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Virtual Maths - Numbers, Opposite angles simulation tool
Interactive simulation tool demonstrating the angles on a 360 degree wheel
Bryce Falk (UC Davis)
Criniviruses have the most complex genomes and virions of +sense ssRNA plant viruses
The Language Construction Kit
A resource to allow one to create an entire language in the grand scale of J.R.R. Tolkein, The Language Construction Kit covers the model, sound, alphabet, word creation, grammar and style of your imaginary language. Written in a comprehensive but task-oriented and friendly style, The Language Construction Kit is fascinating for those who like to dabble with wordplay, or indispensable for language & linguistic teachers struggling to get their students to understand what makes up a language, fore
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
Form Follows Media - Experiences of Bialystok School of Architectural Composition
This paper considers transition from physical modelling to digital methods of the creation of architectural forms. Every type of creation has constructed the proper means of expression and its own methodology. The main thesis of this paper is that a specific character of the composition activity of an architect is determined by the modelling methods. As the research on architectural modelling, the two methods of creating spatial architectural forms (cardboard model and computer model) have been
Do you Teach or Do you Educate?
A three minute video that uses quotes to promote the advantages of motivating the students to learn by showing the way, facilitating. Okay for a staff development meeting or to use by teacher prepartion programs.
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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Stop 10: Betty Woodman
INNOVATION AND CHANGE: Great Ceramics from the Ceramics Research Center This exhibition highlights 75 masterworks by many of the leading international ceramic artists of our day, offering a...
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Philosophy: 2013 Dan & Gwen Taylor Lecture: Is Religion Special? Toleration, Conscience and Exemptio
Professor Brian Leiter (Karl N. Llewellyn, Professor of Jurisprudence and Director, Centre for Law, Philosophy, and Human Values, University of Chicago) speaks on the topic of his recent book 'Why Tolerate Religion?' (Princeton University Press, 2012). 27 August 2013
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:
How Helicopters Work
This 1:20 video explains how helicopters use various degrees of balance and rotation to fly and what the pilot has to do to control one.
Fastcar: The Physics of Racing Part 1
This video is to assist 5-7 graders with the concepts of physics using auto racing to illustrate the concepts. This is part 1 of 2. The video hits many points and might be a good review for students. Run time 08:30.
Second Set - 100 High-Frequency Words
This is set 2 of 100 high-frequency words. Each word appears on the screen in large print as a child's voice says the word aloud. This would be a great large group or small group activity. (3:29)
Bali Aims to be Free of Plastic Waste by 2013
The Balinese community is working together with Coca-cola to help mobilize a movement to clean and protect Bali beaches from plastic debris.
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.