The effects of acid rain on a stream in the forest
Cars and power plants that burn fossil fuels release smoke that is full of chemicals. These chemicals float into the atmosphere, get trapped in clouds, and make the rain more acidic. This is known as acid rain.
2011 UMMS NICU Reunion
This video captures footage from the 2011 UMMS NICU Reunion, an event celebrating the reunion of former NICU patients and their families. Approximately 300 people, including former NICU babies and their families, attended this year's reunion. Related Links: University of Maryland Hospital for Children http://www.umm.edu/pediatrics/index.htm Division of Neonatalogy http://www.umm.edu/pediatrics/peds-neo.htm NICU Follow-Up Program http://www.umm.edu/pediatrics/nicu_follow_up.htm NICU Reunion
UMMC Service Awards Gala 2011
This six-minute video showcases footage from the University of Maryland Medical Center's 2011 Employee Service Awards Gala, honoring employees and staff members who have worked at the Medical Center for fifteen to forty-five years. The video features clips of the awards ceremony and reception, as well as, a special dedication to two employees who have been loyal to the Medical Center for over forty-five years. Related Links: About UMMC http://www.umm.edu/center/ UMMC Fact Sheet http://www.umm
University of Richmond students offer their advice to first-year students preparing for registration. Get more tips at http://newspiders.richmond.edu/academic/registration/tips.html and remember that registration opens at 9 a.m. on July 25.
Impact of a global temperature rise of 4C
This website has been developed by the UK government as a result of the UN Climate Change Negotiations in Copenhagen (COP15). It presents a series of scenarios for the risks and results of a 4C climatic temperature rise worldwide, focussing on several key areas. From the agricultural perspective, climate change impacts on crops, water availability and forest fires are presented. Together with evidence of increased risks of cyclonic and drought conditions, this series of maps presents an uncomfor
victorian government policies towards improving school administration and student performance
Victoria in Australia is one of the schools systems which encouraged schools to develop more open school cultures supported by school committees, clubs and councils with community representatives since 1958. In the early 1970s, school administration was decentralized into several regions by posting bureaucrats with delegated authority to the newly created regions. In 1976, mandatory, corporate governing body-type school councils were established based on the Education (School Councils) Act of 19
Learn About Slavery and Protest Songs
Learn About Slavery and Protest Songs - Slavery in America inspired many protest songs, many of which are spiritual. (02:27)
Teaching 4 Square (Writing) In 1st Grade
Teacher made video to help other teachers teach the 4 Square Writing Technique. The 5 steps are Categorizing (Topic), Feelings, State a Reason, Write a Paragraph, and Adding Details. There are lots of student examples! (13:55)
Planning Your Learning Object
An easy to use general template that guides you through creating learning objects and learning materials.
Richard Wolff on The Economy and the Capitalist Crisis
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Breakingviews: Goldman CEO should stay, but get help at top
July 18 - Breakingviews columnists back Lloyd Blankfein's position at the helm of Goldman Sachs, but say he should get help from another executive by splitting the chairman and CEO jobs.
What is Social Security?
In this video, Sal Khan of Khan Academy offers the viewer the basics of Social Security. Mr. Khan uses computer software for demonstration. (06:29)
Diabetes and Drug Treatment
Students will be able to: - explain epidemiology, classification, diagnosis criteria, and the causes and symptoms of diabetes - explain insulin therapy - explain oral hypoglycemics - explain the complications and therapeutics of diabetes - explain the most recent therapeutic approaches to diabetes
Dr. Michio Kaku on Whether the Galaxy or the Black Hole Came First
Which Came First the Galaxy or the Black Hole - Dr. Michio Kaku explains how at the heart of every galaxy like our own Milky Way lies a supermassive black hole, but scientists are unsure which develops first. (01:43)
Testing the Caverns
This lesson provides a fun, activity-based closure to the Asteroid Impact unit. Students build model caverns using paper mache or clay and bury them in a tray of sand. Next, they test the models by dropping balls onto them to simulate an asteroid hitting the earth. By molding paper mache around a balloon to form a dome, or around a small cardboard box to form a rectangular structure, students will be able to build their caverns.
The p-block elements are found on the right side of the periodic table. They include the boron, carbon, nitrogen, oxygen and florine families in addition to the noble gases. The noble gases have full p-orbital's and are non-reactive. (01:13)
Mixtures are composed of pure substances and elements, but unlike compounds these substances retain their own chemical identities and properties. Mixtures can be homogeneous or heterogeneous. Homogeneous mixtures are the same throughout and are called solutions. Heterogeneous mixtures don’t have uniform composition.
Reading : How to Count Out Syllables
This video shows a teacher demonstrating a method for teaching students to identify the number of syllables in a word; she demonstrates clapping once for each syllable while sounding out a word. ( 1:22)
"The Alphabet Song"- Introduce the Alphabet
Each word is introduced showing the uppercase letter on a handwriting line. The song says for example "S" is for sunshine that makes the flowers grow". Pictures are shown that match letter and words appear at bottom of screen. This is a good resource to introduce the alphabet to young students. It would also be useful for remediation and for special education students. (2:11)
This student made video is an easily understandable rap teaching the order of operations. (0:27)