STS-134: Rendezvous Pitch Maneuver
On May 18, 2011, space shuttle Endeavour performed the Rendezvous Pitch Maneuver, or "backflip." With Commander Mark Kelly at the helm, Endeavour rotated 360 degrees backward to enable International Space Station astronauts to take high resolution pictures of the shuttle's heat shield.
Amoretti "My Love is like to ice, and I to fire" by Edmund Spenser (poetry reading)
Edmund observes that love contradicts the First Law of Thermodynamics http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Laws_of_thermodynamics What follows is not mine - it's a translation of Alfred Adler: Love, with its fulfilment, marriage, is the most intimate to devotion toward a partner of the other sex, expressed in physical attraction, in comradeship, and in the decision to have children. It can easily be shown that love and marriage are one side of cooperation -- not a cooperation for the welfare of two
"In School Days" by John Greenleaf Whittier (poetry reading)
An American poem. The British find American sentimentality and sincerity hard to bear - just as Americans find British irony and dry humour baffling. The picture of the Californian School House looks as though it was taken in about 1930 - it comes from this site: http://cerritos.org/community/history-of-the-region The Schoolroom was painted by William Bromley Still sits the school-house by the road, A ragged beggar sleeping; Around it still the sumachs grow, And blackberry-vines are creep
"[as freedom is a breakfastfood]" by E E Cummings (poetry reading)
Magic Tree screensaver: http://www.lisisoft.com/tools/magic-tree.html Love in the Sky: http://www.webdesignhot.com/free-photography/love-clouds-in-the-sky/ as freedom is a breakfastfood or truth can live with right and wrong or molehills are from mountains made —long enough and just so long will being pay the rent of seem and genius please the talentgang and water most encourage flame as hatracks into peachtrees grow or hopes dance best on bald men's hair and every finger is a toe and any c
Question 5 for an astronaut in space
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Holocaust Survivor Testimony: Yona (Janek) Fuchs
Yona (Janek) Fuchs was born in Lwow (today Ukraine) in 1925 to Tzila and Aharon. He studied at the local Jewish school, and he and his older brother Moshe (Mundek) learned Hebrew and received a Zionist education at home. In June 1941, the Germans entered Lwow and murdered thousands of Jews. In November, the survivors were ordered into a ghetto. Because of his "Aryan" features, his parents encouraged Yona to escape from the ghetto. His father obtained for him a forged birth certificate and sent
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Amputation and heat induced protein synthesis in the regenerating forelimb of Notophthalmus viridesc
This thesis compares the responses of regenerating forelimb tissues of the newt Notophthalmu..f vlridescens to the stresses of hyperthermia and ID.echanical injury of amputation. In particular, both quantitative and qualitative changes in the synthesis of soluble proteins in stump tissues, including those of the heat shock protein family (HSP70-1ike) were examined. Results from SDS-PAGEfluorography indicate that the trauma of amputation mimics the heat shock response both quantitatively and temp
A classroom-based investigation of reciprocal teaching at the grade seven level
This study assessed the effectiveness of a reciprocal teaching program as a method of teaching reading comprehension, using narrative text material in a t.ypical grade seven classroom. In order to determine the effectiveness of the reciprocal teaching program, this method was compared to two other reading instruction approaches that, unlike rcciprocal teaching, did not include social interaction components. Two intact grade scven classes, and a grade seven teacher, participated in this study. St
Guide to the Microfilmed Records of the Zion Church of the Evangelical Association (Pittsburgh, Pa.)
The collection contains quarterly conference proceedings; constitutions; church, record, and minute books; various records of the Sunday school, Evangelical Singing Society, Sick Benefit Society, and library from 1843-1908.
Guide to the Records of the Associated Brotherhood of Iron and Steel Heaters, Roughers and Rollers o
This collection is a microfilmed copy of the 1872-1875 records of the Associated Brotherhood of Iron and Steel Heaters, Roughers and Rollers, a labor union first organized by a group of Chicago lodge heaters in 1861. In 1876 the group reorganized as the Amalgamated Association of Iron and Steel Workers (AaisW) and would later take part in the Homestead strike of 1892, a labor dispute involving the steel workers of Homestead, Pennsylvania and the Carnegie Steel Plant. The original records are hel
Guide to the Papers of Gerald Kaufman, 1969-1972
This collection contains correspondence, memorandums, speeches, notes, reports, newspaper clippings, pamphlets of Pennsylvania state legislator, Gerald Kaufman.
Guide to the Records of the Woman's Christian Temperance Union, Wilkinsburg, PA, 1885-1955
The mission of the Woman's Temperance Union of Wilkinsburg was to: educate public sentiment up to the standard of total abstinence, train the young, save the inebriate, secure the enforcement of the Eighteenth Amendment to the Federal Constitution and complete banishment of liquor traffic. This collection contains a constitution and by-laws, a directory, reports, minute books, a membership roll book (1911), programs, memorabilia, and published histories regarding organizational operations and ac
Guide to the Papers of the Burgwin Family, 1844-1963
This collection consists of correspondence, genealogies, clippings, and memorabilia of the Burgwin, Audubon, Bakewell, Holland, Hughart, James, McCandless, Nash, Ormsby, Page, Phillips, and Wharton Families, 1844-1963.
Guide to the Papers of James R. Cox, 1904-1950, (bulk 1923-1950)
James R. Cox, a son of a Pittsburgh millworker, was a Pittsburgh Catholic priest and a political and social activist. The collection contains Father Cox's diary (1904), scrapbooks of newspaper clippings (1923-1951), 426 photographs, and 28 audio cassettes of radio broadcasts, sermons, and hymns (1944-50).
ART 341-01, Modern Survey I, Fall 2004
This course is first in the three-part "Modern" art survey sequence at Rhodes College. Spanning the years 1760 to 1860, this class will address the origins and development of modernism in the visual arts. Art will be discussed both in terms of individual artists and their masterworks, and the social context and external forces surrounding the production and consumption of art. Special emphasis will be given to topics including the impact of the Enlightenment; the Grand Tour and classical revival
ANSO 209-01. Family in Social Context, Spring 1999
This major institution is considered from sociological, anthropological, and historical perspectives. With emphasis on diversity and change, the course will examine issues of family organization, sexuality, marriage, and child rearing. Ultimately, the focus is on using critical thinking in the analysis of the family in its various forms across American society and around the world. This includes looking at family in the context of social forces in U.S. society and globally.,This syllabus was sub
ANSO 310-01, Gender and Society, Fall 2003
The purpose of this course is to help you better understand how gender is socially constructed and to see how gender stratification works in your everyday lives. You will gain the conceptual and theoretical tools to analyze the personal and institutional consequences of different social constructions of gender.,This syllabus was submitted to the Rhodes College Office of Academic Affairs by the course instructor.
ART 150-01, Introduction to the Visual Arts, Fall 2004
The objectives of the course are as follows: (1) to provide students with a comprehensive, theoretical introduction to the visual arts; (2) to develop skills of visual analysis; (3) to examine various media used by artists; (4) to introduce students to methods of interpretation; and (5) to develop skills in writing about art. Throughout the course we will keep in mind the following two statements: Pierre Auguste Renoir’s reminder that, "to practice an art, you must begin with the ABCs of that