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2013-10-01 23:27:27

Anual Event Draws Participants Interested in Nature and Play Chattanooga, TN (PRWEB) October 01, 2013 PlayCore, a leading designer, manufacturer, and marketer of a broad range of play and recreation products, is proud to partner with the Natural Learning Initiative, a research and design assistance unit of the College of Design, NC State University to sponsor their 11th Annual Natural Learning Design Institute. This year’s Design Institute’s theme is “All About Food: Designing,...

2013-07-31 23:20:28

Updated curriculum and activities will offer new challenges to school students. (PRWEB) July 31, 2013 The Crow Canyon Archaeological Center in southwestern Colorado, a leader in experiential education programming since 1983, will offer an updated curriculum and new activities to challenge school group students in 2014. In preparation for the rollout of its new programming, the Center has been piloting new education modules in 2013 that more closely mesh with current archaeological...

2013-06-12 23:22:55

Big Game Gear, outdoor gear company, provides an opportunity to give back and grant hunting and fishing dreams to children 21 years and under who have been diagnosed with life threatening illnesses. (PRWEB) June 12, 2013 Big Game Gear, outdoor gear company, is proud to announce a partnership with outdoor organization, Hunt Of A Lifetime. This new affinity partner is a champion in their community. HOAL grants hunting & fishing dreams for children age 21 and under, who have been diagnosed...

2013-06-11 23:30:23

Trails Carolina wilderness program offers tips on how to get outdoors with children and teens. Lake Toxaway, NC (PRWEB) June 11, 2013 By Presidential Proclamation, June is celebrated as National Great Outdoors Month. Trails Carolina, a therapeutic wilderness program for struggling teens and youth, supports the efforts of our federal and state governments to reacquaint teens with the benefits of being outdoors. Trails Carolina utilizes the wilderness in the beautiful mountains of Western...

2013-06-02 23:04:14

Wolfson Children´s Hospital in Jacksonville, FL, is believed to be the first children´s hospital in the country to open a dog visitation program called “Healing Paws” to reunite long-term pediatric patients with their pets. The program is an expansion of the Wolfson Children´s Hospital Auxiliary´s Pet Therapy Program, which brings carefully trained dogs that belong to volunteers to the bedside of patients. Jacksonville, FL (PRWEB) June 02, 2013 Wolfson...

2013-05-24 23:27:34

Urban youth restore and convert electric Karmann Ghia through hands-on learning program, MINDDRIVE, and drive to Washington, D.C. using social media activity and engagement to power their trip Kansas City, MO (PRWEB) May 23, 2013 The students of MINDDRIVE, a nonprofit educational program that aims to teach STEM principles through hands-on learning techniques with projects that inspire our next generation to solve modern issues of our time, are embarking on a road trip in an electric car....


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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