UMass Amherst School of Education
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Factors influencing meaningful integration of technology into the high school curriculum: a case stu
Technology has significantly impacted American life. Children today grow up with a profusion of electronic wonders. Technology use in schools has lagged behind technological uses in society as a whole. As school districts strive to meet public expectations for technology use, school budgets devote significant dollars to technology related initiatives designed to improve student achievement. While money has been spent on technology, districts struggle to document improvement in student achievemen
Building a Business: Raising Capital, Doing Deals
The sixth in the 2009/10 Building a Business lecture series. Paul Fisher talks about how entrepreneurs can secure investors for new businesses and which type of investment is right for which business. Building a Business is a nine week evening lecture course of basic business skills. The course covers good business practice with a focus on science entrepreneurship. It is designed around technological enterprise but most course material is relevant to general business practice.
Sid the Science Kid-NonStandard Measurement with Pirates!
This video uses pirates to show how nonstandard measurement is used. It is a great introduction to nonstandard measurement, and explains why we really need standard forms of measurement This is a good teaching resource for elementary and/or special education students (2:08)
Customary Units of Capacity Story-FILLED TO CAPACITY
This story written by an elementary school teacher will help children become familiar with measurable attributes of customary units of capacity measurement. It will introduce children to measurable attributes of objects and the units. A measurement chart and no-bake child recipe is provided at the end of the video (7:55)
Stop 19: Jerry Schatzberg - Bob Dylan
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 the...
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Understanding Coagulation Disorders
This tutorial is designed to aid medical students at all levels understand the laboratory diagnosis of disorders of coagulation. It includes introductory material on the basic laboratory tests, their general application and pitfalls in interpretation. The introduction is followed by a series of short clinical vignettes illustrating a variety of clotting disorders.
Organic Structure Elucidation Workbook
This web site contains 64 structure elucidation problems for the qualitative analysis of organic compounds. For each problem the empirical formula, molecular weight, 500 MHz proton and 125 MHz carbon NMR spectra, IR and mass spectral data are presented. The problems are categorized as easy, moderate or difficult. Students in introductory Organic Chemistry who want practice identifying unknown compounds should find this site useful. Instructors looking for exam or classroom problems for students
NSF Scrub Club
The Scrub Club® program is the first of its kind – a fun, interactive and educational Web site (www.scrubclub.org) that teaches children the proper way to wash their hands. The site consists of a Webisode interactive games, educational music, downloadable activities for kids, educational materials for teachers and program information for parents. Note: The Scrub Club® is designed for children who are 3 to 8 years of age. Children in this age range are at different cognitive and developmental
Making of Severe Clear, The
'The Making of Severe Clear,' 1986, is a documentary-style work that traces the creation of choreographer Dana Reitz' and light-and-space designer James Turrell's work, 'Severe Clear. 'Rehersals for 'The Making of Severe Clear' During the work, 'The Making of Severe Clear,' rehersals with Reitz and dancer Sarah Skaggs are featured, revealing Reitz' use of drawing and movement improvisation as choreographic tools. James Turrell's stage design is seen as it is being constructed. The video ends wit
The Northern Great Plains, 1880-1920
This site shows 900 photographs from the Fred Hultstrand and F.A. Pazandak Photograph Collections of rural and small town life at the turn of the century. Highlights include images of sod houses and the people who built them, images of farms and machinery that made them prosper, and images of one-room schools and the children that were educated in them.
Map Collections: 1544-1996
This site offers thousands of digitized online maps. The collections are broken into seven categories, cities and towns, conservation and environment, discovery and exploration, immigration and settlement, military battles and campaigns, transportation and communication, and general maps.
Flags of the European Union
Learn the flags, countries and capital cities of the European Union. Play a variety of learning games, including anagrams, memory games, mystery word games and multiple choice quizzes. The module contains the following levels: Easy flag matching game with European Union flags. Multiple choice quiz: match flags to countries Multiple choice quiz: match capital cities with their countries. Mystery word games: guess capitals and countries. Memory game: match flags and countries. Memory game: match f
Dinosaurs: An Interactive Quiz
How much do you know about dinosaurs? Test yourself interactively. Different game levels ranging from easy to expert. Featuring over 100 dinosaur species with full colour media. How much do you know about dinosaurs? Test yourself interactively. Different game levels ranging from easy to expert. Featuring over 100 dinosaur species with full colour media.
A brief review of cardiac physiology. The module contains the following levels: Phases of the Cardiac Action Potential EKG SA node versus AV node Na dependent versus Calcium Dependant Cellular Electrophysiology Normal Rhythms Factors that Increase the Slope of Phase 4 Mechanisms of Tachyarrhythmias Reentry at a Glance Supraventricular vs Ventricular Arrhythmias The Supraventricular Arrhythmias Classifying Atrial Fibrillation Structural and Systemic Etiologies of the Arrhythmias Diagnostics Diagn
An interactive guide to some common butterflies for children. Includes memory games, multiple choice games, mystery word games and more. The module contains the following levels: Memory games with 6 random pairs of matching butterfly images Memory games with 8 random pairs of matching butterfly images Find the image corresponding to a given name. Find the name corresponding to a given image. Anagram game to guess common butterfly names. Memory game with picture/name matching. Find correct image
Instrument Construction, Site Selection and Set-Up
This resource provides guidance on site selection for the GLOBE Atmosphere data collection protocols. Instructions for building an instrument shelter, a snowboard, an ozone measurement station, and a wind direction instrument are included.
The Nineteenth Century in Print: the Making of America in Books and Periodicals
This presents digitized books and periodicals published in the U.S. during the 19th century. The collection includes 23 popular magazines and more than 1,500 books that illuminate themes central to American life in the mid- to late 19th century, including the Civil War, slavery and abolition, religion, education, self-help and self-improvement, travel and westward expansion, and poetry.
KS2 Numeracy SATs revision 1
The presentation (introduction) revises some of the different aspects of place value: column headings; multiplying and dividing by powers of 10; adding decimals. The levels test these aspects of place value and also writing words as numbers and ordering decimals. The final level tests all of the skills. Each question is either multiple choice or true/false. The order of questions is randomised. Progress is tracked and numerous awards given for achievement at each level.
Smithsonian American Art Museum Education
We have digitized and indexed dozens of SAAM's free educational materials for your use. Teacher guides are listed with corresponding standards and grade levels for your convenience. Be sure to check back periodically, as more resources will be added. SAAM's online features contain interactive or media-rich assets that can easily be used by educators in the classroom. Students can learn by viewing media or taking part in various online activities. Online activities such as Catlin Classroom have