Foundations in Leadership Tantasqua
Matthew Tomlinson - Nuclear Weapons
PEMDAS: A Method for Remembering Order of Operations
This video demonstrates solving a problem involving order of operations using PEMDAS as a memory technique. The problem appears on a white board and is solved step-by-step as a narrator explains the steps. ( 1:13)
Fish vs Oil: Can Ghana Survive an Oil Spill?
Learn More: http://pulitzercenter.org/projects/ghana-oil-city-hopes-challenges-takoradi On December 15th, 2010, Ghana became the latest African nation to join the oil producers' club. During a ceremony broadcast live across the nation, President John Atta Mills opened the valves on the country's first offshore platform, the "Kwame Nkrumah," and the oil began to flow. Journalist Christiane Badgley looks to see how the new oil industry is changing the life in Ghana and investigates the significa
Young Artists of Post-Revolutionary Egypt
Learn More: http://pulitzercenter.org/projects/egypt-politics-election-art-creativity Almost a year after the Egyptian Revolution, Pulitzer Center grantee Ty McCormick returns to Tahrir Square to report on the young artists, writers and musicians who are producing creative works after decades of self-censorship. McCormick highlights the street artists painting the stories of the struggle against Egypt's military government and visits the studios of hip hop musicians who say they can now presen
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.
Beginner - You didn't call If someone takes your number and doesn't call; well, you need to learn how to confront the person and ask why there weren't any calls made... We also teach you how to give a good excuse if you are asked why you did not call.
If someone takes your number and doesn't call; well, you need to learn how to confront the person and ask why there weren't any calls made... We also teach you how to give a good excuse if you are asked why you did not call.
The Death of Privatised Keynesianism
Professor Colin Crouch explains how a model of privatised Keynesianism has lead to financial meltdown and considers what changes are needed to resolve weaknesses in the global economy.
Swimming near Pencil Urchin
25.01.2012 – Langsam gesprochene Nachrichten
Trainieren Sie Ihr Hörverstehen mit authentischen Materialien. Nutzen Sie die Nachrichten der Deutschen Welle von Mittwoch – als Text und als verständlich gesprochene Audio-Datei. In seiner Rede zur Lage der Nation hat US-Präsident Barack Obama mehr wirtschaftliche und soziale Gerechtigkeit gefordert und damit ein möglicherweise entscheidendes Thema für die Wahlen im November angepackt. Jeder Amerikaner müsse wieder eine faire Chance erhalten, jeder müsse seinen fairen Beitrag leisten,
ISS Update - Jan. 25, 2012
The International Space Station video update for Jan. 25, 2012.
Obama's easy target millionaire tax: Reuters Breakingviews
Jan. 25 - It's easy for Barack Obama to appeal to the vast majority of Americans who aren't millionaires - Reuters Breakingviews
Breakingviews: Breakingviews in Davos
Breakingviews editors Rob Cox and Peter Thal Larsen check in from Davos to discuss income inequality, gold and politics.
Swirling wine makes waves
Read more: http://www.newscientist.com/blogs/nstv/2011/11/swirling-wine-churns-up-unique-waves.html
Tomie dePaola: 2011 National Book Festival
Illustrator and writer Tomie dePaola appears at the 2011 National Book Festival. Speaker Biography: More than 250 books feature the name Tomie dePaola as the illustrator, writer or both. He has been published for more than 40 years and has sold more than 15 million books worldwide. He was also the United States nominee in 1990 for the Hans Christian Andersen Award in illustration. The American Library Association has honored him with a Caldecott Honor, a Newbery Honor and the 2011 Laura Ingalls
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)
Refugees and Migrants in a World of Government Meddling [Updated Author’s Note: The issue of immigration has only become more pressing over the ten years that have passed since this article’s original publication. And, unfortunately, the libertarian movement has not reached a consensus on this issue. But it should be easy, considering how government is at both ends of the problem: government is the number one reason people choose to escape their countries, whether because of governments’ war or devastating poverty due to the lack
[Updated Author’s Note: The issue of immigration has only become more pressing over the ten years that have passed since this article’s original publication. And, unfortunately, the libertarian movement has not reached a consensus on this issue. But it should be easy, considering how government is at both ends of the problem: government is the number one reason people choose to escape their countries, whether because of governments’ war or devastating poverty due to the lack
Exploring Sound With Insects
Differences in insect morphology and movement during singing provide a fascinating opportunity for students to investigate insects while learning about the characteristics of sound. In the activities described here, students use a free online computer software program to explore the songs of the major singing insects and experiment with making their own sounds. Suggestions are also provided for ways to keep singing insects as classroom pets and to integrate them into other subject areas.
Mobile Learning Applications using Handheld Devices: Ubiquitous training of visual-spatial skills [A
This research seeks the development of mobile learning applications that provide ubiquitous training in visual-spatial skills using wireless handheld mobile devices (i.e. PDA, cell phones). The paper reports about the findings of a first stage in which the application targeted the handling of spatial representations and the qualitative understanding of 3D spaces. Evidence was collected regarding effectiveness of the instructional strategy related to specific aspects of the students? visual-spati
06.02.2012 – Langsam gesprochene Nachrichten
Trainiere dein Hörverstehen mit authentischen Materialien. Nutze die Nachrichten der Deutschen Welle von Montag – als Text und als verständlich gesprochene Audio-Datei. Trotz des zunehmenden Drucks auf die griechische Regierung, weitere Sparmaßnahmen zu beschließen, steht eine Zustimmung zu zentralen Forderungen der Troika aus EU, Europäischer Zentralbank und Internationalem Währungsfonds weiter aus. Ministerpräsident Lukas Papademos und die Spitzen der Parteien, die seine Regierung un