The Inquiry Page - Inquiry Based Learning
This website provides a thoughtful and well-written introduction to inquiry-based learning methods with a focus on K-12 educators. The website also provides useful information on assessing student learning in an inquiry-based classroom. As such it should be very useful to college and university faculty interested in developing their own inquiry based units.
The Problem-Based Learning Directory
Searchable database of ways that different faculty at colleges and institutions worldwide are using problem-based learning. At the time this annotation was created the database contained information for 104 courses at 90 institutions across 29 countries. As such the site will be useful both to faculty interested in adapting and implementing problem-based learning exercises in their classrooms.
Six Young Women Pose with Their Bicycles
Six young women pose with their bicycles in the side yard of a house. They are wearing plaid riding outfits and caps.
Shelling in Aleppo, air strikes in Damascus
Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Syrian rebels attacked parts of Aleppo as government forces pound Damascus from the air. Deborah Gembara reports. More from Syria: http://smarturl.it/SyriaAttack Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the globe and across topics including business, financial, national, and international news. For ove
Situated in the Chattanooga Valey which extends up Between Mission Ridge and Lookout Point on the Tenn River 1½ miles from the foot of Look Out Point with several small hills in town.Cameron Hill is situated in the Edge of town on the Tenn River. Commands an entire view of the surrounding Country for several miles it is about 3 or 4 hundred feet high. With a fort on Top with several 100 pound parrot guns and has also the Resevoir on it but not quite finished so you see what kind of place I ha
Fast Scan Voltammetry
A short presentation of theory and practice of electrochemistry focused on use of microelectrodes and micro-bands in flow cells. Problems encountered are addressed and response characteristics discussed.
You can watch simulations of atoms and molecules colliding with a metallic matrix. See crystal structures disrupted and atoms sputtered.
Inside the Human Body: The Respiratory System
This Web site from the Canadian Lung Association contains an excellent collection of learning resources about the respiratory system for grades 1-12. Content varies according to grade range; for instance, the section for grades 1-3 covers basics of lungs and their function with an illustrated story, coloring book, interactive games, and downloadable worksheets. Older students focus in on smoking, air pollution, and other issues in addition to covering respiratory system biology. As with the sect
Since I last wrote you, many solemn changes have passed before me. I have had much to perplex and dishearten but also much, or at least Some that has been of a contrary character. If a renewal of our correspondence Should prove agreeable I may in a future letter give you a history of my experiences, but for the present, I will be silent on the subject. I have determined to go westward this Spring, and am not yet determine what part to bend my footsteps. A word as to what business prospects are
Pope Francis apologizes to victims of church sex abuse scandal
Pope Francis met with victims of the church sex abuse scandal at the Vatican --- his first since becoming pontiff nearly sixteen months ago. Deborah Gembara reports. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More updates and breaking news: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the globe and across topics including business, financial, national, and internat
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Biomes of the World
The Missouri Botanical Garden offers this colorful and appealing Web site about Earth's biomes and aquatic ecosystems. Designed for kids, Biomes of the World offers loads of well-presented information on rainforest, taiga, tundra, desert, temperate deciduous forest, and grassland, as well as freshwater and marine ecosystems. Each biome or ecosystem includes pages of photos and facts covering related topics, such as location, biota, and threats. While no formal lesson plans are provided, this ext
A site with animation that provides a very brief introduction to the idea of separation of components in a mixture and a set of instructions for students for separating colored compounds by paper chromatography (on coffee filters). The appropriate audience would be students in a high-school or introductory, non major\'s college chemistry class.
Resources on Engineering Education
On this website, Dr. Richard M. Felder, the Hoechst Celanese Professor Emeritus of Chemical Engineering at North Carolina State University, offers guidance, tips and resources for using techniques that he has found effective in teaching college level engineering courses. Numerous articles on learning styles, assessment, and instructional techniques are available here to download free of charge. Topics include active learning, cooperative learning and an Index of Learning Styles, which is "an on-
CL-1: Field-tested Learning Assessment Guide (FLAG)
This page gives Field-tested Learning Assessment Guides (FLAG) for use in a college or university setting in mathematics, science or engineering. There is a writing intensive portfolio that can be accessed, but most of the material focuses on general and organic chemistry courses that can be used by faculty or graduate student.
CTI Active Learning Page
This UK site contains the first eleven issues of the journal, Active Learning, dealing with computer technology for learning and assessing learning, published by the Computers in Teaching Initiative (CTI). It also links to the first issue of CTI Primers, which has ten additional articles on computer technology for teaching and assessment, and has a good article on searching materials on the Web. The title has how passed to the Institute for Learning and Teaching (http://www.ilt.ac.uk/).
Biosensors: Past, Present and Future
A unique website covering material not found in textbooks and provides a balanced viewpoint on relevant properties and characteristics of biosensors. Contents were copyrighted in 1996.
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Elizabeth P. Mason letter to Catharine A. Garman, June 2, 1867
Mrs. Mason writes about family news.,Transcripts provided by previous owner. Catharine (Kate) Ballard became Catharine (Kate) Garman when she married George Garman in 1864.
A Glossary for Mass Spectrometry
A compilation of some of the more widely used terms that non-mass spectrometrists may encounter, and for which a simple definition would be helpful. (3.5 MB PDF file)