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2009-04-06 09:00:00

ARLINGTON, Va., April 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More Everyday Science Mysteries: Stories for Inquiry-Based Teaching, expands author Richard Konicek-Moran's original concept, offering fifteen additional, open-ended stories that encourage students to learn science through inquiry and discovery.

2009-04-02 09:00:00

ARLINGTON, Va., April 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Whole-Class Inquiry: Creating Student-Centered Science Communities is the perfect multimedia vehicle for preservice and inservice science educators who want to transform typical classrooms into student-led scientific communities.

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2009-03-12 08:55:47

Los Alamos National Laboratory scientists have produced the world's first Map of Science—a high-resolution graphic depiction of the virtual trails scientists leave behind when they retrieve information from online services.

2009-03-02 14:00:00

New Web Site Highlights "50 Ways to Use Your Social Work Degree" WASHINGTON, March 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Association of Social Workers (NASW) has kicked off its annual Social Work Month celebration with an outreach effort aimed at educating prospective and returning college students about the great purpose and countless possibilities of the social work profession. To improve public awareness and understanding of social work careers, NASW has developed an interactive...

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2009-03-01 08:55:00

Can researchers study the populations of online video games, like EverQuest 2, just as they study traditional communities like Miami, Pittsburgh or Minneapolis?

2009-02-03 16:10:00

One's happiness might seem like a personal subject, but a Kansas State University researcher says employers should be concerned about the well-being of their employees because it could be the underlying factor to success.

2009-01-30 12:05:00

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., Jan. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- University of the Rockies (UoR) has announced the launch of a Criminology and Justice Studies specialization for university students pursuing a master's or doctoral degree in Psychology.

2009-01-27 09:50:00

Researchers at the University of Essex hope to answer this question by getting more volunteers to take part in their online game, Phrase Detectives.

2008-12-17 14:47:00

Five free iPods to those who test their knowledge at www.synbioproject.org WASHINGTON, Dec.


Word of the Day
coulisse
  • One of the side scenes of the stage in a theater, or the space included between the side scenes.
  • The outside stock exchange, or “curb market,” of Paris.
  • A flute or groove on the blade of a sword.
  • A section of stage scenery placed in a wing of a theatre.
The word 'coulisse' comes from a French word meaning "sliding door".
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