The Jamestown Colony
Before the arrival of the English, the Spanish influence in the New World extended from the Chesapeake Bay to the tip of South America. Spanish possessions included the developing cities of Mexico, Peru, and Cuba. Along the northern edge of Spain’s land were small missions and “presidios” or fortresses that stretched from the Atlantic coast, ran along the Gulf of Mexico and extended into the plains of Texas and the Rio Grande River valley. In 1585, Sir Walter Raleigh took on one of the fir
2013 Three Minute Thesis Winner - Sharon Savage
Sharon Savage (School of Medical Science, Faculty of Medicine) gives her winning presentation in the 2013 UNSW Three Minute Thesis Competition - "Giving words new life in dementia". With just three minutes to give a compelling presentation on their thesis topic and its significance, the 3MT competition requires PhD and Research Masters candidates to consolidate their ideas and crystallise their research discoveries. The annual event is organised by the Graduate Research School http://researc
Physics with Mr. Noon: Electric Current, Part 2
The instructor gives more classroom demonstrations dealing with electric current, voltage, resistance, and Ohm's Law. The classroom is dark because the instructor is using a projector in a darkened room.
Preschool Lesson: Forming Capital Letters
With Stamp and See, children learn to make capital letters step by step. They form letters by tracing with magnetic chalk or stamping with wood piece shapes. This lesson shows the teacher modeling a lesson using this product helping a small group of students learn how to form capital letters step by step.
This activity explores the nature of adult learning, often termed "andragogy", and how it differs from children's learning (pedagogy).
18 dead in single Gaza bombing
Palestinians awake to fresh destruction in Gaza including the scene of the single deadliest bombing since the start of Israel's offensive. Paul Chapman reports. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More updates and breaking news: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the globe and across topics including business, financial, national, and international
Male Giant Panda Bear Dust Bathing
This short video gives excellent real life footage of a male Giant Panda dust bathing. This is a great resource to help build background knowledge and to help make real world connections between nature and the classroom. (Less Than 2 Minutes)
The Evacuation of Saigon
A video by Meet Me at the Corner. This video has a student interviewing Mr. Vern Jumper, a retired Air Officer who was on duty during the Evacuation of Saigon. The video takes place in San Diego, CA while touring the U.S.S. Midway Museum. The video contains some actual photographs from the time period. A teacher could also use this video to teach students how to conduct an interview. (4:42)
Madame Thomas WIkis How-To, Part 10
How to see how big files are, how to locate files, re-name files. (2:31)
The Tiger is the World’s Super Cat
Graceful, regal, strong and solitary, tigers are the biggest of the
wild cats but carry their weight most elegantly. Their black stripes
across their reddish brown fur help them hide in foliage as they stalk
their prey. They are the only cats that enjoy playing in water, even in
the freezing lakes of the Siberian forests!
At one time, tigers were found across Iraq, large parts of South and
East Asia and Russia. Spread out with nine sub-species until e
Roy Hattersley - 2000
Roy Hattersley and discusses his life, his approach to writing and Blood and Fire, his biography of William and Catherine Booth, the founders of the Salvation Army.
History of Religions in America - Introduction
This video is the introduction and first part to the interview to Dr. Brekus. There is a list of all the topics to be treated in the interview, from the origins of religions in the colonies on and Dr. Brekus starts by describing what protestants in the colonies were like and what they did.
Nutrition and Diet
By the end of this section, you will be able to:
The physiology of the kidneys
Aimed at pre-registration Nursing students studying human biology, this learning object introduces the physiology of the kidney, examining the processes by which the kidneys filter blood, control body pH and eliminate the waste products of metabolism from the body.
As You Like It at Two River Theater
Everyone knows, or has at least heard, this famous line: “All the world’s a stage, and all the men and women merely players.” It’s from Shakespeare’s romantic comedy "As You Like It," which is running through February 16th at Two River Theater in Red Bank. Christopher Benincasa recently sat down with director Michael Sexton to talk about his fresh, modern take on the play, and what it has to say to us in 2014 – more than four centuries after it was written.
Los Angeles 1984: The Games of the XXIII Olympiad The Games of the XXIII Olympiad, from Los Angeles, USA. These Games are known for the fourteen country boycott led by the USSR. The Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum became the only stadium to host the Summer Olympic Opening Ceremony twice, the first time in 1932. Romania was the only Warsaw Pact nation to compete. Carl Lewis of the U.S. won four gold medals in track and field, in the same events as Jesse Owens did in 1936. Gymnas
The Games of the XXIII Olympiad, from Los Angeles, USA. These Games are known for the fourteen country boycott led by the USSR. The Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum became the only stadium to host the Summer Olympic Opening Ceremony twice, the first time in 1932. Romania was the only Warsaw Pact nation to compete. Carl Lewis of the U.S. won four gold medals in track and field, in the same events as Jesse Owens did in 1936. Gymnas
Energy and Electricity in Science : How Does Electricity Light Up a Bulb?
Electricity is used to light up a bulb by heating up the tungsten filament to the point that it glows white. Find out why light bulbs burn out with information from science teacher, Steve Jones. There are English captions.
Ritual Circumcision/Xhosa Male Culture
The Eastern Cape Province of South Africa is home to the Xhosa people, one of the nation's largest tribes. They live in the modern world, but they maintain their traditions. This includes the ritualized transition to manhood for Xhosa boys. This video is useful for discussing not only culture/tradition, but modern medicine and how sometimes these things can be at odds. (04:58)
Introduction to Chemistry
An overview introduction to chemistry using a slideshow
3.032 Mechanical Behavior of Materials (MIT)
Here we will learn about the mechanical behavior of structures and materials, from the continuum description of properties to the atomistic and molecular mechanisms that confer those properties to all materials. We will cover elastic and plastic deformation, creep, and fracture of materials including crystalline and amorphous metals, ceramics, and (bio)polymers, and will focus on the design and processing of materials from the atomic to the macroscale to achieve desired mechanical behavior. Inte