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Education News Archive - May 11, 2009

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UO architecture professor's Green Classroom Toolbox aims to put student performance into the planning.

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School children as young as 11 can benefit from a daily exercise program to reduce their risk factors for cardiovascular disease, researchers in Germany say.

Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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