The Free Speech Movement
The Free Speech Movement (FSM) was a college campus phenomenon inspired first by the struggle for civil rights and later fueled by opposition to the Vietnam War. The Free Speech Movement began in 1964, when students at the University of California, Berkeley protested a ban on on-campus political activities. The protest was led by several students, who also demanded their right to free speech and academic freedom. The FSM sparked an unprecedented wave of student activism and involvement. Many ima
US History II
Upon completion of this course you will: Demonstrate comprehension of a broad body of historical knowledge; Express ideas clearly in writing; Work with classmates to research an historical issue; Interpret and apply data from original documents; Identify underrepresented historical viewpoints; Write to persuade with evidence; Compare and contrast alternate interpretations of an historical figure, event, or trend; Explain how an historical event connects to or causes a larger trend or theme; Deve
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LABash Conference Patrick Dougherty
Patrick Dougherty is world renowned for his woven willow sculptures that brink on the border of natural environment (chaos) and man made structures (order). His work can be seeen at http://www.stickwork.net. His presentation was recorded Friday, March 25 as part of LABash 2011. LABash 2011 was held March 25-26 at Purdue University and was hosted by Purdue University's Landscape Architecture program.
"Quasi-Balanced Circulations in Oceans and Atmospheres, Fall 2009"
" This course introduces the students to dynamics of large-scale circulations in oceans and atmospheres. Basic concepts include mass and momentum conservation, hydrostatic and geostrophic balance, and pressure and other vertical coordinates. It covers the topics of fundamental conservation and balance principles for large-scale flow, generation and dissipation of quasi-balanced eddies, as well as equilibrated quasi-balanced systems. Examples of oceanic and atmospheric quasi-balanced flows, compu
Medical Response to Weapons of Mass Destruction: Mustard Gas
This presentation discusses exposure to vesicant vapors, such as the chemical mustard, mechanisms of action, disease manifestations, how to diagnose and treat exposure. This Web-based course combines Medantic Technology's didactic presentations and Medulator virtual patient cases delivered via a custom learning management system. Originally published for Medantic Technology by Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins, the course was co-developed with subject matter expertise provided by the Uniformed Serv
STS-134 Daily Mission Recap - Flight Day 9
A video recap of flight day 9 of the STS-134 mission of space shuttle Endeavour to the International Space Station.
Writing - Consolidating the Week's Work
Lesson plan involving children reviewing what they have learned about writing and encouraging them to create a list of things that good writers do.
Postboxes in postcode IP19
A collection of postboxes in postcode IP19
Virtual Maths, Shapes, Space and Measure, DIY Clinometer template
Make your own clinometer - template and instructions
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After completing this unit you may wish to study another OpenLearn Study Unit or find out more about this topic. Here are some suggestions:
Postboxes in postcode IP13
A collection of Postboxes in Postcode IP13
Postboxes in postcode IP12
A collection of postboxes in postcode IP12
Chipmunks are mammals because they are covered in fur and are warm-blooded. Warm-blooded animals can generate their own body heat and stay warm in the winter months.
Description of the principle of operation of a smoke detector/alarm that uses ionising radiation. Diagrams and a simplified circuit are included.
Op het einde van deze les kun je inhoudsvragen over een interview over de Farmers' Markets (boerenmarkten) beantwoorden.
In this activity, students will research a political issue that is highlighted and discussed on the TakingITGlobal website. Students will pick one issue and write a one page satire on the event/issue. Part 2 of the assignment is for the students to create their own political cartoon using Photoshop or similar software.
Induction of Nitrate Reductase in Plant Shoots
A laboratory exercise that uses colormetric assay and corn seedling shoots to study the induction of enzyme activity by a substrate.
Diversity of leaves
The diversity of land plants can be seen in the diversity of their leaves. Leaves vary by color, vein arrangement, shape, texture, and thickness.