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Discover Atlanta, Georgia
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Discover Atlanta, Georgia

is a travel itinerary of 70 places that tell the story of ... (more)

is a travel itinerary of 70 places that tell the story of Atlanta -- its picturesque homes and skyscrapers, tales of former slaves, educators, authors, and millionaires who shaped it. Established as a railroad terminal point in 1836, the city today is a major entertainment and cultural center of the South. The website includes essays on antebellum Atlanta, industrial Atlanta, the African American experience, and growth and preservation. (less)

Subject:
Humanities
Social Sciences
Material Type:
Readings
Provider:
National Register of Historic Places
Provider Set:
National Park Service
Discover: Presidential Log Cabins
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Discover: Presidential Log Cabins

A set of materials designed to help 6th to 8th grade students ... (more)

A set of materials designed to help 6th to 8th grade students learn about the significance of three log cabin sites occupied by four of our nation's greatest leaders. Through these materials, students discover the rich history associated with these log structures. (less)

Subject:
Humanities
Social Sciences
Material Type:
Readings
Provider:
National Park Service
Provider Set:
National Park Service
The Science Essay, Spring 2009
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The Science Essay, Spring 2009

" The science essay uses science to think about the human condition; ... (more)

" The science essay uses science to think about the human condition; it uses humanistic thinking to reflect on the possibilities and limits of science and technology. In this class we read and practice writing science essays of varied lengths and purposes. We will read a wide variety of science essays, ranging across disciplines, both to learn more about this genre and to inspire your own writing. This semester's reading centers on "The Dark Side," with essays ranging from Alan Lightman's "Prisoner of the Wired World" through Robin Marantz Henig's cautionary account of nano-technology ("Our Silver-Coated Future") to David Quammen's investigation of diseases that jump from animals to humans ("Deadly Contact")." (less)

Subject:
Humanities
Material Type:
Activities and Labs
Full Course
Provider:
M.I.T.
Provider Set:
MIT OpenCourseWare
Author:
Boiko, Karen
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