Parable of the Polygons - a playable post on the shape of society This is a story of how harmless choices can make a harmful world. These little cuties are 50% Triangles, 50% Squares, and 100% slightly shapist. But only slightly! In fact, every polygon prefers being in a diverse crowd: You can only move them if they're unhappy with their immediate neighborhood. Serious Games At The British Museum Serious Games exploring the British Museum's collection Great Court Space - Courtesy the British Museum The British Museum's new website for kids called Young Explorers is all about world histories and cultures. It has games, including the amazing Time Explorer, and more. Time Explorer is the new adventure game from the British Museum.
50 Really Cool Online Tools for Science Teachers A 21st-century education revolves around the Internet for everything from collaboration, tools, lessons, and even earning degrees online. If you are looking for ways to integrate online learning into your science class or science degree programs, then take a look at these cool online tools that are just perfect for both teachers and students. Science Tools to Use with Students These tools offer opportunities for learning about climate, cells, the human body, nature, and more. ChemiCool. Share this periodic table with your class for an easy to use tool with information on each of the specific elements.GPS Activities and Lesson Plans.
Points of Entry Compete to award Green Cards under the Merit-Based Evaluation System included in legislation recently debated in Congress. The system proposed a Federal standard for worker visa awards, based not on individual achievement, but on a single, standardized system for all immigrants. Some criticized the bill for rejecting family ties, others for putting business interests in the hands of the government. In either case, the promise of one single method to judge the absolute merit of immigrant workers demonstrates the real value of contemporary domestic policy: bureaucracy itself.
The Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons Lists of Nobel Prizes and Laureates The Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons Play the Peace Doves Game About the game Syrian Journey: Choose your own escape route The Syrian conflict has torn the country apart, leaving thousands dead and driving millions to flee their homes. Many seek refuge in neighbouring countries but others pay traffickers to take them to Europe - risking death, capture and deportation. If you were fleeing Syria for Europe, what choices would you make for you and your family? BEAT THE CENSOR - an illustration of different censoring attempts SCORE: 0000 | Users connected: 000 Why do some countries censor the internet? Frankly we do not know and you would need to ask the respective governments why they are doing it. Where does the data comes from? We use a mashup of data coming from herdict.org and the OpenNet Initiative.
Interactive Map of Europe, Europe Map with Countries and Seas Europe is the second smallest of the inhabited continents. It is a part of the Eurasian land mass that includes Europe, Asia, Asia Minor and the Arabian Peninsula. As many large islands east and south of Asia are usually included in Asia, the Eurasian land mass extends from Iceland to New Guinea, from the Atlantic to the Pacific and from the Arctic to the Indian Oceans. Just where to divide this mass into continents has long been debated. Traditionally the Ural mountains in Russia have been used as a division.
Activism, The Public Policy Game Sponsored by the DCCC and released during the height of the 2004 general election, players are challenged to balance six public policy issues with limited time and resources. In the game, you manage 10,000 virtual "Activists" allocating them across 6 policy issues. You can play based on your own preferences or load a pre-played scenario from players across the nation.
Democracies in the World Democracy means “ruled by the people”. Democracy is a human right. Most countries in the world claim they are democratic, but are they? You can find out here by having a look at the Democracy Map! During the years, many countries have moved from a non-democratic government to a democracy. Foreign Relations of the United States The Foreign Relations of the United States series is the official documentary historical record of major U.S. foreign policy decisions that have been declassified and edited for publication. The series is produced by the State Department's Office of the Historian and printed volumes are available from the Government Printing Office. FRUS begins with the administration of Abraham Lincoln in 1861. There are two cumulative indexes covering 1861-1899 and 1900-1918.
Kodu Kodu is a new visual programming language made specifically for creating games. It is designed to be accessible for children and enjoyable for anyone. The programming environment runs on the Xbox, allowing rapid design iteration using only a game controller for input. An Interactive Earthquake Engineering Resource for Middle Grade Students Student at computer This Web site was developed to provide middle school teachers with a comprehensive, single source education tool. Connecte²d Teaching presents a unique real-life scenario in earthquake engineering design, offering students the opportunity to increase their understanding while motivating them to learn more, and to explore the fascinating world of STEM – science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.