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A Handbook of Rhetorical DevicesRobert A. Harris Version Date: January 19, 2013 This book contains definitions and examples of more than sixty traditional rhetorical devices, (including rhetorical tropes and rhetorical figures) all of which can still be useful today to improve the effectiveness, clarity, and enjoyment of your writing. Note: This book was written in 1980, with some changes since. A Preface of Quotations Whoever desires for his writings or himself, what none can reasonably condemn,the favor of mankind, must add grace to strength, and make his thoughts agreeable as well as useful. Men must be taught as if you taught them not; And things unknown propos'd as things forgot. Style in painting is the same as in writing, a power over materials, whether words or colors, by which conceptions or sentiments are conveyed. Introduction Good writing depends upon more than making a collection of statements worthy of belief, because writing is intended to be read by others, with minds different from your own. Resources
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Webinar Series for Educators : Cornell Lab of Ornithology: BirdSleuth K-12Looking for background information and new activities and lessons that will help you meet the new Next Generation Science Standards? Here’s a fun and educational opportunity! This 5-part series is designed to help educators develop content knowledge and discover activities that will bring the NGSS standards alive for their K-12 students. You can attend one webinar to gain insight into one life science topic of interest… or attend the series for a true professional development opportunity! Webinar 1 - Birds in Your Ecosystem Birds are diverse, but they all have some things in common. Webinar 2: Bird Communication: Songs and Calls Birds vocalize to keep in touch, attract mates, defend territories and communicate with their families. Webinar 3: Migration: Birds on the Move Some birds stay in same area year-round, while others migrate each spring and fall. Webinar 4: Nesting: Birds Raising Young The nesting season presents challenges for both adult birds and their young. Excited to attend?
Natural Inquirer >> About UsThe Natural Inquirer is a middle school science education journal! Scientists report their research in journals, which enable scientists to share information with one another. This journal, The Natural Inquirer, was created so that scientists can share their research with middle school students. Each article tells you about scientific research conducted by scientists in the USDA Forest Service. Find out more about the USDA Forest Service. All of the research in this journal is concerned with nature, trees, wildlife, insects, outdoor activities and water. At the end of each section of Natural Inquirer articles, students will find a few questions to help think about the research.
Phys.org - Science News, Technology, Physics, Nanotechnology, Space Science, Earth Science, MedicineMaillardet's Automaton at The Franklin InstituteIn November of 1928, a truck pulled up to The Franklin Institute science museum in Philadelphia and unloaded the pieces of an interesting, complex, but totally ruined brass machine. Donated by the estate of John Penn Brock, a wealthy Philadelphian, the machine was studied and the museum began to realize the treasure it had been given. This Automaton, known as the "Draughtsman-Writer" was built by Henri Maillardet, a Swiss mechanician of the 18th century who worked in London producing clocks and other mechanisms. It is believed that Maillardet built this extraordinary Automaton around 1800 and it has the largest "memory" of any such machine ever constructed—four drawings and three poems (two in French and one in English). Automata, such as Maillardet's Automaton, demonstrated mankind's efforts to imitate life by mechanical means—and are fascinating examples of the intersection of art and science. Mechanics of Memory During the 18th century, people were in a state of wonder over mechanism.
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