Visit to a Museum in England- Learn about Ancient worlds
In this programme Year 7 pupils are treated to a visit to the World Museum in Liverpool as an introduction to Key Stage 3 history.
Teacher Gareth Rogers from Weatherhead High School on the Wirral chose a day of Egyptian-themed sessions to make best use of the collections his local museum has to offer.
On the trip they find out about mummification through role-playing, handle Egyptian treasures and practice writing hieroglyphics. (Professional video)

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The Arts in Every Classroom: Working With Local Artists
Students and teachers at P.S. 156 (The Waverly School of the Arts) in Brooklyn, New York, benefit from the school’s established relationships with artists from local organizations. This program focuses on a first–grade class creating original works with visiting artists — a dancer and a writer.
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How to Improve at Tennis
How to Improve at Tennis. Part of the series: Tennis Lessons. A great way to improve your tennis game is to simply play more tennis, find a tennis partner for motivation, and join a local tennis organization. Consider taking lessons to hone your skills. (1:04)
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Learn How Math is Used in Sports
'Have you ever wondered if they use math in sports? They use math in a lot of sports. For example in baseball, math is used to find the batting average for the players. In football they need math. The reason is because they have to calculate the yards they get to the touchdown. In basketball they need math too. One of the ways they use math in basketball is because they have to find the average points a player scores a game. In bowling they use math to find how many points were scored in each fr
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Mental Health Education Testimony
Mental Health Amendment

The legislature encourages districts to provide instruction in mental health for students in grades seven through twelve. Instruction should be aligned with local health and physical education standards and integrated into a districts existing programs, curriculum, or the general school environment. The commissioner of education, in consultation with mental health organizations shall provide assistance to districts including 1.Model learning activities in gra

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Toxic: Garbage Island
For years we've been reading about a patch of garbage the size of Texas floating in the middle of the Pacific Ocean, ingeniously dubbed the Great Pacific Garbage Patch. Basically, any trash that gets dumped in the water rides the currents to this one spot and joins an ever-increasing flotilla of garbage. For all the breathless accounts of the mess and its impact on the area's sealife, however, no one seemed to have a picture of the buildup.

In order to sate our own curiosit

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Homeschooling : How to Teach Science in Homeschool
Teach science in homeschool by purchasing high school science
text, which includes labs, or by logging on to the Internet to purchase
science equipment and textbooks. Enroll at a local community college and develop important science skills with tips from a homeschool teacher in this video. English Captions. (1:47)

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Is there a Crisis in World Journalism? Jeremy Paxman
Jeremy Paxman is a prominent and noteworthy presenter known and praised his abrasive and straightforward style of interviewing. He started his career in a local radio at BBC radio Brighton and in 1977, he became a part of BBC’s current affairs programme, Tonight. Was a reporter for Panorama and contributed to television programmes like Six O'Clock News and Breakfast Time. Owing to his commanding verbal skills, Jeremy Paxman became the anchor of BBC Two television programme, Newsnight. In 2003,
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Zeus and the Great Flood
When natural disasters struck, the ancient Greeks believed that Zeus, their god of all gods, showing anger and displeasure. This video may be to strong for some students. The video tells why Zeus flooded the Earth. Explains what may have been a great flood for some. 
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Nancy Pressman Levy: Google Search Strategies
Are you one of those Google searchers who just pop in a word or two in the search box and hope for the best? If so, this presentation is for you. This session covers *basic* Google searching tips which will help you to maximize the power of Google. Find out how you can limit your searches to a particular web site or domain (government, organization, university etc.), limit by file type, search for scholarly articles and books, perform calculations and more. More info: http://blogs.princeton.
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Nancy Pressman Levy: Google Search Strategies PDF
Are you one of those Google searchers who just pop in a word or two in the search box and hope for the best? If so, this presentation is for you. This session covers *basic* Google searching tips which will help you to maximize the power of Google. Find out how you can limit your searches to a particular web site or domain (government, organization, university etc.), limit by file type, search for scholarly articles and books, perform calculations and more. More info: http://blogs.princeton.
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Steven Adams: Research Hacks - TIps & Tools for the Busy Scholar for the Busy Scholar
Lunch 'n Learn presentation: The vast print and online resources of the Princeton University Library can be a bit overwhelming to both nascent and seasoned scholars. Most scholars and researchers are so busy with their daily responsibilities that there’s little opportunity for exploration and staying current with new technologies and resources. In this talk, Steven Adams, the Biological and Life Sciences Librarian and Interim Psychology Librarian, will show you how to establish a system that
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Claire Gmachl, Jim Smith: Infrared Optical Sensing for Health and the Environment PDF - February 18,
Lunch 'n Learn presentation: The National Science Foundation has funded a multimillion-dollar Engineering Research Center based at Princeton University that is expected to revolutionize sensor technology, yielding devices that have a unique ability to detect minute amounts of chemicals found in the atmosphere, emitted from factories or exhaled in human breath. The speakers will talk about the work of the center and discuss an atmospheric field campaign in Beijing this summer. The summer field c
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Claire Gmachl, Jim Smith: Infrared Optical Sensing for Health and the Environment - February 18, 200
Lunch 'n Learn presentation: The National Science Foundation has funded a multimillion-dollar Engineering Research Center based at Princeton University that is expected to revolutionize sensor technology, yielding devices that have a unique ability to detect minute amounts of chemicals found in the atmosphere, emitted from factories or exhaled in human breath. The speakers will talk about the work of the center and discuss an atmospheric field campaign in Beijing this summer. The summer field c
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Andrea LaPaugh: Foundations and Future of Information Search - March 4, 2009
Lunch 'n Learn presentation: Everyone googles - in the U.S, about 12 billion times a month (including search engines that aren’t Google). We are mostly pleased with the results we get. How can it be that we give an automated system a couple of words and it finds reasonably relevant documents among one hundred billion or so possibilities? Will our satisfaction with these tools increase or decrease as the Web and our expectations grow? Dr. LaPaugh gives a peek “under the hood” and discuss
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Andrea LaPaugh: Foundations and Future of Information Search PDF - March 4, 2009
Lunch 'n Learn presentation: Everyone googles - in the U.S, about 12 billion times a month (including search engines that aren’t Google). We are mostly pleased with the results we get. How can it be that we give an automated system a couple of words and it finds reasonably relevant documents among one hundred billion or so possibilities? Will our satisfaction with these tools increase or decrease as the Web and our expectations grow? Dr. LaPaugh gives a peek “under the hood” and discuss
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Sean Carroll, University of Wisconsin: "Remarkable Creatures: Epic Adventures in the Search for the
The search for the origins of species has entailed a series of great adventures over the past 200 years. Biologist and author Sean B. Carroll will chronicle the exploits of a group of explorers who walked where no one had walked, saw what no one had seen, and thought what no one else had thought. Their achievements sparked a revolution that changed, profoundly and forever, our perception of the living world and our place within it.
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Sean Carroll, University of Wisconsin: "Remarkable Creatures: Epic Adventures in the Search for the
The search for the origins of species has entailed a series of great adventures over the past 200 years. Biologist and author Sean B. Carroll will chronicle the exploits of a group of explorers who walked where no one had walked, saw what no one had seen, and thought what no one else had thought. Their achievements sparked a revolution that changed, profoundly and forever, our perception of the living world and our place within it.
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An App A Day: Tasty Apps for iPhone and Android - February 24, 2010
Lunch 'n Learn presentation: Smartphones are the new platform, and apps are the core. At the start of the new decade, Apple reported that the App Store for iPhone users has surpassed 100,000 applications, and users have downloaded over 2 billion apps -- not bad for a new market that was created only a year and a half earlier. Meanwhile, Google's Android Market doubled over the last quarter to around 20,000 apps. In this talk Doug Dixon explores the range of apps being developed for these new pl
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Iron Tiger Throwdown
The Iron Tiger Throwdown, the Fristfest Culinary competition featuring ultimate chicken wings, was contested recently at the Frist Campus Center. Six teams of two representing the residential dining halls and the Frist Campus Center dining venues competed for two prestigious awards: the Iron Tiger Culinary Cup and the People's Choice Award. Judging the competition were a trio of Tom's; Tom Myers from Frist and University Scheduling, Tom Parker from Mail Services and Tom Quirk from Development Ev
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