Name That Park
In this online interactive, learners are introduced to the basic function of Geographic Information System (GIS) maps in relation to national parks. Recognizable park boundaries are presented and learners are given the option to add layers such as lakes, rivers and visitor centers, until the learner is able to identify the park map from a list of choices.
My Angle on Cooling
In this activity, learners discover that one way to cool an object in the presence of a heat source is to increase the distance from it or change the angle at which it is faced. Learners perform an experiment that measures how the heat experienced by a test subject changes as the distance or the viewing angle changes. Learners distinguish which effect is more important for determining the seasons on Earth. Learners examine how NASA's MESSENGER mission to Mercury takes advantage of these passive
A Special Collection Online
Alongside the W.E.B. Du Bois collection, UMass Amherst Libraries now curate the archive of civil rights leader Horace Mann Bond. Julian, James and Jane Bond visited campus to celebrate their father's work becoming available online for all to explore.
"Tale of Two Princesses"- Latin Practice
Episode one sets up the ongoing story that practices Latin vocabulary from the Latin for Children, Primer A series. This computer animation uses a simple story formula to introduce Latin vocabulary in a familiar way. (05:23)
Lesson 01 - One Minute Romanian
In lesson 1 of One Minute Romanian you will learn how to say 'hello' and 'goodbye' in Romanian. Remember - even a few phrases of a language can help you make friends and enjoy travel more. Find out more about One Minute Romanian at our website - http://www.oneminutelanguages.com.Author(s):
Planets, Stars, Galaxies, and the Universe
ASTRO 801 is a required course in Penn State's online Masters of Education in Earth Sciences. The course is designed specifically for secondary science teachers who seek to enrich their knowledge and bring a contemporary understanding of EarthŐs place in the Universe to their classrooms. ASTRO 801 will provide science educators with a strong foundation in astronomy, allowing them to critically evaluate the evidence for the most recent advances in our understanding of the Solar System, our Gala