Changing Communities: Past vs. Future
This lesson plan introduces students to changes that have occurred in western North Carolina, through two hundred years of national and regional development. Students will learn about the geographical, political, and technological issues that have influenced change in mountain communities using oral histories by Madison County residents. They will learn about the history of road building in the North Carolina mountains, and the relatively recent decision to connect two halves of interstate highw
Interstate Highways From the Ground Up
This lesson gives students a first-hand opportunity to hear about the planning and effort it takes to build a highway through an oral history of a North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) resident engineer. Through his oral history, students will learn about "the largest single construction project in the history of the NCDOT." That project is also known as the I-26 corridor in Madison County, North Carolina. This lesson encourages students to think about the enormous impact of highwa
World War I and the changing face of gender roles
In this lesson students will assess the political, economic, social, and cultural effects of the war on the women's movement.
German Economy - 1871 to Weimer
Was the German Economy modernised in 1871? What developments took place during Kaiser Reich? What problems did Germany face following World War One?
Light a light bulb by waving a magnet. This demonstration of Faraday's Law shows you how to reduce your power bill at the expense of your grocery bill.
Reporting America at War
These learning materials are designed to engage students in hands-on activities that stimulate them, and, most importantly, encourage critical thinking in the classroom. These educational activities in this section will provide high school social studies, media education and language arts teachers, as well as college journalism and communication educators with extensive lesson plans, resource materials, and discussion questions to introduce students to the world of war correspondence. Reporting
Ralph Bunche: An American Odyssey
Social studies teachers will find that the film presents an informative, complex and issue-oriented story that raises controversial questions and provides an exciting way to introduce a number of important concepts in 20th century United States and world history. It offers an opportunity to explore the historical background of current events and issues in the news today; the Middle East crisis, the struggle of developing nations to create stable economies and democratic governments, the legacy o
149 GG Top Five Pet Peeves of 2008
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229 GG Understanding Voice and Tone
A grammar expert offers Quick and Dirty Tips to help you identify your audience, understand the difference between voice and tone, and learn why voice and tone are important for your writing. The Grammar Girl print book is now available on Amazon.com! http://tinyurl.com/2pkej7
Beginner - Tickle me If you have young children, then you should know not to excite them too much close to their bedtime as the excitement might make it harder to get them to sleep. You certainly don't want to "da3'de3'" them. Da3'de3'? Tune in to learn what this means.
If you have young children, then you should know not to excite them too much close to their bedtime as the excitement might make it harder to get them to sleep. You certainly don't want to "da3'de3'" them. Da3'de3'? Tune in to learn what this means.
MOLA: Seasonal Snow Variations on Mars, Medium Zoom out from Martian South Pole: False Color
This is a visualization of the topography near the Martian south pole as measured with the MOLA instrument. This particular animation shows a medium zoom out from the surface of the pole. The surface color is based on the elevation of the topography.
Lesson 319: Politics vocab Fluid Analogy of Current, Resistance and Voltage International Politics Renewable Energy: Wind Total Ozone Emission Fossil Fuels: Oil Renewable Energy: Hydropower Ristpistetikand Nuclear Energy: Radiation Exposure
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This is a simulation that shows how changes in the power of a pump, changes water flow.
International Politics podcast from Johns Hopkins University
This lesson introduces students to the uses of wind energy. Topics include a history of wind usage (grinding grain, pumping water, transportation), including the development of wind power in the United States and its more recent adaptations.
In this activity, students will analyze their nitrogen oxide emissions from all sources (including coal-fired power plants, natural gas combustion, gas-powered lawnmowers, etc.).
This lesson provides an introduction to the world oil market and the United States' dependence on it. Topics include our current usage, sources, and the political implications of acquiring oil from an international market.
This lesson introduces students to the use of flowing or falling water (hydropower) to perform work, particularly electric power generation. Topics include the history of hydropower development, the invention of turbines and electric generators.
Power Point esitlus tikkimise õpetamiseks (vene keeles)
This lesson provides an overview of the sources and potential effects of radiation exposure. Topics include the history of the United States' domestic nuclear power program, the concept of ionizing radiation, and how radiation dosage is measured.
Fluid Analogy of Current, Resistance and Voltage
Renewable Energy: Wind
Total Ozone Emission
Fossil Fuels: Oil
Renewable Energy: Hydropower
Nuclear Energy: Radiation Exposure