Twitter in Plain English
Why Twitter works. How it works. See how friends around the world meet - and stay connected...Twitter updates are short, they are only 140 characters.(2:25)
C++ Console Lesson 3: Basic Variables and Constants
C++ tutorial shows how to use and declare variables and constants. A few simple console programs are shown for illustration. To begin this tutorial you need to create a new console project. It walks you through the steps to understanding what a variable is as well as a constant. You may need to refer to the site for the page on Hungarian Notation.
6.3 Summary of Section 5
This unit looks at the human being in the context of an individual life cycle, examining some of the processes that contribute to the formation of a new person. After a brief discussion of historical ideas about human conception, and about contraception to the present day, we look at the cells involved in the conception and development of a new individual. Gamete production (that is, production of mature cells able to unite with another in sexual reproduction) in both men and women is introduced
Virtual Maths - Basic Structures, shear force point of load
Interactive simulation demonstrating shear force at point of load
The Solar System - Space School
This four minute video is about how the solar system was formed. Planets were formed by pieces of debris colliding into each other
until it formed a planet. The sun's gravity held them in orbit. Each of the planets is quickly shown with some debate about Pluto. Dwarf planets are explained. A good overview.
The Count's Number of the Day is 20
This is one of The Count's Number of the Day segments featuring The Count and his 'counting pipe organ.' The sound on this Sesame Street snippet is only average. (1:39)
The Story of Wakefield
A basic skills learning resource booklet with interactive activities designed to introduce the Wakefield Museum.
Tech analyst and writer Paul Thurrott's 5 favorite things about Office 365 | The Garage Series for O Episode 6 of a 6-part special filmed in New Orleans, host Jeremy Chapman is joined by Senior Technical Analyst and writer, Paul Thurrott, to discuss his favorite things about Office 365. Paul brings his rich background and insight to discuss how he uses Office 365 Home Premium and Office 365 Small Business Premium across the desktop and mobile apps, as well as the backend services to tie everything together. If you are still trying to figure out whether to choose Office 365 versus Office 2013
Episode 6 of a 6-part special filmed in New Orleans, host Jeremy Chapman is joined by Senior Technical Analyst and writer, Paul Thurrott, to discuss his favorite things about Office 365. Paul brings his rich background and insight to discuss how he uses Office 365 Home Premium and Office 365 Small Business Premium across the desktop and mobile apps, as well as the backend services to tie everything together. If you are still trying to figure out whether to choose Office 365 versus Office 2013
Continental Portuguese intermediate semester B
This module is aimed at students in year 2 semester B. The varied exercises cover a range of topics from Portuguese history to cooking. The transcript reader of the listening exercises allows students to identify words/passages they find difficult to understand.
2x2 Determinant - Free Math Video by Brightstorm
This 1:48 video gives an explanation of how to calculate determinants. A good preview or review for teachers.
Justice: What's The Right Thing To Do? Episode 02
Harvard University's Justice: What's The Right Thing To Do? Episode 02 (55:09)
Making the DIY Clinometer
Link to Youtube video showing how to make a do-it-yourself clinometer
How to Properly Hold a Xylophone Mallet
This video will teach you how to properly hold your xylophone mallet.
Life on Earth - 03 - The First Forests
Life on Earth: A Natural History by David Attenborough is a television natural history. This installment examines the earliest land vegetation and insects. The first plants, being devoid of stems, mainly comprised mosses and liverworts. Series made by the BBC in association with Warner Bros. (53:20)
Teaching English Language Learners Workshop 6
Changing classroom demographics call for a range or teaching strategies. In this session, literacy expert Robert Jiménez discusses strategies teachers can use to create a successful learning environment for all students, while supporting English language learners. Classroom examples illustrate the research.
History of Mother's Day on Vimeo
This touching video is all graphics with some image of famous women. Is a good video for Mothers Day or for any study of women in history. Some remarkable information.
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This on-line unit is an introduction to microbes, providing activities that highlight the diversity and wonder of the microbial world for students in grades 5 - 8. Lessons include: Microbial Time Line, Microbe Observations, Germ Wars, Microbe Hunters, and Microbial Brew. Each lesson plan includes an introduction, time, objectives, materials, advanced preparation, teacher notes, and student pages.
Albert Einstein Biography
This 4:10 video is a biography of Einsten's life. A good overview.
Terry Hodgkinson Inaugural Lecture
Terry has led the Regional Development Agency, Yorkshire Forward, as its Chair for seven years, overseeing the Agency in growing the economy of the Yorkshire and Humber region. He was honoured in the Queen’s Birthday Honours 2010 with the award of a CBE for services to business and regeneration and was recently appointed as a Deputy Lieutenant for West Yorkshire. He has recently launched his new business, entitled ‘Inspiration for Industry Education and Regeneration’. He holds a Visiting P