The Effects of Plate Tectonics
The phenomenon and effects of plate tectonics have literally changed the world. This video explains how plate tectonics can form mountains and trigger earthquakes. ( 2:05)
"Cooking with Our 3s," a Multiplication Rap
This multiplication rap song gives students practice multiplying by 3. The song begins with mnemonics to help students remember their threes. The second half of the song features practice problems which challenge students to sing out the answer before we do. Lyrics provided. (3:07)
Computers for Cynics
Computers for Cynics
1.2.8 In praise of cheap offshore labour? continued There are two points which are central to this line of thinking. One, according to Wolf (2004), is that the whole process, as odd as it may sound, is about mutual exploitation. Outside firms do indeed exploit the poor by taking advantage of the profitable opportunities that a pool of cheap labour represents. But Indonesian or Chinese workers, for instance, could be said to exploit the incoming firms by extracting higher pay from them and taking advantage of opportunities that previousl
There are two points which are central to this line of thinking. One, according to Wolf (2004), is that the whole process, as odd as it may sound, is about mutual exploitation. Outside firms do indeed exploit the poor by taking advantage of the profitable opportunities that a pool of cheap labour represents. But Indonesian or Chinese workers, for instance, could be said to exploit the incoming firms by extracting higher pay from them and taking advantage of opportunities that previousl
4.2 Job analysis
Does the recruitment and selection process fill you with dread? Discrimination and equal opportunities legislation can make this area feel like a minefield. If you are faced with appointing a new employee, then this unit will provide a straight-forward guide to the process: from writing job descriptions to finally assessing who to appoint.
In this activity, students will create their own simple compass, be able to explain how a compass works, understand that the Earth's magnetic field has both horizontal and vertical components, and learn more about cardinal directions.
24.05.2011 – Langsam gesprochene Nachrichten
Trainieren Sie Ihr Hörverstehen mit authentischen Materialien. Nutzen Sie die Nachrichten der Deutschen Welle von Dienstag – als Text und als verständlich gesprochene Audio-Datei. Die Betreibergesellschaft des havarierten japanischen Atomkraftwerks Fukushima geht von einer Kernschmelze in zwei weiteren Reaktoren aus. Dies sei außer in Reaktor 1 auch in den Reaktoren 2 und 3 "sehr wahrscheinlich", sagte ein Tepco-Sprecher bei der Veröffentlichung neuer Messwerte. Die drei Reaktoren würden
Students will build a wire circuit and pass a paper clip through the maze, trying not to touch the wire. Touching the wire with the paper clip will cause the circuit to close, which will activate the indicator.
Life on the Moon
In this lesson, students learn about the physical properties of the Moon. They compare these to the properties of the Earth to determine how life would be different for astronauts living on the Moon. Using their understanding of these differences, they are asked to think about what types of products engineers would need to design for us to live comfortably on the Moon.
3.6.5 Using ‘involvement devices’ sensitively and appropriately
Legacy fundraising, big-gift seeking are all part of the professional fundraiser's role. This unit will help you to gain the skills necessary to persuade individuals to become donors. How do you change people's ideas about methods of giving, moving them from casual street donations to regular direct debit giving?
Up Close with a Zapotec Urn
This article is part of OLogy, where kids can collect virtual trading cards and create projects with them. Here, they learn more about the Zapotec people of ancient Mexico.
Some Dinosaur Groups Diminishing Before Mass Extinction: Live Chat with Museum Scientists
On May 10, the American Museum of Natural History and Wired Science hosted a live webcast discussion about new research on dinosaur extinction. The study shows that some dinosaur groups were already on the decline around the time an asteroid hit at the end of the Cretaceous. Brandon Keim, an associate editor at Wired Science, moderated the discussion with two of the paper's co-authors: Mark Norell, chair of the Museum's Division of Paleontology, and Steve Brusatte, a Columbia University graduat
Breakingviews: Italy's amazing financial engineering
May 23 - To avoid spooking markets Italy is attempting an amazing feat of financial engineering, and the Eurovision song contest has a clear message for euro governments say Breakingviews.
The Making of the Modern Marine Corps
http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674058279 The Marine Corps has always considered itself a breed apart. Since 1775 America's smallest armed service has been suspicious of outsiders and deeply loyal to its traditions. Undying faith in its exceptionalism made the Marines one of the sharpest, swiftest tools of American military power, but developing this brand did not come without costs. Aaron B. O'Connell, Assistant Professor of History at the United States Naval Academy and a lieut
Managing confrontation in multicultural teams
Conflict and debate are considered essential to better decision making in some cultures, while in others, it’s downright rude. How do you bridge the cultural divide?
Georgia Tech Student Profiles - 2012
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Technology Inventions Over Time (Interactive)
In this interactive activity adapted from A Science Odyssey, learn how technology in the home has changed through the years. Scroll through a timeline from 1900 to 2010 to explore technological innovations in the home (such as phonographs, telephones, refrigerators, radios, televisions, and computers), and read about how they were developed and adapted and how they changed the way people live.
Absolute Beginner S2 #11 - Learn Some Spanish Diet Secrets
Learn Spanish with SpanishPod101.com! You’re hungry and the energy is draining from your body as you walk the streets of Spain. You need to find a meal, and pronto! Where can you find the quickest Spanish meal? A Spanish fast-food restaurant, of course! In this lesson, we will learn how to use the Spanish regular verbs [...]
La Roma Imperial - parte 1 de 2
Documental didáctico perteneciente a la colección Exploradores de la Historia. Un buen video para los niños. Este documental ofrece una visión general de la Roma Imperial y tiene dibujos agradables. (8:01)
This 13 minute video explains how a virus that killed up to 50 million people started and its effect on the world in 1918. It also shows
how scientists are trying to prevent more pandemics.