Find the Turtle (Interactive)
Test your knowledge of turtle characteristics with this online interactive game.
Elbow Room: Westward Expansion in the USA
This three minute musical video highlights some of the land acquisitions of the first Westward Movement. There isn't much depth, but it provides some insights into why the colonists wanted to move westward and manifest destiny.
eText of Human Anatomy and Physiology
Anatomy and Physiology textbook. Contains content for 2-semester course sequence in human anatomy and physiology. Many illustrations and review questions.
Bubonic Plague (Black Death) ( Sung to Tune of "Hollaback Girl" by Gwen Stefani)
In this video, students will learn about the Black Death through song. The words appear on screen as they are sung. This is a gruesome subject and pictures are not pleasant. Content would be appropriate for middle school and high school students. This is a great resource to help build background knowledge and to help make real world connections between history and the classroom. (3:22)
Rivers of the sun, Amazon 1-6
9:41 Amazonia has the greatest rain forest on earth. The world's mightiest river.
In short, the Amazon Basin (Amazonia) is covered by the largest tropical rain forest in the world, and running through its heart is the Amazon River, and its more than 1,000 tributaries, seven of them more than 1,000 miles in length. Measurable rain falls on an average of 200 days a year, and total rainfall often approaches 100 inches per year.
The overall basin drains over 2,70
14.472 Public Economics II (MIT)
This course covers theory and evidence on government expenditure policy-- topics include: The theory of public goods; Education; State and local public goods; Political economy; Redistribution and welfare policy; Social insurance programs such as social security and unemployment insurance; and Health care policy.
2012 Entrepreneur Alumna of the Year - Angela Selden
2012 University of St. Thomas Opus College of Business Entrepreneur Alumna of the Year Angela Selden '87, Co-chair, Arise Virtual Solutions Inc. Presented May 2, 2012
Inflatable Waterpark Brings Fun, Stress-Relief to Finals Week
The Wildcat Events Board is a student-run organization that provides educational, entertaining and thought-provoking events for the University of Arizona. This week, they brought an inflatable waterpark to the UA Mall to celebrate the end of the semester and provide much-needed stress relief before the beginning of finals.
UA Commencement to Celebrate Achievement, Community Connection
The spring 2012 graduating class will celebrate commencement May 11-12. Students and their family members are asked to bring canned food items to the ceremonies to benefit the greater Tucson area. It's a tradition in which Wildcats give back to the community.
RN to BS in Nursing Online at UMass Amherst
The UMass Amherst online RN to BS in Nursing program is designed to allow you to add a bachelor's degree to your nursing credentials while you continue to work. Take the first step toward expanding your professional options and improving your ability to provide great care to your patients with a degree from UMass Amherst's renowned School of Nursing. http://www.umassulearn.net/programs/undergraduate/rn-bs-nursing
STEM TECH Olympiad 2012
Vision Talk 2 - Tunde Kehinde
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Think outside the box! Think of a number and check it against the computer! Substitute numbers for letters to begin learning about algebra!
Doing your Own Science: A Model for Student-based Inquiry
An inquiry-based laboratory exercise to introduce students to experimental procedure and scientific method
Minimum Measured Ozone Level in 1986
Stratospheric Ozone level for October 7, 1986.
Duke Chapel Live - 5/6/2012
Duke Chapel Live - 5/6/2012 A service of worship in Duke University Chapel. The Reverend Doctor Samuel Wells delivers his final sermon as the Dean of Duke Chapel. Opening Excerpt from the Sermon: (37:19) "Jesus hasn't got long left with his disciples. So he gathers them round for one last conversation. And you feel the disciples' growing sense of panic, because suddenly that wondrous abundance that they'd always felt around Jesus is being displaced by a terrifying sense of scarcity that they d
Stephen Kent Stephenson
An accumulation function derivation of the properties of Hyperbolic Logarithms, a.k.a. Natural Logarithms. Original URL: http://knol.google.com/k/-/-/54i5knqm7czn/11
Glaciers, which cover about 10 percent of Earth's land surface and hold between two and three percent of its water, are found on every continent except Australia. This interactive activity adapted from the National Park Service offers a comprehensive introduction to glaciers. By exploring the different sections, users will learn where and why glaciers form, what influences their growth and decline, and how an apparently solid mass appears to flow like a river.
BBC The Story of India PART 7 OF 24
14:02 Kings - Wars - and the history of violence that leads to the understanding of Non Violence and the greatest weapon on all to win wars.
The darwinian structure of the design process
This text is meant only to be a stimulus for the discussion to be held, in a specific panel, at Generative Art 2001. In the text, ?provocative enough? to spur animated discussion, some very basics of darwinism and genetics are given with the only purpose of declaring a common ?stage for the play? where everybody feels at ease. Common stage and common vocabulary ifnot even common language. The main thesis is very strong, therefore comments and critics are warmly encouraged. They are the selective