Profile of Geneticist Pardis Sabeti
This video profile adapted from NOVA scienceNOW profiles the life and work of Harvard geneticist and biological anthropologist Pardis Sabeti. Although Sabeti spends many of her evenings on stage, fronting her band Thousand Days, her true passion is unraveling scientific puzzles. In 2006, Sabeti developed a method for analyzing the human genome in search of genes that may have arisen through natural selection. Her method is now widely used among geneticists and evolutionary biologists in an effor
Brief Information About the Big Bang Theory
Six slides that BRIEFLY explain the theory behind the origin of the Universe.
William Bradford Biography, Part V
This is an animated biography of William Bradford, a leader of the Separatist settlers of the Plymouth Colony in Massachusetts. This Discovery Channel Education series is aimed at older elementary school children.
Dust Bowl Blues - Part 2
Memories of the West - Images and Music of the post-depression era when poor land management practices and drought brought dust storms, displacement and the great western migration and the rebirth of hope.
American Experience: Surviving the Dust Bowl
This is the story of the determined people of the 1930's who clung to their homes and way of life, enduring drought, dust, disease and even death for nearly a decade. (52:31)
Flipped Classroom en la Enseñanza Superior
Flipped Classroom en la Enseñanza Superior. Presentación utilizada en un curso de la UPV (y que tiene el mismo contenido que http://goo.gl/XcKKRA).
“Nice Girls Don’t Negotiate” & Other Gender Myths
Women aren’t worse negotiators than men. It’s just that their negotiation strengths and weaknesses are little understood.
Signals: the breakdown of the social contract and the rise of geopolitics [Audio]
Speaker(s): Dr Pippa Malmgren | Economic signals are everywhere, from magazine covers to grocery stores to military events. They reveal the story of the world economy. By being alert to signals anyone can start to navigate through the turbulence to the treasures of the world economy, instead of being overwhelmed and surprised by it. Pippa Malmgren (@DrPippaM) is Founder of DRPM Group and a former US Presidential Adviser. She is an alumna of LSE. This event marks the publication of her new book,
The Verb "To Be"
A video that presents the main uses of the verb TO BE. It includes the verb forms in the different tenses and several examples-Affirmative, negative and interrogative. There is also reference to the use with modal verbs such as CAN, MUST etc. Some more examples would be useful (Running Time 3:27).
English Grammar Lesson-Verb Forms and Verb Tenses
This video is designed as an ELL lesson but can easily be used in a typical English classroom. A teacher explains the 5 different verb forms in English (base form, third person form, past form, participle form, and gerund form). The speaker gives chart examples using go, speak, study, and play and how they are used with each verb tense. Irregular and regular verbs are also explained. The speaker provides internet links to help students practice. The 12 verb tenses are addressed in chart form-pre
The Three Main Verb Tenses: Present, Past, and Future
This video contains a power point presentation which defines and gives examples of the three main verb tenses: present, past, and future. Examples of regular and irregular verbs are given , and the video contains practice sentence. A narrator explains each slide. (6:57)
Past Participles and Present Participles
This is a four minute video with examples about the use of participles. Some of the examples include walked, walking, ran, run, running, broke, broken, braking, was, be, and being. This would be best used as an introduction or a review. The video is in lecture format with an instructor standing in front of a dry erase board. (04:27)
What is Alive? Answered by Robin Williams
The famous comedian Robin Williams uses humor to teach a lesson on living things. To find out if something is alive, you have to ask three questions: Does it eat? Does it breathe? Does it grow? Robin Williams uses his shoe as an example of something that is NOT alive. Run time 02:12.
Animal Conflicts in Photos Vertical Angles Pythagorean Theorem II Calligraphy Master Visions of Haiti Man-Made Geography of Europe (Great Britain) How a Light Bulb Works
This video explains how vertical angles always come in pairs. They share a common vertex but they cannot share a side. Vertical angles are congruent, which means they have equal measures. (1:10)
Video uses an electronic black board with different-colored pens. Video shows more Pythagorean Theorem examples. Then goes into a problem where there is a right triangle and one angle that measures 45 degrees and one side of the triangle measures 5. The problem is to solve for the other two sides. Challenging problem for students to solve, video can be stopped and then restarted to get solution.
Master Fa Qing is a philosopher, calligrapher, and Buddhist monk who
believes that calligraphy and other spiritual arts allow us to simplify
our lives, opening up a door to happiness in a world where complexity
often works against it.
This is a brief video showing scenes of Haiti and its people before the earthquake of January, 2010. There is no commentary or narration, but the video gives a brief glimpse of Haitian life. Autopilot Films in association with Eyes of Haiti. Soundtrack composed by Zain Effendi.
Tour of man-made geography of Europe, including stonehenge.
The working part of a light bulb is called the filament, which is a
thin piece of metal that gets very hot. Discover how argon gas in a
light bulb keeps the light bulb from burning with information from a
science teacher in this video.
Pythagorean Theorem II
Visions of Haiti
Man-Made Geography of Europe (Great Britain)
How a Light Bulb Works