Quantcast

Latest Education Stories

2015-05-26 23:00:45

Grace will be doing a book signing at Ville Platte City Hall on May 29th. Ville Platte, LA (PRWEB) May 26, 2015 In God’s Unstoppable Favor, Grace Vidrine

2015-05-26 20:23:25

Students can elect to pursue either a Master's or Advanced Certificate; the addition of two new courses--Predictive Analytics as well as Design and Analysis of Clinical Trials-- provides a career path

2015-05-26 20:23:10

GLENDALE, Ariz., May 26, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Insight Academy of Arizona (ISAZ), a tuition-free, online public school serving students in grades 7-12, announced today its upcoming

2015-05-26 16:31:27

First-ever graduating class from online school to turn their tassels on May 28 OKLAHOMA CITY, May 26, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Insight School of Oklahoma (ISOK), a tuition-free,

2015-05-26 12:33:04

IRVINE, Calif., May 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Business professionals know that projects frequently run the risk of getting disrupted, or the course of a project may change midway.

2015-05-26 12:32:11

MEXICO CITY, May 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- AXIA Traders today announced the launch of their

2015-05-26 12:28:54

Henry Clever Hopes His Mathematical Equations Will Someday Deliver Energy-Efficient Exoskeletons to Give People with Disabilities a Natural Gait BROOKLYN, N.Y., May 26, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/

2015-05-26 12:27:48

CHICAGO, May 26, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD), the leading authority on children's oral health, inducted the new president and other officers

2015-05-26 12:24:05

Providing Shelter, Food, Relief Supplies WASHINGTON, May 26, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Red Cross is helping people in Texas and Oklahoma where devastating floods

2015-05-26 12:23:46

SAN FRANCISCO, May 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Boutique educational game developer ACE EdVenture Studio will see its first creation ChemCaper - Petticles in Peril, a first-of-its-kind


Latest Education Reference Libraries

Wampus cat (cougar)
2014-01-28 15:10:48

The Wampus cat comes from American folklore as a variation of a fierce cougar. It also is compared to the Ewah of Cherokee mythology. In the myth a woman covers herself with the skin of a cougar and spies on the men of the tribe. While the men are telling sacred stories around a fire, she is caught and turned into a half-woman, half-cat by the tribe’s medicine man. The Wampus cat supposedly still haunts the forests of east Tennessee. Other legends state the Wampus cat is the spirit of...

Algebra
2014-01-02 11:06:39

Algebra, from the Arabic al-jebr, meaning “reunion of broken parts”, is one of the wide-ranging parts of mathematics, combined with number theory, geometry, and analysis. Algebra can basically be considered as doing computations much like that of arithmetic with non-numerical mathematical objects. Initially, these objects were variables that represented either numbers that weren’t yet known or unspecified numbers, permitting one to state and prove properties that are true no matter...

Geometry
2014-01-02 10:21:51

Geometry is a branch of mathematics that is concerned with questions of shape, size, relative position of figures, and the properties of space. A mathematician who works in the geometry field is called a geometer. Geometry arose independently in numerous early cultures as a body of practical knowledge concerning areas, lengths, and volumes, with elements of a formal mathematical science emerging in the West as early as Thales. By the 3rd century BC, geometry was put into an axiomatic form by...

Trigonometry
2014-01-02 10:09:07

Trigonometry, from the Greek trigonon, meaning triangle, and metron, meaning measure, is a branch of mathematics that studies the relationships involving lengths and angles of triangles. The field came about during the 3rd century BC from applications of geometry to astronomical studies. The 3rd century astronomers first noted that the lengths of the sides of a right triangle and the angles between those sides have fixed relationships: that is, if at least the length of one of those sides...

Applied Mathematics
2014-01-02 10:00:11

Applied mathematics is a branch of mathematics that focuses on mathematical methods that are usually used in science, engineering, business, and industry. Therefore, “applied mathematics” is a mathematical science with specialized knowledge. The term “applied mathematics” also explains the professional specialty in which mathematicians work on practical problems; as a profession focused on practical problems, applied mathematics focuses on the formulation and study of mathematical...

More Articles (44 articles) »
Word of the Day
alicorn
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.
Related