The High Plains: Land of Extremes
This website is dedicated to the High Plains: Land of Extremes Exercise. This exercise covers the physical features of the High Plains (or Great Plains), the grasses and plants of the area, prairie dog ecosystems, riparian areas, mining, management, water resources, and fire cycles. Student activities are based on the study of groundwater movement, energy resources, wind energy, and riparian areas. A debate allows students to understand the viewpoints of different interest groups in considering
Biodiversity stuff to do: Endangered!
This Ology game site contains rules and a board for a board game dealing with extinction, particularly the modern biodiversity crisis. The players need to read endangered species facts from the board to answer questions on the spaces that they land in so that they can progress. Users can follow links to what to do and materials needed for the game.
Cacti have many thorns that prick potential predators if touched or eaten.
Numerical Simulation of Magnetic Flux Emerging Through a Model Solar Atmosphere: Density, Magnetic F
This animation is one of a series depicting the results of a two-dimensional ideal magneto-hydrodynamic simulation of magnetic flux emerging through a solar atmosphere. The simulation has a resolution of 300x500 cells and a length scale of 16 Mm x 6.8 Mm. The simulation depicts 1730 seconds in the evolution of the model.
"Sonnet 4 - Unthrifty Loveliness, Why Dost Thou Spend..." by William Shakespeare (poetry reading)
Shakespeare was fond of puns. At the time this was written, the word "spend" at the end of the first line had a double meaning. It meant to ejaculate. They had the idea that the body made only a limited supply of procreative fluid - and that it deteriorated in quality with expenditure. The poem advises the young man to ration his usage of semen to create an heir and pass on his beauty - and not use it "for having traffic with thyself alone". It's interesting that they were aware that se
Working Group: New Design
Coordinating a working group of people to work on a new design
Collaborative Statistics for MT230: Supplemental Course Materials
This companion to Collaborative Statistics (col10522) by Illowsky and Dean provides a number of additional resources for use by students and instructors. This content is designed to complement […]
Who started the Civil War? Comparing Perspectives on the Causes of the War
This lesson plans presents the account of Rose O'Neal Greenhow, a confederate spy during the Civil War. Students are encouraged to find confirming and disconfirming evidence of her perspective on what caused the Civil War by browsing the Documenting the American South Collection of digitized primary sources.
Where do norms come from?
Dr Jennifer Jackson-Preece (LSE) gives the second talk for The Evolution of International Norms and Norm Entrepreneurship: The Council of Europe in Comparative Perspective This one-day workshop will bring together officials and researchers working on the Council of Europe and international norms more generally. Our emphasis on the Council of Europe gives a concrete empirical starting point for consideration of international norms, norm 'entrepreneurship', and human rights. How do norms come onto
War Eagle Wedding - "Sweet Home Auburn"
Mapping Your Land
Auburn University forestry researcher John Gilbert recently created an instructional booklet, "Mapping Your Land: An Overview for Landowners," to help landowners use five online mapping program. It allows landowners to utilize maps, aerial photography, topographic layers, soils information, data collected with GPS units and even a visual simulation, such as adding images of trees on open fields.
Contemporary Architecture and Critical Debate, Spring 2002
Critical review of works, theories, and polemics in architecture in the aftermath of WWII. Aim is a historical understanding of the period and the development of a meaningful framework to assess contemporary issues in architecture. Special attention paid to historiographic questions of how architects construe the terms of their "present." Required of M.Arch. students.
The Malaria Apicoplast: A Mystery Resolved
The 4th Annual CEND Symposium - Fighting the Diseases of Poverty Joseph Derisi "The Malaria Apicoplast: A Mystery Resolved" January 13, 2012 Sponsored by the Henry Wheeler Center for Emerging and Neglected Diseases http://globalhealth.berkeley.edu/cend/
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Vespers - 2/2/12
Vespers - 2/2/12
BitPress Educatie : bizzgames bedrijfsspellen (HO)
Anatomía I (2011)
La materia de Anatomía queda incluida en el bloque formativo “estructura y función”, según la clasificación establecida en el Libro Blanco de Veterinaria. Debe suministrar al estudiante un conocimiento básico y claro sobre el desarrollo, forma, estructura, función y relaciones recíprocas que establecen los órganos en los animales domésticos sanos, con un enfoque comparado y una finalidad aplicativa. Los contenidos de la asignatura “Anatomía I” quedan referidos al estudio detall
Global Cohort: Zhen Cui Zen
Malaysian entrepreneur Zhen Cui Zen talks Feb. 2, 2012, about the U.S. Department of State and Goldman Sachs 10,000 Women Entrepreneurship Partnership Global Cohort at Thunderbird School of Global Management. http://www.thunderbird.edu
City of London tithe assessments - 1638-72
Transcribed assessments for seventeenth century tithes, for the City of London parishes of All Hallows Honey Lane, St Pancras Soper Lane and St Mary Le Bow. Produced by the IHR/Birkbeck/Cambridge 'People in Place' project (2003-6).