Chapel Bell Restoration
University of Georgia Physical Plant and The Verdin Company of Cincinnati, Ohio worked through the spring and summer to restore the University of Georgia Chapel Bell and to rebuild the Bell Tower.
Professor Brian Greene Interview
Professor Marcus du Sautoy questions Brian Greene on his career since Oxford
Economics Simulation Games
Learning Economics by playing simulation games, where you can virtually head a company and make its various decisions using the theory concepts learnt in the classroom.
Youngest Mississippi School Board Member Sworn In
Zack Huffman, a 19 year-old Ole Miss public policy major was recently sworn in to serve on the Houston, MS School Board. Huffman is the youngest person to ever serve on a school board in the state of Mississippi. Video by Mary Stanton.
Fireworks (on the Declaration of Independence & July 4)
In this Schoolhouse Rock cartoon-song, students will learn about the history of the Fourth of July and the Declaration of Independence. Some of the lyrics include the following: In 1776 (fireworks!)
There were fireworks too (red, white, and blue!)
The original colonists,
You know their tempers blew (They really blew!)
Like Thomas Paine once wrote:
It's only common sense (only common sense)
That if a government won't give you your basic rights
In this interactive activity adapted from the University of Utah’s ASPIRE Lab, learn about wavelength. Use a ruler to measure the distance from crest to crest on a simple waveform to find its wavelength. Then, investigate how wavelength varies across the electromagnetic spectrum and how the colors of visible light are related to wavelength.
Swing into Spring Info Fair
Community Service Center
Understanding Mission, Vision and Values - Mini Lecture
This is a mini-lecture introducing the concepts of vision, mission and values.
Disability Discrimination Act - Mini Lecture
A Mini Lecture introducing the Disability Discrimination Act
SAT Passages: Avoiding Wrong Answer Choices
This video addresses how to avoid wrong answer choices on the critical reading portion of the SAT. Tips given include not reading everything, reading above and below, and reading one passage at a time. Then the video tells what parts to focus on reading and why not to read everything. The video ends before the lecture is finished, but the information provided is still quite useful for the SAT and other standardized tests.