Kentucky Bourbon Whiskey
In this clip from Modern Marvels, learn more about bourbon. When the government passed a tax against distilled spirits in 1792, many rebelled and traveled west. In Kentucky they began making bourbon with their corn harvest. (3:45)
Teaching Grammar with Board Races - TEFL ESL
This six minute video shows how to make a board race game to help students learn basic ESL skills. It is well done with both graphics and a narrator that slowly goes over the material.The game is demonstrated using older students. In this game students must categorize the two forms of comparative adjectives.
In this 3:37 long video Dr. Teresa Dalle demonstrates a warm-up activity with her TESL class. It includes graphics to help explain the value of such an activity and is used with older students. Lots of good information.
Dust Explosion (Interactive)
In these videos adapted from the Journal of Chemical Education, learn about the dangers of grain elevators and observe the combustion of lycopodium powder. The demonstrator places fine particles of lycopodium powder into a funnel inside a container that also holds a lit candle. Air is forced through the funnel, causing the powder to disperse within the container, and then resulting in an explosive chemical reaction. This demonstration illustrates the hazard of dust explosions—specifically,
Choosing an undergraduate major in Clemson's School of Design and Building
Clemson offers a welcoming and collaborative environment for students interested in professional careers as architects, construction managers and landscape architects.
The University of Memphis 2012 Commencement-Mr. Larry Papasan
The U of M presented an honorary doctor of letters degree to Larry Papasan at the afternoon Commencement ceremony.
'The Very Lonely Firefly' by Eric Carle Story Book Read Along
In this Story Book Read Along, students will hear "The Very Lonely Firefly" written by Eric Carle. Students will enjoy seeing the illustrations and listening to the sound effects. This is a great resource for the elementary classroom. (4:11)
The Finance Crisis: Part Five
Melody Barnes, Assistant to the President for Domestic Policy at the White House, speaks with Robin Harding, U.S. Economics Editor for the Financial Times, about the strategies behind the Obama administration's policies for economic recovery at The Finance Crisis: Lessons Learned from Canada and the Way Forward conference at the Canadian Embassy in Washington, D.C.
How Earthworks Trains Teenagers to Grow Food
John Burrous shows you around the Earthworks training program for teenagers, a program that teaches them to grow organic vegetables and gain skills. Run time 04:35.
Word Family "ig" Picture Book
In this short animated picture book, young learners will be introduced to the "ig" word family. Words include pig, wig, dig, jig, swig, rig, and big. Visuals that accompany each word are clear and colorful. This is a great resource to introduce and/or to review word families in the early childhood classroom. (0:54)
MSUToday: "Mayhem" - The Seth Mitchell Story (Segment two)
Leaving football behind, former MSU standout Seth "Mayhem" Mitchell fights toward a heavyweight title shot.
Testing the waters
Chemistry professor John Brennan talks about a paper strip, developed at McMaster University, that can detect harmful concentrations of E. coli in recreational water within minutes. The bioactive paper detects E. coli quickly* and simply, with much greater accuracy than existing portable technology. Read the full story: http://dailynews.mcmaster.ca/story.cfm?id=8902 *Test time accelerated for video demonstration.
Energy in a Roller Coaster Ride
This interactive roller coaster ride produced for Teachers' Domain illustrates the relationship between potential and kinetic energy. As the coaster cars go up and down the hills and around the loop of the track, a pie chart shows how energy is transformed back and forth between gravitational potential energy and kinetic energy.
DNA Extraction (Interactive)
In this interactive activity adapted from the University of Nebraska's Plant and Soil Science eLibrary, learn how DNA is extracted from leaf tissue for molecular techniques, such as PCR. As the animated sequence shows, DNA extraction involves collecting cells, physically breaking them open to release DNA from the nuclei, separating the DNA from other cellular components, and precipitating DNA out of solution for final extraction. The process utilizes basic laboratory tools, such as microfuge tub
Lesson #091, Monday Quel ragazzo e' forte = That boy is strong. Vogliono essere insegnanti buoni. = They want to be good teachers. Il dottore non e' povero = The doctor is not poor. Hai visto quella chiesa alta? = Did you see that tall church? Ho mangiato troppi biscotti. = I ate too many cookies. Lui e' povero, ma bello. = He is poor, but handsome. Quell'insegnante e' sposato? = Is that teacher married? Il cane grasso dorme sempre. = The fat dog always sleeps.
Quel ragazzo e' forte = That boy is strong.
Vogliono essere insegnanti buoni. = They want to be good teachers.
Il dottore non e' povero = The doctor is not poor.
Hai visto quella chiesa alta? = Did you see that tall church?
Ho mangiato troppi biscotti. = I ate too many cookies.
Lui e' povero, ma bello. = He is poor, but handsome.
Quell'insegnante e' sposato? = Is that teacher married?
Il cane grasso dorme sempre. = The fat dog always sleeps.
Occupy the Airwaves Interview
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How to Make a Power Point
An overview of various aspects of a Powerpoint Presentation.
The Hitchhiker (Part Two)
The Suspense episode "The Hitchhiker" is well known because the radio play was transformed into a television episode. Orson Welles, for whom the role was written, first performed "The Hitchhiker" on the CBS network's Mercury Theater on the Air in 1941, and then again on Suspense in 1942. (09:54)