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  91.   March 2001 Newsletter
...the ideal robbery time, the type of gun to use, a place to hide the loot, a getaway route and car, and even a reliable accomplice. After robbing the bank, the man left with the money in a bag over his left shoulder. As he approached the spot of the getaway car, his accomplice promptly ran him over. Seattle, Washington When a man attempted to siphon gasoline from a motor home parked on a Seattle street, he got much more than he bargained for. Police arrived at the scene to find an ill man curled up next to a motor home trying to steal gasoline and plugged his hose into the motor home's sewage tank by mistake....
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    Grade Level: 3-8

  92.   Teaching the Korean Bird Kite
...ean Children?s Favorite Stories by Kim So-un (2004), a newly illustrated edition of a 1955 collection of folk tales. The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation sponsors a Save The Tiger Fund: the ?Kids and Teachers? section of its website includes three ?Korean Stories of the Tiger? by Laurie Baker. Seattle Art Museum offers ?Visit to Grandfather?s House,?, an online exploration of Korean culture. Activities geared to primary-level students include creating ?a balanced fan design? and a wrapping cloth. Among the resources is a Korean folk tale, ?The Queen Swallow?s Gift.? Another avenue for introducing very y...
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    Grade Level: K-2

  93.   Learning About Korea Through Its Kites
...on proper behavior. Finally, and most important, Park?s sparely poetic phrasing very aptly conveys the pleasures and rewards both of building and decorating a fine kite and of conducting that kite through its conversation with the wind. Librarian Pat Bliquez, whose students at Roxhill Elementary in Seattle tested the suitability of this kite design for intermediate-level students, worked with The Drachen Foundation to develop teaching notes for The Kite Fighters and online research projects to extend learning about East Asia and amplify the kite making activity. Link to these resources (which were showcased...
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    Grade Level: 3-5

  94.   Cultural Values Messages in the Giant Kites of Guatemala
...wnload to the chosen location. Photos by Ali Fujino, Ben Ruhe, and Federico Carranza Thanks to teachers and students at Lockwood Elementary, Bothell, WA; Whitman Middle School, Hamilton International Middle School, Van Asselt Elementary, John Stanford International School, and The Northwest School, Seattle, WA; and Renton Technical College, Renton, WA, who tested teaching materials and made Guatemalan kites in fall 2005 and spring 2006. First posted October 2005; revised September 2006 © 2006 The Drachen Foundation. Images may be downloaded by K-12 teachers for use in their classrooms. All other uses prohibi...
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    Grade Level: 3-5

  95.   The Drachen Foundation: A Non-Profit Kite Education Resource—Lessons Level
...uatemalan kites by Ben Ruhe; photos of student kites by Kiyomi Okawa or Cathy Palmer Thanks to teachers and students at Lockwood Elementary, Bothell, WA; Whitman Middle School, Hamilton International Middle School, Van Asselt Elementary, John Stanford International School, and The Northwest School, Seattle, WA; and Renton Technical College, Renton, WA, who tested teaching materials and made Guatemalan kites in fall 2005 and spring 2006. First posted October 2005; revised September 2006 © 2006 The Drachen Foundation. Images may be downloaded by K-12 teachers for use in their classrooms. All other uses prohibi...
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    Grade Level: 3-12

  96.   Displaying Relations Between Variables
...een age in months and the height of the child. In Lesson Two students were to construct a bar chart using the total salary scale of the Pacific division of the Western Conference in the NBA. How does the salary scale compare with the winning percentages that year? Name Sacramento LA Lakers Portland Seattle Phoenix LA Clippers Golden State Total Salary $46.3 million $58.8 million $86.5 million $50.6 million $53.5 million $29.6 million $41.8 million Pct. .755 .717 .521 .521 .500 .490 .304 2000-2001 S alaries and S tandings 0.8 0.7 0.6 0.5 0.4 0.3 0.2 0.1 0 0 20 40 60 80 100 Tota l S a la ry pe r Te a m Explain...
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    Grade Level: 9-12

  97.   Stellar Navigation
...ts remember which direction is which. B) Inform students that the north star can help you determine not only which way is north, but also your latitude. The number of degrees that the north star is above the horizon is the same as the number of degrees for your latitude. For example, if you live in Seattle, you're at about 47.5 degrees north latitude, so Polaris will be about 47.5 degrees above the horizon. How did people originally determine how far above the horizon the north star was? People developed a tool called a sextant to help them do so [if you have one, show and briefly explain the sextant]. Howev...
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    Grade Level: 6-8

  98.   Buy Nothing Day
...orld for a change, they might not dislike us so much. lynne roper, stirling 2. You could get the stds to storm a list of awareness questions for shoppers - they then compare with the list below. Checklist for Shopping (From an article in The New York Times, 29.11.97) The Buy Nothing Day campaign in Seattle distributed this checklist to let shoppers evaluate things they were thinking of buying. -Do I need it? -How many do I already have? -How much will I use it? -How long will it last? -Could I borrow it from a friend or family member? -Can I do without it? -Am I able to clean, lubricate and/or maintain it my...
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  99.   Pilgrim-for-rent
...things. - Write a letter to the editor expressing an opinion on the article. - Design & write an advert/poster advertising Carlos' services. - Discuss different non-religious pilgrimages that they might like to make - visiting popular music stars homes & graves eg - Elvis & Graceland, travelling to Seattle to visit Kurt Cobain's house & grave, Paris for Jim Morrison's etc.. . Rent-a-Pilgrim By Henrique Almeida LISBON (Reuters) - Any Roman Catholics who have vowed to make the pilgrimage to Fatima in Portugal, which is famous for religious visions, but can't fulfill their promise, help is at hand rent-a-pilgri...
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    Grade Level: 3-12

  100.   The first computer - lesson plan
...th the terms demanded by Big Blue. Also, it wanted to license its operating system to IBM, not sell it outright. IBM came back to Microsoft, and Gates seized the opportunity. What followed could well be the deal of the century. Microsoft acquired an operating system that had been written by another Seattle company and used it as the basis for MS-DOS. Microsoft paid $50,000 for the operating system. Microsoft No. 2 Today, Microsoft is the world's second-most valuable corporation. Of course, much has changed from the early days of the PC's development. Sarubbi, who went on to head the team that developed the I...
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    Grade Level: 3-8


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