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2011-08-16 09:00:00

DALLAS, Aug. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The lessons learned in mathematics and science classes last spring may not help students figure out how to stretch their summer vacation a few days longer. However, calculators and handheld learning tools from Texas Instruments will help outfit 7-12th graders for their fall classes. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110816/DA51691) Texas Instruments fall line of fashionable calculators and learning tools help outfit students for the new...

2011-07-11 09:00:00

DALLAS, July 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- You can take the student out of biology class for the summer, but you can't take biology out of the world around them. Whether at the lake, the park or their own backyard, students can take advantage of the long break to learn more about how living systems work. "The study of biology is becoming more and more important in understanding the world around us," said Erick Archer, science subject matter specialist for Texas Instruments Education Technology....

2011-07-01 09:00:00

DALLAS, July 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- With summer in full swing, thoughts of beakers and Bunsen burners in chemistry class are far from most students' thoughts. But with the Fourth of July holiday just around the corner, they might want to break out the Periodic Table of Elements to discover the colorful connections between chemistry and the brilliant displays overhead. "The study of chemistry helps students see the visible world in a different way once they discover it's 100 percent based...

2010-08-10 04:06:00

DALLAS, Aug. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Getting kids ready to go back to school can be a budget busting task. And while children may outgrow their new outfits or consider last year's backpack a fashion faux pas, parents don't have to get frustrated over their student's shopping whims when it comes to choosing a graphing calculator for math and science classes. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100810/NYFNSE01) (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100810/NYFNSE01) One...

Word of the Day
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.