Periodic Table - by StudyJams
The periodic table is a chart that scientists use to organize the elements. The chart shows each element's name and symbol, the number of protons in its nucleus, and its characteristics and room temperature. The elements are listed in order by their atomic number. Learn more about the periodic table with this cartoon animation from StudyJams. A short, self-checking quiz is also included with this link.
Expedition 27 Undocks from the Station
After spending 157 days aboard the International Space Station, Dmitry Kondratyev, NASA Flight Engineer Cady Coleman and European Space Agency Flight Engineer Paolo Nespoli undocked from the station's Rassvet module at 5:35 p.m. EDT May 23, 2011, to begin their voyage home.
Tornado Alley IMAX Trailer
Traversing the "severe weather capital of the world," Tornado Alley documents two unprecedented missions to encounter one of Earth's most awe-inspiring events: the birth of a tornado. This science adventure reveals the beauty and the power of some of our planet's most extreme—and least understood—weather phenomena. Opens July 4, 2011 at American Museum of Natural History.
Solids, Liquids, Gases - by StudyJams
All matter can exist in three forms: solid, liquid, and gas. Matter can change states through heating or cooling, and it is sure to change states when it reaches a boiling point or freezing point. Learn more about the three states of matter with this cartoon animation from StudyJams. A short, self-checking quiz and song are included with this link.
Newton's First Law: Intertia - by StudyJams
Inertia means that an object in motion will stay in motion in the same direction, or will stay at rest, unless another force acts upon it. For an object to change direction or stop moving, something has to overcome inertia. Learn more about inertia with this cartoon animation from StudyJams. A short, self-checking quiz is also included with this link.
Newton's Third Law: Action and Reaction - by StudyJams
Energy does not change, and that means that it is constant. When one object applies force to another, the energy becomes and equal and opposite reaction. Learn more about Newton's third law of motion with this cartoon animation from StudyJams. A short, self-checking quiz is also included with this link.
Cinco De Mayo Traditions
This 1:36 long video shows the traditions of Cinco de Mayo and some of its history as well. It stresses that the holdiay is in fact not as widely celebrated in Mexico than the United States, in states such as Texas and Southern California. Mainly a celebration of pride and unity.
Acids and Bases - by StudyJams
An object's pH level can be tested using indicators. Objects with low pH are acids, and those with high pH are bases. Acids and bases react to form water and salt. Learn more about acids and bases with this cartoon animation from StudyJams. A short, self-checking quiz is also included with this link.
Money and Sex: Strauss-Kahn and Schwarzenegger
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"Left Jab" Radio Interview with David Goodfriend and Mark Walsh
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Interview with Santita Jackson on WVON Radio
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Voices from the Edge - Radio Interview
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13 de maio – 123º Aniversário da Abolição da Escravatura no Brasil
Nesta lição você aprenderá sobre uma data muito importante da história do Brasil, a abolição da escravatura.
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Learn Hindi Daily Show – Do you like it here? – Past Progressive Tense
“Do you like it here?” is the phrase to learn today. Also, if you are just learning your letters, then learn the vowel ए. Did you get the mystery word...
23.05.2011 – Langsam gesprochene Nachrichten
Trainieren Sie Ihr Hörverstehen mit authentischen Materialien. Nutzen Sie die Nachrichten der Deutschen Welle von Montag – als Text und als verständlich gesprochene Audio-Datei. Im Stadtstaat Bremen können SPD und Grüne mit einer deutlichen Mehrheit weiterregieren. Die Kanzlerpartei CDU musste bei der Wahl im kleinsten deutschen Bundesland massive Verluste hinnehmen und fiel sogar hinter die Grünen zurück. Die FDP ist nicht mehr in der Bremer Bürgerschaft vertreten, die Linken schafften
Absolute Beginner #11 - What is This Delicious Japanese Dish?
Learn Japanese with JapanesePod101.com! You’re trying to be polite at the reception for your Japanese company, but you cannot bring yourself to eat what’s on your plate until you find out what it is. It bears a strong resemblance to the mystery meat you used to eat back when you were attended grade school in [...]
Inner Mongolia yields "living fossil"
Tiny teeth discovered in Inner Mongolia belong to the prehistoric ancestor of the modern-day birch mouse. The 17-million-year-old teeth belong to a new species of birch mouse, Sicista primus, identified by paleontologist Yuri Kimura, Southern Methodist University in Dallas. Kimura, a member of the scientific team that discovered the fossils, says the find distinguishes the genus Sicista as a "living fossil, placing it among some of the most unique rodents on earth — those whose ancestry spans
Why do we love pirates?
The fourth installment of the Pirates of the Caribbean franchise opens nationwide this Friday, May 20. The previous three films, which star Johnny Depp as Captain Jack Sparrow, have had tremendous success across the globe. University of Minnesota film studies professor Megan Lewis provides insight on why these movies (and their star, Depp) have been so popular.
3.7 Hair cell tuning
Hearing is a familiar and important human sense that is a topic naturally of interest to those who are curious about human biology. This unit will enable you to relate what you read to your own sensory experiences – and indeed many of the questions asked have exactly that function. This unit will be best understood by those with some biological understanding.