Understanding Dyslexia: an Introduction
An introduction to dyslexia, outlining both positive and negative aspects.
Numbers needed to treat and numbers needed to harm
This RLO considers how to measure and interpret the magnitude of effect in clinical trial results using number needed to treat (NNT) and number needed to harm (NNH).
Small Regulatory RNAs May Sharpen Spatial Expression Patterns
The precise establishment of gene expression patterns is a crucial step in development. Formation of a sharp boundary between high and low spatial expression domains requires a genetic mechanism that exhibits sensitivity, yet is robust to fluctuations, a demand that may not be easily achieved by morphogens alone. Recently, it has been demonstrated that small RNAs (and, in particular, microRNAs) play many roles in embryonic development. Whereas some RNAs are essential for embryogenesis, others ar
Greeks protest austerity measures
June 18 - Greeks protest a new belt tightening measure that they say will mean financial ruin for the average citizen. Deborah Gembara reports.
See the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro on January 2, 2008. Its a view to die for.
INTERACTIVE LOOK AT THE AMERICAN GOTHIC WITH A WHITEBOARD
THIS IS A BRIEF LOOK AT A FEW INTERACTIVE SLIDES MADE WITH MIMIO STUDIO SOFTWARE FOR USE WITH AN INTERACTIVE WHITEBOARD. THE VIDEO LASTS THREE MINUTES AND DISPLAYS VARIOUS WAYS TO USE THE PAINTING TO CREATE INTEGRATED UNITS OF STUDY. A GOOD WAY TO GET STUDENTS TO THINK ABOUT ART IN DIFFERENT WAYS.
Balance Board Shuffle
This teacher-created video shows two students participating in the balance shuffle challenge. In the challenge, one student stands on each end of an eight foot long narrow board placed on the ground. The challenge is to travel to the opposite end and back without falling off. ( :27)
A 2:25 video that reviews the causes of the Texas war for independence and the events that resulted ultimately to the surrender of the Mexican leader and the signing of documentation giving Texas independence. Student done. Strange ending.
Planetary Forces Rap
This music video is a clip from a longer video about Planetary Forces. Some key words in the educational lyrics include: rotation, seasons, eliptical point, relative distance, relative size, and gravity. Run time 01:34.
The Formation of the Solar System
Seems to me Mr. Bighead is as much an actor as he is a scientist in this animated video. Here he plays two roles in which he debates with himself how our solar system was formed. You will learn about the nebular theory and planetesimal theory of formation.
Tales From Other Worlds
Through little-seen footage shot in space and special effects, visit the great failed star of Jupiter, probe the raging volcano of Io, and peer through acid rain clouds to see the surface of Venus for the first time.
Learn How to Write an Essay - First Draft, Revisions, and Proofreading
An Essay - First Draft, Revisions and Proofreading - Learn how to Write an Essay - First Draft, Revisions and Proofreading. Obviously, this video is too short to cover everything in depth, however, it will give the viewer some basics. (01:38)
Touring the Constellation Scorpius
Astronomy magazine senior editor Michael Bakich takes you on tour of the constellation Scorpius in this video. He compares Scorpius to other constellations and give you detailed information about the stars that make up Scorpius. Run time 08:33.
Days of the Week Song
Sing-a-long to this familiar classroom days of the week song! Slide show with days of the week sung to the tune of Oh My Darling Clementine. (:21)
How the Body Survives G-Forces
How can the human body tolerate the crushing G-force that occurs at high acceleration? This brief video explains how technology helps in these cases.
Back to School/Back Outside Report
In this 2:30 report,the importance of spending time outside for children is emphasised and how it impoves school performance. A good video to show to parents and to students in the Spring. Especially important is the relationship between being outside and better learning abilitiies.
Rembrandt's Self Portraits.
This video is set to the music of Bach. It shows many of Rembrantdt's self portraits. There are no explanations or narations. (5:14)
Alexnader Graham Bell Documentary
Short documentary of Alexander Graham Bell with photos of him and his family. Run time 02:00
Romeo and Juliet, Part 3 of 3
This animated cartoon abridgment of the great classic tragedy by Shakespeare brings his words to life. Animation brings these stories to younger students. Some of Shakespeare's words appear at the bottom of the screen. Part 3 of 3 (6:09)