Global Climate Change: Perspectives from the Past
People are constantly asking how today's climate compares with detailed climate records from tens of thousands of years ago to tens of millions of years ago. To the best of our knowledge, we have to search back 55 million years to find a time interval where the rate temperature changes were anywhere near the rate of change that is occurring now. This time interval is called the Paleocene- Eocene Thermal Maximum (PETM). In this lecture, Dr Opdyke compared data from the Eocene to data collected fr
Mentoring, Metacognition and Music: Interaction Analyses and Implications for Intelligent Learning E
This paper reports on an empirical study of the interactive means by which a human teacher supported higher-order, musical thinking in learners. The aim of the work presented here was to create guidelines on how to make practical use of empirical research in teaching agent development. The research overview given in the introduction is followed by an illustrative example of mentoring interactions in musical learning. An elaboration of a musical education problem is then given and a description o
Internet Scout Project
A great offering from the nonprofit technical and educational organization Water Environment Federation is the Be in the Know...Get With the Flow activity. Using Flash technology, users get to experience an interactive and graphically interesting Web site that shows how water moves from homes and businesses to water treatment facilities and finally back to rivers and lakes. When various parts of the system are clicked, a new page is brought up that contains an animation such as the sewer system
Woman and young girl reading
A woman and a young girl are seated at a table in front of a window looking at a paper held by the woman. There is a potted plant on the table.
Huntington Archive of Buddhist and Related Art
This site contains nearly 300,000 slides and photos of Asian art and architecture. Materials are predominantly Buddhist but include Hindu, Jain, Islamic, and other works (dating back to 2500 BC). This archive is the most comprehensive collection of its kind. It includes the largest photo archive of Nepali art and architecture in the world and represents the only formal collection that photographically records Nepali's artistic heritage.
Jack Miles: America, Islam and the 'ground zero mosque', at ANU
Professor Jack Miles of the University of California at Irvine gives this lecture entitled 'America, Islam and the 'ground zero mosque'' at The Australian National University on 9 September 2010. Plans to build an Islamic centre near the site of the 9/11 bombing have become a flashpoint for debate over the nature of America's relations with Islam. Eminent American religion scholar and journalist Professor Jack Miles argues that the conservative critics of the "ground zero mosque" are Osama bin
Auburn vs. Alabama (1953)
"The two best teams in the SEC met for their annual intrastate battle in Birmingham with a "Winner Take All" situation facing them. Both teams had strong offenses and stout defenses. The defenses played the major role in the game however, as neither team could muster more than one touchdown drive. The X and Y teams played outstanding ball and deserved to win this, the most important game of the season. Dooley's x unit was probably the more effective that afternoon, but Vince was injured in the t
Municipal Building, Huntsville, Alabama
This image is a color photograph of the Municipal Building in Huntsville, Ala. Postcard text: (back) The new City of Huntsville Municipal Building, one of the many in "Space City's" Civic Center. Handwritten message (on back) addressed to Mr. and Mrs. Philip Preiss, Montgomery, Ala., postmarked June 11, 1974.
Goliath at Cathedral Caverns, Grant, Alabama
This image is a color photograph of the Cathedral Caverns, which are caves near Grant, Ala. Postcard text: (back) "Goliath" -- World's largest stalagmite stands majestically reflected in the "Lake of the Caverns" in the world's largest cavern room. Cathedral Caverns, Grant, Alabama featuring the 7 greatest wonders in the world.
Lee County High School, Auburn, Alabama
This image is a colorized photograph showing Lee County High Schoo, Auburn, Ala. Postcard folder text: (back) Souvenir folder of Auburn, Alabama Polytechnic Institute, Auburn, Ala.
Muscle Shoals Bridge, Alabama
This image is a color photograph of the Muscle Shoals Bridge which connects the city of Florence with the cities of Sheffield and Tuscumbia in the Shoals area of northwest Alabama.
Kappa Sigma Chapter House, Auburn, Alabama
This image is a black and white photograph of an early Kappa Sigma (K.S.) fraternity house, Auburn University Chapter, located in Auburn, Alabama. Handwritten message (on back) addressed to Miss V.C. Hale, Birmingham, Ala., postmarked May 16, 1922.
Bay Minette Sanitarium, Bay Minette, Alabama
This image is a black and white photograph of the Bay Minettee Sanitarium on Rail Road Street in Bay Minette, Ala. Handwritten message (on back) addressed to Mr. B.L. Shi, Auburn, Ala., postmarked August 8, 1911.
Vocational Building, Kate Duncan Smith D.A.R. School, Grant, Alabama
This image is a black and white photograph of the Vocational Building at the Kate Duncan Smith D.A.R. School in Grant, Ala.
East Side Public Square, Jacksonville, Alabama
This image is a black and white photograph of the east side of the public square in Jacksonville, Ala.
Smith Hall, Auburn University 4
This is a color photograph showing Smith Hall, Alabama Polytechnic Institute, Auburn, Ala. Alabama Polytechnic Institute is the former name of Auburn University. Postcard text: (back) Named for Professor Otis David Smith, former acting President [of Alabama Polytechnic Institute, now Auburn University] and Prof. of Mathematics. Contains office of the Dean of the School of Home Economics and home economics laboratories.
Foy Student Union Building, Auburn University 1
This image is a color aerial photograph of Foy Student Union, Auburn University, Auburn, Ala., named for former Auburn University Dean of Students James Foy. Postcard text: (back) Auburn Union, Auburn University, Auburn, Alabama. Provides offices, meeting rooms, an auditorium, recreation areas and a cafeteria for students and faculty.
Smith Hall, Auburn University 3
This image is a black and white photograph showing Smith Dining Hall, Alabama Polytechnic Institute, Auburn, Ala. Alabama Polytechnic Institute is the former name of Auburn University.
State Capitol of Alabama, Montgomery, Alabama 1
This image is a colorized picture of the Alabama state capitol building. Postcard text: (back) The central portion of the building was built in 1850, the South Wing in 1907, and the North Wing in 1911. In this building the Confederate Government was organized in 1861. Montgomery was the Capitol [of the Confederacy] until 1862 when it was moved to Richmond, Virginia.
Biggin Hall, Auburn University
This image is a color photograph of Biggin Hall, Auburn University, Auburn, Ala. Postcard text: (back) Named for the late Dean Frederic Child Biggin. Provides offices, drawing rooms and classrooms for the School of Architecture and the Arts.