The AACC annual meeting is among the largest and most dynamic gatherings of educational leaders, attracting over 2,000 community college presidents and senior administrators, as well as international educators, representatives of business/industry, and federal agencies.
This activity, from Hagerstown Community College, uses compound microscopes to teach students about the classification of living things into kingdoms and domains. Students examine cells from specimens in the domains Bacteria and Eukarya, and kingdoms Plantae, Animalia, Fungi, and Protista, and then use their knowledge of these specimens to identify an unknown sample. The lesson includes directions and a supply list, as well as a student worksheet.
This site, from the National Center for Women and Information Technology, offers a collection educational materials aimed at teachers of undergraduate computer science courses. The course materials on the site are open use and contributed by faculty from across the U.S., and can be searched by course level, material type, programming language, and more. The collection is intended to help educators provide a great introductory CS experience in order to retain "women and other underrepresented groups in undergraduate CS education." Visitors are asked to complete a short registration process in order to access certain materials.