The Morton Collection of Human Skulls at the Penn Museum
Watch the full interview: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9oE_mVLH8fU Samuel George Morton, a 19th-century physician and physical anthropologist, best known for his measurement of human skulls, has long been held up as a prime example of scientific misconduct. According to the late Stephen Jay Gould, one of the world's preeminent evolutionary biologists and scientific historians, Morton skewed his data about cranial size to fit his preconceived and racist notions about human variation. But a te
Speech exercise: Bruxelles, ville gastronomique
At the completion of this lesson you will be able to express your opinion about a city.
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Seminar 19-USAWC Class of 2011
Ten months of readings, papers, exercises and complex seminar discussions paid off for the Army War College Class of 2011 as they graduated in front of friends, family, colleagues and international partners on the historic parade grounds of Carlisle Barracks.
TRMM Rainmap Anomalies: Hurricane Mitch and Honduras
Rain maps derived from nearly three years of TRMM operations.
Come raggiungere Pavia: describing the route
At the completion of this lesson you will be able to understand the main points of a route description. You will read an email and put the missing streets into the correct places in the text. Then you will read the email again: now the instructions are missing. Then you will practice numbers and left/right. You will use this to indicate where a building is located. Lastly, you will get a brain teaser about three places in the city.
Duke transplant patients talk about their experiences and outlooks for the future
Four organ transplant patients treated at Duke University Medical Center talk about the care they received, and how their lives have been transformed.
21M.380 Music and Technology: Algorithmic and Generative Music (MIT)
This course examines the history, techniques, and aesthetics of mechanical and computer-aided approaches to algorithmic music composition and generative music systems. Through creative hands-on projects, readings, listening assignments, and lectures, students will explore a variety of historical and contemporary approaches. Diverse tools and systems will be employed, including applications in Python, MIDI, Csound, SuperCollider, and Pure Data.
Blazing New Trails: Preparing Leaders to Improve Access and Equity in Today's Schools
National Council of Professors of Educational Administration
This year’s conference theme, Blazing New Trails: Preparing Leaders to Improve Access and Equity in Today’s Schools, emanated from a suggestion by the NCPEA 2010-2011 Summer Conference planning […]
The Fight to End Child Labor
This 1:30 history video explorers how unions put an end to child labor in factories during the early 1900's, along with excessive hours and pay cuts. Good photos of child workers.
Quick video about Mexican-American Cesar Chavez. He is a new Famous American added to our SOLs. We did not get a lot of information about who he was, so I decided to make a quick little video about the information my 3rd Graders needed to know. The video includes the highlights of his life and legacy. (01:53)
List of 15 Sight Words
In this simple video consisting of 15 sight words shown on the screen (all, am, are, be, but, came, did, do, get, good, have, like, must, please, pretty), students are encouraged to read the words that they see. No narration. White lettering on black background. (1:27)
Adding and Subtracting Negative Numbers
In this video, the instructor uses the Paint Program to review how to add and subtract negative numbers. The instructor also uses a number line. The video is suitable for elementary students.
How to Solve a Math Pattern
In order to solve a math pattern, a few numbers of the pattern need to be provided first. Learn about arithmetic and geometric sequences with help from a math teacher.
Learn about the Lighthouse of Alexandria
Learn about the lighthouse of Alexandria in this short video. The lighthouse was located in Alexandria, Egypt, and was destroyed by an earthquake in the fourteenth century. (01:02)
Macbeth: The Film
Following a London West End run in December 2007, a sold-out limited engagement at the Brooklyn Academy of Music in March 2008, and an eight-week run on Broadway, director Rupert Goold's stage production of Macbeth was filmed for television at the end of 2009 with Patrick Stewart in his Tony-nominated performance as the ambitious general, and Tony-nominated Kate Fleetwood as his scheming wife. This video is from the Great Performances series on PBS that originally aired in November of 2010. (02:
Big Bang Theory
How did it all begin? In this BrainPOP, movie Tim and Moby introduce you to the most prominent scientific theory about the start of the universe: the Big Bang theory! Find out when the idea came about, who thought it up, and how it became so widely accepted. You’ll also see what scientists think happened shortly after the Big Bang, and how all the resulting matter and energy is thought to have spread out to create everything in the known universe! It’s a big universe out there, so you might
Teaching Piano Chords to Children
When teaching piano chords to children, help them associate the idea with tying notes together to make a different sound. Show kids how to play several notes at once with helpful tips from a children's music instructor in this free video on piano lessons.
Explaining the Piano to Children
Expert Village video. This is the third lesson. This lesson is taught by Hope Wells. How to teach kids high and low keys on the piano, including tips for making it fun. Good quality video. Video would be good for any age student who is learning to play the piano.
National Standards of Music Education Song
In order to help remember all nine of the national standards of music education why not use a catchy song? This video and accompanying song are excellent tools for serious music students to learn the standards of music education. Lyrics are included. Run time 01:31.