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Analcime

Analcime or analcite is a white, gray, or colorless tectosilicate mineral. Analcime consists of hydrated sodium aluminium silicate in cubic crystalline form, its chemical formula is NaAlSi2O6·H2O. Minor amounts of potassium and calcium substitute for sodium. A silver-bearing synthetic variety exists. Analcime is classified as a zeolite mineral, but structurally and chemically it is more similar to the feldspathoids. Analcime occurs as a primary mineral in analcime basalt and other alkaline igneous rocks, it occurs as cavity and vesicle fillings associated with prehnite and zeolites. Well known locations for sourcing analcime include Croft Quarry in Leicestershire, UK. List of minerals – A list of minerals for which there are articles on Wikipedia Hurlbut, Cornelius S..

Argentina at the 2012 Summer Paralympics

Argentina competed in the 2012 Summer Paralympics in London, United Kingdom, from 29 August to 9 September 2012. The country's flagbearer at the Games' opening ceremony was the swimmer Guillermo Marro. Men–trackMen–fieldWomen–trackWomen–field KeyNote–Ranks given for track events are within the athlete's heat only Q = Qualified for the next round q = Qualified for the next round as a fastest loser or, in field events, by position without achieving the qualifying target NR = National record WB= World Best D/Q = Disqualified N/A = Round not applicable for the event Bye = Athlete not required to compete in round Argentina qualified a boccia team for the BC1/BC2 team events. IndividualPairs and teams PursuitSprintTime trial Individual Argentina qualified a team for the football 5-a-side event; the Argentine team qualified. The following is the Argentina squad in the football 5-a-side tournament of the 2012 Summer Paralympics. Group stage Semi-finals Bronze medal match Argentina qualified a team for the football 7-a-side event.

The Argentine team qualified as they came 7th in 2011 CPISRA Football 7-a-side World Championships held in Netherlands. The Iranian and Brazilian teams had qualified for the 2012 Summer Paralympics games, allowing the Argentine team to win a spot at the Paralympics; the following is the Argentina squad in the football 7-a-side tournament of the 2012 Summer Paralympics. Group play Semi-final for 5th–8th place 5th/6th place match Three Argentine judokas competed at 2012 Summer Paralympics. Qualification Legend: FA=Final A. Argentina received 8 slots to compete at the various events at the London Aquatics Centre in London; the eight Argentine swimmers competed in various events. MenWomen MenWomen Note: Ranks from qualification pools were given as an overall ranking against all other competitors

Seoul International School

Seoul International School is a secular international private college preparatory school situated in Seongnam, South Korea offering an American curriculum in an English-only setting. When Seoul International School first opened in 1973, it was the first foreign school since Korea's liberation from the Japanese annex to be recognized by the South Korean Ministry of Education; the school was first located on the campus of Konkuk University where a new classroom facility was completed in 1976. The school graduated its first four-year high school senior class in 1978; as SIS grew and expanded, the school required a larger campus. In 1981, the present 8-acre site was selected, the school buildings were designed with Korean architectural motifs; the 150,000 square feet campus was completed just over four years later. The move to the current campus was made in May 1985. Located in the city of Seongnam, the school is about twenty-five minutes south of Lotte World, the Jamsil subway station and Olympic Park.

The school is located near the Bokjeong Station on Seoul Subway Line 8. The Western Association of Schools and Colleges, based in California, accredited Seoul International School for a six-year term in 1979. Subsequent reaccreditations were received in 1985, 1991, 1997, 2003 and the spring of 2009; as a condition of attending the school, every student is required to hold non-Korean permanent residency or citizenship. Seoul International School is under police investigation over allegations its chairman and headmaster Kim Hyung-shik embezzled 20 billion won in school money, local media reported on Wednesday; the school has not commented. The school has a functional wi-fi network integrated into all classrooms, campus areas and facilities. There are two libraries and several updated science laboratories. All students in grades 4-12 are part of a one-to-one learning network, accompanied by an Apple company technician, full-time on campus and a professional technology learning staff who take care of student and teacher needs in a 100% Macintosh computer program.

Athletic facilities include three gymnasiums, a five-lane indoor 25-meter heated swimming pool, a soccer field with artificial turf, weights and gymnastics rooms. Playgrounds, soccer fields, libraries are available for student use during classes, for recess, after school. One of the gymnasiums was demolished for the construction of a new elementary building and has been completed as of 2013, it contains 7 floors with elementary school classrooms, a newly constructed full-sized gymnasium in the basement level, six stories of classrooms, learning spaces, two multi-purpose rooms, specialist Art, teacher preparation, ESL/SN rooms and a sixth-floor gymnasium for elementary students. It has 2 basement floors, with the B2 consisting of the gymnasium and swimming pool; the 350-seat school auditorium is used for school assemblies and parent functions, fine arts productions and concerts and is equipped with lighting and sound systems. The auditorium was renovated in 2016. Music students are offered a range of facilities from band and choir rooms to soundproofed practice, instrument and strings rooms.

In elementary and middle school, there are about 20 to 20 students per homeroom. There are four to five homerooms in each grade. In high school, there are about 12 to 20 students per class. In the school year of 2017-2018, the average class size is 15.0 for all classes and 15.2 for Advanced Placement classes. Every year, 100% of the graduating class matriculate into colleges and universities, with the majority going to the United States upon graduation along with a few students moving on to Korean universities. Less than 5% of them graduate to different countries to Korea, Japan, or China; the grade average of students is at around 3.8 out of a 4-point GPA scale. These criterion-referenced grades are supported by external metrics of successful educational outcomes on AP exams, the SAT and ACT, college acceptances to the most competitive schools in the world Advanced Placement courses are offered at SIS in high school and students are encouraged to take any of the 22 offered courses. SIS offers non-academic courses, including classes in art and music.

There are many non-AP classes including a wide variety of arts and design classes, statistics, mathematical functions and models, communications, life sports and many, many others. The school offers the AP Capstone program classes in Seminar and Research as of the 2016-2017 school year. Course Choices For foreign language courses, students are given two options of Spanish. There are 5 levels for language courses, from an AP course. For English, students are required to take two English courses until their senior year. Freshmen take General Literature and Communications, sophomores take American Literature and writing 10, juniors take British Literature and writing 11 or AP Language, seniors are given an option of AP Language or AP Literature. Outside of the academic curriculum, there are myriad of options that you could learn foreign languages from student-run clubs. A lot of students are involved in teaching Korean for foreigners after school. Seoul International School is a Division 1, but Division 2 member of the Korean-American Interscholastic Activities Conference.

SIS fields teams in tennis, cross country, swimming for Division 1 and volleyball, basketball and soccer for Divisio