Backyards for rent in New York City
Aug. 16 - Live in an apartment? Don't have a backyard? No problem. Now, you can rent a backyard in the middle of Manhattan. Kilmeny Duchardt reports.
Reframing Human Rights in the Global Era:a tribute to Sérgio Vieira de Mello
"Reframing Human Rights in the Global Era: a tribute to Sírgio Vieira de Mello", delivered by the former president of Brazil, Dr Fernando Henrique Cardoso as part of the British Council's series of lectures on "Raising Human Rights Awareness".
Algebra: Slope : Figuring out the slope of a line
This 8:28 long video uses a smart board and a narrator to explain this concept. For example: You only need two points to draw the line. The slope of the line is rise over run. M stand for slope. The slope can determine all the point on the line. The y2-y1/x2-x1 equation can also determine the slope.
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.
Young financier gives up bank roll for lobster roll
Aug. 17 - Luke Holden, 27, left his lucrative position as an M&A banker last year to start a successful chain of casual lobster restaurants in New York City and Washington.
How to Set a Hanukkah Table
This four minute video teaches how to set the Hanukkah table and what this holiday means. A good video for all ages, it provides information on the food and what it represents as well as the religious aspects.
This illustrated guide is designed to help students understand and learn the difference between simple and complete metamorphosis. The Web page, which can be easily printed for use at field sites, illustrates: complete metamorphosis for lepidoptera (butterflies and moths) simple metamorphosis for thysanura (silverfish) simple metamorphosis for heteroptera (true bugs). In addition, the guide discusses the following additional terms: nymph larva pupa egg.
Digital Youth Portrait: Virginia
My name is Virginia. I'm 14 years old. I live in Camilla, Georgia, and I get fun entertainment and ease out of technology. It just makes everything a lot easier for me. I just love to experience the different things you can do with it and how it entertains you and what you can do in a project or to make a statement. Living in a small town in rural Georgia doesn't keep this 14-year-old from connecting with the global village.(6:44)
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)
Prefixes, Roots, and Suffixes
Prefixes, roots, and suffixes are defined in this student-created video. The examples mis, hydra, and tion are explained. ( 3:22)
Solving a quadratic by completing the square.
This 13:44 long video features a smart board and a narrator to show how an equation can be used to complete a square.
Duke Chapel Live - 8/21/2011
Duke Chapel Live - 8/21/2011
2.2 Children's violence There has been a great deal of work done by psychologists on violence and aggression in children, looking at whether this is part of a normal and natural developmental process or whether it is pathological. Cole and Cole define aggression as ‘an act in which someone intentionally hurts another’ (1996, p. 406). They then split this definition to look at instrumental aggression which is committed in order to obtain a specific goal, and hostile aggression which is aimed at hurting anoth
There has been a great deal of work done by psychologists on violence and aggression in children, looking at whether this is part of a normal and natural developmental process or whether it is pathological. Cole and Cole define aggression as ‘an act in which someone intentionally hurts another’ (1996, p. 406). They then split this definition to look at instrumental aggression which is committed in order to obtain a specific goal, and hostile aggression which is aimed at hurting anoth
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
A Suffix Matching Game
This video demonstrates an easy matching game for teaching the meanings of suffixes. The narrator explains the matching activity and gives suggestions for using it. ( 1:40)
Soft nanotechnology, Lecture I, Azzaroni, Omar, Research Institute of Theoretical and Applied Physical Chemistry (INIFTA), Argentina
The Perfect Peach: Recipes and Stories from the Masumoto Family Farm
Enjoy the luscious versatility of summer's finest fruit with fifty sweet and savory dishes. The Masumoto family's amazing heirloom peaches—which are available for a few weeks each year at the best produce markets and top restaurants in the country—are widely considered the best peaches in the world. Their debut cookbook gathers the family's favorite recipes, from classics like Hearty Peach Cobbler, Peach Chutney, and Slow-Cooked Pork Tacos to inspired combinations such as Prosciutto-Wrapped
USGS: Earthquakes for Kids
This site provides comprehensive information about earthquakes for students. Teachers will find animations, images, and real-time data of earthquake activity, and students will learn about the career of a geophysicist and how seismology works. Games, puzzles and quizzes provide additional learning opportunity.