Hollywood in Russia
Aug. 4 - Tinseltown turns its eye toward Russia as vital emerging film market. Doug MacLaurin reports.
Solving Systems by Substitution
Andy, Cambridge Student - 60 Second Impressions, Sutton Trust Summer Schools
The Sutton Trust Summer Schools are subject-specific residential courses for Year 12 students from UK state-maintained schools, which aim to provide an insight into life as a first-year undergraduate studying at the University of Cambridge. Architecture, Chemistry, History and Mathematics... these are just a few of the subjects which prospective students can sample at the Sutton Trust Summer Schools in Cambridge. In this 1 minute film, Andy, a current Cambridge undergraduate student who worked
Weasel Words - How to speak without saying anything at all. Politicians and CEO's of large corporations have written the book on Weasel words. Weasel words are statements that intend to address a question or an issue but essentially tell you nothing.
Politicians and CEO's of large corporations have written the book on Weasel words. Weasel words are statements that intend to address a question or an issue but essentially tell you nothing.
MacSSC Global Connections: Volunteering Abroad Episode 2
McMaster's Student Success Centre presents a conversation with Adeloa on her volunteering experience teaching English in the China through AIESEC (Association Internationale des Etudiants en Sciences Economiques et Commerciales). For information and opportunities to volunteer abroad, follow @MacSSC on Twitter and Facebook at facebook.com/MacSSC
What makes our Moodle VLE different
The Parts of a Story Song
Cute song to introduce or review story elements. Author, illustrator, setting, characters, problem, and solution. Students will enjoy this catchy tune. (1:00)
Daedalus and Icarus - Part Three
After Athenian inventor Daedalus accidentally kills his nephew, he flees to Crete to be with his son Icarus. There he is employed by King Minos to build a labyrinth to imprison the beastly Minotaur. Since Daedalus knows the secret of the labyrinth, Minos imprisons the inventor and his son, and their only means of escape is with wings made from feathers and wax. Icarus flies too close to the sun and his wings melt, sending him to a watery grave. Daedalus blames Minos for his sons death, and he w
Innovation Spotlight: Bringing Children’s Media off the Screen
Working with motors, sensors, sophisticated algorithms and fuzzy puppets, Cynthia Breazeal may finally realize one of childhood’s fondest dreams: imaginary characters that assume a physical reality, and stories that leap from the page into three dimensions.
Virtual play can take a child only so far, suggests
Importance of Animal Products: Milk
Humans drink milk from several animals, most commonly cows. Goats are also able to be milked. Humans drink milk because milk contains a lot of calcium to help keep their bones strong.
Great blue heron
Blue herons eat mostly fish. The large and wide beaks allow the blue herons to eat fish in one bite.
Homecoming 2011 Teaser
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The world of arts and sustainability
http://johnmolson.concordia.ca/sustainable Dr. Lidia Varbanova highlights artists in the context of sustainability and how they are critical in building awareness, engaging audiences and encouraging a cross disciplinary dialogue. Research in Focus on LabforCulture: "Climate change: artists respond": http://www.labforculture.org/en/home/contents/climate-change-artists-respond
MSU CHIP Promo
CHIP is designed to substantially lower high levels of blood pressure, blood sugar, cholesterol, heartburn, angina and to lessen depression. MIssouri State has had excellent outcomes with this program with participants reducing their total cholesterol by as much as 21%, reduction in triglycerides levels by as much as 39%, weight loss of up to 15 pounds and reduction in blood pressure by 30 points.
Harness Your Students' Digital Smarts
Innovative teacher Vicki Davis leverages wikis, blogs, digital storytelling, podcasts, virtual worlds, and other digital tools to connect students in rural Georgia to the world. (4:25)
Ole Miss Move-In Day 2011
The University of Mississippi welcomes the Class of 2015 as they move in to residence halls. Faculty and staff volunteers were on hand to assist students and parents as they ready for the fall term.
WSU Zipcar Program
Washington State University has contracted with Zipcar, Inc., the world's leading car-sharing network, to offer a car-sharing program on its main Pullman campus. The transportation option is now available 24 hours a day, seven days a week to all university students, faculty and staff members who are licensed drivers aged 18 and older. For more information about this story, click here: http://news.wsu.edu/pages/publications.asp?Action=Detail&PublicationID=27090&TypeID=1
Hospitals under pressure near Tripoli
Aug 21 - As the front line moves closer to the Libyan capital, field hospitals are short of resources and the government blames the West for the casualties. Lily Grimes reports.
This video shows two students discussing equivalent fractions and greatest common factors. ( The problems do not appear in print.) This selection could be used to introduce or review the concepts.