Lecture 18 - 11/30/2010
Cancer Statistics, 2003
This Web site contains a recent report on cancer statistics prepared by the American Cancer Society (ACS) that uses incidence data from the National Cancer Institute and mortality data from the National Center for Health Statistics. The report offers "an up-to-date perspective on the occurrence of cancer" in the United States, including cancer frequency, incidence, mortality, and survival statistics for 2003. The Web site provides links to similar articles, the PubMed citation for the report and
Internet Scout Project
The "Earth Observing System (EOS) Aura is a NASA mission to study the Earth's ozone, air quality, and climate" by researching the composition, chemistry, and dynamics of the Earth's atmosphere. Visitors can learn how Aura is investigating three questions: Is the Earth's ozone layer recovering? Is air quality getting worse? How is Earth's climate changing? Researchers can find extensive details about the flight, spacecraft devices and specifications, and the data processing and validation. Visito
Internet Scout Project
Hosted by PBS, this Wild Horses, an American Romance website was created by the Nebraska ETV Network -- in partnership with South Dakota Public Television -- to share information and stories about wild horses in America. Geared towards a wide audience ranging from young children to horse hobbyists, the site provides sections on the Origin Of The Horse, Mustangs And The Land, The Mustang Dilemma, and more. The site also offers a Teacher's Guide with educational resources for teachers and students
FreeReading is an open source instructional program that helps educators teach early literacy. Because it is open source, it represents the collective wisdom of a wide community of teachers and researchers. FreeReading contains Comprehension Activities, a page of activities to address important comprehension skills and strategies.
Prefixes and Suffixes
FreeReading is an open source instructional program that helps educators teach early literacy. Because it is open source, it represents the collective wisdom of a wide community of teachers and researchers. FreeReading contains Prefixes and Suffixes Activities, organized into three categories: Introduce, Reintroduce, and Build Mastery.
Principles of Object-Oriented Programming
An objects-first with design patterns introductory course
Young Quaker Woman Wearing a Dark Bonnet and Dress
A young Quaker woman sits in a rocking chair on a porch. She is wearing a dark bonnet and dress with a light shawl around her shoulders and is holding a book in her lap.
AP U.S. Government & Politics
The UCCP Advanced Placement (AP) US Government and Politics course is a one semester survey of American Government and Politics covering the Constitution, political beliefs, political parties, interest groups, institutions of government, public policy and civil rights. Emphasis is placed on critical and evaluative thinking skills, essay writing, and interpretation of original documents. This curriculum covers all of the material outlined by the College Board as necessary to prepare you to pass t
AP U.S. History
This course is a survey of American History from the age of exploration and discovery to the present. Emphasis is placed on critical and evaluative thinking skills, essay writing, interpretation of original documents, and historiography. This History curriculum covers all of the material outlined by the College Board as necessary to prepare you to pass the AP U.S. History exam.
Portrait of Four Young Men
Four young men pose for the photographer in the studio. Two are sitting cross-legged on the floor; one wears overalls and cap, the other one wears pants, vest and straw hat. The two standing behind them wear long overcoats, ties and hats.
Genscen', un éditeur graphique pour l'enseignant scénariste
Nous proposons avec le prototype GenScen' de réaliser un éditeur de scénarios à interface graphique destiné aux enseignants cherchant à créer ou modifier un scénario d'apprentissage complet et interopérable.,Preprint
Private Universe Project in Mathematics: Workshop 3. Inventing Notations
We learn how to foster and appreciate students notations for their richness and creativity. We also look at some of the possibilities that early work in creating notation systems might open up for students as they move on toward algebra.,15 min. Pizzas in the Classroom In Englewood, New Jersey, Blanche Young, who attended the summer workshop, tries out one of the problems with her fourth-grade students. Later, she meets with Arthur Powell to discuss the lesson. 5 min. New Brunswick, New Jersey
Professor Germaine Greer - An Insight - Full Interview
Warning: Explicit Content Professor Germaine Greer delivered the 2010 Winifred Mercier public lecture at Leeds Met on Tuesday March 23. Born in Melbourne and educated in Australia and at Cambridge University, Professor Greer's first book, The Female Eunuch (1969), took the world by storm and remains one of the most influential texts of the feminist movement. She has had a distinguished academic career in Britain and the USA and makes regular appearances in print and other media as a broadcast
Risk Management for Enterprises and Individuals
This book is intended for the Risk Management and Insurance course where Risk Management is emphasized. When we think of large risks, we often think in terms of natural hazards such as hurricanes, earthquakes or tornadoes Perhaps man-made disasters come to mind such as the terrorist attacks in the U.S. on September 11, 2001. Typically we have overlooked financial crises, such as the credit crisis of 2008. However, these types of man-made disasters have the potential to devastate the global mark
Letters Concerning the Release of Henry McLaughlin, Prisoner of War on Johnson Island, 1865
These letters show how Susan Brown was able to secure the release of her brother, Henry McLaughlin, from prison at Johnson Island near Sandusky, Ohio. Susan receives a letter from E. A. Sconill at the prison where her brother is being held stating that Henry wishes to take the oath of allegiance but that Sconill does not have the authority to release him. Susan then secures a letter of introduction to President Lincoln from Indiana Governor Oliver Morton. A later letter to the editor of the Nati
Personal War Sketch of Virgil D. Keaton
Account of Private Virgil D. Keaton's service and experiences in the Civil War. Keaton enlisted in August 1862 and was discharged in 1865 after the close of the war. Keaton participated in the Atlanta Campaign and acted as a forager for the Train Guard from Atlanta to Savannah.,
Geo. H. Chapman Post, No. 209
Department of Indiana
Grand Army of the Republic
Personal War Sketch
Comrade Virgil D. Keaton
Who was born the ____________________
Personal War Sketches of the Members of Geo. H. Chapman Post No. 209
Title page to a bound volume of war sketches from members of the G.A.R. Geo. H. Chapman Post in Indianapolis. The illustrations on the page show three American flags and an open book.,The G.A.R. Geo. H. Chapman post was active at least from 1883 to 1913. The post historian initiated a project to get a "personal war sketch" from each member, then combined them into an account. The post was named for Brevet Major General George Henry Chapman of the 3rd Indiana Cavalry.
Union Position Near the Centre—Battle of Gettysburg, July 2, 1863
Officers mounted on horses watch the battle taking place in the field in front of them. A group of soldiers marches towards the battle. Artillerymen are loading and firing cannons. A crop is in the field in the distance. In the field next to it men are lying on the ground. In the lower left corner a man is being carried on a stretcher.