Quantitative Data Analysis
Students will analyze quantitative data and interpret the results, learning about the relevance of education and family type to earnings, how it has changed over time and the relevance of race in understanding these relationships.
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U.S. Housing Patterns, Living Arrangements, and Life Chances
In this assignment you will use U.S. census data to get an overview of housing patterns (ownership and types of housing) and living arrangements as a way of understanding more about one example of what Weber referred to as life chances (or, basically, the ability to access to resources we need to live a good life).
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Electing a US President in Plain English
A short and simple guide to understanding the U.S. election process.
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The movement of people and goods is an important part of the New York State Global History and Geography Curriculum. It is listed as one of the themes that are emphasized in the core curriculum. Students are expected to understand why people migrate and what the impact of migrations has been on people, nations, and regions. Recently, the PBS WIDE ANGLE documentary series created two programs that relate to the movement of people. 'Border Jumpers' (2005) documents migration between countries in A
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Density and Pressure
What makes a block of wood rise to the surface of a bucket of water? Why do your ears “pop” if you swim deep underwater? In this session, we will examine density, an essential property of matter. We will also look at how particles of matter are in constant motion, leading to a deeper understanding of fluid pressure. Finally, we will investigate the concepts of pressure an
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Fractions and Decimals
Extend your understanding of fractions and decimals. Examine
terminating and non-terminating decimals. Explore ways to predict the
number of decimal places in a terminating decimal and the period of a
non-terminating decimal. Examine which fractions terminate and which
repeat as decimals, and why all rational numbers must fall into one of
these categories. Explore methods to convert decimals to fractions and
vice versa. Use benchmarks and intuitive methods to

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Fractions, Percents, and Ratios
Continue exploring rational numbers, working with an area model for
multiplication and division with fractions, and examining operations
with decimals. Explore percents and the relationships among
representations using fractions, decimals, and percents. Examine
benchmarks for understanding percents, especially percents less than 10
and greater than 100. Consider ways to use an elastic model, an area
model, and other models to discuss percents. Explore some rat

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Animated Battle of the Bulge Depiction
This animated video depicts the Battle of the Bulge during World War II. The video includes maps of the war fronts to enhance understanding of the battle. (Amateur video)

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How it feels to have a stroke
Neuroanatomist Jill Bolte Taylor had an opportunity few brain scientists would wish for: one morning, she realized she was having a massive stroke. As it happened, as she felt her brain functions slip away one by one, speech, movement, understanding -- she studied and remembered every moment. This is a powerful story about how our brains define us and connect us to the world and to one another. From http://www.ted.com. (20:11) {MSHS 2}
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Here are four subjects that will help someone today to gain a basic understanding of the Mormon Church. Under each of the four headings, there are some simple statements I have found helpful. The four main subjects deal with facts, faith, families, and fruits of the restored gospel.
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Junior Solar Sprint and Hydrogen Fuel Cell Car Competitions
The National Renewable Energy Laboratory hosts the U.S. Department of Energy's Junior Solar Sprint/Hydrogen Fuel Cell (JSS/HFC) Car Competitions. Middle School teams from all over the Colorado Region participate in this fun, educational and exciting event. Teams work together building solar and/or hydrogen fuel cell cars with guidance from a parent or teacher coach to compete in race and design categories. A "Spirit Award" is also presented to the team recognized for good sportsmanship. Building
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Art Elements-Space
This video, done by a high school student in Santa Clara, California, looks at one of the elements of art - space. It shows how to display depth and space. A discussion and examples of the different types of space helps you hve a good understanding of perspective. This video is part of the video collection at NextVista.org (http://nextvista.org), a proud partner of Curriki. (4:13)
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Derivative: Definition and Calculation
Derivatives part 1. Definition of the derivative and developing equation and calculating. The video uses animated graphics on a white board. The explanation is clear. An understanding of limits would help. Provided by http://www.free-academy.com.
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History of Astrology
Most are familiar with Astrology in horoscopes found in newspapers and magazines. Basing their destiny on a particular month a person is born in. Following within one of the 12 zodiacal signs : Aries, Taurus, Gemini, Cancer, Leo, Virgo, Libra, Scorpio, Sagitarrius, Capricorn, Aquarius, Pisces. But unknown to most, Astrology is a complex art that develops an INDIVIDUAL horoscope based on the persons time of birth, city of birth and year of birth. Astrology Today tracks the various changes and evo
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All About Astrology : Understanding the History of Astrology
Understanding the history of astrology is as important as understanding your actual sign, get astrological compatibility advice and information on signs and the zodiac in this video.
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KS2 Science - Forces: Lesson Review
This Teachers TV programme provides opportunities for trainees, primary science tutors, school-based mentors, schools’ tutors, teaching assistants, school governors and parents to reflect on and develop their understanding of science teaching at Key Stage 2.
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Modern languages Transition
Modern languages Transition I am looking for research into transition for modern foreign languages from KS2 to KS3. Research on how other countries manage this issue would also be helpful. What have you find useful in your searching so far? I have looked at DfES reports. Have you found anything relevant in the TTRB? Connecting Key Stage 2 and Key 3 Foreign Language Provision: Developing Understanding for Initial Teacher Education – Case Studies of Current Practice.
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Art and Design Primary
Art and Design Primary I am currently researching how knowledge, skills and understanding in Art and Design can be developed through progression. I would be greatful if you could help me. The year group is Year 3.
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Information technology education
Information technology education I am looking for research articles to help answer this question. 'ICT capability is best developed through structured activities which explicitly and progressively develop ICT skills, knowledge and understanding in the context of meaningful related contexts.' Please can you help?
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The World of Chemistry
The relationships of chemistry to the other sciences and to everyday life are presented. An understanding of chemistry as it relates to the real world is presented through many examples, including types of fabric, paints, plastics, batteries, medicines, and fuels.
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