Male Stag Beetles Fighting for Female
This short video gives excellent real life, close up footage of two male Stag Beetles fighting for a female. The stag beetle (Lucanus cervus) is arguably the most spectacular looking beetle in Britain; the male looks like something from a prehistoric age. The giant antler-like mandiblesare used in courtship displays, and wrestling with other males. Although rather fearsome in appearance, the mandibles cannot be closed with any force. You are more likely to be nipped sharply b
Guess & Check in Math
In this video, a student explains how to solve problems such as: Together Jack and Elaine equal 75 years. Jack is 3 years older than Elaine. How old is Elaine? Three problems of this type are shown and solved on an interactive board. ( 7:05)
Global Development at Notre Dame
Notre Dame's global development programs.
Gengo Spanish #27 - On My Own in Latin America
Learn Spanish with SpanishPod101.com! Your friend asks you in Spanish what you did over the weekend in Latin America. As you’re about to answer in Spanish, your mind goes blank. Your friend comments knowingly in Spanish that your weekend must have been mind-blowingly good if you can’t remember anything. You protest in Spanish that it’s [...]
Living Beyond 100: Can We, and What If We Do?
Shane C. Burgess, Dean, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, University of Arizona, presented this lecture on January 24, 2012. Abstract: For most of human history, what we today consider a "reasonable life span" was a significant achievement for the average human. This remains the case in many parts of the world, but for westerners in particular, the magic age "100" is becoming a milestone to which many now realistically aspire. Our science has allowed us to immortalize cells and is givi
SHIFT 2: Building Knowledge in the Disciplines
This is an 8 minute video which features a discussion between NYS Commissioner of Education John B. King Jr., David Coleman (contributing author to the Common Core) and Kate Gerson (a Sr. Fellow with the Regents Research Fund) addressing Shift 2 – 6-12: Building Knowledge in the Disciplines. By unpacking Shift 2, the discussion addresses the role of the content area teachers in secondary contexts as well as the benefits of giving literary non-fiction the time it deserves in the secondary E
Intro to Chemistry 6.4: Heat Capacity (1/2)
Join Award winning teachers Jonathan Bergmann and Aaron Sams as they interactively teach Chemistry. 6.4: Heat Capacity. Energy is measured in calories. A calorie is defined as energy required to raise one gram of a substance 1 degree Celsius. ( 9:19)
Algebra Problem of the Week
Algebra problems from a variety of sources, including textbooks, math contests, NCTM books, and puzzle books, and real-life situations, designed to reflect different levels of difficulty. The goal is to challenge students with non-routine problems and encourage them to put their solutions into words. Different types of problems are used to reach a diverse group of algebra students. A a href= /pow/support/ Teacher Support page/a is available for some problems.
Jack Ruina Dinner, 10/17/2011
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Recognizing Priorities: USC Kortschak Center for Learning and Creativity Student Testimonial
Jenny talks about the help she received in goal-setting at the USC Kortschak Center for Learning and Creativity, which offers an innovative approach for assisting students with dyslexia, ADHD and other identified learning differences. The center's learning specialists help students explore how they best grasp, retain and retrieve information for later use. Learn more about the University of Southern California: http://www.usc.edu Learn more about the USC Kortschak Center for Learning and Creat
Intro to Chemistry 7.1: Intro to Gases
Join Award winning teachers Jonathan Bergmann and Aaron Sams as they interactively teach Chemistry. 7.1: Introduction to Gases. This video will introduce students to the properties of gases. ( 10:49)
Predicting the Weather
From tornados to hurricanes and thunderstorms to climate change, these nine scientists from the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR)are using math and science to better understand and predict severe weather systems. A good video for science and career research.
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Top 25 Spanish Questions You Need to Know #4 - What do you do?
Learn Spanish with SpanishPod101.com! The big day has finally arrived—you’re getting on the flight to Spain today! You’ve been getting ready for this day for months now. It’s finally time to put your Spanish skills to the test. You can’t wait to get started! In this lesson, you will learn the question What do you do? [...]
What Goes Around Comes Around: Water Cycle
This resource guide from the Middle School Portal 2 project, written specifically for teachers, provides links to exemplary resources including background information, lessons, career information, and related national science education standards. The resources here will provide you with content information as well as lessons and activities to guide your students to deeper understandings of the nature of water, the need for and intricacies of its management, and why water management issues can be
The Ancient Egyptians
This 6:49 video provides a timeline of the history of this country. A good overview.
Agresión, violencia y comportamiento antisocial (2011)
Esta asignatura está compuesta por cinco partes diferenciadas: la primera, está orientada a precisar los conceptos de conducta antisocial, agresión y violencia; la segunda, se centra en la conducta inadaptada, en ella se hace un repaso a las perspectivas teóricas más recientes y a la influencia del proceso socializador familiar en el inicio y desarrollo de la conducta antisocial; en la tercera parte, se analiza exhaustivamente el concepto de agresión y los factores implicados en esta condu
Marquette University's Mission Week 2012: Who is my neighbor?
Marquette University's annual exploration of the richness of our Catholic and Jesuit tradition. Please join us as together we explore the question asked of Jesus in the Good Samaritan parable: "Who is my neighbor?" Visit www.marquette.edu/missionweek for more information.
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