Chessboard Algebra and Function Machines
Lesson Objective:Students find the rule that determines the number of chessboard squares. Questions to Consider:See how Ms. Bottomley uses a function machine to have students predict the ruleHow does the lesson help students see the difference between additive and multiplicative patterns?What about the lesson helps students be successful with this complex pattern?Common Core StandardsMath.4.OA.2, Math.4.OA.5
News #95 - Visual Dictionary: A Must Have On Your Summer Reading List
School’s out! You’ve got your bag packed and are ready for a sun-filled, stress-free summer. All you want is an ice-cold pina colada in your hand and a good book to relax with. But what if we told you that the book you’re looking for is actually a dictionary? Okay, okay…we can hear you laughing [...]
America No Longer The Land of Opportunity? RT TV Interview
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Cómo lavarse las manos (en español)
Para evitar algún contagio del virus de influenza porcina, es necesario saber que medidas de higiene tomar. (1:23)
Concordia researchers feted
http://concordia.ca/now On June 5, 2012, researchers from Concordia University were honoured with awards that recognize outstanding accomplishments in different fields of scholarship. The evening celebration saw the presentation of the University Research Awards, the Petro-Canada Young Innovator Award, four new awards by the Centre for Academic Leadership, and the induction of eight Concordians into the Provost's Circle of Distinction. Read about the recipients of the University Research Award
Venus transits the sun.
On June 5 2012, the Solar Dynamics Observatory collected images of the rarest predictable solar event--the transit of Venus across the face of the sun. This event lasted approximately 6 hours and happens in pairs eight years apart, which are separated from each other by 105 or 121 years. The last transit was in 2004 and the next will not happen until 2117. Footage courtesy of Goddard Space Center
Ytterbium - Periodic Table of Videos
What better way to update our video about Ytterbium than to visit the very place where it was discovered - Ytterby in Sweden. More about all the elements (and our Ytterby road trip) can be found at our main website http://www.periodicvideos.com/
Design Thinking at IDS
ANSO 346-01, Peoples of South America, Fall 2004
This course will be an introduction to the ethnography of South America with the primary focus on Amazonian peoples. The cultural, political, and historical contexts of their lives will be studied and discussed as they are played out in the tropical Amazonian environment. Close attention will be paid to that critical space where socio-political interaction takes place, history is made, and where their world and ours intersect and the future is negotiated/contested. Participatory learning is assu
24.903 Language and its Structure III: Semantics and Pragmatics (MIT)
This course gives an introduction to the science of linguistic meaning. There are two branches to this discipline: semantics, the study of conventional, "compositional meaning", and pragmatics, the study of interactional meaning. There are other contributaries: philosophy, logic, syntax, and psychology. We will try to give you an understanding of the concepts of semantics and pragmatics and of some of the technical tools that we use.
"Infections, Transmissions, Cultures: the AIDS Scandals of 1990s Japan and the Genesis of 'J-Horror'
Lecture by Brian Bergstrom, PhD candidate, East Asian Languages and Civilizations, University of Chicago. From the "Epidemics Then & Now: Infectious Diseases Around the World," the 2006 University of Chicago Summer Institute for Educators. Co-sponsored by the Center for International Studies, the Graham School of General Studies, the Center for East Asian Studies, the Center f
Online GIS Resources
This site from SERC's Starting Point provides a brief list of online GIS data sources, tools, and mapping utilities meant to give instructors a starting point for learning to use GIS in the classroom.
Hypothesis Testing of Single Mean and Single Proportion: Homework
Susan Dean, Barbara Illowsky, Ph.D.
This module provides a homework of Hypothesis Testing of Single Mean and Single Proportion as a part of Collaborative Statistics collection (col10522) by Barbara Illowsky and Susan Dean.
Bernini, St. Peter's Piazza, 1656-67 - Smart History at Khan Academy
Gianlorenzo Bernini, Saint Peter's Square (Piazza San Pietro), Vatican City, Rome, 1656-67 Speakers: Dr. Beth Harris and Dr. Steven Zucker (02:51)
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In this lesson students will use a consumable manipulative to understand percent, fraction and decimal conversions. They will also collect data on a teacher produced spreadsheet while using a computer generated spreadsheet to make conversions.
Churchill's Secret Bunkers
During World War II, a secret network of tunnels was built under London to keep Churchill's communications lines intact. In this video clip, learn more about Churchill’s secret underground bunkers during the German air raids. (3:47)
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