Great Gull Island
On the eastern edge of Long Island Sound, a small, rocky piece of land known as Great Gull Island houses the crumbling battlements of a U.S. Army fort and some 11,000 nesting pairs of Common and Roseate Terns. The American Museum of Natural History purchased the island in 1949 to preserve a breeding habitat for terns displaced from Long Island's beaches by increasing development. Project director Helen Hays has led the Museum's research efforts on Great Gull Island since 1969. Among the field
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Media Arts: One Minute Media Arts Lesson
People have created media in different ways in different places and times. This short animation provides a quick lesson on the history of communications and media arts. Students will follow the Artopia guide on a quick tour through the history of Media Arts.
The Hair Brush
More chain rule and implicit differentiation intuition
More intuition behind the chain rule and how it applies to implicit differentiation. (10:10)
Negotiating Space, Buying Time
In this Anthropology Departmental Seminar, Professor Michael Herzfeld (Harvard University) discusses 'the performance of housing politics in a Bangkok community under siege'. 2 December 2011.
Easter on Recently Captured Iwo Jima
In this audio clip, a chaplain's service for U.S. troops on Iwo Jima is broadcasted live. On March 26, 1945, after 36 days of bloody battle, the United States took control of the strategically important Japanese island. (3:21)
Classify Prisms (Interactive)
Classify prisms by base shape and lateral surface shape. Classify three-dimensional figures by their attributes. Classify three-dimensional solids by their configuration and properties. (e.g., parallelism, perpendicularity, and congruency)
Separation Methods - Crossword
Interactive crossword that tests your knowledge of solutions, compounds and separating methods.
Llegó la Primavera (cuento en español para niños)
Hoy es el primer día de primavera, y aunque pueda llover, al final diremos ES PRIMAVERA. Un cuento que describe esta estación. (3:54)
The Earth, Sun, and Moon: ( An Interactive Game)
In this game, the planets, sun, and moon are in the incorrect positions. Students are challenged to place them in the correct positions. ( This link is for an interactive game and may take a few minutes to load.)
Explore Cardinal Directions
This slide show includes a list of questions for the students to answer as they apply their learning to creating local and personal maps. A good lesson that enables students to become very familiar with this map symbol.
EAHA Day 2 Session 3A: Complex Emergencies Lecture
Universities in the Eastern Africa Region have come together to implement an initiative Health Emergency Management Program (HEMP) that will build the capacity of local governments in the region to manage and plan for response to major disasters of public health importance. The Eastern African Region is prone to many natural and technological disasters of different kinds. There is not one nation in the region that is not vulnerable to the devastating effects of these disasters. Many of these dis
Aztecs: Religion and Rituals
In the early decades of the 1500s, Spanish explorers, or Conquistadors, moved from the Caribbean coast into central Mexico. There they encountered the Aztecs, a deeply religious people with a complex structure of rites and ceremonies. Length 4:01
Dysfemisme en eufemisme Dit document bevat kort de theorie over dysfemisme en eufemisme met concrete voorbeelden. Er volgt een oefening waar de leerlingen dysfemismes moeten omzetten in eufemismes.
Dit document bevat kort de theorie over dysfemisme en eufemisme met concrete voorbeelden. Er volgt een oefening waar de leerlingen dysfemismes moeten omzetten in eufemismes.
Seafood and Survival
This lecture video uses (17:00) the importance of what cooks offer as away to help save certain types of seafood. The video covers should open the eyes of students as it defines food as a
sustainable and cultural resource, sustainable seafood and the role that chefs play. eating as a way of connecting to the world
and how we can use this connection to make a difference. how to use resources wisely and more. A great way to get student to think critically about the use of seafo
Dynasties: The Mongol Empire- Part 2/5
Khubilai Khan was a great ruler because he looked after the destitute and the poor. [10:00] His government even had a postal system.
Networks: Theory and Application
SI 508 has been taught in various forms from 2006 to 2008 to masterŐs students at the University of Michigan School of Information. The course covers topics in network analysis, from social networks to applications in information networks such as the Internet. I will introduce basic concepts in network theory, discuss metrics and models, use software analysis tools to experiment with a wide variety of real-world network data, and study applications to areas such as information retrieval.As a ne
Honour Killing Across Culture and Time: Across culture and time: Speaking of honour killing
Dr Carolyn Strange introduces the themes at the Honour Killing Across Culture and Time conference held at The Australian National University in December 2011. Her talk is titled 'Speaking of honour killing'. Honour-motivated violence is a trans-historical and cross-cultural phenomenon, yet it has recently become a metonym for Islamic and anti-modern cultures. How can inter-disciplinary conversations unpack this association to produce innovative ways of thinking about and acting against violenc