Artist as Inventor: Paul Dresher
SPARK explores the electro-acoustic world of Paul Dresher - musician, composer and inventor - as he prepares for a performance of a new work at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts. This Educator Guide traces the legacy of new instrument development and experimentation and its impact on music.
Brother, Can You Spare a Dime: The Effects of the New Deal and the Great Depression
The New Deal programs and agencies, created under the leadership of Franklin Delano Roosevelt, had a powerful impact on the relationship of government to the people of the United States. Yet a study of New Deal programs often leaves the student with a disconnected list of 'alphabet soup' programs and no real grasp of the impact of the New Deal. This lesson takes a student through a process of examining primary sources, both photographs and life histories, to develop a sense of the profound impa
Hurricanes on sandy shorelines: Lessons for development
A Carolina Environmental Diversity Explorations "virtual field trip" that examines the sand sharing system of sedimentary coastlines and the impact of hurricanes on those coastlines and on human development.
East Asia in Transition: Comprehensive Security in the Pacific Rim
East Asia in Transition: Comprehensive Security in the Pacific Rim with introductory remarks by: T.J. Pempel, UC Berkeley Robert Scalapino, UC Berkeley Panel 1: "Finding Multilateral Solutions to New and Enduring Problems" Chair: TJ Pempel, UC Berkeley Panelists: Susan Shirk, UC San Diego Track II Diplomacy in Northeast Asia David Shambaugh, George Washington University. China and Multilateralism in Asia Mely Caballero-Anthony, Institute of Defence and Strategic Studies (IDSS), Singapore. East
This College level Unit in Microbiology explores microbes on five levels, their architecture, ecology, physiology, lifecycles and pathology. Students will be given an interactive tour of the world of microbes and learn more about their impact on Humans, animals, plants and on the environment in general. They will become aware of pathogenic (harmful) and non-pathogenic (helpful) microbes and develop an understanding of how microbiologists devise methods to study microbes in order to understand th
Jean-Baptiste Say: An Underrated Revolutionary
A selection from the Spring 2014 issue of
The Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics.
Jean-Baptiste Say: Revolutionary, Entrepreneur, Economist. By Evert Schoorl,
A selection from the Spring 2014 issue of The Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics.
Jean-Baptiste Say: Revolutionary, Entrepreneur, Economist. By Evert Schoorl,
Establishing Borders: The Expansion of the United States, 1846-48
This site offers geography and history activities showing how two years in history had an indelible impact on American politics and culture. Students interpret historical maps, identify territories acquired by the U.S., identify states later formed from these territories, examine the territorial status of Texas, and identify political, social, and economic issues related to the expansion of the U.S. in the 1840s.
U.S. Constitution Workshop
This is a self-service online workshop for teachers that uses primary documents to help students see the impact and ongoing relevance of the Constitution. It requires little advance preparation and provides everything needed, including a vocabulary list, document analysis worksheets, and historical documents -- John Marshall's Supreme Court nomination (1801), proclamation to New Orleans (1803), Lincoln's telegram to Grant (1864), Johnson oath photo (1963), and more.
Maps of Indian Territory, the Dawes Act, and Will Rogers' Enrollment Case File
This lesson encourages students to study a variety of documents to understand the impact of a particular piece of legislation and relates to the powers granted to Congress in Article I, Section 8 , of the Constitution, related to making laws. It correlates to the National History Standards and the National Standards for Civics and Social Sciences. It also has cross-curricular connections with with history, government, global studies, and music.
Home Energy Analysis
This is the second part of a two-part exercise in which students perform an audit and analysis of energy consumption in their homes. In this part, students will estimate the amount of energy they use in their homes and investigate how their lifestyle impact the environment.
What's the Impact? Research and Tourism in Antarctica
Antarctica is the coldest continent on Earth and one of the most fragile ecosystems on the planet. Despite the presence of glaciers, sea ice, permafrost, limited sunlight and fiercely cold temperatures, Antarctica still contains an abundance of resources, both living and non-living. These resources attract the attention of an increasing number of researchers and tourists from all over the world. How does their presence affect this land and its resources? In this lesson students will: Explore the
The on-line game aims at teaching children how to build safer villages and cities against disasters. Children will learn playing how the location and the construction materials of houses can make a difference when disasters strike and how early warning systems, evacuation plans and education can save lives. Children are the future architects, mayors, doctors, and parents of the world of tomorrow, if they know what to do to reduce the impact of disasters, they will create a safer world. Each scen
Physicians, genetics and life insurance
Par contraste avec de nombreux pays européens qui ont clarifié leur position vis-à-vis la génétique et l’assurance vie, le Canada en est encore à établir la sienne. Toute initiative en ce domaine doit être basée sur une compréhension des mécanismes de l’assurance vie, de la nature de l’information génétique, de l’historique du débat au sujet de la génétique et de l’assurance vie au Canada et, finalement, des raisons pour lesquelles un groupe de travail canadien a décid
In this CultureCast Scottish artist Paul Furneaux tells us about Japanese woodblock printing, Olivia Ahmad meets fashion photographer James Stroud, and we take a journey back in time as two of the North East's scientific giants go head to head to find out which one has made the greatest impact on our lives today.
2014 MIT Reunion Row Heat 2
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From Demo to Reality: Best Practices Learned from Deploying Windows Server 2012 R2 Hyper-V | TechEd It's one thing to hear about and see a great demo of a Hyper-V feature. But how do you put them into practice? This session takes you through some of those elements of Hyper-V that have made for great demonstrations, introduces you to some of the lesser-known features, and shows you best practices, support guidelines, and design/usage tips for making the most of your investment in Hyper-V.
It's one thing to hear about and see a great demo of a Hyper-V feature. But how do you put them into practice? This session takes you through some of those elements of Hyper-V that have made for great demonstrations, introduces you to some of the lesser-known features, and shows you best practices, support guidelines, and design/usage tips for making the most of your investment in Hyper-V.Author(s):
Growth of Cities
Cities up and down the state of California grew rapidly during the Gold Rush era. Some of these cities were veritable boomtowns: San Francisco, a small village in 1847, was a bustling city by 1849, just two years later. San Francisco's population boom even had an impact on its geography. One image from 1847 shows Montgomery Street on the waterfront; but a photograph taken in 1862 shows that the waterfront had been filled to increase the city's real estate, pushing Montgomery Street inland. South
1.1 The videos: religion in Liverpool The following clips take a look at religion in Liverpool. You will hear people with different beliefs speaking for themselves. This will provide you with the ‘raw data’ of religion as lived. The clips are intended to provoke reflection and discussion, including disagreement, about the topic of religion. At its simplest level the video clips provide descriptive insights into the beliefs and practices of a range of communities in the city of Liverpool. It thus provides a visual
The following clips take a look at religion in Liverpool. You will hear people with different beliefs speaking for themselves. This will provide you with the ‘raw data’ of religion as lived.
The clips are intended to provoke reflection and discussion, including disagreement, about the topic of religion.
At its simplest level the video clips provide descriptive insights into the beliefs and practices of a range of communities in the city of Liverpool. It thus provides a visual
Virtual Maths, Calculating the Volume of a Brick Demo
Interactive simulation, calculating the volume of a brick
Biden, Erdogan meeting looks ahead to a Syrian transition
Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe U.S. Vice President Joe Biden meets Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan to discuss the conflict in neighboring Syria. Nathan Frandino reports. More from Syria: http://smarturl.it/SyriaAttack Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the globe and across topics including business, financial, national, and in