NASA's Discovery Launch Dress Rehearsal
The Discovery astronauts train at Kennedy for the upcoming STS-124 mission. For more information see: http://www.nasa.gov
Follow the Water
Water is a sculptor, a transport and a habitat creator among many other things.
Mitral Valve Prolapse (Spanish)
This patient education program explains mitral valve prolapse and offers tips for keeping the heart healthy. It reviews heart anatomy, symptoms, complications, diagnosis, and treatment options for mitral valve prolapse (MVP). This resource is a MedlinePlus Interactive Health Tutorial from the National Library of Medicine, designed and developed by the Patient Education Institute.
Back Pain (Spanish)
This patient education program reviews the anatomy of the back, the most common causes of back pain, and measures to prevent back pain. This resource is a MedlinePlus Interactive Health Tutorial from the National Library of Medicine, designed and developed by the Patient Education Institute.
Robert Frost Biography - Quiz
Students will be able to point out the influence that Frost's life experiences had on his poetry.
11.1 Five steps to invention
This unit is for designers, engineers, technologists and anyone interested in designing and inventing. It is also for managers and consumers interested in innovation and technical change. The unit will show you how design and innovation can create a more sustainable future. It will also help you understand how innovation comes about and will encourage thinking about environmental and social challenges for the future.
Investing when times are difficult Welcome New Grads Dani Rodrik: "The Globalization Paradox: Democracy and the Future of the World Economy" Orange slug Who is That? How to Study Effectively Autism " They Were the Pilgrims"- A Song About the Journey of the Pilgrims Counting By Fives Song Animal Life Cycles by StudyJams The Mayans How to Identify a White Pine The Spread of the Apple Tree from the Romans 25 Years Later: Nuclear Expert Robert Alvarez Speaks on Chernobyl and Fukushima
Jeremy Asher, Chairman of Agile Energy, argues that survival is the main priority during these times but that great disruptions can also bring great opportunities
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Dani Rodrik, Rafiq Hariri Professor of International Political Economy at the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University, discussed "The Globalization Paradox: Democracy and the Future of the World Economy" on Thursday, April 28.
One reason why the slug is considered to be a mollusk is because it doesn't have any legs. It moves around on its belly, which is actually called the foot. Slugs are different from snails because they don't have shells.
Students will research an individual that they admire and present the information they find through an oral presentation to the class.
A two minute video that quickly reviews tips to study better from getting the right equipment, place, and materials before you start. This video has lots of good ideas and is well worth showing students. Visualizing is also stressed as a form of mentally preparing for a test as the Greeks did.
The country's fastest-growing developmental disability, Autism, is a disorder with no known cause, and no known cure. The disorder challenges Autistic children, their families, and their teachers everyday. This video does interviews with several individuals who explain some traits as well as some ways to deal with it. 3:49
This computer-animated video features a song which traces the journey of the Pilgrims to America. The selection includes maps and describes challenges faced by the Pilgrims. ( 2:24)
This cute animated video will help students learn to count by 5's. The lyrics repeat themselves several times. The numbers appear on the screen as they are said. (3:04)
Every animal's life goes through the same cycle: reproduction, growth, maturity, and finally, death. Learn more about the animal life cycle with this slide show from StudyJams. Vibrant images are set to music with information written under each photo. A short, self-checking quiz is also included with this link.
These are Mayans and they were part of South America and they were one of the many important civilizations in the continent and the topic of this 48 minute video. It is slow loading so it should be downloaded before viewing online. There are images shown that may be offensive to some so a preview is a must. Provides students with a better perspective of how progressive these people were and adds to the mystery of what happened to them.
This 1:35 video explains what a White Pine looks like and ways to identify it. Its vitamin content is explained and how to use it needles to make a tea is also shown.
This 12 minute video traces how the apple tree came to the New World and its uses. There is some mention of sex, but the video's subject matter is overwhelming fit for most classrooms. Sometimes the speaker wanders from the topic.
On April 26, 1986, a reactor at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant in Ukraine exploded. The resulting meltdown became the world's worst nuclear disaster. 25 years later, as Japan struggles to contain its own nuclear disaster, Institute for Policy Studies nuclear expert Robert Alvarez discusses health effects from the Chernobyl disaster, what we can expect for Japan and what we have learned about nuclear power.
Welcome New Grads
Dani Rodrik: "The Globalization Paradox: Democracy and the Future of the World Economy"
Who is That?
How to Study Effectively
" They Were the Pilgrims"- A Song About the Journey of the Pilgrims
Counting By Fives Song
Animal Life Cycles by StudyJams
How to Identify a White Pine
The Spread of the Apple Tree from the Romans
25 Years Later: Nuclear Expert Robert Alvarez Speaks on Chernobyl and Fukushima