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This text is designed to acquaint students with the physical, ecological, social, and political principles of... see more

The purpose of this resource is to quantitatively evaluate the accuracy of a classification system. Students sort birds... see more

The goal of this textbook is not to make you an expert. True expertise in any field is a years-long endeavor. Here I will... see more

Published by OpenStax College, this introductory, algebra-based, two-semester college physics book is grounded with... see more

These resources are contemporary teaching case studies related to Native Americans and their lived issues. These involve... see more

Students in ESD.00 work on projects to address large, complex and seemingly intractable real-world problems, such as... see more

Four teaching units show how NASA satellites measure ocean productivity. Topics cover: marine food web from producers to... see more

In this activity, learners explore how genetic switches function and the role of genetic switches in the process of... see more

General Site that covers many disciplines.  Includes Money and Banking, Automotive, Science and Technology, Social... see more

Course Highlights The modern Semiotics is a general science of signs and meaning proposed by C.S.Peirce and F.de... see more

'When you think of geography do you think about memorizing capitals, rivers, mountains, and states or coloring maps?... see more

This video was recorded at 5th International AAAI Conference on Weblogs and Social Media (ICWSM), Barcelona 2011. The... see more

The purpose of this resource is to develop a classification system for a set of objects and learn about hierarchical... see more

Two outbreaks of diarrheal illness lead to decisions about infectious disease control methods and public policy.

In this activity (on page 6 of the PDF), learners plot the path of the sun's apparent movement across the sky on two... see more

Learners classify a variety of objects by their characteristics. They then design an experiment to determine which... see more

This application uses percentages to shade in a map of the United States. It displays ten different data sets and their... see more

In this activity, learners use aluminum trays and wooden blocks to form stream tables to investigate river formations in... see more

This guided inquiry three-part activity engages learners in thinking about the mechanism of natural selection through... see more

This guided inquiry three-part activity engages learners in thinking about the mechanism of natural selection by... see more

Sustainable City Project is a think tank, make tank, say tank, & do tank. Located in downtown Tucson, AZ in the historic... see more

This library from the classic Annenberg Learner series contains 52 videos (15 to 30 minutes each) demonstrating how the... see more

In this activity, participants learn about the geosphere by making observations and taking measurements. They will go... see more

This course develops skills in research design for policy analysis and planning. The emphasis is on the logic of the... see more