Fact-sheet with images about the Northern Renaissance artist Jan Van Eyck and one of his paintings, the Arnolifini Wedding.
Goldfish have fins to swim with, a tail to steer and swim with, and gills to breathe with. They also have scales for protection. Goldfish live in water.
Five Senses: Smell
Humans are able to smell through use of their noses. Molecules of odor are released by particular sources. These molecules are inhaled by humans through their nasal openings. The molecules are absorbed by mucus and interpreted by the brain as smell.
The food pyramid is a guide released by the U.S. government. It is a graphical representation of what the daily diet of an American should consist of.
Learn about Islam
This one minute overview rapidly explains that there are two different branches and the vital things to them are charity, fasting, praying, belief in God, and making a pilgrimage to Mecca.
Speech exercise: Savon de Marseille
You will be able to explain the make-up and function of several products. You will be able to recommend suitable products using the right arguments.
Hila Ofek, harp
"From Safed to Jerusalem" - A Concert of Jewish Soul Music, Yad Vashem The Spring - Alphonse Hasselmans Hila Ofek, harp On August 24, 2011, a concert of Jewish soul music was held in Yad Vashem's Valley of the Communities. "From Safed to Jerusalem — A Concert of Jewish Soul Music" was held in the presence of hundreds of Holocaust survivors, their families and friends of Yad Vashem from Israel and abroad
1.3 Searching for information on business and management
This unit will help you to identify and use information in business and management, whether for your work, study or personal purposes. Experiment with some of the key resources in this subject area, and learn about the skills which will enable you to plan searches for information, so you can find what you are looking for more easily. Discover the meaning of information quality, and learn how to evaluate the information you come across. You will also be introduced to the many different ways of or
Global Warming 101
Global warming could do more than just melt polar ice. It could change our maps, and displace people from cities and tropical islands. (03:05)
What the Ancients Knew: City in the Hillside
This 1:25 video tells of how the ancient cultures built a city in the hillside using geometry to lay out the grid so that it could be easier to live in during the seasons. This same system is used in many cities today. The video could be used to show the use of geometry in daily life.
Leaf cutter ants
There is much diversity between ants. Leaf cutter ants use their mandibles to cut leaf fragments and take them back to their home. They don't eat the leaves, but instead use them to grow fungus on. They then eat the fungus.
The price of war in Libya
July 14 - Rebels bury their dead after costly battle to regain town in Western Mountains. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.
An invitation for Cindy
At the completion of this lesson you will be able to send out an invitation card to a friend, you will listen to specific information. You will be able to infer the meaning of unknown words.
Benjamin Franklin, Part 1 of 4
(NOTE: This is essentially a nine-minute podcast. There are no moving images. However, podcasts are sometimes better suited to a particular classroom environment.) This segment starts with his activities in Paris, but then moves into his early life and his relationship with his father, Josiah Franklin.
Introductory grammar worksheet describing the imperfect tense.
Learn Vocabulary with New Bleach Ending Theme!
Catchy voice and beautiful lyrics, new Bleach ending theme has become a huge hit in Japan! The song is called, アオイトリ (Aoi Tori) by Fumika. There are so many great vocabulary in this song and I am sure you will have a lot of fun learning while listening to this awesome song! The course starts [...]
Tires and ecosystems
Tires are one of the worst things that can be thrown into a landfill. They take up a lot of room and they can collect rainwater that is a prime breeding ground for mosquitoes. Tires can be repurposed, or used for other purposes, such as tire swings and playground toys. They can also be recycled and used to make school gym floors and shoes.
Hundreds of mussels attached to rocks in the rocky intertidal zone
Mussels have two hard shells for protection and avoid drying out. When the shell is open, the bivalve extends its foot for digging or anchoring. Mussels need ocean water for food. They are found in lower and middle intertidal regions.
What is Entropy?
Entropy measures the amount of disorder in a system. Nature tends towards disorder, so as time elapses, entropy naturally increases. Energy is required in order to decrease entropy. (02:01)