Rate rise cycle halted
Sept. 8 - Jean-Claude Trichet has signalled an end to the cycle of rate hikes, announcing the euro zone inflation risks were no longer skewed to the upside and economic growth would be slow at best. Ciara Sutton reports.
Pruis MA133 September 1, 2011
Pruis MA133 September 1, 20011
All Summer In A Day, Part 1
This video is based on a short story by Ray Bradbury. It has a futuristic setting where students live on a rainy planet and long for the sun to visit. Everything is dull and grey with the exception of one little girl who remembers what the beauty and warmth of the sun felt like on Earth. This video could be used by students to create numerous writing activities: (1) compare/contrast paragraphs (2) prediciting outcomes (3) creative writing, etc. (09:55)
Tony Ellis & the Musicians of Braeburn
In this concert in the Library's "Homegrown" series, Tony Ellis and the Musicians of Braeburn play traditional banjo and stringband music from Ohio. Speaker Biography: Tony Ellis is a prominent bluegrass banjo and fiddle player. He performed with Bill Monroe and the Bluegrass Boys, the originators of the bluegrass style, both at the Grand Ole Opry and on tour, for over two years, recording some 25 songs with them.
Child Labor and the Photography of Lewis Hine -- Pt. 1
This is an excellent documentary concerning child labor and the photography of Lewis Hine. Several of his photographs are included. (07:03)
Ronald DePinho, M.D., on employee expectations
On Thursday, Sept. 1, 2011, Ronald DePinho, M.D., began his presidency of MD Anderson Cancer Center. Here he shares his expectations of MD Anderson employees. DePinho is internationally recognized for basic and translational research in cancer, aging and age-associated degenerative disorders. He's the fourth full-time president of MD Anderson. DePinho succeeds John Mendelsohn, M.D., who remains on MD Anderson faculty, returning to clinical and translational research as co-director of a new In
ISS Update - Sept. 7, 2011
The International Space Station video update for Sept. 7, 2011.
Open Classroom - 09/07/2011 #2 Dukakis
The Role of Government in the 21st Century This week: 21st Century Challenges to the Conception of Government with Robert Kuttner as Guest Speaker
Human Behavior: Padlock
Humans need to feel physically safe wherever they are, and especially in their own homes.
SEDS-I: Subsatellite in motion (30 frames-second)
An animation of the sub-satellite dynamics of Small Expendable Deployer System Mission I
News #138 - You’re at the right place, just a new face
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Erythemal Index for August 2000 through July 2001: Rotating Globe
The Erythemal Index is a measure of ultraviolet radiation (UV) at ground level on the Earth. UV exists to the left of the visible spectrum and is divided into three components (UV-A, UV-B and UV-C). UV-B (290-320 wavelengths) is the most dangerous form of UV radiation that can reach ground level. Atmospheric ozone shields life at the surface from most of the harmful components of solar radiation. Chemical processes in the atmosphere can effect the level of protection provided by the ozone in the
"Probability and Random Variables, Spring 2009"
" This course introduces students to probability and random variables. Topics include distribution functions, binomial, geometric, hypergeometric, and Poisson distributions. The other topics covered are uniform, exponential, normal, gamma and beta distributions; conditional probability; Bayes theorem; joint distributions; Chebyshev inequality; law of large numbers; and central limit theorem."
Zin Zin Zin a Violin! - Elementary Performance
Students from Pleasant Grove Elementary perform the poem "Zin, Zin, Zin a Violin!" by Lloyd Moss. The audio quality is good, considering it is being taped from the audience. Students will enjoy watching the choreography that goes along with their performance. (05:01)
Trout stream that runs through a California coastal forest
Streams carry sediment and nutrients from runoff but are sensitive to pollution. Organisms inhabiting streams have adaptations to hold tightly to the substrate, much like in the intertidal zone. Parts of a stream may be shaded from sunlight, limiting photosynthesis.
How to view and interpret your grade report
Virtual Maths Data Handling - Light Survey, Worksheet for Bigger Room
Light Intensity Survey worksheet, activity including resources, for bigger room
The Owl and the Pussycat with Music
An animation following the owl and the pussycat as they embark on there voyage of love and magic in a beautiful pea green boat. The computer animation is set to soothing music. Words from the poem appear on the screen but are not narrated. The video would be great to use with students as they are learning to recognize key words that are included in the poem. (02:40)