Lewis and Clark: Mapping the West
This site features maps of the famous expedition. The Corps of Discovery collected 30 maps from Indians, trappers, and traders, and prepared 140 maps -- most of them drawn or compiled by Clark. The website shows the King map (created for the expedition) and the first map displaying their geographical discoveries. Descriptions of expedition members, life on the trail, and help provided by Indian tribes are included.
Pioneer Life With Laura
Through literature, both fiction and nonfiction, the learner will develop an understanding of and an appreciation for: Why pioneers left their homes and families to journey west; The hardships pioneers faced on the journey and as they built a new life on the frontier; Family life on the frontier; Building a community; Destruction of the way of life of the Plains Indians and their forced movement to reservations; Effects the pioneers had on the natural environment.
Cardiovascular Function Lab
The CFL simulation includes two models: the original Isolated Heart Lab, which models an isolated left ventricle, and a new Closed Circulation Lab The Closed Circulation Lab models the entire circulatory loop: left ventricle, peripheral circulation, right ventricle, and pulmonary circulation. Both models include numerous input parameters that can be controlled by the user. Some of these parameters are shown in Figures 1 and 2. By manipulating these physiological variables, students can
Open Creative Nonfiction Writing
This course concerns the writing of creative nonfiction, which involves the writing of true life events in creative form. Creativity comes into play with the style or manner in which the writer relates her story to the reader. Facts are raw, but also contextual. In creative nonfiction, context is perspective; and perspective is what makes a story interesting. Essentially, creative nonfiction is very similar (and some might even say nearly the same) to fiction; the main difference is whether the
Captured Wisdom in Middle School
This site presents stories about successful teaching in middle school. Learn how an e-mail list helped students write better historical fiction, or how fifth-grade students planned a virtual vacation using cd-roms, travel books, and the Internet.
Endo 2 Tech Paper Presentation 5/5
Anderson et al., 2006: paper presented by Endometriosis 2 team in 20.380, Spring 2011
John Rylands Library BL15862 JOHN RYLANDS LIBRARY, Deansgate, Manchester. Interior view, showing a staircase and architectural details as seen from a half-landing. The library was completed in 1899 to the designs of architect Basil Champneys, and was commissioned by Enriqueta Augustina Rylands in memory of her late husband. The library is a fine example of Victorian Gothic Revival architecture. Photog
JOHN RYLANDS LIBRARY, Deansgate, Manchester. Interior view, showing a staircase and architectural details as seen from a half-landing. The library was completed in 1899 to the designs of architect Basil Champneys, and was commissioned by Enriqueta Augustina Rylands in memory of her late husband. The library is a fine example of Victorian Gothic Revival architecture. Photog
IPL: Research at the Interface - Food science, Microbiology, Marine Science and Chemistry
Professor Phil Bremer, Department of Food Science, Division of Science. Inaugural Professorial Lecture, given on November 18, 2010. Held November 24, 2010.
Christian the Lion: Release and Reunion
This video contains actual film footage of Christian the Lion being released in Africa and the emotional reunion with his owners. The song " I Will Always Love You" plays in the background. This would be a good video to show as students are reading the final chapters of Christian the Lion books. ( 4:44)
Libyans get food aid from Egypt
Volunteers pack food for Libyans in Benghazi as foreign workers evacuated to Greece talk about their escape.
YMCA reading room 1907 BL20046 YMCA CENTRAL BUILDING, Exeter Hall, Strand, London. An interior view of the reading room in the YMCA's headquarters. The site of Exeter Hall is now occupied by the Strand Palace Hotel. The YMCA was founded in 1844 to provide Christian fellowship for clerks and shop assistants, but quickly expanded to serve a much wider public. Photographed by Bedford Lemere and Co. i
YMCA CENTRAL BUILDING, Exeter Hall, Strand, London. An interior view of the reading room in the YMCA's headquarters. The site of Exeter Hall is now occupied by the Strand Palace Hotel. The YMCA was founded in 1844 to provide Christian fellowship for clerks and shop assistants, but quickly expanded to serve a much wider public. Photographed by Bedford Lemere and Co. i
Writing Introduction in SAT Reading Test
Writing Introduction in SAT Reading Test - Structure and scoring analysis of the SAT Writing section. This is a very brief clip. (01:17)
NSS 2011: the writing's on the wall
The feedback you give us through the National Student Survey makes a real difference. FInd out what improvements we've made at Nottingham.
Vespers - 2/24/2011
A service of choral vespers in Duke University Chapel.
GoNU.TV Game Recap - Men's Basketball vs. UNC Wilmington - February 26, 2011
Senior Chaisson Allen scored 17 points and dished six assists in his final game at Matthews Arena to lead Northeastern to a 78-68 win over UNC Wilmington on Saturday afternoon in Colonial Athletic Association men's basketball action. The Huskies (11-19, 6-12 CAA) finish the regular season in 10th place in the CAA and will face Delaware in the opening round of the Virginia 529 College Savings Plan CAA Championship tournament on Friday at 6 p.m. in Richmond, Va.
Campus Update With President Barker - Episode 1
Introducing the first episode of Campus Update with President Barker. In this unique video series, Clemson students get the opportunity to talk with President Barker about some of the many great things going on at Clemson. The goal of these periodic updates is to give all members of the Clemson Family a chance to stay connected with campus life. We hope you enjoy the first episode and will be on the lookout for future updates.
Spartan Sagas: Manpreet Singh, Healing one child at a time.
Manpreet Singh has dedicated her career in psychiatric medicine to trying to understand why children develop mental illness, with the ultimate goal of preventing its onset. A principle she learned early in life—known as "seva," or service—has shaped the kind of physician and teacher she has become. "Something that was very important to me—that Michigan State very much cultivated in the way that it educated me to be a very compassionate and service-oriented physician—is that I could insti
Grease Vocal Rehearsal With Accompaniment
Voice rehearsal for upcoming SUNY Oswego production of "Grease."