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2009-05-27 14:47:00

Experiments based on recommendations from National Research Council BEAVERTON, Ore., May 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Helping students in high school and college think critically about chemistry experiments, while providing educators with easy-to-use labs, was the goal of authors Donald L.

2008-10-01 03:00:08

By Melber, Leah M Brown, Kayla D Abstract: For many reasons, students with disabilities are not as thoroughly represented in science careers as are their nondisabled peers.

2008-09-12 03:00:22

By Brophy, Sean Klein, Stacy; Portsmore, Merredith; Rogers, Chris ABSTRACT Engineering as a profession faces the challenge of making the use of technology ubiquitous and transparent in society while at the same time raising young learners' interest and understanding of how technology works.

2008-08-22 03:00:15

By Thiry, Heather Laursen, Sandra L; Hunter, Anne-Barrie ABSTRACT Involvement of scientists in education is essential to strengthen quality and access to US science education at the K-12 and higher levels.

2008-08-12 00:00:37

Dar Al Marefa, Mirdiff's new pioneering schoolModern bilingual school to practice an international curriculum in both Arabic and English The Mirdiff area will witness the opening of its own Dar Al Marefa in September 2008.

2008-07-05 12:00:08

By Jeff Raderstrong, Seattle Times Jul. 5--The mealworms rolled around paper plates, spread out on a table strewed with writing paper. The students passed mealworms back and forth, giggling as the worms crawled across their hands.

2008-07-02 06:00:52

By Conderman, Greg Bresnahan, Val With a focus on concepts and principles, teachers can lead students in diverse classrooms in the efficient and broad acquisition of knowledge.

2008-06-30 12:02:26

SAN ANTONIO, June 30 /PRNewswire/ -- PASCO scientific and Project Tomorrow today announced a new report on science education that is based upon the authentic, unfiltered views and ideas of over 367,000 K-12 students, teachers, parents and school administrators collected through the annual Speak Up online surveys.

2008-06-17 03:00:33

By Wiersma, Ashley ABSTRACT. The purpose of this study was to investigate and characterize current practice in secondary history education and its relationship to best practices.

2008-04-02 03:00:47

By Dogru-Atay, Pinar Tekkaya, Ceren ABSTRACT. The authors investigated the comparative effect of the learning cycle and expository instruction on 8th-grade students' achievement in genetics. They adopted the nonequivalent control group design as a type of quasiexperimental design.


Word of the Day
aphotic
  • Having no light.
  • Of or relating to the region of a body of water that is not reached by sunlight and in which photosynthesis is unable to occur.
The word 'aphotic' comes from Greek roots meaning 'without' and 'light'.
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