This Field Rocks
Tucked in a shallow valley in northeastern Pennsylvania is a mysterious geologic feature: 16 acres of sandstone boulders. Science Friday took a trip to Hickory Run State Park's "boulder field" and spoke with Megan Taylor, environmental education specialist, about why the rocks collected there. (2:39)
National Center for Science Education
The National Center for Science Education (NCSE) is a nonprofit organization working to defend the teaching of evolution against sectarian attack. The group is committed to defending the teaching of evolution in public schools. They hope to prevent the teaching of "scientific creationism" in classrooms. The site contains detailed descriptions of past and ongoing court cases, education outreach projects, and ongoing debate over the validity of evolution, plus numerous essays on the controversy. T
The Battle of Bentonville: Caring for Casualties of the Civil War
shows how battlefield medical care developed during the Civil War, particularly in the Union Army.
Brown v. Board: Five Communities That Changed America
describes five cases the Supreme Court agreed to hear in 1952 under one title: Brown v. Board of Education. The cases originated in Delaware, Kansas, South Carolina, Virginia, and Washington, D.C. Each contested the separate but equal doctrine of the Court's 1896 Plessy v. Ferguson decision, which by the 1950s had resulted in 17 states requiring racial segregation in public schools and 4 states allowing it.
You Decide: Should we all be vegetarians?
This educational guide focuses on both sides of the vegetarianism debate. Students are invited to examine the nutritional, environmental, health and lifestyle issues, developing critical thinking skills as they work through the activities. Students will learn how to support their arguments with evidence and reason. It is expected that at the end of this guide students will determine where they stand on this controversial issue.
Otis Visiting Designer: Jean Francois Porchez
Jean François Porchez is a French type designer. He was president of ATypI (Association Typographique Internationale), the leading organisation of type designers from 2004 to 2007. He is probably best known for releasing the new typefaces for Le Monde, the French evening newspaper in 1994. He has designed custom typefaces for customers such as Beyoncé Knowles, Costa Crocieres, France Télécom, Peugeot, RATP (Public Transport in Paris), and distributes his retail typefaces internationally via
Video Tip of the Week: SNPeffect 4.0
By: OpenHelix This quick tip explores the new version of SNPeffect. For more information and links see http://blog.openhelix.eu/?p=10257
A conversation about social media and pedagogy
http://concordia.ca/now Students from Concordia's Graduate Diploma in Communications program recently participated in a conversation about the place of social media in today's post-secondary institutions. The session was organized by communications professor Leslie Shade; Ollivier Dyens, Vice-Provost, Teaching and Learning, and Concordia¹s Centre for Teaching and Learning Services. Following the discussion, the students broke out into groups and joined some of the university's instructors and
Callie Cavanaugh — elementary education major, soccer athlete, T.I.G.E.R! Read volunteer and current leader of the Solid Orange Squad. Here, Callie introduces the Read program to students. Read more here: http://features.clemson.edu/creative-services/homepage/2012/being-a-tiger/
GoNUxstream Game Recap - Men's Ice Hockey vs. UMass Lowell - Jan. 21, 2012
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Windenkind, het zigeunermeisje en de viool : Vragen bij het boek Dit werkblad sluit aan bij thema 5, les 7 van de methode Tijd voor Taal. Leerlingen lossen vragen op over het boek Windenkind, het zigeunermeisje en de viool.
Dit werkblad sluit aan bij thema 5, les 7 van de methode Tijd voor Taal. Leerlingen lossen vragen op over het boek Windenkind, het zigeunermeisje en de viool.
Mark D. Vagle - Speed Theorizing as a Pedagogical "Dwelling" Tool
Innovation 20/20 presents: Mark D. Vagle - Speed Theorizing as a Pedagogical "Dwelling" Tool Dr. Vagle is an Associate Professor in the UGA College of Education. Innovation 20/20 is a production of the Initiative on Innovation in Teaching and Technology in the College of Education. Dr. Lloyd Rieber is the director of the initiative. The series is produced by the Office of Information Technology. The University of Georgia copyright 2012
Freedom of Information Act
This 1:32 minute video explains how this Act came to be and how to use it. This is a great way to get students involved in doing research. All students can do this using form letters.
WBAA: Engineering and Social Justice
Dr. Alice Pawley, assistant professor in Purdue University's School of Engineering Education, talks about the book Engineering and Social Justice: In the University and Beyond from Purdue University Press. Pawley contributed to the book and is co-editor with colleagues Dr. Caroline Baillie (University of Western Australia) and Dr. Donna Riley (Smith College). The book is aimed at engineering academics worldwide who are attempting to bring social justice into their work and practice, or who would
Development and Application of New Tools for TB Drug Discovery: A South African Perspective
The 4th Annual CEND Symposium - Fighting the Diseases of Poverty Valerie Mizrahi "Development and Application of New Tools for TB Drug Discovery: A South African Perspective" January 13, 2012 Sponsored by the Henry Wheeler Center for Emerging and Neglected Diseases http://globalhealth.berkeley.edu/cend/
Motor Exam: Abnormal Examples: Upper Extremities - Testing for Pronator Drift
With an UMN lesion there is pronation and downward drift of the outstretched supinated arm. This is because the pronators overpower the weaker supinators. Another name for this sign is a pronator Babinski. The first principle of neurologic diagnosis is regional or anatomical localization. In order to become skillful the student must understand how structure relates to function of the nervous system. The neurologic examination permits "dissection" of the nervous system and localizes the disease w
Edgar Allen Poe - 'El Barril de Amontillado' (Vincent Price) - Subtítulos en Español
El Barril de Amontillado, recitada por Vincent Price, es una historia pequeña sobre la venganza mortal de un amigo del narrador que le ha insultado. Publicado por primera vez en 1846, la historia es un clásico de Poe. Gran video para mostrar después de leer la historia. (13:26)
Temperature Measurement 101: Clip 1 of 6
Temperature Measurement 101: Clip 1 of 6. Run time 10 Minutes.
Recorded webinar from Industrial Controls with speakers Harold Dorr and Bill Bergquist. February 24, 2010. Voice over Powerpoint slides.
*Understanding RTD sensors - strengths and weaknesses
*Understanding Thermocouples - strengths and weaknesses
*Selecting the correct temperature sensor for your application Author(s):
Upper Intermediate S5 #3 - I Hope That’s the Last Bear Attack in Japan
Learn Japanese with JapanesePod101.com! It’s only been a week since you left your home in Japan for a business trip, but you’ve been missing your family ever since. In the airport, you decide to buy some souvenirs for your family members to show them that you’ve been thinking about them. After looking in several shops, [...]
Cranial Nerve Exam: Normal Exam: Cranial Nerves 9 & 10 - Sensory & Motor: Gag Reflex
The gag reflex tests both the sensory and motor components of CN 9 & 10. This involuntary reflex is obtained by touching the back of the pharynx with the tongue depressor and watching the elevation of the palate. The first principle of neurologic diagnosis is regional or anatomical localization. In order to become skillful the student must understand how structure relates to function of the nervous system. The neurologic examination permits "dissection" of the nervous system and localizes the di