"What Does It Mean To Be Green?" written by Rana DiOrio--Book Trailer (Conservation)
This colorful, insightful story, demystifies for children what it means to be green by helping them to view everyday tasks through an environmentally-friendly lens. The book empowers children to do whatever they can to protect the earth's precious resources. Don't be surprised if they start coming up with suggestions of their own for you! This is a great resource to encourage our young readers to go green. (1:48)
I don't like it!
At the completion of this lesson you will be able to understand a discussion on a radio program about eating habits.
Elon Alumni Association Awards Ceremony - Amy Thomas Hendrickson '69 & Jay A. Hendrickson '71
Amy Thomas Hendrickson '69 & Jay A. Hendrickson '71 accept their award for Distinguished Service to Elon
The Value of a Richmond Education
President Edward Ayers discusses the value of a University of Richmond education and the important things to consider when evaluating college costs via the net price calculator.
C-Suite Conversations: Chris Mooney
The Robins School of Business is pleased to unveil a series of educational summits for students, alumni and the business community facilitated by distinguished executives in the area. "C-Suite Conversations" are unscripted interviews with leading decision makers in central Virginia. Throughout five installments in the 2011 - 2012 academic year, Senior Associate Dean Richard Coughlan and each executive will discuss business-related topics on stage in the Ukrop Auditorium at the Robins School. T
Adult Monarch butterfly
The Monarch butterfly is an insect and has six legs and two sets of wings. The butterfly drinks using a straw-like mouth structure.
Starfall's excellent interactive treatment given to the letter "U u”, with emphasis on the sound of the letter. Several examples and very clear pronunciation.
Greece is Europe's Bear Stearns, not Lehman: UPenn professor
Oct. 24 - University of Pennsylvania law professor David Skeel explains why he disagrees with some who call Greece Europe's Lehman and why he considers the nation's situation more similar to Bear Stearns.
Elephants consume 300-600 pounds of food a day and drink up to 50 gallons of water. They cover their wet bodies with dirt and mud, which serves as a protective coating from insects, moisture loss, and the powerful African sun. (1:01)
Intro to Chemistry: Mastery Learning Introduction (2/2)
Join award winning teachers Jonathan Bergmann and Aaron Sams as they interactively teach Chemistry: 1.Intro: Mastery Learning Introduction. In this video, they explain how to access a podcast. ( 3:16)
Race to the Moon - Quiz
The pupil will learn key facts about Neil Armstrong and his crew. The pupil will learn about the first time a person landed on the moon.
Predicted vs. Observed Daily Rainfall from TRMM: September, 1999
A comparison of daily precipitation observed by TRMM for September, 1999, with rainfall from a new forecast technique
See the New Trailer Jon Scieszka's New Book Spaceheadz!
In Jon Scieszka's new interactive media book aliens have invaded our planet. Their mission: to to convince 3,400,001 kids to BE SPHDZ. Will they succeed? Find out! (1:42)
Gene Stories: The Court of Opinion
Part of a BBC Web site devoted to demystifying the world of genes, the Court of Opinion offers users a fun, interactive way to explore some of the ethical issues raised in the field of genetic research. Users step into a virtual courtroom to hear from "the scientists, the campaigners, the advocates and the voices of dissent." Three courtrooms are available, each focused on a different issue, such as the relative contribution of nature (our genes) versus nurture (our environments) to human behavi
Authors@Google: Jeff Jarvis
A visionary and optimistic thinker examines the tension between privacy and publicness that is transforming how we form communities, create identities, do business, and live our lives. The internet, Jarvis argues, will change business, society, and life as profoundly as Gutenberg's invention, shifting power from old institutions to us all. Based on extensive interviews, Public Parts introduces us to the men and women building a new industry based on sharing. Some of them have become household n
30.10.2011 – 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. *** Bei einem neuen Gewaltausbruch zwischen Israel und den Palästinensern sind zehn Menschen getötet worden. Neun Aktivisten der radikalen Palästinensergruppe Islamischer Dschihad wurden bei israelischen Luftangriffen im Gazastreifen getötet. Diese richteten sich nach israelischer Darstellung gegen Palästinen
Wealth Strategies: Schwab survey reveals discontent on bonds
Oct. 26 - A new study from Charles Schwab finds U.S. retail bond investors don't think brokerage firms are sharing enough information on bond pricing.
Gaddafi son may prefer surrender to death
Oct. 26 - Gaddafi's son Saif al-Islam reported to be considering turning himself into the International Criminal Court. Deborah Gembara reports.