The Shoemaker and The Elves There was once a shoemaker, who worked very hard and was very honest, but he could not earn enough to make a living. All he had in the world was gone, just leather enough to make one pair of shoes. He cut out his leather, all ready to make up the next day. In the morning he sat himself down to his work, but there stood the shoes all ready-made. The man did not know what to say or think. &n
There was once a shoemaker, who worked very hard and was very honest, but he could not earn enough to make a living. All he had in the world was gone, just leather enough to make one pair of shoes. He cut out his leather, all ready to make up the next day. In the morning he sat himself down to his work, but there stood the shoes all ready-made. The man did not know what to say or think. &n
How Does the 1st Amendment Work
The First Amendment to the Bill of Rights says that Congress is not abridge to freedoms of speech, press, religion, the right to peaceably assemble and the right to redress the government with grievances. Discover how the First Amendment works and how it has been interpreted by the U.S. Supreme Court in this 1:35 minute video. A very quick overview without much depth or examples.
Facts of Congress - The First Amendment
Provides a brief explanation of the origin of the First Amendment and its meaning. Appropriate for use in classroom, middle school students and above. (1:03)
Develop Inquiring Minds: Classroom Tour-Curriculum Integration through Centers
This classroom environment helps to create a strong community of independent learners. Students are engaged in inquiry about the moon. They delve deeply into areas of personal interest and are excited about the new knowledge they are building. This teacher walks us through her room and shows us how she has integrated the curriculum into all areas of her classroom environment. They are currently studying the moon and they have integrated this into the math, writing, science centers
How to Divide Polynomials
The instructor uses a small whiteboard in this short two-and-a-half-minute tutorial to demonstrate how to divide polynomials. He just uses one problem for demonstration. The video goes step-by-step and is easy to understand.
ISS Update - May 12, 2011
The International Space Station video update for May 12, 2011.
"In School Days" by John Greenleaf Whittier (poetry reading)
An American poem. The British find American sentimentality and sincerity hard to bear - just as Americans find British irony and dry humour baffling. The picture of the Californian School House looks as though it was taken in about 1930 - it comes from this site: http://cerritos.org/community/history-of-the-region The Schoolroom was painted by William Bromley Still sits the school-house by the road, A ragged beggar sleeping; Around it still the sumachs grow, And blackberry-vines are creep
New Fossil Solves Puzzle of Mammalian Evolution
Paleontologists from the American Museum of Natural History and the Chinese Academy of Sciences announce the discovery of Liaoconodon hui, a complete fossil mammal from the Mesozoic found in China that includes the long-sought transitional middle ear.
Question 5 for an astronaut in space
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How to pay for classes
http://www.youtube.com/user/StPetersburgCollege How to pay for classes About St. Petersburg College: In 1927, St. Petersburg College (then known as St. Petersburg Junior College) became Florida's first private, non-profit, two-year school of higher learning located in downtown St. Petersburg. Full accreditation followed in 1931 and in 1948 SPC became a public college. In June 2001, SPJC officially became St. Petersburg College when Florida's governor signed legislation making it the first co
Pressure + Ink: Introduction to Relief Printmaking
Produced in conjunction with the exhibition German Expressionism: The Graphic Impulse. Find out more at http://moma.org/germanexpressionism Special thanks to Phil Sanders, Director and Master Printer, Robert Blackburn Printmaking Workshop. A program of The Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts. Created by Plowshares Media PlowsharesMedia.com © 2011 The Museum of Modern Art, New York
Valerius Catullus - Carmina LXXXV
Guide to the George P. Firth Collection on the Office and Professional Employees International Union
George P. Firth, a Pittsburgh resident, was a representative of the Office and Professional Employees International Union during the 1960's through the mid 1970's. Firth represented unions in various Mid-Atlantic and Midwestern states. The collection contains organizational records, publications, news clippings, and leaflets that Firth produced and collected as result of his affiliation with the Office and Professional Employees International Union.
Guide to the Papers of Gerald Kaufman, 1969-1972
This collection contains correspondence, memorandums, speeches, notes, reports, newspaper clippings, pamphlets of Pennsylvania state legislator, Gerald Kaufman.
Guide to the North Side Laundry Company, Pittsburgh, PA Records, 1877-1943
This collection contains stockholder and board of director's meeting minutes, mortgages, deeds, bonds, and lease records for the North Side Laundry Company of Pittsburgh, PA., for the years 1877-1943.
Guide to the James Bonar Papers, 1886-1924
James Bonar was a late nineteenth and early twentieth century Pittsburgh businessman born in Dunfermline, Scotland, the birthplace of Andrew Carnegie. Bonar migrated to the United States where he was employed for a time by the Carnegie Steel Co. and later formed his own steam appliance company. Bonar was also an artist and served for a number of years as president of the Associated Artists of Pittsburgh. This collection contains correspondence, scrapbooks, and photographs. Included in the corres
Guide to the William G. Johnston and Company Records, 1857-1915
This collection consists of the business records of the William G. Johnston and Company printing and book-binding firm of Pittsburgh, 1857-1915.
GERM 101-01, Elementary German, Fall 2006
German 101 is an introduction into the German language and the culture of the German-speaking countries. No previous knowledge of German is required. We will develop skills in listening comprehension, speaking, reading, and writing. At the end of German 101, you will have control over the material presented in Introduction (Einführung) A and B of our text book Kontakte, and in chapters one through five. In addition to Kontakte, we will also work with an online workbook on a regular basis. Towar
FREN 333-01, Poetry, Fall 2006
This syllabus was submitted to the Rhodes College Office of Academic Affairs by the instructor.
BIOL 315-01, Ecology Lecture, Fall 2007
This syllabus was submitted to the Rhodes College Office of Academic Affairs by the course instructor.