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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.

Subject:
Arts and Humanities
History
Mathematics
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Diagram/Illustration
Homework/Assignment
Lecture Notes
Primary Source
Student Guide
Author:
Brent Purkaple
Kerry Magruder
Date Added:
01/28/2016
APA style citations.
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This ppt presentation will support students in learning how to properly cite material for their research papers or written projects using APA citation style. The ppt covers basic information such as types of in text citations, why citations are important, and tips on creating a works cited or citations page.

Subject:
Education
Material Type:
Student Guide
Author:
Jnanama Ishaya
Date Added:
01/20/2017
Across the MOAT (Mountains, Obstacles, Aerial, Terrain)
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How can you use the Engineering Design Process to access a geographically inaccessible location to deliver supplies?

Subject:
Architecture and Design
Engineering
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Assessment
Lesson
Lesson Plan
Student Guide
Author:
Joshua Beals
David Fordoski
Douglas Kase
Megan Altebrando
Carol Heath
Date Added:
02/28/2019
Adding Integers to Real Life Problems
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Adult Learners will review the previous lesson, measuring with a thermometer, to continue their application in horizontal number lines. Learners will use the number line to increase their understanding of integer values as well as apply their understanding to solving real world problems.

Subject:
Education
Mathematics
Material Type:
Interactive
Lesson Plan
Student Guide
Author:
Lisa Ramsey
Date Added:
05/14/2016
Advanced Issues of Adult and Child Mental Health
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This resource provides access to the Northern California Training Academy's "Advanced Issues of Adult and Child Mental Health" classroom materials. To learn more about the Northern California Training Academy and the classes offered, please visit humanservices.ucdavis.edu/academy.

Subject:
Career and Technical Education
Education
Social Science
Material Type:
Homework/Assignment
Reading
Student Guide
Author:
Northern California Training Academy
Date Added:
05/10/2016
Annals of International medical and Dental Research
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Annals of International medical and Dental Research (AIMDR) is an open-access, freely accessible, online and print bi-monthly peer-reviewed international journal publishes a wide spectrum of advanced research on all medical and dental specialities including ethical and social issues. AIMDR is a gateway to enlighten the latest research/issues happening all around the world of medical and dental sciences.

Subject:
Life Science
Material Type:
Case Study
Lesson Plan
Student Guide
Author:
Dr. Rohit Varshney
Date Added:
04/01/2015
Arabic Grammar Lessons
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This page contains brief lessons about specific grammatical issues and focuses mostly on Egyptian colloquial Arabic, though it does also include some information about Modern Standard Arabic (MSA). Given their brevity, the lessons are of limited use.

Subject:
Arts and Humanities
Languages
Material Type:
Student Guide
Provider:
Desert-Sky
Date Added:
10/14/2013
The Argument Guide
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This site provides a field guide for the identification and critical evaluation of all kinds of arguments and commonly recurring types of problems or questions.

Subject:
Philosophy
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Student Guide
Provider:
Virginia Tech
Date Added:
03/09/2016
Banned Books of the Scientific Revolution
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This OER explores the issue of Banned Books during the Scientific Revolution. It includes links to high-quality primary sources from the Scientific Revolution. 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.

Subject:
Arts and Humanities
History
Physical Science
Material Type:
Case Study
Lecture Notes
Primary Source
Reading
Student Guide
Author:
Brent Purkaple
Kerry Magruder
Date Added:
01/28/2016
Beat the Riddlers! Reading Technical Text: Filling out a form
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This lesson is a real-world scenario-based reading module for Reading Scientific and Technical Text, for readers at level 7. Through an interactive visual scenario, learners are introduced to ways to handle difficult text in a loan application form, and will be walked through the meaning and purpose of challenging terminology in it.

Subject:
Business and Communication
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Case Study
Interactive
Module
Student Guide
Date Added:
07/01/2016
Becoming a Cultural Researcher
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Students learn about material culture in this Moveable Museum lesson plan by taking a firsthand look at how culture influences the kinds of things we do. The 12-page PDF guide has educator materials including background information, teacher strategies, assessment guidelines, and detailed notes about the curriculum standards addressed. The Becoming a Cultural Researcher activity worksheet has a series of questions that prompts students to reflect on the material culture of daily activities, customs, or ceremonies. There is a kid-friendly glossary of related terms.

Subject:
Anthropology
Ethnic Studies
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Student Guide
Provider:
American Museum of Natural History
Provider Set:
American Museum of Natural History
Date Added:
10/15/2014
Bird Beak Accuracy Assessment
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The purpose of this resource is to quantitatively evaluate the accuracy of a classification system. Students sort birds into three possible classes based on each bird's beak: carnivores, herbivores, and omnivores. Students compare their answers with a given set of validation data.

Subject:
Environmental Science
Life Science
Biology
Ecology
Forestry and Agriculture
Mathematics
Astronomy
Chemistry
Physics
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Data Set
Homework/Assignment
Interactive
Lesson Plan
Student Guide
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Provider:
NASA
The GLOBE Program
UCAR
UCAR Staff
Provider Set:
NASA Wavelength
Globe Program
GLOBE Teacher's Guide
Author:
The GLOBE Program, University Corporation for Atmospheric Research (UCAR)
Date Added:
02/16/2011
Bits of Bugs
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In this lesson, learners measure the lengths of various insect body parts from scanning electron micrographs using WebImage, a Web-based customized version of ImageJ. The lesson introduces students to setting scale in making the measurements and to units of measurement, as well as entomology.

Subject:
Education
Life Science
Biology
Mathematics
Astronomy
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Diagram/Illustration
Interactive
Lesson Plan
Simulation
Student Guide
Unit of Study
Provider:
UCAR
UCAR Staff
Provider Set:
Simplified Image Management and Processing Learning Environment for Science (SIMPLE Science)
Date Added:
10/16/2014
Blank Unpacking NCAS Template
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The purpose of this template is to allow the user to unpack the National Core Arts Standards 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* 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?”

*Grade level Performance Standards or Indicators will need to be added to the template prior to the first step. This is a blank template.

Subject:
Arts and Humanities
Material Type:
Assessment
Full Course
Homework/Assignment
Student Guide
Syllabus
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Author:
Emily Titterton
Date Added:
09/13/2017
Build and Test a Model Solar House
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Construct and measure the energy efficiency and solar heat gain of a cardboard model house. Use a light bulb heater to imitate a real furnace and a temperature sensor to monitor and regulate the internal temperature of the house. Use a bright bulb in a gooseneck lamp to model sunlight at different times of the year, and test the effectiveness of windows for passive solar heating.

Subject:
Engineering
Education
Life Science
Ecology
Forestry and Agriculture
Chemistry
Physics
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Assessment
Diagram/Illustration
Lecture Notes
Student Guide
Provider:
Concord Consortium
Provider Set:
Concord Consortium Collection
Author:
The Concord Consortium
Date Added:
05/16/2012
Building Into The Lives Of The Kids At VBS
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To think that kids go away from VBS without being impacted is silly. You showed them God’s love, taught them God’s Word, and had a blast with them! Just because you don’t see them on the following Sunday doesn’t mean that you didn’t have an impact on their lives. It is too easy to step into the pitfall of an outcome based ministry. If you don’t see the kids come back, it was a failure. But again, do you know the rest of the story?

Subject:
Graphic Arts
Material Type:
Student Guide
Author:
Bernice Stockstill
Date Added:
12/17/2018
Building a Fancy Spectrograph
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This is an lesson about spectrographs. Learners will build and decorate their own spectrographs using simple materials and holographic diffraction gratings. After building the spectrographs, they observe the spectra of different light sources. Requires advance preparation to spray-paint the inside of the containers black the day before construction. The activity is part of Project Spectra, a science and engineering program for middle-high school students, focusing on how light is used to explore the Solar System.

Subject:
Engineering
Chemistry
Physics
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Lesson Plan
Student Guide
Provider:
NASA
Provider Set:
NASA Wavelength
Date Added:
11/05/2014
CA NGSS
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This is a site where educators can dialog on CA NGSS, share resources, and collaborate.

Subject:
Applied Science
Career and Technical Education
Life Science
Physical Science
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Assessment
Full Course
Homework/Assignment
Interactive
Lecture
Lesson Plan
Reading
Student Guide
Syllabus
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Unit of Study
Author:
Teri Alves
Date Added:
12/17/2018
California Safety Organized Practice Conference 2018
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This page provides access to the presentations and materials offered throughout the 2018 California Safety Organized Practice Conference, which was hosted by the Northern California Training Academy at the University of California, Davis June 26-27. The statewide conference provided an opportunity for counties implementing Safety Organized Practice (SOP) to explore strategies for rigor and depth of practice across the case continuum, and to share strengths, challenges and successes around implementation and sustainability.

Subject:
Arts and Humanities
Career and Technical Education
Life Science
Social Science
Material Type:
Reading
Student Guide
Author:
Northern California Training Academy
Date Added:
08/15/2018
Cambio Climático
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Se presentan aspectos generales del Cambio Climático, sus causas, efectos o consecuencias y las diferentes medidas de adaptación o mitigación que pueden implementarse, y con base en casos reales, los estudiantes deben proponer algunas medidas a implementar o desarrollar en áreas protegidas y reservas naturales de la sociedad civil.

Subject:
Applied Science
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Student Guide
Author:
Monica Andrea Arroyave Zapata
Date Added:
01/28/2016
Catch a Piece of the Sun
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This is a lesson about the Genesis mission. Learners are provided background information about the Genesis mission and the three basic types of solar wind that are being detected by the Genesis Ion Monitor (GIM) and Genesis Electron Monitor (GEM).

Subject:
Engineering
Chemistry
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Lesson Plan
Student Guide
Provider:
NASA
Provider Set:
NASA Wavelength
Date Added:
11/05/2014
The Celestial Globe: Ecliptic
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This OER explores the organization of the Ecliptic. 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.

Subject:
Arts and Humanities
History
Physical Science
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Lecture Notes
Primary Source
Student Guide
Author:
Brent Purkaple
Kerry Magruder
Date Added:
01/28/2016
Chapter 19 - Social Revolution
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Chapter 19 Social Revolution is a chapter out of a text book being used at a community college for a 100 level college history course.

Subject:
History
Material Type:
Diagram/Illustration
Homework/Assignment
Lecture Notes
Reading
Student Guide
Textbook
Author:
Tina Ulrich
Tom Gordon
Sherry Trier
Michelle Schneider
Michele Howard
Ryan Bernstein
Justin Guillard
Date Added:
12/17/2018
Child and Family Teaming (CFT) Philosophy and Practices Across the Broader Department of Social Services
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There are materials that we are asking the participants to copy and bring with them to the class. There are materials that the Resource Center will provide for participants and there are materials that we are providing to participants that we ask for them to review prior to the class that do not need to be printed. Thank you.

Subject:
Social Work
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Student Guide
Author:
Resource Center for Family-Focused Practice
Date Added:
02/28/2019
Child and Family Teaming Overview
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This site contains the materials for the Child and Family Teaming Overview course. There are materials that we are asking the participants to copy and bring with them to the class. There are materials that the Resource Center will provide for participants and there are materials that we are providing to participants that we ask for them to review prior to the class that do not need to be printed. Thank you.

Subject:
Social Work
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Student Guide
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Author:
Resource Center for Family-Focused Practice
Date Added:
04/18/2019
Cleanroom Technology
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This lesson is about cleanroom technology and accompanies the Genesis mission cleanroom video, Cleanroom Technology: NASA Genesis Mission, available on the Genesis outreach Web site. Learners will understand the conditions that are necessary for the assembly of the spacecraft scientific payload. Includes a teacher's guide and students handouts. Video and audio clips are provided. This lesson 2 of 10 from the Dynamic Design: The Cleanroom module - although it can also serve as a stand-alone lesson.

Subject:
Engineering
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Lesson Plan
Student Guide
Provider:
NASA
Provider Set:
NASA Wavelength
Date Added:
11/05/2014
Common Sense- educational resources for digital learninga
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Common Sense Education provides users with a great amount of resources for students, teachers and parents on a wide range of topics related to safe and responsible use of the Internet. The topics include digital citizenship, educational technology reviews and strategies, and professional development for educators.
This site also has a great number of videos, guides and activities that help explain difficult topics in a simple and accessible way.

Subject:
Applied Science
Education
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Diagram/Illustration
Game
Interactive
Lesson
Reading
Student Guide
Unit of Study
Author:
MSDE Admin
andrew robertson
Date Added:
07/11/2018
Comparing Cosmic Cameras
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Learners will take and then compare the images taken by a camera - to learn about focal length (and its effects on field of view), resolution, and ultimately how cameras take close-up pictures of far away objects. Finally, they will apply this knowledge to the images of comet Tempel 1 taken by two different spacecraft with three different cameras, in this case Deep Impact and those expected/obtained from Stardust-NExT. This lesson could easily be adapted for use with other NASA missions.

Subject:
Engineering
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Student Guide
Provider:
NASA
Provider Set:
NASA Wavelength
Date Added:
11/05/2014
Comprehension Check: Acids and Bases
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A quick comprehension quiz about Acids and bases. Useful for students who want to test themselves. Questions are based on information that can be found in another presentation. The Google presentation can be found here: https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1tr0UgzMYYMhK5tArHvNye9x8dasns9wmQ203YUIpe94/edit?usp=sharing

Subject:
Physical Science
Material Type:
Student Guide
Author:
Madison Rice
Date Added:
05/09/2018
Computing the Symmetry Group of the Tetrahedron using Origami.pdf
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Instructions for building and utilizing an origami tetrahedron in order to better understand the rotational symmetry group of a tetrahedron in abstract algebra.

Subject:
Mathematics
Material Type:
Homework/Assignment
Lesson
Student Guide
Author:
Andrew Misseldine
Katelyn Wilcken
Date Added:
05/30/2018