Colombia drug ring bust
July 7 - Colombia and the U.S. bust a cocaine ring, arresting 26 suspected drug traffickers. Marie-Claire Fennessy reports.
How did an eighth-grader’s science fair project inspire a new way to
tackle rising levels of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere? Claire
Lackner’s father Klaus, a geophysicist at Columbia University, had a
brainstorm after he saw how Claire used an aquarium pump to capture carbon dioxide in the air. A decade later, Dr. Lackner is testing a product inspired by his daughter’s vision. This 12:46 long video tells of this story with the emphasis on what CO2 is what
-le and -el Words
Children identify the correct and incorrect spelling of -el and -le words, and then go on to use them to complete sentences.
Celebs flock to Germany for fashion
July 8 - Hilary Swank and Eric Bana attend HUGO by Hugo Boss' Berlin runway show. Alicia Powell reports.
Opleiding voor immigranten: in het Frans het onderwijssysteem begrijpen en kunnen toelichten
Als immigrant in Frankrijk ben je op de hoogte van het Franse onderwijssysteem, kun je een vergelijking maken met andere systemen en je mening hieromtrent formuleren.
Blake's Death - Movie Clip from Mr. Deeds
In this brief but humorous clip from the movie Mr. Deeds, 82-year-old Preston Blake insists on reaching the top of Mount Everest in the middle of a storm, despite the warnings of his guides.
Themes in this clip include:
Risk, Courage, Foolishness, Pride, Challenges, Giving Up, Adventure, Danger, Consequences, Warning, Stubborn, Safety, Carpe Diem, Irrational, Instruction, Caution, Obstinate
Oricalco - thermal shape memory fabric
The first orthogonal weaving example of Nitinol. The 'Thermal Shape Memory Alloy' is characterized by its extraordinary ability to recover any shape, pre-programmed, upon heating. Until today this light weight alloy with about 50% Titanium inside has been used in advanced sectors like space and recently in medical applications. Moreover this fabric is the first for which the shape memory alloy, named Nitinol, was weaved orthogonally that is to say that Oricalco is the first fabric with shape mem
One World Ocean
In this activity, students learn about ocean currents and the difference between salt and fresh water. They use colored ice cubes to see how cold and warm water mix and how this mixing causes currents. Also, students learn how surface currents occur due to wind streams. Lastly, they learn how fresh water floats on top of salt water, the difference between water in the ocean and fresh water throughout the planet, and how engineers are involved in the design of ocean water systems for human use.
Luisteroefening: Une interview avec un recruteur
Bij het horen van een interview met een wervingsspecialist kun je specifieke informatie selecteren die belangrijk kan zijn bij een sollicitatiegesprek.
What you should do to make sure you have a good night's sleep
By the end of this lesson you will be able to understand an article about "a good night's sleep", you will look up the meaning of words you don't know.
CT Scan (CAT Scan) (Spanish)
This patient education program explains the benefits and risks of Computed Axial Tomography, CAT scan or CT scan, and describes the procedure for the test. This is a MedlinePlus Interactive Health Tutorial from the National Library of Medicine, designed and developed by the Patient Education Institute.
Famous Irish Scientists - Quiz
A general knowledge quiz about famous Irish scientists
HUM310 - Theatre of Revolt Session 8 07/10/2011
HUM310 - Theatre of Revolt Session 8 07/10/2011 Bill Deluca "Misanthrope and Moliere"
How Fuel Cells Work in Cars
This 12:48 long video shows how fuel cells work, and how they are beneficial energy savers. However, it also shows the obstacles and conflicts that must be overcome before fuel cells can be used regularly as energy sources. A good overview.
Using Macroinvertebrates to Evaluate the Condition of Ponds
Macro-invertebrates are commonly used to evaluate the status of streams and rivers. The deep zones of lakes have also been used for this purpose. This project includes a protocol for using macro-invertebrates to compare and evaluate ponds and wetlands.
North America NDVI Average July
Average NDVI in North America for July, based off data collected over the 1981-2000 time frame.
Landsat 7 Looks at Pseudo_Atolls
Located in tropical latitudes, the hard structures we know as coral are really the incremental build-ups of calcium carbonate deposited from the skeletal remains of these tiny colonial animals.
Nursery Rhymes - Quiz
Children will enjoy the challenge of remembering which Nursery Rhymes are being referred to in this fun quiz.
In search of a moving company
A couple wants to move and they contact a number of moving companies to ask for information on the cost. You will listen to their conversations and help them choose a moving company that meet their requirements.
Se marier dancing sa ville natale: Reading exercise
Your will know what the requirements are to get married in a particular city and the administrative route you will have to go through. You will write what your expectations are of a civil marriage and answer questions about a given text.