Leo Szilard (1898-1964) was a Hungarian-born American physicist and inventor who played a key role in the development of the atomic bomb. Though he vocally opposed using the bomb in war, Szilard felt it was important to perfect the super-weapon before Nazi Germany. In 1933, Szilard developed the idea of the nuclear chain reaction, and in 1934, he joined with Enrico Fermi in patenting the world's first working nuclear reactor.
Dominguez Hills has moderately selective admissions with an acceptance rate of 54 percent. Most admitted students have a "B" or higher GPA in high school. Students do not need to submit scores from the SAT or ACT. Students should submit an application through "CSUMentor," the central hub for all California State University school.
Remember the movie "Junior," where Arnold Schwarzenegger plays the role of a pregnant man who goes through the rigor of labor and childbirth? While it was comical to watch Schwarzenegger carry a baby bump, the movie makes us think about fathers and their relationship with their offspring. Many patriarchal societies create predefined roles for men and women.
This is a self-guided tour of useful resources for early childhood educators to encourage thinking about how technology can be used in purposeful ways with young children. For a digital handout that accompanies this tour, please click here. Examining the Possibilities with Kindergartners and Technology Here are three fun videos related to using technology in early childhood classrooms.
The International Baccalaureate® Diploma Programme is growing in popularity at high schools around the world, but did you know that this curriculum is designed only for students in grades eleven and twelve? It's true, but it doesn't mean that younger students have to miss out on the IB curriculum experience.
The plot to burn New York City was an attempt by the Confederate secret service to bring some of the destruction of the Civil War to the streets of Manhattan. Originally envisioned as an attack designed to disrupt the election of 1864, it was postponed until late November. On Friday evening, November 25, 1864, the night after Thanksgiving, conspirators set fires in 13 major hotels in Manhattan, as well as in public buildings such as theaters and one of the most popular attractions in the country, the museum run by Phineas T.