Why Study the Pharisees with Professor Roland Deines
The Pharisees led an important religious movement in ancient Judaism around the time of Jesus. Here Prof. Roland Deines discusses their beliefs, their practices, and their influence -- in particular in relationship to Jesus of Nazareth.
City to City: Comparing, Researching and Writing about Cities: New Orleans, Spring 2011
City to City, as a class, will jump into the complexity of planning in New Orleans, a post-disaster city. City-to-City will ask how a post-disaster city grapple with its ideas of identity, what it is, who it represents, and how it projects its sense of self to residences, businesses, tourists, and to the outside world. In considering its people, how do city planners think about who lives where and why? At the same time, how can city planners celebrate a city's history and its culture and how can
Los Continentes y Océanos (en Español)
Este video introduce los seis continentes del mundo. También, habla sobre los océanos y la Antártida. (2:00)
What Goes Around Comes Around: Water Cycle
This resource guide from the Middle School Portal 2 project, written specifically for teachers, provides links to exemplary resources including background information, lessons, career information, and related national science education standards. The resources here will provide you with content information as well as lessons and activities to guide your students to deeper understandings of the nature of water, the need for and intricacies of its management, and why water management issues can be
Scope on the Skies: Urban Legends
Urban legends become widespread from people simply not asking “Are you sure?” or looking into the topic and learning more before making a decision. But urban legends are also a great way to teach students to become good questioners—skeptics if you will—whenever they hear or read about these kinds of claims. A recent urban legend is generating interest due in large part to statements made by doomsday predictors, news media, and—coming to a theater near you—a movie celebrating our demi
Inaugural Gandhi Oration - Professor Pat Dodson (Excerpt)
Professor Pat Dodson, Professor of Indigenous Policy at UNSW, gives the Inaugural Gandhi Oration. The Gandhi Oration commemorates Martyrs' Day and is delivered by a person whose life's work exemplifies the ideals of Gandhi. Professor Patrick Dodson has shown great leadership promoting and fostering reconciliation between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians and his work in this area has been marked by great tolerance and compassion. VIEW FULL LECTURE HERE: http://youtu.be/53mLOAdsVBI
Green Science: Investigating green—Creating surveys to answer questions
Being green means different things to different people. Some suggest that being green means saving energy, not wasting paper towels, going solar, harnessing wind, using less fertilizer, or buying products that are organically grown. Given that being green can mean a lot of things, what does “being green” or “going green” mean to both you and your students? To find out, we need to make informed decisions by collecting data. Therefore, the purpose of this article is to become familiar with
Learning about Multiplication Using Dynamic Sketches of an Area Model
Students can learn to visualize the effects of multiplying a fixed positive number by positive numbers greater than 1 and less than 1 with this tool. Using interactive figures, students can investigate how changing the height of a rectangle with a fixed width changes its area.
Explore a few of the ways plants pollinate each other in this video segment from Sexual Encounters of a Floral Kind.
Cómo funciona el aparato respiratorio (en Español)
La respiración es un proceso involuntario que se proporciona al cuerpo el oxígeno necesario y se elimina el dióxido de carbono que producen las células al generar energía. El proceso está muy bien explicado. (aprox. 2 minutos)
Cómo el mar modela la tierra (en Español)
Los fuertes movimientos naturales del mar producen efectos en la tierra y la modifican constantemente. El video explica temas como sedimentos y erosión. (Approx. 2 minutos)
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
The Grouchy Ladybug
Written by Eric Carle
Cómo funciona el aparato digestivo
En este video, el tracto digestivo se explica con el uso de diagramas y fotografías. El video utiliza imágenes muy buenas que son para niños.
Teorema de Pitágoras (En Español)
Este video explica el teorema de Pitágoras, a la misma vez proporcionando imágenes de la teoría. El profesor diagrama el triángulo y enseña vocabulario del teorema (el hipotenusa y los catetos). Perfecto para una introdución al tema. (10:52)
The Political Risks (if any) of Breaking the Law
The Political Risks (if any) of Breaking the Law was presented by Fred Schauer, University of Virginia; Law. For more information about the conference visit http://ppel.richmond.edu/resources/conference.html
In Search of Cyrus The Great: Babylon
This 11:32 video is the dramatic story of the take over of of Babylon and its reaction to his victory over them. This is an excellent overview of the Founder of the Persian Empire.
Evaluating Polynomials Using Synthetic Division - Problem 1 of 2
This video is a continuation and presents an example that demonstrates how to use synthetic division to evaluate a polynomial function. (4:30)
Johns Hopkins Story Swap - He Knew a Lot of Girls
Mark Ellenbogen '66 and Ben Rosenberg '65 laugh about what each brought to their friendship in the beginning, about 50 years ago. One had a dorm room, for late-night crashes, while the other knew a lot of girls, and his mom was a great cook.
Fotografie Een kleine bundel ter verkenning van de digitale fotografie. Ze omvat onder andere:
Een kleine bundel ter verkenning van de digitale fotografie. Ze omvat onder andere: