Flying Solo With My Digital Camera
Students will view a film clip about immigration and arrange interviews with immigrants they know. Using digital cameras they will create a classroom book that tells about the immigrant experience.
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Modeling Research Skills
The fifth lesson in the Family, History and Memory module centers on developing students' research skills. Using the book The Diary of Anne Frank as a starting point, it guides students through the necessary steps for conducting good-quality research and developing a subsequent presentation. Students work as a group to develop their presentation. The lessons can be delivered as a module or as individual units.
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West Point in the Making of America, 1802-1918
These activities will have student look at the history of the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, its contributions to American history, and accomplishments of selected West Point graduates. Proposed by George Washington in 1783 and created 20 years later, West Point became an important American institution before the Civil War.
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Building Molecular Models of DNA, Protein, and Lipids
Molecular models of DNA, protein (alpha-helix and beta-pleated sheet), and lipids are built to scale. With a minimum of scientific jargon, these laboratory exercises effectively display the important aspects of three-dimensional shape and spatial orientation that are poorly presented in textbook illustrations and demonstrate how the shape of molecules and weak chemical associations like hydrogen bonds and hydrophobic/hydrophilic interactions combine to form the macromolecular associations fundam
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Great Zoom into Siberia
Using data from different spacecraft and some powerful computer technology, visualizers at the Goddard Space Flight Center present you with a collection of American cities in a way you have never seen them before. Starting with our camera high above the Earth, we rush in towards the surface at what would be an impossible speed for any known vehicle. Passing though layers of atmosphere, the colors of our destinations shimmer with their own unique characteristics, and suddenly we find ourselves fl
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Making sense of art history
In this unit you’ll explore art history. Look around you, it’s likely that wherever you are you’ll be able to see some images, it’s also likely that many of these image will be intended to have some sort of effect on you. Here you will be exploring the power of images via a study of contemporary art from the 1980s onwards. Taking the time to look beyond the immediate appearance of an art work to consider what the artist might be trying to say can be immensely rewarding.
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Conus catus strikes a fish
This two minute video shows a fish-hunting cone snail strikes its prey with a venomous harpoon, causes paralysis, and eats it.
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Veterans face job hunt
Jan 6 - Veterans, faced with the same tough jobs market as all job hunters, get some help from companies and government programs. Jill Bennett reports.
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21M.380 Music and Technology: Live Electronics Performance Practices (MIT)
This course is a creative, hands-on exploration of contemporary and historical approaches to live electronics performance and improvisation, including basic analog instrument design, computer synthesis programming, and hardware and software interface design.

Splendeur et misère de la recherche universitaire (video)

Philippe Bopp s’appuie sur deux ouvrages critiques du système universitaire français: « Le grand gâchis : splendeur et misère de la science française » de Postel-Vinay et « Université : la grande illusion » de Pierre Jourde et sur l’analyse qu’en proposent leurs auteurs pour dresser un constat inquiétant et virulent sur l’état de la recherche en France.

Plus qu’une question de manque de moyens financiers et/ou humains, il estime que la cause première de la
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Sport and Society : the Summer Olympics and Paralympics through the lens of Social Science
This website presents the wide range of materials held at the British Library that can support research into the social aspects of sport and the Olympic and Paralympic Games whilst covering a number of themes including education, business and sport. "One of the major focuses of the site is legacy. For the British Library, the most important aspect of the legacy debate is the need to ensure that libraries and archives acquire as much as possible of the publications (and other materials) coming ou
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Michelle E. Koski, M.D. Physician Profile
Meet Michelle E. Koski, M.D. She was awarded her M.D by the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA). Dr. Koski completed her Residency at Vanderbilt University and did her Fellowship at Louisiana State University (LSU). Her Specialty is Urology.
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El Centro: Casa Abierta
A typical open house at El Centro
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Introduction to Trigonometry
Lesson Objective: Students explore relationships within triangles as examples of ratios. Questions to Consider: How does Ms. Tennis simplify trigonometric ratios for students?How are visual models used to help students develop understanding of ratios beyond memorization?In what ways is an introduction to trigonometry helpful to middle school students?
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Equilibrium
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Equilibrium discussion for Freshman Chemistry: equilibrium constant in terms of concentration for general and acid/base reactions.
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The University of Memphis Centennial Moment-TOM
Bobby Wharton (BSET '75) tells the story of how TOM was brought to the University of Memphis.
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Footprint of a coffee cup
http://graduatestudies.concordia.ca/gradproskills
 Are your tired of being full of garbage. Join Diana Kirkwood the Zero Waste Campus Coordinator at Sustainable Concordia, as she walks through the reals cost of disposable coffee cups and offers tips for reducing your environmental footprint.
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Thomas Jefferson
Explores the extraordinary legacy of Thomas Jefferson as a founding father, farmer, slaveholder, scholar, diplomat, and the third president of the U.S. Learn about his country estate and family, his efforts to reform politics and law in Virginia, his influence on the creation of our federal government, his commitment to exploring and claiming western lands, his vast library, and more. See 150 items, including documents he relied on when drafting the Declaration of Independence.
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Exploring Sound With Insects
Differences in insect morphology and movement during singing provide a fascinating opportunity for students to investigate insects while learning about the characteristics of sound. In the activities described here, students use a free online computer software program to explore the songs of the major singing insects and experiment with making their own sounds. Suggestions are also provided for ways to keep singing insects as classroom pets and to integrate them into other subject areas.
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