First Lady Michelle Obama and California First Lady Maria Shriver Kick Off 2009 National Conference on Volunteering & Service with Playground Service Project
Shriver to Present First Annual Governor & First Lady's Medals for Service, Join CaliforniaVolunteers to Build First Fully Intergenerational Playground
in the Country, and Participate in Conference's Opening General Session
SAN FRANCISCO, June 22 /PRNewswire/ -- California First Lady Mari...
Safe Playground to be Built at Politz Hebrew Academy
Keystone Mercy Health Plan to Build a New, Safe Playground
in Seven Hours for Orthodox Jewish School
Philadelphia, PA (Vocus) June 4, 2009 -- More than 40 Keystone Mercy Health Plan employees, staff from Politz Hebrew Academy and volunteers from State Representative B...
Groundbreaking for Safe Playground Build at Politz Hebrew Academy
Keystone Mercy Health Plan to Build Safe Playground
for Small, Orthodox Jewish School in Northeast Philadelphia
Philadelphia, Pa. (Vocus) May 29, 2009 -- Keystone Mercy Health Plan, the largest medical assistance managed care organization in Pennsylvania, will hold a gr...
State Farm Bayou Classic and KaBOOM! Team Up to Build New Playground in Just One Day
NEW ORLEANS, Nov. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 200 volunteers from State
Farm Bayou Classic(R), organizers from KaBOOM! and residents of the New
Orleans community will join forces on Friday, Nov. 28 to build a new, safe
playground at the Abramson Science & Technology Charter School (5552 Read
CVS Caremark All Kids Can Announces the Opening of a Boundless Playground in Los Angeles to Serve Children of All Abilities
A $250,000 grant will ensure inclusive play for all children at Rosecrans Recreation Center in South Los Angeles
WOONSOCKET, R.I., Nov. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Caremark, Boundless
Playgrounds and the City of Los Angeles announce today the grand opening of
a new playground
at the ...
CVS Caremark All Kids Can Program Announces the Opening of a Boundless(TM) Playground in Dallas to Serve Children of all Abilities
A $250,000 grant plus $80,000 raised by local associates will ensure inclusive play for children at a Dallas City Park
WOONSOCKET, R.I., March 1 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Caremark announces today
the grand reopening of Fantasy Landing playground
at Kiest Park, bringing
Texas its second B...
Kids more active when playground has balls, jump ropes, UNC study shows
Children play harder and longer when their child care centers provide portable play equipment (like balls, hoola hoops, jump ropes and riding toys), more opportunities for active play and physical activity training and education for staff and students, according to a study published in the January...
GameTime Celebrates Opening of Give Kids the World Playground
FORT PAYNE, Ala., July 30 /PRNewswire/ -- GameTime employees were
honored to attend the grand opening of Matthew's Boundless Playground
the Give Kids the World Village. Give Kids the World is a 70-acre,
non-profit resort in the Orlando area that creates magical memories for
children with li...
Children Using Slide in Playground Treated for Exposure to Poisoning
A chemical emergency struck Salisbury, suburb north of the Adelaide capital of the state of South Australia on Thursday when a five-year-old kid , sliding down in a popular playground, came into contact with a some sticky black substance.
It is not clear what happened to the kid, but a few in...
Hartford's Camp Courant Gets a 'Brick' Up on Summer Thanks to $100,000 Grant From The LEGO(R) Children's Fund
...r camp so far and over 1,100 children attend each day.
In addition to the regular camp programming - swimming, arts & crafts, sports, and playground
- many special educational activities which focus on healthy choices, literacy and life skills are provided such as: photography, low ropes course, go...
Playground in Medical Dictionary
... the lush colors of autumn, and the pale, feathery maturity of winter, grasses ... XGrass features artificial grass , synthetic putting greens, playground
surfaces ... ultimate landscape with styles to match the indigenous grasses of your region. ... Manufacturer of functional cabinet hardware incl...
Playground in Biological News
IUPUI study finds living near fast food outlet not a weighty problem for kids
...napolis to determine the effects on body mass of environmental changes, such as the opening or closing of a convenience store or the installation of a playground
or opening of a recreational trail.
The researchers looked at data for more than 60,000 children between the ages of 3 and 18. The children were ...
Physical activity may strengthen children's ability to pay attention
... inform useful curricular changes.
"Modifications are very easy to integrate," Castelli said. For example, she recommends that schools make outside playground
facilities accessible before and after school.
"If this is not feasible because of safety issues, then a school-wide assembly containing a brief b...
No helicopter moms among Rutgers mutant mice
... fear of attack by predators, a likely outcome for wild pups that stray from the relative safety of a nest.
"The human analog might be parents on a playground
with their children when it starts to thunder," said Shumyatsky. "The typical parental behavior would be to gather their children and seek shelter. Pa...
ICS presents prestigious Digby McLaren Medal to Cincinnati's Carl Brett
...g. It's teaching and research at the same time."
It's clear that Carl Brett loves what he's doing. "Cincinnati is a wonderful place it's a classic playground
of geology," he says. " I cannot tell you how much I like being here. It really is all UC."
"And I'm not just saying that because y...
Researchers document rapid, dramatic 'reverse evolution' in the threespine stickleback fish
...effort in the mid-60s at the time considered the most costly pollution-control effort in the nation today the lake and its waterfront are a pristine playground
for boaters and billionaires.
Its precisely that cleanup effort that sparked the reverse evolution, Peichel and colleagues surmise. Back when the la...
Study supports 'urgent' need for worldwide ban on lead-based paint
...ources--would knowingly distribute a product that can be dangerous to people."
"Some lead-contaminated items intended for use by children, painted playground
equipment, for example, are manufactured in countries with limited to zero government regulation on lead in consumer products," says Clark.
Playground in Biological Technology
Shire's Project Playground Gives Boost to Philadelphia
PHILADELPHIA, March 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter hailed Shire's Project Playground
as a model of city-private partnership on Friday before more than one hundred children, parents and teachers from the Feltonville neighborhood at a community celebration for the $165,000 play...
Metals shape up with a little help from friends
...talyst for fuel cells, and a spacious pore structure allows fuel to flow through and react over a larger surface area.
"It opens a completely novel playground
because no one has been able to structure metals in bulk ways using polymers," Wiesner explained. "In principle, if you can do it with one metal you c...
In 'novel playground,' metals are formed into porous nanostructures
... structure is large enough to hold its shape when the organic materials are removed.
"This is exciting," Wiesner said. "It opens a completely novel playground
because no one has been able to structure metals in bulk ways. In principle, if you can do it with one metal you can do it with mixtures of metals."
Researchers Document Rapid, Dramatic 'Reverse Evolution' in the Threespine Stickleback Fish
...t in the mid-'60s -- at the time considered the most
costly pollution-control effort in the nation -- today the lake and its
waterfront are a pristine playground
for boaters and billionaires.
It's precisely that cleanup effort that sparked the reverse evolution,
Peichel and colleagues surmise. Back when the l...
UW attracts speaker on network that could supplant Internet
...ternet is vulnerable to a host of viruses, worms and other maladies, which new protocols and network architectures could fix. "We've lost our research playground
to try these ideas out," Peterson said.
Some of the applications running on PlanetLab attempt to "map" and measure the Internet, trace network fail...
Fresh perspective could give you the winning look
...ocused on, what other perspectives might have we developed out there on the playground
of PS 14?
I don't know about you, but I got pretty good at reading the p...nd so familiar they hardly see it anymore.
You might not have loved the playground
growing up. You might still be more comfortable with the systems and hardwa...
With tech implementations, it's NOT the methodology, stupid
...ch company presents its methodology as unique and special. When they are questioned about the competition, images of six-year-old kids fighting on the playground
still come to mind: "My methodology can beat up your methodology!"
Is there any method to all this methodology madness? On some level, a methodolog...