCD system was equal to 12000 at 632 nm. An electron density of laser plasma was estimated with the use of H-? Balmer line. Steel spectra obtained at different delays were used for selection of the optimal conditions for manganese analytical signal registration. The feature of accumulation of spectra from several laser pulses was shown. The accumulation allowed reliable observation of silver signal at 328.07 nm in the LIBS spectra of soil (CAg = 4.5 ppm). Finally, the correlation between acoustic and emission signals of plasma was found. Thus, technical possibilities of the developed LIBS system were demonstrated both for plasma diagnostics and analytical measurements.

  8. BIOO 470 -LAB SCHEDULE Spring 2015

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    Rotella, Jay J.

    -12 4. Feb 12 Snow Goose to Harlequin Duck 4-1 5. Feb 19 LAB EXAM #1 Bufflehead to Common Loon 5-1 6 9-12 and contains bird calls/songs from labs 9-12. #12;4-1 Lab 4. Snow Goose to Harlequin Duck You in National Geographic guide ­ 6thedition. ANSERIFORMES - Geese, swans, & ducks Anatidae 1. snow goose

  9. Visit the National Academies Press online and register for... Instant access to free PDF downloads of titles from the

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    Riley, Margaret

    Visit the National Academies Press online and register for... Instant access to free PDF downloads-309-22117-X Additional copies of this report are available for sale from the National Academies Press, 500

  10. The Design of the Plasma Control System in KTX

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    Zhang, Yong; Xiao, Bingjia; Yuan, Qiping; Zhang, Ruirui; Yang, Fei; Li, Shi; Li, Hong; Liu, Ahdi; Liu, Wandong

    2015-04-01

    KTX (Keda Torus for eXperiment) is a new reversed field pinch device. The KTX plasma control system (PCS) can provide real-time, stable, flexible plasma control which is designed by ASIPP (Institute of Plasma Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences), based on the Linux cluster system and EPICS (Experimental Physics and Industrial Control System) framework, and developed from DIII-D (Doublet III-D) PCS. The control of the equilibrium field in KTX uses a PID (Proportional-Integral-Derivative) feedback controller. The control of the gas injection is an open loop control. The plasma control simulation system is one part of the plasma control system, which is used to test the plasma control algorithm if it is revised and updated. The KTX PCS has been successfully tested using HT-7 (Hefei Torus 7) experiment data in simulation mode. In the next phase, an error field feedback control and KTX simulator will be added to the KTX PCS, and the KTX PCS will be applied in experiments in the future. supported by the External Cooperation Program of BIC, Chinese Academy of Sciences (No. GJHZ201303), the National Magnetic Confinement Fusion Research Program of China (Nos. 2014GB10300, 2012GB105000 and 2011GB10600), National Natural Science Foundation of China (No. 11205200), the Anhui Provincial Science Foundation for Outstanding Young Talent of China (No. 2012SQRL265)

  11. NCL Objective #5 - Nanotechnology Characterization Lab (NCL)

    Cancer.gov

    Nanotechnology Characterization Lab (NCL) Objective #5: Engage and Facilitate Academic and Industrial-based Knowledge Sharing of Nanomaterial Performance Data and Behavior Resulting from Pre-Clinical Testing.

  12. MatLab Script and Functional Programming

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    Shaykhian, Gholam Ali

    2007-01-01

    MatLab Script and Functional Programming: MatLab is one of the most widely used very high level programming languages for scientific and engineering computations. It is very user-friendly and needs practically no formal programming knowledge. Presented here are MatLab programming aspects and not just the MatLab commands for scientists and engineers who do not have formal programming training and also have no significant time to spare for learning programming to solve their real world problems. Specifically provided are programs for visualization. The MatLab seminar covers the functional and script programming aspect of MatLab language. Specific expectations are: a) Recognize MatLab commands, script and function. b) Create, and run a MatLab function. c) Read, recognize, and describe MatLab syntax. d) Recognize decisions, loops and matrix operators. e) Evaluate scope among multiple files, and multiple functions within a file. f) Declare, define and use scalar variables, vectors and matrices.

  13. 26 CFR 1.1397E-1 - Qualified zone academy bonds.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-04-01

    ... 26 Internal Revenue 11 2011-04-01 2011-04-01 false Qualified zone academy bonds. 1.1397E-1 Section 1.1397E-1 Internal Revenue INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE, DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY (CONTINUED) INCOME TAX (CONTINUED) INCOME TAXES (CONTINUED) Empowerment Zone Employment Credit § 1.1397E-1 Qualified zone academy bonds. (a) In general—(1) Overview....

  14. Beat the Flood... Redmoor Academy and Practical Action Engaging Students in STEM

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    Cox, Jo

    2014-01-01

    Redmoor Academy is a Key Stage 3 (age 11-14) school in Leicestershire, UK, with a student cohort just over 500 pupils. The Academy has a long history of encouraging pupils to consider how STEM subjects relate to each other and to their future careers, and has made great inroads into ensuring that all teachers of STEM subjects are delivering the…

  15. December 1980 Newsletter of the Indian Academy of Sciences From the President

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    Sharma, Shiv K.

    areas: chemical sciences, earth and planetary sciences, mathematical sciences, animal sciences, plant and Astronomy. The Academy has under its roof the office of the Current Science Association which publishesDecember 1980 Newsletter of the Indian Academy of Sciences From the President Dear Colleagues

  16. 75 FR 22392 - US Air Force Academy Board of Visitors Notice of Meeting

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    ... Department of the Air Force US Air Force Academy Board of Visitors Notice of Meeting AGENCY: US Air Force Academy Board of Visitors. ACTION: Meeting notice. SUMMARY: Pursuant to 10 U.S.C. 9355, the US Air Force... CFR 102-3.155, the Administrative Assistant to Secretary of the Air Force has determined that...

  17. Teachers of Tomorrow Academy Report. Survey/Needs Assessment: Pulaski County Teachers of Tomorrow Students.

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    Peterson, Susan, Comp.

    The Teachers of Tomorrow Academy (TOT) in Arkansas is a magnet school program that seeks to attract and prepare high school students for the teaching profession. A survey was administered to 113 students, grades 7-10, from 7 schools in the Pulaski County District to obtain feedback on students' career plans and on their reactions to the Academy

  18. Reprinted from the Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences, ser. 4, 56(Suppl. I)

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    California at Berkeley, University of

    Reprinted from the Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences, ser. 4, 56(Suppl. I) 3 June in studies of Earth's biodiversity at scales ranging from genes to whole ecosystems. In part, the explosion, 2005 50 Reprinted from the Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences, ser. 4, 56(Suppl. I) #12

  19. The CSI Academy: Encouraging Diverse Students to Consider Science Careers and Science Teaching

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    Kaye, Karen; Turner, John F.; Emigh, James

    2011-01-01

    The CSI academies employed a multi-layered, collaborative approach to encourage diverse students to consider STEM careers, including science teaching. The academies recruited a diverse group of high school students. This was due, in large part, to the creation of a unique selection process that identified students with unrealized potential. The…

  20. Characteristics of Career Academies in 12 Florida School Districts. Issues & Answers. REL 2011-No. 106

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    Estacion, Angela; D'Souza, Stephanie; Bozick, Robert

    2011-01-01

    This report describes career academies in 12 Florida school districts in the 2006/07 school year. It examines their structure and career clusters, the high schools offering them, and the students enrolled. This study is driven by three research questions: (1) How many career academies were there, and of what types? (2) What were the…

  1. Evaluating the Efficacy of Mathematics, Science and Technology Teacher Preparation Academies in Texas

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    Brown, Danielle Bairrington; Alford, Beverly L.; Rollins, Kayla Braziel; Stillisano, Jacqueline R.; Waxman, Hersh C.

    2013-01-01

    The purpose of this mixed-methods study was to evaluate the efficacy of 14 Mathematics, Science and Technology Teacher Preparation (MSTTP) academies located across the state of Texas. The aim of the academies was to increase the number of highly qualified mathematics, science and technology teachers, while also improving the quality of certified…

  2. Female Students and Denominational Affiliation: Sources of Success and Variation among Nineteenth-Century Academies.

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    Beadie, Nancy

    1999-01-01

    Studies the institutional characteristics and strategic choices of successful academies operating under the New York Regents system from 1838 to 1850. Identifies single-sex education and denominational affiliation as important for success. Suggests frameworks for investigating variations among the 19th-century academies and discusses implications…

  3. The American Academy of Social Work and Social Welfare: History and Grand Challenges

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    Barth, Richard P.; Gilmore, Grover C.; Flynn, Marilyn S.; Fraser, Mark W.; Brekke, John S.

    2014-01-01

    Conceptualized by social work deans and actualized with the support of major social work organizations, the American Academy of Social Work and Social Welfare was established in 2009. This article describes the historical context and creation of the Academy, whose objectives include recognizing outstanding social work scholars and practitioners;…

  4. The Academy Update (Early Childhood Professionals Collaborating for Quality), 1992-1995.

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    Academy Update, 1994

    1994-01-01

    This document consists of six issues of a newsletter entitled "Academy Update", extending from fall 1992 through fall 1995 (three years). This serial is published by the National Academy of Early Childhood (NAEYC) programs to improve and recognize the quality of care and education provided for young children in early childhood programs. The…

  5. Character Development at the United States Air Force Academy: A Phenomenological Case Study of Graduates' Reflections

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    Smith, J. Micheal

    2010-01-01

    The United States Air Force Academy develops commissionable officers of character through an intense 4-year program that includes academic, athletic, and military education and training. The literature was silent on whether the Academy effectively develops character or, if so, how the development takes place. This was a phenomenological case study…

  6. Everyday Electrical Engineering: A One-Week Summer Academy Course for High School Students

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    Mehrizi-Sani, A.

    2012-01-01

    A summer academy is held for grade 9-12 high school students at the University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada, every year. The academy, dubbed the Da Vinci Engineering Enrichment Program (DEEP), is a diverse program that aims to attract domestic and international high school students to engineering and sciences (and possibly recruit them). DEEP…

  7. Exploring Governance in Two Chains of Academy Schools: A Comparative Case Study

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    Salokangas, Maija; Chapman, Christopher

    2014-01-01

    Although the number and size of academy chains in England is still increasing, the implications of these arrangements at a local level remain under-researched. This article reports findings from a comparative case study focusing on governance arrangements and sponsor involvement in two chains of academies. The findings suggest that the policy and…

  8. 77 FR 61775 - Cancellation; Federal Advisory Committee Meeting: Board of Visitors for the National Fire Academy

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    2012-10-11

    ... was published in the September 17, 2012, issue of the Federal Register at 77 FR 57102. Purpose of the... Visitors for the National Fire Academy AGENCY: Federal Emergency Management Agency, DHS. ACTION: Notice of meeting cancellation. SUMMARY: The meeting of the Board of Visitors for the National Fire Academy...

  9. 77 FR 69648 - Board of Visitors for the National Fire Academy

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    ... SECURITY Federal Emergency Management Agency Board of Visitors for the National Fire Academy AGENCY... Federal Advisory Committee Meeting. SUMMARY: The Board of Visitors for the National Fire Academy (Board... of the Board The purpose of the Board is to review annually the programs of the National Fire...

  10. 77 FR 5818 - Board of Visitors for the National Fire Academy

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    ... SECURITY Federal Emergency Management Agency Board of Visitors for the National Fire Academy AGENCY... committee teleconference meeting. SUMMARY: The Board of Visitors for the National Fire Academy (Board) will... of the Board The purpose of the Board is to review annually the programs of the National Fire...

  11. Being Seen/Being Heard: Moving Beyond Visibility in the Academy

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    Torres, Robert J.

    2006-01-01

    While the academy has made real efforts at creating opportunities for people of color in the last several decades, real integration remains wanting. In the majority White, upper-class academy, people of color are often seen but not heard. Working from the experience of the author--a first generation Latino in higher education--this piece examines…

  12. 2015 7 13 ( 3 ) (Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences)

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    Miyashita, Yasushi

    in the hexagonal Ba3CuSb2O9 single crystal" (Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences)7 13 ( 3 ) #12 of the National Academy of Sciences) () 2) 3) 6H-Ba3CuSb2O9 SPring-8 4) X (ESR) X 6H-Ba3 ( ) ( ) ( ) ( ) ( ) ( ) ( ) 1) 2015 7 13 ( 3 ) (Proceedings

  13. A Study by the Chinese Academy of Sciences on the Benefits of Study Abroad

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    Xiaoxuan, Li

    2004-01-01

    This article reports on a study by the Chinese Academy of Sciences relating to the benefits of study abroad. The Chinese Academy of Sciences, as a national-level research entity, has the mission of developing China's science and technology, and the primary objective of its studies abroad work is to carry forward and promote the advance of China's…

  14. Paul Abraham: A Forgotten Scholar of the Prussian Academy of Sciences and Humanities

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    Thiel, Jens

    2004-01-01

    Paul Abraham, one of the Berlin Academy's most experienced researchers, was deported to Auschwitz in 1943. The fate of this Jewish scholar reveals much about the inner life of the Academy, and its treatment of Jewish staff, during the World War II. This paper describes his life, against a backdrop of war, revolution, and dictatorship, and in the…

  15. Symposium15:GeoscienceandGeoinformation Platform Geosciences, Swiss Academy of Science, SCNATSwiss Geoscience Meeting 2011

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    344 Symposium15:GeoscienceandGeoinformation Platform Geosciences, Swiss Academy of Science To georeference the obtained scans and images, a geodetic reference system had to be set up within the Swiss in Geomagic. #12;345 Symposium15:GeoscienceandGeoinformation Platform Geosciences, Swiss Academy of Science

  16. Evidence from California Partnership Academies: One Model of Linked Learning Pathways

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    Studier, Carol, Ed.

    2008-01-01

    Some of the recent and relevant evidence supporting Linked Learning comes from the substantial amount of data available on California Partnership Academies. These Academies, which have operated in the state for more than two decades, are one of the most well developed models using the Linked Learning approach. A March 2007 study conducted…

  17. High School Career Academies: A 40-Year Proven Model for Improving College and Career Readiness

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    Brand, Betsy

    2009-01-01

    High school career academies are a time-tested model for improving academic outcomes and preparing students for both college and careers. Career academies (1) are smaller learning communities taught by a team of interdisciplinary teachers, (2) provide a rigorous academic curriculum based on a career theme that demonstrates how knowledge is used…

  18. A Case Study Examining the Career Academy Model at a Large Urban Public High School

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    Ho, Howard

    2013-01-01

    This study focused on how career academies were implemented at a large, urban, public high school. Research shows that the career academy model should consist of 3 core components: (a) a small learning community (SLC), (b) a theme-based curriculum, and (c) business partnerships (Stern, Dayton, & Raby, 2010). The purpose of this qualitative…

  19. Defense Dept. May Cut U.S. Service Academies' Affirmative-Action Efforts

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    Schmidt, Peter

    2007-01-01

    The nation's military-service academies could be stripped of one of their chief tools for bringing in black, Hispanic, and American Indian students as a result of regulatory changes being considered by the Department of Defense, officials of the U.S. Air Force Academy said last week. The proposed change in the department's directives to its…

  20. From Classrooms to Careers: The Senior Mastery Process at Henry Ford Academy.

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    Parizek, Deborah; Kesavan, Sandy

    The Henry Ford Academy is the nations first charter school developed jointly by a global corporation, public education, and a non-profit cultural institution. The Senior Mastery Process at Henry Ford Academy is an innovative, challenging program of career exploration and research project for high school seniors. Beginning with initial job…

  1. The Henry Ford Academy: An Innovative Space for Teaching and Learning

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    n/a, n/a

    2005-01-01

    Edith Graybill, English instructor at the Henry Ford Academy in Dearborn, Michigan, speaks about her school's English language arts curriculum, the influence of the school on the role of English language arts, the theories of teaching and learning used at the Academy, and other related topics. She believes that most of the students appreciate…

  2. Setting up Academies, Campaigning against Them: An Analysis of a Contested Policy Process

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    Hatcher, Richard

    2009-01-01

    Academies have proved to be one of the most contentious of the Labour government's education policies. The education policies of the Labour government, including Academies, have been the subject of a large body of academic research and analysis, much of it critical. However, it has tended to neglect popular dissent and movements of opposition.…

  3. Mr. Gove's Road to Privatisation: Forcing Primary Schools to Become Academies

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    Mansfield, Melian

    2012-01-01

    Not content with the response to his offer to outstanding schools to become academies, Michael Gove's next move has been to force schools to become academies. Resistance from parents and the local community has made no difference. This article explains what happened in Haringey and how undemocratic the whole process has been.

  4. Characteristics of Career Academies in 12 Florida School Districts. Summary. Issues & Answers. REL 2011-No. 106

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    Estacion, Angela; D'Souza, Stephanie; Bozick, Robert

    2011-01-01

    This report describes career academies in 12 Florida school districts in the 2006/07 school year. It examines their structure and career clusters, the high schools offering them, and the students enrolled. This study is one of the first to investigate both career academy structure and clusters using multiple data sources. It provides state…

  5. Striking the Balance: Career Academies Combine Academic Rigor and Workplace Relevance

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    Smith, Thomas J.

    2008-01-01

    Career Academies are small learning communities established at the high school level that use career strands as an organizing framework for learning and instruction, as well as for engaging the interest and energies of students. Standards common to well-designed Career Academy: (1) Central goal of preparing students for higher education and…

  6. A Value-Engaged Approach for Evaluating the Bunche-Da Vinci Learning Academy

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    Greene, Jennifer C.

    2005-01-01

    In 2001, the Bunche Academy was chosen by its district to join in partnership with the Da Vinci Learning Corporation to embark on an ambitious whole-school reform initiative, especially designed by the corporation for low-performing schools. In this chapter, the author describes how, as illustrated in the Bunche-Da Vinci Learning Academy context,…

  7. From Vision to Action: Solving Problems through Inquiry at Boston Day and Evening Academy

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    Kunst, Andrea

    2009-01-01

    On a mid-week day in mid-December 2008, Boston Day and Evening Academy's room 209, usually used for board meetings, student assessments, awards dinners, and other occasions requiring an intimate atmosphere, smelled like Chinese food. These second-trimester students at Boston Day and Evening Academy (BDEA) were having a reunion after just a few…

  8. 78 FR 26396 - Proposed Collection; Comments Requested: FBI National Academy Level 1 Evaluation: Student Course...

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    ...: Form Number: 1110-0050. Sponsor: Training Division of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI... Proposed Collection; Comments Requested: FBI National Academy Level 1 Evaluation: Student Course Questionnaire and FBI National Academy: General Remarks Questionnaire ACTION: 30-Day Notice. The Department...

  9. Cisco Networking Academy: Next-Generation Assessments and Their Implications for K-12 Education

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    Liu, Meredith

    2014-01-01

    To illuminate the possibilities for next-generation assessments in K-12 schools, this case study profiles the Cisco Networking Academy, which creates comprehensive online training curriculum to teach networking skills. Since 1997, the Cisco Networking Academy has served more than five million high school and college students and now delivers…

  10. WATERSHED ACADEMY WEB Introduction to Watershed Ecology http://www.epa.gov/watertrain

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    Lawrence, Deborah

    WATERSHED ACADEMY WEB Introduction to Watershed Ecology http://www.epa.gov/watertrain 1 NOTICE: This PDF file was adapted from an on-line training module of the EPA's Watershed Academy Web, found at http are provided solely as a pointer to information that might be useful to EPA staff and the public. #12;WATERSHED

  11. CONGRESS PROGRAM Registration: Russian Academy for Public Administration under the President of the Russian Federation

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    Curci, Gabriele

    Research Consultant, Korolev Rocket-Space Corporation «ENERGIYA » History of Creation and Operation construction and Proceses of Control of the Russian Academy of Sciences; Director, Institute for High Energy»). K. Frolov, Member of the Russian Academy of Sciences; Director, Mechanical Engineering Research

  12. An Electrical Engineering Summer Academy for Middle School and High School Students

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    LoPresti, Peter G.; Manikas, Theodore W.; Kohlbeck, Jeff G.

    2010-01-01

    An Electrical Engineering Summer Academy for Pre-College Students was held at the University of Tulsa, Tulsa, OK, during the summers of 2007 and 2008. The Academy participants included students having just completed 7th to 11th grade and teachers from middle school through high school. The students and teachers participated in team-building,…

  13. 76 FR 9760 - Presidential Academies for Teaching of American History and Civics; Office of Innovation and...

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    2011-02-22

    ... From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION Presidential Academies for Teaching of American History and Civics; Office of Innovation and Improvement; Overview Information; Presidential Academies for Teaching of American History and Civics; Notice Inviting Applications for New Awards for Fiscal...

  14. Academy Update (Early Childhood Professionals Collaborating for Quality), 1986-1992.

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    Academy Update, 1992

    1992-01-01

    This document consists of the first 15 consecutive issues of a newsletter published by the National Academy of Early Childhood Programs (The Academy), a division of the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC). The newsletter focuses on providing information and feedback on early childhood programs for early childhood…

  15. To: All Berkeley Lab Employees Re: Online Ethics Briefing

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    Knowles, David William

    To: All Berkeley Lab Employees Re: Online Ethics Briefing Date: March 5, 2007 The University and Berkeley Lab employees to take an on-line Ethics Briefing. Berkeley Lab Commitment to Ethics Senior Lab all of us at Berkeley Lab with a common frame of reference for ethical conduct at the Laboratory. I

  16. BERKELEY PAR LABBERKELEY PAR LAB Where we ended up

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    California at Berkeley, University of

    BERKELEY PAR LABBERKELEY PAR LAB Par Lab: Where we ended up Krste Asanovic, Ras Bodik, Jim Demmel, David Wessel, and Kathy Yelick UC Berkeley Par Lab End-of-Project Party May 30, 2013 #12;BERKELEY PAR LAB Par Lab Timeline 2 Initial Meetings "Berkeley View" Techreport Win UPCRC Competition UPCRC Phase

  17. Jefferson Lab phenomenology: selected highlights

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    Wolodymyr Melnitchouk

    2005-07-07

    An overview of recent experimental highlights from Jefferson Lab is presented. We review the status of baryon spectroscopy, including the search for pentaquarks, as well as measurements of electromagnetic form factors of the nucleon, featuring the proton G{sub E}/G{sub M} ratio and the determination of the strangeness form factors. In inclusive scattering, we describe recent studies of quark-hadron duality in structure functions in the resonance-scaling transition region, and outline future physics plans at an energy upgraded 12 GeV facility.

  18. Improving the Quality of Lab Reports by Using Them as Lab Instructions

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    Haagen-Schuetzenhoefer, Claudia

    2012-01-01

    Lab exercises are quite popular in teaching science. Teachers have numerous goals in mind when teaching science laboratories. Nevertheless, empirical research draws a heterogeneous picture of the benefits of lab work. Research has shown that it does not necessarily contribute to the enhancement of practical abilities or content knowledge. Lab

  19. EE443L: Intermediate Control Lab Lab2: Modeling a DC motor

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    Wedeward, Kevin

    will develop and validate a basic model of a permanent magnet DC motor (Yaskawa Electric, Mini-series, Minertia of a permanent magnet DC motor, the field current is constant (i.e. a constant magnetic field). It can be shownEE443L: Intermediate Control Lab Lab2: Modeling a DC motor Introduction: In this lab we

  20. ___________________ Lab Recycling Guide Updated June 2014 EH&S Green Labs

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    California at Santa Cruz, University of

    ___________________ Lab Recycling Guide Updated June 2014 EH&S Green Labs Non-contaminated, clean lab plastic containers and conical tubes may be recycled. To be accepted, containers must be clean. Recycling bin located: PSB Loading Dock Alcohol cans and metal shipping containers may be recycled