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View Resource Pulling the Strings: Rosalynde Stearn Puppet Collection

While many today might primarily associate puppets with children's entertainment, puppetry has a long and rich history in theater traditions from around the world. Readers interested in learning more about this history may want to check out this digital exhibition from the Rosalynde Stearn Puppet Collection, part of the Rare Books and Special Collections of the McGill University Library in...

View Resource The Lazarus Project: The Future of the Past

Based at the University of Rochester, the Lazarus Project brings multispectral-imaging technology to institutions all over the world as a fully mobile imaging laboratory. The lab "capture[s] images of a manuscript or cultural heritage object, then use[s] digital processing techniques to recover texts and images lost for centuries due to damage or deliberate erasure." The Lazarus Project provides...

View Resource Experience The Night Watch

Created in celebration of Rembrandt Year 2019, the 350th anniversary of the artist's death, this documentary-style website from the Rijks Museum discusses the history and planned restoration of one of the most famous paintings in the world, The Night Watch (De Nacht Wacht), 1642, by Rembrandt van Rijn. Readers may want to begin by selecting Operation Night Watch on the site's Home page for an...

View Resource The Community College Consortium for Open Educational Resources

Founded in 2007, the Community College Consortium for Open Educational Resources (CCCOER) aims "to promote the awareness and adoption of open education to enhance teaching and learning at community and technical colleges." Here, readers can learn about the benefits of open educational resources (OER) for both students and educators, and interested instructors will find tips on sourcing, adopting,...

View Resource How Do Scientists Know What Dinosaurs Looked Like?

Science teachers of middle and high school students may want to consider adding this creative lesson plan published by Science Friday to their curriculum. In this lesson, students take on the roles of both a paleontologist and a paleoartist to virtually examine dinosaur fossils, record their observations, and use those observations to create evidence-based visual interpretations of how their...