How does the computer's peculiar binary world of digital entities differ from our analogue world of colour, sound, taste and touch? This unit explores the way in which information, in the form of text, still and moving images, and sound can cross the boundary from the analogue universe into a digital world.
Introduction The media play a huge part in sport; we find out what's happening, how our team is doing and it creates great sporting moments and sports celebrities and stars. This unit looks at the role played by the media in sport and how this has changed with the development of internet and satellite TV. Who calls the shots – athletes, teams or the media moguls? How do social scientists explain this relationship between sport and the media? This material is from our archive and is an adapted extr
The media play a huge part in sport; we find out what's happening, how our team is doing and it creates great sporting moments and sports celebrities and stars. This unit looks at the role played by the media in sport and how this has changed with the development of internet and satellite TV. Who calls the shots – athletes, teams or the media moguls? How do social scientists explain this relationship between sport and the media?
This material is from our archive and is an adapted extr
General Knowledge - Quiz
General facts on world affairs.
Athletics 01 - Warming Up
Lesson plan that introduces children to the concept of warming up. Children are provided with opportunities to practice running over distance, sprinting and jumping. Their knowledge and understanding of athletics is promoted as they find out about sprinting.
How do I get to work by public transport?
Op het einde van deze les kun je opzoeken hoe een persoon het best naar zijn werk gaat met het openbaar vervoer.
The Senses: Hearing - by StudyJams
The ear is specially designed to change sound waves into signals that the brain can understand, allowing you to hear. That is not all they do, though. Your ears also help you balance. Learn more about your sense of hearing with this cartoon animation from StudyJams. A short, self-checking quiz is also included with this link.
Dear 16-year-old Me
This professionally-made video was made possible thanks to the generosity of real Canadians and Americans whose lives have been touched by melanoma. These are not actors. The video encourages early detection of skin cancer and provides suggestions for prevention. The "p.i.t.a" expression is used at counter 2:19, but it does not overshadow the powerful message directed towards teens about the serious matter of melanoma. (05:04)
" The Needs of a Plant"- Song About What Plants Need to Thrive
This computer-animated video contains a lively song which teaches young children the needs of a plant : water, soil, space, sun, and air. (1:04)
" They Were the Pilgrims"- A Song About the Journey of the Pilgrims
This computer-animated video features a song which traces the journey of the Pilgrims to America. The selection includes maps and describes challenges faced by the Pilgrims. ( 2:24)
Counting By Fives Song
This cute animated video will help students learn to count by 5's. The lyrics repeat themselves several times. The numbers appear on the screen as they are said. (3:04)
Animal Life Cycles by StudyJams
Every animal's life goes through the same cycle: reproduction, growth, maturity, and finally, death. Learn more about the animal life cycle with this slide show from StudyJams. Vibrant images are set to music with information written under each photo. A short, self-checking quiz is also included with this link.
These are Mayans and they were part of South America and they were one of the many important civilizations in the continent and the topic of this 48 minute video. It is slow loading so it should be downloaded before viewing online. There are images shown that may be offensive to some so a preview is a must. Provides students with a better perspective of how progressive these people were and adds to the mystery of what happened to them.
How to Identify a White Pine
This 1:35 video explains what a White Pine looks like and ways to identify it. Its vitamin content is explained and how to use it needles to make a tea is also shown.
The Spread of the Apple Tree from the Romans
This 12 minute video traces how the apple tree came to the New World and its uses. There is some mention of sex, but the video's subject matter is overwhelming fit for most classrooms. Sometimes the speaker wanders from the topic.
25 Years Later: Nuclear Expert Robert Alvarez Speaks on Chernobyl and Fukushima
On April 26, 1986, a reactor at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant in Ukraine exploded. The resulting meltdown became the world's worst nuclear disaster. 25 years later, as Japan struggles to contain its own nuclear disaster, Institute for Policy Studies nuclear expert Robert Alvarez discusses health effects from the Chernobyl disaster, what we can expect for Japan and what we have learned about nuclear power.
A state-of-the-art relative navigation system will be demonstrated on the STS-134 mission to the International Space Station called the Sensor Test for Orion Relative Navigation Risk Mitigation or STORRM. The goal of STORRM is to validate a new relative navigation sensor based on advanced laser and detector technology that will make docking and undocking to the International Space Station and other spacecraft easier and safer. The demonstration is a test-run of the technology, and the STS-134 cr
STS-134 Daily Mission Recap - Flight Day 2
A video recap of flight day 2 of the STS-134 mission of space shuttle Endeavour to the International Space Station.
First spaceflight recreated
Read more: http://www.newscientist.com/blogs/nstv/2011/04/experience-the-first-spaceflight.html
Now at MoMA: Looking at Music 3.0 | Lee Quinones
Looking at Music 3.0: Lee Quinones on graffiti February 16-May 30, 2011 Images courtesy of Lee Quinones Filmed by The People's DP, Inc.
Authors@Google: Mary Roach
Mary Roach spoke to Googlers in Mountain View on April 22, 2011 about her book Packing for Mars: The Curious Science of Life in the Void. About the book: Space is a world devoid of the things we need to live and thrive: air, gravity, hot showers, fresh produce, privacy, beer. How much can a person give up? How much weirdness can they take? What happens to you when you can't walk for a year? What happens if you vomit in your helmet during a space walk? Is it possible for the human body to survi