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by Karen Gent oiie ofthe five stibjectiesfs' of the GEL) Tests is the science test. The science test consists of correctly. Clay soil forms fairly ef- fective barrier against the CLINCH VALLEY TIMES, St. Paul, VA, Thursday, November 1, 2006 Page 9 - " I' ~ e lo, a,I OTO STS I nter offers workshop 1.1/131 e f i,' Jeffrey Allison, Virginia as subject matter over the l . 'LVl".xv" i,l,: Museum of Fine Arts, Paul millennia. Participants will l ,1 T 1 11,~iIi Mellon ,Collection Educator will design and create wire armatures I in me Llorary t rosswa -- i :[ present A Horse of Course: The of horses and other figures based ] V . /[?i Equine Image in Art" Tuesday, on the ones found in VMFA's =,;. - wax, ure, I It s the Law. ,i Nov. t~ from 4:30 to p.m. at conec on o g g . |,A, ' -William King Regional Arts Participants will take home ",:- Center in Abingdon. packet of art activities, a CD of ) This workshop, a wonderful images and a certificate for , resource for teachers and others completing the workshop. 50 multiple-choice questions in movements of water. It also interested in animals in art, will Cost is $25 per person. Pre- the following content areas: swells and shrinks significantly examine the importance of the registration and payment are due Physical Science (physics as its water content changes, horse in art. Of the thousands of by Nov. 6. and chemistry)(35%) Sandy soil, in contrast, allows examples of rock art found at William King Regional Arts Life Science (45%) water to move freely and does Lascaux, at Niaux, at Vallon- Center is located at 415 Acad- Earth and Space Science not change shape as the water Pond-d'arc and other sites across emy Drive in Abingdon. Free (20%) content varies. France and Spain, nearly a third parking is available, the facility Test questions require you In which statement is the to understand, interpret, or appropriate soil selected for its of the figures represent horses, is fully accessible and there is no, No animal has been more admission fee. Hours are 10 a.m. apply information that is intended site? provided on the test or that is (1) Sandy soil important to us, or figured more to 9 p.m. Tuesday; 10 a.m. to 5 prominently in our art, than the p.m. Wednesday-Saturday; and 1 learned through life experience, would make a good lining for a horse. From the moment ourto 5 p.m. Sunday The Arts The information may be in the toxic waste site partnership was forged, horses Center is closed on Monday and form of a paragraph, chart, (2) Clay soil wouldhave provided distraction and some holidays. table, graph, map, or figure, work well in a drain field, entertainment as well as power The Arts Center is a Parmer Here are a few tips to (3) Clay soil wouldto buildcities, roads and of the Virginia Museum of Fine consider when taking the be a good foundation for a large ' science test. Read the questions .'7 carefully, not only for what is -stated explicitly, but also for -, what may be implied or assumed. Sometimes, written -" titles, keys, labels, etc on diagrams, maps, graphs, and .:- tables. They often contain ,information about the main : idea. : Make sure you under- ." stand the scales of a graph -because some graphs show =-" relationships- not specific amounts. 7 "' text and diagrams have unstated "' assumptions about what you .- already know. - * Make sure to read all holds more water than sandy soil. Its ability to swell or shrink as the water content building. (4) Clay soil would form a good liner if a person built a pond. (5) A sandy lake bottom would prevent water from seeping out of the lake. The correct answer choice is number 4. Clay soil absorbs and changes should help to maintain the pond by retaining more water. Because of its shifting characteristics, clay soil would not be a good choice for build- ing a table foundation. For more information about the GED Tests or classes in Bar graphs are oftenyour area contact the Southwest ! used to compare amounts. Regional Adult Education See if you can answer the 889-5424, or call toll-free at following sample question 866-581-9935. i:: Halloween Fires ii Setting fires on Halloween is our forests are very dry and fires : not a prank. It is a very serious can spread rapidly. Setting fires i;i act that endangers peoples' around Halloween has been homes, their lives, and it costs common. You may think it is just your community, a prank or a game. It's not! It is a ,The message is. simple-crime against your neighbors. i, "Setting fires is a criminal act." Fire starters can be held Once the fire has been set, the liable for the full amount of all fire takes control. Your neigh- expenses incurred in fighting the bors and their property may not wildfire. have been the intended target, This message has been but they might end up being the sponsored by the Virginia De- victims, partment of Forestry and the Even with the recent rain, U.S. Forest Service. STOP FOR ANY SC OOL-f, BU$: LO,AD!NG, OR UNLOADING CHILDREN/ pyramids, and to feed the human Arts and a member of the race. For all these reasons, American Association of Mus- horses* as subject matter have eums, the Virginia Association of provided artists with shorthand Museums and the Southeastern to both meaning and cQmmem- Museums Conference. oration. To register, or for more In this workshop, partici- information on any classes, call pants will look at the horse in art the Arts Center at 276-628-5005. history, tracing the ways in Ask for the Education De- which artists have used the horse partment. 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