An Evening With Daniel Woodrell
The Missouri State University English Department presented "An Evening With Daniel Woodrell" October 25, 2013. Daniel Woodrell, acclaimed author of "Winter's Bone" read from his latest book, "The Maid's Version." For more than two decades, Daniel Woodrell has created an indelible representation of the shadows of the rural American experience and has steadily built a devoted following of fans, critics, and legendary literary authors. Woodrell's body of work focuses on characters who have been
The Real Number Set - Part 1
This Language of Mathematics video the instructor goes 'back to basics' using the 'real number set'. He uses a chalkboard to model what real numbers are and how they are organized. Straightforward and easy-to-understand.
Finding the Dew Point
With the help of Cyberspace's favorite weathercaster Stormy Gale, the CyberSquad learns how to make fog. Stormy Gale explains that as you cool down moist air you get fog, and if you warm up the air, the droplets evaporate back into the air and the fog goes away. The CyberSquad has to figure out how cold they have to make the air before fog will form. Using a can of water and a bucket of ice, Stormy Gale explains how to keep track of the temperature and how to use the dew point to predict when fo
Shaping the Education Bill - Reaching for Consensus
Back Bench Response to the Education White Paper: this document was published on 14 December, 2005, by a number of Labour MPs, Peers and other leading Labour Party figures. It highlights their concerns regarding the 2005 Education White Paper, and puts forward a number of proposals.
The Language of Mathematics (6): Adding and Subtracting
The instructor in this video is outside (in a parking garage) and uses a concrete wall and chalk for demonstration. He indicates that his videos are for a high school audience, but here he goes back to the basics of addition and subtraction.
Study support Attainment
Study support Attainment I am currently looking into whether or not school clubs/study support raise attainment in schools. I have searched the TTRB site, but have found nothing relating to this topic. I have found a couple of articles on the TES, Guardian and BBC websties, but no references to formal journal articles, books or documents, which would back up my thinking. I am looking specifically at KS3 and KS4. I will be focusing on sport and the performing arts.
The History of the Periodic Table - Part 1 of 2
This is part 1 of 2 of a video this student did for his Chemistry class back at community college for extra credit. It documents the history of the periodic table. Entertaining and educational and some good background and details.
The 'Hadow Report': The Primary School (1931)
With the publication of the 'Rose Review' of the primary curriculum and that of the Cambridge (Alexander) review, this is an appropriate moment to look back to the 'Hadow Report' on the curriculum for primary schools published in 1931, in order to reflect on the continuing key issues for primary education.
Water that falls from the sky is called precipitation. As one aspect of weather, precipitation such as rain or snow can affect your daily life. However, it is also a vital step in the water cycle, returning water from the atmosphere back to Earth's surface. In this video you will observe three different types of precipitation — rain, hail, and snow. Sound but no narration. Run time 01:00.
An interactive graphic that describes the extent of income inequality in the U.S., how it got so unequal, and offers tangible suggestions about what ordinary people can do to diminish it. It also allows users to estimate the amount of actual income inequality and place their own earnings in the context of demographically similar populations. Animated videos narrated by former Secretary of Labor, Robert Reich, describe why such inequality has increased in recent decades.
Virtual Maths, Brick Density, Water Displacement method video
Video demonstrating how to measure the density of a brick using the water displacement method.
What is a fire resistance rating?
The term "fire-resistance" designates the ability of a laboratory-constructed assembly to contain a fire in a carefully controlled test setting for a specified period of time. This is a paper that discussed the implications and meaning of the tern for walls and builing membranes made with gypsum.
David Attenborough looks at how some creatures have formed mutually beneficial partnerships - if you scratch my back, I'll scratch yours. From the BBC. This video shows how symbiosis occurs in many different species of animals. (4:20)
SAT Prep: Test 1, Section 9, Part 1
Students, improve your math SAT score! This video starts off with a black screen because the narrator uses it as a chalkboard. This is video is appropriate high school students. Uses a textbook (the official SAT study guide) commonly found in bookstores, but it is not absolutely necessary as the narrator does all work on the screen.
Grand Theft Auto
Bio-technology in Africa - Florence Wambugu
Florence Muringi Wambugu talks about the contribution of bio-technology, including GM crops, for improving the sustainable livelihoods of resource poor families in Africa.
Highlights from 2009
In this week's podcast, we look back at some of the highlights from 12 months of Planet Earth podcasts, and look ahead to some of the big stories expected in 2010.
DNA, RNA, and Protein Extraction: The Past and The Present
This is a review article that provides an overview of the molecular techniques in DNA, RNA, and protein isolation, past and present. It discusses manual procedures and the accompanying difficulties involved. It discusses the advantages of automated procedures that can signifincatly increase efficiency and accuracy while minimizing cross-contamination.
Auburn vs. Mississippi State (1949)
"A well pleased body of 20,000 students and alumni saw Auburn thoroughly trounce Mississippi State 25 to 6 in Auburn's annual homecoming classic. The game was played in the newly dedicated Hare Stadium before the largest crowd ever to attend a sports event in Auburn. It was Auburn all the way as the Tigers coasted to their first S.E.C. victory since 1947. With Tidwell in the driver's seat the Tigers played their best offensive game of the season. Tidwell scored two touchdowns, Lagner added anoth
George Washington in a Nutshell
A brief animated video summarizing the life and major achievements of George Washington.