The Interwar Period in Bălţi
Holocaust survivors from Bălţi, Romania (today Moldova) talk about the daily life of the Jews in Bălţi before the Holocaust. The video is part of the exhibition "The Story of the Jewish Community of Bălţi" on the Yad Vashem website. This exhibition was prepared with the support of The Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany Click here to enter the exhibition: http://www1.yadvashem.org/yv/en/exhibitions/communities/Balti
Wasting Energy at Home
People use energy in all aspects of their lives for cooking, lighting and entertainment. Much of this energy use takes place in buildings, such as our homes. To save money and reduce the impact on our environment, many people are reducing their energy use. One way is to hire engineers to perform home energy audits to understand the ways we use energy and identify ways we can conserve energy. In this activity, students act as energy conservation engineers and identify the ways energy is conserved
Slide Right on By Using an Inclined Plane
Students explore building a pyramid, learning about the simple machine called an inclined plane. They also learn about another simple machine, the screw, and how it is used as a lifting or fastening device. During a hands-on activity, students see how the angle of inclination and pull force can make it easier (or harder) to pull an object up an inclined plane.
Oral Public Health and Community Service Program
This course addresses the following questions: What are Public Health, Civic Engagement, and Community Service, and how do they relate to general health and well-being? What are the fundamentals of epidemiology and biostatistics and what are their practical applications in general health and healthcare? Why are oral health and oral healthcare access major public health issues world-wide? How do the oral public health issues of water fluoridation, mercury disposal, HIV/AIDS, cancer, and tobacco u
Sir Christopher Ricks on the Poetry of Bob Dylan
Guest lecturer Professor Christopher Ricks discusses the poetry of Bob Dylan, "All Because of the Color of his Skin" as part of Jepson School of Leadership Studies Professor Gary L. McDowell's Folk Music and Protest Thought class. Professor Ricks is the William M. and Sara B. Warren Professor of the Humanities at Boston University, and co-director of the Editorial Institute. He has been professor of English at Bristol and at Cambridge universities in the United Kingdom, and was elected Professor
ICSAT 2011 at CU-ICAR - James Barker and Dr. Klaus Scharioth, German ambassador to the U.S.
Clemson University hosted more than 100 auto industry representatives from around the world on April 5th and 6th for the International Conference on Sustainable Automotive Technologies at the Clemson University International Center for Automotive Research (CU-ICAR). It was the first time for the conference to be held in North America. After visiting Clemson's main campus earlier in the week, Dr. Klaus Scharioth, German ambassador to the United States, told the conference that investments betwee
Strange Fruit: Reconstruction to Jim Crow
The film "Strange Fruit" looks at the history of the anti-lynching campaign in the United States, the history of the song Strange Fruit, and explores the impact of Strange Fruit today. This lesson plan includes activities related to the film such as playing an online game called "The Road to Equality," and an activity in which students will create their own board games.
Brassica plants produce seeds to reproduce. They need to be cross-pollinated in order to make seeds.
A presentation of Monopoly, its characteristics and influences.
Less Developed Countries
The characteristics of Less Developed Countries and Third World Debt
Reference Resources: Being a Good Detective
Students become familiar with a variety of reference resources when seeking information. These sources include atlases, almanacs, dictionaries, encyclopedias, thesauri, online search engines for the Internet, and online library card catalogs.
How to Define Opportunity Cost
This one minute video explains and provides examples of opportunity costs are defined as the difference between the money a person could have earned and the money that was actually earned. A good overview that can be used when introducing this concept.
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ESD.69 Seminar on Health Care Systems Innovation (MIT)
This seminar applies a systems perspective to understand health care delivery today, its stakeholders and problems as well as opportunities. Students are introduced to the 'systems perspective' that has been used successfully in other industries, and will address the introduction of new processes, technologies and strategies to improve overall health outcomes. Students are assigned to teams to work on a semester‐long group project, in collaboration with staff of a nearby Boston hospital.
How Mountains are Formed
Students investigate how mountains are formed. Concepts include the composition and structure of the Earth's tectonic plates and tectonic plate boundaries, with an emphasis on plate convergence as it relates to mountain formation. Students learn that geotechnical engineers design technologies to measure movement of tectonic plates and mountain formation, as well as design to alter the mountain environment to create safe and dependable roadways and tunnels.
Crews Speak with Pope Benedict XVI
The STS-134 and Expedition 27 crews joined together in the Kibo module for a special call from Pope Benedict XVI.
Tracheid Length Measurement in Selected Conifer Species
This exercise illustrates the techniques for macerating wood and staining, mounting, and measuring tracheids. Mean tracheid length is different in different species of conifers; therefore, this laboratory can be expanded into a larger scale comparative measurement exercise.