Smithsonian Spotlight - Rovers Raise the Bar
Space rovers can see more detailed information and travel further than humans. With all the work they're doing on the planet Mars, it's hard not to become attached to the little guys. (01:32)
10 Questions to Jane Goodall with CTV Montreal’s Caroline Van Vlaardingen
Jane Goodall — acclaimed primatologist, environmentalist and UN Messenger of Peace — delivered a lecture, “Sowing the seeds of hope,” to a packed Montreal auditorium on March 28. Attended by 700 students and alumni, Goodall’s talk was organized by the Concordia Student Union, the Concordia Office of Community Engagement and the Concordia University Alumni Association. In this video Caroline Van Vlaardingen, BA 84, CTV Montreal News reporter and lecturer at Concordia’s Department of J
Virtual Maths, Cylinder Voids - Calculating volume
Interactive simulation with exercises and video demonstrating the use of auger piling and showing how to calculate the volume of cocrete needed to fill the cylindrical voids.
The Quest for Cultural Authenticity and the Politics of Identity [Audio]
Speaker(s): Professor Sami Zubaidi | For the BRISMES annual lecture, Sami Zubaida will explore the question of changing identities. What constitutes authenticity in different spheres of culture is contested between political and religious groups and ideologies. Discourses of difference between Muslim/national cultures and ‘the West’, and the resistance to perceived cultural invasion have featured prominently in these contests, over the generations from the inception of modernity to the prese
The Why of the 3 Divisibility Rule - Khan Academy
Sal Khan discusses why you can add the digits to see if something is divisible by 3. (05:03)
What Is Nano?
This creative video briefly answers the question "what is nano?" It provides visuals for comparison such as a strand of hair and a red blood cell. It touches on how nano structures make up cells in our bodies and how important they are. (03:28)
How To Make a Paper Hover Aircraft (Origami)
This is a rare and simple method to make a space shuttle model in 2 minutes. This is simple enough for most students to make their own and does not take a lot of time. In the video, you can tell that a kid is making the one being shown. It is visual only, they do not tell the steps as they make it, but it is easy enough to do and can be paused after each fold for students to do their own. (02:09)
1.3.6 Encyclopedias Encyclopedias can be useful reference texts to use to start your research. There are some available online, such as:
Encyclopedias can be useful reference texts to use to start your research. There are some available online, such as: