News #139 - A Sale So Shocking, You Won’t Believe It’s True
It’s been almost a month since school started and things are starting to settle and quiet down. So, we’re back to shake things up! This is our most shocking news lesson to date. Find out about our upcoming sale. It’s only three days long, three letters long, but it will stop an [...]
WSU PARK(ing) Day
Who says a park needs to stretch for acres, if not miles, to provide a sense of serenity in the natural world? On Friday the Washington State University Landscape Architecture Club converted a single parking space in front of Ferdinand's ice cream shop into a park for a day. More about this story here: http://news.wsu.edu/pages/publications.asp?Action=Detail&PublicationID=27606&TypeID=1
Aimed at healthcare practitioners, this learning object describes why hand hygiene is so important in a healthcare setting, then uses video clips to demonstrate correct, and incorrect, hand washing techniques.
Methods of Hydrogen Storage - An Introduction
This module gives an introduction to the attractiveness of Hydrogen as a fuel, as well as five methods to store hydrogen.
Harvesting history, Laxton : the medieval village that survived the modern age
A video covering the medieval farming and life styles preserved in Laxton, a small village in Nottinghamshire which has survived the modern age. Includes images and artefacts from the exhibition presented by the University of Nottingham Department of Manuscripts and Special Collections. Suitable for community education, secondary education, undergraduate year one and further education Author and presenter: Kathryn Summerwill. Kathryn Summerwill qualified as a professional archivist from the U
ISS Update - Nov. 17, 2011
The International Space Station video update for Nov. 17, 2011.
Les Chiffres 1-20
King Lear to In the loop : fiction and British politics
On 11 December 2009, Nottingham University's Centre for British Politics held a conference at the British Academy that drew together politicians, writers and academics to explore the interaction of British politics and fiction. In addition to the conference several video interviews were conducted with some of the speakers on the day. In this interview taken at the Fiction and British Politics Conference in London, Research Fellow - Matthew Bailey - answers a question posed by Hazel Blears. Co
Goodbye, Chiang Kai-shek
Driven out of mainland China by Mao's communists, Chiang Kai shek, the man who ruled Taiwan for more than a quarter of a century, this 2:33 video shows how there were two sides to his leadership. Not checked for accuracy so teachers should review carefully.
Salim Yaqub: "Constraining and Shaping Nationalism: The United States and Iraq"
A talk by Salim Yaqub, Assistant Professor, Department of History. From the Rethinking America in the Middle East Series, presented by: International House Global Voices Program, the Norman Wait Harris Fund of the Center for International Studies, the Center for Middle Eastern Studies, and the Human Rights Program
Wave Motion and Sound - Quiz
To revise and reinforce some of the concepts associated with wave motion and sound.
Babbage: September 28, 2011
Amazon's Kindle Fire tablet, showmanship in the tech industry, and Carl Icahn's rumoured investment in RIM, maker of BlackBerry
King Lear to In the loop : fiction and British politics
On 11 December 2009, Nottingham University's Centre for British Politics held a conference at the British Academy that drew together politicians, writers and academics to explore the interaction of British politics and fiction. In addition to the conference several video interviews were conducted with some of the speakers on the day. In this interview taken at the Fiction and British Politics Conference in London, playwright James Graham (Toryboyz, Little Madam, Sons of York) talks about his
Smith, P. (October 2011). Using Electronic Portfolios to Measure Growth in Leadership Standards and
Peter J. Smith
This study analyzed the pretest and posttest data from ISLLC Standards surveys and the Administrator Disposition Index surveys to determine the growth in knowledge, skills, and dispositions of […]
The Historical Battle of Agincourt 1415
This 9:36 video is about this battle that took place after the Hundred Years Wars when the English King Henry battles the French army near the town of Agincourt. Though immensely outnumbered, King Henry's army manages to claim victory. Done with a narrator and animation. Good detail and should be of interest to students.
A Horse Connection
Five persons with special needs have their lives changed forever through a unique and engaging horse riding therapy program.“What is it we feel when we ride a horse?” This question opens ‘A Horse Connection,’ a documentary that explores the relationship between horses and persons with special needs. Nancy King, a specialist in Equine Assisted Therapy, introduces us to her riding therapy program, designed to assist special needs considerations. This includes au
The Role of Red Blood Cells in Anemia
Watch this one-minute video to learn about how the body makes red blood cells, which contain hemoglobin and carry oxygen throughout the body. Anemia occurs when there are too few red blood cells or not enough hemoglobin.
"The Curse" by John Donne (poetry reading)
The Gamester's Gall sounds pretty nasty but is perhaps not quite as bad as the Alice that Christopher Robin went down with. Actually I don't know what Gamester's Gall is. Maybe he meant Syphilis, the classic legacy of an encounter with a femme fatale. Sometimes the host of the spirochete doesn't have a particularly hard time. There may be only two symptoms: a painless sore at the site of the infection, then fifteen years later the delusion that you're somebody important. The curse that na
Political, budget costs to figure in U.S. deficit deal talks
Sept. 19 - Brookings Senior Fellow Bill Galston says Obama and GOP leaders have moved away from compromise on deficit reduction as both sides weigh the political and economic costs of a stalemate.
Felix TV: You are not a hedge fund manager!
Reuters finance blogger Felix Salmon tells us the best way to plan for retirement. Hint: it's also the most stress-free method.