Tally Charts and Bar Graphs
This clip demonstrates how to use tally charts to record survey data and use a bar graph to show the results. The video is 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)
Accent Classification using Neural Networks
Creating an algorithm for detecting and classifying accents using formant analysis and neural networks.
Biography of Galileo
Special Subjects in Music Theory
Meant to follow the Introduction to Music Theory course. For eighth grade and up, some interesting subjects in music theory, with an emphasis on Non-Western music.
Radar Jammer in Matlab
This document describes the basic operation of a police radar gun and a few of the more popular ways to jam the radar gun. The conclusions are based on Matlab simulations of the radar gun and the jamming techniques.
Creating found poetry from picture books
Students select and read a picture book and afterwards create "found poetry" based on the picture book.
Fusion: Testing the First Hydrogen Device
This video segment adapted from AMERICAN EXPERIENCE features original footage of the U.S. test of the first hydrogen device, code-named "Mike", that would trigger thermonuclear fusion.
ZOOM guest Amy wants to be a meteorologist and volunteers at a weather observatory. In this adapted video segment, she shows us instruments used to predict the weather and describes how air pressure affects weather patterns.
Global Warming: Carbon Dioxide and the Greenhouse Effect
This video segment adapted from NOVA/FRONTLINE demonstrates the physical property of carbon dioxide that causes the greenhouse effect.
Newton's Third Law of Motion: Astronauts in Outer Space
In this video segment adapted from NOVA, NASA learns hard lessons from the first American attempt to do work while "walking" in space. The video also explores Newton's third law of motion.
Point/counterpoint commentary on the president's actions after the Brown ruling; from American Experience: "Eisenhower."
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.
The Restless Atmosphere Quiz
Establish how well they know the Coriolis effect.
Defending the Wheat Farmer: "The Farmer and Three Dollar Wheat"
Modern Americans, disconnected from the nation's rural heritage, often imagine farm life of the past as simple and uncomplicated by market pressures. Farmers in the years before World War I, however, faced relentless and thoroughly modern economic stresses and labor conflicts as the scale of their enterprises increased. In the wheat-growing regions of the Midwest and the Great Plains, growing more wheat resulted in lower prices per bushel, ironically increasing costs (for equipment, fertilizer,
"We Are Literally Slaves": An Early Twentieth-Century Black Nanny Sets the Record Straight
In folklore the black nursemaid was seen as a dutiful, self-sacrificing black woman who loved her white family and its children every bit as much as her own. Yet the popular images of the loyal, contented black nursemaid, or "mammy," were unfortunately far from the reality for the African-American women who worked in these homes. In 1912 the Independent printed this quasi-autobiographical account of servant life, as related by an African-American domestic worker, which dispelled the comforting "