This video segment, adapted from QUEST, describes the extraordinary research that scientists are doing to help demystify and possibly better predict earthquakes.
Southern School Desegregation 1957-1962: Interviews
This 3:28 long video features Jefferson Thomas, one of the "Little Rock Nine," narrating what it felt like to be the first black students at Little Rock's Central High School. The video shows white mobs, paratroopers patrolling the streets, and soldiers escorting black students into Central High School. Elizabeth Eckford, another of the nine pioneering students, describes the treatment she received, while footage of the crowds around her is shown. This is an exceptional video to show students ab
Look It Up
This video segment from Between the Lions features a catchy song that celebrates an important function of literacy: access to information. It also shows the wide world of print, and all of the knowledge that can be gained from it.
The Color "B-L-U-E" song
This is a good resource to introduce colors to the early childhood classroom. This video introduces the color and color word blue. Some of the lyrics include "The big sky is blue. The ocean is too. Hi! Ho" B-L-U-E spells blue". This would also be a good resource for ELL students and special needs children. (1:27)
Sharp quills did the bidding of the even sharper intellects of the Revolution's founding mothers. Listen to the words of Mercy Otis Warren and Abigail Adams, voiced by Abigail Schumann.Author(s):
Transient Heat Conduction - Lumped Capacitance from the course Heat Transfer
This course covers transport processes of mass, momentum, and energy from a macroscopic view with emphasis both on understanding why matter behaves as it does and on developing practical problem solving skills. The course is divided into four parts: introduction, conduction, convection, and radiation.
Demos and activities in this lesson are intended to illustrate the basic concepts of energy science -- work, force, energy, power etc. and the relationships among them. The "lecture" portion of the lesson includes many demonstrations to keep students engaged, yet has high expectations for the students to perform energy related calculations and convert units as required. A homework assignment and quiz are used to reinforce and assess these basic engineering science concepts.
Lunar Rotation and Flyby from Clementine Data
Clementine was a joint project between the Strategic Defense Initiative Organization and NASA. The objective of the mission was to test sensors and spacecraft components under extended exposure to the space environment and to make scientific observations of the Moon and the near-Earth asteroid 1620 Geographos. Clementine was launched on 25 January 1994 at 16:34 UTC (12:34 PM EDT) from Vandenberg AFB aboard a Titan IIG rocket. After two Earth flybys, lunar insertion was achieved on February 21. L
How the Arctic Ecosystem Might Change
In this video segment adapted from the National Film Board of Canada, learn why the unique Arctic ecosystem may be replaced if global warming continues to melt sea ice.
Digital Library Object - Mulberry-American: the artificial harbor at Omaha.
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