Why Study the Pharisees with Professor Roland Deines
The Pharisees led an important religious movement in ancient Judaism around the time of Jesus. Here Prof. Roland Deines discusses their beliefs, their practices, and their influence -- in particular in relationship to Jesus of Nazareth.
City to City: Comparing, Researching and Writing about Cities: New Orleans, Spring 2011
City to City, as a class, will jump into the complexity of planning in New Orleans, a post-disaster city. City-to-City will ask how a post-disaster city grapple with its ideas of identity, what it is, who it represents, and how it projects its sense of self to residences, businesses, tourists, and to the outside world. In considering its people, how do city planners think about who lives where and why? At the same time, how can city planners celebrate a city's history and its culture and how can
What Goes Around Comes Around: Water Cycle
This resource guide from the Middle School Portal 2 project, written specifically for teachers, provides links to exemplary resources including background information, lessons, career information, and related national science education standards. The resources here will provide you with content information as well as lessons and activities to guide your students to deeper understandings of the nature of water, the need for and intricacies of its management, and why water management issues can be
Scope on the Skies: Urban Legends
Urban legends become widespread from people simply not asking “Are you sure?” or looking into the topic and learning more before making a decision. But urban legends are also a great way to teach students to become good questioners—skeptics if you will—whenever they hear or read about these kinds of claims. A recent urban legend is generating interest due in large part to statements made by doomsday predictors, news media, and—coming to a theater near you—a movie celebrating our demi
Inaugural Gandhi Oration - Professor Pat Dodson (Excerpt)
Professor Pat Dodson, Professor of Indigenous Policy at UNSW, gives the Inaugural Gandhi Oration. The Gandhi Oration commemorates Martyrs' Day and is delivered by a person whose life's work exemplifies the ideals of Gandhi. Professor Patrick Dodson has shown great leadership promoting and fostering reconciliation between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians and his work in this area has been marked by great tolerance and compassion. VIEW FULL LECTURE HERE: http://youtu.be/53mLOAdsVBI
Green Science: Investigating green—Creating surveys to answer questions
Being green means different things to different people. Some suggest that being green means saving energy, not wasting paper towels, going solar, harnessing wind, using less fertilizer, or buying products that are organically grown. Given that being green can mean a lot of things, what does “being green” or “going green” mean to both you and your students? To find out, we need to make informed decisions by collecting data. Therefore, the purpose of this article is to become familiar with
Learning about Multiplication Using Dynamic Sketches of an Area Model
Students can learn to visualize the effects of multiplying a fixed positive number by positive numbers greater than 1 and less than 1 with this tool. Using interactive figures, students can investigate how changing the height of a rectangle with a fixed width changes its area.
Explore a few of the ways plants pollinate each other in this video segment from Sexual Encounters of a Floral Kind.
Meet our Nurse Ambassadors: Tracy Statter, RN, BSN, CPEN
Tracy Statter RN, is one of our youngest senior clinical nurses. She's a great example of one of the most fundamental principles of our culture: merit matters most. View her video to learn more. You can also send your questions to Tracy on our Maryland Nursing Careers Facebook Page http://www.facebook.com/marylandnursing Related Links: UMMC Nursing http://www.umm.edu/nursing/index.htm Maryland Nursing Careers Facebook Page http://www.facebook.com/marylandnursing UMMC Awards and Honors htt
Displaced in the New South
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In 1980, there were a few thousand Asian and Latino immigrants in Georgia. By 1994, there were more than 300,000. Displaced in the New South explores the cultural collision between Asian and Hispanic immigrants and the suburban communities near Atlanta where they settled. Featuring unforgettable people like Suttiwan Cox, ESL teacher and stand up comic, the film is a moving, sensitive case study of a nationwide trend that is bringing explosive political
Teorema de Pitágoras (En Español)
Este video explica el teorema de Pitágoras, a la misma vez proporcionando imágenes de la teoría. El profesor diagrama el triángulo y enseña vocabulario del teorema (el hipotenusa y los catetos). Perfecto para una introdución al tema. (10:52)
The Political Risks (if any) of Breaking the Law
The Political Risks (if any) of Breaking the Law was presented by Fred Schauer, University of Virginia; Law. For more information about the conference visit http://ppel.richmond.edu/resources/conference.html
In Search of Cyrus The Great: Babylon
This 11:32 video is the dramatic story of the take over of of Babylon and its reaction to his victory over them. This is an excellent overview of the Founder of the Persian Empire.
Evaluating Polynomials Using Synthetic Division - Problem 1 of 2
This video is a continuation and presents an example that demonstrates how to use synthetic division to evaluate a polynomial function. (4:30)
Fotografie Een kleine bundel ter verkenning van de digitale fotografie. Ze omvat onder andere:
Een kleine bundel ter verkenning van de digitale fotografie. Ze omvat onder andere:
Physical Bullying PSA 2012
Charles Hamilton Houston: Laying the Groundwork for Integration
Charles Hamilton Houston, former dean of Howard University’s law school and chief legal counsel for the NAACP, believed discrimination in education was symbolic of many forms of discriminations facing African Americans in society. This video shows how Houston documented the separate and unequal conditions existing for white and black students in the South and prepared the way for the precedent-setting Supreme Court case Brown v. Board of Education. (2:19)
Big Ideas for Geograph
ideas for projects involving either the Geograph Website, or the Geograph Image Archive
Cabinet of Wonders
By: nsf Discovered by a Washington, DC lawyer in search of antique furniture, this is truly a Cabinet of Wonders, for inside is the 1700-specimen personal collection of 19th Century British naturalist, field biologist and Charles Darwin contemporary Alfred Russel Wallace. Take a look!
How to Make an Ice Cream Pizza
This short video gives easy step by step directions to making a delicious ice cream pizza. Ingredients are simple and include the following: flour, butter, eggs, cocoa, ice cream, whipped cream, and decorations. This would be a great activity for the classroom and for home. (2:05)