Wiki used for an intensive French workshop, part of the Master in intercultural studies 2007 course at Università della Svizzera Italiana
Here you will find animations of how Global Warming occurs and how it is linked to the Carbon and Water cycles.
Thematic Poetry Videos
Overview: Youth literacy can be promoted by leveraging youth culture, such as rap/music videos. By merging sound and visual imagery with text, a poetry writing task can be transformed into a multi-media video assignment. English teachers with access to a computer lab equipped with video editing software (e.g. i-Movie) can carry this out with their classes. Alternatively, English and computer lab teachers can collaborate to have their students produce thematic poetry videos as the culminating act
Where Are the MDGs?
By investigating the coverage of the Millennium Development Goals in the media, students learn about both the local and global presence of development issues, as well as gain an introduction to the way the media represents these issues in different parts of the world.
Change in the Mountains
The Appalachian Mountains of western North Carolina rise abruptly from the Piedmont, the state's central plateau, and include the ranges of the Balsam, Black, Blue Ridge, Great Smoky, and Nantahala Mountains. The region is home to several of the highest peaks east of the Mississippi River. The rugged geography of these mountains delayed the arrival of European settlers to the area, slowed the pace of development, and for many years preserved a distinct regional culture. While development and c
Using an Earth History Approach
This Starting point module is written to assist geoscience faculty who are developing or modifying courses or units on Earth history/historical geology or on contemporary topics that benefit from a historical perspective. It provides information on what this approach is, why it is useful, how to make ...
Around the World - Quiz
Pupils will answer questions on countries based on culture, food, location, features and cities.
Assessing Energy's Footprint and Carbon Emissions
This is a a free university web-course module which focuses on the largest single contributor to the global ecological footprint: energy. The Ecological Footprint is a powerful tool for introducing the concept of sustainability to students. The module is designed to teach college students and resource management professionals how to calculate the ecological footprint of energy use and the carbon emissions from fossil fuel combustion.
ESL: STYLE English Check Level 6 Exercise 1 Adjectives
This is a module for learning English as a Second Language. Most questions are not culture-specific, although a few questions contain Chinese. The module contains the following exercises: Exercise 1: Vocabulary Focus : Adjectives in STYLE Level 6 Exercise 2: Vocabulary Focus : Verbs in STYLE Level 6 ...
Pharmacotherapeutics of Infectious Disease
The module contains the following levels: Review of the Gram Stain Review of the Lab Culture Growth Qualities Review of Chemical Properties Morphology of the Gram Positive Cocci Grouping the Streptococci Gram Stain Results of the Aerobic Bacilli Gram Stain Results of the Cocci Gram Stain Results of the Anaerobic Bacilli Miscellaneous Classifications Classifying Fungi Aerobic versus Anaerobic Defending the Host Location of the Normal Flora Sterile versus Nonsterile Localized versus Systemic Indic
Test your knowledge about cell differentiation, cell function and tissue culture.
Can Gases Act as a Greenhouse?
In this lab, students will infer a potential for increasing levels of atmospheric carbon dioxide leading to global warming by contrasting the temperature rise in a CO2 rich atmosphere to that of normal air when both environments are exposed to a bright light in a controlled experiment.
Carbon on the Move
Through a reading, demonstration stations, and completion of a puzzle, students will recognize how respiration and photosynthesis move carbon through the earth system, how fossil fuels were formed, and how human activities have altered this movement on a global scale.
GPS and GNSS for Geospatial Professionals
This course cultivates a working knowledge of current and future capabilities of GPS and the emerging Global Navigation Satellite System.
Essentials of Oceanography for Educators
This course is designed specifically for science teachers who seek to enrich their knowledge of oceanography and contemporary principles of the fluid Earth
A Sense of Water
This site asks students to discover how the need for water can be felt, seen, and heard in the song, voice, craft, religion, and ritual of a culture. They then capture this sense of water in a narrative poem.
The Hare and the Water: A Tanzanian Folktale
helps students explore the literary elements of a Tanzanian folktale, connect its message to contemporary Tanzanian life, create original conclusions, and thematically illustrate the folktale using oil pastels.
Water: A Source of Life and Culture
asks students to research and analyze the role of water in daily life and create symbols to represent their findings. The students' symbols are then arranged to create a contemporary work of art.
Hey, Mr. Producer!
It's not that uncommon for secondary school students to study the ups and downs of the stock market, but in this lesson, students will examine the economic roller coaster involved in the production of a Broadway musical. As an introduction to the lesson, students will read a series of online articles to investigate the similarities and differences between nonprofit theater production and Broadway, or commercial, theater production. They will view excerpts from the PBS series BROADWAY: THE AMERIC
American Masters: Alfred Stieglitz
This site presents an essay, timeline, video clips, and interviews examining this photographer, artist, and art impresario. Stieglitz was a powerful force in the arts of the early 20th century and an important interpreter of emerging modern culture. This web site is a companion to first full-length film biography of the photographer, Alfred Stieglitz: The Eloquent Eye.