Matthew Dea

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Will We Ever Cure Breast Cancer?

Will We Ever Cure Breast Cancer?

Breast cancer is the second most common cancer diagnosed in women in the United States, right behind skin cancer. While it largely affects women, it can also occur in men. Fortunately, thanks to awareness, early detection, and research, survival rates have increased but there’s still a lot we’re learning. So how far have we come […]

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InfoLit in Social Sciences – Module 3 (Animation 1)

InfoLit in Social Sciences – Module 3 (Animation 1)

Scholarly resources such as academic journals usually have editorial boards composed with subject-experts to verify all the information before publication. Trusted mass media such as newspapers, broadcast news programmes, in the same sense, have to be reviewed by the editor before going into print or on air. However, information available on the internet, is not […]

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InfoLit in Social Sciences – Module 2 (Animation 6)

InfoLit in Social Sciences – Module 2 (Animation 6)

Oh my god! It’s 2:30 am now! Hang in there, we just need some more references for an infographic. then we are done! Okay! Let’s try the advanced searching functions to help us get more focused results Do you mean using phrase search, like “social protection system”. And use connectives like “AND”, “OR”, ”NOT” to […]

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Sally Ride Science Junior Academy

Sally Ride Science Junior Academy

>>>I THINK WHERE I GREW UP, I WOULD LAUGH IN THEIR FACE.>>DON’T TELL THESE YOUNG LADIES THEY CAN’T DO WHAT THE BOYS DO.>>WE SENT A NEWS REPORTER TO A UNIQUE SUMMER CAMP WHERE THE GIRLS ARE LEVELING THE PLAYING FIELD.>>IT IS SLIMY.>>THE LEANING TOWER OF FLUBBER.>>TACKY, AND DOWNRIGHT BRAINY. ESPECIALLY IF YOU KNOW THE FIRST […]

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In the Science Museum as an Engineer volunteer 2018
InfoLit in Social Sciences – Module 4 (Animation 1)

InfoLit in Social Sciences – Module 4 (Animation 1)

We need to use APA style to cite all the references that we have used. I know! APA stands for “American Psychological Association” and it is one of the citation style most commonly used in social sciences subjects. I know. That means we need to do in-text cite and a reference list. I know. Then […]

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[FILM] 1001 Inventions and the Library of Secrets – starring Sir Ben Kingsley (English Version)

[FILM] 1001 Inventions and the Library of Secrets – starring Sir Ben Kingsley (English Version)

OK class. Shhh. I’m giving each group of you a different era of history to research…and the question is ‘What impact did your era have on the modern world?’ So Sarah your group has the ancient Greeks. Ravi, you have the Romans. And Danny’s group gets…ah yes, a bit of a challenge for you…you get […]

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InfoLit in Social Sciences – Module 2 (Animation 1)

InfoLit in Social Sciences – Module 2 (Animation 1)

The assignment deadline is coming! Yes! but where should we start? I think we need a work plan. We should study the task first. Then, identify the key concept. Brainstorm ideas about the subject area Jot down main point. Gather some information. Evaluation. And write up

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Jennifer Widom and Debra Satz: Take time to explore many subjects and courses

Jennifer Widom and Debra Satz: Take time to explore many subjects and courses

(upbeat music) – So, surprisingly, my undergraduate degree is actually in music. I’m probably the only engineering dean anywhere who has a bachelor’s degree in classical trumpet performance. So that was where my journey started. Late in my music undergraduate career, I took a course that involved computer programming in the music school, and got […]

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When Science FICTION Becomes Science FACT!

When Science FICTION Becomes Science FACT!

In 1988, Isaac Asimov predicted that we would all own computers connected to massive libraries and be able to access digital teachers and reference materials on demand, allowing us to learn at our own pace, wherever we want, about whatever we choose. So . . . basically this? [MUSIC] You know what’s frustrating about tomorrow? […]

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