Seasons of the Year-Learn About Winter
In this video young students will learn about the season of winter. There are beautiful photographs illustrating various scenes of winter. There is no commentary and orchestra music plays in the background. This is a wonderful resource for introducing seasons and/or holidays in the classroom. Content is appropriate for the early childhood and/or preschool classroom. (2:45)
I Breathe WHAT??
In this activity, students will capture and examine the particles to gain an appreciation of how much dust, pollen and other particulate matter is present in the air around them. Students will place "pollution detectors" at various locations to determine which places have a lot of particles in the air and which places do not have as many. Quantifying and describing these particles is a first step towards engineering methods of removing contaminants from the air.
Caught in the Net
Bycatch can be defined as the act of unintentionally catching certain living creatures using fishing gear. A bycatched species is distinguished from a target species (the animal the gear is intended to catch) because it is not sold or used. Marine mammals (whales, dolphins, porpoises), seabirds, sea turtles and unwanted or undersized fish are some examples of animals caught as by-catch The incidental capture of these animals can significantly reduce their populations. The most well known example
Technology Panel at MIT Sloan Africa 2.0
Technology Panel at MIT Sloan Africa 2.0 Conference, April 1, 2011
2.8.1 A case study
The power of graphics should not the underestimated. They can express information clearly and simply. This unit will help you to assess which style of graphic to use in different situations.
Electrons on the Move
Students learn about current electricity and necessary conditions for the existence of an electric current. Students construct a simple electric circuit and a galvanic cell to help them understand voltage, current and resistance.
Finding the Side of a Square
This two minute video teaches you how to find the side
of a square. Information you would know from the problem is Area = length squared and all sides are the same measure. If the length is a perfect square, you can square it and you will get the side of a square.The video uses animation.
Using, developing and sharing resources
Using, developing and sharing resources
The Weather - Quiz
The pupil will revise the theme of Weather. The pupil will use interactive resources to encourage reading. The pupil will have an opportunity to do functional reading. Written questions will be used to assess the understanding of the pupil.
Theseus and the Minotaur - Creating a Frieze
This is the telling of the myth with a view to representing it in a frieze for the classroom wall.
Environmental Politics and Law
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Challenges and opportunities in a changing world
Dr Kohn is a pharmacologist, entrepreneur and a musician. In his lecture he drew on his experience throughout his distinguished career, combining his love of music and his life as a baritone of professional standing with that of a medical scientist.
We're the people we've been waiting for
Lord Puttnam discusses how education and learning will develop over the next decade and beyond, given the pace of change driven by digital technologies. He reflects on the impact of the recession and climate change on how we equip learners for the future.
Politics in Strange Places Opening Remarks
Professor Michael Freeden introduces the Politics in Strange Places conference, held in Oxford in September 2010
Women, Sports and Societies in Colonial and Postcolonial Africa (African History and Politics Semina
As part of the Women's Sport in Africa conference (University of Oxford, 7 Mar 2011), Prof. Nauright (George Mason Univeristy) presents on historical research looking at sports in Africa, with a particular view to women's sport and his own work.
'The Politics of Oil in Eastern Africa' (African Studies Seminar)
Professor Anderson presents research on the rising interest in oil in East Africa and how it is transforming the face of regional politics and threatens Kenya's position as the regional resource hub. (10 Mar 2011) Presenting research done by Professor Anderson and Adrian Browne, Anderson looks at the implications of the rising oil interests in East Africa.
How to Build a Successful Opposition Party in Africa (African History and Politics Seminar)
Michael Sata, President of Zambia's leading opposition party, the Patriotic Front (PF), presents a talk on what it means to lead an opposition party in Zambia.
Pan-African Solidarity in the Central African Federation, 1953-1963 (African History and Politics Se
Zoe Grove, PhD student at Keele University, presents her research on the history of the Central African Federation, especially looking at the issues of cross-border migration and the movement of ideas.
Slade Lectures 8: Walking distance from the studio: cities, maps, and myths
Eighth and final Slade Lecture in Surrealism and Art History given by Dawn Ades, Professor of Art History and Theory at Essex University on 10th March 2010 The Slade Professorship of Fine Art is the oldest professorship of art at the universities of Cambridge, Oxford and London. The chairs were founded concurrently in 1869 by a bequest from the art collector and philanthropist Felix Slade, with studentships also created in the University of London.
Slade Lectures 7: Transnational Surrealism: Tropiques and the role of the little magazine
Seventh lecture in the Slade lecture series on Surrealism and Art History given by Dawn Ades, Professor of Art History and Theory at Essex University on 3rd March 2010 The Slade Professorship of Fine Art is the oldest professorship of art at the universities of Cambridge, Oxford and London. The chairs were founded concurrently in 1869 by a bequest from the art collector and philanthropist Felix Slade, with studentships also created in the University of London.