Botany of The Los Amigos Conservation Area
Connexions course version of the Los Amigos Conservation Area website.
Respiratory System 2 from the course General Human Anatomy
General Human Anatomy - Fall 2006. The functional anatomy of the human body as revealed by gross and microscopic examination.
Observe river erosion creating waterfalls and chasms
In this resource about river erosion, students are presented with an animation and accompanying text. The resource explains and reveals how, over time, moving water can erode the rock in a river's bed and banks. The opening scenario is that of a small waterfall with a plunge pool at the bottom of the fall. Eventually, the action of the water as it churns gravel and sand about at the foot of the fall causes the plunge pool to grow, the rock above it to collapse, and the waterfall to extend. Movie
Opening Nights: Teatro Visin
SPARK follows Teatro Visin de San Jose, a Latino community theatre organizations in San Jose, California as they mount a new theatre work called Conjunto. This Educator Guide offers activities related to Latino/Chicano Theatre, the internment of the Japanese, and theatre.
The Nature of Protest
This lesson will focus on the nature of protest by examining the different avenues that people take to express their opinions.
The Civil War through a Child's Eye
The Civil War through a Child's Eye lesson focuses on the use of historical fiction and primary sources to expand students' perceptions of the Civil War era. Literature and photographic images reflect, communicate, and influence human perspectives of historical events. Specifically, the unit helps students to view the Civil War era through a child’s eye, rather than from an adult perspective. Following an introduction to the Civil War using photographic, daguerreotype, and non-fiction sources
Southern Mosaic: The John and Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern States Recording Trip
This is a field collection of 700 sound recordings, field notes, dust jackets, and other manuscripts documenting a three-month, 6,502-mile trip through the southern U.S. The recordings include ballads, blues, children's songs, cowboy songs, fiddle tunes, field hollers, lullabies, play-party songs, religious dramas, spirituals, and work songs.
ISKME's Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematice (STEAM) Design Challenge
This wiki page documents the STEAM Design Challenge Activity ISKME facilitated during the SLANT Summer Institute at San Francisco Unified School District July 19-23, 2010. Participants designed prototypes for an arts integration project for students and posted their ideas on the wiki.
New England Science Writers Blogging Panel - Jan 2011
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Robert Reich: Politics and Principles
Robert Reich has served in three national administrations, most recently as Secretary of Labor under President Bill Clinton. He has authored ten books, including The Work of Nations (which has been translated into 21 languages); Locked in the Cabinet; and The Future of Success. His writings have appeared in The New Yorker, The Atlantic Monthly, and The New York Times, as well as scholarly journals. Mr. Reich is cofounder and national editor of The American Prospect. He was most recently defeated
The (Real) State of the Union: Atlantic Monthly Panel
This event took place on February 24, 2004 in Wheeler Auditorium, UC Berkeley. A town hall featuring a panel of The Atlantic Monthly writers who produced the special January/February 2004 Atlantic Monthly issue. The panel will include writer Jim Fallows, one of founders of the New America Foundation think tank, who wrote the lead article, and a few other Atlantic writers. Michael Kinsley, of Slate, will moderate. Introduced by Orville Schell, Dean of the Graduate School of Journalism. The even
National Security, the War on Terror, and the Constitution: A Forum
2006 Constitution Day Event National Security, the War on Terror, and the Constitution: A Forum A campus wide forum held in honor of Constitution Day and the 5th anniversary of the Terrorist Attack on the World Trade Center. In the wake of the terrorist attacks of September 11th 2001, the United States quickly responded with a wide range of statutes, executive orders and public policy statements reflecting the perceived need for more effective information gathering, as well as new understandi
The Changing Geographic Distribution of Malaria with Global Climate Warming
In this exercise, students analyze climate data to find areas in the southern United States that are now close to having conditions in which the malaria parasite and its mosquito hosts thrive. Then they attempt to forecast when areas might become climatically suitable. Learning goals, context for use, teaching tips, materials, assessment tips and related resources are provided.
International Economics: Theory and Policy
International Economics: Theory and Policy is built on Steve Suranovic’s belief that students need to learn the theory and models to understand how economics works and how economists understand the world. And, that these ideas are accessible to most students if they are explained thoroughly. So, if you are looking for an International Economics text that will prepare your PhD students while promoting serious comprehension for the non-economics major, Steve Suranovic’s International Economic
Peter Alfeld wrote this study guide for undergraduate mathematics students at the University of Utah. Alfeld discusses what it means to understand mathematics rather than just understanding how to solve problems, and how to approach mathematics in a more effective way. Links to comments, examples, and frequently asked questions are included.
Unlocking the Endocrine System
Students learn how the endocrine system works and compare it to the mail delivery system. Students discuss the importance of communication in human body systems and relate that to engineering and astronauts.
Walk, Run, Jump!
In this activity, students participate in a series of timed relay races using their skeletal muscles. The compare the movement of skeletal muscle and relate how engineers help astronauts exercise skeletal muscles in space.
Japanese Culture Class #61 - New Word and Buzzword-of-the-Year Grand Prix 2009
Learn Japanese with JapanesePod101.com! You call up your good friend on Friday night and ask him in Japanese, “Hey buddy, what are your plans for tonight?” He responds in Japanese, “Um, nothing…I just want to stay in and catch up on house chores and watch some television.” You reply in Japanese, “You’ve got to be [...]
History of St. Patrick's Day
This three minute video explains how St. Patrick's Day came to be and the legend behind the holiday. Many myths are discussed. A good overview of the day and easy for students to follow except for some religious terms such as Lent that may need an explanation. Also explains how the Irish immigrated to other countries and spread took their culture with them.
mvcConf 2 - Glenn Block: Take some REST with WCF In WCF, we’re serious about HTTP and we’re serious about REST. We’re making deep investments in WCF to provide more natural support for HTTP and for building RESTful systems. If you want to exposing your APIs in a web friendly manner that leverages all the richness, scale and evolve-ability that HTTP has to offer then this talk is for you. Recorded live as part of mvcConf 2
In WCF, we’re serious about HTTP and we’re serious about REST. We’re making deep investments in WCF to provide more natural support for HTTP and for building RESTful systems. If you want to exposing your APIs in a web friendly manner that leverages all the richness, scale and evolve-ability that HTTP has to offer then this talk is for you.
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