Calico Watercolor Cats
This two-class lesson focuses on students learning how to draw a cat using geometric shapes, learning and applying wet-on-wet technique of watercolor painting, and using crayon to create area surrounding cats. The final art product will be a mixed media painting of one cat and one kitten in an indoor or outdoor environment. Students will orally present their completed artwork using prepositions and nouns to describe the location of their cats.
Instruments in action
Students will demonstrate mastery of eight measures of four beats by speaking, moving and playing. They will classify instruments metals, woods, scrapers, ringers, shakers, etc.
Developing continuous air during articulation
Combining long tones and burst-tonguing will assist many beginning instrument players to eliminate excessive breaths while articulating.
PediNeuroLogic Exam: Newborn: Normal: Tone - Leg Recoil
To test leg recoil, the legs are fully flexed on the abdomen for a few seconds, then the legs are quickly extended and released. The legs should spring back to the flexed position. Legs that remain extended could be due to either hypotonia or abnormal extensor tone. A neuroscience tutorial focusing on those aspects of the pediatric neurological examination that are unique to the child's nervous system, with an emphasis on important neurodevelopmental milestones.
Gait Exam: Abnormal Examples: Neuropathic Gait
This girl has weakness of the distal right lower extremity so she can't dorsiflex her foot. In order to walk she has to lift her right leg higher then the left to clear the foot and avoid dragging her toes on the ground. The first principle of neurologic diagnosis is regional or anatomical localization. In order to become skillful the student must understand how structure relates to function of the nervous system. The neurologic examination permits "dissection" of the nervous system and localize
This patient education program discusses fibromyalgia including the causes, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment. It also reviews information about the musculoskeletal system, healthy living strategies for managing fibromyalgia, and complementary therapies. This resource is a MedlinePlus Interactive Health Tutorial from the National Library of Medicine, designed and developed by the Patient Education Institute.
This patient education program discusses heart attacks including their symptoms, causes, treatment and prevention. It also reviews the anatomy of the heart, the difference between a heart attack and angina, emergency planning, and the need for CPR if cardiac arrest occurs. This resource is a MedlinePlus Interactive Health Tutorial from the National Library of Medicine, designed and developed by the Patient Education Institute.
This patient education program explains the different types of lupus including symptoms, diagnosis, treatment options, and management of the disease. This resource is a MedlinePlus Interactive Health Tutorial from the National Library of Medicine, designed and developed by the Patient Education Institute.
What Killed the Dinosaurs?
Definitive answers to some of life's most enduring questions are often difficult or impossible to come by. However, scientific processes piece together the information that is available as a way of providing alternative explanations for a wide variety of phenomena. This interactive activity from the Evolution Web site outlines the evidence gathered to explain what caused the extinction of the dinosaurs 65 million years ago. It proposes four possible hypotheses and invites you to consider the evi
Explore NOVA Online's interactive steam engine and discover how this machine can convert heat to mechanical energy.
Build an Island
This interactive resource from NOVA Online shows how an atoll is formed from a volcanic island and describes the role coral reefs play in this process.
A news camera captured this video excerpt of a 1965 voting rights demonstration, from People's Century: "Skin Deep".
When Did the First Americans Arrive?
In this video segment adapted from NOVA, recent archaeological evidence leads scientists to revise existing theories about human migrations into the Americas around the time of the last ice age.
African American Daily Life
These photos depict typical daily activities of African Americans before the Civil Rights era.
Hyde County School Boycott
This slide show tells the story of a yearlong boycott to protest the closing of historically black schools in Hyde County, North Carolina.
Movement Music Medley
This collection of songs and images highlights the role of music in the Civil Rights movement.
Segregated Schooling in Alabama
This scrapbook documents conditions in Birmingham's segregated schools in 1963, as well as white resistance to integration.
Bus to the Burbs
This video excerpt from La Plaza: "Bus to the Burbs" looks at METCO, a voluntary busing program in Boston.
The Power of Self-Portraits
Exploration of the topic of self-portraiture. Offers ideas on experimenting and developing ideas, culminating in a set number of finished pieces of work.
What do Plants Require to Grow?
Project requiring children to observe plants in different environments and deduce what elements are required for plant growth.