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Education News Archive - March 16, 2008

By Sarah Bahari, Fort Worth Star-Telegram, Texas Mar. 16--Steve Novy, paintbrush in hand, is showing a group of second-graders how to make the trees in their rain forests look three-dimensional.

By W Zachary Malinowski Providence police assigned to high schools and middle schools walk the line between authority and friend. PROVIDENCE -- "Nice haircut!" barks the police officer.

Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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