Game On! The Ultimate Wellness Challenge
This site is a back-to-school effort to promote nutrition, physical activity, and learning. It includes a database of changes schools can make to improve nutrition and physical activity. Topics in the Resources to Improve Schools database include advertising, after school programs, a la carte foods, assessment tools, childhood obesity, family outreach, nutrition education, physical activity, physical education, school meal programs, and staff wellness.
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A Field Study of the Ant Trail Phenomenon
In this exercise, students place food at various distances from an ant hill or nest. Ants are then observes as they find the bait and lead other ants to it. At the completion of the exercise, students construct a graph which shows the establishment of trails, recruitment of workers, and depletion of the bait.
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Water, Energy, and Pollution in the Twentieth Century 2 from the course American Environmental and C
American Environmental and Cultural History - Fall 2006. This course presents a history of the American environment and the ways in which different cultural groups have perceived, used, managed, and conserved it from colonial times to the present. Cultures include American Indians and European and African Americans. Natural resources development includes gathering-hunting-fishing; farming, mining, ranching, forestry, and urbanization. ...
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"Equal and Exact Justice to Both Races": Booker T. Washington on the Reaction to his Atlanta Comprom
The Atlanta Compromise speech, which Booker T. Washington delivered before the Cotton States and International Exposition in 1895, established Washington as the leading black spokesman in America. He came to control enormous amounts of northern white philanthropy directed at African Americans as well as much of the federal patronage dispensed to them by the Republican party. In this excerpt from his autobiography Up From Slavery, Washington described the reactions of both black and white America
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"Drug Him Through the Street": Hughsey Childes Describes Turn-of-the-Century Sharecropping
The sharecropping system that emerged in the South in the last three decades of the 19th century afforded southern black families a certain measure of control over their daily lives and labor. But the white landowners were able to use the legal mechanisms of sharecropping to assure control over the largely African-American workforce that toiled on the farms. Here Hughsey Childes, interviewed by historian Charles Hardy in 1984, described what seems like a matter of fact exchange in which the whit
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"The Men Seem To Be Pretty Well Satisfied": John Anderson on the 1919 Steel Strike
In the dramatic 1919 steel strike, 350,000 workers walked off their jobs and crippled the industry. The U.S. Senate Committee on Education and Labor set out to investigate the strike while it was still in progress. In his testimony before the committee, John Anderson, a helper in the open-hearth furnace at the Homestead steelworks in Pennsylvania, maintains that the steelworkers were satisfied with conditions. Although born in Scotland, Anderson identified himself as an"American" in distinction
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Floodplains in the field
In this lab, students measure a topographic and geologic cross-section across a floodplain by simple surveying and augering techniques. Placing the lab context for use, this site provides learning goals and skills, equipment lists, teaching notes and materials, assessment recommendations, and links to further references and resources.
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Jay's Caboose and Museum, Greensboro, Alabama
This image is a black and white photograph of Jay's Caboose and Museum in Greensboro, Ala. Typewritten message (on back): "April 28, 1957. Dear Doctor: It was good to see you yesterday, and to talk to you. It was a grand meeting, and I particularly enjoyed it, because I ran into friends I had not seen in thirty years. I surely will appreciate a copy from the paper that you mentioned, which was written by Mrs. Moore, who was formerly from Marion. Any items of this nature that you might send to me
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Aerial View of Fairhope, Alabama
This image is a black and white aerial photograph of Fairhope, Alabama.
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Cawthon Hotel, Mobile, Alabama 1
This image is a black and white photograph of the Cawthon Hotel in Mobile, Alabama.
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Ross Chemical Laboratory, Auburn University 2
This image is a colorized photograph showing Ross Chemical Laboratory, Alabama Polytechnic Institute, Auburn, Ala. Alabama Polytechnic Institute is the former name of Auburn University. Postcard folder text: (back) C.T. American art colored.
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Langdon Hall, Auburn University
This image is a color photograph of Langdon Hall, Auburn University, Auburn, Ala. Postcard text: (back) Named for Charles Carter Langdon, former trustee of A&M College. Oldest building on the campus, built 1883.
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This image is a colorized photograph showing the Main Building, Alabama Polytechnic Institute, Auburn, Ala. Alabama Polytechnic Institute is the former name of Auburn University. The Main Building has been renamed Samford Hall and houses the university's administrative offices.
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Ongoing assessment strategies for writing
Making final assessment easier by helping students improve the quality of their writing along the way.
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Observing other teachers
Learning from other teachers is an important means of professional development. Here are some suggestions for observing successful teachers in your school, in other schools, and on the web.
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Jar, pyxis with lid
A handmade clay jar/pyxis with a biconical body, tripod base, vertical rim, four lugs on shoulder at crosspoints, each with hole running through it vertically for hanging, in excellent condition. Lid has overlip with four vertical lugs at crosspoints, each pierced horizontally by a hole from inside to outside. Body is decorated with zig-zag band made of incised lines and dots between them, with a single incised pyramid over each lug. Lid is decorated with band of two lines with dots between that
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Test: "Vana-Kreeka kultuur ja ajalugu"
Test teadmiste kontrollimiseks "Vana-Kreeka kultuur ja ajalugu" MS Word
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Thomas Cole: Painting the American Landscape
Background of the Hudson River School's founder, Thomas Cole. This is a quality 16 minute video that shows his painting, the places he visited, and how he painted. A great video to show students studying Cole, what he painted, his nature painting, and the Hudson River School.
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www.whitehousekids.gov
This site provides an online tour of the White House, biographical information about the President and Vice President, and games and quizzes. It includes special features on U.S. Presidents and life in the White House, as well as a teacher's and parent's guide.
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Life Cycle of a Seed Plant
In this interactive activity adapted from the University of Alberta, learn about each step in the life cycle of a seed plant.
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