NGA Kids Description The NGAkids Art Zone app contains eight interactive activities inspired by works in the collection of the National Gallery of Art, plus a sketchbook for freehand drawing and a personal exhibition space where users can save and display art created with the program. The child-friendly interface, easy-to-use tools, and the overarching emphasis on discovery, careful looking, and artistic self-expression make the NGAkids app educational and fun for the whole family. Each activity offers various levels of complexity. The app is suitable for all age groups. Learning Literary Terms With Taylor Swift This article was written by teen reporters from The Mash, a weekly publication distributed to Chicagoland high schools. By Kiley Roache, Nazareth High School Whether you’re prepping for the AP Literature exam, or trying to crank out that term paper on “The Great Gatsby,” recognizing and understanding literary terms can be overwhelming. It becomes so easy to mix up “alliteration” and “allusion." But luckily, you don’t have to spend hours reading Tolstoy in order to see these techniques in action. In fact a lot of them can be found in songs, you know by heart.
Building a Celtic Roundhouse The walls of roundhouses were either dry stone filled in with clay and straw, or a ring of support poles weaved with wattling and plastered in daub, or a mixture of both stone and wattling as being built here (left). Wattle and daub is one of the oldest building techniques dating back to the Bronze Age and beyond. Wattling is a way to build walls by weaving long flexible sticks in and out of upright posts.
How To Get Organized And Increase Your Productivity With Evernote If your not using Evernote yet, you are missing out. If you really want to get your life organized and increase your productivity in a dramatic way, this is the program to consider. I use it on my MacBook Laptop and my wife uses it on her iPad. I’ve been using it as an aid in creating websites for a while now and as a journal for my stock trades, but have more recently expanded its powers to other areas of my life as well, such as with confirmation receipts, bills, etc.
8 Song Lyrics that Use Alliteration - Literary Devices What is Alliteration? Alliteration is a commonly used style of figurative language that most people don’t even realize they are using! The word “Alliteration” comes from the Latin word “Latira” which means “letters of the alphabet.” This may be because alliteration deals directly with the letters that comprise a phrase and the sounds the words make instead of the words themselves. It is characterized by a number of words, typically three or more, that have the same first consonant sound fall within the same sentence or phrase.
Tiny Wind & Solar Powered Home Lets You Live Off The Grid Anywhere In The World Ecocapsules, designed by Bratislava-based Nice Architects, promise to let anyone live off the grid for up to a year. Each unit is equipped with solar panels, a retractable wind-turbine, and a design that captures rain water. Inside, you’ll find a kitchenette with running water, a flushing toilet, and hot shower. The Ecocapsule “is suitable for a wide range of applications,” write the designers, such as an “independent research station or a tourist lodge to an emergency housing or a humanitarian-action unit.”
Darren Crawford.com I’ve been searching for a few days for a simple way to integrate the features of Evernote with my GTD system. I stress simple because I don’twant a lot of clicks or shortcuts to make it work. I want to be able to empty my head in seconds and not lose my thought trying to figure out how to place it in my inbox. In the vein of “keep it as simple as possible, but no simpler”, this is what I’ve come up with: Figurative Language in Popular Song Lyrics ShareThis Poetry is a perfect vehicle for introducing figurative language to students. However, this type of writing may not be appreciated by all of your students. So consider an alternative...Popular song lyrics can act as a motivating medium.
How Whole Turmeric Heals The Damaged Brain Long considered impossible to accomplish, new research reveals how a simple spice might contribute to the regeneration of the damaged brain. Turmeric is hands down one of the, if not the, most versatile healing spice in the world with over 600 experimentally confirmed health benefits, and an ancient history filled with deep reverence for its seemingly compassionate power to alleviate human suffering. But, most of the focus over the past decade has been centered on only one of its many hundreds of phytocompounds: namely, the primary polyphenol in turmeric known as curcumin which gives the spice its richly golden hue. This curcumin-centric focus has lead to the development of some very good products, such as phospholipid bound curcumin concentrate (e.g. Meriva, BCM-95) which greatly helps to increase the absorption and bio-activity of curcumin.