The Magic School Bus Gets Programmed - Computers
Mr. Rhule, the principal, gets a new computer, and it's Ms. Frizzle's class' job to open up the school and set up his computer. Carlos's brother, Mikey (from Getting Energized), is a computer expert. After he sets the computer up to raise the flag, make the coffee in the teachers' lounge and ring the bell, he goes on his own trip to see the inner workings of the computer. As usual, something goes wrong, and Mikey has set the computer to do the tasks every minute instead of everyday. Can the clas
The Magic School Bus "Flexes Its Muscles" - Body Mechanics
In the TV show "FLEXES ITS MUSCLES," Ms Frizzle takes the bus (and class) to R.U. Humerus' extraordinary Body Shop for repairs -- but Ralphie seizes the opportunity to build a robot to do his chores. The class joins in and they discover how bones, joints and muscles work together to help us move. But they do the job a little too well, and the Ralphiebot starts to take over. Can Ralphie stop the robot before it's too late? (22:00)
A chemical demonstration of the synthesis of nylon. The professor mixes two solutions and then draws off a long strand of nylon (03:43).
MIT Physics Demo -- Adjustable Capacitor with Dielectric
First, an adjustable parallel-plate capacitor is held at a constant voltage. As the separation between the plates is widened, the electrometer shows charge (or current) flowing off of the plates, while the electroscope shows no change in voltage. Notice (by the deflection of the needle) that more charge flows off of the plates when they are closer together, and less when further apart. When the plates are brought back together, we see charge flowing back onto of the plates (02:
Witness: Where North Korea meets the outside world
Sept. 4 - The biggest tourist draw in Dandong, China? Neighboring North Korea. In marketplaces or on speedboats, the city is one of the few places offering glimpses into the everyday lives of North Koreans.
Alyssa Explains It All: Time Management
SUNY Oswego student video blogger Alyssa Levenberg gives tips on time management and adjusting to college.
One Minute Arch March | University of St. Thomas
On Sept. 4, 2012 the University of St. Thomas class of 2016 was welcomed by the campus community at the 12th annual March Through the Arches. Members of this year's freshman class gathered on Summit Avenue, passed through the Arches and were met with applause from administrators, faculty, staff and upperclassmen as they made their way to Schoenecker Area for the interfaith blessing for the new school year. There are 1,460 students in this year's incoming class. Among them are 37 international s
Russula in North America
Cómo saber cuándo utilizar la Y y la LL
Los plurales de las palabras que en singular terminan en 'y' se escriben también con esta letra. (1:34)
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences: Engaging Students - with Traditional Mandarin subtitles
Experience what the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences at Simon Fraser University has to offer! This video contains testimonials of FASS undergrads and alumni from a range of departments describing their experiences while being part of the largest faculty here at SFU. Please visit our FASS homepage for more information about opportunities and programs. http://www.fass.sfu.ca/
The Exchange: Democrats sound off
At the DNC in Charlotte, delegates defend the middle class, criticize Congress, and argue for a second term.
Oh My Soul Interviews: Wettgenstein - Audio
Professor Grant Gillett presents his play, "The soul and things themselves - being conscious is being in it"
Fourth-Grade Games & Activities on Sentences & Sentence Fragments
In this video, a teacher explains some games and activities for helping students with complete sentences and fragments. (03:01)
Adjective games are a great way to teach students more about the English language - and to learn a few new things yourself. Learn about adjective games for middle level and high school students with help from a professional reading and English tutor in this free video clip. (02:22)
MythBusters - Rubens' Flaming Tube
The mythbusters explain the standing wave in the Ruben's tube. There is a good explanation in this video that describes what causes the wave (01:58).
Breakingviews: Toasting AIG
Sept 10 - Jeffrey Goldfarb talks to Breakingviews columnists about the financial, symbolic and political ramifications of Uncle Sam ceding control of insurance giant AIG in an $18 bln stock sale.
Careers - interview success
Find out how to prepare for an interview -- the research to undertake, the types of questions you may be asked and how to structure your answers.
Coming in from the cold: recognition and reward for part-time language tutors in the FAVOR project
Coming in from the cold: recognition and reward for part-time language tutors in the FAVOR project.
MSUToday: Making Michigan movie magic
When students from Michigan State University, the University of Michigan, and Wayne State University got together to produce a feature film, they set their rivalries aside and focused on making movie magic.
Photography: How to Control Exposure
This video is a lesson excerpt. Use the ISO rating system to control the speeds of the film that you use. The smaller the ISO number the less sensitive it is to light. This is also used in digital cameras in the main menu of the digital camera. If you are shooting in bright outdoor light choose 50-100. Indoors with household light use film with an ISO setting of 400. Use the right exposure so you don't over expose the film.