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    African Animals in Habitats An inquiry-based animal study centered around a Zoo visit of the African Continent.

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    Banana Split: To Eat or Not to Eat A history of "Banana Republics," discussing banana production, diseases, ethical consumerism, organic & conventional agriculture.

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    Weather Watchers How does meteorological activity impact air pollution control and prevention?

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    Incredible Insect Mouth A hands-on experiment type of lesson in which the children act as insects and use different tools for their "mouths".

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    Sun Curve Design Challenge
    A student-teacher collaboration focusing on scientific inquiry and green design innovation to
    generate new ideas for
    sustainable agriculture.

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    Organic Store Wars Not long ago in a supermarket not so far away… an educational video based on Star Wars hopes to raise awareness about healthy food choices.

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    Automobile Choices and Alternative Fuels Supporting multi-step decision-making for buying a car: fuel impact on the environment, your lifestyle and personal finances.

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France Since 1871
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France Since 1871

This course covers the emergence of modern France. Topics include the social, ... (more)

This course covers the emergence of modern France. Topics include the social, economic, and political transformation of France; the impact of France's revolutionary heritage, of industrialization, and of the dislocation wrought by two world wars; and the political response of the Left and the Right to changing French society. (less)

Subject:
Humanities
Material Type:
Audio Lectures
Full Course
Lecture Notes
Syllabi
Video Lectures
Provider:
Yale University
Provider Set:
Open Yale Courses
Author:
John Merriman
Frontiers in Biomedical Engineering
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Frontiers in Biomedical Engineering

The course covers basic concepts of biomedical engineering and their connection with ... (more)

The course covers basic concepts of biomedical engineering and their connection with the spectrum of human activity. It serves as an introduction to the fundamental science and engineering on which biomedical engineering is based. Case studies of drugs and medical products illustrate the product development-product testing cycle, patent protection, and FDA approval. It is designed for science and non-science majors. (less)

Subject:
Science and Technology
Material Type:
Assessments
Audio Lectures
Case Study
Full Course
Lecture Notes
Syllabi
Video Lectures
Provider:
Yale University
Provider Set:
Open Yale Courses
Author:
Mark Saltzman
Starfall Reading Program
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Starfall Reading Program

The Starfall reading program is designed to be fun, exciting, and to ... (more)

The Starfall reading program is designed to be fun, exciting, and to instill confidence in young children as they learn to read. The website and companion printed materials are clear and effective tools to help you implement proven teaching methods. Our website was created by carefully observing the way children learn using a computer. The Starfall Website is easy for students to navigate independently, but it is not intended as a surrogate for the teacher. Primarily designed for first grade, Starfall is also useful for pre-kindergarten, kindergarten and second grade. (less)

Subject:
Humanities
Material Type:
Activities and Labs
Games
Provider:
Starfall Education
Provider Set:
Individual Authors
CK-12 Biology (CA Textbook)
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CK-12 Biology (CA Textbook)

Submitted as part of the California Learning Resource Network (CLRN) Phase 3 ... (more)

Submitted as part of the California Learning Resource Network (CLRN) Phase 3 Digital Textbook Initiative (CA DTI3), CK-12 Foundation’s high school Biology FlexBook covers cell biology, genetics, evolution, ecology, botany, zoology, and physiology. This digital textbook was reviewed for its alignment with California content standards. (less)

Subject:
Science and Technology
Material Type:
Textbooks
Provider:
CK-12 Foundation
Provider Set:
CK-12 FlexBook
Author:
Douglas Wilkin Ph.D.
International Relations, Spring 2007
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International Relations, Spring 2007

This course is designed to acquaint beginning students with some of the ... (more)

This course is designed to acquaint beginning students with some of the fundamental principles of international relations such as realism and idealism. Realism, for example is based on the assumption that the state constitutes the most important actor in the international system. The course will also explore the nature of idealism, which emphasizes the role of international norms and ethics, such as the preservation of human rights, as a means of realizing international justice. The course will also analyze international political economy and various theories ranging from mercantilism to dependency theory. (less)

Subject:
Social Sciences
Material Type:
Full Course
Homework and Assignments
Lecture Notes
Syllabi
Provider:
UMass Boston
Provider Set:
UMass Boston OpenCourseWare
Author:
Ph.D.
Professor Robert Weiner
Basic Human Pathology: Parts I and II
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Basic Human Pathology: Parts I and II

This course, Basic Human Pathology, includes the teaching of both general and ... (more)

This course, Basic Human Pathology, includes the teaching of both general and systemic (organs) pathology. It provides a basis for other Tufts Dental School courses such as Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology, Oral Diagnosis, Medicine II/III, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, and other clinical science courses. It is a transition course between the other basic science courses and the clinical sciences of dentistry. Not only does it serve as a foundation course, its knowledge base will also aid in the understanding of managing patients with complex medical histories, particularly now that patients are living longer and continue to seek regular dental care. (less)

Subject:
Science and Technology
Material Type:
Full Course
Lecture Notes
Other
Provider:
Tufts School of Medicine
Provider Set:
Tufts University OpenCourseWare
Author:
Lynn W. Solomon
Michael Kahn
Echo and Reverberation
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Echo and Reverberation

This module shows how to implement the echo and reverberation effects using ... (more)

This module shows how to implement the echo and reverberation effects using the DSK6713. The effects are simulated using Simulink. Those simualtion models are used to generate the DSP code for the real-time implementation. (less)

Subject:
Mathematics and Statistics
Science and Technology
Material Type:
Readings
Provider:
Rice University
Provider Set:
Connexions
Author:
Jacob Fainguelernt