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12 O'Quad High: Trigonometry in Flight
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Peggy Brookins and Raymond James help students apply knowledge of trigonometric functions to the live testing of quad copters. This is a useful for exercise for applying mathematical knowledge to real world situations.

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Trigonometry
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Teaching Channel
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Teaching Channel
2010 English Wiki
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Access three e-lessons that go in line with curriculum for prepatory school (middle school) English standards

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Arts and Humanities
Language, Grammar and Vocabulary
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Game
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Individual Authors
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Individual Authors
Author:
Ozhan Mustapha Hammami
2012 Election Issues: Democracy & the Citizens United Case
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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.

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U.S. History
Political Science
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Morningside Center for Teaching Social Responsibility
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Teachable Moment
Author:
Marieke van Woerkom
20th Century Art
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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.

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Arts and Humanities
Art History
Visual Arts
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The Saylor Foundation
2D Rotation Using Matrices
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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.

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Geometry
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Wolfram Research
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Wolfram Demonstrations Project
Author:
Mito Are and Valeria Antohe
3.OA.3 PARCC Examples & Additional Sample Tasks
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This resource houses links to a variety of sample math tasks aligned to the Common Core standard. Sources may include but are not limited to: Illustrative Mathematics, PARCC, Khan Academy, and the Illinois State Board of Education.

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Mathematics
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Author:
Tim Farquer
3.OA.8 PARCC Examples & Additional Sample Tasks
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This resource houses links to a variety of sample math tasks aligned to the Common Core standard. Sources may include but are not limited to: Illustrative Mathematics, PARCC, Khan Academy, and the Illinois State Board of Education.

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Mathematics
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Author:
Tim Farquer
3.OA.9 PARCC Examples & Additional Sample Tasks
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This resource houses links to a variety of sample math tasks aligned to the Common Core standard. Sources may include but are not limited to: Illustrative Mathematics, PARCC, Khan Academy, and the Illinois State Board of Education.

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Mathematics
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Author:
Tim Farquer
4.OA.1 PARCC Examples & Additional Sample Tasks
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This resource houses links to a variety of sample math tasks aligned to the Common Core standard. Sources may include but are not limited to: Illustrative Mathematics, PARCC, Khan Academy, and the Illinois State Board of Education.

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Mathematics
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Author:
Tim Farquer
4.OA.2 PARCC Examples & Additional Sample Tasks
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This resource houses links to a variety of sample math tasks aligned to the Common Core standard. Sources may include but are not limited to: Illustrative Mathematics, PARCC, Khan Academy, and the Illinois State Board of Education.

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Mathematics
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Assessment
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Teaching/Learning Strategy
Author:
Tim Farquer
4.OA.3 PARCC Examples & Additional Sample Tasks
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This resource houses links to a variety of sample math tasks aligned to the Common Core standard. Sources may include but are not limited to: Illustrative Mathematics, PARCC, Khan Academy, and the Illinois State Board of Education.

Subject:
Mathematics
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Assessment
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Teaching/Learning Strategy
Author:
Tim Farquer
4.OA.4 PARCC Examples and Additional Sample Tasks
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This resource houses links to a variety of sample math tasks aligned to the Common Core standard. Sources may include but are not limited to: Illustrative Mathematics, PARCC, Khan Academy, and the Illinois State Board of Education.

Subject:
Mathematics
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Assessment
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Author:
Tim Farquer
4.OA.5 PARCC Examples and Additional Sample Tasks
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This resource houses links to a variety of sample math tasks aligned to the Common Core standard. Sources may include but are not limited to: Illustrative Mathematics, PARCC, Khan Academy, and the Illinois State Board of Education.

Subject:
Mathematics
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Assessment
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Author:
Tim Farquer
5.OA.1 PARCC Examples & Additional Sample Tasks
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This resource houses links to a variety of sample math tasks aligned to the Common Core standard. Sources may include but are not limited to: Illustrative Mathematics, PARCC, Khan Academy, and the Illinois State Board of Education.

Subject:
Mathematics
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Assessment
Homework/Assignment
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Teaching/Learning Strategy
Author:
Tim Farquer
5.OA.2 PARCC Examples & Additional Sample Tasks
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This resource houses links to a variety of sample math tasks aligned to the Common Core standard. Sources may include but are not limited to: Illustrative Mathematics, PARCC, Khan Academy, and the Illinois State Board of Education.

Subject:
Mathematics
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Assessment
Homework/Assignment
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Author:
Tim Farquer
5 Pythagorean Solids
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This OER explores the basic organization of the Pythagorean Solids. It contains both an activity as well as resources for further exploration. It is a product of the OU Academy of the Lynx, developed in conjunction with the Galileo's World Exhibition at the University of Oklahoma.

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Arts and Humanities
History
Mathematics
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Activity/Lab
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Homework/Assignment
Lecture Notes
Primary Source
Student Guide
Author:
Brent Purkaple
Kerry Magruder
7th Grade Visual Art- NCAS Unpacking Template
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The purpose of this template is to allow the user to unpack the 7th grade visual art National Core Arts Standards (NCAS) into task-specific or task-neutral learning targets that then can be used during instruction and/or within an assessment tool like a rubric.

The Unpacking Process:
1. Take a look at the performance standard (7th grade) and pull out the nouns, or what students need to know.
2. Next pull out what students need to be able to do (the verbs).
3. Write learning targets or I can statements. When writing ask yourself, “What does this look like in student work?”

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Arts and Humanities
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Assessment
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Author:
Emily Titterton
AP Environmental Science
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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.

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Environmental Science
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Rice University
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Connexions
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University Of California College Prep
AP Environmental Science: Air, Water and Soil
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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......

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Environmental Science
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Activity/Lab
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Reading
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Rice University
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Connexions
Author:
University Of California
AP Environmental Science: Biological
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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.

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Rice University
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Connexions
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University Of California
University Of California College Prep
AP Environmental Science: Cultural and Aesthetic Considerations
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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....

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Rice University
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Connexions
Author:
University Of California
University Of California College Prep
AP Environmental Science: Cycling of Matter
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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......

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Rice University
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Connexions
Author:
University Of California
University Of California College Prep
AP Environmental Science: Environmental Ethics
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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......

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Rice University
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Connexions
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University Of California
University Of California College Prep
AP Environmental Science: First order effects
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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....

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Rice University
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Connexions
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University Of California
University Of California College Prep
AP Environmental Science: Flow of Energy
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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.

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Environmental Science
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Rice University
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Connexions
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University Of California
AP Environmental Science: Higher order interactions
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Although humans have had the capability to monitor earth's systems effectively only relatively recently, previous global environmental events have not gone unrecorded. Climate indicators exist in various forms (e.g., pollen in lake-bottom sediments, patterns in tree-rings, air bubbles frozen in glacial ice and growth rings in coral)......

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Provider:
Rice University
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Connexions
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University Of California
University Of California College Prep