Lincoln Home National Historic Site: A Place of Growth and Memory
recounts the life of our 16th president. See photos of the house in Springfield, Illinois, that Abraham Lincoln, his wife, and family occupied for 17 years. Read news accounts of his departure for Washington, D.C., from Springfield and of his funeral. Learn about the series of events that led to his election as the first president born west of the Appalachians.
The Battle of Oriskany: Blood Shed a Stream Running Down
tells how long-standing prejudices and the Revolutionary War unleashed massive bloodshed among inhabitants of New York's Mohawk Valley. Located in rich farmland and at a strategic point in a fur trade route, the valley had been settled by European immigrants who had prospered from productive farms and lucrative trade. As war broke out, everyone had to choose sides: Rebel or Tory. It was not easy for many. Five hundred years of unity among the Six Nations was broken.
America's Space Program: Exploring a New Frontier
tells the story of America's journey to the moon. The creation of NASA, the Apollo vehicles, and the January 1967 tragedy are part of the story. On July 20, 1969, as the Eagle lunar module approached the moon, it became clear that the computer had chosen an unacceptable landing site -- a boulder-strewn crater. With 114 seconds of fuel left, astronauts Armstrong and Aldrin overrode the computers and manually landed the Eagle.
Survival of the Fittest Microbes: Examining the Conditions of One River and the Microbes that Thrive
In this lesson, created for grades 6 - 12, students learn about the harsh conditions of Spain's Rio Tinto River and research the microbes that nonetheless manage to thrive there. They then synthesize their knowledge by creating a reality television program set in the Rio Tinto in which the microbes are the "contestants." The lesson includes an article about the Rio Tinto with accompanying questions, a detailed classroom activity, vocabulary list, discussion questions, extension activities, inter
Knowledge technologies in context
This unit explores knowledge technologies, that is, software systems that can represent, interpret, formalize or interrogate phenomena and create models of how the world works. It demonstrates how a well designed system can have positive effects on the work 'ecosystem', potentially allowing more time for people to concentrate on their strengths. Emphasizing core concepts of representation, interpretation and situated use in context, this unit will help masters students and those involved in spec
Global Methane Isosurface Wave
An animation of a three-dimensional isosurface of global methane in the atmosphere evolving over time, from a global data assimilation model. The globe of the Earth starts out opaque, then becomes transparent in order to more clearly see the structure of the isosurface. The isosurface exhibits wave breaking in the southern hemisphere.
Annually Occurring Aerosol Features: Biomass Burning in South America from August through September
Aerosol index over South America from August 1, 1987 through September 30, 1987 as measured by the Nimbus-7 Total Ozone Mapping Spectrometer (TOMS)
In this unit materials you will learn about the history of Spain and the important place of Arab and Jewish cultures in Spanish history. You will study a number of language points to help you talk about history and will write descriptive texts using a variety of stylistic devices.
Snow in Raiderland
Snow falls on the Texas Tech campus on Jan. 9, 2012.
Social Enterprise Education for Health Care Professionals
This case study outlines a project to embed social enterprise activities in the Faculty of Health inter-professional learning curriculum
Arizona Now, the largest campaign in the University of Arizona's history, aims to reach a $1.5 billion fundraising goal. The public phase of the campaign was launched on April 11 with events such as lectures from researchers, tours of key campus buildings and labs. There was also the Expo of Excellence, which showcased student and researcher projects.
Cuban Spectacular: Take 5
The University of Richmond Cuban Music Ensemble, led by Dr. Mike Davison, performed on Wednesday, November 16, 2011 at the Camp Concert Hall in the Booker Hall of Music.
SOC315 Session 3 Spring 2012
SOC315 Sociology of Work Session 3 Spring 2012 Sergio Soto
Flash online studeren Deze site werd gemaakt zodat de leerlingen zelfstandig de basisbegrippen van Flash kunnen bestuderen.
Deze site werd gemaakt zodat de leerlingen zelfstandig de basisbegrippen van Flash kunnen bestuderen.
Eigenschappen van de draaiing : Geogebra Applets Met behulp van Geogebra kan je de eigenschappen van een draaiing aantonen. De draaiing behoudt de collineariteit, de lengte van een lijnstuk, de grootte van een hoek en de evenwijdigheid van rechten. Met de volgende applets kan je …
Met behulp van Geogebra kan je de eigenschappen van een draaiing aantonen. De draaiing behoudt de collineariteit, de lengte van een lijnstuk, de grootte van een hoek en de evenwijdigheid van rechten.
Met de volgende applets kan je …
Vol en leeg Leerlingen knippen de prentjes uit op de dikke zwarte lijn. Daarna rubriceren ze de volle en de lege bokalen in twee aparte groepen.
Leerlingen knippen de prentjes uit op de dikke zwarte lijn. Daarna rubriceren ze de volle en de lege bokalen in twee aparte groepen.
Engage Super League: A Skills for Life Learning Resource.
An interactive learning resource booklet on the subject of Rugby League, designed to offer the family fun educational activities to improve basic maths and English.
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Even a Jailbird can Learn the Gas Laws - Part 3 - Gay-Lussac's Law
This video explains the concepts behind Gay-Lussac's law, as well as works through the math required in order to solve a problem involving Gay-Lussac's law. The computer-generated voices can be annoying to some, but high-school students generally find them amusing. This video was created because a high-school chemistry teacher requested an entertaining video about the gas laws - because she has found that her students are generally bored with the topic. (5:15)