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View Resource A Simple Fiber Numerical Aperture Measurement

In this video adapted from the ICT Center, students will learn about "the angles associated with light propagation in optical fibers." The video also demonstrates the meaning of total internal reflection, acceptance angle and numerical aperture. The material is intended for students in grades 11-12. Running time for the video is 2:08. The lesson is accompanied by discussion questions,...

View Resource Understanding the Basics of Gas Exploration and Production

This presentation from Eric K. Albert explains the basics of gas exploration and production, as well as some of the career opportunities created by the industry. Most of the presentation focuses on natural gas development, exploration and production. He also discusses where the jobs are in the natural gas industry. The presentation may be downloaded in Power Point file format.

View Resource A Simple Fiber-Optic Communications System

In this video adapted from the ICT Center, students will "learn how rise-time analysis is performed to determine the maximum data range of a fiber optic communications system." The video also demonstrates how a transmitter, fiber, and receiver work together. The material is intended for students in grades 11-12. Running time for the video is 5:31. The lesson is accompanied by discussion...

View Resource Reroofing Your Uncle's House

In this interactive activity adapted from the Wisconsin Online Resource Center, students will "use mathematics and measuring skills to solve a construction problem." They will determine how many shingles are required to rerroof a house using common tools, and learn about the importance of planning and calculating necessary materials. The material is intended for students in grades 9-12. The...

View Resource National Ag Safety Database

A national central repository of agricultural health, safety, and injury prevention materials for the agricultural community and especially for agricultural safety specialists. Spanish materials are included.

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