Brazil's fashion week heats up
Jan. 12 - Brazilian designers showcase their fall collections in Rio de Janeiro. Alicia Powell reports.
Exploring the World of Ancient Civilizations
Lesson ObjectiveUse gallery walks to give key information about ancient civilizations. Questions to ConsiderHow does the gallery walk make students feel more accountable for quality work?How does this lesson allow students to learn lots of information in a short amount of time?Notice how naturally students work in teams and openly give feedbackCommon Core StandardsELA.WHST.11-12.9
Darwin's Frog--Physical Appearance
This short video gives excellent real life, close up footage of the physical appearance of a Darwin's Frog. Discovered by Charles Darwin in the thick, gloomy forests of southern-central Chile, Darwin’s frog (Rhinoderma darwinii) possesses a distinctive appearance and an unusual biology. The head of this species has a triangular appearance due to the presence of a pronounced, fleshy proboscis that projects from the tip of the snout. This is a great resource to help build background kno
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Darwin's Frog--An Overview
This short video gives excellent real life footage of several Darwin's Frogs. Discovered by Charles Darwin in the thick, gloomy forests of southern-central Chile, Darwin’s frog (Rhinoderma darwinii) possesses a distinctive appearance and an unusual biology. The head of this species has a triangular appearance due to the presence of a pronounced, fleshy proboscis that projects from the tip of the snout. This is a great resource to help build background knowledge and to help make real w
Mark S. George, M.D. Physician Profile
Meet Mark S. George, M.D., he is the Director of the Brain Stimulation Laboratory at the Medical University of South Carolina. Dr. George was awarded his M.D. from the Medical University of South Carolina and completed his Residency at MUSC as well. He completed his Fellowship at the National Hospital for Neurological Diseases in London and the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda Maryland. He is Board Certified in Neurology and Psychiatry.
Galapagos Land Iguana--An Overview
This very short video gives excellent real life footage of a Galapagos Land Iguana. This species of Galapagos Land Iguana is very large, growing to lengths of over a meter. The short head is blunt and the back legs are thick and powerful, with long sharp claws on the toes. This is a great resource to help build background knowledge and to help make real world connections between nature and the classroom. (Less Than 2 Minutes)
Hatchling Galapagos Land Iguanas Emerging from Nest
This short video gives excellent real life footage of baby Galapagos Land Iguanas emerging from their nest and moving about their environment. This species of Galapagos Land Iguana is very large, growing to lengths of over a meter. The short head is blunt and the back legs are thick and powerful, with long sharp claws on the toes. This is a great resource to help build background knowledge and to help make real world connections between nature and the classroom. (Less Than 2 Minutes)
Europe Week Ahead: Greek bond swap deal hopes in focus
Jan. 13 - S&P downgrade talk overshadows previously positive euro zone week.
George Eliot's Life and Writing Career
This 6:36 video provides a fairly indepth biography of her life and accomplishments.
The State of Freedom in Britain [Audio]
Speaker(s): Shami Chakrabarti, Professor Nicola Lacey | The British like to believe they are free, but after Snowden, Miranda and the “war on terror”, how true can this be? Are most of us free while those who seek change discover a tenuous grip on freedom? Shami Chakrabarti is director of Liberty. Nicola Lacey is LSE School Professor of Law, Gender and Social Policy. Credits: Tom Sturdy (Audio Post-Production), LSE AV Services (Audio Recording).
Instalaciones I. Grado en Ingeniería de Edificación
La asignatura Instalaciones I tiene como objetivo general que el alumno adquiera los conocimientos fundamentales de las instalaciones presentes en la edificación mediante el aprendizaje de los conceptos básicos, la terminología, la teoría y la metodología necesarias para que el alumno sea capaz de entender, plantear y resolver una instalación.
15.01.2012 – Langsam gesprochene Nachrichten
Trainieren Sie Ihr Hörverstehen mit authentischen Materialien. Nutzen Sie die Nachrichten der Deutschen Welle von Sonntag - als Text und als verständlich gesprochene Audio-Datei. An Bord des havarierten Kreuzfahrtschiffs vor der italienischen Küste haben Rettungskräfte einen dritten Überlebenden entdeckt. Die Feuerwehr teilte mit, sie hätten mit der Person gesprochen, sie aber noch nicht geborgen. In der Nacht zu Sonntag war ein Paar aus Südkorea gerettet worden, das seine Flitterwochen
Learn Japanese Grammar Video - Absolute Beginner #2 - Asking Simple Questions in Japanese
Learn Japanese with JapanesePod101.com! Welcome to JapanesePod101.com’s Learn Japanese Grammar Video Series-Absolute Beginner. Over twenty-five video lessons, we will teach you the absolute essentials of Japanese grammar using a powerful combination of audio and video. Each audio grammar explanation is enhanced with motion graphics so you can follow along visually every step of the way. [...]
Upper Intermediate Series #7 - Expresando el desacuerdo
Learn Spanish with Spanish with Spanishpod101.com! Can you feel the tension in the air? Do not, I repeat, do not get involved with a heated group of intellectuals when it comes to their literary preferences. Join Kathy and Ana as the add their two cents to this argument and also explain constructions with “sino” and [...]
My Father's Dragon
This video version of My Father's Dragon by Ruth Stiles Gammett includes text, narration, and pictures. It is listed on the Corestandards.org website as part of the suggested reading material for grades 2-3. (03:30)
Google+ Hangout: Phobos-Grunt re-entry
On January 15, 2012, the Russian spacecraft Phobos-Grunt re-entered over the Pacific ocean and burned up. During this time, I reported the event live with Planetary Society science journalist Emily Lakdawalla on a Google+ Hangout. You can read Emily's blog at http://www.planetary.org/blog My G+ page is http://plus.google.com/108952536790629690817/posts
Using Technology in the Social Studies Classroom
Lesson ObjectiveStudents take advantage of the Internet to broadcast school news. Questions to ConsiderHow does Mr. Odom connect Social Studies, literacy, and technology?How is critical thinking encouraged in this lesson?How does Mr. Odom incorporate 21st Century skills?Common Core StandardsELA.WHST.9-10.6