Presenting the Geologic Timescale
This project has students model the geologic timescale using distance as a metaphor for time. Each student writes a summary of a major event or fossil organism. The students then station themselves and their summaries along a path within a gymnasium. Each student's position along the path determines ...
Using Mass Balance to Understand Atmospheric CFCs
In this activity, students use an interactive online mass balance model to help understand the observed levels of chlorofluorocarbon CFC-12 over the recent past. They then explore the influence of post Montreal Protocol emission scenarios on future CFC levels and discuss the relevance of this to stratospheric ...
A Kaleidoscope of Perspectives
This is the transcript of a Project Kaleidoscope interview with Gregor Novak. The topic is Just-in-Time Teaching (JiTT). Discussion topics include how JiTT was developed and how JiTT uses web-based exercises to foster better personal interaction between students and faculty.
TAO/TRITON Data Display: Real-Time Data from Moored Ocean Buoys
The Tropical Atmosphere Ocean project (TAO) website displays real-time data from moored ocean buoys. Information collected includes subsurface, sea surface and air temperature, ocean salinity, wind speed and direction, and short and long wavelength solar radiation data. Such data aid in understanding ...
Linear Systems and Optimization: Convex Optimization II
Continuation of Convex Optimization I. Subgradient, cutting-plane, and ellipsoid methods. Decentralized convex optimization via primal and dual decomposition. Alternating projections. Exploiting problem structure in implementation. Convex relaxations of hard problems, and global optimization via branch & bound. Robust optimization. Selected applications in areas such as control, circuit design, signal processing, and communications. Course requirements include a substantial project.
ARC Guide for Educators and Students
This is a searchable database of the cornerstone documents of our government. It has more than 100,000 digitized copies of the National Archives most popular and significant manuscripts, photographs, maps, drawings and other documents. The guide introduces educators and students to the National Archives' ARC. Searching in ARC to learn more about National Archives' historical documents could enrich a classroom activity, a homework assignment, or a research project.
GEOTAIL Spacecraft Homepage
Users can learn about the GEOTAIL spacecraft and its mission to study the Earth's magnetotail. Materials presented include an overview of the project, a diagram of the spacecraft, and a description of the instrument packages carried aboard the satellite.
Japanese Scrolls Project
Bowdoin College's Asian Studies department worked with Information Technology to build an innovative online scroll viewer to showcase the scrolls of the Mongol Invasions of Japan. This podcasts explores the development of this project.
Armstrong's Bench Press Competition
Armstrong's Bench Press Competition Wednesday, March 12, 2014 Rec. Center 4-8pm
The Solid Earth
Learn how the solid interior of the earth affects the outer layer through mountain ranges, volcanoes and plate tectonics. Get a better understanding of the earth and plate tectonics by viewing this video.
"Special Topics: Designing Sociable Media, Spring 2008"
" This project-based course explores new design strategies for social interaction in the computer mediated world. Through weekly readings and design Assignments and Labs we will examine topics such as: Data-based portraiture Depicting growth, change and the passage of time Visualizing conversations, crowds, and networks Interfaces for the connected city Mobile social technologies The course emphasizes developing visual and interactive literacy. "
Video Project created for Mr Voutier's video class in Brandon Manitoba. The video shows different scenes where students are bullied at school and there are questions such as "Why do we accept this?" There are is no dialogue but images are quite telling.
Medical animator David Bolinsky presents 3 minutes of stunning animation that show the bustling life inside a cell. Bolinsky describes how he uses animation to help people see the beauty in the biological sciences. He worked on a project with Harvard to show molecular and cellular biology in a way that makes it easy for students to understand.
Commas, Semicolons, Colons
This video is an AP English project. It explains how to use commas, semicolons, and colons and provides examples of how to use each correctly. The examples are not read aloud by the narrators, so it might be helpful to pause the video to read through the examples. Then, the video asks some questions with multiple choice answers to test your knowledge of correctly using each type of punctuation.
The Many Geographical Regions of Canada
A 10 year old's school project about the many faces of Canada's geography. Images of Canada's geography is shown as the student narrates information interior plains, Canadian shield, St. Lawrence lowlands, Appalacian, and the Arctic lowlands.
What it Means to be Canadian
This is a clip of a school geography project. In the video a student gives his perspective on what it means to be Canadian and discusses Canadian population, political geography, Canadian health care, sports, and other useful information and images of maps of Canada and Canadian geography. He talks about the history of Canada as a story with drawn illustrations.
This video is a high school physics project that includes clear audio explanations about electromagnets and electro magnetic energy. This applies to generators, electromagnets, solenoids, and speakers. The video gives you a very specific examples: how a stereo speaker works, a magnetic toy, . Run time 8:08.
Imaging: Irfanview - Collage Project
Video: Imaging: Irfanview - Collage Project Episode 25 (of a 25-part series) This Nortel LearniT tutorial offers a collage project to further familiarize students with Irfanview.
World War I Vet Interview
Frank Buckles enlisted at age 15 to fight in World War I and at age 107 is one of the last living heroes of that conflict. He was honored in a ceremony in Arlington, Va. Kimberly. What is most interesting is his clear recollection of the incidents in World War One and the fact he survived that war and his capture in World War Two by never letting anyone tell you what to do. This video is best used as an example for students to use when they go out to do interveiws about history as a project.
DaVinci Remote Controlled Armored Car
Teacher discusses with students the origin of the DaVinci remote control car, the construction, and the programming involved. Would make a good introduction to a project on remote control cars. 5:09 min.