Check out the worlds most detailed digital photo: An 80 GigaPixel Panorama of London This is pretty impressive - very much along the lines of Google Earth but from a panoramic perspective and definitely worth showing to your students.
This is pretty impressive - very much along the lines of Google Earth but from a panoramic perspective and definitely worth showing to your students.
Water Pollution and Food Chains
Developed for sixth grade. There are two key concepts covered in this lesson: first, how pollution can affect plants, and, second, how polluted plants affect the rest of the food cycle. In sum, this lesson teaches students about "Bioaccumulation". 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 otherw
Bulletin of the Institute for Antiquity and Christianity, Volume II, Issue 2
CONTENTS: Calendar, IAC Publications, Cover Illustration Description, The Conservation of the Nag Hammadi Codices, Archaeology Awards, Ancient Israel and Ugarit Compared, SAC Plans Fall Tour, Personalia
One mile long and 600 feet high, the Three Gorges Dam on the Yangtze River is a project of epic proportions — and controversy. The dam, completed in 2008, created a vast reservoir extending 370 miles, about the distance from Los Angeles to San Francisco. It brings drinking water to northern China and generates as much electricity as 18 coal-fired power plants. But it has also displaced some two million people and caused widespread flooding, destroying rural villages and cultural treasures.
Thames Discovery Programme - 1
Episode 1: Introduction to the Project -- Explore the archaeology and history of the Thames foreshore, London's biggest archaeological site, with our exciting Heritage Lottery funded project http://www.thamesdiscovery.org/
Database, Internet, and Systems Integration Technologies, Fall 2004
Survey of information technology covering database modeling, design, and implementation with an emphasis on relational databases and SQL. Internet technologies: http, html, XML, SOAP, security. Brief introduction to components and middleware. Introduction to design and implementation of multi-tier architectures, benchmarks, and performance. Data networking protocols and technologies. Students complete project that covers requirements/design, data model, database implementation, web site, and sys
Climate Change: Are We Heading for a New Cold War?
There is an historic standoff between China and the US on the issue of global warming. Neither wants to limit emissions unless the other does so first. In Copenhagen December 2009 the nations of the world will decide whether to resolve the Global Warming problem extending Kyoto after 2012 - or to start a new Cold War of escalating emissions - the outcome of which may determine the fate of humankind. Professor Graciela Chichilnisky suggests two modest improvements to the Kyoto Protocol that could
CSM Love 2
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Guide to Records of 7/11 Democratic Club (Pittsburgh, Pa.), 1968-1981
This collection contains the records of the 7/11 Democratic Club (Pittsburgh, Pa.) for the years 1968-1981 and includes the Club's constitution, executive committee and general membership meeting minutes, membership lists, financial records, newsletters, candidate questionnaires, newspaper clippings, and memorabilia of club activities. These records provide an overview of the Club's organization and activities during this period.
Plan and manage conferences
This learning object covers the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to organise a conference. Learners complete project tasks for a simulated business (ValleyView Publishing) or a real workplace.
Recruit and select staff
This learning object covers the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to develop recruitment policies and to recruit and select staff. Learners complete project tasks for a simulated business (ValleyView Publishing) or a real workplace. Since the overarching project goal at ValleyView Publishing is to set up a new branch office, the task of recruiting, selecting and inducting new staff is critical.
Dynamic National Archive
Welcome to the Dynamic National Archive (formerly the Timeline of American Women of Architecture). The mission of the Beverly Willis Architecture Foundation is to expand historical knowledge and cultural recognition of women’s contribution to American architecture of the 20th century. We define architecture broadly to include not only building design, but also landscape architecture, interior design, and urban planning. The Dynamic National Archive (DNA) is the first stage of an ongoing projec
Fifty years ago, President John F. Kennedy famously asked Americans to serve their country by living and working in developing countries, to improve the lives of others. Thus the Peace Corps was born, which now serves in 139 countries around the world, making a difference in people's lives every day. In this episode of Conversations, Enrique Cerna talks with Peace Corps director Aaron Williams -- himself a former Peace Corps volunteer -- about the organization's past, present, and future.
Developed for third grade. The students will be given an introduction to tastebuds, focusing on the different types of tastebuds, what they taste, and where they are located on the tongue. They will do this by sampling four different tastes (lemon - sour, sugar - sweet, salt - salty, and tonic water - bitter) and determining which can be tasted the best in what areas of the tongue. Given a diagram that maps out the main regions of the tongue, the students will indicate which area is designated f
Biology In Elementary Schools
Biology In Elementary Schools is a Saint Michael's College student project. Link under 'toolbox' for a printer-friendly version. Click on handouts to print full resolution versions.
Water Cycle in a Bottle
Developed for second grade. In this activity students will be able to view the different ways water travels and the different forms in which water can be found. The experiment focuses mainly on evaporation, transpiration, condensation and precipitation within the 3 different soda bottle chambers. Students will create their own water cycle chambers by using 3 soda bottles (2 with the bottoms cut off) turned upside down and placed one inside the other. The bottom soda bottle will be filled with th
Where do they live?
Developed for second grade. Each student group will be assigned one of three habitats: ocean, desert, or forest. They will create their assigned environment inside of a shoebox (for forest and desert) or a 2-liter bottle (for ocean). Sand, grass, leaves, stones, water, and other materials will be provided along with various art supplies for students to create more features that they feel are necessary for their environment. Students will then choose the appropriate animals that live in their hab
Developed for third grade. In participating in this activity, students will realize that seeds can sprout and grow without being immersed in soil. After looking at the inside of a lima bean and learning about the different parts of the seed, the students will grow their own little garden of mini-mustard plants in any shape they desire, using a sponge as the base. The kids will be able to care for the seeds soon after they sprout. They will be able to "taste" their mustard plants and even use the
This can be a simple graphing activity. You could also choose to use the data for linear regression. Contribute your own data. 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 plans have been tried at least once by students from our partner schools. This wiki has been establ
21W.784 Becoming Digital: Writing about Media Change (MIT)
"Becoming Digital" traces the change in practice, theory and possibility as mechanical and chemical media are augmented or supplanted by digital media. These changes will be grounded in a semester length study of "reports from the front." These reports, found and introduced by students throughout the semester, are the material produced by and about soldiers and civilians on the battlefield from the introduction of wet photography during the Crimean and Civil Wars to contempor