Great Zoom into Baltimore, MD: Convention Center
Using data from different spacecraft and some powerful computer technology, visualizers at the Goddard Space Flight Center present you with a collection of American cities in a way you have never seen them before. Starting with our camera high above the Earth, we rush in towards the surface at what would be an impossible speed for any known vehicle. Passing though layers of atmosphere, the colors of our destinations shimmer with their own unique characteristics, and suddenly we find ourselves fl
PediNeuroLogic Exam: 18 Month Old: Normal: Fine Motor/Coordination - Blocks in Cup
The toddler shows good coordination as he takes blocks and puts them in the cup. He is able to control the cup as well as reaching for the blocks. A neuroscience tutorial focusing on those aspects of the pediatric neurological examination that are unique to the child's nervous system, with an emphasis on important neurodevelopmental milestones.
3D brain scan reveals onset of anaesthesia
June 20 - A 3D computer generated film shows what happens in the brain as it loses consciousness. Jim Drury reports.
Bond Learning Center naming ceremony
On June 17, Missouri State University and the William H. Darr School of Agriculture dedicated the new Christopher S. Bond Learning Center at a naming ceremony recognizing Senator Bond. According to the resolution passed by the Board of Governors, the naming honors Bond's "long and distinguished career in public service" and "his advocacy for agriculture in Missouri and at Missouri State." Attendees at the event included Senator Bond; representatives from the offices of Senator Roy Blunt, Senato
Collaborate to Innovate
In this climate of cuts, Keith Goffin discusses an innovative way forward: new partnerships between the public sector and commercial organisations. This combines the capabilities of public and private partners in a unique way that enables the generation of new services (which neither partner could develop alone), and in a way that the revenues are shared. He discusses examples from the Met Office and the health services.
"Principles of Computer System Design: An Introduction, Spring 2009"
" Principles of Computer System Design: An Introduction is published in two parts. Part I, containing chapters 1-6, is a traditional printed textbook published by Morgan Kaufman, an imprint of Elsevier. Part II, containing chapters 7-11, is available here as an open educational resource. This textbook, an introduction to the principles and abstractions used in the design of computer systems, is an outgrowth of notes written for 6.033 Computer System Engineering over a period of 40-plus years. In
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HUMAN BODY: Pushing the Limits
Shows the pressure the body must withstand in doing stressful exercises. Good use of animation. Best used with word wall and handout of body bones and muscles. 02:48
History of Religions
This is an animation of the spread of various religons over time. It moves rapidly and so the teacher may have to stop it at times so that the students can see more clearly the explanations. Good introduction into religion. However, it only deals with the larger religions in terms of followers.
In this teacher-made video, the teacher pronounces Spanish vocabulary ( common phrases and nouns for places) and then defines them. The Spanish vocabulary appears on a white board followed by the definition in English.
Grammar Errors Costing Companies Billions
U.S. workers' grammar, punctuation and spelling are so bad that Fortune 500 companies spend more than $3 billion a year training employees in basic English. NBC's Roger O'Neil reports on this growing epidemic. The video reflects on how the computer has impacted American language. Some examples of common errors are also explained. This might be a nice, motivational video to show students or to help reinforce the importance of grammar in the classroom. (03:03)
ESL: Japanese Sample Lesson
This video shows students using various methods to learn Japanese. The ideas can be used for any language.
Math in Music, Music in Math
This is a video idea that a math coach had, to teach an interesting math lesson. It is really just a slide show emphasizing the math measurements from a song of the Broadway play 'Rent'.
3 Things I Learned While My Plane Crashed
Ric Elias had a front-row seat on Flight 1549, the plane that crash-landed in the Hudson River in New York in January 2009. What went through his mind as the doomed plane went down? At TED, he tells his story publicly for the first time. His story is inspirational and motivating. (05:03)
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)
Punctuation Marks and How to Use Them
In this lesson punctuation marks are presented in an easy way. The video begins in a funny way and then there are situations to illustrate examples of use. You can read the presenter script on the screen. There is a typing mistake at min 9:25 it should say 'amazement'.
Rap about all different types of punctuation, telling how and when to use it.
Social Networking: Joining a Ning
This is a step by step tutorial on how to join a social networking site called a Ning. In this tutorial you will learn how to create your own account by inputting personal information. A Ning is a way for people with similiar interests to interact and is good to use when working on projects.
Twitter in Plain English
Why Twitter works. How it works. See how friends around the world meet - and stay connected...Twitter updates are short, they are only 140 characters.(2:25)
C++ Console Lesson 3: Basic Variables and Constants
C++ tutorial shows how to use and declare variables and constants. A few simple console programs are shown for illustration. To begin this tutorial you need to create a new console project. It walks you through the steps to understanding what a variable is as well as a constant. You may need to refer to the site for the page on Hungarian Notation.