African American History II
Notre Dame OpenCourseware (OCW) offers free educational resources for the course "African American History II" in the History Department. This course examines the broad range of experiences of African Americans from the close of the American Civil War to the 1980s, exploring both the relationship of blacks to the larger society and the inner dynamic of the black community. We will devote particular attention to Reconstruction, the migration of African Americans from the rural South to the urba
Lesson #023, Wednesday Change the 'o' to an 'i' to make it plural: amico = friend, amici = friends Change the 'a' to an 'e' to make it plural: chiesa = church, chiese = churches Change the 'ca' to a 'che' to make it plural: banca = bank, banche = banks Change the 'e' to an 'i' to make it plural: studente = student, studenti = students Most masculine words ending in 'io' you drop the 'o' to make it plural: negozio = store, negozi = stores Nouns en
Change the 'o' to an 'i' to make it plural:
amico = friend, amici = friends
Change the 'a' to an 'e' to make it plural:
chiesa = church, chiese = churches
Change the 'ca' to a 'che' to make it plural:
banca = bank, banche = banks
Change the 'e' to an 'i' to make it plural:
studente = student, studenti = students
Most masculine words ending in 'io' you drop the 'o' to make it plural:
negozio = store, negozi = stores
Mary Wollstonecraft and Mary Shelley
Notre Dame OpenCourseware (OCW) offers free online educational resources for the course "Mary Wollstonecraft and Mary Shelley" in the Political Science Department. This Honors Program first-year political theory seminar explores the intellectual relationship of Mary Shelley, the author of the novel Frankenstein, to her mother, Mary Wollstonecraft, the author of the first book on women's rights, A Vindication of the Rights of Woman.
Visit to An Ocean Planet: Earth's Hydrologic Cycle
The hydrologic cycle is the continual movement of water from one place to another and from one state of matter to another. This site describes a demonstration in which a teacher or small group of students constructs a simple model of the hydrologic cycle. Written instructions and a list of materials are provided. A short list of links to related topics and a vocabulary are also included.
The Ecological Correlates of Armed Conflict: A Geospatial and Spatial-Statistical Approach to Confli
Joshua D Fisher, ICAR Ph.D Spring 2010 - Dissertation Defense"Few studies of violent conflict focus explicitly on the environmental and ecological relationships that occur in locations that experience violence. Rather, traditional studies of focus o
Physical Resources: Water, Pollution, and Minerals - Chapter Introduction
In this module, the Chapter "Physical Resources: Water, Pollution, and Minerals" is introduced.
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Greeks fear tough 2012
Jan 1 - Greeks fear 2012 will be even worse than 2011 as their debt-laden country enters its fifth year of recession. Nick Rowlands reports.
Give It A Shake, Cornstarch Comes Alive
Science Friday brings you a science fair project for the recession: combine cornstarch and water and make a fluid with bizarre physical properties, on the cheap. Physicists Robert Deegan, of the University of Michigan, and Harry Swinney, of the University of Texas at Austin, explain why the mixture comes to life under the right conditions. (3:40)
Removing Intestinal Worms and Parasites from a 3 Year Old
Removing Intestinal Worms and Parasites from a 3 Year Old
Pope calls for peace education
Jan 1 - During his New Year Mass, Pope Benedict says new generations must be educated in justice and peace to avoid further conflict. Sunita Rappai reports.
Tally Charts and Bar Graphs
This clip demonstrates how to use tally charts to record survey data and use a bar graph to show the results. The video is animated and about three minutes in duration.
Microeconomía I (2011)
El objeto de estudio de la asignatura es el análisis del papel de los mercados en el proceso social de asignación de los recursos escasos. Partiendo de modelos básicos de elección del consumidor y de la empresa se fundamentan modelos más generales sobre el funcionamiento de los mercados. A la vez que se presentan estos modelos estandarizados se introduce al alumno en la construccción y manejo de modelos microeconómicos sencillos.
Juvenile Common Lionfish
This short video gives excellent real life, close up footage of a juvenile Common Lionfish. A striking, boldly-patterned fish, the common lionfish (Pterois volitans) has distinctive bands of red and white stripes and conspicuous, elongated, fan-like fins. This is a great resource to help build background knowledge and to help make real world connections between nature and the classroom. (Less Than 2 Minutes)
Kinetic and Potential Energy of Motion
In this lesson, students are introduced to both potential energy and kinetic energy as forms of mechanical energy. A hands-on activity demonstrates how potential energy can change into kinetic energy by swinging a pendulum, illustrating the concept of conservation of energy. Students calculate the potential energy of the pendulum and predict how fast it will travel knowing that the potential energy will convert into kinetic energy. They verify their predictions by measuring the speed of the pend
Creating found poetry from picture books
Students select and read a picture book and afterwards create "found poetry" based on the picture book.
What is a solar eclipse and why are they only visible in some parts of the world? In this video segment adapted from NASA, astronomer Susan Stolovy uses animations to provide an answer to these questions.
Air Takes Up Space 1
Instructions and notes for an activity that demonstrates that air takes up space.
Parallel Axes Theorem
Fact-sheet with a worked example on the use of the parallel axes theorem.
The Restless Atmosphere Quiz
Establish how well they know the Coriolis effect.
"We Are Literally Slaves": An Early Twentieth-Century Black Nanny Sets the Record Straight
In folklore the black nursemaid was seen as a dutiful, self-sacrificing black woman who loved her white family and its children every bit as much as her own. Yet the popular images of the loyal, contented black nursemaid, or "mammy," were unfortunately far from the reality for the African-American women who worked in these homes. In 1912 the Independent printed this quasi-autobiographical account of servant life, as related by an African-American domestic worker, which dispelled the comforting "