Greeley Daily Tribune from Greeley, Colorado on February 26, 1976 · Page 8
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(tolo.i r K i b U N t lliurs., Keb. 26,197U A R M Y NAVY fn fhe Armed Forces John W. Baker Baker honored Lance Cor. John W. Baker, son of Mr. and Mrs. Travis Minims of 1,10 N. Gth St., Windsor, was named Marine of the Month of his battalion at Camp LeJeune, N. C. Raker is a member of the Bulk Fuel Company of the 8lh Engineering Battalion. The 1973 g r a d u a t e of Windsor H i g h School attended Oral Roberts Command-sponsored air and ground battle exercise. More than 17,000 tri-services personnel from throughout the western United Slates took part in the massive war game aimed a t m a i n t a i n i n g combat readiness w h i l e improving capabilities to conduct large scale joint operations. The l i e u t e n a n t , a lytil) graduate of Weld Central High School al Keenesburg, received his B.S. degree from Colorado State University where he was commissioned in 1973 through the Air Force Reserve Officers Training Corps program. Cooley in Korea U.S. Air Force Ssgt. Donald D. Cooley, son of Mr. and Mrs. H. C. Cooley of 1717 17(h Ave., Greeley, has arrived for duty at Kunsan AB, Republic of Korea. Cooley, a fire protection specialist with a unit of the Pacific Air Forces, previously served at Korat Royal Thai AFA, Thailand. A 19C8 graduate of Ribault Senior High Schnnl. .Tnrk.^nn- ville, Fla., the sergeant attended Florida Junior College, Science for You By BOB BROWN PROBLEM: Make a hygrometer. NEEDED: A board, a peg or nail, some paper-backed foil, glue. DO THIS: Place the nail or peg in the board, cut a strip out of the foil, glue the end of the strip to the peg, then wind the foil around the peg. WHAT HAPPENS: A hygrometer is an instrument to measure the percentage of mofs- ture in the air. The paper in the strip wilr absorb moisture, if it is not moisture-resistant, and will expand. The foil remains the same length because it does not absorb mositure, but the paper will force the foil to bend, as it absorbes moisture. As moisture in the air decreases, the paper will contract, forcing the foil to bend back again. © 1976 Los Angeles Times Michael Monsees studied the Air Force mission, organization and customs and received instruction in human relations. Airman Monsees is a 1971 graduate of Greeley West High School. His wife, Candace, is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Dewey Jones of La Salle. To serve in ANG NEW FROM ZENITH! 13" SLIM-LINE OuDONAL PORTABLE TV (ionium graduates University, Tulsa. Okla., (wo ;a^ s ; i ;; i n e 7; n 7M;; i ; p ;HUn Tex., has announced the years before he enlisted last stateCol , eKei ncnver . , !is wife, graduation of Airman Donald Ulle ' Sarah, is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Willard of Colorado Springs. Judy L. Maxwell, shown with her parents. Dr. and Mrs. Lee M. Maxwell, will be attending basic training at Lackland Air Force Base, Texas. After she completes basic training, she will take a 14-week telecommunications operations course at Sheppard Air Force Base, Tex. She will return to the 138th Tactical Air Control Squadron of the Colorado Air National Guard based in Greeley where she will receive on-the-job training as a communications center specialist. Squadron commander, Lt. Col. Clifford Baker, said they are interested in talking to anyone who is interested in learning electronics, automotive or diesel trade. He said they have a few school slots open. Interested persons should call the squadron at 35.1-3017 and ask for a recruiter. Baker completed his basic t r a i n i n g at Parris Island, S.C. I l l f \ » » r c i s t ? First Lt. Richard J. Peterson, son of Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Peterson, Hudson, recently participated in Bold Ragle '7fi, a joint Army. Navy and Air Force Selected Tor training Airman Michael M. Monsees. son of Mr. and Mrs. Waller L. Monsees of 2424 Gth St., training exercise held in the Greeley, has been selected for Southern California desert and Nevada. Peterson, a weapons systems operator at Bergstrom AFB. Tcx., helped provide support to the a n n u a l U.S. Readiness W. Gorman of Greeley from the U.S. Air Force's a i r c r a f t mechanic course conducted by the Air Training Command. Airman Gorman, son of Mrs. and Mrs. Don A. Gorman of 2215 12th St., was trained to repair Air Force jet aircraft. Completion of the course enables him to receive academic Video tapes available at UNC as aid to prospective teachers featuring new 110 Chromacolor In-Line Picture Tube ItyL'NCNKWSSKIlVICK Prospective teachers have a new tool to help them become experienced professionals in one quarter. The College of technical training in UK U.S. credits through the Community . , _ _ _ . _ _ « , _ .. . AirForcccommunicationsfield College of the Air Force. The Education al the University of experience in at Keesler AFB, Miss. airman is being assigned lo Northern Colorado, has im- ""d media, a The airman recently com- Craj{ , AFBi A)a plcmentcd video tape units as pleted basic t r a i n i n g at - ; nrm an is a 1975 graduate of an aid for on campus teaching Lackland AFB. Tcx., where he Central High School. experience. 'Hear, see and do' describes automated touch-typing program According to Tom Groom, assistant professor of social studies, the video lapes will provide clinical experience in planning classroom discipline, n use of materials and a diagnostic evaluation of students and their problems. Groom said the tapes will not only give prospective teachers a look al behavior patterns of students in formal classroom environments bul also can be an cvalualion instrument to sec what they a r e l i k e w i t h youngsters. class and whether Hie teacher offers enough activity," said The video tape units which cost about $25,1)01) can be operated by one person and used in every level of teaching. Groom said. Law enforcement Explorer post sets car wash l«-iw Enforcement Explorer By MAKCIA WAI.FOHD UNC N U M S Service Intern "Hear, see and do" is the way Kozema McKain described the automated touch-typing system used to teach typing at the U n i v e r s i t y of Northern Colorado Laboratory School. The system, developed by Random House, is under research for one year to test its effectiveness and efficiency. Classes started in September and are financed by a grant from the Stale Board for C o m m u n i t y Colleges and Occupational Education. Tlie students are from junior high and high schools in the Greeley area. Mrs. McKain, a vocational education instructor said the method uses a combination of media and allows each student to progress at his or her own rate. The students do not use books but look at colored films and listen to tapes. The films concentrate on speed and accuracy and I he tapes allow students to progress at their own pace. The alphabet keys on the typewriter are covered so the students will not look at their hands, she said. Mrs. K c K a i n said the students learn the keys quickJy then begin lo lype words and do projects such as setting up letters and typing memos. She said, "The company suggest a student could leant two years of typing in one year." But she said this might be a slight exaggeration. "Good students could learn that quickly. Most students have pretty positive feelings about the program. They like to work independently, but some aren't self-di.sriplinpd enough," she A U T O M A T E D I N S T R U C T I O N W O R K SHOP _ Mary Gardner, head of the business department at Grroley Central High School, t v p i - M d u r i n g t h e a u t o m a t e d i n s t r u c t i o n workshop held recently at the University of Northern Colorado. (UNO News Service photo) said. Mrs. McKain said she. likes the individualized system. Last year they had two beginning classes and one advanced class with a total of 45 students. This year they offered four sections with a total of 100 students. She said the system allows them to combine beginning and advanced students into the same classroom. "The sections are all full," she said. "The students had more flexibility in when they wanted to take it. "But wo can't say if it's a superior way to learn to type," she said. She said the students seem more confident to type by touch and that the films and tapes force them to respond at a certain speed so they learn the keys quickly. 53 Weld County children patients at CH in 1975 A total of 53 children form Weld County were seen as patients at The Children's Hospital in Denver in 1975, according to annual statistics recently released by the Hospital. Children's serves as a regional referral center for pedialric care throughout the Rocky Mountain area. In ad dition to the Colorado counties, patients are treated from I) surrounding states, and from as far away as West Virginia and California. A complete range of pediatric care is provided at Children's. More than 30 specialty clinics provide outpatient services ranging from speech therapy to surgical followup. Specialty departments provide treatment for illnesses in lliu catastrophic category: the Oncology ( c a n c e r ) Center treats 300 patients a year with leukemia and solid (rumors; the Newborn Center provides an emergency t r a n s p o r t service lo b r i n g critically ill infants by ground and air to the Hospital's newborn intensive care u n i t ; the Burn Team brings logelher all the specialists (from surgeons lo psychologists) needed to treat severely burned patients. "For example the video tape Post 24fi will conduct a car wash unils can show if a teacher form 12 4 p.m. Saturday, al the spends enough lime explaining H i l l s i d e Shopping Center and answering questions, if a parking lot, to raise money for teacher dominates his or her equipment for the post. USES UP TO 44% LESS ENERGY! 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