Tim and Moby Teach About Recycing
This professionally-made video by Brain Pop uses simple terms and cartoon animation to explain how recycling works. The video explains the process for paper, plastic, and aluminum. Other key vocabulary words include: slusher, pulp, molten, ingots, and resin identification code. Run time 03:32.
Sesame Street -Bert & Ernie-Opposites-Heavy & Light
In this classic Sesame Street video, Bert and Ernie demonstrate the differences between heavy and light. Ernie holds a feather and cotton candy while Bert tries to hold a barbell, a boulder, and a piano. This is a great teaching resource for teaching an introductory lesson on measurement and/or opposites (3:43).
Why Is the Temperature of the Earth Increasing?
NOTE: This short video (02:29) may start with a 10 or 12-second video. Why Is the Temperature of the Earth Increasing? The temperature on the earth is increasing because of the build of carbon dioxide gas caused by deforestation. Learn how carbon dioxide traps heat inside of the earth's atmosphere with information from this math and science teacher.
Ghost storytelling at Cambridge
Each December members of St John's College, University of Cambridge, gather to listen to ghost stories being read in the splendour of the Combination Room. The coal fires glow, the candles flicker and the thick silk curtains are drawn against the bitter cold of the dark winter night. In this video, viewers are able to catch a glimpse of this magical event as they listen to Professor David Frost (formerly a Fellow of St John's) read an abridged version of Charles Dickens' classic story A Christ
1001 Ovid Metamorphoses Bilingual
John Taylor's bilingual edition (rearranged in semi-prose) of Ovid's metamorphoses. This text is intended to be preparatory to reading the actual text in the original format.
Cuba halts mail to U.S.
In retaliation for stricter U.S. mail policies, Cuba suspends postal deliveries to its northern neighbour.
NOAA Photo and Multimedia Resources
NOAA Portal linking to photo and multimedia NOAA repositories related to oceans and coasts, climate, weather and atmosphere, marine life, and freshwater.
NOAA Careers and Technology
A career with NOAA could launch you all over the world, from the warm waters of the Caribbean to the winter wonders of the South Pole. The challenges are endless. Employment in NOAA is a job with a mission. At NOAA, safeguarding the public, protecting natural resources, strengthening the economy. It's all in a day's work. Imagine yourself. Careers in NOAA are as diverse as the line offices that make up the agency. More information can be found on the Office of Workforce Management website.
Introduction to Islam--G-d as the Creator and Originator of the Universe
Speaker Naseem Mahdi gives a 9 minute introduction to Islam. One of the 100 Attributes of G-d, G-d as the Creator and Originator of the Universe. Rather than just a straight ahead intro to Islam, this is a description of one of the tenets of Islam. It is only slightly less than neutral, but not offensive in any way. Extremely informative and thought provoking. Run time 09:58
The resources included in this collection will provide support to teachers who are instructing students about the causes of tides, but also it includes resources about the impacts of tides on coastal ecosystems and tides as an energy source. Some of the websites allow the teacher and student to view and use real time, historic and predicted data for a large number of tide stations along the coast and in the Great Lakes. Lessons are included that will provide ideas for ways to use this data with
Surprise drop for UK GDP
Britain's economy suffered a shock 0.5 percent contraction in the last three months of 2010 according to new data from the Office for National Statistics.
NCPACS: A Swedish Critique of the War in Afghanistan
Open lecture by Maj Britt Theorin, a Swedish social democratic politician and life long advocate for the non violent resolution of conflict. Given on November 17, 2010.
Exporter joins Ivory Coast cocoa ban
US company Cargill suspends its Ivory Coast cocoa exports after president-elect Alassane Ouattara calls for the ban.
Age-Related Macular Degeneration: The Molecular Link between Oxidative Damage, Tissue- Specific Infl
Age-Related Macular Degeneration: The Molecular Link between Oxidative Damage, Tissue- Specific Inflammation and Outer Retinal Disease (The Proctor Lecture)
The Daily's Double Shot - 01/21/2011
The first winter season episode of The Daily’s Double Shot covers student life from poetry to Piecycles. The student journalists profile the UW’s Poetry Club, the first in a series of UW club segments, and cover a “poetry slam.” They’ll also sit in on discussions about the planned relocation of the Dawg Pack at football games in the new stadium. Get hungry with features on the best pizza on the Ave and the street-food delivery, Piecycle. Watch these stories plus more!
Site Libre Savoirs: Economie et gestion de l'entreprise, option finance
Domaine: Mathématiques financières
Cours de 3ème Année - Economie et gestion de l'entreprise, option finance 3 parties avec ressources pédagogiques : - Le mouvement Brownien, une fractale aléatoire - Une approche simplifiée du lemme de Itô - Le modèle de Black and Scholes
Silent 'day of wrath' in Tunisia
More protests in Tunisia's capital Tunis -- where some protesters tear down a police barricade and others hold a silent 'day of wrath'.
Belsay Castle K021987 BELSAY HALL, CASTLE & GARDENS, Northumberland. General view of the Castle including tower, main range and remains of west wing.
BELSAY HALL, CASTLE & GARDENS, Northumberland. General view of the Castle including tower, main range and remains of west wing.
Bowes Castle K031307 BOWES CASTLE, Durham. View of keep from the south east.
BOWES CASTLE, Durham. View of keep from the south east.
Why the Definition of Probability Matters [An MP3 audio file of this article, read by Steven Ng, is available for download.] Few debates in the social sciences are ostensibly more boring and pointless than those involving the definitions of words. If one group of people chooses to
[An MP3 audio file of this article, read by Steven Ng, is available for download.]
Few debates in the social sciences are ostensibly more boring and pointless than those involving the definitions of words. If one group of people chooses to