Science Daily: A curve ball into the Snowball Earth hypothesis.
This Science Daily article summarizes a paper in Geology pertaining to the Snowball Earth debate. The author found evidence for healthy marine ecosystems at a time when they were supposed to be completely frozen over and anoxic. The website also contains a great search engine used to other Snowball Earth articles.
Encounters: Fourth Grade Teacher's Guide
The ENCOUNTERS teachers' guide offers an alternative to a textbook on Arizona. It has more information, resources and activities than we, as teachers, could hope to use in any given year. In addition, the "Encounters Box," which is available in local school libraries, supplements the guide with other ...
LXVIII - A- PART II - PENSUM DUODESEPTUAGESIMUM
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005 VESTIBULUM MAJUS COMENII ch 5 & 6
Read using the quantities marked in the original text. See the Comenius Project Info page for details. Text available on Google Books.
Visit to an Ocean Planet: Timing the Tides
Tide tables, commonly seen in newspapers and on television in coastal areas, show that comparable local high and low tides occur almost one hour later from one day to the next. The motion of the Moon as it revolves around the Earth largely accounts for the time lag. Students participating in this activity will investigate this time lag by using the tide time diagram and instructions which are provided. They should be able to describe how and why the times of low and high tide change from one day
"Wheelchair Design in Developing Countries, Spring 2009"
"According to the United States Agency for International Development, 20 million people in developing countries require wheelchairs, and the United Nations Development Programme estimates below 1% of their need is being met in Africa by local production. Wheelchair Design in Developing Countries (WDDC) gives students the chance to better the lives of others by improving wheelchairs and tricycles made in the developing world. Lectures will focus on understanding local factors, such as operating e
Are We Alone?
As far as we know, only one planet has life on it — Earth. But is it really possible that our planet is the only life-bearing planet in the entire universe? Some scientists believe that extraterrestrial life does exist, and some even believe that there may be advanced alien life. In this video segment adapted from NOVA, learn about the search for extraterrestrial intelligence. Closed caption included. Run time 05:51.
Reference Resources: Being a Good Detective
Students become familiar with a variety of reference resources when seeking information. These sources include atlases, almanacs, dictionaries, encyclopedias, thesauri, online search engines for the Internet, and online library card catalogs.
002 - regula 2 - Latinae Grammatices Syntaxis
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Learning BASIC Programming: Lesson 1
Learn to write a program that displays text on your computer screen. Learn to use the print, sleep, take input and other Basic Language commands in this tutorial. (9:58)
C++ Console Lesson 3: Basic Variables and Constants
C++ tutorial shows how to use and declare variables and constants. A few simple console programs are shown for illustration. To begin this tutorial you need to create a new console project. It walks you through the steps to understanding what a variable is as well as a constant. You may need to refer to the site for the page on Hungarian Notation.
067 - BELLUM HELVETICUM - LOWE BUTLER WALKER
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Elementary Education : How to Teach Social Studies to Kids
An important part of teaching social studies to kids is making sure to have access to good reading material. Find out how to use a local leader from the community to help teach kids about social studies with help from a state-certified teacher in this video on teaching social studies to kids.
Expert: Ileana Padilla-Boyd
Bio: Ileana Padilla-Boyd is the director of Bright Starts, an education service in south Florida.
Filmmaker: Paul Muller
Catfish Farming in Indianola, Mississippi
Mississippi is a rural farming state, but in 1965 a local farmer took a different look at his recreational fish pond. Travel with Bennett-Watt and learn about the Catfish Farming Industry in Indianola, Mississippi. Run time 06:59.
Any - La and Le, grammar structures, and more! Sometimes you don't know when to use la and le as indirect and direct objects. Today we'll be discussing this important point, as well as what an artist means in S
Sometimes you don't know when to use la and le as indirect and direct objects. Today we'll be discussing this important point, as well as what an artist means in S
Slideshare for Teachers
Tutorial showing how to use the online program Slideshare. Very thorough. Includes how to insert videos into your presentations and other advanced features. This would be a good way for teachers to share notes online for students. The resolution quality is poor. (10:00)
BIOS095-10222010 - Fall 2007 Lectures - Course Introduction - Lehigh University > Public Courses > Bio Science in the 21st Century > Fall 2007 Lectures > Course Introduction
Google Docs 101-#7-Free Templates in Google Docs
There are a ton of templates in Google Docsand they're free for the taking. In part seven of our video tutorial on using Google Docs, Molly McDonald looks at using templates in Google Docs. Templates offer attractive layouts, project-specific functions and just generally save a lot of time. Why reinvent the wheel, after all.
Stories of the New World intrigued French rulers. Although they wanted a share of the American gold and silver, they were more interested in finding a westward route to Asia. In 1524, the French king commissioned Italian explorer Giovanni da Verrazano to search for a passageway through the New World. Verrazano spotted the coast of South Carolina and sailed north as far as Nova Scotia, but found no such water route or valuable treasure.
A decade later, French navigator Jacque Cartier led t
How to Build a USB Rescue Drive with Free Portable Utilities
How to Build a USB Rescue Drive - This video tutorial shows how to set up a collection of portable apps on a USB drive that can be used to diagnose and repair a broken windows computer.