Two Versions of Gravity: Newton and Einstein
Students explore the differences between Einstein and Newtonian gravity through an information exchange. Grades 11-12
Video Gallery: Mark Norell's Research
This gallery of online resources is from the Museum's Seminars on Science, a series of distance-learning courses designed to help educators meet the new national science standards. Video Gallery: Mark Norell's Research, part of the Dinosaurs Among Us: The Link to Birds seminar, features two videos: Dr. Norell's Current Research, a video overview (with a printable PDF transcript) of his work, which seeks to fill in some of the gaps between "the traditional dinosaurs" and primitive birds. Research
U.S. President Barack Obama meets EU leaders
U.S. President Barack Obama meets EU's top officials to tackle issues ranging from energy to climate change, in a meeting that will be dominated by Ukraine crisis. Rough Cut (no reporter narration). Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the globe and across topics including business, financial, n
Learn Hindi Daily Show (ओं; लोग/लोगों; masculine/feminine; mystery word; The Cle
Hindi Sound and Symbol of the day Independent form: Dependent form (when used with another consonant) Example: ओं is ओ plus the bindu which makes the ओ nasalized. This sound...
Crocodiles in Love
With snout rubbing and bubble blowing, two saltwater crocodiles court one another. (02:26)
" M-0-T-H-E-R"- A Mother's Day Song
This computer-animated video features a song about Mother's Day to the tune of "B-I-N-G-O." (1:57)
Soccer Training - Inside-Inside-Outside Drill
Coach Sean Carlisle of 6 Weeks To Soccer Magic demonstrates an effective footwork drill for learning how to use the inside and outside of your foot when moving the ball on the soccer field. ( 1:41)
Learn how to keep deer away
This three minute video provides some tips and tricks that will keep deer out of gardens and other areas. Everything from Irish Spring soap to netting is mentioned.
27 Amendments To The Constitution Of The United States
The 27 Amendments To The Constitution Of The United States is the essence of this five minute video. It moves to fast to run directly so pause the video after each amendment. It does not offer insights or explanation, just a copy of the amendments.
Diabolo Tricks (Chinese YoYo) For Beginners
Eight Diabolo tricks are shown with good instructions. No narration. This is a good video to start students thinking about this type of hobby as it improves concentration, fine motor coordination and helps with risk taking.
West African Civilizations
Dated yet relevant documentary on the history of ancient African art and civilizations is the subject of this six minute video. It covers the major learning centers and the development of various cultures. A good video that provides an overview using images that include objects found by archaeology.
How to Find the Surface Area of a Triangular Prism
Looking for an informative video on how to get the surface area of a triangular prism? This useful tutorial explains exactly how it's done in four minutes. The instructor uses a small whiteboard for demonstration.
ISS Update - April 25, 2011
The International Space Station video update for April 25, 2011.
ISS Update - May 13, 2011
The International Space Station video update for May 13, 2011.
"The Imagined" by Stephen Dunn (poetry reading)
When my kids ask me why I won't watch horror movies, I tell them it's because nothing scares me any more. It's not true of course, it's only things that are intended to scare me that don't scare me: I'm too old to be fooled by the same old nonsense again. One of the working girls in Steinbeck's Sweet Thursday said "I can scream three times at a rubber lizard and then the Hell with it." However this poem scares me: it's like the idea that everything you hold precious is a sham, a facade, a d
"In School Days" by John Greenleaf Whittier (poetry reading)
An American poem. The British find American sentimentality and sincerity hard to bear - just as Americans find British irony and dry humour baffling. The picture of the Californian School House looks as though it was taken in about 1930 - it comes from this site: http://cerritos.org/community/history-of-the-region The Schoolroom was painted by William Bromley Still sits the school-house by the road, A ragged beggar sleeping; Around it still the sumachs grow, And blackberry-vines are creep
"[as freedom is a breakfastfood]" by E E Cummings (poetry reading)
Magic Tree screensaver: http://www.lisisoft.com/tools/magic-tree.html Love in the Sky: http://www.webdesignhot.com/free-photography/love-clouds-in-the-sky/ as freedom is a breakfastfood or truth can live with right and wrong or molehills are from mountains made —long enough and just so long will being pay the rent of seem and genius please the talentgang and water most encourage flame as hatracks into peachtrees grow or hopes dance best on bald men's hair and every finger is a toe and any c
Walkthrough World's Largest Dinosaurs Special Exhibition
The World's Largest Dinosaurs (April 16, 2011-January 2, 2012), a new exhibition at the American Museum of Natural History, goes beyond traditional fossil shows to reveal how dinosaurs actually lived by taking visitors into the amazing anatomy of a uniquely super-sized group of dinosaurs: the long-necked and long-tailed sauropods, which ranged in size from 15 to 150 feet long. Drawing on the latest science that looks in part to existing organisms to understand these extinct giants, The World's
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We Have Met Technology and It Is Us
The chapter explores the relationship between technology and intelligence with an emphasis on technologies as forms of tool-mediated social practices. This involves the argument that although tools are constituents of a technology, it is the way in which tools are deployed as part of a social practice that is crucial. Artifacts are considered as the foundation blocks of technology.