The Image Gallery: Rocks
This website offers an extensive, annotated list of photographs of rock types. Some of the photographs are of hand samples, others are of rocks in the field. Users can also follow links to image galleries of fossils, landforms, minerals, geologic features and processes, and geology and cultures.
This lesson begins with a table for the viewer to complete while the video is paused. Then, the instructor explains what should have been discovered through the completion of this table. Then, the instructor uses a variety of examples to explain how to simplify various types of radicals.
Introducing Environment - taster materials
This unit provides an overview of Open University Course Y161 Introducing environment. You will be introduced to the types of activities, tasks and assignments that you would be asked to undertake if you were to enrol on the course.
Making Sense of the Arts: Taster Materials
This unit provides an overview of Open University Course Y160 Making Sense of the Arts. You will be introduced to the types of activities, tasks and assignments that you would be asked to undertake if you were to enroll on the course.
Understanding Children - taster materials
This Unit provides an overview of Open University Course Y156 Understanding Children. You will be introduced to the types of activities, tasks and assignments that you would be asked to undertake if you were to enrol on the course.
This unit will give you a taste of the types of activities, tasks and assignments that you would be asked to undertake on Open University course Y157 Understanding society. After studying this unit you should have a much better idea whether this course is
Light at the Bottom of the Deep, Dark Ocean?
This Ocean Explorer interactive, hands-on lesson plan (PDF) leads students on an exploration of deepwater adaptations by addressing the focus question: What types of adaptations enable deep-sea fishes to survive and collect food in the darkness of the deep ocean? In the activity, students search for Skittles in a dark room while wearing goggles covered in blue cellophane to simulate deepwater feeding. This lesson plan includes a reproducible student handout and links to reference resources.
Graphic Accounts - Analyzing Graphs in The New York Times
In this lesson, students learn about the estimated cost of the war in Iraq to the U.S. government in comparison to other hypothetical expenditures, in part by examining a bar graph. They then explore the use of different types of graphs in The New York Times.
Mojave National Preserve Kid's Web Page
Three of the four major North American deserts are found at Mojave National Preserve: the Mojave, Great Basin and Sonoran. Dozens of seeps and springs coupled with varied elevations and soil types create microhabitats that support a diversity of plant and animal life. Cactus gardens, relict plant communities of white fir and chaparral and the densest, largest Joshua tree forest are all found here.
Tropical Atmosphere Ocean project - data display
This site provides access to real-time oceanographic and meteorological data from approximately 70 moored buoys in the equatorial Pacific Ocean. Data types include wind, air and sea temperature, precipitation, humidity, pressure, radiation, and salinity. The data can be displayed as a summary, time ...
Geochemistry of Igneous Rocks
This website contains an abundance of data on the geochemistry of igneous rocks. The site provides very brief descriptions of many types of terrestrial and lunar igneous rocks, their regional distribution and classification, and examples of their geochemical trends and fingerprints. Graphs that plot ...
Metamorphic Reactions, Isograds, and Reaction Mechanisms
These lecture notes cover types of metamorphic reactions. Topics discussed include univariant and divariant reactions, mineral compatibility diagrams (AFM ternary), metamorphic reaction mechanisms, and metamorphic field gradients. The notes contain many ternary diagrams and graphs illustrating the relationship ...
Igneous Rocks Tour
This module is designed to allow students to learn about igneous rocks at their own speed using images of hand samples and rock outcrops in their natural settings. Topics covered include the common igneous rock types, igneous textures, and intrusive rock bodies. Each topic has instructive text and several ...
"Game Design, Spring 2008"
" An historical examination and analysis of the evolution and development of games and game mechanics. Topics include a large breadth of genres and types of games, including sports, game shows, games of chance, schoolyard games, board games, roleplaying games, and digital games. Students submit essays documenting research and analysis of a variety of traditional and eclectic games. Project teams required to design, develop, and thoroughly test their original games."
"Electromechanical Dynamics, Spring 2009"
" First published in 1968 by John Wiley and Sons, Inc., Electromechanical Dynamics discusses the interaction of electromagnetic fields with media in motion. The subject combines classical mechanics and electromagnetic theory and provides opportunities to develop physical intuition. The book uses examples that emphasize the connections between physical reality and analytical models. Types of electromechanical interactions covered include rotating machinery, plasma dynamics, the electromechanics o
Great Moments in Science: Light of Life 2
This Great Moments in Science radio transcript describes the three types of bioluminescence (bacterial, extracellular, and intracellular) and associated medical applications. The audio version of this program can be downloaded and requires RealPlayer.
An interactive applet and associated web page that demonstrate the three types of triangle: acute, obtuse and right. The applet shows a triangle that is initially right (one angle 90 degrees) which the user can reshape by dragging any vertex. There is a message changes in real time while the triangle ...
Improving Student Essay Writing
English II teachers are constantly searching for strategies to improve students' analytical responses to literature. This lesson is designed for all types of learners, offering various activities for all learning styles. Individual, small group, and whole class activities on essay writing culminate ...
Radiation Terror 101
This topic introduces you to general radiation principles, radiation safety and protection, and the basic types of radiological terror, and also provides practical guidance on acute response techniques and general countermeasures.
Antennas and cables for wireless networking
This unit starts by giving the reader a brief overview of the concept of "Link Budgets" in order to provide a clear picture of when, where and why the choice of antennas and cables matters in wireless implementations. Thereafter, the unit covers types of antennas, polarization, isolation and coaxial cables and connectors.