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Wildfires (Extreme Threats)

Wildfires (Extreme Threats)

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My discipline, geography, has more than a half-century of research expertise and practice in examining responses to environmental hazards. What Are the Disadvantages of Technology? With the combined energy of the fans and the operation of the servers, the amount of energy being consumed is huge and results in a very high thermal count. (Courtney 48) According to the International Energy Agency or, IEA, around 4% of the world's energy consumption in 2008 was due to the mass use of information communications technologies. (Courtney 48) This figure is predicted to rise to an incredible 40% by the time the year 2030 arrives. (Courtney 48) By this time, the demands on the world's electricity sources will have also doubled globally and companies will need to have a viable solution to prevent computer technologies from being a major drain on the world's energy resources. (Courtney 48) As it currently stands, many of the world's organizations have not begun to actively look for greener more ecologically sound methods for producing the energy they need. (Courtney 48) Today, many of these companies are not thinking of ways to improve their carbon footprint, yet it is an issue that needs to be addressed sooner rather than later.

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When Disaster Struck

When Disaster Struck

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Well-known people in the UK affected by thalidomide include actor and writer Mat Fraser. Content is presented through books, songs, games, puzzles, art activities, and printables, addressing a diverse range of learning styles. This revised publication from the Center for Ecoliteracy explains the rationale for reforming school food programs and provides a planning framework for change. See also Earthguide: Tsunami Basics; middle school and up (2005, University of California) and More on Tsunamis (2011, University of Washington).

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Tornadoes (Great Disasters)

Tornadoes (Great Disasters)

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The Abu Sayyaf quickly claimed responsibility over the bombing, although the military was convinced that a larger Muslim rebel group could be involved. Housed at Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, the Partnership in Education Program website offers a collection of interest-grabbing movies, apps, games, and curriculum to improve science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) instruction in K–12 classrooms and increase health literacy among students.

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Global Warming (Opposing Viewpoints)

Global Warming (Opposing Viewpoints)

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Thus, individual projects should include clearly stated goals, specific descriptions of the activities that the PI intends to do, and a plan in place to document the outputs of those activities. The website presents resources about college programs, suggested coursework for the middle and high school years, opportunities to participate in STEM-related projects and programs, and profiles of professionals working in STEM careers.

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Hurricanes (Dangerous Weather)

Hurricanes (Dangerous Weather)

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Two days after the explosion, the Swedish national radio reported that 10.000 times the normal amount of cesium-137 existed in the atmosphere, prompting Moscow to officially respond. What’s it like to stand on Mars’ surface, float outside a space shuttle, or walk on the surface of a massive asteroid? Teachers can create their own ADI lab investigation by modifying an existing laboratory or by developing a novel one. Many function as hubs of research, art, and education, and some are home to amazing natural history museums, harboring fossils, scientific records, and incredible displays of our world’s history.

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Global Warming (Writing the Critical Essay: An Opposing

Global Warming (Writing the Critical Essay: An Opposing

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Another important issue is what we call the risk/crisis-source match (O'Hair, 2004). As noted above, the scientific community does not recognize ID as a scientific position. In fact, the olinguito, above, is the first new such species described in 35 years. It is my hope that today's hearing will uncover how great the needs are for social sciences research funding. The glass particles act like sponges by attracting and binding contaminants to themselves and expanding eight times in size during the process.

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Floods, Flash Floods, And Mudslides: A Practical Survival

Floods, Flash Floods, And Mudslides: A Practical Survival

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This innovative “kids teaching kids” project from Santa Monica, California, students create math video lessons, then post them on Mathtrain. Donahue, Amy, and Robert Tuohy. “Lessons We Don’t Learn: A Study of the Lessons of Disasters, Why We Repeat Them, and How We Can Learn Them.” Homeland Security Affairs 2, Article 4 (July 2006). https://www.hsaj.org/articles/167 On February 23, 2006, in a press conference to release the White House report on lessons learned from Hurricane Katrina, Assistant to the President for Homeland Security and Counterterrorism Frances Townsend said “[The president] demanded that we find out the lessons, that we learn them and that we fix the problems, that we take every action to make sure America is safer, stronger and better prepared.” The lessons Townsend called out in her briefing concerned planning, resource management, evacuation, situational awareness, communications, and coordination.

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Opposing Viewpoints Series - Global Warming

Opposing Viewpoints Series - Global Warming

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The Whyville website invites children ages 8–15 to a virtual world of educational entertainment. Using only their hands, students reach into a series of boxes and feel the variety of materials and structures within. The lower portion of the pyramid inclines at an angle of 54 degrees, while the top is a shallower 43 degrees. That is a dangerous understatement of what HAARP's giant gigawatt beam will do. Each topic is covered at both at an overview level (Physics at a Glance) and at a more extensive level Physics In Depth).

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Nuclear, Biological, And Chemical Disasters: A Practical

Nuclear, Biological, And Chemical Disasters: A Practical

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The page also contains Spanish-language resources and information about careers in the health sciences. And because the technology can discriminate between different animals, "people have asked if you could inventory animals going by on a game trail," he said. "Fish and Wildlife is interested in [using FINDER] to count bears" or perhaps to count fish in streams and rivers, Lux said. It's one of those multiple tale formats with the characters in the book telling how they ended up on the quest to kill the Shrike.

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The San Francisco Earthquake and Fire of 1906 (Great

The San Francisco Earthquake and Fire of 1906 (Great

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Because of their appearance they are often call twisters. Jonathan Bird's Blue World , a family-oriented, underwater adventure television series, can be viewed online. It's more inner than outer space but, as you'd expect of Sturgeon (and indeed the whole SF genre) it gets your mind pondering the big stuff.... Evolution on the Front Line: An Abbreviated Guide for Teaching Evolution Evolution on the Front Line is a 28-page guide that presents excerpts from Project 2061’s Science for All Americans, Benchmarks for Science Literacy, and other resources to help science educators teach key evolution concepts.

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