These lists are sample activities which can be used with various classes.
Drama and the Irish class
A list of the ways in which drama can be effectively used in the classroom to teach Irish.
The Jet Stream and Horizontal Temperature Gradients
Explore and manipulate the relationship between wind speed and temperature gradients in this interactive activity adapted from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
To Survive at High Velocity
This video segment adapted from NOVA looks at speed, velocity, and centripetal force on the racetrack.
Understanding Vibration and Pitch
This video segment presents a variety of sounds -- from animals to machines to musical instruments -- while introducing the basic concepts of vibration, volume, and pitch.
Peer Editing Guide
The University of Richmond's Writing Center offers this Peer Editing Guide. The Guide discusses the process of peer editing highlighting thesis statements, coherence and clarity of writing, content, style and how to mark a draft. Users can also follow a link to other writiers' web topics.
Vetlesen Lectures - "The Last Great Frontier"
Robert Ballard, professor of oceanography and GSO alumnus, shares his passion for the ocean's depths and his quest to better understand and preserve our waters for future generations.
San Francisco General Strike
Many people who were employed during the Great Depression grew increasingly dissatisfied with working conditions, and took action by forming labor unions. Although the General Strike of San Francisco took place from July 16 to 19, 1934, it had been brewing for months. In March, Harry Bridges (shown in two photographs) led his International Longshoremen?s Association (ILA, which represented the dockworkers), in a vote to strike for control of hiring halls, better pay, and better hours. The ILA st
Many forms of entertainment and leisure activities people participated in during the early decades of the 20th century are not that different from those we enjoy today. At the turn of the century people found entertainment at carnivals and festivals and exhibitions. Photographs here include the California Midwinter International Exposition in San Francisco in 1894, and the Anaheim Carnival of 1911. Sports were also a popular pastime. Photographs show people participating in tennis and golf, but
Film Appreciation through Video...
Film Appreciation through Video Production: Dr. Chad Harriss teaches film and television appreciation through the applied process of video production.
Thames Discovery Programme - 9
Episode 9: Incredible Hulks - Explore the archaeology and history of the Thames foreshore, London's biggest archaeological site, with our exciting Heritage Lottery funded project Further information: http://www.thamesdiscovery.org/
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How to Calculate Molecular Weight
This is a six-minute video tutorial about calculating molecular weight. The instructor uses a whiteboard to calculate the weight of h2o.
Supermarket Sweep Day 2
Students will participate in a supermarket game and follow a shopping list. Students will compare the quantity of items "purchased" and graph results. Students will also learn a song about shopping in a supermarket.
Opposition to Paying for Capitalism's Crisis
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How to Locate the Big and Little Dippers
The Big Dipper and the Little Dipper are asterisms that are a part of
the constellations Ursa Major and Ursa Minor, respectively. Look for the Big Dipper and the Little Dipper in the northern sky and this two minute video helps find these. A good video, but the graphics are weak.