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Education News Archive - May 30, 2008

DARE COUNTY | Emergency Management Director Sandy Sanderson was interviewed by Manteo Elementary School students Emily Hummell and Lia Raves on how students can help their families prepare when a hurricane threatens.

Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.