This lesson will allow students to explore an important role of environmental engineers: cleaning the environment. Students will learn details about the Exxon Valdez oil spill, which was one of the most publicized and studied environmental tragedies in history. In the accompanying activity, they will try many “engineered” strategies to clean up their own manufactured oil spill and learn the difficulties of dealing with oil released into our waters.
Organisational patterns for e-learning centres
In this paper we explore the notion of using organisational patterns in educational design for the development of e-learning centres. We are using patterns to discuss some of the key aspects concerning the implementation of an e-learning centre within an institution, with an emphasis on the purposes and pedagogical principles that will help to successfully support such an initiative. The research approach which informed our pattern development work includes use of a qualitative survey of a set o
Surfen over glad ijs; ICT-implementatiestrategieën in het hoger onderwijs vanuit veranderkundig per
Not available,Sligte, H., Schoonenboom, J., Dekker, P.J., & Polder, K.-J. (Eds.). (2005). Surfen over glad ijs; ICT-implementatiestrategieën in het hoger onderwijs vanuit veranderkundig perspectief. [ICT implementation strategies in higher education from a change manag
Explanation About the Length of Day
World War 1 Simulation
The video includes a colored World War 1 map. Simulations and sounds occur throughout the video with some written explanations provided. Students must have some background knowledge before understanding the simulation. No narration. Run time 02:05.
"Challenges for the New Administration in Iraq and Afghanistan"
A talk by Juan Cole. Juan Cole will discuss the future of U.S. foreign policy in Iraq and Afghanistan beyond the November presidential elections. Juan Cole is Richard P. Mitchell Distinguished University Professor of History at the University of Michigan. He has written extensively about Egypt, Iran, Iraq, and South Asia. He studies and writes about contemporary Isl
Circus in America: 1793-1940
This archive traces the history of the American circus since 1793, when British equestrian John Rickets presented the first circus in America. Learn about the acts, animals, people, music, and marketing of circuses -- and the impact of the circus on popular culture in America. Get an in depth look at six major circuses, including P.T. Barnum and the Ringling Brothers. A timeline and video clips are provided. The site contains artifacts from private collections, museums, archives, brought togethe
The restless Universe
The restless Universe introduces you to major achievements and figures in the history of physics, from Copernicus to Einstein and beyond. The route from classical to quantum physics will be laid out for you without recourse to challenging mathematics but with the fundamental features of theories and discoveries described in sufficient detail to whet your appetite for further physics study.
19 - Paradise XV, XVI, XVII
This lecture focuses on the cantos of Cacciaguida (Paradiso 15-17). The pilgrim's encounter with his great-great grandfather brings to the fore the relationship between history, self and exile. Through his ancestor's mythology of their native Florence, Dante is shown to move from one historiographic mode to another, from the grandeur of epic to the localism of medieval chronicles. Underlying both is the understanding of history in terms of genealogy reinforced and reproved by Dante's mythic r
This video is accompanied by text. "In the spring of 1865, the Civil War came to an end, leaving over 620,000 dead and a devastating path of destruction throughout the south. The North now faced the task of reconstructing the ravaged and indignant Confederate states. There were many important questions that needed to be answered as the nation faced the challenges of peace:
Who would direct the process of Reconstruction? The South itself, Congress, or the President?
Should the Confede
Paris Peace Conference - 1919
The video shows footage of the time. You can see who the leaders of the peace conference were and what they wanted. There are images of destroyed cities. The main aims of the winners are listed. Wilson's suggestions are explained. Post war politics in Germany is explained and the role of communism. There is reference to the way in which the leaders drew the map of Europe anew. There is a map shown. There is an account of the main terms of the The Treaty of Versailles.
Virtual Educational Resource for the Biosciences (VERB) - Eutherians
VERB is an online animal diversity resource designed to accompany undergraduate degrees in the Biosciences. In this package, entitled VERB Eutherians, the groups discussed are the living placental mammals. Contained are a series of web pages outlining the diversity of the eutherians from an evolutionary perspective. The topics of focus are phylogeny (evolutionary history) and functional anatomy, but subjects as wide as genetics, ecology, physiology, and developmental biology are discussed where
Art a GoGo Podcast #19 - Looking Back and Looking Forward
We look back at our adventures in art during 2005 and talk about what's in store for 2006. Please visit our blog at www.artagogo.com/blog for full show notes and links that we discuss during the show. Tags: art, art a gogo, artist, art news, Author(s):
Developing Apiculture (Beekeeping) Skills:Learners Guide
Learners Guide. This resource has been designed to support the 'Developing Apiculture (Beekeeping) Skills' short course. It examines the honey bee; hive management; pests and diseases; and harvesting honey.
Developing Apiculture (Beekeeping) Skills:Trainers Guide
This resource has been designed to support the 'Developing Apiculture (Beekeeping) Skills' short course. It examines the honey bee; hive management; pests and diseases; and harvesting honey.
Foster children's development
Here you will learn about the history of Children's Services, the developmental stages of children, and how you can plan appropriate experiences for the children you care for.
History and its impact on health
This learning object addresses the competency required to work in the context of Aboriginal history, taking into account the national/local history of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people as a factor in working with these people.
Social, political, economical and environmental impacts on health
This learning object addresses the competency required to work in the context of Aboriginal history, considering the impact of social, political, economic and environmental factors on Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people.
Taoism in History
This part of the interview to Dr Adler shows his complete reference to Taoism in history. He refers to historical periods and also to present times
Indigenous Spiritual Wellbeing - Our history - Timeline
An interactive timeline tracing the history of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people from pre European settlement to modern day including traditional life, government policies, ATSI resistance, stolen generation and Indigenous struggle for recognition and equality.