Internet Scout Project
From National Geographic, this WildWorld -- Sights and Sounds website offers visitors an immersion experience in "some of the world's most distinctive ecoregions through audio, video, photos, interviews, conservation tips, and more." The eight ecoregions include the Bering Sea, Eastern Himalayan Broadleaf and Conifer Forests, Amazon River and Flooded Forest, and Mesoamerican Reef -- just to name a few. Separate ecoregion sites provide a map with links allowing visitors to connect to clear photos
Old Union Wagon (page 4)
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1.6.1 Getting comfortable with factors of ten Moving a decimal point by one place changes the value of the number by a factor of ten. For instance, to multiply a value by ten you can just move the decimal point one place to the right: Notice that if the starting number doesn't have a decimal poi
Moving a decimal point by one place changes the value of the number by a factor of ten. For instance, to multiply a value by ten you can just move the decimal point one place to the right:
Notice that if the starting number doesn't have a decimal poi
Encylcopedia of Laser Physics and Technology
This is a comprehensive encyclopedia that provides a brief definition or explanation of a keyword term or principle of laser physics and technology. The site is organized so that one can click on an alphabet letter to get a listing of keywords or terms for searching. This site will be useful for novices in the field and anyone who needs a refresher or reminder of terms and definitions. Most useful to upper division undergrads, graduate students and practitioners who need to learn terms to naviga
Portrait of Berthold Auerbach ( 1812-1882 ).
Bust of the novelist and essayist, who devoted much time to the cause of emancipation.,Bust of the novelist and essayist, who devoted much time to the cause of emancipation.
Portrait of Ernst Toller (1893-1939).
Signed by Stumpp and Toller.,Signed by Stumpp and Toller.,German playwright and Socialist activist, Toller participated in the Communist government after World War I and in the Spanish civil war. He commited suicide in New York.
The effects of phonotactic and orthotactic probabilities on orthographic fast-mapping in kindergarte
The purpose of this study was to investigate how the linguistic components of phonotactic and orthotactic probability affected children’s ability to fast-map orthographic information and whether orthographic processing explained unique variance on children’s literacy skills above and beyond that of phonological processing. Moreover, the current study examined whether kindergarten children with and without typical language abilities were differentially affected by linguistic processes on read
Antarctic Village - Metisse Flag
By way of calling the Orta Antarctic expedition to an end, the artists staged the first in a series of symbolic football games, ‘Heads or Tails, Tails or Heads’. Meteorologists, paleontologists and geologists from the Marambio Antarctic Base joined the Orta team to play a symbolic ‘All Nation’ match. The Metisse Flag and the Antarctic football shirts, created by the artists make it difficult to identify the adversary. The front and back of the players' shirts are stitched together with d
Learn about daily life in England and Mexico, followed by Q&A
Did you ever wonder why a camel has a hump? If you can really tell the weather by listening to the chirp of a cricket? Or why our joints make popping sounds? These questions deal with everyday phenomena that we often take for granted, but each can be explained scientifically. Everyday Mysteries will help you get the answers to these and many other of life's most interesting questions through scientific inquiry. In addition, we will introduce you to the Library of Congress' rich collections in sc
Black Lace Warners Bra
Black lace bra; non-wired, front opening with black metal hook to secure. Adjustable straps. Maker: Warners - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
Brown Sateen with Pattern of Peach Roses
Brown sateen with pattern of peach roses - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
Green Glass Bead Necklace
Green glass bead necklace; glass 'rounds' of various sizes - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
L.E.D. Bionic Quartz Watch
L.E.D watch. 'Bionic' quartz with red digital display. Date: 1977 (circa) - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
Red and Gold Gift Box
Red and gold gift box with lid. Oblong shape, covered with red paper decorated with sylised kits or fans (possibly hand printed) - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
University of Nottingham, Build Environment resources
Turtle's Navigation and Manipulation of Geometrical Figures Constructed by Variable Processes in a 3
Issues related to 3d turtle's navigation and geometrical figures' manipulation in the simulated 3d space of a newly developed computational environment, MaLT, are reported and discussed here. The joint use of meaningful formalism and the dynamic manipulation of graphically represented 3d figures seem to offer new resources and to pose new challenges as far as geometrical activities and construction of meanings are concerned, which are strongly related to the representational infrastructure of Ma
The distributed developmental network - d2n: a social configuration to support design pattern genera
DiSessa et al. (2004) conducted a comparative study of how research teams design, develop and evaluate TEL software, in the context of component-based educational programming. They identified the issue of the social configuration of the production team as a critical family of issues that are easily marginalized (p.117). These social configurations are loosely equivalent to what Activity Theorists refer to as the rules and division of labour (Engeström, 1987) in the activity system of TEL pr
Distributed Internet-based Performance Support Environment for Individualized Learning (DIPSEIL)
Distributed Internet-based Performance Support Environment for Individualized Learning (DIPSEIL) is a project to define, develop and test a distributed system for individualized learning and the underlying pedagogical procedures to implement, facilitate and promote performance-centered learning experiences in the context of international university education. Using DIPSEIL Model we have developed the first prototype of DIPSEIL with two main characteristics: Distribution and Individualization. Di
Internationalizing the Curriculum: Champlain College and the Global Module Project
Champlain College, a leader in both online and international education, uses the Internet to create Global Modules that link the students and faculty at two or three international educational institutions for shared online readings, discussion and teamwork. Students at Champlain have used the Global Modules format to discuss womens issues with students in the U.A.E., terrorism with Jordanian students, globalization with Indian students, the peace movement with Austrian students and the Lebanon