This is a short, student-made video about children's author, Cynthia Rylant. The video gives a small amount of personal information, some of her titles, and photos of her. (01:53)
The Getting Sorted project at Leeds Metropolitan.
The Getting Sorted Enterprise Unit specialises in participatory research with children and young people with type 1 diabetes, their families and healthcare professionals. The aim of this is to develop, influence and enhance service redesign and service improvement in the UK. Our vision is to enable young people with a long-term condition to achieve their optimal health through combined research and enterprise. We work with young people, their families and professionals to deliver a high quality
Rembrandt, The Three Crosses, 1653 _ Smart History at Khan Academy
Rembrandt van Rijn, The Three Crosses, etching and drypoint, 1653 Speakers: Dr. David Drogin, Dr. Beth Harris (10:23) The sound quality could be better.
Science Bulletins:New Digs Expose Early Americans
Most archaeological evidence of early human occupation of the Americas is found in the interior of the continent. However, in recent years archaeologists have been exploring the hypothesis that the first American settlers who entered via the Bering land bridge in Alaska hugged the west coast on their migration to South America. Two coastal dig sites have recently yielded artifacts that resemble those of East Asia. Whether these sites are remains of a coastal migration from East Asia to South Ame
Language graduate as entrepreneur: is this your career option?
Language graduate as entrepreneur: is this your career option?
My Place at Missouri State: Joey Saba
Minnesota native Joey Saba reflects on what made his first year at Missouri State a success: "I made a lot of new friends here being from out of state. It's just really easy to make friends; there are a lot of nice people here. I can't wait to come back next year." To learn more about Joey, visit http://blogs.missouristate.edu/myplace/category/joey-saba/. To access the stories of other MSU students, visit http://www.missouristate.edu/myplace.
The Bottom Line - Looking Back: Environmental Impacts of Genetically Engineered Crops
A world-renowned expert on the ecological impacts and management of genetically engineered crops, University of Arizona professor Yves Carrière presented the findings of a recent National Academy of Sciences report on the sustainability impacts of genetically engineered crops in the United States. He also discussed the scientific record from the global use of herbicide- and insect-resistant crops, which were designed to reduce the use of pesticides, improve yields and provide economic benefits
SFU Open House 2012 - With Andrew Petter and Carole Taylor
After a quick chat about SFU's Open House 2012 with host Nira Arora of The Beat radio station, SFU President Andrew Petter and Chancellor Carole Taylor mingled with the almost 20,000 visitors who flooded the May 26 event at the Burnaby campus. More: http://www.sfu.ca/openhouse
I am a Teen Driver
Private Universe Project in Mathematics: Workshop 1. Following Children's Ideas in Mathematics
An unprecedented long-term study conducted by researchers at Rutgers University followed the development of mathematical thinking in a randomly selected group of students for 12 yearsfrom first grade through high schoolwith surprising results. In an overview of the study, we look at some of the conditions that made the students math achievement possible.,5 min. Mathematics in Free Play? Prof. Herbert Ginsburg, a psychologist at Columbia University Teachers College, finds that when you exam
President for a Day (Interactive)
This activity provides a job description for the presidency, so students understand what kinds of skills and competencies are necessary in that office. Students have the opportunity to role play the president for a day, making decisions about different events that a president might actually experience (meetings with Cabinet members, speeches to the public, bowling in the White House).
Job Play: Producer (Interactive)
The Student will play the role of the producer planning and coordinating the various parts of television production. This animated interactive job exploration experience connects schoolwork with real work and familiarizes students with some of the Language Arts skills it takes to be a producer. In this activity the producer is writing a script, selecting the graphics and the music for a spot to promote the Kids Work! ETV News.
This lesson introduces students to the idea of biomimicry or looking to nature for engineering ideas. Biomimicry involves solving human problems by mimicking natural solutions, and it works well because the solutions exist naturally. There are numerous examples of useful applications of biomimicry, and in this lesson we look at a few fun examples.
More implicit differentiation
2 more implicit differentiation examples. (11:30)
Rubens, Arrival (or Disembarkation) of Marie de Medici at Marseilles,1621-25
Peter Paul Rubens, Arrival (or Disembarkation) of Marie de Medici at Marseilles,1621-25, oil on canvas, 394 x 295 cm (Musée du Louvre, Paris) Speakers: Dr. Beth Harris and Dr. Steven Zucker (05:24)
Churchill's Secret Bunkers
During World War II, a secret network of tunnels was built under London to keep Churchill's communications lines intact. In this video clip, learn more about Churchill’s secret underground bunkers during the German air raids. (3:47)
Lost Treasures of Tibet
The program follows the struggle of an international team headed by British conservationist John Sanday to restore the greatest gompa of all—Thubchen, the royal monastery in Mustang’s capital of Lo Monthang. The first order of business is fixing Thubchen’s roof—no small feat since 200 tons of dirt have been piled on its flat surface over the centuries to seal out leaks. To bear that much weight, the hidden ceiling beams must be more than two feet thick, an apparent imposs
Expression Vectors Used in Project-Oriented Teaching Laboratories Chapter 1
This resource is designed to provide a framework for developing laboratory courses in cellular and molecular biology, and to provide scientific and technological standards for use in research and teaching laboratories.
UToledo Music Fest 2012 - Local Band Challenge
Visit http://facebook.com/utmusicfest for official rules and to enter the Music Fest 2012 Local Band Challenge. Want your band to perform at Music Fest 2012? The third annual festival draws a crowd of thousands from around the region, and we want you to play for them! Win the Local Band Challenge and we'll give you a spot on stage, 0.075% of $1,000,000 and a whole slew of new fans. Enter your band starting June 18!