Against All Odds
In "Against All Odds", students follow a young person's flight from oppression in his or her home country to exile in an asylum country. The game is intended to increase students' awareness and knowledge about refugees -- where they come from, what situations they have faced and how they adapt to their new lives. Educators across the United States can help students learn about the plight of refugees and understand the importance of treating refugees with tolerance and respect. UNHCR offers free
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Movie in the Making
In this project students will report on a book by describing how they would turn that book into a motion picture. After reading and studying the main components of their novel (character, plot, conflict, climax and denouement), students will use their imaginations to explain how they would cast and direct the movie versions. This project also provides enrichment activities where in the students will access archived materials such as the Academy Awards Data Base, movie posters, and movie reviews.
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Creative Typography
Exploration and experimentation with letter forms and page layout for expressive communication. Fundamental typographic principles, font recognition, and analysis of both historical and post modern design theory. Emphasis on content, form, and technique for effective use of typography in ads, posters, newsletters and other visual communications.
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The Down Low Talk Show - Exploring the Controversy over Laws Regulating "Sagging" Pants
In this lesson, students consider their own ideas about fashion and debate the controversy over sagging pants by participating in a simulated radio talk show. They conclude by designing personal fashion statement posters.
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X Is for Wonderment - Understanding the Role of the X Chromosome in Human Genetics
In this lesson, students read a "job description" of motherhood and reflect on its meaning and accuracy. In groups, they research and make and present posters about a sex-linked genetic condition and evaluate possible hereditary scenarios by drawing Punnett squares. Finally, they write a short essay explaining how sex might be genetically linked to certain descriptors.
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Solar System Lithograph Set for Space Science
This set of posters contains images of the Sun, the nine planets, Earth's moon, the moons of Jupiter, asteroids, and comets. Each poster features a brief description of the image, some statistical facts, and significant dates in the study of these objects.
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Transplanting a Tradition: Li Huayi
Li Huayi, a painter of propaganda posters during the Cultural Revolution, reinvigorate the centuries-old tradition of Chinese landscape painting with his own, wholly contemporary vision. This Educator Guide explores the Chinese Cultural Revolution and Landscape Painting as well as contemporary painting.
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Harpooned
Harpooned is a free game for Windows. It is a Cetacean Research Simulator, where you play the role of a Japanese scientist performing research on whales around Antarctica.
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Windows Movie Maker in the English Classroom
Ready to revolutionize the book report? Give students the chance to enter into literature, concepts, biographies, and more in their own creative way: video editing. Free and simple software such as Windows Movie Maker make it easy for students to quickly become pros and to turn formal presentations ...
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2008.04.16 - TrueCrypt (Audio)
Dave will discuss the pros and cons of TrueCrypt and demonstrate its use. TrueCrypt is a free open-source disk encryption software for Windows Vista/XP, OS X, and Linux.
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"Sylvie de Nerval et les genres lyriques : l’idylle, l’élégie, la satire" et ...

Conférence n°1 : Sylvie de Nerval et les genres lyriques : l’idylle, l’élégie, la satire.
À partir des catégories de Schiller, distinguant la « poésie naïve » et la « poésie sentimentale », nous montrerons comment le récit de Sylvie, en faisant jouer l’opposition de l’idéal et de la réalité, relève ...
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Selkouutiset 27.2.2008
Tässä keskiviikon Selkouutiset, studiossa on Mikko Jylhä. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Euroopan unioni on määrännyt sakkoja amerikkalaiselle Microsoftille. EU määrää, että Microsoftin on pakko maksaa noin 900 miljoonan euron sakot. Microsoft joutuu maksamaan 900 miljoonaa euroa EU:lle, koska se ei ole totellut EU:n määräyksiä. Monissa tietokoneissa on Microsoftin käyttöjärjestelmä, jonka nimi on Windows. Toiset yhtiöt ovat
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Powers of Persuasion -- Poster Art of World War II
This site provides a standards-based lesson on how the use of posters during WWII helped win over the hearts and minds of the American people.
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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.
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Solar and Heliospheric Observatory (SOHO): Explore
Teachers can access activities and lesson plans, introductory material, a glossary, and frequently asked questions about the sun. Materials include images, videos, CDs, and posters. An extensive selection of links to other sun-related materials is also provided.
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Prairie Provinces of Canada 1943
Educational film about the Canadian provinces of Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, and the northwest territories of Keewatin, Mackensie and Franklin in 1943. Footage from this subject is available for licensing from www.globalimageworks.com
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Computer Basics
Introduction to the computer and Microsoft Windows, for teaching purposes. The computer is fairly old, but the video is still valid and this is a basic one good for novices.
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Conserving Energy by Using More Natural Light into Your Home
Learn how to conserve energy by letting more natural light into your
new home. Blending natural light fixtures into house lighting design
helps boost mental, increases positive thought and physical health,
saves on energy costs and is the new eco-friendly way to go.
The sun makes colors seem more intense, less muted, and the light
creeps into corners and makes a room feel larger, airier and more fresh.
With increased energy costs and concerns about the glo

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Military and Economic Mobilization
In response to growing threats from the Axis Powers during the late 1930s, the United States Congress passed a series of Neutrality Acts and embarked on a more aggressive military preparedness program. In 1938, Congress announced that it sought "a Navy second to none," and doubled the tonnage of combat vessels two years later. The nine battleships and eleven Essex class aircraft carriers that were part of that build-up, however, were not commissioned until 1943. By the summer of 1941, the milita
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"War of The Century" 20 of 20
This documentary is a comprehensive exploration of World War II and is told through commentary, narration, and vintage film footage. This segment focuses on the Soviet revenge. (7:08)
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