Literature Games: Find the Authors
Play a game and find out about a Nobel Prize awarded discovery or work! Among hundreds of letters, the names of Literature Laureates are hidden. Pick a period and search for the authors mentioned on the list beside the puzzle. The names may be written in all directions. When you've found a name, mark it with the mouse button down.
Ivy academic search : veterinary science and medicine
Ivy Academic Search - Veterinary Science & Medicine is an open access subject repository made available by Utrecht University, the Netherlands. Currently (July 2010) 14 academic repositories/databases are searchable from this subject repository (including PubMed). Results can be filtered by document type and publication year. Information is provided on participating repositories, the open access initiative, and how to participate. Ivy Academic Search is a service of Utrecht University Library.
Organization of Parties
Political parties in America are organized much like the federal government—each has offices at the national, state, and local levels. Each level has a committee and chairperson to oversee party activities. (Video is narrated with slides and speeches.)
This website is devoted to exploring American fascination with Egypt and its history. Primary Source documents can be found by browsing the Historical Sources page or by searching through the advanced search page. Secondary literature that addresses topics such as art & architecture, history, literature, religion, and science can be browsed through the scholarship page. The web resources page contains a list of helpful websites related to the topics of the site and the search page is an advanced
Rice Creek Field Station: Journey to the Future, Part 2
Second chapter of time-lapse footage showing the transformation of Rice Creek Field Station from 2012 to its 2013 reopening. Pictures: Sara Roe. Concept/revisions: Diann Jackson. For more info on Rice Creek Field Station, visit http://www.oswego.edu/ricecreek
Improve your Online Presence (2010)
What online search shows about you can be an important aid to your CV The Usual Purp image by WiaMoi shared by a CC BYNCND 20
Research how plants in your area can be used to indicate climate change. Project BudBurst is a U.S. field study campaign that engages citizen scientists in making careful observations of the phenological events such as first leafing, first flower, and first fruit ripening of a diversity of trees, shrubs, flowers and grasses in their local area. Resources include K-12 Teacher Guide and Student Data Collection Sheet
The Disappearance of the Maya
Discover why after 600 years of existence the Maya just ceases to be. Some evidence shows it might have been an invasion or possibly some sort of catastrophic event. Learn more at In Search of History. Run time 03:27.
Inside the National Archives: The Tuskegee Study (1930s-1972)
Throughout the study, the Public Health Service took photographs for its files. The images survive uncaptioned. Nurse Rivers, who was held in high regard by the participants, is the only person identified in the photographs.
Hector Mendiola, a retired pediatrician from Mexico City, who was living in Utah, noticed that many of the children of migrant workers were illiterate in their native tongue and so he developed, along with Fred Berthong, a local community volunteer, a computer assisted program to help Hispanic youth who were illiterate in their native language to learn to read and write in Spanish. The CALFNES program (Computer Assisted Language For Non English Speakers), which they created, and is now in the pu
Australia's cane toad cull
This video is a short report showing that Australia launches a cull of poisonous cane toads which are killing off native animals as they hop across the country. There are local people explaining what they do with the toads and why.
Regulation of Body Processes
By the end of this section, you will be able to:
A Laden Table
A table crowded with local game, seafood, custards and savories is a feast of gratitude. Journeyman Rob Brantley describes the dishes.
Preparing for the professional cookery external exam
From Learning and Teaching Scotland's National Qualifications online website, this pack contains information for tutors and candidates on preparing for the external exam theory paper for Professional Cookery at Higher level. The pack is freely available to download as either a PDF or a Microsoft Word file.
Bulletin of the Institute for Antiquity and Christianity, Volume X, Issue 4
CONTENTS: Calendar of Events, Cover Illustration Description, The Roots of Egyptian Christianity Conference, New Project Launched, The Spring Public Lecture Series of the Institute for Antiquity and Christianity: "Q: A Lost Collection of Jesus' Sayings," "Great Cities of the Ancient Near East," "The Emergence of Christian Visual Arts," "Ancient Near Eastern Influences on New Testament Conceptions of Christ," and "Adventures With Manuscripts: The Original Discovery of the Dead Sea Scrolls", IAC S
Is Local Radio at the Heart of the Community? - Bill Heine and Daniel Bruce
Bill Heine is considered by many to be very opinionated and perhaps somewhat controversial in the field of radio presenting, Heine is not afraid to speak his mind and allows his listeners to do the same during his phone-in show. Heine employed the sculptor John Buckley in 1986 to design a 25ft fibreglass sculpture of a shark that appears to be crashing through the roof of his house, it forms something of a controversial local landmark. Daniel Bruce became Regional Managing Editor for all of th
Meeting Standards with Our Documents
As an assessment activity at the end of a U.S. History survey course, provide students with copies of appropriate national, state and/or local curriculum standards and a list of all of the 100 Our Documents. Divide the class into groups of three or four and assign each group an equal number of the Our Documents. Ask students to conduct secondary research to correlate their Documents to the standards. Allow each group to present their findings orally to the class. The result will be a ready-made
LSE Literary Weekend - The Financial Crisis, Climate Change and Energy
Political action and intervention, on local, national and international levels, is going to have a decisive effect on whether or not we can limit global warming, as well as how we adapt to that already occurring. At the moment, however, Anthony Giddens argues controversially, we do not have a systematic politics of climate change.
Essentials of Probability and Statistical Inference IV: Algorithmic and Nonparametric Approaches
Introduces the theory and application of modern, computationally-based methods for exploring and drawing inferences from data. Covers re-sampling methods, non-parametric regression, prediction, and dimension reduction and clustering. Specific topics include Monte Carlo simulation, bootstrap cross-validation, splines, local weighted regression, CART, random forests, neural networks, support vector machines, and hierarchical clustering. De-emphasizes proofs and replaces them with extended discussi
Automotive Drum Brakes
Do you know when the first car was built? Do you know who built the first automobile? Would you guess, Henry Ford? Try again. Do you know by what means they used to stop that car? We know the brakes on the vehicles we drive today are quite different from those back in the 1800s. While knowing the history of the automobile is interesting, knowing how they work is also interesting. The automotive brake or to be more specific, the drum brake is what this instruction is designed to review. In this i