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2012 Election Issues: Democracy & the Citizens United Case

2012 Election Issues: Democracy & the Citizens United Case

Students will: share their associations with the term "democracy"; come up with ... (more)

Students will: share their associations with the term "democracy"; come up with a working definition for democracy; consider other forms of government besides democracy by discussing a Winston Churchill quote; watch and discuss in small groups an animated short on the history of the Supreme Court case of Citizens United versus FEC; for homework, research the liberal and conservative perspectives on Citizens United versus FEC; for the next lesson, participate in a dialogue with one half of students presenting the liberal perspective and the other half presenting the conservative perspective. (less)

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Social Sciences
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Activities and Labs
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Collection:
Teachable Moment
Provider:
Morningside Center for Teaching Social Responsibility
Author:
Marieke van Woerkom
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20th Century Art

20th Century Art

Examination of the cultural and artistic developments of the twentieth century in ... (more)

Examination of the cultural and artistic developments of the twentieth century in Europe and the United States, surveying the artwork of Cubism, Fauvism, Futurism, Expressionism, Dadaism, Surrealism, Pop Art, and Op-Art, and Modern and Postmodern architecture. (less)

Subject:
Arts
Humanities
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Activities and Labs
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Collection:
Saylor Foundation
Provider:
The Saylor Foundation
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20th Century Drama, Fall 2001

20th Century Drama, Fall 2001

In this course we will sample the range of mainstream and experimental ... (more)

In this course we will sample the range of mainstream and experimental drama that has been composed during the past century. Half of these plays are now acknowledged to be influential "classics" of modern drama; the other half are prize-winning contemporary plays that have broken new ground. We will study them both as distinguished writing and as scripts for performance. Moreover, all of these plays are historical: some draw their subject matter from past centuries, while others convey a sense of how contemporary events are informed by and located within a larger historical frame. During the first century of film, television, and computers, it seems that writers for the theater have been especially attuned to the relationships between past and present, in their art and in society. Within this multimedia context, we will consider what drama in particular has to offer now and in the future. This is also a HASS Communication-Intensive Course, in which we will work on improving your skills, awareness, and confidence as a writer and speaker; a variety of writing opportunities (including revision of at least one essay), class reports, and group performance work will aid us in realizing these goals. (less)

Subject:
Humanities
Social Sciences
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Full Course
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Collection:
MIT OpenCourseWare
Provider:
M.I.T.
Author:
Diana
Henderson
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20th Century Fiction, Fall 2002

20th Century Fiction, Fall 2002

Tradition and innovation in representative fiction of the early modern period. Recurring ... (more)

Tradition and innovation in representative fiction of the early modern period. Recurring themes: the role of the artist in the modern period, the representation of psychological and sexual experience, the virtues (and defects) of the aggressively experimental character of so many modern books. Works by such writers as Conrad, Kipling, Isaac Babel, Kafka, James, Lawrence, Mann, Ford Madox Ford, Joyce, Woolf, Faulkner, and Nabokov. (less)

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Humanities
Social Sciences
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Collection:
MIT OpenCourseWare
Provider:
M.I.T.
Author:
Thorburn, David
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2D Rotation Using Matrices

2D Rotation Using Matrices

This Demonstration illustrates the concept of rotating a 2D polygon. The rotation ... (more)

This Demonstration illustrates the concept of rotating a 2D polygon. The rotation matrix is displayed for the current angle. The default polygon is a square that you can modify. (less)

Subject:
Mathematics and Statistics
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Activities and Labs
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Collection:
Wolfram Demonstrations Project
Provider:
Wolfram Research
Author:
Mito Are and Valeria Antohe
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9 praktilise töö juhendit (inglise k)

9 praktilise töö juhendit (inglise k)

9 praktilise töö juhendit (inglise k). Tööjuhendid lihtsamate eksperimentide läbiviimiseks molekulaarbioloogias. This ... (more)

9 praktilise töö juhendit (inglise k). Tööjuhendid lihtsamate eksperimentide läbiviimiseks molekulaarbioloogias. This is the place to study the science of genetics. Learn about the foundation of genetics starting with Robert Hooks' discovery of cells in 1655. Read about Gregor Mendel, the father of genetics. Learn the basics of genetics including DNA replication, cell division, and protein synthesis. Discover why creating dinosaurs--like in the movie Jurassic Park--is not possible. There's an impressive glossary, experiments, quizzes, games, polls, and links for teachers. (less)

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Science and Technology
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Activities and Labs
Games
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Readings
Collection:
ThinkQuest
Provider:
Gene School
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AIDS and Poverty in Africa, Spring 2005

AIDS and Poverty in Africa, Spring 2005

This is a discussion-based interactive seminar on the two major issues that ... (more)

This is a discussion-based interactive seminar on the two major issues that affect Sub-Saharan Africa: HIV/AIDS and Poverty. AIDS and Poverty, seemingly different concepts, are more inter-related to each other in Africa than in any other continent. As MIT students, we feel it is important to engage ourselves in a dynamic discussion on the relation between the two - how to fight one and how to solve the other. (less)

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Social Sciences
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Activities and Labs
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Collection:
MIT OpenCourseWare
Provider:
M.I.T.
Author:
Bobbili, Raja
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AP Biology

AP Biology

Relevant material from MIT's introductory courses to support students as they study ... (more)

Relevant material from MIT's introductory courses to support students as they study and educators as they teach the AP Biology curriculum. (less)

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Science and Technology
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Activities and Labs
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Audio Lectures
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Collection:
MIT Highlights for High School
Provider:
M.I.T.
Author:
Chess, Andrew
Chisholm, Penny
Gardel, Claudette
Jacks, Tyler
Khodor, Julia
Lander, Eric
Mischke, Michelle
Sive, Hazel
Walker, Graham
Weinberg, Robert
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AP Environmental Science

AP Environmental Science

This University of California College Prep (UCCP) Advanced Placement (AP) Environmental Science ... (more)

This University of California College Prep (UCCP) Advanced Placement (AP) Environmental Science online course has five objectives: Describe the six different forms of energy and the type of work done by each form. Discuss the roles of sources and sinks in an energy budget. Define the Law of Conservation of Energy, and explain how the operation of fuel cell vehicles illustrates this principal. Name the units with which energy, power, and force are measured and described. Use energy flow within a house to explain both theoretical and practical aspects of energy use and conservation. (less)

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Science and Technology
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Activities and Labs
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Connexions
Provider:
Rice University
Author:
University Of California College Prep
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AP Environmental Science: Air, Water and Soil

AP Environmental Science: Air, Water and Soil

Human activities release a variety of substances into the biosphere, many of ... (more)

Human activities release a variety of substances into the biosphere, many of which negatively affect the environment. Pollutants discharged into the environment can accumulate in the air, water, or soil...... (less)

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Science and Technology
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Connexions
Provider:
Rice University
Author:
University Of California
University Of California College Prep
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AP Environmental Science: Biological

AP Environmental Science: Biological

The needs of humans and the living organisms and processes that comprise ... (more)

The needs of humans and the living organisms and processes that comprise the biosphere are inextricably connected. Because of this connection the proper management of biological resources requires that genetic diversity and suitable habitats be maintained. (less)

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Science and Technology
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Connexions
Provider:
Rice University
Author:
University Of California
University Of California College Prep
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AP Environmental Science: Cultural and Aesthetic Considerations

AP Environmental Science: Cultural and Aesthetic Considerations

The world’s industrialized countries are undergoing many changes as they move to ... (more)

The world’s industrialized countries are undergoing many changes as they move to the later stages of the Industrial Revolution. Economies are becoming more information based, and capital is being measured not only in terms of tangible products and human workers, but also in terms of social and intellectual assets.... (less)

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Science and Technology
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Connexions
Provider:
Rice University
Author:
University Of California
University Of California College Prep
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AP Environmental Science: Cycling of Matter

AP Environmental Science: Cycling of Matter

The earth's biogeochemical systems involve complex, dynamic processes that depend upon many ... (more)

The earth's biogeochemical systems involve complex, dynamic processes that depend upon many factors. The three main factors upon which life on the earth depends are...... (less)

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Science and Technology
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Connexions
Provider:
Rice University
Author:
University Of California
University Of California College Prep
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AP Environmental Science: Economic Forces

AP Environmental Science: Economic Forces

Economics is the process by which humans manage their environment and its ... (more)

Economics is the process by which humans manage their environment and its resources. The process is made up of a system of production, distribution and consumption of goods and services.... (less)

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Science and Technology
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Connexions
Provider:
Rice University
Author:
University Of California
University Of California College Prep
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AP Environmental Science: Environmental Ethics

AP Environmental Science: Environmental Ethics

The concept of ethics involves standards of conduct. These standards help to ... (more)

The concept of ethics involves standards of conduct. These standards help to distinguish between behavior that is considered right and that which is considered wrong. As we all know, it is not always easy to distinguish between right and wrong, as there is no universal code of ethics...... (less)

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Science and Technology
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Connexions
Provider:
Rice University
Author:
University Of California
University Of California College Prep
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AP Environmental Science: Environmental Laws and Regulations

AP Environmental Science: Environmental Laws and Regulations

Although environmental laws are generally considered a 20th century phenomenon, attempts have ... (more)

Although environmental laws are generally considered a 20th century phenomenon, attempts have been made to legislate environmental controls throughout history. In 2,700 B.C., the middle-eastern civilization in Ur passed laws protecting the few remaining forests in the region..... (less)

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Science and Technology
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Connexions
Provider:
Rice University
Author:
University Of California
University Of California College Prep
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AP Environmental Science: First order effects

AP Environmental Science: First order effects

The various components of earth's systems interact with one another through the ... (more)

The various components of earth's systems interact with one another through the flow of matter and energy. For example, mass (carbon dioxide and oxygen gases) is exchanged between the biosphere and atmosphere during plant photosynthesis.... (less)

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Science and Technology
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Connexions
Provider:
Rice University
Author:
University Of California
University Of California College Prep
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AP Environmental Science: Flow of Energy

AP Environmental Science: Flow of Energy

This text is designed to acquaint students with the physical, ecological, social, ... (more)

This text is designed to acquaint students with the physical, ecological, social, and political principles of environmental science. Scientific method is used to analyze and understand the interrelationships between humans and the natural environment. This test shows how ecological realities and the material desire of humans often clash, leading to environmental degradation and pollution. (less)

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Science and Technology
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Connexions
Provider:
Rice University
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University Of California
University Of California College Prep
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Science and Technology
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Collection:
MIT OpenCourseWare
Provider:
M.I.T.
Author:
George Kocur
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