Seven Spot Ladybird Walking Along Vegetation (Ladybugs)
This short video gives excellent real life footage of a Seven Spot Ladybird (Ladybug) walking along vegetation. Students will enjoy the close up views of this amazing insect as it interacts in its natural environment. Ladybirds are perhaps the most well-known and popular of all beetles. This rounded beetle has bright red wing cases with 7 black spots, although some individuals may have more or fewer spots. This is a great resource to help build background knowledge and to help make real wor
SpaceX Dragon Briefing: April 16, 2012 - Part 1
On April 16, 2012, a preflight briefing regarding the SpaceX Dragon cargo vehicle was held at NASA's Johnson Space Center. Briefing participants were NASA's Administrator for Human Exploration and Operations Bill Gerstenmaier, International Space Station Program Manager Mike Suffredini, NASA's Commerical Orbital Transportation Services Program Manager Alan Lindenmoyer, SpaceX's Chief Executive Officer and Chief Designer Elon Musk and NASA Flight Director Holly Ridings.
Reuters Breakingviews: Expect more foreign CEOs in Japan
April 20 - A string of frustrated foreign CEOs in Japan have left their companies. But don't blame the corporate culture - it's more about a move towards better governance. And foreign bosses will keep coming.
Antonyms Song Performed by Students
This short video shows Mrs. Talos' class singing about antonyms. This is a great resource to introduce or to review antonyms in the elementary classroom. (0:47)
Washington State: A Living Laboratory for Aviation Biofuels
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Virtual Maths Data Handling - Light Survey, Example Of Light Intensity Activity in a Classroom
Virtual Maths Data Handling Light Survey exercise - , Example Of Light Intensity Activity in a Classroom, worksheet and activity resources
Why Insurance Is the ‘Most Misunderstood Industry’
Two Wharton experts explain how the unique aspects of health care reform and flood insurance make it hard for consumers – and some insurers themselves – to understand the industry.
How to amaze your friends - Chris Budd
Professor Chris Budd from the University of Bath takes mathematics into the dark territory of murder, suicide, love, sex and conquest.
Open Classroom 2/22/12 #3 Kim Szeto
Food and American Society an Urban Perspective Topic for 4/25/12: Future of Food, Educating the next Generation Lectures: Didi Emmons - Founding Chef, Haley House Bakery Café and Founder, Take Back the Kitchen Russ Eckel - Chair, Green Peabody Dave Madan - Founder & Executive Director, TheMove Kim Szeto - Farm to School Coordinator, Boston Public Schools The Open Classroom Policy Series is a graduate-level public policy seminar that is open to the public. Each semester, the School of Public
Great Ideas of Biology - Sir Paul Nurse
In this Founders' Day lecture Sir Paul Nurse, president of the Royal Society, discusses the great ideas of biology.
A nice cup of tea - Russell Bowes
Garden historian Russell Bowes talks about the horticultural history of the tea bag, from its origins in the foothills of the Himalayas right through to the modern tea bag.
Open Notebook Science in 15 minutes
update: transcript is available
On October 10, 2008 Jean-Claude Bradley presented a 15 minute summary of Open Notebook Science and its application to the synthesis of anti-malarial compounds as part of a mini-symposium on faculty research in the Chemistry department
The Marco Polo's of Thunderbird (1969)_Thunderbird School of Global Management
Another film used to promote the school. This film includes views of the campus and students, as well as faculty, staff, President Arthur Peterson, and some members of the Board of Directors during that time. It is narrated/hosted by Lowell Thomas, of radio and MovieTone newsreel fame.
John Cook: Why and How People Use R | Lang.NEXT 2012 R is a strange, deeply flawed language that nevertheless has an enthusiastic and rapidly growing user base. What about R accounts for its popularity in its niche? What can language designers learn from R's success?
R is a strange, deeply flawed language that nevertheless has an enthusiastic and rapidly growing user base. What about R accounts for its popularity in its niche? What can language designers learn from R's success?
"Immigrant Organizations in the U.S.: Opportunities and Challenges"
A talk by Oscar Chacón, Executive Director of the National Alliance of Latin American & Caribbean Communities (NALACC). From the Katz Center for Mexican Studies.
Politics and the Price of War
From a billion dollars sought for embassies in Pakistan and Afghanistan to May's highest casualties for US forces in Iraq since September, the wars abroad are taking their toll on our nation. Bill Moyers sits down with award-winning investigative journalist Jeremy Scahill to examine the human and financial costs of America's wars. Scahill is author of the best-selling book Blackwater: The Rise of the World's Most Powerful Mercenary Army. And, from headlines surrounding the health care debate
"The U.N. Security Council and the Making of the Modern World" (video)
A talk by professor and author David Bosco. From the Berlin Airlift to the Iraq War, the UN Security Council has stood at the heart of global politics. Part public theater, part smoke-filled backroom, the Council has enjoyed notable successes and suffered ignominious failures, but it has always provided a space for the five great powers to sit down toget
Beginner Grammar 'Shi'
Beginner Grammar 'Shi'.
The Nervous System
This 4:31 video does an excellent job of explaining the nervous system and uses good animation. Moves rapidly and so a handout would be of benefit to helping students preview and review the material.
Tech in Real Life: Students See Devices as Tools, Not Toys
This 6:25 long video shows students in classes from Utah appling computers and diagnostic equipment across the curriculum to engage in authentic learning based on the community environment. It provides interviews and narration to give more depth to the idea of this type of lesson. It does not show assessments.