As long as you have compatible equipment for display, you can put your
presentations (and all associated files) on a disk and bring it in. I
recommend you do a test run in order to avoid “flop sweat” in front of
Any hyperlinked pages that you wish to present can be saved as web pages
and attached to the files. This is a temporary measure, which brings me
to the issue of Copyright….
Most of us take pictures, look at them once, then throw them in a
drawer. These can be valuable resources. You can have print, negative,
and slide images put on disk at most good photo processing places. It is
usually a lot cheaper if you have it done when initial processing is
Digital cameras are becoming ubiquitous. If you have one, then you
probably know how to get them on disk.
There are inexpensive processing programs available. You get what you
I recommend you organize your images regularly. This will save you a lot
of time. I know this because I didn’t do it and am now paying the price…
The link below will take you to a work in progress-a presentation that I
will be using at the beginning of the year to introduce content in my
Environmental Science courses. It is intended to help students
understand the relations among organisms and to their physical
environment; in this case, the coastal ecology of Southern California.
All of the images were taken by me. You are welcome to use them for
non-profit educational purposes in the classroom. I would appreciate
prior notice and require that you get my permission for any other
Please understand that links sometimes go bad. I have tried to use US
government agency websites wherever possible. They are usually very
content-rich and well maintained.