Basic Liquid Chromatography
A complete textbook of liquid chromatography by Yuri Kazakevich and Harold McNair on the Web. Extraordinarily comprehensive in its coverage of fundamental chromatographic theory and instrumentation for a website.
Middle School Portal: Math and Science Pathways (MSP2)
The popular Learning Adventures series at DiscoverySchool.com (last mentioned in the March 8, 2002 NSDL Physical Science Report) has a feature on the International Space Station. Its assembly is one of the most ambitious engineering projects ever, and this site explains a few of the details of the multi-year process. In the Mission Basics section, there are specific facts, discussions about various aspects of the station, and virtual tours of some of the stations modules. Astronaut profiles and
Auburn vs. Texas Tech (1953)
"Gator Bowl--Auburn Overpowered--Auburn 13-Texas Tech 35" (Description from the 1954 Glomerata)
Lady Liberty Tells Her Story
The Statue of Liberty (a woman dressed up as Lady Liberty) tells elementary-level students how she was made, etc.
Middle School Portal: Math and Science Pathways (MSP2)
An algebra-based overview of elementary and pre-telescope astronomy. Topics covered include sundials, seasons, calendars, precession, shape and rotation of Earth, Greek astronomy, the path to heliocentric theory and extensive sections on Kepler's laws. It also has sections on the Moon and how its distance was found. Many historical details, stories, and applications are included. This is part of a wider site From Stargazers to Starships which has related lesson plans, glossary, timeline, problem
Auburn vs. Presbyterian (1944)
"Homecoming game found very little competition in Presbyterian College. Kuykendall and "Wormy" Ballard each scored three times to lead a 59-0 victory." (Description from 1945 Glomerata)
William James Samford Home, Opelika, Alabama
This image is a black and white photograph of the home of William James Samford, 31st Governor of Alabama. Handwritten message (on back) addressed to Mrs. [Caroline] Draughon dated February 21, 1955.
Prince Madoc Memorial Marker, Fort Morgan, Mobile, Alabama
This image is a colorized picture of the Prince Madoc Memorial Marker, at Fort Morgan, near Mobile, Alabama. Prince Madoc was a Welsh explorer who landed on the shores of Mobile Bay in 1170 and taught the Indians there the Welsh language. Postcard text: (back) Genuine Curteich-Chicago "C.T. art-colortone" post card; (handwritten) ETV Field Trip, Fort Gaines in school series, 1958.
Minority Health in Nevada
Racial and ethnic minorities are disproportionately affected by health problems and disease in Nevada and throughout the nation. Minorities often have higher rates of infectious and chronic diseases due to a variety of reasons including the following factors: Socioeconomic Status: Socioeconomic status, which includes income, education, and occupation, is linked to poorer health outcomes, higher rates to disease and less availability, accessibility, affordability and utilization of care. Minoriti
Confronting Health Inequity: The Global Dimension
Since the days of Hippocrates, health inequities and the role of social and environmental factors in the determination of marked differences in health status have been well recognized. For some time now, the driving force behind public health has been understanding and intervening in the underlying causes of health inequity. The publication of the Black Report1 in the United Kingdom in 1980 brought a more focused approach to this discourse by identifying specific factors, such as social class, g
Elementary Abstract Algebra
This book is intended for a one semester introduction to abstract algebra. Available in postscript, pdf, and latex formats.
Peach tree on Auburn's experimental farm in back of an agricultural building
Caption: "Peach tree in back of agricultural building on Auburn experimental farm. Lee Co." July 18, 1925.,JPEG from black-and-white photograph
J. R. Suter holding soybean branch in field in Dallas County
Caption: "J. R. Suter's soybeans. Dallas Co." August 28, 1925,JPEG from black-and-white photograph
Agent Turnipseed sharing information with E. L. Burt about legumes
Caption: "W. R. Turnipseed, county agent, showing E. L. Burt the results of first-year vetch." April 14, 1925.,JPEG image from black-and-white photograph
J. J Boyd's vineyard
Caption: "J.J. Boyd vineyard, Marion Co." September 18, 1925.,JPEG image from black-and-white photograph.
A lecture by Kevin Rudd, Prime Minister of Australia
The Australian Prime Minister, Mr Rudd, was elected to office in November last year and moved quickly to ratify the Kyoto Protocol and deliver a national apology to the Stolen Generations of Indigenous Australians. He has identified fighting inflation, acting decisively on climate change, improving the health and hospital system, investing in education and putting fairness back into Australian workplaces as his Government's key priorities. Mr Rudd has said that his Government's mandate is to bui
Round ball shaped vase in black, white and gray, with small opening.
Campi Phlegraei, volume 2
Campi Phlegraei: observations on the volcanoes of the two Sicilies, as they have been communicated to the Royal Society of London by Sir William Hamilton. Volume 2 consists of 54 hand-colored plates with accompanying pages of parallel English and French texts which include references for each plate.
Sumner dining room banquet, Pomona College
The members of the Pomona College track team hold a banquet in the dining room of Sumner Hall. The table is set with elaborate floral arrangements. The students are sitting in a male-female-male-female seating pattern.
Field day sponsored by USC
A student athlete performs a pole vault in front of judges at a track in Santa Monica during a day of track and field competitions between the USC and several other Southern California colleges.