15.389A Global Entrepreneurship Lab: Asia-Pacific (MIT)
15.389A Global Entrepreneurship Lab: Asia-Pacific enables teams of students to work with the top management of global start-ups and gain experience in running, and consulting to, a new enterprise outside the United States. The focus is on start-ups operating in emerging markets throughout the world, with a special focus on the Asia-Pacific region. The course combines an internship in a growing firm with in-class discussions of the issues and policies that affect the climate for innovation and st
ESD.00 Introduction to Engineering Systems (MIT)
Students in ESD.00 work on projects to address large, complex and seemingly intractable real-world problems, such as energy supply, environmental issues, health care delivery, and critical infrastructure (e.g., telecommunications, water supply, and transportation). The course introduces interdisciplinary approaches - rooted in engineering, management, and the social sciences - to considering these critical contemporary issues. Small, faculty-led teams select an engineering systems term project t
21F.405 Germany Today: Intensive Study of German Language and Culture (MIT)
Prepares students for working and living in German-speaking countries. Focus on current political, social, and cultural issues, using newspapers, journals, TV, radio broadcasts, and Web sources from Germany, Austria, and Switzerland. Emphasis on speaking, writing, and reading skills for professional contexts. Activities include: oral presentations, group discussions, guest lectures, and interviews with German speakers. No listeners.
Egyptian Sarcophagus Paper-Craft
This video shows the assembly of a paper-crafted Egyptian sarcophagus.
( This set shows a set of three nesting boxes.) Teachers could show this to students studying Egyptian history before having them design their own sarcophaguses. ( 4:17)
It’s not magic, kiddo. It’s science! Sulfur hexafluoride (SF6) is a colorless, odorless gas that is more dense than air at 6.12 g/L (at sea level). This density is why you can pour it into a glass container and float a light-weight aluminum “boat” on its gas “sea.” Watch this demonstration at the Physikshow of the University of Bonn! (0:30)
What in the World is a Tapir?
This is one confusing animal. It's often called a "mountain cow" but is actually related to the rhinoceros. It has a flexible nose like an elephant. (It has fourteen toes!)
This classroom of students made commercials using different tools of persuasion. A teacher could show the video pausing after each commercial to discuss whether the students were using stereotyping, repetition, endorsement, association, etc. (14:57)
Jascha Heifetz plays Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto: 1st mov.
Jascha Heifetz plays Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto in D Major, Op. 35: I. Allegro moderato
Pair of Fiji Crested Iguana Fighting
This very short video gives excellent real life footage of a pair of Fiji Crested Iguana fighting. The Fiji crested iguana is a large stocky lizard, which was first discovered in 1979. 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)
This unit has been designed to develop your French speaking and reading skills by exploring summer holidays in French.
In this unit materials you will learn about the history of Spain and the important place of Arab and Jewish cultures in Spanish history. You will study a number of language points to help you talk about history and will write descriptive texts using a variety of stylistic devices.
Wetpaint Wikis in Plain English
video describes creating simple wikis on wetpaint.com.
Bonjour les enfants 5 : Eindtoets juni In deze bijdrage vind je een toets voor het vijfde leerjaar gebaseerd op de methode Bonjour les enfants.
Je kan deze toets gebruiken om de leerstof eind juni te toetsen.
In deze bijdrage vind je een toets voor het vijfde leerjaar gebaseerd op de methode Bonjour les enfants.
6.370 Battlecode - 1/9/12
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How to Identify Garden Pests
This 7:19 video shows how to detect garden pests and take effective action to rid the garden of these garden pests. The presentation shows how to identify pests and also also which ones need attention before they damage plants. This video could also be used as a science lesson.
Flap-Necked Chameleon--An Overview
This short video gives excellent real life footage of a Flap-Necked Chameleon in its natural environment. This chameleon gets its name from the large, movable flaps that protrude from either side of the upper surface of its neck. Students will enjoy seeing the close up views of this amazing reptile hunting and catching insects with its long, sticky tongue. This is a great resource to help build background knowledge and to help make real world connections between nature and the classroom. (Less T
Namaqua Chameleons in Desert Chasing Beetles
This short video gives excellent real life footage of Namaqua Chameleons in their desert habitat chasing and eating beetles. Students will enjoy the close up shots of these amazing lizards using their long, sticky tongues to catch their food. 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)
Built in America: Historic American Buildings Survey/Historic American Engineering Record, 1933-Pres
Documents the achievements in architecture, engineering, and design in the U.S., including examples as diverse as windmills, one-room schoolhouses, the Golden Gate Bridge, and buildings designed by Frank Lloyd Wright. The site offers searches to thousands of drawings, large-format photographs, and written histories for more than 35,000 historic structures and sites dating from the 17th to the 20th century.
Competition and the Economists [May 1961] To Adam Smith and to his successors, "competition" was not a term defined with mathematical precision; it meant, generally, "free competition," i.e., competition unhampered by governmental grants of exclusive privilege. And "monopoly" tended to mean such grants of governmental privilege. To Adam Smith, fo
To Adam Smith and to his successors, "competition" was not a term defined with mathematical precision; it meant, generally, "free competition," i.e., competition unhampered by governmental grants of exclusive privilege. And "monopoly" tended to mean such grants of governmental privilege.
To Adam Smith, fo