African animals in habitats
This is an inquiry-based animal study for early childhood students centered around a visit to the African Continent of the North Carolina Zoo.
A comparison of the plant ecology of two fields
Students will apply random sampling techniques to do a plant population/community/ecosystem study to model how these things are interrelated.
21M.301 Harmony and Counterpoint I (MIT)
In this subject we will study the basic harmonic, melodic, and formal practices of western music, principally the classical music of central Europe during the eighteenth century. Topics will include diatonic harmony, simple counterpoint in two parts, and tones of figuration. The coursework will combine composition, listening, analysis, and work in sight-singing and keyboard musicianship.
The Probability Pipe Organ
This site provides a Java-based simulation that uses a random number generator to demonstrate the principles of probability.
Sidney Lanier High School, Montgomery, Alabama 1
This image is a colorized photograph of Sidney Lanier High School in Montgomery, Alabama. Postcard text: (back) Sidney Lanier High School, costing nearly $2,000,000 is the Capstone of Montgomery's School System. Montgomery enjoys the distinction of having the lowest rate of illiteracy of any city in the South, and the best school system in America.
A History of the County of Middlesex: Volume 2 General; Ashford, East Bedfont with Hatton, Feltham,
This volume has some general topics for the whole ancient county of Middlesex except the city of Westminster, and articles on 7 parishes. Part of the area now lies within the London Borough of Hounslow, the rest within London boroughs in Surrey
Bienville Cross, Bienville Square, Mobile, Alabama
This image is a colorized photograph of Bienville Cross, in Bienville Square in Mobile, Ala.
Earth's Outlook from Above
Fifty years after Sputnik, satellites peering down on Earth have become valuable scientific tools to study the global environment and offer much needed insight into the future of our planet.
Greetings From Huntsville, Alabama
This image is a montage of colorized photographs showing famous sights in Huntsville, Ala. Postcard text: (back) Curteichcolor. Handwritten message (on back) addressed to Mr. and Mrs. Phillip Preiss, Montgomery, Ala., postmarked February 21, 1968.
Rosemount Mansion Bedroom, Forkland, Alabama
This image is a black and white photograph of one of the bedrooms in Rosemount, an antebellum mansion in Forkland, Ala.
Birmingham High School Workshop, Birmingham, Alabama
This image is a black and white photograph assumed to be of a workshop/classroom at Birmingham High School in Birmingham, Alabama. There is nothing on the postcard to identify the scene. Handwritten on back: "Henry Stewart - B'ham High School, enter freshman, behind in English." Anyone with additional information is urged to contact the Auburn University Libraries Cataloging Dept. at firstname.lastname@example.org.
This interactive article looks at research findings over the past few decades that concludes birds are, in fact, a kind of theropod dinosaur. The article includes the following: An overview explaining how scientists identify and classify new specimens; An introduction to the finding that theropod dinosaurs, like Velociraptor, are more closely related to modern birds than they are to almost any other kind of dinosaur; A detailed answer to the question, What is a theropod? An interactive that allo
William Rufus King Room, State Archives, Montgomery, Alabama
This image is a black and white photograph of the William Rufus King Room in the Alabama State Department of Archives and History in the World War Memorial Building in Montgomery, Ala. Postcard text: (back) The contents of this room, a part of Senator King's collections, were presented by Miss Alice M. King in memory of her great uncle, William Rufus King, who, over a period of thirty-three years, held the positions of U.S. Senator from Alabama, Minister to France and Vice President of the Unite
Be an Ocean Helper
This OLogy activity shows kids that there are simple, but very helpful things they can do to protect the ocean -- even if they live nowhere near the water. The activity opens by introducing kids to Gabby, a future marine biologist who wants to study dolphins. Then it has a checklist of 14 ways kids can be ocean helpers that includes asking for tap water instead of bottled water and leaving plants and animals where they find them.
Sidney Lanier High School, Montgomery, Alabama 2
This image is a color photograph of Sidney Lanier High School in Montgomery, Ala. Postcard text: (back) Sidney Lanier High School, costing nearly two million dollars, is the capstone of Montgomery's school system. It is Montgomery's proud distinction to enjoy the lowest rate of illiteracy of any Southern city and the best school system in America. Curteichcolor.
Wear a Chimp on Your Wrist
The OLogy activity offers an interesting twist on the study of DNA. Students use colored beads (or gumdrops) to create a bracelet that's based on a section of DNA code. The two strands of the bracelet are then twisted together into a double helix. They can choose to recreate DNA code from a list of favorite plants and animals that includes a monarch butterfly, a chimpanzee, a sunflower, and a brown trout. The activity includes illustrated step-by-step directions.
Court House, Decatur, Alabama
This image is a black and white photograph of a court house, possibly in Decatur, Ala. Handwritten address (on back): Miss Kate Lane, Auburn, Ala., postmarked December 18, 1905.
Winter blasts and delays in the U.S.
A Winter storm hits the Northeast U.S. coast blanketing much of the area in snow and causing travel delays up and down the coast. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.
Human Development Across the Lifespan
Human Development through the Lifespan is devoted to the study and understanding of constancy and change for human beings, male and female, in the physical, cognitive, social and emotional domains interpreted through a variety of theoretical frameworks, contexts, and interdisciplinary research.
Can Public Health Researchers and Agencies Reconcile the Push From Funding Bodies and the Pull From
Responding to growing impatience with the limited application of research findings to health practices and policies, both funding bodies and communities are demanding that research show greater sensitivity to communities’ perceptions, needs, and unique circumstances. One way to assure this is to employ participatory research—to engage communities at least in formulating research questions and interpreting and applying research findings and possibly also in selecting methods and analyzing dat