Genomics and Its Impact on Science and Society: The Human Genome Project and Beyond (2008)
This site gives a detailed overview of the science of genetics, including the Human Genome Project. An introduction helps visitors understand genomes, DNA, genes, chromosomes, and more. Other resources include online audio and video files about genetics and the Human Genome Project, images of genomes, current research news, a glossary, frequently asked questions, and a student page.
What Is Islam? Video is an introduction to Islam for non Muslims. Video goes through the meaning of Islam and what the Muslim believe. Video is a series of pictures, quotes, and questions and answers about Islam, background is Islamic music. Video is of average quality and is appropriate for middle school and high school students.
Video is an introduction to Islam for non Muslims. Video goes through the meaning of Islam and what the Muslim believe. Video is a series of pictures, quotes, and questions and answers about Islam, background is Islamic music. Video is of average quality and is appropriate for middle school and high school students.
The Language of Mathematics (26): Introduction to Proofs
Using a chalkboard, the instructor offers an introduction to proofs.
Excellence in Cities: Learning Mentor Strand – Survey Findings
This DfES publication is part of the Excellence in Cities Evaluation and it focuses on the introduction of Learning Mentors into Secondary schools, by looking at the experiences of teachers and pupils.
Line Integral - Green's Theorem
This is a short introduction to Green's Theorem which concerns turning a closed loop integral into a double integral given certain conditions.
Introduction to Two Finger Math - Multiplication Strategy Part 1 of 2
Introduction to Jakow Trachtenberg's math method called the Two Finger Method (2FM). This strategy helps to gain control over numbers and also boosts concentration and memory. The instructor show the 4 rules of 2FM. Slide show with insert movie of the presenter. Interesting strategy. (10:00)
Intro to Algebra, Part 1
This clip provides a quick introduction to algebra. A couple of examples are shown on a white board to help students see the idea of how variables and reduction of equations can be useful.
Intro to Algebra, Part 6
This video introduces expansion of binomial factors, factoring
expressions, and factoring through grouping (all part of an introduction
to algebra). An instructor shows some examples on a whiteboard.
Introduction to Algebra
This is an introduction to basic Algebra. An instructor in this video shows some examples and shows how to solve them step by step using a scratch out method.
City history and multi-scale spatial master-planning
The UK and Chinese Governments have agreed at the highest level to collaborate through the China-UK Sustainable Development Dialogue on research and knowledge exchange to help ensure that the way we develop our cities will become truly sustainable. As a part of that initiative a group of related networks has been funded by the UK’s Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council, inspired by the Dongtan Eco-city development north of Shanghai. The specific network which is the subject of th
This is an animated documentary about the life of alexander fleming and how he discovered penicillin. The short video only BRIEFLY covers Fleming's life, spending only a moment on the discovery of penicillin, but would be a nice introduction. The narrator speaks rather quickly but I found the animated cartoons to be oddly entertaining. (1:32)
Introduction to Twitter for Educators
This slide show presentation is an introduction to Twitter for educators.
How to Write A Five Paragraph Essay
This slide show on how to write the common 5 paragraph essay has no voice narration. Text instructions are shown for the essay blueprint and explanations on introduction, thesis statement, body paragraphs, supporting details, and conclusion.
IELTS discussion essay writing (part 2 of 5)
Part 2 of 5 in the tutorial of how to write a discussion essay.This video makes an outline and the introduction paragraph. (4:55)
Robin Williams - Inside the Actor's Studio (Part 3)
Robin Williams discusses his education (including his years at Juliard) and training as an actor and comedian. Robin was originally a Poli Sci major. (9:31)
Countable and Uncountable Nouns - part 4
Thisfourth and last part of the introduction to Nouns covers the topic of countable and uncountable nouns. Groups are shown of countable and uncountable nouns.
Word Parts-Alpha Wheel -Part 1
Introduction to English words, word parts (prefix, root, suffix) and words beginning with UN and ending with ABLE. The alpha wheel is a circle with letters around it that all words in the English language are built on. Words
Ghana Slave Dungeon
Built by European traders in the 17th century, Ghana's Cape Coast Castle was the point of departure for the countless numbers of Africans who were sent to the New World as free labor for the colonies. Join Explore founder Charles Annenberg Weingarten on a virtual tour of the slave dungeon, and witness the horrific conditions the captives were forced to endure while waiting to be sent across the Atlantic. Run time 04:31.
The Pythagorean Theorem, Part 1 of 3
This is an introduction to the Pythagorean Theorem. Mr. Khan, the insgtructor, uses computer software for his demonstration. Although he uses different colors for emphasis, the screen is a little 'busy' so the viewer may want to open the screen to 'full screen' to see all the information more clearly. (10:46)
The War in 1812
While Republicans, for the most part, still backed Jefferson's foreign policies, new elections were transforming the party. Older politicians who molded the Republican Party policy and put Jefferson and Madison in power were replaced by daring young go-getters, such as Henry Clay of Kentucky, who were intent on defending America's honor. These new leaders, called "War Hawks" by their Federalist opponents, were the primary force behind Madison's decision to call for war with Britain. The War Hawk