"Laboratory in Visual Cognition, Fall 2009"
" 9.63 teaches principles of experimental methods in human perception and cognition, including design and statistical analysis. The course combines lectures and hands-on experimental exercises and requires an independent experimental project. Some experience in programming is desirable. To foster improved writing and presentation skills in conducting and critiquing research in cognitive science, students are required to provide reports and give oral presentations of three team experiments. A fou
Take Action, Save the Past (Archaeology)
This lesson hones students' problem-solving skills by having them tackle the problem of saving archaeological sites from destruction.
Singing the Song of Life
This lesson requires students to use their reading, comprehension, and analysis skills to analyze a poem and respond creatively to the selection.
Cultivating Keen Observers: Teaching with Journey North Photos
Observation is the first step in the scientific process. To extend your students' "backyard" observations, Journey North features a wealth of stunning photos and video clips. You can use them to engage students, build observation skills, inspire scientific thinking, and create fertile ground for discussions and new questions!
Looking for a Top Quark Game
Graphing is an important tool used by scientists to interpret data. Students can practice their graphing skills while playing this game.
Burning CDs with Nero Burning ROM
This unit will equip learners with basic CD burning skills using Nero Burning ROM software.
Conflict resolution: "Back Home Action Planning"
This "Back Home Action Planning" unit offers an opportunity for individuals to plan how they will apply their new Cooperative Problem Solving skills in their back-home environment.
Practice your Division skills with these interactive and exciting games!
How sharp are your multiplication skills? Give these great math games a try.
Fun and Interesting Careers that use Math and Science
Students will discuss the need for math/science in the dangerous career of "stunt people" for movies.
Practice multiplying with these fun math games! Warm up your multiplication skills with Jungle Jim as you help him multiply with the monkeys! Begin with multiplying by 2 and move up.
Make Me a Multiplication Star
It is time to polish those multiplication skills and prepare to be the best math student you can be.
Geometry for Santiago and Mathias
The Klings can practice their geometry skills through fun games. Test your geometry knowledge in Shape Hangman!! Practice what you know in the sort triangles
This is for practicing typing skills.
Summer Place Value
Play some fun games with your new place value skills. Match the number words to the standard form to find the place value mystery picture.
Introduction to Economic Analysis
This book presents standard intermediate microeconomics material and some material that, in the authors' view, ought to be standard but is not. Introductory economics material is integrated. Standard mathematical tools, including calculus, are used throughout. The book easily serves as an intermediate microeconomics text, and can be used for a relatively sophisticated undergraduate who has not taken a basic university course in economics. Podcast also available
Money and Banking
The financial crisis of 2007-8 has already revolutionized institutions, markets, and regulation. Wright and Quadrini's Money and Banking captures those revolutionary changes and packages them in a way that engages undergraduates enrolled in Money and Banking and Financial Institutions and Markets courses. Minimal mathematics, accessible language, and a student-oriented tone ease readers into complex subjects like money, interest rates, banking, asymmetric information, financial crises and regul
Principles of Microeconomics
The authors teach economics as the study of “choice “ by providing students with an accessible, straightforward overview of economics. This text combines the clarity and writing of Tregarthen's seminal periodical "The Margin" with great teaching insights.Rittenberg and Tregarthen help students to understand how real individuals actually work with economics. In this new book, the authors illustrate the practicality and relevance of economics with a variety of new illustrations and insights.Th
AIDS in Sub-Sahara Africa: A Detailed Examination of Botswana, Swaziland, South Africa and Uganda
This module is intended to introduce students to one of the greatest social problems to face this planet, the global epidemic of HIV/AIDS and to increase their computer and research skills within sociology.
Investigating Differences in Earnings Based on Gender
Students will use cross-tabulations and graphs to explore the differences in earnings based on gender. In doing so, they will build basic data analysis skills like forming hypotheses and using control variables.