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<h2>General Announcements</h2>
June 4, 2015
All missing 4th quarter assignment are due by 2:20 PM on Wednesday June 10, 2015.

May 25, 2015
Final Projects for all physics classes are due the week of June 8th. All grades in the gradebook need to be finalized by June 10th, at 2:20 PM. If anything is missing, see me.

May 12, 2015
The End of year project information is posted under the class assignments page in the final project folder. Please signup for your presentation topic and day in 104.

May 12, 2015
An outline of topics that will be on the final is posted under the class assignments page in the final review folder. Note that some of the later topics we have not covered yet and because of changes in the curriculum they may be moved. Please start preparing on all of the topics up through the ones we have covered. The topics are in order.

March 30, 2014
Want to get a Job at Google? Do you think GPA is the most important thing for getting this job? Are you worried more about the answer then the process? If you answered yes to each of these questions read the following article by Thomas Friedman.

March 30, 2014
In the recent article If You've Got the Skills, She's Got the Job by Thomas L. Friedman, the author talks about the ever changing job market. You may want to read this as you are considering your future careers.

Thoughts to Ponder:  
            Education is the vaccine for violence.
---Edward James Olmos


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Creepy Kangaroos: Why They Stand So Still
08/28/2015 06:36 AM
A field of grey, motionless kangaroos staring down a bicyclist in a recent YouTube video is not evidence of marsupial zombies, scientists say — though the pouched Australians look eerily possessed. The upright kangaroos peer intensely at Ben Vezina, who posted the video on YouTube on Aug. 23, as he approaches them on bike in Hawkstowe Park in Melbourne. "It looks really normal," said Marian Powers, a zookeeper at Fort Wayne Children's Zoo in Fort Wayne, Indiana.

Sea Ice: Ancient Oceans Birthed Diamonds
08/28/2015 06:29 AM

Sea Ice: Ancient Oceans Birthed DiamondsDiamonds can form with the help of ancient saltwater, say researchers who have identified the gems that crystallized with the help of oceanic crust dating back as far as 200 million years ago. Scientists think the jewels usually form 90 to 150 miles (140 to 250 kilometers) below Earth's surface, in the planet's mantle layer, which is sandwiched between Earth's crust and core. The deepest of these precious stones have come from 430 miles (700 km) below Earth's surface.

How to Find 'Strange Life' on Alien Planets
08/28/2015 05:19 AM
A team of scientists determined that signs of non-Earth-like life could be identified more easily on exoplanets orbiting stars producing relatively low amounts of radiation — but even then only if everything worked out just right.

NASA Tech Aims for Precise Landings on Mars (Video)
08/28/2015 05:18 AM
Whizzing across the solar system to a pinpoint landing is still just a dream for robotic spacecraft engineers — but a new technology co-developed at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) could make distant destinations easier to reach precisely.