Journey North: A Global Study of Wildlife Migration and Seasonal Change
Journey North engages students in a global study of wildlife migration and seasonal change. K-12 students become involved in citizen science and share their own field observations with classmates across North America. They track the coming of the seasons through the migration patterns of monarch butterflies, robins, hummingbirds, whooping cranes, gray whales, bald eagles— and other birds and mammals; the budding of plants; changing sunlight; and other natural events. Find migration maps, pictu
Spell-a-thon List 01 - Quiz
This quiz tests your ability to spell words from the CARI Spellathon 2005 list 1.
Maths Busters - Quiz
How good are your sums?
How the Digestive System Works
This video gives good facts about the digestive system. Some key vocabulary words include the following: mouth, esophagus, small intestine, large intestine, liver, stomach, gall bladder, pancreas, rectum, digestive tract, anus, enzymes, stomach acid, and bile. Beware of audience-poop, rectum, and anus are discussed. This is a great resource to help build background knowledge for our students and would work well in conjunction with non-fiction texts on the human body and body systems. (3:31)
Cheetahs: National Geographic Films World's Fastest Animal
National Geographic magazine filmed the world's fastest runner with one of the world's fastest cameras at the Cincinnati Zoo. See how it was done in this behind-the-scenes video. (02:26)
Being Perfect: A Clip From Friday Night Lights
Coach Gaines gives a riveting halftime speech, in what likely will be his team's last game as football players, to cherish the moment. This clip addresses the themes of perfection, teamwork, brotherhood, joy, and passion. ( 3:20)
Extreme Solar Flares
From NASA's Scientific Visualization Studio. Solar flares may seem like far-away events, but they can damage satellites and even ground-based technologies and power grids. Every 11 years, as the sun reaches its maximum activity they become bigger and more common, and that increases the chances that one will significantly affect Earth. (02:53)
So what are these solar eruptions? A solar flare is basically an explosion on the surface of the sun ranging from minutes to hours in le
Christmas Is More: Movie Clip From How the Grinch Stole Christmas
When the Grinch discovers that the town is still joyful and singing after losing all of their gifts, he realizes that Christmas is more than just presents. Themes illustrated through this clip include transformation, joy, perspective, and materialism. ( 3:31)
The marine environment is unique and requires technologies that can use sound to gather information since there is little light underwater. The sea-floor is characterized using underwater sound and acoustical systems. Current technological innovations are allowing scientists to further understand and apply information about animal locations and habitat. Remote sensing and exploration with underwater vehicles allows scientists to map and understand the sea floor, and in some cases, the water colu
(Re)designing and Implementing the Professional Doctorate in Education: Comparing Experiences of a S
Rosemarye Taylor, Valerie Anne Storey
Two diverse universities—one large public metropolitan and one small independent-- participate in the Carnegie Project on the Education Doctorate (CPED) the purpose of which is to clearly […]
Birth Registration in South Sudan
Sell October, buy January crude contract, says Henwood
Aug. 18 - Reuters Commodities Specialist Christopher Henwood says bearish views of the economy should push near-term crude futures lower, while a winter premium will lift prices in January.
Pilgrims cheer Pope Benedict in Madrid
August 20 - Thousands of young people flood into the streets of Madrid to hear Pope Benedict speak. Andrew Raven reports.
Beginner - Other reasons Many people choose their partners based on their wealth, lineage, beauty or religion. Some even go to the extent of marrying someone twice their age just for the money. In today's podcast, we have a dialogue full of useful vocabulary around this subject.
Many people choose their partners based on their wealth, lineage, beauty or religion. Some even go to the extent of marrying someone twice their age just for the money. In today's podcast, we have a dialogue full of useful vocabulary around this subject.
El Nino Sea Surface Temperature Anomaly Comparison: 1982-1983 to 1997-1998
A comparison of the Pacific sea surface temperature anomaly during the El Nino of 1982-1983 with that of 1997-1998, as measured by NOAA AVHRR
Scientists use mosquito to test water quality.
Aug. 15 - A Costa Rican researcher has discovered a type of mosquito that can be used to identify safe river water for human consumption. Sharon Reich reports.
Nigel Andrews GLS 2010 interview
Nigel Andrews (MSc11) on what we can learn from emerging markets
"NextLab I: Designing Mobile Technologies for the Next Billion Users, Fall 2008"
"Can you make a cellphone change the world? NextLab is a hands-on year-long design course in which students research, develop and deploy mobile technologies for the next billion mobile users in developing countries. Guided by real-world needs as observed by local partners, students work in multidisciplinary teams on term-long projects, closely collaborating with NGOs and communities at the local level, field practitioners, and experts in relevant fields. Students are expected to leverage technic