Rolling Blackouts & Environmental Impact: What are our Electricity Options?
The goal is for the students to understand the environmental design considerations required when generating electricity. The electric power that we use every day at home and work is generated by a variety of power plants. Power plants are engineered to utilize the conversion of one form of energy to another. The main components of a power plant are an input source of energy that is used to turn large turbines, and a method to convert the turbine rotation into electricity. The input sources of en
Where Are the MDGs?
By investigating the coverage of the Millennium Development Goals in the media, students learn about both the local and global presence of development issues, as well as gain an introduction to the way the media represents these issues in different parts of the world.
Water Quality - Total Dissolved Solids
In this activity, students use a microcomputer connected to a conductivity probe to measure the total dissolved solids in local area water samples. Students then compare their measurements with those of others in their class as well as other standard measurements. On this Starting Point page, users ...
Man-made vs Natural Features Quiz
The user will be enabled to test his/her knowledge of man-made and natural features. The user will be enabled to identify local man-made and natural features. The user will be enabled to test his/her knowledge of the forces involved in natural and man-made features.
This San Diego Natural History Museum interactive website, designed specifically for kids, explores living lights and the chemistry of bioluminescence. It includes links to informational pages and facts about bioluminescence, a quiz and word search game, detailed glossary, and links to related websites. Java is required to fully access the activities associated with this page.
Pharmacology of Local Anesthetics
The module contains the following levels: Amide vs Ester Mechanisms of Action Toxicity Miscellaneous Information Complete Assessment of Local Anesthetics
Understanding Your Water
Over two class periods, you will be guiding your students through the basics of water treatment -- both tap water treatment and sewage (or wastewater) treatment. To prepare for the lessons on the treatment process, the students will be researching where their drinking water comes from and where their wastewater goes once it goes down the drain for homework. After learning about their local water treatment and traditional tap water and sewage treatment processes, students will watch the NewsHour
13. How To Eat Vegetarian (HTI)
Learn Italian with LearnItalianPod! Julia, a vegetarian from New York, was traveling through the beautiful region of Liguria. She stopped at a local restaurant, thinking she was going to have trouble in ordering a vegetarian meal but to her surprise her waiter, Stefano, was able to put together a nice dinner all vegetarian. So today [...]
Motivación y Liderazgo: una Comparación de los Factores Motivadores que Influyen para Seguir un Gr
Este manuscrito presenta los hallazgos de un estudio que trata de identificar los factores que motivan a un estudiante graduado a proseguir para un grado en administración educativa. Ciento sesenta y uno (161) estudiantes graduados de tres (3) universidades en Mississippi participaron del estudio. Los participantes completaron un instrumento de investigación de diez (10) ítems el cual utilizo una escala Likert de cuatro (4) puntos, con la cual evaluaron un listado de factores motivacionales,
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Story of Solomon, then the Egyptians at the Red Sea, and finally, Samson.
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11th and 12th Grade Florida All-State Timpani Excerpt 2014-2015 School Year
http://www.youtube.com/user/StPetersburgCollege John Shaw of the Florida Orchestra gives tips and demonstration for Florida All-State Ensemble Audition preparation. Film Location: St. Petersburg College www.spcollege.edu/music www.floridaorchestra.com Percussionist: John Shaw Audio/Video: Nathan Muehl www.nathanmuehl.com About St. Petersburg College: In 1927, St. Petersburg College (then known as St. Petersburg Junior College) became Florida's first private, non-profit, two-year school of
What Good Are Bats?
The mosquito population in your area is increasing at an alarming rate. You and your team have been called in to become experts on the local bat species and what you can do to promote their health.
Inquiry or Problem Based Learning Lesson
You are an up and coming scientist determined to help find the best alternative fuel. You need to choose an alternative fuel from the list provided, research your choice using the links and prepare a report for your local government about the new fuel source.
Texas Slavery Project
Centered on a database of slave and slaveholder populations in Texas during the Republic era (1837-45), the Texas Slavery Project offers a window into the role slavery played in the development of Texas in the years before the region became part of the United States. Dynamic interactive maps show the changing flows of enslaved and slaveholder populations in Texas over time. The population database search engine allows users to discover the growth of slave and slaveholder populations in the reg
American Prose Writers-Unit 16
Even as the poets covered in Unit 15, Poetry of Liberation, were
fostering a rebellion, contemporary prose writers began creating a new American tradition comprised of many strands, many voices, and many myths about the past. This program explores the search for identity by three American writers: Maxine Hong Kingston, Sandra Cisneros, and
Concentrate on Distracted Driving: A Challenge to MIT Students from U.S. Transportation Secretary Ra
From the MIT News Office:
Research has shown that talking on a phone while driving, even with a hands-free cell phone, causes as much of an impairment to driving ability as being drunk. And yet, says U.S. Secretary of Transportation
Ray LaHood, while the nation has successfully cracked down on drunk driving, when it com
Where to Authenticate Your Baseball Autographs
An owner of a card trading store explains that in order to get a baseball autograph authenticated, buy it from a local hobby dealer or a dealer in autographs. He shows some examples of various collectible baseballs and discusses a couple of the most highly respected companies that sell authenticated items.
The Art of Teaching the Arts: Making the Most of Community Resources
Arts teachers develop relationships with community members and organizations by bringing artists into the classroom, taking students beyond school walls, and asking students to draw inspiration from the voices of their community. In this session, participants see a guest choreographer who challenges the students with her working style and expectations. A visiting theatre artist helps playwriting students
develop monologues based on interviews with people in the neighborhood. A visual art t
Roller Coaster Design
From DragonflyTV. Tyler and Aditya are roller coaster maniacs! The boys head to the Carnegie Science Center in Pittsburgh, to ride a roller coaster simulator. They took a measuring device called an accelerometer to find out which part of the simulation produced the most g-forces. Unfortunately, the simulator didn't produce the actual g's of a roller coaster. So they then took the accelerometers to a real roller coaster at a local amusement park and measured the number of g's on the ac