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Radiology Lab 0: Introduction to 2D and 3D Imaging
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This is a self-directed learning module to introduce students to basic concepts ...

This is a self-directed learning module to introduce students to basic concepts of imaging technology as well as to give students practice going between 2D and 3D imaging using everyday objects.Annotated: true

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Technology
Education
Life Science
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Lesson Plan
Simulation
Student Guide
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AMSER: Applied Math and Science Education Repository
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AMSER: Applied Math and Science Education Repository
Author:
Shaffer, Kitt
ScrapBook for Firefox 0.18.4
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Some may think that a scrapbook is just a way to keep ...

Some may think that a scrapbook is just a way to keep bits of important odds and ends together, whether it be electronically or in an actual physical scrapbook. This particularly helpful extension used in tandem with the Firefox browser will allow users to save web pages for their own usage. The features of this program also allow users to organize their collections of web pages as they see fit and also perform a full text search within these saved pages.

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Technology
Education
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Internet Scout Project
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Internet Scout Project
GroupSpace 0.2.0
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The Internet can serve as a communal gathering place, where like-minded community ...

The Internet can serve as a communal gathering place, where like-minded community members can come together to discuss various pressing issues, share documents, take polls, and engage in the decision-making process as well. A recent project, GroupSpace, started at Stanford University as part of a research partnership with a local community organization, allows groups of individuals to do all of the above. As their mission statement suggests, the creation of the program is ̢ĺŰĺĎto support the type of deliberation critical to the functioning of smaller, informal organizations in civil society̢ĺŰĺ. It should be noted that this version of GroupSpace is a beta version.

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Technology
Education
Provider:
Internet Scout Project
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Internet Scout Project
My Personal Home Page 0.2.1
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The French have given us much over the past several hundred years, ...

The French have given us much over the past several hundred years, and this latest application is also a gift from yet another person of French ancestry. My Personal Home Page 0.2.1 allows visitors to create a personal information manager, which creates toolboxes where various pieces of important data may be stored. Some of the data that may be stored using this application include addresses, birthday reminders, and "to do" lists. This version is compatible with all operating systems.

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Technology
Education
Provider:
Internet Scout Project
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Internet Scout Project
Laughing Man 0.3
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With all of the rapidly changing websites out there, it may be ...

With all of the rapidly changing websites out there, it may be a bit time-consuming to keep track of those of greatest interest. Stepping into the fray is the webpage monitoring tool, Laughing Man. With this tool, users will be alerted each time a webpage changes, utilizing each individual web servers "last modified date," or otherwise merely generating a hash number based on the contents of the page. Laughing Man 0.3 is compatible with all systems running Mac OS X and higher.

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Technology
Education
Provider:
Internet Scout Project
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Internet Scout Project
WheatBlog .05b
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Given the increasing interest in developing personal weblogs and online journals, many ...

Given the increasing interest in developing personal weblogs and online journals, many users may find the WheatBlog device quite enticing. The application is designed to maintain any number of blog and news pages on personal sites, and will certainly assist users in keeping track of various developments on any variety of such related endeavors. WheatBlog .05b is compatible with all operating systems.

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Technology
Education
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Internet Scout Project
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Internet Scout Project
Ook Video Ook! 0.6.6
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While the title of this application may be reminiscent of an experimental ...

While the title of this application may be reminiscent of an experimental art installation project (or mere gibberish), one recent reviewer remarked, "It lets you go bananas with videos." That is quite accurate, as this application does in fact allow users to download embedded videos from a wide range of systems and sites. Some might just want to pick up a bit of entertainment, while educators might be able to use certain embedded videos for illustrative purposes in the classroom. Either way, this version is compatible with computers running Windows 95 and newer, along with Firefox 1.5 through 2.0.

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Technology
Education
Provider:
Internet Scout Project
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Internet Scout Project
Lightning 0.7
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Jumping clogged calendars faster than a speeding T3 connection, this handy application ...

Jumping clogged calendars faster than a speeding T3 connection, this handy application from Mozilla will prove to be quite helpful. Lightning 0.7 is an extension for Mozilla Thunderbird that adds an integrated calendar to the email client. With Lightning, users can view both their inbox and their calendar at the same time and they can also perform detailed calendar searches. This version is compatible with computers running Windows 2000 or XP along with Mozilla Thunderbird 1.5.

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Technology
Education
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Internet Scout Project
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Internet Scout Project
VIF 0.7.0
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It's hard not to be at least intrigued by a new open ...

It's hard not to be at least intrigued by a new open source project that declares itself to be about "fun and politics." With the WIF 0.7.0 project, users can create compelling discussion forums with structured threads that will assist individuals from around the globe in participating in a variety of online conversations. While visitors do have to register to make a contribution to the project, this process is relatively simple. This version of VIF is compatible with all operating systems.

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Technology
Education
Provider:
Internet Scout Project
Provider Set:
Internet Scout Project
Lucas_Dambergs 0.8.1
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Aspiring filmmakers and auteurs will find that this program gives them the ...

Aspiring filmmakers and auteurs will find that this program gives them the ability to add notes onto their Quick Time movies, and these notes can help with the editing process. Essentially, the application allows users to insert a text file at various time intervals, making it a handy reference tool in the filmmaking process. This version is compatible with all computers running Max OS X 10.3.9 and Quick Time.

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Technology
Education
Provider:
Internet Scout Project
Provider Set:
Internet Scout Project
ForecastFox 0.8.1.2
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With many persons needing to travel for business or for pleasure, this ...

With many persons needing to travel for business or for pleasure, this handy application that brings weather information directly to the Firefox web browser will be most welcome. This version of ForecastFox draws on information from AccuWeather.com, and users may enter a US zip code to find out the exact weather conditions at any given locale. Also, a slider function effectively alerts users when current weather conditions are updated. This application is compatible with the Firefox browser.

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Technology
Education
Geoscience
Provider:
Internet Scout Project
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Internet Scout Project
SharpReader 0.9.6.0
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With more and more websites offering RSS feeds, curious users may be ...

With more and more websites offering RSS feeds, curious users may be looking for a program that can effectively handle all of this desired information. The SharpReader application will allow users to corral these various feeds, and also to view connected items in a threaded fashion. The program can show these connections if they have the same link or if both items link to the same external webpage. This version of SharpReader is compatible with all operating systems running Windows 98 or newer.

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Technology
Education
Provider:
Internet Scout Project
Provider Set:
Internet Scout Project
Author:
Hutteman, Luke
SharpReader 0.9.7.0
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Many savvy computer users use RSS aggregators on a regular basis, and ...

Many savvy computer users use RSS aggregators on a regular basis, and SharpReader may be yet another such device that is worth examining. Along with performing the normal wrangling task of keeping various feeds in order, SharpReader also detects and shows connected items together in a threaded fashion. Finally, the application can also group subscribed feeds into custom categories. This version is compatible with computers running Windows 98, Me, NT, 2000, and XP.

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Technology
Education
Provider:
Internet Scout Project
Provider Set:
Internet Scout Project
Author:
Hutteman, Luke
Schizophrenia - Future Research (1)
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Professor Daniel Weinberger predicts that because of recent progress in genomic research, ...

Professor Daniel Weinberger predicts that because of recent progress in genomic research, the future for schizophrenic research is extremely promising.

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Technology
Life Science
Material Type:
Lecture
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BiosciEdNet (BEN): Digital Library Portal for Teaching and Learning in the Biological Sciences
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BiosciEdNet (BEN): Digital Library Portal for Teaching and Learning in the Biological Sciences
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Amy Nisselle REV
Caren Gough TITLE
Danielle Sixsmith NOTE;ENCODING=QUOTED-PRINTABLE
David Micklos (Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory;DNA Learning Center X-AUDIENCE)
John Connolly (Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory;DNA Learning Center X-AUDIENCE)
Laura Maitland (Mepham High School TITLE)
Mary Colvard TITLE
Optimization and Scalability Series - Part 1: Planning for Parallel
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This set of three modules describes how to analyze and optimize the ...

This set of three modules describes how to analyze and optimize the performance of an application on Ranger. It covers multiple scales, from collective MPI communication on thousands of nodes, down to individual threads on the AMD Barcelona processors.

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Computing and Information
Technology
Education
Material Type:
Full Course
Lecture Notes
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Shodor
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CSERD: Computational Science Education Reference Desk
Author:
Cornell University
Micro and Embedded Controllers, Part 1
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Created by Work-Ready Electronics, a project of the Advanced Technological Education program, ...

Created by Work-Ready Electronics, a project of the Advanced Technological Education program, this module walks visitors through the basics of micro embedded controllers. The content of the site is divided into four areas: how micros are used, microcontroller architecture, microcontroller memory, input/output interfaces. There is a quiz for each in the Knowledge Probe area, and the Learning Resources section contains three activities to help cement student understanding. There are also further resources - both print and Web based - for more information and two Questors, a Flash trivia game. The Notebook function allows visitors to take notes and review them at any time. This is an excellent resource students and educators in electronics technician programs.

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Engineering
Technology
Education
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Lesson Plan
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International Space Station LABS: Engineering Activity 1 Structures: Toothpick Truss
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This is an activity about structures in space. Learners will construct two ...

This is an activity about structures in space. Learners will construct two different types of trusses to develop an understanding of engineering design for truss structures and the role of shapes in the strength of structures. For optimum completion - this activity should span 3 class periods to allow the glue on the structures to dry. This is engineering activity 1 of 2 found in the ISS L.A.B.S. Educator Resource Guide.

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Engineering
Technology
Mathematics
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Activity/Lab
Assessment
Data Set
Lesson Plan
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NASA
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NASA Wavelength
Science Learning Activity: "One Sweet Whirled" Part 1
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This resource from the Guitarbuilding.org project uses the example of swirl-dipped guitars ...

This resource from the Guitarbuilding.org project uses the example of swirl-dipped guitars to illustrate "classification of matter, hydrophobic and hydrophilic compounds, and forces within liquids." Since it is not feasible for a class to have an actual instrument to work with, the students will use common items including paper plates, food coloring and shaving cream to replicate the process. Teacher and student handouts are included in the document.This is the first part of a two-part activity; the second part may be found here.

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Engineering
Technology
Education
Chemistry
Physics
Material Type:
Diagram/Illustration
Lesson Plan
Simulation
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AMSER: Applied Math and Science Education Repository
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AMSER: Applied Math and Science Education Repository
Author:
French, D.
Module 3: Energy Conservation in Agriculture: Part 1
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Eastern Iowa Community College provides this learning module to teach students about ...

Eastern Iowa Community College provides this learning module to teach students about energy conservation in agriculture, lighting efficiency, efficient equipment, efficient tillage practices, and a number of other topics related to agricultural energy. Users can download a zip file in which they will find a syllabus, student handouts, Energy Log activity, and 65 slide PowerPoint presentation.

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Engineering
Technology
Education
Ecology
Forestry and Agriculture
Material Type:
Assessment
Diagram/Illustration
Full Course
Lesson Plan
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AMSER: Applied Math and Science Education Repository
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Convergence Technologies Learning Activity Module 1
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This learning activity module from the Convergence Technology Center goes into detail ...

This learning activity module from the Convergence Technology Center goes into detail on the assorted technologies used in the telecommunications industry. Students will learn the historical events that have impacted the development of the industry's technology. This document includes a list of recommended resources, details about the unit and a lab activity. The document is available for download in Microsoft Word Doc file format.

Subject:
Engineering
Technology
Education
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Diagram/Illustration
Lesson Plan
Provider:
AMSER: Applied Math and Science Education Repository
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AMSER: Applied Math and Science Education Repository
Author:
Butler, Serena