People in South Africa have a dynamic, but largely unrecorded heritage. The Centre for Popular Memory (CP
If Trash Could Talk
If Trash Could Talk is part of OLogy, where kids can collect virtual trading cards and create projects with them. Here, they learn why ancient trash pits can be buried treasure chests for archaeologists. The activity begins by explaining how ancient trash can provide clues about how people lived. Then, kids are given step-by-step directions about how to go through a trash can from their house, chronicling and categorizing what they find. The activity includes a Trash Checklist, a printable PDF w
Geology and Human Health
This site from the "On the Cutting Edge" workshop series contains a variety of educational and supporting materials for both students and faculty teaching in the emerging field of geology and human health. You will find links to internet resources, books, teaching activities, and a group listserv, as well as posters, presentations and discussions from the spring 2004 workshop on Geology and Human Health.
American Visionaries: Thomas Moran
features paintings and sketches of the noted American landscape painter. Moran's pencil and watercolor field sketches and paintings captured the grandeur and documented the extraordinary terrain and natural features of the Yellowstone region. His artwork was presented to members of Congress by park proponents and helped inspire Congress to establish the National Park System in 1916.
Celebration of the Hudson River's 400th Anniversary
MEET ME AT THE CORNER, Virtual Field Trips for Kids travels tothe Hudson River in New York to celebrate the 400th Anniversary ofHenry Hudson's voyage up the Hudson River with musician and historianLinda Russell.
Take a virtual field trip.For more Virtual Field Trips for Kids visit our website at www.meetmeatthecorner.org.
Alaska Public Lands Information Center, Educational Adventures
features information on a variety of educational kits and field trips throughout Alaska. Each year the program delivers programs to thousands of students about the importance of our national parks, state parks, national forests, and national wildlife refuges in providing recreation, resources, and habitat for wildlife.
Biomechatronics is a contraction of biomechanics and mechatronics. In this course the function and coordination of the human motion apparatus is the central focus, and the design of assistive devices for the support of the function of the motion apparatus. Study Goals: The student must be able to:
1. Make a Problem Analysis of a given assignment in the field of the human motion apparatus and its interaction with an assistive device ; Identify the underlying cause [pathology] of the problem as p
Oats fertilized by potash in an Alabama field. From the J.C. Lowery agronomy slide collection. For more slides, visit Auburn University Libraries Special Collections and Archives.,Kodachrome color slide
Around the World in 1896
This is a lesson in which students take a trip around the world in 1896 using an online collection of 900 images. The collection includes photos of railroads, elephants, camels, horses, sleds and sleighs, sedan chairs, rickshaws, and other types of transportation, as well as city views, street and harbor scenes, landscapes, and people in North Africa, Asia, Australia, and Oceania.
Computational GRIDs and online laboratories
Many projects addressing the creation of online laboratories have been developed recently. They have a common goal: to enable students and professional learners to get hands-on experience without moving from the places where they are.
Nevertheless, the found solutions are often very different among them, and interoperability between different online laboratories systems does not exist. In this paper we present our work around the exploitation of Grid technologies for sharing instrumentation and
Notre Dame & Navy: From 1927 to Today
You may know of the competition on the football field, but the University of Notre Dame and the United States Navy have long had a collaborative partnership off the field. Together, Notre Dame and the Navy have worked to advance democracy, freedom and innovation since World War II through a strong naval ROTC program on campus and a partnership with the Office of Naval Research.
Music used with permission: "Dreamer On The Run" by U137
Information and Service Design Symposium
The UC Berkeley School of Information hosts a symposium to launch the new Information and Service Design (ISD) program at the I School. The symposium features the best graduate student papers on the Information and Services Economy.
Introducing the ISD Program and the Symposium
AnnaLee Saxenian, Dean, School of Information
Bob Glushko, Adjunct Professor, School of Information
Christo Sims - Defining Services for Designers
This paper is part of a larger effort to improve methodologies for servic
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