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The Hand That Threatens Our Industrial Life American Industry - the Heart of the Nation
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Poster showing a hand "Strife, Excessive taxes, Unwise laws, Disloyalty, Agitation, Waste" ... More

Poster showing a hand "Strife, Excessive taxes, Unwise laws, Disloyalty, Agitation, Waste" threatening an industrial district shaped like a heart. A tiny bird comments, "Co-operation is what is needed most." Title continues: More than 32,000 American industrial plants have been placed at the disposal of the government to win this war. Their effectiveness must not be hampered by enemy agitators who cause bad feeling between wage-earners and wage-payers. Every community is interested in promoting industrial prosperity. Issued by the National Industrial Conservation Movement, 30 Church Street, New York City. Copies supplied on request. No. F-6. Less

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Human Battery
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Learners place their hands on different metals and use an ammeter to ... More

Learners place their hands on different metals and use an ammeter to monitor the flow of electricity from one metal to another. They become part of a complete circuit, allowing electrons to flow from one metal to another. This activity gives details about how to construct a display board for learners to use. Less

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Chemistry
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Science and Math Informal Learning Educators (SMILE)
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National Science Foundation
Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
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Industrial War Bread?
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Poster showing a mule "Industry" kicking and snorting as it is bothered by flies "Unwise laws," and "Tax," and its food is infested with bugs, rat "Waste," and snake "Agitation." Title continues: If our good mule "Industry" were made National Food Dictator he would urge your appetite to do without unwise business laws, wasteful agitation, excessive taxation and labor strife, in the interest of America's industrial health. He would also urge the unrestricted use of harmony, co-operation and fair public opinion towards business men, for he knows that he himself needs these foodstuffs, if he is to do his full bit in the trenches and keep his strength for the trade war which will follow the restoration of peace. Give "Industry" a show as a food dictator. Caption: A poor meal for a good mule. Issued by the National Industrial Conservation Movement, 30 Church Street, New York City. Copies supplied on request. No. E-5. Less

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Integrating the Lean Enterprise, Fall 2005
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Addresses some of the important issues involved with the planning, development, and ... More

Addresses some of the important issues involved with the planning, development, and implementation of lean enterprises. People, technology, process, and management dimensions of an effective lean manufacturing company are considered in a unified framework. Particular emphasis on the integration of these dimensions across the entire enterprise, including product development, production, and the extended supply chain. Analysis tools as well as future trends and directions are explored. A key component of this subject is a team project. Less

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Manufacturing
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Nightingale, Deborah J.
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Introductie in energie- en industriesystemen
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Deze cursus geeft een introductie op de massa- en energienetwerken die de ... More

Deze cursus geeft een introductie op de massa- en energienetwerken die de ruggengraat vormen van de economie. De belangrijkste energie- en industriesystemen worden vanuit verschillende perspectieven besproken. - Kaartkennis van energie- & industriesystemen, met name in Nederland - Voorraden en stromen, elektriciteitsinfrastructuur, elektriciteitstransport, aardgasinfrastructuur, drink- en afvalwater, industrie, warmte- en CO2-netwerken, toekomstige energie- & industriesystemen - Vraag- en aanbodfluctuaties, balanshandhaving Less

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TU Delft OpenCourseWare
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Dr.ir. E.J.L. Chappin
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Introduction to Ionizing Radiation, Fall 2003
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Introduction to basic properties of ionizing radiations and their uses in medicine, ... More

Introduction to basic properties of ionizing radiations and their uses in medicine, industry, science, and environmental studies. Discusses natural and man-made radiation sources, energy deposition and dose calculations, various physical, chemical, and biological processes and effects of radiation with examples of their uses, and principles of radiation protection. Term paper and oral presentation of paper required. From the course home page: This course was originally developed by Dr. Jacquelyn Yanch. As such, significant portions of the materials presented here were derived from her work. Less

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Environmental Science
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M.I.T.
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MIT OpenCourseWare
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Coderre, Jeffrey A.
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Introduction to Tourism
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This course covers topics which include defining what tourism is and the ... More

This course covers topics which include defining what tourism is and the tourism system. It then reviews the development of tourism and tourist destinations before embarking on examining the tourist product and tourist industry. Where would tourism be without marketing? The course then explores market segmentation and then discusses the economic, socio-cultural and environmental impacts which must be considered when planning for tourism and the future of tourism. Less

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University of Southern Queensland
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Cassidy, Frances
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Introduction to the History of Technology, Fall 2006
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This course is an introduction to the consideration of technology as the ... More

This course is an introduction to the consideration of technology as the outcome of particular technical, historical, cultural, and political efforts, especially in the United States during the 19th and 20th centuries. Topics include industrialization of production and consumption, development of engineering professions, the emergence of management and its role in shaping technological forms, the technological construction of gender roles, and the relationship between humans and machines. Less

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Electronic Technology
Manufacturing
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M.I.T.
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MIT OpenCourseWare
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Mindell, David
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The Iron Heel Vs the Mailed Fist, the Pacifist, and the Pessimist
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Poster showing a mule "American industry" braying, having just kicked "Kaiserism," "Pacifist," ... More

Poster showing a mule "American industry" braying, having just kicked "Kaiserism," "Pacifist," and "Hard times." Title continues: Industry - the mule as patriot. American industry is loyal - it is out for the flag. It subscribed to the Liberty Loan with four feet. You can bleed it almost to death for the Red Cross. Don't make any mistake, industry is doing its bit. Give industry a show as a patriot. Issued by the National Industrial Conservation Movement, 30 Church Street, New York City. Copies supplied on request. No. E-1. Less

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Lesson Plan on Intellectual Property: Combating Piracy in China
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Lesson plan intending to provoke discussion on piracy and intellectual property violations. ... More

Lesson plan intending to provoke discussion on piracy and intellectual property violations. Special focus is given to the illegitimate supply chain from the stolen idea to market. Less

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TeachingWithData.org
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Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
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Lesson Plan on the US Trade Deficit
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Lesson plan explaining the concept of the balance of trade and the ... More

Lesson plan explaining the concept of the balance of trade and the positives and negatives to a trade surplus and a trade deficit. Deals with the US trade deficit and its potential effects on the US economy. Less

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Center for Strategic and International Studies
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Let's Bag It
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Learners observe and discuss a vacuum cleaner as a model of a ... More

Learners observe and discuss a vacuum cleaner as a model of a baghouse, a device used in cleaning industrial air pollution. In this demonstration, learners observe the inside of a used vacuum cleaner bag to see how it filters and collects particles. This activity can be combined with other activities to form a larger lesson on pollutant recovery methods. Resource contains suggestions for assessment, extensions, and scaling for different levels of learners. Less

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Engineering
Environmental Science
Life Science
Ecology
Forestry and Agriculture
Atmospheric Science
Anthropology
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Science and Math Informal Learning Educators (SMILE)
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Amy Kolenbrander
Denise W Carlson
Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education (FIPSE)
Gwendolyn Frank
Integrated Teaching and Learning Program, College of Engineering, University of Colorado at Boulder
Janet Yowell
Malinda Schaefer Zarske
Natalie Mach
National Science Foundation
Sharon Perez
U.S. Department of Education
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Let's Bag It
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Students observe and discuss a vacuum cleaner model of a baghouse to ... More

Students observe and discuss a vacuum cleaner model of a baghouse to better understand how this pollutant recovery method functions in cleaning industrial air pollution. Less

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Engineering
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TeachEngineering
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Amy Kolenbrander
Denise Carlson
Gwendolyn Frank
Janet Yowell
Malinda Schaefer Zarske
Natalie Mach
Sharon Perez
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The Life Sciences Industry: An Introduction
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This unit covers the emergence of the Life Sciences sector out of ... More

This unit covers the emergence of the Life Sciences sector out of its precursor the pharmaceutical industry. After examining some historical perspectives it uses case studies to look at developments in the science, business and, primarily, management strategies used in Life Sciences. It also briefly considers Life Sciences' place in the wider story of health provision. This introductory unit will be of interest to managers in the Life Sciences sector and to the general reader. Less

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Open University
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Mechanics Hall: Symbol of Pride and Industry
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traces the history of Mechanics Hall and Worcester back to the industrial ... More

traces the history of Mechanics Hall and Worcester back to the industrial revolution. Built by the mechanics association for classes, public debates, lectures, and entertainment, the hall opened in 1857 as showcase of innovative building techniques and mechanical systems. It remained the center of Worcester's cultural life into the mid-20th century. Less

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Teaching with Historic Places (TwHP)
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A Merry-Go-Round for Dirty Air
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Learners build a model of a pollution control device--a cyclone. A cyclone ... More

Learners build a model of a pollution control device--a cyclone. A cyclone works by whirling the polluted air in a circle and accumulating particles on the edges of the container. This mechanism is also similar to how most vacuum cleaners work. Resource contains suggestions for assessment, extensions, and scaling for different levels of learners. Less

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Engineering
Environmental Science
Life Science
Ecology
Forestry and Agriculture
Atmospheric Science
Chemistry
Physics
Anthropology
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Science and Math Informal Learning Educators (SMILE)
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SMILE Pathway: Science and Math Activities in One Search
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Amy Kolenbrander
Benjamin S Terry
Denise W Carlson
Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education (FIPSE)
Integrated Teaching and Learning Program, College of Engineering, University of Colorado at Boulder
Janet Yowell
Malinda Schaefer Zarske
Natalie Mach
National Science Foundation
U.S. Department of Education
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A Merry-Go-Round for Dirty Air
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Students observe and discuss a cup and pencil model of a cyclone ... More

Students observe and discuss a cup and pencil model of a cyclone to better understand how this pollutant recovery method functions in cleaning industrial air pollution. Less

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Engineering
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TeachEngineering
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TeachEngineering
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Amy Kolenbrander
Denise Carlson
Janet Yowell
Malinda Schaefer Zarske
Natalie Mach
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Oil Industry in Scotland: Making Photographs, Making Demands
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The oil industry is perhaps the archetypal globalised industry, and it is ... More

The oil industry is perhaps the archetypal globalised industry, and it is this global scale that poses the challenge. How can the full dimensions of the oil industry be adequately represented in a photograph? This unit looks at a series of photographs mad Less

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Open University
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Our Good Mule "Industry" First in War--First in Peace--First in Prosperity.
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Poster showing a mule "Industry" on a treadmill powering a factory, which ... More

Poster showing a mule "Industry" on a treadmill powering a factory, which is producing "Shoes," "Drugs," "Clothes," "Hats." The mule is bothered by flies labeled "Strife," "Unfair laws," "Agitator," and "Taxation." Title continues: Our mule is wedded to his job. He is a good and faithful worker. He provides for his many dependents. He is no Slacker. Use him well and he'll smile. Abuse him and he'll balk. Moral--Give industry a chance to make a living for ITS family. Issued by the National Industrial Conservation Movement, 30 Church Street, New York City. Copies supplied on request. No. E-8. Less

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