"We Ought to Have the Right to Belong to the Union": Frank Smith Speaks on the 1919 Steel Strike
In the dramatic 1919 steel strike, 350,000 workers walked off their jobs and crippled the industry. The U.S. Senate Committee on Education and Labor set out to investigate the strike while it was still in progress. In his testimony before the committee, Hungarian-born Frank Smith, a Clairton worker, used his support for the war effort as evidence of his Americanism. "This is the United States," he argued, "and we ought to have the right to belong to the union."
"It Is Entirely the Bolshevik Spirit": Mill superintendent W. M. Mink Explains the 1919 Steel Strike
In the dramatic 1919 steel strike, 350,000 workers walked off their jobs and crippled the industry. The U.S. Senate Committee on Education and Labor set out to investigate the strike while it was still in progress. In his testimony before the committee, W. M. Mink, mill superintendent at the Homestead steelworks, testified that the cause of the strike was simple--the infection of "the Bolshevik spirit"among "the foreigners."
Starting Point: Role-Playing Exercises
This website provides an overview of different role-playing types and techniques available through the Starting Point: Teaching Entry Level Geoscience project. The site describes role-playing, how to use role-playing effectively, how to teach with role playing, resources for educational role-playing and also includes useful references.
Sing Your Heart Out
Valpo's Office of Residential Life sponsors an event for the American Heart Association in January on campus, where students show off their singing talents.
Using Popcorn to Simulate Radioactive Decay
In this activity popping popcorn is used to illustrate the spontaneity, unpredictability, and irreversible change associated with radioactive decay. This site provides notes and tips, a list of teaching materials and methods, and links to related online resources.
Sydney an der Wupper
'Sydney an der Wupper' is a film featuring the Australian dancer Meryl Tankard. Tankard goes through a day in the city, riding the subway, taking a singing lesson, and bathing at a public house. As the work progresses, it becomes harder and harder to distinguish between fantasy and reality. Tankard's character imagines herself dancing with a man across train platforms and through streets. In one scene the two of them are dancing on a hockey rink, sliding across the icy surface. Tankard climbs la
This site provides visual resources and supporting material about the study of sequence stratigraphy. Resources accessible from this site include informational text, images, animations and short videos which can be integrated into lectures, labs or other activities.
Women: Struggle and Triumph
Ever wonder what women were doing during the 1800s or what is known as the antebellum period of United States history? Men are well represented in our history books as they were the powerful, educated leaders of our country. Women, on the other hand, rarely had opportunities to tell their stories. Powerful stories of brave women who helped shape the history of the United States are revealed to students through journals, letters, narratives and other primary sources. Synthesizing information from
Testid (3. variant) Wordi dokumentidena, mis sisaldavad maalide reprosid ja mille abil kontrollitakse omandatud teadmisi moodsast kunstist.
Mikroorganismid - tööleht
Käsitleb 10 tunni ulatuses mikroorganismide teemat 8.klassis. Töölehtedel esitatud küsimused suunavad õpilasi põhivara omandamisele ja tõlgendamisele (arusaamisele).
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Representing Atrocity: distant suffering and the politics of pity
Humanitarian campaigns create a 'politics of pity' that transforms the way we think about our moral responsibility for distant suffering. What is the impact on the relationship between knowing and acting? Lilie Chouliaraki is professor of media and communications at LSE. Stjepan Mestrovic is professor of sociology at Texas A&M University. Irene Bruna Seu is senior lecturer in the Department of Psychosocial Studies at Birkbeck, University of London.
Building Technologies II: Building Structural Systems I, Spring 2003
This course serves as an introduction to the history, theory, and construction of basic structural systems with an introduction to energy issues in buildings. Emphasis is placed on developing an understanding of basic systematic and elemental behavior; principles of structural behavior and analysis of individual structural elements and strategies for load carrying. The subject introduces fundamental energy topics including thermodynamics, psychrometrics, and comfort, as they relate to building d
Basic Structural Theory, Spring 2003
This course introduces the static behavior of structures and strength of materials. Topics covered include: reactions, truss analysis, stability of structures, stress and strain at a point, shear and bending moment diagrams, stresses in beams, Mohr's Circle, column buckling, and deflection of beams. Laboratory sessions are included where students are asked to solve structural problems by building simple models and testing them.
Congo: Damages of War
Haiti: New Hospital
Suresh: Lesson 66 – story of Daaku Ratnakar
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Langston Hughes Biography
There isn't any narration to this five minute video, but the photos and descriptions do an excellent job of explaing his times and travels as well as his writings. At the four minute mark there is a commercial, but the video does carry on for a minute afterwards with a brief conclusion and a bibliography.
Voices from Haiti: Job (Kreyol version)
Kreyol version of the visual poem Job with poetry by Kwame Dawes, images by Andre Lambertson. Full credits below. This video is part of a multi-media series exploring life after the quake, focusing on the lives of those affected by HIV/AIDS. See all related reports: http://pulitzercenter.org/haiti-after-quake
Parenting Skills: How to Become a Good Listener
This video features a child psychologist discussing srategies for parents to use in order to effectively listen to their children's problems/fears to determine solutions. Sample questions are given to encourage children to describe feelings, fears, etc. ( 2:24)