The British Monarchy (in pictures)
This video focuses on what the British monarchy does for the people of Great Britain as far as culture and cohesion. The is slides, music and text.
The Transcontinental Railroad- Laying the Tracks
This video is about how the tracks for the Transcontinental Railroad were laid, how one section still holds the record for fastest track laying, and how all the rapid growth had both positive and negative consequences. Compares to landing on Mars.
BBC Schools - Science Topics - The Periodic Table - Part 1 of 2
Excellent video about how we came to have the periodic table: why the elements are placed where they are, and the people who contributed to it.
According to owner: "Apologies for the erratic picture but the video tape is very worn." Yes, very jumpy and erratic at the beginning. Overall, images are not digital-crisp, but the information is so good it is worth the inconveniences.
Beginning of actual program is at 1:18, and the roughness eases around 2:20, but is still a b
Virtual Maths - 2D Shapes, rectangle
Interactive simulation demonstrating calculation of area of a rectangle
1 The appliance of science
This unit provides you with a set of ideas for developing your approach to managing your own work – what we might call ‘self-management’. In order to do this, we will examine some of the key processes of management decision making – allocating time, staff, physical and financial resources: prioritising and problem solving and monitoring performance.
Self-taught Artists: William Hawkins
This 1:16 video is about the self-taught artists William Hawkins, a former slave. It is very brief, but could provide students with motivation to find out more about Hawkins and others who learned by doing such as Grandma Moses.
Economic Update: The Trend to Inequality
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Orchestrating cell separation in plants : what are the risks and benefits?
In this podcast, Professor Roberts from the School of Biosciences discusses his research into the mechanism responsible for regulating cell separation in plants. In particular how plants ‘shed’ parts of themselves such as leaves or fruit. Professor Roberts explores the potential application of his research, through prevention or encouraging of the ‘shedding’ process, agricultural harvests could potentially be increased or even synchronised. Professor Roberts also discusses the resistanc
How to Make an iPod or iTunes Ad using Photoshop Elements
This two minute tutorial shows how an iExpress project is made using Photoshop, Gimp, or Fireworks. The author states that she has found an easy way to do this using Mac's Keynote from the iWorks software package.Here is the tutorial for Keynote that she provided:
Worship Service - 11/30/14 - Christy Lohr Sapp
Worship service for the First Sunday in Advent with preaching by Dr. Christy Lohr Sapp.
What Metal Has the Strongest Magnetic Attraction?
Iron is the metal with the strongest magnetic attraction.
Steel can also be highly magnetized because it is made up mostly of
iron. Discover more information on the magnetic value of different
metals in this clip.
All about oats
The All about Oats website from the HGCA provides information for students and the general public on the nutritive values of oats, farm production and harvesting information, and links to other authoritative food and nutrition websites.
1 How to avoid damage when handling photographs Remember to treat your photographs with the consideration demanded by their age and fragility. Careless handling and storage will cause damage.
Remember to treat your photographs with the consideration demanded by their age and fragility. Careless handling and storage will cause damage.
Juan Gris's The Man at the Café
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MythBusters HD App for iPad
'The Official Discovery Channel MythBusters App for iPad is a dramatically new and engaging fan experience developed specifically for iPad. You will never think about TV the same way again! Watch the most popular full screen MythBusters video clips and compete against other fans by busting 3 popular myths through full screen, multilevel casual games. Stay in touch with the latest MythBusters news and announcements and share your thoughts with the community through Facebook and Twitter feeds
Indigenous Peoples' Legal Water Forum 2009 Session 11
A forum to explore the rights of Indigenous peoples to be involved in the governance of freshwater. Jacinta Ruru, senior law lecturer, University of Otago and Coordinator of Otago's Research Cluster for Natural Resources Law, "The common law doctrine of native title possibilities".
Virtual Maths - Basic Structures, bending moment point of load
Interactive simulation demonstrating the bending moment at point of load
The Horned Lizard
In this video from Outdoor Nevada, Brian Wignall describes some of the unique characteristics of horned lizards. Horned lizards display unique adaptations that enable them to live in this hot, dry desert climate. The video examines the horned lizard as it hunts for food, and demonstrates how it relies on both camouflage and behavioral strategies to deter predators. Closed captioning included. 04:32.
Things are now always what they seem, especially when it comes to snakes like these. Watch some amazing camouflaged snakes. This video would be great to introduce the following concepts: animal defenses, camouflage, fright, mimicry, and/or protective resemblance. Run time 02:00.
Sarajevo hoses down following night riots
Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Following a third night of rioting in Bosnian capital Sarajevo, the city hoses down government buildings that were set on fire by protesters furious about jobs situation. Gavino Garay reports. 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, nationa