The Sinking of the U.S.S. Indianapolis
During World War II, the South Pacific Philippine Sea was not only the site of many battles but also where the United States had many ships stationed. One of the ships was the U.S.S. Indianapolis, which sank after being torpedoed by an enemy submarine. This History Detectives video segment chronicles that attack from the perspective of one survivor, L.D. Cox. While being interviewed about his memories of a fellow sailor, Cox describes the sinking from the instant the b
Ripley Ohio - Freedom's Landing
The Our Ohio video series explores the history and people of Ohio. In this video episode visit Ripley, Ohio, an abolitionist stronghold on the northern banks of the Ohio River. Learn how beginning in 1850, abolitionists such as Minister John Rankin and former slave John P. Parker helped men, women and children of African-American descent to escape slavery in the south. (8:30)
Le droit, ressource politique des minorités sociales. Marqueur identitaire ou vecteur de la citoyen
Jane Jenson, Directrice, Institut d’études européennes, Professeure titulaire, Département de science politiques, Université de Montréal
Mars Dead or Alive: Mars Up Close
NASA scientist Steve Squyres narrates this visual tour from NOVA Online of the most revealing discoveries made by the Spirit and Opportunity rovers on Mars.
Fusion: The Hydrogen Bomb
Just after World War II, nuclear scientists turned their attention from fission to fusion. This video segment adapted from AMERICAN EXPERIENCE looks at the beginnings of thermonuclear power generation.
Burd Run Interdisciplinary Watershed Research Laboratory
The Burd Run Interdisciplinary Watershed Research Laboratory at Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania (SU) is a cooperative effort among 13 faculty from the Departments of Geography-Earth Science, Biology, and Teacher Education. The goal of the laboratory is to provide intensive undergraduate field training through collection and analysis of related hydrologic, geologic, biologic, and geographic data from a single watershed, establish a comprehensive statistical and spatial watershed database
This activity is designed to help students gain a deeper understanding of cosmology. Students develop authentic models and gather evidence supporting the Big Bang theory. This lesson uses observation, interactive media, and scientific models.
Bacteria in the Cafeteria
This activity from our family magazine series challenges kids to go on a microbe quest to solve a riddle. The online activity begins with a page of directions for how to find the missing letters of the riddle. As kids click their way around a virtual lunchroom, they are given 11 Yes/No questions asking whether the featured bacteria helps people. Along with the answer to the riddle, kids get a round of applause when they correctly answer all 11 questions.
Beyond T. rex
This fun Web site is part of OLogy, where kids can collect virtual trading cards and create projects with them. Here, they learn about cladograms and the vast variety of dinosaurs that once roamed Earth. The activity opens by telling kids that there are more than 400 known species of extinct dinosaurs and by explaining how cladograms show their relationships to one another. Students then go to an interactive cladogram that has 19 dinosaur species, ranging from Velociraptor mongolienis and Eudrom
Field Journal: Rocks
This online activity is part of the museum's Online Field Journal Web site, where young children can explore the wonders of nature with the help of an adult. The challenge here is to take a closer look at three rocks: Gowganda Tillite, Loraine Quartzite, and Gowganda Glacial Conglomerate. On the opening page, there are side-by-side photos of the three rocks; students are asked to describe each rock. Clicking a rock's photo takes students to a magnified view of the rock that also asks students tw
Editorial Choices: Deciding What's Important
This lesson will familiarize students with the structure and format of a newspaper, the importance of placement, and the organizational and editorial decisions that are made.
Defining the Public Interest - Education vs. Commercialism in the Social Role of Television
In Bhutan, an isolated country in the Himalayans, television only recently arrived in 1999. This lesson examines the dialogue surrounding the introduction of commercial television and American media to an "untouched" culture. Students will assess television's educational and entertainment values and define responsibilities that accompany the freedom of press.
BROMSGROVE TOWN CENTRE IMPROVEMENTS 2012
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Drafting the Constitution
This lesson, a supplement to a study of the Constitutional Convention, focuses on The Committee of Detail's draft of the Constitution submitted on 6 August 1787. The delegates debated its contents for a month before referring the document to the Committee of Style. The Committee's report, presented to the Convention on 12 September, became the Constitution of the United States.
Linking Past to Present
The Constitution of the United States vests in Congress the power to make laws, to collect taxes, and to allocate funds for government programs, both domestic and foreign. It is in Congress that the day-to-day work of our democracy finds its most clear expression at the national level. It is up to the men and women elected to serve in the House of Representatives and the Senate of the United States to formulate policy and enact legislation on behalf of their constituents, as well as the entire c
« Responsabilité et approche collaborative : qui doit répondre de la wikialité ? » dans le cadr
Le « web 2.0 » passionne face aux potentialités infinies qu’il semble être capable de proposer. Dans la courte, très courte histoire d’Internet, des relents de « nouveaux espaces », quelque peu comparables à ceux des années 1995-1996 apparaissent. Des espaces lointains, où le droit est omniprésent, de plus en plus, et ce, même si souvent son application pose problème. Du nouveau droit déjà obsolète, de l’ancien dont l’application est parfois douteuse, la communauté jurid
La vida de Napoleón Bonaparte (en español)
De una familia modesta pasó a convertirse en emperador francés y causó terror entre los gobiernos europeos. Napoleón Bonaparte nació el 15 de agosto de 1769 en Ajaccio, la capital de la actual Córcega. Descubre la biografía del militar y gobernante francés que puso en jaque a toda Europa. (aprox. 4 minutos)
Act 1 - Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare
Video 42:22- Scene I: 00:59, Scene II: 14:03, Scene III: 19:45, Scene IV: 25:38, Scene V: 32:29
Classic Literature VideoBook with synchronized text, interactive transcript, and closed captions in multiple languages. Audio courtesy of Librivox.
Is the Universe Designed?
Revd Dr Rodney Holder : Lecture
Preparing a project
Managing projects is something most managers will find themselves doing at some point in their career. This unit aims to provide an overview of the features of a project and the issues that arise in managing a project.