Data analysis: as real world as it gets
In Data Analysis: As Real World As It Gets, we feature resources for teaching about data and statistics as supported by the NCTM Standards (NCTM, 2000). Data collection and analysis can be an avenue into the meaningful mathematics and problem-solving skills needed by students in the twenty-first century. And an answer to the student question, Why do we have to study math? can be found when teaching mathematics with a real-world statistics approach.
T.C. Myers and Bros. Milling Co., Epsom, Indiana
Thomas C. Myers was born in 1866 and worked in the milling and mercantile business at various points with his brothers Charles and Alfred. For twenty-six years they operated a saw mill as well as building the first flour mill near their hometown of Epsom.,Daviess County Journey,Addressed to: Miss Gertrude Dobbins, 1221 Pleasant St., Indianapolis, Indiana. Message: My Dear Gertrude: Received your card the other day. Epsom has made several improvements since you were here. No, I have never taught.
Harold And His Amazing Green Plants
This is a Disney Cartoon Short Called "Harold And His Amazing Green Plants" Taking From The Disney show"Ludwigs Thank Tank" .(08:15)
14.661 Labor Economics I (MIT)
Neoclassical analysis of the labor market and its institutions. A systematic development of the theory of labor supply, labor demand, and human capital. Topics discussed also include wage and employment determination, turnover, search, immigration, unemployment, equalizing differences, and institutions in the labor market. There is particular emphasis on the interaction of theoretical and empirical modeling and the development of independent research interests.
John Webster, The Duchess of Malfi
This unit concentrates on Acts 1 and 2 of John Webster’s Renaissance tragedy, The Duchess of Malfi. It focuses on the representation of marriage for love and the social conflicts to which it gives rise. The unit is designed to hone your skills of textual analysis.
Vincent Gravanda II
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Auburn University Equestrian team
Auburn University Equestrian team
View of New Albany Landing on the Ohio River
The steamboats Tell City and Dunbar are at the landing.
Albert Einstein: How I See the World (Part 4 of 6)
An excellent PBS documentary on Swiss genius Albert Einstein, most commonly known for his theory of relativity. Part 4 of 6. (09:49)
First group of tourists rescued near Everest.
Nov. 6 - First group of hikers rescued from a mountain near Everest after cloudy skies left thousands of tourists stranded there for several days. Deborah Gembara reports.
Sean Faircloth, Naked Ladies and Mormons
Sean Faircloth, Director of Strategy and Policy for the U.S. branch of the Richard Dawkins Foundation for Reason and Science, and author of Attack of the Theocrats: How the Religious Right Harms Us All—and What We Can Do About It, which examines the crumbling of the United States' most cherished founding principle—the wall of separation between church and state—and offers a specific and sensible plan for rebuilding the church-state wall.
07.11.2011 – Langsam gesprochene Nachrichten
Trainieren Sie Ihr Hörverstehen mit authentischen Materialien. Nutzen Sie die Nachrichten der Deutschen Welle von Montag – als Text und als verständlich gesprochene Audio-Datei.Der frühere Vizepräsident der Europäischen Zentralbank, Lucas Papademos, ist griechischen Medienberichten zufolge Favorit für die Nachfolge des scheidenden Ministerpräsidenten Giorgos Papandreou. Papademos werde schon am Dienstag das Amt übernehmen, berichtete die Tageszeitung "Ta Nea" ohne Angabe von Quellen. A
German-Jewish life on the Eve of WWII
Uri ben Ari was born in Berlin in 1925, and was eight years old when the Nazis rose to power. He fled from Germany in 1939 and settled in Israel. In addition to being a diplomat and a writer, he has filled numerous posts in the Israeli army. Prof. Walter (Tzvi) Bacharach was born in Hanau, Germany, in 1928. During World War II, he was interned for almost 4 years in the Nazi camps of Westerbork, Theresienstadt, Auschwitz, Taucha, Hasag, and Buchenwald. Forced on a death march, he was eventually
USC Institute for Creative Technologies: Graphics Lab
The Graphics Lab is part of the University of Southern California's Institute for Creative Technologies. The lab performs research on computer graphics and modeling techniques such as image-based lighting, range scanning, and animation. This is all made possible by a U.S. Army contract "to advance the state of immersive training simulation." The Lab's homepage offers many details on the various projects within each research area; there are several publications that can be downloaded to complemen
THE ART OF TRANSLATION: Clayton Eshleman Reads Aimé Césaire
Clayton Eshleman has released three translations this year: Solar Throat Slashed, by Aimé Césaire, co-translated with A. James Arnold; Curdled Skulls Poems, by Bernard Bador, translated by Eshleman and the author; and Endure, by Bei Dao, co-translated with Lucas Klein. Poet Wang Ping has called the latter work "a timely new translation by a master translator". His long career has spanned the years as well as the globe. Eshleman lives with his wife Caryl in Ypsilanti, Michigan.
Get the Grades You Want: Focus During a Lecture
This 3:30 long video provides some tips on how to do better during lectures and keep your attention. Well worth showing and discussion.
The Lost City of Atlantis [1/4]
This nine minute video provides students a look at possible sites of the city of Atlantis. Part of a series on Mystery Quest. Shows students how scientists work and deal with proving one's beliefs.