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Morimoto, Kouichi – Journal of Biological Education, 2002
Describes an experiment that introduces students to the different types of UV rays and their effects on living things by using appropriate teaching materials and equipment. Demonstrates the effects of exposure to UV-B (fluorescent) and UV-C (germicidal) lamps by using bananas, duckweed, and the fruit fly. (Contains 14 references.) (Author/YDS)
Descriptors: Biology, High Schools, Laboratory Experiments, Light
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Moore, John Noell – English Journal, 2002
Introduces two books about magic, one a collection of essays "Ex Libris: Confessions of a Common Reader," which describes the author's inherited lifelong passion for books and reading; and the other a novel, "Mangos, Bananas and Coconuts: A Cuban Love Story," which tells a story of love and magic that seems both real and…
Descriptors: Adolescent Literature, Essays, Language Usage, Literature Appreciation
Bartels, Kirsten Allen, Ed.; Parker, Kelly A., Ed. – Stylus Publishing, LLC, 2011
Over the coming decades, every academic discipline will have to respond to the paradigm of more sustainable life practices because students will be living in a world challenged by competition for resources and climate change, and will demand that every academic discipline demonstrate substantial and corresponding relevance. This book takes as its…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Administrator Education, Undergraduate Study, Writing (Composition)
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Gruber, Ronald P.; And Others – Physics Teacher, 1991
Two ways to visually enhance the concept of space curvature are described. Viewing space curvature as a meterstick contraction and the heavy banana "paradox" are discussed. The meterstick contraction is mathematically explained. (KR)
Descriptors: Acceleration (Physics), Astronomy, Gravity (Physics), Light
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Hays, Rachel, Ed. – American Biology Teacher, 1989
Presents teacher comments on audiovisual materials dealing with: biotechnology applications in immunology, agriculture, and cancer research; efforts to halt the eutrophication of Lake Tahoe; and banana slugs. Availability and costs of materials are included. (RT)
Descriptors: Audiovisual Aids, Biological Sciences, Biology, DNA
Jacklein, Charlotte – Pathways: The Ontario Journal of Outdoor Education, 2007
As an outdoor educator, the author loves the immediacy of her work and the sense of living fully in every moment. She values seeing the change in students as they step out of the complex framework of their home lives and experience themselves and their surroundings from a new perspective. An ongoing challenge for her as an outdoor educator is to…
Descriptors: Outdoor Education, Adventure Education, Teaching Methods, Learning Activities
Starbird, Caroline; Pettit, Jenny; Singleton, Laurel – Center for Teaching International Relations, 2004
This book is designed to introduce students to public international law. Topics covered include international public organizations, such as the United Nations and World Trade Organization, international courts, international human rights law, international trade law, and international environmental law. The goal of each study is to examine how…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Courts, Nongovernmental Organizations, International Trade
Ury, Connie Jo, Ed.; Baudino, Frank, Ed.; Park, Sarah G., Ed. – Online Submission, 2009
Twenty-one scholarly papers and fourteen abstracts comprise the content of the ninth annual "Brick and Click Libraries Symposium," held annually at Northwest Missouri State University in Maryville, Missouri. The peer-reviewed proceedings, authored by academic librarians and presented at the symposium, portray the contemporary and future…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Cataloging, Computer Software Evaluation, Student Employment
Miller, Tony; Miller, Patricia George – 1972
Most of this book is a glossary of film production terms. Many of the terms are technical ones, defined here in a non-technical way, and other terms are film-makers' slang, e.g., "bananas on bananas,""kill the baby." Briefer sections present production charts, which explain what film personnel are involved in various stages of shooting and…
Descriptors: Budgets, Film Production, Film Study, Films
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Wolfinger, Donna M. – Science and Children, 2005
The grocery store produce section used to be a familiar but rather dull place. There were bananas next to the oranges next to the limes. Broccoli was next to corn and lettuce. Apples and pears, radishes and onions, eggplants and zucchinis all lay in their appropriate bins. Those days are over. Now, broccoli may be next to bok choy, potatoes beside…
Descriptors: Grade 5, Interdisciplinary Approach, Social Studies, Science Instruction
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Frisson, S.; Frazier, L. – Journal of Memory and Language, 2005
Two eye-tracking experiments investigated the processing of mass nouns used as count nouns and count nouns used as mass nouns. Following Copestake and Briscoe (1995), the basic or underived sense of a word was treated as the input to a derivational rule (''grinding'' or ''portioning'') which produced the derived sense as output. It was…
Descriptors: Semantics, Nouns
Brown, Stephen – Worklife, 1976
An unemployed poet obtained a CETA public service job as a teacher's aide in Marin County, California, where he has guided elementary children's imaginative projects. His experiences are described. He has published a volume of the children's verse under the title "Love Is Like a Squished Banana." (AJ)
Descriptors: Elementary Education, Employment Programs, Language Arts, Poetry
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Goldman, Lynn R. – Future of Children, 1995
Presents case studies on children's exposure to pesticides, including risks through the use of the insecticide aldicarb on bananas, the home use of diazinon, and the use of interior house paint containing mercury. These cases illustrate how regulatory agencies, parents, health-care providers, and others who come into contact with children have…
Descriptors: At Risk Persons, Case Studies, Child Health, Environmental Influences
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Rasmussen, P. W. – Journal of Chemical Education, 1984
Describes an undergraduate laboratory experiment used to illustrate the use of gas chromatography retention indices for the identification of unknown compounds, specifically for the identification of unknown compounds and for the identification of the volatile compounds responsible for the odor of the banana. Procedures, reference data, and sample…
Descriptors: Chemical Analysis, Chemistry, Chromatography, College Science
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Adcock, Louis H. – Journal of Chemical Education, 1998
Presents instructions for putting a hard-boiled egg inside a bottle whose opening is slightly smaller than the egg's circumference, and for getting the egg out of the bottle. Also describes variations of the demonstration such as cooling the flask or using a banana. Cites incorrect and correct explanations of the demonstrated phenomenon. Contains…
Descriptors: Chemistry, Demonstrations (Science), Higher Education, Physics
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