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The purpose of this research is to find methods to successfully extract DNA from duct tape, and to determine if different brands of tape affect the quality of amplified DNA. I hypothesize that at least one method 'Will generate a...
CHAPTER 2: MATERIALS & METHODS
DNA Extraction and Regions Sampled
Ancient maize specimens were previously collected from the Corngrowers Site and identified based on their depth of occurrence from the trench surface. These specimens were ground...
Fewster, & McCormick (2010) further stated that “approximately eight million adolescents struggled with reading” (p. 636).
High School (9th to 12th Grade)
Cassidy, Valadez, Garrett, & Barrera (2010) reported that adolescent literacy is a hot...
philosophy that educators can recognize signs that indicate a potential for inappropriate behavior
(Murdick, 1996). It is preferable to prevent inappropriate behaviors rather than wait until after
the behaviors occur before responding. Students...
writing at this institution is not valued as human communication—and this
in turn reduces the validity of the assessment (CCCC Executive Committee,
They also have concerns with companies not communicating their algorithms with their...
I learned during the research how very important it is to use cross curriculum to
encourage interest in mathematics. I have learned that reaching one child is worth all the time,
effort and persistence it takes. Being an advocate does make a...
The Bureau of Education commissioned a report in 1907 entitled Agricultural
Education Including Nature Study and School Gardens. This report claimed “elementary
nature study and agriculture had a positive impact on the social and economic...
validity constitute construct validity. Construct validity refers to the extent to which an
operationalization measures the factor it is supposed to measure (Bagozzi, Yi, & Phillips,
1991). Convergent validity has been defined as the extent to...
and reverse primer, 1X (5 μl) SYBR Green master mix and sterile distilled water to a final volume of 10μl (Roche, 2009). qPCR cycling conditions were 5 minutes at 95ºC followed by 45 cycles of 10 seconds at 95ºC, 10 seconds at 50ºC, and12...
However, “…even the most proactive teacher must follow through with a negative
consequence for an inappropriate behavior. Yet, the worst time to select a punisher is during an
episode of student misbehavior” (Akin-Little & Little, 2008, p....
regularly features service learning, students’ participation in service learning is noted on
transcripts, outstanding students receive service-learning scholarships, awards and
commencement regalia and faculty are eligible for grants or...
model in the appendix assured that the model fit the data well: no evidence of improper
solutions was found, all measurement parameters were statistically significant, the
confirmatory factor loadings were of relatively large size, and the...
Hypothesis 1: Information sources have a positive effect on travel motive
Hypothesis 1 predicted that information sources would positively affect travel
motive and was supported with a coefficient of 0.264. Respondents indicated sources...
Hypothesis 3: Information sources have a positive effect on visiting intention
Hypothesis 3 predicted that information sources would positively affect visiting
intention, but this result was not supported. With positive influence of...
continue to show that one-fourth of grade school students do not read outside of school,
and the majority read only for a few minutes daily (National Assessment of Educational
Progress (NAEP), 2007 as cited by Moats, 2009). “In a reanalysis of...