Greek Gods: Crash Course
This video is a quick overview of some of the main Greek gods and goddesses. The video is in cartoon form and gives names along with what items for which they are best known.
Ms. Latitude and Mr. Longitude
Students often confuse latitude lines and longitude lines. They can remember that the terms are lines on a map, but can't remember which is which. This brief video clip shows a trick that Mrs. Matthews students use to help them remember the difference. They create artwork showing Mr. or Ms. Latitude (with an attitude) and Mr. or Ms. Longitude (with everything long.)
Columns: Finding the Strongest Shape
The shape of a structure and its parts is often as important as the materials those parts are made of. In this video segment adapted from ZOOM, members of the cast bend and fold sheets of paper to see which shape is the strongest and will support the weight of a heavy book. Closed captioning included. Run time 03:33.
Animal Life Cycles
In this video, students will observe various photographs of animal life cycles and their life cycle stages. It includes the life cycles of a butterfly, chicken, frog and mosquito. Images set to music. This is a good companion teaching resource for a science lesson/unit. (3:26)
The Rise of the Aztecs
This video gives a brief history of the Aztecs and their rise to power. It is a collection of photos along with narration. Run tome 04:35.
They Were Mayans Music Video
A musical history of the Mayan Civilization. In the Video it tells the history or the Mayan people some of the achievements and how the race was scatter through out the americas and how the race died out. Lyrics are included on the screen.Run time 05:45.
HEDGE FUND SUMMIT: Gaia Capital World Agri Fund Down Around 12% YTD
Investors are spoilt for choice when it comes to sharing in the profits generated by the surge in agricultural commodity prices.
Air strike hits Gaza chicken farm
June 22 - Israeli war planes strike Gaza after rockets were fired into southern Israel -- one strike hits a chicken farm. Travis Brecher reports.
Calisphere Themed Collection - 1780-1880: California in Transition: Californio Society, 1830s-1880s
This is a primary source photo collection on Californios, elite families that received large land grants from Spain and Mexico, flourished during the 1830s to 1880s. The hand-drawn diseño maps underscore their vital connection to land ownership. The more formal surveyed maps that followed US acquisition of California show changing values regarding land ownership. As Californios lost land and power in the late 19th century, they tried to adapt to these changes by using social networks to maintai
Carlos Ghosn Says No Double-Dip Likely
Nissan's CEO tells a Thomson Reuters event in Tokyo that he doesn't see the global economy entering another recession.
Nissan CEO Ghosn sees "significantly higher" full-year sales
June 22 - Carlos Ghosn upgrades his 2011 sales forecasts after Nissan restores Japanese production faster than expected after the March earthquake.
Nissan to Accelerate Growth in Brazil, says CEO Ghosn
CEO Carlos Ghosn tells Reuters he plans to make an announcement within weeks about expanding in Brazil.
Eco-Man Episode 2: Paper Waste
http://www.youtube.com/user/StPetersburgCollege To further their mission of incorporating sustainable values and practices into the global culture of St. Petersburg College and that of its stakeholders, the SPC Office for Sustainability has released the first in a series of entertaining, environmentally focused short films. The serialized films, titled "The Adventures of Eco-Man," focus on Eco-Man, whose alter ego is that of mild-mannered SPC instructional technologist, Alan Shapiro. Each fil
Class Recording Intro to Economic Development - 7 Jun 2011 - Pt 2
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There is increasing recognition that the reductionist mindset that is currently dominating society, rooted in unlimited economic growth unperceptive to its social and environmental impact, cannot resolve the converging environmental, social and economic crises we now face. The primary aim of this unit is to encourage the shift away from reductionist and human centred thinking towards a holistic and ecological worldview.
Koch Institute Image Awards Winner: Kara Cerveny
Kara Cerveny discusses her image, "Sunrise in the Eye: The Making of a Retina," one of ten winners of the 2011 Koch Institute Image Awards. See the image at: http://ki.mit.edu/galleries/2011/cerveny.
15.012 Applied Macro- and International Economics (MIT)
15.012 Applied Macro- and International Economics uses case studies to investigate the macroeconomic environment in which firms operate. The first half of the course develops the basic tools of macroeconomic management: monetary, fiscal, and exchange rate policy. The class discusses recent emerging market and financial crises by examining their causes and considering how best to address them and prevent them from recurring in the future. The second half evaluates different strategies of economic
The University of Memphis Army ROTC Tiger Battalion.
Cadet Rehbein talks about his trip to the Baltic nations through CULP with the U of M's Army ROTC.
Habilidades de conversação (intermediário) – 1: Colocando os… Heredity Mix n Match
Às vezes as pessoas nos entendem tão mal que precisamos “colocar os pingos nos is”. A expressão “colocar os pingos nos is” significa explicar alguma coisa que estava confusa, descomplicar algum mal...
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Students randomly select jelly beans (or other candy) that represent genes for several human traits such as tongue-rolling ability and eye color. Then, working in pairs (preferably of mixed gender), students randomly choose new pairs of jelly beans from those corresponding to their own genotypes. The new pairs are placed on toothpicks to represent the chromosomes of the couple's offspring. Finally, students compare genotypes and phenotypes of parents and offspring for all the "couples" in the cl
Heredity Mix n Match