Write Diamante Poems
This interactive tool helps students learn about and write diamante poems. These diamond-shaped poems use nouns, adjectives, and gerunds to describe either one central topic or two opposing topics (for example, night/day or winter/spring). Examples of both kinds of diamante poems are available on line or can be printed out.
Diamante poems follow a specific format that uses nouns on the first and last lines, adjectives on the second and fourth lines, and gerunds in the third and fifth l
Shock & Friend: Hard -c- & Soft -c-
Feel the beat with Shock and his friend as they beatbox letters and sounds. The goals for this segment are letter sounds hard -c- and soft -c-. (1min)
A list of further readings.
An Introduction to Connotation and Denotation
This video is a portion of a lecture from the University of Texas. The instructor defines connotation and denotation and explains many examples. ( 10:45)
The Genesis of the 1918 Spanish Influenza Pandemic
Michael Worobey, Professor, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, The University of Arizona The Spanish influenza pandemic of 1918 was the most intense outbreak of disease in human history. It killed upwards of 50 million people (most in a six-week period) casting a long shadow of fear and mystery: nearly a century later, scientists have been unable to explain why, unlike all other influenza outbreaks, it killed young adults in huge numbers. I will describe how analyses of large numbers of influenz
English - Writing - How To Write A Topic Sentence
This introduction shows students how to create a topic sentence within a paragraph. A topic sentence introduces the main idea of a paragraph, which in turn, introduces the entire essay or report. A strong essay, report, or persuasive essay begins with a strong topic sentence.
Writing - How To Write an Informational Paragraph
An informational paragraph is a paragraph that gives facts. Informational paragraphs can be found in reports and essays. This is NOT an in-depth lesson, but it does gives the basics. This video is part of a larger clip.
Topic Sentences and Paragraphs
The Word Chef teaches kids to write by comparing the writing
process to cooking. In this episode, The Word Chef makes hamburgers to teach about writing topic and concluding sentences.
A Closer Look at Sentence Structure
This video shows how using simple sentences and compound
sentences add variety to a paragraph about brown bears. (02:36)
To Write A Paragraph (Paragraph Song)
To Write A Paragraph, by Obie Leff. This short song gives the basic elements to write a good paragraph. Lyrics are printed at the bottom of the screen while Obie plays piano and sings. Some of the lyrics include: "To write a paragraph, you have to know just what a paragraph is. Choose a topic, add transitions, reason, detail, facts, and evidence. Write a conclusion. And now you know what a paragraph is...." Run time 0:57.
African Studies Lecture Series: Dr. Melissa Graboyes, “Economies of Blood in East Africa: From Wit
Melissa Graboyes is the assistant director of the African Studies Program at the University of Oregon. She received her Ph.D. in history from Boston University specializing in modern East Africa and medical history. She also received her masters in public health with an emphasis on medical ethics. Her research interests are broadly focused on the [...]
Oregon State University College of Pharmacy
For more than 100 years, the students and faculty of OSU's College of Pharmacy have been passionate about helping individuals and communities stay healthy. Our work takes us to places in Oregon and beyond where we educate patients and make sure they get the medical care they need. Our cutting edge research addresses some of the world's most critical health challenges, and its impact saves lives. Our discoveries are today and tomorrow's solutions. Learn more about the program: http://pharmacy.or
The History of American Literature-Naturalism
This program that explores the work of of famous American Authors in
history. The clip explains naturalism and the authors in this realistic trend such as London and Frank Norris.
2014 UGA Grad Studies 3MT Finals - Christine Ewers Saucedo
Christine Ewers Saucedo presents her entry in the 2014 UGA 3MT Competition.
The SBU Method
Procedure for determining bitter units in beer using Solid Phase Extraction followed by Spectrophotometric Measurement (SBU).
Ira Glass | Talks at Google
Ira Glass is the award-winning host and executive producer of the documentary radio program "This American Life," produced by Chicago Public Media and distributed by Public Radio International. The program began in 1995 and is now heard on over 500 public radio stations each week, by more than 3 million people, and is downloaded as a podcast more than 900,000 times weekly. Watch Ira Glass in discussion with Googler Logan Ury on topics including his favorite episodes, thoughts on technology, and
Embedding the concept of competency maps
This presentation outlines the background, context and transferability of a competency mapping tool originally developed in health but suitable for enterprise
The Louisiana Purchase in a Nutshell
A short animated video about the Louisiana Purchase, including information about the roles of Sacajewea, Thomas Jefferson, Lewis and Clark.
National Anthem Sung by the Cactus Cuties
These young ladies should inspire all of us with their rendition of the 'Star Spangled Banner'. The Cactus Cuties sing the National Anthem to open the 43rd Jerry Lewis Muscular Dystrophy Association Telethon in Las Vegas.
Photographs of the College - May 2006
This is a series of photographs taken during the middle of stage one of the rebuilding early in the morning on Wednesday 10th and Thursday 11th May 2006