Homepage of e-Calculus
A mathematics professor from the University of Akron has made available this online tutorial covering many of the topics of a typical first semester of calculus. Beginning with a general overview of continuous functions and fundamental operations, the tutorial progresses to limits, differentiation, and integration. Since the material is so extensive, it is divided into several documents that can be easily navigated using the hyperlinks scattered throughout the text. One shortcoming of the tutori
The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign -- From Alchemy to Chemistry: Five Hundred Years of R
The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign created this online exhibit to illustrate several of the major shifts in chemistry from alchemy to modern chemistry and how chemists changed the way in which they discussed their field. Curious students and educators can find descriptions of thirty-six chemistry books covering the years from 1500 to 1964. Historians will adore the images of pages from the old books and find source links for some of the books discussed.
Edd Presnell: Dulcimer Maker
Edd Presnell, a mountain craftsman and native of Watauga County, North Carolina, demonstrates and comments on the construction of a dulcimer. Presnell learned his craft from his father-in-law. Film includes a brief performance on a finished dulcimer by his wife, Nettie. This 16mm film is archived in the Thomas G. Burton and Jack Schrader collection in the Archives of Appalachia, East Tennesse State University.
Arts & Crafts, Traditional, Work / Appalachia / 1973
Ready, Set, SCIENCE!: Putting Research to Work in K-8 Science Classrooms
What types of instructional experiences help K-8 students learn science with understanding? What do science educators teachers, teacher leaders, science specialists, professional development staff, curriculum designers, school administrators need to know to create and support such experiences? Ready, Set, Science! guides the way with an account of the groundbreaking and comprehensive synthesis of research into teaching and learning science in kindergarten through eighth grade. Based on the recen
The lemon battery challenge
In this activity, students will learn how a chemical reaction can produce electricity. Learners will create a wet-cell battery to determine how much power it takes to run an electric car.
Explore a few of the ways plants pollinate each other in this video segment from Sexual Encounters of a Floral Kind.
Male Weedy Seadragon Carrying Eggs on Abdomen
This very short video gives excellent real life, close up footage of a male Weedy Seadragon carrying eggs on his abdomen. Weedy seadragons are one of only two species of seadragons, the second is known as the leafy seadragon (Phycodurus eques) due to the greater number of leaf-like appendages along its body. Seadragons resemble the seahorses to which they are related, having a bony-plated body and elongated snout; their tails are not prehensile however. This is a great resource to help buil
Meet our Nurse Ambassadors: Tracy Statter, RN, BSN, CPEN
Tracy Statter RN, is one of our youngest senior clinical nurses. She's a great example of one of the most fundamental principles of our culture: merit matters most. View her video to learn more. You can also send your questions to Tracy on our Maryland Nursing Careers Facebook Page http://www.facebook.com/marylandnursing Related Links: UMMC Nursing http://www.umm.edu/nursing/index.htm Maryland Nursing Careers Facebook Page http://www.facebook.com/marylandnursing UMMC Awards and Honors htt
Meet our Nurse Ambassadors: Jeremy Kirlew, RN, BSN
Jeremy Kirlew creates learning experiences to assure every nurse in the cardiac catheterization lab is well versed in its ever more sophisticated technology. View his video to learn more. You can also send your questions to Jeremy on our Maryland Nursing Careers Facebook Page http://www.facebook.com/marylandnursing Related Links: UMMC Nursing http://www.umm.edu/nursing/index.htm Maryland Nursing Careers Facebook Page http://www.facebook.com/marylandnursing UMMC Awards and Honors http://ww
Crown Forum: Otis Moss, Jr. Oratorical Contest
Nine finalists competed for the winning spots for the Otis Moss, Jr. Oratorical Contest. The topic for this year's competition is Men of Morehouse: Shattering the Silence Concerning Caliginous and Ineffectual Solutions to Global ills of Modern Society.
Electric Vehicles - the race is on
Experiential, hands-on learning is the goal of the WSU Electric Vehicle Team, one of 30 clubs in the College of Engineering and Architecture. Mentored by Kirk Reinkens, students design and build one-person vehicles powered by AC electrical systems. Their skills are tested in nationally recognized Electrathons, where drivers compete to see how fast and far their cars can go in an hour.
"The Prefix Kix" Song-Learn About Prefixes and Suffixes
This video uses a rock song to teach about prefixes and suffixes. Prefixes and suffixes are listed on the screen with their meanings. Good examples are given. This is a great resource to introduce and/or review prefixes and suffixes in the upper elementary classroom. (3:04)
Beddington to West Wickham and back via Beckenham
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Conjunctive Adverb and Semicolon Use
Quick silent slide show review on how to combine two sentences with the use of a semicolon and a conjunctive adverb. The clip shows an examples of how to use a semicolon before the conjunctive adverb to separate two independent clauses joined by a conjunctive adverb
Common Lionfish--An Overview
This short video gives excellent real life, close up footage of a Common Lionfish swimming in its ocean habitat. A striking, boldly-patterned fish, the common lionfish (Pterois volitans) has distinctive bands of red and white stripes and conspicuous, elongated, fan-like fins. The red and white stripes are intermingled with varying reddish, golden brown and black-brown bars or stripes, alternating against a pale yellowish-white background. This is a great resource to help build background kn
Lesson #044, Thursday These colors must match the number and the gender of the noun which they modify: bianco = white nero = black rosso = red giallo = yellow grigio = gray camicia bianca = white shirt pantaloni bianchi = white pants vestito bianco = white dress scarpe bianche = white shoes These colors must match the number only of the noun which they modify: verde = green marrone = brown celeste = sky blue arancione
These colors must match the number and the gender of the noun which they modify:
bianco = white
nero = black
rosso = red
giallo = yellow
grigio = gray
camicia bianca = white shirt
pantaloni bianchi = white pants
vestito bianco = white dress
scarpe bianche = white shoes
These colors must match the number only of the noun which they modify:
verde = green
marrone = brown
celeste = sky blue
Bill Nye The Science Guy on The Eyeball (Full Clip)
Take a look... with your eye. You'll see how it works. You'll see things right side up that start out upside down. It's a quick trick your brain pulls. Your brain, by the way, is the part of your eyes that you can see. Click, and have a look-see. (02:13)
Zachariah Mampilly. Africa at a Crossroads: On Violent and Non-Violent Revolutions
Zachariah Mampilly, professor of Political Science at Vassar College, discusses Africa and his first book, Rebel Rulers: Insurgent Governance and Civilian Life During War. April 5, 2012. Sponsored by USC's Department of Political Science, the Center on Public Diplomacy, and the Office of Religious Life. Perhaps not since the heady days of independence has the African continent been roiled by so many political and economic convulsions. From the nonviolent protests across the continent to more vi
This 14 minute video explores a number of different career
refreshment opportunities as three teachers discuss the breaks they took from their day-to-day roles. This is a British video, but the ideas are valid for teachers most everywhere.