"Talking Geometry" Through Quilts
This lesson plan is designed to use quilts as a visual prompt to review mathematics vocabulary associated with geometry in the third grade curriculum. A hands-on activity serves as a practice and review at the conclusion of this lesson.
Japan marks disasters six months on
Sept. 11 - Anti-nuclear protests and memorials mark six-month anniversary of Japan's earthquake and tsunami. Lindsey Parietti reports.
Numeracy in the Kitchen
This video could be used as a teaching source that highlights the benefits of implementing ICT in the classroom with a focus on numeracy and how it is imbedded in our everyday lives. The story is about two women who would like to make a cake. They combine their money and head to the store to buy their ingredients. A narrator asks the following questions throughout the video, "How much change they have left after the purchase? "Which type of scale should be used to measure the ca
Tafel van twee : Bingo Bingo om de maal- en deeltafel van twee in te oefenen.
Bingo om de maal- en deeltafel van twee in te oefenen.
Merkel "sold" on ecocars, at auto show.
Sept. 15 - German Chancellor Angela Merkel officially opens the 64th International Motor Show in Frankfurt, saying the car industry is a "central pillar of our economy". Nick Rowlands reports.
Lessons with Lego: the EU crisis
The Euro zone's financial crisis is a mess and it does not appear to be remedied anytime soon. Reuters finance blogger, Felix Salmon, explains the complex nature of the Euro zone with simple Lego.
I Need Help: A Clip From the Movie Ray
When a young, blind Ray Charles falls and asks his mother to help him up, she decides to let him figure it out on his own. The themes of tough love, facing challenges, and tough love are addressed through this movie clip. ( 2:34)
Weapons of mass destruction
This is a module framework. It can be viewed online or downloaded as a zip file. As taught Autumn Semester 2010. With the possible exception of climate change, weapons of mass destruction are probably the only thing on the planet that could conceivably mean curtains for all of us. Yet Britain has relied on its nuclear arsenal for decades, and other states seem anxious to acquire one. Why do some countries have these things? What, if anything, should we do about them? How should we feel about t
Sacred calendars : Pesach : Professor Agata Bielik-Robson talks to Professor Tom O'Loughlin
Agata Bielik-Robson, an expert in Jewish thought, explains how Jews celebrate Pesach (often called ‘Passover’ in English). She talks about its origins and significance for Jewish people today.
Days of the week
Williamsburg's blacksmith transforms crude metal into elegant, functional tools. Master Blacksmith Ken Schwarz details the trade.
Swordmaking in the 18th Century
Colonial tradesmen learned the swordmaking craft as Virginia armed itself for war. Journeyman brass founder Suzie Dye describes the process.
First, Do No Harm
Restoration presents a paradox when repairing old instruments could mean erasing their stories. Conservator John Watson walks the fine line.
Prisms and Rainbows
Our eyes and brain interpret the simple mixing of only 3 colors of light (red, green, and blue) as white. The students were able to confirm this in the last lesson. In this lesson students will develop the understanding that "white" light from the Sun and "white" light from an artificial light source is a full range of colors from red to violet. Students will also learn how droplets of water function as prisms to separate this full range of colors into rainbows.
Anti-Gaddafi military commander honored in Tripoli
Sept. 29 - In Tripoli, they fired into the air -- a salute to a senior military commander killed in Bani Walid. Deborah Gembara reports.
Ampliación de Matemáticas (2011)
En esta asignatura, se trata de que los alumnos completen los conocimientos en matemática aplicada: a saber: Integración en varias dimensiones, teoría de campos, ecuaciones diferenciales, transformadas de Fourier y de Laplace, finalmente se completan los conocimientos de Estadística adquiridos por los alumnos en la asignatura de Métodos Matemáticos. Aplicaremos estos conocimientos a la resolución de problemas de la física y de la técnica de los cuales hay una gran abundancia de ejer
Introducción a la Contabilidad (2011)
En esta asignatura se pretenden 3 objetivos fundamentales: (1) Importancia de la contabilidad como SISTEMA DE INFORMACIÓN completo y eficaz de la economía en general y de los negocios en particular. (2) Presentación de los CONCEPTOS BÁSICOS y la METODOLOGÍA que permitirán avanzar con seguridad en la técnica contable. (3) El método contable, la TEORÍA DE CUENTAS y la presentación del derecho contable español con especial referencia al Nuevo Plan General de Contabilidad.
TRMM Biomass Burning - Smoke Inhibits Rainfall: Water Droplet Size and Fire March 1, 1998
Correlated water droplet size and fires over northern Borneo on March 1, 1998
Advanced Hydrology and Water Resources Management
This lecture covers topics related to hydrological modeling, water resources engineering and management. It introduces physically-based hydrological models as a tool for water assessment and decision support. Actually, the characteristics of input data to these models are reviewed. Optimization techniques in water resources are also introduced. Then, water management experiences from different regions of the world are reviewed. Finally, the concepts of integrated water management are updated.