This activity is designed to allow students to observe termite trail-following behavior. Termites will tend to follow lines made on paper by ballpoint pens because the ink contains a chemical that is similar to the trail pheromones used by termites to lead colony members to food sources. There are several pen brands that termites will follow and a great many other products (including markers, pencils etc) that they will ignore. Biology In Elementary Schools is a Saint Michael's College student
Bears Don't Recognize Boundaries
In this video segment from Nature, learn about the problems bears are creating on ranch land surrounding Yellowstone National Park.
"Advanced Partial Differential Equations with Applications, Fall 2009"
" The focus of the course is the concepts and techniques for solving the partial differential equations (PDE) that permeate various scientific disciplines. The emphasis is on nonlinear PDE. Applications include problems from fluid dynamics, electrical and mechanical engineering, materials science, quantum mechanics, etc."
"Microelectronic Devices and Circuits, Fall 2009"
" 6.012 is the header course for the department's "Devices, Circuits and Systems" concentration. The topics covered include modeling of microelectronic devices, basic microelectronic circuit analysis and design, physical electronics of semiconductor junction and MOS devices, relation of electrical behavior to internal physical processes, development of circuit models, and understanding the uses and limitations of various models. The course uses incremental and large-signal techniques to analyze
"Introduction to Statistical Methods in Economics, Spring 2009"
" This course will provide a solid foundation in probability and statistics for economists and other social scientists. We will emphasize topics needed for further study of econometrics and provide basic preparation for 14.32. Topics include elements of probability theory, sampling theory, statistical estimation, and hypothesis testing."
Eigenaardige Vlaamse gewoonten
you can reflect upon cultural issues in a short article
Travelphone travelling recommendation
At the completion of this chapter you will be able to understand verbal instructions about taking medical precaution.
Verbetering van de tijdskredietregeling
At the end of this unit: You can write a reaction to a pamphlet. When performing this task: you have to use background information. you have to formulate a personal opinion.
Learn Hindi Daily Show – information, te, Can you help me?, BBC-proper nouns
Did you figure out the mystery word from the last Learn Hindi Daily Show? Ready to learn a new Hindi letter? Also, learn the phrase, “Can you help me?”. We...
12.05.2011 - Langsam gesprochene Nachrichten
Trainieren Sie Ihr Hörverstehen mit authentischen Materialien. Nutzen Sie die Nachrichten der Deutschen Welle von Donnerstag – als Text und als verständlich gesprochene Audio-Datei.Die Innenminister der Europäischen Union diskutieren über die aktuellen Flüchtlingsströme aus Nordafrika und die mögliche Wiedereinführung von Grenzkontrollen. Das Treffen in Brüssel hat besondere Brisanz erhalten, weil Dänemark seine Grenzen zu Deutschland und Schweden wieder ständig überwachen will. Di
Lesson 79 – Coffee Break Spanish
It’s the penultimate episode of this season of Coffee Break Spanish and we continue to follow the adventures of María-José and Andrew as they come to the end of their time together in Spain. This week Andrew is signing up for his course in the ayuntamiento and needs to ask for some directions. We’ll here [...]
The History of Computing
This 48 minute video is a fast moving lecture that requires a sophistication about computing. This lecture provides an overview of the history of computing and is well worth showing to a beginning computer class that has some background.
CREATE: The highest level of thinking (Art)
Deep understanding and higher level thinking come together as students process curricular content to CREATE digital stories is the purpose of this three minute video. Bloom's digital taxonomy is used and shown. Lots of examples are shown.
This 1:36 long video is about the art of origami and its rich history and tradition. This video teaches the words used, equipment needed and symbols. This is the first of six videos. The other videos show how to make various designs. A good starter video.
This is a four minute video about the blind and deaf American author, Helen Keller. It tells how her teacher, Anne Sullivan, worked with her. The students can listen to her speak and how she learned to "hear" what people said by putting her hands on the mouth of a speaker. A good lesson on the importance of education and overcoming adversity. Lots of lessons possible using this biography.
The Knit Stitch (English)
English is the most common knitting method in the US, and
England. In English style knitting, the yarn is held in the right hand
and “thrown” around the right needle before pulling the stitch through. This three minute video slowly shows how this step is done. Easy to follow.
The Immune System - by StudyJams
The many parts of your immune system work together to defend your body against diseases. White blood cells in your blood vessels and lymph vessels help protect your body by killing intruders and getting rid of harmful materials.
How To Write Poetry
This video presents ideas for poetry. Allow your creativity to spin out a poem. This appears to be teacher-made video, with a narrator explaining several examples on the screen. (3:50)
Basic Dribbling Skills and Games
A short video that shows how to dribble a basketball and some basic drills. Rules and ideas for a game that they call Rug Rats are given. Good for beginners as well as regular gym classes.
Interactive Reading Lesson Through Rhythm and Rhyme-Old Black Fly
Bobbie Martel teaches components of Interactive Reading. Old Black Fly is the story used for this Interactive Reading lesson. Teachers will learn how to signal students when to get involved. This is a good resource for helping teachers to enhance reading instruction in the classroom. (4:04)