Sum of Eleven Solitaire
Here is a card game with variations that kids can play alone or with a partner. Students take out face cards and joker cards. A dealer lays out 9 cards and students begin to match sums of eleven with 2 cards. Students must say aloud the equation. This would be a great center game to reinforce mastery of this important skill. (3:32)
Geograph reaches Three Million Pictures
Geograph having over 3 million live images on its website!
Science Bulletins: Waiting for Water in Africa's Sahel
Africa's Sahel, which lies between the Sahara to the north and Africa's tropical rain forests to the south, is vulnerable to many ecological problems that exacerbate one another, including overpopulation, drought, desertification, soil erosion, deforestation, and poor irrigation. This Bio Bulletin highlights Mali's Lake Faguibine and the surrounding region. Once the breadbasket of the country, the lake region is now almost completely dry. The Mali government and international aid projects are st
Yu Hua talking about his new book "China in Ten Words"
Yu Hua is one of China's best-known novelists. Author of Brothers, To Live, and Chronicle of a Blood Merchant, he will talk about his most recent work. In Chinese with English interpretation.
Stack - A Dice Game of Luck and Math
Stack is a dice game that is fun to play in large groups. It works better if you have lots and lots of different colored dice. Kids enjoy it and can even play it quietly. Each player takes turns rolling dice. When a number is rolled is already on board, you begin to stack the dice until you get to four. The color on top tells you who gets the point. This is a great resource to reinforce addition and social skills in the classroom. (2:40)
Endangered Animals of the Americas
This brief slide show is offered with a lesson plan that is designed to help the students identify what endangered animals are and where they live. A good group activity.
The Constitution: That Delicate Balance
This video's ingredients really don't get to the point until the 1:30 mark. At that time the panelist provide various questions and answers to what the entire program is going to cover. The videos that are listed below this video provide students an excellent variety of debate topics and are well worth viewing once the students have mastered a basic understanding of the Constitution. (3:03)
Did the Irish Discover America?
This video clip questions whether or not Ireland’s St. Brendan reached North America nearly 1,000 years before Christopher Columbus’ voyages. (3:16)
Earth Today 1998 Introduction
The ability to see Earth from space has forever changed our view of the planet. We are now able to look at the Earth as a whole, and observe how its atmosphere, oceans, land masses, and life interact as global systems. Earths atmosphere, hydrosphere, geosphere, and biosphere are dynamic, changing on timescales of days, minutes, or even seconds. Monitoring the Earth in near real time allows us to get an up to date picture of conditions on our planet. More SVS visualizations for the Earth Today ex
Veggie Tales Theme Song
This Veggie Tales video sings the theme song for this popular show. (2:03)
Silly Songs with Larry---"I Love My Lips"
This is a classic Veggie Tales Silly Songs with Larry-"I Love My Lips". Children of all ages will love this catchy, silly song. (3:23)
Subtracting Complex Numbers
Subtracting Complex Numbers-From Khan Academy (1:53)
Science Bulletins: A Cyclone's Wake
The loss of mangrove forests along Myanmar's coast may have been a critical factor in the catastrophic death toll and damage from Cyclone Nargis earlier this month. This is underscored by several scientific reports after the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami, which showed that villages nestled within dense mangrove forests suffered less loss of life and withstood more damage during that event than deforested villages. The dense roots and foliage of these salt-tolerant trees can absorb wave energy from t
Science Bulletins: Taking Stock of Coral Reefs
The Census of Marine Life is a global effort by marine biologists to answer a tough but basic question: What lives in the ocean? There could be more than a million marine species, yet only a fraction have been described. The goal of the census is to create the most complete database possible of marine life by 2010. A recent expedition to three coral reefs off the coast of Australia has added hundreds of species to the inventory.
College of Communications faculty and staff say, "Thank you."
Faculty and staff from the College of Communications at Penn Sate offer a "thank you" to prospective students who attended Spend a Summer Day sessions on campus.
Christopher Martin on "Equity, Besides: Adam Smith and the Utility of Poverty"
Christopher Martin, Marshall Center Visiting Research Fellow, discusses "Equity, Besides: Adam Smith and the Utility of Poverty" at the 13th Annual Summer Institute for the History of Economic Thought conference at the Jepson School of Leadership Studies. June 29, 2012
Virtual Maths - 3D shapes, diagram, area, volume
Diagram of 3D shapes with formula for calculating area (and volume)
IPL: Professor Andrew Geddis
Professor Andrew Geddis, Faculty of Law, presents his Inaugural Professorial Lecture on the topic “Of Flags and Protest: Dissent, Offence and the Limits of Free Speech”.13 September 2011.
The Pennell Center - DR. ANN FORSYTH
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