Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) (Spanish)
This patient education program explains chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and emphysema including the causes, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment options for these diseases. It also reviews the anatomy of the respiratory system. This resource is a MedlinePlus Interactive Health Tutorial from the National Library of Medicine, designed and developed by the Patient Education Institute.
Elon Alumni Association Awards Ceremony - Samuel L. Burke '89
Samuel L. Burke '89 accepts his award as the Distinguished Alumnus of the Year
Elon Alumni Association Awards Ceremony - Amy Thomas Hendrickson '69 & Jay A. Hendrickson '71
Amy Thomas Hendrickson '69 & Jay A. Hendrickson '71 accept their award for Distinguished Service to Elon
Elon Alumni Association Awards Ceremony - Daniel J. Watts '04
Daniel J. Watts '04 accepts his award for Young Alumnus of the Year
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.
Cerebellar Degeneration - Coordination Exam - Lower Extremities Sub-exam - Patient 3
This 42-year-old man complains of poor balance and frequent falls for 6 years. Imbalance has been progressive; he cannot ambulate independently at present. He experiences tremors and weakness. Imbalance has been progressive and he now cannot ambulate independently. He is in good general health except for heavy alcohol use. For the last 10 years, he has consumed a quart of vodka and 5 beers daily. On awakening, he feels "shaky" and calms himself with a morning drink. He has not had blackouts or
Islamists head for win in Tunisia's "Arab Spring" vote
Oct. 25 - Many Tunisians welcome the news that a moderate Islamist party appears set to take the lion's share of votes in the first of the "Arab Spring" elections. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.
Numbers Song in Japanese--(Learn to Count 1-10 in Japanese)
In this cute, animated video, students will learn through song to count from 1-10 in Japanese forwards and backwards. Students will enjoy the tune and the number people. This is a great way to introduce Japanese into the elementary classroom. (1:13)
Avalanche Dogs: Jason O'neill
Meet Jason O'Neill and learn how avalanche rescue dogs work their magic. (1:48)
Avalanche Dogs: Ray Shriver
Meet Ray Shriver and his avalanche search dog Kita. Learn how dogs can follow their noses to save lives. (1:37)
Guide Dogs of America
Guide dogs grant the blind a chance at freedom and improved quality of life. Learn about the important role Guide Dogs of America plays in granting the blind with independence. (6:45)