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Kid's Pages This site contains interactive mental arithmetic work sheets for addition, substraction, multiplication, division and long division. Users submit the answers and they are 'marked' online. The numbers used are mainly single digit. From EdNA Online on June 13, 2005 at 10:30 p.m..


Choosing a Good Read Choosing Books which are just right for you may take some practice. So we would like to pass on some useful hints to help you learn how to choose. Use BLIPA, or the 5 Finger Test, or Enquiry Tips. From EdNA Online on June 13, 2005 at 9:20 p.m..


Introduction to BioMEMS and Bionanotechnology: Microfluidic Transport (cont.), Sensing Methodologies (Lecture 3) This is the third of a multi-part series of lectures on bioMEMS, biosensors, biochips, and bionanotechnology. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on June 13, 2005 at 3:30 p.m..


Introduction to BioMEMS and Bionanotechnology: Sensing Methodologies (cont), Integrated BioMEMS and Nanodevices (Lecture 4) This is the last presentation of a multi-part serires of lectures on bioMEMS, biosensors, biochips, and bionanotechnology. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on June 13, 2005 at 3:30 p.m..


CMOS Nanotechnology 101 CMOS it the technology used for modern electronics. CMOS technology continues to advance because the number of transistors on a CMOS chip continues to double each technology generation. Device designers face many challenges as they scale (i.e. shrink) transistors in order to place more on a chip. The designers of billion transistor chips face a different set of challenges. Some are caused by the changing characteristics of devices as they get smaller. Others have to do with the delays cause by the wires used to connect all these transistors. Still others are caused by the large numbers of devi From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on June 13, 2005 at 3:30 p.m..


Poetry Express Fifteen poems you can write now. poetryexpress is intended for all poets, from inexperienced to advanced. To get the most from the website, take time to explore it and get a broad overview. Tips and techniques for poets. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on June 13, 2005 at 3:30 p.m..


Web English Teacher This site is subtitled:"Technology in the Classroom: Teaching the first digital generation." At Web English, teacher educators can take advantage of online technology to share ideas and to benefit from the work of others. Beginning teachers can find guidance; experienced teachers can find inspiration. Think of it as the faculty library and faculty workroom on a global scale. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on June 13, 2005 at 3:30 p.m..


OPTION LINE For education on pregnancy, and all chioces from abortion, to adoption, teen pregnancy, contraceptives, pregnant after 40. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on June 13, 2005 at 3:30 p.m..


Spina Bifida Association of America A website dedicated to supporting families of children with spina bifida From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on June 13, 2005 at 11:15 a.m..


HydrogenLab 3D pictures of Hydrogen; 3D animations of Hydrogen transition; 3D animations of density distribution; Java-Applets for teaching ... From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on June 13, 2005 at 11:15 a.m..


Introduction to Nanometer Scale Science and Technology This presentation introduces the field of nanometer scale and technology in a extremely engaging presentation. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on June 13, 2005 at 11:15 a.m..


Introduction to BioMEMS and Bionanotechnology: Introduction, Device Fabrication Methods, DNA and Proteins (Lecture 1) This lecture is the first of a multi-part series on bioMEMS, biosensors, biochips, and bionanotechnology. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on June 13, 2005 at 11:15 a.m..


An Introduction to BioMEMS and Bionanotechnology: Essentials of Microbiology, Introduction to Microfluidics (Lecture 2) This lecture is the second of a multi-part series on bioMEMS, biosensors, biochips, and bionanotechnology. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on June 13, 2005 at 11:15 a.m..


Zero to Three This national, non-profit organization promotes the healthy development of infants and toddlers by supporting and strengthening families and communities. There are special areas in the website for parents or professionals. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on June 13, 2005 at 11:15 a.m..


Research explores why some internationally adopted children excel while others struggle Talks about how the United States has adopted many foreign children, but the language barrier has caused some children to have a language delay and some, who were adopted younger, to excel. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on June 13, 2005 at 11:15 a.m..


International Day of the World's Indigenous People The goal of the International Day of the World's Indigenous People is to strengthen international cooperation for the solution of problems faced by indigenous people in such areas as human rights, the environment, development, education and health. The Coordinator is the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights. This site contains links to resources, publications and organisations to support this goal. From Recent Items on June 13, 2005 at 11:15 a.m..


Indigenous Peoples (OHCHR) In 1994, the United Nations General Assembly launched the International Decade of the World's Indigenous Peoples (1995–2004) to increase the United Nations' commitment to promoting and protecting the rights of indigenous peoples worldwide. This site contains information about the activities of UN specialised agencies working with indigenous peoples. Topics include health, education, housing, employment, development and the environment that promote the protection of indigenous peoples and their traditional customs, values and practices. From Recent Items on June 13, 2005 at 11:15 a.m..


Indigenous Peoples (UN Cyberschoolbus) Ideas from United Nations Cyberschoolbus for celebration of the International Day of the World's Indigenous People on 9 August. Contents include: location of indigenous peoples, indigenous cultures, indigenous knowledge, and collective rights of indigenous peoples. Case studies include: Maya of Guatemala, Amazon tribes, Maori schools, Navajo art, and Saami parliament. From Recent Items on June 13, 2005 at 11:15 a.m..


Eldis Gateway to Development Information ELDIS is a gateway to online information on development issues. It provides summaries and links plus a directory of websites, databases, library catalogues and email discussion lists on topics including: Ageing populations, Agriculture, Aid, Debt, Biodiversity, Children and young people, Climate change, Conflict, Corporate social responsibility, Education, Finance policy, Food security, Forestry, Gender, Globalisation, Governance, Health, Health systems, HIV/AIDS, ICT for development, Influencing policy, IPR, MDGs, Participation, Pastoralism, Poverty, Questioning development, Statistics, Trade From Recent Items on June 13, 2005 at 11:15 a.m..


Eldis Newsfeeds Newsfeed service from the Eldis Gateway to development information site that provides content direct to the desktop or website via RSS or XML. Newsfeeds include: Ageing, Agriculture, Aid and debt, Anti-corruption, Biodiversity, Children, Civil society, Climate change, Conflict, Corporate social responsibility, Education, Finance, Food security, Gender, Globalisation, Governance, Health, HIV/AIDS, Human rights, ICT for development, Influencing policy, Land tenure, Manuals and toolkits, MDGs, Networking, NGOs, Participation, Poverty, PRSPs, SWAPs, Trade, World Bank and IMF, Africa South of Sahar From Recent Items on June 13, 2005 at 11:15 a.m..


X41 Tablet PC - Thinkpads in Safe Hands? Lenovo recently announced the first Thinkpad Tablet PC. The X41 laptop will be released on July 15th. From Read laptop reviews and notebook news at the laptops weblog - Laptopical on June 13, 2005 at 11:15 a.m..


A Walk Through Time Early clocks, calendar history, atomic time, zones and biography are explained here by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). This is an excellent example of how the internet interfaces top authorities on a subject. From Golden Swamp on June 13, 2005 at 11:15 a.m..


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