Archive | January 2014

Understanding Evolution

http://evolution.berkeley.edu/evolibrary/about.php

“Understanding Evolution is a non-commercial, education website, teaching the  science and history of evolutionary biology. This site is here to help you  understand what evolution is, how it works, how it factors into your life, how  research in evolutionary biology is performed, and how ideas in this area have  changed over time.”–From the website

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stopbullying.gov

http://www.stopbullying.gov/what-is-bullying/

“StopBullying.gov provides information from various government agencies on what bullying is, what cyberbullying is, who is at risk, and how you can prevent and respond to bullying.”–From the website.

Media History Digital Library : Online Access to the Histories of Cinema, Broadcasting & Sound

http://mediahistoryproject.org/

“We are a non-profit initiative dedicated to digitizing collections of classic media periodicals that belong in the public domain for full public access. The project is supported by owners of materials who loan them for scanning, and donors who contribute funds to cover the cost of scanning. We have currently scanned over 800,000 pages, and that number is growing.”–From the website.

Codecademy

http://www.codecademy.com 

You can learn the basics of HTML, JavaScript, Ruby, and more, here by using the free, interactive web-based lessons on this site.

Densho Website

 

http://densho.org/densho.asp

“Welcome to the Densho Website.  Densho’s mission is to preserve testimonies of Japanese Americans who were unjustly incarcerated during World War II before their memories are extinguished.  We offer these irreplaceable firsthand accounts, coupled with historical images and teacher resources, to explore principles of democracy and promote equal justice for all.”–From the website.

ChooseMyPlate.gov

http://www.choosemyplate.gov/

This site was created by Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion, an organization of the U. S. Dept. of Agriculture to advance and promote dietary guidance for all Americans.  It exists to help consumers understand the USDA’s food recommendations.  It offers tips, printable reference materials, information about the different food groups, and useful tools such as a food tracker and database of food.  Very useful and fun site.