State Profiles on Holocaust Education
These profiles contain text of state legislation about the teaching of the Holocaust, and Holocaust-explicit History/Social Studies and English/Language Arts state content standards. Also provided is contact information for state departments of education.
Improving Your Commute
Road traffic is a challenging societal problem, and with the increasing crowding of areas in and around cities, it is only becoming worse. With the proliferation of wireless connectivity, smartphones (think cheap embedded computers), it is now possible to continuously monitor urban areas using mobile sensors carried by people
The Physical Environment: An Introduction to Physical Geography
This is an interactive textbook on principles of The Physical Environment. The Physical Environment is one of the first, totally online physical geography learning environments. The Physical Environment combines text, images, audio and video programs to deliver the subject matter content. A multimedia online environment enables new and different ways to interact with textbook content.
Idaho Flag and Anthem
The flag is a silk flag, blue field, five feet six inches fly, and four feet four inches on pike, bordered with gilt fringe two and one-half inches in width, the state seal is twenty-one inches in diameter, in colors, in the center of a blue field. The woman represents liberty, justice and equality. The man is a miner. The pictures on the shield represent the industries of forestry, farming and mining. The cornucopia is the symbol of abundanc
Meet Harvard's Employees: Marisol Tabares, Financial Analyst, Faculty of Arts and Sciences
Marisol Tabares, Financial Analyst in Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Finance discusses her career, benefits and what she enjoys about working at Harvard. This is one of a series of employee profiles created for the Harvard Human Resources website (hr.harvard.edu/jobs) to give current and prospective employees a sense of the diversity of jobs and people at the University.
Toxic and Harmful Algal Blooms
These activities, in conjunction with Bigelow Laboratory's “Toxic and Harmful Algal Bloom" web site, will help your students gain a better understanding of toxic and harmful algal blooms. Each module below consists of background content material and related standards-based activities. Each module is independent of the others; however, some background knowledge is required to complete the lessons.
Optional Soil Moisture Sensor Protocol
The purpose of this resource is to measure the water content of soil based on the electrical resistance of soil moisture sensors. Students install soil moisture sensors in holes that are 10 cm, 30 cm, 60 cm, and 90 cm deep. They take daily readings of soil moisture data by connecting a meter to the sensors and using a calibration curve to determine the soil water content at each depth.
Teaching Advanced Architectural Issues Through Principles of CAAD
The paper discusses the differences between teaching CAAD by using standard software ("off-the-shelf"-software) and teaching the principles of CAAD ("principles-teaching"). The paper distinguishes four kinds of application for design systems in education: social systems, professional systems, educational systems, and innovative systems. The paper furthermore proposes to distinguish between computational issues and architectural issues relative to design systems. It appears that there is not a pr
eXe User Manual
The eLearning XHTML editor (eXe) is an authoring environment to assist teachers and academics in the design, development and publishing of web-based learning and teaching materials without the need to become proficient in HTML or complicated web-publishing applications. eXe Authoring window showing a "Reading Activity" iDevice for the Wikipedia article on e-learningThe Web is a revolutionary educational tool because it presents teachers and learners with a technology that simultaneously provides
Building a School Community Partnership with School Resource Officers
Hebert, L. Building a School Community Partnership with School Resource Officers, Connexions Web site. http://cnx.org/content/m14649/1.1/, Jun 29, 2007
021 Even further Orbital Angular Momentum - Eigenfunctions, Parity and Kinetic Energy
Twenty-first lecture in Professor James Binney's Quantum Mechanics Lecture series given in Hilary Term 2010
USGS Natural Hazards and Public Safety
This USGS portal offers information about the origin, frequency, and distribution of natural geologic hazards and catastrophic events, and the resulting impacts on people, property, and the environment. Featured sites provide user-friendly information and graphics about earthquakes, tsunamis, landslides, El Nino, hurricanes, and erosion studies. Information is available about both general topics and specific events, and each site includes additional links to a multitude of other resources within
Two Particle Elastic Collision Model
The EJS Elastic Collision Model allows the user to simulate a two-dimensional elastic collision between hard disks. The user can modify the mass, position and velocity of each disk using the sliders. Both disks are draggable and the center of mass is shown a a cross in the simulation.
Optical Resolution Model
The EJS Optical Resolution model computes the image from two point sources as seen through a circular aperture such as a telescope or a microscope. The simulation allows the user to vary the distance between the light sources and the diameter of the aperture, as well as the intensity of the light source.
How to write articles
This resource includes content and activities about writing articles. It presents information and examples related to structure, layout, language and editing.
Brazzaville 2011 – Cancer de l’ovaire : les carcinomes de l’ovaire.
Titre : Brazzaville 2011 – Cancer de l’ovaire : les carcinomes de l’ovaire.
Intervenant (s) : René-Xavier PERRIN (Cotonou - Bénin).
Résumé : cours : cancer de l’ovaire : les carcinomes de l’ovaire : diagnostic, traitements.
Conférence enregistrée lors du séminaire de chirurgie gynécologique niveau 2 : oncologie mammaire et pelvienne à la Faculté des Sciences de la Santé Université Marien NGOUABI Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Brazzaville du
Titre : Brazzaville 2011 – Cancer de l’ovaire : les carcinomes de l’ovaire.
Mythology in German literature "Medea"
This is a module framework. It can be viewed online or downloaded as a zip file. As taught in Spring Semester 2010. We are surrounded by materials from and references to ancient mythology: we talk about the Oedipus-complex, name spaceships Apollo and powerful detergents Ajax, have songs about Cupid drawing back his bow and associate Oedipus with Freud rather than Sophocles, Ulysses with James Joyce rather than Homer. Literature, in particular, uses ancient mythology as a rich source to describ
6.4 Summary of Section 6 The Labour government introduced a Greater London Authority (Referendum) Bill in 1997. The referendum took place in 1998. A Mayor and Assembly for London were first elected in 2000. At present the eight English regions have a tripartite structure with responsibilities and powers divided in each region between the Government Office for the region (GO), the Regional Development Agency (RDA) and the Regional Chamber (most of which have now ren
The Labour government introduced a Greater London Authority (Referendum) Bill in 1997. The referendum took place in 1998. A Mayor and Assembly for London were first elected in 2000.
At present the eight English regions have a tripartite structure with responsibilities and powers divided in each region between the Government Office for the region (GO), the Regional Development Agency (RDA) and the Regional Chamber (most of which have now ren
Atomic Structure and Microstructure of Materials: Crystallographic Texture
This set consists of animations and user controlled simulations of Eulerian cradle, EBSD, CODF, GOSS texture and texture build up. From TLP: Crystallographic Texture
Lecture 6, "To Paint the Way the Spartans Spoke": Gavin Hamilton's The Death of Lucretia
Gavin Hamilton, a gifted Scotsman working in Rome, was an art dealer, excavator, tour guide, and pioneer neoclassical painter. His scene of a virtuous woman and her resolute avengers, taken from Livy's history of the earliest days of Rome, was a model for later artists in its blunt eloquence.