Bulletin of the Institute for Antiquity and Christianity, Volume X, Issue 2
CONTENTS: Institute Publications, Cover Illustration Description, Institute Scholars Active at Conferences, NEH Conference Proposal Accepted, Director's Circle Honored, New Claremont Religion Faculty, A Roman Period "Pilgrim" Flask
Skagway: Gateway to the Klondike
examines the impact of the Klondike Gold Rush on the development of Skagway, Alaska. This lesson allows students to trace the development of Skagway from a homestead, to a gold rush boomtown, to a permanent city.
The Siege and Battle of Corinth: A New Kind of War
tells the story of two Civil War engagements near Corinth, a small Mississippi town established in the 1850s where two railroads crossed. On October 2, 1862, Confederates attacked Union forces that occupied the town and that had built extensive entrenchments and earthworks (which are featured at this website). By nightfall the next day, 2,360 Union and 4,848 Confederate men were dead or wounded.
The Battle of Oriskany: Blood Shed a Stream Running Down
tells how long-standing prejudices and the Revolutionary War unleashed massive bloodshed among inhabitants of New York's Mohawk Valley. Located in rich farmland and at a strategic point in a fur trade route, the valley had been settled by European immigrants who had prospered from productive farms and lucrative trade. As war broke out, everyone had to choose sides: Rebel or Tory. It was not easy for many. Five hundred years of unity among the Six Nations was broken.
Wildlife Management Activity Guide for Teachers
Whether your school has a 40 acre school forest or a 40 square foot school yard lawn, we urge you to get your students involved in some hands-on wildlife management. It is a relevant real world issue that will also expose them to disciplines other than science as they learn all the complexities of land management. A few teachers are teaching about a variety of game species and habitats. Others are developing small native plant gardens which provide basic needs for native butterflies and birds. P
Reality Television: The Makeover
This lesson introduces students to makeover television as a genre. Students discuss the conventions of makeover television and the promise of personal transformation, and examine ethical issues presented by these shows. Students examine their own response to the genre and create a makeover show of their own.
Lecture 18 - 11/30/2010
Quality nutrition through pigeonpea - a review
Title: Quality nutrition through pigeonpea - a review Authors: Saxena, K.B.; Kumar, R.V.; Sultana, R. Abstract: Protein mal-nutrition is widespread among poor of developing and under developed countries. Since animal protein is beyond the reach of this group, their primary protein supply comes from plant based products. Amongst these, pigeon-pea or red gram (Cajanus cajan (L.) Millspaugh) is an important food legume that can be grown under rainfed conditions with least inputs. Pi-geonpea is rich
First Battle of Bull Run
Explosions are coming from artillery guns. Soldiers are firing from the supply wagons.
Typical points, invariant measures, and dimension for rational maps on the Riemann sphere
We present three original results for the dynamics of rational maps on the Riemann sphere. Using methods from dimension and ergodic theory, we discuss generalized physical measures and prove their existence for hyperbolic and some parabolic rational maps. This shows that there are sets of typical points for these maps having maximal dimension. We then show that for any NCP rational map, the set of non-typical, or divergence, points is also of maximal dimension. Finally, we examine holomorphic fa
Closing the economic achievement gap: a case study of a successful Kansas secondary school
In spite of efforts at the federal, state, and local levels, the achievement gap has persisted over time. Recent NCLB legislation has brought renewed attention to the achievement gap, forcing schools to address it. Despite the daunting task of mediating the impact of poverty, some schools have made substantial progress in narrowing the achievement gap with low-income students. This qualitative case study of one successful Kansas public secondary school has concluded the caring actions of teacher
NSF Briefing for the Organization of Biological Field Stations
NSF Briefing for the Organization of Biological Field Stations presented by Peter McCartney (NSF) at the 2010 Annual Meeting of the Organization of Biological Field Stations (OBFS) and hosted by the University of Michigan Biological Station (UMBS)
Putt Putt Boats Fernando and Amanda - Castle Park Middle School
Fernando and Amanda's CyberBridge video about building and racing putt-putt boats.
TED402 Fall 2010 Session 11A
TED402 Educational Psychology Session Eleven A 11/10/10 Jeff Miller
Fall 2010, An Imperfect Union: Understanding European Integration
Lecture by Desmond Dinan, professor of public policy and Ad personam Jean Monnet Professor, George Washington University.
Remembrance Day Service
Quick clip of the Procession for this year's service in convocation hall
Stephen Prothero, Diversity Lecture
GRCC Diversity Lecture Speaker Stephen Prothero focuses on Religious Literacy: What Every American Needs to Know -- And Doesn't
An Exploratory Data Analysis of the US Housing Crisis
This report summarizes work done as part of the Visualizing Large Data Sets PFUG under Rice University's VIGRE program. VIGRE is a program of Vertically Integrated Grants for Research and […]
6.254 Game Theory with Engineering Applications (MIT)
This course is an introduction to the fundamentals of game theory and mechanism design. Motivations are drawn from engineered/networked systems (including distributed control of wireline and wireless communication networks, incentive-compatible/dynamic resource allocation, multi-agent systems, pricing and investment decisions in the Internet), and social models (including social and economic networks). The course emphasizes theoretical foundations, mathematical tools, modeling, and equilibrium n