Retail Reverse Logistics
Usually the study of retail supply chain management focuses on goods going out to the customer. This article offers a conceptual framework for the management of products flowing in the opposite direction. "Retail Reverse Logistics" is concerned with the achievement of optimal efficiency for all the post- sale activity associated with a product. This is not a new subject but the growth of internet and home shopping has significantly increased the volume of returned goods.
Torchlighters: The William Tyndale Story
This video provides a brief view of how William Tyndale, who translated the Bible into English, paid for it with his life. The video does not provide insights into how the church arranged this or how the laws were used as well. A good way to get students interested in this person and the subject of censorship, among other lessons. (1:21)
Free Online Resources Engage Elementary Kids (Tech2Learn Series)
Fifth-grade teacher Nicole Dalesio keeps her class motivated to learn by encouraging them to create multimedia presentations and projects using technology. The video shows examples of the student work and comments from the teacher. It also includes explanations by the students. The video does not talk about test scores or assessments. A good video to show potential uses of resources such as http://www.watchknowlearn.org (5:54)
The PCR Song
"Scientists for Better PCR" produced this Bio-Rad Music video that is filmed in the style of a celebrity benefit. The music video is a commercial for a BioRad thermocycler, which is essentially a DNA copying machine. During the song, there are jokes about the particulars of reproducing the genetic material as well as terms students may need to become familiar. The value of the video is that the terms used provide insights into the uses of DNA and can provide students with an idea of how th
Science Bulletins: WISE to Scan the Infrared Sky
NASA's latest space telescope-the Wide Field Infrared Explorer, or WISE-recently took its first images of the sky around Earth in infrared light. In its initial six-month mission, WISE will spot thousands of previously unseen space objects, including asteroids and comets, brown dwarfs, and distant ultraluminous galaxies.
Wright Brothers' Flying Machine
This interactive feature describes the Wrights’ 1903 Flyer, including how they used the plane’s controls to maneuver their craft.
God Bless Cowboys on Vimeo
This is a digital postcard of a ghost town in Calico, California. This short video consists of footage of a town that looks like how old western towns looked during the Wild West era. This would be good to give students a visual of what these small towns looked like. (01:18)
Lesson 02 - One Minute Romanian
In lesson 2 of One Minute Romanian you will learn a few more useful words in Romanian which you'll use every day. 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):
Playing the 7th - Funk/R&B Guitar
Learn more about Thaddeus Hogarth's online course, Funk/Rock and R&B Guitar Soloing, at: http://bit.ly/JAgSYc Thaddeus Hogarth is an Associate Professor at Berklee College of Music, and the author and instructor of Berkleemusic's online Funk/Rock and R&B Guitar Soloing course. A two-time winner of the Independent Music Award for R&B/Blues, he has been a prominent guitar player and singer-songwriter on the New England music scene since 1990, when he graduated from Berklee.
American Express Leadership Academy at Thunderbird: Lessons
Participants in the 2012 American Express Leadership Academy at Thunderbird School of Global Management talk about the lessons they learned during their week on campus.
College of Agriculture: Camp War Eagle
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12.540 Principles of the Global Positioning System (MIT)
The aim of this course is to introduce the principles of the Global Positioning System and to demonstrate its application to various aspects of Earth Sciences. The specific content of the course depends each year on the interests of the students in the class. In some cases, the class interests are towards the geophysical applications of GPS and we concentrate on high precision (millimeter level) positioning on regional and global scales. In other cases, the interests have been more toward engine
Fragonard, The Swing, 1767 - Smart History at Khan Academy
Jean-Honoré Fragonard, The Swing, oil on canvas, 1767 (Wallace Collection, London) Speakers: Dr. Beth Harris and Dr. Steven Zucker (03:21)
"How to Use "Word Magnets"
Word Magnets is a simple to use web tool that will take a piece of text and break it into individual magnets which can be moved around the screen, resized, removed, color coded, grouped, sorted and so on. New magnets can also be added at any point. This is a great tool to use with sequencing, language study, and can be molded to fit many areas of the curriculum. This is a great resource to help enhance technology instruction and use in the classroom. (2:34)
Kpanlogo African Dance
African dance performed by the Chiku Awali Youth Ensemble. The dance was created in 1957 by the Ga people of Ghana, West Africa to celebrate their independence. Video also features African drumming. Length: 3:02
Scottish Highland Dancing: Highland Fling
Performing the Highland Fling at the North American Championship in Saratoga, NY, July 2006. Accompanied by bagpipe music. Length 1:28
Sevillanas Spanish Dance Lesson
Sevillanas Dance lesson, Spanish origin. Live band in the background. Voice explanations in Spanish. Length 3:40
B-29 Raid Against Japan
As the United States bombards the Japanese islands in 1945, low-level air attacks can be heard in the first-ever direct broadcast of a B-29 raid. In this audio clip, listen firsthand to the American air raids with the B-29 planes. (0:54)
Classify Prisms (Interactive)
Classify prisms by base shape and lateral surface shape. Classify three-dimensional figures by their attributes. Classify three-dimensional solids by their configuration and properties. (e.g., parallelism, perpendicularity, and congruency)
Absolute Beginner S2 #13 - Where in Japan Are You Now?
Learn Japanese with JapanesePod101.com! You are lost in Japan, and you are so thankful that you have your cell phone so you can call your Japanese relative to help you get back to a familiar place. The only problem is that your relative here in Japan keeps asking you to tell her where you are…and [...]