It Takes Two to Tangle
Students explore the theme of conflict in literature. They learn the difference between internal and external conflict and various types of conflicts, including self against self, self against other, and self against nature or machine. Stories are used to discuss methods of managing and resolving conflict and interpersonal friction. Note: The literacy activities for the Mechanics unit are based on physical themes that have broad application to our experience in the world concepts of rhythm, bala
6.2 Number of neurons hypothesis
Hearing is a familiar and important human sense that is a topic naturally of interest to those who are curious about human biology. This unit will enable you to relate what you read to your own sensory experiences – and indeed many of the questions asked have exactly that function. This unit will be best understood by those with some biological understanding.
The Ethics of Undertaking Research in Other Countries
This paper considers when it is ethical for scientists to do research abroad that is banned at home. The handout, Skene's Barometer, is available at http://www.practicalethics.ox.ac.uk/Events/StX_seminar/Skenes_Barometer.pdf
MOLA: Seasonal Snow Variations on Mars: Slow Zoom out from the Martian North Pole: True Color
This is a true color visualization of the topography near the Martian north pole as measured with the MOLA instrument. This particular animation shows a slow zoom out from the surface of the pole and is a frame-accurate match to the end of animation id #2297.
Writing exercise: Preventing pickpocketing
In this lesson, participants learn to write a report on how to protect themselves against pickpockets while on vacation.
Gewoontes en etiquette
Aan de hand van televisiereclame de eigenschappen van reisgadgets identificeren
wisskomm tv 18/08
German vodcast about science communications. Forschung transparent: Das nano2hybrids Projekt mit Videotagebuch der Forscher - Das Portal des britischen Vega Science Trust mit eigenproduzierten Videos - Nobel Faces: Portraitfotos von Nobelpreisträgern bei scienceblogs.de - Der "Schwarzmarkt für nützliches Wissen und Nicht-Wissen" macht in Wien Station - Die Universität Erfurt wirbt um Studenten - Der Nachlass von Charles Darwin im Internet - Die MS Wissenschaft: Website und Tourplan - Der Tei
Fooled by Nature: Beaver Dams
On Animal Planet's series "Fooled by Nature," beavers create dams in
order collect more water and store food. One beaver can chop down 200
trees a year and it only takes a few hours for them to gnaw through and this three minute video shows them how they do it and why.
Assignment Discovery: The Four Types of Plants
This 40 second video quickly reviews the 4 different types of plants:
bryophytes, ferns and fern allies, gymnosperms and angiosperms. A quick introduction.
Brush Your Teeth Now!
This cute video will show young learners how to correctly brush their teeth with a fun song. Some of the lyrics include "Brush your teeth everybody. Won't you show me how? Brush at the back. Brush at the Front" Words to the song appear at bottom of screen as song is sung.
Design a Net-Zero Energy Classroom
Students create a concept design of their very own net-zero energy classroom by pasting renewable energy and energy-efficiency items into and around a pretend classroom on a sheet of paper. They will learn how these items (such as solar panels, efficient lights, computers, energy meters, etc.) interact to create a learning environment that produces as much energy as it uses.
Picture Viewer Flash kit
This Flash kit provides a simple guide to insert picture viewer in the HTML page.
Slideshow Flash kit with sound and text
This Flash kit provides simple instructions on how to insert a customisable slideshow in the HTML page. This application uses cue points set in the xml file to synchronise the text, image and audio elements.
The Forces Behind Common Core Standards
This ten minute, student done video, is an overview of the Common Core State Standards Initiative. This is not so much about the standards as what they are intended to do.
Space School: Mercury
This 4:40 long video uses animation and other images to show Mercury, the smallest planet in the solar system. Mercury's surface temperature can go from a 800 degrees to a 300 degrees below zero. Mercury orbits the sun in just 88 days, much faster than any other planets. There is an ad at the beginning about respecting people and their sexual orientation which is shown at times.
Pricing and Pricing Strategies - Mini Lecture
A mini-lecture which introduces a number of pricing techniques
The Canons of Good Lending - Mini Lecture
A mini-lecture which reviews how a lender would evaluate a request to borrow money for a business proposition. It uses the CAMPARI and ICE mneumonics.