Wonderville website review
Games and videos aimed at middle school learners to help them visually grasp Life Science concepts. Videos from professional Biologists explaining concepts they are fascinated with.
Flood Basalt Eruptions Reading List
Flood Basalt Eruptions - Reading List - Part Two of Atmospheric and Climatic Effects of Volcanic Activity
Virtual Maths - Shapes, Space and Measure, Theodolite Survey simulation
Simulation of using a thodolite to calculate the height of a building.
You could use templates to begin the process of reflection. Here is a template based on learning outcomes that you can modify for your own use. Add your own learning outcomes and appropriate questions
Activity 4 for Scenario
This is the curriculum of activity 4 that is described in the educational scenario "The use of the stinging nettle (Urtica dioica L.) as a natural fungicide"
Using Interaction Analysis to reveal Self-Regulated
Learning in Virtual Communities
Aim of this paper is to analyse whether Interaction Analysis can help investigate the practice and development of Self-Regulated Learning (SRL) in Virtual Learning Communities (VLC). Interaction analysis is increasingly used to study learning dynamics within online activities. It proceeds by searching expressions that reveal the aspects under study in the written messages exchanged by the learners. To this end, we devised and classified a number of indicators suggesting the existence of self-re
Internet Scout Project
With so many exciting discoveries taking place on Mars, it may be hard to know about all the latest developments. In an attempt to deal with this quandary, NASA has developed this web site to provide real-time coverage of the Agency's endeavors. Through the use of RealOne Player or Windows Media Player, visitors can view an assortment of educational programs on live NASA TV. The website supplies links to many of the organizations both within and outside NASA involved with NASA TV. Users can disc
Internet Scout Project
This Topic in Depth explores the field of surface chemistry. First, the American Chemical Society's (ACS) Division of Colloid and Surface Chemistry publicizes its members initiatives to "investigate the interaction of surfaces with fluids having molecular densities spanning the range from liquids to ultra-high vacuum" (1). Researchers can find out about upcoming meetings, awards, and membership opportunities. The second website presents Chalmers University of Technology's research activities in
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
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.
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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