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Online Exhibitions from the British National Archives Want to explore primary source material, watch public films, and browse through a collection of historic treasures? Check out the online exhibitions from the British National Archives. You’ll find hundreds of pages of photographs, government documents, and other resources. It’s like browsing through a museum without leaving your house. Notes on Teaching John OusterhoutComputer Science DivisionThe University of California at Berkeley Abstract: Teaching, like most forms of communications, isn't a native skill. It can be learned through practise. 2012 Skywatching Events Guide & 2012 Venus Transit This story was updated on Jan. 2. As the year 2011 comes to a close, some might wonder what is looming sky-wise for 2012? What celestial events might we look forward to seeing? I've selected what I consider to be the top 12 "skylights" for this coming year, and list them here in chronological order.

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ChronoZoom ChronoZoom is an educational tool for teachers and students who want to put historical events in perspective. A great many resources have been created already in ChronoZoom for your enjoyment and enlightenment. Start Exploring Use ChronoZoom to get a perspective of the extensive scale of time and historical events relative to what happened around the world. Become an author yourself! Simply log on with your social networking credentials to record your unique perspective or tell a story that needs to be told.

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Six Ways to Discourage Learning American Astronomical Society Education Office Amy Singel Southon Chicago Botanic Gardens Intro One way to improve your teaching is to become aware of very common things teachers often do which don't help the learning process, and avoid them! This usually takes some practice, and discussion with others who teach. Six of these behaviors you should note and avoid are: Insufficient "Wait-Time" Interactives Science/AAAS Subscribe Interactive Features

Making the Modern World - Modelling Any gymnast is familiar with the apparatus known as the beam. It is a straight, rigid, horizontal girder, supported solely at its two ends. It is able to withstand the various stresses placed upon it by the gymnast’s manoeuvres without bending or otherwise deforming. © TopFoto A rail bridge is also an example of a beam, carrying the massive loads of modern locomotives without visible deformation. In prehistoric times, the progenitor of this type of bridge was probably a log or plank thrown across a stream, across which groups of hominids would pass.

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