The State of the Hudson 2009

The State of the Hudson 2009

Date: 2009
Creator: New York (State). Hudson River Estuary Program.
Description: This report describes the environmental quality of the Hudson River and its watershed, including issues such as pollution, population growth, and biodiversity. The report also describes the habitats of estuaries, watersheds, and rivers in general.
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An Evaluation of the Equality of Educational Opportunity

An Evaluation of the Equality of Educational Opportunity

Date: August 1939
Creator: Larsen, Ross Harold
Description: This thesis examines the equality of physical education, health, and recreation for middle school boys in Amarillo, Texas. Data gathered at three schools in the city informed the author's conclusions.
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A Study to Construct a Handbook on the Effective Use of the Bulletin Board in the Department of Health, Physical Education and Recreation in the Secondary Schools and Colleges

A Study to Construct a Handbook on the Effective Use of the Bulletin Board in the Department of Health, Physical Education and Recreation in the Secondary Schools and Colleges

Date: August 1950
Creator: Phillips, Arah
Description: Although most schools have bulletin boards, in most cases its educational possibilities and potentialities have not been fully realized by teachers of the health, physical education, and recreation departments. The wealth of facts innate in this program make it a rich field for full realization of values to be derived from the effective use of the bulletin board. Therefore, the writer became interested in setting forth some definite, concise, and practical suggestions in the form of a manual that would serve as a guide in the effective use of the bulletin board.
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A Comparison of Exotic and Domestic Species in American Zoological Gardens and their Practical Educational Value

A Comparison of Exotic and Domestic Species in American Zoological Gardens and their Practical Educational Value

Date: August 1940
Creator: Elliott, Zola
Description: This thesis presents a comparison of zoos and zoological gardens in the United States, Europe, and Asia. After an examination of these entities, the appeal and educational value of particular species is determined.
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Regional Highlights from Global Climate Change Impacts in the United States

Regional Highlights from Global Climate Change Impacts in the United States

Date: 2009
Creator: U.S. Global Change Research Program
Description: This fact sheet describes climate change scenarios in Southwest region of the United States.
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Regional Highlights from Global Climate Change Impacts in the United States

Regional Highlights from Global Climate Change Impacts in the United States

Date: 2009
Creator: U.S. Global Change Research Program
Description: This fact sheet describes climate change scenarios in Great Plains region of the United States.
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A Comparative Survey of Educational and Experiential Backgrounds of Past and Present Professional Recreators of the Dallas Park and Recreation Department

A Comparative Survey of Educational and Experiential Backgrounds of Past and Present Professional Recreators of the Dallas Park and Recreation Department

Date: August 1973
Creator: Neal, Edward Charles
Description: The purpose of this study was to determine the educational and experiential levels attained by professional recreators employed by the City of Dallas Park and Recreation Department from 1961 through 1971. Comparison of these levels was made to the minimum qualifications for employment as recommended by the National Recreation and Park Association. The study also surveyed the areas of specialized course work, in-service education, on-the-job training, and personal philosophy of the individual recreator.
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Construction of a Wall Test for the Badminton Short Serve and the Effect of Wall Practice on Court Performance

Construction of a Wall Test for the Badminton Short Serve and the Effect of Wall Practice on Court Performance

Date: August 1968
Creator: Washington, Jean
Description: The purpose of this study is to construct and validate a wall type test of badminton short serve skill by comparison with the French Short Serve test and to determine the effect of changing the distance through which the serve must pass on scores made on tests with and without a restraining line.
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A Survey and Comparison of Educational and Experiential Qualifications of Selected City Recreation Directors in Texas

A Survey and Comparison of Educational and Experiential Qualifications of Selected City Recreation Directors in Texas

Date: August 1970
Creator: Johnson, Steven L.
Description: A major problem in today's parks and recreation departments is the selection of qualified leaders. The magnitude and quality of recreation programs is apparently directly related to leadership. Information pertaining to present qualifications of recreation leadership is important in selecting or utilizing future recreational leaders.
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A Comparative Study of the Students' Recreational Program in the North Texas State Teachers College, Denton, Texas, and the Teachers' Recreational Program in Amarillo, Texas

A Comparative Study of the Students' Recreational Program in the North Texas State Teachers College, Denton, Texas, and the Teachers' Recreational Program in Amarillo, Texas

Date: 1941
Creator: Teal, William Rufus
Description: This study is a comparative analysis of the recreational activities and facilities of 150 students attending the North Texas State Teachers College, Denton, Texas, during the summer of 1940 and of 150 teachers in service in the public schools of Amarillo, Texas during 1940-41. The three-fold purpose of this investigation was to compare the recreational activities in which teachers in service and students in college participated, to secure from each subject a ranking of activities as to his choice for participation, and to determine the adequacy of recreational facilities for both groups.
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