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CASE Up in the Air: The Physics of Flight

Tue, 03/11/2014 - 15:26 -- Hilal Ulusan
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Up in the Air: The Physics of Flight
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From the beginning of time, humans have been fascinated by flight. From watching a bird soar on the thermals to hearing about the Wright Brothers first lift off, we have always asked, how can we fly? Learn the answers to this question this summer as you study the physics of flight.  

Have you ever wondered how eagles soar and jets roar high above our heads? What makes flight possible? Learn the answers as you study the physics of flight. Through the use of hands-on activities and experiments you will gain firsthand knowledge of the four forces governing flight:  lift, drag, thrust and weight. You will further your understanding of flight by working in groups to design and build your own airfoil (airplane wing) and test it in BSU's wind tunnel. In this course you will learn how to properly conduct research, design experiments, collect and analyze data as well as set up lab equipment and learn to use sensors and “probeware” to see and analyze data in real time. Students will present what they have learned about the fascinating subject of flight on the last day of class.

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CASE Forensics Institute of Bridgewater

Tue, 03/11/2014 - 15:24 -- Hilal Ulusan
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Forensics Institute of Bridgewater
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As a new employee at the Forensics Institute of Bridgewater (FIB), you expect your week-long training on crime scene investigations to be exciting, but you never thought it would be THIS exciting. Only a day into your training, a senior scientist employed by FIB mysteriously disappears, and it is up to you to determine what happened!

Have you ever watched Crime Scene Investigators and wondered what really happens to the evidence at a crime scene and how that evidence is used to solve the crime? Join us in a week-long adventure into the life of a crime scene analyst!  Working with Senior Scientists, you will learn how to collect and analyze fingerprints from a simulated crime scene, perform blood type analysis and get closer to solving the mystery using the cutting edge technique, DNA fingerprinting. At the end of the week, you will present your findings as an expert crime scene technician to our "jury" so they can determine if your lab analysis and scientific evidence is sufficient for the case to go to trial.

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CASE x-STREAM Adventures

Tue, 03/11/2014 - 15:23 -- Hilal Ulusan
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x-STREAM Adventures
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Water. It is a basic biological need and one that we take for granted. Yet, that perfectly clean looking stream may not be so clean. If you love the outdoors and care about the environment, then come and join us for x-STREAM Adventures! Here you can adventure into the world of water and see how land use impacts the physical, biological, and chemical composition of a local New England river. 

Have you ever wondered what is in the water flowing by your neighborhood or in the stream in which you take a refreshing dip to cool off? Middle school students are invited to apply for this exciting week-long adventure. Participants will investigate how land use may impact the physical, biological, and chemical composition of a local New England river. They will also discover a variety of conservation strategies that can be applied in their own communities to conserve local river systems and to encourage stewardship. Using investigative sampling techniques, participants will conduct fieldwork as teams to collect and identify aquatic bugs and to analyze water samples for bacteria counts, chemistry and flow rates. Participants will conduct laboratory research, create a PowerPoint presentation, and present their findings in an open public forum. If you care about the environment and are ready to explore, this is the adventure for you!

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CASE Whale of a Mystery

Tue, 03/11/2014 - 15:21 -- Hilal Ulusan
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Whale of a Mystery
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Imagine that you have just been hired as a Junior Scientist for the Bridgewater Animal Forensics Institute (BAFL). Only a day into your training, an important case arrives. It is up to YOU to help determine if the tissue samples sent from a field agent are those of illegally hunted, endangered whale species! 

During this exciting hands-on class, participants will use investigative laboratory techniques to solve a mystery related to the hunting of endangered Cetacean species.  Students will work in teams to determine if a sample of "whale meat" is from an endangered species that has been sold illegally in a foreign fish market. Participants will learn about the natural history of these amazing creatures while they conduct laboratory research using state of the art technology and techniques, including protein extraction, quantification and gel electrophoresis. The results of these studies will be used to develop a presentation, which will be showcased at a public session for our "congress."

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FAQ Sample 2

Tue, 01/28/2014 - 13:33 -- demo
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Header/Title
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The content will appear here.

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Create an FAQ Item

Tue, 01/28/2014 - 10:33 -- demo
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How do I create an FAQ Item?
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By going to the content menu

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Practice FAQ

Tue, 01/28/2014 - 10:30 -- demo
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How do I get funding for internships?
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You must be a fulltime Jr/Sr with a 2.75GPA

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Practice FAQ Item

Tue, 01/28/2014 - 10:29 -- demo
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How do I create an FAQ item?
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By going to the content menu.

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Practice FAQ Item

Tue, 01/28/2014 - 10:29 -- demo
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How do I create an FAQ item?
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By going to the content menu.

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Sample FAQ

Mon, 01/27/2014 - 09:31 -- marissa
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How do I create FAQ?
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This is the Answer / Topic Details.

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