NASA CONNECT The Venus Transit
In NASA CONNECT Venus Transit, students will learn about the importance of using scale models to represent the size and distance of objects in the solar system and beyond. They will be introduced to the astronomical unit (AU), the baseline distance from the Earth to the Sun, which astronomers use to determine the relative distances from the Earth to other planets, stars, asteroids, and objects in space. They will also discover fascinating facts about the Venus Transit, a celestial and historical
Developed for the second grade. Learning intention: Students will notice certain things that make each of them unique. They will notice traits including eye color, hair color, earlobes, hair line/shape, tongue rolling, and handedness. Biology In Elementary Schools is a Saint Michael's College student project. The teaching ideas on this page have been found, refined, and developed by students in a college-level course on the teaching of biology at the elementary level. Unless otherwise noted, th
Literacy Education in Non-Formal Settings
The main objective of these handbooks is to build the capacities of facilitators and other literacy and non-formal education personnel to promote learning and development at the community level. The instructional packages include animations, video, posters, booklets and illustrations about literacy, saving money, health, environment and important everyday life issues.
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Oopm Presents: "60 Minutes" Master Class
Sometimes an idea will form and all of the pieces will fit together perfectly. And according to Richard Landesberg, associate professor of communications, one of his ideas fell into place as he began creating the "60 Minutes" Master Class that's being offered this spring semester. During spring break, Landesberg took most of the class to New York, where students met with on-air talent and producers at "NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams," CNN, FoxNews, CBS News and "60 Minutes," where they spe
Molecular Dynamics Demonstration Model
The EJS Molecular Dynamics Demonstration model is constructed using the Lennard-Jones potential truncated at a distance of 3 molecular diameters. The motion of the molecules is governed by Newton's laws, approximated using the Verlet algorithm with the indicated Time step. For sufficiently small time steps dt, the system's total energy should be approximately conserved. Users can select various initial configurations using the drop down menu.
Natural Inquirer Journals: Wildland Fire
This edition of the Natural Inquirer is all about wildland fire. You will learn about the benefits of wildland fire, as well as some of its dangers. You will learn what fire scientists are learning about wildland fire. They are learning, for example, 1) that wildland fire should not be completely eliminated from natural environments, but it should be managed; 2) how to predict which weather conditions most favor a wildfire being started; 3) about the relationship between wildland fires and globa
Picturing France 1830-1900
Picturing France, 1830–1900 is a learning resource intended primarily for middle and upper grade levels. It takes a multifaceted look at nineteenth-century painting in France, as well as the culture that both produced and is reflected by that art. Organized by region, it provides a quick glance at the setting, history, and cultural life of Paris, the Île-de-France, the mountain areas of Franche-Comté and Auvergne, Normandy, Brittany, and Provence, in addition to a more in-depth examination o
PG Dip Architecture Student Profile -- Martyn Sutcliffe
Martyn Sutcliffe talks about the facilities on offer at Leeds Metropolitan and the outlook on his future career in architecture after undertaking the PG Dip Architecture course. "After doing the postgrad I've learnt a lot more and I feel that I've got a more professional head on me in terms of future jobs, future employment."
Work in Progress: A Boy and His Mom [Independent Institute, the Beacon, April 2011] Anyone who knows me well also knows that I revere my father. Two years ago, on the 100th anniversary of his birth, I wrote a short remembrance of him as a tri
[Independent Institute, the Beacon, April 2011]
Anyone who knows me well also knows that I revere my father. Two years ago, on the 100th anniversary of his birth, I wrote a short remembrance of him as a tri
Kids Skill's : Oplossingsgerichte methode om aan (gedrags- en andere) problemen te werken Kinderen hebben geen problemen, alleen vaardigheden die ze nog moeten aanleren (Ben Furman). Samenvatting De methode kids skills is gebaseerd op het Amerikaans psychotherapeutisch model …
Kinderen hebben geen problemen, alleen vaardigheden die ze nog moeten aanleren (Ben Furman).
De methode kids skills is gebaseerd op het Amerikaans psychotherapeutisch model …
School of Library Science Renovation
The School of Library and Information Science's recent 14,000-square-foot renovation more than doubles the school's space for teaching, research and student services.