Oh No! Oil Spills
Developed for second grade. Students will create shoreline habitats on a mini scale. They will think deeply and investigate the effect of oil spills on the environment. To do this, they will put objects similar to animal fur or feathers in an oily situation, as well as put themselves in an oily situation. Biology In Elementary Schools is a Saint Michael's College student project. The teaching ideas on this page have been found, refined, and developed by students in a college-level course on the
Kent State's New Sculpture Walk
Four works of art now appear along Kent State University's Esplanade, the pedestrian walkway through campus, as a part of the Ohio Percent for Art Program. See how the project began and learn more about each individual piece along the Esplanade.
Computational Chemistry: An Introduction to Molecular Dynamic Simulations
This module gives a brief overview of computational chemistry, a branch of chemistry concerned with theoretically determining properties of molecules. The fundamentals of how to conduct a computational project are discussed as well as the variety of different models that can be used. Because of the difficulty of dealing with nanosized materials, computational modeling has become an important characterization tool in nanotechnology.
Making Sense of Complementary and Alternative Medicine: Analysis of a Family Nurse Practitioner Prog
The overall goal of this inquiry project was to evaluate approaches to incorporating complementary and alternative medicine into the curricula of nurse practitioner (NP) programs. Specifically, Burman undertook a comprehensive assessment of how the concept of complementary and alternative therapies is (or is not) addressed in her FNP curriculum. The outcome of this assessment is a 'curriculum component portfolio' with selected pieces of evidence, critical reflection and recommendations.
Discussion for October 7, 2010
Discussion on neurons, glial cells, axonal and synaptic transmission, and related topics.
4. Saturdays Are For Shopping (Listen Up & Learn)
Learn Italian with www.LearnItalianPod.com - Episode #4 of the all new and super-useful "Listen Up & Learn" lesson series is entitled "Saturdays Are For Shopping". Listen to Jane talking about how she and her family spend their Saturdays going to the market for groceries in the morning, then shopping at the mall in the [...]
Developed for third grade. The students will gain a better understanding of the importance and process of forming a hypothesis and making observations as they perform two quick experiments that each have visible reactions. Biology In Elementary Schools is a Saint Michael's College student project. The teaching ideas on this page have been found, refined, and developed by students in a college-level course on the teaching of biology at the elementary level. Unless otherwise noted, the lesson pla
Developed for first grade. Students will begin by being introduced to the food pyramid. This will include a coloring activity to emphasize the different food groups. Next, students will take part in an experiment showing the process of growing mold on food. Biology In Elementary Schools is a Saint Michael's College student project. The teaching ideas on this page have been found, refined, and developed by students in a college-level course on the teaching of biology at the elementary level. Unl
Lesson #041, Monday un = precedes all masculine nouns, even those that begin with vowels. The exception is those masculine nouns beginning with ps, gn, z, or s and a consonant. un bambino = a baby un orologio = a clock uno = precedes masculine nouns beginning with ps, gn, z, or s and a consonant. uno specchio = a mirror uno psicologo = a psychologist una = precedes all feminine nouns beginning with a consonant. una scrivania = a desk una fragola = a strawbe
un = precedes all masculine nouns, even those that begin with vowels. The exception is those masculine nouns beginning with ps, gn, z, or s and a consonant.
un bambino = a baby
un orologio = a clock
uno = precedes masculine nouns beginning with ps, gn, z, or s and a consonant.
uno specchio = a mirror
uno psicologo = a psychologist
una = precedes all feminine nouns beginning with a consonant.
una scrivania = a desk
una fragola = a strawbe
Delivering a Digital Torrent - Ashwin Navin, Ping Li (BitTorrent)
Ping Li from Accel and Ashwin Navin, the President and Co-Founder of BitTorrent, Inc. talk about BitTorrent's journey from an open-source project to being a global standard for delivering high-quality files over the Internet. He discusses how their team worked on changing the landscape of digital media distribution. His company evolved to provide a revenue proposition to some of the largest media companies in the world. Navin mentions the company's plan of scaling internationally in countries li
Mini project : dual processor computation
This is a Mini Project about dual processor computation from the 2009/10 BEng in Digital Systems and Computer Engineering (course number 2ELE0065) from the University of Hertfordshire. All the mini projects are designed as level two modules of the undergraduate programmes. The objectives of this module are to demonstrate, within an embedded development environment: * Processor – to – processor communication * Multiple processors to perform one computation task using parallel processing
Learning and Teaching
The choreographer considers how hypermedia annotation tools such as this could scaffold students' project work and reflection as they track and communicate their work.
Connecting Common Experiences - Armen Berjikly, Julio Vasconcellos (Experience Project)
Armen Berjikly, the Founder and CEO of The Experience Project, and Julio Vasconcellos, VP of Business Development discuss their experience of building a technology start-up that unites people who can improve each other's lives. Berjikly discusses how he built his new venture from fund raising to establishing the company infrastructure. He talks about the importance of hiring the right people to work in a start-up and illustrates the key role of a "Mentor Capitalist" in the journey of an entrepre
16.852J Integrating the Lean Enterprise (MIT)
This class addresses some of the important issues involved with the planning, development, and implementation of lean enterprises. People, technology, process, and management dimensions of an effective lean manufacturing company are considered in a unified framework. Particular emphasis is placed on the integration of these dimensions across the entire enterprise, including product development, production, and the extended supply chain. Analysis tools as well as future trends and directions are
RVC 29 - The LIVE Centre and VetConnect
In our latest podcast, Dr Kim Whittlestone and Jeff Bullock describe the role of the Lifelong Independent Veterinary Education (LIVE) Centre at the RVC and their VetConnect project - a high tech means of improving case-based clinical learning experiences for students and vets.
Private Universe Project in Mathematics: Workshop 2. Are You Convinced?
Proof making is one of the key ideas in mathematics. Looking at teachers and students grappling with the same probability problem, we see how two kinds of proofproof by cases and proof by inductionnaturally grow out of the need to justify and convince others.,8 min. Working With Towers- In the third grade, students in the Kenilworth study build towers four-high, and hypothesize about towers three-high. In the fourth grade, they build towers five-high. 20 min. Gang of Four In the fourth g
Making of Gypsy Diasporas
Marginalised for centuries and the subject of “many attempts” to theorise their origins, Gypsies’ own accounts of their ancestry have tended to be disregarded. This PDF document describes an AHRC-funded project aiming to provide “a comprehensive overview of Gypsies’ own versions of their diasporas”. In doing so the project aims to investigate the emerging Gypsy “diaspora discourse” which crosses political, ethnic and cultural boundaries to allow Gy
Virtual Worlds Almanac
This is a project to create a free, complete, up-to-date, and reliable guide to virtual worlds. So far we have 159 entries on virtual worlds written and edited by people from around the globe.
From Upstart to Startup to Grownup: Lessons Learned in the First Year of an iPhone Company (May 15,
Software engineering, application development, iPhone operating system, OS 3.0, Apple, Macintosh, internet, App Store, business, entrepreneur, high tech, Tapulous, Tap Tap Revenge 2, scrum, project management, hiring, applicant, employment, skill set, job
4.125B Architecture Studio: Building in Landscapes (MIT)
This subject introduces skills needed to build within a landscape establishing continuities between the built and natural world. Students learn to build appropriately through analysis of landscape and climate for a chosen site, and to conceptualize design decisions through drawings and models. This class was taught concurrently with course 4.125A. Some of the assignments are the same, some are different, and the sites for the final project are different. But since they were taught in tandem, it