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The Three Mile Island Nuclear Disaster (Essential Events)

The Three Mile Island Nuclear Disaster (Essential Events)

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Well actually, according to scientists there are about 10 billion places like home in the Milky Way galaxy alone. Available in Spanish (www.cienciapr.org/es) and English versions, this website features science news stories in Spanish, profiles of Latino and Latina scientists, science podcasts in Spanish, science blogs, and links to bilingual science resources and research opportunities for the K–college audience. NIH’s National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS) offers resources for middle level and high school biology teachers to enhance instruction and spark interest in careers in biomedicine. “Seeing Cells,” a poster, presents colorful cell images alongside some basic facts about cells and links for more information.

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The Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire (Great Historic

The Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire (Great Historic

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Have you tried to create games for the classroom but been stymied by the amount of time and effort required? You can read this National Academies Press report free online. He only learned a few simple words and often took to making chimp howls when he wanted something. Insulate chimneys and place spark arresters on top. In 1997, working in conjunction with the South Carolina Emergency Management Division, the Hazards Research Lab first developed a GIS-based hazard assessment methodology that is now the standard for the state (Figure 2), and widely used elsewhere. (see footnote 6) The method enables us to look at the geographic variations in the hazards themselves, but also the social vulnerability of residents.

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Great Disasters - Fires (paperback edition)

Great Disasters - Fires (paperback edition)

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To make a progressive step towards reducing the amount of damage technology does to the environment, it is necessary to find ways to manage new technology responsibly so that it can continue to have positive ecological impacts. The immediate priorities for social science research include: collection of data, such as the outcomes of threat scenario exercises and health surveillance data, that can be used to inform and model preparation strategies; application of modeling methods to complex problems such as understanding the intersections of terrorists and victims and the vulnerabilities of terrorist networks; application of decision science research to risk communication strategies, including assessing people's risk perception and educating those who deliver risk and vulnerability messages about how to increase their effectiveness; and application of risk, threat and vulnerability assessment and vulnerability models in the creation and evaluation of response plans.

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Why Does It Happen: Tornadoes, Hurricanes and Typhoons:

Why Does It Happen: Tornadoes, Hurricanes and Typhoons:

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Sometimes altering a natural habitat inadvertently leads to the spread of an infectious disease. The Center for Educational Technologies® (CET) at Wheeling Jesuit University created this award-winning game to teach students about basic geological processes on Earth and in the solar system. Denis: I also believe that a Green party with a BDS policy has much more to offer Canadian society than a Green party that waters itself down to a lower common denominator on the important question of Palestine, which is vital to Canada because of Canada’s support of US foreign policy of the Middle East, which in turn is centrally based in Israel.

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Disasters (Global Viewpoints)

Disasters (Global Viewpoints)

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Introduce him or her to a career as a wildlife conservationist. Bearing that in mind makes it easier to see how a storage room could lead to toxic waste being released into Germany’s Rhine River. Science-related lessons include Creating a Cranimal (elementary) and RNA Protein Strand Sculpture (middle level). The North American Financial Information Summit is the leading forum for the US market and reference data professionals. This week, Education World offers ten super activities to help your students learn about and commemorate the inauguration.

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The Hindenburg Disaster of 1937 (Great Historic Disasters)

The Hindenburg Disaster of 1937 (Great Historic Disasters)

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My family belong to a rather "literary" book club whose selection tended to consist of anything from the "top 20" in most high street bookshops. Selecting the estuaries category will provide answers to questions like these: What is an estuary? It is the big-box retailer whose employees are accounted for and whose stores are assessed for damage that can donate bottled water and clothing to the victims of a disaster and reopen rapidly to serve its battered community.

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Globalization (Opposing Viewpoints)

Globalization (Opposing Viewpoints)

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In the United States, only around 560 acres of the tallgrass prairie of Illinois and Indiana remains undisturbed, only about one ten-thousandth of the original area. Each year contains one volume with unlimited number of articles. The risk from natural hazards, while it cannot be eliminated, can, in some cases be understood in a such a way that we can minimize the hazard to humans, and thus minimize the risk. EPA’s Radiation Protection Program has launched the RadTown USA website, created to allow middle and high school students to explore radiation—where it is found and how it is used—in four different environments: the “Burbs,” Countryside,Downtown, and Waterfront.

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Forensics and Modern Disasters (Forensic Science

Forensics and Modern Disasters (Forensic Science

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At this website, educators can access tools and resources that support ambitious teaching at the middle school and high school levels and help teachers begin to think about the NGSS. Preview featured virtual field trips, or peruse the collection of archived field trips by subject (e.g., science and engineering, social studies, literacy, math), grade level (K–5, 6–8, 9–12), or theme (e.g., “Earth and Space Science,” “Plants and Animals,” “Careers,” “Technology”).

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Pandemics: Epidemics in a Shrinking World (In the News)

Pandemics: Epidemics in a Shrinking World (In the News)

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The VOXXI website lists seven scholarships for Hispanic students in science, technology, engineering, and math. They are looking for other ways to survive, in some cases by turning to groups like Boko Haram... continue » The White House's environmental office the Council on Environmental Quality has finalized a six-year process of shaping how the government's agencies will factor climate change into their decisions... continue » By linking networks of energy-efficient buildings, solar installations and batteries, a growing number of companies in the U.

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Disaster Relief (Issues That Concern You)

Disaster Relief (Issues That Concern You)

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In BioMusic, scientists study the sounds created by living organisms with particular emphasis on patterns, pitch, and rhythm, as well as the use of sound for both aesthetics and communication. The framework focuses on five key instructional practices for promoting students’ mastery of the Standards and can be used to observe, train, and coach educators. Nordic Institute of Technology Norway visit to BUST.

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