Missing Angle Puzzles
This lesson lays some of the ground work for eventually writing two column proofs. In the lesson students use known geometric facts to solve for missing angles. Students are asked to identify the key concepts required for the solution and to record the a path for finding the measure of a particular angle. Key concepts include the sum of the measures of the interior angles of a triangle and quadrilateral, parallel line relationships, and what can and cannot be assumed from a drawing.
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Martin Van Buren's "Return to the Soil"
is a curriculum-oriented site using the home, named Lindenwald, the eighth President moved to after his term in office to introduce a discussion of Van Buren and his times. The site contains photos and drawings of Lindenwald as well as discussions how Van Buren interacted with other political leaders of the day, like Andrew Jackson and John C. Calhoun. The site offers many questions and suggestions for student assignments.
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On the Case: An Introduction to the Genre of Mysteries
In this lesson, students will view a video from the series Reading Rainbow, "Mystery on the Docks" by Thacher Hurd. Mysteries provide an opportunity to teach reading strategies such as questioning, prediction and problem solving. This lesson will also focus on the characteristics common to all mysteries and the devices that authors use to create setting, characters, plot and suspense.
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Fruit Flies and Genetics
This video explains why fruit flies are of benefit to scientists in the study of genetics due to their short life spans. For mature students. Interview moves slowly.
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Economics for Marketing
What is this module about? To develop knowledge and understanding of the concepts and theories in economics that underpins consumer choice and market interactions. The lectures and seminars will explore the theories and empirical evidence regarding the choices made by consumers in the contemporary marketplace, and how these choices are shaped and influenced. Objectives On completion of the module, students will be able to: 1. Examine the key theories of behaviour and economic decision making
Author(s): Sheehan, Brendan,Embery, John,Leeds Metropolitan U

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Effects of War on Marriage
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Interactive Stations: Increase Engagement and Understanding
Lesson ObjectiveAnalyze how a central idea develops over the course of a text.  Questions to ConsiderHow does a conversation unfold among students on the Wall of Silence?See how students experience text physically and emotionally with the Power TableauHow does the Circle Discussion prepare students for writing?Common Core StandardsELA.RL.11-12.2, ELA.SL.11-12.1a, ELA.RL.9-10.2
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Leaf-Cutter Ants Cultivating Fungus For Food
This short video gives excellent real life footage of a colony of Leaf-Cutter Ants gathering fungus and taking it to colony for food. Atta cephalotes is a leaf-cutting, fungus-growing ant, with one of the most fascinating and complex social systems known to science. Colonies of this leaf-cutter ant species contain millions of individuals, making it possibly the most dominant invertebratein Central and South America. A colony is made up of different classes of a
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La Ciudad Educadora: Recursos para el Trabajo Socioeducativo
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Author(s): MARIA DEL ROSER CALAF MASACHS,MARIA DEL CARMEN DIE

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Alexa Rand — special education major, volleyball athlete and organizer of the Olympic Village during Clemson's hosting of Special Olympics last spring. Read more here: http://features.clemson.edu/creative-services/homepage/2012/being-a-tiger/
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25.01.2012 – Langsam gesprochene Nachrichten
Trainieren Sie Ihr Hörverstehen mit authentischen Materialien. Nutzen Sie die Nachrichten der Deutschen Welle von Mittwoch – als Text und als verständlich gesprochene Audio-Datei. In seiner Rede zur Lage der Nation hat US-Präsident Barack Obama mehr wirtschaftliche und soziale Gerechtigkeit gefordert und damit ein möglicherweise entscheidendes Thema für die Wahlen im November angepackt. Jeder Amerikaner müsse wieder eine faire Chance erhalten, jeder müsse seinen fairen Beitrag leisten,
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Making Predictions Using the Alaskan Iditarod Race
Lesson Objective: Use real world contexts to promote rigorous problem solvingLength. Questions to Consider: Why is it important to have students collect data to solve the problem?What benefits exist in having students work with a partner during problem solving?Why does Mr. Hausman say the correct answer is not as important as a reasonable prediction?
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30.01.2012 – Langsam gesprochene Nachrichten
Trainieren Sie Ihr Hörverstehen mit authentischen Materialien. Nutzen Sie die Nachrichten der Deutschen Welle von Montag – als Text und als verständlich gesprochene Audio-Datei. Wenige Wochen vor der Präsidentschaftswahl hat der französische Staatschef Nicolas Sarkozy die Einführung einer Finanztransaktionssteuer in seinem Land angekündigt. Wie er in einem Fernseh-Interview erklärte, soll sie bei einem Steuersatz von 0,1 Prozent im kommenden August in Kraft treten. Frankreich wird dami
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Materiais did?ticos paraoensino presencial e n?o presencial de perspectiva [Pedagogic Materials for
The didactic activity related to the teaching of Perspective has been revised considering the possibility offered by the computing tools. This review must evaluate the potentialities of concepts and procedures related to the traditional techniques as sources for architectural graphics expression, before suggesting its suppression. It is possible to improve the accuracy and quickness controlling the visualization parameters of three-dimensional models. On the other hand, it is necessary to explor
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Jim Madigan postgame comments (Vermont • Jan. 28, 2012)
The Northeastern men's hockey team displayed its versatility on Saturday night, grinding out a much closer victory than Friday's series opener, sweeping Vermont via 4-2 victory at Gutterson Fieldhouse. With the triumph, Northeastern pulled into a seventh-place tie with Massachusetts in the Hockey East playoff race after both New Hampshire and the Minutemen lost on Saturday evening. The Huskies used four different goal scorers in juniors Robbie Vrolyk and Alex Tuckerman, rookie Dan Cornell and
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Introduction to Government and Politics
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Ramp and Review
In this hands-on activity — rolling a ball down an incline and having it collide into a cup — the concepts of mechanical energy, work and power, momentum, and friction are all demonstrated. During the activity, students take measurements and use equations that describe these energy of motion concepts to calculate unknown variables, and review the relationships between these concepts.
Author(s): Integrated Teaching and Learning Program,

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Defining Density
In this introductory demonstration and activity, students are introduced to the concept of density as they explore a rock and a wooden block in water. First students address the misconception that heavy things sink and light things float by observing a small rock and a larger heavier wooden block on a balance and then in a tank of water. The lighter rock sinks while the heavier wooden block floats. Students realize that there must be something more to sinking and floating than size or weight. St
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Perilous journey: Pakistan


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