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.
Adult Monarch butterfly
The Monarch butterfly is an insect and has six legs and two sets of wings. The butterfly drinks using a straw-like mouth structure.
Leaf Area Index for Africa September, 2000, through May, 2001
MODIS observations also allow scientists to track two vital signs of Earths vegetation. At Boston University, a team of researchers is using MODIS data to create global estimates of the green leaf area of Earths vegetation and how much sunlight the leaves are absorbing. Called LAI, for Leaf Area Index, and FPAR, for Fraction of absorbed Photosynthetically Active Radiation, both pieces of information are necessary for understanding how sunlight interacts with the Earths vegetated surfaces-from th
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.
How to Make a Stuffed Crust Pizza
This selection contains a video which shows a stuffed crust pizza being made step-by-step. Ingredients needed and directions appear in print. ( 1:35)
Site Libre Savoirs: Séries chronologiques
Domaine: Probabilités et statistiques
Analyse des séries chronologiques et prévision par les modèles ARMA
Motor Exam: Normal Exam: Upper Extremities - Stretch or Deep Tendon Reflexes
A brisk tap to the muscle tendon using a reflex hammer produces a stretch to the muscle that results in a reflex contraction of the muscle. The muscles tested, segmental level, and grading of DTR's is listed below. Levels for DTR's: Biceps – C5-6 Brachioradialis – C5-6 Triceps – C7 Finger Flexors – C8 Grading DTR's: 0 – Absent 1 – Decreased but present 2 – Normal 3 – Brisk and excessive 4 – With clonus The first principle of neurologic diagnosis is regional or anatomical locali
This health education program explains alopecia including the different types of hair loss, the causes, and the treatment options. It also reviews normal hair growth. This resource is a MedlinePlus Interactive Health Tutorial from the National Library of Medicine, designed and developed by the Patient Education Institute.
Wuthering Heights - Character Quiz
Take this short quiz to test how well you know the characters in the novel.
Weather Sayings Quiz
The pupil will learn about weather lore. The pupil will find out that there are many weather sayings. Pupils will explain in their own words a number of the sayings.
Neanderthal mammoth hunters in Jersey
This week in the Planet Earth Podcast: Richard Hollingham meets scientists and archaeologists who are working to preserve one of the most important Neanderthal settlements in north-west Europe to find out how they lived; later on, he visits the local primary school to find out what schoolchildren make of the Neanderthals.