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)
Science Bulletins: Bilingual Brain 'Switch' Found
A recent study led by University College London neuroscientist Cathy Price reveals how the human brain is uniquely adapted to manage multiple languages. Language is processed in various regions of the left cerebral hemisphere. Previous studies using functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) data showed that bilingual people activate the same general brain areas no matter what language they use. But Price's new experimental method, which involved measuring brain activity after showing subject
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
Video Culture Class: Spanish Holidays #15 - Constitution Day
Learn more about Spanish culture with SpanishPod101.com! Ever wondered what the most important Spanish holidays are, and how they are celebrated? Then this 25-lesson video series is for you! With this series, you’ll learn the what, why, when and how of 25 well-known holidays in Spain. In this video, you’ll [...]
Automatically convert your 3D meshes and assets for use in your Windows 8 and Windows 8 Phone apps | In this video blog we talk about two powerful but overlooked features of Visual Studio 2013 that can help to speed up the DirectX development process on both Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8. We will take a look at the Visual Studio 3D asset viewer and modify our 3D model directly in the viewer. We will also take a look at setting up your project to automatically modify your standard 3D mess assets to a format that is more DirectX and Direct3D friendly.
In this video blog we talk about two powerful but overlooked features of Visual Studio 2013 that can help to speed up the DirectX development process on both Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8. We will take a look at the Visual Studio 3D asset viewer and modify our 3D model directly in the viewer. We will also take a look at setting up your project to automatically modify your standard 3D mess assets to a format that is more DirectX and Direct3D friendly.Author(s):
Twelve-year-old Honduran migrant: "What I want is to progress"
June 19 - Central American children passing through Mexico face grave risks as they ride on the roof of a train heading toward the U.S. Gavino Garay reports. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More updates and breaking news: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the globe and across topics including business, financial, national, and international ne
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)
Phones power Samsung to record profits
Jan. 06 - Samsung Electronics forecasts a 73 percent jump in operating profit for the Oct to Dec period, after record-smashing sales of smartphones. Arnold Gay reports.
Symmetry: ( An Interactive Game)
In this game, students are shown shapes and must identify line(s) of symmetry in each. Shapes shown include isosceles and scalene triangles, a square, a rectangle, and a trapezoid. ( This link is for an interactive game and may take a few minutes to load.)
Just How Small Is An Atom?
This is an EXCELLENT introduction to atoms and their parts (specifically: nucleus and electrons). It simplifies the characteristics of the parts of an atom and compares them to everyday things that a student would be familiar with. (05:27)
SFU Public Square Innovator Profile – Judith Marcuse
In conjunction with their 2014 Community Summit Innovation: The Shock of the Possible, SFU Public Square asked some of Metro Vancouver’s top innovators what’s on their minds, and what questions they have about Innovation. This video profiles Judith Marcuse of the International Centre of Art for Social Change, the first centre in North America that integrates community engagement in art and social change, academic research and training, as well as professional development and global networkin
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.
Where next for public health in the era of austerity?
This event was the second in a series of master class lectures jointly staged by the University of Leeds and Leeds Metropolitan University bringing together relevant senior figures and academics from across the city and surrounding region. The twenty-first century has seen a growth in political, environmental and economic insecurity in the context of global recession, population ageing and climate change. Responding to these threats involves rethinking how we work together, care for ourselves,