Vibration Patterns on a Chladni Plate
In this interactive activity adapted from the University of Southern California, investigate how sound vibrations cause patterns to form in sand on a metal plate.
Space Telescope Science Institute: Hubblesite
This collection of Hubble Space Telescope images, animations, and movies includes a searchable gallery, news articles, accounts of discoveries made using Hubble imagery, and a "tour of the Cosmos". Links to related topics are included.
Beginner - My house is your house In the Arabic culture, it's important to show the utmost hospitality to house guests and to try to make them feel as comfortable as possible. You learn a few phrases in today's lesson to help you achieve this should you have a guest.
In the Arabic culture, it's important to show the utmost hospitality to house guests and to try to make them feel as comfortable as possible. You learn a few phrases in today's lesson to help you achieve this should you have a guest.
This teacher-made video briefly explains nominal variables and provides a few examples. How do these differ from ordinal variables? (0:52)
What's the Point of Pointillism?
This 1:37 long video shows how pointillism is used in painting. There is no narration and it is a cartoon style presentation.
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Authors@Google: Gary Taubes
Gary Taubes spoke to Googlers in Mountain View on May 2, 2011 about his book Why We Get Fat: And What to Do About It. About the book: An eye-opening, myth-shattering examination of what makes us fat, from acclaimed science writer Gary Taubes. Building upon this critical work in Good Calories, Bad Calories, Taubes revisits the urgent question of what's making us fat and how we can change in this exciting new book. Persuasive, straightforward, and practical, Why We Get Fat makes Taubess crucial
Guide to the Records of Leonard P. Kane Relating to the Appraisal of Properties for Proposed Nike Mi
This collection contains the property appraisal records of Leonard P. Kane, appraiser, for private property to be used by the United States Army for the building of twelve Nike air defense missile bases surrounding Pittsburgh, PA, 1954-1958.
Guide to the Records of the Civic Club of Allegheny County, 1896-1967
The mission of The Civic Club of Allegheny County has been "to promote by education and organized non-partisan effort a higher public spirit and better social order." This collection contains Civic Club by-laws and constitution; minutes of annual, board of directors, and committee meetings; records documenting The Civic Clubs's legislative campaigns and social services; and voter directories for general and primary elections between 1930 and 1973.
Guide to the Records of the Draft and War Resistance Movement, Pittsburgh, Pa., 1966-1972
The records of the Pittsburgh draft and war resistance movement were collected between 1966-1972 and donated by University of Pittsburgh graduate student, David Morrison, coordinator of the Pittsburgh Draft Information Center which provided Conscientious Objector (C.O.) counseling service. Materials include books, brochures, calls to meetings, correspondence, court cases, legal briefs, manuscripts, miscellaneous mimeographed leaflets, pamphlets, publications and issues of local and national resi
Guide to the Records of the Association of Community Councils, 1940-1947
The Records of the Association of Community Councils consist of meeting minutes and an annual report for the years 1940-1947. The councils are associated with neighborhoods in and around Pittsburgh.
Guide to the Records of the Research Project on Slavonic Immigration to Western Pennsylvania, 1953-1
This collection contains research materials for a project focusing on Slavonic immigration to Western Pennsylvania. The project was directed by William V. Wallace, Department of History, University of Pittsburgh, 1953-1954.
ENGL 151-01-02, First Year Writing Seminar: Writing Southerness, Spring 2007
In this course, students will develop a critical process that will benefit them as readersand writers in their current academic setting and beyond. Our particular focus will be anexamination of the South and "southerness." We will read essays (both by authors and peers) and employ a systematized logic to analyze the arguments and strategies of these writers while exploring what defines the southernid entity. The key to the writing for the course is to cultivate your own process of invention, dra
BADM 646-01, Financial Accounting, Fall 2006
This course addresses various topics in advanced accounting. Accounting for investments including fair value, equity and consolidation of financial statements is covered in depth. Bankruptcy and partnership accounting issues are reviewed. Foreign currency transactions and translation are examined. Emerging issues related to the accounting profession are discussed as an integral part of the course.,This syllabus was submitted to the Rhodes College Office of Academic Affairs by the course instruct
BADM 351-01, Business Administration, Fall 2006
This syllabus was submitted to the Rhodes College Office of Academic Affairs by the course instructor
GEOL 111-01, Introduction to Earth System Science, Fall 2005
Objectives of this course: 1. Improve your powers of observation by identifying rocks and structures 2. Gather and analyze date to interpret the tectonic setting and geologic history of different areas. 3. Analyze an environmental issue in light of principles learned in ESS, make a decision and support that decision. 4. Improve skills of working in groups, giving a power point presentation, and teaching your peers.,This syllabus was submitted to the Rhodes College Office of Academic Affairs by t
GERM 301-01, Readings Advanced German, Fall 2006
German 301 is designed to review and expand your knowledge of German language structure – grammar and syntax – and to extend your comprehension and communicative abilities in the language. Specifically, the course will target reading comprehension and the ability to discuss written material thoughtfully. Culturally, this class will focus on German identities in the post-WWII period.,This syllabus was submitted to the Rhodes College Office of Academic Affairs by the instructor.
BIOL 315-01, Ecology Laboratory Field Schedule, Fall 2007
This syllabus was submitted to the Rhodes College Office of Academic Affairs by the course instructor.
ANSO 261-01, Research Methods, Fall 2006
This is the first in the Anthropology-Sociology two-course sequence in Research Methods. This course provides a general introduction to the research process by addressing issues on research design, data collection, and basic analysis of data and interpretation of results. We will focus on two methodological approaches, surveys and in-depth interviews. During this course, students will read materials describing and employing these methods; practice conducting social research; and do presentations
ANSO 207-01, Becoming Human: Archaeology and the Origins of Culture Fall 2006
This course presents students with an intensive review of the development of complex societies in prehistory. This course will be an introduction to the methods and theories of anthropological archaeology as well as a survey course of the origins of complexity of prehistoric societies. As such, this course is divided into three main sections: (1) review of archeological terms, topics, methods, and theories, (2) study of the origins of culture from 7 million years ago to the domestication of plan