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  BODYFITdb Fitness Software
Competitive cyclists, Olympic athletes, professional bodybuilders all do this.
Because it gives them a yard stick - a visual scorecared about where they've been and how close they are to reaching peak performance.
View 23 key nutrients, vitamins and minerals on 15 nutrition graphs.
www.bodyfitdb.com   (888 words)

  fly fishing for winter steelhead on the olympic peninsula
The Olympic Peninsula is surrounded on three sides by water, the Straight of Juan de Fuca on the north, the Pacific Ocean on its west side, and Puget Sound to the east.
The graphs can help you to understand the rate at which the rivers are rising or falling.
By analyzing the graphs, you can watch the rate at which the rivers are receding and get a feel for what shape they're in.
www.northwestflyfisherman.com /fly_fishing_the_olympic_peninsula.htm   (1863 words)

 Olympics Links for Elementary Teachers   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Olympic Quest to Host the Games - The unit was devised around the topic of "The Olympic Games".
Olympics from the Learning Network - Help students draw parallels between the perseverance of Olympians and their own lives.
Ancient Olympics - This exhibit on the ancient Olympics was created with materials from the Perseus Project, a digital library on ancient Greece centered in the Classics Department at Tufts University.
www.newbedford.k12.ma.us /nbglcs/lweider/special/olympics.htm   (629 words)

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The Olympic Peninsula is bounded to the west by the Pacific Ocean, to the north by the straight of Juan de Fuca, and to the east by Hood Canal.
The Olympic Mountains dominate the region, rising sharply from the east and gradually sloping downward to coastal plain in the west.
Olympic marmots are endemic to the Olympic Mountains and evolved with wolf predation.
training.fws.gov /library/Pubs9/graywolf_olympic.doc   (11759 words)

 Olympic Medical Center
One of the most valuable new diagnostic tools is bone densitometry, which scans and graphs bone density in a test for osteoporosis.
Osteoporosis, a condition where bones become thin and weak to the point of breaking, is responsible for 1.5 million fractures annually.
Olympic Medical Center’s new Lunar Prodigy Bone Densitometer uses low-level, dual-energy x-ray absorptiometry (or DEXA) to create an image of the bones and measure their density.
www.olympicmedical.org /services_image_bone.html   (112 words)

 Olympic - Arteries and Fish   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Olympic's ecosystem should also remain healthy if it receives a steady supply of food, nutrients and water.
Although Olympic's rivers have seasonal flooding from fall and winter rains and spring snowmelt, the forests that surround each river help to regulate the flow of water into the rivers.
As outlined in Olympic's enabling legislation, we must protect Olympic National Park's resources for the enjoyment of future generations.
www.nps.gov /olym/hand/field0005.htm   (404 words)

 Olympic records through time
Compare the records of gold medal Olympic winners for the last 100 years and decide.
Students use variables in simple expressions, compute the value of the expression for specific values of the variable, and plot and interpret the results.
Students express quantitative relationships using algebraic terminology, expressions, equations, inequalities and graphs.
score.kings.k12.ca.us /lessons/olympic.htm   (537 words)

 Analyzing Data
The graph shows that being a policeman is a popular career in your class because 5 students picked the policeman.
The graph shows the teacher is most popular career and singer is next most popular in your class.
The graph shows 5 students want to be a policemen.
www.globalclassroom.org /2000/careerdata.html   (435 words)

 Integrating the Olympics Into Your School Year   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
When you connect the curriculum content to a larger theme, (Olympics) students begin to see that the content they are learning is quite relevant.
Using the Olympic theme to integrate the curriculum provides learning experiences and activities which encourage creativity, exploration, imagination, research and results in higher achievement.
Make bar graphs for the gold, silver and bronze medals won for each country, calculate the percentages for each country.
2002.uen.org /html/integrating.html   (433 words)

 CITECH Test Report #490-152- Fiberoptic Medical Products, Inc.
Graphs of the temperature rise versus time for each unit are presented in the Appendix to this report; these graphs have been smoothed to eliminate the apparent jitter caused by the 0.1°C resolution of our data acquisition system.
The irradiance of the Olympic Bili-Lite, in the therapeutic range, was much lower than those of the other units, which were similar.
Of course, the Olympic Bili-Lite and the Micro-Lite irradiated a much larger area than the other two units, whose irradiation areas were similar (i.e., roughly equal spot sizes).
www.citechtest.com /fomp.html   (1981 words)

 Scuttlebutt News Center: 2008 Olympic Sailing Venue
The graphs below are from August 2004 - the same month as the '08 Olympics - and were gathered from the U.S. website of the National Climatic Data Center (NCDC), which is (apparently) working in conjunction with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) of the U.S. and the World Meteorological Organization (WMO).
The top graph details the mean wind speed (in yellow) and the maximum sustained wind speed (in red).
The lower graph details the maximum air temperature (in yellow) and the minimum air temperature (in red).
www.sailingscuttlebutt.com /news/04/qingdao   (119 words)

 Olympics in the Classroom
Details of past winners were taken from the database of track and field events, published by the Centre for Innovation in Mathematics Teaching at Exeter University.
The data was entered into a spreadsheet, then graphed to show trends in performance over the years.
Graphs were also used to predict this year's results.
www.kented.org.uk /ngfl/ict/databases/olympics/index.html   (181 words)

 Apple Learning Interchange   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
You'll be able to send postcards from some of the Olympic cities while you and your students learn about the geography, history and culture of the host metropolitan areas.
Using these resources, together with the publicity surrounding the Olympic Games, you'll be ready for wonderful geography lessons related to not only to the Olympic cities, but also to the countries of the world that send teams or individual athletes to the competitions.
The ancient Olympic Games were held for over a millenium; the modern games have been held for just over a century.
ali.apple.com /features/s_olympics.shtml   (1852 words)

 Track & Field News: "Loud Gun" Starting System Problem
The resulting graph shows that there is a very close fit between the actual start times from Atlanta and what we would have expected to find if the speakers did not work.
It shows essentially the same pattern for Athens that the previous graph showed for Atlanta: All lanes had longer start times in Athens than in Göteborg, and there was a progressive increase in the start times with increasing lane number.
Given that the 4x400 relay has the longest staggers and the 200 the shortest ones, the patterns shown in these graphs were consistent with the hypothesis that the differences between Athens and Paris were due to a starting system that did not transmit the sound of the gun properly through the loudspeakers in Athens.
www.trackandfieldnews.com /features/2005/start-problem.html   (1686 words)

 Time For Kids | Classroom | Reproducibles | Faster, Higher, Stronger
This year’s three Olympic mascots are based on Australian animals: “Ollie,” the kookaburra; “Syd,” the platypus and “Millie,” the echidna, which is also known as the spiny anteater.
The youngest athlete at the Olympics this year is 13-year-old swimmer Faithimath Fariha from the Maldives.
Olympic organizers will squeeze up to 24 people into some of the four-bedroom houses in the Olympic Village.
www.timeforkids.com /TFK/class/reproducibles/printout/0,17447,55043,00.html   (838 words)

 Slovenský olympijský výbor   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Any larger surplus would be divided, with 65 percent going to the Utah venues, 25 percent to the U.S. Olympic Committee and 10 percent to the IOC.
The downtown medals plaza will hold more than 18,000 people, but first in line are athletes, their families, Olympic VIPs, corporate sponsors, buyers of competition tickets and visitors from outside Utah who bought ticket packages.
Romney, using graphs and pie charts, tried to emphasize Monday that ordinary people are getting their share of Olympic tickets.
www.olympic.sk /pages_en/shownews.asp?id=2276   (463 words)

 NationMaster - Statistics > Winter olympic medals > All time (Latest available) by country   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Winter olympic medals > All time by country.
Winter olympic medals > All time (per capita)
Olympic point totals > Salt Lake City 2002
www.nationmaster.com /graph/spo_win_oly_med_all_tim-winter-olympic-medals-all-time   (375 words)

 Math Forum: Teacher Support - ESCOT
They were able to use correct dimensions; change from hours, minutes, and seconds to minutes; re-learn rounding; plot their points and grab a line to "fit" the men's data easily.
The next day our opening problem was to predict the actual Olympic times for the men's marathon in 1926 from their graphs.
Some students decided to graph the women's times on the same graph rather than make their own plots by hand.
www.mathforum.org /escot/letter4.html   (154 words)

 2002 Winter Olympics - Salt Lake City 8-24 February - America is hosting the 2002 Winter Olympics in February! Prepare ...
The first Olympic Games, the amateur or professional status of the athletes, the role of women in the Games, etc.
The Olympic Museum contains online exhibitions, information and resources about the Olympics from their beginnings until the present day.
Graphs comparing present and past winning results of various Olympic sports.
www.ac-versailles.fr /pedagogi/anglais/civi/olympics.htm   (795 words)

 Penn College Outreach for K-12: Pennsylvania Governor's Institute for Mathematics
The student will fit a line to a scatter plot, describe the correlation of the plots of data that include the heights of the students and lengths of a standing broad jump in metric measure.
End the activity by discussing the correlation (if there is one) of the scatter plot, confirming or rejecting the predictions that were made by the class on Day One.
The teacher will rotate through the room, checking to see that students are on task and understand their goals for the activity, during both the broad jump and the graphing activity.
www.pct.edu /k12/gov-math/2004/6-8-olympic-math-games.html   (1155 words)

 Review for Grade 7 CMP
To get there, the students are led through detours of three chapters of learning about non-linear graphs such as those of hunger and happiness.
There are many parents and students who hated these type of open questions of bike tour or suggesting a scenario for the graphs which show the sale of popcorn as a function of time.
The 1996 Olympic gold medal winner for the 20 kilometer walk was Jefferson Perez from Ecuador.
www.nscl.msu.edu /~tsang/CMP/cmp_7.htm   (1416 words)

 C·R·E·A·T·E for Mississippi >> Classroom Resouces >> Lesson Plans >> Go for ...
Handout 5: Answer Key for Data Sheets, Circle Graph and Bar Graph is a sample answer key for the data sheet and bar graph.
Any student who is handicapped in any way may be assigned a peer to work with to ensure that the student feels like he or she is contributing positively to the assignment.
Some suggestions that students may like to examine are comparing the winning times over the years, comparing what countries participated in previous Olympics to the countries that participated in the most recent year, and comparing how many medals were awarded or the number of events in the most recent year to previous years.
www.create.cett.msstate.edu /create/classroom/lplan_view.asp?articleID=48   (1191 words)

 Progression in athletics   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
An Italian statistician published graphs for the development of all athletic disciplines, using the mean of the top ten of each year.
The bending of the graph lies around 1984, so I added linear regression lines for the period 1948-1984 and from 1985 up to this day.
A statistician only having access of data for 1948-1984 could say that high jumping is developing linear, and he (or she) would predict that men and women would jump equally high in 2190.
www.antenna.nl /weia/Progressie.html   (813 words)

 ECB Surf Report:Sports   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Unusual Sports in the Olympics, created by elementary school students, highlights several lesser known sports, such as fencing and curling.
Olympics through Time from the Foundation of the Hellenic World provides a complete history of the Olympics from the 5th century BC to the present.
Olympic Curriculum Guide, from the Amateur Athletic Foundation, supplies lesson plans for grades 3 to 5 that address standards for language arts, social studies, geography, mathematics, science, physical education, and health.
www.ecb.org /surf/sports.htm   (1041 words)

 Olympic Games Programme 1960 Rome
The time factor, precision and the urgent nature of the work in fact rendered necessary a study on concrete bases and particular safeguards; and in view of these vital requirements, recourse was also had to the experience acquired in this sector by the management of preceding Olympic Games.
Of the total circulation of programmes, the Organizing Committee held back, for the needs of the organization as well as for distribution of free copies, etc., 39,200 copies of the type at 200 lire and 107,526 copies of the type at 150 lire.
It was, however, considered that the setting up of the programmes of the Rome Olympic Games would reach the desired objectives, namely, worthy covers for the programme, meticulous study of technical data, precision and correctness of contents, timely production of programmes destined for the Organizing Committee and for sale.
www.olympic-museum.de /programme/progr1960.htm   (752 words)

 Olympic Bioterrorism And Disease Watch Worked Well
Utah was in the middle of influenza season when the Olympics began, but RODS was adjusted to consider that factor, so flu cases did not trigger alarms.
They also kept track of patients at Olympic venue clinics and monitored "sentinel sites" such as hospitals, pharmacies, poison control centers and other locations where a disease outbreak might be first detected.
A series of eight graphs showing day-by-day total acute-care visits during the Olympics as well as visits broken down by symptom may be downloaded from this URL.
www.unisci.com /stories/20022/0501022.htm   (1336 words)

 Education World ® Lesson Planning: Gold Medal Olympics Activities!
Those are the Latin words for the Olympic motto, which in today's language means "Swifter, Higher, Stronger." The best athletes from around the world exemplify that creed as they compete in the 2004 Summer Olympic Games in Athens, Greece.
In the name of all competitors, I promise that we shall take part in these Olympic Games, respecting and abiding by the rules that govern them, in the true spirit of sportsmanship, for the glory of sport and the honor of our teams.
We've included some lessons relating to the 2000 Summer Olympic Games or the 2002 Winter Olympic Games, knowing that creative teachers will be able to adapt them to this year's Olympics in Athens.
www.educationworld.com /a_lesson/lesson201.shtml   (524 words)

 Illuminations: Mathematics and Environmental Concerns
Have students show their graphs to the class and share some of their interpretive statements.
Lead students in brainstorming ways to use their gags with conservation in mind and ways that disposable bags can be reused and recycle.
Students can compare the data gathered from those queried with that from classmates and post their graphs in the classroom.
illuminations.nctm.org /index_d.aspx?id=209   (763 words)

 Information about graphs on anabolic steroids.
Modern weightlifting really began in the year 1920, when the Seventh Olympic Games were held in Antwerp, Belgium.
In the Eighth Olympiad (Paris, 1924) Italy won three of the five Olympic titles: at Amsterdam (1928) she had to be content with one second place; in 1932 (Los Angeles) one second place.
Two Olympic champions in 1920, two again in 1924, one in 1928, three in 1932 and one in 1936.
www.build-muscles.org /bodybuilding/muscles5/2249_graphs_on_anabolic_steroids.html   (462 words)

 Winter Olympics, 1924-1998: Geographical Aspects   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Countries with winter climates, mostly in the northern hemisphere, such as Norway and Canada, or countries without winter climates but with mountains high enough in elevation with snow and ice, such as Morocco, have the natural physical conditions to develop and pratice winter sports.
Half of the Olympic winter sports, such as speed skating, bobsleding, luge, figure skating, ice hockey, and curling, require sophisticated and expensive high-techology and high-energy facilities and the other seven outdoor sports, e.g., various kinds of skiing and snowboarding, require sophisticated and expensive high-techology equipment.
The published data on the Winter Olympics provide only the results; but the environmental elements of climates and snow-covered moutains, the national cultural values, national sport organizations, and the will and performance of individual altheletes can only be suggested by this geographical analysis of these data.
www.uwec.edu /geography/Ivogeler/Papers/olympics/olympics.htm   (314 words)

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