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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Ear, Nose and Throat Tutorial (Video)
Video for medical students demonstrating equipment and techniques for examining the ear nose and throat as well as head and neck
A Multiverse? The Search for Life
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Polar Caps: Image Processing Tutorial
In this step-by-step tutorial, students will learn to use computer image processing techniques to measure the size of Earth's polar ice caps and analyze various phenomena visible on planetary images. These skills can be used to scale and analyze any image of our Sun, the planets, or any other electronic image found on the Internet.
Infrared Astronomy Tutorial
examines infrared light, how it was discovered, infrared astronomy, atmospheric windows, and more. An infrared astronomy timeline is included, along with links to news and discoveries, images, and classroom activities.
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.
This is an interactive tutorial for the CINAHL database in the EBSCO format.
#29 Fur Elise Tutorial: Learn to play Fur Elise by Beethoven, the tutorial is easy and fun!
In this Lesson I teach a Piece written by beethoven titled Fur Elise. Fur Elise is a very popular piece and the first section is not very difficult so it is a great beginner level piece for someone who's been playing for a week or two. Fur Elise should be played with a steady tempo, a slight accent on beat one, a flowing sound and beautifully shaped phrases.
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.