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symbol for the element californiumcalifornium
[from California], artificially produced, radioactive metallic chemical element; symbol Cf; at. no. 98; mass no. of most stable isotope 251; m.p. about 900°C;; b.p. about 1,470°C;; density unknown; valence +3.
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1. Abbr. for “cost and freight.”
2. Abbr. for “cooling fan.”


The country code for the Central African Republic.
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Since 1991, CFES has helped more than 100,000 mostly low-income students in more than 700 K-12 urban and rural schools improve academic achievement, attain the "Essential Skills," and ultimately graduate from high school and succeed in college.
About 99 percent of CFES participants graduate from high school, and 96 percent go on to college, says Rick Dalton, president and CEO of the nonprofit.
Canadian Federation of Earth Sciences, 2008, Human Resources Needs in Earth Sciences in Canada--a preliminary survey: CFES Report 2008-01, 17 p.
These 33 schools are not only helping their Scholars become college ready, but they're also sharing their best practices and lifting up other schools across the country and beyond," said CFES President & CEO Rick Dalton.
A 2008 survey by CFES has shown that major geoscience employers predict a five-year increase of some 30% in environmental geoscientist positions by 2013.
CFES partners K-12 schools with colleges to implement three primary core practices: