Elizabeth and Caitlin and their pets Sassie and Chime are agility dogs who've been in training since they were puppies. They noticed that some of the obstacles in the agility course are the same color. They always thought dogs were colorblind. No one could say Sassie and Charm aren't colorful, but their DragonflyTV question is: Can our dogs see colors or are they really colorblind? (5mins)
Every day another (hi)story
You may remember that back in April 2012 WW1C ran a live-tweeting experiment to relay the events of the Battle Arras in real time. The initiative aimed to use social media to raise awareness about this historic turning point of … Continue reading
CSAFE and CTPI: Public Square – Climate Change: Just Sit Back and Enjoy the Grapes?
National business commentator Rod Oram, climate change scientist Dr Jim Salinger and Chief Executive of the Methodist Mission, Laura Black, discuss major ethical issues surrounding the climate change debate. Hosted jointly by the Centre for Theology and Public Issues and the Centre for Sustainability: Agriculture, Food, Energy, Environment. 11 October 2011.
Fiddler crab burrows
Fiddler crabs dig small burrow holes to live in. They are often found on the beach. Other animals that live in burrows or holes in the ground are groundhogs, ants, and earthworms.
National Geographic - Josie Underwood's Civil War Diary
A young Southern belle chronicles the times when Union and Confederate troops invaded her home in Bowling Green, Kentucky. (02:50)
Analyzing an Ecosystem (Interactive)
What are ecological systems, and what types of organisms live in these environments? This interactive activity adapted from the University of Alberta identifies the living and nonliving components of an animated ecosystem. Users are also invited to look at examples of mimicry, and identify which living things are producers and which are consumers. To help users complete the activity, key terms, including biotic and abiotic components, are defined.
First Images of Battle of Midway
The victory at Midway was the turning point of World War II. The Battle of Midway was a major naval battle, widely regarded as the most important one of the Pacific Campaign of World War II. In this video clip, view images from this crucial battle. (1:23)
The Dizzy Gillespie United Nation Orchestra
1:28 Excellent stage show listening to all the music played. Hear that big band sound.
Needs vs Wants
A video to help you understand the difference between your NEEDS and WANTS. (01:53)
Becoming Barack Obama
In this video clip, take a closer look at the events of Barack Obama's childhood and youth that influenced and shaped him into the person he is today. (5:49)
Inside a DVD Player
This is an amateur video showing the inside of a DVD player. No narration or explanation is provided. (01:48)
Inside a DVD Player - the laser mechanism
Filmed from three different perspectives, each in both visible and infrared light. No narration. (01:19)
History of Game Boy
This is a student-made movie project. Students were asked to research a technology and display their findings in a creative manner. The video provides a time line and examples of the changing game boy beginning with the original in 1989. No narration. Images and information is set to music. (03:06)
Meet the Nintendo Game Boy Family!
This is a video introduction to the Nintendo Game Boy. The first hand held Game Boy system was released in 1989. (08:23)
This cute colorful animated video will keep students attentive as they learn the sounds of the alphabet. Each uppercase and lowercase letter is shown and a picture that begins with the sound. Students will hear the letter, the sound, and the name of the picture. This is a great resource to introduce and/or to review the alphabet sounds. (3:31)
Generating a Certificate on Moodle
A tutorial on generating a certificate from the editing mode in Moodle. In my demonstration I will show how explain step-by-step how to format the certificat...
TED Ed--The Cockroach Beatbox
By dissecting a cockroach ... yes, live on stage ... TED Fellow and neuroscientist Greg Gage shows how brains receive and deliver electric impulses -- and how legs can respond. Students will think this is really cool. This is a great resource to help build background knowledge and to help make real world connections in the classroom. (6:16)
21M.051 Fundamentals of Music (MIT)
This class introduces students to the rudiments of Western music through oral, aural, and written practice utilizing rhythm, melody, intervals, scales, chords, and musical notation. The approach is based upon the inclusive Kodály philosophy of music education. Individual skills are addressed through a variety of means, emphasizing singing and keyboard practice in the required piano labs.
The goal of this textbook is not to make you an expert. True expertise in any field is a years-long endeavor. Here I will survey some of the basic topics of chemistry. This survey should give you enough knowledge to appreciate the impact of chemistry in everyday life and, if necessary, prepare you for additional instruction in chemistry. Throughout each chapter, I present two features that reinforce the theme of the textbook—that chemistry is all around you. The first is a feature titled,
2012 GSCMI Spring Supply Chain Conference