Lesson 319: Politics vocab "Communication System Design, Spring 2006" Face It! Virtual State Tour Eco Mandalas Internet basics What are ICTs? The Underground Railroad and Secret Code Quilts Important People in Alabama History Renewable Energy: Wind Alternative Energy: Solar Energy Renewable Energy: Hydropower Nuclear Energy: Radiation Exposure Drinking Water Treatment Fossil Fuels: Coal Harvard Peabody Museum Zooarchaeology Laboratory Reference Collection Pinarbasi 1994: Animal Bones On the Road Again This Land is Our Land Vikings: The North Atlantic Saga
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" This course presents a top-down approach to communications system design. The course will cover communication theory, algorithms and implementation architectures for essential blocks in modern physical-layer communication systems (coders and decoders, filters, multi-tone modulation, synchronization sub-systems). The course is hands-on, with a project component serving as a vehicle for study of different communication techniques, architectures and implementations. This year, the project is focu
Students gain knowledge about the proportions of the face and use a graph to draw a self portrait based upon artists throughout history.
Students will create a virtual tour of the state including geography, history, famous people, and points of interest using Sketchy.
Using the art of Andy Goldworthy as inspiration, Elders create mandalas using nature based materials. Focus on history of mandalas, use of balance, texture, color. Lesson created for Elders, but could be used for any age.
An introduction to the history of the internet and how it works, as well the costs associated with it.
This is an introductory unit and is meant to build an understanding of Information and Communications Technologies (ICTs) and their impact/use in modern life.
Folklore and oral histories tell how secret codes were hidden in quilts to give directions for the Underground Railroad. Read this short history of quilt codes, and answer questions.
After completing this project you will be able to identify who Helen Keller was and discuss what makes her a significant part of Alabama history.
This lesson introduces students to the uses of wind energy. Topics include a history of wind usage (grinding grain, pumping water, transportation), including the development of wind power in the United States and its more recent adaptations.
This lesson provides an introduction to the use of the sun's energy. Topics include the history of solar energy usage and its more recent adaptations. There is also discussion of how the sun produces and radiates energy and what happens when it reaches Earth.
This lesson introduces students to the use of flowing or falling water (hydropower) to perform work, particularly electric power generation. Topics include the history of hydropower development, the invention of turbines and electric generators.
This lesson provides an overview of the sources and potential effects of radiation exposure. Topics include the history of the United States' domestic nuclear power program, the concept of ionizing radiation, and how radiation dosage is measured.
This lesson provides an introduction to the treatment of drinking water to remove harmful or distasteful substances. Topics include the history of treatment and a brief listing of treatment processes.
This lesson provides an introduction to the use of coal as an energy source. Topics include the history of coal usage, applications of coal as an energy source, and major suppliers of coal (the United States).
The Zooarchaeology Laboratory of the Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, Harvard University, was established in 1981 in order to facilitate the analysis of faunal remains from archaeological sites (also called Archaeozoology). Presently covering more than 850 square feet (79 square meters) on the third floor of the museum, the laboratory provides working and storage space for students and researchers who carry out studies on animal bones and teeth from around the world. It is also a tea
1994 Excavations at Pınarbaşı, Karaman Province, Turkey: Excavations began at Pinarbasi in August and September 1994, and continued in September 1995. The site is in the lands of Suleimanhaci village, Karaman province, on the south side of the central Anatolian plateau, only about 20 km from Çatalhöyük. This is a salvage excavation, jointly organised by the University of Edinburgh, Department of Archaeology (Dr Trevor Watkins) and the Karaman Museum (Cengiz Topal). The group of sites at Pi
The movement of people and goods is an important part of the New York State Global History and Geography Curriculum. It is listed as one of the themes that are emphasized in the core curriculum. Students are expected to understand why people migrate and what the impact of migrations has been on people, nations, and regions. Recently, the PBS WIDE ANGLE documentary series created two programs that relate to the movement of people. 'Border Jumpers' (2005) documents migration between countries in A
Throughout history, as the concepts of empire and nation-states took hold, individual countries secured their borders and tried to keep unwanted migrants out. As we enter the 21st century Anwarul K. Chowdhury, an Under-Secretary of the United Nations, says, 'The first step towards examining the road to peace should start with an appreciation of the changing nature of conflicts. Gone are days of war between states for conquest, extension of spheres of influence in the name of ideology ... Today's
This Web site, created to complement an American Museum of Natural History exhibition, paints a well-rounded picture of Viking life.
"Communication System Design, Spring 2006"
Virtual State Tour
What are ICTs?
The Underground Railroad and Secret Code Quilts
Important People in Alabama History
Renewable Energy: Wind
Alternative Energy: Solar Energy
Renewable Energy: Hydropower
Nuclear Energy: Radiation Exposure
Drinking Water Treatment
Fossil Fuels: Coal
Harvard Peabody Museum Zooarchaeology Laboratory Reference Collection
Pinarbasi 1994: Animal Bones
On the Road Again
This Land is Our Land
Vikings: The North Atlantic Saga