Minority Health in Nevada
Racial and ethnic minorities are disproportionately affected by health problems and disease in Nevada and throughout the nation. Minorities often have higher rates of infectious and chronic diseases due to a variety of reasons including the following factors: Socioeconomic Status: Socioeconomic status, which includes income, education, and occupation, is linked to poorer health outcomes, higher rates to disease and less availability, accessibility, affordability and utilization of care. Minoriti
Confronting Health Inequity: The Global Dimension
Since the days of Hippocrates, health inequities and the role of social and environmental factors in the determination of marked differences in health status have been well recognized. For some time now, the driving force behind public health has been understanding and intervening in the underlying causes of health inequity. The publication of the Black Report1 in the United Kingdom in 1980 brought a more focused approach to this discourse by identifying specific factors, such as social class, g
Elementary Abstract Algebra
This book is intended for a one semester introduction to abstract algebra. Available in postscript, pdf, and latex formats.
Peach tree on Auburn's experimental farm in back of an agricultural building
Caption: "Peach tree in back of agricultural building on Auburn experimental farm. Lee Co." July 18, 1925.,JPEG from black-and-white photograph
J. R. Suter holding soybean branch in field in Dallas County
Caption: "J. R. Suter's soybeans. Dallas Co." August 28, 1925,JPEG from black-and-white photograph
Agent Turnipseed sharing information with E. L. Burt about legumes
Caption: "W. R. Turnipseed, county agent, showing E. L. Burt the results of first-year vetch." April 14, 1925.,JPEG image from black-and-white photograph
J. J Boyd's vineyard
Caption: "J.J. Boyd vineyard, Marion Co." September 18, 1925.,JPEG image from black-and-white photograph.
Exploration and Explorers
This site looks at Europe's view of North America before and after Columbus, Martin Waldseemuller's 1507 map of the world, Diego Gutierrez's 1562 map of America, Spanish and Portuguese encounters in America, the Dutch in America, exploration and settlement of America from British and American points of view, Lewis and Clark, Henry Hudson, Jacques Cartier, and early images of the U.S.
A lecture by Kevin Rudd, Prime Minister of Australia
The Australian Prime Minister, Mr Rudd, was elected to office in November last year and moved quickly to ratify the Kyoto Protocol and deliver a national apology to the Stolen Generations of Indigenous Australians. He has identified fighting inflation, acting decisively on climate change, improving the health and hospital system, investing in education and putting fairness back into Australian workplaces as his Government's key priorities. Mr Rudd has said that his Government's mandate is to bui
Sumner dining room banquet, Pomona College
The members of the Pomona College track team hold a banquet in the dining room of Sumner Hall. The table is set with elaborate floral arrangements. The students are sitting in a male-female-male-female seating pattern.
Field day sponsored by USC
A student athlete performs a pole vault in front of judges at a track in Santa Monica during a day of track and field competitions between the USC and several other Southern California colleges.
1948: A Year of Decisions
The 2008 Summer Teachers Conference focused on the year 1948. Lesson plans created by teachers attending the conference and powerpoint presentations delivered by speakers are presented on this site.
Strategic Planning for Agricultural and Resource Entrepreneurs
By the time you complete this course, you should: be able to adapt critical thinking involving in entrepreneurial activities relating to agriculture and resources in a professional manner; understand the necessity of sound planning before embarking on a business venture relating to agriculture and resources; have acquired specific skills and experience in gathering and analyzing data from primary and secondary sources as an independent entrepreneur; be able to use the computer packages to help y
The Business Plan Laboratory
The Business Plan Laboratory has been created for non-business students who are either competing in the Syracuse Business Plan Competition, or have an idea for a venture but do not know how to put together a professional business plan. It will meet one night per week during the Spring Semester. The Lab will have a very "hands-on" focus, where we work with student business concepts in discussing how to put together a great plan, including the mechanics of such challenges as defining a market and
Small Business Division
The Clarkson University School of Business has a goal of providing its students with competencies in organizational leadership, teamwork, communication, critical thinking and problem solving skills, interpersonal skills and an awareness of ethical issues. This course offers students a chance to explore and apply those competencies by providing a real life, multi-disciplinary, team-based consulting experience. Each semester several consulting projects are presented to the students by outside orga
Tapping the Roots of American Music
Teacher's Guide for using the American Roots Music documentary series in the classroom. The resources offered here are designed to help you use the PBS American Roots Music video series and companion Web site in middle school and high school social studies and history classes. American Roots Music may be taped off-air and used for up to a year following broadcast, or you may choose to purchase it through Shop PBS for Teachers.
Jigsawing with Nebraska Golden Sower Award Books
Students will learn about the Nebraska Golden Sower Award, read selected chapters from at least one of the nominated titles for the current year and communicate what they have learned by selecting activities which involve using handheld computers.
Getting to Know Numbers
Using the Handheld Computer to get students understanding the math concepts of a calendar (days of the week and months of the year), odd/even numbers, and numbers before and after (you know +1 –1 +5 – 5 that kind of stuff).
Human Biology Chapter 16: Muscle Contraction and Locomotion
By the end of this section, you will be able to:
Image from the researchproject Textiles, Techniques & Technology 'aiming to challenge the frontiers of the relationship of traditional practice and production through the use of CAD/CAM in textile design. Positives from Robustelli drum scanner direct to lithofilm - Betree System Italy