"I Always Had Pads with Me": A G.I. Artist's Sketchpad, 1943-1944
In the wake of the attack on Pearl Harbor and the declaration of war, thousands of Americans enlisted in the U.S. armed forces. Among them was twenty-year-old Bronx resident Ben Hurwitz. Like many of the men and women who entered military service, Hurwitz (who changed his name to Brown after the war) kept a record of his experiences. But his "journal" was a sketchpad, and, during his two years in North Africa and Italy, Corporal Hurwitz drew and painted at every opportunity. Hurwitz's pictures a
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Statistics for Chemists: Exercises
This website contains a group of exercises that allow students to practice basic statistical calculations for descriptive statistics, confidence intervals, hypothesis tests, regression and experimental design. The exercises are interactive and provide feedback for students who submit wrong answers.
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Disappearing Students Forum
Last spring faculty engaged in a Teach-net discussion presenting the entire range of opinions about why students seem to be not showing up for classes. There was even some discussion of whether this is a new trend and whether it's important. The conversation continues in this forum with panelists and audience members weighing in on the phenomenon. Panelists: Vincent Resh (ESPM), Ani Adhikari (Statistics), Americ Azevedo (IDS), Martha Olney (Economics), and Timothy Yiu (Student). Moderated by S
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Bioinformatics in the Biology Classroom
This educational journal article addresses the implementation of bioinformatics in the classroom. The author explains how bioinformatics could play a key role for science students pursuing higher education, foster inquiry learning of content that has often been taught in a dry manner, provide the thread that ties classes together, improve biology teaching, enhance the learning of biotech issues and ethics, expose students to real-world science, and significantly help to reform biology teaching a
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Napoleon
The resources offered here are designed to help you use the PBS "Napoleon" video series and companion Web site in secondary social studies, civics, religion, and language arts classes. The lesson plans may also be adapted for use as stand-alone resources.
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Ancestors in the Americas
These classroom guides have been designed to help educators use the ANCESTORS IN THE AMERICAS series and companion web site in history, geography and social studies classes (grade levels 9-12). The lesson plans may also be adapted for use as stand-alone exercises. The ANCESTORS IN THE AMERICAS companion Web site helps to round out the stories and ideas presented in this groundbreaking series. Visit the Asian American Timeline to learn about specific moments and events that shaped Asian America
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Omgaan met de familie van bewoners in een WZC
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Dit zijn negen bladzijden uit een cursus over hoe omgaan met de familie van bejaarden. Je vindt onder meer:

  • een stellingenspel;
  • het belang van samenwerken met de familie;
  • vragen en tips over mogelijke …


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Micro-organismen : Lesvoorbereiding en cursus
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Naast een uitgebreide lesvoorbereiding vind je hier ook een cursus over ziekteverwekkende micro-organismen: bacteriën, schimmels, virussen en protozoa. Naast de theorie zijn er instapoefeningen, groepsopdrachten en ook oplossingen te …


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Declaration of Independence
This 2:07 video is about the circumstances about the writing of the
Declaration of Independence as written by Thomas Jefferson. It gives some background and mentions those who influnced its contents. A brief overview.

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Babbage: March 2nd 2011
In this week's programme: the market for tablet computers, Nintendo's new 3DS games console and why Google is changing its search recipe
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Preparing Dinosaur Fossils Inside AMNH
Fossil preparators are highly skilled technicians who restore the naturally fractured bones and teeth of fossil to the original state, somewhat like art conservators restore damaged paintings and sculptures. When fossils arrive from the field, they are encased in plaster jackets, and the rock, or matrix, which was deposited around the fossils. Fossil preparation involves cutting open the plaster jacket and removing this matrix surrounding the fossil. The matrix may be soft and crumbly when the
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PediNeuroLogic Exam: 18 Month Old: Normal: Cranial Nerves
Conjugate eye movements and the near reflex can be tested with an interesting object like a finger puppet. Facial movement is noted as the toddler smiles. A neuroscience tutorial focusing on those aspects of the pediatric neurological examination that are unique to the child's nervous system, with an emphasis on important neurodevelopmental milestones.
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World trade as the guarantee for perpetual peace?
On the value and consistency of Kant's theory of 'fair trade'. Liesbet Vanhaute (University of Antwerp) gives a talk for the Kant ad Colonialism Conferece held at Nuffield college, Oxford. Introduced by Dr. Isaac Nakhimovsky.
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Wild Kratts-Build It Beaver-Part 1 of 2-Animation
In part 1 of this video, the Kratt Brothers explore the largest rodent in North America-the beaver. Beaver dams transform landscapes. What if we could get the amazing building powers of the beaver? The brothers follow a beaver into his lodge and find a family of beavers. All kinds of wildlife can be found around beaver dams-moles, frogs, wood ducks, fish, and otters.Help is needed to rebuild the dam to save the wildlife. Students will learn lots of great facts about beaver habits and teeth. This
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Wild Kratts-Build It Beaver-Part 2 of 2-Animation
In part 2 of this video, the computer lab team research the miraculous ability of the beaver's teeth. The Kratt brothers discover that the habitat that the beaver builds helps other animals as well like the moose. A beaver's tail slap helps to warn the other beavers that there is danger near. The water acts as a safety zone. The Kratts use "creature power" to act as beavers and fish to rebuild the broken dam before the storm. At the end of this video, real footage is shown of a beaver and its da
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Vraag je nu : 'Hoe knap ben jij?' of 'Hoe ben jij knap?'
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Samenvatting

Sinds jaar en dag zijn scholen vooral gericht op de ontwikkeling van alpha-intelligentie (verbaal-linguïstisch) en bèta-intelligentie (logisch-mathematisch). Wanneer je deze …


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7.391 Concept-Centered Teaching (MIT)
Do you like teaching, but find yourself frustrated by how little students seem to learn? Would you like to try teaching, but are nervous about whether you will be any good at it? Are you interested in new research on science education? Research in science education shows that the greatest obstacle to student learning is the failure to identify and confront the misconceptions with which the students enter the class or those that they acquire during their studies. This weekly seminar course focuse
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