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Geometry is the branch of mathematics which investigates the relations, properties, and measurement of solids, surfaces, lines, and angles. It is the science of the relations of space. Sourse: Webster's Dictionary
Ice, Ice, PV!
Students examine how the power output of a photovoltaic (PV) solar panel is affected by temperature changes. Using a 100-watt lamp and a small PV panel connected to a digital multimeter, teams vary the temperature of the panel and record the resulting voltage output. They plot the panel’s power output and calculate the panel’s temperature coefficient.
Students examine collisions between two skateboards with different masses to learn about conservation of momentum in collisions.
Bats: Creatures of the Night
This video version of Bats: Creatures of the Night by Joyce Milton includes text, narration, and pictures. It is listed on the CoreStandards.org website as part of the suggested reading material for grades 2-3. (09:15)
Science off the Sphere: Knitting Needle Experiment
International Space Station Expedition 30 astronaut Don Pettit uses knitting needles and water droplets to demonstrate physics in space for 'Science off the Sphere.' Through a partnership between NASA and the American Physical Society you can participate in Pettit's physics challenge and view future experiments here: http://www.physicscentral.com/sots
This 14 minute video explores a number of different career
refreshment opportunities as three teachers discuss the breaks they took from their day-to-day roles. This is a British video, but the ideas are valid for teachers most everywhere.
La cuisine: luisteroefening, wat gebruik ik in de keuken? Foto's van huishoudtoestellen toestellen b
Op het einde van deze les kun je aan de hand van een luisterfragment, op een plattegrond aanduiden welke toestellen er in de keuken van een hotel staan.
UMMC Physician Profile: Kevin Sheth, M.D.
This two-minute video introduces viewers to Kevin Sheth, M.D., an assistant professor of neurology at the University of Maryland School of Medicine and a neurocritical care intensivist at the University of Maryland Medical Center. Dr. Sheth's special interests include cerebral edema, traumatic brain injury, intracerebral hemorrhaging, and ischemic stroke. Watch this video to learn more about his practice at UMMC. Related Links: Departments of Neurology and Neurosurgery http://www.umm.edu/neur
Absolute Beginner S2 #4 - Talking About the Japanese Weather
Learn Japanese with JapanesePod101.com! You can’t stand it when there’s an awkward silence in a conversation. You always feel the need to fill the air with some Japanese chit-chat. Back home, you always talked with strangers about how time seemed to be flying or about the changing of the seasons. Fortunately, the weather seems to [...]
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Stories from the Stone Age - 1of15
An exploration of the revolutionary period of prehistory that began when humans abandoned the nomadic hunting and gathering existence about the history mankind. This 9:31 video uses actors and excellent images to help tell the story of early man, especially around the Fertile Crescent.
Lung Machine Saves Man With Life-Threatening Infection
Garth Thorpe, age 29, was on his way home from a trip overseas when he began to feel pain in his upper right chest. Upon returning home, he immediately went to his local ER and was told his lungs were rapidly filling with fluid and he had only hours to live. The doctors transferred him to UMMC where he was immediately placed on ECMO (extracorporeal membrane oxygenation) to save his life. The external lung machine did the work of Garth's temporarily defunct lungs by oxygenating the blood that was
OrganWise Guys Shorts: Drumming is Exercise
Come learn about health and nutrition with the OrganWise Guys! In this short: Banging on drums is a great way to have fun exercising! (0:30)
OrganWise Guys Shorts: Eat Slowly
Come learn about health and nutrition with the OrganWise Guys! In this short: the OrganWise Guys teach us about digestion, and that it takes 20 minutes for your brain to realize that your stomach is full, so don't eat in a hurry! (1min)
OrganWise Guys Shorts: Healthy Portion Sizes
Come learn about health and nutrition with the OrganWise Guys! In this short: kids learn the importance of healthy portion sizes. (1min)
Anne Hindley - Part time PhD student from the UK
Watch Anne Hindley, a part-time PhD student from the UK in the International Centre for Events, Tourism and Hospitality at Leeds Metropolitan University talk about the PhD programme, why she chose our department and what she is studying.
Laila Elmahgary - Full time PhD student from Finland/Egypt
Watch Laila Elmahgary, a full-time PhD student from Finland/Egypt in the International Centre for Events, Tourism and Hospitality at Leeds Metropolitan University talk about the PhD programme and what the facilities and benefits of full time study are.