African animals in habitats
This is an inquiry-based animal study for early childhood students centered around a visit to the African Continent of the North Carolina Zoo.
Australian aborigines visit Franklin Park
Footage of Australian aborigines applying body paints of clay and charcoal and performing tribal dances in Boston's Franklin Park. Includes African American children interacting with the aborigines as they try to learn how to use the didgeridoo.
African Americans wait for buses in Roxbury
African American men, women and children wait for buses and board buses in Roxbury. African American residents walk on a busy urban street.
21M.301 Harmony and Counterpoint I (MIT)
In this subject we will study the basic harmonic, melodic, and formal practices of western music, principally the classical music of central Europe during the eighteenth century. Topics will include diatonic harmony, simple counterpoint in two parts, and tones of figuration. The coursework will combine composition, listening, analysis, and work in sight-singing and keyboard musicianship.
Jack Miles: America, Islam and the 'ground zero mosque', at ANU
Professor Jack Miles of the University of California at Irvine gives this lecture entitled 'America, Islam and the 'ground zero mosque'' at The Australian National University on 9 September 2010. Plans to build an Islamic centre near the site of the 9/11 bombing have become a flashpoint for debate over the nature of America's relations with Islam. Eminent American religion scholar and journalist Professor Jack Miles argues that the conservative critics of the "ground zero mosque" are Osama bin
Photographs of the College - July 2007
A series of photographs taken at the end of stage one of the rebuilding early in the morning of 30th July 2007. Photographs of the Mechanical Engineering, Motor Vehicle and Construction blocks have been taken as a record before their re-development as part of stage two of the rebuilding programme.
Photographs of the College - August 2006
A series of photographs taken towards the end of stage one of the rebuilding early in the morning on the 25th August 2006
Photographs of the College - December 2005
Some photographs of the beginning of stage 1 of the rebuilding taken early in the morning of Thursday 22nd December 2005
Applied Technology and Finance - by the numbers percentages quiz
14 multiple-choice questions (1 of 5) on percentages. Although written for the applied technology and finance module within the tourism and entertainment course it is not topic specific. The file is a Respondus file in WebCT/Vista 4-8 format that can be directly exported to x-stream VLE plus text and rtf versions.
Municipal Building, Huntsville, Alabama
This image is a color photograph of the Municipal Building in Huntsville, Ala. Postcard text: (back) The new City of Huntsville Municipal Building, one of the many in "Space City's" Civic Center. Handwritten message (on back) addressed to Mr. and Mrs. Philip Preiss, Montgomery, Ala., postmarked June 11, 1974.
Muscle Shoals Bridge, Alabama
This image is a color photograph of the Muscle Shoals Bridge which connects the city of Florence with the cities of Sheffield and Tuscumbia in the Shoals area of northwest Alabama.
Lewis and Clark: Women
Indian women influenced the expedition despite the fact that Lewis and Clark had little direct contact with them. All along the way, Lewis and Clark wrote that Indian women were oppressed; they failed, however, to see the various powers that these women possessed. Their understanding of a woman's role in society was based on a Euro-American model. Sacagawea was the only woman to accompany Lewis and Clark on their journey west. It is the goal of this unit to investigate both Sacagawea's role as t
Greetings From Huntsville, Alabama
This image is a montage of colorized photographs showing famous sights in Huntsville, Ala. Postcard text: (back) Curteichcolor. Handwritten message (on back) addressed to Mr. and Mrs. Phillip Preiss, Montgomery, Ala., postmarked February 21, 1968.
Boat Dock at Hudson Lake
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Papers of George Washington
In this section of our site, we have endeavored to provide teachers and students with useful primary and secondary materials to help foster understanding of early America through the life of George Washington. These resources can work on several levels. First, the twelve slides themselves provide a general chronology of the life of George Washington as well as secondary information on the larger historical context. Ideally, this background material reiterates your own class text readings and dis
The History of American Literature-Naturalism
This program that explores the work of of famous American Authors in
history. The clip explains naturalism and the authors in this realistic trend such as London and Frank Norris.
Black Smokers: Life Forms
This educational web site features life forms of deep sea hydrothermal systems. Hosted by the American Museum of Natural History, this site offers a brief introduction of the community and then focuses on Vestimentiferan tube worms, Vescomyid clams, and Bathymodiolid mussels. The site includes interactive games, teacher resources, a glossary, and more.
American Visionaries: Thomas Moran
features paintings and sketches of the noted American landscape painter. Moran's pencil and watercolor field sketches and paintings captured the grandeur and documented the extraordinary terrain and natural features of the Yellowstone region. His artwork was presented to members of Congress by park proponents and helped inspire Congress to establish the National Park System in 1916.
presents a travel itinerary of 58 historic places across Arizona, Colorado, and New Mexico. It includes forts built to protect mail routes and settlers, missions and churches, prehistoric cliff dwellings, trading posts, petroglyphs (from the petrified forest), pit house villages, and Indian villages home to the Anasazi, Sinagua, Zuni, and other Native American tribes.
What Would They Say?
This lesson allows students to utilize their previous knowledge to give a “voice” to the African-Americans in the news reels. This lesson is based on the understanding that students have already been exposed to news reel as primary source documents in the Social Studies classroom (this can be done in succession with Lesson #1 and #2 or as a stand alone lesson during African-American History Month or during another teacher-chosen unit). In addition, this lesson provides the teacher with two o