Phenology: The Effects of Climate Change on Ecosystem Health
The article gives a good introduction to how scientists are using plant data to study the effects of climate change.
Changes in Families and Households: 1950-2000
This module teaches students to think about household and family dynamics over time, and to use computer software to access and analyze census data and to produce and interpret simple statistics.
Introduction to U.S. Census Data
This activity provides an introduction to U.S. Census data using American Factfinder.
Race and Ethnic Diversity Among U.S. Families
This module teaches students to think about contemporary race and ethnic diversity in families, to use census data in the sociology of the family, to use computer software to access and analyze census data and to produce and interpret simple statistics.
Imaginary Numbers -- Introduction to Imaginary Numbers
An introduction to the teacher's guide on imaginary numbers.
Inequalities and Absolute Values -- Introduction
Introduction to Chapter 2 of Felder's Algebra 2 Teacher's Guide.
Introduction to Probability
An introduction to a teacher's guide on probability.
Logarithms -- Introduction
The introduction to a teacher's guide on logarithms.
Matrices -- Introduction
An introduction to the teacher's guide on matrices.
Probability Concepts -- Combinations
An introduction to combinations.
Radicals -- Introduction to Radicals
An introduction to the teacher's guide on radicals.
Rational Expressions -- Introduction
An introduction to the teacher's guide on rational expressions.
Social Bookmarking in Plain English
A short introduction to the concept of social bookmarking, using Delicious as the example.
Podcasting in Plain English
A short introduction to Podcasting and how it's different from broadcasting.
RSS in Plain English
An introduction to RSS as a way to save time reading web sites.
Social Networking in Plain English
A short introduction to the concepts behind social networking websites.
Wikis in Plain English
A short introduction to wikis focused a group of people that plan a camping trip using a wiki.
Online Photo Sharing in Plain English
A short introduction to the concept and features of online photo sharing web sites.
Historical Introduction to Philosophy
This course covers the following topics: an introduction to philosophy; philosophy of religion; epistemology; the philosophy of mind; free-will and determinism; ethics and metaphysics.
Did You Know 1.0
This inspirational power point, set to music, addresses the changing world we live in and encourages teachers to keep up with the technology and challenges of our students. Statistics and thoughts run across the screen while the music plays. One statisic states, "According to former Secretary of Education Richard Riley, the top ten jobs that will be in demand in 2010 didn't exist in 2004. We are currently preparing students for jobs that don't yet exist... using technologies that haven't yet b