Pollination and Fertilization
Insects usually assist in the fertilization of flowering plants. Fertilization occurs when one sperm nucleus fuses with the egg nucleus. Other sperms form the endosperm by fusing with egg cells. Short video clip discusses pollinators and parts of the flower like the male stigma, female stamen, ovary and embryo. Run time 01:50
3-D animation shows how 5 different types of eclipses occur. Uses models of the earth, moon, and sun. Grades 5-12. 1:43 min.
Geometry Review of Transformations
This lecture is a review of rotations, reflections, and translations. The instructor uses graph paper to illustrate and explain various types of transformations. The instructor uses a study guide for the examples in his lecture, but it would be fairly easy to use graph paper to follow along with the examples. He also talks about how to correctly name the new transformations.
Mr. Wood's Examples of Poetic Devices
This excellent video uses popular songs to demonstrate several types of literary devices used in poetry and song. The video is suitable for fourth-graders to high school students.
Video shows how to identify various skin growths. Doctor uses images to help to clarify the difference between something that is not dangerous and that which is. Discusses the 3 types of skin cancers. 3:13 min.
3-D animation explains the functions of the skin, how skin cancer occurs, and the mechanism of skin cancer. Shows where each of the major types of cancer forms. 1:58 min.
Understanding Food - Part 2 - Nutrition by Natalie
In this video Natalie explains exactly what a nutrient is and goes over each category. This included descriptions of vitamins, minerals, carbohydrates, fats, proteins, amino acids and water.
It explains how important proteins are and the differences in the types of fats. It is a lecture style video.
Agent Based Modeling of Complex Adaptive Systems (basics)
Our human society consists of many intertwined Large Scale Socio-Technical Systems (LSSTS), such as infrastructures, industrial networks, the financial systems etc. Environmental pressures created by these systems on Earth’s carrying capacity are leading to exhaustion of natural resources, loss of habitats and biodiversity, and are causing a resource and climate crisis. To avoid this sustainability crisis, we urgently need to transform our production and consumption patterns. Given that we, as
Power and Norms: What can the Nobel Peace Prize Accomplish? The Inside Story
Professor Geir Lundestad gives a talk for the ELAC/CCW seminar series on war and armed conflict.
Slides of different types of neighborhoods. Off-screen teacher describes the neighborhoods. "A neighborhood is where you live." Upbeat background music.
Plate Tectonics - the Movement of Continents California and Australia used to be neighbors and Brazil was close to or connected to Nigeria. What drives the engine of plate tectonics remains a mystery.
California and Australia used to be neighbors and Brazil was close to or connected to Nigeria. What drives the engine of plate tectonics remains a mystery.
Types of damage
This is a demonstration on the steps for identifying types of damage to a vehicle.
Understand financial management fundamentals
Organisations place a great deal of emphasis on finance. This task will help you understand the fundamentals. It includes a learning pack which introduces you to some financial management fundamentals and contains information and activities about financial management concepts; legal requirements; budgets, their purpose, types and key elements; and interrelationships with work groups for budget activities.
Furniture making and design - Task: CNC
This task contains information and activities that will assist the learner to develop the skills and knowledge they will need to: understand the basics of CNC Programming; work with different types of CNC programs; write CNC programs; identify CNC tooling.
Advanced Writing Skills
This extensive module develops effective writing skills at an advanced level for a variety of social, professional and educational purposes.It covers six different genres, or types, of writing:* Business Letters - A Letter of Complaint* Descriptive Writing* Essay Writing* Narrative Writing* Report Writing* Summary Writing
Electricity Song from School House Rock
Learn about electricity and circuits with this 3 minute music video from School House Rock. (03:00)
Design of an eLearning System for Accreditation of
This paper deals with issues related to the non-formal learning in vocational education, and the role of ICT for providing appropriate accreditation model in such education. The presented conclusions are based on the Leonardo da Vinci project LeoSPAN. The paper emphasises on the development of a model and a prototype of an adaptive eLearning system that ensures the pre-defined learner outcomes. One of the advantages of the eLearning system is the flexibility for people who upgrade and improve th
If dots on a screen are surrounded by certain types of moving pattern, fixing your eyes on one of the dots can make the others disappear. For more information and other mind bending illusions, visit: http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn19611
Harold Varmus: 2010 National Book Festival
Nobel Prize winning scientist Harold Varmus appears at the 2010 National Book Festival. Speaker Biography: In 1989 Harold Varmus and Michael Bishop shared the Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine for their "identification of a large family of genes which control the normal growth and division of cells." Varmus is the former director of the National Institutes of Health and is the former chief executive officer of Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York City. In July, he became the d
5.3 Scholarly definitions of religion Scholars offer us many different definitions of religion, but these definitions tend to be of two types. The first type is known as a substantive definition: that is, a definition that tells us what kind of thing religion is by pointing to its distinguishing characteristic – usually its beliefs and/or practices. We can find an example of a substantive definition of religion in my summary of the definitions found in the Concise Oxford Dictionary. Think again about d. Acc
Scholars offer us many different definitions of religion, but these definitions tend to be of two types. The first type is known as a substantive definition: that is, a definition that tells us what kind of thing religion is by pointing to its distinguishing characteristic – usually its beliefs and/or practices. We can find an example of a substantive definition of religion in my summary of the definitions found in the Concise Oxford Dictionary. Think again about d. Acc