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Thursday, May 7, 2009

Academic Earth

Interested in learning from some of the best universities and professors in the country? Then head over to www.academicearth.org and pick the lecture, topic, professor or field of study and begin expanding your mind!

Topics included:
Astronomy, Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Economics, Engineering, English, Entrepreneurship, History, Law, Mathematics, Medicine, Philosophy, Physics, Political Science, Psychology and Religion.

Additionally, the lecture transcript, readings and handouts are provided.

Classroom Applications: I recently showed a lecture to my U.S. History I Honors class from Yale University that discussed five theories for the causes of the Civil War. The lecture took two class period to get through and exposed the students to a college environment and pace, while in a high school classroom.

Here is the lecture I used:



Find a lecture to brush up on something you are currently teaching, or expose your students to their bright futures!

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