Hirshhorn AfterHours Preview: Richard Chartier
Digital sound artists Richard Chartier and Taylor Deupree will premiere a new musical work created especially for the "Hiroshi Sugimoto" exhibition at Hirshhorn AfterHours on March 30 beginning at 5:30 pm. Hirshhorn Programs Manager Milena Kalinovska and Chartier discuss the process and ideas in his work. Excerpts from previous live performances by Chartier and Deupree follow.
Trattato modulo mimesi
Il testo esplora la genesi dei modelli e degli strumenti relativi all’interpretazione critica del testo artistico. La forma del trattato è uno dei modi in cui il pensiero critico, il gusto, la riflessione filosofica, il consumo sociale ecc., hanno trovato una via per intervenire direttamente sugli equilibri sistematici dell’arte, e tale intervento si manifesta all’interno delle diverse configurazioni sociali e di volta in volta opera sulla base delle diverse sollecitazioni culturali. Il T
SOLVING ONE-STEP LINEAR EQUATIONS
This video demonstrates how to solve
linear one-step equations, a fundamental
skill in basic algebra.
A catchy rap that illustrates and explains all of the moon's phases
An animated rap song that illustrates and explains all of the moon's phases. The relevant words are shown on screen along with helpful diagram. Note that "waning" is correctly pronounced like "wain-ing" not "wahn-ing" as it is in this video.
Calibrated Peer Review: Petroleum Geology of the Persian Gulf Region
In this assignment, students explore the origin and distribution of oil and gas in a region of global significance. Also included are the geologic history and the socio-political and environmental issues associated with hydrocarbon exploration and production. Students then walk through an online case ...
Just-in-Time Teaching (JiTT) WarmUp Activity: Geologic Dating
This site features Just-in-Time Teaching (JiTT) warm up questions in geologic dating. The questions examine zircon formation and relative and absolute dating. The site also includes links to more information on Just-in-Time Teaching (JiTT), and to a page devoted to assessment for information and ideas ...
Petrology in the Gravel Pit
In this lab, students use pebbles and boulders exposed in a gravel pit to learn more about petrology. This Starting Point page lays out the exercises learning goals, context for use, teaching notes and tips, teaching materials, assessment ideas, references and topics covered.
Rock/Mineral Scavenger Hunt
In this game activity, teams of students compete to find a specimen of each rock or mineral on a list in a field area. On this Starting Point page, users can access information about the exercise's learning goals, context for use, teaching notes and tips, teaching materials, assessment ideas, references ...
A Brief History of Evolutionary Genetics
This web article discusses the history of evolutionary genetics. The article highlights important contributors such as Sewall Wright and Dobzhansky as well as current ideas in evolutionary genetics. From this webpage, users can read and download the article and follow links to other useful websites.
The beginnings of life on Earth.
This American Scientist article by Christian de Duve reviews current ideas of the origin of life from abiotic materials, including the early atmosphere and the "RNA world." Users can read this article online, request classroom use permission or email the article. The page also contains links to related ...
Artificial Intelligence: Natural Language Processing
This course is designed to introduce students to the fundamental concepts and ideas in natural language processing (NLP), and to get them up to speed with current research in the area. It develops an in-depth understanding of both the algorithms available for the processing of linguistic information and the underlying computational properties of natural languages. Wordlevel, syntactic, and semantic processing from both a linguistic and an algorithmic perspective are considered. The focus is on m
Integrating Mathematics, Science and Language
This bilingual curriculum and resources guide and is designed to help elementary school teachers organize instruction to increase achievement of Hispanic primary-grade children whose first language is not English. The guide offers a curriculum plan, instructional strategies and activities, suggested teacher and student materials, and assessment procedures. Because language development is a fundamental co-requisite for learning mathematics and science concepts, processes and skills, the lessons i
Revolution and the New Nation (1754-1820s)
This lesson plan includes documents and images for learning about the American Revolution, the Constitution, the creation of the U.S. Navy, Eli Whitney's patent for the cotton gin, Thomas Cooper's violation of the Sedition Act, and the Electoral College.
Kary Mullis Celebrates the Experiment
Biochemist Kary Mullis talks about the basis of modern science: the experiment. Sharing tales from the 17th century and from his own backyard-rocketry days, Mullis celebrates the curiosity, inspiration and rigor of good science in all its forms. Kary Mullis won the Nobel Prize in Chemistry for developing a way to copy a strand of DNA. Run time 29:30.
"Introduction to Women's and Gender Studies, Spring 2009"
"This course is designed as an introduction to the interdisciplinary field of Women's and Gender Studies, an academic area of study focused on the ways that sex and gender manifest themselves in social, cultural, and political contexts. The primary goal of this course is to familiarize students with key issues, questions and debates in Women's Studies scholarship, both historical and contemporary. This semester you will become acquainted with many of the critical questions and concepts feminist
Essential Knowledge: Social Networking Rules for Kids
Education and parenting expert Amy James shares tips for kids using social networking sites. Learn how to make social networking an educational experience along with safety tips and other ideas.
Related: Social Networking Safety Resources for Parents & Teachers (Printable)
This video is accompanied by text. "In his 1794 book The Age of Reason, Thomas Paine advanced a religious philosophy called Deism that struck at the tenets of organized religions, particularly Calvinism as it was practiced by the Puritans. Paine claimed that churches were “set up to terrify and enslave mankind, and monopolize power and profit.” These thoughts were shocking to Americans who were imbued with a strong religious tradition. At the same time, Paine’s ideas appealed to many Ameri
End of the year ideas for teachers
Some ideas for the end of the teaching year. The teacher does not show any of these activities. The list are all easy to do and worthwhile before to prepare for next year and review what was learning the current year. These ten ideas are for elementary, but can be used for older students
Best Practices For Teaching in a Video Environment:
Learn the techniques needed to successfully teach an online course or presentation done with humor. Some excellent ideas for teachers who are being filmed for online video presentations. Well worth the seven minutes as it covers many seldom thought of tips. Even covers how to do PowerPoint presentations and the type of font.
Critical Thinking for Children, Part 1
Introduction to some other videos about critical thinking, apparently based on a book, giving some very basic ideas about critical thinking. This instructional video was created from The Miniature Guide to Critical Thinking for Children.