ESL Teaching Tips
This four minute video features some quick tips for new ESL teachers. This video focuses on developing a workable lesson plan and even a timetable. The video gives examples, but some of the video images are difficult to read.
TWC9: Windows 8 Release Preview, SkyDrive, PhoneGap Build and more This week on Channel 9, Dan and Brian discuss the week's top developer news, including:
This week on Channel 9, Dan and Brian discuss the week's top developer news, including:
Science and Religion in the Writings of C. S. Lewis
Dr Michael Ward : Seminar
Pervious concrete for stormwater management
Liv Haselbach, associate professor with Washington State University's Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, researches concrete surfaces that can absorb water, rather than allowing water to run off and cause pollution, flooding, or other problems. Haselbach says, "WSU has been installing various sections of pervious concrete and porous asphalt on the Pullman campus to see how they might help with stormwater management on campus and prevent icing conditions in the winter. Researcher
'The Very Lonely Firefly' by Eric Carle Story Book Read Along
In this Story Book Read Along, students will hear "The Very Lonely Firefly" written by Eric Carle. Students will enjoy seeing the illustrations and listening to the sound effects. This is a great resource for the elementary classroom. (4:11)
Recognizing Rectangles and Squares
Tim Bedley, veteran teacher, gives a mini lesson to remind students how to find a rectangle and a square. How are they the same? How are they different? Squares are Rectangles with Congruent sides. All squares are rectangles. All rectangles are not squares. This is a great resource to introduce and/or to review geometric shapes in the classroom. (2:17)
Author Natalie Babbitt
In this short video, children's author, Natalie Babbitt, talks about children's literature and why she is write books for children. (00:30)
Space Station Live: Preps for Deep Space Exploration
Space Station Live commentator Pat Ryan interviews Bill Gerstenmaier, NASA's Associate Administrator for Human Exploration and Operation Directorate about the work that the agency is doing to prepare for deep space exploration missions of the future. This interview aired during Space Station Live on June 5, 2014.
Truman Survives Assassination Plot
Secret Service agents battled two gunmen during a failed attempt to assassinate President Truman in 1950. In this video clip, learn more about the assassination plot and what happened to the two assassins. (03:35)
Compare the Poles (Interactive)
In this interactive activity adapted from the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, compare characteristics of the Arctic and the Antarctic. Explore differences in physical features, weather, plants, wildlife, and human impact.
Cambodia Trash Mountain
'Visual' French; In the City, #2 (Dans la Ville)
This very brief video features vocabulary words related to the city. The words are spoken in French, once, while the words appear at the bottom of the screen. Each word is accompanied by appropriate images. Suitable for all beginning learners of French.
Cycle with Water (Interactive)
Observe the three primary stages of the water cycle. Learn about the processes that make up these stages.
Students engage in a scientific mystery that they solve by exploring interactive panoramic images of Charleston, SC and picking up clues along the way. This module focuses on the estuary, the point where fresh water meets salt water, and problems that pollution causes for creatures in this environment. After students learn about runoff, building booms, point source pollutants, and the dilution solution they are asked 10 quiz questions to solve the mystery in the River Wrap.
Retailing in Leeds - Consumer Shopping preferences
Leeds is a major city in the UK and as such is a magnet for shoppers from the surrounding region. Around 1.7 to 1.9 million people are in the catchment area as shoppers in Leeds city centre. Consequently retail is an important business for Leeds. John Temperley Senior Lecturer in Marketing in the Business School and a retail specialist, explains the choices that face consumers and what their preferences are, based on research by students sponsored by Leeds city centre management. The results ar
School of Science Dean's Colloquium: Ted Kelly
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Durden Appreciation Day
"You aimed well," too. The Student Body thanks President William Durden for his service to the college on the Steps of Old West. http://www.dickinson.edu/
Your Health: Liver Transplants
More than 100,000 Americans are on the organ transplant list. Advances in medicine now mean that living donation may be an option to get kidney and liver patients off the wait list sooner, but what are the benefits and risks? And could more baby boomers be looking at the possible need for a liver transplant with the increases in Hepatitis C? In this "Your Health" interview, Dr. Benjamin Philosophe and transplant coordinator Linda Ridge of the University of Maryland Medical Center talk about org
CLPR Spring 2011 Speaker Series: StreetSmart SchoolSmart: Urban Poverty and the Education of Adolescent Boys James Diego Vigil Professor, Department of Law Criminology and Society University of California, Irvine Gilberto Q. Conchas Associate Professor Department of Education University of California, Irvine Date: December 9, 2010 Time: 3:00 PM -- 5:00 PM Location: Shorb House, 2547 Channing Way, Berkeley, CA 94720 Description: This case study explores how a community-based truancy preventi
The Leeds Sustainability Institute
For more details please visit http://www.leedsmet.ac.uk/research/leeds-sustainability-institute.htm