Ecological Footprint Teacher's Manual: Thinking Critically about Environmental Impacts throughout Hi
"Thinking Critically about Environmental Impacts throughout History" is a workshop developed for history and social studies teachers who want to incorporate the scientific and social aspects of using renewable resources into classroom teaching. Through the Ecological Footprint framework, educators learn how to help students understand cumulative environmental impacts. Redefining Progress developed the Ecological Footprint Teacher's Manual to make this curriculum available for self-paced training
A short quiz on Indian history, created to prepare for Indian Common Entrance exams.
History of science: famous names
Multiple choice quiz about famous scientists and their discoveries.
The Madrid Pub Quiz: History
The Madrid Pub Quiz was released into the public domain at http://www.avendano.org/quiz. The wording of the original license is 'Feel free to use these questions in your quizzes'. The conversion of the questions into Qedoc format has required changes to questions, such as wording changes and changes ...
Working Mothers -- a modern dilemma
Anthropologist Courtney Meehan discusses the theory of cooperative child rearing - using examples from her work with populations in the Congo basin. She shows how our current ideas about child rearing may be more of a "blip" in history than the evolutionary standard for humans worldwide.
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5.1 The medical background
The search for new medicinal products is one of the major driving forces behind the development and application of new synthetic methods. This unit focuses on a specific case study, which follows the development of a drug for the treatment of high blood pressure. It is a particularly good example of the application of organic chemistry in the pharmaceutical industry, and illustrates the scientific processes that are involved in the development of any new drug.
Geology 1002: Earth History
This is the webpage of an introductory Earth History course at the University of Michigan. The course focuses on basic geologic language and principles, earth materials, depositional environments, geologic time, plate tectonic and evolutionary theory. The website contains online study guides, lecture notes, homework, and useful links.
A Correlated History of Earth
This page describes a geologic timescale poster available for purchase. The site also contains an interesting essay: "A Galactic Orbit Model for Periodic Mass Extinction," discussing how clusters of impacts could cause periodic mass extinctions.
A Brief History of Evolutionary Genetics
This web article discusses the history of evolutionary genetics. The article highlights important contributors such as Sewall Wright and Dobzhansky as well as current ideas in evolutionary genetics. From this webpage, users can read and download the article and follow links to other useful websites.
Impact of Affordable Housing on Families and Homeowner
The video is a quick and brief description of my senior sequence research project, and is on the topic of affordable housing.
Smart Growth Effectiveness In San Diego
A research project that looks into Smart Growth policy effectiveness in one of San Diego's policy implementation sites. The effectiveness indicators used are derived from literature and are economic, political, and transportation related in nature. GIS map analyzation and SANDAG document examination was done to provide insight upon these aspects, as well as to answer the research question.
The Eyes Have It: The Modern Medicine of Vision, Part 1
Diseases of the eye substantially degrade the quality of life for hundreds of millions of people worldwide. University of Washington School of Medicine professors Drs. Joann G. Elmore, Tueng Shen, Hugh M. Foy and Russ Van Gelder discuss leading causes of blindness, its symptoms and current and emerging treatments.
Woman's Building History: Susan King (Otis College)
Susan E. King moved to Southern California in the 1970's to be part of the Feminist Studio Workshop where she started writing and making artists' books. For many years, she was on faculty and she served as Studio Director of the Women's Graphic Center at the Woman's Building. King grew up in the South, in a family of storytellers. Southern oral tradition and history, and writing about place often appear in her work. Trained as a sculptor, she brings sculptural aspects to making artists' books. H
The Eyes Have It: The Modern Medicine of Vision, Part 2
Diseases of the eye substantially degrade the quality of life for hundreds of millions of people worldwide. In the second half of this two-part program, University of Washington School of Medicine professors Drs. Joann G. Elmore, Tueng Shen, Hugh M. Foy and Russ Van Gelder discuss leading causes of blindness, its symptoms and current and emerging treatments.
Donna Bohanan- Kicklighter Endowed Professor, History
Winner of the 2010 Gerald and Emily Leischuck Endowed Presidential Award for Excellence in Teaching
Ann Stoler: Retracing the Imperial Modern
Professor Ann Stoler (Anthropology, New School, NY), 'Retracing the Imperial Modern: The Carceral Archipelago of Empire'. Lecture delivered at CRASSH conference, 'The Political Life of Documents: Archives, Memory and Contested Knowledge' (15-16 January, 2010).
The evolution of learning technologies throughout history The NY Times have put together a great interactive timeline of learning technologies from the 'The Horn Book' through to the iPad and everything in between. This is a great little piece of history to share with your students
The NY Times have put together a great interactive timeline of learning technologies from the 'The Horn Book' through to the iPad and everything in between. This is a great little piece of history to share with your students
The History of European Inventions
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