Barriers to Fair Trade
Producers and sellers of goods do not start with a "level playing field". As prices for raw materials fall, small scale farmers in developing countries suffer. Even though the prices paid to the farmers decrease, we see little difference in prices of the goods on our shelves. There are many obstacles which prevent a just trading system. Students need to explore the international trade system and determine why it is unjust.
Verbs that take à or de in the Infinitive
Printable worksheet requiring students to fill in the blanks as appropriate for the infinitive verbs.
Create your own Insect!
An activity that informs children about the appearance of insects, i.e., their head, thorax and abdomen, and allows them to create their own model.
Marthas Kleine Reise
This story is told on two levels, Martha's journey and her memories she recalls as she is making the journey. We get a good picture of Martha and her life now and then. Worksheets concentrate firstly on comprehension and secondly appreciation of the style with emphasis on the use of the tenses to create the atmosphere
Findet jemanden, der ...............!
A class activity/game based on students asking each other questions requiring yes/no answers.
Athletics 07 - Pair Relay
This lesson contains a warm-up and cool-down, throwing activities and running activities (sprinting and pair relay). It requires co-operation between children in practicing the relay and in a warm-up game.
Summary Fact-sheet introducing the instruments found in the weather station, their uses and the methods of recording the data.
Crosfhocal - Crossword
A crossword based on the poem which is on the leaving cert course.
An examination of the primary philosophies that have dominated government towards the end of the 20th century. To follow up look at the economic philosophical base of government creates different strategies that are followed.
French Revolution - Quiz
Test your knowledge of French History
Rain forests and Deforestation
Lesson plan covering the diversity of animal and plant life in rainforests and asks questions about the threat of deforestation worldwide. Also features weblinks and a crossword activity.
Stephen's letter is a reply to a German penpal who had asked him about the Leaving Certificate and his plans for afterwards.
"The Greatest Tyrant in the State of Pennsylvania": A Late Nineteenth-Century Rail Worker Describes
Although publicists for the Gilded Age corporations celebrated efficiency and the science of management, their employees did not always join the celebration. What looked like careful and disciplined management from one perspective was often viewed as petty tyranny from below. While some workers assailed upper management for this abuse others experienced the tyranny more directly in their day-to-day work lives. In this transcript taken from testimony before the U. S. House of Representatives in t
Small Jubilee, A
'A Small Jubilee' presents images of student uprisings, amusement parks, and street scenes. The images are processed and animated and alternate between black and white and color saturated. Dramatic text with religious overtones by Shalom Gorewitz and Beo Morales is spoken as a voiceover and examines religious symbolism.
WINDS: Measuring Ocean Winds from Space
This website provides access to images and data gathered by the SeaWinds scatterometer, a microwave radar sensor designed specifically to measure ocean near-surface wind speed and direction. The site features images of recent hurricanes, links to additional images and animations, information about missions, access to Winds publications, educational information, FAQ's and links to data.
Astronomy Picture of the Day: Earth At Night
NASA Astronomy Photo of the Day website hosted this photo of Earth at night in November 2000. The photo shows what Earth looks like at night with urban centers highlighted by concentrations of city lights. The image is a composite of hundreds of satellite photographs taken by orbiting Defense Meteorological Satellites Program satellites.
A geologist probes the earliest secrets of the planet looking for traces of ancient life forms.
Paradise Redefined: Part 2
A journey to a coral reef chain hidden in the Central Pacific forces scientists to revisit the definition of a pristine environment. Part Two.
Tips for Identifying Poison Ivy
This online article, from Biodiversity Counts, is a tip sheet to help students learn how to spot and avoid poison ivy. Specifically, it covers: an overview of the different varieties of the plant that grow in the Americas and Asia; an illustration of the compound leaf with three leaflets (trifoliate); details about poison ivy's leaf type, leaf arrangement, growth form, flowers, fruits, and relatives; how contact with the plant causes a hypersensitivity reaction in most people; a trick you can tr
Symmetries and Their Properties-Part 3: Translations
This investigation will help you to understand how translations work and what happens when two or more translations are applied one after the other.