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Field, Patrick R.; Logan, Kelsey L. – Journal of College Science Teaching, 2018
The Game Changer is an interrupted case study that traces the football career of Anthony "Tony Tonka Truck" Williams and the types of brain trauma that he suffers from playing football, from junior league level through high school, college, and his draft into the pros. To be successful during this case, readers will have to be familiar…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Athletics, Team Sports, Brain
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Dolph, David A. – Journal of Cases in Educational Leadership, 2016
Strategic planning is a process utilized by numerous organizations, including K-12 school boards, intent on improvement and reform. A thoughtful strategic planning process can help develop a board's desired future driven by goals and strategies aimed at progress. However, improvement processes such as strategic planning are challenging. In fact,…
Descriptors: Strategic Planning, Boards of Education, Superintendents, Politics of Education
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Donnell, Anna M.; Nahan, Keaton; Holloway, Dawone; Vonderheide, Anne P. – Journal of Chemical Education, 2016
Arsenic is a toxic element to which humans are primarily exposed through food and water; it occurs as a result of human activities and naturally from the earth's crust. An experiment was developed for a senior level analytical laboratory utilizing an Inductively Coupled Plasma-Mass Spectrometer (ICP-MS) for the analysis of arsenic in household…
Descriptors: Hazardous Materials, Science Experiments, Science Laboratories, Spectroscopy
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Buth, Jeffrey M. – Journal of Chemical Education, 2016
Ocean acidification refers to the process by which seawater absorbs carbon dioxide from the atmosphere, producing aqueous carbonic acid. Acidic conditions increase the solubility of calcium carbonate, threatening corals and other calcareous organisms that depend on it for protective structures. The global nature of ocean acidification and the…
Descriptors: Chemistry, Science Instruction, College Science, Undergraduate Study
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Brady, Joseph K.; Brady, Jody C. – American Biology Teacher, 2009
The current rapid decline of Earth's biodiversity represents an enormous crisis for humanity. Among the factors producing declines in biodiversity, changes in land use may have the greatest effect in the near term. It is well known that land-use history produces strong, lingering effects on biodiversity. This phenomenon has become known as the…
Descriptors: Scientific Methodology, Land Use, Field Experience Programs, Ecology