Working with International Data on Government Finances
This is a case study including graphs and sources, aimed at introductory economics students, showing how to obtain, transform and interpret international data, using for its example a comparison of government finance between six countries.
Rational Exponent Rules - Problem 2 of 4
This video is a continuation and presents another example that demonstrates how to apply the rules for rational exponents to simplify a rational expression with fractional exponents. (1:56)
Rational Exponent Rules - Problem 4 of 4
This video is a continuation and provides an example that demonstrates how to simplify a higher degree radical expression by applying the rules for rational exponents. (1:44)
Simplifying Radicals Using Rational Exponents
This video explains how to simplify roots that are either greater than four or have a term raised to a large number by rewriting the problem using rational exponents. Remember that every root can be written as a fraction, with the denominator indicating the root's power. When simplifying radicals, since a power to a power multiplies the exponents, the problem is simplified by multiplying all the exponents together. (1:44)
Elon students join #BringBackOurGirls movement
"Why just talk about it when we can be doing something about it?" That's what Elon junior Omolayo Ojo found herself wondering after she learned that the terrorist group Boko Haram had kidnapped more than 200 girls in her home country of Nigeria. So she and the Elon African Society spent Tuesday, May 13, raising awareness about the #BringBackOurGirls movement and spurring fellow Elon students to renew their commitments to being global citizens.
21F.404 German IV (MIT)
This course focuses on development of interpretive skills, using literary texts (B. Brecht, S. Zweig) and contemporary media texts (film, TV broadcasts, Web materials). The emphasis is on discussion and exploration of cultural topics in their current social, political, and historical context via hypermedia documentaries. It also covers further refinement of oral and written expression and expansion of communicative competence in practical everyday situations.
Math by Design: Cake Designer
A cake designer describes how she uses math with her recipes and designs. (4:06)
Stories from the Stone Age - 10of15
This ten minute video shows the expansion of early villages and how goats earitng young trees and the need for wood destroyed many villages and forced early man to move. Stresses who fast farming techniques spread and the development of the Long House People.
Stories from the Stone Age - 13of15
This video stresses trade and the importance of salt to the economy. Many interesting facts are explored as these people didn't have numbers or a written language. The ten minute video also explores the symbols and art that were found in this Stone Age community.
Patterns- Describe, Extend and Predict
Studentslearn how to describe a pattern by telling what will come next- what shape, what size or what color. It sometimes helps to say the pattern to find it.
Research Rough Draft Part 1
Part 7 - Chapter 33 - A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court by Mark Twain
Part 7, Chapter 33: Sixth Century Political Economy. Classic Literature VideoBook with synchronized text, interactive transcript, and closed captions in multiple languages. Audio courtesy of Librivox. Read by John Greenman.
Playlist for A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court by Mark Twain: http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL594379211E091592
Common Shore Crab--An Overview
This short video gives excellent real life, close up footage of a Common Shore Crab. As its name suggests, the common shore crab is one of the most common crabs on the British shore. This species is usually dark green in color, although young individuals may have whitish blotches. The carapace of the common shore crab is wider than it is long, and the first pair of walking limbs ('pereopods') have pincers. This is a great resource to help build background knowledge and to help mak
Slavery by Another Name: Coal Mining History
Historian Mary Ellen Curtin talks about early coal mining and the industry's reliance on prison labor. She describes the horrific conditions the workers endured in the late 1800s. ( 2:17)
Authors@Google: Bonnie Schneider
Meteorologist Bonnie Schneider visited Google Los Angeles to discuss her book "Extreme Weather. This talk took place on February 13, 2012 as part of the Authors@Google series.
Wereldgodsdiensten naast elkaar Werkbundel over de 5 wereldgodsdiensten, op maat van OKAN (Onthaalonderwijs anderstalige nieuwkomers). Met aandacht voor gebedshuis, heilig schrift, profeet en belangrijke feesten. Bedoeling is vooral de parallellen tussen de …
Werkbundel over de 5 wereldgodsdiensten, op maat van OKAN (Onthaalonderwijs anderstalige nieuwkomers). Met aandacht voor gebedshuis, heilig schrift, profeet en belangrijke feesten. Bedoeling is vooral de parallellen tussen de …
UW 360 February 2011: Fish Collection
The Burke Museum and the School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences maintain a collection of fish and larvae that's been growing since 1919. There are many thousands of specimens; in fact, it's one of the largest collections in the world.
The Theory of Everything
Discovering the Theory of Everything would be the crowning achievement of modern science, allowing mankind to master time and space. (03:28)
Gengo Spanish #29 - Just Wanted to Say This in Spanish
Learn Spanish with SpanishPod101.com! It’s been a little while since you sent your e-mail that you wrote in Spanish, and you still haven’t heard a response from your friend. Maybe you wrote something incorrectly in Spanish, since it’s your second language? Or maybe you should have approached your friend in person instead. Maybe Latin Americans [...]