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Tuskegee Tragedy: A Webquest Exploring the Powerful and their Victims A webquest and group project in which students are asked to read online articles about the Tuskegee study, analyze the similarities and differences between the Tuskegee study and other controversial topics (e.g., abortion, gun control, & concentration camp experiments), and finally to write an intelligence comment to the authors of the webquest and send it via e-mail. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on February 20, 2005 at 3:30 p.m..


Neurobiology: Molecules, cells, and systems Ten interactive animations (e.g., the action potential, neurotransmitter release) based on illustrations from Gary G. Matthews' book on neurobiology. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on February 20, 2005 at 3:30 p.m..


Nagoya TV Ukiyo-e Museum The Nagoya TV Ukiyo-e Museum houses over 8000 Ukiyo-e prints and many of them have been placed online at this site. Ukiyo-e art is a specific form of Japanese art which began in the Tokugawa period. The site is very attractively presented - very much a virtual museum - and provides descriptions in both English and Japanese so it is also useful for students practising their language skills. Clicking on the thumbnail images provides you with quite large versions which could be used for teaching. Note that the site requires the Flash browser plug-in. From EdNA Online on February 20, 2005 at 6:04 a.m..


Korean Online This website includes useful information about Hangul, Korean grammar, and Korean history and culture. There is an online dictionary included and tips on how to view Korean characters on your computer. It is very useful for both LOTE and SOSE teachers. From EdNA Online on February 20, 2005 at 6:04 a.m..


Sneeze! An Interactive Mystery The site is a flash animation requiring the user to solve the mystery of why his friend is sneezing so much! Key Words: Allergen, immune response,sinus anatomy From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on February 20, 2005 at 6:04 a.m..


Tessellations.org This site provides information about all aspects of tessellations, from their history and development to complete galleries of examples, including those of M.C. Eschert. Extensive workshops showing how to design and produce your own tessellations are are also incorporated within the site. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on February 20, 2005 at 6:04 a.m..


Virtual Village Virtual Village website, based on Arampur, Bihar State, India. Wander through the streets, 'converse' with residents, examine and explore buildings, objects and the natural environment. Includes range of maps and 'My life', the photographic records of daily life by 5 residents. Topics include village life, society, agriculture, economics, religion, gender, languages, arts, architecture, education and beyond the village From Recent Items on February 20, 2005 at 6:04 a.m..


Alleba Filipino Directory This directory has a clean, easy-to-use interface, and carefully vetted listings of websites. This is a very useful site for those who are interested in the Philippines and looking for high-quality websites. You can locate sites either through its search engine or by drilling down into the directory listing. From Recent Items on February 20, 2005 at 6:04 a.m..


Statistics Indonesia This resource for Indonesian government statistics is from Badan Pusat Statistik (Statistics Indonesia) and provides selected data on everything from agriculture to wholesale price indices. The site is available in both English and Indonesian so it can be used in a wide range of learning areas, from maths to LOTE to geography. From Recent Items on February 20, 2005 at 6:04 a.m..


Access Indonesia Project This website is the result of a project jointly undertaken by University of Southern California and Bandung Institute of Technology. It aims to provide a 'one-stop website' (in English and in Bahasa Indonesia) for scholars, students, international development practitioners, policymakers and the business community interested in Indonesia. It provides detailed information on culture, economy, geography, history and politics, including the full text of relevant articles and an extensive selection of links to related websites. In addition, there are numerous photographs available, statis From Recent Items on February 20, 2005 at 6:04 a.m..


Chinese New Year - Wikipedia This entry in the Wikipedia provides details on the way in which New Year is celebrated among Chinese communities, including greetings, traditional activities on each day of the celebrations, New Year dates up to 2019 and links to articles both within the Wikipedia and to other websites. From Recent Items on February 20, 2005 at 6:04 a.m..


Crafts and Activities for Chinese New Year This web page from Enchanted Learning includes a variety of activities suitable for primary school students. Activities include creating Chinese lanterns, tangrams and puppets, and there are also printable activities relating to the Chinese horoscope, maps, phases of the moon and simple Chinese characters. Some of the printable material is only available to subscribers to Enchanted Learning, but the remaining material is available for free. From Recent Items on February 20, 2005 at 6:04 a.m..


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