What the Ancients Knew: City in the Hillside
This 1:25 video tells of how the ancient cultures built a city in the hillside using geometry to lay out the grid so that it could be easier to live in during the seasons. This same system is used in many cities today. The video could be used to show the use of geometry in daily life.
Dementia patients' oral hygiene benefits from researched techniques
"Poor oral health can lead to pneumonia and cardiovascular disease as well as periodontal disease," said Rita A. Jablonski, even though these illnesses are not usually associated with the mouth. According to Jablonski, assistant professor of nursing, Penn State, persons with dementia resist care when they feel threatened. In general, these patients cannot care for themselves and need help. Nurses who care for patients with dementia now have a tailored approach to dental hygiene for their charges
Building My Pyramid
The Invisible Elephant: Curriculum Slideshow
These 30 slides help teachers understand what the curriculum is supposed to do and the importance of an integrated format to create students who are able to think. A great piece for staff development or to question the Common Core requirements.
Students examine how different balls react when colliding with different surfaces, giving plenty of opportunity for them to see the difference between elastic and inelastic collisions, learn how to calculate momentum, and understand the principle of conservation of momentum.
River Erosion Prototype
A series of animations of river erosion through soil layers of differing properties
Southeastern Texas Floods: 24 June 2002 (before)
Rivers near San Antonio, Texas are difficult to distinguish before the flooding of July 2002. After the floods, the swollen rivers are easy to discern.
Hegel on Language and Logic
Hegel on Language and Logic
Clarence Darrow Puts the State on Trial [The new introduction to Clarence Darrow's Resist Not Evil (1903; 2011)] You always remember books that change your mind, because these books are so few and far between. We're drawn to boo
[The new introduction to Clarence Darrow's Resist Not Evil (1903; 2011)]
You always remember books that change your mind, because these books are so few and far between. We're drawn to boo
Gunfire overnight in Tripoli
Anti-aircraft gunfire lights up Tripoli night sky.
Seoul : U.S. will meet debt deadline
July 15 - South Korea's finance minister says not preparing contingency plans for a possible fallout from debt crises in the U.S. and the euro zone. Arnold Gay reports.
A Time Series of the Aspen, Arizona Fire from June 19 - 24, 2003 (offset view)
Twenty miles north of Tucson, Arizona, the Aspen Fire rages through the Coronado National Forest. This time series shows the growth of the Aspen fire over the weekend of June 19-24, 2003. The view is offset to show the extent of the smoke plumes.
Mapping the Amazon: Mosaic pan
Pan across Amazon rainforest mosaic showing low water season (blue) and high water season (yellow). Together, these snapshots reveal conditions on the ground. Scientists listed worked as a team on Mosaicking Software and Mosaic Production.
The Crystal Capers: #6
The crystal football "borrowed" by Aubie has been on the move around the campus and the community. Check out its appearances based on requests made of Aubie, ranging from the bass fishing club to the glass blowing lab! Eagle Eye student television reports.
Namo Amitoufo - Reciting Buddha name
Issue Tracking: Methodology for an Action Project
Details of a methodology that students can use to follow and explore an issue or topic in newspapers, television or radio over a period of time (1-2 weeks).
LABORATORY EXERCISE USING ‘‘VIRTUAL RATS’’ TO TEACH ENDOCRINE PHYSIOLOGY
This is a "dry laboratory" activity for teaching endocrine physiology. The model is a "virtual rat" and the students collect data without using live specimens.