AP Environmental Science Course Material
One of the most rewarding and challenging aspects of teaching an advanced placement environmental science course is finding enriching field and lab activities for your students. These labs have been developed by an experienced team of environmental science educators in partnership with the Environmental Literacy Council. Each lab has been the subject of an extensive peer review by a number of experienced environmental science educators. The content of this initial collection is varied, and APES
Mathletics Mobile Teacher App For iPad Now Available (Aus) The Mobile Teacher app gives more freedom to teachers who have Mathletics. B
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Otis MFA Writing Guest Lecture: Stephen Rodefer
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
Effective communication is the key to a successful presentation. This unit will provide you with a systematic approach to develop the necessary skills. It is important to understand that effective presentation skills can be practised and learned. It is the content of your presentation, and the simple delivery of clear and reasoned arguments, which will help you to achieve your objectives.
WE Gladstone - The grand old man in Nottinghamshire Part 1 - M.P. for Newark, 1832-46
In this, the first of two programmes, Dr Richard Gaunt, curator of an exhibition held at the University of Nottingham to commemorate the centenary of Gladstone's birth (2009), discusses Gladstone's experience as M.P. for Newark (1832-46). Dr Gaunt places the manuscript and artefact exhibits into their historical context, relating them to early-19th Century electoral practices and issues of representation and citizenship.
WE Gladstone - The Grand Old Man in Nottinghamshire Part 2 - County Connections, 1846-98
In this, the second of two programmes, Dr Richard Gaunt, curator of an exhibition held at the University of Nottingham to commemorate the centenary of Gladstone's birth (2009), discusses Gladstone's assorted connections with Nottinghamshire events and personalities after 1846. Gladstone's relations with local aristocratic families, his role in the development of Nottingham Park and his emergence as a political celebrity are discussed through reference to artefacts and manuscripts of the period.
Malaria research begins to bite
Scientists at The University of Nottingham and the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute near Cambridge have made a significant breakthrough in the search for cheap and effective vaccines and drugs to stop the transmission of malaria.
Founder's Day Symposium: Horace L. Griffin
Founder's Day Symposium - Black Men in the 21st Century: Myths, Data and Reality PART 2 of 6 This ongoing summit extends the mission of the Morehouse Research Institute and builds upon a critical mass of research at the College that looks at the affirmative development of black men and boys. Additionally, this symposium served as an exciting review of current thinking from national experts in light of America's first African American President. Horace L. Griffin, 83, is associate professor o
Duke on Demand Highlights for the Week of October 31, 2010
This week on Duke on Demand, Duke students stage the play "Beatification of Area Boy" in consultation with the drama's Nobel-prize winner author. The Duke women's soccer team dons pink jersey for breast cancer awareness in a win over Boston College. Comedian Jeff Foxworthy and his wife Gregg receive a Duke Medicine honorary alumni award for their support of Duke Children's Hospital charities. And, an "Office Hours" conversation on how brain science is affecting court trials.
Penelope McPhee, President, The Arthur M. Blank Family Foundation - IMPACT
September 15 - IMPACT presents Penelope McPhee, President, The Arthur M. Blank Family Foundation. As president and trustee of The Arthur M. Blank Family Foundation, Penelope McPhee directs the Foundation's strategic focus on fostering opportunities for children and youth and enhancing the quality of life in Atlanta and beyond. One of the largest family foundations in the region, the Blank Foundation has made grants of more than $250 million since its inception. Penny joined the Blank Family Fou
As today's tech-savvy teens become increasingly involved with technology and the Internet for learning, work, civic engagement, and entertainment, it is vital to ensure that they understand their legal rights and responsibilities under copyright law and also how the law affects creativity and innovation. This curriculum is designed to give teachers a comprehensive set of tools to educate students about copyright while incorporating activities that exercise a variety of learning skills. Lesson t
Peer-to-Peer File Sharing
In this lesson, students will examine the state of Internet file sharing and copyright law. Building on the homework exercise from Lesson 2, students will decipher the various players who have a vested interest in the heated peer-to-peer (P2P) file sharing debate: technological innovators, the entertainment industry, lawyers, courts, educators, and, of course, the file-sharers.
Hyde Award 2010
Outstanding leadership and academic achievement awards were presented to Darden Second Year students at the School's annual awards ceremony September 1, 2010 during First Coffee. The Samuel Forest Hyde Memorial Fellowship, awarded by the Darden faculty, is named for a 1913 graduate of the University of Virginia who later joined the original Darden faculty. Hyde also established the first Darden scholarship to honor his son, who was killed in a plane crash in Japan. The Hyde award is presented to
Shermet Award 2010
Outstanding leadership and academic achievement awards were presented to Darden Second Year students at the School's annual awards ceremony September 1, 2010 during First Coffee. The William Michael Shermet Award is given to Darden scholars for outstanding academic performance and competitive spirit during their First Year program. The William Michael Shermet Award is presented to the student or students who have demonstrated academic excellence in the First Year program and who by their determ
The Leepa-Rattner Museum of Art - 39th Annual Florida Watercolor Society Exhibition
http://www.youtube.com/user/StPetersburgCollege The Leepa-Rattner Museum of Art opened January 22, 2002 on the Tarpon Springs Campus of St. Petersburg College. The Museum's 20th century collection is made up of art from Abraham Rattner's estate donated by Allen and Isabelle Leepa and a large donation made by the Tampa Museum of Art in 1997. The Museum is filled with Rattner's retrospective works: lithographs, tapestries, sculptures, paintings and stained glass. It is sure to be the largest asse
Dr. Oppenheimer Opens Up About CSUN
Steven Oppenheimer, Professor of Biology, discusses his award for science mentoring from President Obama, his new lab at Chaparral Hall, and the importance of student research at Cal State Northridge. Read more about Chaparral Hall at: http://www.northridgemagazine.com/features/chaparralhall/ directed, shot and edited by Krishna Narayanamurti produced by Brenda Roberts executive producers: Vance Peterson, Ligeia Polidora, and Randal Thomson CSUN still photographs by Tuyen Nguyen and Phil Scher
Najat el Hachmi: 'Writing from the Borderland', at ANU
Najat el Hachmi gives this public lecture entitled 'Writing from the Borderland' at The Australian National University on 7 July 2010. Najat El Hachmi was born in Morocco and is a Catalan writer. At the age of 8 she went with her family to live in Catalonia in Spain. Her writings express concerns about and reflect the (at least) two cultures to which she belongs. Her first book, Jo també sóc catalana (I too am Catalan, 2004), was autobiographical, dealing with the issue of identity, and the
Medicine without Frontiers: An Oxford physician-scientist working in Kenya.
On one of Kevin Marsh's regular visits to Oxford, the historian Conrad Keating caught up with the world-renowned malariologist and asked him what initially drew him to tropical medicine... Africa is the world's most malarious continent, and the east coast of Kenya has been particularly debilitated by the disease. In 1987 Kevin Marsh visited the area and recognised that the region offered great possibilities for an integrated programme of research on malaria that linked basic scientific, clinical
15.289 Communication Skills for Academics (MIT)
Your success as an academic will depend heavily on your ability to communicate to fellow researchers in your discipline, to colleagues in your department and university, to undergraduate and graduate students, and perhaps even to the public at large. Communicating well in an academic setting depends not only on following the basic rules that govern all good communication (for example, tailoring the message to meet the needs of a specific audience), but also on adhering to the particular norms of