Hot Problem Solving
Student teams follow the steps of the engineering design process to meet the challenge of getting their entire class from one location on the playground to the sidewalk without touching the ground between. The class develops a well thought-out plan while following the steps of the engineering design process. Then, they test their solution by going outside and trying it out. Through the post-activity assessment, they compare their problem-solving experience to real life engineering challenges, su
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Activity 26

Mainstream photographers, as we have seen, identified with traditions in the fine arts and aspirations of refinement and moral improvement. However, fairground and seaside operators exploited photography as a form of cheap popular entertainment. This and the fact that itinerants usually worked on spec rather than to commission ensured that they were generally viewed with contempt by the photographic establishment.

Contempt pervades the article entitled ‘Five minutes in a photogra
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Learn to read and spell through play

 

Games designed by a dyslexia specialist teacher which cause a dramatic improvement with childrens' reading and spelling whilst having fun. The games are suitable for early readers as well as children with dyslexia.

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Learn to read by playing, plus spend qu
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Getroffen door de bliksem!
At the end of this unit you can understand an informative text on a website about lightning safety.
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ANSO 103-02, Introductory Anthropology, Spring 2007
This syllabus was submitted to the Rhodes College Office of Academic Affairs by the course instructor.,This class will consider human culture, its development and variations through diachronic and comparative perspectives of certain aspects of cultural systems. Anthropology is not about documenting bizarre human customs; anthropology is about exploring the range of normal behavior. This course is about exploring the range of human behaviors and fostering an appreciation of the diversity of human
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Argumentation Ethics and Liberty: A Concise Guide

Professor Hans-Hermann Hoppe burst onto the Austrolibertarian scene in the late 1980s, when he moved to the United States to study under and work with his mentor Murray Rothbard. Since his arrival, Professor Hoppe has produced a steady stream of pioneering contributions to economic and libertarian theory. A key contribution of Professor Hoppe is his provocative "argumentation-ethics" def
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Arbeidsongeval of geen arbeidsongeval?
At the end of this unit you can understand information about one's rights concerning industrial accidents.
Author(s): Vlaams Ministerie Van Onderwijs En Vorming

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Alumni Mixer Promo
The Official Alumni Homecoming Kick-Off Event for the 2012 Morehouse Homecoming...
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The Pulley
Eureka! shows viewers how a pulley works to lift a heavy object. If you double the number of ropes supporting the weight, you double the mechanical advantage. Eureka was a series of short cartoons on physics that ran on public television in the 1980's.  The video explains the concept in simple and well illustrated way.  Good for students of any elementary school level. 
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What's Your Favorite...? - Song
A cool song that kids can rock to while they learn to some basic vocabulary words.  The song asks, "What's your favorite color?" with the answers "I like blue. I like green. I like yellow. I like red."  The song then asks, "What's your favorite sport?" with the reply of "I like baseball. I like soccer. I like tennis. I like volleyball."  The song ends by asking, "What's your favorite food?"  with a response of "I like pizza. I like salad. I like hot dogs. I like tacos." Run time 01:47.
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Galileo Biography, Part VI
This is an animated biography of Galilei Galileo from the Discovery Channel Education series. This series is aimed at older elementary school children. Run time 03:02.
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William Bradford Biography, Part VII
This is an animated biography of William Bradford, a leader of the Separatist settlers of the Plymouth Colony in Massachusetts. This Discovery Channel Education series is aimed at older elementary school children.
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Germany Part 1
This slideshow video shows pictures of rivers, castles, famous landmarks, and more throughout Germany. It includes many photos of Germany that would benefit study about the country. These images would also enhance the history,  (04:39)
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Moving Pulley Problem (Part 2)
What happens when we pull on a pulley and the pulley is pulling on other things? Second part of what happens when we pull on a pulley. This video, which is suitable for high school students, starts with a black screen because the instructor, in his conversational tone, uses it as a 'chalkboard.' Instructor uses different colors for clarification.
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Virtual Maths - Numbers, 2D Elipse simulation tool
Interactive simulation tool demonstrating formula for calculating the area of an elipse
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Learn About a More Complicated Friction/Inclined Plane Problem
Khan Academy Presents: Fun with two masses, some wire, a pulley, and a ramp with friction. (10:15) Sal Khan uses computer software and different colors for demonstration.
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What's a Pulley? (rap song)
The "rap" video explains that a pulley is a simple machine. See how a pully helps to lift weight and reduce the amount of work required. This short, repetative song will help students remember that a "pulley is a simple machine" but does not have much content beyond that.
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2008.01.16 - DIY iSync Phone Plugin (Audio)
If you or your staff/faculty have a cell phone model that currently isn't supported on Apple's list of supported iSync devices, you can create your own iSync Phone Plugin for your unsupported cell phone to allow you to sync contacts, and calendars.
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Israel's Muslim holy places


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1 Case studies

The first case study in this unit, ‘Battlefields as heritage sites’ by Mary-Catherine Garden, involves public memories of two significant historical events, the battles of Bannockburn and Culloden. They have helped to forge national consciousness in Scotland but have little visible archaeological evidence to inform the viewer. Intangible heritage, linked to a physical site, presents problems of its own.

The second study examines the old and new towns of Edinburgh, its designation as
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