Student leaders make impact in tornado affected area
A group of 60 Auburn students recently took part in the LeaderShape Institute at the 4-H Center in Columbiana. As a part of the experience, the students visited Pratt City, a Birmingham suburb and one of the areas hit hardest by the April 27 tornadoes. A number of the students who participated in the program are from the Birmingham area and were deeply moved by the devastation they witnessed.
Northeastern University Street Smarts: Apocalypse Edition
Our Street Smarts reporter asked Huskies how they would spend their last day if the world was ending tomorrow.
SFU Track and Field
Brit Townsend, Adam Reid and Helen Crofts express their excitement on being accepted into the NCAA.
Drum Roll Please Activity
This activity develops the real-world connections and relationships between the rock properties found in Lesson 5 and the important engineering properties for designing and building caverns (or tunnels, mines, building foundations, etc.). The student teams will use importance factors called "desirability points" to mathematically determine the overall best rocks to build caverns within.
Food Vocabulary (Irish) Quiz 1
Questioning based on things associated with food.
An Arm and A Leg
Students will design and build a prototype of an artificial limb using a simple syringe system as an introduction to bioengineering. Students will determine which substance water (liquid) or air (gas) will make the appendage more efficient.
Preparation and Presentation of Biology Laboratory Class Materials Through WebCT
An introduction to optimizing materials for web presentation: postscripting to PDF, animated graphics, still graphics, font type and size. These materials, among others, are used to demonstrate the creation of a WebCT course site. WebCT is a server-based course management software application. Through a very specific (and thoroughly, yet simply explained) set of steps, faculty place html, text files, graphics files, etc. into what is essentially an on-line course. That 'course' allows you to pla
Physicians can easily tell if you are a smoker by how your lungs look. Normal lungs are red or pink and fluid-looking. Smokers have blackened lungs that are drier than normal lungs. Tumors may develop from continued tobacco use-these appear as white masses.
Population Structures and Cohorts
This module provides a gentle introduction to the use of WebCHIP software and census data to investigate basic population issues. In the first part of this module, you will use data from the 1990 U.S. census to create population pyramids for several racial and ethnic groups. These population pyramids provide the ability to view the age and sex structure of a population.
Hurricane Gert from TRMM: September 16, 1999
A fly-in to Hurricane Gert on September 16, 1999, showing the three-dimensional structure of the precipitation as measured by the Precipitation Radar instrument on TRMM. In this animation, a surface of constant precipitation is colored by the value of the precipitation on the ground under the surface. The global cloud cover data was measured by GOES.
Hercules and the 12 Labors (3:55)
The tale of the mighty Hercules, son of Zeus, atoning for the murder of his family by undertaking 12 impossible tasks. These labors of Hercules should hold the attention of students. However, there is a great deal of death involved in the challenges. Many lessons are possible with this video from the importance of not giving up to the world's first super hero.
Part 1: Secrets from Ancient Egypt
This 5:32 minute video documentary is about a visit to the ancient sites of this country. It is a travel show without much data. It is best as a video that shows close views of some of the structures to help studets gain a better understanding of how these monuments were built.
Welke taal spraken de Oude Belgen?
At the end of this unit: You can understand an interview on the language of the Ancient Belgians. When performing this task, You have to follow the line of reasoning in the interview. You have to listen carefully for more specific information
Dreamtime Fairies Read-Aloud Online Storybook
This read-aloud is Dreamtime Fairies written by Jane Simmons. In this story, Lucy's little brother, Jamie, can't sleep so she seeks help from the Dreamtime Fairies. The sister, brother, and stuffed animals take a journey to find the fairies so they can fall asleep. There is a play button to start the story and a pause button on each page. Each word is highlighted as it is read by speaker. This is a wonderful resource to help build a literacy rich environment in the early childhood classroo
TRMM Data Swath Close-up View (TRMM Ride)
This is one of a series of animations created for the TRMM pre-launch package.
Rotating around the Tharsis Rise (True Color)
Push in and spin around Tharsis rise on a flat map of Mars MOLA topography with Viking true color
The Transforming Leap, from Four Legs to Two
John Noble Wilford, a New York Times science writer, outlines various hypotheses on the origin of bipedalism.
22.05.2011 - Langsam gesprochene Nachrichten
Trainieren Sie Ihr Hörverstehen mit authentischen Materialien. Nutzen Sie die Nachrichten der Deutschen Welle von Sonntag – als Text und als verständlich gesprochene Audio-Datei.Der Vorstandschef des Versicherungskonzerns Allianz, Michael Diekmann, fordert für das hochverschuldete Griechenland einen umfassenden Aufbauplan nach dem Vorbild der US-Hilfen für Westeuropa nach dem 2. Weltkrieg. Eine Umschuldung werde nicht genügen, mit Geld allein sei das Problem nicht zu lösen, sagte Diekman
One Hungry Monster Read-Aloud Online Storybook-(A Counting Book in Rhyme)
This read-aloud is One Hungry Monster written by Susan Heyboer O'Keefe and illustrated by Lynn Munsinger. The adventures begin with one hungry monster beneath the bed, ready to be fed. Then two monsters chew up sneakers, and so on, up to 10. A young boy tries to keep his mischievous guests under control, but it's a losing battle as they make their way through the house in search of food. The monsters slide down banisters, swing from chandeliers, and wreak havoc in the kitchen. There is a pl
2011 Commencement Speakers
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