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Interdisciplinary Sites for Units 3-4 Knowledge and Truth

                 

Truth Sites:

Topic:  Philosophy and Key Terms 

Introductory Philosophy Information and Definitions:  http://plato.stanford.edu/entries/truth/

Definitions:  http://www.iep.utm.edu/t/truth.htm 

  Topic: Art

Egyptian Art Powerpoint:  Egyptian Art.ppt 

 Wide Open Doors Site): http://www.wideopendoor s.net/teaching/curriculum/arts.html

Topic:  Photography/Photodocumentary

Photography Powerpoint: Truth- Documentary Photography.ppt T

Topic:  Dorothea Lange, Photodocumentary

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xcb90Q5Mrkg

http:www.museumca.org/global/art/collections_dorothea_lange.html

http://www.oac.cdlib.org/institutions/Oakland+Museum+of+California

http://www.openphotographyforums.com/art_MICHAEL_STONES_001.php 

Topic:  Gordon Parks, Photodocumentary

http://www.masters-of-photography.com/P/parks/parks.html

http://www.pdngallery.com/legends/parks/mainframeset.shtml

http://www.time.com/time/photoessays/2006/gordon_parks/ 

Topic:  Walker Evans, Photodocumentary

http://www.masters-of-fine-art-photography.com/02/artphotogallery/photographers/walker_evans_01.html

http://www.metmuseum.org/special/walkerevans/walker_images.html

http://xroads.virginia.edu/~ug97/fsa/welcome.html 

  Knowledge Sites:

  Topic: Problem-Solving

Mr. Rodier's Problem-Solving From an Engineer's Perspective PowerPoint: Final Engineering Powerpoint.ppt 

Ms. Dani Capalbo's Problem-solving from an Investigative Reporter's Perspective

Topic:  Brain Research:

History of Neuroscience Research:  http://faculty.washington.edu/chudler/hist.html 

PBS 3-D Brain "Tour":  http://www.pbs.org/wnet/brain/3d/

PBS Mind Illusions (Perception): http://www.pbs.org/wnet/brain/illusions/index.html

Literature on Brain Research:  www.brainresearch.com/

Classroom applications:  www.brains.org/

Articles and News about Brain Research:  http://web.mit.edu/mcgovern/index.html 

Interactive Atlas:  http://www9.biostr.washington.edu/da.html  

Interactive Tour of the Brain:  http://www.alz.org/alzheimers_disease_4719.asp  

Whole Brain Atlas (Harvard Medical School): http://www.med.harvard.edu/AANLIB/home.html 

Topic:  Einstein:

Einstein:  http://www.amnh.org/exhibitions/einstein/lab/index.php 

Einstein's Relativity:  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tpbGuuGosAY

Topic:  Heisenberg and Quantum

Heisenberg and Quantum:  http://www.aip.org/history/heisenberg/p08.htm

Heisenberg:    http://www.intellectualloafing.com/activitiesfolder/beinformedfolder/heisenbergsuncertaintyprinciple.htm

Topic:  IQ History and Measurements:

www.geocities.com/rnseitz/Definition_of_IQ.html

www.mensa.org (mensa test:  www.mensa.org/workout2.php)

Topic:  Proof:  Madness and High ("Genius" ) IQ:

Daily Mail Article: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-434938/The-link-genius-madness.html

Psychology Today:  http://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/beautiful-minds/200903/schizophrenic-thought-madness-or-potential-genius  

  Topic:  Brain Research

Brain Research:  http://www.pbs.org/wnet/brain/3d/

Brain Research History:  http://www.pbs.org/wnet/brain/history/index.html 

Brains "Inside" Hands On:  http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/aso/tryit/brain/ 

Topic:  Humanities at Work

Humanities in the World (Civic Responsibility): http://citizenkate.ning.com

Topic:  Kaku (Time Travel and Parallel Universes)

Time and Time Travel: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X02WMNoHSm8 

Time Travel, Parallel Universes and Reality:  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RnkE2yQPw6s

Topic:  Perception

Perception (Changing Perceptions):  http://blog.entrepreneurthearts.com/2009/01/28/how-do-we-change-how-we-perceive-the-world/

“Perception:  The Reality Beyond Matter” http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AqnEGu8VF8Y&feature=related

Perception, Psychology, and Mathematics (and animation):  http://lovethepixel.blogspot.com/2009/10/art-mathematics-and-psychology.html 

“The External World” is Inside the Brain:  http://www.islamicity.com/Science/quranandscience/mystery/GeneratedFiles/quotTheExternalWorldquotisInsidetheBrain.htm

“It Is A Scientific Fact that the World Comes Into Existence In our   Brains” http://theunjustmedia.com/Darwinism%20Refuted/Matter/It%20is%20a%20Scientific%20Fact%20That%20the%20World%20Comes%20into%20Existence%20.htmE

“UCSD Study Shows How We Percieve World Depends On Precise Division of Labor Among Cells in Brain”  http://ucsdnews.ucsd.edu/newsrel/science/sdivlabor.asp 

  Topic:  Mirror Neurons and Empathy

http://www.edge.org/3rd_culture/ramachandran06/ramachandran06_index.html 

http://www.bu.edu/sjmag/scimag2005/features/mirrorneurons.htm 

Topic:  Reality

Reality:  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t-G7D1Wbqcg  

Topic:  Truth 

"Closer to the Truth, an Interdisciplinary Approach":  http://www.pbs.org/kcet/closertotruth/about/kuhn.html 

Etymology, History, and Theories of Truth: http://www.iep.utm.edu/truth

Lecture Part One (Validating a Proposition):  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CRtoLC-9BvA 

Lecture Part Two (Probability and Possibility)  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q6S6XmqkywE