Building on Azure: InterGrid/Green Button InterGrid provides its customers with on demand bursts of power for complex, intensive computing processes using the Windows Azure platform. Primary industries served include biotechnology, financial modeling, digital media, oil and gas, and design and manufacturing. Common usage scenarios entail the rendering of visually rich imagery, such as an automobile prototype, genetic DNA strand sequencing, a
InterGrid provides its customers with on demand bursts of power for complex, intensive computing processes using the Windows Azure platform. Primary industries served include biotechnology, financial modeling, digital media, oil and gas, and design and manufacturing. Common usage scenarios entail the rendering of visually rich imagery, such as an automobile prototype, genetic DNA strand sequencing, a
Severn Cullis-Suzuki - 2008 (1 of 4)
In this video, Severn Cullis Suzuki speaks at the October 29, 2008 Students for Sustainability Tour at the University of British Colombia in Vancouver, BC. She talks about about the vital importance of sustainability, her journey over the past 16 years, her vision for the future, and the actions students can take to 'Just Do It' for a sustainable future.
Lesson #034, Thursday lettera = letter discorso = speech stanza = room lezione = lesson giornale = newspaper lingua = language, tongue ogni = every sempre = always oggi = today ieri = yesterday domani = tomorrow dopodomani = day after tomorrow per = for se = if
lettera = letter
discorso = speech
stanza = room
lezione = lesson
giornale = newspaper
lingua = language, tongue
ogni = every
sempre = always
oggi = today
ieri = yesterday
domani = tomorrow
dopodomani = day after tomorrow
per = for
se = if
"Monster Mash" Sing a Long
Cute animated video of the "Monster Mash" song. The words to the song are displayed at the bottom of the screen and each word is highlighted as it is sung. This is a fun resource to use in the classroom during Halloween. (3:05)
Upton Sinclair, Muckrakers, and the Progressive Era
This is a two hour video in two parts about Upton Sinclair. Interviews with experts about the history of the Progressive Era, Industrial
Revolution, and labor practices are discussed through the
Writings of Upton Sinclair's The Jungle. The novel's chief goal was to expose abusive labor conditions in the stockyards. However, in addition to doing this, the work received most of its notoriety from its descriptions of the filth of the processing plants and the ingredients of its proces
Standard Form of a Linear Equation
This video clip describes how lines expressed in the standard form of a linear equation are commonly seen, especially when looking at and writing systems of linear equations. The standard form of a linear equation puts the x and y terms on the left hand side of the equation, and makes the coefficient of the x-term positive. While standard form is commonly, we sometimes rewrite a line in slope-intercept form in order to graph it. (1:13)
ISKME's Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematice (STEAM) Design Challenge
This wiki page documents the STEAM Design Challenge Activity ISKME facilitated during the SLANT Summer Institute at San Francisco Unified School District July 19-23, 2010. Participants designed prototypes for an arts integration project for students and posted their ideas on the wiki.
264 GG So Many Questions
Today's topic is how to format questions. You think you already know this, don't you? I wonder if you're right.
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Laker Women's Hockumentary, Part 8: Downtime
The Oswego women's hockey team off ice: Crazy costumed competitions, what not to wear, group dinner and too many Rice Krispies treats.
Whole Brain Teaching (Power Teaching) Lesson 6
Chris Biffle, continuing the examination of Whole Brain Teaching's five classroom rules, presents unique strategies for helping K-12 students develop their capacities for moral reasoning. Rule Four: Make smart choices has a host of applications from leading discussions about academic material to solving problems students have outside the classroom.
The Many Uses of Pi
This video talks about what pi is, how to calculate pi, where pi is found, and fun facts / activities with pi. March 14 is Pi Day. Manly graphics.
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Big game of the steam variety in Greater Manchester
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Health Education Course
The United Nations Cyber Schoolbus tells us about essential issues surrounding health.
Importance of statistics
Independence or Dependency 1 from the course World Regions, Peoples, and States
This course will provide a framework for recognizing and analyzing the major distinctive regions of the world in comparative context. The most important interrelations between environment, economy, ethnicity, and the national identity and viability of states will be explored.
Hyde County School Boycott
This slide show tells the story of a yearlong boycott to protest the closing of historically black schools in Hyde County, North Carolina.
No Way Out: Two New York City Firemen Testify about the 1911 Triangle Shirtwaist Fire
One of the greatest industrial tragedies in U.S. history occurred on March 26, 1911, when 146 workers, mostly young immigrant women, died in a fire at the Triangle Shirtwaist company in New York City. In this brief excerpt from their testimony before the Factory Investigation Commission, New York City Fire Chief Edward F. Croker and Fire Marshall William Beers commented on the safety lapses--the locking of an exit door, the inadequate fire escapes, and the overcrowded factory floor--that led to
"Genesee Had Railroads": Kenneth Platt Recalls the Importance of the Railroad to Late Nineteenth-Cen
The penetration of the railroads into the West in the late nineteenth century had a profound impact on local economies. For a period of ten years in the 1880s the Latah County, Idaho town of Genesee experienced this phenomenon. One town boomed while its neighbors languished in economic isolation, largely as a result of the rail station in Genesee. In this oral history interview, Kenneth Platt described the railroad's impact on Latah County.