Virtual Maths - Shapes, Space and Measure, Theodolite Survey simulation
Simulation of using a thodolite to calculate the height of a building.
Modelización Matemática de Sistemas Dinámicos
Realizar una descripción matemática de sistemas continuos y discretos con especial énfasis en los sistemas lineales invariantes en el tiempo y que están descritos por ecuaciones diferenciales (E.D.O.) y ecuaciones en diferencias (E.D.) lineales. Introducir las transformadas y series de Fourier en tiempo continuo y discreto, como herramientas fundamentales para la modelización de los sistemas descritos.
Solving and Graphing Linear Inequalities in Two Variables, Part I - Khan Academy
In this video, Sal Khan demonstrates how to solve and graph a linear inequality (y > 5). He starts with a number line. Salman Khan is the recipient of the 2009 Microsoft Tech Award in Education. (02:14) There is a lot of information on the screen--the viewer may want to open the video to 'full screen.' (02:15)
Thailand in Crisis- Episode 2
Thailand in Crisis is a series of six vod and podcasts from The College of Asia and the Pacific at The Australian National University. They are released each Friday, beginning 28 May 2010. In the second episode of the series, host Nicholas Farrelly discusses military and security matters with Professor Des Ball from the Strategic and Defence Studies Centre at ANU and Dr Marcus Mietzner from the School of Culture, History and Language. Among the topics they discuss are who killed the
Lost Worlds - Braveheart's Scotland 5/5
This is a documentary, which starts at the end of the 13th century (1207), explores the life of William Wallace (Braveheart) and his fight for his country and is suitable for high school students. Documentary features scholarly commentary and computer animation.
My Place at Missouri State: Joey Saba
Minnesota native Joey Saba reflects on what made his first year at Missouri State a success: "I made a lot of new friends here being from out of state. It's just really easy to make friends; there are a lot of nice people here. I can't wait to come back next year." To learn more about Joey, visit http://blogs.missouristate.edu/myplace/category/joey-saba/. To access the stories of other MSU students, visit http://www.missouristate.edu/myplace.
Virtual Maths Data Handling - Light Survey, Worksheet for Bigger Room
Light Intensity Survey worksheet, activity including resources, for bigger room
Speechmaking in Australian History
Allan Martin's two principal subjects as a historian, Sir Henry Parkes and Sir Robert Menzies, were both great orators. Among questions asked in this lecture (the Allan Martin Memorial Lecture for 2007) are the following: When can a speech be said to have affected history? What has become of that once popular institution the public meeting and that once popular form the sermon? What is the future for speechmaking in an age of speechwriters, doorstop interviews, sound grabs, power points and
Cal's Birthday: Movie Clip From Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs
After Cal's father pleads with Flint to make something special for his son's birthday, Cal wakes up to a winter wonderland of ice cream outside his window. Themes illustrated by this movie clip include love, parenting, joy, and excitement. ( 2:20)
SAT Prep: Test 2, Section 3, Part 5
Students, improve your math SAT score! The instructor uses an electronic chalkboard to model problems. This video is appropriate for high school students. Uses a textbook (the official SAT study guide) commonly found in bookstores, but it is not absolutely necessary as the narrator does all work on the screen.
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Reasoning Behind Day Light Savings Time
How the new daylight savings dates affect the economy and energy consumption and safety. A quick overview from this one minute video.
21L.715 Media in Cultural Context: Popular Readerships (MIT)
What is the history of popular reading in the Western world? How does widespread access to print relate to distinctions between highbrow and lowbrow culture, between good taste and bad judgment, and between men and women readers? This course will introduce students to the broad history of popular reading and to controversies about taste and gender that have characterized its development. Our grounding in historical material will help make sense of our main focus: recent developments in the theor
Streching a polyethylene strip upon heating
A strip of UHMW PE is heated and gradually stretched over 180 ºC, the melting temperature of PE, the polymer chains coil up again causing the film to shrink. Again heating to 120-136 ºC an attempt will be made to stretch it Courtesy of DoITPoMS, The University of Cambridge. Released under Creative Commons Attribution-Non-Commercial-Share Alike licence http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/
The Art of Teaching the Arts: Fostering Genuine Communication
Arts teachers communicate with students, and students communicate with each other, in respectful ways that encourage communication of original ideas through the arts. In this session, participants meet a dance teacher whose students draw choreographic inspiration from poetry and sign language. A visual art teacher gives her commercial art class a fanciful assignment that enables them to communicate a concrete idea through several visual media. A theatre teacher encourages student interaction aro
The Unity of Living Systems
All cellular organisms — prokaryotic and eukaryotic — share basic chemical similarities. Out of these similarities, however, emerge diverse patterns of cell assembly. Students encounter the tools to understand various cell types and their relationship to noncell entities such as viruses.
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.
Apple Computers through the ages
A video of apple computer throughout time starting with the Apple Lisa and ending with the Macbook Air. It begins with the Apple Logo which was used from 1976 to 1998. You see a picture of Lisa which was introduced in 1983. Statistics are given about the computers and what they would cost in modern day prices. (2:35)
This website presents thoroughly researched information about Brazil in all the aspects of its life. One particular section describes the different area of Brazil, carefully mixing geographical information with tourist attractions, providing access to maps and also promising a places index at the time of cataloguing. Another section offers a long list of literary guides to the character of the country and its inhabitants. The section 'features' offers detailed information on: art and culture; b
The Grimke Sisters (Quakers)
Check out these two 19th-century Quakers who were early advocates of the women's rights and abolition movements. This video tells us about the Grimke sisters and their lives, and is done in a musical and kid-friendly way.