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.
Virtual Maths, Shapes Space and Measure, Surface of a semi cylinder template
Diagram and template for using a semi-cylinder to calculate area
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.
Acknowledgements Except for third party materials and otherwise stated (see Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 2.0 Licence The material below appears in: Understanding Environmental Issues (2003) (eds) Steve Hinc
Except for third party materials and otherwise stated (see Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 2.0 Licence), this content is made available under a
The material below appears in: Understanding Environmental Issues (2003) (eds) Steve Hinc
Graduate Skills is one of the series of Futures workbooks, which help students choose and prepare for their careers. Like the other workbooks in the series you can dip in and out doing the exercises which are most relevant to you. You might want to include the exercises or the output in your personal development plan or e-portfolio. The aim of this workbook is to introduce you to the concept of graduate job skills and enterprise, looking at which career path you decides to follow. It’s not j
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
Design in the Sense of Taste
We "taste"... But,how? This video shows how the tongue relates to what it tastes to the brain. The tongue also performs a task when we talk. The video talks about the salivary glands and how the tongue works. Taste buds are also discussed, how many we have, why we have this many, and where and why they were located where they are. 07:25.
George Washington in a Nutshell
A brief animated video summarizing the life and major achievements of George Washington.
Food and Nutritional Sciences. Dept. University of Reading Teaching Science and Maths - POSTreport December 1996 World history Documents WORLD HISTORY DOCUMENTS includes 350 Primary Source Documents and Speeches written throughout the course of World History. From the Bible to Obama’s Nobel Acceptance Speech, this application covers the breadth and depth of world history. This progra U.S.-Cuba Relations: The Beginning of a Long Thaw? Virtual Maths - 3D shapes, area of cylinder San Juan Capistrano and San Miguel Missions, Ave Maria Grotto, Cullman, Alabama
The website of the Dept of Food and Nutritional Sciences at the University of Reading provides details of first and higher degree studies, and research projects in food science and technology, biotechnology applications, nutrition and c
POSTreports are intended to give UK Members of Parliament an overview of issues based on the evidence available to government and were compiled by the Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology and then the ESRC. This briefing dates back to 1996 and looks at supply and demand for school science and maths teachers and the implications for teaching quality.
To the dismay of these seasoned Cuba specialists, the Obama administration is not pursuing a rapid thaw in relations with the Castro regime. While there appears no speedy end to 50 years of icy antipathy toward Cuba, the speakers detect a few hopeful signs of warming in recent times.
Wayne Smith has seen opportunities f
Interactive simulation demonstrating the formula and calculation of the area of a cylinder
This image is part of a series of color photographs of the Ave Maria Grotto in Cullman, Alabama. Postcard text: (back) San Juan Capistrano and San Miguel Missions ... The AVE MARIA GROTTO consists of over 125 miniature reproductions of famous churches, shrines and buildings from all over the world. Encompassing an area of over three acres, this miniature fairyland was built by a Benedictine Monk, Brother Joseph. He has spent over 40 years in making this scenic spot, using all kinds of jewelry,
Teaching Science and Maths - POSTreport December 1996
World history Documents WORLD HISTORY DOCUMENTS includes 350 Primary Source Documents and Speeches written throughout the course of World History. From the Bible to Obama’s Nobel Acceptance Speech, this application covers the breadth and depth of world history. This progra
WORLD HISTORY DOCUMENTS includes 350 Primary Source Documents and Speeches written throughout the course of World History. From the Bible to Obama’s Nobel Acceptance Speech, this application covers the breadth and depth of world history. This progra
U.S.-Cuba Relations: The Beginning of a Long Thaw?
Virtual Maths - 3D shapes, area of cylinder
San Juan Capistrano and San Miguel Missions, Ave Maria Grotto, Cullman, Alabama