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Saturday, April 22

  1. page The Cell Inside the Star Sand edited ... {6-P1370042.JPG} Painting the cytoplasm... {4-P1370130.JPG} Mapping Mapping out the mi…
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    Painting the cytoplasm...
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    Mapping
    Mapping out the microtubules...
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    Explaining the job of the kinesins in the cell to Mrs Nyhof...
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    Microtubules
    Microtubules with red
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    points complete...
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    Adding some cell organelles to complete the picture and the finish
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    9:56 pm
  2. page Dinolite Bird Tongues edited ... {tui_tongue-5.jpg} The back of the tongue is flat and splits into two channels towards the…
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    The back of the tongue is flat and splits into two
    channels towards thechannels. The nectar
    tip travels up the channels. The soft spikes at the
    back direct food down the throat.
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    9:54 pm

Tuesday, April 4

  1. page Mechanics - How to do a Valve Grind edited The Big Three Kody's and Josh's lawnmower engine will turn over but it won't start... What cou…

    The Big Three
    Kody's and Josh's lawnmower engine will turn over but it won't start... What could be wrong?
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    Using a guage to measure the valve stem clearance
    beneath the intake valve stem.
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    Pointing
    Pointing to the exhaust outlet.
    Exhaust
    outlet.Exhaust valves run
    ...
    than intake valves
    and
    valvesand are more
    ...
    and covered in
    carbon.
    incarbon.
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    Using
    Using a cloth
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    and ports, ready
    for
    readyfor inspection for damage
    The
    damageThe springs and
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    already been removed.
    The
    removed.The grinding paste
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    The valve grinder lapper - the tool used to lap the valve
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    down firmly on the valve, ready to rotate.
    You can see a spring retainer next to the valve.
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    When
    When the edge
    ...
    ground smooth it
    should
    itshould look like
    ...
    with no lines
    or
    linesor pits in
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    Kody's grinding technique - you have to grind and grind
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    12:57 am
  2. page Mechanics - How to do a Valve Grind edited The Big Three Kody's and Josh's lawnmower engine will turn over but it won't start... What cou…

    The Big Three
    Kody's and Josh's lawnmower engine will turn over but it won't start... What could be wrong?
    ...
    Engine lubricating oil
    Here's what we did...
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    perfect seals. This
    This
    restores compression
    The photos below show Kody and Josh doing a valve grind. Photos of some of the details are missing but hopefully the procedure will still be clear...
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    valve ready for
    for
    measuring the
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    checking the proper
    proper
    assembly of
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    stem clearance beneath
    beneath
    the intake
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    ...
    exhaust outlet. Exhaust
    Exhaust
    valves run
    ...
    intake valves and
    and
    are more
    ...
    covered in carbon.
    carbon.

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    Using a cloth to clean the valves and ports, ready
    ...
    inspection for damage.Thedamage
    The
    springs and
    ...
    been removed. The
    The
    grinding paste
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    ...
    the valve head
    head
    and seat.
    ...
    grinding compound is
    is
    put on
    ...
    valve seat in
    in
    the cylinder
    ...
    is pressed down
    down
    firmly on
    ...
    to rotate. You
    You
    can see
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    ...
    smooth it
    should

    should
    look like
    ...
    no lines
    or

    or
    pits in it.
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    ...
    and grind and
    and
    grind, back
    ...
    by rolling the
    the
    shaft between your hands. The
    The
    tool must
    ...
    the angle of
    of
    the
    seat
    seat will be
    ...
    seal properly. Both
    Both
    the seat
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    ...
    valve stem before
    before
    replacing it.
    reduces friction between the parts during operation.
    Less friction means less wear and tear.
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    be fiddly. If
    If
    they are
    ...
    the valve will
    will
    be uneven
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    the retainer was
    was
    finally nudged
    ...
    two screwdrivers. The
    The
    valve height
    ...
    the guage... grinding
    grinding
    the valves
    ...
    affects valvetrain geometry
    geometry
    and guide
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    Reassembled and ready to test...
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    12:55 am

Monday, April 3

  1. page space.menu edited ... Museum Music and Shadows & Dance Auschwitz - The Little Match Girl - Indian Dance
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    Museum
    Music and Shadows & Dance
    Auschwitz
    - The Little Match Girl
    - Indian Dance
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    5:20 pm
  2. page Auschwitz Workshop edited . Note: This peformance begins with one and a half minutes of silence ... {200px-Nazi_swastika_…
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    Note: This peformance begins with one and a half minutes of silence ...
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    5:07 pm

Thursday, February 9

  1. msg Question about support message posted Question about support I am so impressed with the light and feel of your space. It has heart and soul and is obviously a …
    Question about support
    I am so impressed with the light and feel of your space. It has heart and soul and is obviously a learning oasis. I do not know much about the educational system in NZ but do you have outside support for all these wonderful learning opportunities? You are doing a fantastic job.
    2:36 pm

Thursday, July 14

  1. msg Linda Esposito message posted Linda Esposito Wow!! Wonderfully imaginative. Hooray for the children and all that have to use their minds...think…
    Linda Esposito
    Wow!! Wonderfully imaginative. Hooray for the children and all that have to use their minds...think outside the box and create!
    7:44 am

Thursday, February 4

  1. page Relating to each other in the Allen Centre edited {IMG_1319.JPG}
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