Public Lands: America's Largest Classroom
Are you looking for new ways to increase your students' interest and achievement in science, mathematics, and reading? Is student motivation suffering in your classroom? Why not consider taking your teaching outside? Studies have shown that using the environment as a learning tool not only increases student achievement but also helps students develop lifelong learning skills and a greater sense of respect and responsibility. If this approach sounds intriguing, consider the Hands on the Land prog
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Centrifugal Effect
This simulation represents the case of an object sliding frictionless over the surface of a flat disk that is rotating. I will call the object 'the puck', as in ice hockey. The 'Distance' in the simulation is the distance to the disk's rotation axis. The 'Velocity' is relative to the disk; 0.3 velocity means that at the instant of being launched the puck's velocity relative to the disk is 30% of its co-rotating velocity at that particular distance to the rotation axis. That is, close to the rota
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Project Zero's Studio Thinking Framework: Eight Habits of Mind
Project Zero's mission is to understand and enhance learning, thinking, and creativity in the arts, as well as humanistic and scientific disciplines, at the individual and institutional levels.
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Saturn Educator Guide
This educators guide uses NASA's mission to Saturn (Cassini-Huygens) as real-world motivational context for learning fundamental, standards-based concepts in science. It includes six constructivist lessons, an FAQ, and a variety of connections to art, literature, and mythology.
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Smoke Alarms
The learning objectives of this lesson are: Identify the purpose of smoke alarms. Identify where smoke alarms should be installed. Identify how to keep smoke alarms in working order.
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Home Fire Safety
The learning objectives of this lesson are: Identify fire hazards in the home. Learn the importance of correcting home fire safety hazards.
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View of the Guaranty Building on Monument Circle, 1931
Unlike many other office buildings that only offered street-level retail space, the Guaranty provided retail space on the first two floors. Here, Singer Sewing Machines, Western Union Telegraph Company, and Robinson Optical Company occupy the first floor. Petri Diamonds and Metropolitan Casualty Insurance are located on the second floor. [1931],Appears in Destination Indiana 3,23
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This is a series of stories about adult literacy teaching success. In one story, adults learning English use the Internet to find pictures and information about their home country for written and oral reports. In another, adult students act as consultants hired to save a failing restaurant and use technology to deal with irate customers, schedule work hours, and design new menus.
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High School Project: Save the Beach
During an interdisciplinary project, High Tech High students use the power of media in Humanities and the knowledge of scientific data in Biology to educate the public about the water quality at local beaches in San Diego.
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Backstage at New Theatre: This Wide Night by Chloe Moss
Every week catch up with what's coming up at the New Theatre, the only student run theatre company in the UK. The students put on a new play every single week, with amazing results. But don't just take our word for it, see for yourself.
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SP.721 D-Lab I: Development (MIT)
D-Lab Development addresses issues of technological improvements at the micro level for developing countries—in particular, how the quality of life of low-income households can be improved by adaptation of low cost and sustainable technologies. Discussion of development issues as well as project implementation challenges are addressed through lectures, case studies, guest speakers and laboratory exercises. Students form project teams to partner with mostly local level organizations in deve
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Animals Water
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What is Black History Month? Part 2 of 4
This video is part two of four and discusses Dr. Mae Johnson who was the first African-American to go into space, Ralph Bunch for being the first black American to win the Nobel Peace Prize, and Curtis John Pride who was the first hearing-impaired African-American to play Major League Baseball and in the World Series. (1:30)
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Severn Cullis-Suzuki - 2008 (4 of 4)
In this video, Severn Cullis-Suzuki speaks at the October 29, 2008 Students for Sustainability Tour at the University of British Colombia in Vancouver, BC.  She talks about the vital importance of sustainability, her journey over the past 16 years, her vision for the future, and the actions students can take to 'Just Do It' for a
sustainable future.

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ConfÃ©rence enregistrÃ©e lors du congrÃ¨s international FORMATIC PARIS 2011. Atelier TIC et pratiques innovantes au service de la formation des professionnels de la santÃ©.

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48. Marriner S. Eccles and the Banking Act of 1935
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51. The Classical Gold Standard
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Oceans and Human Health: The Urgent Need for Sustainable Resource Management
Ed Laws, professor at Louisiana State University, discusses how to maintain the oceans in the face of increasingly damaging exploitation. Lecture co-sponsored by Rhode Island Sea Grant, celebrating 40 years supporting marine science in the Ocean State.
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Why study Thomas Aquinas with Simon Oliver
In this episode of the 'Why Study' series, Dr.Simon Oliver discusses why he devotes so much attention to the medieval Dominican theologian, Thomas Aquinas (1225-74); and argues that when someone today comes to grips with his thought, that learning experience trains one to think theologically.
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