5.1 Difficulties in interpretation
Your course might not include any maths or technical content but, at some point during your course, it’s likely that you’ll come across information represented in charts, graphs and tables. You’ll be expected to know how to interpret this information. This unit will help you to develop the skills you need to do this. This unit can be used in conjunction with the ‘More working with charts, graphs and tables’ unit, which looks into more ways to present statistical information and shows y
3.6 Length of torpor bouts in hibernation
Hibernation is an ingenious adaptation that some animals employ to survive difficult conditions in winter. This unit examines the differences between hibernation and torpor, and discusses the characteristic signs of hibernation behaviour. It explores the triggers that bring on hibernation, and whether internal signals or external season cues are predominant. It also examines the physiological adaptations that occur in hibernating animals. This unit builds on and develops ideas introduced in the
Vetlesen Lectures - "The Last Great Frontier"
Robert Ballard, professor of oceanography and GSO alumnus, shares his passion for the ocean's depths and his quest to better understand and preserve our waters for future generations.
Beyond Black History Month
Go beyond approaches that marginalize African American history by "shifting the lens" to look at events from new perspectives. Black History Month can be a wonderful celebration of the contributions that African Americans have made to American history and culture. All too often, however, those contributions are heralded in February but seldom mentioned throughout the rest of the year. Ideally, every month’s history curriculum should include those contributions, but how do you integrate Africa
Many forms of entertainment and leisure activities people participated in during the early decades of the 20th century are not that different from those we enjoy today. At the turn of the century people found entertainment at carnivals and festivals and exhibitions. Photographs here include the California Midwinter International Exposition in San Francisco in 1894, and the Anaheim Carnival of 1911. Sports were also a popular pastime. Photographs show people participating in tennis and golf, but
Teaching Arts Since 1950
This teaching packet is designed to help teachers, primarily in the upper grades, talk with their students about art produced since 1950 and some of the issues it raises. The focus is on selected works from the collection of the National Gallery of Art.This site provides a printable overview of mid to late twentieth-century art in the National Gallery's collections. Topics include abstract expressionism, pop art, minimalism, conceptualism, performance art, process art, neoexpressionist, and post
Hot Apps: Parachute Panic, Dog-A-Pedia, Hairdo For You, Chicks'n'Vixens, Soundtrckr Each week, Hot Apps will feature five of the hottest Windows Phone 7 apps. In this episode, Laura takes a look at: Please leave suggestions for hot apps that should be featured in the comments section, thanks!
Each week, Hot Apps will feature five of the hottest Windows Phone 7 apps. In this episode, Laura takes a look at:
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JHU Opportunity Journal -- Sara joins a sorority
The day after "bid" night, freshman Sara Madrigal is excited about joining a sorority.
Learn About Sedimentary Rocks
In this video the viewer will learn about sedimentary rocks. Phrases appear on the screen to highlight the words of the speaker. (01:44)
The Big Moon Illusion
Why does the moon appear large while it is on Earth's horizon? Several possibilities are explained here.(01:24)
The Structure of an Atom
The instructor, with the aid of a whiteboard, demonstrates the structure of an atom. (Although the title is "How to Find Electrons?", the instructor talks about an atom's structure.) (02:09)
Supermarket Sweep Day 2
Students will participate in a supermarket game and follow a shopping list. Students will compare the quantity of items "purchased" and graph results. Students will also learn a song about shopping in a supermarket.
Learn About Igneous Rocks
In this video the viewer will learn about igneous rocks. Phrases appear on the screen to highlight the words of the speaker. (01:49)
Andy Warhol Napkin Drawing
The subject of this video produced for Antiques Roadshow is a food-stained napkin with doodles of butterflies signed by the late, 20th Century pop-artist Andy Warhol. The napkin may have come from Diana Vreeland, one of Warhol's closest friends back in 1983 and 1984. Kathleen Guzman, appraiser of paintings and drawings, appears confident that the signature is genuine and suggests an astonishing value for the napkin if the owner were to get it authenticated by the Andy Warhol Foundation. (02:19)
Groundhogs sing us a song about Groundwater. Concepts cover the historical path of water, uses of water and dangers groundwater faces in this 3:43 video. Teachers may wish to have a word wall with those words that students may have difficulty understanding.
Being safe when you cross the road
A one minute cartoon that shows students what precautions to use before crossing a street. The stop, look, and listen message are given. A good introduction to this topic.
How to Use a Compost Bin
There are a couple types of compost bins you can use along with materials such as leaves, flowers and any types of weeds. This two minute video shows how to make and care for a compost bin in your garden. I have one at school that the students use and it provides a great lesson in recycling.