Games Technologies for Learning
The Games Technologies for Learning report explores the ways in which games technologies can be used to enhance teaching and learning, and provides advice for schools and colleges wishing to introduce...
Little love for Obama's budget
U.S. budget battle now heats up with the delivery of President Obama's $3.7 trillion budget to Congress.
Egyptian police show solidarity
Hundreds of police marched in Cairo's Tahrir Square Monday to show solidarity with protesters who helped to topple Hosni Mubarak. Jon Decker reports.
Yupparaj English Program Physics corresponding to Thai Physics Book #3
This algebra-based, one-semester high school physics book is grounded with real-world examples, illustrations, and explanations to help students grasp key, fundamental physics concepts. This […]
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UTMC Medical Students - Flowers to Patients
UTMC Medical Students handed flowers out to patients on Valentine's Day
The town is rendered in gingerbread once a year at Colonial Williamsburg. Executive Pastry Chef Joe Sciegaj oversees the construction.
Zooarchaeologist Joanne Bowen decodes 400-year-old leftovers.
Ping 92: Cut & Paste on Windows Phone, Kinect rocks, Team Coco, Halo reach wins Laura and Paul deliver the hottest news coming out of Microsoft this week:
Laura and Paul deliver the hottest news coming out of Microsoft this week:
NEA's Read Across America
Read Across American kick-off video for the March 2, 2011 event. This is a promotional to minute video, but it does give a background to why the Day is celebrated and its importance. May be slow loading.
The Crusades: Crescent and the Cross: The Legacy
A four minute video that goes into an overview of the causes and effects of the Crusades in some detail. There are images of fighting and sword play. Overall, a very good video to introduce this topic to students.
Learn about the Roman Republic
A 1:42 clip that quickly reviews the people, events, and land importance of this time period. It would be a quick review or introduction.
President Obama's Life in Pictures
This slide show features images of the future president's life. This would be a good show for younger students and for those who are writing a biography of his life. It would also be good for a compare and contrast essay when viewed with photographs of other presidents.
Animation of the Building of the International Space Station
How did all that stuff get up there? This is a fascinating, silent, animated time line of the International Space Station which is featured on the USA Today website. The time line starts in 1998 and ends in 2010. Though this animation is silent, there are words on the side to explain.
How Smart Is An Octopus?
Octopuses and other mollusks are more intelligent than you may think. This professionally-made video from the PBS Nova series provides an indepth look at problem solving skills in mollusks, especially the octopus. (10:00)
Magic and the Brain
Neuroscientists join Penn and Teller to explore why humans are so easily fooled by magic. This professionally-made video from PBS is from the NOVA ScienceNOW series. (12:07)
How Smart Are Dogs?
Meet an extraordinary boarder collie and other dogs changing our view of dog intelligence. This professionally-made video from PBS is part of the NOVA Science NOW series. (14:52)
VW agrees 3.2% pay rise with unions
German car maker Volkswagen has agreed a 3.2 percent pay rise deal setting the stage for potential wage improvements in other industrial sectors.
Make your own calculation of your energy
This energy consumption game by WWF explains the role every one of us is playing in the energy consumption. By following the arrows you end up in having an indication of your yearly energy consumption as well as the emissions of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere on a yearly basis.