What the Ancients Knew: City in the Hillside
This 1:25 video tells of how the ancient cultures built a city in the hillside using geometry to lay out the grid so that it could be easier to live in during the seasons. This same system is used in many cities today. The video could be used to show the use of geometry in daily life.
The forests, our lungs?
You can listen to a radio program addressing environmental issues and become educated.
First Grade Algebra
Practicing Addition It's time to practice your addition skills! You have practiced your addition, now lets see if you can do some math matching!
PediNeuroLogic Exam: Newborn: Normal: Reflexes - Deep Tendon Reflexes
Testing deep tendon reflexes is an important part of the newborn neurological exam. They can be technically difficult to do. The first thing is to use a reflex hammer, not a finger or a stethoscope. Ideally, the baby is in a quiet alert state with the head in the midline. The head turned to one side can reinforce the tone and reflexes on that side. I usually start with the knee jerk because is the easiest to obtain. Take control of the leg with the hand under the knee and the leg at about a 90 d
Leaf cutter ants
There is much diversity between ants. Leaf cutter ants use their mandibles to cut leaf fragments and take them back to their home. They don't eat the leaves, but instead use them to grow fungus on. They then eat the fungus.
De geschiedenis van wegenkaarten: in het Frans informatie betreffende de geschiedenis van wegenkaart
Je beantwoordt inhoudelijke vragen over de geschiedenis van de kaarten en oordeelt of die informatie historisch correct is.
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Red Mondays and Gemstone Jalapenos: The Synesthetic World
Synesthesia is the blending or mixing of senses. A synesthete, for example, might see colors when listening to music or taste flavors when hearing a word. Dr. David Eagleman of Baylor College of Medicine explains this strange condition, and four synesthetes explain how they perceive the world.
What I am
Benjamin Franklin, Part 1 of 4
(NOTE: This is essentially a nine-minute podcast. There are no moving images. However, podcasts are sometimes better suited to a particular classroom environment.) This segment starts with his activities in Paris, but then moves into his early life and his relationship with his father, Josiah Franklin.
Introductory grammar worksheet describing the imperfect tense.
5.4 What have I learned about my qualities? Your qualities include some aspects that you might find difficult to talk about. We hope that your work on this unit has given you a clearer idea about these. They could include qualities like integrity and honesty, and they may link to some of your values – values that, perhaps, inform your vision and your action plan. How you use your improved awareness of your qualities is something that you may want to think about. You may be content to know that your qualities and values underpin your
Your qualities include some aspects that you might find difficult to talk about. We hope that your work on this unit has given you a clearer idea about these. They could include qualities like integrity and honesty, and they may link to some of your values – values that, perhaps, inform your vision and your action plan. How you use your improved awareness of your qualities is something that you may want to think about. You may be content to know that your qualities and values underpin your
Frightened of the internet? This unit will help you make effective use of the internet, giving you the basic skills required for using web-based resources. Useful tricks and tips are provided as well as information on web browsers, the main features of a browser window, how to look at websites, using hyperlinks, searching for information on the internet, copying text, avoiding computer viruses, and using PDFs.
Prof Helen Christensen & Dr Kathy Griffiths - From population trials to public health practice
From population trials to public health practice: An example of a Global Health Service
Tires and ecosystems
Tires are one of the worst things that can be thrown into a landfill. They take up a lot of room and they can collect rainwater that is a prime breeding ground for mosquitoes. Tires can be repurposed, or used for other purposes, such as tire swings and playground toys. They can also be recycled and used to make school gym floors and shoes.
Got Dirty Air?
This lesson introduces students to the concepts of air pollution and technologies that have been developed by engineers to reduce air pollution. Students develop an understanding of visible air pollutants with an incomplete combustion demonstration, a "smog in a jar" demonstration, construction of simple particulate matter collectors and by exploring engineering roles related to air pollution. Next, students develop awareness and understanding of the daily air quality and trends in air quality u
What is Entropy?
Entropy measures the amount of disorder in a system. Nature tends towards disorder, so as time elapses, entropy naturally increases. Energy is required in order to decrease entropy. (02:01)
Trees provide many animals, including humans, with food. Coconuts are just one of the several nuts and fruits that trees produce that are edible.
Competing on the edge of chaos
In part one of a three part podcast series with Kathleen M. Eisenhardt, Donald Sull, Associate Professor of Management Practice, speaks with the Stanford Professor about simple rules and about why structure is so important in uncertain markets.