Texas Native American Timeline
The object of this lesson is to develop a timeline of the Native American presence in Texas and become familiar with vocabulary related to this topic. Students will: -become familiar with related vocabulary; -complete a timeline that shows an overview of Native American presence in Texas, according to archaeological discoveries; -create a border for the timeline with the vocabulary and illustrations.
Connecting with the Past: Making a Memory Box
Artists across cultures and throughout time have sought to incorporate the multifaceted connections between past and present in their artworks. In many ways, Catlin's lifelong quest and the eventual creation of his "Indian Gallery" can be seen as an attempt to connect what he felt to be the "past" of American Indian society to the "present" of nineteenth-century westward expansion by European Americans. As is evident today, Native American culture is very much alive and present in the fabric of
Gilded Age and Visual Arts
Examining an artwork in depth fosters observation and critical thinking skills. Looking closely also stimulates conversation about the artistic, cultural, and historical context in which a work of art was made. In this session, students focus on two paintings by the American artist Thomas Wilmer Dewing. Charles Lang Freer, the founder of the Freer Gallery of Art at the Smithsonian Institution, avidly collected Dewing’s art. This activity explores how Dewing’s paintings express his unique aes
America on the Move
This activity guide accompanies the exhibition America on the Move. It delivers a variety of historical primary-source materials from the exhibition directly to your classroom. Through these documents and activities, students can build a deeper understanding of how transportation shaped American commerce, communities, landscapes, and population migrations.
Physics to Go
Physics to Go is a collection of websites where you can learn physics on your own, through games, webcasts, and online exhibits and activities. Also included are physics on the road programs, which bring demonstration shows, and in some cases hands-on activities, to you, the audience. To find the resources you want, you can browse the collection and search our database by content topic, resource type, and grade level. We encourage your involvement in Physics To Go. Once you have registered and
Thinking About Politics: American Government in Associational Perspective
The goal of this textbook is to provide students with a comprehensive survey of the American political system and with a framework for analyzing its processes and functions. It will appeal to instructors of introductory American government courses who wish to take students beyond a traditional institutional orientation. Throughout the text, the various dimensions of American politics are integrated into an analytical framework designed to stimulate thoughtful understanding of the political world
Bulletin of the Institute for Antiquity and Christianity, Volume VIII, Issue 4
CONTENTS: Calendar of Seminars, Cover Illustration Description, IAC Welcomes New SBL Fellows, IAC Well Represented at SBL Convention, Seminars of the Institute of Antiquity and Christianity Spring Program 1982: "The Quest for the Historical Bucephalas," "The Bible, Archaeology, and Ancient Egypt," "The Search for Alexander the Great," "Who Was the Historical Jesus?" "Isis, Mary, and Juquila: The Divine Mothers of the Mediterranean and Mexican Worlds," and "Did You Hear the One About Cleon the Ta
Bulletin of the Institute for Antiquity and Christianity, Volume XXIII, Issue 4
CONTENTS: Cover Illustration Description, Calendar of Events, Alexander's Revenge: Traces of Hellenistic Culture through the Centuries, lAC Welcomes S. Michael Saad, The lAC Spring Public Lecture Series 1997: "Hearing and Seeing in Byzantine Perception of Saints," "Magic and the Origins of the Cold War: Greek Ideology and Western Ideas," "Jerusalem: The 'Holy City,'" "On the Boundary: Jesus in Galilee and the Gaulanitis," and "Askesis and the Perception of Holiness", Visiting Scholars 1996-199
The USGS has developed a national inventory of significant topographic changes based on seamless multitemporal elevation data and land cover data. The National Elevation Dataset (NED) and the Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM) data form a unique pair of seamless elevation datasets that can be used to detect and analyze 20th century topographic surface changes in the United States. The need for more comprehensive information on the nature and extent of recent human geomorphic activity led t
Bulletin of the Institute for Antiquity and Christianity, Volume XII, Issue 4
CONTENTS: Cover Illustration Description, Calendar of Events, The Savery Codex in Claremont, Computer Developments, The Spring Public Lecture Series of the Institute for Antiquity and Christianity, "Gnostic Androgynes and the Living Jesus," "Approaching the Deities: Prayer and Praise in Ancient Mesopotamia and Egypt," "The Education of Solomon," and "Gnosticism: The Egyptian Connection", Artifacts in the IAC Museum: A Yortan Jug, Institute at the National AAR/SBL Convention, Institute Scholars B
A wealth of Blooms Based ideas and lessons I recently came across a great WIKI calledEucational Origami which as a great range of content, but i M. Beverly Swan - 2013 DAA President's Award Recipient Creating a new Celtic sound scheme for Windows 7 Jennifer Shepherd visits with the producer, engineer, and musicians who contributed to the new Windows 7 sound scheme based on traditional Celtic music. TESSA - Excursion American Journeys Race and Slavery Petitions Project Learning from the Fossil Record Otis MFA Writing Guest Lecture: Gillian Conoley Otis MFA Writing Guest Lecture: Stephen Rodefer Woman's Building History: Linda Nishio (Otis College)
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Everything teachers and students need for a successful National History Day project is available at this site -- topic ideas, lesson plans, research advice, and thousands of pages of fully indexed eyewitness accounts of North American exploration. Follow famous explorers. Witness first contacts between cultures. See how the exchange of goods and ideas forever altered people's daily life and ideas. Find out what "America" meant to the people who arrived here long ago and to the people who greeted
In the summer of 1991, Loren Schweninger, a professor of history, began traveling the South visiting courthouses and state archives in search of legal petitions related to race and slavery. He expected to find dry facts buried in legal terminology. What he actually found was a wealth of new information about peoples' lives and circumstances between the American Revolution and the Civil War. The petitions portray, in vivid and personal terms, the contrasts, ambivalence, contradictions, ironies, a
This is a hypertext version of a book originally published by the Paleontological Society. The book was written to accompany an educational workshop Learning from the Fossil Record presented for K-16 educators at the 1996 Annual Meeting of the Geological Society of American in Denver, Colorado. The workshop was intended to give K-12 teaches information on how scientists use fossil evidence to reconstruct the past. It also offered ideas about using paleontology to teach the scientific process.
Graduate Programs present poet Gillian Conoley who will read from her work. Gillian Conoley's most recent poetry collection The Plot Genie came out in 2009. The author of six collections of poetry, Conoley's work has appeared American Hybrid from Norton, Postmodern Lyricisms from Counterpath, The Pushcart Prize Anthology, Nuova Poesia Americana, and Best American Poetry. Editor and founder of Volt magazine, she teaches at Sonoma State University and is currently translating Henri Michaux's Four
Graduate Programs present Stephen Rodefer, who will read from his work. Stephen is the author of One or Two Love Poems from the White World, The Bell Clerk's Tears Keep Flowing, Four Lectures (a winner of the American Poetry Center's Annual Book Award), Oriflamme Day (with Ben Friedlander), Emergency Measures, Passing Duration, Left Under A Cloud, and Mon Canard, among other titles. His essay on canon-formation, "The Age in its Cage," appears in a recent issue of Chicago Review, which devoted a
Over the past 25 years, Nishio's diverse practice has included sculpture, photography, video, performance, printing, drawing and digital images. She worked as a designer at the Women's Graphic Center at the Woman's Building in the early 1980s and also served on the Board of Directors. This video was commissioned by Otis College of Art and Design for the exhibition "Doin' It in Public: Feminism and Art at the Woman's Building" (1973-1991) in the Ben Maltz Gallery, October 1 January 28, 2012 and
I recently came across a great WIKI calledEucational Origami which as a great range of content, but i
M. Beverly Swan - 2013 DAA President's Award Recipient
Creating a new Celtic sound scheme for Windows 7 Jennifer Shepherd visits with the producer, engineer, and musicians who contributed to the new Windows 7 sound scheme based on traditional Celtic music.
Jennifer Shepherd visits with the producer, engineer, and musicians who contributed to the new Windows 7 sound scheme based on traditional Celtic music.
TESSA - Excursion
Race and Slavery Petitions Project
Learning from the Fossil Record
Otis MFA Writing Guest Lecture: Gillian Conoley
Otis MFA Writing Guest Lecture: Stephen Rodefer
Woman's Building History: Linda Nishio (Otis College)