Verizon mis-connects with iPhone
July 22 - Summary of business headlines: Verizon fails to get competitive edge with iPhone; McDonald's, GE top quarterly estimates but Caterpillar disappoints; Apple eyeing Hulu -report; Borders closing its books; Wall Street ends mixed on Friday, but higher for the week. Conway G. Gittens reports.
Data visualisation and the fourth technological revolution?
Professor Luciano Floridi, Director of Research, Oxford Internet Institute, University of Oxford, gives a talk for the Data Visualisation Conference, 20 June 2014. Making research useful via visualisation: The case for better visualisation and challenges in producing it.
Common Core Website Tutorial Video
This three minute video is about how to use the Common Core website.
Een modem installeren: via website instructies leren hoe je een modem installeert
Op het einde van deze les kun je de verschillende stappen die doorlopen moeten worden om een modem op je computer aan te sluiten, in de juiste volgorde plaatsen.
an artistic underground railway: a text about understanding the underground railway and art, in Fren
At the end of this lesson you can understand and answer questions from a text about the Montpellier tram.
Lesson 07 - One Minute Romanian
In lesson 7 of One Minute Romanian you will learn to say that it's nice to meet someone in Romanian. Remember - even a few phrases of a language can help you make friends and enjoy travel more. Find out more about One Minute Romanian at our website - http://www.oneminutelanguages.com. One Minute Romanian is brought to you by the Radio Lingua Network and is ©Copyright 2008.Author(s):
24.00 Problems in Philosophy (MIT)
The course has two goals. First, to give you a sense of what philosophers think about and why. Here we look at a number of perennial philosophical problems, including some or all of: how knowledge differs from "mere opinion," the objectivity (or not) of moral judgment, logical paradoxes, mind/body relations, the nature and possibility of free will, and how a person remains the same over time, as their bodily and psychological traits change. The second goal is to get you thinking philos
Using Foreign Language as a Bridge to Learning
This is a 6:49 minute video about a Japanese language program that uses immersion and pairs up students as part of a school exchange program that includes life skills.
PediNeuroLogic Exam: Newborn: Normal: Tone - Neck Tone
The tone of the neck can be assessed by passively rotating the head towards the shoulder. The chin should be able to rotate to the shoulder but not beyond the shoulder. If the chin goes beyond the shoulder then there is hypotonia of the neck muscles, which is associated with poor head control. A neuroscience tutorial focusing on those aspects of the pediatric neurological examination that are unique to the child's nervous system, with an emphasis on important neurodevelopmental milestones.
Ten Tallest Buildings
This short video features images of these buildings and their heights. Would be a good project for art or math classes.
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An Introduction to Atoms
This project will help you learn about atoms, what they are and what they are made of.
Professor Mark Behrens reviews in more detail and touches on key elements of his research that the students in video (Student Presentation #5) discussed. In describing his work, Behrens offered "think of looking through color filters." The filters eliminate any unnecessary or unforeseeable data, and when you combine all the filters together, the yield reveals amazing overlaps and patterns.
Musculoskeletal Modeling Dynamic Simulations: Walking
An animation of a skeleton walking
Twenty Million New Jobs (for White House)
This animation was created in response to a White House request. It shows the distribution of the 20 million new jobs created since Clinton was in office. Horace Mitchell and Greg Shirah attended the press event where Clinton showed this visualization.
World Through Stamps: Aviation History (1957)
An interesting combination - Great moments in aviation history as told through postage stamps. (18min)
Fractures and Sprains
This patient education program explains the differences between fractures and sprains involving the arms or legs, precautions, and the treatments with their risks. It also reviews the bones of the arms and legs. This resource is a MedlinePlus Interactive Health Tutorial from the National Library of Medicine, designed and developed by the Patient Education Institute.
Edible Adventures - The China Experience - Part 1
Join CIA students as they travel to China for the culinary experience of a lifetime. In the Food, Wine, and Agri(culture) Trip to China, CIA bachelor's degree students explore the various food regions, witness the industry in action, and gain knowledge from many sites. They enjoy delicious food, fine beverages, and fresh agricultural products, and meet passionate professionals and entrepreneurs eager to share their knowledge and unique insights. They also visit a number of culturally significa
Using Synchronous Audio or Video in Social Studies Classrooms
With tools such as instant messenger, Facebook chat, and G-chat readily available, students have become accustomed to speaking with friends through the internet. While these tools are often used for social purposes, they can also be effectively employed in classrooms in order to connect students to other peers, teachers, and mentors throughout the world. Synchronous audio and video applications such as Skype allow students and teachers to share ideas with people living all around the globe at no