Gli italiani e il tempo libero CL: my hobbies
At the completion of this lesson you will be able to talk about the leisure activities of the Italians. You will read a short text and indicate what types of hobbies Italians have. You will pay special attention to declinations of third-person plural. Then, you will fill in the text with other words A word list may possibly help you with this. You will then answer yes or no questions; lastly, you will answer open-ended questions.
Imagine the Universe: Radioactive Decay in Supernova Remnants
This site explains how supernovae can be detected and studied by measuring the decay of radioactive elements in the material ejected from them. It is part of the Goddard Space Flight Center's "Imagine the Universe" website, created by GSFC's Laboratory for High Energy Astrophysics. It includes text, remotely sensed imagery, and links to other topics related to high energy astrophysics.
"Writing on Contemporary Issues: Culture Shock! Writing, Editing, and Publishing in Cyberspace, Fall
" This course is an introduction to writing prose for a public audience—specifically, prose that is both critical and personal, that features your ideas, your perspective, and your voice to engage readers. The focus of our reading and your writing will be American popular culture, broadly defined. That is, you will write essays that critically engage elements and aspects of contemporary American popular culture and that do so via a vivid personal voice and presence. In the coming weeks we will
Let's practice Algebra! Let's practice our addition facts! Addition Learning algebra through money is fun! Sorting money Algebra Bingo is always fun! Bingo Let's practice our patterning skills! What's next in the pattern? ...
Invertase Activity in Root Growth
This resource is a detailed manual of protocols and instructional information for carrying out an undergraduate laboratory exercise in plant biology, biochemistry, and enzymology, including student outlines, instructors notes, detailed recommendations for laboratory reports, and sample data.
The Assassination of JFK (3:37)
The course of events surrounding JFK's assassination shocked the nation and left more questions than answers. This is a good overview of the events that came after the assassination and the
Gerald Walter's Lecture
Leading architectural historian Dr Simon Thurley looks at the growing role of the state in the cultural life of the nation in the 40th Anniversary Gerald Walter's Memorial Lecture
" Fern Goes to India"- An Animated Storybook
This computer-animated storybook tells the adventures of Fern the Fox as she travels to India and experiences elements of the culture. The words of the story appear on each page and are highlighted as they are read. ( 2:14)
Felix Salmon: Hedge fund wisdom, or sales job?
Felix Salmon tells us what he really thinks about the Ira Sohn Conference.
Periodic Table - by StudyJams
The periodic table is a chart that scientists use to organize the elements. The chart shows each element's name and symbol, the number of protons in its nucleus, and its characteristics and room temperature. The elements are listed in order by their atomic number. Learn more about the periodic table with this cartoon animation from StudyJams. A short, self-checking quiz is also included with this link.
Expedition 27 Undocks from the Station
After spending 157 days aboard the International Space Station, Dmitry Kondratyev, NASA Flight Engineer Cady Coleman and European Space Agency Flight Engineer Paolo Nespoli undocked from the station's Rassvet module at 5:35 p.m. EDT May 23, 2011, to begin their voyage home.
Tornado Alley IMAX Trailer
Traversing the "severe weather capital of the world," Tornado Alley documents two unprecedented missions to encounter one of Earth's most awe-inspiring events: the birth of a tornado. This science adventure reveals the beauty and the power of some of our planet's most extreme—and least understood—weather phenomena. Opens July 4, 2011 at American Museum of Natural History.
Solids, Liquids, Gases - by StudyJams
All matter can exist in three forms: solid, liquid, and gas. Matter can change states through heating or cooling, and it is sure to change states when it reaches a boiling point or freezing point. Learn more about the three states of matter with this cartoon animation from StudyJams. A short, self-checking quiz and song are included with this link.
Newton's First Law: Intertia - by StudyJams
Inertia means that an object in motion will stay in motion in the same direction, or will stay at rest, unless another force acts upon it. For an object to change direction or stop moving, something has to overcome inertia. Learn more about inertia with this cartoon animation from StudyJams. A short, self-checking quiz is also included with this link.
Newton's Third Law: Action and Reaction - by StudyJams
Energy does not change, and that means that it is constant. When one object applies force to another, the energy becomes and equal and opposite reaction. Learn more about Newton's third law of motion with this cartoon animation from StudyJams. A short, self-checking quiz is also included with this link.
Cinco De Mayo Traditions
This 1:36 long video shows the traditions of Cinco de Mayo and some of its history as well. It stresses that the holdiay is in fact not as widely celebrated in Mexico than the United States, in states such as Texas and Southern California. Mainly a celebration of pride and unity.
Acids and Bases - by StudyJams
An object's pH level can be tested using indicators. Objects with low pH are acids, and those with high pH are bases. Acids and bases react to form water and salt. Learn more about acids and bases with this cartoon animation from StudyJams. A short, self-checking quiz is also included with this link.
Money and Sex: Strauss-Kahn and Schwarzenegger
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"Left Jab" Radio Interview with David Goodfriend and Mark Walsh
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Interview with Santita Jackson on WVON Radio
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