Roald Amundsen and the Northwest Passage -- College of Charleston Professor Conducts Field Research
College of Charleston Italian professor Massimo Maggiari traveled to the arctic region and Gjoa Haven (Gjøahaven) to conduct first-hand research into Roald Amundsen, a polar explorer. He is researching what will be an anthropological biography as a follow-up to his 2001 book "Aurora Borealis." Roald Engelbregt Gravning Amundsen was a Norwegian explorer of polar regions. He led the Antarctic expedition (1910-12) to discover the South Pole in December 1911, and he was the first expedition leader
My Place at Missouri State: Kirby Williams
Oklahoma native Kirby Williams reflects on what made her first year at Missouri State a success: "Living in the residence hall I live at—Scholars House—has been so great because it has been a fantastic transition from home to what basically I'm calling home now." To learn more about Kirby, visit http://blogs.missouristate.edu/myplace/category/kirby-williams/. To access the stories of other MSU students, visit www.missouristate.edu/myplace.
Video Flash Cards: Addition by 5
Sample video using video flash cards to help students learn their Addition Tables. White flashcards appear against a black screen. The flashcards then flip to reveal the answer. Music plays at the beginning and end. Otherwise, no narration or sound. (02:36)
John Bryson at "The Future of Manufacturing in the U.S."
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Olivier de Weck at "The Future of Manufacturing in the U.S."
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Using Metric and Customary Units of Length
Robyn and Andy discuss measurements while trying to buy bowling shoes. This video sets up a math lesson on the metric system, measuring, and using different units. This animated video could be used as an introduction to different units of measure. ( 1:35)
Feeling the Heat with Jeff Corwin: Lynx
In this episode Jeff Corwin visits with the New England Zoo's Canada lynx to talk about the problems this species will face as the effects of global warming become more pronounced and what can be done to help them. (1:00)
FDR Dedicates Will Rogers Memorial
In August 1935, American humorist Will Rogers was killed in an airplane accident near Point Barrow, Alaska. In a radio broadcast on November 4, 1938, from Hyde Park, New York, President Franklin Roosevelt pays homage to Rogers and dedicates a memorial in Claremore, Oklahoma. (1:36)
Franklin Roosevelt Praises the Boy Scouts
In 1941, on the 31st anniversary of the incorporation of the Boy Scouts of America, President Roosevelt addresses the organization. (1:28)
Newton's Apple: Chile Peppers
This video has a lot of fun information on Chile Peppers including where they originated, the different varieties, what makes them hot, how they are tested for "hotness", and what helps to "take the heat away."
Six Thinking Hats
This video explains how to use Edward de Bono's Six Thinking Hats to make challenging decisions by looking at different aspects of the problem. The different hats represent different styles of thinking. This video would be helpful for older students to watch before being presented with a problem to solve as a group. ( 4:22)
Glaciers with Tim and Moby
See how glaciers form and erode the land in this BrainPOP animated movie! A quiz is also included with this link. (Approximate time 2:00)
Polygons - Problem 2 of 2
This video is a continuation and presents another example that describes congruent polygons. This example shows a drawing of a quadrilateral and demonstrates how to determine the congruent sides and angles. (3:25)
Urban organic farm in Philadelphia, U.S.A.
An urban organic farm in Philadelphia grows food for local markets and restaurants with labor of hundreds of volunteers.
Purdue Executive MBA Programs Overview
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Potassium-Argon (K-Ar) Dating - Khan Academy
How K-Ar dating can be used to date very old volcanic rock and the things that might be buried in between. (10:35)
My Place at Missouri State: Hayden Sander
New Zealand native Hayden Sander reflects on what made his first year at Missouri State a success: "Friends and learning to manage my time wisely were the key things." To learn more about Hayden, visit http://blogs.missouristate.edu/myplace/category/hayden-sander/. To access the stories of other MSU students, visit www.missouristate.edu/myplace.