SBAC Practice Tests

Tuesday, April 7th, 2015

SBAC Practice Tests

Industrial Revolution Inventions

Friday, March 13th, 2015

World Book Online

Battery
1.  Fuel Cell Battery
2. History of the Battery
3.  Battery — Brief History
4. Battery — History
5.  How Batteries Work & History

Bicycle
1.  Bicycling — Leisure and Recreation
2.  Bicycling — Economic History
3.  Transportation — Bicycle & Railroad
Photography
1.  Photography in the 19th Century — advanced reading level
2.  Photography — American History through Literature
3.  Photography — Civil War
4.  Photography — Matthew Brady

Railroads
1.  Railroads — Westward Migration
2.  Railroad — How Railroads Changed America
3.  Railroad — Steam-Powered Railroads & Industrial Revolution
4.  Railroad — Transportation: Bicycle & Railroad
5.  History of Railroads — Library of Congress

Sewing Machine
1.  Sewing Machine — World of Invention, 2006
2.  Sewing Machine — Invention of the Sewing Machine
3.  Howe’s Invention of the Sewing Machine
4.  Story of the Sewing Machine, The New York Times, 1860
5.  Howe’s Sewing Machine
6.  History of the Sewing Machine – About 
7.  Howe’s idea came in a dream
8.  Elias Howe Biography
Steam Locomotives
1.  Steam Locomotives
2.  Locomotives — World of Invention
3.  George Stephenson – Inventor
4.  Steam Locomotives – History
5.  Steam Locomotives — Transcontinental Railroad History
6.  History of Railroads — Library of Congress
7.  Outline of Railroad History — About

Telegraph
1.  Telegraph — UXL History 
2.  Telegraph — Science
3.  Telegraph — U.S. History, 2009
4.  Telegraph — Encyclopedia of Science 
5.  Telegraph — Cavendish Square
6.  Samuel Morse — Biography
7.  Telegraph — UXL Encyc. of Science

8.  Invention of American Telegraphy — Cavendish
Typewriter
1.  Typewriter — ULX
2.  Typewriter — Office Technology
3.  Typewriter — World of Invention
4.  Automatic Writing Machine
Bessemer Steel
1.  Bessemer Steel
2.  Bessemer Steel — Process
3.  Second Industrial Revolution — Steel
4.  Bessemer Process
5.  Birth of Modern Steel Makers
6.  The Steel Industry
7.  Iron in the 19th Century

Clock
1.  Clock & Benjamin Banneker 
2.  Work & Impact of Benjamin Banneker

 

Machine Makers — See sidebar on Patents

LOOKING UP BOOKS AT TERRONEZ BEGINS HERE

Tuesday, January 27th, 2015

Click here or on the picture to access the Terronez Library Catalog (Online Public Access Catalog — OPAC)

Click on the image to go to the online catalog

Click on the image to go to the online catalog

Flowers for Algernon

Thursday, January 22nd, 2015

1.  What is science fiction?

2. Point of View video

3.  Mice images

4.  Mice video

5.  Human vs. Rat

6.  Inkblot test cartoon

7.  Rorschach Test images

8.  Sequence of Events video

Flowers_for_Algernon_Web_hunt

JDA CROSS-CULTURAL PROJECT 2011-2015

Wednesday, December 10th, 2014

DATABASES

1.  Culture Grams
2. GALE Databases
3. 
CountryReports.org

4. Junior Worldmark Encyclopedia of World Cultures, 2012

5. World Book Online

Direct Links to GALE Database articles

1.   Armenians
2.  Cambodian (Khmer)
3.  Chinese
4.  Cuban
5.  Filipinos
6.  Hawaiian – Polynesians
7.  Hmong
8.  Japanese
9 .  Laotian
10. Mexicans
11. Puerto Ricans
12. Punjabi
12a. Pakistanis
13. Russians
14. Thai

15. Culture Page in Student Resource Center Junior (GALE)

 

e-book version of The Junior Worldmark Encyclopedia of World Cultures and Nations (Click on the icons below)

 

Countries and their Cultures

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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Main_Page
Wikipedia also offers students another broad online reference work.

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Books — Reference

  1. The World Book Encyclopedia (22 vols.) REF 030 WOR
  2. People and Places (6 vols.) REF 300.03 PEO
  3. The Newest Americans (5 vols.) REF 304.8 NEW
  4. The Junior Worldmark Encyclopedia of World Cultures (9 vols.) REF 306.03 JUN

Books — General

Social Science

  • 305.XXX — This call number contains several books on the social life of many of the cultures listed.
  • 641.XXX – Cookbooks, Cookbooks, Cookbooks.
  • 900 section covers the history and people of many of the cultures. Some helpful Dewey numbers include: 915.XXX, 959.XXX, 973.XXX, 974.XXX, 996.XXX

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JDA Cross-cultural pathfinder 2011

U-HAUL MATH ASSIGNMENT

Thursday, December 19th, 2013

1. Go to U-Haul http://www.uhaul.com/

2. Type in 93702 for the “Pick Up Location” — It is the zip code for the U-Haul on Ventura / Kings Canyon.

3.  Check to the see the rate and the per mile charge for the best truck for the assignment.

http://www.uhaul.com/

Student Grades and Online Storage Portal

Monday, October 28th, 2013

Students can access Office 365 hosted webmail and cloud storage by accessing their  new student portals at http://go.fresnou.org/students — there, students will be able to use Word, PowerPoint, Excel and other Microsoft Office applications online. 

Students can store their work online and access it later by using any computer with Internet access.

CALIFORNIA REALITY CHECK

Wednesday, May 23rd, 2012

http://www.californiarealitycheck.com/

FROG DISSECTION

Monday, May 21st, 2012

http://www.froguts.com/demo/

 

 

 

 

Other Frog Dissection

WIKIPEDIA — HOW IT IS PUT TOGETHER

Tuesday, May 1st, 2012

Wikipedia is explained by Common Craft — watch the video here