Internet Scout Project
The University of Michigan's educational site called Windows to the Universe (last mentioned in the January 6, 1999 Scout Report for Science and Engineering) has added many new lessons to their content. Highlights of these include two activities centered around magnetism. Clicking on the links to the Student Activity Sheet and reading the Notes to the Teacher are essential for getting the most out of the activities. To undertake the magnetism lessons, first follow the instructions to make the ho
Internet Scout Project
The University of Michigan's educational site called Windows to the Universe (last mentioned in the January 6, 1999 Scout Report for Science and Engineering) has added many new lessons to their content. Highlights of these include two activities centered around magnetism and cloud formation. Clicking on the links to the Student Activity Sheet and reading the Notes to the Teacher are essential for getting the most out of the activities. To undertake the magnetism lessons, first follow the instruc
Formatting the Script
For the first lesson of this course, you are given a short story and you are told to format the story into the proper format for a motion picture script. Now is an excellent time to learn script formatting. This is a task that people do every day in Hollywood so this lesson give you excellent practice. You can download a free yet working demo version of Final Draft which is a script typing and script formatting program. This is the ideal program for learning script formatting. There are versions
Hitler and the Third Reich
This is a module framework. It can be viewed online or downloaded as a zip file. As taught in Spring Semester 2010. The Third Reich is one of the most notorious, discussed and horrific periods of our age and although it is also very well researched, still raises many questions: How could a man like Hitler gain so much power? How could a whole nation ‘fall’ for the Nazi ideology? Why the Jews ..? In this module we will aim to deal with these and other questions about the time between 1933
Lesson involving examination of the qualities students value in other people. Includes a group activity where they write positive messages about their classmates on posters.
Point/counterpoint commentary on the president's actions after the Brown ruling; from American Experience: "Eisenhower."
Collapse of the Soviet empire - reflections from an insider
Having served on the International Relations Department of the CPSU, Andrei Grachev became confidante and official spokesman for the last president of the USSR, Mikhail Gorbachev. From this privileged position, he is able to provide genuine insight into the unexpected collapse of the Soviet Empire in 1991.
Japan's Grand Strategy
As the Soviet Union disappeared so did the most serious threat to Japanese security. But it was not long before four new threats took its place. Japan, rarely credited for its foreign policy, has responded with surprising strategic agility. Richard Samuels is Ford International Professor of Political Science and director of the Center for International Studies at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Black Panther, the revolutionary art of Emory Douglas
Emory Douglas, ex Minister of Culture for the Black Panther party, will speak about the history behind the art of the party, and take a look at some more recent works. Emory Douglas was born May 24th, 1943 in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Douglas attended City College of San Francisco where he majored in commercial art. He was politically involved as Revolutionary Artist and then Minister of Culture for the Black Panther party in Oakland, CA from February, 1967 until its discontinuance in the Early
Terezin (Theresienstadt) Hearses.
Titled, dated and initialed lower right.,Hearse used for all transport in the camp.,Titled, dated and initialed lower right.,Hearse used for all transport in the camp.
Newton and the Counterfeiter: The Unknown Detective Career of the World's Greatest Scientist
Who knew that one of mankind’s greatest scientists also worked as a gumshoe on London’s mean streets, or that this same absent-minded professor helped England fix its monetary policy from an office in the Tower of London? Thomas Levenson brings all sorts of surprises to light in his own sleuthing of a little known but significa
UMMC Physician Profile: Nader N. Hanna, M.D.
This one-minute video introduces viewers to Nader N. Hanna, M.D., F.A.C.S., an associate professor of surgery at the University of Maryland School of Medicine and head of surgical oncology at the University of Maryland Greenebaum Cancer Center. Some of Dr. Hanna's special interests include pancreatic cancer, colorectal cancer and sphincter preservation surgery and adrenal tumors. Watch this video to learn more about his practice at UMGCC. Related Links: Dr. Nader Hanna http://www.umm.edu/doct
Tips for Poster Design
Posters are another way of communicating your information They are best used as an aid to a discussion and should only represent the essence of your topic Rememberless is more See the following web sites to help you with the design and layout as well as the dos and donts with regard to poster design
May Day Breakfast for the Band, DePauw University
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Negotiation: Invest in Honesty
Alberto Vollmer, Chairman and CEO of Rum Santa Teresa in Venezuela, talks Nov. 16, 2010, at Thunderbird School of Global Management about cross-cultural negotiation. http://knowledgenetwork.thunderbird.edu/research/
TED407 Fall 2010 Session 12
TED407 Language Learning Session Twelve 11/20/10 Danny Brassell
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Science of NFL Football - Newton's First Law of Motion
"Science of NFL Football" is a 10-part video series funded by the National Science Foundation and produced in partnership with the National Football League. In this segment, NBC's Lester Holt breaks down Isaac Newton's First Law of Motion and how it can change how fast players can speed the football up or slow it down. Professors Tony Schmitz of the University of Florida and Jim Gates of the University of Maryland explain why the control of inertia is so vital to the outcome of the game.
Creating Play or Story Characters
Creating characters for a play or story requires pulling from personal
experience to give the characters real attributes and personalities is the objective of this two minute video. A talking head video without any examples from literature, but an overview of possibilities.
TALAT Lecture 2104.02: Case Study on Windows
This lecture gives teachers and students grounding in the development of satisfactory and suitable window design in aluminium; it helps them acquire an understanding of the principles underlying good design. Students need to be able to design aluminium windows which conform to local planning regulations and which are suitable for national traditions in each market they are offered in. This involves the acquisition of local climatic data since the products need to withstand the climatic condition