"Please, Let Me Put Him in a Macaroni Box" The Spanish Influenza of 1918 in Philadelphia
In 1918 and 1919 the Spanish influenza killed more humans than any other disease in a similar period in the history of the world. In the United States a quarter of the population (25 million people or more) contracted the flu; 550,000 died. In the early 1980s, when historian Charles Hardy did interviews for the Philadelphia radio program "The Influenza Pandemic of 1918," he was struck by the painful memories as many older Philadelphians recalled the inability of the city to care for the dead and
"I Glanced Up--The Statue of Liberty!": Emma Goldman Describes Her Deportation in the Era of the Red
After World War I, a "red scare" gripped the United States. One reflection of this climate of hysteria was in the "Palmer raids" on radicals. Striking without warning and without warrants, Attorney General A. Mitchell Palmer's men smashed union offices and the headquarters of Communist and Socialist organizations. They concentrated whenever possible on aliens rather than citizens, because aliens had fewer rights. In December 1919, in their most famous act, Palmer's agents seized 249 resident ali
Post-Settlement Erosion and Deposition
In this example, a field laboratory in introductory geology becomes a test of a hypothesis: Does the model proposed by Stanley Trimble for Coon Creek, Wisconsin adequately describe the history of post-European-settlement erosion and deposition in a small drainage in southeast Minnesota? This field lab is detailed on the site, which describes leaning goals, a context for this lab's use, teaching notes and downloadable handouts, and assessment recommendations. There are additional references and l
The Science of Measurement: Accuracy vs. Precision
This site defines precision and accuracy and offers dart and bullseye illustrations as a visual example of the difference between them. This explanation is provided as a resource for a lab on measurement for an introductory science distance-learning course from a community college.
Apoptosis - Cell Biology
This is an introductory survey of cell and developmental biology. The assembly of supramolecular structures; membrane structure and function; the cell surface; cytoplasmic membranes; the cytoskeleton and cell motility; the eukaryotic genome, chromatin, and gene expression; the cell cycle; organelle biogenesis, differentiation, and morphogenesis.
Panel 3: Health Care
14th Annual Travers Conference on Ethics and Accountability Financing California: Strategies for Fiscal Housekeeping - Panel 3: Health Care Panel 3: Health Care MODERATOR: KAREN SHORE, Vice President for Planning and Health Policy, Center for Health Improvement. LEIF HAASE, Senior Fellow, Health Policy Program, New America Foundation TOM MACURDY, Professor, Department of Economics, Stanford University STAN ROSENSTEIN, Former Director, California Medicaid & Principal Advisor, Health Management
Impunity versus Accountability in Uruguay: The Role of 'la Ley de Caducidad'
Presentation 6 of plenary 3 of the Amnesty in the Age of Accountability: Brazil in Comparative and International Perspective Conference
"The Modern Human Rights Movement in Mexico" (video)
A talk by Mariclaire Acosta. Acosta is affiliated with the Organization of American States, co-founder of the Academia Mexicana de Derechos Humanos; founder, Comision Mexicana para la Promocion y Defensa de los Derechos Humanos, and former director of Human Rights in the Secretaria de Relaciones Exteriores. From the Human Rights in Mexico S
Faces of Your Gift - Pauline Chung
Pauline expresses her appreciation to the supporters of her bursary.
Stop 25: Henry Diltz - Tina Turner
WHO SHOT ROCK & ROLL: A Photographic History, 1955 to the Present February 25, 2011 - May 22, 2011 Who Shot Rock & Roll is the first major exhibition on rock and roll to put photographers in...
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Endocrine System 1 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.
Discovery Performs Terminal Initiation Burn
The terminal initiation burn, a left Orbital Maneuvering System engine firing that gave Discovery one last big push toward the space station, took place Feb. 26, 2011 at 10:33 a.m. The burn lasted 11 seconds.
Grease Vocal Rehearsal With Accompaniment
Voice rehearsal for upcoming SUNY Oswego production of "Grease."
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Doing business in New York
New York is a vibrant city, teeming with people at all hours. Enjoy the restaurants and the sights, but be wary of its brutal winters
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Proeven van techniek is opgesteld op het niveau van het kind. Het bevat negen fiches.
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First Aid & Safety Tips : How to Protect Yourself During an Earthquake
To protect yourself in an earthquake, move to an interior wall of a sturdy building, then duck and cover is the purpose of the 1:43 video. It provides good information that should be reviewed by all teachers in areas where earthquakes are a concern.
This video describes the properties of a kite. Knowing the properties of a kite will help when solving problems with missing sides and angles. Kite properties include (1) two pairs of consecutive, congruent sides, (2) congruent non-vertex angles and (3) perpendicular diagonals. Other important polygon properties to be familiar with include trapezoid properties, parallelogram properties, rhombus properties, and rectangle and square properties. (1:59)
2011 MIT Excellence Awards
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