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  3. page matt edited ... The grant proposal that won funding for the second annual Brockton Solar Sprint: http://mrdaw…
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    The grant proposal that won funding for the second annual Brockton Solar Sprint:
    http://mrdawson.wikispaces.com/space/showimage/BefGrantFinal_2_06.doc
    Samples of learning activities and other work produced as a result of summer research experiences
    A fun, hands-on activity to explore how pliosaurs may have used gastroliths, or "stomach stones", to digest their food:
    {Gastroliths.doc}
    A web-quest based on my work with the BLM at the Upper Missouri River Breaks National Monument:
    {Webquest_UMRBNM.doc}
    An internet scavenger hunt based on my work at the Harvard-Smithsonian CfA:
    http://mrdawson.wikispaces.com/space/showimage/ChandraXRayObservatoryInternetScavengerHunt_MatthewDawson.doc
    Data analysis I contributed to the site survey for the National Solar Observatory's new Advanced Technology Solar Telescope:
    http://atst.nso.edu/site/reports/A13.16_DustDistributionS_Final.pdf
    The final report of the ATST's Site Survey Working Group, in which I am cited as a "major contributor":
    http://atst.nso.edu/site/reports/RPT-0021.pdf

    Samples of work produced for the Prentice Hall publishing company
    Examples of articles I wrote for the Science Explorer online textbook resources:
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    An example of a test I produced for the state of Georgia using an Oracle database system:
    {GA_ES_09_DT1.doc} or {GA_ES_09_DT1.htm}
    Samples of learning activities and other work produced as a result of summer research experiences
    A web-quest based on my work with the BLM at the Upper Missouri River Breaks National Monument:
    {Webquest_UMRBNM.doc}
    An internet scavenger hunt based on my work at the Harvard-Smithsonian CfA:
    http://mrdawson.wikispaces.com/space/showimage/ChandraXRayObservatoryInternetScavengerHunt_MatthewDawson.doc
    ATST Site Survey Working Group Interim Report
    Appendix 13.16
    Dust Statistics
    http://atst.nso.edu/site/reports/A13.16_DustDistributionS_Final.pdf
    ATST Site Survey Working Group
    Final Report
    http://atst.nso.edu/site/reports/RPT-0021.pdf
    (Matt cited as major contributor)
    ATST Temperature Report -
    ATST Dust Report -

    General educational activities and programs developed while teaching at Brockton High School
    http://mrdawson.wikispaces.com/space/showimage/WindTurbineDesignChallenge_KidWind_Dawson.docAn online guide to two presentations I gave to train teachers in how to create and use podcasts:
    http://mrdawson.wikispaces.com/expo
    A class debate I designed about a proposed wind farm off the coast of Cape Cod:

    http://mrdawson.wikispaces.com/space/showimage/CapeWindDebate_Roche_Dawson.doc
    A "Wind Turbine Design Challenge" contest:
    http://mrdawson.wikispaces.com/space/showimage/WindTurbineDesignChallenge_KidWind_Dawson.doc

    Student-teacher discussion about whether or not NASA should continue to service the Hubble Space Telescope:
    http://mrdawson.wikispaces.com/message/view/astronomy/112666
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  5. page matt edited Matt's Portfolio Matthew Dawson's E-Portfolio Documents related to the Brockton Solar Sprint, …
    Matt's Portfolio
    Matthew Dawson's E-Portfolio
    Documents related to the Brockton Solar Sprint, an event I founded and organized at Brockton High School
    The "home-wiki" of the Sprint:
    http://mrdawson.wikispaces.com/solarsprint
    The flyer used to advertise the second annual Brockton Solar Sprint:
    http://mrdawson.wikispaces.com/space/showimage/SolarSprintFlyer07.doc
    The grant proposal that won funding for the second annual Brockton Solar Sprint:
    http://mrdawson.wikispaces.com/space/showimage/BefGrantFinal_2_06.doc
    Samples of work produced for the Prentice Hall publishing company
    Examples of articles I wrote for the Science Explorer online textbook resources:
    Space Exploration--Is It Worth the Cost:
    http://www.phschool.com/webcodes10/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.gotoWebCode&wcprefix=cfh&wcsuffix=5030
    Communications Satellites:
    http://www.phschool.com/webcodes10/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.gotoWebCode&wcprefix=cfh&wcsuffix=5020
    Global Positioning System (GPS):
    http://www.phschool.com/webcodes10/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.gotoWebCode&wcprefix=cfh&wcsuffix=2010
    The Hybrid Car:
    http://www.phschool.com/webcodes10/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.gotoWebCode&wcprefix=ceh&wcsuffix=5050
    An example of a test I produced for the state of Georgia using an Oracle database system:
    {GA_ES_09_DT1.doc} or {GA_ES_09_DT1.htm}
    Samples of learning activities and other work produced as a result of summer research experiences
    A web-quest based on my work with the BLM at the Upper Missouri River Breaks National Monument:

    {Webquest_UMRBNM.doc}
    {GA_ES_09_DT1.doc}
    {GA_ES_09_DT1.htm}
    {MentorNetCertOfApp.doc}
    {MentorNetCertOfApp.htm}
    PORTFOLIO
    PH Science Explorer "Activity" articles
    Protecting Homes in Flood Plains - http://www.phschool.com/webcodes10/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.gotoWebCode&wcprefix=cfh&wcsuffix=2030
    The Hybrid Car - http://www.phschool.com/webcodes10/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.gotoWebCode&wcprefix=ceh&wcsuffix=5050
    DNA Fingerprinting - http://www.phschool.com/webcodes10/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.gotoWebCode&wcprefix=ceh&wcsuffix=3040
    Coral Reefs in Danger - http://www.phschool.com/webcodes10/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.gotoWebCode&wcprefix=ceh&wcsuffix=2010
    Communications Satellites - http://www.phschool.com/webcodes10/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.gotoWebCode&wcprefix=cfh&wcsuffix=5020
    Global Positioning System (GPS) - http://www.phschool.com/webcodes10/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.gotoWebCode&wcprefix=cfh&wcsuffix=2010
    Space Exploration--Is It Worth
    An internet scavenger hunt based on my work at the Cost - http://www.phschool.com/webcodes10/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.gotoWebCode&wcprefix=cfh&wcsuffix=5030
    Should People Be Required to Wear Bicycle Helmets? - http://www.phschool.com/webcodes10/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.gotoWebCode&wcprefix=ceh&wcsuffix=4060
    Overpopulation of White-Tailed Deer - http://www.phschool.com/webcodes10/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.gotoWebCode&wcprefix=ceh&wcsuffix=5010
    Shrimp Farms--At What Cost? (IS THIS MINE? IT'S LONG...) - http://www.phschool.com/webcodes10/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.gotoWebCode&wcprefix=cfh&wcsuffix=3040
    Harvard-Smithsonian CfA:
    http://mrdawson.wikispaces.com/space/showimage/ChandraXRayObservatoryInternetScavengerHunt_MatthewDawson.doc

    ATST Site Survey Working Group Interim Report
    Appendix 13.16
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    ATST Temperature Report -
    ATST Dust Report -
    GrantsGeneral educational activities and programs developed while teaching at Brockton High School
    http://mrdawson.wikispaces.com/space/showimage/WindTurbineDesignChallenge_KidWind_Dawson.doc
    http://mrdawson.wikispaces.com/space/showimage/CapeWindDebate_Roche_Dawson.doc
    Student-teacher discussion about whether or not NASA should continue to service the Hubble Space Telescope:
    http://mrdawson.wikispaces.com/message/view/astronomy/112666

    Student
    http://mrdawson.wikispaces.com/PHY6.2
    and teacher summaries about science news events:
    http://mrdawson.wikispaces.com/currentevents
    Samples of student work
    An example of a student-produced wiki-page and podcast about Kuiper Belt Objects:

    http://mrdawson.wikispaces.com/KuiperBeltObjects
    An example of a student-produced blog, or online web-log:
    http://lilprchica4ya.learnerblogs.org/
    An example of a student-produced wiki-page about a general topic covered in my astronomy class:
    http://mrdawson.wikispaces.com/PHY6.2

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Sunday, August 12

  1. page space.menu edited ... Podcasts Solar Sprint RET Homework Help About Mr. D
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    Podcasts
    Solar Sprint
    RET
    Homework Help
    About Mr. D
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  2. page currentevents edited ... http://science.nasa.gov/headlines/y2006/20oct_transitofmercury.htm (On Wednesday, Nov 8th, the…
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    http://science.nasa.gov/headlines/y2006/20oct_transitofmercury.htm (On Wednesday, Nov 8th, the planet Mercury will pass directly in front the Sun.)
    http://www.physics.purdue.edu/astro/ast263/current.html (news update on astronomy's current events)
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    Ancient Tsunami? http://www.nytimes.com/2006/11/14/science/14WAVE.html?_r=2&8dpc&oref=slogin&oref=slogin
    This will be the
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    online discussion questions.questions.) http://www.nytimes.com/2006/11/14/science/14WAVE.html?_r=2&8dpc&oref=slogin&oref=slogin
    Storm on Saturn? http://news.yahoo.com/photo/061109/photos_sc/2006_11_09t175916_434x450_us_space_saturn
    Mike S. found something interesting about Saturn. Click on the link to find out more about this storm on Saturn.
    Storm on Saturn http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2006/11/061113-saturn-storm.html
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    by Crystal Brown_ThisBrown - This is another
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    on there.
    http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2006/11/061113-saturn-storm.htmlNiburu
    (Planet

    http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2006/11/061113-saturn-storm.html
    NIBIRU (Planet
    X) -
    Transit of Mercury, posted by Coralie Saint-Louis
    http://www.astronomy.com/asy/default.aspx?c=a&id=4647
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    "Park official proposes 'no child left inside' program", 10/24/06, http://www.cnn.com/2006/TRAVEL/10/24/park.program.ap/index.html. Are young people suffering from "nature deficit syndrome?" What do you think? If you'd like to discuss this article, go to the EES class discussion group. Posted by Mr. D.
    [[http://www.astronomy.com/asy/default.aspx?c=a&id=4647|]]
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    Meagan Albertson - Pluto's Planethood. a Dwarf planet or not? 11/8/06
    http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=5631291
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    ATST Dust Report -
    Grants
    Student
    http://mrdawson.wikispaces.com/PHY6.2
    http://mrdawson.wikispaces.com/KuiperBeltObjects

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  4. page skyobservations edited ... American Meteor Society http://www.amsmeteors.org/index.html Student Observations Leonid M…
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    American Meteor Society
    http://www.amsmeteors.org/index.html
    Student Observations
    Leonid Meteor Shower 11/18/06
    Leonid Meteor Shower 11/19/06

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  5. page PHY6.2 edited <<WOW, PROBABLY THE BEST ONE YET. GREAT SUMMARY, IN YOUR OWN WORDS, SCIENTIFICALLY ACCURAT…

    <<WOW, PROBABLY THE BEST ONE YET. GREAT SUMMARY, IN YOUR OWN WORDS, SCIENTIFICALLY ACCURATE, INTERESTING TO READ. SOURCES WELL CITED, THOUGH YOU COULD ADD CITATIONS TO SOME VOCAB TERMS. CITATIONS ARE IN PROPER FORMATS. THE BEST PART OF ALL IS THE QUALITY OF YOUR NEWS STORIES. THE STORIES ARE VERY TIMELY AND INTERESTING, AND YOUR DESCRIPTIONS ARE VERY GOOD. EXCELLENT. 99%, A+.>>
    Physics 6.2
    6.2 Describe the electromagnetic spectrum in terms of frequency and wavelength, and identify the locations of radio waves, microwaves, infrared radiation, visible light (red, orange, yellow, green, blue indigo, and violet), ultraviolet rays, x-rays, and gamma rays on the spectrum.
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