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Upon getting information about an upcoming school science fair and the need to consider a topic of interest, many students will typically have no idea where to get started. While the science fair is typically a common occurrence in any school at any grade level, there are different types of topics that should be taken a look at depending on the age of the student. After first taking a look at the many different categories of science projects, you will be able to locate a suitable choice of topic to take to the next level.There is a wide variety of categories that fall under the types of science projects that can be chosen for a school science fair. These include biology, chemistry, physics, microbiology, biochemistry, medicine, environmental, mathematics, engineering, and earth science. While you may not have yet learned very much in any of these categories, don’t be afraid to see what each one entails. Taking a good look at your interests will allow you to focus on the right direction to take.Many resources are also available for those who are unsure as to the topic they are wanting to use to create their science projects. If you take a look at the topics that fall under the biology category, you will likely notice that there are topics that deal with plants, animals, and humans. For those who are in 2nd grade or 3rd grade, an interesting topic may be to determine if ants are picky over what type of food they eat. While this topic might not be of interest to an 8th grader, it is certainly something in the biology category that an elementary school student would enjoy.Along with the biology category, a high school student may want to take a look at diffusion and osmosis in animal cells as this would be a more appropriate topic for the grade level. A student in 6th grade would be more advanced than an elementary school student, but not as advanced as a high school student. At this middle school grade level, a topic of how pH levels effect the lifespan of a tadpole may be of interest.Whichever resource is used to locate a topic for science projects, it is always a good idea to consider the grade level of the student prior to making a selection. It is always assumed to be best to have a project at an appropriate level in order to keep the attention of the student and provide a fun and enjoyable learning experience.

Automotive Advertising Agencies Use New World Technology to Teach Old World Phone Skills to Dealers

Most automotive advertising agencies have learned to use today’s automotive advertising technologies to blur the line between the real and the virtual world as they help build virtual showrooms on the Internet Super Highway to supplement their auto dealer client’s real world brick and mortar facilities. However, a growing number of new automotive advertising vendors have entered the market to focus on old world telephone techniques that may have been overlooked in today’s Internet driven marketplace.Automotive advertising Agencies have accepted a new role in today’s challenging economy that includes whatever it takes to sell vehicles and service. Automotive advertising agencies can no longer limit their areas of responsibility to bringing traffic to the front door. Internal selling systems integrated with technology driven processes that link their virtual online showrooms with their brick and mortar facilities share a common element that has survived intact on the Internet Super Highway – human nature. The people part of any process is often the weakest link and telephone skills are still an integral component of communication systems in real and virtual world auto dealerships.New customer interaction platforms offer a two way video online transaction platform that promises to push through the glass wall between salespeople and their online shoppers. The expectation is that developing online transaction tools will eliminate the need for online sales people to disengage from their initial customer interaction with an email to deliver information or even a telephone call to schedule an appointment. Unfortunately, the vast majority of today’s buyers still prefer to keep the glass wall up between themselves and the sales person to allow them time to make a decision; and that is where and why most dealerships drop the ball.The people skills needed to maintain control over a customer have always been important. However, the Internet has empowered consumers with the ability to gather information from sources other than the auto dealer so now they are critical to the survival of an auto dealership in today’s challenging economy with reduced sales volume and profit margins. Today’s educated consumer demands that all online communications, including telephone calls to gather information not provided on the websites, are transparent and relevant. Sales people still need to provide information about themselves and their dealership to differentiate them from competing online dealerships and information resources. However there is a fine line between relationship based selling and self serving sales hype; that’s where new telephone support services using web based training, managing and monitoring can help.Automotive advertising agencies and their auto dealer clients understand the importance of maintaining telephone skills. Telephone training has always held a priority position in any comprehensive plan. You must inspect what you expect and managing and monitoring telephone calls, both in-bound leads and out-bound follow-up, is job one for many sales managers. However, the immediacy of today’s Internet demands and the limited tolerance of online shoppers have required more management oversight and support than previously needed or even possible give the limitations of monitoring systems and processes in most business development and/or call centers. New vendors entering this arena provide a combination of one-on-one training, outsourced resources and web based managing / monitoring functions that promote best practices with easily accessed R.O.I. analytics to prove that the job is getting done.Of course automotive advertising agencies must continue to focus on bleeding edge website conversion tools and lead generators to generate the phone calls. Applications that provide NADA sourced appraisal values for online consumers with inventory information to select a replacement vehicle with consumer friendly lead generator tools are still needed to get the phone to ring. Similarly, agencies should continue to advise their auto dealer clients to invest in online lead sources like consumer-centric inventory based marketing platforms powered by social media – and automated video production platforms producing interactive videos posted on an auto dealer’s website as well as individually indexed onto You Tube driving leads back to the dealer’s CRM to get the phone to ring. However, automotive advertising agencies also need to insure that when the leads are generated that they are handled properly on the telephone or the leads are wasted and the R.O.I. from these new online marketing platforms are diminished.Properly integrated telephone training and monitoring applications using new technologies and Internet powered access for outsourced support services can help to blur the line between the real and the virtual world as well as any other online platform. A combination of best practices and technology can create the efficiencies needed to maximize the R.O.I. for auto dealers before, during and after the sale. All too often automotive advertising agencies neglect to look in the rear view mirror to apply yesterday’s best practices to today’s selling processes to build tomorrow’s opportunities.People skills are still job one when it comes to selling vehicles and service. The filter that the telephone places between a sales person and a customer is as much of an obstacle as the glass wall that separates the lanes on the Internet Super Highway is. In both cases, modern technology can be applied to overcome the one constant that exists in both challenges – human nature.

Kitchen Renovation – Why Our Kitchen Requires Renovation More Than Any Other Areas in Our House

Kitchen improvement or remodeling may sound like days of dust and noise plus the slight risk of complications but it shouldn’t be a hassle or a chore! Take it as a makeover for the better in which the prospect of family spending time in the kitchen would be a good one once it is done. A good and fast job can still be done with the proper contractor and planning, thus fret not!The kitchen is the area in your house which plays a crucial part in your family’s health (what with it being the place where the meals are cooked and all) and also would contain the most fixtures, meaning most of your cupboards and items in it would remain in the same position unless should your kitchen undergo renovation again.Did you also know that it is the one place in your house that is most likely to deteriorate the fastest due to the constant heat, grease and moisture from the cooking and cleaning? To further emphasize the importance of procuring a good contractor job for the kitchen area, is that should any leakages occur be it in your flat or to the unit below yours, HDB will not reimburse you, thus a good renovation job is a must!A good functional kitchen provides the family with a safe environment for cooking and dining, and it saves money by being easy to maintain. Extra effort should go into the design, the construction and choosing the right materials to ensure the promise of a good investment in the years to come.If a contractor does a shoddy job, the repercussion would not be immediate and it may show itself in time to come such as the slow peeling of laminates used on counter tops or the cracking of tiles. Small tip on why tiles crack, it is eithera) the cement was not spread properly on the tile before it was placed, only dollops on each corner were used thus the cracking orb) the placing of the tiles were too close not allowing for expansion especially if those areas are near heat sources like the back of the fridge or near a stove.Keep in mind that there are different firms under different guises out there, such as an interior design firm posing as a contractor firm giving interior advice as well. It is best to choose a dedicated contractor so as to be assured of the quality with the contractor’s experience and know how.Better advice, detailed explanations will be given as well the most important of all, after sale service in which a period would be given for the tenants that should there be any defects, the contractor can rectify it.Hope this has been enlightening on the importance of choosing a good contractor for your kitchen renovation, and remember that a good contractor allows tenants to be at the work site at all times, do not be mollycoddled into thinking that your supervision is not needed as your presence will be more than appreciated especially if any disputes or last minute decision should crop up.