Exploring the Arctic Seafloor (Interactive)
Take a virtual expedition deep under the Arctic ice along with a research team from the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution in this interactive activity adapted fromNOVA scienceNOW. Through two collections of photos and video footage, learn about the obstacles the team faced at the frozen sea surface, as well as the geological and biological discoveries deep down near the Gakkel Ridge, an 1,100-mile-long section of the Mid-Atlantic Ridge. There, volcanic activity generates new ocean crust, and
Amazing Symbiosis: Ant Army Defends Tree
Ants as bodyguards? These ants protect acacia trees with their lives! (02:18)
Future Conditional: The Grasshopper Effect: Toxic Pollution in the Arctic
In the phenomenon scientists call the "Grasshopper Effect," toxic pollutants released thousands of miles to the south evaporate in the warm climate and then 'ride' with the clouds until they reach the Arctic. (02:15)
Talking to Your Kids About the News
This 3:30 video explains the importance of helping children understand news events and how to help them deal with events such as tragedies. It offers good tips and reminds viewers that younger students don't have the ability to handle such events in proper context. The most important tip is act as a filter for news.
Violence in Media Really Matters
This five minute video shows the dangers of violence on television and other media and the link between violence and anti-social behavior. An excellent video for parents and teachers to watch as it explains that there are eight instances of violence per show and some have far more. Teens who watch too much such violence as twice as likely to commit violent acts as adult. Event cartoons are sighted for the tremendous amount of violence that are shown to children. A number of tips are shown.
ISS Update: Wearable Technology
NASA Public Affairs Officer Lynnette Madison talks with Human Interface Engineer Cory Simon about wearable technology containing sensors, displays and controls to assist future astronauts and augment their capability to perform more elaborate and complex tasks. Questions? Ask us on Twitter @NASA_Johnson and include the hashtag #askStation. For the latest news about the space station, visit http://www.nasa.gov/station.
Otis Artist Book Collection: Conrad Gleber "Chicago Sky Line"
Binding Desire: Unfolding Artists Books is a group exhibition featuring approximately 120 works from OTIS Millard Sheets Library's Special Collection of 2,100 artists books dating from the 1960s to the present. The Otis Artists' Book Collection is one of the largest in Southern California. It houses a wide range of works representing every genre of artists' books. Exhibition: January 25 -- March 30, 2014 http://www.otis.edu/ben-maltz-gallery
'Thank You' - Second Century Campaign
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9.00SC Introduction to Psychology (MIT)
This course is a survey of the scientific study of human nature, including how the mind works, and how the brain supports the mind. Topics include the mental and neural bases of perception, emotion, learning, memory, cognition, child development, personality, psychopathology, and social interaction. Students will consider how such knowledge relates to debates about nature and nurture, free will, consciousness, human differences, self, and society.
E2E: Erik Meijer and Jeroens Frijters - IKVM.NET (Java VM implemented in .NET) At Lang.NEXT 2012, several conversations happened in the "social room", which was right next to the room where sessions took place. Our dear friend, Erik Meijer, led many interesting conversations, some of which we are fortunate enough to have caught on camera for C9.
At Lang.NEXT 2012, several conversations happened in the "social room", which was right next to the room where sessions took place. Our dear friend, Erik Meijer, led many interesting conversations, some of which we are fortunate enough to have caught on camera for C9.
Sam Huntington's New Hampshire
In this video about New Hampshire, Sam Huntington talks about common New Hampshire slang such as wicked, how they have the best maple syrup, and how the best and worst things about New Hampshire are its seasons. (2:17)
01.05.2012 – Langsam gesprochene Nachrichten
Trainiere dein Hörverstehen mit den Nachrichten der Deutschen Welle von Dienstag – als Text und als verständlich gesprochene Audio-Datei. *** Bei einem Fährunglück auf dem Fluss Brahmaputra im Nordosten Indiens sind mindestens 105 Menschen ums Leben gekommen. Rund hundert Menschen werden nach Behördenangaben noch vermisst, weitere 150 konnten an Land schwimmen oder wurden gerettet. Die mit rund 350 Passagieren überfüllte Doppeldecker-Fähre war bei schwerem Sturm in zwei Teile zerbro
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.
Crowding the streets of Sanaa
Dec. 2 - Thousands take to the streets of Sanaa both in favor of and against the government as violence continues despite Saleh's pledge to step down. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.
The Amistad Trial
In 1841, the Africans on board the Amistad were ruled free by the Supreme Court and would be sent back to Sierra Leone. This three minute video deals with the aftermath of that trial. Students need to learn about the Amistad event first.
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
ISS Update: American Physical Society
NASA Public Affairs Officer Dan Huot talks with Becky Thompson, head of Public Outreach for the American Physical Society, a professional organization for physicists whose web site hosts astronaut Don Pettit's Science off the Sphere videos. Questions? Ask us on Twitter @NASA_Johnson and include the hashtag #askStation. For the latest news about the space station, visit http://www.nasa.gov/station.