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Fermilab Prairie Plant Survey  

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Crack the Quadrat* Code! Crack the Quadrat* Code! compass plasnt * What is a Quadrat? It's a one-meter square plot. Plants in the quadrat are identified and counted. Fermilab quadrat specialists can! Attention Citizen Scientists Are you a prairie enthusiast? Learn scientific plant monitoring techniques while enjoying our beautiful prairie. Join a unique science program open to the public, adult groups, families, scouts and more …. Become a prairie quadrat specialist and do real science at Fermilab! In the Fermilab Prairie Plant Survey you will learn how to identify prairie plants, map a prairie plot and track restoration progress along with our experts. Use our Website to contribute data you collect. Come once or come back two or three times to see how the prairie changes. Keep an eye on this prairie for years to come!

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Prairie newspaper article  

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Prairie Plot to be Considered for Commercial Use Prairie Plot to be Considered for Commercial Use Proposed sale of forty acres By Bill Fraccaro, Larry Cwik, Pat Franzen and Chris Schwarz SUNNY TIMES CORRESPONDENTS SMALLVILLE, USA - The town of Smallville will vote at next month's town council meeting on the proposed sale of forty acres of the existing 100-acre prairie west of the Otter River. Several companies have offered to develop the land for commercial or multifamily residential use. Smallville is interested in potential windfall profits that will be realized with the sale of the property. Due to a lack of industry in town, the tax base is relatively small limiting the town budgets for police, fire protection, schools, and maintenance, etc. The town is adjacent to a large industrial area, and most of the town's adult residents

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Fermilab Workshop for Prairie - Our Heartland: Particles and Prairies |  

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Particles and Particles and Prairies Fermilab Workshop for Prairie - Our Heartland: Particles and Prairies July 22, 2013 3:30PM EDT to July 26, 2013 4:30PM EDT Fermilab What was the Midwest like 200 years ago? The Prairie - Our Heartland is both an interdisciplinary ecology program including free field trips to Fermilab for upper elementary students and a professional development workshop for teachers. Tens of thousands of square miles of glorious color, waves of grass, and diverse animal populations inhabited what we now call home. How-and why-has this amazing ecosystem changed? Using observation, experience, inquiry, and critical thinking, convey the story of the prairie and westward expansion to your students. This program incorporates science, language arts, mathematics, social science, and more!

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Prairie Grasses  

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Grasses Grasses Prairie Resources - Exhibit Home "What is it about prairies? What fascinates us so about the grasslands that gird our continent? Other landscapes certainly offer more spectacular scenery such as the Rockies, the canyons, the deserts, the ocean coastlines. By contrast, the prairies seem, well, flat - flat and somewhat monotonous-undeniably vast but not as picturesque as a redwood forest or a mountain stream. "Yet the prairie holds a rightful place in American popular culture as one of our most distinctive and defining landscapes. Writers from Washington Irving to Willa Cather to Carl Sandburg have celebrated the prairie in prose and verse. Our national songs refer to the 'endless prairie' and 'the fruited plain.' Illinois, where only one-hundredth of 1 percent of its

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The Prairie  

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Prairie Prairie Nature Bulletin No. 30 September 1, 1945 Forest Preserve District of Cook County Clayton F. Smith, President Roberts Mann, Superintendent of Conservation THE PRAIRIE We call this the season of Purple-and-Gold. Particularly is this descriptive of those few remnants of native prairie that still persist. Just now they have a striking characteristic. There is a high level of yellow bloom, a low level of golden bloom and, rising above the lower level, a broad band of purple that thrills you with its vibrant beauty. The high level is made up of the flowers of Rosin-weed, the Compass Plant and the Prairie Dock. The low level is Goldenrod and Brown- eyed Susan. The purple band is Prairie Blazing Star. The prairie is ever-changing. Fifteen days ago the Yellow Coneflower was dominant, with the Prairie Bush-clover supplying low staccato dots of reddish purple. In July your eye was struck by magenta islands of Purple Coneflower, pink islands of Prairie Phlox, the deep orange of the Butterfly-weed, and rare daubs of the red of lilies.

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Virtual Prairie  

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Visualizing a Real Prairie: Visualizing a Real Prairie: Tools to Represent Your Data Site Index for ( Quadrat Study Project - Prairie Advocates Project - Online Prairie Data) You may use the virtual prairies you create in your presentation. You will need to save the screen or browser window to save the images you create. On the Macintosh, you type open apple-shift-3 to make a Picture file on the hard drive. You can edit these files with Adobe Photoshop or other image editing applications and put them in your report. On a PC with Windows 95, you can type the key combination of "print screen" and the alt key to save what you have displayed in the browser window to the clipboard and then paste it into an image editing application or directly into your report. Create a Quadrat Using Real Data.

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prairie restoration  

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History and Introduction In pre-settlement times the State of Illinois included more than 22 million acres of native prairie habitat. Today there is only about 2000 acres of this...

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prairie restoration  

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Amount of Seed Amount of Seed Before you can restore your parcel, you must obtain seed. The amount of seed you will need is directly related to the size of your parcel. When our school did its restoration, the area available to us was a bit larger than a full sized tennis court, about 15 meters by 40 meters. When seed was spread, each square meter of soil needed, by volume, about 500 cubic centimeters of seed to cover it adequately. This is roughly equivalent to a full 8-ounce plastic cup of seed for each square meter quadrat.(A quadrat is a term used in field studies meaning a measured off square of conveniently sized dimensions.) All together the total amount of prairie matrix (a mixture of all types of prairie seeds) we needed, fit easily into about 2 large plastic trash can liners (30-gallon size). For another

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Fermilab - Prairie Interpretive Trail  

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Prairie Interpretive Trail In some areas of the Midwest, among them Fermilab, efforts have begun to retrieve some of the awesome beauty of the native tallgrass prairies, as well as...

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prairie restoration starting  

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warm for prairie seeds to germinate. Thinking of the prairie plants as a summer garden crop, for those of you that plant gardens annually, may give you a better perspective on all...

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Prairie Project Rubric  

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about the prairie and local development. Other project rubrics assess other research skills. Student Name Exceeds Expectations Meets...

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Fermilab Workshop for Prairie - Our Heartland: | Department of Energy  

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Fermilab Workshop for Prairie - Our Heartland: Fermilab Workshop for Prairie - Our Heartland: Fermilab Workshop for Prairie - Our Heartland: June 17, 2013 3:15PM EDT to June 19, 2013 5:15PM EDT Fermilab What was the Midwest like 200 years ago? The Prairie - Our Heartland is both an interdisciplinary ecology program including free field trips to Fermilab for upper elementary students and a professional development workshop for teachers. Tens of thousands of square miles of glorious color, waves of grass, and diverse animal populations inhabited what we now call home. How-and why-has this amazing ecosystem changed? Using observation, experience, inquiry, and critical thinking, convey the story of the prairie and westward expansion to your students. This program incorporates science, language arts, mathematics, social science, and more!

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prairie plant list  

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List of Native Prairie Plant Illustrations List of Native Prairie Plant Illustrations Select the common name of the plant you want to view. Common Name Scientific Name Grasses BIG BLUESTEM Andropogon gerardii INDIAN GRASS Sorghastrum nutans LITTLE BLUESTEM Andropogon scoparius SWITCH GRASS Panicum virgatum CORD GRASS Spartina pectinata NEEDLEGRASS Stipa spartea PRAIRIE DROPSEED Sporobolus pectinata SIDE-OATS GRAMA Bouteloua curtipendula FORBS ROSINWEED Silphium integrifolium SAW-TOOTHED SUNFLOWER Helianthus grossesserratus WILD BERGAMOT Monarda fistulosa YELLOW CONEFLOWER Ratibida pinnata BLACK-EYED SUSAN Rudbeckia hirta COMPASS PLANT Silphium lactiniatum CUP PLANT Silphium perfoliatum NEW ENGLAND ASTER Aster novae-angilae PRAIRIE DOCK Silphium terebinthinaceum RATTLESNAKE MASTER Eryngium yuccifolium STIFF GOLDENROD Solidaga rigida

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Simply Prairie Homepage  

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about native and reconstructed prairies using quadrat data. Students become apprentice scientists in our multi-state quadrat study. Bob Lootens, Fermilab Join us Check...

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prairie restoration index  

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Purpose Purpose This is the first section of a "How to" guide designed for those individuals interested in restoring an area of land back to native prairie. To better facilitate your search for specific information, select one or all of the main topics associated with prairie parcel restoration listed below. Index History/Introduction of Prairie Restoration Selecting a Site Starting/Planning Seedbed Preparation. Seed (Amount, Acquiring and Preparation) Planting Watering General Identification (Grasses, Forbs, Flowers, Keeping Track) Burning - Enriching Reference Materials, Burning Permit and Seed Sources Information Identification Keys - Grasses and Forbs Illustrated Guide to Native Prairie Species Watch List for Native Prairie Plants This report was written by Lawrence Cwik as part of his participation in

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Particles and Prairies: Credits  

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Particles and Prairies Video Sponsors: Funding for this program was provided in part by the U.S. Department of Energy Office of Energy Research, Illinois State Board of Education's...

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Prairie newspaper article  

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family-oriented theme park featuring Hootsie the Owl and his prairie friends. Dino-matic Oil Refinery A fossil fuel finishing factory focusing on fine fuel for factories....

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The Prairie - Our Heartland Sampler  

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was Illinois like 200 years ago? Illinois, called the "Prairie State," was once covered by 40,000 square miles of tall grass prairie. This ecosystem was home to grasses, forbs and...

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The Prairie Chicken  

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Prairie Chicken Prairie Chicken Nature Bulletin No. 99 January 18, 1947 Forest Preserve District of Cook County William N. Erickson, President Roberts Mann, Superintendent of Conservation THE PRAIRIE CHICKEN In late January the prairie chicken cocks begin to "boom". Feeble and infrequent at first, booming increases as winter merges into spring and continues until June. The cocks gather in groups, regularly, before sunrise and again at sunset, on open ridges or slight rises in the prairie. Year after year they come to the same locations where each male establishes a "territory" which he defends fiercely. Fights are frequent. As a prelude to booming, the cock runs forward a short distance, stops, stamps his feet rapidly and pivots in a half or full circle. As he dances, the two brilliant orange air sacs -- one on each side of his neck -- are inflated, his long horn-like neck feathers are erected, the fleshy orange eyebrows are also inflated and his tail spread fanwise, snaps with a loud click. Then comes the boom.

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prairie restoration plant ident  

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Plant Identification Plant Identification Once your restoration is started and plants begin to germinate, the next issue you are faced with is the identification of what is growing. From my experience, the seeds you planted should start germinating after about a week to ten days. Of course, this is dependent on the weather conditions and the amount of moisture in the soil. If you are watering regularly, you will get growth much more quickly than if you are just waiting for nature to take its course. Identifying prairie plants as they germinate is very difficult. If you are an experienced botanist or an expert on prairie plants, your identification will still be a little more than an educated guess. In other words identifying prairie species from non-native species will take some time.

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ARM - Data Plots  

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Plots Data Plots ARM Program data is available in daily diagnostic plots that can be easily grouped into daily, weekly, monthly, and even yearly increments. By visualizing ARM data...

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Minnesota Nuclear Profile - Prairie Island  

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Prairie Island" "Unit","Summer capacity (mw)","Net generation (thousand mwh)","Summer capacity factor (percent)","Type","Commercial operation date","License expiration date"...

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Fermilab Workshop for Prairie - Our Heartland: Chemistry Institutes |  

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Chemistry Institutes Chemistry Institutes Fermilab Workshop for Prairie - Our Heartland: Chemistry Institutes June 17, 2013 3:15PM EDT to June 21, 2013 5:15PM EDT Fermilab What was the Midwest like 200 years ago? The Prairie - Our Heartland is both an interdisciplinary ecology program including free field trips to Fermilab for upper elementary students and a professional development workshop for teachers. Tens of thousands of square miles of glorious color, waves of grass, and diverse animal populations inhabited what we now call home. How-and why-has this amazing ecosystem changed? Using observation, experience, inquiry, and critical thinking, convey the story of the prairie and westward expansion to your students. This program incorporates science, language arts, mathematics, social science, and more!

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Fermilab Workshop for Prairie - Our Heartland: Biology Institute |  

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Biology Institute Biology Institute Fermilab Workshop for Prairie - Our Heartland: Biology Institute June 24, 2013 3:30PM EDT to June 28, 2013 5:30PM EDT Fermilab What was the Midwest like 200 years ago? The Prairie - Our Heartland is both an interdisciplinary ecology program including free field trips to Fermilab for upper elementary students and a professional development workshop for teachers. Tens of thousands of square miles of glorious color, waves of grass, and diverse animal populations inhabited what we now call home. How-and why-has this amazing ecosystem changed? Using observation, experience, inquiry, and critical thinking, convey the story of the prairie and westward expansion to your students. This program incorporates science, language arts, mathematics, social science, and more!

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Peaks Over Threshold Plot  

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... CAPTURE POT.OUT PEAKS OVER THRESHOLD PLOT Y17 R END OF CAPTURE . SKIP 0 READ DPST2F.DAT ITER NPOINTS THRESH R2 XR . ...

2010-12-06T23:59:59.000Z

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2014 Teacher Workshop Registration Form  

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Teacher Workshop Registration Form Teacher Workshop Registration Form Workshop name and dates: (Please check those you want to attend; fees do not include Aurora University graduate credit.) Insects at Work in Our World: $110 June 19-20 Beauty and Charm at Fermilab: $275 July 14-18 Particles and Prairies: $275 July 21-25 Phriendly Physics: $275 July 28-August 1 The Prairie - Our Heartland: $175

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Pocahontas Prairie | Open Energy Information  

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Pocahontas Prairie Pocahontas Prairie Jump to: navigation, search Name Pocahontas Prairie Facility Pocahontas Prairie Sector Wind energy Facility Type Commercial Scale Wind Facility Status In Service Owner Algonquin Power Developer Gamesa Energy Purchaser Merchant Location Pomeroy IA Coordinates 42.62183365°, -94.6978569° Loading map... {"minzoom":false,"mappingservice":"googlemaps3","type":"ROADMAP","zoom":14,"types":["ROADMAP","SATELLITE","HYBRID","TERRAIN"],"geoservice":"google","maxzoom":false,"width":"600px","height":"350px","centre":false,"title":"","label":"","icon":"","visitedicon":"","lines":[],"polygons":[],"circles":[],"rectangles":[],"copycoords":false,"static":false,"wmsoverlay":"","layers":[],"controls":["pan","zoom","type","scale","streetview"],"zoomstyle":"DEFAULT","typestyle":"DEFAULT","autoinfowindows":false,"kml":[],"gkml":[],"fusiontables":[],"resizable":false,"tilt":0,"kmlrezoom":false,"poi":true,"imageoverlays":[],"markercluster":false,"searchmarkers":"","locations":[{"text":"","title":"","link":null,"lat":42.62183365,"lon":-94.6978569,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

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prairie restoration planting  

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Planting Planting The most common method of planting is to broadcast spread your seeds. This is usually done by hand, but you can also use a lawn-type spreader. After you have spread your seeds, rake the area over lightly. For seeds to germinate correctly they need to have good seed to soil contact, but you also don't want to bury the seeds too deeply. The general rule is to cover seeds to a depth no deeper than twice the seed's size. For example, if a seed is 4 mm in size, you would not want to bury it any deeper than 8 mm. The seeds commonly found in a prairie matrix are usually small enough, that raking over the spread seed to mix and cover them with a thin layer of soil, is adequate. If you are involving large numbers of people in the planting, a plastic cup

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Prairie Project Page  

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Rubric assesses learner outcomes above. Optional Rubrics assess various student skills. (Teachers may choose any of these rubrics that help assess student work. The...

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Prairie Birds of the Cornbelt  

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Prairie Birds of the Cornbelt Prairie Birds of the Cornbelt Nature Bulletin No. 305 May 5, 1984 Preserve District of Cook County George W. Dunne, President Roland F. Eisenbeis, Supt. of Conservation PRAIRIE BIRDS OF THE CORNBELT The Ideal way to get acquainted with the birds of the open fields and prairies is to take a team of horses and raise a crop of corn. Birds are not afraid of horses and a farmer or his boy can watch them, close up, day after day. Unlike tractors, horses guide themselves most of the time and the driver has plenty of chances to look and listen -- especially while plowing. The small animal life uncovered by a freshly turned furrow offers a free lunch for birds. Several sorts of typical ground-nesting birds are loined by blackbirds, cowbirds, robins, and even the wary crows, from nearby hedgerows, farmsteads and woodlands to form a flying, running, hopping parade behind the plow. They and the prairie birds rush to grab earthworms. cutworms, white grubs, beetles and ants.

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<GrandPrairie>  

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Grande Praire Wind Farm, O'Neill, NE Grande Praire Wind Farm, O'Neill, NE The Western Area Power Administration (Western), an agency of the Department of Energy (DOE), intends to prepare an environmental impact statement (EIS) on the proposed interconnection of the Grande Prairie Wind Farm (Project) in Holt County, near the city of O'Neill, Nebraska. Grande Prairie Wind, LLC (Grande Prairie), a subsidiary of Midwest Wind Energy Development Group, LLC, has applied to Western to interconnect their proposed Project to Western's power transmission system. Western is issuing this notice to inform the public and interested parties about Western's intent to prepare an EIS, conduct a public scoping process, and invite the public to comment on the scope, proposed action, alternatives, and other issues to be addressed in the EIS.

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Reviews, Tables, and Plots  

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1 WWW Review of Particle Physics 1 WWW Review of Particle Physics Please use this CITATION: D.E. Groom et al. (Particle Data Group), The European Physical Journal C15 (2000) 1 and 2001 off-year partial update for the 2002 edition available on the PDG WWW pages (URL: http://pdg.lbl.gov/) (bibtex) New: Standalone figures are now available for these reviews. Categories: * Constants, Units, Atomic and Nuclear Properties * Standard Model and Related Topics * Particle Properties * Hypothetical Particles * Astrophysics and Cosmology * Experimental Methods and Colliders * Mathematical Tools * Kinematics, Cross-Section Formulae, and Plots * Authors, Introductory Text, History plots PostScript help file PDF help file Constants, Units, Atomic and Nuclear Properties Larger-Font Physical constants (2000v) PS PDF (6 pages)

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Reviews, Tables, and Plots  

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4 Review of Particle Physics 4 Review of Particle Physics Please use this CITATION: S. Eidelman et al. (Particle Data Group), Phys. Lett. B 592, 1 (2004) (bibtex) Standalone figures are now available for these reviews. Categories: * Constants, Units, Atomic and Nuclear Properties * Standard Model and Related Topics * Particle Properties * Hypothetical Particles * Astrophysics and Cosmology * Experimental Methods and Colliders * Mathematical Tools * Kinematics, Cross-Section Formulae, and Plots * Authors, Introductory Text, History plots PostScript help file PDF help file Constants, Units, Atomic and Nuclear Properties Physical constants (Rev.) PS PDF (1 page) Astrophysical constants (Rev.) PS PDF (2 pages) International System of units (SI) PS PDF (2 pages) Periodic table of the elements (Rev.) errata PS PDF (1 page)

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Reviews, Tables, and Plots  

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6 Review of Particle Physics 6 Review of Particle Physics Please use this CITATION: W.-M. Yao et al. (Particle Data Group), J. Phys. G 33, 1 (2006) (bibtex) Standalone figures are available for these reviews. Complete list of Reviews in the Particle Listings. Categories: * Constants, Units, Atomic and Nuclear Properties * Standard Model and Related Topics * Particle Properties * Hypothetical Particles * Astrophysics and Cosmology * Experimental Methods and Colliders * Mathematical Tools * Kinematics, Cross-Section Formulae, and Plots * Authors, Introductory Text, History plots PostScript help file PDF help file Constants, Units, Atomic and Nuclear Properties Physical constants (Rev.) PS PDF (1 page) Astrophysical constants and parameters (Rev.) PS PDF (2 pages) International System of units (SI) PS PDF (2 pages)

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Reviews, Tables, and Plots  

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5 web update of Review of Particle Physics 5 web update of Review of Particle Physics Please use this CITATION: S. Eidelman et al. (Particle Data Group), Phys. Lett. B 592, 1 (2004) and 2005 partial update for the 2006 edition available on the PDG WWW pages (URL: http://pdg.lbl.gov/) (bibtex) Standalone figures are available for these reviews. Complete list of Reviews (2004) in the Particle Listings. Categories: * Constants, Units, Atomic and Nuclear Properties * Standard Model and Related Topics * Particle Properties * Hypothetical Particles * Astrophysics and Cosmology * Experimental Methods and Colliders * Mathematical Tools * Kinematics, Cross-Section Formulae, and Plots * Authors, Introductory Text, History plots PostScript help file PDF help file Constants, Units, Atomic and Nuclear Properties

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Reviews, Tables, and Plots  

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2 Review of Particle Physics 2 Review of Particle Physics Please use this CITATION: K. Hagiwara et al. (Particle Data Group), Phys. Rev. D 66, 010001 (2002) (bibtex) New: Standalone figures are now available for these reviews. Categories: * Constants, Units, Atomic and Nuclear Properties * Standard Model and Related Topics * Particle Properties * Hypothetical Particles * Astrophysics and Cosmology * Experimental Methods and Colliders * Mathematical Tools * Kinematics, Cross-Section Formulae, and Plots * Authors, Introductory Text, History plots PostScript help file PDF help file Constants, Units, Atomic and Nuclear Properties Physical constants (Rev.) PS PDF (6 pages) Physical constants (Rev.) Book Format PS PDF (1 page) Astrophysical constants (Rev.) PS PDF (7 pages) Astrophysical constants (Rev.) Book Format PS PDF (2 pages)

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Fermilab Workshop for Prairie - Our Heartland: Beauty and Charm at Fermilab  

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Beauty and Charm at Beauty and Charm at Fermilab Fermilab Workshop for Prairie - Our Heartland: Beauty and Charm at Fermilab July 15, 2013 3:30PM EDT to July 19, 2013 5:30PM EDT Fermilab What was the Midwest like 200 years ago? The Prairie - Our Heartland is both an interdisciplinary ecology program including free field trips to Fermilab for upper elementary students and a professional development workshop for teachers. Tens of thousands of square miles of glorious color, waves of grass, and diverse animal populations inhabited what we now call home. How-and why-has this amazing ecosystem changed? Using observation, experience, inquiry, and critical thinking, convey the story of the prairie and westward expansion to your students. This program incorporates science, language arts, mathematics, social science, and more!

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Fermilab Workshop for Prairie - Our Heartland: Insects at Work in Our World  

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Insects at Work in Insects at Work in Our World Fermilab Workshop for Prairie - Our Heartland: Insects at Work in Our World June 20, 2013 3:30PM EDT to June 21, 2013 5:30PM EDT Fermilab What was the Midwest like 200 years ago? The Prairie - Our Heartland is both an interdisciplinary ecology program including free field trips to Fermilab for upper elementary students and a professional development workshop for teachers. Tens of thousands of square miles of glorious color, waves of grass, and diverse animal populations inhabited what we now call home. How-and why-has this amazing ecosystem changed? Using observation, experience, inquiry, and critical thinking, convey the story of the prairie and westward expansion to your students. This program incorporates science, language arts, mathematics, social science, and more!

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Prairie Rose | Open Energy Information  

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Rose Rose Jump to: navigation, search Name Prairie Rose Facility Prairie Rose Sector Wind energy Facility Type Commercial Scale Wind Facility Status In Service Owner Geronimo Wind Energy Developer Geronimo Wind Energy Energy Purchaser Xcel Energy Location Jasper MN Coordinates 43.78671052°, -96.32091522° Loading map... {"minzoom":false,"mappingservice":"googlemaps3","type":"ROADMAP","zoom":14,"types":["ROADMAP","SATELLITE","HYBRID","TERRAIN"],"geoservice":"google","maxzoom":false,"width":"600px","height":"350px","centre":false,"title":"","label":"","icon":"","visitedicon":"","lines":[],"polygons":[],"circles":[],"rectangles":[],"copycoords":false,"static":false,"wmsoverlay":"","layers":[],"controls":["pan","zoom","type","scale","streetview"],"zoomstyle":"DEFAULT","typestyle":"DEFAULT","autoinfowindows":false,"kml":[],"gkml":[],"fusiontables":[],"resizable":false,"tilt":0,"kmlrezoom":false,"poi":true,"imageoverlays":[],"markercluster":false,"searchmarkers":"","locations":[{"text":"","title":"","link":null,"lat":43.78671052,"lon":-96.32091522,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

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AutoSaved SDDS Plots  

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AutoSaved SDDS Plots for Storage Ring Systems AutoSaved SDDS Plots for Storage Ring Systems L4 and L5 Power and Vacuum Plots These plots are updated every 10 minutes L4 Beamline Vacuum L4 Sled Power L5 Beamline Vacuum L5 Sled Power Storage Ring Current, Lifetime and On-Axis Brilliance 24-hour History Plots These plots are updated every 2 Minutes and every 5 Minutes for On-Axis Brilliance Current Lifetime On-Axis Brilliance Storage Ring Vacuum Pump 24 hour History Plots These plots are updated every 15 Minutes Sector 01 Sector 02 Sector 03 Sector 04 Sector 05 Sector 06 Sector 07 Sector 08 Sector 09 Sector 10 Sector 11 Sector 12 Sector 13 Sector 14 Sector 15 Sector 16

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Virtual Prairie: Going Green with Volunteer Computing  

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A Multi-species prairie composed primarily of clonal plants can achieve different ecological functions. They can be a good source of biofuel, a mean of water purification in agriculture or a biodiversity guardian. The goal of the Virtual Prairie project ...

Malek Smaoui; Marc Garbey; Cendrine Mony

2008-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Neutrino Factory Physics Study Plots  

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Plots Plots Kerrys Plot Area Rajas Plot Area Superbeams draft report Steves Talk at the 2 day meeting for the neutrino factory physics study, 17-18 Feb, 2000. sin2 2theta(13) reach summary plot Superbeam plots Fig. 3 for superbeams paper Very long baseline conventional beam setup at FNAL Decay channel length versus baseline for conventional beams at FNAL Pion decay fraction versus baseline for conventional beams at FNAL Superbeam sin**2 2theta(13) sensitivity vs E and L: Rate table for WBB, LAr Superbeam sin**2 2theta(13) sensitivity vs E and L: Rate table for NBB, water C NUMI medium energy beam, baseline 2800 km, s2 2theta(13) = 0.01 NUMI medium energy beam, baseline 2800 km, s2 2theta(13) = 0.04 Draft paper Figures for entry level and beyond paper Fig. X1 Wrong-sign muon CC interaction spectrum versus muon

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Prairie State begins development work  

SciTech Connect

Lively Grove will be a state-of-the-art super section mine which will supply 6.7 million tons of bituminous coal per annum to a 1,600 MWS supercritical plant which is expected to begin generation electricity in 2011/2012. The projected cost of Prairie State Energy Campus is over $4 billion. The power plant will be 15% more efficient that similar sized plants and could be a model plant for the industry. The article describes the development plans which are 10% complete. 2 photos.

Buchsbaum, L.

2008-12-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Evaluation of methods for restoration of tallgrass prairie in the Blackland Prairie region of North Central Texas  

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The goal of this investigation was to initiate the restoration process of a facsimile prairie. Specific objectives were to evaluate the effects of time, topography/soil, seeding rate, mulch treatments and soil compaction on-the establishment phase of the restoration in a split-split-split plot experimental design. Three 24mx3Om replicate plots were established on summit, backslope and footslope positions. Each plot was subdivided into four treatment subplots which were planted with locally collected seed at rates of .3, .6, and .9 kg/ha pure live seed (PLS) (based on Sorghastrum avenaceum PLS). The fourth subplot was a control. One-half of each subplot was mulched with mechanically shredded seed hay. Subplots were further split into areas of soil compaction created by the wheel traffic of planting equipment. Across time, native perennial grass densities decreased and cover increased, while native annual forb density increased as canopy dominance decreased. Native perennial grass establishment was best within the summit and poorest within the footslope positions. Higher levels of soil compaction were deleterious to establishment of native perennial species, especially within the first growing season. Sorghastrum avneaceum plants successfully established under mulch-only applications, while other native perennial grasses had greater cover on mulched than on unmulched plots. Annual forb densities were less on mulched plots. Further, interactions with topographic positions and soil compaction often modified or nullified other treatment effects. For example, S. avenaceum densities for mulch treatments on compacted soils were not different than unmulched plots, regardless of compaction.

Eidson, James Arthur

1996-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Precipitation Trends on the Canadian Prairies  

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The Canadian prairies are a major producer of grain, much of which is produced under rain-fed agriculture. The amount and timing of precipitation are critical to grain production. Information on the precipitation trend is therefore vital to this ...

O. O. Akinremi; S. M. McGinn; H. W. Cutforth

1999-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Plots  

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d T /(dE σ 2 d 10 -7 10 -6 10 -5 10 -4 10 -3 10 -2 10 -1 1 10 10 2 10 3 10 4 |<0.7) η at 1.8 TeV, 0.1<| p CDF (p |<0.7) η at 1.8 TeV, 0.1<| p (p ∅ D |<0.5) η at 630 GeV, | p (p ∅ D , CTEQ4HJ 2 T E = µ NLO-QCD, |<0.7) η at 540 GeV, 0.1<| p CDF (p |<0.7) η at 630 GeV, | p UA1 (p |<0.85) η at 630 GeV, | p UA2 (p =0) η R807 (pp at 63 GeV, =0) η R807 (pp at 45 GeV, Figure 40.1: Transverse en- ergy dependence of the inclusive differential jet cross sections in the central pseudorapidity region. The error bars are either statistical (DØ ), statistical and p T dependent (UA2), statisti- cal and energy dependent from unsmearing (UA1), uncorrelated (CDF), or total (R806) un- certainties. Comparison of the different experimental results is not straight forward, since the different experiments used different jet reconstruction

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Fermilab Workshop for Prairie - Our Heartland: Phriendly Physics...  

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Fermilab Workshop for Prairie - Our Heartland: Phriendly Physics Fermilab Workshop for Prairie - Our Heartland: Phriendly Physics July 29, 2013 3:30PM EDT to August 2, 2013 4:45PM...

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Building Green in Greensburg: Prairie Pointe Townhomes  

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Prairie Pointe Townhomes Prairie Pointe Townhomes After a tornado destroyed most of Greensburg, Kansas, in 2007, the residents needed affordable housing. Prairie Pointe Townhomes is a low-income rental development that was completed in July 2008. Eight of the 16 units in this townhome complex were awarded the first residential U.S. Green Building Council Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED ® ) Platinum rating in Kansas and are estimated to use about 50% less energy than similar buildings built to existing building codes. ENERGY EFFICIENCY FEATURES * Well-insulated 2 x 6 walls use blown-in cellulose insulation with an R-Value of 22.5 to prevent heat loss and save energy * Well-insulated roof with an R-value of R-38 prevents heat loss through the roof and helps keep building cool in summer

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Prairie City Biomass Facility | Open Energy Information  

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City Biomass Facility City Biomass Facility Jump to: navigation, search Name Prairie City Biomass Facility Facility Prairie City Sector Biomass Owner D.R. Johnson Location Prairie City, Oregon Coordinates 44.4632135°, -118.7099477° Loading map... {"minzoom":false,"mappingservice":"googlemaps3","type":"ROADMAP","zoom":14,"types":["ROADMAP","SATELLITE","HYBRID","TERRAIN"],"geoservice":"google","maxzoom":false,"width":"600px","height":"350px","centre":false,"title":"","label":"","icon":"","visitedicon":"","lines":[],"polygons":[],"circles":[],"rectangles":[],"copycoords":false,"static":false,"wmsoverlay":"","layers":[],"controls":["pan","zoom","type","scale","streetview"],"zoomstyle":"DEFAULT","typestyle":"DEFAULT","autoinfowindows":false,"kml":[],"gkml":[],"fusiontables":[],"resizable":false,"tilt":0,"kmlrezoom":false,"poi":true,"imageoverlays":[],"markercluster":false,"searchmarkers":"","locations":[{"text":"","title":"","link":null,"lat":44.4632135,"lon":-118.7099477,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

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Teacher Page  

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Background Assessments Site Index Where SIMply Prairie Fits in the Curriculum: SIMply Prairie is a two-week interdisciplinary project for grades 5-8 and includes science, language...

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PlotWatt | Open Energy Information  

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PlotWatt PlotWatt Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary LAUNCH TOOL Name: PlotWatt Agency/Company /Organization: PlotWatt Sector: Energy Focus Area: Energy Efficiency Resource Type: Software/modeling tools User Interface: Mobile Device Website: plotwatt.com/ Country: United States Web Application Link: plotwatt.com/ Cost: Free OpenEI Keyword(s): Green Button Apps Northern America Language: English PlotWatt Screenshot References: PlotWatt[1]PlotWatt FAQ[2] Logo: PlotWatt PlotWatt helps you to save money and energy, instead of getting hit with high energy bills every month. PlotWatt shows you exactly where to save. Overview PlotWatt's algorithms analyze home energy consumption to figure out spending at the appliance level and figure out how to cost effectively save

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NPP Grassland: Konza Prairie, U.S.A. [Kansas]  

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Konza Prairie, U.S.A., 1984-1990 Konza Prairie, U.S.A., 1984-1990 Data Citation Cite this data set as follows: Knapp, A. K., and D. Ojima. 1996. NPP Grassland: Konza Prairie, U.S.A., 1984-1990. Data set. Available on-line [http://www.daac.ornl.gov] from Oak Ridge National Laboratory Distributed Active Archive Center, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, U.S.A. Description Productivity of a humid temperate tall-grass prairie was determined at the Konza Prairie Natural Research Area from 1975 to the present. Monthly dynamics of above-ground plant biomass have been monitored since 1984, and estimates of above-ground plant production have been made since 1975. The Konza Prairie was the site of the First ISLSCP (International Satellite Land Surface Climatology Project) Field Experiment (FIFE), an intensive

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"1. Pleasant Prairie","Coal","Wisconsin Electric Power Co",1190  

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Wisconsin" "1. Pleasant Prairie","Coal","Wisconsin Electric Power Co",1190 "2. South Oak Creek","Coal","Wisconsin Electric Power Co",1135 "3. Columbia","Coal","Wisconsin Power &...

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Prairie Power, Inc | Open Energy Information  

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(Redirected from Soyland Power Coop Inc) (Redirected from Soyland Power Coop Inc) Jump to: navigation, search Name Prairie Power, Inc Place Illinois Utility Id 40307 Utility Location Yes Ownership C NERC Location Gateway NERC SERC Yes ISO MISO Yes Operates Generating Plant Yes Activity Generation Yes Activity Transmission Yes Activity Buying Transmission Yes Activity Distribution Yes References EIA Form EIA-861 Final Data File for 2010 - File1_a[1] LinkedIn Connections CrunchBase Profile No CrunchBase profile. Create one now! This article is a stub. You can help OpenEI by expanding it. Utility Rate Schedules Grid-background.png No rate schedules available. Average Rates No Rates Available References ↑ "EIA Form EIA-861 Final Data File for 2010 - File1_a" Retrieved from "http://en.openei.org/w/index.php?title=Prairie_Power,_Inc&oldid=41229

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Prairie Winds ND I | Open Energy Information  

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Winds ND I Winds ND I Jump to: navigation, search Name Prairie Winds ND I Facility Prairie Winds ND I Sector Wind energy Facility Type Commercial Scale Wind Facility Status In Service Owner Basin Electric Developer Basin Electric Power Energy Purchaser Basin Electric Location Ward County ND Coordinates 48.022462°, -101.292365° Loading map... {"minzoom":false,"mappingservice":"googlemaps3","type":"ROADMAP","zoom":14,"types":["ROADMAP","SATELLITE","HYBRID","TERRAIN"],"geoservice":"google","maxzoom":false,"width":"600px","height":"350px","centre":false,"title":"","label":"","icon":"","visitedicon":"","lines":[],"polygons":[],"circles":[],"rectangles":[],"copycoords":false,"static":false,"wmsoverlay":"","layers":[],"controls":["pan","zoom","type","scale","streetview"],"zoomstyle":"DEFAULT","typestyle":"DEFAULT","autoinfowindows":false,"kml":[],"gkml":[],"fusiontables":[],"resizable":false,"tilt":0,"kmlrezoom":false,"poi":true,"imageoverlays":[],"markercluster":false,"searchmarkers":"","locations":[{"text":"","title":"","link":null,"lat":48.022462,"lon":-101.292365,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

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Prairie Winds Wind Farm | Open Energy Information  

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Prairie Winds Wind Farm Prairie Winds Wind Farm Facility Prairie Winds Sector Wind energy Facility Type Commercial Scale Wind Facility Status In Service Owner Basin Electric Power Coop/Central Power Electric Coop Developer Basin Electric Power Coop/Central Power Electric Coop Energy Purchaser Basin Electric Power Coop/Central Power Electric Coop Location Near Minot ND Coordinates 48.022927°, -101.291435° Loading map... {"minzoom":false,"mappingservice":"googlemaps3","type":"ROADMAP","zoom":14,"types":["ROADMAP","SATELLITE","HYBRID","TERRAIN"],"geoservice":"google","maxzoom":false,"width":"600px","height":"350px","centre":false,"title":"","label":"","icon":"","visitedicon":"","lines":[],"polygons":[],"circles":[],"rectangles":[],"copycoords":false,"static":false,"wmsoverlay":"","layers":[],"controls":["pan","zoom","type","scale","streetview"],"zoomstyle":"DEFAULT","typestyle":"DEFAULT","autoinfowindows":false,"kml":[],"gkml":[],"fusiontables":[],"resizable":false,"tilt":0,"kmlrezoom":false,"poi":true,"imageoverlays":[],"markercluster":false,"searchmarkers":"","locations":[{"text":"","title":"","link":null,"lat":48.022927,"lon":-101.291435,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

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Arthropod Biodiversity of Urban Prairies and Turf Landscapes  

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Arthropod Biodiversity of Urban Prairies and Turf Landscapes Arthropod Biodiversity of Urban Prairies and Turf Landscapes Armando Mireles 1 , Karel Jacobs 2 , Susan Kirt Alterio 2 1 Undergraduate Student, 2 Faculty, Department of Biological Sciences, Chicago State University, Chicago, IL 60628 Our hypothesis is that arthropod species diversity and similarity indices for the CSU prairie will be less than the established GM prairie and greater than the CSU turfgrass landscape. ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS: Research supported by a CSU CTRE grant and student stipend from the LSAMPS program. Summer 2012 research was supported by DOE Visiting Faculty Program at Argonne National Laboratory, and Prairie Biotic, Inc. Thank you to CSU Geography Prof. Jason Biller for creating GIS maps and Dr. Andrew Maselli for aiding microscopic procedures.!

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Prairie Creek Ethanol LLC | Open Energy Information  

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Creek Ethanol LLC Creek Ethanol LLC Jump to: navigation, search Name Prairie Creek Ethanol LLC Place Goldfield, Iowa Zip 50542 Product Prairie Creek Ethanol, LLC had planned to build a 55m gallon (208m litre) per year ethanol plant in Wesley, Iowa, but, as of 23 May 2008, the board of directors voted to recommend to the members of the company to dissolve the company as soon as possible. Coordinates 37.707559°, -117.233459° Loading map... {"minzoom":false,"mappingservice":"googlemaps3","type":"ROADMAP","zoom":14,"types":["ROADMAP","SATELLITE","HYBRID","TERRAIN"],"geoservice":"google","maxzoom":false,"width":"600px","height":"350px","centre":false,"title":"","label":"","icon":"","visitedicon":"","lines":[],"polygons":[],"circles":[],"rectangles":[],"copycoords":false,"static":false,"wmsoverlay":"","layers":[],"controls":["pan","zoom","type","scale","streetview"],"zoomstyle":"DEFAULT","typestyle":"DEFAULT","autoinfowindows":false,"kml":[],"gkml":[],"fusiontables":[],"resizable":false,"tilt":0,"kmlrezoom":false,"poi":true,"imageoverlays":[],"markercluster":false,"searchmarkers":"","locations":[{"text":"","title":"","link":null,"lat":37.707559,"lon":-117.233459,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

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Blooming Prairie Public Utilities - Commercial and Industrial Energy  

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Blooming Prairie Public Utilities - Commercial and Industrial Blooming Prairie Public Utilities - Commercial and Industrial Energy Efficiency Rebate Program Blooming Prairie Public Utilities - Commercial and Industrial Energy Efficiency Rebate Program < Back Eligibility Commercial Fed. Government Industrial Local Government Nonprofit State Government Savings Category Heating & Cooling Commercial Heating & Cooling Cooling Appliances & Electronics Other Heat Pumps Commercial Lighting Lighting Manufacturing Maximum Rebate Maximum of 100,000 per customer location, per year, per technology Program Info State Minnesota Program Type Utility Rebate Program Rebate Amount Lighting Equipment: varies widely Replacement Motors: $15 - $2,700, varies by HP and efficiency Variable Speed Drives: $60 - $3,600, varies by HP and intended use

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Pretty Prairie High School Wind Project | Open Energy Information  

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Pretty Prairie High School Wind Project Pretty Prairie High School Wind Project Jump to: navigation, search Name Pretty Prairie High School Wind Project Facility Pretty Prairie High School Sector Wind energy Facility Type Community Wind Location KS Coordinates 37.78093°, -98.017822° Loading map... {"minzoom":false,"mappingservice":"googlemaps3","type":"ROADMAP","zoom":14,"types":["ROADMAP","SATELLITE","HYBRID","TERRAIN"],"geoservice":"google","maxzoom":false,"width":"600px","height":"350px","centre":false,"title":"","label":"","icon":"","visitedicon":"","lines":[],"polygons":[],"circles":[],"rectangles":[],"copycoords":false,"static":false,"wmsoverlay":"","layers":[],"controls":["pan","zoom","type","scale","streetview"],"zoomstyle":"DEFAULT","typestyle":"DEFAULT","autoinfowindows":false,"kml":[],"gkml":[],"fusiontables":[],"resizable":false,"tilt":0,"kmlrezoom":false,"poi":true,"imageoverlays":[],"markercluster":false,"searchmarkers":"","locations":[{"text":"","title":"","link":null,"lat":37.78093,"lon":-98.017822,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

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Prairie View Gas Recovery Biomass Facility | Open Energy Information  

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Prairie View Gas Recovery Biomass Facility Prairie View Gas Recovery Biomass Facility Jump to: navigation, search Name Prairie View Gas Recovery Biomass Facility Facility Prairie View Gas Recovery Sector Biomass Facility Type Landfill Gas Location St. Joseph County, Indiana Coordinates 41.6228085°, -86.3376761° Loading map... {"minzoom":false,"mappingservice":"googlemaps3","type":"ROADMAP","zoom":14,"types":["ROADMAP","SATELLITE","HYBRID","TERRAIN"],"geoservice":"google","maxzoom":false,"width":"600px","height":"350px","centre":false,"title":"","label":"","icon":"","visitedicon":"","lines":[],"polygons":[],"circles":[],"rectangles":[],"copycoords":false,"static":false,"wmsoverlay":"","layers":[],"controls":["pan","zoom","type","scale","streetview"],"zoomstyle":"DEFAULT","typestyle":"DEFAULT","autoinfowindows":false,"kml":[],"gkml":[],"fusiontables":[],"resizable":false,"tilt":0,"kmlrezoom":false,"poi":true,"imageoverlays":[],"markercluster":false,"searchmarkers":"","locations":[{"text":"","title":"","link":null,"lat":41.6228085,"lon":-86.3376761,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

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EIS-0485: Interconnection of the Grande Prairie Wind Farm, Holt...  

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Prairie Wind Farm, in Holt County, near the city of O'Neill, Nebraska, to Western's power transmission system. The proposed wind energy generation project would include up to...

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Fermilab Workshop for Prairie - Our Heartland: Physics Institutes (second session)  

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What was the Midwest like 200 years ago?The Prairie - Our Heartlandis both an interdisciplinary ecology program including free field trips to Fermilab for upper elementary students and a...

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Fermilab Workshop for Prairie - Our Heartland: Physics Institutes  

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What was the Midwest like 200 years ago?The Prairie - Our Heartlandis both an interdisciplinary ecology program including free field trips to Fermilab for upper elementary students and a...

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The field test was conducted in the Prairie  

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field test was conducted in the Prairie Pothole Region - an area field test was conducted in the Prairie Pothole Region - an area that stretches from central Iowa into Northern Alberta, Canada, and contains thousands of shallow wetlands formed by retreating glaciers approximately 10,000 years ago. Terrestrial carbon capture and storage (CCS) involves plant removal of CO 2 from the atmosphere using photosynthesis and storing the greenhouse gas (GHG) in biomass

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Prairie Wind Energy LLC | Open Energy Information  

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Wind Energy LLC Wind Energy LLC Place Lamar, Colorado Zip 81052 Sector Wind energy Product Developer and owner of Prairie wind farm. Coordinates 34.17099°, -80.064784° Loading map... {"minzoom":false,"mappingservice":"googlemaps3","type":"ROADMAP","zoom":14,"types":["ROADMAP","SATELLITE","HYBRID","TERRAIN"],"geoservice":"google","maxzoom":false,"width":"600px","height":"350px","centre":false,"title":"","label":"","icon":"","visitedicon":"","lines":[],"polygons":[],"circles":[],"rectangles":[],"copycoords":false,"static":false,"wmsoverlay":"","layers":[],"controls":["pan","zoom","type","scale","streetview"],"zoomstyle":"DEFAULT","typestyle":"DEFAULT","autoinfowindows":false,"kml":[],"gkml":[],"fusiontables":[],"resizable":false,"tilt":0,"kmlrezoom":false,"poi":true,"imageoverlays":[],"markercluster":false,"searchmarkers":"","locations":[{"text":"","title":"","link":null,"lat":34.17099,"lon":-80.064784,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

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Prairie Ethanol LLC | Open Energy Information  

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Ethanol LLC Ethanol LLC Jump to: navigation, search Name Prairie Ethanol LLC Place Loomis, South Dakota Product Farmer owned bioethanol project development and managment team. Coordinates 48.82192°, -119.636004° Loading map... {"minzoom":false,"mappingservice":"googlemaps3","type":"ROADMAP","zoom":14,"types":["ROADMAP","SATELLITE","HYBRID","TERRAIN"],"geoservice":"google","maxzoom":false,"width":"600px","height":"350px","centre":false,"title":"","label":"","icon":"","visitedicon":"","lines":[],"polygons":[],"circles":[],"rectangles":[],"copycoords":false,"static":false,"wmsoverlay":"","layers":[],"controls":["pan","zoom","type","scale","streetview"],"zoomstyle":"DEFAULT","typestyle":"DEFAULT","autoinfowindows":false,"kml":[],"gkml":[],"fusiontables":[],"resizable":false,"tilt":0,"kmlrezoom":false,"poi":true,"imageoverlays":[],"markercluster":false,"searchmarkers":"","locations":[{"text":"","title":"","link":null,"lat":48.82192,"lon":-119.636004,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

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A Meteorological Analysis of Important Contributors to the 19992005 Canadian Prairie Drought  

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Drought is a complex natural hazard that is endemic to the Canadian prairies. The 19992005 Canadian prairie drought, which had great socioeconomic impacts, was meteorologically unique in that it did not conform to the traditional persistent ...

Lisa M. Hryciw; Eyad H. Atallah; Shawn M. Milrad; John R. Gyakum

2013-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Chiral Nonanalytic Behaviour: The Edinburgh Plot  

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The Edinburgh Plot is a scale independent way of presenting lattice QCD calculations over a wide range of quark masses. In this sense it is appealing as an indicator of how the approach to physical quark masses is progressing. The difficulty remains that even the most state of the art calculations are still at quark masses that are too heavy to apply dimensionally-regulated chiral perturbation theory. We present a method allowing predictions of the behaviour of the Edinburgh plot, in both the continuum, and on the lattice.

Stewart V. Wright; Derek B. Leinweber; Anthony W. Thomas

2002-09-03T23:59:59.000Z

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PrairieFire BioFuels Cooperative | Open Energy Information  

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PrairieFire BioFuels Cooperative PrairieFire BioFuels Cooperative Jump to: navigation, search Name PrairieFire BioFuels Cooperative Place Madison, Wisconsin Zip 53704 Product A member-owned cooperative which produces and distributes vegetable oil-based biodiesel. Coordinates 43.07295°, -89.386694° Loading map... {"minzoom":false,"mappingservice":"googlemaps3","type":"ROADMAP","zoom":14,"types":["ROADMAP","SATELLITE","HYBRID","TERRAIN"],"geoservice":"google","maxzoom":false,"width":"600px","height":"350px","centre":false,"title":"","label":"","icon":"","visitedicon":"","lines":[],"polygons":[],"circles":[],"rectangles":[],"copycoords":false,"static":false,"wmsoverlay":"","layers":[],"controls":["pan","zoom","type","scale","streetview"],"zoomstyle":"DEFAULT","typestyle":"DEFAULT","autoinfowindows":false,"kml":[],"gkml":[],"fusiontables":[],"resizable":false,"tilt":0,"kmlrezoom":false,"poi":true,"imageoverlays":[],"markercluster":false,"searchmarkers":"","locations":[{"text":"","title":"","link":null,"lat":43.07295,"lon":-89.386694,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

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Blooming Prairie Public Utilities - Residential Energy Efficiency Rebate  

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Blooming Prairie Public Utilities - Residential Energy Efficiency Blooming Prairie Public Utilities - Residential Energy Efficiency Rebate Program Blooming Prairie Public Utilities - Residential Energy Efficiency Rebate Program < Back Eligibility Commercial Residential Savings Category Heating & Cooling Commercial Heating & Cooling Cooling Appliances & Electronics Heat Pumps Commercial Lighting Lighting Program Info State Minnesota Program Type Utility Rebate Program Rebate Amount Lighting: See program website Room A/C: $25, plus $25 for recycling an old, working unit Central A/C: $100 - $200, plus additional rebate for efficiency ratings above 14.5 SEER Air Source Heat Pump:$100 - $200, plus additional rebate for efficiency ratings above 14.5 SEER Geothermal Heat Pump:$200/ton, plus $25/ton for every 1 EER above minimum

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Prairie Star (07) Wind Farm | Open Energy Information  

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Prairie Star (07) Wind Farm Prairie Star (07) Wind Farm Facility Prairie Star (07) Sector Wind energy Facility Type Commercial Scale Wind Facility Status In Service Owner Horizon Wind Energy Developer Horizon Wind Energy Energy Purchaser Great River Energy Location Mower County MN Coordinates 43.685955°, -92.626777° Loading map... {"minzoom":false,"mappingservice":"googlemaps3","type":"ROADMAP","zoom":14,"types":["ROADMAP","SATELLITE","HYBRID","TERRAIN"],"geoservice":"google","maxzoom":false,"width":"600px","height":"350px","centre":false,"title":"","label":"","icon":"","visitedicon":"","lines":[],"polygons":[],"circles":[],"rectangles":[],"copycoords":false,"static":false,"wmsoverlay":"","layers":[],"controls":["pan","zoom","type","scale","streetview"],"zoomstyle":"DEFAULT","typestyle":"DEFAULT","autoinfowindows":false,"kml":[],"gkml":[],"fusiontables":[],"resizable":false,"tilt":0,"kmlrezoom":false,"poi":true,"imageoverlays":[],"markercluster":false,"searchmarkers":"","locations":[{"text":"","title":"","link":null,"lat":43.685955,"lon":-92.626777,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

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Prairie Star (08) Wind Farm | Open Energy Information  

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Prairie Star (08) Wind Farm Prairie Star (08) Wind Farm Facility Prairie Star (08) Sector Wind energy Facility Type Commercial Scale Wind Facility Status In Service Owner Horizon Developer Horizon Energy Purchaser Great River Energy Location Mower County MN Coordinates 43.685955°, -92.626777° Loading map... {"minzoom":false,"mappingservice":"googlemaps3","type":"ROADMAP","zoom":14,"types":["ROADMAP","SATELLITE","HYBRID","TERRAIN"],"geoservice":"google","maxzoom":false,"width":"600px","height":"350px","centre":false,"title":"","label":"","icon":"","visitedicon":"","lines":[],"polygons":[],"circles":[],"rectangles":[],"copycoords":false,"static":false,"wmsoverlay":"","layers":[],"controls":["pan","zoom","type","scale","streetview"],"zoomstyle":"DEFAULT","typestyle":"DEFAULT","autoinfowindows":false,"kml":[],"gkml":[],"fusiontables":[],"resizable":false,"tilt":0,"kmlrezoom":false,"poi":true,"imageoverlays":[],"markercluster":false,"searchmarkers":"","locations":[{"text":"","title":"","link":null,"lat":43.685955,"lon":-92.626777,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

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Pioneer Prairie II Wind Farm | Open Energy Information  

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Prairie II Wind Farm Prairie II Wind Farm Facility Pioneer Prairie II Sector Wind energy Facility Type Commercial Scale Wind Facility Status In Service Owner Horizon Wind Energy Developer Horizon Wind Energy Location Northeastern IA IA Coordinates 43.450321°, -92.551074° Loading map... {"minzoom":false,"mappingservice":"googlemaps3","type":"ROADMAP","zoom":14,"types":["ROADMAP","SATELLITE","HYBRID","TERRAIN"],"geoservice":"google","maxzoom":false,"width":"600px","height":"350px","centre":false,"title":"","label":"","icon":"","visitedicon":"","lines":[],"polygons":[],"circles":[],"rectangles":[],"copycoords":false,"static":false,"wmsoverlay":"","layers":[],"controls":["pan","zoom","type","scale","streetview"],"zoomstyle":"DEFAULT","typestyle":"DEFAULT","autoinfowindows":false,"kml":[],"gkml":[],"fusiontables":[],"resizable":false,"tilt":0,"kmlrezoom":false,"poi":true,"imageoverlays":[],"markercluster":false,"searchmarkers":"","locations":[{"text":"","title":"","link":null,"lat":43.450321,"lon":-92.551074,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

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Sun Prairie Water & Light Comm | Open Energy Information  

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Sun Prairie Water & Light Comm Sun Prairie Water & Light Comm Jump to: navigation, search Name Sun Prairie Water & Light Comm Place Wisconsin Utility Id 18312 Utility Location Yes Ownership M NERC Location MRO NERC MRO Yes ISO MISO Yes Activity Distribution Yes Alt Fuel Vehicle Yes Alt Fuel Vehicle2 Yes References EIA Form EIA-861 Final Data File for 2010 - File1_a[1] LinkedIn Connections CrunchBase Profile No CrunchBase profile. Create one now! This article is a stub. You can help OpenEI by expanding it. Utility Rate Schedules Grid-background.png Area Lighting 1000w Halide existing poles Lighting Area Lighting 1000w Halide provided poles Lighting Area Lighting 100w HPS existing poles Lighting Area Lighting 100w HPS provided poles Lighting Area Lighting 150w HPS existing poles Lighting

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Spatial and temporal effects of burning on plant community characteristics and composition in a fescue prairie .  

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??Conserving structural and compositional diversity in Fescue Prairie requires reintroducing natural disturbances according to their historic regime. Fire is an important natural process that may (more)

Gross, Dale

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Effects of prescribed burning on undesirable plant species and soil physical properties on tallgrass prairies.  

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??Prescribed burning has been a common conservation practice on native prairie dating back to the days of pioneer settlement. Advantages include increased forage quality, reduction (more)

Ungerer, James L.

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Blooming Prairie, Minnesota: Energy Resources | Open Energy Information  

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Blooming Prairie, Minnesota: Energy Resources Blooming Prairie, Minnesota: Energy Resources Jump to: navigation, search Equivalent URI DBpedia Coordinates 43.870241°, -93.054684° Loading map... {"minzoom":false,"mappingservice":"googlemaps3","type":"ROADMAP","zoom":14,"types":["ROADMAP","SATELLITE","HYBRID","TERRAIN"],"geoservice":"google","maxzoom":false,"width":"600px","height":"350px","centre":false,"title":"","label":"","icon":"","visitedicon":"","lines":[],"polygons":[],"circles":[],"rectangles":[],"copycoords":false,"static":false,"wmsoverlay":"","layers":[],"controls":["pan","zoom","type","scale","streetview"],"zoomstyle":"DEFAULT","typestyle":"DEFAULT","autoinfowindows":false,"kml":[],"gkml":[],"fusiontables":[],"resizable":false,"tilt":0,"kmlrezoom":false,"poi":true,"imageoverlays":[],"markercluster":false,"searchmarkers":"","locations":[{"text":"","title":"","link":null,"lat":43.870241,"lon":-93.054684,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

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MHK Projects/Little Prairie Bend Project | Open Energy Information  

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Little Prairie Bend Project Little Prairie Bend Project < MHK Projects Jump to: navigation, search << Return to the MHK database homepage Loading map... {"minzoom":false,"mappingservice":"googlemaps3","type":"ROADMAP","zoom":5,"types":["ROADMAP","SATELLITE","HYBRID","TERRAIN"],"geoservice":"google","maxzoom":false,"width":"500px","height":"350px","centre":false,"title":"","label":"","icon":"File:Aquamarine-marker.png","visitedicon":"","lines":[],"polygons":[],"circles":[],"rectangles":[],"copycoords":false,"static":false,"wmsoverlay":"","layers":[],"controls":["pan","zoom","type","scale","streetview"],"zoomstyle":"DEFAULT","typestyle":"DEFAULT","autoinfowindows":false,"kml":[],"gkml":[],"fusiontables":[],"resizable":false,"tilt":0,"kmlrezoom":false,"poi":true,"imageoverlays":[],"markercluster":false,"searchmarkers":"","locations":[{"text":"","title":"","link":null,"lat":36.2522,"lon":-89.657,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"http:\/\/prod-http-80-800498448.us-east-1.elb.amazonaws.com\/w\/images\/7\/74\/Aquamarine-marker.png","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

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Pioneer Prairie II (09) Wind Farm | Open Energy Information  

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09) Wind Farm 09) Wind Farm Jump to: navigation, search Name Pioneer Prairie II (09) Wind Farm Facility Pioneer Prairie II Sector Wind energy Facility Type Commercial Scale Wind Facility Status In Service Owner Horizon Wind Energy Developer Horizon Wind Energy Energy Purchaser Ameren Location Northeastern IA IA Coordinates 43.450321°, -92.551074° Loading map... {"minzoom":false,"mappingservice":"googlemaps3","type":"ROADMAP","zoom":14,"types":["ROADMAP","SATELLITE","HYBRID","TERRAIN"],"geoservice":"google","maxzoom":false,"width":"600px","height":"350px","centre":false,"title":"","label":"","icon":"","visitedicon":"","lines":[],"polygons":[],"circles":[],"rectangles":[],"copycoords":false,"static":false,"wmsoverlay":"","layers":[],"controls":["pan","zoom","type","scale","streetview"],"zoomstyle":"DEFAULT","typestyle":"DEFAULT","autoinfowindows":false,"kml":[],"gkml":[],"fusiontables":[],"resizable":false,"tilt":0,"kmlrezoom":false,"poi":true,"imageoverlays":[],"markercluster":false,"searchmarkers":"","locations":[{"text":"","title":"","link":null,"lat":43.450321,"lon":-92.551074,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

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City of Blooming Prairie, Minnesota (Utility Company) | Open Energy  

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Blooming Prairie Blooming Prairie Place Minnesota Utility Id 1871 Utility Location Yes Ownership M NERC Location MRO NERC MRO Yes Operates Generating Plant Yes Activity Generation Yes Activity Distribution Yes References EIA Form EIA-861 Final Data File for 2010 - File1_a[1] LinkedIn Connections CrunchBase Profile No CrunchBase profile. Create one now! This article is a stub. You can help OpenEI by expanding it. Utility Rate Schedules Grid-background.png All Electric Commercial AEC Commercial All Electric Residential AER Commercial City Electric Commercial Commerical CE Commercial Demand DE Commercial Farm Light Lighting Residential Electric RE Residential School Electric Commercial Security Light Lighting Average Rates Residential: $0.1050/kWh Commercial: $0.1000/kWh References

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Dell Prairie, Wisconsin: Energy Resources | Open Energy Information  

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Dell Prairie, Wisconsin: Energy Resources Dell Prairie, Wisconsin: Energy Resources Jump to: navigation, search Equivalent URI DBpedia Coordinates 43.6948225°, -89.7567693° Loading map... {"minzoom":false,"mappingservice":"googlemaps3","type":"ROADMAP","zoom":14,"types":["ROADMAP","SATELLITE","HYBRID","TERRAIN"],"geoservice":"google","maxzoom":false,"width":"600px","height":"350px","centre":false,"title":"","label":"","icon":"","visitedicon":"","lines":[],"polygons":[],"circles":[],"rectangles":[],"copycoords":false,"static":false,"wmsoverlay":"","layers":[],"controls":["pan","zoom","type","scale","streetview"],"zoomstyle":"DEFAULT","typestyle":"DEFAULT","autoinfowindows":false,"kml":[],"gkml":[],"fusiontables":[],"resizable":false,"tilt":0,"kmlrezoom":false,"poi":true,"imageoverlays":[],"markercluster":false,"searchmarkers":"","locations":[{"text":"","title":"","link":null,"lat":43.6948225,"lon":-89.7567693,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

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Strongs Prairie, Wisconsin: Energy Resources | Open Energy Information  

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Strongs Prairie, Wisconsin: Energy Resources Strongs Prairie, Wisconsin: Energy Resources Jump to: navigation, search Equivalent URI DBpedia Coordinates 44.0613558°, -89.9759616° Loading map... {"minzoom":false,"mappingservice":"googlemaps3","type":"ROADMAP","zoom":14,"types":["ROADMAP","SATELLITE","HYBRID","TERRAIN"],"geoservice":"google","maxzoom":false,"width":"600px","height":"350px","centre":false,"title":"","label":"","icon":"","visitedicon":"","lines":[],"polygons":[],"circles":[],"rectangles":[],"copycoords":false,"static":false,"wmsoverlay":"","layers":[],"controls":["pan","zoom","type","scale","streetview"],"zoomstyle":"DEFAULT","typestyle":"DEFAULT","autoinfowindows":false,"kml":[],"gkml":[],"fusiontables":[],"resizable":false,"tilt":0,"kmlrezoom":false,"poi":true,"imageoverlays":[],"markercluster":false,"searchmarkers":"","locations":[{"text":"","title":"","link":null,"lat":44.0613558,"lon":-89.9759616,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

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Eden Prairie, Minnesota: Energy Resources | Open Energy Information  

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Prairie, Minnesota: Energy Resources Prairie, Minnesota: Energy Resources Jump to: navigation, search Equivalent URI DBpedia Coordinates 44.8546856°, -93.470786° Loading map... {"minzoom":false,"mappingservice":"googlemaps3","type":"ROADMAP","zoom":14,"types":["ROADMAP","SATELLITE","HYBRID","TERRAIN"],"geoservice":"google","maxzoom":false,"width":"600px","height":"350px","centre":false,"title":"","label":"","icon":"","visitedicon":"","lines":[],"polygons":[],"circles":[],"rectangles":[],"copycoords":false,"static":false,"wmsoverlay":"","layers":[],"controls":["pan","zoom","type","scale","streetview"],"zoomstyle":"DEFAULT","typestyle":"DEFAULT","autoinfowindows":false,"kml":[],"gkml":[],"fusiontables":[],"resizable":false,"tilt":0,"kmlrezoom":false,"poi":true,"imageoverlays":[],"markercluster":false,"searchmarkers":"","locations":[{"text":"","title":"","link":null,"lat":44.8546856,"lon":-93.470786,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

85

A Plot-Manipulation Algebra to Support Digital Storytelling  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Plot composition is examined here at a logic design level, an intermediate stage that comes next to the conceptual level wherein the intended narrative genre is specified. An abstract data structure is proposed to represent plots, together with an algebra ... Keywords: algebraic formalisms, logic design, narratology, plots, storytelling

Brje Karlsson; Simone D. Barbosa; Antonio L. Furtado; Marco A. Casanova

2009-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

86

JAVA SWING-BASED PLOTTING PACKAGE RESIDING WITHIN XAL  

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A data plotting package residing in the XAL tools set is presented. This package is based on Java SWING, and therefore it has the same portability as Java itself. The data types for charts, bar-charts, and color-surface plots are described. The algorithms, performance, interactive capabilities, limitations, and the best usage practices of this plotting package are discussed.

Shishlo, Andrei P [ORNL; Chu, Paul [Stanford University; Pelaia II, Tom [ORNL

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

87

Take Notes from Corn Hybrid Plots  

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Corn harvest is slow to get going this year, with only 5 % of the states crop reported harvested as of 24 Sep (USDA-NASS, 25 Sep 2006). The causes of the slow start to harvest are slower than normal maturation of the grain (Fig 1), cool temperatures (slower grain drying), and muddy field conditions due to the continuing pattern of frequent rains. The slow pace of corn harvest coupled with the poor stalk quality in some fields (Nielsen, 2006) reminds us how spoiled we were with generally good harvest conditions of the past two seasons. But, that is not the point of this article. Fig. 1. Percent of Indianas corn crop that is rated mature and safe from frost, as of 24 Sep 2006. Data source: USDA-NASS. If rainy weather and soggy field conditions are keeping you from your own harvest, spend some of your down time to walk or re-walk neighborhood on-farm hybrid plots before they are harvested. Many of these trials are still signed so that you can identify 2006, Purdue UnivRL (Bob) Nielsen Page 2 9/27/2006 the seed company and their hybrid numbers. Record notes on hybrid characteristics such as ear height, ear size, completeness of kernel set, husk coverage, standability, and

R. L. (bob Nielsen

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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IMPACTS OF OIL AND NATURAL GAS ON PRAIRIE GROUSE: CURRENT KNOWLEDGE AND RESEARCH NEEDS1  

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IMPACTS OF OIL AND NATURAL GAS ON PRAIRIE GROUSE: CURRENT KNOWLEDGE AND RESEARCH NEEDS1 Jeffrey L and natural gas development on grouse populations and habitats. The purpose of this review is to summarize current knowledge on the effects of oil and gas development and production on prairie grouse based

Beck, Jeffrey L.

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Summary of Oil and Natural Gas Development Impacts on Prairie Grouse September 2006  

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Summary of Oil and Natural Gas Development Impacts on Prairie Grouse September 2006 Jeffrey L. Beck Independent Avenue Grand Junction, CO 81505 Please cite as: Beck, J. L. 2006. Summary of oil and natural gas and Natural Gas Development Impacts on Prairie Grouse 2 disturbances such as oil and gas development

Beck, Jeffrey L.

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Impact of prescribed burning on endophytic insect communities of prairie perennials (Asteraceae  

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Impact of prescribed burning on endophytic insect communities of prairie perennials (Asteraceae, Eurytomidae, Fire, Mordellidae, Population dynamics Abstract. Prescribed burning currently is used to preserve changes in plant communities brought about by burning, other species that are endemic to prairies may

Hanks, Lawrence M.

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Teacher Resource Center: sciencelines  

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the Data at Fermilab Fermilab's Birds Fermilab Bison Harvesting the Prairie Fermilab ARISE Project Resources Cancer Education Elementary and Midlevel School Science Powers of Ten...

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Prairie View A&M University | Princeton Plasma Physics Lab  

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Prairie View A&M University Prairie View A&M University Prairie View A&M University, Historically Black College and University (HBCU) Professor Tian-sen Huang The Prairie View Plasma Lab (PVPL) is the only fusion plasma lab operated at an HBCU, and a major research and education laboratory at Prairie View A&M University (PVAMU). The lab has two rotamak devices supported by two 500kHz/400 kW rf generators to operate a rotating magnetic field drive-FRC plasma. Since PVPL 2001, PPPL/OSUR provided significant technical and material support during the lab's construction, and assisted in the installation and initial operation of the rotomak FRC plasma device. Because there is no engineering support service at PVAMU, PPPL organized an engineering team that gave the PVPL team assistance in assembling the

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Model-robust designs for split-plot experiments  

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Split-plot experiments are appropriate when some factors are more difficult and/or expensive to change than others. They require two levels of randomization resulting in a non-independent error structure. The design of such experiments has garnered much ... Keywords: D-optimality, Exact experimental design, Maximin, Model-robust, Split-plot

Byran J. Smucker; Enrique Del Castillo; James L. Rosenberger

2012-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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iPlot : an intelligent lighting design assistant  

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iPlot is an intelligent lighting design assistant. Given a performance space and a set of lighting goals, each specifying an area to be lit and a direction, iPlot explores the space of possible light arrangements in search ...

Perelson, Andrew J., M. Eng. Massachusetts Institute of Technology

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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An Empirical Blowing Snow Forecast Technique for the Canadian Arctic and the Prairie Provinces  

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Blowing snow has a major impact on transportation and public safety. The goal of this study is to provide an operational technique for forecasting high-impact blowing snow on the Canadian arctic and the Prairie provinces using historical ...

David G. Baggaley; John M. Hanesiak

2005-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Pleasant Prairie Power Plant air quality control upgrade project, Pleasant Praire, Wisconsin  

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We Energies recently completed a multiyear project at its Pleasant Prairie Power Plant to add a selective catalytic reduction system to one of its two units and a scrubber to both. These projects are described. 7 figs., 1 tab.

Gebhart, S.; Pennline, D.; Brodsky, I.; Bichler, D. [Washington Group International (United States)

2007-10-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Impacts of LandAtmosphere Feedbacks on Deep, Moist Convection on the Canadian Prairies  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The purpose of this study was to focus on how anomalies in the normalized difference vegetation index (NDVI; a proxy for soil moisture) over the Canadian Prairies can condition the convective boundary layer (CBL) so as to inhibit or facilitate ...

Julian C. Brimelow; John M. Hanesiak; William R. Burrows

2011-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

98

The Tree-Ring Record of Drought on the Canadian Prairies  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Ring-width data from 138 sites in the Canadian Prairie Provinces and adjacent regions are used to estimate summer drought severity during the past several hundred years. The network was divided into five regional groups based on geography, tree ...

Scott St. George; David M. Meko; Martin-Philippe Girardin; Glen M. MacDonald; Erik Nielsen; Greg T. Pederson; David J. Sauchyn; Jacques C. Tardif; Emma Watson

2009-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Effects of nutrient loading and extreme rainfall events on coastal tallgrass prairies: invasion intensity, vegetation  

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herbivory on the ability of Chinese tallow tree (Sapium sebiferum) to invade coastal prairie to determine of extreme rainfall events. Keywords: biological invasions, carbon, Chinese tallow tree, climate change

Siemann, Evan

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Comparative Evaluation of an Eulerian CFD and Gaussian Plume Models Based on Prairie Grass Dispersion Experiment  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

A theoretical and statistical comparison of a three-dimensional computational fluid dynamics (CFD) model with two Gaussian plume models is proposed on the Prairie Grass data field experiment for neutral conditions, using both maximum arcwise ...

E. Demael; B. Carissimo

2008-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Village of Prairie Du Sac, Wisconsin (Utility Company) | Open Energy  

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Du Sac, Wisconsin (Utility Company) Du Sac, Wisconsin (Utility Company) Jump to: navigation, search Name Village of Prairie Du Sac Place Wisconsin Utility Id 15312 Utility Location Yes Ownership M NERC Location MRO NERC MRO Yes ISO MISO Yes Activity Distribution Yes References EIA Form EIA-861 Final Data File for 2010 - File1_a[1] LinkedIn Connections CrunchBase Profile No CrunchBase profile. Create one now! This article is a stub. You can help OpenEI by expanding it. Utility Rate Schedules Grid-background.png Cp-1 Small Power Service Industrial Cp-1 Small Power Service with Parallel Generation(20kW or less) Industrial Cp-1 TOD Small Power Optional Time-of-Day Service with Parallel Generation(20kW or less) Industrial Cp-1 TOD Small Power Optional Time-of-Day Service Industrial Cp-2 Large Power Time-of-Day Service Industrial

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Prairie Land Electric Coop Inc | Open Energy Information  

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Electric Coop Inc Electric Coop Inc Jump to: navigation, search Name Prairie Land Electric Coop Inc Place Kansas Utility Id 13799 Utility Location Yes Ownership C NERC Location SPP NERC SPP Yes Activity Distribution Yes References EIA Form EIA-861 Final Data File for 2010 - File1_a[1] LinkedIn Connections CrunchBase Profile No CrunchBase profile. Create one now! This article is a stub. You can help OpenEI by expanding it. Utility Rate Schedules Grid-background.png CONTROLLED PRIVATE AREA LIGHTING: HPS 150 W Lighting CONTROLLED PRIVATE AREA LIGHTING: HPS 175W Lighting CONTROLLED PRIVATE AREA LIGHTING: HPS 200 W Lighting CONTROLLED PRIVATE AREA LIGHTING: HPS 400W Lighting CONTROLLED PRIVATE AREA LIGHTING: MV 1000W Flood Lighting CONTROLLED PRIVATE AREA LIGHTING: MV 175W Lighting

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High-value renewable energy from prairie grasses  

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Projected economic benefits of renewable energy derived from a native prairie grass, switchgrass, include nonmarket values that can reduce net fuel costs to near zero. At a farm gate price of $44.00/dry Mg, an agricultural sector model predicts higher profits for switchgrass than conventional crops on 16.9 million hectares (ha). Benefits would include an annual increase of $6 billion in net farm returns, a $1.86 billion reduction in government subsidies, and displacement of 44-159 Tg/year (1 Tg = 10{sup 12} g) of greenhouse gas emissions. Incorporating these values into the pricing structure for switchgrass bioenergy could accelerate commercialization and provide net benefits to the U.S. economy.

McLaughlin Jr, Samuel B [ORNL; De La Torre Ugarte, D. [University of Tennessee; Garten Jr, Charles T [ORNL; Lynd, L. [Dartmouth College; Sanderson, M. [USDA ARS; Tolbert, Virginia R [ORNL; Wolf, D. [Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech)

2002-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

104

Design Criteria and Eigensequence Plots for Satellite-Computed Tomography  

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The use of the degrees of freedom for signal is proposed as a design criteria for comparing different designs for satellite and other measuring systems. It is also proposed that certain eigensequence plots be examined at the design stage along ...

Grace Wahba

1985-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

105

DPQ Event Tour of the CBEMA Scatter Plot  

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As part of EPRI's Distribution Power Quality (DPQ) Project, this power quality (PQ) case study presents a tour of the Computer and Business Equipment Manufacturers Association (CBEMA) scatter plot.

2003-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

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Text to Text : plot unit searches generated from English  

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The story of Macbeth centers around revenge. World War I was started by an act of revenge. Even though these two stories are seemingly unrelated, humans use the same concept to draw meaning from them. Plot units, revenge ...

Nackoul, David Douglas

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

107

Comparison of Plotting Methods for Solar Radiometer Calibration  

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An alternative formulation of the Langley plot relating observed solar irradiance, extraterrestrial solar irradiance, and air mass has been suggested to potentially improve radiometer calibration accuracy. In this study, results from the ...

S. M. Adler-Golden; J. R. Slusser

2007-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The short-term impacts of burning and mowing on prairie ant communities of the Oak Openings Region.  

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??Controlled burning and mowing are among the most common forms of disturbance in prairie grasslands. Extensive studies on vegetative responses to fire, grazing, and mowing (more)

Friedrich, Russell L.

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Teacher Resource Center: Teacher Networks  

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Teacher Networks Teacher Networks TRC Home TRC Fact Sheet Library Curricular Resources Science Fair Resources Bibliographies sciencelines The Best of sciencelines Archives Annotated List of URLs Catalog Teacher's Lounge Full Workshop Catalog Customized Workshops Scheduled Workshops Special Opportunities Teacher Networks Science Lab Fermilab Science Materials Samplers Order Form Science Safety Issues Tech Room Fermilab Web Resources Fermilab offers support to area networks where teachers share successful teaching materials and strategies. These groups meet monthly or bimonthly during the school year in local schools or colleges in order to share skills, teaching strategies and materials. Patterned after the Illinois State Physics Project, most of these networks are spin-offs of Fermilab's

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Extensive investigation of reticuloendotheliosis virus in the endangered Attwater's prairie chicken  

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Reticuloendotheliosis virus (REV) is a retrovirus that causes a neoplastic disease in a wide range of avian hosts including chickens, turkeys, and ducks. In 1993, REV was detected in the endangered Attwater's prairie chicken (Tympanachus cupido attwateri), a subspecies of Tympanachus cupido. Subsequent infections of this prairie chicken have been identified at captive breeding facilities throughout Texas. The implications of these infections have severely hindered repopulation efforts by these facilities. This study focused on investigating REV infection of captive Attwater'????s prairie chicken in order to better understand the disease affecting these endangered birds. The overall objective was to develop a means of eliminating this threat to the repopulation of the Attwater's prairie chicken. Several aspects of virus infection were investigated. Reagents capable of recognizing prairie chicken IgY and viral gag polypeptides were developed for use in assays for detection of antibody responses and titration of viral concentrations. Sequencing data of genomes collected from isolates of Texas prairie chickens and domestic chickens, as well as three REV prototype viruses, were compared to determine relationships among strains and identify the potential origin of the REV infecting Attwater'????s prairie chicken. Additionally, a flow cytometry technique of segregating the lymphocyte population from peripheral blood mononuclear cells (PBMC) using a pan leukocyte monoclonal antibody was developed to more accurately measure changes within lymphocyte populations. This technique combined with intracellular labeling was used to deduce the target cells of REV infection. A nested polymerase chain reaction (PCR) test was developed for greater sensitivity in detecting infection in birds than the previous method of single amplification PCR. This greater sensitivity results in earlier identification of the virus in infected birds, which allows for earlier removal of infected birds to minimize transmission of the virus throughout the flock. The sensitivity of the nested PCR diagnostic test was determined in a dose response pathogenesis study, which was conducted on hybrid greater/Attwater's prairie chicken to observe the experimental development of disease in these birds. Finally, a vaccine was developed using plasmid DNA with REV encoded genes and tested on naturally infected prairie chickens to determine its efficacy in reducing viral load. Although no reduction in viral load was detected, the vaccine may be effective in providing prophylactic protection in future studies.

Bohls, Ryan Lanier

2003-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Surveillance of Site A and Plot M report for 2010.  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The results of the environmental surveillance program conducted at Site A/Plot M in the Palos Forest Preserve area for Calendar Year 2010 are presented. Based on the results of the 1976-1978 radiological characterization of the site, a determination was made that a surveillance program be established. The characterization study determined that very low levels of hydrogen-3 (as tritiated water) had migrated from the burial ground and were present in two nearby hand-pumped picnic wells. The current surveillance program began in 1980 and consists of sample collection and analysis of surface and subsurface water. The results of the analyses are used to monitor the migration pathway of hydrogen-3 contaminated water from the burial ground (Plot M) to the hand-pumped picnic wells and monitor for the presence of radioactive materials in the environment of the area. Hydrogen-3 in the Red Gate Woods picnic wells was still detected this year, but the average and maximum concentrations were significantly less than found earlier. Hydrogen-3 continues to be detected in a number of wells, boreholes, dolomite holes, and a surface stream. Analyses since 1984 have indicated the presence of low levels of strontium-90 in water from a number of boreholes next to Plot M. The results of the surveillance program continue to indicate that the radioactivity remaining at Site A/Plot M does not endanger the health or safety of the public visiting the site, using the picnic area, or living in the vicinity.

Golchert, N. W. (ESQ)

2011-05-31T23:59:59.000Z

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Teacher Resources  

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Resources Resources Teacher Programs JLab Science Activities for Teachers - An afternoon science program for 5th, 6th and 8th grade teachers. [Program Dates: September 2013 - May 2014] Teacher Night at Jefferson Lab - Teacher Night will be held on April 2nd, 2014. Please sign-up by March 19th, 2014! Education Events Physics Fest - Cryogenics, electricity and more! Reserve your space today! Science Series - Science lectures for high school and middle school students! [Video Archive] Education Events Mailing List - An electronic mailing list to keep you informed of Jefferson Lab's public education events! Workshops and Local Groups The Virginia Section of the American Nuclear Society - Single and multi-day workshops on the science of nuclear energy and radiation.

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Absorption Spectra and Plotting Exciton Wavefunctions BerkeleyGW Workshop  

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Hands on Session 5: Converging Hands on Session 5: Converging Absorption Spectra and Plotting Exciton Wavefunctions BerkeleyGW Workshop 11/23/2013 Diana Qiu Converging Absorption General Parameters: ● K-grid sampling (WFN_fi, WFNq_fi) - Generally need to be finer when excitons are localized in k-space ● Number of valence bands and conduction bands (eqp.dat) - Needs to capture all the transitions in the energy range of interest Parameters Particular to BGW: ● Coarse k-grid (WFN_co, same as for epsilon) - Need to be fine enough to capture correct screening ● Number of coarse grid bands used in interpolation (eqp_co.dat) - Interpolation quality reported in dcc_mat.dat and dvv_mat.dat files Plotting Exciton Wavefunctions ● Plotxct.x calculates the exciton wavefunction in real-space with the

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Improved approach to Fowler-Nordheim plot analysis  

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This article introduces an improved approach to Fowler-Nordheim (FN) plot analysis, based on a new type of intercept correction factor. This factor is more cleanly defined than the factor previously used. General enabling theory is given that applies to any type of FN plot of data that can be fitted using a FN-type equation. Practical use is limited to emission situations where slope correction factors can be reliably predicted. By making a series of well-defined assumptions and approximations, it is shown how the general formulas reduce to provide an improved theory of orthodox FN-plot data analysis. This applies to situations where the circuit current is fully controlled by the emitter characteristics, and tunneling can be treated as taking place through a Schottky-Nordheim (SN) barrier. For orthodox emission, good working formulas make numerical evaluation of the slope correction factor and the new intercept correction factor quick and straightforward. A numerical illustration, using simulated emission data, shows how to use this improved approach to derive values for parameters in the full FN-type equation for the SN barrier. Good self-consistency is demonstrated. The general enabling formulas also pave the way for research aimed at developing analogous data-analysis procedures for non-orthodox emission situations.

Richard G. Forbes; Andreas Fischer; Marwan S. Mousa

2012-08-19T23:59:59.000Z

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EIS-0485: Interconnection of the Grande Prairie Wind Farm, Holt County, Nebraska  

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DOEs Western Area Power Administration is preparing this EIS to evaluate the environmental impacts of interconnecting the proposed Grande Prairie Wind Farm, in Holt County, near the city of ONeill, Nebraska, to Westerns power transmission system. The proposed wind energy generation project would include up to 266 wind turbines.

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An Intercomparison of Two Tunable Diode Laser Spectrometers Used for Eddy Correlation Measurements of Methane Flux in a Prairie Wetland  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

An intercomparison was made between two tunable diode laser spectrometers used to measure methane fluxes by the eddy correlation technique at a prairie wetland site. The spectrometers were built by Unisearch Associates Inc. of Concord, Ontario, ...

D. P. Billesbach; Joon Kim; R. J. Clement; S. B. Verma; F. G. Ullman

1998-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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REVIEW OF CHARM DALITZ-PLOT ANALYSES Written November  

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CHARM CHARM DALITZ-PLOT ANALYSES Written November 2003 by D. Asner (University of Pittsburgh) Weak nonleptonic decays of charm mesons are expected to proceed dominantly through resonant two-body decays in several theoretical models [1]. The Dalitz-plot analysis tech- nique [2,3] has been applied to the decays D → rc, r → ab where the decay products a, b, and c are K or π and the intermediate state r is a scalar, vector, or tensor meson. Ta- ble 1 lists published analyses of D → Kππ, → πππ, → KKπ, and → KKK decays. The analyses include studies of dou- bly Cabibbo-suppressed decays [4,5], searches for CP violation [5-8], properties of established light mesons [9-11], and prop- erties of ππ [4,11,12] and Kπ [13] S-wave states. Future studies could improve sensitivity to D 0 -D 0 mixing [14]. The amplitude of the process, D → rc, r → ab, is given by the product of three factors:

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Fermilab E866 (NuSea) Figures and Data Plots  

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The NuSea Experiment at Fermilab studied the internal structure of protons, in particular the difference between up quarks and down quarks. This experiment also addressed at least two other physics questions: nuclear effects on the production of charmonia states (bound states of charm and anti-charm quarks) and energy loss of quarks in nuclei from Drell-Yan measurements on nuclei. While much of the NuSea data are available only to the collaboration, figures, data plots, and tables are presented as stand-alone items for viewing or download. They are listed in conjunction with the published papers, theses, or presentations in which they first appeared. The date range is 1998 to 2008. To see these figures and plots, click on E866 publications or go directly to http://p25ext.lanl.gov/e866/papers/papers.html. Theses are at http://p25ext.lanl.gov/e866/papers/e866theses/e866theses.html and the presentations are found at http://p25ext.lanl.gov/e866/papers/e866talks/e866talks.html. Many of the items are postscript files.

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DOE/EA-1689: Environmental Assessment PrairieWinds - ND 1 Basin Electric Power Cooperative (June 2009)  

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PrairieWinds - ND 1 Basin Electric Power Cooperative Prepared for: Rural Utilities Service Prepared by: Tetra Tech 4900 Pearl East Circle, Suite 300W Boulder, CO 80301 June 2009 Environmental Assessment PrairieWinds - ND 1 Tetra Tech June 2009 i Table of Contents EXECUTIVE SUMMARY ....................................................................................................................1 1.0 PURPOSE AND NEED FOR PROPOSED ACTION ..............................................................1 1.1 Purpose and Need ...........................................................................................................1

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Teachers' Edition  

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Teachers' Edition Teachers' Edition Foreword The Harnessed Atom is a middle school science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) curriculum extension that focuses on nuclear science and energy. It is designed to provide students with accurate, unbiased, and up-to-date information on the roles that energy and nuclear science play in our lives. The curriculum includes essential principles and fundamental concepts of energy science. This update is based on the original 1985 Harnessed Atom curriculum from the U.S. Department of Energy. It has been developed with extensive input from science teachers across the country in pilot test reviews and workshops, as well as technical reviews from scientists and experts at universities, professional societies, and national laboratories.

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NOvA (Fermilab E929) Official Plots and Figures  

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The NOvA collaboration, consisting of 180 researchers across 28 institutions and managed by the Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory (FNAL), is developing instruments for a neutrino-focused experiment that will attempt to answer three fundamental questions in neutrino physics: 1) Can we observe the oscillation of muon neutrinos to electron neutrinos; 2) What is the ordering of the neutrino masses; and 3) What is the symmetry between matter and antimatter? The collaboration makes various data plots and figures available. These are grouped under five headings, with brief descriptions included for each individual figure: Neutrino Spectra, Detector Overview, Theta12 Mass Hierarchy CP phase, Theta 23 Delta Msqr23, and NuSterile.

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Appendix D Surface Water and Ground Water Time-Concentration Plots,  

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Surface Water and Ground Water Time-Concentration Plots, Surface Water and Ground Water Time-Concentration Plots, Stream Discharge Measurements, Ground Water Level Data, and Ground Water Well Hydrographs This page intentionally left blank Contents Section .................................................................................. Surface Water Time-Concentration Plots D1.O ............................................................................................... Stream Discharge Measurements D2.0 ............................................................. Ground Water Time-Concentration Plots for Uranium D3.0 .......................................................................................................... Ground Water Level Data D4.0 ..............................................................................................

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Argonne Terrestrial Carbon Cycle Data from Batvia Prairie and Agricultural Sites  

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Carbon dioxide fluxes and stocks in terrestrial ecosystems are key measurements needed to constrain quantification of regional carbon sinks and sources and the mechanisms controlling them. This information is required to produce a sound carbon budget for North America. This project examines CO2 and energy fluxes from agricultural land and from restored tallgrass prairie to compare their carbon sequestration potentials. The study integrates eddy covariance measurements with biometric measurements of plant and soil carbon stocks for two systems in northeastern Illinois: 1) long-term cultivated land in corn-soybean rotation with conventional tillage, and 2) a 15 year-old restored prairie that represents a long-term application of CRP conversion of cultivated land to native vegetation. The study contributes to the North American Carbon Program (NACP) by providing information on the magnitude and distribution of carbon stocks and the processes that control carbon dynamics in cultivated and CRP-restored land in the Midwest. The prairie site has been functioning since October 2004 and the agricultural site since July 2005. (From http://www.atmos.anl.gov/ FERMI/index.html)

Matamala, Roser [ANL; Jastrow, Julie D.; Lesht, Barry [ANL; Cook, David [ANL; Pekour, Mikhail [ANL; Gonzalez-Meler, Miquel A. [University of Illinois at Chicago

124

X-231B oil biodegradation plot: Closure Options Study  

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The purpose of this Closure Option Study (COS) is to satisfy the environmental documentation requirements for the US Department of Energy (DOE) and the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency (OEPA). The documentation is required to proceed with closure of the X-231B Oil Biodegradation Plot (X-231B), at the Portsmouth Gaseous Diffusion Plant (PORTS) in Piketon, Ohio. The concept for performance of a COS was set forth in the closure plan for the site. The Closure Plan states that the final closure action at X-231B shall be determined by the Closure Option Study. This closure Option Study is not intended to be a Feasibility Study as defined in the National Contingency Plan, nor is it a Corrective Measures Study as defined in the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) regulations. Performance of this study fulfills the requirements mandated by OEPA for completion of the closure plan for X-231B. This study was conducted prior to the initiation of the RCRA Facility Investigation (RFI) for Quadrant I of the site. Information generated during the RFI could modify the analysis and recommendations presented in this report.

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1989-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Dalitz Plot Analysis of B- -> D+ pi- pi-  

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The author reports on a Dalitz plot analysis of B{sup -} {yields} D{sup +}{pi}{sup -}{pi}{sup -} decays, based on a sample of about 383 million {Upsilon}(4S) {yields} B{bar B} decays collected with the BABAR detector at the PEP-II asymmetric-energy B Factory at SLAC. They find the total branching fraction of the three-body decay: {Beta}(B{sup -} {yields} D{sup +} {pi}{sup -}{pi}{sup -}) = (1.08 {+-} 0.01 {+-} 0.05) x 10{sup -3}. the masses and widths of D*{sub 2}{sup 0} and D*{sub 0}{sup 0}, the 2{sup +} and 0{sup +} c{bar u} P-wave states decaying to D{sup +}{pi}{sup -}, are measured: m{sub D*{sub 2}{sup 0}} = (2460.4 {+-} 1.2 {+-} 1.2 {+-} 1.9) MeV/c{sup 2}, {Lambda}{sub D*{sub 2}{sup 0}} = (41.8 {+-} 2.5 {+-} 2.1 {+-} 2.0) MeV, m{sub D*{sub 0}{sup 0}} = (2297 {+-} 8 {+-} 5 {+-} 19) MeV/c{sup 2} and {Lambda}{sub D*{sub 0}{sup 0}} = (273 {+-} 12 {+-} 17 {+-} 45) MeV. The stated errors reflect the statistical and systematic uncertainties, and the uncertainty related to the assumed composition of signal events and the theoretical model.

Aubert, : B.

2009-01-29T23:59:59.000Z

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Temporal changes in C and N stocks of restored prairie: implications for C sequestration strategies  

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The recovery of ecosystem C and N dynamics after disturbance can be a slow process. Chronosequence approaches offer unique opportunities to use space-for-time substitution to quantify the recovery of ecosystem C and N stocks and estimate the potential of restoration practices for C sequestration. We studied the distribution of C and N stocks in two chronosequences that included long-term cultivated lands, 3- to 26-year-old prairie restorations, and remnant prairie on two related soil series. Results from the two chronosequences did not vary significantly and were combined. Based on modeling predictions, the recovery rates of different ecosystem components varied greatly. Overall, C stocks recovered faster than N stocks, but both C and N stocks recovered more rapidly for aboveground vegetation than for any other ecosystem component. Aboveground C and N reached 95% of remnant levels in only 13 years and 21 years, respectively, after planting to native vegetation. Belowground plant C and N recovered several decades later, while microbial biomass C, soil organic C (SOC), and total soil N recovered on a century timescale. In the cultivated fields, SOC concentrations were depleted within the surface 25 cm, coinciding with the depth of plowing, but cultivation apparently led to redistribution of soil C, increasing SOC stocks deeper in the soil profile. The restoration of prairie vegetation was effective at rebuilding soil organic matter (SOM) in the surface soil. Accrual rates were maintained at 43 g C {center_dot} m{sup -2} {center_dot} yr{sup -1} and 3 g N {center_dot} m{sup -2} {center_dot} yr{sup -1} in the surface 0.16 Mg/m{sup 2} soil mass during the first 26 years of restoration and were predicted to reach 50% of their storage potential (3500 g C/m{sup 2}) in the first 100 years. We conclude that restoration of tallgrass prairie vegetation can restore SOM lost through cultivation and has the potential to sequester relatively large amounts of SOC over a sustained period of time. Whether restored prairies can retain the C apparently transferred to the subsoil by cultivation practices remains to be seen.

Matamala, Roser [Argonne National Laboratory (ANL); Jastrow, Julie D [ORNL; Miller, Raymond M [Argonne National Laboratory (ANL); Garten Jr, Charles T [ORNL

2008-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Temporal changes in C and N stocks of restored prairie : implications for C sequestration strategies.  

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The recovery of ecosystem C and N dynamics after disturbance can be a slow process. Chronosequence approaches offer unique opportunities to use space-for-time substitution to quantify the recovery of ecosystem C and N stocks and estimate the potential of restoration practices for C sequestration. We studied the distribution of C and N stocks in two chronosequences that included long-term cultivated lands, 3- to 26-year-old prairie restorations, and remnant prairie on two related soil series. Results from the two chronosequences did not vary significantly and were combined. Based on modeling predictions, the recovery rates of different ecosystem components varied greatly. Overall, C stocks recovered faster than N stocks, but both C and N stocks recovered more rapidly for aboveground vegetation than for any other ecosystem component. Aboveground C and N reached 95% of remnant levels in only 13 years and 21 years, respectively, after planting to native vegetation. Belowground plant C and N recovered several decades later, while microbial biomass C, soil organic C (SOC), and total soil N recovered on a century timescale. In the cultivated fields, SOC concentrations were depleted within the surface 25 cm, coinciding with the depth of plowing, but cultivation apparently led to redistribution of soil C, increasing SOC stocks deeper in the soil profile. The restoration of prairie vegetation was effective at rebuilding soil organic matter (SOM) in the surface soil. Accrual rates were maintained at 43 g C {center_dot} m{sup -2} {center_dot} yr{sup -1} and 3 g N {center_dot} m{sup -2} {center_dot} yr{sup -1} in the surface 0.16 Mg/m{sup 2} soil mass during the first 26 years of restoration and were predicted to reach 50% of their storage potential (3500 g C/m{sup 2}) in the first 100 years. We conclude that restoration of tallgrass prairie vegetation can restore SOM lost through cultivation and has the potential to sequester relatively large amounts of SOC over a sustained period of time. Whether restored prairies can retain the C apparently transferred to the subsoil by cultivation practices remains to be seen.

Matamala, R.; Jastrow, J. D.; Miller, R. M.; Garten, C. T.; Biosciences Division; ORNL

2008-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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NETL: Educational Initiatives - Teachers  

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Teachers Educational Initiatives Teachers NETL is a proactive developer and supporter of educational initiatives at all levels. NETL's commitment to education is demonstrated...

129

Environmental Impacts of Wind Power Development on the Population Biology of Greater Prairie-Chickens  

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Executive Summary 1. We investigated the impacts of wind power development on the demography, movements, and population genetics of Greater Prairie-Chickens (Tympanuchus cupido) at three sites in northcentral and eastern Kansas for a 7-year period. Only 1 of 3 sites was developed for wind power, the 201MW Meridan Way Wind Power Facility at the Smoky Hills site in northcentral Kansas. Our project report is based on population data for prairie chickens collected during a 2-year preconstruction period (2007-2008), a 3-year postconstruction period (2009-2011) and one final year of lek surveys (2012). Where relevant, we present preconstruction data from our field studies at reference sites in the northern Flint Hills (2007-2009) and southern Flint Hills (2006-2008). 2. We addressed seven potential impacts of wind power development on prairie chickens: lek attendance, mating behavior, use of breeding habitat, fecundity rates, natal dispersal, survival rates, and population numbers. Our analyses of pre- and postconstruction impacts are based on an analysis of covariance design where we modeled population performance as a function of treatment period, distance to eventual or actual site of the nearest wind turbine, and the interaction of these factors. Our demographic and movement data from the 6-year study period at the Smoky Hills site included 23 lek sites, 251 radio-marked females monitored for 287 bird-years, and 264 nesting attempts. Our genetic data were based on genotypes of 1,760 females, males and chicks that were screened with a set of 27 microsatellite markers that were optimized in the lab. 3. In our analyses of lek attendance, the annual probability of lek persistence during the preconstruction period was ~0.9. During the postconstruction period, distance to nearest turbine did not have a significant effect on the probability of lek persistence. However, the probability of lek persistence increased from 0.69 at 0 m to 0.89 at 30 km from turbines, and most abandoned lek sites were located 0.9 for leks of 10 or more males. Large leks in grasslands should be a higher priority for conservation. Overall, wind power development had a weak effect on the annual probability of lek persistence. 3. We used molecular methods to investigate the mating behavior of prairie chickens. The prevailing view for lek-mating grouse is that females mate once to fertilize the clutch and that conspecific nest parasitism is rare. We found evidence that females mate multiple times to fertilize the clutch (8-18% of broods, 4-38% of chicks) and will parasitize nests of other females during egg-laying (~17% of nests). Variable rates of parentage were highest in the fragmented landscapes at the Smoky Hills field site, and were lower at the Flint Hills field site. Comparisons of the pre- and postconstruction periods showed that wind energy development did not affect the mating behaviors of prairie chickens. 4. We examined use of breeding habitats by radio-marked females and conducted separate analyses for nest site selection, and movements of females not attending nests or broods. The landscape was a mix of native prairie and agricultural habitats, and nest site selection was not random because females preferred to nest in grasslands. Nests tended to be closer to turbines during the postconstruction period and there was no evidence of behavioral avoidance of turbines by females during nest site selection. Movements of females not attending nests or broods showed that females crossed the site of the wind power development at higher rates during the preconstruction period (20%) than the postconstruction period (11%), and that movements away from turbines were more frequent during the postconstruction period. Thus, wind power development appears to affect movements in breeding habitats but not nest site s

Sandercock, Brett K. [Kansas State University

2013-05-22T23:59:59.000Z

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Pioneer Prairie I (3Q08) Wind Farm | Open Energy Information  

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Q08) Wind Farm Q08) Wind Farm Jump to: navigation, search Name Pioneer Prairie I (3Q08) Wind Farm Facility Pioneer Prairie I (3Q08) Sector Wind energy Facility Type Commercial Scale Wind Facility Status In Service Owner Horizon Wind Energy Developer Horizon Wind Energy Location Northeastern IA IA Coordinates 43.450321°, -92.551074° Loading map... {"minzoom":false,"mappingservice":"googlemaps3","type":"ROADMAP","zoom":14,"types":["ROADMAP","SATELLITE","HYBRID","TERRAIN"],"geoservice":"google","maxzoom":false,"width":"600px","height":"350px","centre":false,"title":"","label":"","icon":"","visitedicon":"","lines":[],"polygons":[],"circles":[],"rectangles":[],"copycoords":false,"static":false,"wmsoverlay":"","layers":[],"controls":["pan","zoom","type","scale","streetview"],"zoomstyle":"DEFAULT","typestyle":"DEFAULT","autoinfowindows":false,"kml":[],"gkml":[],"fusiontables":[],"resizable":false,"tilt":0,"kmlrezoom":false,"poi":true,"imageoverlays":[],"markercluster":false,"searchmarkers":"","locations":[{"text":"","title":"","link":null,"lat":43.450321,"lon":-92.551074,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

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Pioneer Prairie I (4Q08) Wind Farm | Open Energy Information  

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4Q08) Wind Farm 4Q08) Wind Farm Jump to: navigation, search Name Pioneer Prairie I (4Q08) Wind Farm Facility Pioneer Prairie I (4Q08) Sector Wind energy Facility Type Commercial Scale Wind Facility Status In Service Owner Horizon Developer Horizon Energy Purchaser N/a Location Northeastern IA IA Coordinates 43.450321°, -92.551074° Loading map... {"minzoom":false,"mappingservice":"googlemaps3","type":"ROADMAP","zoom":14,"types":["ROADMAP","SATELLITE","HYBRID","TERRAIN"],"geoservice":"google","maxzoom":false,"width":"600px","height":"350px","centre":false,"title":"","label":"","icon":"","visitedicon":"","lines":[],"polygons":[],"circles":[],"rectangles":[],"copycoords":false,"static":false,"wmsoverlay":"","layers":[],"controls":["pan","zoom","type","scale","streetview"],"zoomstyle":"DEFAULT","typestyle":"DEFAULT","autoinfowindows":false,"kml":[],"gkml":[],"fusiontables":[],"resizable":false,"tilt":0,"kmlrezoom":false,"poi":true,"imageoverlays":[],"markercluster":false,"searchmarkers":"","locations":[{"text":"","title":"","link":null,"lat":43.450321,"lon":-92.551074,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

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Health Consultation Des Moines (Ex) Ordnance Site Landfill and Lagoon Complex Prairie Trail Development Site  

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This letter has been prepared as a consultation to evaluate human health impacts that will remain in a commercial and residential area within Ankeny, Iowa known as the Prairie Trail Development Site. The Iowa Department of Public Healths priority is to ensure the Ankeny community has the best information possible to safeguard its health. That information is included in the following paragraphs. Background and Statement of Issues The Prairie Trail Development Area is located in the southern portion of Ankeny, Iowa. This development area is located in an area that was formally occupied by the Des Moines Ordnance Plant. The Des Moines Ordnance Plant was constructed for the production and testing of small arms munitions for use during World War II. The Landfill and Lagoon Complex was utilized for disposal of wastes from the ordnance plant and also from various entities that utilized the site property until 1991. The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is overseeing the cleanup of the Landfill and Lagoon Complex. A portion of the remainder of the site property had been used for burning of scrap explosives, the storage and disposal of chemicals, a disposal pond, testing of products, and various munitions manufacturing activities. The Iowa Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) is overseeing the cleanup of this remaining portion of the site property.

Terry E. Branstad; Kim Reynolds

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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GEOSCIENCE AND REMOTE SENSING LETTERS, VOL. , NO. , 200 1 An automatized frequency analysis for vine plot  

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GEOSCIENCE AND REMOTE SENSING LETTERS, VOL. , NO. , 200 1 An automatized frequency analysis for vine plot detection and delineation in remote sensing Carole Delenne, Gilles Rabatel and Michel high spatial resolution remotely sensed data. About 89% of vine plots are detected corresponding

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

134

Comparison between the Droughts of the 1930s and the 1980s in the Southern Prairies of Canada  

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The drought decades of the 1930s and 1980s in the southern prairies of Canada were compared using Palmers drought severity index (PDSI). Nine of the 11 yr from 1929 to 1939 inclusive were drought years compared to 6 of 11 from 1979 to 1989. The ...

Lawrence Nkemdirim; Lena Weber

1999-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

135

teacher_night_map  

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Teacher Night in CEBAF Center * Teacher Night takes place on April 17, 2013, from 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM * Park in the CEBAF Center parking lot * Enter CEBAF Center through the south...

136

Research Experience for Teachers  

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... Research Experience for Teachers (RET) program at NIST. NIST launches an initiative designed to give middle school science ...

2013-01-18T23:59:59.000Z

137

ANL-08/04 Surveillance of Site A and Plot M  

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sampled wells. Levels above 0.25 pCiL would not be expected in this water due to fallout, and no other source is known, thus the source is likely to be waste in Plot M. The...

138

Notes & Tips Utilities for quantifying separation in PCA/PLS-DA scores plots  

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Notes & Tips Utilities for quantifying separation in PCA/PLS-DA scores plots Bradley Worley, Steven bootstrapping and multivariate Hotelling's T2 hypothesis testing to generate eas- ily interpretable dendrograms

Powers, Robert

139

Data Plots from FNAL-E907: Main Injector Particle Production Experiment (MIPP)  

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There are approximately 40 data plots available to the public from E907. A proposal to upgrade the MIPP experiment (E-P-960) has been deferred. See the MIPP homepage at http://ppd.fnal.gov/experiments/e907/

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Restoration of resaca wetlands and associated wet prairie habitats at Palo Alto Battlefield National Historic Site  

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Cultivation and drainage projects associated with livestock production have substantially disturbed resaca wetlands and wet prairie habitats in southern Texas. As a consequence of the anthropogenic disturbances, the area of these wetlands has been reduced and the ecological integrity of the remaining wetlands has been compromised. The goal of this study was to explore effective strategies for ecological restoration of coastal prairie and resaca ecosystems in south Texas and provide restoration recommendations to the National Park Service at Palo Alto Battlefield National Historic Site (NHS). Field experiments were conducted to evaluate the effectiveness of different approaches for restoring Spartina spartinae on disturbed saline flats. A resaca hydrologic study was initiated to evaluate the groundwater hydrology in disturbed versus undisturbed resaca wetlands and explore potential restoration strategies. Transplanting S. spartinae in the fall season was more successful (80% survivability) than seeding (0% initial establishment), spring transplanting (0% survival), spring and fall mechanical transplanting (0% and 6% survivability, respectively). Soil disturbance significantly affected (p < 0.05) survival of transplanted tillers and basal diameter of both the bare root and container-grown transplants in the fall manual treatments. The initial hydrologic study of the resaca wetlands found that vegetation rooting zone hydrology was likely dependent on surface water rather than groundwater. These findings suggest that strategies that restore surface hydrologic regimes will likely restore the ecosystem structure and function of disturbed resacas. Manually transplanting bare-root stock of S. spartinae in the late fall season without soil disturbance will increase the likelihood of successful saline flat restoration.

Margo, Michael Ray

2003-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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141

Environmental Impacts of Wind Power Development on the Population Biology of Greater Prairie-Chickens  

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Executive Summary 1. We investigated the impacts of wind power development on the demography, movements, and population genetics of Greater Prairie-Chickens (Tympanuchus cupido) at three sites in northcentral and eastern Kansas for a 7-year period. Only 1 of 3 sites was developed for wind power, the 201MW Meridan Way Wind Power Facility at the Smoky Hills site in northcentral Kansas. Our project report is based on population data for prairie chickens collected during a 2-year preconstruction period (2007-2008), a 3-year postconstruction period (2009-2011) and one final year of lek surveys (2012). Where relevant, we present preconstruction data from our field studies at reference sites in the northern Flint Hills (2007-2009) and southern Flint Hills (2006-2008). 2. We addressed seven potential impacts of wind power development on prairie chickens: lek attendance, mating behavior, use of breeding habitat, fecundity rates, natal dispersal, survival rates, and population numbers. Our analyses of pre- and postconstruction impacts are based on an analysis of covariance design where we modeled population performance as a function of treatment period, distance to eventual or actual site of the nearest wind turbine, and the interaction of these factors. Our demographic and movement data from the 6-year study period at the Smoky Hills site included 23 lek sites, 251 radio-marked females monitored for 287 bird-years, and 264 nesting attempts. Our genetic data were based on genotypes of 1,760 females, males and chicks that were screened with a set of 27 microsatellite markers that were optimized in the lab. 3. In our analyses of lek attendance, the annual probability of lek persistence during the preconstruction period was ~0.9. During the postconstruction period, distance to nearest turbine did not have a significant effect on the probability of lek persistence. However, the probability of lek persistence increased from 0.69 at 0 m to 0.89 at 30 km from turbines, and most abandoned lek sites were located <5 km from turbines. Probability of lek persistence was significantly related to habitat and number of males. Leks had a higher probability of persistence in grasslands than agricultural fields, and increased from ~0.2 for leks of 5 males, to >0.9 for leks of 10 or more males. Large leks in grasslands should be a higher priority for conservation. Overall, wind power development had a weak effect on the annual probability of lek persistence. 3. We used molecular methods to investigate the mating behavior of prairie chickens. The prevailing view for lek-mating grouse is that females mate once to fertilize the clutch and that conspecific nest parasitism is rare. We found evidence that females mate multiple times to fertilize the clutch (8-18% of broods, 4-38% of chicks) and will parasitize nests of other females during egg-laying (~17% of nests). Variable rates of parentage were highest in the fragmented landscapes at the Smoky Hills field site, and were lower at the Flint Hills field site. Comparisons of the pre- and postconstruction periods showed that wind energy development did not affect the mating behaviors of prairie chickens. 4. We examined use of breeding habitats by radio-marked females and conducted separate analyses for nest site selection, and movements of females not attending nests or broods. The landscape was a mix of native prairie and agricultural habitats, and nest site selection was not random because females preferred to nest in grasslands. Nests tended to be closer to turbines during the postconstruction period and there was no evidence of behavioral avoidance of turbines by females during nest site selection. Movements of females not attending nests or broods showed that females crossed the site of the wind power development at higher rates during the preconstruction period (20%) than the postconstruction period (11%), and that movements away from turbines were more frequent during the postconstruction period. Thus, wind power development appears to affect movements in breeding habitats but not nest site s

Sandercock, Brett K. [Kansas State University

2013-05-22T23:59:59.000Z

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Teacher Resource Center  

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Teacher Resource Center: Putting It All Together Teacher Resource Center: Putting It All Together TRC Home TRC Fact Sheet Library Curricular Resources Science Fair Resources Bibliographies sciencelines The Best of sciencelines Archives Annotated List of URLs Catalog Teacher's Lounge Full Workshop Catalog Customized Workshops Scheduled Workshops Special Opportunities Teacher Networks Science Lab Fermilab Science Materials Samplers Order Form Science Safety Issues Tech Room Fermilab Web Resources The Teacher Resource Center provides a preview collection of K-12 instructional materials. TRC services include professional development workshops, consultation assistance, bibliographies and reference assistance. Educators have access to curriculum materials, books, multimedia, educational supply catalogs, periodicals and newsletters. The collection

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1997 Reviews, Tables, and Plots in the Review of Particle Physics  

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Plots Plots in the 1997 Review of Particle Physics Cut-off date for this update was October 15, 1997. See also this same index in alphabetical order. Please use this CITATION. Having trouble with PostScript files? We have a PostScript help file. Constants, Units, Atomic and Nuclear Properties Standard Model and Related Topics Particle Properties Neutrino Physics Hypothetical Particles Astrophysics and Cosmology Experimental Methods and Colliders Mathematical Tools Kinematics, Cross-Section Formulae, and Plots Constants, Units, Atomic and Nuclear Properties Physical constants (5p, 99kb) Astrophysical constants (6p, 111kb) International System of units (2p, 38kb) Periodic table of the elements (1p, 80kb) Electronic structure of the elements (2p, 71kb) Atomic and nuclear properties of materials (2p, 80kb)

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The Internship: Hollywood Plot is a Reality for One SRR Intern | Department  

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The Internship: Hollywood Plot is a Reality for One SRR Intern The Internship: Hollywood Plot is a Reality for One SRR Intern The Internship: Hollywood Plot is a Reality for One SRR Intern June 20, 2013 - 12:00pm Addthis Johnny Whitaker, a college intern at Savannah River Remediation (SRR), uses system analysis and design to help develop a web-accessible inventory system for SRR subject matter experts. Johnny Whitaker, a college intern at Savannah River Remediation (SRR), uses system analysis and design to help develop a web-accessible inventory system for SRR subject matter experts. In the summer comedy The Internship, two middle-aged men vie for jobs and new careers in the tech industry as Google interns. They are starting over and moving forward, just like one Savannah River Remediation (SRR) intern. Johnny Whitaker has a sense of humor, but he's taking his new venture

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The Internship: Hollywood Plot is a Reality for One SRR Intern | Department  

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The Internship: Hollywood Plot is a Reality for One SRR Intern The Internship: Hollywood Plot is a Reality for One SRR Intern The Internship: Hollywood Plot is a Reality for One SRR Intern June 20, 2013 - 12:00pm Addthis Johnny Whitaker, a college intern at Savannah River Remediation (SRR), uses system analysis and design to help develop a web-accessible inventory system for SRR subject matter experts. Johnny Whitaker, a college intern at Savannah River Remediation (SRR), uses system analysis and design to help develop a web-accessible inventory system for SRR subject matter experts. In the summer comedy The Internship, two middle-aged men vie for jobs and new careers in the tech industry as Google interns. They are starting over and moving forward, just like one Savannah River Remediation (SRR) intern. Johnny Whitaker has a sense of humor, but he's taking his new venture

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National Teacher Enhancement Project  

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funded by the National Science Foundation and the funded by the National Science Foundation and the U.S. Department of Energy Office of Science and offered at 10 DOE National Laboratories NTEP Projects Learning to Live in a Risky World Lewis and Clark in Washington The Seed Connection SIMply Prairie Home Energy Audit Weather Watchers Project Background . . . but where's the class? Doing Research - Publishing Results Created for the NTEP II Fermilab LInC program sponsored by Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory Education Office and Friends of Fermilab, and funded by United States Department of Energy, Illinois State Board of Education, North Central Regional Technology in Education Consortium which is operated by North Central Regional Educational Laboratory (NCREL), and the National Science Foundation. Web Maintainer: ed-webmaster@fnal.gov

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ASTC_teachers.html  

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Through their efforts, a growing number of teachers have acquired the technical skills to create Web sites; a pedagogical context for Web-based projects in the classrooms;...

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WELLOG: computer software system for analyzing and plotting well log data (a user's guide to WELLOG. REV2)  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

WELLOG is a software system that has been developed to plot digitized well log data in a manner suitable for analysis. Multiple logs can be plotted side by side for correlation analysis, and up to three logs can be plotted on a cross plot. Data entry, editing, and modification functions are also provided by the program. Digitizing is accomplished by a TEKTRONIX 4954 (on-line) digitizing tablet, and plotting is done on a TEKTRONIX 4014 graphics terminal, a STATOS 42 electrostatic plotter, or a CALCOMP pen plotter using a device independent plotting system. This program (WELLOG.REV2) is not as system-dependent as the former version (WELLOG.REV1). The user must supply a program to digitize the data and supply subroutines to interface the program with file manipulation and plotting routines of their system. One major improvement is the use of an on-line digitizing system whereby the program accesses disk files rather than reading the data from tape. In REV2 the merge file has been automated such that the file is initialized automatically upon creation and also delete protected. The randomly spaced data capabilities have been greatly improved allowing the averaging and cross plotting of the data. Routines have been added which allow all of the cross plots excepting the Z-plot to be printed on a line printer. Dresser Atlas' A-K plot has also been added. The program is almost completely self-contained needing only a few interfacing and system subroutines.

Atwood, J.W.; Killpack, T.J.; Glenn, W.E.; Nutter, C.

1980-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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ANL-10/01 Surveillance of Site A and Plot M  

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ANL-10/01 Surveillance of Site A and Plot M Report for 2009 Environment, Safety, Health, and Quality Assurance Division Availability of This Report This report is available, at no cost, at http://www.osti.gov/bridge. It is also available

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A GIS tool for modelling annual diffuse infiltration on a plot scale  

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ArcB is a GIS tool for modelling annual diffuse infiltration (R"P) from precipitation (P) on a plot scale that uses ArcObjects as the programming language to incorporate equations and boundary conditions for the water-balance consistency. Because detailed ... Keywords: ArcObjects, Diffuse infiltration, GIS, SE Spain, Semiarid climate

Salvador EspaA, Francisco J. Alcal, Ngela Vallejos, Antonio Pulido-Bosch

2013-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

151

Science Teacher Professionalism  

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Position Statement Position Statement Principles of Professionalism for Science Educators Introduction Today's science educators play central roles in educating, inspiring, and guiding students to become responsible scientifically literate citizens. Therefore, it is essential that teachers of science uphold the highest ethical standards of the profession to earn the respect, trust, and confidence of students, parents, school leadership, colleagues, and other members of the community. The National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) establishes the following expectations and principles to guide the professional conduct of all preK-16 teachers of science, including preservice, novice, and experienced educators. Quality science instruction is an interdependent process that requires the active participation

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Prairie Canal Well No. 1, Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana. Volume 1. Completion and testing. Final report  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

The Prairie Canal Company, Inc. Well No. 1, approximately 8 miles south of the city of Lake Charles, Louisiana, was tested through the annulus between 5-1/2 inch casing and 2-3/8 inch tubing. The interval tested was from 14,782 to 14,820 feet. The geological section was the Hackberry Sand, a member of the Oligocene Frio formation. Produced water was injected into a disposal well which was perforated in several Miocene Sands from 3070 to 4600 feet. Original plans were to test a section of the Hackberry sand from 14,976 to 15,024 feet. This primary zone, however, produced a large amount of sand, shale, gravel, and rocks during early flow periods and was abandoned in favor of the secondary zone. Four pressure drawdown flow tests and three pressure buildup tests were conducted during a 12-day period. A total of 36,505 barrels of water was produced. The highest sustained flow rate was approximately 7100 BWPD. The gas-to-water ratio, measured during testing, ranged from 41 to 50 SCF/BBL. There is disagreement as to the saturation value of the reservoir brine, which may be between 43.3 and 49.7 SCF/BBL. The methane content of the flare line gas averaged 88.4 mole percent. The CO/sub 2/ content averaged 8.4 mole percent. Measured values of H/sub 2/S in the gas were between 12 and 24 ppM.

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1981-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Assessment of lesser prairie-chicken lek density relative to landscape characteristics in Texas  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

My 2.5-yr Master'?s project accomplished the objectives of estimating lesser prairie-chicken (LPC) lek density and abundance in the Texas occupied range and modeling anthropogenic and landscape features associated with lek density by flying helicopter lek surveys for 2 field seasons and employing a line-transect distance sampling method. This project was important for several reasons. Firstly, wildlife managers and biologists have traditionally monitored LPC populations with road-based surveys that may result in biased estimates and do not provide access to privately-owned or remote property. From my aerial surveys and distance sampling, I was able to provide accurate density and abundance estimates, as well as new leks and I detected LPCs outside the occupied range. Secondly, recent research has indicated that energy development has the potential to impact LPCs through avoidance of tall structures, increased mortality from raptors perching on transmission lines, disturbance to nesting hens, and habitat loss/fragmentation. Given the potential wind energy development in the Texas Panhandle, spatial models of current anthropogenic and vegetative features (such as transmission lines, roads, and percent native grassland) influencing lek density were needed. This information provided wildlife managers and wind energy developers in Texas with guidelines for how change in landscape features could impact LPCs. Lastly, LPC populations have faced range-wide declines over the last century and they are currently listed as a candidate species under the Endangered Species Act. I was able to provide timely information on LPC populations in Texas that will be used during the listing process.

Jennifer Timmer; Matthew Butler; Warren Ballard; Clint Boal; Heather Whitlaw

2012-08-31T23:59:59.000Z

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1997 Reviews, Tables, and Plots in the Review of Particle Physics  

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Plots (Alphabetical List) Plots (Alphabetical List) in the 1997 Review of Particle Physics Cut-off date for this update was October 15, 1997. Please use this CITATION. See this same index logically ordered. Having trouble with PostScript files? We have a PostScript help file. Accelerator physics of colliders (8p, 89kb) Astrophysical constants (6p, 111kb) Atomic and nuclear properties of materials (2p, 80kb) Axions and other Very Light Bosons (6p, 59kb) b-flavored Hadrons, Production and Decay (13p, 130kb) B0-Bbar0 Mixing (5p, 86kb) Big-bang cosmology (3p, 65kb) Big-bang nucleosynthesis (8p, 302kb) Cabibbo-Kobayashi-Maskawa mixing matrix (10p, 219kb) Clebsch-Gordan coeff., sph. harmonics, and d functions (2p, 211kb) Collider parameters (high-energy colliders) (3p, 73kb) Compositeness, Searches for Quark and Lepton (5p, 59kb)

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Environmental review for Site A/Plot M, Palos Forest Preserve, Cook County, Illinois  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This report is an environmental review of two sites known as Site A and Plot M, which are located in the Palos Forest Preserve of the Forest Preserve District of Cook County, approximately 20 mi southwest of downtown Chicago and about 3 mi east of the current site of Argonne National Laboratory (ANL). An enlarged map of the area around the sites is shown in a figure. Site A covers about 19 acres, and Plot M covers about 1 acre. This document consists of the following sections: a review of the site history and environment, a description of the conceptual pathway models for both Site A and Plot M and a brief discussion of previous sampling events, a discussion of possible transport pathways, an evaluation of the Phase 2 Work Plan for Site A, a review of the applicable or relevant and appropriate regulations (ARARs), and recommendations for future study. The recommendations are based on an evaluation of previously collected data. Where data were sufficient, a geologic conceptual model was developed. If data were not sufficient to develop a model, recommendations for data collection are made. A new base map was developed for the site by using the base survey conducted in the 1940s, aerial photographs dating back to 1948, and site visits.

Biang, R.P.; Yuen, C.R.; Avci, H.I.; Haffenden, R.

1993-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Wind Energy Teachers Guide  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

This guide, created by the American Wind Association, with support from the U.S. Department of Energy, is a learning tool about wind energy targeted toward grades K-12. The guide provides teacher information, ideas for sparking children's and students' interest, suggestions for activities to undertake in and outside the classroom, and research tools for both teachers and students. Also included is an additional resources section.

anon.

2003-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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GRAFLAB 2.3 for UNIX - A MATLAB database, plotting, and analysis tool: User`s guide  

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This report is a user`s manual for GRAFLAB, which is a new database, analysis, and plotting package that has been written entirely in the MATLAB programming language. GRAFLAB is currently used for data reduction, analysis, and archival. GRAFLAB was written to replace GRAFAID, which is a FORTRAN database, analysis, and plotting package that runs on VAX/VMS.

Dunn, W.N.

1998-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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ReproducedfromSoilScienceSocietyofAmericaJournal.PublishedbySoilScienceSocietyofAmerica.Allcopyrightsreserved. Hydraulic Properties in a Silt Loam Soil under Natural Prairie,  

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ReproducedfromSoilScienceSocietyofAmericaJournal.PublishedbySoilScienceSocietyofAmerica.Allcopyrightsreserved. Hydraulic Properties in a Silt Loam Soil under Natural Prairie, Conventional Till, and No-Till Juan P. Fuentes, Markus Flury,* and David F. Bezdicek ABSTRACT undergo this dramatic cyclic change in soil

Flury, Markus

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NEWTON Teachers - Classroom and Curriculum Development  

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Feel free to click on the banner to explore the site. Welcome to the NEWTON Teachers NEWTON Teachers was developed by teachers for teachers. Here you can explore educational...

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Modeling Plot-Level Biomass and Volume Using Airborne and Terrestrial Lidar Measurements  

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The United States Forest Service (USFS) Forest Inventory and Analysis (FIA) program provides a diverse selection of data used to assess the status of the nations forested areas using sample locations dispersed throughout the country. Airborne, and more recently, terrestrial lidar (light detection and ranging) systems are capable of producing accurate measurements of individual tree dimensions and also possess the ability to characterize three-dimensional vertical forest structure. This study investigates the potential of airborne and terrestrial scanning lidar systems for modeling forest volume and aboveground biomass on FIA subplots in the Malheur National Forest, eastern Oregon. A methodology for the creation of five airborne lidar metric sets (four point cloud-based and one individual tree based) and four terrestrial lidar metric sets (three height-based and one distance-based) is presented. Metrics were compared to estimates of subplot aboveground biomass and gross volume derived from FIA data using national and regional allometric equations respectively. Simple linear regression models from the airborne lidar data accounted for 15 percent of the variability in subplot biomass and 14 percent of the variability in subplot volume, while multiple linear regression models increased these amounts to 29 percent and 25 percent, respectively. When subplot estimates of biophysical parameters were scaled to the plot-level and compared with plot-level lidar metrics, simple linear regression models were able to account for 60 percent of the variability in biomass and 71 percent of the variation in volume. Terrestrial lidar metrics produced moderate results with simple linear regression models accounting for 41 percent of the variability in biomass and 46 percent of the variability in volume, with multiple linear regression models accounting for 71 percent and 84 percent, respectively. Results show that: (1) larger plot sizes help to mitigate errors and produce better models; and (2) a combination of height-based and distance-based terrestrial lidar metrics has the potential to estimate biomass and volume on FIA subplots.

Sheridan, Ryan D.

2011-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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ANL-08/04 Surveillance of Site A and Plot M  

Office of Legacy Management (LM)

ANL-08/04 Surveillance of Site A and Plot M Report for 2007 Environment, Safety, and Health/Quality Assurance Oversight Division Disclaimer This report was prepared as an account of work sponsored by an agency of the United States Government. Neither the United States Government nor any agency thereof, nor UChicago Argonne, LLC, nor any of their employees or officers, makes any warranty, express or implied, or assumes any legal liability or responsibility for the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of any information, apparatus,

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Fossil Fuel Carbon Dioxide Emissions Data and Data Plots from Project Vulcan  

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Explore the Vulcan website for the Vulcan gridded data, methodological details, publications, plots and analysis.[Taken from "About Project Vulcan" at http://www.purdue.edu/eas/carbon/vulcan/index.php]Also, see the peer-reviewed paper that provides a "core" description for this project: Gurney, K.R., D. Mendoza, Y. Zhou, M Fischer, S. de la Rue du Can, S. Geethakumar, C. Miller (2009) The Vulcan Project: High resolution fossil fuel combustion CO2 emissions fluxes for the United States, Environ. Sci. Technol., 43, doi:10.1021/es900,806c.

Gurney, Kevin [PI and spokesperson for the Vulcan Collaboration

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Teacher Resource Kit  

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Teacher Resource Kit Teacher Resource Kit This kit is designed as a resource for teachers who teach grades K-5. It is intended to provide information about the Laboratory and our education resources and to introduce activities that may be useful in the classroom. The kit contains information about the Laboratory's history and current research activities. You will find information applicable to various grade levels that can be tailored to the grade level that you currently teach. Also included are materials and activities that have been obtained from sources outside the Laboratory. Requesting support from Los Alamos National Laboratory The Laboratory and its employees consider it their responsibility to devote resources to improving the quality of life

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For Students and Teachers  

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Collage of students at computers and doing experiments Collage of students at computers and doing experiments For Students and Teachers Where to find energy science curricula, energy and environmental school projects, and making your school more energy-efficient. Here are links to EETD, Berkeley Lab and external resources for students and teachers interested in learning about energy efficiency and the environment. Energy Education Center for Science and Engineering Education Berkeley Lab's educational resource center. Information about summer internship and research programs for students and teachers, and other activities. What's Energy Efficiency? A simple definition of energy efficiency, who "does" efficiency, and how Berkeley Lab's energy efficiency research has affected you-and virtually everyone in America.

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H2 Educate! Teacher Guide  

Fuel Cell Technologies Publication and Product Library (EERE)

H2 Educate! Teacher and Student Guides - These new guides were developed by the National Energy Education Development (NEED) Project's Teacher Advisory Board for the DOE Hydrogen Program. Sentech, Inc

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Teacher Night at Jefferson Lab  

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Night at Jefferson Lab Night at Jefferson Lab Region II Physical Science Teacher Night for Elementary and Middle School Teachers April 2nd, 2014 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm Come for the FUN! You won't want to miss the annual Virginia Region II Teacher Night at Jefferson Lab! This year's focus is on physical science activities for upper elementary and middle school teachers. Format for the Evening Think of a Science Fair with enthusiactic students lined up at tables waiting to show you their projects... Teacher Night will be similar, except enthusiactic teachers will be waiting to share one of their favorite classroom activities with YOU! All teachers will have handouts and many will have starter supplies to accompany the handouts - that's right, FREE MATERIALS! Activity Topics Friction - Electrolysis - Water Cycle - Engineering Design Challenge -

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ANL-13/01 Surveillance of Site A and Plot M  

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ANL-13/01 ANL-13/01 Surveillance of Site A and Plot M Report for 2012 Environment, Safety, and Quality Assurance About Argonne National Laboratory Argonne is a U.S. Department of Energy laboratory managed by UChicago Argonne, LLC under contract DE-AC02-06CH11357. The Laboratory's main facility is outside Chicago, at 9700 South Cass Avenue, Argonne, Illinois 60439. For information about Argonne and its pioneering science and technology programs, see www.anl.gov. Availability of This Report This report is available, at no cost, at http://www.osti.gov/bridge. It is also available on paper to the U.S. Department of Energy and its contractors, for a processing fee, from: U.S. Department of Energy Office of Scientific and Technical Information

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ANL-12/01 Surveillance of Site A and Plot M  

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ANL-12/01 ANL-12/01 Surveillance of Site A and Plot M Report for 2011 Environment, Safety, and Quality Assurance Availability of This Report This report is available, at no cost, at http://www.osti.gov/bridge. It is also available on paper to the U.S. Department of Energy and its contractors, for a processing fee, from: U.S. Department of Energy Office of Scientific and Technical Information P.O. Box 62 Oak Ridge, TN 37831-0062 phone (865) 576-8401 fax (865) 576-5728 reports@adonis.osti.gov Disclaimer This report was prepared as an account of work sponsored by an agency of the United States Government. Neither the United States Government nor any agency thereof, nor UChicago Argonne, LLC, nor any of their employees or officers, makes any warranty, express

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Plots and Figures from the Main Injector Neutrino Oscillation Search (MINOS) at Fermilab  

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MINOS, or Main Injector Neutrino Oscillation Search, is an experiment at Fermilab designed to study the phenomena known as neutrino oscillations. It uses a beam of neutrino particles produced by the NuMI beamline facility - Neutrinos at the Main Injector. The beam of neutrinos is sent through the two MINOS detectors, one at Fermilab and one in the Soudan Mine in northern Minnesota. The Minos for Scientists page provides a link to the data plots that are available to the public and also provides explanations for some of the recent results of the experiment. Another links leads to a long listing of MINOS publications in refereed journals. Photo galleries are found by checking the links on the left menu.

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Demonstration of Life Cycle Management Planning for Systems, Structures, and Components: With Pilot Applications at Oconee and Prairie Island Nuclear Stations  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

As the electric power industry becomes more competitive, interest is growing in life cycle management (LCM) of nuclear plants over their remaining operating life. This report describes a process and software tools for identifying the most effective and economical way to manage the aging and obsolescence of important systems, structures, and components -- thereby enhancing their long-term reliability, availability, and value. Also described are pilot LCM planning studies at Oconee and Prairie Island nucle...

2001-02-06T23:59:59.000Z

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Teacher and General Resources  

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Argonne Argonne Science Project Ideas! Our Teacher and General Resources section provides you with online aids for learning about science, such as a tutorial of science equipment, as well as guides for the metric system. Please select any item below that interests you. Also, if you have an idea for a great teacher resource that we could share, please click our Ideas page. We would love to hear from you! Science Equipment Resources: Online Basic Laboratory Equipment Information An Introduction to Basic Laboratory Equipment All students need to know and understand the function of the equipment that they will be using in the science classroom. This exercise is to help students know a beaker from a bunsen burner! TSwift MB 3200 Microscope Online Tutorial Online Microscope Tutorial

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FISCHERPLOTS: An Excel spreadsheet for computing Fischer plots of accommodation change in cyclic carbonate successions in both the time and depth domains  

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Fischer plots are plots of accommodation (derived by calculating cumulative departure from mean cycle thickness) versus cycle number or stratigraphic distance (proxies for time), for cyclic carbonate platforms. Although many workers have derived programs ... Keywords: Accommodation space, Excel spreadsheet, Fischer plots, Parasequence, Sea level

Antun Husinec; Danko Basch; Brett Rose; J. Fred Read

2008-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A Novice Teacher's Shoebox: A Volunteer EFL Teacher Training Curriculum.  

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??This MA thesis presents the development of an online Pre-Missionary Training Centre (MTC) Teacher Training curriculum for missionaries of the Church of Jesus Christ of (more)

Luik, Piret

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Performance and energy costs associated with scaling infrared heater arrays for warming field plots from 1 to 100 m  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

To study the likely effects of global warming on open-field vegetation, hexagonal arrays of infrared heaters are currently being used for low-stature (<1 m) plants in small ({le}3 m) plots. To address larger ecosystem scales, herein we show that excellent uniformity of the warming can be achieved using nested hexagonal and rectangular arrays. Energy costs depend on the overall efficiency (useable infrared energy on the plot per electrical energy in), which varies with the radiometric efficiency (infrared radiation out per electrical energy in) of the individual heaters and with the geometric efficiency (fraction of thermal radiation that falls on useable plot area) associated with the arrangement of the heaters in an array. Overall efficiency would be about 26% at 4 ms{sup -1} wind speed for a single hexagonal array over a 3-m-diameter plot and 67% for a 199-hexagon honeycomb array over a 100-m-diameter plot, thereby resulting in an economy of scale.

Kimball B. A.; Lewin K.; Conley, M. M.

2012-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Teacher Resource Center: Curricular Resources  

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Curricular Resources Curricular Resources TRC Home TRC Fact Sheet Library Curricular Resources Science Fair Resources Bibliographies sciencelines The Best of sciencelines Archives Annotated List of URLs Catalog Teacher's Lounge Full Workshop Catalog Customized Workshops Scheduled Workshops Special Opportunities Teacher Networks Science Lab Fermilab Science Materials Samplers Order Form Science Safety Issues Tech Room Fermilab Web Resources The Teacher Resource Center provides workshops and consultations on Mathematics and Science Curriculum development. Here are a list of resources for educators. See the 'Customized Workshops" link in the "Teacher's Lounge" for information about more workshops available through the TRC. Key Science Resources for Curriculum Planning Key Science Resources for Curriculum Planning

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Teacher Programs | ORNL Neutron Sciences  

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Diffractometer, explains neutron diffractometry to teachers participating in the STARs program. Ashfia Huq (front), instrument scientist for the SNS Powder Diffractometer, explains...

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Thermochemical plots using JCZS2i piece-wise curve fits.  

SciTech Connect

This report presents plots of specific heat, enthalpy, entropy, and Gibbs free energy for 1439 species in the JCZS2i database. Included in this set of species are 496 condensed-phase species and 943 gas-phase species. The gas phase species contain 80 anions and 112 cations for a total of 192 ions. The JCZS2i database is used in conjunction with the TIGER thermochemical code to predict thermodynamic states from ambient conditions to high temperatures and pressures. Predictions from the TIGER code using the JCZS2i database can be used in shock physics codes where temperatures may be as high as 20,000 K and ions may be present. Such high temperatures were not considered in the original JCZS database, and extrapolations made for these temperatures were unrealistic. For example, specific heat would sometimes go negative at high temperatures which fails the definition of specific heat. The JCZS2i database is a new version of the JCZS database that is being created to address these inaccuracies. The purpose of the current report is to visualize the high temperature extrapolations to insure that the specific heat, enthalpy, entropy, and Gibbs free energy predictions are reasonable up to 20,000 K.

Miller, David L.; Schoof, Justin C.; Hobbs, Michael L.

2013-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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EVALUATING THE HYDROGEOCHEMICAL RESPONSE OF SPRINGS USING PHASE-PLANE PLOTS AND SINGULAR SPECTRUM ANALYSIS  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

An ongoing study is focused on understanding the hydrology and geochemistry of three contaminated, perennial, semi-arid zone springs at a high explosives production facility at Los Alamos National Laboratory, in northern New Mexico, USA. Springflow time series were examined using singular spectrum analysis (SSA) to identify the important time-scales affecting flow in the springs. SSA results suggest that springflow has two dominant patterns: a series of low-frequency modes which follow the seasonal and longer-term climate conditions at the site, and a large number of higher frequency modes which display the characteristic ''red noise'' spectrum related to local, short-term weather conditions. Phase-plane plots of {delta}{sup 18}O and spring discharge suggest that high flow conditions are dominated by snowmelt and summer monsoon inputs while low flow conditions can be affected by mixing of fast and slow flow components causing wide variations in {delta}{sup 18}O values. The analysis is being used for development of an efficient strategy for sampling design for environmental monitoring of contaminants that respond to multiple time scales.

B. NEWMAN; C. DUFFY; D. HICKMOTT

2001-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Dalitz Plot Analysis of $B^0_d \\to K+ \\pi^- \\pi^0$ Decays  

SciTech Connect

This thesis describes a Dalitz plot analysis of B{sup 0} {yields} K{sup +}{pi}{sup -}{pi}{sup 0} decays. The data sample comprises 213 million {Upsilon}(4S) {yields} B{bar B} decays collected with the BABAR detector at the PEP-II asymmetric-energy B Factory at the Stanford Linear Accelerator Center in California (SLAC). Preliminary results are presented for measurements of the inclusive branching fraction, quasi-two-body fractions and CP-violating charge asymmetries for intermediate states including K*(892){sup +}{pi}{sup -} and {rho}(770){sup -}K{sup +}. Observations of B{sup 0} decays to the K{pi} S-wave intermediate states, K*{sub 0}(1430){sup +}{pi}{sup -} and K*{sub 0}(1430){sup 0}{pi}{sup 0}, are reported. Evidence of the decay B{sup 0} {yields} K*(892){sup 0}{pi}{sup 0} is seen. We set upper limits at 90% confidence level on branching fractions of the nonresonant and other less significant intermediate states.

Yu, Zhitang; /Wisconsin U., Madison

2006-05-05T23:59:59.000Z

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Long-Term Surveillance Plan for the Site A/Plot M Sites, Palos Forest Preserve, Cook COunty, Illinois  

Office of Legacy Management (LM)

Long-Term Surveillance Plan for the Site A/Plot M Sites Palos Forest Preserve, Cook County, Illinois September 1999 Prepared by U.S. Department of Energy Grand Junction Office Grand Junction, Colorado Work Performed Under DOE Contract Number DE-AC13-96GJ87335 Task Order Number MAC 99-06 Document Number S00218 DOE/Grand Junction Office Site A/Plot M LTSP September 1999 Page iii Contents 1.0 Introduction......................................................................................................................... 1- 1 1.1 Purpose....................................................................................................................... 1- 1 1.2 Legal and Regulatory Requirements.......................................................................... 1- 1

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Francophone EFL Teachers Perception of Research.  

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??This is a qualitative study which investigated francophone EFL teachers' perceptions of research. Focus was put on teachers' views of research process, value, and constraints. (more)

Ousseini, Hamissou

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Dalitz plot analysis of D[subscript s][superscript +]-->pi[superscript +]pi[superscript -]pi[superscript +  

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A Dalitz plot analysis of approximately 13?000 D[subscript s] + decays to pi + pi - pi + has been performed. The analysis uses a 384???fb-1 data sample recorded by the BABAR detector at the PEP-II asymmetric-energy e+e- ...

Zhao, M.

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teacher_packet_partial  

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Jefferson Jefferson Lab Physics Fest Classroom Activity Pack http://education.jlab.org/ Introduction to Jefferson Lab Jefferson Lab is a laboratory for basic research in nuclear physics. Nuclear physics is the science of studying the nucleus of the atom. Jefferson Lab also works with industry to develop technologies for businesses to use and with schools to motivate students and assist teachers. Jefferson Lab's mission is to provide scientists around the world with opportunities to experiment with and learn more about nucleons. Jefferson Lab's main instrument is a machine, called an accelerator, that is able to make electrons go really fast. The accelerator is in an underground, racetrack-shaped tunnel, 1.4 km around, that delivers a beam of electrons to experiments in three large experimental halls called end stations.

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Teacher Resource Center: Customized Workshops  

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Customized Workshops Customized Workshops TRC Home TRC Fact Sheet Library Curricular Resources Science Fair Resources Bibliographies sciencelines The Best of sciencelines Archives Annotated List of URLs Catalog Teacher's Lounge Full Workshop Catalog Customized Workshops Scheduled Workshops Special Opportunities Teacher Networks Science Lab Fermilab Science Materials Samplers Order Form Science Safety Issues Tech Room Fermilab Web Resources From time to time we receive requests for information about workshops offered through the Fermilab Teacher Resource Center. We have conducted workshops for schools, districts and intermediate service agencies. We work closely with organizers to customize the workshops to their needs—the discussion and collaboration is essential. We receive many requests for

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JLab Science Activities for Teachers  

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September 2013 - May 2014 ATTENTION ALL 5th, 6th AND 8th GRADE MIDDLE SCHOOL SCIENCE TEACHERS THIS PROGRAM IS FOR YOU What is JSAT? JSAT is an after school program for 5th, 6th...

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LANL Foundation conference draws teachers  

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LANL Foundation Conference Draws Teachers LANL Foundation Conference Draws Teachers Community Connections: Our link to Northern New Mexico Communities Latest Issue:Dec. 2013 - Jan. 2014 All Issues » submit LANL Foundation conference draws teachers The conference was made possible by a financial investment from LANS, LLC in the Foundation's Inquiry Science Education Consortium and from the Department of Energy. November 1, 2012 dummy image Read our archives Contacts Editor Linda Anderman Email Community Programs Office Kurt Steinhaus Email Close to 1,500 people, including teachers, principals, and others, attended the recent Los Alamos National Laboratory Foundation's 15th annual education conference. The speakers included Harry K. and Rosemary Wong on the subject of ""Effective Teaching."

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Middle school teacher Aaron Muel  

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Middle school teacher Aaron Muel- Middle school teacher Aaron Muel- ler selected a few of his 8th grade stu- dents who had finished the Beauty and Charm unit (about Fermilab and discovering the building blocks of na- ture) to come as his guests. He reports that, "They loved it. They loved seeing the facilities and learn- ing about what scientists feel and use. The B&C unit was good preparation, but once they saw the equipment, the

188

Perspectives on instructor modeling in mathematics teacher education  

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teacher can learn as an apprentice to an expert teacher.modeling of practice. Apprentices learn through methods ofLave & Wenger, 1998). Apprentices in teacher education,

Brown, Cassondra

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The Role of Teacher Education Experiences in Addressing the Concerns of Apprentice Teachers.  

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??This study investigated the role of a teacher education program in helping apprentice teachers to address their teaching concerns. Quantitative and qualitative analyses of program (more)

McVey, Mary

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

190

Free teacher education in China : a study on free teacher program.  

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??The supply and quality of teachers are the keys to the development of education. Teacher education is an important part of social education system. Chinese (more)

Gao, Wen

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

191

Dalitz Plot Analyses of B- to D+ Pi- Pi-, B+ to Pi+ Pi- Pi+ and D(S)+ to Pi+ Pi- Pi+ at BaBar  

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We report on the Dalitz plot analyses of B{sup -} {yields} D{sup +}{pi}{sup -}{pi}{sup -}, B{sup +} {yields} {pi}{sup +}{pi}{sup -}{pi}{sup +} and D{sub s}{sup +} {yields} {pi}{sup +}{pi}{sup -}{sup +}. The Dalitz plot method and the most recent BABAR results are discussed.

Dong, Liaoyuan; /Iowa State U.

2012-04-10T23:59:59.000Z

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Effects of experimental warming and clipping on metabolic change of microbial community in a US Great Plains tallgrass prairie  

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While more and more studies are being conducted on the effects of global warming, little is known regarding the response of metabolic change of whole soil microbial communities to this phenomenon. In this study, functional gene changes at the mRNA level were analyzed by our new developed GeoChip 3.0. Soil samples were taken from a long-term climate warming experiment site, which has been conducted for ~;;8 years at the Kessler Farm Field Laboratory, a 137.6-ha farm located in the Central Redbed Plains, in McClain County, Oklahoma. The experiment uses a paired factorial design with warming as the primary factor nested with clipping as a secondary factor. An infrared heater was used to simulate global warming, and clipping was used to mimic mowing hay. Twelve 2m x 2m plots were divided into six pairs of warmed and control plots. The heater generates a constant output of ~;;100 Watts m-2 to approximately 2 oC increase in soil temperature above the ambient plots, which is at the low range of the projected climate warming by IPCC. Soil whole microbial communities? mRNA was extracted, amplified, labeled and hybridized with our GeoChip 3.0, a functional gene array covering genes involved in N, C, P, and S cycling, metal resistance and contaminant degradation, to examine expressed genes. The results showed that a greater number and higher diversity of genes were expressed under warmed plots compared to control. Detrended correspondence analysis (DCA) of all detected genes showed that the soil microbial communities were clearly altered by warming, with or without clipping. The dissimilarity of the communities based on functional genes was tested and results showed that warming and control communities were significantly different (P<0.05), with or without clipping. Most genes involved in C, N, P and S cycling were expressed at higher levels in warming samples compared to control samples. All of the results demonstrated that the whole microbial communities increase functional gene expression under warming with or without clipping in order to adapt the changed out environment. More detail analysis is underway.

Xie, Jianping; Liu, Xinxing; Liu, Xueduan; Nostrand, Joy D. Van; Deng, Ye; Wu, Liyou; He, Zhili; Qiu, Guanzhou; Zhou, Jizhong

2010-05-17T23:59:59.000Z

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Three computer codes to read, plot, and tabulate operational test-site recorded solar data. [TAPFIL, CHPLOT, and WRTCNL codes  

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A computer program, TAPFIL, has been developed by MSFC to read data from an IBM 360 tape for use on the PDP 11/70. The information (insolation, flowrates, temperatures, etc.) from 48 operational solar heating and cooling test sites is stored on the tapes. Two other programs, CHPLOT and WRTCNL, have been developed to plot and tabulate the data. These data will be used in the evaluation of collector efficiency and solar system performance. This report describes the methodology of the programs, their inputs, and their outputs.

Stewart, S.D.; Sampson, R.J. Jr.; Stonemetz, R.E.; Rouse, S.L.

1980-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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NREL: Education Programs - Teacher Programs  

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Teacher Programs Teacher Programs Photo of a man and woman working together in a laboratory. They are both wearing safety glasses as they look at a small white box the man is holding. NREL promotes excellence in teaching and learning and contributes to improving critical elements of the science, mathematics, and technology education system. Teachers are offered research and development opportunities to enhance their content knowledge, instructional strategies, and leadership abilities. Visiting Faculty Program (VFP) Visiting Faculty Program (VFP), formerly called Faculty and Student Teams (FaST), seeks to increase the research competitiveness of faculty members and their students at institutions historically underrepresented in the research community in order to expand the workforce vital to the Department

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Identifying discriminating variables between teachers who fully integrate computers and teachers with limited integration  

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Given the prevalence of computers in education today, it is critical to understand teachers' perspectives regarding computer integration in their classrooms. The current study surveyed a random sample of a heterogeneous group of 185 elementary and 204 ... Keywords: Computer integration, Computer technology, Computers, Computers in classrooms, Elementary and secondary teachers, Teacher Characteristics, Teachers

Julie Mueller; Eileen Wood; Teena Willoughby; Craig Ross; Jacqueline Specht

2008-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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I have attended many programs for teachers  

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have attended many programs for teachers around the coun- have attended many programs for teachers around the coun- try. Sometimes just attending, sometimes presenting. Most programs were top down. Teachers were invited in and given something that college profs or educators thought they needed or were lacking. Fermilab Friends for Science Education first asked the teach- ers what THEY wanted, ran needs assessments WITH teachers, and

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Bayesian networks: A teacher's view  

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Teachers viewing Bayesian network-based proficiency estimates from a classroom full of students face a different problem from a tutor looking at one student at a time. Fortunately, individual proficiency estimates can be aggregated into classroom and ... Keywords: Aggregation, Bayesian networks, Computer graphics, Probabilities

Russell G. Almond; Valerie J. Shute; Jody S. Underwood; Juan-Diego Zapata-Rivera

2009-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

198

Geothermal investigations in Idaho. Part 7. Geochemistry and geologic setting of the thermal waters of the Camas Prairie area, Blaine and Camas Counties, Idaho  

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The thermal waters of the east-west trending intermontane basin making up the Camas Prairie area were sampled during the fall of 1973. Average ground water temperature is 15/sup 0/C (10/sup 0/C above mean annual temperature). The thermal waters, chemically similar to thermal waters discharging from granitic rocks elsewhere in Idaho, have high pH, high Na/K and Na/Ca ratios, and high fluoride content. They are low in total dissolved solids (less than 365 mg/l), low in chloride, and exhibit relatively constant chloride/fluoride ratios and silica concentrations. Geochemical thermometers are interpreted to indicate that maximum aquifer temperatures in the Camas Prairie Basin are only about 100/sup 0/C, although higher temperatures were predicted by the quartz equilibrium geochemical thermometer and mixing models. The Magic Hot Springs well, located near the north shore of the Magic Reservoir at Hot Springs Landing, is an exception to these general conclusions. These waters may be circulating to depths approaching 1,800 to 2,500 m along faults or fissures; or may be due to leakage from an aquifer or reservoir heated by a shallow heat source, related perhaps to the Holocene basalt flows south of Magic Reservoir. These waters are nearly neutral in pH, are much higher in dissolved solids, exhibit higher chloride/fluoride, chloride/carbonate plus bicarbonate, and chloride/sulfate ratios, and are, in general, chemically dissimilar to thermal waters elsewhere in the area. Temperatures predicted by geochemical thermometers are thought to indicate that Magic Hot Springs well waters are ascending from an aquifer or reservoir with temperatures from 140/sup 0/ to 200/sup 0/C. Temperatures in this range would be sufficient for application in many industrial processes, including power generation, should sufficient water be available.

Mitchell, J.C.

1976-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Teacher Research Associates (TRAC) | Department of Energy  

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Teacher Research Associates (TRAC) Teacher Research Associates (TRAC) Teacher Research Associates (TRAC) December 1, 2012 12:15PM EST to February 15, 2013 5:00PM EST Fermilab Accelator Laboratory The goals of Fermilab's TRAC program are to provide outstanding science, mathematics, computer science, and technology teachers with professional scientific, engineering, or technical experiences through summer research opportunities. The increased awareness and understanding of cutting-edge science and technology obtained by the teacher can be transferred back to the classroom. Teachers are assigned mentors and jobs that best match the teacher's skills and interest with the available opportunities for that summer. Appointments are for a period of eight weeks in the summer. Selection is based on the applicant's educational and professional qualifications,

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Recurrence Plot and Recurrence Quantification Analysis Techniques for Detecting a Critical Regime. Examples from Financial Market Indices  

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Recurrence Plot (RP) and Recurrence Quantification Analysis (RQA) are signal numerical analysis methodologies able to work with non linear dynamical systems and non stationarity. Moreover they well evidence changes in the states of a dynamical system. We recall their features and give practical recipes. It is shown that RP and RQA detect the critical regime in financial indices (in analogy with phase transition) before a bubble bursts, whence allowing to estimate the bubble initial time. The analysis is made on DAX and NASDAQ daily closing price between Jan. 1998 and Nov. 2003. DAX is studied in order to set-up overall considerations, and as a support for deducing technical rules. The NASDAQ bubble initial time has been estimated to be on Oct. 19, 1999.

A. Fabretti; M. Ausloos

2004-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

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First observation of the Charmless Decay B to K pi0pi0 and Study of its Dalitz Plot Structure  

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Results for the first measurement of the inclusive branching and CP asymmetry of the charmless 3-body decay B{sup +} {yields} K{sup +}{pi}{sup 0}{pi}{sup 0} are presented. The analysis uses a data sample with an integrated luminosity of 429.0 fb{sup -1}, recorded by the BABAR detector at the PEP-II asymmetric B Factory. This sample corresponds to 470.9 {+-} 2.8 million B{bar B} pairs. Measurements of the branching fractions (B) and CP asymmetries (A{sub CP}) of some of the intermediate resonances in the K{sup +}{pi}{sup 0}{pi}{sup 0} Dalitz plot are also presented.

Puccio, Eugenia Maria Teresa Irene; /Warwick U. /SLAC

2012-03-21T23:59:59.000Z

202

Prairie Project Rubric  

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learned. Other project rubrics assess other research skills. Student Name Exceeds Expectations Meets Expectations Does Not Meet Expectations...

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Prairie Forbes Key  

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smell very mint-like, 1 to 3 feet tall...Mountain mint, Pycnanthemum virginranum 4(2') Leaves that are long, thick, yucca-like,...

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Prairie Teaching Example  

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are gathering information about how to control oil spills and the positive effects an oil refinery will have on Smallville. All of this information will be helpful when the...

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Prairie Teaching Example  

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oil spills, the group has decided to do a demonstration of their ability to clean up an oil spill should one occur near their refinery as part of their presentation. Josh and the...

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TRC Bibliographies: Prairie Materials  

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1994. ISBN: 0-02-728466-2. Ham, John and David Mohrhardt, Kitchen Table Bird Book, Two Peninsula Press, 1995. ISBN: 1882376153. Jenkins, Priscilla Belz, A Nest Full of...

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Particles and Prairies  

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Environmental Reasons Where Examples How Seed Collection and Planting First Results Burning History Prehistory Early Inhabitants White Settlers Twentieth Century Ecology Biotics...

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Harvesting the Prairie  

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As summer winds down and the telltale signs of autumn emerge in the Fox Valley, the Department of Energy's Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory - in keeping with a fall tradition...

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Native Prairie Plants  

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preferably destroyed by fire or placed in plastic bags out in the hot sun or in a hot compost pile in order to kill the seed. (you can use composted or sterilized material for...

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plot_nuclear.eps  

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I , Pb T , Pb I , Fe T , Fe I , C T , C p lab (GeVc) (gcm 2 ) Nuclear interaction and collision lengths for Pb, Fe, and C (Incident p and n cases...

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Office of Educational Programs | Teacher Programs  

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Specifically Geared for Teachers Specifically Geared for Teachers Displaying all programs and contests suitable for teachers and faculty. [ Update Search Criteria ] (OEP) InSynC (OEP) Professional Development Workshops for Teachers (OEP) The G.R.E.En. Institute (OSSP) GREEN Institute's Open Space Stewardship Program Other Educational Programs Displaying all programs and contests. [ Narrow Search ] (INCREASE) Historically Black Colleges and Universities / National Synchrotron Light Source Consortium (Internship - CCI) Community College Internship (Internship - SULI) Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internship (Internship - VFP) Visiting Faculty Program (NCSS) Nuclear Chemistry Summer School (NNSS) Nuclear Nonproliferation Safeguards and Security Summer Course (OEP) College Mini-Semester Program

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Special education teachers' personal time and money.  

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??Because of state and federal budget deficits. teachers are using thcir own time and rnoney to meet student nceds. This research seeks to determine the (more)

Tewalt, Brandon

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Internship Programs | TRAC for Science Teachers  

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Teacher Research Associates (TRAC) Program Description The goals of Fermilab's TRAC program are to provide outstanding science, mathematics, computer science, and technology...

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SCIENCE, OPTICS & YOU GUIDEBOOK FOR THE TEACHER  

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SCIENCE, OPTICS & YOU GUIDEBOOK TABLE OF CONTENTS FOR THE TEACHER INTRODUCTION What is Science Optics and You? ...................................................... Using Centers to Teach Science Organizers ........................................................................... Integrating Science

Weston, Ken

215

Fermilab Education Office - Educators/Teachers  

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Resistance - Teacher Notes, Lab (pdf) How Do We Levitate a Train - Notes (pdf), Data (excel) Rolling with Rutherford TMP Resource Book (includes Top Quark Activity) -...

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Math and Science Academy for Teachers  

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provides quality STEM education professional development for teachers in participating schools and districts. Contacts Math & Science Academy Carol Brown Community Programs Office...

217

Asperger's syndrome: a handbook for teachers.  

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??The purpose of this graduate project is to develop a handbook to (1) educate teachers and other educational professionals about Aspergers Syndrome (AS), also known (more)

Frank, Dalia

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

218

Calendar of Educator/Teacher Workshops  

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proven classroom activities and strategies for teaching challenging topics in an engaging way. All are taught by master teachers. Our mid-level workshops also prepare educators to...

219

DOE Solar Decathlon: Educational Resources for Teachers  

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U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon provides teachers with numerous opportunities to introduce renewable energy, energy efficiency, and science activities into their...

220

TRAC Teacher Research Program NSM 5408 (FERMI)  

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"EXCELLENCE THROUGH COLLABORATIVE COMMUNITIES OF LEARNERS" AURORA UNIVERSITY SYLLABUS Course Number: NSM 5408 Course Title: TRAC Teacher Research Program 4.5 Semester Hours...

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Empowering Apprentice Teachers: Tracking Instructional Practices with MyiLOGS.  

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??Growing popularity of alternatively certifying teachers has created challenges for teacher preparation programs. Many non-traditional routes into classroom include no full-time mentor teacher. Absence of (more)

Roggeman, Pamela Mary

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

222

HLYWD: a program for post-processing data files to generate selected plots or time-lapse graphics  

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The program HLYWD is a post-processor of output files generated by large plasma simulation computations or of data files containing a time sequence of plasma diagnostics. It is intended to be used in a production mode for either type of application; i.e., it allows one to generate along with the graphics sequence, segments containing title, credits to those who performed the work, text to describe the graphics, and acknowledgement of funding agency. The current version is designed to generate 3D plots and allows one to select type of display (linear or semi-log scales), choice of normalization of function values for display purposes, viewing perspective, and an option to allow continuous rotations of surfaces. This program was developed with the intention of being relatively easy to use, reasonably flexible, and requiring a minimum investment of the user's time. It uses the TV80 library of graphics software and ORDERLIB system software on the CDC 7600 at the National Magnetic Fusion Energy Computing Center at Lawrence Livermore Laboratory in California.

Munro, J.K. Jr.

1980-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

223

Catching the Sun Teacher's Guide  

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Table of Contents Table of Contents CHICAGO EXPLORERS PROGRAM CREDITS INTRODUCTION ACKNOWLEDGEMENT STATE SCIENCE GOALS ADDRESSED IN UNIT BACKGROUND INFORMATION The Davis Experiment The Sun Other Neutrino Research Centers Chadwick's Experiment Future Illustrations Standard Model of Elementary Particles The Davis Experiment Chadwick's Experiment The Structure of the Sun DEMONSTRATIONS Detecting the Unseen The Geiger Counter The Cloud Chamber Magnetic Deflection Conservation of Momentum and the Discovery of the Neutrino Magnet Trails Figure Illustrations Geiger Tube Cloud Chamber Conservation of Momentum - Two balls Conservation of Momentum - Three balls Magnet Trails ACTIVITIES How Does the Universe Work? - Teacher Information How Does the Universe Work? - Student Information How Does the Universe Work? - Solution

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Three essays on teacher quality and educational production  

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opportunities. The weak link between student performance andMotivated by the weak link between teacher performance andhave documented the weak link between observable teacher

Koedel, Cory Robert

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

225

Teacher training for fuel cell challenge coming in September  

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Teacher Training For Fuel Cell Challenge Community Connections: Our link to Northern New Mexico Communities Latest Issue:September 2013 All Issues submit Teacher training for...

226

Secondary teachers' understandings of dyslexia in England and Greece.  

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??This is a comparative study about secondary teachers understandings of dyslexia in England and Greece. Specifically the study focused on English and Greek teachers professional (more)

Papalouka, Aikaterini

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

227

ORISE: K-12 Student and Teacher Research Opportunities  

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K-12 Student and Teacher Research Opportunities ORISE offers research programs and STEM education resources for teachers and students at every level Science education begins when...

228

Table 1. Canola 2010 large-plot variety and systems trial at Roseau. Yield, Lb/Acre at Test Wt, Lb/Bu at  

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Table 1. Canola 2010 large-plot variety and systems trial at Roseau. Yield, Lb/Acre at Test Wt, Lb Ready, LL = LibertyLink and CL = Clearfield. 51 Varietal Trials Results Canola Canola (Brassica napus and B. rapa) is a crop developed from oilseed rape by Canadian plant breeders; the first canola variety

Thomas, David D.

229

High school computing teachers' beliefs and practices: A case study  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The aim of this work is threefold. Firstly, an empirical study was designed with the aim of investigating the beliefs that High School Computing (HSC) teachers hold about: (a) their motivational orientation, self-efficacy, and self-expectations as Computing ... Keywords: High school computing teachers, Secondary education, Teacher beliefs and practices, Teacher professional development, Teaching/learning strategies

Maria Kordaki

2013-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Teacher beliefs and technology integration practices: A critical relationship  

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Early studies indicated that teachers' enacted beliefs, particularly in terms of classroom technology practices, often did not align with their espoused beliefs. Researchers concluded this was due, at least in part, to a variety of external barriers ... Keywords: Inservice teacher, Teacher professional development, Teacher technology use, Technology integration, Technology use

Peggy A. Ertmer; Anne T. Ottenbreit-Leftwich; Olgun Sadik; Emine Sendurur; Polat Sendurur

2012-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

231

Workshops and Field Trips for Teachers  

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Workshops and Field Trips for Teachers Workshops and Field Trips for Teachers Nature Bulletin No. 534-A Septmeber 7, 1974 Forest Preserve District of Cook County George W. Dunne, President Roland F. Eisenbeis, Supt. of Conservation WORKSHOPS AND FIELD TRIPS FOR TEACHERS The Forest Preserve District, as a part of the educational program conducted by its Department of Conservation, again is offering a series of three-day workshops and another of one-day field trips, during this school year, for teachers in the schools of Chicago and suburban Cook County. Only a few decades ago, most Illinois people resided on farms or in small towns. They lived close to the soil. From childhood they had been so familiar with the out-of-doors that special schooling in ecology, plant life, wildlife and land management seemed superfluous.

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Teacher Resource Center: Science Fair Resources  

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Science Fair Resources Science Fair Resources TRC Home TRC Fact Sheet Library Curricular Resources Science Fair Resources Bibliographies sciencelines The Best of sciencelines Archives Annotated List of URLs Catalog Teacher's Lounge Full Workshop Catalog Customized Workshops Scheduled Workshops Special Opportunities Teacher Networks Science Lab Fermilab Science Materials Samplers Order Form Science Safety Issues Tech Room Fermilab Web Resources The Teacher Resource Center collection is available for use onsite. The TRC is a member of the DuPage Library System. This list was prepared for a presentation to several regional library systems. The Science Fair and Beyond, was presented by Susan Dahl, sdahl@fnal.gov, 630-840-3094. (links checked October 27, 2009) See the 'Customized Workshops" link in the "Teacher's Lounge" for information about more workshops available through the TRC. Explore the Education Office website for other opportunities and services.

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Teacher Resource Center: LInC Projects  

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LInC Projects LInC Projects TRC Home TRC Fact Sheet Library Curricular Resources Science Fair Resources Bibliographies sciencelines The Best of sciencelines Archives Annotated List of URLs Catalog Teacher's Lounge Full Workshop Catalog Customized Workshops Scheduled Workshops Special Opportunities Teacher Networks Science Lab Fermilab Science Materials Samplers Order Form Science Safety Issues Tech Room Fermilab Web Resources The Fermilab LInC Leadership Institute Integrating Internet, Instruction and Curriculum Designed to demonstrate principles of engaged learning and effective use of technology by K-12 teachers who participated in staff development programs at Fermilab. Teachers created these projects as homework during the Fermilab LInC course for a particular community and school. Some of them may be A's; others C's.

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For Students and Teachers | Department of Energy  

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For Students and Teachers For Students and Teachers For Students and Teachers For Students and Teachers For College Students Mickey Leland Energy Fellowship Program. The Office of Fossil Energy offers summer internships for students who are pursuing degrees in science, technology (IT), engineering, or mathematics (STEM majors). Research Experience in Carbon Sequestration. The intensive 10-day, interactive program combines classroom instruction with group exercises, CCUS site visits and hands-on field activities that cover the range of science, technology, policy and business topics associated with CCUS deployment. For Younger Students Online Energy Lessons. Fossil fuels are both the fuels of our past and fuels for the future. In this series of interactive energy lessons, students can learn about the history of fossil fuels and their future

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Teacher Tools : BioEnergy Science Center  

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Tools for the Teacher The BioEnergy Science Center is committed to communicating research on bioenergy with the education community and to promote understanding of the science by...

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Response of C3 and C4 plants to middle-Holocene climatic variation near the prairie-forest ecotone of Minnesota, U.S.A.  

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Paleorecords of the middle Holocene (MH) from the North American midcontinent can offer insights into ecological responses to pervasive drought that may accompany future climatic warming. We analyzed MH sediments from West Olaf Lake (WOL) and Steel Lake (SL) in Minnesota to examine the effects of warm/dry climatic conditions on prairie-woodland ecosystems. Mineral composition and carbonate {delta}{sup 18}O were used to determine climatic variations, whereas pollen assemblages, charcoal {delta}{sup 13}C, and charcoal accumulation rates were used to reconstruct vegetation composition, C{sub 3} and C{sub 4} plant abundance, and fire. The ratio of aragonite:calcite at WOL and {delta}{sup 18}O at SL suggest that pronounced droughts occurred during the MH but that drought severity decreased with time. From charcoal {delta}{sup 13}C data we estimated that the MH abundance of C{sub 4} plants averaged 50% at WOL and 43% at SL. At WOL C{sub 4} abundance was negatively correlated with aragonite:calcite, suggesting that severe moisture deficits suppressed C{sub 4} plants in favor of weedy C{sub 3} plants (e.g., Ambrosia). As climate ameliorated C{sub 4} abundance increased (from {approx}33 to 66%) at the expense of weedy species, enhancing fuel availability and fire occurrence. In contrast, farther east at SL climate was cooler and wetter than at WOL, and C{sub 4} abundance showed no correlation with {delta}{sup 18}O-inferred aridity. Woody C{sub 3} plants (e.g., Quercus) were more abundant, biomass flammability lower, and fires less important at SL than at WOL. Our results suggest that C{sub 4} plants are adapted to warm/dry climatic conditions, but not to extreme droughts, and that the fire regime is controlled by biomass-climate interactions.

Tian, J; Brown, T A; Hu, F S; Stefanova, I; Nelson, D M

2003-12-24T23:59:59.000Z

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Teacher Resource Center: Samplers of Educational Materials  

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Samplers of Educational Materials Samplers of Educational Materials TRC Home TRC Fact Sheet Library Curricular Resources Science Fair Resources Bibliographies sciencelines The Best of sciencelines Archives Annotated List of URLs Catalog Teacher's Lounge Full Workshop Catalog Customized Workshops Scheduled Workshops Special Opportunities Teacher Networks Science Lab Fermilab Science Materials Samplers Order Form Science Safety Issues Tech Room Fermilab Web Resources Teachers have developed classroom materials as part of a number of Fermilab education programs. The materials enable students to discover relationships for themselves through activity-based investigation. The primary purpose of these materials is to provide an experience of science to broaden and enrich attitudes and develop an appreciation for and understanding of

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Teacher Resource Center: Fermilab Science Materials  

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Fermilab Science Materials Fermilab Science Materials TRC Home TRC Fact Sheet Library Curricular Resources Science Fair Resources Bibliographies sciencelines The Best of sciencelines Archives Annotated List of URLs Catalog Teacher's Lounge Full Workshop Catalog Customized Workshops Scheduled Workshops Special Opportunities Teacher Networks Science Lab Fermilab Science Materials Samplers Order Form Science Safety Issues Tech Room Fermilab Web Resources Select from several categories of items available from the Fermilab Education Office. Teachers created these classroom materials as part of Fermilab educational programs. The following materials may be ordered either through the Education Office or through the Fermilab Friends for Science Education Online Store. ** Use the online order form (pdf).** You can fill it out online, save it, print it and send it by US mail.

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STEM Education Opportunities: Teachers | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

STEM Education Opportunities: Teachers STEM Education Opportunities: Teachers STEM Education Opportunities: Teachers Energy Literacy: Essential Principles and Fundamental Concepts for Energy Education identifies seven Essential Principles and a set of Fundamental Concepts that, if understood and applied, will help individuals and communities make informed energy decisions. The intended audience is anyone involved in energy education from K-Gray and is meant to inform the improvement and development of energy curriculum to more broadly cover the Fundamental Concepts. The Energy Literacy Framework is free to download from the website and up to five hard copies can be ordered. The Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy also offers lesson plans, labs, projects, and ideas for other activities for grades K-12 on

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Secretary Chu Recalls Garden City High School Physics Teacher...  

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Recalls Garden City High School Physics Teacher Secretary Chu Recalls Garden City High School Physics Teacher September 30, 2010 - 12:00am Addthis As part of President Obama's new...

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Online video repository and supportive community for beginning teachers  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Nearly half of public school teachers leave in their first five years of teaching, and the inadequacy of their preparation is a significant challenge to their success. Teacher attrition results in part from frustration caused by inadequate preparation ...

Greg Wientjes; Jawed Karim

2007-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Teacher Resource Center: Fermilab Web Resources  

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Fermilab Web Resources Fermilab Web Resources TRC Home TRC Fact Sheet Library Curricular Resources Science Fair Resources Bibliographies sciencelines The Best of sciencelines Archives Annotated List of URLs Catalog Teacher's Lounge Full Workshop Catalog Customized Workshops Scheduled Workshops Special Opportunities Teacher Networks Science Lab Fermilab Science Materials Samplers Order Form Science Safety Issues Tech Room Fermilab Web Resources The following materials are on the webserver. Fermilab Resources for Students - You might bookmark some of these resources to give your students easy access to information. Fermilab Resources for Students - You might bookmark some of these resources to give your students easy access to information. Photographs and video clips from Fermilab's Visual Media Services

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Teachers' beliefs about learning from multimedia  

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Opinions about the psychological correlates of multimedia computer-supported instructional tools were analyzed by means of a questionnaire concerning the motivational and emotional aspects of multimedia learning, the strategies to be followed during ... Keywords: Attitude toward the computer, Expertise, Gender, Learning, Multimedia, Teachers

Alessandro Antonietti; Marisa Giorgetti

2006-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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People and Resources  

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Center nominated Fracarro for the award for his outstanding leadership in developing curriculum materials, teacher workshops and student studies in the Fermilab prairie. The...

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ARM - Facility News Article  

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features the familiar faces of Professor Polar Bear, Teacher Turtle, and PI Prairie Dog (each representing an ARM Climate Research Facility site), but now provides easier...

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ARM - Feature Stories and Releases Article  

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features the familiar faces of Professor Polar Bear, Teacher Turtle, and PI Prairie Dog. These "mascots" represent the ARM Climate Research Facility's research locales in...

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ARM - Education Article  

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features the familiar faces of Professor Polar Bear, Teacher Turtle, and PI Prairie Dog (each representing an ARM site), but now provides easier navigation and great new...

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Arizona Teachers Prepare Students for Green Economy | Department of Energy  

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Arizona Teachers Prepare Students for Green Economy Arizona Teachers Prepare Students for Green Economy Arizona Teachers Prepare Students for Green Economy April 2, 2010 - 2:26pm Addthis Using a curriculum they hope to spread across the United States, two Arizona high school teachers are giving their students hands-on experience in renewable energy jobs. Students led by Kevin English, a building trades teacher at Raymond S. Kellis High School in Glendale, Ariz., are wiring parts of the school for solar power. Kevin's colleague, marketing teacher Deb Moore, has her students learning about environmentally friendly marketing and planning a Green Fair. The two teachers are also helping to launch the Green Clubs of America, an educational nonprofit seeking to spread their curriculum to other schools and encourage students to consider renewable energy careers.

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WIMP Dark Matter Limit-Direct Detection Data and Sensitivity Plots from the Cryogenic Dark Matter Search II and the University of California at Santa Barbara  

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Expectations for non-baryonic dark matter are founded principally in Big Bang nucleosynthesis calculations, which indicate that the missing mass of the universe is not likely to be baryonic. The supersymmetric standard model (SUSY) offers a promising framework for expectations of particle species which could satisfy the observed properties of dark matter. WIMPs are the most likely SUSY candidate for a dark matter particle. The High Energy Physics Group at University of California, Santa Barbara, is part of the CDMSII Collaboration and have provided the Interactive Plotter for WIMP Dark Matter Limit-Direct Detection Data on their website. They invite other collaborations working on dark matter research to submit datasets and, as a result, have more than 150 data sets now available for use with the plotting tool. The published source of the data is provided with each data set.

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prairie project summary.html  

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Based Learning SubjectContent Area: Biology, environmental science, social sciences, math and English. Learner Outcomes: Through the group activities, students will be able...

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Teacher Resource Center: Science Safety Issues  

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Science Safety Issues Science Safety Issues TRC Home TRC Fact Sheet Library Curricular Resources Science Fair Resources Bibliographies sciencelines The Best of sciencelines Archives Annotated List of URLs Catalog Teacher's Lounge Full Workshop Catalog Customized Workshops Scheduled Workshops Special Opportunities Teacher Networks Science Lab Fermilab Science Materials Samplers Order Form Science Safety Issues Tech Room Fermilab Web Resources Safety in the science labs is paramount. You can find good guidelines from the following two sources. The second publication is a sixty page safety guide for high school science and chemistry laboratories. It provides practical safety information in a checklist format useful to both groups to reduce chemical injuries in a laboratory environment. The guide presents

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PDG - 2013 Reviews, Tables, Plots  

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Topics Quantum Chromodynamics Electroweak model and constraints on new physics Higgs Boson Physics, Status of Cabibbo-Kobayashi-Maskawa quark-mixing matrix CP violation in...

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Materials Science and Technology Teachers Handbook  

SciTech Connect

The Materials Science and Technology (MST) Handbook was developed by Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, in Richland, Washington, under support from the U.S. Department of Energy. Many individuals have been involved in writing and reviewing materials for this project since it began at Richland High School in 1986, including contributions from educators at the Northwest Regional Education Laboratory, Central Washington University, the University of Washington, teachers from Northwest Schools, and science and education personnel at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. Support for its development was also provided by the U.S. Department of Education. This introductory course combines the academic disciplines of chemistry, physics, and engineering to create a materials science and technology curriculum. The course covers the fundamentals of ceramics, glass, metals, polymers and composites. Designed to appeal to a broad range of students, the course combines hands-on activities, demonstrations and long term student project descriptions. The basic philosophy of the course is for students to observe, experiment, record, question, seek additional information, and, through creative and insightful thinking, solve problems related to materials science and technology. The MST Teacher Handbook contains a course description, philosophy, student learning objectives, and instructional approach and processes. Science and technology teachers can collaborate to build the course from their own interests, strengths, and experience while incorporating existing school and community resources. The course is intended to meet local educational requirements for technology, vocational and science education.

Wieda, Karen J.; Schweiger, Michael J.; Bliss, Mary; Pitman, Stan G.; Eschbach, Eugene A.

2008-09-04T23:59:59.000Z

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Do teachers differ by certification route? novice teachers' sense of self-efficacy, commitment to teaching, and preparedness to teach  

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Alternative teacher certification (ATC) programs are one method created to help alleviate teacher shortages (Cox, Matthews, & Assoc, 2001; Hallinan & Khmelkov, 2001). While much debate has arisen over ATC programs, very few have empirically examined their impact on the teaching pool (Darling-Hammond, Berry, & Thoreson, 2001; Darling-Hammond, Chung, & Frelow, 2002; Goldhaber, 2000; Ingersoll, 1999; Shen, 1997, 1999). The present study was designed to explore differences by certification type and program characteristics based on novice teachers' demographics, educational attainment, sense of self-efficacy, and sense of preparedness to enter the classroom. Results from the present study suggest ATC programs are somewhat diversifying the teaching population by bringing in more minorities and science majors, but do not appear to be bringing in more experienced scientists and mathematicians nor do they appear to be alleviating the teacher shortage. In this sample, traditionally certified teachers felt better prepared than ATC teachers with the biggest differences on Promoting Student Learning. Regardless of certification route, prior classroom experience was a strong predictor of Overall Preparedness and a teacher's perception of his or her ability to be an effective teacher. For ATC teachers, a positive mentoring experience was a strong predictor of Overall Preparedness. The discussion of whether or not ATC programs should exist should now be replaced with a discussion of how to ensure that these programs produce better teachers and improve student learning. The underlying theme from the present study was that, in order to feel prepared and have high self-efficacy, novice teachers needed instruction in the majority of the components identified by research and by the National Commission on Teaching and America's Future (1996), including positive mentoring experiences, field based experiences, and curriculum based on child development, learning theory, cognition, motivation, and subject matter pedagogy. Results from the present study support the assertion that teacher preparation programs, program components, mentoring experiences, and field-based experiences do impact teacher effectiveness in the classroom.

Zientek, Linda Reichwein

2003-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Teacher Participation in Professional Activities and Job Satisfaction: Prevalence and Associative Relationship to Retention for High School Science Teachers  

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In this dissertation, I used survey response data from 385 science teachers situated in 50 randomly selected Texas high schools to describe the prevalence of high school science teacher participation in professional activities and levels of job satisfaction. Using relative risk statistics, I determined the direction and significance of multiple associative relationships involving teachers participation in professional activities, satisfaction with working conditions, and retention state. Finally, I used these results to make specific policy recommendations. Teachers participate in diverse professional activities. Descriptive analyses of responses from teachers revealed higher rates of participation in development activities than in maintenance or management activities. Relative risk statistics exposed several positive and significant associative relationships between participation in specific professional activities (i.e., observation of other science teachers, involvement in a science education study group) and teacher retention. Additionally, results of risk analyses suggest teacher participation in maintenance activities, more than development or management, is associated with teacher retention. Researchers consider job satisfaction an important factor in teacher retention. Descriptive analyses revealed high rates of satisfaction with occupational choice and the interpersonal relationships shared with professional colleagues and administrators. Conversely, teachers expressed low rates of satisfaction with their schools science laboratory facilities and equipment or support for student involvement in informal science activities. Results of risk analyses exposed no positive associations between job satisfaction and retention for teachers. The interaction between teacher participation in professional activities and satisfaction with occupational choice was also examined. Descriptive analyses of responses from retained teachers (n=291) revealed high rates of participation in development activities in comparison to maintenance or management activities. Results of risk analyses exposed both positive and negative associations between teacher participation in professional activities and satisfaction with occupational choice, suggesting an interactive effect exists between participation in activities and satisfaction with occupational choice on retention. I used results from analyses to make state and school level policy recommendations, which included: (a) development of state standards for classroom equipment and facilities; (b) greater state involvement in defining teacher professional activities; and, (c) increasing school support for teacher participation in maintenance activities.

Bozeman, Todd Dane

2010-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Factors Associated with Increasing Teacher Retention in Rural Schools.  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

??This paper seeks to identify school-based factors associated with increasing teacher retention in rural public schools. Though there is a large body of research that (more)

Rutenberg, David

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NIST Summer Institute for Middle School Science Teachers ...  

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... The two-week workshop is designed to increase ... provides teachers with instructional materials and ... and enabling the nation's measurement system. ...

2011-03-02T23:59:59.000Z

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Teaching is communicating!: a handbook for student teachers.  

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??A list of communication topics for an educational handbook was compiled and analyzed from instructional communication concerns of student teachers, along with the past 20 (more)

May, Melanie M

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Vocabulary Development and Instruction: A Handbook for Primary Grade Teachers.  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

??ABSTRACT VOCABULARY DEVELOPMENT AND INSTRUCTION: A HANDBOOK FOR PRIMARY GRADE TEACHERS by Mary B. Alldrin Master of Arts in Education Reading/Language Arts Option California State (more)

Alldrin, Mary B.

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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NETL: News Release - Students, Teachers at Four Minority Universities...  

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7 Students, Teachers at Four Minority Universities Win Fossil Energy Research Grants WASHINGTON, DC - For students and professors at four minority universities, the current school...

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EIA Energy Kids - Teacher Guide - Energy Information Administration  

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Our teacher guide provides energy lessons that use this website as a resource. The guide provides Language Arts, Math, Performing Arts, Science and Social Studies ...

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Laboratory academy provides teachers with 'real world' context...  

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computational modeling experience they can use in the classroom. Photo by Jamie DouglasLLNL. Laboratory academy provides teachers with 'real world' context to teach science...

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Investigating science teachers' beliefs about science and science teaching.  

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??The purposes of this quantitative, descriptive study were to investigate Saudi science teachers' beliefs about science and science teaching, and to determine how do Saudi (more)

AL-Abdulkareem, Saleh A. M., 1965-

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The Teachers Academy for Mathematics and Science  

SciTech Connect

In his State of the Union address on January 31, 1990, President Bush set a goal for US students to be number one in the world in mathematics and science achievement by the year 2000. The Teachers Academy for Mathematics and Science in Chicago is an experiment of unprecedented boldness and scale that can provide a means to the President's goal, both for the Chicago area and as a national model. This document covers organization and governance, program activities, future training goals, and evaluation programs.

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1992-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Deep-play: developing TPACK for 21st century teachers  

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A key complication facing teachers who seek to integrate technology in their teaching is the fact that most technologies are not designed for educational purposes. Making a tool an educational technology requires creative input from the teacher to re-design, ...

Matthew J. Koehler; Punya Mishra; Emily C. Bouck; Michael DeSchryver; Kristen Kereluik; Tae Seob Shin; Leigh Graves Wolf

2011-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Student teachers' conceptions of technology: A metaphor analysis  

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This research applied metaphor analysis to investigate student teachers' conceptions of technology. The sample included 237 students enrolled in technical pre-service teacher education in Turkey. Participants were given a questionnaire consisting of ... Keywords: Media in education, Pedagogical issues, Post-secondary education

Mustafa Koc

2013-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Teacher and Students Bring Renewables to Utah | Department of Energy  

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Teacher and Students Bring Renewables to Utah Teacher and Students Bring Renewables to Utah Teacher and Students Bring Renewables to Utah March 4, 2010 - 6:31am Addthis High School Teacher Andy Swapp sits behind a wind turbine. | Photo courtesy Andy Swapp High School Teacher Andy Swapp sits behind a wind turbine. | Photo courtesy Andy Swapp What does this project do? First Wind built 97 wind turbines for the first phase of the project, generating enough energy to power 45,000 homes per year, making it the state's largest wind farm. The turbines generated nearly $87 million in revenue for the people of Utah. The Wind Kids graduated from high school in 2007, some are now studying engineering and a few others now work for First Wind. Locals had accepted the powerful winds in Milford, Utah, as an everyday

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Calling Excellent Math and Science Teachers -- Einstein Fellowship Deadline  

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Calling Excellent Math and Science Teachers -- Einstein Fellowship Calling Excellent Math and Science Teachers -- Einstein Fellowship Deadline is January 4 Calling Excellent Math and Science Teachers -- Einstein Fellowship Deadline is January 4 December 3, 2010 - 4:19pm Addthis Ginny Simmons Ginny Simmons Former Managing Editor for Energy.gov, Office of Public Affairs Each year, the Department of Energy selects excellent elementary and secondary math and science teachers as Albert Einstein Distinguished Educators Fellows who come to DC for 11 months to share their teaching expertise with policy makers. Teachers are selected based on exemplary experience in K-12 science, technology, engineering or mathematics teaching, demonstrated leadership in the community, an understanding of national, state, and local education policy, and communication and interpersonal skills.

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Brookhaven Pre-Service Teachers Program | Department of Energy  

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Brookhaven Pre-Service Teachers Program Brookhaven Pre-Service Teachers Program Brookhaven Pre-Service Teachers Program June 3, 2013 4:30PM EDT to August 9, 2013 4:30PM EDT Brookhaven National Laboratory This is an internship and is intended to support the intellectual and professional development of students who have a sincere desire to be fully involved in a program which offers an intensive, mentored scientific research experience. Junior and Senior Undergraduate college students who intend to become K-12 teachers with a specialty in science, mathematics or technology, and students who have graduated and are in the process of becoming certified to teach in these areas. Participants will be placed with members of the scientific and professional staff (master teachers) in an educational program developed to give

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Teacher and Students Bring Renewables to Utah | Department of Energy  

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Teacher and Students Bring Renewables to Utah Teacher and Students Bring Renewables to Utah Teacher and Students Bring Renewables to Utah March 4, 2010 - 6:31am Addthis High School Teacher Andy Swapp sits behind a wind turbine. | Photo courtesy Andy Swapp High School Teacher Andy Swapp sits behind a wind turbine. | Photo courtesy Andy Swapp What does this project do? First Wind built 97 wind turbines for the first phase of the project, generating enough energy to power 45,000 homes per year, making it the state's largest wind farm. The turbines generated nearly $87 million in revenue for the people of Utah. The Wind Kids graduated from high school in 2007, some are now studying engineering and a few others now work for First Wind. Locals had accepted the powerful winds in Milford, Utah, as an everyday

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Lithium-Ion Battery Teacher Workshop  

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Lithium Ion Battery Teacher Workshop Lithium Ion Battery Teacher Workshop 2012 2 2 screw eyes 2 No. 14 rubber bands 2 alligator clips 1 plastic gear font 2 steel axles 4 nylon spacers 2 Pitsco GT-R Wheels 2 Pitsco GT-F Wheels 2 balsa wood sheets 1 No. 280 motor Also: Parts List 3 Tools Required 1. Soldering iron 2. Hobby knife or coping saw 3. Glue gun 4. Needlenose pliers 5. 2 C-clamps 6. Ruler 4 1. Using a No. 2 pencil, draw Line A down the center of a balsa sheet. Making the Chassis 5 2. Turn over the balsa sheet and draw Line B ¾ of an inch from one end of the sheet. Making the Chassis 6 3. Draw a 5/8" x ½" notch from 1" from the top of the sheet. Making the Chassis 7 4. Draw Line C 2 ½" from the other end of the same sheet of balsa. Making the Chassis 8 5. Using a sharp utility knife or a coping saw, cut

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A Critical Review of the Literature on Electronic Networks as Reflective Discourse Communities for Inservice Teachers  

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Over the past two decades, computer mediated communication (CMC) technologies have been used in a variety of efforts aimed at fostering teacher learning and teacher collaboration. This study is an attempt to closely examine the literature on the use ... Keywords: Internet, online learning, online teacher communities, teacher professional development

Yong Zhao; Sheri Rop

2001-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Teachers' Concerns Regarding the Adoption of the New Mathematics Textbook  

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The goal of this study is to identify and examine teachers' concerns regarding their use of the new adopted mathematics textbook. In Texas, middle school mathematics teachers are often given a great deal of flexibility in the decision to use or not to use textbooks in their classrooms. This provides an opportunity for discussion about the concerns of teachers regarding the use of the newly adopted textbook. This study focused on investigating the concerns of teachers in relation to the adoption of the new textbooks for their districts based their years of experience in teaching the same class and their involvement on using the same textbook. In addition, this study identified the source of support in implementing the new curriculum materials. The study utilized the Concern Based Adoption Model (CBAM) as its theoretical framework. A non-experimental, cross-sectional survey design, incorporating a researcher-developed Stages of Concern Questionnaire (SoCQ), was used to address the research questions. A qualitative analysis was used to explore the teachers needs related to the use of the new adopted textbook and to provide additional insights into the teachers' concerns. The answers of 147 middle school mathematic teachers were analyzed in addition to teachers' interviews. Overall, the study found that teachers' highest concerns are focused mainly on the management of their work and that they are still in the early stages of implementing the new textbook. Teaching experience proved to be an important factor in explaining teachers' concerns in the implementation. Teachers feel isolated and unsupported in their use of the new curriculum materials and they expressed the need for support from their schools and from textbook publishers, as well as the need for more time and training to become familiar with the new textbook's content. They also wanted evidence that the new textbook supports student learning. Recommendations from the study include the need for the schools and the textbook publishing companies to work with middle grade school mathematics teachers to enable them to implement the new curriculum materials (textbooks) in the classrooms.

El-Saleh, Ilham Kamel

2011-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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ORISE: K-12 Teachers and Students Research Experiences - Adam Riazi  

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Adam Riazi Adam Riazi Teacher uses summer experience to create excitement in his classroom Adam Riazi High school teacher Adam Riazi stands surrounded by American lotus flowers that are used to rehabilitate polluted ponds and wetlands as part of the U.S. Department of Energy's Academies Creating Teacher-Scientists professional development program at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory. Three years ago, Adam Riazi had no idea there were so many opportunities for high school teachers to do authentic scientific research. That was before he took part in the Appalachian Regional Commission-Oak Ridge National Laboratory Summer Institute. Through the contacts made in that program, he began looking into more opportunities administered by the Oak Ridge Institute for Science and

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The Harnessed Atom - Teachers' Edition | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Teachers' Edition Teachers' Edition The Harnessed Atom - Teachers' Edition The Harnessed Atom is a middle school science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) curriculum extension that focuses on nuclear science and energy. It is designed to provide students with accurate, unbiased, and up-to-date information on the roles that energy and nuclear science play in our lives. The curriculum includes essential principles and fundamental concepts of energy science. This update is based on the original 1985 Harnessed Atom curriculum from the U.S. Department of Energy. It has been developed with extensive input from science teachers across the country in pilot test reviews and workshops, as well as technical reviews from scientists and experts at universities, professional societies, and national laboratories.

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Energy Resources for Students and Teachers | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Energy Resources for Students and Teachers Energy Resources for Students and Teachers Energy Resources for Students and Teachers November 18, 2008 - 4:00am Addthis Jen Carter All the world is a laboratory to the inquiring mind. - Martin H. Fischer Mornings are brisk as students wait for the school bus, catch a ride with a parent or walk down city streets and rural lanes on their way to school. Energy is an important topic in the classroom and the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy has resources to help students research that report or teachers set up lesson plans on topics ranging from hydrogen to wind energy and much more. There is a variety of great information available online-and at students' fingertips-that can point them to useful answers for a variety of energy-related questions. From resources

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Monitoring Works: Getting Teachers to Come to School  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

This data was collected from a randomized experiment run by Seva Mandir and J-PAL in the tribal villages of Udaipur, India. An incentives program was implemented to reduce high teacher absence in non-formal primary education ...

Esther Duflo

2007-10-05T23:59:59.000Z

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Nominate An Inspirational STEM Teacher for the Nation's Highest Honors |  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Nominate An Inspirational STEM Teacher for the Nation's Highest Nominate An Inspirational STEM Teacher for the Nation's Highest Honors Nominate An Inspirational STEM Teacher for the Nation's Highest Honors February 8, 2013 - 1:04pm Addthis President Barack Obama talks with Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching winners in the State Dining of the White House January 6, 2010. (Official White House Photo by Chuck Kennedy) President Barack Obama talks with Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching winners in the State Dining of the White House January 6, 2010. (Official White House Photo by Chuck Kennedy) How can I participate? The 2013 Awards will honor mathematics and science (including computer science) teachers working in grades 7-12. Nominations close on

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Preservice teachers' knowledge of linear functions within multiple representation modes  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

This study examines preservice teachers knowledge in the case of linear functions. Teachers knowledge in general consists of their subject matter knowledge and their pedagogical content knowledge. In this study, teachers subject matter knowledge is examined by looking at their ability to adapt to different representation modes. The framework for subject matter content knowledge consists of five components: (1) flexibility across formal mathematical symbolisms; (2) flexibility between visual and algebraic representations; (3) flexibility within visual representations; (4) flexibility with real-life situations, and (5) procedural skills. In terms of pedagogical content knowledge, two aspects were examined across five corresponding components. These two aspects were knowledge of students conceptions and misconceptions, and teachers teaching strategies. The primary source of data for the study was from two tests and six interviews. The results showed preservice teachers performed poorly in terms of representation flexibility. Furthermore, most of the preservice teachers had limited knowledge of the nature and sources of students mistakes as well as effective teaching strategies to help students with their misconceptions. In terms of knowledge structure, representation flexibility was found to be significant in both CK and PCK compared to procedural skills. Moreover, the representational flexibility in terms of CK seemed to strongly predict the overall PCK performance. Representational flexibility seemed to be related to the use of instructional representations. Overall, there was a strong relationship between various components of CK and PCK.

You, Zhixia

2006-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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An investigation of attitudes of k--12 teachers toward computer technology use in schools in a rural mississippi district  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This study investigates K-12 teachers' attitudes toward computer technology use in schools. The study looks at teacher variables that might affect the implementation of computer use in the learning environment.A sample of 179 teachers in a Northeast ...

Carol Koger Williams / W. C. Johnson

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Chicago Area Prairie Plants Chicago Area Prairie Plants Statement by Bob Shaw: Photographer, Site Developer and Fermilab Docent This is my attempt to provide a simple way to identify prairie plants found in the Chicago area. It is based on my 30+ years of teaching middle school science. Having been involved in leaf collections and rock and mineral identifications I have tried to make this as simple as possible so that both novice teachers and students could use this to identify flowers. It has been used by some teachers and docents at the Lederman Science Center at Fermilab. The pictures were taken by me at The Morton Arboretum, Wolf Road Prairie, Belmont Prairie, the Great Western Prairie and Fermi National Laboratory. I will update this as corrections or additions need to be made.

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Wind Energy Resources for Teachers | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Resources for Teachers Resources for Teachers Jump to: navigation, search Photo from the South Dakota Wind Applications Center, NREL 18283 The following links lead to curricula and classroom resources for teachers who want to incorporate wind energy into their lesson plans. 4-H Group Wind Curriculum Developed The Power of the Wind, which consists of one Youth Guide and one Facilitator's Guide. The activities involve young people in the engineering design process as they learn about the wind and its uses. The site also offers videos. Boise State University Compiled a list of resources for educators, including lesson plans created using the Idaho State and Common Core Standards. California Energy Commission Developed a set of educational materials called "Energy Quest" that

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Remarkable Teacher Raises Bar for Building Students | Department of Energy  

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Remarkable Teacher Raises Bar for Building Students Remarkable Teacher Raises Bar for Building Students Remarkable Teacher Raises Bar for Building Students January 7, 2010 - 2:58pm Addthis Eric Barendsen Energy Technology Program Specialist, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy For 13 years, Tony Grahame has inspired students to pursue careers building sustainable, energy-efficient houses or to find other niches in the green-building industry. His Residential Building Technology program at Yavapai College in Prescott, Ariz., gets students out of the classroom and constructing real homes in a nearby subdivision. On the jobsite, they learn the skills and knowledge essential to launch their careers as the next generation of energy-efficient builders. Tony's expertise draws from technologies and strategies in residential efficiency and renewable energy developed through

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Open Space Stewardship Workshop for Secondary Teachers | Department of  

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Open Space Stewardship Workshop for Secondary Teachers Open Space Stewardship Workshop for Secondary Teachers Open Space Stewardship Workshop for Secondary Teachers April 15, 2013 4:15PM EDT to June 14, 2013 5:15PM EDT Brookhaven National Laboratory This practical, hands-on workshop provides an opportunity to experience the equipment and field techniques that are useful in Open Space Stewardship Program. The four day workshop (July 15-19 2013) seeks to make Open Space Stewardship Program a part of your classroom and school, explore the interdisciplinary nature of Open Space Stewardship and how it can serve as a basis for multiple content areas, find open spaces near your school, and develop a plan for implementing OSSP in your classroom, learn about and practice field and hands-on techniques for studying the environment,

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Photon Sciences | About Photon Sciences | Information for Teachers  

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Photon Sciences Educational Opportunities Photon Sciences Educational Opportunities Teachers and students are welcome to experience science first hand at NSLS and NSLS-II. We work primarily in partnership with Brookhaven Lab's Office of Educational Programs, which coordinates programs aimed at boosting teachers' content knowledge and improving student achievement in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). These programs help motivate and prepare all students, especially minorities and females, and address the serious under representation of minorities and females in STEM careers. A diverse workforce of scientists, engineers, and educators will help keep America at the forefront of innovation. InSynC InSynC, launched in 2010, enables high school teachers and students to gain remote access to experiments with synchrotron beam time through a

286

Technology literacy issues for freshmen education majors in a leading teacher program  

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In this chapter, the literacy issues of a preservice leading teacher education program are discussed. The leading teacher program is constructed on the foundation of the three major themes of leadership, diversity, and technology. The technology theme ...

David D. Carbonara

2003-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

287

Project Science Inquiry: An Exploration of Elementary Teachers Beliefs and Perceptions about Science Teaching and Learning .  

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??This dissertation examined elementary teachers beliefs and perceptions of effective science instruction and documents how these teachers interpret and implement a model for Inquiry-Based (I-B) (more)

Wilcox, Dawn Renee

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

288

An evaluation of the 1997 JPL Summer Teacher Enhancement Program  

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There were two major components in the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) Summer Teacher Enhancement Project (STEP). First, the Summer Institute was structured as a four-week, 4-credit-unit University course for middle school science teachers, and consisted of workshops, lectures, labs, and tours as activities. The second component consists of follow-up activities related to the summer institute's contents, and again is structured as a University credit-bearing course for participants to reinforce their summer training. Considerable information from the comments and course ratings as given by the participants is included.

Slovacek, Simeon P.; Doyle-Nichols, Adelaide R.

1997-10-20T23:59:59.000Z

289

Training the Next Generation of Teachers: A Preliminary Survey of Californias Higher Education Programs  

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teacher education and training standards for universalof early childhood education training in California. PACECA: Child Development Training Consortium. Butterfield, L. (

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

290

Science Education Master Teacher UCI Cal Teach Science and Mathematics Program  

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Science Education Master Teacher UCI Cal Teach Science and Mathematics Program Program Description The UCI Cal Teach Science and Mathematics Program is a new undergraduate teacher preparation program for aspiring middle school and high school math and science teachers. Its curriculum is modeled after

Loudon, Catherine

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Science and Math Education Master Teachers UC Irvine California Teach Science and Mathematics Program  

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Science and Math Education Master Teachers UC Irvine California Teach Science and Mathematics Program Program Description The UCI Cal Teach Science and Mathematics Program is an undergraduate teacher preparation program for aspiring middle school and high school math and science teachers. Several hallmarks

Barrett, Jeffrey A.

292

Teacher interventions in a synchronous, co-located CSCL setting: Analyzing focus, means, and temporality  

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Computer-supported collaborative learning (CSCL) environments facilitate collaboration between students. There is a growing interest in studying the role of the teacher during CSCL. This study aims to contribute to the conceptualization of teacher interventions ... Keywords: Computer-supported collaborative learning, Multi-dimensional analysis, Secondary education, Teacher interventions, Temporality

Anouschka Van Leeuwen, Jeroen Janssen, Gijsbert Erkens, Mieke Brekelmans

2013-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

293

Tutoring model for promoting teaching skills of computer science prospective teachers  

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One of the greatest challenges Computer Science (CS) teachers face is that of guiding their pupils through problem-solving processes, i.e., the process of constructing a solution for a given problem as an algorithm or a computer program. This paper suggests ... Keywords: computer science education, computer science teacher preparation., problem solving, prospective computer science teachers, training, tutoring in computer science

Noa Ragonis; Orit Hazzan

2008-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

294

Teacher Shocks and Student Learning: Evidence from Zambia  

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; Glewwe and others 2001).3 In Zambia, the percentage of teachers absent from school at the time of a surprise visit was closer to 18 percent and average days of absence fall just under 21 days during the year.4 In addition, in the U.S. the policy...

Das, Jishnu; Dercon, Stefan; Habyarimana, James; Krishnan, Pramila

2006-03-14T23:59:59.000Z

295

Reframing Teachers' Conceptions of Accessible E-Learning Designs  

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This paper presents the results of a small-scale research project carried out in an English Higher Education institution which aimed to identify teachers understanding of accessible designs in relation to pedagogical situations where ... Keywords: accessible design, elearning design, inclusion, pedagogy

ric Bel; Emma Bradburn

2008-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

296

An Investigation of Preservice Elementary Teachers' Thinking About Science  

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An Investigation of Preservice Elementary Teachers' Thinking About Science Introduction There appear to be many prominent scientists vexed by the extent of anti-science attitudes in the public precedence is neither validation nor invalidation for the present concerns these scientists have about anti-science

Cobern, William W.

297

The relationship between selected characteristics and attitudes of Texas secondary horticulture students and teachers  

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The purpose of this study was to ascertain teacher and program characteristics that influence students' attitudes about horticulture education and to determine if a relationship existed between: selected characteristics and attitudes of Texas secondary students and teachers. The students and teachers were administered a survey to assess relationships between their attitudes and selected characteristics. The analysis of data revealed many relationships existed between the attitudes and selected characteristics. The more experience the teacher had teaching horticulture, the more the students liked the horticulture subject matter. The more work experience the teacher had in horticulture, the more positive the students felt toward their class. Those teachers with more horticulture teaching experience indicated they liked teaching horticulture more than those teachers with fewer years of experience teaching horticulture. Those students not involved in the FFA generally had an overall lower attitude score. The female students liked the subject matter horticulture more than the male students. Those students with outside projects had more positive attitudes toward the scales, Technical Horticulture, Class Experience, and Teacher Impression. Efforts should be made to prepare new teachers to teach horticulture through pre-service and in-service programs. Teachers should coordinate efforts with county extension agents to involve horticulture students in 4-H. Overall, the teachers surveyed felt horticulture should be taught in secondary schools and the students had a positive attitude toward the horticulture class.

Selvage, Kimberly Anne

1993-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

298

Root-metaphors for understanding: A framework for teachers and teacher educators of information and communication technologies  

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This paper argues for understanding ICT from the standpoint of philosophical world views. We present a framework, based on Pepper's root-metaphors (Formism, Contextualism, Mechanism, Organicism, and Animism/Mysticism) and we illustrate the use of the ... Keywords: Pedagogical issues, Post-secondary education, Teacher education

Brent Kilbourn; Isabel lvarez

2008-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

299

High School SMILE Club Activities Summer 2009 Teacher Resources Booklet SMILE Summer Teacher Workshop Aug 11th 2009  

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- coastal wetland system. Louisiana's coastal marshes produce an annual commercial fish and shellfish Workshop Aug 11th 2009 High School SMILE Club Activities Summer 2009 Ocean Science: Watersheds & Wetlands Teacher Resources Booklet Climate Conundrums Water We Have Here? Wetland Investigations Aquatic Invaders

Dever, Edward P.

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Mrs. Miller's evolution in teaching science as inquiry : a case study of a teacher's change in responsiveness  

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to design and conduct investigations. Bell (2002) similarlyhave teachers conduct their own investigations as a means

Lineback, Jennifer Evarts

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Scientist-Teacher Partnerships as Professional Development: An Action Research Study  

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SUBMITTED AS A DOCTORAL DISSERTATION IN COMPLETION OF REQUIREMENTS FOR THE DEGREE OF ED.D THROUGH WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY. The overall purpose of this action research study was to explore the experiences of ten middle school science teachers involved in a three-year partnership program between scientists and teachers at a Department of Energy national laboratory, including the impact of the program on their professional development, and to improve the partnership program by developing a set of recommendations based on the studys findings. This action research study relied on qualitative data including field notes recorded at the summer academies and data from two focus groups with teachers and scientists. Additionally, the participating teachers submitted written reflections in science notebooks, participated in open-ended telephone interviews that were transcribed verbatim, and wrote journal summaries to the Department of Energy at the end of the summer academy. The analysis of the data, collaboratively examined by the teachers, the scientists, and the science education specialist acting as co-researchers on the project, revealed five elements critical to the success of the professional development of science teachers. First, scientist-teacher partnerships are a unique contribution to the professional development of teachers of science that is not replicated in other forms of teacher training. Second, the role of the science education specialist as a bridge between the scientists and teachers is a unique and vital one, impacting all aspects of the professional development. Third, there is a paradox for classroom teachers as they view the professional development experience from two different lenses that of learner and that of teacher. Fourth, learning for science teachers must be designed to be constructivist in nature. Fifth, the principles of the nature of science must be explicitly showcased to be seen and understood by the classroom teacher.

Willcuts, Meredith H.

2009-04-17T23:59:59.000Z

302

Exploring Constructions of the Meanings of Play among Korean Preservice Kindergarten Teachers  

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The purpose of this study was to explore what the word "play" means and implies for Korean preservice kindergarten teachers in an early childhood teacher education program. The research questions under investigation were: (1) How do Korean preservice teachers with an early childhood emphasis view play? (2) How do factors such as culture and education influence the constructing of these views? The participants were ten Korean preservice kindergarten teachers enrolled in the Department of Early Childhood Education in one teacher education college in Korea. The data for this study was collected through in-depth qualitative interviews both individual and group and other qualitative methods. The findings of this study showed that Korean preservice kindergarten teachers had a conceptual conflict in the perception of general play and educational play. General play was considered as a fun, enjoyable, and spontaneous activity that is engaged in without concern for a specific outcome. General play was also thought as the opposite concept to work or study. Educational play was regarded as an ironical concept, since Korean preservice kindergarten teachers thought that learning occurs through working, not playing. Korean preservice kindergarten teachers theoretically advocated for the pedagogy of learning through play, just as they were taught in the teacher education program. However, Korean preservice kindergarten teachers did not agree with the practical effect of play on children's learning. Korean preservice kindergarten teachers were more supportive of a structured and pre-planned program for young children, believing that it resulted in better learning opportunities for children than a play-oriented program. The findings of the study revealed that personal experiences with play, the kind of education of the preservice teachers themselves received in their teacher training program, and Korean culture had significant roles in influencing the participant preservice teachers' ideas on play. This study implies that interpretations of play as an educational tool vary from culture to culture. Further research is needed to more deeply understand how views and attitudes on play are created and enacted.

Ahn, Soo Young

2008-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

303

State-of-the-State of Texas Retention of High School Science Teachers  

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Concerns about turnover of highly qualified science teachers have pervaded education stakeholder discussions for several years. Yet little is known about where are we in retaining high science teachers in Texas public schools. The three empirical studies included in this dissertation used mixed research methods to explore data collected by the Policy Research Initiative in Science Education (PRISE) Research Group during the 2007-2010 school years. The first study examined mobility patterns and hiring patterns of high school science teachers after two school years. I used descriptive statistical analyses to investigate relationships between teacher-level variables (i.e., teacher type, age, ethnicity, and gender) and school-level variables (i.e., school size and minority student enrollment proportion) with respect to movement out and into Texas schools. Findings revealed variations in mobility patterns of science teachers, based on size and minority student enrollment proportion of the schools in which they worked. Hiring patterns revealed that schools typically hired young, novice White female teachers regardless of school size or minority student enrollment proportion. The second study explored the relationships between schools retention strategies and retention challenges with schools science teacher retention rates, respectively. I used multiple regression and descriptive statistical analyses to investigate the relationships between study variables. While regression models predicting science teacher retention were not remarkable, descriptive statistical analyses revealed notable relationships between several school-level variables and school retention status. The third study investigated relationships among three variables: school retention strategies, science teacher job satisfaction, and science teacher mobility. Multilevel analyses were used to investigate relationships between two-level variables. Findings revealed no relationships of significance between school retention strategies or teacher job satisfaction with teacher mobility. However, interactions between predictor variables indicated that satisfied science teachers were more likely to remain at schools that expressed and showed appreciation for teachers than to leave the profession. Findings from these studies were used to make state-, district-, and school-level policy recommendations for high school science teachers that included: (a) tailoring recruitment and retention supports to meet the needs of underrepresented teacher populations leading science classrooms, (b) recognizing schools that successfully retain science teachers, and (c) providing professional development for high school principals to assist with the design of strategic plans to improve job satisfaction and retention of teachers.

Spikes, Sara Elizabeth

2011-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

304

Integrative curriculum reform, domain dependent knowing, and teachers` epistemological theories: Implications for middle-level teaching  

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Integrative curriculum as both a theoretical construct and a practical reality, and as a theme-based, problem-centered, democratic way of schooling, is becoming more widely considered as a feasible alternative to traditional middle-level curricula. Importantly for teaching and learning, domain dependence requires teachers to view one area of knowledge as fully interdependent with other areas of knowledge during the learning process. This requires teachers to adopt personal epistemological theories that reflect integrative, domain dependent knowing. This study explored what happened when teachers from highly traditional domain independent school settings encountered an ambitious college-level curriculum project that was designed to help the teachers understand the potential that integrative, domain dependent teaching holds for precollege settings. This study asked: What influence does an integrative, domain dependent curriculum project have on teachers` domain independent, epistemological theories for teaching and learning? Finding an answer to this question is essential if we, as an educational community, are to understand how integrative curriculum theory is transformed by teachers into systemic curriculum reform. The results suggest that the integrative curriculum project that teachers participated in did not explicitly alter their classroom practices in a wholesale manner. Personal epistemological theories of teachers collectively precluded teachers from making any wholesale changes in their individual classroom teaching. However, teachers became aware of integrative curriculum as an alternative, and they expressed interest in infusing integrative practices into their classrooms as opportunities arise.

Powell, R.R. [Texas Tech Univ., Lubbock, TX (United States). College of Education

1998-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

305

Notices Title of Collection: Paul Douglas Teacher Scholarship Program  

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5 Federal Register 5 Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 35 / Wednesday, February 22, 2012 / Notices Title of Collection: Paul Douglas Teacher Scholarship Program Performance Report. OMB Control Number: 1840-0787. Agency Form Number(s): ED Form 40-31P. Total Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 30. Total Estimated Annual Burden Hours: 360. Abstract: The purpose of this collection is to ensure that state education agencies are monitoring the fulfillment of the scholarship obligations by former Douglas scholars in accordance with legislation and regulations that governed the Paul Douglas Teacher Scholarship Program when the scholarships were granted. The respondents to this collection are former participating state education agencies (SEAs). This performance report is the only vehicle by which

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JEPSON PRAIRIE Self Guided Nature Trail  

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of the Addington long mound, and NUMBER 72 November 2012 THE NEWSLETTER OF THE PREHISTORIC SOCIETY Registered mound (2009; 2010-11). 5. Small-scale excavations of the flanking ditches of the Kit's Coty House long mound (2011). 6. Large-scale magnetometry survey of the Burham causewayed enclosure (2009, 2010). 7

Hammock, Bruce D.

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Blooming Prairie Public Utilities - Commercial & Industrial Energy...  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

150 - 400 Dishwashers: 300 - 1,000 Ventilation Hood Controllers: 165HP Low-Flow Spray Valve: 50% of installed cost Equipment Requirements Appliances must be Energy Star...

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Blooming Prairie Public Utilities - Commercial & Industrial Energy...  

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150 - 400 Dishwashers: 300 - 1,000 Ventilation Hood Controllers: 165HP Low-Flow Spray Valve: 50% of installed cost Southern Minnesota Municipal Power Agency (SMMPA) is a...

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Blooming Prairie Public Utilities - Residential Energy Efficiency...  

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unit Central AC: 100 - 200, plus additional rebate for efficiency ratings above 14.5 SEER Air Source Heat Pump:100 - 200, plus additional rebate for efficiency ratings above...

310

The Albedo Decay of Prairie Snows  

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Daily albedos of snow were measured between November and April, 196987, and were analyzed to determine the decay rate between snowfalls. The data essentially represent the snow accumulation season because the analysis was limited to days when ...

D. G. Baker; D. L. Ruschy; D. B. Wall

1990-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

311

SUBJECT: PRAIRIE ISLAND NUCLEAR GENERATING PLANT  

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Generating Plant. The enclosed report documents the inspection findings which were discussed on February 22, 2001, with you and other members of your staff. This inspection examined activities conducted under your license as they relate to safety and compliance with the Commissions rules and regulations and with the conditions of your license. The inspectors reviewed selected procedures and records, observed activities, and interviewed personnel. Based on the results of this inspection, the inspectors identified two issues of very low safety significance (Green). One of these issues was determined to involve a violation of NRC requirements. However, because of its very low safety significance and because it has been entered into your corrective action program, the NRC is treating the issue as a non-cited violation, in accordance with Section VI.A.1 of the NRCs Enforcement Policy. If you deny the non-cited violation, you should provide a response with the basis for your denial, within 30 days of the date of this inspection report, to the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, ATTN: Document Control Desk, Washington DC 20555-0001; with copies to the Regional Administrator,

Dear Mr. Sorensen; Roger D. Lanksbury

2001-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

312

Particle Data Group - 2012 Reviews, Tables, Plots  

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Downloadable figures are available for these reviews. Complete list of Reviews in the Particle Listings.. Categories: Constants, Units, Atomic and Nuclear Properties Physical Constants (rev.) Astrophysical Constants International System of units (SI) Periodic table of the elements (rev.) Electronic structure of the elements (rev.) Atomic and nuclear properties of materials PDF / Interactive Electromagnetic relations Naming scheme for hadrons Collapse table Standard Model and Related Topics Quantum Chromodynamics (rev.) Electroweak model and constraints on new physics (rev.) Cabibbo-Kobayashi-Maskawa quark-mixing matrix (rev.) CP violation (rev.) Neutrino mass, mixing, and oscillations (rev.) Quark model (rev.) Grand Unified Theories (rev.) Heavy-Quark and Soft-Collinear Effective Theory (new)

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Particle Data Group - 2008 Reviews, Tables, Plots  

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Downloadable figures are available for these reviews. Complete list of Reviews in the Particle Listings.. Categories: Constants, Units, Atomic and Nuclear Properties Physical...

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Particle Data Group - 2010 Reviews, Tables, Plots  

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Downloadable figures are available for these reviews. Complete list of Reviews in the Particle Listings.. Categories: Constants, Units, Atomic and Nuclear Properties Physical...

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Rainfall Manipulation Plot Study (RaMPS)  

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Data sets are available as ASCII files, in Excel spreadsheets, and in SAS format. (Taken from http://www.konza.ksu.edu/ramps/backgrnd.html

Blair, John [Kansas State University; Fay, Phillip [USDA-ARS; Knapp, Alan [Colorado State University; Collins, Scott [University of New Mexico; Smith, Melinda [Yale University

316

Education program at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology research reactor for pre-college science teachers  

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A Pre-College Science Teacher (PCST) Seminar program has been in place at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Nuclear Reactor Laboratory for 4 yr. The purpose of the PCST program is to educate teachers in nuclear technology and to show teachers, and through them the community, the types of activities performed at research reactors. This paper describes the background, content, and results of the MIT PCST program.

Hopkins, G.R.; Fecych, W.; Harling, O.K.

1989-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

317

'Plasma Camp': A Different Approach to Professional Development for Physics Teachers  

SciTech Connect

The Plasma Physics and Fusion Energy Institute ('Plasma Camp') was inaugurated in 1998 as a way to address two areas of concern in the professional development of high-school physics teachers: involving teachers in the theory and methods of a current area of research in physics and connecting the research experience back into the classroom. The Institute, run jointly by a scientist and a teacher, immersed high-school teachers from across the country in laboratory investigations and in pedagogical projects for two weeks at Princeton University's Plasma Physics Laboratory. The goals, structure, and initial outcomes of the Institute are discussed.

Andrew Post-Zwicker and Nicholas R. Guilbert

1998-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

318

Apprenticeship for Teaching: Professional Development Issues Surrounding the Collaborative Relationship Between Teachers and Paraeducators  

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of teacher plans, and apprentice. It is important to noteclass, but the role of apprentice was much less common.Teaching Paraeducator as Apprentice: Constructing Knowledge

Rueda, Robert S.; Monz, Lilia D.

2000-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

319

Shards of teacher and curriculum development in four New Zealand secondary schools.  

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??This study examines teacher and curriculum development in the period of intense curriculum policy reform of the mid-1990s. It is based largely on interviews conducted (more)

O'Neill, John

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

320

Is classroom management possible for disabled teachers, with or without accommodation?.  

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??The central question of the thesis Is classroom management possible for disabled teachers with or without accommodation? is addressed through a review of the literature, (more)

Hazen, Martha A

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Teacher's Attitudes towards Integrating Technology: Case Studies in Saudi Arabia and the United States.  

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??This study examines teachers' attitudes towards integrating technology in Saudi Arabia and the United States. A case study approach was used to identify several factors (more)

Alharbi, Asma Mohammed

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

322

CONTENT PREPARATION OF PRE-SERVICE AGRICULTURAL EDUCATION TEACHERS AND ITS INFLUENCE ON THEIR CONTENT KNOWLEDGE.  

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??Content knowledge preparation for teachers is a crucial component of the modal curriculum model for education. The purpose of this study was to determine if (more)

Houck, Amber

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

323

Science Teaching in Texas: Investigating Relationships among Texas High School Science Teachers' Working Conditions, Job Satisfaction, and Retention  

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In many critical subject areas our schools are facing a need for teachers, particularly in the "high-need" areas of mathematics, science, and bilingual education. Educators and researchers alike have identified teacher turnover as a major contributor to the challenge of finding and keeping highly-qualified teachers in American classrooms. The purpose of the three studies in this dissertation was to investigate the potential role of working conditions in explaining the turnover rates of high school science teachers. I used data collected by the Policy Research Initiative in Science Education (PRISE) Research Group during the 2007-2008 and 2008-2009 academic years, from their random, stratified sample of 50 Texas high schools and their 385 science teachers. The first study focuses on the development of a rubric assessing individual science teachers' working conditions, which involved the examination of multiple data sources, including school master schedules and AEIS reports to determine the working conditions of 385 science teachers. Analyses from this study suggested that (a) science teachers from small schools experience tougher working conditions than science teachers from both medium and large schools; (b) veteran science teachers experience tougher working conditions than both induction and mid-career teachers; and (c) science teachers from lower minority schools experience tougher working conditions than science teachers from schools with higher MSEPs. The second study focuses on the relationship between high school science teachers? working conditions and their levels of job satisfaction. Findings included that (1) science teachers from small schools experienced tougher working conditions, even though they were more satisfied with their jobs; (2) veteran science teachers experienced tougher working conditions and were more satisfied with their jobs; and (3) science teachers from lower minority schools experienced tougher working conditions and were more satisfied with their jobs. The final study focuses on the relationship between high school science teachers' school size, MSEP, teacher type, working condition scores, job satisfaction scores, and retention status. Results of independent samples T-test revealed no significant difference in working condition scores for "stayers" versus "non-stayers." Pearson's correlation revealed school size and the experience level of the science teacher as significant predictors of working condition and job satisfaction scores. Results of the discriminant analysis revealed (a) working condition scores and job satisfaction scores as not significantly predicting science teacher retention; and (b) teacher type (beginning, mid-career, and veteran) as the only significant predictor of teacher retention.

Hollas, Victoria

2011-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

324

Search Results Quadrats  

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1arr.lasso[3/10/12 2:57:33 PM] 1arr.lasso[3/10/12 2:57:33 PM] Search Results Quadrats Public Quadrats Data collected by the public with the guidance of docents. Click the Quadrat Id to view more details about that record. Quadrat Id School Teacher Prairie Plot 4940 Lederman Science Center Docent16B Fermilab 16B 4941 Lederman Science Center Docent16B Fermilab 16B 4942 Lederman Science Center Docent16B Fermilab 16B 4946 Lederman Science Center Docent16B Fermilab 16B 4947 Lederman Science Center Docent16B Fermilab 16B 4948 Lederman Science Center Docent16B Fermilab 16B 4949 Lederman Science Center Docent16B Fermilab 16B 4950 Lederman Science Center Docent16B Fermilab 16B Database Maintainer: prairie-data@fnal.gov Web Maintainer: ed-webmaster@fnal.gov Last Updated: February 18, 2011 http://eddata.fnal.gov/lasso/quadrats/s-searchresults-quadrat.lasso

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Transitioning from Student to Teacher in the Master-Apprentice Model of Piano Pedagogy| An Exploratory Study of Challenges, Solutions, Resources, Reflections, and Suggestions for the Future.  

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?? While many music educators learn how to teach through teacher training programs, the standard mode of transmission in which piano teachers learn to teach (more)

Slawsky, Melissa Maccarelli

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

326

Teacher self-efficacy in Cape Town : a bottom up approach to enhancing the quality of education  

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Personal teacher self-efficacy (PTE), or the belief in one's own ability to overcome a particular challenge, often acts as a catalyst for teachers to improve the effectiveness of their teaching. Gaining PTE can translate ...

Kim, YeSeul

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

327

Solar Energy Education. Home economics: teacher's guide. Field test edition. [Includes glossary  

SciTech Connect

An instructional aid is provided for home economics teachers who wish to integrate the subject of solar energy into their classroom activities. This teacher's guide was produced along with the student activities book for home economics by the US Department of Energy Solar Energy Education. A glossary of solar energy terms is included. (BCS)

1981-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

328

The effects of "Facilitating" in an online asynchronous teachers training course  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

With the online teachers training course--"Educational Technology Competence Construction Plan for K-12 Teachers"--as a research context, this study analyzes the effects of the "facilitating" on the participation and cognitive progress of learners in ... Keywords: cognitive code schema, facilitating, the depth of discussion, the quantity of discussion

Wenge Guo; Wen Yan; Jianjun Hou

2010-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

329

Solar Energy Education. Home economics: teacher's guide. Field test edition. [Includes glossary  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

An instructional aid is provided for home economics teachers who wish to integrate the subject of solar energy into their classroom activities. This teacher's guide was produced along with the student activities book for home economics by the US Department of Energy Solar Energy Education. A glossary of solar energy terms is included. (BCS)

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1981-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The Science Teacher36 n my role as director of Columbia University's pro-  

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The Science Teacher36 I n my role as director of Columbia University's pro- gram in Earth and Environmental Science Jour- nalism, I encounter many students who love both science and writing. This article provides practical guidance for science teachers to help such students explore careers

Kastens, Kim Anne

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The Effects of a Standards-Based Curriculum on Science Teachers' Instructional Decisions  

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Teachers are an essential link between the curriculum and student achievement. Teachers make instructional decisions that (1) determine the success or failure of a curricular intervention and (2) can result in either alignment or disconnect between the written and enacted curricula. Despite overwhelming evidence linking the success or the failure of a curricular intervention to the classroom teacher, little is known about the instructional decisions teachers make when using a standards-based curriculum. The use of standards-based curriculum is becoming common, therefore, it is essential to know how teachers are using it. This study focused on three questions. First, can the factors that influence instructional decisions be consolidated into manageable, representative, and useful categories? Second, what instructional decisions did six science teachers in a rural central Texas school district make when using the standards-based curriculum, CSCOPE? Finally, what steps did one district take to select and adopt the SBC, CSCOPE? This study found that the factors that influence instructional decisions could be clustered into four categories: (1) working conditions, (2) pedagogical content knowledge, (3) prior experiences, and (4) beliefs. Further, that teachers made instructional decisions both to use CSCOPE as intended and to modify CSCOPE lessons. Modifications to CSCOPE were made despite (1) an administrative mandate not to modify CSCOPE, (2) good administrative support, and (3) the stated intention of these teachers to adhere to CSCOPE. Teachers omitted, replaced and/or supplemented lessons and/or parts of lessons in order to (1) accommodate the needs of their students and (2) prepare students for the state assessment. Finally, several steps taken by Bluecat ISD administrators assisted teachers in using CSCOPE as intended. This study makes three contributions to the educational literature. First, no useful categorization exists of the factors that influence teachers? instructional decisions. Chapter II provides an initial categorization of these factors that is manageable, representative, and useful. Second, administrators need to be able to anticipate how teachers may use a standards-based curriculum. Chapter III identifies the instructional decisions made by these six science teachers. Chapter IV identifies the measures put in place to support teachers as they adjusted to CSCOPE.

Metty, Jane Maureen

2010-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

332

The influence of the instruction of visual design principles on improving pre-service teachers' visual literacy  

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This study investigated whether the instruction of visual design principles had an influence on pre-service teachers' perception and analysis (interpretation) of visual materials. In addition, the relationships between pre-service teachers' visual intelligence ... Keywords: Educational technology course, Pre-service teachers, Visual design principles, Visual literacy, Visual literacy training

Hsin-Te Yeh; Yi-Chia Cheng

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

333

The Perceived Work Ethic of K-12 Teachers by Generational Status: Generation X vs. Baby Boom Generation  

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This was an investigation of the work ethic of K-12 educators from Generation X and Baby Boomer generations. Teachers of the baby boom generation were born between 1946 and 1964, and many are beginning to retire. There is an impending teacher shortage ... Keywords: Baby Boom, Education, Generation X, Generational Status, Teachers, Work Ethic

Gregory C. Petty

2013-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

334

The Novice Teacher's Experience in Sensemaking and Socialization in Urban Secondary Schools  

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Teacher attrition is costly for districts, both financially and in terms of student achievement. Districts often address teacher attrition by focusing on recruitment practices or by offering induction support for novice teachers. However, new teachers continue to leave the profession at alarming rates. This qualitative case study provides insight into how new teachers cope with the frustrations and challenges of entry-level teaching. The study examines the entry-level experiences of twelve novice teachers from urban secondary schools, including the perceptions of teaching they developed prior to entry, the aspects of teaching they found most frustrating, how they made sense of what was happening to them, and how they adapted their own behaviors in response to what they experienced. Viewed within a theoretical framework for examining the "newcomer experience" developed by Meryl Reis Louis in 1980, the data suggest that traditional group approaches to supporting novices fail to address the highly individual way in which newcomers "make sense" of teaching as they progress through a series of stages from anticipation through adaptation. From the data, implications may be drawn in terms of "what matters" in the design of support systems for new teachers.

Berry, Joan Ramey

2009-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

335

Perspectives of Undergraduate Apprentice Teachers Assisting with Freshman Design Projects  

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For the past few years, Lehigh University has offered a course, ENGR 3 (Engineering 3), that provides freshman with a design experience. This course gives freshman students the experience of what the field of engineering consists of including hands on engineering design and production in a group setting, written and oral formal reports, the need to document all group activities, and the need to meet multiple deadlines. This experience has proven invaluable to Lehigh freshmen. However, this process should not stop at the freshman year, but instead should continue throughout the student's education. By becoming an Apprentice Teacher (AT) for the ENGR 3 course, students can acquire new perspectives of the design and production processes and additional experience in managing several groups. This paper will describe the experiences of two students that enrolled in ENGR 3 and the roles they played through their junior year. The students learned a great deal throughout their freshman year. T...

Nicole Rivera; Michael Troup; Gregory L. Tonkay

1999-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

336

The Department of Energy's Academies Creating Teacher Scientists  

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Energy's Energy's Academies Creating Teacher Scientists at Brookhaven National Laboratory The Role of the National Laboratory in Improving Secondary Science Education One of ten national laboratories overseen and primarily funded by the Office of Science of the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), Brookhaven National Laboratory conducts research in the physical, biomedical, and environmental sciences, as well as in energy technologies and national security. Brookhaven Lab also builds and operates major scientific facilities available to university, industry and government researchers. Brookhaven is operated and managed for DOE's Office of Science by Brookhaven Science Associates, a limited-liability company founded by Stony Brook University, the largest academic user of Laboratory facilities, and Battelle, a nonprofit, applied science and technology organization.

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MTU-pre-service teacher enhancement program. Final report, September 1992--May 1995  

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The MTU Pre-Service Teacher Enhancement Program was a two year extended project designed to introduce a select group of science and engineering undergraduate students, with good {open_quotes}people skills,{close_quotes} to the teaching profession. Participants were paid for their time spent with area teacher/mentors and were involved in a variety of in school activities, projects and observations to illustrate the teaching profession. They were encouraged to consider the teaching profession as a future career option. The student participants, however, were under no obligation to enter the Teacher Education Program at the conclusion of the program.

Anderson, C.S.; Yarroch, W.J.

1996-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

338

Peer Effects, Teacher Incentives, and the Impact of Tracking: Evidence from a Randomized Evaluation in Kenya  

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To the extent that students benefit from high-achieving peers, tracking will help strong students and hurt weak ones. However, all students may benefit if tracking allows teachers to better tailor their instruction level. ...

Duflo, Esther

339

Student and teacher regulation of learning in technology-enhanced science instruction  

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This study investigates student and teacher regulation of learning during a 7-day technology-enhanced inquiry unit on the topic of global warming, and changes in students' strategies for learning science after interacting with the curriculum. Results ...

Stephanie B. Corliss; Michele W. Spitulnik

2008-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

340

Professional Artist as Teachers with At-risk Youth: A Narrative Case Study.  

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??The purpose of this arts-based research was to examine the teaching strategies of four professional artists serving as teachers with at-risk youth ages eight to (more)

Douglass, Margaret Brewington

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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341

The Natural Science Institute for Teachers of Minority Students: Performance report  

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The purpose of the Natural Science Institute for Teachers of Minority Students is to enhance the science knowledge and skills of grades four through twelve science teachers in the District of Columbia Public Schools. The Institute brings school teachers together with practicing scientists and experienced science educators who are currently doing or involved in research and publication, especially in the area of global change. Special emphasis is placed on the interdisciplinary nature of science and the part played by the understanding and teaching about the dynamics of the environment and global change. In addition to these goals, teachers will learn a number of successful alternate strategies for teaching science to minority, disabled and non-English speaking students.

Ervin, C.J.

1995-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

342

Submission to the Inquiry into School Libraries and Teacher Librarians in Australian Schools  

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Summary: Catholic Education Office, Diocese of Toowoomba serves an area from Toowoomba on the eastern Darling Downs to Quilpie in the far west and south to the Queensland New South Wales border. Most of its schools are rural and remote and most of these schools are primary schools. In 1999 The Catholic Education Office commissioned an internal Review of School Libraries. As a result of this review four teacher librarians were appointed from 2000. Each teacher librarian was responsible for working in a cluster of schools thus ensuring all schools had access to specialist advice. In 2001 the Catholic Education Office provided the ten hours of Library Assistant time to all schools. In 2006 all schools improved their access when a Teacher Librarian allocation was included in the staffing schedule. Since 2000 all schools have benefitted from access to teacher librarians and since 2006 improvements have continued exponentially. The remaining significant challenges are to continue to develop the understanding of the role and its capacity to improve student outcomes, to fund the increasing resourcing needs of the curriculum and to engage teacher librarians in collaboration with teachers in the teaching/learning program of schools, Recommendations: 1. Resource school libraries for current curriculum! 2. Ensure every school has a school library service!

Elizabeth Newman

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

343

Innovative practices in early childhood classrooms: what makes a teacher an early adopter?  

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This basic qualitative research study focused on the internal constructions of ten early childhood education teachers who take new information acquired from workshops, coursework, or other educational venues and quickly incorporate it into their teaching. The participants were all women who work in a variety of classroom settings with two-through-six-year-olds in San Antonio, Texas. They were identified as teachers who are in the forefront in adopting new ideas in comparison to other early childhood teachers (Rogers, 2003). A wide range of experience and education levels were represented. Using the interpretive paradigm as well as the ideological framework of constructivism, a grounded theory was established in response to the research question. Of special interest were factors that can be addressed in pre-service and in-service instructional opportunities for early childhood students and professionals. There were three major findings. First, the participants expressed core moral values in relation to their jobs as early childhood teachers: they look upon their work as a moral endeavor; they have a spiritual connection to their work; and they care deeply about others. Second, they shared the character traits of a positive attitude, persistence, and flexibility. Third, they held two learning dispositions in common: they perceive and practice learning as a continual, on-going process; and they are highly reflective. Viewed together, these three findings form a continuous internal loop that impacts the external cycle of gaining new information and adopting it into classroom practice. The findings in this study parallel previous teacher knowledge research done with K-12 grade teachers in the United States and in other countries. It supports models of change that consider one's frame of reference in terms of individual belief systems and how this impacts the change process. The implication is that focusing on technical knowledge is not enough. Early childhood teacher educators must consistently employ specific strategies with their students that help illuminate and strengthen the tacit traits identified in this study.

Marshall, Ellen

2006-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

344

The challenges of teaching physical education: juxtaposing the experiences of physical education teachers in Kenya and Victoria (Australia).  

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??This study illuminates the challenges faced by PE teachers both in Kenya and in Victoria by comparing and contrasting their experiences. It also explains how (more)

Wanyama, Michael N.

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

345

Interdisciplinary Ways of Knowing: A Collaborative Teacher Education Project for Culturally Responsive Pedagogy in Rural White America  

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Responsive Pedagogy in Rural White America 121 Banks & C.Leslie H. , ( 1999). Do rural and urban elementary teacherssituated cognition and rural preservice teachers knowledge

Laughlin, Peggy Ed.D.; Nganga, Lydiah Dr.

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

346

Determining teachers behaviors concerning the NCTM standards in low and high performing rural high schools in Kansas.  

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??This study was designed to investigate teaching practices of mathematics teachers in rural high schools in Kansas in the context of the NCTM Principles and (more)

Young, Lanee

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

347

Teachers' perceptions| Differences in the principals' leadership skills in higher and lower performing high poverty South Carolina middle schools.  

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?? This study was conducted to examine principals leadership skills from the perspective of the teachers in schools with high poverty indices. The focus of (more)

Sinha, Vijju

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

348

An evaluation of the curriculum development role of teachers as key agents in curriculum change / B. Mokua.  

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??Curriculum development and change poses a range of challenges with regard to curriculum role teachers are to play when such a change takes place. The (more)

Mokua, Beauty

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

349

Examining Dual Language, Bilingual, and ESL Teachers Knowledge, Professional Development Experiences, and Perceptions About Second Language Programs In Texas  

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The rapid increase of the English Language Learner (ELL) student population in the United States and their continued lack of achievement means that research must focus on examining differences between the types of second language programs that are available in the U.S. to assist ELLs to learn a second language. The lack of research about teachers knowledge and perceptions along with professional development practices in second language programs indicates the need to improve teacher training. This dissertation includes two research studies that followed a mixed-methods approach. Study 1 was conducted with 225 Bilingual and English as Second Language (ESL) teachers in a large suburban school district. Study 2 included 335 Dual Language and ESL teachers from forty school districts in Texas. Study 1 examined Bilingual and ESL teachers knowledge of research on bilingual programs, instructional issues for ELLs, general instructional strategies, and second language development amongst bilingual/ESL teachers who work in different language programs. Also, the study considered the professional development opportunities provided to teachers of ELLs. In addition, it examined teachers perceptions about administrators, program implementation, program features, school and community, and adequate training along with the degree of program satisfaction. Study 2 investigated whether the program of instruction, grade level, years of experience, types of route to certification, and feelings of pre-service teacher preparation made a difference on Dual Language and ESL teachers knowledge and perceptions of second language programs. It also focused on the type of professional development that teachers receive and program strengths and challenges. Findings from both studies indicated significant differences in regards to teachers knowledge and perceptions based on a number of variables examined. There were similarities and differences in regards to professional development experiences, program strengths and challenges. Findings indicated that a large number of teachers of ELLs are not receiving adequate training and that bilingual and Dual Language teachers know more than ESL teachers about research on bilingual programs and second language development. These findings have policy implications because they provide information about the type of knowledge and training that teachers are receiving and most importantly the deficits.

Franco-Fuenmayor, Susana Elena

2013-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

350

Teachers' Perceptions of Effective Science, Technology, and Mathematics Professional Development and Changes in Classroom Practices  

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The purpose of this study is to examine teachers perceptions of professional development and changes in classroom practice. A proposed conceptual framework for effective professional development that results in changes in classroom practices was developed. Data from two programs that provided professional development to teachers in the areas of technology, mathematics, and science was used to inform the conceptual framework. These two programs were Target Technology in Texas (T3) and Mathematics, Science, and Technology Teacher Preparation Academies (MSTTPA). This dissertation used a multiple article format to explore each program separately, yet the proposed conceptual framework allowed for comparisons to be made between the two programs. he first study investigated teachers perceptions of technology-related professional development after their districts had received a T3 grant. An online survey was administrated to all teachers to determine their perceptions of technology-related professional development along with technology self-efficacy. Classroom observations were conducted to determine if teachers were implementing technology. The results indicated that teachers did not perceive professional development as being effective and were not implementing technology in their classrooms. Teachers did have high technology self-efficacy and perceived adequate school support, which implies that effective professional development may be a large factor in whether or not teachers implement technology in their classrooms. The second study evaluated participants perceptions of the effectiveness of mathematics and science professional development offered through a MSTTP academy. Current and former participants completed an online survey which measured their perceptions of academy activities and school environment. Participants also self-reported classroom implementation of technology. Interviews and open-ended survey questions were used to provide further insight into academy activities. The results indicated that academy participants perceived effective academy activities along with a supportive school environment. Additionally, participants reported sometimes implementing technology in their classrooms. These findings suggest that several factors might influence the successful classroom implementation of professional development. The data which supports the conceptual framework shows that effective professional development may play a key role in successful classroom implementation. Future professional development activities should be designed around characteristics for effective professional development to increase the likelihood that classroom implementation might occur.

Boriack, Anna Christine

2013-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

351

January 07 nsltr.indd  

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Winter, 2007 Winter, 2007 For the past year and a half, a team of teachers and Education Office personnel have been rewriting the prairie program for students in grades 3 to 5. Formerly known as "From Beneath the Ashes," the program emerged with a new title, "The Prairie-Our Heartland," (POH); a new focus, stewardship; and an extensive new program guide. "We took a good program and

352

A study of the platform function for primary school science and life technology teachers who practice knowledge management  

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This study aims at understanding the effects of practicing knowledge management using digital platform by the science and life technology teachers in the primary schools, and also analyzing the path model of the knowledge management effects. The platform ... Keywords: knowledge management, platform function, science and life technology teacher

Kuo-Hung Tseng; Hua-Lin Tsai; Chi-Jen Lee; Tien-Sheng Tsai

2006-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

353

Software security testing of an online banking system: a unique research experience for undergraduates and computer teachers  

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This paper presents a unique summer project for a group of undergraduate students and high school computer teachers to gain research experiences in the area of cybersecurity. The students and teachers were selected from the participants in the NSF REU ... Keywords: access control, cybersecurity, mutation analysis, security attacks, security testing, software testing

Dianxiang Xu

2013-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

354

Setting the best view of a virtual teacher in a mixed reality physical-task learning support system  

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In this research, we investigated the virtual teacher's positions and orientations that led to optimal learning outcome in mixed-reality environment. First, this study showed that the virtual teacher's position and orientation have an effect on learning ... Keywords: Collaborative computing, Human computer interaction, Mixed reality, Physical tasks learning, Virtual reality

Mamoun Nawahdah, Tomoo Inoue

2013-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

355

iSTEM Summer Institute: An Integrated Approach to Teacher Professional Development inSTEM  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The importance of STEM education to our national prosperity and global competitiveness was recently reinforced by the Obama administration support for Change the Equation. Change the Equation is a multi-entity initiative formed in response to the rapidly increasing demand for STEM related careers and the potential lack of preparation by many Americans to be employed in these positions. To address the issue many are calling for increased emphasis on K-12 STEM education, as early preparation in STEM provides the foundation essential for further learning and competencies (National Research Council, 2007). Achieving and sustaining depth and breadth of K-12 STEM education is inextricably linked to ongoing professional development of K-12 educators. The need for teacher continuing education in STEM education and the link between teacher effectiveness and student preparation in STEM was the impetus behind our i- STEM professional development summer institute. The i-STEM initiative is a collaborative effort between business, industry, government, K-12, and higher education. Although the organization is working on a number of projects, including policy, research, communication, and collaborations, the i-STEM group has directed significant resources toward K-12 educator professional development opportunities in STEM. Our report focuses on the structure and impact of the intensive four-day i-STEM residential professional development institute which we designed to increase the capacity of grade 4-9 teachers to teach STEM content. We structured the summer institute using the outcome of a survey we conducted of grade 4-9 teachers to assess their STEM professional development needs, the extant literature on teacher development, the increasing need for a STEM informed society, and our desire to use evidence based practices to enhance teacher capacity to teach STEM content. We developed this investigation to determine if our summer institute influenced the participating teachers comfort with teaching STEM, efficacy for teaching STEM, content knowledge of STEM, inquiry implementation in STEM, and perceptions of STEM education. These parameters in-part have been gathered previously for specific areas of math or science education, but we are not aware of any study in which these variables have been attended to and assessed in the context of enhancing inservice teacher preparation to teach STEM. Therefore, our project provides a unique contribution to the literature because of our focus on STEM education and our adaptation and use of an array of assessment tools to measure the impact on our participants perceptions of teaching STEM, affective perspectives, and knowledge of the related content. Further, we are responding to the position of Putnam and Borko (2000) who contend there has been a dearth of attention paid toward creating teacher professional development experiences consistent with the teacher learning and investigations of the impact of the experience on the participating educators. Before we present our research and results, we discuss the relevant literature establishing the justification for our study. Following the presentation of our study results we discuss the related implications and directions for future research. We conclude with a discussion of study limitations and some closing remarks of our study contributions to the field of teacher professional development in STEM education.

Anne Seifert; Louis Nadelson

2012-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

356

Solar Energy Education. Industrial arts: teacher's guide. Field test edition. [Includes glossary  

SciTech Connect

An instructional aid is presented which integrates the subject of solar energy into the classroom study of industrial arts. This guide for teachers was produced in addition to the student activities book for industrial arts by the USDOE Solar Energy Education. A glossary of solar energy terms is included. (BCS)

1981-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

357

Investigating models for preservice teachers' use of technology to support student-centered learning  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The study addressed two limitations of previous research on factors related to teachers' integration of technology in their teaching. It attempted to test a structural equation model (SEM) of the relationships among a set of variables influencing preservice ... Keywords: Elementary education, Improving classroom teaching, Pedagogical issues, Secondary education

Rong-Ji Chen

2010-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

358

Computational thinking for the sciences: a three day workshop for high school science teachers  

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This paper describes "Computational Thinking for the Sciences", a 3-day summer workshop for high school science and mathematics teachers. Our workshop emphasizes the deep connections between the natural sciences, mathematics and computer science through ... Keywords: computational thinking, high school mathematics, high school science, k-12 outreach

Sheikh Iqbal Ahamed; Dennis Brylow; Rong Ge; Praveen Madiraju; Stephen J. Merrill; Craig A. Struble; James P. Early

2010-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

359

Requirements of Chinese teachers for online student tracking and a comparison to their western counterparts  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Effective teaching requires teachers to know their students and to adapt their teaching accordingly, regardless of taking place in China or in Western countries. This raises requirements on online learning environments: they need to track online learners' ... Keywords: intelligent tutoring system, online learning, quantitative analysis, questionnaire, requirement comparison, student tracking

Xiaohong Tan; Carsten Ullrich; Oliver Scheuer; Erica Melis; Ruimin Shen

2010-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

360

Adaptive feedback generation to support teachers in web-based distance education  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This work examines the application of user-adapted technologies to address problems experienced in web-based distance education. We have proposed an approach to support distance learning instructors by offering advice that points at problems faced by ... Keywords: (Semi-)automatic advice generation, Distance learning, Empirical evaluation, Intelligent course management systems, Personalised feedback, Teacher support/help

Essam Kosba; Vania Dimitrova; Roger Boyle

2007-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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361

Learning fields in vocational IT education: how teachers interpret the concept  

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Vocational schools in Germany are part of the compulsory school system, but they differ from other secondary school types. They combine theory and practice by using learning venue cooperation between schools and vocational training companies. Taking ... Keywords: computer science education, elicitation study, empirical study, learning fields, learning situations, teachers' attitudes, vocational IT education

Simone Opel; Torsten Brinda

2013-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

362

Solar Energy Education. Industrial arts: teacher's guide. Field test edition. [Includes glossary  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

An instructional aid is presented which integrates the subject of solar energy into the classroom study of industrial arts. This guide for teachers was produced in addition to the student activities book for industrial arts by the USDOE Solar Energy Education. A glossary of solar energy terms is included. (BCS)

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1981-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

363

Polynomial time learning of some multiple context-free languages with a minimally adequate teacher  

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We present an algorithm for the inference of some Multiple Context-Free Grammars from Membership and Equivalence Queries, using the Minimally Adequate Teacher model of Angluin. This is an extension of the congruence based methods for learning some Context-Free ...

Ryo Yoshinaka; Alexander Clark

2010-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

364

~ Book Lists & Content Area Connections~ For PJ Teachers Who Love to Read  

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~ Book Lists & Content Area Connections~ For PJ Teachers Who Love to Read http Children's Book Awards Track Canadian children's & YA book awards at the Canadian Children's Book Centre Canadian Library Association Book of the Year for Children Elizabeth Mrazik-Cleaver Canadian Picture Book

Ellis, Randy

365

CANDLE BURNING IN AN INVERTED JAR OVER WATER IN A TROUGH EXPERIMENT: SCIENCE TEACHERS' CONCEPTIONS  

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CANDLE BURNING IN AN INVERTED JAR OVER WATER IN A TROUGH EXPERIMENT: SCIENCE TEACHERS' CONCEPTIONS contains about 20% oxygen despite our knowledge that burning in a closed environment does not consume during burning of carbon in oxygen (air) and the solubility rate of carbon dioxide in water

Knill, Oliver

366

Sharing our successes II: Changing the face of science and mathematics education through teacher-focused partnerships  

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Industry Initiatives for Science and Math Education (IISME) in the San Francisco Bay Area planned and convened the second national conference for representatives of scientific work experience programs for K-12 teachers (SWEPs) at Lawrence Hall of Science, University of California at Berkeley October 13-14, 1994. The goal of this conference was to further strengthen the growing community of SWEP managers and teacher participants by providing an opportunity for sharing expertise and strategies about the following: (1) How SWEPs can complement and stimulate systemic education reform efforts; (2) Assessment strategies piloted by the ambitious multi-site evaluation project funded by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) as well as smaller evaluation projects piloted by other SWEPs; (3) Expanding and strengthening the base of teachers served by SWEPs; (4) Ensuring that SWEPs adequately support teachers in affecting classroom transfer and offer {open_quotes}more than just a summerjob{close_quotes}; (5) Sustaining and expanding new programs. A special teacher strand focused on leadership development supporting teachers to become effective change agents in their classrooms and schools, and developing strong teacher communities.

NONE

1995-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

367

A comparative study of teacher characteristics in high-poverty and low-poverty elementary schools in South Carolina.  

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?? The purpose of this quantitative study was to measure teacher characteristics in high-poverty and low-poverty elementary schools in South Carolina. The similarities and differences (more)

Pickett, Tracy M.

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

368

Exploring Secondary Agriscience Teachers' and Students' Use, Attitude Toward, Knowledge and Perceptions of Computers and Technology Tools  

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Computers are an ever changing facet of everyday life; almost all businesses, including schools, are dependent on technology, from research to information delivery. With the rapid advances in computer technology made every year combined with the increasing availability of computers to students, it is important to continually investigate how secondary agriscience teachers' and students' use and view computer technology, both personally and educationally, in order to effectively utilize this advancing educational tool for the benefit of both groups. The purpose of this study was to describe agriscience teachers' and students use, attitude toward, knowledge and perceptions of computers and technology tools in order to better understand how secondary agriscience teachers use computers in their instruction and how agriscience students use computers for school and social purposes. This study explored both teacher and student opinions about school assignments that require computer use and how often both groups utilize the computer for work and entertainment.

Miller, Kimberley Ann

2011-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

369

Elementary Special Education Teachers' Cultural Awareness and Beliefs In One Urban School District Regarding African American Learners  

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Today's urban schools are composed of students from diverse cultural backgrounds and varying levels of academic readiness. At the same time, approximately 88% of teachers are White and middle-class. The dispositions of teachers have important educational ramifications. Teachers' beliefs structure the classroom atmosphere, influence perceptions regarding the abilities of students, and impact how they teach and expect students to learn and behave. In order to foster an accepting and productive learning environment, teachers must have cultural awareness. To ensure that all learners receive a solid academic foundation, teachers must be able to instruct dissimilar students. Special educators have been trained to work with students with unique, special needs, but the reality of today's demographics - and special education classrooms in particular - mandate that they also have the cultural knowledge to effectively serve diverse students. Perceptions and attitudes of elementary special education teachers regarding their cultural awareness and beliefs need to be explored. This study examined the cultural awareness beliefs of elementary special educators working in urban school districts located in southeast Texas. The research also needs to ascertain whether ethnicity or length of service effected such teachers' cultural awareness beliefs. Using the Cultural Awareness Beliefs Inventory (CABI) instrument, the investigator gathered self-reported data from 54 participants. The reliability and validity of the instrument were determined to be sound by previous investigators. The CABI contains eight major components: Teacher Beliefs, School Climate, Culturally Responsive Classroom Management, Home and Community Support, Curriculum and Instruction, Cultural Sensitivity, Cultural Awareness, and Teacher Efficacy. Data were analyzed using percentage analysis and one-way analysis of variance. The findings include: 1) Participants had favorable perceptions towards the School Climate, Culturally Responsive Classroom Management, and Cultural Awareness variables; 2) Participants had unfavorable perceptions regarding Teacher Beliefs; 3) In contrast to some previous research, it did not appear that teaching experience impacted cultural beliefs; and 4) Importantly, it was discerned that teachers' ethnicities yielded statistically significant effects on their cultural awareness and beliefs regarding African American special education students.

Willis, Janet

2011-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Workforce Development for Teachers and Scientists (WDTS) Homepage | U.S.  

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Programs » WDTS Home Programs » WDTS Home Workforce Development for Teachers and Scientists (WDTS) WDTS Home About Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internships (SULI) Community College Internships (CCI) DOE Office of Science Graduate Fellowship (SCGF) Program External link Albert Einstein Distinguished Educator Fellowship (AEF) Program Visiting Faculty Program (VFP) at DOE Laboratories DOE National Science Bowl® (NSB) Laboratory Equipment Donation Program (LEDP) Outreach Contact Information Workforce Development for Teachers and Scientists U.S. Department of Energy SC-27/ Forrestal Building 1000 Independence Ave., SW Washington, DC 20585 P: (202) 586-8842 F: (202) 586-0019 E: sc.wdts@science.doe.gov The application process is now closed for the Summer Term of The Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internships (SULI) Program

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The Role of an Elementary School Principal in the Retention of Novice Teachers: A Micropolitical Case Study  

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Teachers are leaving the education profession at alarming rates and the attrition of teachers has become a serious issue for many schools and districts around the country. The purpose of this study was to investigate the retention and attrition patterns in one elementary school through the lens of micropolitical theory; in particular, principal decision-making processes, leadership activities, and the relationship between principal and teachers were studied. This qualitative, single case exploration included classroom observations, document analysis, and focus group and individual interviews with one principal, seven novice teachers, and one lead mentor. The data was analyzed using categorical aggregation and a constant comparative analysis. Study findings provided evidence that a negative micropolitical state was present at the school under study, including an absence of shared values and goals, lack of positive interpersonal relations, and lack of collegiality, all of which served to discourage the growth of novice teachers as developing professionals. Teacher perceptions revealed that they were less than satisfied with their chosen profession, particularly lacking contentment with the principal leadership.

Greninger, Elizabeth Ann

2012-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

372

Preparing prospective teacher education students at two-year post secondary institutions: an assessment of proficiency in technology usage  

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The purpose of this study was to examine the proficiency or lack of proficiency of prospective teacher education students at two-year community colleges to use and integrate instructional technologies. In addition, this study also examined the perceived perceptions of prospective teacher education students levels of preparedness to use instructional technologies in their future classrooms. Participants in the study were students in a teacher preparation program. The survey was administered to students from six community colleges in the southeastern part of the United States. The Prospective Teacher Education Students Survey was developed and administered to a sample of 109 prospective teacher education students. Results of the study revealed a low proficiency in technology use for database, ethical use understanding, and spreadsheet. Prospective teacher education students reported greater proficiency in computer operation, word processing, and internet use. Low frequency and effectiveness were reported in the use of technology mediated instructional strategies for synchronous communication and simulations. Results indicated higher frequency and effectiveness in technology mediated instructional strategies for word processing and Internet use by students. Generally, students perceived their level of preparedness to implement various technology skills as somewhat well prepared . Descriptive statistics, raw percentages, and independent t-tests were used to analyze the data.

Cavenall, Pamela Elaine Rogers

2008-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

373

Learning about Gravity I. Free Fall: A Guide for Teachers and Curriculum Developers  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This article is the first of a two-part review of research on childrens and adults understanding of gravity and on how best to teach gravity concepts to students and teachers. This first article concerns free fallhow and why objects fall when they are dropped. The review begins with a brief historical sketch of how these ideas were developed in human history

Claudine Kavanagh; Cary Sneider

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

374

Energy: options for the future. Curriculum development project for high school teachers. Final report. [Packet  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

Recent state and regional energy crises demonstrate the delicate balance between energy systems, the environment, and the economy. Indeed, the interaction between these three elements of society is very complex. This project develops curriculum materials that would better provide students with an understanding and awareness of fundamental principles of energy supply, conversion processes, and utilization now and in the future. The project had two specific objectives: to transfer knowledge of energy systems, analysis techniques, and advanced technologies from the energy analyst community to the teacher participants; and to involve teachers in the preparation of modular case studies on energy issues for use within the classroom. These curriculum modules are intended to enhance the teacher's ability to provide energy-related education to students within his or her own academic setting. The project is organized as a three-week summer program, as noted in the flyer (Appendix A). Mornings are spent in seminars with energy and environmental specialists (their handout lecture notes are included as Appendix B); afternoons are devoted to high school curriculum development based on the seminar discussions. The curriculum development is limited to five areas: conservation, electricity demand scheduling, energy in the food system, new technologies (solar, wind, biomass), and environment. Appendix C consists of one-day lession plans in these areas.

Carroll, T.O.

1978-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

375

Effects of Range Burning on Kansas Flint Hills Soil  

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Effects of Range Burning on Kansas Flint Hills Soil CLENTON E. OWENSBY AND JOHN BRUCE WYRILL, III Highlight: Two tallgrass prairie areas burned annually for 20 (grazed) nnd 48 (un. grazed) years ar-spring burned ungrared plots were generally higher in soil pH, organic ma~fer, and K than late-spring burned

Owensby, Clenton E.

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An Examination of the Professional Challenges, Job Satisfaction, and Intention to Leave the Profession of Urban Elementary Special Education Teachers  

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Special education teachers are under tremendous pressure to deliver a personalized educational experience to special needs children while, at the same time, operating within an equal opportunity, politically driven educational system. Urban teachers are under even more constraints since urban public schools do not typically have the resources, materials, and support from parents needed to deliver the best possible educational experience to students. In 2000, Coleman suggested that caseloads followed closely by paperwork are the biggest concerns of special education teachers. This author further suggests that, on average, special education teachers prepare fifty lessons per day for special needs children, and spend one to two days per week managing paperwork. Budgetary constraints in urban schools further place obstacles in front of special education teachers who must make do with materials and training that are incomplete or out of date. Professional challenges may be the reason behind a lack of special education teachers in urban areas, and the fact that the demand for special education teachers was outpacing the number of special education teachers entering the field. The purpose of this study is to explore five research questions that examine the antecedents to an urban elementary special education teacher's intentions to leave the special education profession. Five professional challenges were developed from extant literature to test their influence on job satisfaction and three constructs from the theory of planned behavior. Job satisfaction and these three constructs were tested for their predictive validity influencing a subject's behavior intention to leave the profession. Using a non-random, purposeful sample of 79 certified special education teachers in urban Texan school districts, a quantitative method using multiple regression was used to test nine correlations. Results suggest that professional challenges significantly influence job satisfaction and perceived behavioral control from the theory of planned behavior. Behavior intention to leave the profession was significantly influenced by job satisfaction, attitudes about leaving the profession, and perceived behavioral control. Attitudes about leaving the profession were significantly influenced by job satisfaction. The subjective norms construct was not a significant predictor of behavior intention, and neither attitude nor subjective norms was influenced by professional challenges.

Meloncon, Brenda

2011-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

377

Prospective and Practicing Middle School Teachers' Knowledge of Curriculum for Teaching Simple Algebraic Equations  

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Knowledge of curriculum is a significant component of mathematical knowledge for teaching. However, clearly understanding knowledge of curriculum requires further refinement and substantial research. This study consists of three papers that aim to explore prospective and practicing middle school teachers Knowledge of Curriculum for Teaching Simple Algebraic Equations (KCTE). The first paper reviews trends in and the evolution of standards and policies and synthesizes significant findings of research on mathematics curriculum and Knowledge of Curriculum for Mathematics Teaching (KCMT). Through this synthesis, the paper examines policy changes and research relevant to mathematics curriculum and KCMT and anticipates future research approaches and topics that show promise. Building on the context provided by the first paper, the following two papers investigate KCTE from the perspectives of prospective and practicing middle school mathematics teachers. For the second paper, data was collected from a convenience sample of 58 prospective middle school mathematics teachers and a subsample of six participants. The findings of this study identify patterns of key mathematical topics in the teaching sequence of simple algebraic equations, compare the participants sequences with experts, reveal participants orientations toward KCTE, draw connections between participants KCTE and their knowledge of content and teaching, and establish relationships between participants KCTE and their knowledge of content and students. Four middle school mathematics teachers participated in the third study. The results indicate that state-level intended curriculum is the most prevailing component of participants KCTE. Furthermore, from a vertical view of curriculum, participants awareness of their students lack of basic mathematical knowledge impacted their KCTE. The paper also identifies the role of the state-level intended curriculum in participants KCTE, alternative approaches to curriculum implementation that participants used to respond to the multiple intelligences of their students, and the participants lack of lateral curriculum knowledge in KCTE. Together, these three papers offer a closer look at KCMT with a focus on simple algebraic equations. This research broadens our understanding of prospective and practicing middle school teachers KCMT and discusses implications for professional development.

Ma, Tingting

2012-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

378

La Prairie, Wisconsin: Energy Resources | Open Energy Information  

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La Prairie, Illinois: Energy Resources | Open Energy Information  

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8242°, -91.002913° 8242°, -91.002913° Loading map... {"minzoom":false,"mappingservice":"googlemaps3","type":"ROADMAP","zoom":14,"types":["ROADMAP","SATELLITE","HYBRID","TERRAIN"],"geoservice":"google","maxzoom":false,"width":"600px","height":"350px","centre":false,"title":"","label":"","icon":"","visitedicon":"","lines":[],"polygons":[],"circles":[],"rectangles":[],"copycoords":false,"static":false,"wmsoverlay":"","layers":[],"controls":["pan","zoom","type","scale","streetview"],"zoomstyle":"DEFAULT","typestyle":"DEFAULT","autoinfowindows":false,"kml":[],"gkml":[],"fusiontables":[],"resizable":false,"tilt":0,"kmlrezoom":false,"poi":true,"imageoverlays":[],"markercluster":false,"searchmarkers":"","locations":[{"text":"","title":"","link":null,"lat":40.1478242,"lon":-91.002913,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

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Pretty Prairie, Kansas: Energy Resources | Open Energy Information  

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Kansas: Energy Resources Kansas: Energy Resources Jump to: navigation, search Equivalent URI DBpedia Coordinates 37.7800135°, -98.0197792° Loading map... {"minzoom":false,"mappingservice":"googlemaps3","type":"ROADMAP","zoom":14,"types":["ROADMAP","SATELLITE","HYBRID","TERRAIN"],"geoservice":"google","maxzoom":false,"width":"600px","height":"350px","centre":false,"title":"","label":"","icon":"","visitedicon":"","lines":[],"polygons":[],"circles":[],"rectangles":[],"copycoords":false,"static":false,"wmsoverlay":"","layers":[],"controls":["pan","zoom","type","scale","streetview"],"zoomstyle":"DEFAULT","typestyle":"DEFAULT","autoinfowindows":false,"kml":[],"gkml":[],"fusiontables":[],"resizable":false,"tilt":0,"kmlrezoom":false,"poi":true,"imageoverlays":[],"markercluster":false,"searchmarkers":"","locations":[{"text":"","title":"","link":null,"lat":37.7800135,"lon":-98.0197792,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

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381

Prairie County, Arkansas: Energy Resources | Open Energy Information  

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7636336°, -91.5983959° 7636336°, -91.5983959° Loading map... {"minzoom":false,"mappingservice":"googlemaps3","type":"ROADMAP","zoom":14,"types":["ROADMAP","SATELLITE","HYBRID","TERRAIN"],"geoservice":"google","maxzoom":false,"width":"600px","height":"350px","centre":false,"title":"","label":"","icon":"","visitedicon":"","lines":[],"polygons":[],"circles":[],"rectangles":[],"copycoords":false,"static":false,"wmsoverlay":"","layers":[],"controls":["pan","zoom","type","scale","streetview"],"zoomstyle":"DEFAULT","typestyle":"DEFAULT","autoinfowindows":false,"kml":[],"gkml":[],"fusiontables":[],"resizable":false,"tilt":0,"kmlrezoom":false,"poi":true,"imageoverlays":[],"markercluster":false,"searchmarkers":"","locations":[{"text":"","title":"","link":null,"lat":34.7636336,"lon":-91.5983959,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

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Sun Prairie, Wisconsin: Energy Resources | Open Energy Information  

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836046°, -89.2137254° 836046°, -89.2137254° Loading map... {"minzoom":false,"mappingservice":"googlemaps3","type":"ROADMAP","zoom":14,"types":["ROADMAP","SATELLITE","HYBRID","TERRAIN"],"geoservice":"google","maxzoom":false,"width":"600px","height":"350px","centre":false,"title":"","label":"","icon":"","visitedicon":"","lines":[],"polygons":[],"circles":[],"rectangles":[],"copycoords":false,"static":false,"wmsoverlay":"","layers":[],"controls":["pan","zoom","type","scale","streetview"],"zoomstyle":"DEFAULT","typestyle":"DEFAULT","autoinfowindows":false,"kml":[],"gkml":[],"fusiontables":[],"resizable":false,"tilt":0,"kmlrezoom":false,"poi":true,"imageoverlays":[],"markercluster":false,"searchmarkers":"","locations":[{"text":"","title":"","link":null,"lat":43.1836046,"lon":-89.2137254,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

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Prairie County, Montana: Energy Resources | Open Energy Information  

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105.4045354° 105.4045354° Loading map... {"minzoom":false,"mappingservice":"googlemaps3","type":"ROADMAP","zoom":14,"types":["ROADMAP","SATELLITE","HYBRID","TERRAIN"],"geoservice":"google","maxzoom":false,"width":"600px","height":"350px","centre":false,"title":"","label":"","icon":"","visitedicon":"","lines":[],"polygons":[],"circles":[],"rectangles":[],"copycoords":false,"static":false,"wmsoverlay":"","layers":[],"controls":["pan","zoom","type","scale","streetview"],"zoomstyle":"DEFAULT","typestyle":"DEFAULT","autoinfowindows":false,"kml":[],"gkml":[],"fusiontables":[],"resizable":false,"tilt":0,"kmlrezoom":false,"poi":true,"imageoverlays":[],"markercluster":false,"searchmarkers":"","locations":[{"text":"","title":"","link":null,"lat":46.7980893,"lon":-105.4045354,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

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North Prairie, Wisconsin: Energy Resources | Open Energy Information  

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934456°, -88.4053742° 934456°, -88.4053742° Loading map... {"minzoom":false,"mappingservice":"googlemaps3","type":"ROADMAP","zoom":14,"types":["ROADMAP","SATELLITE","HYBRID","TERRAIN"],"geoservice":"google","maxzoom":false,"width":"600px","height":"350px","centre":false,"title":"","label":"","icon":"","visitedicon":"","lines":[],"polygons":[],"circles":[],"rectangles":[],"copycoords":false,"static":false,"wmsoverlay":"","layers":[],"controls":["pan","zoom","type","scale","streetview"],"zoomstyle":"DEFAULT","typestyle":"DEFAULT","autoinfowindows":false,"kml":[],"gkml":[],"fusiontables":[],"resizable":false,"tilt":0,"kmlrezoom":false,"poi":true,"imageoverlays":[],"markercluster":false,"searchmarkers":"","locations":[{"text":"","title":"","link":null,"lat":42.934456,"lon":-88.4053742,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

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Prairie Rose, North Dakota: Energy Resources | Open Energy Information  

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Rose, North Dakota: Energy Resources Rose, North Dakota: Energy Resources Jump to: navigation, search Equivalent URI DBpedia Coordinates 46.8174651°, -96.8356389° Loading map... {"minzoom":false,"mappingservice":"googlemaps3","type":"ROADMAP","zoom":14,"types":["ROADMAP","SATELLITE","HYBRID","TERRAIN"],"geoservice":"google","maxzoom":false,"width":"600px","height":"350px","centre":false,"title":"","label":"","icon":"","visitedicon":"","lines":[],"polygons":[],"circles":[],"rectangles":[],"copycoords":false,"static":false,"wmsoverlay":"","layers":[],"controls":["pan","zoom","type","scale","streetview"],"zoomstyle":"DEFAULT","typestyle":"DEFAULT","autoinfowindows":false,"kml":[],"gkml":[],"fusiontables":[],"resizable":false,"tilt":0,"kmlrezoom":false,"poi":true,"imageoverlays":[],"markercluster":false,"searchmarkers":"","locations":[{"text":"","title":"","link":null,"lat":46.8174651,"lon":-96.8356389,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

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Prairie Village, Kansas: Energy Resources | Open Energy Information  

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9916726°, -94.6335684° 9916726°, -94.6335684° Loading map... {"minzoom":false,"mappingservice":"googlemaps3","type":"ROADMAP","zoom":14,"types":["ROADMAP","SATELLITE","HYBRID","TERRAIN"],"geoservice":"google","maxzoom":false,"width":"600px","height":"350px","centre":false,"title":"","label":"","icon":"","visitedicon":"","lines":[],"polygons":[],"circles":[],"rectangles":[],"copycoords":false,"static":false,"wmsoverlay":"","layers":[],"controls":["pan","zoom","type","scale","streetview"],"zoomstyle":"DEFAULT","typestyle":"DEFAULT","autoinfowindows":false,"kml":[],"gkml":[],"fusiontables":[],"resizable":false,"tilt":0,"kmlrezoom":false,"poi":true,"imageoverlays":[],"markercluster":false,"searchmarkers":"","locations":[{"text":"","title":"","link":null,"lat":38.9916726,"lon":-94.6335684,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

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Grays Prairie, Texas: Energy Resources | Open Energy Information  

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4720837°, -96.3494263° 4720837°, -96.3494263° Loading map... {"minzoom":false,"mappingservice":"googlemaps3","type":"ROADMAP","zoom":14,"types":["ROADMAP","SATELLITE","HYBRID","TERRAIN"],"geoservice":"google","maxzoom":false,"width":"600px","height":"350px","centre":false,"title":"","label":"","icon":"","visitedicon":"","lines":[],"polygons":[],"circles":[],"rectangles":[],"copycoords":false,"static":false,"wmsoverlay":"","layers":[],"controls":["pan","zoom","type","scale","streetview"],"zoomstyle":"DEFAULT","typestyle":"DEFAULT","autoinfowindows":false,"kml":[],"gkml":[],"fusiontables":[],"resizable":false,"tilt":0,"kmlrezoom":false,"poi":true,"imageoverlays":[],"markercluster":false,"searchmarkers":"","locations":[{"text":"","title":"","link":null,"lat":32.4720837,"lon":-96.3494263,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

388

Fermilab Workshop for Prairie - Our Heartland: Physics Institutes...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Awaken to a whole new world This session, Physics Institutes, is: 400session Mechanics: June 17-21 Phriendly Physics: 275 Waves, Sound, and Optics: June 24-28 To...

389

Blooming Prairie Public Utilities- Commercial & Industrial Energy Efficiency Rebate Program  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE))

Southern Minnesota Municipal Power Agency (SMMPA) is a joint-action agency which generates and sells reliable electricity at wholesale to its eighteen non-profit, municipally-owned member utilities...

390

Feral Africanized honey bee ecology in a coastal prairie landscape  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Honey bees, Apis mellifera, play an important role in many ecosystems, pollinating a wide variety of native, agricultural, and exotic plants. The recent decline in the number of feral and managed honey bee colonies in North America, as well as the arrival of Africanized honey bees, have caused concern about adequate pollination for agricultural crops and natural plant communities. However, little is known about feral colonies, and the feral population is the source for Africanized honey bees as they spread and infiltrate managed populations. The goal of my dissertation was to examine the ecology of feral honey bee colonies, adding the spatial context necessary to understand the population ecology and patterns of resource use by feral honey bees on the Welder Wildlife Refuge. I defined the functional heterogeneity of feral honey bee habitat by identifying the suitability of different habitats for feral colonies based on the distribution and abundance of important resources (cavities, nectar, and pollen). I evaluated the distribution and abundance of feral colonies by examining nest site characteristics, population trends, and spatial and temporal patterns in cavity use. Lastly, I examined resource use by evaluating patterns in pollen collection and identifying where and when honey bees searched for resources. Overall, the Welder Wildlife Refuge provided excellent habitat for feral honey bees, supporting a high density of feral colonies. The dense live oak habitat was the best overall source for cavities, nectar, and pollen. Nectar and pollen were abundant throughout the year, with the exception of December and January, when a large number of honey bees searched for resources. Cavities did not appear to vary in their suitability for feral colonies based on measured structural and environmental attributes, since no cavity attributes were correlated with indices of cavity quality. However, the cavity quality indices varied between cavities, suggesting some cavities were more suitable for feral honey bees than others. Colonies were aggregated within the study area, probably due to the distribution of resources. The invasion of Africanized honey bees appeared to fragment the existing European population, with Africanized colonies aggregated in distribution and European colonies random in distribution.

Baum, Kristen Anne

2003-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

391

Run_HistoryStatistics_4_plots.xls  

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Year Year Scheduled User Hours User Beam Available hours User beam Availability (%) Total Faults Mean Time to Recovery Faults Per Day of Delivered Beam Delivered Integrated Current (A- hr) Hours of Top-up Scheduled Top-up Injector Availability MTBF 1998 4465.9 4163.2 93.22% 124 2.4 0.71 321.2 0.0 N/A 33.6 1999 5053.4 4767.7 94.35% 176 1.6 0.89 380.7 0.0 N/A 27.1 2000 5047.2 4723.8 93.59% 160 2.0 0.81 390.2 0.0 N/A 29.5 2001 5000.3 4788.7 95.77% 188 1.1 0.94 409.8 1032.0 96.1% 25.5 2002 4999.0 4855.4 97.13% 147 1.0 0.73 469.1 3680.0 94.9% 33.0 2003 4912.0 4772.5 97.16% 107 1.3 0.54 467.6 3592.0 97.6% 44.6 2004 5225.0 5112.5 97.85% 89 1.3 0.42 509.9 3865.6 97.9% 57.4 2005 5001.5 4931.0 98.59% 49 1.4 0.24 433.7 3976.5 98.5% 100.6 2006 5000.0 4875.5 97.51% 57 2.2 0.28 488.9 3928.0 97.3% 85.5 2007 4832.0 4750.8 98.32% 49 1.7 0.25 476.2 3816.0 98.4% 97.0 2008 4588.1 4478.8

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Run_HistoryStatistics_4_plots.xls  

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Scheduled Scheduled User Hours User Beam Available hours User beam Availability (%) Total Faults Mean Time to Recovery Faults Per Day of Delivered Beam Delivered Integrated Current (A-hr) Hours of Top- up Scheduled Top-up Injector Availability MTBF Run 97-7 741.9 698.2 94.1% 17 2.6 0.58 52.9 N/A N/A 41.1 Run 98-1 703.1 640.6 91.1% 21 3.0 0.79 48.7 N/A N/A 30.5 Run 98-2 714.5 656.4 91.9% 27 2.2 0.99 50.3 N/A N/A 24.3 Run 98-3 1154.2 1091.1 94.5% 28 2.3 0.62 85.1 N/A N/A 39.0 Run 98-4 1152.2 1076.9 93.5% 31 2.4 0.69 84.2 N/A N/A 34.7 Run 98-5 1093.6 987.4 90.3% 49 2.2 1.19 79.3 N/A N/A 20.2 Run 99-1 976.6 923.6 94.6% 35 1.5 0.91 75.3 N/A N/A 26.4 Run 99-2 831.2 794.9 95.6% 19 1.9 0.57 65.1 N/A N/A 41.8 Run 99-3 832.0 805.6 96.8% 31 0.9 0.92 58.5 N/A N/A 26.0 Run 99-4 1320.0 1256.2 95.2% 42 1.5 0.80 102.5 N/A N/A 29.9 Run 99-5 1024.0 970.8 94.8% 44 1.2 1.09 82.0 N/A N/A 22.1 Run 00-1 1511.0

393

Update formulas for split-plot and block designs  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

For the algorithmic construction of optimal experimental designs, it is important to be able to evaluate small modifications of given designs in terms of the optimality criteria at a low computational cost. This can be achieved by using powerful update ...

Heidi Arnouts; Peter Goos

2010-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

394

Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Data Plots and Figures  

DOE Data Explorer (OSTI)

The Office of Biological and Environmental Research in DOE's Office of Science is responsible for the ARM Program. The ARM Archive physically resides at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory.

395

Run_HistoryStatistics_4_plots.xls  

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Scheduled User Hours User Beam Available hours User beam Availability (%) Total Faults Mean Time to Recovery Faults Per Day of Delivered Beam Delivered Integrated Current (A-hr)...

396

Run_HistoryStatistics_4_plots.xls  

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Year Scheduled User Hours User Beam Available hours User beam Availability (%) Total Faults Mean Time to Recovery Faults Per Day of Delivered Beam Delivered Integrated Current (A-...

397

SLAC E144 Plots, Simulation Results, and Data  

DOE Data Explorer (OSTI)

The 1997 E144 experiments at the Stanford Linear Accelerator Center (SLAC) utilitized extremely high laser intensities and collided huge groups of photons together so violently that positron-electron pairs were briefly created, actual particles of matter and antimatter. Instead of matter exploding into heat and light, light actually become matter. That accomplishment opened a new path into the exploration of the interactions of electrons and photons or quantum electrodynamics (QED). The E144 information at this website includes Feynmann Diagrams, simulation results, and data files. See also aseries of frames showing the E144 laser colliding with a beam electron and producing an electron-positron pair at http://www.slac.stanford.edu/exp/e144/focpic/focpic.html and lists of collaborators' papers, theses, and a page of press articles.

E144 Collaboration

398

RADIOLOGICAL SURVEY OF SITE A AND PLOT M  

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as the tritiated water source is depleted by both horizontal and vertical migration and radioactive decay. Since substantial amounts of tritium still remain below the surface of...

399

Surveillance of Site A and Plot M Report for 1999  

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site on the environment and the public are presented in this publication. Funding to support this program was provided by the Office of Environmental Management through the U. S....

400

Surveillance of Site A and Plot M Report for 2000  

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site on the environment and the public are presented in this publication. Funding to support this program was provided by the Office of Environmental Management through the U. S....

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401

1995 WWW Update --- Reviews, Tables, and Plots in the Review...  

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on new physics from electroweak analyses (1995) (10p, 269kb) PostScript The Higgs Boson (1995) (6p, 120kb) PostScript Supersymmetry (1995) (14p, 114kb) PostScript Searches...

402

PLOT: A UNIX PROGRAM FOR INCLUDING GRAPHICS IN DOCUMENTS  

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simple, easy-to-read graphics language designed specificallyPROGRAM FOR INCLUDING GRAPHICS IN DOCUMENTS Pavel Curtismeanings as in the GRAFPAC graphics system. Definl. ~ tions

Curtis, Pavel

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Run_HistoryStatistics_4_plots.xls  

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Teachers', parents', and students' perceptions of effective school characteristics of two Texas urban exemplary open-enrollment charter schools  

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The primary purpose of this study was to examine how teachers, parents, and students viewed their charter school as effective when effectiveness was defined by the following 11 characteristics: (a) instructional leadership, (b) clear mission, (c) safe and orderly environment, (d) positive school climate, (e) high expectations, (f) frequent monitoring, (g) basic skills, (h) opportunities for learning, (i) parent and community involvement, (j) professional development and (k) teacher involvement. Two exemplary open-enrollment charter schools in Texas were used in this study. All 24 teacher, parent, and student participants completed a questionnaire that addressed characteristics analyzed for each group. The 72 participants in this quantitative study were randomly chosen to respond to items on the School Effectiveness Questionnaire developed by Baldwin, Freeman, Coney, Fading, and Thomas. Data from the completed questionnaires were reported using descriptive statistics and frequency data. Major research findings for the study were as follows: 1. There was agreement among teachers, parents, and students regarding 5 characteristics. These characteristics were: (a) safe and orderly environment, (b) positive school climate, (c) high student expectations, (d) frequent student assessment, and (e) monitoring of achievement and basic skills. 2. Teachers and parents agreed their school demonstrated effective instructional leadership, a clear and focused mission, and a maximized opportunity for learning. On the other hand, students were uncertain their school provided maximum opportunities for learning. 3. Only parents and students were in agreement concerning the parental involvement in their school. In contrast, teachers were uncertain their school provided parent and community involvement. 4. Teachers were also uncertain their school provided strong professional development and included them in the decision-making process for the school.

Albert - Green, DeEadra Florence

2005-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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'China English' or native speaker based standard? : a study of college teachers' and students' perceptions of the ideal pedagogic model of college English in mainland China.  

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??By focusing on the ideal pedagogic model of college English in mainland China, this study explores college teachers and students perceptions towards China English in (more)

He, Deyuan (???)

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The effects of a summer science camp teaching experience on preservice elementary teachers' science teaching efficacy, science content knowledge, and understanding of the nature of science.  

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?? The purpose of this study was to investigate the impact of a summer science camp teaching experience on preservice elementary teachers science teaching efficacy, (more)

Logerwell, Mollianne G.

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The Effects of a Summer Science Camp Teaching Experience on Preservice Elementary Teachers Science Teaching Efficacy, Science Content Knowledge, and Understanding of the Nature of Science .  

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??The purpose of this study was to investigate the impact of a summer science camp teaching experience on preservice elementary teachers science teaching efficacy, science (more)

Logerwell, Mollianne G.

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The State Cancer Profiles web site and extensions of linked micromap plots and conditioned choropleth map plots  

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The National Cancer Institute's State Cancer Profiles web site that was launched in mid-April put the power of new graphical tools into the hands of cancer control planners and the public. This paper emphasizes advances in two graphics templates, one ...

Daniel B. Carr; Sue Bell; Linda Pickle; Yuguang Zhang; Yaru Li

2003-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Recruiting African American Male Teachers in K-12 Schools: A Case Study in One Urban School District  

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A case study of the experiences of six African American male teachers in a southern K-12 school district is presented in this study. The purpose of this study was: 1) to hear the voices of African American male teachers in a selected urban school district; 2) to identify the factors that contribute to their job acceptance decisions; 3) to gain an in-depth understanding of why teachers chose teaching as a profession; 4) to determine and understand the nature of the professional lives of these teachers; and finally, 5) to advance our existing knowledge base in attracting African American males to our nation's classrooms. The data collection process consisted of one-on-one, open-ended interview questions with six highly qualified African American male public school teachers in a K-12 school district in the Southern region of the United States. The key themes which emerged through data analysis include: (1) nobility associated with the teaching profession; (2) compassion associated with the teaching profession; (3) stability associated with the teaching profession; (4) family and community influences; (5) life experiences and (6) I was not recruited: I chose this district. Ethic of Care and Critical Race theoretical frameworks were the foundation for the study.

Watson, Jesse

2011-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The Impact of the Katy Management of Automated Curriculum System on Planning for Learning, Delivery of Instruction and Evaluation of Student Learning as Perceived by Teachers in the Katy Independent School District in Texas  

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The purpose of this study was to determine teachers perceptions of the relationship of the Katy Management of Automated Curriculum (KMAC) system developed by Katy ISD in Katy, Texas, on planning for learning, delivery of instruction and evaluation of student learning in the classroom. KMAC is a customized, proprietary networked technology curriculum management system created for online access to curriculum and the creation and sharing of lesson plans. Data was collected from 635 teachers district-wide through an online survey. This data was used to determine whether there were differences between/among teachers and teacher leaders and between/among elementary, junior high and high school teachers in their perceived impact of the KMAC on planning for learning, delivery of instruction and evaluation of student learning. Regarding planning for learning, teachers were found to have a moderately positive perception of KMAC with teacher leaders being slightly more positive. In addition, statistically significant differences were found between grade levels with elementary teachers more positive than secondary teachers. Regarding delivery of instruction, teacher leaders again perceived a more positive relationship with KMAC than the teacher non-leaders. Statistically significant differences were also found between elementary and junior high, elementary and high school and between junior high and high school teachers, with elementary teachers being the most positive. Teachers were the least positive toward KMAC and the evaluation of student learning. While a statistically significant relationship was found in relationship to the grade level taught and evaluation, this area was admittedly weaker than the other two areas in district development and teachers perceptions. While the position of teacher leader seemed to impact the results in all categories, the grade level taught was found to have the greatest statistical impact on the teacher perceptions.

Hogue, Sharon L.

2010-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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File:Wind For Schools Teacher Guide for Middle School.pdf | Open Energy  

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File:Wind Is Energy Teacher Guide for Primary Students.pdf | Open Energy  

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File:Wonders of Wind Teacher Guide for Elementary Students.pdf | Open  

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Using Van Manen's model to assess levels of reflectivity among preservice physical education teachers  

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The intent of this study was two-fold. The first purpose was to apply Van Manen's model to specific strategies (i.e., written assignments) and supervisory practices (i.e., interviews) to examine levels of reflectivity demonstrated and if there were any changes in the reflectivity of student teachers throughout a student teaching period. The second purpose was to assess the applicability of Van Manen's model to a preservice physical education setting. Five physical education majors enrolled in a student teaching experience volunteered to participate. Five weekly web-based written assignments were selected and analyzed using Van Manen's model of reflection. In addition, two interviews were audiotaped, transcribed, and subjected to thematic analysis techniques. Using Naturalistic Inquiry as a method of analysis suggests that utilizing supervisory approaches, written assignments, and reflective teaching can foster important changes in reflectivity levels which encourage reflective thinking in physical education student teachers. Increased levels of sophistication among the participants as the semester progressed were noted and may be attributed to a developmental effect similar to Fuller's Concerns Theory. The results also support Pultorak's (1993) assertion that students can increase reflective thinking when fostered and encouraged in preservice programs. This study combines available resources (i.e., technology, supervisors) with Van Manen's model to assess reflectivity levels in a physical education setting. Findings indicate that Van Manen's model can be used objectively in a physical education setting and can be utilized in applying a quantitative measure to qualitative responses.

Ballard, Kristy Kay

2006-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Teacher Resources  

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the American Nuclear Society - Single and multi-day workshops on the science of nuclear energy and radiation. American Society of Materials - Eastern Virginia - Programs and...

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Teacher Responsibilities  

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getting together each summer for one week. Incorporating QuarkNet activities in the curriculum. This does not require teaching a particle physics unit. It does mean using examples...

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State Of California Telephone: California Commission On Teacher Credentialing (916) 445-7254 or (888) 921-2682  

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State Of California Telephone: California Commission On Teacher Credentialing (916) 445 in California), you must include a completed Character of Identification Clearance form (41-CIC) and fingerprint the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the FBI (see fee schedule leaflet for current information CL-659

Ponce, V. Miguel

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Energy-Smart Building Choices: How Parents and Teachers Are Helping to Create Better Environments for Learning (Revision)  

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School districts around the country are finding that smart energy choices can help them save money and provide healthier, more effective learning environments. By incorporating energy improvements into their construction or renovation plans, schools can significantly reduce their energy consumption and costs. These savings can then be redirected to educational needs such as additional teachers, instructional materials, or new computers.

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2002-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Critical Analysis of At-Risk Policy Discourse: Implications for Administrators and Teachers  

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While No Child Left Behind (NCLB) provides a mechanism for holding states, local education agencies (LEA), and schools accountable to improve academic achievement for all students, policy itself has done little to include students from dropping out of school. Rather, dropout prevention/recovery schools/programs such as alternative schools of choice are recognized and relied upon as a means to reduce the number of students dropping out of school. These schools seek to re-engage the student who is at-risk to dropping out of school through nontraditional means and strategies. As more and more students become disenfranchised and drop out of school, these schools grow in importance. To ensure that all students have equity in education, regardless of educational setting, these schools warrant further attention and consideration. Therefore, two questions become evident: (a) How do educators in alternative schools interpret and implement policy such as NCLB? and (b) How do they define their role and responsibility? This case study examined the socio-legal discourse applied when seven administrators and 15 teachers administered policy as a response to an at-risk student population in five demographically diverse alternative education settings in California and Texas. A critical discourse analysis of text, interviews, and observations was used to reveal administrator and teacher assumptions and motivations of policy and risk. The data analysis revealed three dominant discourses of risk compliance and policy knowledge that were notable forces in the policy implementation of NCLB at these schools. Themes that emerged from the data included responsibility, dissociation, success, and equity. The findings from this study have demonstrated that a moment-by-moment process shapes the construction of role, responsibility, success, and equity as defined by the teachers and administrators. Furthermore, the discourse of risk and policy converged as ideological and political conceptions that perpetuate the notion that educating disadvantaged children as a process of demonstrating a particular level of knowledge and/or acquitting what it means to be considered at-risk. The implication for these educators is that the risk discourse that was engaged influenced their sense of responsibility, practice, and thus may counter policy intent.

Hemmer, Lynn

2009-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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NETL: NETL Announces 2011 Triple E Seminar for Teachers Grades K-6  

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Educational Initiatives Triple E Seminars NETL Announces 2011 Triple E Seminar for Teachers Grades K-6 The National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL) and the Spectroscopy Society of Pittsburgh (SSP) are pleased to announce the nineteenth Triple "E" Seminar on Thursday, January 20th & Friday, January 21st, 2011. The seminar will be held at NETL and is offered free of charge to all participants. The seminar proceedings, science enrichment materials, and refreshments will be provided. Seminar attendees will receive Act 48 credits. Please fill out the registration form [PDF-100KB] electronically and email it to: christy.pecyna@ib.netl.doe.gov. The deadline for receipt of all registration forms is January 10, 2011. Space is limited and seminar participants are selected on a first-come, first served basis so please register promptly. All accepted participants will receive a confirmation email of their registration along with an agenda and directions.

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A Pathway to STEM Education: Investigating Pre-Service Mathematics and Science Teachers at Turkish Universities in Terms of Their Understanding of Mathematics Used in Science  

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Reforms in education of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) disciplines have been particularly critical for the economic competitiveness of Turkey. STEM education includes the set of knowledge, skills, and beliefs which are collaboratively constructed by students and teachers at the intersection of more than one STEM subject area. The overall purpose for all three studies comprising this dissertation was to investigate whether prospective Turkish mathematics and science teachers were ready to implement STEM education in terms of their integrated teaching knowledge (ITK), teaching self-efficacy beliefs, and attitudes toward mathematics and science integration. The dissertation employed a quantitative research methodology to investigate ITK and attitudes whereas teaching self-efficacy beliefs were investigated with an explanatory mixed methods study. Results from the first study suggested that the pre-service mathematics and science teachers, who were educated in an integrated teaching education program, outperformed peers in the departmentalized teacher education program in terms of their ITK. There was evidence in the second study that practical teaching experiences helped pre-service mathematics and science teachers develop high self-efficacy beliefs for mathematics and science integration. The findings of the third study indicated that the integrated teacher education program provided noteworthy benefits for pre-service attitudes toward mathematics and science integration when compared to pre-service mathematics teachers in the departmentalized program. The unique attributes of integrated mathematics and science teacher education programs, such as balanced coursework of content, pedagogy, and pedagogical content knowledge, integrated teaching courses, and the increased peer stimulation in classrooms were discussed as possible factors that explain the results. Overall, the three studies demonstrated that the pre-service mathematics and science teachers in the integrated teacher education program were ready to implement STEM education aligned with the reforms enacted by the K-12 policy-making organization while the departmentalized teacher education program, which was recommended by the higher education policy making organization, was preparing pre-service teachers as content experts of individual STEM subjects. Policy coordination in K-12 and higher education emerged as a critical factor for the success of Turkish education reforms.

Corlu, Mehmet

2012-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A Kaleidoscope of Understanding: Comparing Real with Random Data, Using Binary-Choice Items, to Study Preservice Elementary Teachers Knowledge of Climate Change  

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The authors used a 59-item survey to probe the understanding of climate change by 89 Ontario preservice teachers. The study investigated the usefulness of comparing real survey data from closed, binary choice items, with randomly generated data. ...

Douglas Hayhoe; Shawn Bullock; Katharine Hayhoe

2011-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Pregnancy-related factors and the risk of breast carcinoma in situ and invasive breast cancer among postmenopausal women in the California Teachers Study cohort  

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Teachers Study cohort Breast Cancer Research 2010, 12:R35SG, Ma et al. Breast Cancer Research 2010, 12:R35 http://car- Ma et al. Breast Cancer Research 2010, 12:R35 http://

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Energy-Smart Building Choices: How Parents and Teachers Are Helping to Create Better Environments for Learning  

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Most K-12 schools could save 25% of their energy costs by being smart about energy. Nationwide, the savings potential is $6 billion. While improving energy use in buildings and busses, schools are likely to create better places for teaching and learning, with better lighting, temperature control, acoustics, and air quality. This brochure, targeted to parents and teachers, describes how schools can become more energy efficient.

Energy Smart Schools Team

2001-08-06T23:59:59.000Z

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Understanding curriculum in context: using currere to explore the perceptions, attitudes and practices of white teachers in classrooms with african american students  

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As a careful look into the daily lived experiences of teachers in todays schools, the overarching purpose of this study was to seek a clearer understanding of how race may be reflected in the construction of teachers perceptions and practices. More specifically, the intent was to understand the relationship between the selected White teachers perceptions of themselves as White educators, their perceptions of the African American students they teach, and their teaching practices. Further, this research also sought to explore the potential and possibilities for engaging currere, as defined in Pinars 1976 work, as a method of study in educational research. With this in mind, this study was not only a journey to explore the complexities in classrooms of selected White teachers and their African American students; it also became a complicated process of self-excavation and deconstruction of myself, a former White teacher of African American students. A qualitative methodology, guided by critical epistemologies was used. The researcher, acted as participant observer. The research included four components: teacher interviews, classroom observations, informal dialogue, and teacher reflection. Four significant instructional practices and interactions emerged from classroom observations that seemed to reflect the relationship between selected White teachers perceptions of themselves and the African American students they teach. These were: (1) overcorrection and inconsistent (re)direction, (2) failure to engage, (3) isolation and dismissal, and (4) lowered expectations and lesser curriculum. While the research in education has identified similar themes and practices, when viewed in and through the context of currere, a greater complexity in classrooms with White teachers and African American students is exposed. Currere holds that each of us is a manifestation of our past and that in order to realize any semblance of meaningful, authentic progress in the future, each of us must first examine our past, our perceptions and our ways of knowing and being in the world. Currere offers us a method by which to begin this journey as individuals, as a collective society, and certainly as teachers.

Milam, Jennifer Louise

2008-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Inquiry into School Libraries and Teacher Librarians in Australian Schools QCEC submission to the House of Representatives Standing Committee on Education and Training  

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The Queensland Catholic Education Commission (QCEC) welcomes the opportunity to make this submission to the House of Representatives Inquiry into school libraries and teacher librarians in Australian Schools, which will inquire into and report on the role, adequacy and resourcing of school libraries and teacher librarians in Australias public and private schools. This submission is made on behalf of the 22 Catholic school employing authorities and the 288 Catholic schools in Queensland. Some of the individual schooling authorities and teacher librarians may choose to make separate submissions. Background Teaching and learning in schools is achieved through the complex interaction of people and physical structures. School libraries are included in this. As there is the tendency to variously term school libraries as resource centre, information service centre a statement of what is meant by a school library in this submission becomes necessary.

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Microsoft Word - POH_Samp.doc  

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of the prairie, even the best field trip may fall short of expectations. The Prairie Learning Curve The prospect of teaching prairie study may be intimidating to the...

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STEM Education Programs | Department of Energy  

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Evaluating the Relationship between Cognitive Style and Pre-Service Teachers' Preconceived Notions about Adopting Console Video Games for Use in Future Classrooms  

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This article explores the impact of perceptual cognitive styles on pre-service teachers' attitudes toward video games. Using a cognitive style continuum measuring field dependence and field independence, the authors conducted an exploratory study to ... Keywords: Attitudes, Classrooms, Console, Education, Field Dependence, Field Independence, Group Embedded Figures Test GEFT, Learning, Microsoft Xbox 360, Nintendo Wii, Teaching, Video Games

Rudy McDaniel, Robert Kenny

2013-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The relationship between graphing calculator use and the development of classroom norms in an exemplay teacher's college algebra course  

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The purpose of this study was to advance knowledge about the relationship between graphing calculator use and classroom norm development. An interpretive case study design incorporating qualitative and quantitative research methods was used to explore the question: What happens when an exemplary teacher uses graphing calculators in a college algebra class? The purposively selected participants were the teacher and eleven students of a Texas community college algebra course. All 29 classes of the 14-week spring 2006 semester were observed in their entirety by the researcher. The theoretical frameworks guiding the study were the affective representation system and the Multiple Representations Model of Learning and Teaching with the use of the Mathematics and Science Classroom Observation System for data collection, analysis, and profiling of classroom lessons. Originally developed for grades K-12, the use of the instrument was extended to college algebra. Triangulation of data sources using constant comparative and content analysis methods were used to support the three major findings: (1) The instructor's proactive orchestration of specialized instruction, support materials, and designed activities contributed to the establishment of graphing calculator use as an essential part of classroom norms and promoted students' independent use of the tool; (2) The dynamic and interactive features of the TI-84 Plus graphing calculator facilitated the delivery of instruction at high cognitive levels during student interactive activities providing access to, exploration of, and use of multiple representations for some mathematical concepts and solutions not easily attainable using traditional methods; and (3) Although the majority of students had never used a graphing calculator before the course, all students used the tool at appropriate times during instructional activities, self-reporting that their use of the calculator was generally beneficial for enhancing their understanding of lessons and supporting class interactions. Additionally, all students independently chose to use the calculator during major assessments and reported knowledgeable use of the tool to facilitate improved test performance. Replication of the study is limited because the norms developed in this case are unique to the teacher and students who negotiated their establishment. Suggestions are given regarding educational policies, reform practices, and research extensions.

Gerren, Sally Sue

2008-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The impact of school facilities on student achievement, attendance, behavior, completion rate and teacher turnover rate in selected Texas high schools  

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The purpose of this study was to explore the possible relationship between school facility conditions and school outcomes such as student academic achievement, attendance, discipline, completion rate and teacher turnover rate. School facility condition for the participating schools was determined by the Total Learning Environment Assessment (TLEA) as completed by the principal or principal's designee on high school campuses in Texas with enrollments between 1,000 and 2000 and economically disadvantaged enrollments less than 40%. Each school in the study population was organized by grades nine through twelve. Data for achievement, attendance, discipline, completion rate and teacher turnover rate were collected through the Public Education Information Management System (PEIMS) managed by the Texas Education Agency. Student achievement, attendance, discipline, completion rate and teacher turnover rate and their relation to school facilities were investigated using multiple regression models to compare sections and subsections of the TLEA with each of the five dependent variables. Major research findings of this study included the following: first, student achievement, attendance and completion rate measures were not found to be statistically significant in relation to school facility conditions as measured by the TLEA at the 0.05 level; second, discipline, or behavior, was found to be significantly related to the TLEA. This indicates that the subsections of the TLEA could be used to predict discipline factors for schools in the study population; third, teacher turnover rate was found to be related to the TLEA subsections of Specialized Learning Space and Support Space, with the correlation to Support Space being indirect. Literature from prior studies infers that relationships do exist between all five of the study's dependent variables. However, this study only yielded significant findings in the areas of student discipline and teacher turnover. The researchers recommendations based upon this study include the following: administrators and designers should take into account factors such as interior environment and academic learning space when planning schools to positively impact student discipline; school design and construction should focus on specialized learning spaces and other academic areas more than administrative support spaces when striving to increase teacher satisfaction with physical working conditions.

McGowen, Robert Scott

2007-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The impact of school facilities on student achievement, attendance, behavior, completion rate and teacher turnover rate in selected Texas high schools  

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The purpose of this study was to explore the possible relationship between school facility conditions and school outcomes such as student academic achievement, attendance, discipline, completion rate and teacher turnover rate. School facility condition for the participating schools was determined by the Total Learning Environment Assessment (TLEA) as completed by the principal or principals designee on high school campuses in Texas with enrollments between 1,000 and 2000 and economically disadvantaged enrollments less than 40%. Each school in the study population was organized by grades nine through twelve. Data for achievement, attendance, discipline, completion rate and teacher turnover rate were collected through the Public Education Information Management System (PEIMS) managed by the Texas Education Agency. Student achievement, attendance, discipline, completion rate and teacher turnover rate and their relation to school facilities were investigated using multiple regression models to compare sections and subsections of the TLEA with each of the five dependent variables. Major research findings of this study included the following: first, student achievement, attendance and completion rate measures were not found to be statistically significant in relation to school facility conditions as measured by the TLEA at the 0.05 level; second, discipline, or behavior, was found to be significantly related to the TLEA. This indicates that the subsections of the TLEA could be used to predict discipline factors for schools in the study population; third, teacher turnover rate was found to be related to the TLEA subsections of Specialized Learning Space and Support Space, with the correlation to Support Space being indirect. Literature from prior studies infers that relationships do exist between all five of the studys dependent variables. However, this study only yielded significant findings in the areas of student discipline and teacher turnover. The researchers recommendations based upon this study include the following: administrators and designers should take into account factors such as interior environment and academic learning space when planning schools to positively impact student discipline; school design and construction should focus on specialized learning spaces and other academic areas more than administrative support spaces when striving to increase teacher satisfaction with physical working conditions.

McGowen, Robert Scott

2007-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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SMILE Teacher Workshop 2007 Winter Teachers Workshop  

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zones. The data collected include wind speed and direction, peak wind gusts, air temperature, sea. Standard Measurements (These measurements are made from all NDBC stations.) Wind Speed Wind Direction to accommodate large diesel generators to power the instruments. These are no longer needed since NDBC now uses

Dever, Edward P.

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Mercury Reactions in Power Plant Plumes: Pleasant Prairie Experiment and Compliance Scenario Assessment  

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Recent technical results indicate that divalent mercury emitted from power plants may rapidly transform to elemental mercury within power plant plumes. Simulations of mercury plume reduction based on these results have improved regional model fits with wet deposition data for particular years, while maintaining model-data fits for remaining archive years. Determining speciation changes occurring in a dispersing stack plume is essential for properly estimating atmospheric mercury fate and deposition patte...

2006-03-31T23:59:59.000Z

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Chilled Ammonia Process Development Unit at We Energies Pleasant Prairie Power Plant  

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Alstom Power, Inc. (Alstom) has developed a patented process technology referred to as the chilled ammonia process (CAP) for the capture and concentration of carbon dioxide from combustion flue gas. The technology involves the use of a chilled, concentrated ammonia solution to chemically bind the carbon dioxide, followed by a thermal decomposition step to liberate the carbon dioxide for collection and further use. This report documents results from the process development unit (PDU) testing of the CAP at...

2011-01-24T23:59:59.000Z

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Keystone rodent interactions: prairie dogs and kangaroo rats structure the biotic composition of a desertified grassland  

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La Vida del Fire Ant................................11 Lesson 4: Mound, Sweet Mound duties of workers include caring for the young, maintaining or repairing the mound, protecting the colony to the ground to begin the mounds. · There are two types of fire ant colonies in Texas: monogynous (one queen

Davidson, Ana

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Keystone rodent interactions: prairie dogs and kangaroo rats structure the biotic composition of a desertified grassland  

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end up eliminating or harming many non-target species. This can only benefit RIFAs, which will quickly of the southern U.S. Costs for various control methods vary considerably. Per mound treatment costs range from- eral bird species, spiders, lizards, and toads. Their effectiveness at mound control undoubtedly var

Davidson, Ana

438

On the Surface-Convection Feedback during Drought Periods on the Canadian Prairies  

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Linkages between the terrestrial ecosystem and precipitation play a critical role in regulating regional weather and climate. These linkages can manifest themselves as positive or negative feedback loops, which may either favor or inhibit the ...

Julian C. Brimelow; John M. Hanesiak; William R. Burrows

2011-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

439

Documentarary Series from the Plains CO2 Reduction (PCOR) Partnership and Prairie Public Broadcasting  

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\tManaging Carbon Emissions: The Geologic Solution: Natural CO2 tapped from underground geologic formations has been used for more than 30 years to help recover more oil from reservoirs in West Texas. Anthropogenic or human-derived CO2 from a coal gasification plant has been doing the same in southern Saskatchewan. Using this same technique called CO2 enhanced oil recovery, scientists and engineers are developing safe, practical ways of permanently storing CO2 from fossil fuel-fired power plants in natural sealed containers deep underground. This practice is called geologic sequestration. It is the storage component of carbon capture and storage (CCS). The concepts of CCS and geologic sequestration will be explained to show how these strategies can help manage carbon in our world.

440

Prairie Canal Well No. 1, Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana. Volume II. Well test data. Final report  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

The following are included in appendices: field test data, field non-edited data, raw data, tentative method of testing for hydrogen sulfide in natural gas using length of stain tubes, combined sample log, report on reservoir fluids study, well test analysis, analysis of solids samples from primary zone, chemical analysis procedures, scale and corrosion evaluation, laboratory report on scale deposits, and sand detector strip charts. (MHR)

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441

Energy Analysis, Baselining and Modeling of Prairie View A&M University  

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Analysis of the available data found that electricity savings in the J.B. Coleman Library for June - September, 1998 were 298 MWh, or 38% of the baseline consumption during these months. Extrapolation of these savings to a full year leads would result in savings of 894 MWh/year. This would result in annual electricity cost savings of $42,500 at the average cost of $0.0475/kWh which was paid by the University for the period October, 1997 - September, 1998. Smaller savings were expected in chilled water, but were not evident in the data available. Likewise, no significant increase in hot water use was observed during the June - September period analyzed.

Abushakra, B.; Haberl, J. S.; Claridge, D. E.; Eggebrecht, J.; Carlson, K. A.

1998-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

442

Restoring a prairie: Testing effectiveness of Chinese tallow tree (Sapium sebiferum) mulch to reduce seedling emergence .  

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??The invasive Chinese tallow tree (Sapium sebiferum) is difficult to control because of its large seed bank and ability to resprout from cut stumps. I (more)

[No author

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

443

Regional residual plots for assessing the fit of linear regression models  

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An intuitively appealing lack-of-fit test to assess the adequacy of a regression model is introduced together with a graphical diagnostic tool. The graphical method itself includes a formal testing procedure, and, it is particularly useful to detect ... Keywords: Diagnostic tool, Graphical method, Lack-of-fit, Multiple regression

E. Deschepper; O. Thas; J. P. Ottoy

2006-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

444

Story understanding in Genesis : exploring automatic plot construction through commonsense reasoning  

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Whether through anecdotes, folklore, or formal history, humans learn the lessons and expectations of life from stories. If we are to build intelligent programs that learn as humans do, such programs must understand stories ...

Low, Harold William Capen, IV

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

445

ANUEAIS/TM-99 Environmental Review for Site A/Plot M, Palos Forest...  

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to allow the fuel rods to be removed. This material was surveyed; some was removed to the waste storage area. Some of it was later put back into the reactor shield (see below). The...

446

Site A/Plot M Disposal Site, Chicago, Illinois, Fact Sheet  

Office of Legacy Management (LM)

Art Kleinrath (970) 248-6037 Audrey Berry, Public Affairs (970) 248-7727 or visit the Internet site at StabilizationIsolation Approach LTSM Program Activities Contacts , LTSM...

447

A Phase-Plot Method for Diagnosing Vorticity Concentration Mechanisms in Mesoscale Convective Vortices  

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Mesoscale convective vortex (MCV) analysis results show that these vortices form by way of different evolutionary paths. Rewriting the traditional form of the relative vertical vorticity equation in terms of momentum advection curl produces an ...

James R. Kirk

2007-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

448

A Study on the Site Plot Plan and Building Schematics of a Fusion DEMO Plant  

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DEMO and Next-Step Facilities / Proceedings of the Twentieth Topical Meeting on the Technology of Fusion Energy (TOFE-2012) (Part 2) Nashville, Tennessee, August 27-31, 2012

Hyuck Jong Kim; Changwoo Park; Yong-su Kim; Gyunyoung Heo; Jong Kyung Kim; Chang-ho Shin

449

ANL-11/01 Surveillance of Site A and Plot M  

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site on the environment and the public are presented in this publication. Funding to support this program was provided by the Office of Legacy Management (LM) through the U. S....

450

Long-Term Surveillance Plan for the Site A/Plot M Sites, Palos...  

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pronounced slopes. Poorly drained areas, stream side communities, and flood plains may support forests dominated by silver maple, elm, and cottonwood (Golchert and Kolzow 1997)....

451

ANL-12/01 Surveillance of Site A and Plot M  

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site on the environment and the public are presented in this publication. Funding to support this program was provided by the DOE Office of Legacy Management (LM) through the DOE...

452

AN L-04/1 Surveillance of Site A and Plot M  

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site on the environment and the public are presented in this publication. Funding to support this program was provided by the Office of Environmental Management through the U. S....

453

Published online 11 February 2004 Increasing biomass in Amazonian forest plots  

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papel e celulose. Essa região enfrenta diversos problemas sócio, econômico e ambiental, frutos do seu

Malhi, Yadvinder

454

A twin-plot approach to determine nutrient limitation and potential productivity in Eucalyptus plantations  

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Votorantim Celulose e Papel, Rod.SP 255, 14210-000 Luis Antonio, Sao Paulo, Brazil Received 6 July 2005

Binkley, Dan

455

An automated graphics tool for comparative genomics: the Coulson plot generator  

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are the complex categories, with the overall complex name in column one (green) and the subunits in column two; the number of subunits in column two is used to provide the correct number of sectors in the pie chart. A space/empty cell separates each system... in the individual pie charts,This follows a similar philosophy to FigTree, a popular phy- logenetics tree graphics package which also generates edit- able graphics requiring a small amount of finessing prior to publication (http...

Field, Helen I; Coulson, Richard MR; Field, Mark C

2013-04-27T23:59:59.000Z

456

1996 Reviews, Tables, and Plots in the Review of Particle Physics  

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Constraints on new physics from electroweak analyses (10p, 238kb) PostScript The Higgs Boson (6p, 118kb) PostScript Supersymmetry (15p, 111kb) PostScript Searches for Quark and...

457

1998 Reviews, Tables, and Plots in the Review of Particle Physics  

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Lambda(c)+ branching fractions (PostScript, PDF 2 pages) Hypothetical Particles The Higgs Boson (PostScript, PDF 6 pages) Supersymmetry: (Theory) (PostScript, PDF 26 pages)...

458

Classroom Observations of Instructional Practices and Technology Use by Elementary School Teachers and Students in an Ethnically-and Economically-Diverse School District  

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The purpose of this study was to observe pre-kindergarten through fifth-grade public school classrooms to examine differences among instructional practices and technology use by teachers, students and the overall classroom. The current study differed from and built upon previous classroom observational research in a number of major ways. First, the observational data examined both student and teacher technology use and the availability of technology in the classroom. Second, authentic classroom behaviors were examined in relation to technology use; specifically, behaviors related to the impact of technology use on student engagement as well as differences among technology use in classrooms and differences by student socio-economic status. Finally, unlike previous studies, this study focused specifically on pre-kindergarten through fifth-grade classrooms from the same large public school district that was diverse by both socio-economic status (SES) and by student ethnicity. Overall, the results of this study suggest that technology has not been adequately implemented into the observed classrooms. Technology was available but was not used to a great extent. When technology was implemented, teachers were primarily observed using it to present material and students were observed using it almost exclusively for basic skills activities. This low-level of technology integration occurred in elementary schools of a high performing school district which had a technology plan in place, a low student to computer ratio, and 100 percent of the classrooms had Internet access. Furthermore, only 15 percent of teachers were observed integrating technology to a great extent; however, students in these classrooms were observed on task significantly more frequently than students in classrooms where technology was observed less or not at all. On the other hand, students were observed off task significantly more in classrooms where either no technology integration was observed or where it was only observed a moderate amount. These findings support and build upon previous observational studies. There is still a need, however, for strong, empirical research to be conducted to further examine the use of technology in elementary classrooms.

Rollins, Kayla Braziel

2011-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

459

The relationship between teacher Levels of Technology Integration (LoTi) on 3rd-5th Grade Students on the Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS) scores at Alamo Heights Independent School District, San Antonio, Texas  

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The purpose of this study was to examine Levels of Technology Implementation (LoTi) teacher self-ratings and Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS) scores. The study assessed the relationship between LoTi ratings and TAKS scores of 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade students as reported in student records at Alamo Heights Independent School District (AHISD), San Antonio, Texas. The study determined the degree to which teacher LoTi ratings were a predictor of success on TAKS exam scores as reported in student records at Alamo Heights Independent School District, San Antonio, Texas. In addition, the study determined whether a teacher's LoTi scores impacted students' achievement levels for the variable of socioeconomic status. School and student performance analysis included only Cambridge and Woodridge Elementary Schools in the Alamo Heights Independent School District. The student data in the study came from approximately 278 3rd graders, 268 4th graders, and 283 5th graders (829 total students). A total of 47 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade reading and math teachers from the two elementary campuses made up the population under study. The research findings of this study included: 1. There was no significant relationship at the elementary level between teacher LoTi ratings and TAKS scores for reading and math for grades 3, 4, 5 students. 2. The grade 4 reading analysis results demonstrate that teachers with a higher LoTi level do impact student achievement on the TAKS test for students who are in the economically disadvantaged subpopulation. The following recommendations were made: 1. Additional research is needed to examine how technology is specifically implemented in both reading and math classrooms at the elementary level. 2. Additional research is needed to examine how staff development on the LoTi instrument affected classroom practice and teacher responses on the LoTi survey. 3. Continued support is needed to provide teachers with professional development regarding the integration of technology as a teaching tool and repeat the research procedures after this initial year of using the LoTi instrument.

Bashara, Dana Marie

2008-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

460

teacher_logs.rtf  

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Interpret data (e.g., compare, estimate, recognize patterns) 1 2 3 Engage in thinking skills (e.g., predict, infer, evaluate) 1 2 3 Develop skills in working collaboratively 1 2 3...

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461

Oobleck - Teacher Overview  

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weird substance. As students participate in this activity, they will develop important skills in scientific observation. Scientists at Jefferson Lab use a similar process to...

462

Teachers: Share Your Passion!  

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at the Federal level? Bring your passion and advocacy skills to Washington, DC as an Albert Einstein Distinguished Educator Fellow. This prestigious fellowship program brings...

463

Summer teachers' teaching tool  

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of the frog. Skeleton System Organs Digestive System Nervous System Berkeley Lab | ACS | Notice to Users | Whole Frog Project | Virtual Frog Page last modified: 012305...

464

2012 Teacher Night Flyer  

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Rd. Muller Rd. Onnes Dr. Lawrence Dr. Bell King Rd. Hogan Dr. H o g a n D r . CEBAF Center Support Service Center Applied Research Center SURA Residence Facility SURA...

465

Microscopes - Teacher Overview  

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Standards of Learning Download this Activity Background: With the invention of the microscope, scientist could see things they never could before. They discovered that we were...

466

Background Information for Teachers  

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students. What is Particle Physics? Some Particle Properties The Need for Large Accelerators The Present Theory of Fundamental Particles and Forces Web Maintainer:...

467

Human Accelerator - Teacher Overview  

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electrons. The cavities are arranged in two long, straight sections called Linear Accelerators. In this activity, students pass tennis balls down a line like Jefferson Lab's...

468

Risky Business Teacher Homepage  

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in the elementary grades, students begin to learn statistics and probability in mathematics. They take part in drug, alcohol, and tobacco awareness programs to learn how to...

469

Four Minority Universities are 1999 Fossil Energy Grant Winners  

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August 19, 1999 August 19, 1999 Students, Teachers at Four Minority Universities Are 1999 Winners of Fossil Energy Research Grants For students and professors at four minority universities, the upcoming school year will include not only time in the classroom but also work in the research laboratory, looking for answers to such energy problems as air pollution and declining domestic oil production. The four institutions were named today by Energy Secretary Bill Richardson as the 1999 winners in the Department of Energy's annual competition for fossil energy research ideas from the nation's Historically Black Colleges and Universities and Other Minority Institutions. Hampton University, Hampton, VA, took top honors with three proposals selected for funding. Other grants will go to Prairie View A&M University, Prairie View, TX; North Carolina A&T State University, Greensboro, NC; and Florida International University, Miami, FL.

470

K-12 Professional Learning Communities (PLCs) in a Rural School District on the High Plains of Texas: Mechanism for Teacher Support of Innovative Formative Assessment and Instruction with Technology (iFAIT)  

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The purpose of this study was to explore the evolution of collaborative practices of PLCs as they emerge when using technology based formative assessment via iFAIT or innovative Formative Assessment with Instruction and Technology developed by the researcher using audience response systems and the online data compiler, Eduphoria!. This study used sequential explanatory mixed methods to address the problems that schools face when implementing technology based formative assessments to improve instruction and student achievement. A survey administered in September 2012 and again in December 2012 provided a measure of teacher use of formative assessments, technology use in formative assessments, and perceptions of teachers using the PLC as a mechanism of support for technology based formative assessment. Training was facilitated by the researcher as PLCs worked together to develop, administer, and interpret formative assessments. Teacher interviews were conducted, and the study ended with the administration of the December 2012 survey and open-response questions for further qualitative analysis. Quantitative data analysis was completed using ANOVAs to determine if there were significant differences of teacher groups (subject taught, grade level taught, and years of teaching experience) use of iFAIT. This data analysis also included measures of frequency and paired sample t tests between the September and December 2012 responses. Qualitative data was analyzed using hand coding, word clouds, and WordSmith Tools. The triangulation of qualitative data in the quantitative data provided a narrative to document what collaborative factors affected the use of iFAIT. For school improvement and implementation of iFAIT, the study revealed that (1) with the right technology infrastructure, on-going professional development must be offered by administrators or sought after by teachers; (2) teachers must have strong beliefs in formative assessment and the technology that supports it; (3) open lines of communication must be supported through the PLC and administration; (4) teachers must see purpose in using revealing student data to drive instruction; and (5) PLCs must have common beliefs and believe that student achievement is connected to school improvement. PLCs should discuss data, share successes, and plan instruction through extended involvement in face-to-face and online venues as communities of practice.

Talkmitt, Marcia J.

2013-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

471

Electrical power generation: comparative risks and benefits. Final report, August 6, 1973--August 10, 1973. A one-week workshop for high school science teachers  

SciTech Connect

A live-in type workshop available for academic credit covering basic nuclear power generation and the tradeoffs and problems that exist between nuclear power and alternative means to generate electricity was held for 37 high- school teachers at the Madison campus for the University of Wisconsin. Significant improvements over last year's program included the distribution of a large amount of information and the distribution of two minicourse outlines on the subject of power and the environment entitled: The Environmental Impact of Electrical Power Generation: Nuclear and Fossil'' prepared by the Pennsylvania State Dept. of Education, and Science II Matter-Energy Interactions in Natural Systems'' prepared by Carl Pfeiffer of Monona Grove High School, Monona, Wisconsin. (MCW)

Carbon, M.W.; Hartwig, K.T.

1973-08-16T23:59:59.000Z

472

Submission Number: 60 Date Received: 12/4/2010 Submission to the Inquiry into School Libraries and Teacher Librarians in Australian Schools Terms of Reference From the  

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To inquire into and report on the role, adequacy and resourcing of school libraries and teacher librarians in Australias public and private schools. Specifically, the committee should focus on: 1. the impact of recent policies and investments on school libraries and their activities; 2. the future potential of school libraries and librarians to contribute to improved educational and community outcomes, especially literacy; 3. the factors influencing recruitment and development of school librarians; 4. the role of different levels of government and local communities and other institutions in partnering with and supporting school librarians; and 5. the impact and potential of digital technologies to enhance and support the roles of school libraries and librarians. 1. The impact of recent policies and investments on school libraries and their activities. School librarians are an essential partner in supporting literacy, information literacy and learning for children and school libraries integrate literacy and information skills into the

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2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

473

R.E.A.C.T. - Renewable Energy Activities - Choices for Tomorrow - Teacher's Activity Guide for Middle Level Grades 6-8  

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E.A.C.T. E.A.C.T. Renewable Energy Activities - Choices for Tomorrow Teacher's Activity Guide for Middle Level Grades 6-8 National Renewable Energy Laboratory Education Programs 1617 Cole Blvd. Golden, Colorado 80401 Tel: (303) 275-3044 Home page: http://www.nrel.gov ACKNOWLEDGMENTS The Education Office at NREL would like to thank Dr. James Schreck, Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Northern Colorado, for his commitment and hard work in the development of this activity booklet. His expertise was invaluable in producing a final product that attempts to be "user friendly." It is the goal of the Education Office to make these kits accessible, easy to use, and fun. We want your students to gain, not only an understanding of renewable and nonrenewable energy resources, but a

474

1 | E d u c a t i o n L i b r a r y 2 0 1 2 ~~~~~ Become a Google Power Teacher~~~~~  

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1 | E d u c a t i o n L i b r a r y 2 0 1 2 ~~~~~ Become a Google Power Teacher~~~~~ Meaning of Google Google is a play on the word googol, popularized in Mathematics and the Imagination by Kasner and Newman. It refers to the number represented by the numeral 1 followed by 100 zeros. Google's use

Graham, Nick

475

Marge's Vita  

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Resources," with W. Fraccaro, B. Jokiel and E. Quigg, Prairie Enthusiasts 13th Annual Banquet and Prairie Conference, Eau Claire, WI, March 3, 2001. "Scientists Involvement in...

476

PBL Tutorial  

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be a group.) Commonwealth Franklin Ten Banners Over Smallville Amusement Park Dino-matic Oil Refinery Wright-Built Prairie Homes Prairie Rover Automobiles Prairiefield Mall Scent...

477

DASTOW homepage  

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7 Web Picture Book DASTOW 2006 Web Picture Book available here. an error occurred while processing this directive Group Portrait Prairie Walk Prairie Walk Hot Dog Lunch in...

478

DASTOW homepage  

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6 Web Picture Book an error occurred while processing this directive Group Portrait Pioneer Adventures on the Prairie Pioneer Adventures on the Prairie Hot Dog Lunch in Cafeteria...

479

Browse wiki | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

incubator. + , Brush Prairie + , Washington State + Place Brush Prairie,, Washington State + Sector Biofuels + , Biomass + Zip 98606 + Has improper value forThis property is a...

480

End Notes for Perspectives on Electronic Publishing  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

... of the Prairie: Frank Lloyd Wright's Prairie Houses ... of Products and Processes, by James L. Nevins and ... the Head, revised edition, by Roger von Oech ...

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481

Fear in the Captive-Bred Attwaters Prairie Chicken as an Indicator of Postrelease Survival  

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walls were constructed of plywood painted white. The front25 cm 3 ) was constructed of plywood. The top of the box was

Burns-Cusato, Melissa; Morrow, Michael E.

2003-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

482

Estimating Regional Surface Heat and Moisture Fluxes above Prairie Cropland from Surface and Upper-Air Measurements  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Upper-air budget methods can be used to estimate the surface sensible and latent heat flux densities on a regional scale. This study assesses the application of radiosonde-based budget methods above homogeneous cropland. Serial daytime soundings ...

Alan G. Barr; G. S. Strong

1996-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

483

Intercomparison Study of the Land Surface Process Model and the Common Land Model for a Prairie Wetland in Florida  

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Common Land Model (CLM) and Land Surface Process (LSP) model simulations are compared to measured values for a 13-day dry-down period with a rapidly decreasing near-surface water table for a marsh wetland community in Florida. LSP was able to ...

B. Whitfield; J. M. Jacobs; J. Judge

2006-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

484

Comparative Study of Gaussian Dispersion Formulas within the Polyphemus Platform: Evaluation with Prairie Grass and Kincaid Experiments  

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This paper details a number of existing formulations used in Gaussian models in a clear and usable way, and provides a comparison within a single frameworkthe Gaussian plume and puff models of the air quality modeling system Polyphemus. The ...

Irne Korsakissok; Vivien Mallet

2009-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

485

Composition and hydrothermal pretreatment and enzymatic saccharification performance of grasses and legumes from a mixed species prairie  

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J, Lehman C: Carbon-negative biofuels from low-input high-hydrolysis. Biotechnol for Biofuels 18. Anderson WF, Dienprairie. Biotechnology for Biofuels 2011 4:52. Submit your

DeMartini, Jaclyn D; Wyman, Charles E

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

486

Estimating above-ground net primary productivity of the tallgrass prairie ecosystem of the Central Great Plains using AVHRR NDVI  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Above-ground net primary productivity ANPP is indicative of an ecosystem's ability to capture solar energy and convert it to organic carbon or biomass, which may be used by consumers or decomposers, or stored in the form of living and nonliving organic ...

Nan An, KevinP. Price, JohnM. Blair

2013-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

487

Composition and hydrothermal pretreatment and enzymatic saccharification performance of grasses and legumes from a mixed species prairie  

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and switchgrass. Biomass & Bioenergy 2006, 30:880-891. 11.to monoculture bioenergy crops [4]. For lignocellulosicof Science through the BioEnergy Science Center (BESC). We

DeMartini, Jaclyn D; Wyman, Charles E

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

488

Constraining the reservoir model of an injected CO2 plume with crosswell CASSM at the Frio-II brine plot  

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Crosswell CASSM (continuous active-source seismic monitoring) data was acquired as part of the Frio-II brine pilot CO{sub 2} injection experiment. To gain insight into the CO{sub 2} plume evolution, we have integrated the 3D multiphase flow modeling code TOUGH2 with seismic simulation codes via a petrophysical model that predicts seismic velocity for a given CO{sub 2} saturation. Results of forward seismic modeling based on the CO{sub 2} saturation distribution produced by an initial TOUGH2 model compare poorly with the CASSM data, indicating that the initial flow model did not capture the actual CO{sub 2} plume dynamics. Updates to the TOUGH2 model required to better match the CASSM field data indicate vertical flow near the injection well, with increased horizontal plume growth occurring at the top of the reservoir sand. The CASSM continuous delay time data are ideal for constraining the modeled spatiotemporal evolution of the CO{sub 2} plume and allow improvement in reservoir model and estimation of CO{sub 2} plume properties.

Daley, T.M.; Ajo-Franklin, J.; Doughty, C.A.

2011-02-15T23:59:59.000Z

489

Rapid Changes in Soil Carbon and Structural Properties Due to Stover Removal from No-Till Corn Plots  

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Harvesting corn (Zea mays L.) stover for producing ethanol may be beneficial to palliate the dependence on fossil fuels and reduce CO2 emissions to the atmosphere, but stover harvesting may deplete soil organic carbon (SOC) and degrade soil structure. We investigated the impacts of variable rates of stover removal from no-till (NT) continuous corn systems on SOC and soil structural properties after 1 year of stover removal in three soils in Ohio: Rayne silt loam (fine-loamy, mixed, active, mesic Typic Hapludults) at Coshocton, Hoytville clay loam (fine, illitic, mesic Mollic Epiaqualfs) at Hoytville, and Celina silt loam (fine, mixed, active, mesic Aquic Hapludalfs) at South Charleston. This study also assessed relationships between SOC and soil structural properties as affected by stover management. Six stover treatments that consisted of removing 100, 75, 50, 25, and 0, and adding 100% of corn stover corresponding to 0 (T0), 1.25 (T1.25), 2.50 (T2.5), 3.75 (T3.75), 5.00 (T5), and 10.00 (T10) Mg haj1 of stover, respectively, were studied for their total SOC concentration, bulk density (>b), aggregate stability, and tensile strength (TS) of aggregates. Effects of stover removal on soil properties were rapid and significant in the 0- to 5-cm depth, although the magnitude of changes differed among soils after only 1 year of stover removal. The SOC concentration declined with increase in removal rates in silt loams but not in clay loam soils. It decreased by 39% at Coshocton and 30% at Charleston within 1 year of complete stover removal. At the same sites, macroaggregates contained 10% to 45% more SOC than microaggregates. Stover removal reduced 94.75-mm macroaggregates and increased microaggregates (P G 0.01). Mean weight diameter (MWD) and TS of aggregates in soils without stover (T0) were 1.7 and 3.3 times lower than those in soils with normal stover treatments (T5) across sites. The SOC concentration was negatively correlated with >b and positively with MWD and LogTS. Stover removal at rates as low as 1.25 Mg haj1 reduced SOC and degraded soil structure even within 1 year, but further monitoring is needed to establish threshold levels of stover removal in relation to changes in soil quality.

Blanco-Canqui, H; Lal, Rattan; Post, W M.; Izaurralde, R Cesar C.; Owens, L B.

2006-06-01T23:59:59.000Z