How to use a soldering iron to repair wiring
This is a demonstration on how to use a soldering iron to join broken wiring or to solder a connector or terminal to a wire.
Measuring Tools - Measuring Widths Tools
This resource provides information about the use and maintenance of vernier callipers used for measuring the widths of gaps and holes. Instructions are given on how to regularly clean vernier callipers.
Select target sites on the vehicle
In this task the learner is required to choose the correct hangers for targets for a laser measuring sytems and place them at the approriate positions on the vehicle in order for it to be accurately measured.
Recognise plants, products and
Learn how to recognise many common plants and say their names and products treatments and services in your workplace.
Light - by StudyJams
Light is a very important energy source that helps keep us warm and lets us see the world. Light travels in waves through bundles of energy called photons. The photons contain all seven colors of the rainbow. Grab a prism and check them out! Learn more about light with this cartoon animation from StudyJams. A short, self-checking quiz is also included with this link.
STS-134 Daily Mission Recap - Flight Day 13
A video recap of flight day 13 of the STS-134 mission of space shuttle Endeavour to the International Space Station.
Arthur's First Sleepover Read-Aloud Online Storybook
This read-aloud is Arthur's First Sleepover written and illustrated by Marc Brown. Arthur is planning his first sleepover with Buster outside in a tent. Arthur's sister D.W. and all his friends are talking about the UFOs that have been sighted in the area. However, Arthur, Buster, and the Brain don't let the rumors interfere with their plans for a backyard adventure in Arthur's tent. In typical fashion, D.W. waits until the boys quiet down for the night and launches her own "alien" invasion
Natural Resources - by StudyJams
Natural resources are things occuring in nature, like air, water, sunlight, and crops, that can be used to fulfill a need. Some natural resources, like metals, plastics, fossil fuels, and old-growth forrests, are non-renewable, meaning they cannot be replaced in our lifetime. Learn more about natural resources with this slide show from StudyJams. Vibrant pictures are set to music, while information is written under each photo. A short, self-checking quiz is also included
Fossil Fuels - by StudyJams
Heat and pressure have turned the fossils of dead plants and animals into deposits of fuel, such as oil, natural gas, and coal. Fossil fuels are a non-renewable resource, and they create pollution, so it is important to conserve them. Learn more about fossil fuels with this slide show from StudyJams. Details images are set to music while information is written under each photo. A short, self-checking quiz is also included with this link.
Six Traits of Writing
This 20 minute lecture is on using the Six Traits of Writing. It includes student examples and moves slowly through the traits.
Sensory Exam: Anatomy: Trigeminal Crossing (Localizing Lesions)
The descending trigeminal tract is ipsilateral to its origin and axons from the 2nd order neurons cross at the lower medulla-upper cervical spinal cord level. The first principle of neurologic diagnosis is regional or anatomical localization. In order to become skillful the student must understand how structure relates to function of the nervous system. The neurologic examination permits "dissection" of the nervous system and localizes the disease when present. Instead of simply memorizing the c
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Comment on Colombian politician to discuss citizenship culture at Vanderbilt by Ted Fischer
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This lesson based on conversation about sports and extra activities which will help the pupils learn the new material.
Hurricane Gert from TRMM: September 16, 1999
A fly-in to Hurricane Gert on September 16, 1999, showing the three-dimensional structure of the precipitation as measured by the Precipitation Radar instrument on TRMM. In this animation, a surface of constant precipitation is colored by the value of the precipitation on the ground under the surface. The global cloud cover data was measured by GOES.
Hurricane Georges from TRMM: September 23, 1998
A fly-in to Hurricane Georges on September 23, 1998, showing the three-dimensional structure of the precipitation as measured by the Precipitation Radar instrument on TRMM. In this animation, a surface of constant precipitation is colored by the value of the precipitation on the ground under the surface.
Hurricane Floyd from TRMM: September 13, 1999
A fly-in to Hurricane Floyd on September 13, 1999, showing the three-dimensional structure of the precipitation as measured by the Precipitation Radar instrument on TRMM. In this animation, a surface of constant precipitation is colored by the value of the precipitation on the ground under the surface. The global cloud cover data was measured by GOES.
An Overview of SeaWiFS and the SeaStar Spacecraft
Visitors can read and view animations and a movie that describe the SeaStar spacecraft and the SeaWiFS instrument. Materials presented here explain the physical characteristics of the vehicle, its launch procedure and orbit, and the capabilities of the instrument. Links to related topics are provided.
7.2 Selected to survive: studies of the PNS
How do we become individuals? This unit looks at how genes and the environment interact making each of us unique. Looking at the period between conception and birth you will examine the issues of nature or nurture to see which has the greatest impact.