This activity was a group homework assignment. In groups of two, students tackled the issue of whether Shakespeare was the actual author of all his attributed works using machine learning techniques, including clustering.… Read more about Mining Shakespeare
This term course on education and community in America explores the origins and evolution of students and faculty engagement in their communities, specifically in educational programs from the late nineteenth to the early twenty-first centuries. … Read more about Community Service & Education
Students in an introductory Sanskrit course practice their grammar and dictionary skills by reading and listening to a dramatic performance of the famous epic poem, the Bhagavad-Gita. Students prepared their own translations of passages in this well-known text.
Students apply what they have learned in the classroom to their own dinner plates by creating a meal based on principles of health and sustainability that are attentive to personal, local, and global considerations.… Read more about Farm to Fork Project
Introduction/Background: In Psychology of the Political Left and Right, Sasha Kimel challenges her students to create a blog post that helps develop their awareness of how the political divide affects one's psychological processes, like behaviors, thoughts, feelings, and more.
Purpose: The purpose of this assignment is to consolidate knowledge of the weather from class.By making observations and committing to a prediction, it should help you see how weather systems evolve over time. It will also give you a first pass at video making, which will help with the final projects.
We ask that you refrain from looking up weather conditions and predictions for the period when you are making observations and predictions. Often local observations will be more accurate than the ones found on website. … Read more about Weather Forecasting
With the knowledge of the motion of the sun, the ability to find solar declination online, and how time can be used to find longitude from previous lectures in class, students must make a device to measure the altitude of the sun using a straw, protractor, and string weighted down to make horizontal.
This activity was made by John Huth for his Primitive Navigation class, so his students will have practical experience working with primitive navigation tools through this experiment. This activity will help students understand navigational stars.