How do changes in Earth's magnetic field and ionosphere affect us?
Part 1 in a discussion on How do changes in Earth's magnetic field and ionosphere affect us? Bob McCoy – Office of Naval Research. Storms and variations in the ionosphere impact Navy instruments, e.g, Suns storms (disturbances) can degrade GPS affecting ship navigation, airplanes, and all kinds of communication and transportation on Earth. Dish TV and satellite operations are also disrupted or impacted by this. Talks about the fun of flying rockets and studying the data to make new discoveries
Office Hours with Landon Cox on Privacy and Social Media
Duke University Professor Landon Cox discuss his research on privacy and social media during an "Office Hours" webcast conversation September 26, 2010. Learn more at http://www.dukeofficehours.com.
Genetic Disease WebQuest
Students take on different roles to learn about DNA and genetic diseases, including how a genetic disease causes a person to get sick, how we test for and treat a genetic disease, and how we help people to make better decisions regarding all the complicated issues involved with genetic diseases. This webquest, designed for high school and undergraduate students, is an ideal introduction to the concepts of bioinformatics, genetic diseases, and potential careers in science fields. The activity can
Sintaxis Grafica de la Multimedia (Graphical Syntax of Multimedia)
The multimedia offers an integration that must be made by the subject with the stimuli given, in their majority visual. For that reason it is interesting to know how effective may be the use of images and to propose some basic norms for designing multimedia software based on a graphic syntax
Valentine's Day Song
The video starts by counting 10 hearts, then sings a valentine song to the tune of "One Little Indian." Hearts are on a felt board while the teacher sings. Various shapes are also taught between the song.This video is really great for small children to catch on to.
Arctic Ice Abrupt Withdrawal
A simulation of the summer arctic ice coverage of the north pole from present to 2040. Produced by UCAR and the National Center for Atmospheric Research. (No sound) Run time 0:31.
Exploring Wisconsin Our Home-A Place Called Wisconsin
This introduction to the series takes a fresh look at Wisconsin geography. Series host Liz Chobanian Richeson and the Wis Kids locate Wisconsin in the universe, find their own home towns within the state, and begin to explore the places created by the work of people and nature in this part of the world. As students learn about Wisconsin's unique physical characteristics, they will begin to gain an appreciation of their own sense of place in the world. The program considers some of the key
Exploring Wisconsin Our Home-Your Land & Mine
Your Land and Mine - Land has both public and private uses. However, since all land is interrelated, land use decisions affect all citizens. This program studies how land use decisions are made. Wisconsin's diverse regions provide the state with a variety of landscapes and environments. There are many different and often conflicting uses for land, and people must discuss, debate, and decide the best possible use for this limited resource. (Series: Exploring Wisconsin Our Home)The 'Explorin
Evolution Ep1: Darwin's Dangerous Idea (1/11)
Interweaving key moments of drama in Darwin's life with current research, "Darwin's Dangerous Idea" explores why his theory of evolution might matter even more today than it did in his own time. This documentary is suitable for high school grades. Run time 10:38.
Efficient Computer-User Interface in Electronic Mail Systems
This research explores the question of improving user- computer interface. The approach is one of observing and codifying various parameters that influence the efficiency of interface in the context of electronic mail tasks. In the paper the authors observe 'expert' and 'regular' users of a mail system and analyze the sources of efficiency. It is clear that experts use a different, more specialized, set of commands in performing standard mail tasks. While experts perform these tasks with fewer e
College Research Papers : How to Write Footnotes in MLA Style
Writing a footnote in MLA style is useful for expressing an idea that isn't part of the main line of argument. Make sure footnotes are relevant by using the tips from an English teacher in this video on college research papers.
Where Do I Find Affordable Homeschool Curriculum?
Where Do I Find Affordable Homeschool Curriculum? Part of the series: Homeschooling Tips. Find an affordable homeschool curriculum by using discarded textbooks from public schools, borrowing books from friends, and by doing research to create an adequate lesson plan. Use workbooks and...
Can You Participate in Sports While Homeschooling
Can You Participate in Sports While Homeschooling. Part of the series: Homeschooling Tips. Homeschool students typically participate in sports by either organizing their own team, joining a high school team or by signing up for community college athletics. Research various athletic...
How to Cite an Interview in APA Style
How to Cite an Interview in APA Style. Part of the series: Research Papers. The basic form for an APA citation starts with the author, date and title, and is followed by a publisher if one is listed. Learn about using exact dates when citing interviews with help from an...
How to Cite the APA Manual in APA Format
How to Cite the APA Manual in APA Format. Part of the series: Research Papers. When citing the APA manual, the author being referenced is a corporate author, called the American Psychological Association. Learn about citing the edition of an APA manual with help from an...
How to Write MLA Research or Essay Papers
When writing an MLA research or essay paper, know that the MLA, or Modern Language Association, publishes a book about proper formats for a research paper. Write an MLA essay paper and refer to the handbook with tips from an English teacher in this video on research papers.
MLA Citation Format--Put Your Papers in Perfect MLA Style: P1
This video show you how to set up manuscript settings for a research paper in Modern Language Association (MLA) style. It also covers in-text citation formatting style (when, where and how to cite) and the Works Cited page. You can actually view the computer screen setting being made while you are being told the steps.
Put Your Papers & Essays in Perfect MLA Style: P2
This video continues to teach the manuscript settings for a research paper in Modern Language Association (MLA) style. Also covers in-text citation formatting style (when, where and how to cite) and the Works Cited page. Pt 2 of 2
Tracing your Heritage
Genealogy is one of the fastest growing hobbies in America.
In this clip the narrator reports on a woman who is doing genealogy research on her heritage and interviews various professionals about the subject. The clips give useful information and tips on genealogical research.