This OLogy activity offers a creative way to give kids hands-on knowledge of the planets in their solar system. The activity begins with an interactive look at what makes each of the nine planets unique. Kids "mouse over" a planet to learn interesting facts about why it looks the way it does. Then kids "show what they know about the planets" by making a solar system of representative cookies, using the bake-free recipe and directions provided.
2011 James T. Demetrion Lecture: Marina Abramovic
Following up on her groundbreaking retrospective at the Museum of Modern Art last year, performance art pioneer Marina Abramović discusses how the medium is entering the history of art. After presenting an overview of the field, from seminal pieces of the 1970s to the work of today’s foremost practitioners, she will address questions about the historicization and continued growth of performance art: How is per
Size, Scale and Distance
Students will understand how objects in the universe compare in size. Even in a "crowded" region like our solar system, the distances between planets are so vast that they are difficult to imagine.
Exercise in Register and Style
Exercise for students concerning the idea of writing in a specific register and style for a specific readership.
Women in the Workforce
With so many American men involved in the war abroad, there was an extreme shortage of workers at home. For the first time, women entered the workforce in large numbers, learning to do industrial jobs that previously had been done by men. The shipyard "dress code" poster for women reflects the newness of their transition into blue collar work. In the early 1940s, when the photographs in this topic were taken, women working in heavy industry were a novelty and women building warships was groundbr
Meda Literacy for ESOL Learners
Drawing on key media literacy concepts and strategies, these five media literacy lesson plans are designed for ESOL students and show how media literacy can enrich the ESOL curriculum. The lessons are appropriate for different levels of student competence in English and can be adapted to suit different student groups
Behavioral Genetics (Mendelian): Sanitary Bees - Animal Behavior
This course covers the principles of biology as they relate to animal behavior, with broad coverage of animal groups. Special attention will be paid to the emerging discipline of behavioral ecology.
Some animals are capable of concealing themselves against their surroundings. The patterns, colors, or behaviors they show that help them accomplish this are called camouflage.
Objects appear to be certain colors because of reflection and absorbance. Light is made up of different wavelengths that our eyes detect and convert into colors. The apple looks green because it reflects the wavelengths that correspond to the color we see as green. The apple absorbs all other wavelengths of light.
"Past and Present Climate, Fall 2008"
" This course introduces students to climate studies, including beginnings of the solar system, time scales, and climate in human history. It is offered to both undergraduate and graduate students with different requirements."
To read, vocabulary: Ich bin eine real Briefschreiberin
You will learn a vocabulary for use in writing letters and emails, you will practice your reading skills.
Listening, speaking, grammar: Wo ich wohne... wohne ich gerne!
You practice your speaking skills in connection with describing a house and the plural forms of nouns.
Journey to the Bottom of the Sea
This fun Web site is part of OLogy, where kids can collect virtual trading cards and create projects with them. Here, they learn about how living in the water differs from living on land. An ichthyologist first explains that ocean creatures have special features that allow them to breathe, eat, communicate, and move in water. (Each feature has its own trading card, which provides more detailed info.)Then students are challenged to "try to make the connection" by playing the Journey to the Bottom
8 Multiple plate collisions and the end of the Iapetus Ocean
Some of Britain’s most dramatic scenery is to be found in the Scottish Highlands. The sight of mighty Ben Nevis, the desolate plateau of the Cairngorms, or the imposing landscapes of Glen Coe can unleash the call of the wild in all of us. Although these landforms were largely carved by glacial activity that ended some 10,000 years ago, the rocks themselves tell of a much older history. The Highlands are merely eroded stumps of a much higher range of ancient mountains. This unit is an account o
Postboxes in postcode IP19
A collection of postboxes in postcode IP19
Fighting for Our Hometown
We read the headlines every day. Cities and towns across America have seen businesses shut down. Citizens have lost their jobs and communities are struggling to adequately fund public services. But by partnering with the entrepreneurial spirit and talent of Notre Dame's student body, the South Bend community is solving some of these problems in a new way. Since 2012, the enFocus fellowship program has partnered with the community to ignite change in local companies, nonprofit organizations, and
Hibernation is an ingenious adaptation that some animals employ to survive difficult conditions in winter. This unit examines the differences between hibernation and torpor, and discusses the characteristic signs of hibernation behaviour. It explores the triggers that bring on hibernation, and whether internal signals or external season cues are predominant. It also examines the physiological adaptations that occur in hibernating animals. This unit builds on and develops ideas introduced in the
Postboxes in postcode IP13
A collection of Postboxes in Postcode IP13
Postboxes in postcode IP12
A collection of postboxes in postcode IP12
Chiton from the California rocky intertidal zone
Chitons have oval shaped, eight segment hard shells that provide protection for their soft shelled bodies. The plates of the shell allow for more flexible movement of the animal. The entire soft body is covered by the shell.