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  Plant Science Bulletin, 1994, Volume 40, Issue 3
The report identifies science as "an endless and sustainable resource with extraordinary dividents", and emphasizes that "our scientific strength is a treasure which we must sustain and build on for the future".
Its purpose is to consolidate existing WWW biological sciences teaching and research resources and to create new multimedia teaching materials that can be shared on-line throughout the CSU system and the world.
The 1994 award was presented to Melissa Luckow of Cornell University for her publication entitled "Monograph of Desmanthus (Leguminosae- Mimosoideae)," published as volume 38 of Systematic Botany Monograph.
www.botany.org /plantsciencebulletin/psb-1994-40-3.php   (14108 words)

If we approach science in such a manner we are able to help our students apply the knowledge they learn in science class to many areas of their lives.
In the recent November 2006 elections, the importance of science in everyone's lives was evident as a bill concerning stem cell research was placed on the ballot.
Science should interest all students because they live it each day; it is the job of the teacher to help them see that.
web.missouri.edu /~aalq6b/science.html   (967 words)

  NationMaster - Encyclopedia: 1994 in science
Science in the National Interest: This Administration statement on science policy was released by the Vice-President on August 3, 1994.
If we approach science in such a manner we are able to help our students apply the knowledge they learn in science class to many areas of their lives.
Science should interest all students because they live it each day; it is the job of the teacher to help them see that.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/1994-in-science   (384 words)

 Workshop on Cognitive Science Education
In conjunction with the 1994 Cognitive Science Conference, the Cognitive Science Group at Georgia Tech held a one-day workshop on Cognitive Science Education.
The workshop had two parts: a poster session in which the entire cognitive science community was invited to share information on their cognitive science programs and a set of four panels in which issues relevant to cognitive science education were discussed.
Cognitive science is after an understanding of human cognition that explains the processes and mechanisms by which the mind carries out cognitive tasks, the mental architectures on which these processes are executed, and the kinds of knowledge these processes rely on.
www-static.cc.gatech.edu /aimosaic/cognitive-science-conference-1994/education-workshop-review.html   (5336 words)

 AQ Fall 1994: Computer Science Study in the United States
Historically, computer science instruction evolved in mathematics and electrical engineering departments, and while many universities have since established separate computer science departments, it is not unusual for computer science programs to reside within departments of mathematics and statistics, electrical engineering, or business.
Knowledge engineering, cognitive science, and artificial intelligence, often considered separate areas of study, are all involved in the effort to understand and recreate human intelligence and reasoning.
Computer science majors are also required to take several courses in linear algebra, discrete mathematics, and probability and statistics as well as to fulfill various other university-wide requirements in the social sciences, humanities, and the arts.
www.amideast.org /publications/aq/Back_Issues/1994/f94-html/F94InTheUS.htm   (3046 words)

 1994 National Science and Technology Council Annual Report
Over the past year, the Committees were engaged in an effort to develop strategic planning documents that further articulate the goals and objectives of specific science and technology areas in the President's FY 1996 budget submission to Congress.
The NSTC is committed to outreach and collaboration with the private sector and the public to ensure that Federal science and technology policies reflect the full spectrum of the Nation's needs.
Science in the National Interest: The Committee on Fundamental Science, the National Academy of Sciences and other organizations co-sponsored this forum on January 31 - February 1, 1994.
www.ostp.gov /NSTC/html/nstc-an.html   (2455 words)

 TIMSS (Third international Mathematics and Science Study) 1994/95 - Ministry of Education
Free-response mathematics and science items, along with the coding rubrics as in the international coding manual, and with summary statistics, are included in the report.
The years immediately prior to 1994 were characterised by major changes in administrative structures and management of education in New Zealand, as well as the development and introduction of a new mathematics curriculum.
The years immediately prior to 1994 were characterised by major changes in administrative structures and management of education in New Zealand, as well as the development and introduction of a new science curriculum.
www.minedu.govt.nz /index.cfm?layout=document&documentid=10845&data=l   (728 words)

 The Science Ashram ::
The Science Ashram is has a network of more then 60,000 farmers, extension workers and scientists that work in co-operation and collaboration with Government, Non Government, International organization and also some leading industrial bodies.
Started in 1994, The Science Ashram (TSA) has been working in the field of applied sciences; extending the benefits of science to the society, especially in the rural areas.
This non-profit, NGO is registered as trust and society, voluntary research based institute working in various fields related to agriculture, enviornment and ecology, biotechnology, rural development, women empowerment, waste management, coastal development, greenhouse and livelihood for rural population, information, education and arts.
www.scienceashram.com /index.htm   (154 words)

If we approach science in such a manner we are able to help our students apply the knowledge they learn in science class to many areas of their lives.
Rodger Bybee (2002) wrote, “Science does not and cannot tell us everything, but it does supply dependable knowledge that helps us understand the world in which we live.” I believe that it is important to stress to students that science only implies to the natural world.
Science should interest all students because they live it each day; it is the job of the teacher to help them see that.
www.missouri.edu /~aalq6b/science.html   (967 words)

 Science Division - Research Papers - 1994
In Proceedings of the 1994 Conference of the Australian Association of Veterinary Conservation Biologists, Canberra, March 1994 (eds A.W. English and G.R. Phelps).
In Proceedings of the Science Workshop on 1080: 12-14 December, 1993, Christchurch, New Zealand (eds A.A. Seawright and C.T. Eason).
Kinnear, J. Feral predators: the impact of the fox and the feral cat on native wildlife.
science.calm.wa.gov.au /papers/1994.php   (7494 words)

 1994 in science - Definition, explanation
During the bushfires near Port Macquarie in 1994, 89 koalas were rescued and treated at the...
Hartwig Hausdorf, a researcher in Germany, displays photographs taken during his 1994 trip to the Forbidden Zone in The Shensi Province in China.
A series of workshops which started in 1994 with the aim of fostering interdisciplinary research in pure and applied logic.
www.calsky.com /lexikon/en/txt/1/19/1994_in_science.php   (583 words)

 Comparative and International Aspects
Science in Russia and the Soviet Union: A Short History.
NATO and Science: An Account of the Activities of the NATO Science Committee, 1958-1972.
Empire of Knowledge: The Academy of Sciences of the USSR (1917-1970).
www.cmu.edu /coldwar/comp.htm   (759 words)

 Bikini Science--Guadeloupe, 1994   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
The major distinction between this year (1994) and the last documentation (1988) is the proliferation of topless tangas and topless g-strings.
Whereas in 1988 this practice was exceedingly rare (perhaps 1% of all women), by 1994 the practice has become extremely common, and is practiced by perhaps 30-40% of all women.
The costume variations include maillot de roulè and culottes that are adjusted into tanga by tugging the swimsuit into the posterior rugae, as well as maillots and culotte that completely bare the butt and offer no opportunity for recovery.
www.bikiniscience.com /locations/G94_SS/G94.html   (367 words)

 Comet Shoemaker-Levy 9 (NSSDC)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Rage, rage against the dying of the light.
From July 16 through July 22, 1994, fragments of Comet P/Shoemaker-Levy 9 collided with Jupiter, with dramatic effect.
This was the first collision of two solar system bodies ever to be observed.
nssdc.gsfc.nasa.gov /planetary/comet.html   (163 words)

 Proclamation 1994, Science III
Science III is the third year in a four-year course of study coordinating developmentally appropriate instruction in biology, chemistry, physics, and earth/space science, These concepts focus on chemistry and its connections to bialogy, physics, and earth/space science.
The nature of science and scientific advances is integrated throughout the course.
Drawing conclusions about the processes and outcomes of science investigatians 8.1 recognizing patterns and relationships that may be formed from collected and analyzed data 8.2 using knowledge of facts, concepts, and theories to explain observations, processes, and outcomes of investigations 9.
www.rtis.com /NAT/USER/ELSBERRY/evobio/evc/tea/pr94sci3.html   (554 words)

 1994 Cognitive Science Conference   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
As Cognitive Science has matured over the years, it has broadened its scope in order to address fundamental issues of cognition embedded within culturally, socially, and technologically rich environments.
The Sixteenth Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society aimed at broad coverage of the many topics, methodologies, and disciplines that comprise Cognitive Science.
The conference was hosted by the Cognitive Science group of Georgia Tech in Atlanta, home of the Civil Rights movement, the 1996 Olympics, and the Dogwood Festival.
www.cc.gatech.edu /aimosaic/cognitive-science-conference-1994/cognitive-science-conference.html   (201 words)

 Philip Morris' 1994 "Sound Science Project"   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
As recently as 1994, however, Philip Morris was still engaging in this type of acitivity.
Also note (see UK research) that the London School of Economics is hosting a European conference in September 1994 with a similar title pScientific Expertise in European Public Policy DebateK.
We must be careful that the timing of the seminar does not conflict with this conference_ One of the keys to success will be that we, within the short time frame, will be able to identify and involve key speakers among well-known and outstanding scientists who can chair and speak at the seminar.
tobaccodocuments.org /landman/179938.html   (1342 words)

 IFM Activity Report 1994: Materials Science
The research activities in the materials science division cover a broad spectrum from basic research (which dominates) to projects of an applied character, partly in direct cooperation with industry.
This project is a cooperation with Department of Materials Sciences, University of California at Berkeley, USA (E R Weber, P Dreszer, A Prasad, A Kurpiewski, W Walukiewicz).
This project is a cooperation with Department of Materials Sciences, University of California at Berkeley, USA (E R Weber, X Liu, A Prasad).
www.ifm.liu.se /ar/1994/matephys.html   (13256 words)

 02/17/1994 - Faculty Present Findings at Science Conference   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Typically, the meeting is also a gathering place for some 600 science journalists seeking story leads on new directions in science.
The American Association for the Advancement of Science is the world's largest multidisciplinary federation of scientific organizations in the world.
Among the association's goals is to increase public understanding and appreciation of science.
www.upenn.edu /pennnews/features/1994/021794/AAAS.html   (498 words)

 PEA Science Employment Opportunities
Currently classes are small, 14 students maximum, providing ample opportunity for student/teacher interaction and for frequent laboratory investigations ranging from short exercises illustrating a specific point to more complex experiments that may require several class periods to complete.
The science program itself, as well as continual input from science faculty was integral to the design of the building, especially the teaching spaces.
Teachers in the three major disciplines of science, biology, chemistry and physics, meet regularly to plan and to share ideas.
science.exeter.edu /openings.html   (270 words)

 Alternative science, scientific anomalies, Darwinism, paranormal phenomena, censorship, pseudoscience,illuminati
Alternative science, scientific anomalies, Darwinism, paranormal phenomena, censorship, pseudoscience,illuminati
Scientists and inventors who were ridiculed by science
An Italian physicist says the core may be frozen and powered by cold fusion rather than hot fusion.
www.alternativescience.com   (289 words)

 The 6th Meeting of the ASEAN Ministers for Science and Technology, Manila, Philippines, 2-3 February 1994
The Sixth Meeting of the ASEAN Ministers for Science and Technology was held in Manila from 2 to 3 February 1994.
In this regard, the President underscored the importance of the Updated ASEAN Plan of Action in Science and Technology which was the highlight of the Ministerial Meeting.
The Ministers agreed to hold the 7th Meeting of ASEAN Ministers for Science and Technology in Thailand in 1995 in conjunction with the 4th ASEAN Science and Technology Week.
www.aseansec.org /2206.htm   (753 words)

 Archival Science: Science News Online, Dec. 24, 2005   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
On July 25, 1925, defense attorney Clarence Darrow (standing right of center) interrogated William Jennings Bryan (in bow tie and seated at left), a member of the prosecution team, at the trial of John T. Scopes in Dayton, Tenn. Scopes was accused of breaking the state law against teaching evolution in public schools.
Davis was one of two Science Service reporters covering the 10-day 1925 trial and writing articles for distribution to newspapers around the country.
First in a file at Science Service's offices and later tucked into a box at the Smithsonian Institution Archives in Washington, D.C., the negatives remained forgotten until they were recently found by independent historian Marcel C. LaFollette, who lives in Washington.
www.sciencenews.org /articles/20051224/bob9.asp   (1934 words)

 Giere, Ronald N. (1994) Cognitive Science and the Philosophy of Science: What's the Connection? , Psycoloquy: 5,#62 ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Some reviewers, for example, van Brakel (1994), seem to think that the proper relationship between philosophy of science and cognitive science would be for philosophers to be investigating the "philosophical foundations of cognitive science" in one of the modes just mentioned.
In the end, therefore, I agree with those reviewers, particularly Hardcastle (1994) and Slater (1994), who insist that unity in the cognitive study of science, and, by implication, in a naturalistic philosophy of science, is not to be had.
Contrary to the supposition of some reviewers, for example, Shafto (1994), it was not one of the goals of the project to convince other scientists that they had something to learn from new approaches in science studies.
psycprints.ecs.soton.ac.uk /archive/00000421   (3347 words)

 Teachers: Resources - Elmer's Science Fair Central - DiscoverySchool.com
Whether your students are choosing a topic or writing their final report, direct them to helpful outside resources for ideas and information.
For terrific online resources, see the recommended earth science sites in Kathy Schrock's Guide for Educators.
For terrific online resources, see the recommended general science sites in Kathy Schrock's Guide for Educators.
school.discovery.com /sciencefaircentral/scifairstudio/resources.html   (267 words)

 National Science Education Standards   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
The NCSESA established working groups on curriculum, teaching, and assessment standards, which began gathering background material that included work from the AAAS, the National Science Teachers Association, and professional science organizations, as well as state science frameworks and even frameworks from several foreign countries.
Science Teaching and Professional Development Standards, which establish criteria for the preservice and inservice professional training of science educators
The Science Content Standards present eight categories of content that should be present in a quality science education curriculum:
www.ncrel.org /sdrs/areas/issues/content/cntareas/science/sc3nces.htm   (221 words)

 The Bronx High School of Science
The Bronx High School of Science was founded in 1938 by resolution of the Board of Education of the City of New York with Dr. Morris Meister as the first principal of the school.
As Bronx Science became larger, the Clinton contingent was gradually returned to its main building.
The future will continue to see Bronx Science in the forefront of secondary school education, preparing leaders for the technological and scientific age of tomorrow.
www.bxscience.edu /history.jsp   (559 words)

 Selected Data on Science and Engineering Doctorate Awards, 1994
The SED is conducted annually for the National Science Foundation (NSF) and four other Federal agencies by the National Research Council.
Approximately 95 percent of the annual cohort of doctorate recipients in 1994 responded to the questionnaire.
Over the decade, though, the response rate ranged from 95 percent in 1985 to 91 percent in 1989 and 95 percent in 1994.
www.nsf.gov /statistics/s4094   (444 words)

Teaching and learning science and mathematics with understanding: The mediational role of the teacher.
The paradox of beliefs about the nature of science and the enacted science curriculum.
Crises in the teaching of elementary science: The role of Community Colleges in facilitating science content knowledge.
web.gc.cuny.edu /urbaneducation/tobin/1994.htm   (750 words)

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