wisskomm wochenschau 5/08
German vodcast about science communications. Diese Woche: Die Max-Planck-Gesellschaft einigt sich mit dem Springer-Verlag, Springers "Open Choice", "Evolution: Education and Outreach" online im Volltext, die DVD vom Wettbewerb "Performing Science" gibt es hier, Pressemeldung der "Initiative Wissenschaftsjournalismus", ...
NASA CONNECT Virtual Earth: Using Concept Maps to Solve Problems
In NASA CONNECT Virtual Earth, students will be introduced to Earth system science. They will learn what a system is and how to apply the concept of systems to learn more about how the Earth functions. Students will understand the only way to really comprehend the workings of our planet is to look at the Earth as a whole system. They will also focus on Earth science applications of national priority to expand and accelerate the use of knowledge, science, and technologies resulting from the Earth
Virtual Textbook of Organic Chemistry
This virtual textbook allows for visualization of 3D-molecular models while teaching principles of Organic Chemistry.
Union Men Competing Against Each Other: Anne and Al Filardo Describe the Construction Industry in Ne
House building came to a virtual standstill during the depression and war years, a lull that gave way to a massive construction boom that reached far into the postwar period. By that time, however, the nature of the construction industry was undergoing rapid changes. The introduction of new technologies ...
During World War II, housing construction came to a virtual standstill. The return of millions of servicemen to civilian life in 1945 set off a national housing crisis, followed by a construction boom. Although other New Deal and wartime housing programs emphasized rental apartments in close proximity ...
Looking for support
An elementary special education teacher talks about finding support in challenging situations. Kira Martin has had more different experiences in her six years of teaching than some people have in a whole career. She taught Language Arts for the Peace Corps in Granada for two years. On returning to the ...
The Whole Frog Project
Computers can't teach everything in anatomy, but they can teach some things better, either by themselves or through synergy with conventional methods. Try out this award-winning virtual frog- as a case in point.
Objeto Virtual de Aprendizaje acerca de, Mecanismos de Protección para redes de comunicación. Este OVA profundiza en temas como: Conceptos Básicos de Criptografía, Criptografía de Clave Simétrica, Criptografía de Clave Publica, Protección a nivel de red - IPSEC, Protección da nivel de transporte ...
The Search for the Hereditary Molecule
Using this simulation, you can manipulate virtual tubes of bacteria in a virtual lab to discover the transforming principle and recreate classic experiments in the discovery of DNA. How was the hereditary molecule isolated and identified? What decisions do we need to make as we recreate the lab work of researchers like Oswald Avery and his colleagues?
Commonwealth of Learning Copyright Audit
To a significant extent, copyright law governs the production, dissemination and consumption of knowledge and culture. In an "information society" it is particularly important to ensure that the gates of learning are kept wide open. It is in this context that an examination of copyright law with respect to education becomes crucial. When performing an audit of copyright law, it is essential to keep in mind international treaty obligations: particularly, the Berne Convention, the Agreement on tra
Totems to Turquoise: Native North American Jewelry Arts of the Northwest and Southwest
This Web site, created to complement the Museum's Totems to Turquoise exhibit, looks at native North American jewelry arts of the Northwest and Southwest.
The goal of this course is to understand the arts of theatre, their application to daily life and to the enjoyment of theatre as an art form.
Virtual field trip
An interactive map containing computer generated 3D views of the Bowscale and Bannerdale area overlain with geology, and also alternative map data layers for the two study site is available via the 'Virtual Tour' icon on the computer desktops.
The Nation's Report Card
The National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), also known as "the Nation's Report Card," is the only nationally representative and continuing assessment of what America's students know and can do in various subject areas. Since 1969, assessments have been conducted periodically in reading, mathematics, science, writing, U.S. history, civics, geography, and the arts. The site's resources include access to data, state profiles, special studies, and publications.
You can access the problems below via the Load Homework dialogue in the File menu of the Virtual Lab. They have been organized by concept and ranked by difficulty (A ranking of 1 denotes an easier problem; 5 is more challenging). Word files for these problems are provided so that you may edit and distribute the assignments in your classroom. The following types of problems can be found: Temperature and the Solubility of Salts, Determining the Solubility Product, Determining the Solubility of Cup
You can access the problems below via the Load Homework dialogue in the File menu of the Virtual Lab. They have been organized by concept and ranked by difficulty (A ranking of 1 denotes an easier problem; 5 is more challenging). Word files for these problems are provided so that you may edit and distribute the assignments in your classroom. The following types of problems can be found: Determining the Heat of Reactions in Aqueous Solution, Coffee, Coolant, Camping, ATP Reaction (Thermochemistry
Pulaski, Wisconsin - Polka Town USA
The town of Pulaski, Wisconsin claims to have more musicians per capita than anywhere in the U.S. Learn about Pulaski, a town that thrives on polka music in this video segment from EGG: the arts show.
In this video from ThinkTV Dayton, a biomechanical engineer describes the way she uses engineering to help top-performing athletes.
Visualizing inequality, envisioning a future
This activity uses mapmaking and geography to plot the presence of the MDGs in communities, as well as visually represent development inequalities. The maps made in this lesson may be created using chart paper and markers, or using the Class Maps feature in TIGed Virtual Classrooms.
Who's Using Who?
This activity is part of TeenNet's Virtual Classroom on Tobacco Control.