Saudis grieve Prince Sultan's death
Oct.22 - Saudi Arabia mourns Crown Prince Sultan bin Abdulaziz al-Saud's death. Jessica Gray reports.
This student made video accurately defines a comma place and demonstrates the 3 ways to correct a comma splice. *The word "balcony" is spelled incorrectly in the video. (4:10)
Europe Day Ahead: Conclusive summit deal looks elusive
Oct. 26 - Prospects for a comprehensive deal to resolve the euro zone debt crisis look dim, with deep disagreement remaining, including how to give the region's bailout fund greater firepower.
ISS Update - Oct. 24, 2011
The International Space Station video update for Oct. 24, 2011.
Marine life and climate change
This week in the Planet Earth Podcast: Jason Hopkins of NERC's National Oceanography Centre and Paul Bown of UCL (University College London) describe how microscopic marine creatures that have been absorbing carbon dioxide for more than 200 million years coped with climate change 56 million years ago.
What Is Energy? Short Demos
Three short, hands-on, in-class demos expand students' understand of energy. First, using peanuts and heat, students see how the human body burns food to make energy. Then, students create paper snake mobiles to explore how heat energy can cause motion. Finally, students determine the effect that heat energy from the sun (or a lamp) has on temperature by placing pans of water in different locations.
Beetles also have two pairs of wings and can fly very short distances. The beetle is a great representative of the insects, as all the major parts are easily identifiable.
Corporate America has Messed with the Wrong People
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Learning the road code
During this task you will learn: - vocabulary about traffic; to describe the meaning of a number of traffic signs; summarize the advantages and disadvantages of learning using a CD-Rom; communicate the way you have prepared yourself for the driver's test.
Raymond Carver review
The Raymond Carver Review is a full-text ejournal published from Kent State University. At April 2010 there are two issues online, and details of two forthcoming issues. Articles are freely offered in PDF format. The articles include a variety of scholarly investigations into aspects of the writings of Raymond Carver. Example titles include: 'Raymond Carver and the Temperance Tradition'; 'Existential Connections: The Influence of Raymond Carver on Haruki Murakami'; 'Masculinity as Homosocial
Moorpark Zoo: Managing Exotic Animals
This video is an interview with students who want to work with zoo animals and shows the importance of math. Hand-feed tigers, divvy up raw meat for hyenas and teaching the sea lion to play hide and seek. Students learn how to use math,especially measurement, is an essential tool when it comes to caring
Running time 4:58 minutes
Intro to Chemistry: 1.4: The Importance of Measurement (1/2)
Join award winning teachers Jonathan Bergmann and Aaron Sams as they interactively teach Chemistry: 1.4: The Importance of Measurement. Scientific notation is explained in this podcast using burning candles as examples. ( 8:54)
This video is an interview with people who invent toys. She designed a sailboat and a ferris wheel. He designed a motorcycle and a roller coaster. They're a team and they have jobs that most kids (and
a lot of adults) would envy: They design toys and get paid for it. And students learn about the process and the importance of math and critical thinking and team work.
Running time 4:45 minutes.
The ABC's of Architecture
"Seeing your drawing come to life and become a real building is
absolutely fantastic." When Penn Station needed a new front entrance,
they called upon architect Frances Halsband, and she called upon her
knowledge of geometry. This interview video shows what some architects do and the challenges they face.
Running time 3:06 minutes
Intro to Chemistry: 1.4: The Importance of Measurement (2/2)
Join award winning teachers Jonathan Bergmann and Aaron Sams as they interactively teach Chemistry: 1.4: The Importance of Measurement. They explain using a calculator properly to do scientific notation. ( 9:30)
Why is it that when you beat, tap or hammer on some objects you get
nothing but a “thud”, while on others you get pure ringing tones? The
answer lies in the science of vibrations and resonance, which is nowhere
better exemplified than in the design, manufacture and use of
percussion instruments. Shows students the vast array of instruments in this category. Great for music classes.
Running time 2:08 minutes.
The Haunted History Of Halloween 1/5
This 11 minute video provides a good overview of this special day and how the customs have changed over time. A good video to share with students as it explains the folklore and history of the day in easy to understand language.
The Haunted History Of Halloween 2/5
This video deals with the cultural traditions of Halloween and the impact of religion on the day and the pagan history of the event. A good video to show students how the holiday came to be and the major events that molded it.
The Haunted History Of Halloween 3/5
Virginia becomes the birthplace in the colonies of Halloween. This 11 minute video shows some of the superstitions that were rife at the time and provides students with good insights into how some of the traditions and folklore started.
This patient education program explains asthma including the causes, symptoms, and treatment of the disease. This resource is a MedlinePlus Interactive Health Tutorial from the National Library of Medicine, designed and developed by the Patient Education Institute.