Exploring the World of Ancient Civilizations
Lesson ObjectiveUse gallery walks to give key information about ancient civilizations. Questions to ConsiderHow does the gallery walk make students feel more accountable for quality work?How does this lesson allow students to learn lots of information in a short amount of time?Notice how naturally students work in teams and openly give feedbackCommon Core StandardsELA.WHST.11-12.9
Darwin's Frog--Physical Appearance
This short video gives excellent real life, close up footage of the physical appearance of a Darwin's Frog. Discovered by Charles Darwin in the thick, gloomy forests of southern-central Chile, Darwin’s frog (Rhinoderma darwinii) possesses a distinctive appearance and an unusual biology. The head of this species has a triangular appearance due to the presence of a pronounced, fleshy proboscis that projects from the tip of the snout. This is a great resource to help build background kno
Cross Product Area - Problem 3 of 3
This video is a continuation and presents another example that demonstrates how to use the cross product to find the area of a triangle. (3:16)
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Darwin's Frog--An Overview
This short video gives excellent real life footage of several Darwin's Frogs. Discovered by Charles Darwin in the thick, gloomy forests of southern-central Chile, Darwin’s frog (Rhinoderma darwinii) possesses a distinctive appearance and an unusual biology. The head of this species has a triangular appearance due to the presence of a pronounced, fleshy proboscis that projects from the tip of the snout. This is a great resource to help build background knowledge and to help make real w
Otis Artist Book Collection: Susan King "Lessons from the South"
Binding Desire: Unfolding Artists Books is a group exhibition featuring approximately 120 works from OTIS Millard Sheets Library's Special Collection of 2,100 artists books dating from the 1960s to the present. The Otis Artists' Book Collection is one of the largest in Southern California. It houses a wide range of works representing every genre of artists' books. Exhibition: January 25 -- March 30, 2014 http://www.otis.edu/ben-maltz-gallery
The French Summer School - Dans la Cuisine, Part 2
The native French speaker in this video show how to order a meal with preferences during this four-minute video. The speaker recites the meal preferences while images and French words appear on the screen. The viewer may have been better served if each phrase was said more than once and slower.
Black and Gold
Meet the soft-spoken member of the Vanderbilt a cappella group The Melodores who has taken on celebrity status at Vanderbilt for his remix of a popular Wiz Khalifa song into a Vanderbilt anthem. Get ready to have Nick Wells’ contagious hip hop remix “Black and Gold” running through your head all day.
Photo Slideshow: Thousands of Patches, Millions of Stitches
UA alumnus Paul Nosa is raising $7,500 via Kickstarter to travel across the nation to share his work: Sewing art powered by solar energy and a bicycle electric generator. Nosa's aim is to encourage people to tap more deeply into their creative and to also rely more heavily on alternative energy sources.
English and Black History: Reading "Roll of Thunder"
Lesson ObjectiveStudents examine elements of the American Civil Rights Movement. Questions to ConsiderWhat types of questions does Ms. Marquis pose to guide students in analyzing Roll of Thunder?How does "micro-teaching" by students make the lesson more meaningful?Notice that students complete additional research to prepare for "micro-teaching"Common Core StandardsELA.SL.8.1a
Day of Commencement Information
Information for Grads and their Guests on the day of the ceremony.
Form in Islamic Architecture: A new vision by using 3D Studio Max program
Architecture is a record of human civilization, values, principles and concepts. Form (elements and relations) is one of the visual features of identity and self on one hand and expressive features of place and time (scientific and technical development ) on the other hand. Creating new forms from historical forms is considered one of the greatest challenges that face the architect. Research problem centered on the importance of form in Islamic architecture, and the possibility of investment a
Kemp's Ridley Turtle Hatchlings Emerging From Nest
This short video gives excellent real life footage of baby Ridley Turtles hatching and emerging from their nest in the sand. Kemp’s ridley turtle is the most severely endangered marine turtle in the world; in the 1980s only a few hundred females were observed nesting, although the population is now showing signs of recovery. It is also one of the smallest turtles, with adults weighing less than 45 kilograms. This is a great resource to help build background knowledge and to help make
Arizona Now, the largest campaign in the University of Arizona's history, aims to reach a $1.5 billion fundraising goal. The public phase of the campaign was launched on April 11 with events such as lectures from researchers, tours of key campus buildings and labs. There was also the Expo of Excellence, which showcased student and researcher projects.
11.027 City to City: Comparing, Researching and Writing about Cities: New Orleans (MIT)
City to City, as a class, will jump into the complexity of planning in New Orleans, a post-disaster city. City-to-City will ask how a post-disaster city grapple with its ideas of identity, what it is, who it represents, and how it projects its sense of self to residences, businesses, tourists, and to the outside world. In considering its people, how do city planners think about who lives where and why? At the same time, how can city planners celebrate a city's history and its culture and how can
Promises & challenges in developing new vaccines, with a focus on diseases of the developing world
Learning how to harness the power of the immune system to combat infectious killers has been one of the most dramatic developments in the history of medicine. Eradication of smallpox and the near elimination of polio serve to remind us that the destiny of disease can be written by human ingenuity. These and other great feats continue to inspire us all as we strive to combat major infectious killers of the 21st Century. Success rarely comes easily and we are enormously challenge
The Franciscan Spirit of St. Francis of Assisi: song with photos and pictures
We know that St. Francis desired and believed his life to be an imitation of Jesus. His conviction that he was but an imitator preserved him from all temptation to pride, and enabled him to proclaim his views with incomparable vigor, without seeming in the least to be preaching himself. This is naturally explained by the fact that St. Francis never consented to occupy himself with questions of doctrine. For him faith was not of the intellectual but the moral domain; it is the consecration of t
Instalaciones I. Grado en Ingeniería de Edificación
La asignatura Instalaciones I tiene como objetivo general que el alumno adquiera los conocimientos fundamentales de las instalaciones presentes en la edificación mediante el aprendizaje de los conceptos básicos, la terminología, la teoría y la metodología necesarias para que el alumno sea capaz de entender, plantear y resolver una instalación.
Graduation Day December 19, 2013: Meet a Graduate
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