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Antiobiotic Resistance
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In the explorable explanation players can learn how antibiotic resistance happens. They can interact with bacteria in this simulation to learn how when living things reproduce, there is a small amount of variance in their offspring. This allows organisms to respond to changes in their environment over several generations. Applied to bacteria, when they treated with antibiotics, only the strongest survive and multiply, creating an increasing resilient population.

Subject:
Life Science
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Game
Interactive
Simulation
Provider:
University of Wisconsin
Provider Set:
The Yard Games
Date Added:
08/04/2016
Antiquities of Wisconsin as Surveyed and Described by I. A. LAPHAM (1885)
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The Antiquities of Wisconsin, Increase A. Lapham's most important published work, includes 92 pages of text, illustrated with 61 wood engravings, and 55 lithographed plates and was the result of his research into the Indian effigy mounds found on Wisconsin's Landscape.

Subject:
Arts and Humanities
Anthropology
Material Type:
Diagram/Illustration
Primary Source
Reading
Provider:
University of Wisconsin
Provider Set:
University of Wisconsin Digital Collections
Date Added:
07/05/2013
Brave New Biosphere: Story of a Squid
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This Why Files informative page is part of a series that features the narrative of Bob, the bobtail squid. Bob describes the symbiotic relationship formed between his ancestors and the bioluminescent bacteria that offer him protection from predators. The next page in this series describes the relationship from the enslaved bacteria's perspective and features scientist Margaret McFall-Ngai. Links are provided to glossary terms and a bibliography.

Subject:
Biology
Material Type:
Reading
Provider:
University of Wisconsin
Provider Set:
The Why Files
Date Added:
10/28/2006
Carbon Cycle Game
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3.5 stars

The carbon cycle game is a short digital game that helps you teach how carbon atoms move through various forms including soils, the ocean, plant and animal life and fossil fuels. Actions such as photosynthesis, plant and animal death and forest fires all convert carbon from one form into another. This is a card style game. It allows for single or multi players. Runs on a browser.

Subject:
Biology
Material Type:
Game
Provider:
University of Wisconsin
Provider Set:
The Yard Games
Date Added:
08/04/2016
Collecting and Mapping Data
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CC BY-NC
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Learn how to collect and import spatial features from the field, use web-based map tools to engage citizens, and incorporate the best available spatial data from public domain sources.

Subject:
Electronic Technology
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
University of Wisconsin
Author:
Janet Silbernagel
Date Added:
04/27/2021
Earthquake
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The earthquake game teaches how scientists learn about real earthquakes. The player must learn about S& P waves and triangulation to determine the epicenter of the earthquake that hit the cities.

Subject:
Geology
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Game
Homework/Assignment
Interactive
Simulation
Provider:
University of Wisconsin
Provider Set:
The Yard Games
Date Added:
08/04/2016
Econometrics Textbook
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Econometrics is the study of estimation and inference for economic models using economic data. Econometric theory concerns the study and development of tools and methods for applied econometric applications. Applied econometrics concerns the application of these tools to economic data.

Subject:
Business and Communication
Economics
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
University of Wisconsin
Author:
Bruce Hansen
Date Added:
01/01/2016
A Foundation Course in Reading German
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CC BY-NC
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Guides a learner who has no previous German experience to gain the ability to accurately understand formal written German prose, aided only by a comprehensive dictionary. Specific objectives include: 1) Explain enough grammatical and syntactical information about the German language to enable you to read any desired text with the aid of a dictionary. 2) Explain elements of word formation to accelerate the process of learning vocabulary. 3) Lead you through practice in small-scale translation as the necessary foundation for dealing with more complex readings.

Subject:
Arts and Humanities
Languages
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Interactive
Reading
Syllabus
Textbook
Provider:
University of Wisconsin
Author:
Alan Ng
Howard Martin
Date Added:
12/29/2014
Hot Air Balloon!
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The Hot Balloon game lets you control the altitude of the balloon through heating the balloon or releasing air from the air flaps. Hot air rises the balloon through a force called buoyancy. The difference between the outside and the inside air determines the amount of buoyancy. Using weight difference, wind speeds and limited fuel the balloon can go on the farthest rides.

Subject:
Physics
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Game
Interactive
Simulation
Provider:
University of Wisconsin
Provider Set:
The Yard Games
Date Added:
08/04/2016
Magnet Hunt!
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This games let you explore magnetic fields. Magnetic fields radiate from the N to the S side of a magnet in a predictable way. By changing the shape of the magnet, these fields change shape.

Subject:
Physics
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Game
Homework/Assignment
Interactive
Simulation
Provider:
University of Wisconsin
Provider Set:
The Yard Games
Date Added:
08/04/2016
Mosquito Bytes
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As disease-infected mosquitoes expand their range, these bugs rise higher on the "menace to human health" list. What makes mosquitoes so perfect for disease transfer? Is global warming a factor? How is modern technology being harnessed to combat skeeters? National standards included for grades 5-12. Teacher resource page at http://whyfiles.org/teachers/016skeeter/.

Subject:
Computer Science
Material Type:
Assessment
Lesson Plan
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Provider:
University of Wisconsin
Provider Set:
The Why Files
Author:
David Tenenbaum
Date Added:
08/22/2002
Nitrogen Cycle Game
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The nitrogen cycle game helps you learn how nitrogen atoms move through various forms including soil, the atmosphere, plants and animals. Actions such as lightening, bacteria digestion, plant assimilation, plant death, animal death, herbivorism and nitrogen fixing plant bacteria move nitrogen from one form to another.

Subject:
Biology
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Game
Interactive
Simulation
Provider:
University of Wisconsin
Provider Set:
The Yard Games
Date Added:
08/04/2016
OER Activity Sourcebook: An Interactive Resource Guide
Unrestricted Use
CC BY
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5.0 stars

This is an evolving resource intended to provide inspiration for instructors who use Pressbooks and Open Educational Resources for their teaching.

This guide is currently in the open creation stage, meaning that it is in-progress, but openly licensed.[1] In other words, this is a resource in flux: we will be composing, revising, and reorganizing these materials over the course of the coming months.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Material Type:
Assessment
Lecture Notes
Primary Source
Provider:
University of Wisconsin
Author:
Naomi Salmon
Date Added:
09/13/2020
Português para principiantes
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Português para principiantes is a time-tested text which can be used in conjunction with a variety of approaches to the teaching of beginning Portuguese. This media-rich text is designed to provide learners with a solid grammatical basis for using Brazilian Portuguese as well as regular opportunities to practice and improve their ability to read, speak, and understand the Portuguese language as it is used in contemporary Brazil.

Subject:
Languages
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
University of Wisconsin
Author:
Severino Albuquerque
Date Added:
01/01/2016
SIFTR
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CC BY
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Siftr extends learning beyond your computer, books, classroom walls - preparing people of all ages to learn in the wild. A tool for teachers and curious people. Siftr supports you as you explore the world.

Subject:
Applied Science
Physical Geography
Material Type:
Game
Interactive
Provider:
University of Wisconsin
Date Added:
03/11/2016
Teaching with Technology
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CC BY
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This book offers an open guide to online discussions, media arts production, blended learning, and active learning from L&S Learning Support Services @ UW-Madison. It was first published in 2015.

Subject:
Computer Science
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
University of Wisconsin
Author:
L and S Learning Support Services
Steel Wagstaff
Date Added:
03/18/2021
Technical Project Management in Living and Geometric Order: A Practical Perspective
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Technical Project Management in Living and Geometric Order demonstrates that even the best-laid project plans can be undone by new technologies, financial upheavals, or resource scarcity, to name just a few disruptors. It encourages project managers to focus on learning throughout a project, with the understanding that what they learn could necessitate major changes in midstream. This adaptive, flexible, living-order approach is inspired by Lean in construction projects and Agile in software development. Technical Project Management in Living and Geometric Order explains how today’s projects unfold in dynamic environments in response to unexpected events. With its practical tips, detailed graphics, links to additional resources, and interviews with engineering professionals, it’s an accessible introduction to the living order for aspiring project managers.

Subject:
Architecture and Design
Computer Science
Engineering
Information Science
Electronic Technology
Material Type:
Full Course
Provider:
University of Wisconsin
Author:
Jeffrey Russell
John Nelson
Wayne Pferdehirt
Date Added:
10/27/2018