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How to Build a Secret Book Box

You can turn a book into a secret box for storing valuable things, things like your favorite pen or a client’s ruby necklace. Here’s how… You will need: A big book Thrift stores and libraries usually sell big books cheap. Pick a thick one with a boring title: you don’t want anybody opening this book Good glue that dries clear Get something strong than Elmer’s but weaker than superglue (it’s hard to investigate a crime with your fingers stuck together). Ask for help at the hardware store. An Exacto knife Kids, use only with adult supervision. A paintbrush This will
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Careers in Music Videos

Filming Directors: are responsible for story boarding and composing a shot-by-shot vision for a music video. They must analyze a song and synchronize their video to the rhythm of its music. Music Video Directors must collaborate with the production crew and actors to create a unified video. A director is responsible for determining how the film moves, sounds and looks, as well as for the performances of the actors. On set, the director takes charge of the artistic and technical aspects of the video. They hold auditions, conduct rehearsals and approve music, costumes, scenery and locations. Choreographer: create and arrange
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Incremental Testing

What is incremental testing? In the software world, incremental testing is a way of integration testing in which you first test each module of the software individually, then continue testing by adding another module to it, then another. The advantage is that when you encounter an error you can find the defect more easily because you have a better idea in which subsystem to look. We can take this method and apply it to testing in our educational system. Incremental Testing is technology driven can be assessed more often measures personal improvement is continued from year to year boosts student
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To Get to the Other Side

To Get To The Other Side Building Popsicle Stick Bridges Civil Engineering Lesson Focus Lesson focuses on how bridges are engineered to withstand weight, while being durable, and in some cases aesthetically pleasing. Students work in teams to design and build their own bridge out of up to 200 popsicle sticks and glue. Bridges must have a span of at least 12 inches and be able to hold at minimum a five pound weight (younger students) or a twenty pound weight (older students). Students are encouraged to be frugal, and use the fewest number of popsicle sticks while still achieving
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