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We will be bringing a new spotlight on different Universities. 
 
Today we present:  
 
University of Texas
 
  • General

    • Year founded: 1883
    • Colleges and schools: 18
    • Alumni: 484,000+
    • Teaching faculty (fall 2014): 3,071
    • Enrollment (fall 2014)
      • Undergraduate students: 39,523
      • Graduate students: 11,790
      • Total students: 51,313
      • Number of states represented: 50
      • Number of countries represented: 127
      • Percentage of international students: 9.5%
    • Amount created in Texas business activity (2012-13): $8.8 billion

    • Student Profile, Fall 2014

      • Gender
        • Women: 50.8%
        • Men: 49.2%
      • Ethnicity/Race
        • White: 46.9%
        • Hispanic: 19.2%
        • Asian: 16.2%
        • Foreign: 9.5%
        • Black: 3.8%
        • 2 or more (excluding Hispanic/Black): 2.5%
        • Unknown: 1.0%
        • Black (2 or more, excluding Hispanic): 0.6%
        • American Indian: 0.2%
        • Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.1%
 

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e pluribus unum - Fun activity to use chrome books

Create a form quiz asking students about lesson. what does e pluribus unum mean? what do the pencils represent? what do the pencils and the 13 stars on the flag have in common? What other word for united can we use that means the same?

e pluribus unum - Lesson on 13 Colonies

Lesson to use for Chrome Book Initiative.
Students learn Latin words to decode and use root words to understand content.
Students use pencils to represent the 13 colonies. 
They try to break 13 pencils stack
they try to break one pencil