Smallpox and the Covenant
America's smallpox eradication has its roots in 18th-century Boston.
Comic book history
Comic book author Bentley Boyd uses a vivid medium to snare new students of American history.Author(s):
The Joy of Discovery
Recreating 18th-century technology takes perseverance and luck, says Jay Gaynor, Director of Historic Trades.Author(s):
Bees in the Colonies
The humble honeybee sweetens the American story. Apiarist Bill Krebs says bees have been here since the beginning.Author(s):
Horses in Williamsburg
Horses lend their speed and strength to the American colonies. Head coachman Joyce Henry shares the horse's role in early Virginia.
Consider the Pumpkin
Pumpkins sustain early settlers through American winters. Author and historian Mary Miley Theobald explains why the gourd deserves more respect.Author(s):
The Rights of Youth
Children and the law: Historian Cathy Hellier and Law Professor Jim Dwyer contrast 18th-century and 21st-century juvenile justice.Author(s):
Patrick Henry's Secret
American Patriot Patrick Henry is burdened with his first wife's tragic decline into insanity. Interpreter Richard Schumann tells the tale.<
Ingeniería Gráfica (2010)
Esta signatura, del Área de Expresión Gráfica, abarca lo que se refiere al dibujo técnico aplicado a los procesos de diseño y producción de productos y conjuntos que han de ser fabricados cumpliendo determinadas especificaciones. Estas especificaciones están normalizadas en su mayoría, por lo que los objetivos que se abarcan son: - Aplicación de los aspectos tecnológicos, funcionalidad, forma y diseño de los conjuntos mecánicos y sus elementos. - Desarrollar la capacidad de análisi
Great Depression and Dust Bowl
This interactive flash game challenges students to sort some everyday products according to whether they come from renewable or non-renewable sources.
IFOAM: FAQ about organic agriculture
Frequently asked questions about Organic Agriculture, with the corresponding answers from the International Federation of Organic Agriculture Movements (IFOAM)
The cow and the milk
Kids will find out about the cows and the milk produced in this series of sketches and short texts
056 - 066 Der Kleine Lateiner
Here is a link to the text at Europeana http://tinyurl.com/4b47ugg Der Kleine Lateiner is an updated re-write of the Orbis Sensualium Pictus (Comenius) by one Johan Lederer.It is written in a more flowing style, in simple straightforward Latin.
10.391J Sustainable Energy (MIT)
The assessment of current and potential future energy systems is covered in this course and includes topics on resources, extraction, conversion, and end-use, with emphasis on meeting regional and global energy needs in the 21st century in a sustainable manner. Different renewable and conventional energy technologies will be presented and their attributes described within a framework that aids in evaluation and analysis of energy technology systems in the context of political, social, economic,
Classic Sesame Street film-a bee!
This classic Sesame Street video shows real footage of bees on flowers. Some give close ups of bees getting nectar from the flowers. This video is certainly helpful in building background knowledge. This would be beneficial in conjunction with a lesson/unit on flowers and/or bees or as a companion to a story/basal about bees. (1:05)