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Most recent update: May 21, 2005 at 11:00 p.m. Atlantic Time (GMT-4)
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Dinosaurs, Ancient Fossils, New Discoveries The American Museum of Natural History opened its new dinosaur exhibit last week. The online version here is a synergy of expertise in science, curating and one of the most fascinating study fields there is. The sequential text is a fine dinosaur primer and the illustrations from the new exhibit breathe fresh life into the [...] From Golden Swamp on May 21, 2005 at 2:30 p.m..


Biology Lab Safety This tutorial introduces students to basic lab safety procedures. It includes a tour of a virtual biology lab, an explanation of lab equipment, and a review of safety rules followed by a quiz. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on May 21, 2005 at 11:30 a.m..


Chemistry Lab Safety This tutorial introduces students to basic chemistry lab safety procedures. It includes a tour of a virtual chemistry lab, an interactive execise on appropriate clothing to wear in the lab, and a review of rules for handling chemicals followed by a quiz. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on May 21, 2005 at 11:30 a.m..


Classical Physics Online Set of java applets for illustrating classical physics (highschool level), including gravitation, electric and magnetic fields, mechanical and electrical oscillatiors, diffraction and interferences. The user can use a large number of simulators (solar system, electrical circuits, oscilloscope, optical setups, etc.) in order to perform numerical experiments and check the validity of different laws of physics. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on May 21, 2005 at 11:30 a.m..


Sweatshops: Exploitation is Never in Fashion (Street Cents) What is a Sweat shop? Questions to ask retailers. Why do they do it? Information from episode 16 of Canadian Youth Show Street Cents. From EdNA Online on May 21, 2005 at 8:30 a.m..


Apparel Industry Code of Conduct: A Consumer Perspective on Social Responsibility An informed, empowered, and energised consumer movement is responsible for much of the progress against sweatshops and child labor abuses. The consumers movement is founded on the belief that the customer who buys sweatshop goods is as much the employer of sweated labor as the boss of the shop. From EdNA Online on May 21, 2005 at 8:30 a.m..


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