Painting and decorating - Preparing the surfaces
In this task the learner’s boss wants them to prepare the surfaces for a paint job. The cupboard doors, window sills and doors are to be painted in an old kitchen. The learner will have to decide what’s involved in the job as there are greasy marks, flaking paint and old paint to strip off.
Communication on a worksite: Checking the delivery docket
A delivery was made this morning. The first part of your job is to check that everything on the delivery docket has actually been delivered. Then, if anything is missing, you will need to phone the company, tell them what was missing and ask them when they can deliver the items that were missing. When you work on a building site you need to communicate with other people - tradesmen, suppliers and clients. This involves spoken and written communication, as well as an understanding of safety and w
Concreting Simple Forms - Slideshow
This tutorial provides a slideshow for creating simple concrete forms
11.328J Urban Design Skills: Observing, Interpreting, and Representing the City (MIT)
The course is designed to be an introduction to methods of analyzing, evaluating, and recording the urban environment first hand. Its aim is to supplement existing courses that cover theory and history of city design and planning and to better prepare students without prior design background for the studio sequence.
NOAA El Niño
ENSO provides teachers with the opportunity to have students discover ways that the oceanic and atmospheric systems interact and how those interactions can impact ecosystems and human society. The resources in this Collection can be used to help learn about; the basics of ENSO, the inter-relationship of Earth systems, the impacts of these interactions, and how to use and analyze data. These resources can be used to teach students how scientists study the complexity of the Earth's systems and how
Salvaging Severe Pilon Fractures
Fractures of the lower end of the tibia involving the ankle joint are referred to as ‘pilon fractures’. These injuries can be very challenging to manage and may lead to undesirable outcomes despite best initial treatment efforts. In this program leading experts in the field discuss treatment options should the initial management of a pilon fracture be unsatisfactory. Dr. Benirschke presents the options of revision internal fixation and joint function preservation. He is followed by Dr. Sand
Argument Essay Writing 1 (2 of 4)
The 2nd part of our IELTS argument essay writing lesson. This video walks you through making an outline, the introduction paragraph, and the first supporting paragraph.(9:58)
"What's the Story?: The Problem of Videogame Culture" A Lecture By Jamin Brophy-Warren (Kill Screen
PART 2 OF 2. On January 6, 2011 Kill Screen Magazine editor Jamin Brophy-Warren made a special appearance at the Singapore-MIT GAMBIT Game Lab to give a talk entitled "What's the Story?: The Problem of Videogame Culture". Brophy-Warren is one of the few games journalists who straddles the cultural divide into the mainstream, and is often sought as an expert on the impact of games in a broad cultural context. He has written for the Wall Street Journal and has appeared on NPR on several occasio
What is RTI: A five part series
If you can stand the long introduction and talking head approach, these videos contain the basic of what RTI is and how to get it started. Run time 1:49:20.
CI Days 2010 at Purdue C-SPAN Archives: Processing and Storage
CI Days 2010 at Purdue December 8, 2010 C-SPAN Archives: Processing and Storage with Robert Browning. Director of the C-SPAN Archives and Purdue Associate Professor of Political Science and Communication.
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