posts from diigo 10/29/2010

    • The faces were the same, but the body language could not have been more different.
    • Eight years ago, Bill Clinton stood alongside Andrew M. Cuomo, bucking him up as Mr. Cuomo made a humbling exit from the primary for governor of New York with assurances from Mr. Clinton that his political career was far from over.

      On Wednesday, the former president and his onetime housing secretary, their grins real and broad, pumped fists, clasped hands and embraced — exulting in what, come Tuesday, could well mark the completion of Mr. Cuomo’s arduous comeback.

      “If you really want him to be effective, give him a whopping victory,” Mr. Clinton urged a crowd in a Downtown Brooklyn college gym, as Mr. Cuomo nodded approvingly. “Send him to Albany with a massive majority.”

      For the two men, the rally was a reminder not just of that 2002 gesture, which one Cuomo aide recalled as deeply touching, but also of the closeness they forged during Mr. Clinton’s two terms in the White House, and the similarities they share as political animals.

      In the public imagination, Mr. Cuomo — now the state’s attorney general and the

    • — is often viewed through the lens of his relationship with his father, former Gov. Mario M. Cuomo. But Mr. Clinton also looms large in the younger Mr. Cuomo’s consciousness and career. In some ways, Mr. Cuomo’s intensely strategic mind more closely resembles Mr. Clinton’s than his father’s more lofty intellect.
  • tags: test again

      • How Clean is Clean? Testing Detergents and Analyzing Product Claims

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        detergent photoRichard Perry/The New York Times Elise Jones has noticed “a white dusty film” on her dishes and attributes it to reduced phosphates in dishwasher detergent. Go to related article »

        Lesson Plans - The Learning NetworkLesson Plans - The Learning Network

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        Teaching ideas based on New York Times content.

        Overview | What properties allow detergents to remove dirt from clothing, dishes and other objects? How do different detergents compare in efficacy and environmental impact? In this lesson, students analyze the information included on labels of popular dish detergents. They then test the efficacy of a variety of laundry detergents and determine which are most effective at removing various types of stains. In so doing, they learn how to design an experiment using common consumer goods and evaluate the marketing claims made on product labels.

        Materials | Computers with Internet access or research resources on detergents, copies of the handout Laboratory Experiment (PDF), scraps of white T-shirt cloth, access to a source of water, medium-sized glass or plastic containers, variety of laundry detergents (including at least one branded  “environmentally friendly”), items to stain cloth, like ketchup, chocolate sauce, soda, jelly, cooking oil, fruit juice

        Warm-Up | Before class, ask students to bring in dish detergent labels from home. In class, have students form groups and answe

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    • The faces were the same, but the body language could not have been more different.
    • Eight years ago, Bill Clinton stood alongside Andrew M. Cuomo, bucking him up as Mr. Cuomo made a humbling exit from the primary for governor of New York with assurances from Mr. Clinton that his political career was far from over.

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