Building a 3-D Coronal Mass Ejection from 2-D Data
Using differences in polarization of light directly from the Sun vs. scattered from the CME electrons, it is possible to derive a distance of matter along the line-of-sight. This version is an enhanced version of animation ID 2950 (http://svs.gsfc.nasa.gov-vis-a000000-a002900-a002950-) with a color ...
The Scale of the Solar System
Users can read about how distances are measured in the solar system. Attempts by early astronomers to estimate distances and ongoing work to establish and refine the astronomical unit (the mean distance from the Earth to the Sun) are described. This is part of NASA's online book entitled "From Stargazers ...
Mars and Earth: Science Learning Activities for After School
In this unit, participants are engaged in learning content while also developing skills that are key to conducting scientific investigations. These activities were adapted for use in after school programs for children ages 5-12. It consists of nine sequential activities; most activities can be completed in about one hour.
Kepler Mission Star Field Lithograph
This two-sided 8in. X 10in. print document depicts the Kepler Mission Field of View imposed upon a star field that includes the constellations Cygnus and Delphinus on the front. A description of the mission, the star selection constraints, the location of the field in the night sky, distances to the stars, and the CCD layout is included on the back. An image on the back also illustrates the distance the field is from the galactic center and the size of the field of view. NASA-s Kepler mission is
Promo - One Minute Romanian
Hello! My name is Roxana and I'd like to welcome you to One Minute Romanian from the Radio Lingua Network. In this podcast I'm going to be teaching you the basics of Romanian. The great thing about this language course is that you'll be learning all you need to know in just 60 seconds - or thereabouts! Each one minute language lesson will equip you with just enough Romanian to help you get by in lots of situations, either on holiday, or on a business trip to Romania, or just to impress your Roma
Lesson 05 - One Minute Romanian
In lesson 5 of One Minute Romanian you will learn to say that you're learning Romanian. Remember - even a few phrases of a language can help you make friends and enjoy travel more. Find out more about One Minute Romanian at our website - http://www.oneminutelanguages.com. One Minute Romanian is brought to you by the Radio Lingua Network and is ©Copyright 2008.
Lesson 06 - One Minute Luxembourgish
In lesson 06 of One Minute Luxembourgish you will learn to introduce yourself. Remember - even a few phrases of a language can help you make friends and enjoy travel more. Find out more about One Minute Languages at our website - http://www.oneminutelanguages.com. One Minute Luxembourgish is brought to you by the Radio Lingua Network and is ©Copyright 2008.Author(s):
9.52-C Computational Cognitive Science (MIT)
An introduction to computational theories of human cognition. Emphasizes questions of inductive learning and inference, and the representation of knowledge. Project required for graduate credit. This class is suitable for intermediate to advanced undergraduates or graduate students specializing in cognitive science, artificial intelligence, and related fields.
Knowledge in Action, Build Stuff
Selection of MIT OpenCourseWare content intended to stretch your creativity by learning how to build new things. See courses in action for Practical Electronics, Furniture Making, Building Landscapes, Robotics, Mechanical Engineering, Special Effects, Water Jet Technologies, and Toy Product Design.
Radio Lingua News Podcast
Welcome to Radio Lingua News – in this podcast we’ll be updating listeners on the latest developments from Radio Lingua. Coming up on today’s show: Learning languages 140 characters at a time with TwitterLearn Introducing our Community Managers New features for Radio Lingua premium members Announcing our Summer Sale Update
Lesson 31 – Coffee Break Spanish
Lessons 31-40 were recorded in Spain and feature conversations with native speakers. These lessons will give listeners the opportunity to put the language they’ve been learning to use. In lesson 31 Mark and Kara are in the plane on the way to Spain, and they’re taking the opportunity to review some of the language learned [..
Radio Lingua celebrates 3 years of language-learning
On 18th October 2006, episode one of a new language-learning podcast called Coffee Break Spanish was released to the world. This show was a bit different from the other Spanish learning shows out there: it was a gradual introduction to basic Spanish presented by teacher Mark, teaching student Kara. At this stage no-one really knew [...]
Happy Holidays from Radio Lingua
2009 has been a fantastic year for Radio Lingua and we’d like to thank all our listeners for your support and enthusiasm over the past twelve months. To celebrate the end of 2009 and a new year of language-learning just around the corner, we’re delighted to announce our Holidays sale and give you some exciting [...]
Lesson 39 – Coffee Break Spanish
In this week’s lesson Mark and Kara talk to Bea, a student they met while recording in Spain. The conversation is the first of two dialogues focusing on language-learning. Members’ Materials | Purchase Season Pass | iTunes | RSS
Introducing News Time Spanish
So, you’ve been learning Spanish with Coffee Break Spanish, and perhaps you’ve been extending your knowledge with Show Time Spanish. Today we’re delighted to introduce a new show to help you build your vocabulary and develop your listening skills even further. News Time Spanish is a new weekly show from the Radio Ling
Lesson 52 – Coffee Break Spanish
In episode 52 of Coffee Break Spanish we’ll review all the verbs which we’ve been learning over the past few months. Members’ Materials | Purchase Season Pass | iTunes | RSS
Lesson 57 – Coffee Break Spanish
It’s time to put into practice what you’ve been learning about the preterite tense. In this week’s episode Mark challenges Kara to an identity quiz using lots of preterite tenses to describe the lives of the mystery personalities. Members’ Materials | Purchase Season Pass | iTunes | RSS
Why Study Earth Science?
A geoscientist stresses the importance of learning earth science. He also explains the changes on our planet through geological time. It is a six-minute video and contains nice photographs and good narration.
Spiritual India - River of Compassion
Philanthropist Charles Annenberg Weingarten and the Explore team, always ready for adventure and learning, set out for India, a land ascribed with deep running spiritual and philosophical roots, a land of magic. Run time 25:36
A character education type video showing several famous people and how they overcame failure and learning to challenge themselves. Mainly talking heads, but could be useful when used with students who take notes and compare their experiences to those that most closely relate to their own.