El Gran Granero Rojo (The Big Red Barn) Read in Spanish
In this video, a Spanish translation of the book "The Big Red Barn" by Margaret Wise Brown, is read by a Spanish student. The video does not show the pages that she is reading
The Elegant Universe - Gravity and Theory of Relativity
This video gives detailed explanations of the story of gravity and theory of relativity. Run time 09:30.
Persoonsvorm - onderwerp : Werkblad Met dit werkblaadje oefen je op het zoeken van de persoonsvorm en het onderwerp.
Met dit werkblaadje oefen je op het zoeken van de persoonsvorm en het onderwerp.
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Talks @ Pulitzer: Bangladesh Factory Workers - Rights and Reforms
A year after the Rana Plaza factory collapse in Bangladesh, garment factories are being inspected. But even the well-lit ones with workers paid above minimum wage still have problems, including a lack of emergency exits. This is the kind of violation that should shut down a factory until fixed, except that in Bangladesh today, inspectors have no enforcement authority: they merely make recommendations. Pulitzer Center grantees Jason Motlagh and Ken Weiss are joined by Sajeda Amin, senior associa
Author Ann Martin talks about Main Street
New York Times bestselling author Ann M. Martin talks about her newest series Main Street. Main Street came about after the Babysitters Club ended. She was not interested in writing another series. But then gave her the idea to write with a large group of characters. Her favorite thing about writing a series is that when she gets to the end of a book she knows there is always another one, she doesn't have to say good-bye to the characters. Favorite character in Main Street is Flora, because she
A Dog's Life: The Autobiography of a Stray, by Ann. M. Martin
This is a teacher-made book trailer for A Dog's Life: The Autobiography of a Stray by Ann M. Martin, an Elementary Battle of the Books selection in 09-10. Photographs of dogs, text on screen, piano music. (2:00)
It is necessary to form a stable dispersion of nanotubes in order to properly integrate them into polymeric systems. This can be achieved by treating them with acid to oxidise the tube surfaces. The tubes will then spontaneously disperse in an aqueous medium. The viscosity of these suspensions is analogous to that of polymers; it increases gradually with concentration up to a critical point (at about 0.7 vol%) where entanglement occurs. However, their separation is determined more by surface
Lewis and Clark Animated Movie
In this animated video, students will learn about the travels of Lewis and Clark. The narrator tells of their expedition as they discover animals, rivers. Good illustrations of maps, forts, rivers, etc. are shown. Lewis and Clark had discovered important information about the new United States territory and the people who lived in it, as well as its rivers and mountains, plants and animals. This is a good teaching resource for a lesson/unit on United States History. Content is appropri
Learn About Passover
Passover is one of the most important religious festivals in the Jewish
calendar. In this 2:44 video clip the history and traditions of
Passover are explained. Moves very rapidly and needs some historical background to add needed depth to this brief overview.
History of American Literature Transdentalism
This program that explores the work of of famous American Authors in history. Transcendentalism is explored in American literature before, during, and after the civil War.
We've Got a Job: The 1963 Birmingham Children's March
Author Cynthia Levinson explores her motivation to write a children's book about the Birmingham Children's March and how the process affected her as a writer and as a citizen. This interview was conducted over e-mail by Courtney Deal. Speaker Biography: Cynthia Y. Levinson is the author of several articles and short fiction pieces for young readers. "We've Got a Job: The 1963 Birmingham Children's March" is her first nonfiction book for young readers and has received many awards including the
Using genetics to fight ash dieback
This week in the Planet Earth Podcast: Richard Buggs and Lizzy Sollars of Queen Mary University of London describe the latest UK efforts to breed ash trees that are resistant to the dieback disease that's currently ravaging East Anglia and the south east of England.
Graphing Linear Equations - Khan Academy
Graphing linear equations. This ten-minute video starts off with a black screen because the narrator uses it as a 'chalkboard'. This video is appropriate for high school students.
The benefits to employers of raising workforce basic skills levels: a review of the literature
This paper summarises the literature on the benefits which employers derive from raising the basic skills levels of the workforce. Because the evidence on basic skills in the workplace is still quite sparse, the review also covers the benefits to individuals of improving basic skills and looks at the literature on the benefits of training for employers, and employees, more generally. The aims of the literature review were to review and synthesise the existing literature on the economic and wide
Thermodynamics (Part 1) - Khan Academy
Salman Khan offers his intuition of how gases generate pressure in a container and why pressure x volume is proportional to the combined kinetic energy of the molecules in the volume. This video, which is suitable for high school students, starts with a black screen because the instructor, in his conversational tone, uses it as a 'chalkboard.' Instructor uses different colors for clarification. (09:49)
Effects of agricultural activities on insect species richness in the intensively cultivated landscap
As signatory of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), China supports the 2010 Biodiversity Target to achieve a significant reduction in the current rate of biodiversity loss by the year 2010. This very ambitious goal must be seen against the background of a huge knowledge gap prevailing particularly with regard to patterns of insect diversity in space and time. Our collaborative research is trying to be instrumental in addressing the aforementioned knowledge gap by investigating how dif
Economic Update: There Are Alternatives
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Secret History of the Freemasons (Part 6 of 9)
Discovery Channel video. Secret History of the Freemasons (2007) Part 6.