Photo Slideshow: UA Poetry Center Holds First Summer Camp
The UA Poetry Center is hosting its first camps for middle and high school students this summer. The first, Creative Writing in 3D, will be followed by others on myth making and detective skills, engaging youth in interactive and creative events.
Faculty conversations: Jeff Grabill
Jeff Grabill, professor in the Department of Writing, Rhetoric and American Cultures and co-director at the Writing in Digital Environments Research Center, talks about how writing and rhetoric are changing because of today's communication technologies. To read more, go to http://news.msu.edu/story/9476
A Paradigm Shift in Preparing Instructional Leaders
Instructional leadership faculty in the College of Education at the University of South Alabama in Mobile, Alabama, worked with local school district superintendents and other stakeholders to […]
The Cathode Ray Tube
(CRT) is an instrument that showed that there was an invisible force, electrons, that exist in our world and this 2:26 minute video shows how and who discovered it and how it could be used.
Taking the Boat to Manaus
In this activity, the students will apply the concepts they learned regarding mass, volume and density in the previous activities to design a boat.
7.2 An overview of RFID
Are you a technophobe? Bluetooth, Ethernet WiFi – are they terms that mean nothing to you? This unit will gently guide you to an understanding of how devices 'talk' to each other and what technologies and processes are involved. You will also look at wired and wireless communication technologies, introducing you to some of the key methods involved.
Introduction to Auto CAD
This 3:42 long video explains how to use the software. The narrator has a strong accent and so this may be difficult for some to follow. However, if the student has the software loaded it would be easier to comprehend.
Five Little Monkeys Jumping on the Bed Animated Song with Words
Cute version of Five Little Monkeys Jumping on the Bed. The words appear at bottom of screen as the narrators reads the rhyme. This is a good resource for the early childhood classroom. (1:20)
Types of Rocks: The Rock Cycle
This student made six minute reviews the main types of rocks and provides examples of each and the rock cycle and what causes it. A good overview.
Slumdog Millionaire - Reaction to the Film
This 1:49 video reviews what people who live in the area where this film was made feel about the movie. The importance of this would be in allowing students to see actual sites and see how the people live.
How To Choose the Right Career
This 1:33 long video does a quick review of how to identify what you like to do and lists the steps one should consider before considering a specific career. Good ideas and easy for most students to do at most every age level.
Balance: Using the Karate Kid Method
This 1:31 video shows how to learn to balance using the Karate Kid one leg in the air method. A good exercise for all ages.
Magnetic Pole Reversals
Bernard Brunhes' study of volvanic eruptions led to the discovery of the Earth's magnetic field reversal. This 2:34 long video explains how his work revealed that the Earth's magnetic poles had reversed itself. Some evidence that the same thing happened on Mars.
How Helicopters Work
This 1:20 video explains how helicopters use various degrees of balance and rotation to fly and what the pilot has to do to control one.
"A WikiTextBook for Introductory Mechanics, Fall 2009"
"This e-Book is a first step toward a shift in the role of the printed textbook from authoritative serial repository to modular, customizable, linkable, interactive hub. The ideal modern textbook should provide a clear overview of the domain, short summaries of key content, links to more detailed online source material, embedded self-assessment, and a vehicle for instant student feedback. This open-source e-Book for introductory mechanics uses ideas from modeling physics to encourage strategic,
Killdeer are birds, and they lay eggs just like all other birds do. Killdeer lay their eggs on the ground, in gravel, on rooftops, or wherever the splotchy pattern of the eggs may be hidden best. The eggshells are hard for added protection.
Using Asthma Equipment with Children Multiple Sclerosis - Cranial Nerves Exam - Optic (CN II) Sub-exam - Patient 18
Ed is a 57-year-old Caucasian male with a 15-year history of neurological disability that was diagnosed after his initial attack as multiple sclerosis. Lumbar puncture demonstrated the presence of numerous oligoclonal bands and MRI later showed multiple white matter plaques. Clinical history: He suffers from a significant dysarthria, as well as tremor and ataxia.
Multiple Sclerosis - Cranial Nerves Exam - Optic (CN II) Sub-exam - Patient 18