This Web site, created to complement the Einstein exhibit, looks at the life and contributions of this extraordinary scientist and humanitarian.
Meet the Earth OLogists
Meet the Earth OLogists is part of OLogy, where kids can collect virtual trading cards and create projects with them. Here, they meet three kids and one scientist who are all fascinated by rocks: Arjun, a nine-year-old from Ohio who has visited his favorite volcano, Mount St. Helens in Washington State. Diana, a seven-year-old from New Hampshire who has hundreds of rocks in her collection. Ruthmabel, an eight-year-old from Washington State who built a Mars rover model at rocket camp and a model
You Decide: Should the US adopt a single-payer, Universal Health Care Plan?
This educational guide focuses on health care issues in the US and whether or not it would be beneficial to adopt a single-payer, universal health care plan. Students are invited to examine the arguments on both sides of the debate, developing critical thinking skills as they work through the activities. Students will learn how to support their arguments with evidence and reason. It is expected that at the end of this guide students will determine where they stand on this controversial issue.
Advanced Information Literacy (2005FY)
While assigning project activities, operational "information processing methods" will be taught in a humanities context.
Capitalism: Success, Crisis and Reform
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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
MUS101 Session 9 Spring 2011
MUS101 Introducing Music Session Nine 04/07/11 Scott Morris
US History II
Upon completion of this course you will: Demonstrate comprehension of a broad body of historical knowledge; Express ideas clearly in writing; Work with classmates to research an historical issue; Interpret and apply data from original documents; Identify underrepresented historical viewpoints; Write to persuade with evidence; Compare and contrast alternate interpretations of an historical figure, event, or trend; Explain how an historical event connects to or causes a larger trend or theme; Deve
UR in the Monument Avenue 10k
Members of the UR community joined the crowd of over 41,000 people running in the city's 12th annual Ukrop's Monument Avenue 10k.
LABash 2011 Conference-Jonathan Mueller
Jonathan Mueller, FASLA is the President of the American Society of Landscape Architects. He is a private practitioner, his professional frame of reference includes experience with design-construct, multi-disciplinary, and independent landscape architecture firms as both an employee and stockholder. Jon is currently a senior landscape architect with Landmark, a landscape architectural studio of Architects West in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, that he helped establish in 1984. He is an LLA in six states
Einstein in Time
This fun Web site is part of OLogy, where kids can collect virtual trading cards and create projects with them. Here, they are introduced to Einstein's scientific and humanitarian pursuits with two engaging, kid-friendly sections:Einstein in Time, a fascinating look at the major events in his life, presented in a time-line. Everyday Einstein: Humanitarian, a quick overview of how he used his fame to draw attention to the things he believed in.
The Energy Problem
This six-day lesson provides students with an introduction to the importance of energy in their lives and the need to consider how and why we consume the energy we do. The lesson includes activities to engage students in general energy issues, including playing an award-winning Energy Choices board game, and an optional graphing activity that provides experience with MS Excel graphing and perspectives on how we use energy and how much energy we use.
Parkinson Disease - Cranial Nerves Exam - Oculomotor, Trochlear, Abducens (CN III, IV, VI) Nerves Su
This 76-year-old man developed tremor of his right arm and leg 15 years ago. It has increased in severity over the years. A shaking right hand affects his writing, dressing and drinking. Occasional drooling, difficulty rolling over in bed and a soft voice at times are also issues. The tremor has affected his writing and he has mild difficulty with buttons and zippers. He spills when he uses his right hand to drink. He has occasional drooling and slight difficulty rolling over in bed. His voice
2.8 Other useful reading
Are you about to undertake a PhD in science, technology or mathematics? If so, this unit will help you to examine your work processes. You will consider and develop the nature of postgraduate work and look at the planning of work needed at doctoral level.
Hurricane Keith from TRMM: October 2, 2000
3-D view of Hurricane Keith off Honduras from the TRMM satellite. Isosurfaces are generated from TRMM PR and TMI data. Cloud height is generated from the TRMM IR data. Rain rate isosurfaces are 1 inch-hr (green) and 2 inches-hr (red).
The Bracero Program
The government-sponsored Bracero Program was the temporary importation of workers from Mexico to aid the American agricultural economy. This was an important historical event that many Americans are unaware of today. A bracero (from brazo, the Spanish word for arm) was a Mexican worker allowed entry into the United States for a limited time, usually to work on a farm. In 1942, facing an extreme shortage of farm labor workers due to the war, Congress enacted the Emergency Labor Program. It approv
The new discipline of astrobiology – that is, the science of searching for extraterrestrial life – is not only rapdly growing, but has also captured the public imagination. This unit examines the emergence of icy satellites of distant planets as potential sites of extraterrestrial life. Focussing on the case study of Jupiter's moon Europa, the unit looks at the potential for life there, and speculates on the ethics of searching for life elsewhere in the solar system.
Using a Dictionary
This language and communications skills resource is concerned with the use of a dictionary to look up the meaning of words and compare synonyms. It is suitable for pupils who are in the following categories - educationally/socially disadvantaged, learning difficulties, dyslexia, refugees, specific learning disabilities, hearing impairment,
Skylab: A Home Above Our Home Planet
The history of America's first space station Skylab. For more information see: http://www.nasa.gov