Managing local practices in global contexts
It is hard to think of a part of the world that has not been touched by globalisation. From ‘Big Macs’ in Moscow to Blockbuster video in Beijing the world seems less distant and twenty-four-hour-a-day news makes foreign places more familiar. This unit examines the dimensions of globalisation and the processes that connect people together.
Conflict Resolution Word Search
This module provides three different interactive word search games that draw on conflict resolution related vocabulary terms.
Strengthening Biology Teaching by Working with the Local School System
This object was developed to strengthen the level of collaboration between educators at all levels. It should be used to develop workshops, curricula, and projects with the intent of increasing the amount of communication between educators at different levels, and to promote a better exchange of information ...
Teoría y experiencias de Desarrollo Local
En esta disciplina se abordan aspectos teóricos y prácticos de sumo interés para el desarrollo de los territorios, tales como: el emprendimiento, la economía social, el análisis de los mercados de trabajo locales, etc.
The Search for Secret Agents
Students embark on a scavenger hunt around the school looking for indoor air pollution and mapping source locations.
Balanced Search Structures (con't)
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Balanced Search Structures
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A Multiverse? The Search for Life
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Artist in Search of a Medium: Jonathon Keats
SPARK trails writer, critic, and Conceptual artist Jonathon Keats as he works on his project, Divine Taxonomy, which attempts to find God's place on the phylogenetic tree. This Educator Guide explores the history of Conceptual art and the role of science in contemporary art.
All History Is Local: Students as Archivists
This site tells how students at the Arkansas School for Mathematics and Statisticsematics and Science and Technologys analyzed archival materials, developed digital collections, and made their projects available online in the Arkansas Memory Project. This learning activity, modeled after the Library of Congress's American Memory project, is designed so that teachers and students from other states and communities may adapt it to create their own local history Memory Projects.
Chichewa, an official language of Malawi, is a language of the Bantu language family widely spoken in south-central Africa. Use this module to learn Chichewa. The module is very small, but hopefully it will get bigger.
The Search for Another Earth
This NASA video provides an overview of technology under development to explore the planets and stars outside our solar system. These will be the most sensitive instruments built to date.
Regional Realism Depicting the Local in American Literature, 1865-1900-Unit 8
Set in the antebellum American South, but written after Emancipation,
Mark Twain's novel The Adventure's of Huckleberry Finn remains a
classic of American Literature. This episode compares Twain's depiction of Southern vernacular culture to that of Charles Chestnutt and Kate Chopin, and in doing so, introduces the hallmarks of American Realism.
Developing a Local Stratigraphy
In this lab activity students describe rock types in a variety of exposures to construct a regional stratigraphy. Learning goals, teaching notes and materials, equipment lists, and assessment recommendations are all provided on this website. Additionally, there are links to useful references and resources, including related field labs.
The Search for the Hereditary Molecule
Using this simulation, you can manipulate virtual tubes of bacteria in a virtual lab to discover the transforming principle and recreate classic experiments in the discovery of DNA. How was the hereditary molecule isolated and identified? What decisions do we need to make as we recreate the lab work of researchers like Oswald Avery and his colleagues?
Geometry Word Search
Hidden in the puzzle below are 32 terms used in origami and geometry. The words may be spelled vertically, horizontally, backwards or diagonally. Some letters may be used in more than one word.
In Search of Cosmic Rays
These interactive lessons teach about Cosmic Rays by emphasizing the mystery that Cosmic Rays presented to early scientists. The scientific inquiries and investigations that Cosmic Rays prompted are interesting and important to understanding the way science works. Cosmic Rays are now being studied at research sites around the world. Much has been learned from early experiments and even more is being discovered with modern experiments, but many questions have yet to be answered.
Video Gallery: The Search for Food
This video gallery is from the Museum's Seminars on Science, a series of distance-learning courses designed to help educators meet the new national science standards. Part of the Sharks and Rays: Myth and Reality seminar, Video Gallery: The Search for Food features two brief videos, each with a printable PDF transcript: Predation discusses the relationship between sharks and the stingray population. Senses reports that sharks probably have the most sensitive suite of senses of any animal on the
Web Search Strategies in Plain English
"Web Search Strategies" introduces the best ways to use search engines to find information on the web. The video uses real-world examples that illustrate ways to reduce useless results