56.The critically endangered languages arethose that are only spoken by the elderly, according to Michael Krauss,director of the Alaska Native Language Center, in Fairbanks.
51.For example, one graphic illustrationto which children might readily relate is the estimate that rainforests arebeing destroyed at a rate equivalent to one thousand football fields everyforty minutes — about the duration of a normal classroom period.
46.Nor have merchants and artisans everhad much tolerance for aristocratic professions of moral superiority, favoringinstead an egalitarian ethic of the open market, where steady hard work, theloyalty of one's fellows, and entrepreneurial skill make all th
41.The author George Comstock suggestedthat less than a quarter of children between the ages of six and eight yearsold understood standard disclaimers used in many toy advertisements and thatdisclaimers are more readily comprehended when presented in both
36.He then set up experiments with cagedstarlings and found that their orientation was, in fact, in the proper migratorydirection except when the sky was overcast, at which times there was no cleardirection to their restless movements.
31.The tradition of religious sculptureextends over most historical periods but is less clearly delineated than thatof stonewares or porcelains, for it embraces the old custom of earthenwareburial ceramics with later religious images and architectural orna
26.Further observation revealed thetendency of teachers to evaluate events rather than review the contributory factorsin a considered manner by, in effect, standing outside the situation.