Virtual Maths, Cylinder Voids - Calculating volume
Interactive simulation with exercises and video demonstrating the use of auger piling and showing how to calculate the volume of cocrete needed to fill the cylindrical voids.
ScienceCasts: Did Earth Have Two Moons?
Did our planet once have two moons? Some researchers say so. Moreover, the missing satellite might still be up there--splattered across the far side of the Moon. NASA's GRAIL mission could help confirm or refute the "two moon" hypothesis. (03:00)
Where to Practice for the ACT & SAT for Free
This informative video features information from Brian Leaf, M.A., who is the author of McGraw-Hill's 'Top 50 Skills for SAT/ACT Success' series. (Note: A small ad appears before the video starts.)
Robots to map marine life in key fishing areas
This week in the Planet Earth Podcast: Russell Wynn and Maaten Furlong of NERC's National Oceanography Centre tell us about a just-launched fleet of marine robots that will map ocean life in key fishing grounds off the southwest tip of Britain, in a trial heralded as the start of a new era of robotic research at sea.
English - Writing - How To Write A Topic Sentence
This introduction shows students how to create a topic sentence within a paragraph. A topic sentence introduces the main idea of a paragraph, which in turn, introduces the entire essay or report. A strong essay, report, or persuasive essay begins with a strong topic sentence.
Writing - How To Write an Informational Paragraph
An informational paragraph is a paragraph that gives facts. Informational paragraphs can be found in reports and essays. This is NOT an in-depth lesson, but it does gives the basics. This video is part of a larger clip.
Topic Sentences and Paragraphs
The Word Chef teaches kids to write by comparing the writing
process to cooking. In this episode, The Word Chef makes hamburgers to teach about writing topic and concluding sentences.
A Closer Look at Sentence Structure
This video shows how using simple sentences and compound
sentences add variety to a paragraph about brown bears. (02:36)
Lesson 10 - One Minute Romanian
In lesson 10 of One Minute Romanian you will learn a few useful phrases which all learners want to learn. Remember - even a few phrases of a language can help you make friends and enjoy travel more. Find out more about One Minute Romanian at our website - http://www.oneminutelanguages.com. One Minute Romanian is brought to you by the Radio Lingua Network and is ©Copyright 2008.Author(s):
To Write A Paragraph (Paragraph Song)
To Write A Paragraph, by Obie Leff. This short song gives the basic elements to write a good paragraph. Lyrics are printed at the bottom of the screen while Obie plays piano and sings. Some of the lyrics include: "To write a paragraph, you have to know just what a paragraph is. Choose a topic, add transitions, reason, detail, facts, and evidence. Write a conclusion. And now you know what a paragraph is...." Run time 0:57.
5.8 Rights At the beginning of Act 2, Ned is quite explicit about not wanting to bargain over money. It is very clear he is bargaining over his right to control who uses what he sees as his technology, and his rights, he believes, will enable him to keep his weapon out of the hands of administrations that he does not really trust. So, at the centre of all this are the rights that appear to provide the means for Ned to control the distribution of devices embodying his idea, and that will allow him to pre
At the beginning of Act 2, Ned is quite explicit about not wanting to bargain over money. It is very clear he is bargaining over his right to control who uses what he sees as his technology, and his rights, he believes, will enable him to keep his weapon out of the hands of administrations that he does not really trust. So, at the centre of all this are the rights that appear to provide the means for Ned to control the distribution of devices embodying his idea, and that will allow him to pre
Hermann Anton Haus Lecture Series 2014: Prof. David A. B. Miller
Professor David A. B. Miller, the W. M. Keck Foundation Professor of Electrical Engineering at Stanford University, delivers the 2014 Hermann Anton Haus Lecture. The Hermann Anton Haus Lecture is RLE’s visiting lecturer program designed to bring the leading world researchers in fields congruent with RLE interests to RLE to share their thoughts and perspectives with the MIT community. The lecture honors the memory of Professor Haus, and continues the process of collaborative dialogue that h
The History of American Literature-Naturalism
This program that explores the work of of famous American Authors in
history. The clip explains naturalism and the authors in this realistic trend such as London and Frank Norris.
Battle of Kursk - 1 of 2
Fought in July 1943, Kursk included the greatest tank battle in history. This is one newsreel concerning it. This is a done in German, there are subtitles.
Describing the Meaning of Percent, Part 2 of 2
This instructor in this video, Sal Khan, discusses how to solve this problem: Show 109 percent by shading the squares.
Mr. Khan uses computer software (with different colors) to illustrate his points. Sal Khan is the recipient of the 2009 Microsoft Tech Award in Education. The viewer may want to open the video to 'full screen' as the instructor fits a lot of information on a dark screen. (02:22)
Palm and Passion Sunday Service - 4/13/14 - Luke Powery
A service of worship in Duke University Chapel. The Rev. Dr. Luke Powery delivers a sermon titled "Shaking the Foundations." The service also features a dramatic presentation of the Passion Narrative by the Rev. McKennon Shea. Preacher: The Rev. Dr. Luke Powery Sermon: Shaking the Foundations Bulletin: http://chapel.duke.edu/sites/default/files/04-13-14_Palm.pdf
Scientists struggle to save Argentine jaguar
Oct. 14 - South America's biggest cat, the jaguar, is at risk of disappearing from Argentina in as few as 20 years if nothing is done to stop the illegal hunting that has brought the species to its knees. Jaguars are the victims not only of hunters but also of poor law enforcement so scientists are taking their own steps to bring the jaguar back from the brink. Andrew Schmertz reports.
North Korea's nuclear diplomacy
North Korea's announcement of a nuclear test has triggered an diplomatic crisis. Chris Hughes, Centre for the Study of Globalisation and Regionalisation, and Dan Joyner, School of Law, discuss the history of the crisis and how events may unfold.
This video describes the differences between the Tamarin and Mandril monkeys.
Hollywood's Pact with Hitler
To continue doing business in Germany after Hitler's ascent to power, Hollywood studios agreed not to make films attacking Nazis or condemning persecution of Jews. In THE COLLABORATION, Ben Urwand reveals this arrangement and the cast of characters it drew in, ranging from Goebbels to Louis B. Mayer. At the center was Hitler himself--obsessed with movies and their power to shape public opinion. Visit http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674724747 to read more about the book.