The importance of school libraries #2
The importance of school libraries #3
Benjamin Franklin, Part 2 of 4; A Podcast
Franklin's father, Josiah Franklin was a tallow chandler, a soap-maker and a candle-maker. Josiah was born at Ecton, Northamptonshire, England on December 23, 1657, the son of Thomas Franklin, a blacksmith-farmer, and Jane White. His mother, Abiah Folger, was born in Nantucket, Massachusetts, on August 15, 1667, to Peter Folger, a miller and schoolteacher and his wife Mary Morrill, a former indentured servant. (09:00)
In this video from WOSU Columbus, learn about the field of Veterinary Medicine and other animal-related careers.
Amazon Rainforest Test
Worksheet for pupils to complete by visiting an Amazon rainforest website boasting a range of online games and activities about the Ecuadorian Amazon.
Bio-technology in Africa - Florence Wambugu
Florence Muringi Wambugu talks about the contribution of bio-technology, including GM crops, for improving the sustainable livelihoods of resource poor families in Africa.
Frightened of the internet? This unit will help you make effective use of the internet, giving you the basic skills required for using web-based resources. Useful tricks and tips are provided as well as information on web browsers, the main features of a browser window, how to look at websites, using hyperlinks, searching for information on the internet, copying text, avoiding computer viruses, and using PDFs.
Professor Philip Mitchell - A high risk longitudinal study of offspring of patients with bipolar
1st National Symposium on Translational Psychiatry Professor Philip Mitchell - A high risk longitudinal study of offspring of patients with bipolar disorder
Professor Ian Hickie - Predictors of illness progression in young people with mood disorders
Professor Ian Hickie - Neuropsychological and circadian predictors of illness progression in young people with mood disorders
Somalis flee to escape drought
jUL 17 - Somalia's worst drought in decades forces people to flee to the capital Mogadishu where the government has set up camps. Simon Hanna reports.
New York City False Color Time Lapse from SeaWiFS
Transitions between relatively cloud free scenes of the region around New York City using true color land and clouds with false color-chlorophyll water images, all from SeaWiFS
Luisteroefening: Animal attacks
Op het einde van deze les kunnen cursisten na het bekijken van een video (of het lezen van de transcriptie) over aanvallen van wilde dieren het verhaal schriftelijk vertellen.
Mission to Mars
The Mission to Mars curricular unit introduces students to Mars the Red Planet. Students discover why scientists are so interested in studying this mysterious planet. Many interesting facts about Mars are revealed, and the history of Martian exploration is reviewed. Students will learn about the development of robotics and how robots are beneficial to science, society and the exploration of space. Details on engineers' involvement in space exploration are presented. Furthermore, students will le
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SSPD_Chapter 7_Part 6_Basic Circuit Concepts_continued 6 discusses the propogation delay encountered in cascaded pass transistors, along long polysilicon wires and along regular metallic […]
Measurement of Heat
Measurement of heat is done in calories. One calorie is the amount of energy required to raise one gram of water one degree Celsius. To measure heat, you divide the change in temperature of a sample of water by the mass of the water. (02:12)
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What's Down the Well?
This activity looks at physical models of groundwater and how environmental engineers determine possible sites for drinking water wells. During this activity, students will create their own groundwater well model using a coffee can and wire screening. The students will add red food coloring to their model to see how a pollutant can migrate through the groundwater into a drinking water resource.