Science Bulletins: SALT: Imaging the Southern Sky
When South Africa decided to build a new telescope, it went big. As in rival-the-world's-best big. With the participation of astronomy groups from all over the world, the Southern African Large Telescope, or SALT, is casting a wide eye on the southern sky. Moreover, it's inspiring future astronomers in the region. This Science Bulletins feature takes you behind the scenes as this bold new telescope brings world-class astronomy to a developing nation.
Introduction to Lesson 1
Introduction In this unit you will explore social patterns in Germany, Austria and Switzerland and find out what’s important for people at various stages in their lives. Being able to talk about your own concerns and understanding those of others is an important aim when studying a foreign language and is the focus of this unit. Materials include factual texts, news items and articles dealing with current issues and many recorded interviews with people in German-speaking countries. The activities
In this unit you will explore social patterns in Germany, Austria and Switzerland and find out what’s important for people at various stages in their lives. Being able to talk about your own concerns and understanding those of others is an important aim when studying a foreign language and is the focus of this unit.
Materials include factual texts, news items and articles dealing with current issues and many recorded interviews with people in German-speaking countries. The activities
Israel and America
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu addresses a joint session of Congress with a speech that was big on hype but short on substance
SFU Open house 2012
On Saturday, May 26, SFU welcomed almost 20,000 guests to its open house event atop Burnaby Mountain. This video provides a quick overview of the fun and engaging activities. http://www.sfu.ca/openhouse
Trapped's Wall of Sorrow: Story Planning: Interative Game
Try these story writing games and complete Trapped's Wall of Sorrow. Students will strenghten their knowledge of the parts of a story by playing these games, which will help them in planning their own stories. ( This link is for an interactive video/game and may take a few minutes to load.)
09.06.2012 – Langsam gesprochene Nachrichten
Trainiere dein Hörverstehen mit den Nachrichten der Deutschen Welle von Samstag – als Text und als verständlich gesprochene Audio-Datei. Der spanische Bankensektor benötigt nach Einschätzung des internationalen Währungsfonds Finanzhilfen in Höhe von mindestens 40 Milliarden Euro. Dies sei das Ergebnis eines Stresstests bei den Finanzinstituten des Landes, teilte der IWF in Washington mit. Fonds-Chefin Christine Lagarde forderte die Europäer zu mehr Gemeinsamkeit in der Schuldenkris
Children Book Review: The Turtle (Lighthouse Family) by Cynthia Rylant, Preston McDaniels
This is a quick summary of the book The Turtle by Cynthia Rylant. This could be used with an author study while studying the Common Core Test Exemplar story in the same series The Lighthouse Family: The Storm. (00:57)
Custer's Last Stand Chapter 1
**Mild images of violence in the first 5 minutes of video**
This video uses actors, interviews, and art work to show the impact of the Little Big Horn massacre and especially about General Custer.He was known as the "Boy General" during the Civil War and the public was obsessed with his successful military career and his death. The video does an excellent job of providing a setting for the incident in terms of the history of America at the time. (14:15)
Northwest PRECEDENT: Does Participation in Practiced-Based Research Change Practice Behavior?
This study, presented by Ruth McBride, ScB, project director for Axio Research Corporation, assesses the impact of participating in practice-based research on the daily practice of dentistry. View the series online at: http://www.uwtv.org/video/series.aspx?id=22826181
Friction: ( An Interactive Game)
In this game, students participate in a race where they utilize their knowldege of friction, the force between two surfaces. ( This link is for an interactive game and may take a few mimutes to load.)
Kennedy Diary Recording of Cuban Missile Crisis
On October 18, 1962, President Kennedy met with nine of his advisers to discuss what to do about the Soviet missiles that U.S. aerial surveillance discovered in Cuba on October 16. After the meeting, President Kennedy went to the White House Oval Office and recorded his recollections of the meeting. (3:19)
Science Bulletins: Bilingual Brain 'Switch' Found
A recent study led by University College London neuroscientist Cathy Price reveals how the human brain is uniquely adapted to manage multiple languages. Language is processed in various regions of the left cerebral hemisphere. Previous studies using functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) data showed that bilingual people activate the same general brain areas no matter what language they use. But Price's new experimental method, which involved measuring brain activity after showing subject
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EAHA Day 1 Session 1: Introduction To The Disaster Management Training Lecture
Universities in the Eastern Africa Region have come together to implement an initiative Health Emergency Management Program (HEMP) that will build the capacity of local governments in the region to manage and plan for response to major disasters of public health importance. The Eastern African Region is prone to many natural and technological disasters of different kinds. There is not one nation in the region that is not vulnerable to the devastating effects of these disasters. Many of these dis
The Ethics (or Not) of a Whisper
A video about ethics and a whisper, produced for the Don Davis Program in Ethical leadership at Penn State. Video produced by communications students.
Bill Nye - Rocks & Soil
In his entertaining way, Bill Nye discusses rocks and soil in this twenty-three-minute video clip. (23:05)
16.07.2012 – Langsam gesprochene Nachrichten
Trainiere dein Hörverstehen mit den Nachrichten der Deutschen Welle von Montag – als Text und als verständlich gesprochene Audio-Datei. In der syrischen Hauptstadt Damaskus dauern die Gefechte zwischen Regierungstruppen und Aufständischen Agenturberichten zufolge an. Hunderte Rebellen würden sich Kämpfe mit den Regierungstruppen liefern, berichten Regimegegner. Einwohner sprachen von den heftigsten Kämpfen seit Beginn der gewaltsamen Auseinandersetzungen vor 17 Monaten. Die Metropole Da
" Animal Action"- A Song About Animals' Movements and Sounds
This computer-animated video contains a song describing the movement and sounds made by elephants, cats, frogs, birds, snakes, and monkeys. ( 2:45)