Special Edition: Afghanistan
A REUTERS EXCLUSIVE: Peek inside the life of U.S. Army Sgt. Roshelle Bishop, currently stationed in Logar Province, Afghanistan. Using interviews, photos and footage from Sgt. Bishop's helmet-cam, this special edition of Rough Cuts is a first-person account of America's war in Afghanistan.
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Fundels : Meer dan geanimeerde boeken Fundels brengt een prentenboek multimediaal tot leven. Het is een bundel vol fun en omvat de animatie van prentenboeken aangevuld met leuke activiteiten voor kinderen van drie tot zeven jaar. Fundels draagt bij tot de …
Fundels brengt een prentenboek multimediaal tot leven. Het is een bundel vol fun en omvat de animatie van prentenboeken aangevuld met leuke activiteiten voor kinderen van drie tot zeven jaar.
Fundels draagt bij tot de …
Kinetic and Potential Energy of Motion
In this lesson, students are introduced to both potential energy and kinetic energy as forms of mechanical energy. A hands-on activity demonstrates how potential energy can change into kinetic energy by swinging a pendulum, illustrating the concept of conservation of energy. Students calculate the potential energy of the pendulum and predict how fast it will travel knowing that the potential energy will convert into kinetic energy. They verify their predictions by measuring the speed of the pend
Swinging with Style
Students experientially learn about the characteristics of a simple physics phenomenon the pendulum by riding on playground swings. They use pendulum terms and a timer to experiment with swing variables. They extend their knowledge by following the steps of the engineering design process to design timekeeping devices powered by human swinging.
Conducting Historical Research: The Case of "Oriental Cairo"
This course guides you through a variety of virtual research projects centered on Douglas Sladen's "Oriental Cairo: City of the 'Arabian Nights'" (1911). It is an introduction to some standard research techniques used by historians as well to using library resources.
General Chemistry II
Concept Development Studies used for the second semester of first year general chemistry at Rice University.
Bios 533 Bioinformatics
Computer laboratory modules for the Introduction to Bioinformatics course. This course is designed for the beginning graduate student or advanced undergraduate in the biosciences. The goal is to introduce the student to various biologically relevant databases, methods to effectively search the databases, and an overall view of the various aspects of computational biology.
Radar Jammer in Matlab
This document describes the basic operation of a police radar gun and a few of the more popular ways to jam the radar gun. The conclusions are based on Matlab simulations of the radar gun and the jamming techniques.
A Practical Laboratory for Optics Experiments
Understanding Your French Horn
For eighth grade and up, a series of lessons that can be offered by an instructor or done as a self-study course, to teach French horn players more about their instrument.
Mud feels good!
Students will listen to "Mud Walk" by Joy Cowley. Students will experience and describe mud using a bubble map to record their responses. Students will create a class book using chocolate pudding to imitate mud.
To Survive at High Velocity
This video segment adapted from NOVA looks at speed, velocity, and centripetal force on the racetrack.
Think Like Einstein
This interactive activity from the NOVA Web site challenges you to think like Einstein and understand how time travel might be possible.
In this oral history from the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute, Miriam McClendon recalls her arrest and jailing for participation in the Children's Crusade of 1963.
"A Less Reliable Form of Birth Control": Miriam Allen deFord Describes Her Introduction to Contracep
Despite major cultural, legal, and medical impediments the use of birth control, including abortion, by American women was widespread at the turn of the century. In their quest to control unwanted pregnancies, American women could be surprisingly resourceful in the methods they used. In this audio excerpt from a 1974 interview with historian Sherna Gluck, Miriam Allen deFord described methods of birth control in vogue in the 1910s, including spermicides, douches, the Dutch pessary (an early diap
"It Is Entirely the Bolshevik Spirit": Mill superintendent W. M. Mink Explains the 1919 Steel Strike
In the dramatic 1919 steel strike, 350,000 workers walked off their jobs and crippled the industry. The U.S. Senate Committee on Education and Labor set out to investigate the strike while it was still in progress. In his testimony before the committee, W. M. Mink, mill superintendent at the Homestead steelworks, testified that the cause of the strike was simple--the infection of "the Bolshevik spirit"among "the foreigners."
Volcanoes of other worlds
Volcanoes of Other Worlds explores and compares volcanism on other planets. What do we know about plate tectonics on other planets? Planetary bodies highlighted include the Earth's Moon, Mars, Venus and Jupiter's moon Io. Users can also link to Volcano World, an excellent web-source of volcano information.
This field exercise determines the susceptibility of different rocks to weathering, and, using the dates on the tombstones, estimates some weathering rates. Placing the field lab in context for use, this site describes the learning goals, teaching notes and materials, assessment recommendations, and provides links to other resources and references.
Anges Rebelles, Les
"In six minutes, a conjuring trick combining special effects and the magic of painting enables us to enter the world of Jacques Brissot. It is a visual poem that humorously recounts the building of a collage inspired from artist Peter Breugel's 'La Chute des Anges Rebelles.'" Artist Jacques Brissot is shown adding to and retouching a large-scale collage work, lending insight into his compositional choices and his techniques and methods. Music is by Michel Arich, with Barney Wilen playing saxopho