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  America's Debate -> Who invented science?
Science is an extension of philosophy, an attempt to understand the world around us as it truly is, rather than as it truly appears.
Science is a way in which to peel through the layers of illusion and find out what truths are there for everybody and everything (like the laws of physics).
Science is the laws of physics, biology, genetics, geology, zoology, anatomy, chemistry, geometry and the list goes on and on...
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 Scientific Literacy: An Educational Goal of the Past Two Centuries   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Tolley (1996) has shown that science was not a primary feature of the advertised curriculum of private academies for men during the first half of the 19th century, but rather was more frequent component of curricula in private schools for women.
All of these authors express their great personal love of science, and agree that it is not only important that new generations of practicing scientists be highly competent, but that, in one way or another, the level of scientific literacy of the general populace should also be a major concern of modern society.
Presumably Dawkinsí brief dismissal of the central criticism ("of course...") is referring to science (as practiced by specialists) as a basis for technology, which missed the point of the critic, which is that the contention that school science learning is relevant to decision-making in everyday life, whether purely personal or acts of citizenship, remains problematic.
www.educ.sfu.ca /narstsite/conference/chunetal/chunetal.html   (9487 words)

This robust comedy is science fictional in its arch self-awareness of valid versus invalid technologies, and the effect of imperfect knowledge of technology on human affairs.
Science Fiction About this Century Mark Twain's Satire "1601", subtitled "Conversation, as it was by the Social Fireside, in the Time of the Tudors", is a vulgarly rewrites Pepys' diaries.
He was deeply aware of 17th century science and Mathematics, for example, his poem "The Flea" with its biological metaphors to the Trinity consists of 3-cubed lines of verse.
www.magicdragon.com /UltimateSF/timeline17.html   (9175 words)

 Encyclopedia: 1620
The Battle of White Mountain, November 8, 1620 (Bílá hora is the name of White Mountain in Czech) was an early battle in the Thirty Years War in which an army of 20,000 Bohemians and mercenaries under Christian of Anhalt were routed by 25,000 men of the...
Heinrich Roth (Augsburg, December 18, 1620 – June 20, 1668 at Agra) was a pioneering Sanskrit scholar.
Categories: 1620 March 1 is the 60th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (61st in leap years).
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/1620   (2412 words)

 Computer Science
Admission to a master's degree program in computer scienced is based on evidence of ability to successfully complete the requirements for the program.
At least three committee members should be selected, two from the computer science department and one from an outside but in a preferably related discipline.
Every year a graduate faculty member of computer science will be the "comprehensive examination coordinator." He will be in charge of announcing the registration date for the examination, arranging the room and time for the examination, and supervising the examination.
www.unomaha.edu /graduate/catalog/1997-98/degree/computer.html   (2792 words)

 scimeth   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Science is a process that is guided by observation of the material world, attempts to build a framework of understanding, draws tentative conclusions, and is falsifiable.
Be prepared to have your brilliant hypothesis fall apart in the harsh light of the data.
Science usually attempts to reject the null hypothesis which is usually the simplest of the hypotheses.
bioweb.wku.edu /faculty/ameier/scimet.htm   (331 words)

 Who invented Science?   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Science in general neither tries to prove nor disprove the existance or God.
It appears you are the one that doesnt understand science, as this is not true.
Conflicts between Science and the Bible arise from either a lack of scientific knowledge or a defective understanding of the Bible.
www.christianforums.com /t48490   (1244 words)

 Essays on Science
Science is a very very very very very very boring topic, i am going to talk about edward and how much of an idiot he is and i really think he needs some mental help or he is g...
Science & Technology in Philippine Context Science has been described as "the means of understanding the natural environment", while technology is "the means of controll...
THE SCIENCE OF OZONE Ozone, though similar to oxygen chemically, is composed of three molecules of oxygen and is usually blue in color with a very strong odor.
www.fratfiles.com /categories/Science/S.html   (1424 words)

 1621 in science - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The year 1621 in science and technology included many events, some of which are listed here.
See also: 1620 in science, other events of 1621, 1622 in science and the list of years in science.
Thomas Willis, English physician who contributed to knowledge of the nervous and cardiovascular systems (died 1673)
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/1621_in_science   (85 words)

1996 Alistair Cameron Crombie, historian of science, dies at 80
1708 Albrecht von Haller, Switz, experimental physiology, Acad of Science
1620 John Graunt, statistician, founder of science of demography
www.brainyhistory.com /topics/s/science.html   (682 words)

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The second, using the extended version of Foucault's resistance, is a deconstruction of the discourse of science education in the United States.
Women were “admitted at the schoolhouse gate,” and the appearance of successful resistance occurred as women began to enroll in science classes.
Unlike their male counterparts, females were encouraged to take high school science to prepare them to be good mothers and teachers, especially for their male children.
www.umsl.edu /~cfazzaro/Critical/id5_m.htm   (480 words)

 National Items
The primary aim of the program is to provide New York City public high school science teachers with sustained hands-on experience in scientific research so they can better understand the practice of science and better transmit to their students and fellow teachers a feeling for its practice.
SCSP provides content to support kit-based hands-on science education for elementary and middle school students, wherein conventional science textbooks are replaced with laboratory "kits" which are often short on documents which explain the principles behind, or context for, the measurements the students are making.
This is an inquiry-based science program for students in middle and high school, based on units in which students learn through their own, individual investigations.
mrsec.wisc.edu /NationalItems.php   (2544 words)

 Labour, Science and Technology in France, 1500—1620 - Cambridge University Press
For a generation, the history of the ancien régime has been written from the perspective of the Annales school, with its emphasis on the role of long-term economic and cultural factors in shaping the development of early modern France.
Emphasising the role of state intervention in the economy, the development of science and technology, and recent research into early modern proto-industrialisation, Heller counters notions of a France mired in an archaic, determinist mentalité.
Inventions and science in the reign of Charles IX; 5.
www.cambridge.org /aus/catalogue/catalogue.asp?isbn=0521893801   (189 words)

 The Bronx High School of Science
I am alive and well and living in the scenic Hudson valley.
I am the IT director at SUNY New Paltz and have been seemingly since the 1620 days at Science.
Drop a note before all the memory cells are gone...
www.bxscience.edu /apps/directory/directory_item.jsp?REC_ID=69545   (57 words)

 No. 466: Icons of Women in Science
Science turned into serious business in the 1840s.
And so it often is. One modern observer calls science a system in which not the best, but the best-defended, idea prevails.
The good news is that science is finally finding ways to achieve that balance today.
www.uh.edu /engines/epi466.htm   (435 words)

 UL Lafayette: Computer Science: Welcome
Graduate degrees in Computer Science and Computer Engineering are offered by the Center for Advanced Computer Studies.
In addition to regular courses, juniors and seniors have the opportunity to work on independent projects with faculty in more specialized areas, such as artificial intelligence, computer graphics, database design, and human-computer interaction, as well as apply for internships in industry.
We have several departmental scholarships for computer science majors who have spent at least one year in our program.
www.louisiana.edu /Academic/Sciences/CMPS   (402 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
This book is part of the Addison-Wesley series in computer science and information processing.
The IBM 1620 is used as the reference machine for those problems needing specific machine characteristics.
Kopf, Edward Henry; An Adaptive Numerical Integration Routine for the IBM 1620 II; Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology; Pasadena, Calif.; 1966; LCCN 67-9015.
www.computerhistory.org /projects/ibm_1620/IBM1620/PAGES/books.html   (595 words)

 Computer Science   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Fall deadline for application is March 1, and for spring it is October 1.
The Computer Science assistantships require 20 hours per week of teaching and/or research work under the supervision of a Computer Science faculty member.
International students must be in residence at UNO for at least one semester before being eligible for a teaching assistantship.
www.unomaha.edu /graduate/catalog/1996-97/degree/computer.html.save   (893 words)

 1620 Online Research :: Information about 1620   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Years: 1617 1618 1619 - 1620 - 1621 1622 1623
1620 in science - List of state leaders in 1620 - 1620 in literature - Music
September 6 - English emigrants on the Mayflower (ship) depart from Plymouth, England for the future New England and arrive at the end of the year.
in-northcarolina.com /search/1620.html   (304 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
This document is a condensed reference to the 1620 describing the machine, its operating procedures and its programming in SPS.
It is interesting to note that this brochure was written before the 1620 development was completed and contains a photo of the wooden mock-up cabinet and a preliminary control console that was never produced.
It is interesting to note that this manual was written before the 1620 development was completed and contains a photo of the wooden mock-up cabinet and a preliminary control console that was never produced.
www.computerhistory.org /projects/ibm_1620/IBM1620/PAGES/ibm_documents.html   (2924 words)

 Computer Science
Admission to a master's degree program in computer science is based on evidence of ability to successfully complete the requirements of the program.
For unconditional admission to the master's program in computer science, an applicant must: a) have completed a Bachelor's degree with a GPA of 3.0 or better,
Students who satisfy the admission requirements specified in "1." above except the GPA requirement may discuss their cases with the departmental graduate program committee for any possible ways of making up for the deficiencies.
www.unomaha.edu /graduate/catalog/1996-97/degree/computer.html   (2867 words)

 Dr. Michael Fidanza - Courtesy Professor of Turfgrass Science
Turfgrass management and turfgrass ecology; turfgrass IPM with an emphasis on weed and disease management; ornamental and landscape horticulture.
Courtesy Professor, Department of Crop and Soil Sciences, The Pennsylvania State University, 2002 to present.
Research and Development Biologist, Aventis Environmental Science, 1999 to 2000.
cropsoil.psu.edu /people/Faculty/fidanzam.cfm   (183 words)

 EVOLUTION UPDATE -- 2002   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
SCIENCE: The Latest, Search, Evolution, Paleontology, Anthropology, Molecular Biology, Genetics.
COGNITIVE SCIENCE: An Eastern View of Apes and Monkeys.
Evolution and Biogeography of Deep-Sea Vent and Seep Invertebrates.
users.mstar2.net /spencersa/evolutus/news02.html   (3035 words)

 KUNDALINI YOGA by Yogi Bhajan
You must have energy so that your dead computer may live and pass on the signal to you and may compute all that you want to do in this society.
We call it, in the olden science, the Kundalini,..
When we join these two energies under the power and the science of Kundalini Yoga, we mix the prana with the apana and bring, under that pressure, the Kundalini up.
www.whale.to /v/kundalini.html   (1323 words)

 Nat' Academies Press, Living on an Active Earth: Perspectives on Earthquake Science (2003)
Amick and R. Gelinas, The search for evidence of large prehistoric earthquakes along the Atlantic seaboard, Science, 251, 655-658.
R.T. Marple and P. Tawani, The Woodstock lineament; A possible surface expression of the seismogenic fault of the 1886 Charleston, South Carolina, earthquake, Seis.
Powell, G. Bollinger, M. Chapman, M. Sibol, A. Johnston, and R. Wheeler, A seismotectonic model for the 300-kilometer-long eastern Tennessee seismic zone, Science, 264, 686-688, 1994.
www.nap.edu /books/0309065623/html/170.html   (725 words)

 World War 1 and 2 - 1682 in science
The year 1682 in science and technology included many events, some of which are listed here.
See also: 1681 in science, other events of 1682, 1683 in science and the list of years in science.
A comet is observed, which later becomes known as Comet Halley, after Edmund Halley successfully predicts its return in 1758
www.worldwardiary.com /history/1682_in_science   (126 words)

 Technical note: machine milking of sows--lactational milk yield and litter weights -- Garst et al. 77 (7): 1620 -- ...
Articles by Garst, A. Articles by Gwazdauskas, F. Journal of Animal Science, Vol 77, Issue 7 1620-1623, Copyright © 1999 by American Society of Animal Science
Department of Dairy Science, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Virginia Agriculture Experiment Station, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg 24061-0315, USA.
Copyright © 1999 by the American Society of Animal Science.
www.animal-science.org /cgi/content/abstract/77/7/1620   (303 words)

B.S., University of Wisconsin-River Falls, Animal Science, 1990.
The primary research focus of Dr. Nielsen’s program is aimed at improving the growth and development of the equine athlete, with special attention given to the prevention of musculoskeletal injuries.
Animal Physiology Or Morphology, Animal Science, Equine Studies.
myprofile.cos.com /bdn   (1478 words)

 UNO Geography Undergraduate Program
One additional upper level course (3000- or 4000-level) from the three groups must be selected to complete this major.
Requirements for a Bachelor of Science degree with a major in geography are the same as for the B.A. except that (in lieu of a foreign language) the following courses are required:
Computer Science 1500, 1620, College of Information Science and Technology Core Course 1400, or other computer course by arrangement with an advisor.
maps.unomaha.edu /geo/geogugrad.html   (585 words)

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