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Oldest people

b ^ Mortensen was born in Denmark. c ^ Gerneth was born in Stettin, then part of the German Empire, now in Poland and renamed Szczecin. d ^ Kristal was born in Maleniec, Konskie County, then part of the Russian Empire, now in Poland.

                                               

Turkic peoples

The Turkic peoples are a group of peoples. They speak languages belonging to the Turkic family. A Turkic person is called a Turk and mainly come from these independent states Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Azerbaijan, Turkey, Kyrgyzstan and Turkmenistan ...

                                               

Computer science

Computer science is the study of manipulating, managing, transforming and encoding information. There are many different areas in computer science. Some areas consider problems in an abstract manner, while some need special machines, called compu ...

                                               

Science fiction

Science fiction is a kind of writing. Science fiction stories can be novels, movies, TV shows, video games, comic books and other literature. SF is often about the future. It can be about imaginary new science and inventions such as spaceships, t ...

                                               

Science fiction movie

Science fiction films are movies which tell stories about the future, outer space, robots, or aliens. Science fiction movies often use special effects to show images of alien worlds or other planets far away. Science fiction movies are related to ...

                                               

Political science

Political science is a branch of social science that is concerned with theory, description, analysis and prediction of political behavior, political systems and politics. Political scientists study the allocation and transfer of power in decision ...

                                               

Earth science

Earth science is an all-embracing term for the sciences related to the planet Earth. Earth science may also be called geoscience. Geoscience is the study of the architecture of the earth. It is a broader term than geology because it includes aspe ...

                                               

Philosophy of science

Philosophy of science is the part of philosophy that studies the sciences. Philosophers who are interested in science study how knowledge is built up by scientists, and what makes science different from other activities. No doubt, modern science ...

                                               

Science Museum (London)

The Science Museum is one of the three large museums on Exhibition Road, London. It is part of the National Museum of Science and Industry. The museum is a big tourist attraction in London. The science museum is a great place. It has been free to ...

                                               

Social sciences

The social sciences are a group of academic disciplines that study human aspects of the world. Social Sciences includes anthropology, archaeology, economics, geography, political science, psychology, and sociology. They are different from the art ...

                                               

National Science Foundation

The National Science Foundation is a United States government agency where discoveries begin and supports fundamental research and education in all the non-medical fields of science and engineering. Its medical counterpart is the National Institu ...

                                               

British Science Association

The British Science Association promotes science. It was founded in 1831. Until 2009 it was known as the British Association for the Advancement of Science. It is a charity. The British Science Associations mission is to get more people engaged i ...

                                               

Master of Science

Master of Science is a postgraduate degree. It is awarded by universities. Usually, it is awarded for studies in natural sciences or Engineering. A Master of Science is usually awarded after a Bachelor of Science, and after presenting an academic ...

                                               

Science (journal)

Science is one of the worlds top science journals. It is also referred to as Science magazine. It is published weekly, and a peer-reviewed journal. The publisher is the American Association for the Advancement of Science. Science was founded by J ...

                                               

List

A list is a part of a text, which has many words separated by commas or a group of words going down the page that may use bullet points, letters, or numbers. Semicolons are also used sometimes to separate items in a list. These are lists: I have ...

                                               

Lists of United States state symbols

Firearms Foods Commemorative quarter-dollar coins Beverages Dances Highway route markers Musical instruments Motor vehicle license plates Sports Tartans Ships Songs Poems Toys

                                               

Lists of tropical cyclone names

Tropical cyclones and subtropical cyclones are named by various warning centers to provide ease of communication between forecasters and the general public regarding forecasts, watches, and warnings. The names are intended to reduce confusion in ...

                                               

Lists of World Heritage Sites in Europe

For lists of World Heritage Sites in Europe, see: List of World Heritage Sites in Northern Europe List of World Heritage Sites in Sweden List of World Heritage Sites in the Netherlands List of World Heritage Sites in Switzerland List of World Her ...

                                               

Adult Contemporary

The Adult Contemporary is a weekly music chart that is published on the Billboard magazine. It lists the top 30 popular songs. It measures the top 30 songs depending on its airplay, digital download sales, and single sales. It is only based on 85 ...

                                               

List of NHL players

List of members of the United States Hockey Hall of Fame List of ice hockey players of black African descent List of ice hockey players of India List of members of the Hockey Hall of Fame List of ice hockey players of Asian descent List of undraf ...

                                               

Professional wrestling match types

A singles match also known as a regular match between two wrestlers. The first person to either win by pinfall or submission is the winner. If one of the wrestlers gets disqualified, or "counted out" when a wrestler is caught outside of the ring ...

                                               

Hurricane Dora

Hurricane Dora struck the northeast coast of Florida and became the first hurricane to do so. She created next to 0 million in damage around the area she hit. Winds from Dora reached almost 125 mph around Jacksonville, Florida when she hit. Dora ...

                                               

Abitur

The Abitur is a final exam in Germany, Lithuania and the Czech Republic at the end for the secondary education. The Abitur takes usually 12 or 13 years. The official term in Germany for this certificate is Allgemeine Hochschulreife. The Abiturzeu ...

                                               

Academia Europaea

The Academia Europaea is the pan-European Academy of Humanities, Letters, Law, and Sciences. The Academia was founded in 1988. It focuses on all fields of scholarly inquiry. It acts as co-ordinator of European interests in national research agencies.

                                               

Advanced Placement Program

The Advanced Placement Program, or AP, is a program that offers higher level school classes for high school students in Canada and the United States. Good Schools Guide International says it is "much more difficult than most classes", although it ...

                                               

Affirmative action

Affirmative action is a policy where members of minority groups are given preference over members of more common or bigger groups. This is usually done to try to obtain some equality or balance. Positive discrimination is illegal in many countrie ...

                                               

Board of education

A board of education, school committee or school board is the board of directors or board of trustees of a school, local school district or anything like those.

                                               

Choral scholar

A choral scholar is a student at a university who gets money to help with the fees of his or her studies in exchange for singing in the university’s choir. Some private schools also have choral scholarships. In the United Kingdom there are choral ...

                                               

Conference of European Schools for Advanced Engineering Education and Research

The Conference of European Schools for Advanced Engineering Education and Research is an association of engineering universities in Europe. CESAER started on the 10th of May 1990, based in Leuven, Belgium.

                                               

Curriculum

A curriculum is a program of study. It is used to plan teaching or training. It spells out the details so others can know what is going to happen: it is often linked to a timetable, and other details of an organisation where it will take place in ...

                                               

Deschooling

Deschooling is a word that was first used by Ivan Illich. Many homeschoolers use the word to describe the process that children go through when they left the school system to start homeschooling. It is an important process for homeschooling, in w ...

                                               

Doctor of Letters

Doctor of Letters is an academic degree. It is a higher doctorate which, in some countries, may be considered to be beyond the Ph.D. and equal to the Doctor of Science. It is awarded in many countries by universities and learned bodies. It is giv ...

                                               

E-learning

An online educational or e-learning service is a website which teaches and helps students improve in certain subjects such as Maths, English and Science. These are normally used by schools to let students learn from home and complete online homew ...

                                               

Education in India

Elementary education is provided by the government for children ages 6-14. After 14, families are required to pay for their children’s private school. Because of India’s massive population, high-paying jobs are very competitive and leave many une ...

                                               

Educational technologist

An educational technologist is someone trained in the field of educational technology. Educational technologists try to analyze, design, develop, implement and evaluate processes and tools to make learning easier. The term does not necessarily, o ...

                                               

Educational Testing Service

Educational Testing Service was founded in 1947. It is the worlds largest private nonprofit educational testing and assessment organization. Its headquarters are in Lawrence Township, New Jersey, near Princeton. ETS develops various standard test ...

                                               

Eleventh grade

Eleventh grade is the second to last year of secondary education in the United States, as well as many other nations. Students are usually 16 when they start and are 17 years old at the end.

                                               

European Network for Accreditation of Engineering Education

European Network for Accreditation of Engineering Education authorises quality assurance and education accreditation agencies within the European higher education area, to award the EUR-ACE label to their accredited engineering degree programmes.

                                               

Examination

An examination is a test. Many things may be examined, but the word is most often used for an assessment of a person. It measures a test-takers knowledge, skill, aptitude, physical fitness, or ability or standing in some other topic. It is a set ...

                                               

Extracurricular activity

An extracurricular activity or extra academic activity is an activity, performed by students, that is not part of the normal curriculum of school, college or university education. These activities are often voluntary as opposed to mandatory, soci ...

                                               

Grade (education)

Grades are a teachers evaluation of a students performance. They are often letters or numbers, although in some countries they do not use either of these systems. Letter grades are most commonly used in the United States and some others. The grad ...

                                               

Grade retention

Grade retention is when a student repeats a grade i.e. first grade, second grade, etc. Some students have disabilities and must repeat a grade due to the problem for not meeting their needs in the first place. Either way, grade retention can be e ...

                                               

Graduation

Graduation is the confirmation of the finishing of an academy. Graduation is celebrated in a ceremony done at the day of that confirmation; the name of that ceremony is usually the degree day. This is also called commencement, invocation, or conv ...

                                               

Habilitation

In some countries, Habilitation is a step toward becoming a professor that comes after people receive their Ph. D.

                                               

E. D. Hirsch

E. D. Hirsch is Eric Donald Hirsch Jr. was hated by the liberal left. It also managed to annoy the right wing because it attacked the local control of schools. in 2016 he published Why Knowledge Matters: Rescuing our Children from Failed Educatio ...

                                               

Home education

Home education or homeschooling is a form of education where the parent or guardian is the instructor. The reason for this form of education is usually the guardian is not happy with the nearby schools, or sometimes for religious or moral purpose ...

                                               

Homework

Homework is work that are given by teachers for students to do at home. Homework is usually given to students by their school teachers. It is a practice work which helps students revise what theyve learned that day. Homework helps students to rem ...

                                               

Inclusive education

Inclusive education is an idea in the field of education. It means that persons with disabilities or persons who need special care can learn in schools together with people who do not have special needs. This idea comes from the idea of social ju ...

                                               

International Alliance of Research Universities

The International Alliance of Research Universities was a program launched in January 2006 as a leading co-operative network of 10 international research-intensive universities. The president of the IARU is Australian National University Vice-Cha ...

                                               

International Baccalaureate

The International Baccalaureate, or IB, is a well-known advanced school program. It is taught in English, French and Spanish in more than 140 countries. Students earn an IB Diploma after passing exams and completing the program requirements. They ...