Rational Exponent Rules
This video explains the rules for rational exponents. The rules for multiplying and dividing exponents apply to rational exponents as well; however the operations will be slightly more complicated because of the fractions. Some basic rational exponent rules apply for standard operations. When multiplying exponents, we add them. When dividing exponents, we subtract them. When raising an exponent to an exponent, we multiply them. If the problem has root symbols, we ch
Cesar Chavez remembered at IVC
This two-minute video has interviews about from individuals reflecting on some of his ideas and what has transpired since his death. Limited use. (01:59)
Common Cockle--An Overview
This short video gives excellent real life footage of a Common Cock in its natural environment. Students will enjoy listening to the ocean sound as they watch the close up views of this amazing creature. This well-known edible cockle has a solid shell, consisting of two valves, which feature prominent ribs and concentric growth-lines. The outer surface of the shell is off-white, yellowish or brown, and the inner surface is white. This is a great resource to help build background knowledge a
In this video segment from Cyberchase, the CyberSquad has to find out exactly how fast each of Wicked’s three brooms can go. They set out to calculate the speed per second of each broom using the data they have from their speed tests over a period of five seconds. (3mins)
Pompeii: The Final Days
In this video clip, Pliny the Younger's letters to his friend Tacitus, a Roman historian, recount the events of that terrifying day more than 2,000 years ago when Mount Vesuvius erupted. The volcanic eruption completely decimated the ancient Roman city.
Printable wordsearch based on the story of Fionn and the Fianna. Answers also included.
European Community of Democracies – Towards a New Foundation of Europe [Audio]
Speaker(s): Professor Ulrich Beck | Editor's note: Unfortunately the beginning of the chairperson’s introduction is missing from the podcast. German euro-nationalism is not inevitable. Europe's crisis is an opportunity to enlarge democracy. Ulrich Beck is professor of sociology, University of Munich and British Journal of Sociology LSE Centennial Professor in the Department of Sociology.
Alzheimer's: What Is the Value of Knowing Early: A View Across Five Countries
The Forum at the School of Public Health
Alzheimer's disease, the most common form of dementia, affects millions of people around the world. This Forum event examined the results of a new poll conducted by the Harvard School of Public Health and Alzheimer Europe on perception and awareness of the disease among residents in the U.S., Germany, France, Spain and Poland -- and their views on the value of diagnosis. This event was presented in collaboration with Reuters and was part of the Andelot S
Dit presentatie kan gebruikt worden bij de les 'Leven in België', 'België en Belgen', 'België en zijn bevolking'.
Minute of Mango: Local Scout
Take a minute out of your day to learn about all the killer new features on your Windows Phone. Trust me, you'll be glad you did
Global Calls for Economic Justice: the potential of Islamic finance [Audio]
Speaker(s): Mukhtar Hussain, Professor Volker Nienhaus | It is felt that conventional financial systems have failed and should be replaced, or supplemented, by more ethical banking and socially responsible finance. Can Islamic Finance, as a system with a strong religious background and moral framework, satisfy this hope? Mukhtar Hussain is chief executive officer at HSBC Malaysia. Volker Nienhaus is visiting professor, University of Reading.
College of Charleston Dorms -- Liberty Street Residence Hall Tour
College of Charleston junior Andrew Gunderson gives a tour of Liberty Street Residence Hall, which is located on the corner of Liberty and St. Philip streets. A shared bathroom connects two, two-person bedrooms. The building also features amenities such as game rooms, lounge areas, study rooms, home theaters, and many common spaces. Each room is equipped with a microfridge (a combination microwave and refrigerator) for the residents to share. The College's main dining facility, Liberty Street Fr
Slavery by Another Name: Coal Mining History
Historian Mary Ellen Curtin talks about early coal mining and the industry's reliance on prison labor. She describes the horrific conditions the workers endured in the late 1800s. ( 2:17)
Inventing Bar Graphs
In this video segment from Cyberchase, the CyberSquad discovers a bug problem in the Cybrary. They know that something needs to be done to stop the bugs before they eat everything in the Cybrary, so the CyberSquad creates a bar graph to display the number of bugs they found in each room. Ms. Fileshare is concerned about the bug problem until she is shown a different bar graph that shows the number of bugs in each room to be much smaller. The CyberSquad must figure out why the two graph
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