New Matilda New Matilda is an online magazine, news and policy portal, an independent alternative media voice, delivering comment and debate on significant issues in Australia and abroad. Topics include: Policy Values and Principles, Human Rights Act Campaign, Health, Australia and the world; Work, Family and Care; Education; Democratic Engagement; Environment and Media, Arts and Culture From EdNA Online on December 3, 2005 at 7:30 p.m..
Fuel Cell Laptops - Soon to be Allowed on Aeroplanes? The International Civil Aviation Organization, are voting soon on whether to allow fuel cell powered laptops on planes. From Read laptop reviews and notebook news at the laptops weblog - Laptopical on December 3, 2005 at 11:30 a.m..
SC: 03/12 Google Desktop Search may reveal details of your files to external hacker By combining known flaws in Internet Explorer and Google's 'Desktop Search' system, a malicious hacker could trigger a situation where files in your local PC's fling system could be revealed to an external person; all an attacker has to do is lure a user to a malicious web page - the Web page could then employ the IE flaw to gain access to a user's private Google Desktop Search key, which is used as a security measure to limit outside access ... From MCS Safe Computing Bulletins on December 3, 2005 at 6:30 a.m..
Australian College of Educators 2006 National Conference The theme of the Australian College of Educators 2006 National Conference is Teachers shaping futures, futures shaping teachers. The conference will highlight issues that impinge on teaching as a profession in the global 21st century world, bringing multidisciplinary perspectives to the concepts of professional learning and professionalism across all sectors and levels of education. Keynote presenters include: Tom Karmel, Christopher Day and Peter Doherty (Buntine Oration). From EdNA Online on December 3, 2005 at 3:55 a.m..
Tex's French Grammar This site is in english and goes into detail regarding the forming of the plus-que-parfait. At the end there is a quiz where you can fill in the blank and the site will check your answers. I found this site very helpful. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on December 2, 2005 at 11:30 p.m..
Le Crime Interm√©diaire This site is in French. It provides an explanation and examples of the grammar and then you can take a quiz that is fill in the blank and it will check your answers. I found this site a little challenging because of the instructions being in French, but it was designed well and simple to navigate. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on December 2, 2005 at 11:30 p.m..
Le Plus-que-parfait: escersise 1 This site is simply ten fill in the blank questions working with the plus-que-parfait. I found this site to be dull and simple, but if all you need is drill work this may be the site for you! From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on December 2, 2005 at 11:30 p.m..
Les pronoms personnels This site is set up like a power point. Each slide has examples and an opportunity to listen to the example sentences. Each slide has pictures from various French speaking countries that are very interesting. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on December 2, 2005 at 11:30 p.m..
Les pronoms personnels This site has a page of explanation and then some drills like matching, memory, and fill in the blank. The site was vary basic with minimal information. I would recomend it if you are just starting out. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on December 2, 2005 at 11:30 p.m..
Les temps ludiques This site focuses on basic verbs like etre, avoir, faire, and pouvoir. It also works with regular -ir, -er, and -re verbs. The site had all instructions in French and was formatted weird. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on December 2, 2005 at 11:30 p.m..
DNA Packaging This is a chapter of the larger site "DNA from the beginning". This section discusses the organization of DNA into chromosomes, the role of histone proteins in providing structure to chromatin in the form of nucleosomes and in supercoiling DNA. It then goes on to discuss the formation of chromosome structures from supercoiled DNA and the role of other proteins as scaffolds for the chromosome. The material is taught by explaining the experiments that resulted in our understanding of this subject. For all of the modules of the larger site, the science behind each concept is explained using anima From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on December 2, 2005 at 11:30 p.m..
Maecenas: Images of Ancient Greece and Rome A collection of photographs from Greece and Rome, including Roman provincial sites. Images from Greece include Athens, Corinth, Delphi, Olympia, Mycenae. Color and Black & White Photos. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on December 2, 2005 at 11:30 p.m..
Signing Baby A site that provides information on teaching babies to sign. Includes studies about the benefits of signing and pictures of signs to teach young children. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on December 2, 2005 at 11:30 p.m..
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