Hector Mendiola, a retired pediatrician from Mexico City, who was living in Utah, noticed that many of the children of migrant workers were illiterate in their native tongue and so he developed, along with Fred Berthong, a local community volunteer, a computer assisted program to help Hispanic youth who were illiterate in their native language to learn to read and write in Spanish. The CALFNES program (Computer Assisted Language For Non English Speakers), which they created, and is now in the pu
Big-Nosed Chameleon Walking Along Leaves Looking For Prey
This short video gives excellent real life footage of a Big-Nosed Chameleon walking along leaves looking for food. This chameleon gets its name from the large paddle-like appendage that projects from the nose region. Students will enjoy seeing the close up views of this amazing reptile. This is a great resource to help build background knowledge and to help make real world connections between nature and the classroom. (Less Than 2 Minutes)
Objetivos1. Comprensión de los conceptos fundamentales relacionados con los medios de transmisión y la propagación de ondas.2. Conceptos básicos, similitudes y diferencias entre los campos electrostáticos y los dinámicos.3. Propagación de ondas en diversos materiales.4. Herramientas matemáticas necesarias para el análisis de medios de transmisión.5. Habilidades para el trabajo en equipo y el trabajo autónomo.6. Análisis y síntesis sobre los medios de transmisión más comúnmente em
How To Teach Your Dog The Down Command
This 1;32 minute video provides brief instruction on how to teach a dog the down command.
Common Core State Standards: High School
Visit two high school English and math classrooms in NYC who have already begun to adapt to the new Common Core standards, and see what changes teachers are making in their practice to adapt to the new standards. (14:14)
In this video, a teacher demonstrates how to subtract 8.6-5.43 on a white board. The problem is first shown horizontally, and the teacher rewrites it vertically. This is beneficial in showing students how to line up the decimals and to add zero after six in the first number. ( :36)
Giant Tesla tower spawns big bolts
Read more: http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn21193-huge-scrapyard-tech-could-hurl-giant-lightning-bolts.html
Margin Call star Paul Bettany promotes new financial thriller in London
Jan. 9 - Star of new thriller about the 2009 Wall Street market crash says: 'It could happen again'. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
A Twin-Track Approach to Building Desmosomes
By: JCB Desmosomes are intercellular adhesions whose adhesive core is formed by two distinct classes of cadherin molecules -- desmogleins and desmocollins. Nekrasova et al. reveal that these two cadherins are independently transported to the cell surface by two different kinesin motors. This biosights episode presents the paper by Nekrasova et al. from the December 26, 2011, issue of The Journal of Cell Biology and includes an interview with senior author Kathleen Green (Northwestern University
Thunderbird Tower Event 11.11.11
A look at the rededication of the Tower at Thunderbird School of Global Management on November 11, 2011. The video includes interviews with Thunderbird graduates and a former WWII pilot who trained at Thunderbird Field in the 1940's.
16.888 Multidisciplinary System Design Optimization (MIT)
This course is mainly focused on the quantitative aspects of design and presents a unifying framework called "Multidisciplinary System Design Optimization" (MSDO). The objective of the course is to present tools and methodologies for performing system optimization in a multidisciplinary design context, focusing on three aspects of the problem: (i) The multidisciplinary character of engineering systems, (ii) design of these complex systems, and (iii) tools for optimization. There is a version of
Invertible Square Matrix - Problem 2 of 2
This video is a continuation and presents another example that demonstrates how to use determinants to find out if a square matrix is invertible. (1:44)
Natterjack Toad Moving Across Sand
This short video gives excellent real life footage of a Natterjack Toad popping out of a hole and moving across sand. The chief distinguishing feature of the natterjack toad (Bufo calamita) is the yellow stripe down its back. Shorter hind legs also tell the natterjack toad apart from the common toad and it has a tendency to run instead of hopping or walking, which is why it is sometimes called the running toad. This is a great resource to help build background knowledge and to hel
Chapter 34 - Uncle Tom's Cabin by Harriet Beecher Stowe
26:23 Video- Teachers are advised to review content.
Chapter 34: The Quadroon's Story. Classic Literature VideoBook with synchronized text, interactive transcript, and closed captions in multiple languages. Audio courtesy of Librivox. Read by John Greenman.
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African Rock Python
This short video gives excellent real life footage of an African Rock Python. Students will enjoy the close up shots of this amazing reptile. Africa’s largest snake, the African rock python (Python sebae) has a long, stout body, patterned with blotches that vary in color between brown, olive, chestnut and buffy yellow, often joining up in a broad, irregular stripe. The triangular head has many sharp, backwardly curved teeth and is marked on top with a dark brown “spear-head&rdqu
Thomas Edison, Inventor, Part IV
This is an animated biography of Thomas Edison from the Discovery Channel Education series. This series is aimed at older elementary school children. Run time 05:14.
Rainbow Leaf Beetle--An Overview
This short video gives excellent real life, close up footage of a Rainbow Leaf Beetle. The rainbow leaf beetle is arguably one of the most beautiful beetles in Britain. Its common name refers to the longitudinal bands of green, purple and red on the wing cases or 'elytra'. Males are generally smaller and more slender than females. This is a great resource to help build background knowledge and to help make real world connections between nature and the classroom. (Less Than 2 Minutes)
Virtual Maths Data Handling - Light Survey
Exercises and resources for conducting a Light Intensity Survey. "To measure the levels of light in a particular area, we need to use a device called a Light Meter, which measures the intensity of light in the vicinity of the sensor and displays the reading."
How To Win At Arm Wrestling
Tired of getting slammed in arm wrestling matches? This 1:35 video explains some of the techniques to winning at this type of match. Students should be old enough to understand the strain this places on the body.