Inflated Tomato Frog
This short video gives excellent real life, close up footage of an inflated Tomato Frog. This is a great resource to help build background knowledge and to help make real world connections between nature and the classroom. (Less Than 1 Minute)
How Indian MIT & IIT Graduates Shaped Computer History (Updated: 12-28-11)
[Recorded July 15, 2010] In the last fifteen years the very names Bangalore and Silicon Valley have become evocative of the important connections between India and the United States in the global IT industry. Historian Ross Bassett argues that the linkages between the two countries are far older and deeper than is widely known. In the course of his research, he found that Indian graduates of MIT significantly influenced the creation of modern technological India. In the colonial period, a small
African American History II
Notre Dame OpenCourseware (OCW) offers free educational resources for the course "African American History II" in the History Department. This course examines the broad range of experiences of African Americans from the close of the American Civil War to the 1980s, exploring both the relationship of blacks to the larger society and the inner dynamic of the black community. We will devote particular attention to Reconstruction, the migration of African Americans from the rural South to the urba
Climate change in northwest China over the past millennium
Around half of the world’s population lives under the influence of the Asian monsoons. The sustainability of water resources, which is intimately tied up with future monsoon variability, is a critically-important issue in northwest China where development is taking place at the margins of agricultural productivity and towards the fringe of the landward penetration of summer monsoon rainfall. Understanding the likely future behaviour of the Asian monsoons is therefore critical for the people of
Lesson #023, Wednesday Change the 'o' to an 'i' to make it plural: amico = friend, amici = friends Change the 'a' to an 'e' to make it plural: chiesa = church, chiese = churches Change the 'ca' to a 'che' to make it plural: banca = bank, banche = banks Change the 'e' to an 'i' to make it plural: studente = student, studenti = students Most masculine words ending in 'io' you drop the 'o' to make it plural: negozio = store, negozi = stores Nouns en
Change the 'o' to an 'i' to make it plural:
amico = friend, amici = friends
Change the 'a' to an 'e' to make it plural:
chiesa = church, chiese = churches
Change the 'ca' to a 'che' to make it plural:
banca = bank, banche = banks
Change the 'e' to an 'i' to make it plural:
studente = student, studenti = students
Most masculine words ending in 'io' you drop the 'o' to make it plural:
negozio = store, negozi = stores
Mary Wollstonecraft and Mary Shelley
Notre Dame OpenCourseware (OCW) offers free online educational resources for the course "Mary Wollstonecraft and Mary Shelley" in the Political Science Department. This Honors Program first-year political theory seminar explores the intellectual relationship of Mary Shelley, the author of the novel Frankenstein, to her mother, Mary Wollstonecraft, the author of the first book on women's rights, A Vindication of the Rights of Woman.
Visit to An Ocean Planet: Earth's Hydrologic Cycle
The hydrologic cycle is the continual movement of water from one place to another and from one state of matter to another. This site describes a demonstration in which a teacher or small group of students constructs a simple model of the hydrologic cycle. Written instructions and a list of materials are provided. A short list of links to related topics and a vocabulary are also included.
The Ecological Correlates of Armed Conflict: A Geospatial and Spatial-Statistical Approach to Confli
Joshua D Fisher, ICAR Ph.D Spring 2010 - Dissertation Defense"Few studies of violent conflict focus explicitly on the environmental and ecological relationships that occur in locations that experience violence. Rather, traditional studies of focus o
Physical Resources: Water, Pollution, and Minerals - Chapter Introduction
In this module, the Chapter "Physical Resources: Water, Pollution, and Minerals" is introduced.
Some Rights Reserved
Greeks fear tough 2012
Jan 1 - Greeks fear 2012 will be even worse than 2011 as their debt-laden country enters its fifth year of recession. Nick Rowlands reports.
Give It A Shake, Cornstarch Comes Alive
Science Friday brings you a science fair project for the recession: combine cornstarch and water and make a fluid with bizarre physical properties, on the cheap. Physicists Robert Deegan, of the University of Michigan, and Harry Swinney, of the University of Texas at Austin, explain why the mixture comes to life under the right conditions. (3:40)
Removing Intestinal Worms and Parasites from a 3 Year Old
Removing Intestinal Worms and Parasites from a 3 Year Old
Pope calls for peace education
Jan 1 - During his New Year Mass, Pope Benedict says new generations must be educated in justice and peace to avoid further conflict. Sunita Rappai reports.
Tally Charts and Bar Graphs
How to use tally charts to record survey data and use a bar graph to show the results. Animated and about three minutes in duration.
Microeconomía I (2011)
El objeto de estudio de la asignatura es el análisis del papel de los mercados en el proceso social de asignación de los recursos escasos. Partiendo de modelos básicos de elección del consumidor y de la empresa se fundamentan modelos más generales sobre el funcionamiento de los mercados. A la vez que se presentan estos modelos estandarizados se introduce al alumno en la construccción y manejo de modelos microeconómicos sencillos.
Juvenile Common Lionfish
This short video gives excellent real life, close up footage of a juvenile Common Lionfish. A striking, boldly-patterned fish, the common lionfish (Pterois volitans) has distinctive bands of red and white stripes and conspicuous, elongated, fan-like fins. 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)
Creating found poetry from picture books
Students select and read a picture book and afterwards create "found poetry" based on the picture book.
What is a solar eclipse and why are they only visible in some parts of the world? In this video segment adapted from NASA, astronomer Susan Stolovy uses animations to provide an answer to these questions.
Air Takes Up Space 1
Instructions and notes for an activity that demonstrates that air takes up space.
Parallel Axes Theorem
Fact-sheet with a worked example on the use of the parallel axes theorem.