Hurricane Bonnie Dissolving Crystal Cathedral
A fly in to a set of nested 3D isosurfaces of constant precipitation density for Hurricane Bonnie, measured by TRMM on August 22, 1998. The isosurfaces a removed one-by-one until only the highest density surface remains, then the surfaces are restored in reverse order.
In search of new sensations
You will write a speech about alternative sports, you will summarize the reasons for choosing this activity by elaborating on the advantages and disadvantages.
Fact-sheet with images about the Northern Renaissance artist Jan Van Eyck and one of his paintings, the Arnolifini Wedding.
Goldfish have fins to swim with, a tail to steer and swim with, and gills to breathe with. They also have scales for protection. Goldfish live in water.
Five Senses: Smell
Humans are able to smell through use of their noses. Molecules of odor are released by particular sources. These molecules are inhaled by humans through their nasal openings. The molecules are absorbed by mucus and interpreted by the brain as smell.
The food pyramid is a guide released by the U.S. government. It is a graphical representation of what the daily diet of an American should consist of.
Verzekerd tegen bliksemschade?
At the end of this unit you can respond to a claim for compensation for the damage caused by a thunderstorm.
Plain brown envelopes
Professor Raghavendra Rau reveals that firms bribing their way to contracts under-perform for up to three years before and after securing the work for which the bribe was paid.
Global Warming 101
Global warming could do more than just melt polar ice. It could change our maps, and displace people from cities and tropical islands. (03:05)
Knowledge Mapping QuickStart Guide
Compendium is a software tool for visual thinking. You can use it to cluster and connect icons linked to ideas, concepts, arguments, websites and documents. Use it just for personal reflection as you study or work on a problem, or share your maps with others... your summary of a topic, or a learning path through the maze of the Web, might really help someone else!
The History of Thanksgiving
This video discusses the history of Thanksgiving, its traditions and celebrations. Colonists, Native Americans, puritans, Abraham Lincoln, parades, football, turkeys, turducken, and family are all topics discussed. Very thorough and offers great details about Thanksgiving. (Running Time 9:17)
Benjamin Franklin, Part 1 of 4
(NOTE: This is essentially a nine-minute podcast. There are no moving images. However, podcasts are sometimes better suited to a particular classroom environment.) This segment starts with his activities in Paris, but then moves into his early life and his relationship with his father, Josiah Franklin.
Introductory grammar worksheet describing the imperfect tense.
LABORATORY EXERCISE USING ‘‘VIRTUAL RATS’’ TO TEACH ENDOCRINE PHYSIOLOGY
This is a "dry laboratory" activity for teaching endocrine physiology. The model is a "virtual rat" and the students collect data without using live specimens.
Reading, speaking: Moving abroad
You practice reading comprehension by means of texts about moving abroad. You will be able to provide a reasoned (oral) argument of the advantages and disadvantages of emigration.
Model Prison Architecture
Williamsburg's jail, or gaol, set the standard for colonial prison architecture. Visit the building this year as we celebrate the 75th anniversary of its reconstruction. Architectural historian Carl Lounsbury describes the structure.Author(s):
Trees provide many animals, including humans, with food. Coconuts are just one of the several nuts and fruits that trees produce that are edible.