Civil Rights and the 1950s: Crash Course US History #39
John Green teaches you about the early days of the Civil Rights movement. By way of providing context for this, John also talks a bit about wider America in the 1950s. The 1950s are a deeply nostalgic period for many Americans, but there is more than a little idealizing going on here. The 1950s were a time of economic expansion, new technologies, and a growing middle class. America was becoming a suburban nation thanks to cookie-cutter housing developments like the Levittowns. While the white wo
The Liver and Drug Metabolism
The role of the liver in the metabolism of drugs.
Recognising Nominative Categorative data
Learning Object that introduces Social Science students to recognizing and interpreting data contained in a table. The RLO uses data based on the causes of death of Rock and R&B musicians.
Investigating the Climate System: Precipitation
This is a 23-page educator's guide organized around three questions: How are rainfall rates measured? How is the intensity and distribution of rainfall determined? How can you study rain?
Two Quaker Women Seated in Front of a Bookcase
Two women in Quaker dress and bonnets are seated in a room in front of a bookcase.
Mind Over Matter
This Web site from the National Institute on Drug Abuse focuses on the brain's response to drugs. Students navigate through a series of colorful and informative pages that describe certain regions of the brain and how the chemicals in drugs like marijuana, stimulants, hallucinogens, inhalants, opiates, and steroids can harm them. To aid teachers with the brain anatomy and function, a helpful teacher's guide accompanies the site, as well as more detailed information on the drug effects.
LSE Literary Weekend - How Would a Robot Read a Novel?
Don't judge a book by its cover? Don't be ridiculous. We constantly make judgements on books – from where it appears in a shop, its pretty cover, its heft or subject matter, the praise and criticism we hear about it. Reviewers are even more prejudiced. They know the author, or hate the publisher or, even worse, are a meticulous and lucid expert on the subject. All human readings are subjective. Is there another way? Would an objective reading - some preconceptionless robotic analysis, for inst
Reflections on the Revolution in Europe: can Europe be the same with different people in it?
After a half-century of mass immigration, has Europe overestimated the need for immigrant labour and underestimated the culture shaping potential of religion? Christopher Caldwell is a senior editor at the Weekly Standard, and a regular contributor to the Financial Times. His new book is entitled Reflections on the Revolution in Europe: Islam, immigration and the west.
Gas Chromatography Application Notes
Application notes from 2000-2005 presented at conferences (the conferences are not identified listied by year). Applications could serve as a source of experiments for advanced teaching labs and also assist those interested in solving analytical problems that involve separations.
Auburn vs. Mississippi State (1956)
"Auburn rolled up 425 yards, 26 first downs, and threatened Houston's goal line all afternoon but managed to get across for TD's only twice while blanking the Cougars 12-0 before 20,000 in Cliff Hare Stadium. With the injured Howell Tubbs still out of action, Jimmy Cook and Frank Riley directed the Tiger attack and each engineered a scoring drive. Cook passed 23 yards to Jerry Sansom for the first Plainsman tally just as the first half ended. Riley then conducted an 82-yard march that found Bobb
Auburn vs. Ole Miss (1949)
"The Auburn Tigers officially opened their 1949 football campaign in their annual game under the lights in Montgomery's Cramton Bowl when they kicked off to the Rebels of the University of Mississippi. 17,00 fans turned out to get their first glimpse of the '49 edition of the Tigers in action. Mid-way of the first quarter the Mississippi attack began to roll and the Rebels ground out two quick touchdowns. Auburn came fighting back when Sophomore Quaterback Bill Tucker dropped back amd heaved a l
Middle School Portal: Math and Science Pathways (MSP2)
This lesson is a design project that students write and construct a pop-up book about the contributions of women to technology and science. Students acquire information about famous women and learn basic paper engineering. Learners then choose a famous woman or several women to study and write about. Copyright 2005 International Technology Education Association
Basics of Fluid Mechanics
This book describes the fundamentals fluid mechanics phenomena for engineers and others. This book is designed to replace all introductory textbook(s) or instructor's notes for the fluid mechanics in undergraduate classes for engineering/science students but also for technical peoples. It is hoped that the book could be used as a reference book for people who have at least some basics knowledge of science areas such as calculus, physics, etc.
Writing Spaces: Readings on Writing is a new book series containing peer-reviewed collections of essays--all composed by teachers for students--with each volume freely available for download under a Creative Commons license. The Writing Spaces' mission is to build a library of quality open access texts for the writing classroom as an alternative to costly textbooks.
This calculus book covers a fairly standard course sequence: single variable calculus, infinite series, and multivariable calculus. There is no chapter on differential equations.
Introduction to Probability
This is an introductory probability book. This book emphasizes the use of computing to simulate experiments and make computations.
Dissection - 01- Skin and subcutaneous tissue of trunk and up
Dissection - 01- Skin and subcutaneous tissue of trunk and upper thigh. WARNING! Not for the faint hearted!!
Topics in Pre-Modern Chinese History
A goal of this book and the course as a whole is to encourage broad, integrative thinking about history and human affairs. Readers are encouraged to compare Chinese history with the histories of other parts of the world and with contemporary problems and issues. Readers are also encouraged to think about the process of history making (i.e., writing) itself.
Elementary Abstract Algebra
This book is intended for a one semester introduction to abstract algebra. Available in postscript, pdf, and latex formats.
Parts of a Spider: Ventral View of a Female Spider
This illustrated guide (ventral view) to a female spider is designed to help students recognize and learn its common and unique body parts. The single Web page, which can be easily printed for use at field sites or in the lab, also includes a short description for the following labeled parts: chelicera fang endite labium sternum coxa lung slit epigynum spinnerets.