Exhibition walkthrough of Hiroshi Sugimoto
Hiroshi Sugimoto is celebrated for his multiple series of black-and-white photographs that explore the themes of time, memory, dreams, and the history of representation. The Hirshhorn and the Mori Art Museum, Tokyo, have co-organized the first major survey of Sugimoto’s work. The artist is your guide on a tour of the exhibition at the Hirshhorn. Enhanced for users with color screen iPods.
Promo - One Minute Catalan
Hello! My name is Anna and I'd like to welcome you to One Minute Catalan from the Radio Lingua Network. In this podcast I'm going to be teaching you the basics of Catalan. The great thing about this language course is that you'll be learning all you need to know in just 60 seconds - or thereabouts! Each one minute language lesson will equip you with just enough Catalan to help you get by in lots of situations, either on holiday, or on a business trip to a Catalan-speaking area, or just to impres
Tsunamis harbor an element of surprise: In the deep ocean, tsunami waves pass unnoticed beneath boats, yet they rise to dangerous heights near shore. How do tsunamis work? What was the worst tsunami in recorded history? How does a tsunami warning system work?
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 ...
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.
Index for Oceanography Warmups
This website, developed for the Oceanography course at Winona State University, describes a long list of warm-up activities regarding several different oceanography subjects. Subjects include, the history of oceanography, sea floor topography, earth's interior, plate tectonics, ocean sediments, sea ...
Worldwide Museum of Natural History (WMNH)
The Worldwide Museum of Natural History is an online natural history museum with galleries that focus on vertebrates, butterflies, minerals, and meteor impacts. This site contains a lot of useful information and nice images regarding the above subjects.
Historical Geology: Georgia Perimeter College
This introductory online historical geology class teaches basic scientific principles like evolution and plate tectonics and reviews Earth history from the Precambrian to the present day. The course readings are online, as well as writable worksheets. The course also asks students to present their research findings as web pages. The course stresses the methods scientists use to determine the information and a good understanding of historical geology.
Music to Our Ears
This lesson allows students to visualize early musical influences of African-Americans in jazz and understand the impact of this music/dance. 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).
2. Nessun Dorma (Canta Che Ti Passa)
Learn Italian with the newest show on LearnItalianPod.com: "Canta Che Ti Passa", a terrific new series that will teach you how to dramatically improve your Italian through its most famous songs! In this second episode of the show, we are going to feature one of the best known songs in all opera history, an all [...]
5. Caffe’ e Cornetto, per Favore! (5 Minutes A Day)
Learn Italian with LearnItalianPod.com - Episode #5 of LearnItalianPod "5 Minutes A Day" lesson series is now live! This one is entitled "Caffe' e Cornetto, per Favore!". History has it that the President and CEO of the largest coffeehouse company in the world had the idea of his business after a trip to Milan, in [...]
Petition of Amelia Bloomer Regarding Suffrage in the West
This site gives a facsimile of the handwritten petition of the suffragist, editor, and temperance leader. This lesson relates to the expression of First Amendment rights, including speech and petition, to the expansion of suffrage by means of the 19th Amendment, and to the amendment process described in Article V. This lesson correlates to the National History Standards and the National Standards for Civics and Social Sciences.
Photographs of Lewis Hine: Documentation of Child Labor
This lesson encourages students to analyze dozens of photographs taken in the early 1900s depicting working conditions for child laborers. This lesson correlates to the National History Standards and the National Standards for Civics and Social Sciences. It has cross-curricular connections with history, government, language arts, and business law.
The Unfinished Lincoln Memorial
This site provides lessons that use photographs of the memorial of President Lincoln and other information for teaching students history, civics, and government. This lesson correlates to the National History Standards and the National Standards for Civics and Social Sciences.
African Chameleon Preying on Insects
This very short video (27 seconds) show the African chameleon preying on insects and eating them with its long tongue. There are no sounds except the faint, distant sounds of nature.
Some Dates in the Exploration of the Magnetosphere
This timeline chronicles events related to magnetospheric exploration, and places them in the broader context of the history of science and technology. It begins in 1000 A.D. with the discovery of the magnetic compass.
This poster of Mars shows a full-disk mosaic, taken by the Mars Global Surveyor. The northern polar ice cap, Tharsis volcanoes, and Valles Marineris are visible. The accompanying text provides a brief description, history, and geology, as well as some statistical facts and significant dates in Mars ...
These images of Uranus and its rings and moons were captured by the Hubble Space Telescope and by the Voyager 2 spacecraft. The images are accompanied by a brief description and history, some statistical facts, and important dates in the exploration of Uranus.
Lesson 333 : O SUS — O sistema único de saúde
In this lesson you will learn about the SUS : its history, principles and coverage.
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Promo - One Minute Romanian
Hello! My name is Roxana and I'd like to welcome you to One Minute Romanian from the Radio Lingua Network. In this podcast I'm going to be teaching you the basics of Romanian. The great thing about this language course is that you'll be learning all you need to know in just 60 seconds - or thereabouts! Each one minute language lesson will equip you with just enough Romanian to help you get by in lots of situations, either on holiday, or on a business trip to Romania, or just to impress your Roma