Smithsonian Kids: Collecting
This site invites kids to start a collection of rocks, shells, postcards, posters, or something else that interests them. Three Smithsonian collections are sampled. Rocks and Minerals includes the Hope Diamond; Stamps includes Western Cattle in Storm (1898); Historic Coins includes the Jefferson Indian Peace Medal.
Engaging students, engaging industry and engaging enterprise
This reflective case study and poster relates to a specific event staged by students and examines the phases and critical points within the whole process. It identifies some key learning outcomes for all involved
Virtual Maths - Numbers, Find the angle quiz
Interactive simulation quiz, 8 questions, Find the Angle using the simulation and enter the answers
Numerous, Various, Revealing, Ubiquitous, and Teachable Documents
Featured here are three photographs, three posters, and three textual documents from the National Archives that relate to several of the 100 Our Documents. They are teachable documents that inspire creative methods for introducing students to the milestones and reinforcing their significance.
Russia and Europe: new neighbours defining a new neighbourhood
Russia, Ukraine and the other countries of the former Soviet Union now share a common border with the European Union that both divides and unites. Strong relations between the neighbours will increasingly be defined by trade, and even more by investment in both directions. The challenge is for economic relations to reinforce political relationships that will help both neighbours thrive in a globalised world.
Court Documents Related to Martin Luther King, Jr., and Memphis Sanitation Workers
This lesson provides fliers and other documents related to the demonstration in Memphis on March 28, 1968. On that day, students near the end of the march broke windows of businesses. Looting ensued. The march was halted. King was deeply distressed by the violence. He and fellow leaders negotiated a commitment to nonviolence among disagreeing factions in Memphis, and another march was planned for April 8. On April 4, as he stepped out of his motel room to go to dinner, he was assassinated.
Cawthon Hotel, Mobile, Alabama 2
This image is a colorized photograph of the Cawthon Hotel in Mobile, Ala.
Learn How To Draw A Reindeer
This video quickly shows you how to draw a cartoon reindeer. It does not include sound and moves very rapidly. The drawing of this cartoon reindeer should not be challenging to most students if the video is stopped or replayed a few times. Run time 03:23.
Toulouse-Lautrec and Montmartre
This site focuses on paintings, posters, and other works by Lautrec depicting the decadent spirit and bohemian life of this hilltop working-class district on the outskirts of Paris at the turn of the 20th century. A special web feature discusses Montmartre celebrities, cafes and cabarets, brothels, and circuses portrayed by Lautrec (1864-1901), as well as his first lithograph -- the poster that made him an overnight sensation.
Dog shelter works to reunite animals with owners after floods
Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe May 21 - A dog shelter in Serbia helps to reunite pets with their owners after being separated by the country's severe flooding, which has killed at least 40 people across the Balkan region. Vanessa Johnston reports. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage a
Greed Does Not Pay
This animated tale tells the story of a man who died and became a swam with golden feathers. He tries to help his family but his wife was too greedy and she is left with nothing.
Russian-American Relations -- A Public Forum announcement
Recognition of the Soviet Union;George Bray; Myra Page; Ivory Cobb; Soviet Union;Announcement of a public forum to discuss Russian-American relations. Speakers include Myra Page.
2010 McColl School Economic Forum
The 2010 McColl School Economic Forum was held on October 15, 2010, prior to President Pamela Davies' annual State of the University address. Business leaders, investors, students and volunteer leaders from the university were invited to "Investment Opportunities in Troubled Times." Queens Trustee Alex Porter moderated and participated in the discussion. His fellow panelists were Joe Bossong (healthcare sector), and McColl School of Business faculty Dr. Randy Kincaid (domestic economy) and Dr. H
Monthly Average Erythemal Index (UV exposure) for 2000-2001 (WMS)
The Erythemal Index is a measure of ultraviolet (UV) radiation at ground level on the Earth. (The word erythema means an abnormal redness of the skin, such as is caused by spending too much time in the sun--a sunburn is damage to your skin cells caused by UV radiation.) Atmospheric ozone shields life at the surface from most of the harmful components of solar radiation. Chemical processes in the atmosphere can affect the level of protection provided by the ozone in the upper atmosphere. This thi
Interview de Françoise LORCERIE
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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.
Case It! Case Study Learning via Simulations of Molecular Biology Techniques
Case It! is an NSF-sponsored project to promote collaborative case-based learning in biology education worldwide. This paper describes the latest version of the Case It! simulation software (DNA gel electrophoresis, Southern blotting, and PCR). Students use these open-ended molecular biology computer simulations to analyze case studies involving genetic diseases, then discuss results with their peers at other institutions via web-based "poster sessions." They also use Case It! software to gather
Portrait of James Dean From an Original Photograph
James Dean was born on February 8, 1931 in Marion, Indiana and grew up in Fairmount. He starred in East of Eden, Rebel Without a Cause, and Giant. He died on September 30, 1955, the result of a car accident in California. Mark Dillman is the artist.,IHS does not sell reproductions of this painting. The painting is an 18” x 14” oil on canvas portrait of James Dean done by Indianapolis artist, Mark Dillman in 1989. The work was commissioned by the Indiana Historical Society Press editors for
Learning space evaluation
The subject of physical learning space has in recent years become increasingly complex This reflection examines what evidence exists in this area
Children of the Holocaust
A montage of pictures showing the effects of the Holocaust on the children. Due to the graphic nature of some images, this would be appropriate for older students. Music is included, but not needed. 3:11 min.