A display board, or science board, is the required visual component of a science fair project. Every student that enters a science fair has to produce one of these boards. The purpose of these boards is to summarize the steps taken in the project and to highlight the most important points of the project. Since this is what the science fair judges are going to use as their primary source of information for the project during their evaluations, it is important for students to do their very best when constructing their science fair display boards.
Selecting the Board
Students have several options when it comes to selecting the background board for their projects display board. Most students are going to utilize either a piece of poster board or foam board. If the student is only completing a project for a class grade or for a school level science fair, then poster board will suffice. However, if the student has aspirations of participating in and winning regional or higher level science fairs, then the foam board is a better option.
Layout Step #1 Divide Your Board
The first step in laying out a display board for a science fair project is to divide the board into sections. Students can divide their board into panels or squares. The number of panels or squares that are created will reflect the number of elements that the student wants to include in their display. Keep in mind that you will need space to discuss each of the seven steps in the scientific method.
Layout Step #2 Create the Title
The title is the first thing that needs to be positioned on the display board. It will need to be centered at the top of the board. The lettering needs to be large enough to be read from a distance. It can be helpful to print out the title on paper and to then attach it to the board with an adhesive. This will give you the option of seeing how it looks in different positions on the board.
Layout Step #3 Create Your Text and Graphic Panels
Step three is to create your text and graphic panels. These are created by printing out the text panel or graphic and then matting them on construction paper or card sock. Try to make the panels look congruent and consistent.
Layout Step #4 Dry Layout Process
The next step is to lay your display board flat and to experiment with the positions of the various panels. You will want your display board to flow naturally from step one to step seven of the scientific method. You will also want your layout to look clean and orderly. You may need to switch the positions of the panels several times before you find a layout that works for your project. When you find a layout that you like then you can glue down the panels.
There is something about human nature which makes us want to prioritize information by how recent it is, and that is the fundamental appeal of real time news monitoring. The difference between real time monitoring and regular news distribution is that real time taps into consciousness. That is why it so potent. You experience the world in real time./p>
Like a moth to the flame, we are drawn in by the attraction of the freshest information but when we get too much of it, we’re overwhelmed with the banality of everything by everybody at the same time. It’s like watching 20 movies all at once – perfect resolution saturates the senses.
What we really want is a way to zero in on the patterns that matter. Like the proverbial early bird, when you get fresh information that’s relevant and actionable, you can go further and faster on less. How do you monitor the hourly hum and look for emerging patterns in tracking current political news before they become obvious? That problem is as old as the weather forecaster trying to predict the coming of spring weather (without the ground hog of course) or the next Gordon Gekko parsing the financial news wires for tips.
When does gossip become news? In the financial industry you need to strike the right balance between moving on privileged information. If only a few people know something, it’s not going to move a stock – it has to be common knowledge in order for the masses to place their bets. In politics news, sometimes rumors become facts permanently unless there is a collective effort to clarify and set the record straight, and that still does not always work (see President Barack Obama and country of birth).
Finding relevant emerging patterns before they become trends that are the challenge. I’ve said it before, better filters is the next great algorithm war. We’ve all become enamored with twitter search which we all know is imperfect and self-selecting but compelling nonetheless. I think we’ll also find that getting real-time alerting right on a broader scale is going to be more art and less science.
Influentials Network was founded around the question of, “can you track and analyze consciousness, or can you only watch it pass by?” It is clear to us that in order to make sense of all the current political news and chatter, it needs to be ranked by order of importance as well as by time. That is what we try to do.
Children have always loved anything with wheels. This ranged from cars and bikes to trains. A number of years ago parents were still regularly buying the real thing for their children to play with. These days however you will be able to find many different games for computers and consoles featuring these.
Over the years there have been a number of entertaining and fun train games that have hit the market. Many of these are also available as multiplayer games allowing players to interact with other players the world over. Some of the popular train games include TransEuropa, Steam and Ticket to Ride. The better train games can however not be played for free and these need to be purchased and downloaded.
With a little effort put in you would be able to find a huge selection of train games that are free to play. These include games like Railroad Tycoon, Train Robber, Railroad and the Polar. Some of the titles would be there to play only online and others can be downloaded and played while you are offline.
There have been many interesting developments made in these train games and they really help children as well. In many of them you have to manage cargo and set up proper logistics to ensure the cargo reaches its destination safely and on time. This help kids to improve in how they handle responsibility and helps them to start planning ahead to ensure they achieve success.
Children get a sense of achievement and build a healthy appetite for competition when playing games like train games. Some of these games really work their young minds as they are also tasked with laying tracks for the trains on the routes they are travelling on. With children having to put in a lot of effort to gain success, they really improve their minds and become much better at solving problems quickly and successfully.
Playing these games is very entertaining to children, but parents need to keep a close eye how much they play these games. The reason is that children can become addicted to playing these games and that is not healthy either. It is important for children to do many different things growing up to stimulate their young minds as well as keeping their bodies healthy.
The competition in education is growing day by day, and therefore, there is a furore of coaching centers. One can also see an inflow of coaching centers in west Delhi because of which it is becoming a new educational hub. Earlier, the students used to aim for decent marks and thus relied on the self-study. However, now in the age of competition, one cannot aim for a mediocre result. They have to be the best among the rest. Therefore, to achieve their goals by getting those extra marks, one must take proper guidance and coaching. Today the education in schools does not satisfy the needs of a student. In 11th and 12th one wants to get the maximum marks so he or she can get admission in the best colleges. Therefore, attending coaching classes is becoming a need to gain good marks, and survive the competition. There are coaching centers for both commerce and science stream, and in addition prepare students for entrance exams like, BBA, Engg, and Medical. They provide mock exam papers and prepare them for a particular pattern of questions that regularly features in the exam. Not all this happens in school, and so coaching makes students better prepared. Coaching centers use special teaching methods and try to increase the interactions with students. This in turn makes students confident enough to put up their doubts easily. In addition, coaching centre induces a study timetable into the students life, thus motivates them to study harder.
However, one should keep following in mind before opting for a coaching center:
1. As coaching is becoming a business, one must opt for a coaching center which provides best value for money.
2. Coaching centers are also becoming a place for hanging out with friends, so one must take care about that.
3. In addition, with the constant mushrooming of the new coaching center one must ensure about the quality of education.
Therefore, with the advantages, coaching centers have few disadvantages as well. However, the advantages overshadow them and coaching centers turn out to be the real need to achieve success during this educational competitiveness. And so, with an increase in coaching centers in west Delhi, parents are getting more choices of coaching centers for their children. Here one can easily find coaching centers preparing students for their 11th and 12th grade besides providing right guidance for their careers. Thereby, there is no need for parents to send their kids faraway for the proper coaching, because now they can get the same quality nearby their home.
The railway industry is an important part of China’s economy. The key investment point of China’s railway is the railway construction. 60% of the fixed asset investments are used to the constructions of railway lines. From 2008 to 2020, China will newly construct 40-thousand-kilometer railways with the total investments breaking through 5 trillion Yuan (730 billion USD). According to Chinese government’s plans, the approved railway construction will be about 10 thousand kilometers with the investment scale of 1 trillion Yuan (146 billion USD) in 2009 and another 10 thousand kilometers with the investment scale of 1 trillion Yuan (146 billion USD) in 2010. The railway projects in the plan can be divided into three big categories: One is the Beijing-Shanghai railway express, the passenger railway lines and interurban railways from Beijing to Guangzhou, Harbin to Dalian, Tianjin to Qinghuangdao, Ningbo to Wenzhou, Wenzhou to Fuzhou, Fuzhou to Xiamen and Nanjing to Shanghai etc. By 2010, the construction scale will reach to more than 16 thousand kilometers. The other is the coal transportation railways, including Baotou to Xi’an, Taiyuan to Zhongwei (Yinchuan) and Zhungeer to Shuozhou etc. by 2010, the construction scale will be near 10 thousand kilometers. After the completion of the coal transportation railways, Chinese coal transportation capacity will be enhanced greatly and the coal transportation tension especially the coal for electricity will be eased. Another is the western main line railway projects for the resource exploitation, including Guizhou to Guangzhou, Nanning to Guangzhou, Lanzhou to Chongqing and Hetian to Kashi with the construction scale exceeding 15 thousand kilometers in 2010. Through these projects and the technology reforms of the present railways in the central, western and northeastern regions, the railways will be covered more Chinese lands and strengthened the transportation infrastructure in the central and western regions. The investments in Chinese railways are characterized as large investment amounts and long industry chains. In 2009, the investments in the railway infrastructure are planning to finish 600 billion Yuan (87.6 billion USD). The investments will create 20-million-ton steel product demands, 120 million tons of cements and 6 million employments. It is predicted that the investments in Chinese locomotive purchase are about 300 billion Yuan (43.8 billion USD) in 2009 and 2010.
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Although the most successful outcomes come from mediation styles in which both parties are present, in many situations, having both sides unite is simply not an option. This is where shuttle (or -separate-) mediation comes into play. In instances where there has been domestic violence, for example, or where the impact of having both parties together would simply be too emotional, shuttle mediation is the perfect solution.
When implementing shuttle mediation, neither party meets face to face. Instead, the mediator acts as a -go-between,- with the at-odds-parties being in the same vicinity, but not in the same room. Engaging in direct communication with the mediator only, the shuttle mediation method is used to define the issues and enable possible solutions to be suggested. Because this method takes longer than face-to-face mediation methods such as interest-based and facilitative mediation, it is often slightly more expensive, However, if a settlement can be reached through shuttle mediation, it is still cheaper and less taxing than resorting to solicitors.
Often referred to as a -face-saving- option, shuttle mediation is usually a last resort not only because it is time-intensive, but also because most non-literal and non-verbal meanings tend to get lost in translation as there is no access to body language or tone of voice. While these are clear disadvantages to shuttle mediation, there are almost many advantages. For example, in cases where the parties do not feel confident about physical safety, or where there are barriers to meeting such as distance or health restrictions, shuttle mediation is the ideal solution.
During shuttle mediation, it is imperative that the mediator both summarizes and reports what is being said both timely and correctly. If the mediator can successfully portray each parties’ wants and desires, then an agreement can easily and successfully be reached, and shuttle mediation will prove to be a successful method that works for both parties.
By: Dayna Danson www.themediator.ca
SUZUKA – Event Suzuka 8-Hours Race this weekend ensured full participation of the iron horse jockey legend. One of them former MotoGP champion 1993 season, Kevin Schwantz, who will be riding the Suzuki GSX-R1000.
Not himself, Schwantz Suzuki team participating in will also partner with Yukio Kagayama and World Superbike legend, Noriyuki “Nitro” Haga. Schwantz was looking forward claiming back down in the event that there has been 11 years that followed.
“I’m looking forward to race at the Suzuka 8-Hour with Yukio and on the seat Noriyuki Suzuki GSX-R1000. Suzuka has a special place in my heart because I won my first 500cc Grand Prix here, “said Schwantz.
“The last time I took an eight-hour event was in 1992 with Doug Chandler and we could not finish the race due to mechanical problems. With only two riders, it will be difficult physically. Now with three riders and still be heavy for me though not as before, “he added.
“I myself have never won at this event and now with my colleagues tough as Yukio and Nori, I think we have a chance to win it,” Schwantz closed, as quoted by Crash, Thursday (25/07/2013).
Suzuka 8-Hours Event Race time will be followed by 63 riders and expected, Suzuka will be met 80 thousand fans at the final session, Saturday (07/27/2013) future. Last year, the event was won by a trio of Jonathan Rea, Kosuke Akiyoshi and Tadayuki Okada that carries the FCC TSR Honda team.
The dream of creating a machine that flew has fascinated scholars for many years, all the way back to the Greek legend of Icarus and Daedalus. In this article we shall be looking at the history of air transportation and how it has developed throughout the years into a reality. Aviation history has had a huge impact on technology and what began as dreams in legends has now changed everything and become a reality. The term ‘aeroplane’ or ‘airplane’ is derived from the Greek word aeras (air) and plane, which mathematically means a flat surface.
Around 400BC Archytas an Ancient Greek philosopher, mathematician, astronomer and strategist was thought to have designed and built the first ever flying device. This was a bird shaped machine that supposedly flew 200 m, propelled by presumably steam. This machine was named ‘The Pigeon’ by its creator and may have been suspended on wire or a pivot for its flight.
Various attempts of flight have been recorded throughout the years and one of the earliest was made by Yuan Huangtou within the 6th century and again by Abbas lbn Firnas within the 9th century. The well-known artist Leonardo da Vinci researched air transportation and looked at the wing shape of birds for inspiration. He then designed a man-powered aircraft in his ‘Codex on the Flight of Birds’ in 1502.
In the 1630’s Lagari Hansan Celebi flew in a rocket artificially powered by gun powder, by the 18th century an aircraft lighter than air had been designed and flew in, the balloon, but the challenge on everyone’s minds was to be able to construct a craft that was capable of controlled flight. The first ever self-powered aircraft was created by an Englishman named John Stringfellow from Somerset who created a self-powered model aircraft that had its first successful flight in the year 1848.
Various people began designing and building machines that were capable of flight but it was in 1903 when the Wright Brothers made successful test flights that were recognised by the FAI, the record keeping body for aeronautics and astronautics. They recorded the Wright Brothers flight as the ‘first sustained and heavier-than-air powered flight’. By 1905 an aircraft named Wright Flyer III was capable of flying for certain periods.
Now technology regarding air transportation has come a long way, with people able to travel in flight to areas all over the world sometimes only hours at a time, recently a British adventurer Bear Grylls, paramotored over the Himalayas, higher than Mount Everest and reached a record height of 29,500 feet. This highlights just how our technology and understanding of flying has changed over the decades.
Often, transportation within countries or from country to country in Europe, stacks up the biggest expense during Europe tour packages. The cost of air, bus and train travel can be quite daunting to most travellers. However, it is possible to enjoy a trip around Europe without emptying your bank balance in the process. Here are some great budget options to end your transportation woes:
By Air: Budget Airlines
There are a number of great options when it comes to booking budget flights. As there is stiff competition in the European market, getting a flight ticket for cheap is a very real possibility.
There are companies like Ryanair, Transavia, Vueling and EasyJet that offer great deals on flights between different popular destinations. If youre lucky, you may even bag a flight ticket that requires you to pay no more than taxes. Jetsetting across the continent is no longer a dream for budget travellers, as long as you plan and book well in advance. Make sure to book your tickets at least one month before your actual travel date so you can get a fantastic deal. Watch out for sales and other offers online on travel and ticketing portals, especially during the off season when fewer people are travelling, making airlines more agreeable to providing you a ride at an easily affordable price.
By Bus: Eurolines
All international bus travel services in Europe come under the purview of Eurolines. While each country may have its own national bus services for travelling from destination to destination within its borders, to travel from one country to another, you can avail of Eurolines buses. Bus travel is much cheaper than train travel in Europe, making it an affordable transport option. Of course, it has its cons too, buses dont provide as much room per passenger as trains and youre stuck in your seat unless the bus makes a stop. Still, the savings more than make up for it. Its a great option to use when youre on a tight budget and not particularly restless. Besides, you also get to pass right through cities and towns, giving you a glimpse of how life is lived in different places.
By Train: Eurail Pass
If youre going to be travelling a really long distance, a train would be a better option than a bus. But dont worry, there is a budget tip that you can use to prevent spending too much while travelling by rail. A rail pass is your golden ticket to save on train ticket fares. While short distances cost less and overnight journeys a good deal more, a rail pass lets you save on both kinds of tickets. A pass is often valid to cross into certain provinces of neighbouring countries too, so you can use it to travel both within individual countries or multiple countries during your Europe tour.
For just about 40 years now, touch screen technology had been around. Since the early days of this technology, progress have come at a very quick pace. At the moment they are used in every day life, with loads of uses. Touch screens are used by most people nearly every day today. They are getting more and more common at the moment, with items such as ATM bank machines and the state of the art ipad. No need to use a pen to control the graphical user interface presently either. These ipads are truly portable, as they do not need a mouse or keyboard to control them. These touch screens can now sense more than one point of contact at a time, with it’s multi touch technology.
Touch screens are a visual display that can sense the presence and location of pressure with the display area. Smart phones, all in one computers and lots more products have this form of technology incorporated. With direct interaction with the screen, it is certainly easier then having to use a mouse or keyboard. Touch screen technology is incorporated in navigation units today. The Pioneer avh-p4200dvd is an in-dash receiver that uses this technology. It has loads of features, that can be accessed by simply touching the screen. Decide what you wish to do on the system by simply touching the function on the menu page, this will take you to that functions settings. Radio with a super tuner and presets are included, CD player to play all of your music, DVD player to play movies. These fit straight into your dashboard, and are getting more and more common recently. The navigation system gets you to your destination positively easily. It will direct you to your destination turn by turn, once you have programmed final zip code or place name. Display images on these screens can be in 2D or 3D, that gives you a birds eye view of the area. You can make and receive phone calls, hands free with it’s built in bluetooth technology. An awesome feature, as nowadays the police are clamping down drivers who use there cell phones whilst at the wheel.
Who knows where this technology will end up, it has surely come a long way in a short period of time.