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View Resource The History of Fashion in Slides

Dr Katherine Angell, of the State University of New York, Oneonta, has compiled a collection of images representing the history of fashion, primarily in the Western World, from the "prehistoric" through Ancient Egyptian, Greek, and Roman, to the present day. The Twentieth century has been broken down by decade. Each image is accompanied by a brief description of how fashions have changed...

View Resource Apparel, Fashion and Retail Merchandising Subject and Reference Links

Provided by the University of Wisconsin--Stout, this apparel, fashion, and retail merchandising reference guide provides Internet links to a number of excellent resources. Link categories include retail merchandising sites, companies, indexes and databases, periodicals, dictionaries, encyclopedias and handbooks, statistics, and advertising data. Please note, however, that a minority of the many...

View Resource Dream Anatomy

For centuries, artists and physicians have rendered the human body and its anatomy in a myriad of ways, and with the invention of the printing press in the 15th century, the number of anatomical drawings and their like multiplied. Drawing on the collections contained within the National Library of Medicine, this revealing digital exhibit explores some of the ways in which human anatomy has been...

View Resource Seeing and Learning Astronomy and Cosmology Through the Lens of Music

Exploring music, astronomy and cosmology, starting with the historical roots; the Pythagoreans in particular contributed profoundly to the development of Western Music by discovering two facts: first, that the sound caused by the string depends on the length of the string; second, that harmonious sounds are given off by strings whose lengths are related to each other as ratios of whole numbers....

View Resource Mathematics of Ornaments and Architecture

An enrichment unit in basic geometry and symmetry, including translation, tessellation and reflection, ideas on line designs and knot designs for teaching lines and line segments, and ideas for daisy designs to teach the use of a pair of compasses. The unit provides an introduction to African art and architecture including religion and society in traditional African society. It would make a good...

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