the eighth wonder of the world

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the eighth wonder of the world

Something deemed magnificent enough to be recognized along with the classical Seven Wonders of the World (which include the Great Pyramids of Egypt and the Hanging Gardens of Babylon). Many people consider the Great Wall of China to be the eighth wonder of the world.
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A bar graph showing the percentage of 8th and 10th graders who reported having used steroids during a given year.
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Now say the same group of students is tested again in 8th grade, where the average score of black students turns out to be 90, versus an average of 100 among white students.
8th Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Injections, February 4-8,2001; Chicago.
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Power supply will remain off from 132 KV Peshawar Cantt Grid Station on 8th and 15th January from 9 AM to 1 PM,resultantly consumers of 11 KV Saddar Road and Mall Road feeders will face inconvenience.
These buildings are on two block and lots which combine for an L shaped parcel with 75' of frontage on MacDougal and almost 45' of frontage on West 8th Street.
The method is demonstrated by addressing three primary research questions about the effect of 8th grade algebra: (1) For students who take algebra in 8th grade, what is the average effect of taking algebra in 8th grade on algebra achievement by the end of 9th grade?
This awareness day motivates 7th and 8th grade girls to explore careers like veterinary medicine, engineering and firefighting.
Overall, the level of parental involvement dropped between 8th grade and 10th grade.
The percentage of adolescents watching only 1 hour or less of TV per weekday increased from 20% in 1991 to 27% in 2001 among 8th graders, from 29% to 36% among 10th graders, and from 38% to 44% among 12th graders, the group found in its yearly survey of approximately 50,000 students nationwide.
Under the new policy, students in the 3rd, 6th, and 8th grades were required to meet minimum standards in reading and mathematics on the Iowa Test of Basic Skills (ITBS) in order to step up to the next grade.