This is the first video from a list of 12. You may wish to explore all of them. The Seeing Stars video is 4:25 and shows some stars and what colors mean as well as other facts that should provide students a good introduction into astronomy. Good images.
How To Read Aloud 'The Very Hungry Caterpillar'
In this video by Julie Fowlkes, the lead trainer from BMABF, reads The Very Hungry Caterpillar. The illustrations are not close enough to be used as a read-aloud in the classroom. However, it is a good resource for teachers on how to effectively implement read-alouds in the elementary classroom. (6:46)
Polygons are closed plane figures formed by three or more line segments. If a figure is open or curved, it cannot be considered a polygon. Concave polygons have at least one diagonal that does not pass through the interior of the polygon; all of the diagonals in a convex polygon are contained within the figure. Equiangular polygons have all angles congruent; equilateral polygons have all sides congruent. (02:58)
Wind Energy Basics
This video provides an overview of the National Wind Technology Center and its research. "We have been harnessing the wind's energy for hundreds of years. From old Holland to farms in the United States, windmills have been used for pumping water or grinding grain. Today, the windmill's modern equivalent—a wind turbine—can use the wind's energy to generate electricity." (05:49)
Earthquake Safety Tips
A seismologist and chief scientist of the United States Geological Survey Multi-Hazards Project, says that when it comes to earthquakes, it's not a matter of if - it's a matter of when and thus this 2:27 long video and what to do during an earthquake are examined. Having water, fire extinguishers, and more tips are offered. A must watch for students in areas of danger. For more earthquake lessons go to http://www.reacheverychild.com/feature/earthquake.html
ISS Update - April 26, 2011
The International Space Station video update for April 26, 2011.
ISS Update - April 27, 2011
The International Space Station video update for April 27, 2011.
Views of England
England is seen from the orbiting International Space Station.
Expedition 27 Royal Message
Flight Engineers Cady Coleman, Paolo Nespoli and Ron Garan send a congratulatory message to the royal couple on behalf of the Expedition 27 crew.
Expedition 27 Crew Profile
Expedition 27 is the first long-duration spaceflight for each member of the International Space Station crew.
"Why is the Rose So Pale" by Heinrich Heine (poetry reading)
Why do poets' romances always end so disastrously? What woman could tolerate such intensity of feeling for long? For relationships to work there has to be equity: both sides have to believe that its a fair deal. Each has to take on some of the duties and responsibilities of the other. A relationship will break down when one of the parties invests too little - or too much. Too much attention is, if anything, worse than too little. Love can be so strong that it overwhelms the beloved. T
Amoretti "My Love is like to ice, and I to fire" by Edmund Spenser (poetry reading)
Edmund observes that love contradicts the First Law of Thermodynamics http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Laws_of_thermodynamics What follows is not mine - it's a translation of Alfred Adler: Love, with its fulfilment, marriage, is the most intimate to devotion toward a partner of the other sex, expressed in physical attraction, in comradeship, and in the decision to have children. It can easily be shown that love and marriage are one side of cooperation -- not a cooperation for the welfare of two
Authors@Google: Dan Sinker
Dan Sinker, author of the satirical @MayorEmanuel Twitter feed, sits down with Google's Brian Fitzpatrick to talk about the logistics of real-time storytelling, the unexpected growth of the anonymous account, and the media attention that followed Sinker's 'outing'. Dan Sinker teaches in the journalism department at Columbia College Chicago where he focuses on entrepreneurial journalism and the mobile web. He is the author of the popular @MayorEmanuel twitter account and is the creator of the el
21L.512 American Authors: American Women Authors (MIT)
This subject, cross-listed in Literature and Women's Studies, examines a range of American women authors from the seventeenth century to the present. It aims to introduce a number of literary genres and styles- the captivity narrative, slave novel, sensational, sentimental, realistic, and postmodern fiction- and also to address significant historical events in American women's history: Puritanism, the American Revolution, industrialization and urbanization in the nineteenth century, the Har
The Olympic Logos
This is a slideshow of the logos of The Summer Olympic Games (1896-2016) and The Winter Olympics (1924-2014). Video is interesting to see how the logos have progressed over time and to see the various logos depending upon where the Olympic Games were being held. This movie is set to music and shows pictures. (5:00)
Virtual Maths, Shapes, Space and Measure, Sine, Cosine, and Tangent
Interactive simulation, formulae for sine, cosine and tangent
Guide to the Records of Leonard P. Kane Relating to the Appraisal of Properties for Proposed Nike Mi
This collection contains the property appraisal records of Leonard P. Kane, appraiser, for private property to be used by the United States Army for the building of twelve Nike air defense missile bases surrounding Pittsburgh, PA, 1954-1958.
21F.084J Introduction to Latin American Studies (MIT)
This course is designed as an introduction to Latin American politics and society for undergraduates at MIT. No background on the region is required. Overall workload (reading, writing, class participation, and examinations) is similar to that of other HASS-D courses. Many of the themes raised here are covered in greater detail in other courses: 21F.020J (New World Literature), 21F.716 (Introduction to Contemporary Hispanic Literature), 21F.730 (Twentieth and Twentyfirst-Century Spanish American
CHIN 201-01, Intermediate Chinese, Fall 2006
This syllabus was submitted to the Rhodes College Office of Academic Affairs by the instructor.,In addition to the same objectives for the first year, this course aims at improving students’ aural-oral skills to achieve fluency and comprehension, further developing their proficiency in reading for understanding, and enhancing their ability to write in Chinese and to translate from Chinese into English and vice versa. At the end of the year course students should be able to read authentic mater
BIOL 460-01, Internship in Biology, Spring 2005
This syllabus was submitted to the Rhodes College Office of Academic Affairs by the instructor.