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Liberal Arts

by Sherry Lindquist
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Collection of Materials for NCTC Liberal Arts faculty

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Music Acoustics

Added 08/15/2006
Excellent site with multimedia clips on a variety of musical instruments

MacTutor History of Mathematics Archive

Added 08/15/2006
For Math Faculty, comprehensive site

Fibonacci Numbers and the Golden Section

Added 08/15/2006
For Math faculty

Ideal Gas Law Simulation

Added 08/15/2006
For Chemistry faculty

Who Killed William Robinson? Race, Justice and Settling the Land: A Historical Whodunnit

Added 08/15/2006
For History and Liberal Arts faculty, research the death of a historical figure using archival data

The Valley of the Shadow

Added 08/15/2006
For History and English faculty, interactive site with Civil War archival data based on two similar towns in Pennsylvania and Virginia

Added 08/15/2006
For Music Faculty, music theory and analysis site

Added 08/15/2006
For Music Faculty, includes simulated drum playing on different types of drums. "This site contains a variety of movies, notation files, and links designed to introduce the instruments and associated rhythms of west Africa, with particular focus on "Atsi?", created by the Ewe-speaking people of Ghana. Of special interest to teachers is the gallery of virtual instruments and a section devoted to Anlo-Ewe culture."

Virtual Chemistry Laboratory

Added 08/15/2006
For Chemistry Faculty

ArtsEdNet: The Getty's Arts Education Web Site

Added 08/15/2006
For Art Faculty. "From The Getty -- ArtsEdNet is a rich website for resources, materials and information dedicated to arts education. At ArtsEdNet you will find: Image Galleries and Exhibitions; Lessons Plans and Curriculum ideas for the K-12 learning community; a Reading and Publications Room for both reading on-line articles and ordering publications from The Getty; an ArtsEdNet Chat Room; additional WebLinks; and a Site Map. If you are looking for scholarly, substantive information -- that is also practical -- on aesthetics, advocacy, interdisciplinary teaching and learning, cultural connections, and arts education, ArtsEdNet has it. Not for visual art educators alone, music educators will also find important resources, materials and information."

Secondary Dominants

Added 08/15/2006
For Music Faculty. "Interactive Flash animation about secondary dominant chords. Includes musical examples and exercises."

Online Music Theory Reference

Added 08/15/2006
For Music Faculty. "A reference site that offers brief discussions on a variety of music theory topics. It currently covers intervals, chords and scales."

Good-Ear - online ear training site

Added 08/15/2006
For Music Faculty, audio files for ear training with quizzes.

Music Theory Drills

Added 08/15/2006
For Music Faculty. " provides online tools for teachers and students of basic music theory, everywhere. If you're teaching music, as a subscriber to you can manage your student list, give out assignments, and check student scores, all online. If you're learning music, you can use free online games to practice your skills."

DNA from the Beginning

Added 08/15/2006
May be useful for A&P or Biology

Mathematical Visualization Toolkit

Added 08/15/2006
For Math faculty

America's Jazz Heritage

Added 08/15/2006
For Music Faculty. "America's Jazz Heritage Website is part of a project generated by a partnership of the Lila Wallace-Reader's Digest Fund and the Smithsonian Institution that is focussed on the preservation and presentation of the history of jazz. This site includes audio clips, interviews, schedules of exhibitions and performances, extensive bibliographies, and links to related sites."

Crisis at Fort Sumter

Added 08/15/2006
For History or English Faculty--simulation with decision tree
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