Wildlife of the Amazon Rainforest
Wildlife of the Amazon Rainforest - The Amazon rainforest is home to a bewildering array of wildlife, including macaws, toucans, tyrant flycatchers, capybaras, tapir, sloths, squirrel monkeys, red howler monkeys, jaguars, caimans, anacondas, tarantulas, and leaf-cutter ants. This video does not include narration but shows several examples of rainforest animals. Run time 01:13.
New Orleans is famous for the Mardi Gras celebration held there. Learn how this colorful festival got started. Mardi Gras literally means fat Tuesday. This festival is known for parades, purple, green, and gold.There is historical background for Mardi Gras as well. (02:54)
Didactic Design: light and optics for preschool level
Since 2003, we have been developing a pedagogic proposal and didactic material for teaching Light and Optics to kindergarden children that enhances the construction of the first scientific thinking schemes. The design (industrial and graphic) applied to this project has generated an educational product composed of 44 objects. These materials allow teaching concepts such as: combination of colors, light indispensable to see, formation of shadows and images are not objects. These have been develop
Geography Tutor: Map Skills
This video clip covers map directions, distances, scale, plotting latitude and longitude, common map symbols and features and more. The color variations of the map are also discussed. (02:30)
iPhone Changing Lives of Autistic Children
A news story that shows how the iPhone can be used to hep autistic students. This is a television newscast and you have to click on the left hand side monitor image for it to play. There are two videos. Not much depth, but it might be of value for some parents and teachers to consider.
Egyptians celebrate Sisi win, EU questions media bias
Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe May 29 - Supporters of Abdel Fattah al-Sisi celebrate provisional election results showing his likely win. Observers say election was free, not necessarily fair. Gavino Garay reports. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the globe and across topics
Popular Science archives
The entire archive of the Popular Science magazine spanning over 130 years has been made available free online by a partnership between the publishers Bonnier Corporation and Google. Each issue appears as it did at its original date of publication, complete with advertisements. A keyword search functionality is provided and it is anticipated that browsing and advanced searching will be made available.
Basic Dribbling Skills and Games
A short video that shows how to dribble a basketball and some basic drills. Rules and ideas for a game that they call Rug Rats are given. Good for beginners as well as regular gym classes. (02:09)
Active Learning with PowerPoint
An online tutorial that suggests ways faculty can use PowerPoint as a medium to support active learning. The tutorial includes sections on active lecturing, active learning strategies and their delivery via PowerPoint, creating and using effective handouts, using PowerPoint to play in-class games, and using PowerPoint for formative assessment.
12.425 Extrasolar Planets: Physics and Detection Techniques (MIT)
This course covers the basic principles of planet atmospheres and interiors applied to the study of extrasolar planets (exoplanets). We focus on fundamental physical processes related to observable exoplanet properties. We also provide a quantitative overview of detection techniques and an introduction to the feasibility of the search for Earth-like planets, biosignatures and habitable conditions on exoplanets.
ALPS Competency in Practice Assessment (CIPA) Tool
One of the key aims of ALPS is to improve the assessment of competence in practice across 16 professions, increasing the confidence of new graduates and their employers. The CIPA tool has been developed to establish measures of new graduate confidence in their ability across a number of areas of professional competence. Initially it is being piloted as a self-rating tool with new graduates with the intention of extending its use by employers of new graduates. The tool offers a way of establishin
Shakespeare Searched is a search tool for quickly searching the complete works of Shakespeare by keyword or phrase. It makes use of the services of the Shakespeare Folger Library. The interface is uncomplicated and contains a single keyword search box, and searches may be limited to a certain character and/or play. My test search for "woodbine" revealed occurrences in two acts of the Dream, and one in Much Ado about Nothing. Search results were simply and elegantly shown as text snippets heade
"I am Penn State because_______"
Students and other Penn State faithful stood and sat by for hours in anticipation of the 2012 Homecoming Parade. While you waited we asked some of you to fill in the blank for this statement, "I am Penn State because, _________."
Sonny Ford, Delta Artist
B/w 16mm documentary film based on fieldwork Ferris conducted with Leland, Mississippi, bluesman and folk artist James "Son" Thomas. Included is footage of Thomas performing at juke houses, his wife preparing dinner, and Thomas making skulls out of clay.
Music, Family, Rural Life, African American Culture / South / 1969
Holiday Wishes from President Gogue
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Drawing Cartoon Expressions: Tired
When drawing a tired expression on a cartoon character, draw bags under the eyes. Step-by-step narration by artist Daniel Page. English captions. (2:05)
How to Teach Kids to Count Money
How to Teach Kids to Count Money. Part of the series: How to Teach Kids Math. (1:11)
Learning to Count Money Using Worksheets
Learning to Count Money Using Worksheets. Part of the series: How to Teach Kids Kindergarten Math. Teach kids about counting money and the face value of coins and dollars and adding and subtracting, in this kindergarten math video clip on kindergarten education. (1:32)
Teaching Kids About Money Values
This how-to video gives parents ideas about how to teach kids about money values and what amount each coin and dollar represents. This is demonstrated by showing how to add the sum of the coins and dollars on a worksheet. (1:35)