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13a. The Declaration of Independence and Its Legacy
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13a. The Declaration of Independence and Its Legacy

What was the Declaration? Why do Americans continue to celebrate its public ... (more)

What was the Declaration? Why do Americans continue to celebrate its public announcement as the birthday of the United States, July 4, 1776? While that date might just mean a barbecue and fireworks to some today, what did the Declaration mean when it was written in the summer of 1776? (less)

Subject:
History, Law, Politics
Material Type:
Images and Illustrations
Readings
Provider:
Independence Hall Association
Provider Set:
US History
14d. The Economic Crisis of the 1780s
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14d. The Economic Crisis of the 1780s

The economic problems faced by the Congress deeply touched the lives of ... (more)

The economic problems faced by the Congress deeply touched the lives of most Americans in the 1780s. The war had disrupted much of the American economy. On the high seas the British navy had great superiority and destroyed most American ships, crippling the flow of trade. On land, where both armies regularly stole from local farms in order to find food, farmers suffered tremendously. (less)

Subject:
History, Law, Politics
Material Type:
Images and Illustrations
Readings
Provider:
Independence Hall Association
Provider Set:
US History
Community Growth and Land Use Planning, Fall 2003
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Community Growth and Land Use Planning, Fall 2003

This subject explores the techniques, processes, and personal and professional skills required ... (more)

This subject explores the techniques, processes, and personal and professional skills required to effectively manage growth and land use change. While primarily focused on the planning practice in the United States, the principles and techniques reviewed and presented may have international application. This course is not for bystanders; it is designed for those who wish to become actively involved or exposed to the planning discipline and profession as it is practiced today, and as it may need to be practiced in the future. (less)

Subject:
Social Sciences
Material Type:
Activities and Labs
Full Course
Lecture Notes
Syllabi
Provider:
M.I.T.
Provider Set:
MIT OpenCourseWare
Author:
Szold, Terry S.
Constitutionality of a Central Bank
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Constitutionality of a Central Bank

Students learn about McCulloch v. Maryland, a case decided in 1819 over ... (more)

Students learn about McCulloch v. Maryland, a case decided in 1819 over (1) whether the state of Maryland had the right to tax the Second Bank of the United States and (2) whether Congress had violated the Constitution in establishing the Bank. Students also review the expressed powers of Congress identified in the Constitution and analyze how Congress implements the necessary and proper (elastic) clause to enact its expressed powers. Finally, students use their knowledge of McCulloch v. Maryland and the necessary and proper clause to consider the constitutionality of the Federal Reserve System. (less)

Subject:
Social Sciences
Material Type:
Images and Illustrations
Lesson Plans
Readings
Provider:
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis
Provider Set:
Economic Lowdown Lessons
Author:
Mary Suiter
Scott Wolla
Fires over the United States during the Summer of 2002
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Fires over the United States during the Summer of 2002

This animation shows fire activity over the United States from 5-1-2002 to ... (more)

This animation shows fire activity over the United States from 5-1-2002 to 8-20-2002. The fires are shown as tiny particles with each particle depicting the site at which a fire was detected. Daily fires are displayed at a rate of 15 days per second. The particles fade over 1.13 seconds and change color as they age from red to orange, yellow and grey. A clock inset shows the date. (less)

Subject:
Science and Technology
Material Type:
Other
Provider:
NASA
UCAR Staff
Provider Set:
NASA GSFC Scientific Visualization Studio
Scientific Visualization Studio
Author:
Chris Justice
Cindy Starr
Greg Shirah
Robert Sohlberg
Fires over the Western US during 2002 with Still Camera
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Fires over the Western US during 2002 with Still Camera

This animation shows fire activity over the Western US during the summer ... (more)

This animation shows fire activity over the Western US during the summer of 2002. The fires are shown as tiny particles with each particle depicting the site at which a fire was detected. Daily fires are displayed at a rate of 5 days per second. The particles fade over 3.4 seconds and change color as they age from red to orange, yellow and grey. A clock inset indicates the date. (less)

Subject:
Science and Technology
Material Type:
Other
Provider:
NASA
UCAR Staff
Provider Set:
NASA GSFC Scientific Visualization Studio
Scientific Visualization Studio
Author:
Chris Justice
Cindy Starr
Greg Shirah
Robert Sohlberg
Fires over the Western US during 2002 with Zoom
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Fires over the Western US during 2002 with Zoom

This animation shows the camera pulling out from the Southwestern US while ... (more)

This animation shows the camera pulling out from the Southwestern US while fire activity during the summer of 2002 is displayed. The fires are shown as tiny particles with each particle depicting the site at which a fire was detected. Daily fires are displayed at a rate of 5 days per second. The particles fade over 3.4 seconds and change color as they age from red to orange, yellow and grey. A clock inset indicates the date. (less)

Subject:
Science and Technology
Material Type:
Other
Provider:
NASA
UCAR Staff
Provider Set:
NASA GSFC Scientific Visualization Studio
Scientific Visualization Studio
Author:
Chris Justice
Cindy Starr
Greg Shirah
Robert Sohlberg
"Fitter Families for Future Firesides: A report of the Eugenics Department of the Kansas Free Fair, 1920-1924"
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"Fitter Families for Future Firesides: A report of the Eugenics Department of the Kansas Free Fair, 1920-1924"

Source Archive: American Philosophical Society Theme(s):   Fitter Family Contests

Subject:
Life Science
Social Sciences
Education
Material Type:
Reference
Provider:
BiosciEdNet (BEN): Digital Library Portal for Teaching and Learning in the Biological Sciences
Provider Set:
BiosciEdNet (BEN): Digital Library Portal for Teaching and Learning in the Biological Sciences
Author:
David Micklos (Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory;DNA Learning Center X-AUDIENCE)
Dolan DNA Learning Center (Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory;DNA Learning Center X-AUDIENCE)
Elof Carlson (SUNY at Stony Brook;Biology Department X-AUDIENCE)
Garland Allen (Washington University at St. Louis;Biology Department X-AUDIENCE)
Jan Witkowski (Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory;Banbury Center X-AUDIENCE)
Paul Lombardo (University of Virginia;Center for Biomedical Ethics X-AUDIENCE)
Steven Selden (University of Maryland;Education Policy and Leadership Department X-AUDIENCE)
US Tour with SeaWiFS data from April 12, 1998
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US Tour with SeaWiFS data from April 12, 1998

Flying around the United States. Starting at the Gulf of Mexico, we ... (more)

Flying around the United States. Starting at the Gulf of Mexico, we move up the Mississippi River, around the Great Lakes, over to Maine, down the Eastern Seaboard, ending with Florida. Data was collected on April 12, 1998. (less)

Subject:
Science and Technology
Material Type:
Other
Provider:
NASA
UCAR Staff
Provider Set:
NASA GSFC Scientific Visualization Studio
Scientific Visualization Studio
Author:
Gene Feldman
Jesse Allen
"The science of eugenics and sex-life, love, marriage, maternity: the regeneration of the human race," by W.J. Hadden, C.H. Robinson, and M.R. Melendy( page 3 )
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"The science of eugenics and sex-life, love, marriage, maternity: the regeneration of the human race," by W.J. Hadden, C.H. Robinson, and M.R. Melendy( page 3 )

Source Archive: Theme(s):   Eugenics Goals and Education

Subject:
History, Law, Politics
Life Science
Social Sciences
Material Type:
Reference
Provider:
BiosciEdNet (BEN): Digital Library Portal for Teaching and Learning in the Biological Sciences
Provider Set:
BiosciEdNet (BEN): Digital Library Portal for Teaching and Learning in the Biological Sciences
Author:
David Micklos (Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory;DNA Learning Center X-AUDIENCE)
Dolan DNA Learning Center (Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory;DNA Learning Center X-AUDIENCE)
Elof Carlson (SUNY at Stony Brook;Biology Department X-AUDIENCE)
Garland Allen (Washington University at St. Louis;Biology Department X-AUDIENCE)
Jan Witkowski (Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory;Banbury Center X-AUDIENCE)
Paul Lombardo (University of Virginia;Center for Biomedical Ethics X-AUDIENCE)
Steven Selden (University of Maryland;Education Policy and Leadership Department X-AUDIENCE)
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