C++ and Beyond 2011: Scott, Andrei and Herb - Ask Us Anything I was able to attend C++ and Beyond 2011 and it was a tremendous experience. I captured some great footage from the event for C9, like this end-of-last-day panel - Ask Us Anything - with Scott, Andrei and Herb. Great questions and excellent answers. This is the third and final panel from C&B 2011 to air on C9. The other two panels: Author(s):
I was able to attend C++ and Beyond 2011 and it was a tremendous experience. I captured some great footage from the event for C9, like this end-of-last-day panel - Ask Us Anything - with Scott, Andrei and Herb. Great questions and excellent answers. This is the third and final panel from C&B 2011 to air on C9. The other two panels: Author(s):
How the Fly Evades the Swatter
Using super-fast video cameras, Michael Dickinson, a bioengineer from Caltech, discovered why flies are so hard to swat. (4:29)
Using Data Effectively—Bill Finger from FHI360
Learn more: http://pulitzercenter.org/projects/africa-reproductive-health-family-planning-reporting-initiative Bill Finger, Progress Project associate director at FHI360, explains the pitfalls journalists can fall into when they don't have adequate data resources available or don't understand what the data means. He spoke on a panel for journalists about how best to use data at the International Family Planning Conference in Dakar, Senegal. This video is part of Pulitzer Center's collaborati
2011 in beeld Deze oefening kan je klassikaal of individueel maken. Je kan eventueel eerst een online jaaroverzicht bekijken en nadien deze oefening laten maken. Het jaar 2011 is door Kim in beeld gebracht en vind je op de cover van …
Deze oefening kan je klassikaal of individueel maken. Je kan eventueel eerst een online jaaroverzicht bekijken en nadien deze oefening laten maken.
Het jaar 2011 is door Kim in beeld gebracht en vind je op de cover van …
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Opening an Hispanic restaurant
This lesson focuses on vocabulary and currency associated with food, restaurants, and menus. Students conduct research to create an authentic menu with a companion recipe books. The lesson culminates in short presentations and food samples.
Exploring the Everglades
After reading the book "Everglades" by Jean Craighead George, students will apply basic Internet navigation and computer skills to complete a scavenger hunt about the Everglades. As a culmination activity, students will use a word processing program to type a paragraph detailing what they have learned about the Everglades.
This lesson is part of a science unit entitled "Spiders: Fact and Fiction." During this lesson, learning will focus on specific body anatomy, functions and distinguishing characteristics of spiders.
Describing Japanese screens and scrolls through words
The first part of a unit on talking and writing about, as well as creating, Japanese screen and scroll paintings. The purpose of this unit plan is to introduce descriptive aspects of art criticism, while teaching appreciation for the art and culture of Japan. Students use observation and descriptive writing to discover richly detailed Japanese screen and scroll paintings so that another student can illustrate it in the next lesson.
This activity is a fun, interactive lesson that integrates children's literature with math. (A great way to integrate author studies!) This activity allows students to be involved in all 4 learning styles (visual, auditory, tactile and kinesthetic). I spread this lesson out over two days.
Cause and effect writing: What it looks like and who reads it
Students examine the causes and effects presented in a brochure called "Ozone: The Good and the Bad." They also examine the language of the brochure with regard to audience appropriateness. Students then write their own brochures examine their classmates' brochures for cause and effect and for audience appropriateness.
Students will understand the life cycle of the butterfly and create various art activities that would model metamorphosis.
From dirt to dinner
This lesson serves as an introductory study of the plant world. The lesson allows students to study seeds, parts of plants, microclimates, and how to grow seeds into vegetable plants for harvest. Parents are encouraged to assist at home.
Dance of the times: African-American expression of jazz
Explores jazz dance as a social dance form and a uniquely expressive art of African-American culture from the 1920's and 1930's. Students will learn about the complexity of African-American experiences that generated the dance and musical style. The activities develop students' understanding of jazz dance while integrating visual, audio, and kinesthetic learning styles.
Time-light and shadow (pre-visit)
Students examine the interplay of the earth and the sun by studying shadows. Students construct a sun clock and record shadows several times during a school day in order to use the earth and the sun to measure time.
Explore NOVA Online's interactive steam engine and discover how this machine can convert heat to mechanical energy.
Acids and Bases: Testing Rockets
It would seem that bottles of lemon juice and rockets have only their basic shape in common. However, as two cast members from ZOOM demonstrate in this adapted video segment, when baking soda is added to the mix, a plastic bottle can act very much like a real rocket. Grades 3-8.
"I'm Going to Fight Like Hell"Anna Taffler and the Unemployed Councils of the 1930s
The Communist-led Unemployed Councils mobilized jobless men and women in hundreds of local communities to demand jobs and better treatment from relief authorities. In these excerpts from a recorded interview, Anna Taffler, a Communist activist and a Russian Jewish immigrant, described how her own experience of facing eviction pushed her into organizing the unemployed. She also talked about the focus of local councils on issues like fighting for more relief and stopping evictions.
American Soldiers in the Philippines Write Home about the War
During the U.S. war in the Philippines between 1899 and 1904 (which grew out of the Spanish-American War that had erupted in 1898), ordinary American soldiers shared the nationalist zeal of their commanders and pursued the Filipino "enemy" with brutality and sometimes outright lawlessness. Racism, which flourished in the United States in this period, led American soldiers to repeatedly assert their desire "to get at the niggers." An anti-imperialist movement, which rejected annexation by the Uni