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  • Using home-laboratory kits to teach general chemistry 

    Kennepohl, Dietmar K. (Chemistry Education: Research and Practice, 2007)
    University-level chemistry courses that contain a substantial laboratory component have always been a challenge to deliver effectively through distance education. One potential solution is to enable students to carry out ...
  • The Science Gap in Canada: A Post-Secondary Perspective 

    Kennepohl, Dietmar K. (Canadian Journal of Educational Administration and Policy, 2009-04-04)
    Despite having its students score among the top in the world in mathematics and science, the level of science literacy and participation in science-related fields in Canada is relatively low. In the context of the economic ...
  • Student and Faculty Outcomes of Undergraduate Science Research Projects by Geographically Dispersed Students 

    Shaw, Lawton; Kennepohl, Dietmar K. (International Review of Research in Open and Distance Education, 2013-12)
    Senior undergraduate research projects are important components of most undergraduate science degrees. The delivery of such projects in a distance education format is challenging. Athabasca University (AU) science project ...
  • Apr 5 2010 AUGO magnetogram 

    Connors, Martin (2012-05-23)
    AUGO recorded the space weather event of Apr. 5 2010
  • Western Boreal Wetlands and Orchids 

    Locky, David A. (2010-06-14)
    Wetlands are a dominant component of the western boreal region of Canada. They are comprised primarily of peatlands, wetlands with organic soils. Peatlands vary from acidic bogs to calcareous fens and offer a rich array ...
  • Western Boreal Wetlands and Orchids 

    Locky, David A. (2010-06-14)
    Wetlands are a dominant component of the western boreal region of Canada. They are comprised primarily of peatlands, wetlands with organic soils. Peatlands vary from acidic bogs to calcareous fens and offer a rich array ...
  • Early stand-level assessment of forest harvesting in western boreal peatlands 

    Locky, David A. (Sustainable Forest Management Network, Networks of Centres of Excellence, 2010-02)
    Highlights • In Canada’s boreal region, wooded peatlands comprised of bogs, fens, and conifer swamps make up a significant component of the forest land base and many have marketable-size trees. • In parts of eastern ...
  • Boreal peatlands and plant diversity: what’s there and why it matters 

    Locky, David A. (Sustainable Forest Management Network, Networks of Centres of Excellence, 2010-02)
    Highlights • In the boreal region, knowledge of plant species diversity (richness and rarity) is low compared with other taxa such as birds and mammals. This is particularly true of peatlands, which have a ...
  • Plant Communities and Diversity in Boreal Wooded Fens: An Ecoregional Perspective 

    Locky, David A. (2009-07-06)
    Ecoregions are increasingly being used as a framework for conservation planning. The Mid-Boreal Uplands Ecoregion stretches across western Canada from Manitoba to British Columbia. Within this Ecoregion (Manitoba to Alberta), ...
  • Using home-laboratory kits to teach general chemistry 

    Kennepohl, Dietmar K. (Chemistry Education: Research and Practice, 2007-06-08)
    University-level chemistry courses that contain a substantial laboratory component have always been a challenge to deliver effectively through distance education. One potential solution is to enable students to carry out ...
  • Going the distance in Canada 

    Kennepohl, Dietmar K.; Last, Arthur M. (Education in Chemistry, 1998-01-01)
  • A One-meter Robotic Telescope for Western Canada 

    Martin, Brian; Connors, Martin (2008-10-11)
    1-m class telescopes are arguably the workhorses of modern astronomy and represent an excellent return of science for a relatively modest capital investment. Such instruments can be used in large-field survey work, ...
  • Remote Access to Instrumental Analysis for Distance Education in Science 

    Kennepohl, Dietmar K.; Baran, Jit; Connors, Martin; Quiqley, Kieron; Currie, Ron (International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning, 2005-11-01)
    Remote access to experiments offers distance educators another tool to integrate a strong laboratory component within a science course. Since virtually all modern chemical instrumental analysis in industry now use devices ...
  • Synthesis and structure of [[Cu2(6,6’-bis(2-(2pyridyl)ethylminomethyl)-2,2’-bipyridine)2][PF6]2 

    Kennepohl, Dietmar K.; Thomas, Angela; McDonald, Robert (Acta Crystallographica Section E, Crystal Structure Communications, 2006-10-12)
    In the structure of the title compound, [Cu2(C26H24N6)2]- (PF6)2, the Cu atoms of the cation are located on a twofold axis, and adopt a distorted tetrahedral coordination geometry. The terminal 2-(2-pyridyl)ethyl groups ...
  • Ethnomycological notes from Papua New Guinea 

    Treu, Roland; Adamson, Win (2006)
    The literature on the use of psychotropic fungi in the Western Highlands of Papua New Guinea has been reviewed. An attempt has been made to evaluate whether the previously reported “mushroom madness” still exists in the ...
  • Automated Forward Modelling and its Results for Substorms and Sawtooth Events 

    Connors, Martin; Rostoker, Gordon; McPherron, Robert L.; Hsu, Tung-Shin; Ponto, Jason (2008-06-18)
    Automated Forward Modelling is used to contrast quantitative aspects of substorms and sawtooth events.
  • Automated Regional Modelling (ARM) for characterization of the substorm current wedge 

    Connors, Martin; McPherron, Robert L.; Ponto, Jason; Stacey, R. Greg; Russell, Christopher T.; Angelopoulos, Vassilis; Rostoker, Gordon; Boteler, D.; Danskin, D. (2008-04-30)
    Some characteristics of substorms may be determined through use of an electrojet forward modelling approach. These include the amplitude of cross-meridian electric current (0.2 to 1 MA typically), timescales (about 20 ...
  • Tenerife Presentation 

    Connors, Martin (2008-03-03)
    Workshop material about THEMIS
  • Resurrecting Napier's Bones 

    Peschke, Julie (2008-01-30)
    This is a demonstration of a set of rods which John Napier invented in the early seventeenth century to make multiplication easier and faster, annotated with short historical commentaries.

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