A Wildlife Refuge Indicator Species
Indicator species are used as an early warning of pollution or degradation in an ecosystem. This video can be used as part of science lesson and/or a career lesson. The species are shown.
Running time 1:51 minutes
The purpose of this activity is to demonstrate some of the different parts of an airplane through the construction of a paper airplane. Students will build several different kinds of paper airplanes in order to figure out what makes an airplane fly and what can be changed to influence the flying characteristics of an airplane.
Africa, the Mideast, and the Terminator Line
This video sequence was created using a series of still images taken onboard the International Space Station on August 21, 2011, from 14:12:10 to 14:43:48 GMT. In this video, you can clearly see as the ISS passes over central Africa through the desert and northeastward to Egypt and the Nile delta.
Amusement Park Ride: Ups and Downs in Design
This unit has students design and build foam tubing roller coasters. The design process integrates energy concepts as they test and evaluate their designs that address the task as an engineer would. The goal is for students to understand the basics of engineering design associated with kinetic and potential energy to build an optimal roller coaster. The marble starts with potential energy that is then converted to kinetic energy as it moves along the track. The diameter of the loops that the mar
Fabricación Integrada por Ordenador. Curso preparatorio
La asignatura optativa Fabricación Integrada por Ordenador, se ha diseñado para ofrecer a los alumnos de Ingeniería Técnica que cursan la especialidad de mecánica, una serie de conocimientos que les ayuden a profundizar en la automatización de los procesos de fabricación y conocer el papel que los equipos informáticos (PC) y los computadores lógicos programables (PLC) juegan a la hora de controlar y automatizar dichos procesos de fabricación.
The Guardian gets social with Facebook
Sept. 23 - Reuters Technology Correspondent Matt Cowan speaks to the Guardian's Head of Digital Engagement Meg Pickard about the paper's new Facebook app.
A Tour of Holland, Michigan
Holland,Michigan, was voted the second happiest place in America. Two students give a tour of the town and interview citizens to explain why the town is such a wonderful place. Citizens describe the lovely natural features, family-friendly atmosophere, farmers' market, and weekly musical performances. It is a priority of the town leaders to maintain beautiful surroundings. ( 3:30)
Authors@Google: Russell Banks
Author Russell Banks visits Google Cambridge to discuss his new novel Lost Memory of Skin. From the description: "Lost Memory of Skin is a provocative novel of spiritual and moral redemption from Russell Banks, the author of Affliction, Rule of the Bone, Continental Drift, Cloudsplitter, and other acclaimed masterworks of contemporary American fiction. Uncompromising and complex, Lost Memory of Skin is the story of The Kid, a young sex offender recently released from prison and forced to live
KidsHealth : parents site
The homepage of the parent's section of the KidsHealth website, which provides practical parenting information, advice, and news. The site was created by The Nemours Center for Children's Health Media. Nemours is one of the largest US non-profit organisations devoted to children's health. Written in accessible language, this site provides paediatrician and medically-reviewed information for parents which covers: general health; infections; emotions and behaviour; growth and development; nutritio
Under pressure in Syria
Sept. 27 - Amateur video footage purports to show hundreds of Syrians converging in protest against the Assad regime. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.
Jewish Parties and Movements in Interwar Vilna: Holocaust Survivor Testimonies
Holocaust survivors from Vilna speak about Jewish parties and youth movements in Vilna before the Holocaust: activities, friendship and Zionist ideology. This Video is part of the exhibition "The Story of the Jewish Community in Vilna", click here to enter: http://www1.yadvashem.org/yv/en/exhibitions/vilna/before/movements_and_parties.asp
Animals in the Tundra
This is a short clip that shows various animals that live in the tundra region. (0:21)
The Kangxi Emperor Ascends the Throne
Emperor KangXi ascended to the crown through the Mandate of Heaven in 1661 and ruled for the next 61 years. He wrote in his diary that Emperors had the right or power to give life and take it away. A lunar eclipse was set to happen on the 27th year of his reign. These are some of the facts presented in this 1:44 video.
"Black Death in the Middle East and Europe"
Lecture by Stuart Borsch, Assistant Professor in History Department at Assumption College. From the "Epidemics Then & Now: Infectious Diseases Around the World," the 2006 University of Chicago Summer Institute for Educators. Co-sponsored by the Center for International Studies, the Graham School of General Studies, the Center for East Asian Studies, the Center for East Europea
Vanderbilt e-journal of Luso-Hispanic studies
This is the website of the Vanderbilt e-journal of Luso-Hispanic Studies, published by the Department of Spanish and Portuguese at Vanderbilt University, Tennessee, US. The journal is published annually by the Department, and it covers Latin-American studies from the perspective of humanities by invited contributors. Most articles concern themselves with Hispanic culture, while articles concernig Brazil focus primarily on Brazilian literature and cinema, as it is attested to by the 2008 issue sp
The Bill of Rights Song (RAP)- easy and understandable
This 2:21 long video musical is a rap that attempts to explain the more important elements of the Bill of Rights. The students might like it or it can be used as an example of a way that they can use to learn material.
News #77 - What happens when giants collide!?
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Mormon Temple Building - 5 of 5
In this video, Between Heaven and Earth, religious scholars of various faiths discuss the importance of temple worship from the time of Adam and Eve to modern man and provide a broad insight in the concept and need for temples. This clip talks about temples being constructed around the world in different communities and the peace the temple brings.
The Language of Mathematics (13): Adding and Subtracting Fraction
The instructor explores how to add and subtract fractions by demonstrating on a large concrete wall outside. He starts off with simpler fractions.