Crocheting Plastic Debris into Purses Provides Income to Women in Gambia
The Mandinaba Womens' is a Recycling Group in the small West African village of Mandinaba located in Gambia. This video shows how the village women supplement their income by using crochet to recycle plastic bags into purses and wallets. A good lesson in working together to improve the environment.
1970s Plastic Product Commercial - JCPenney Polyester Pants
1972 Commercial for JCPenney womens' polyester pants.
Note: Nearly every plastic product, even clothing, ever produced is still present in the environment in some form or another.
Tree peony leaf
The leaves of the tree peony have lobes, or sections, to them. The middle lobe has notches in its tip, but the lobes on either side of the middle lobe are rounded.
Sounds in Poetry - Quiz
To understand and recognize sound techniques in poetry.
Crafting with Plastic Bag Waste to Create Income in India
Fateh is a social benefit organization in India working to create multiple benefits from the collection of waste plastics. The collection of the plastics helps to prevent water bourne diseases and protect wildlife, while the training and providing jobs helps to increase the quality of life of the local people.
Sea Surface Height and Temperature Anomalies on a Globe: Zoom and Rotate
The 1997-98 El Nino was truly a global event. The sequence shows a superposition of sea surface temperature anomalies on anomalies of the sea surface elevation.
Second Flyover of Florida: June 22, 1998
Flyover of northern Florida as seen by SeaWiFS on June 22, 1998
1960s Plastic Product Commercial - Monsanto Cumuloft Nylon Carpet
Nylon Carpet by Monsanto advertised as an affordable alternative for young couples.
Nylon takes 30-50 years to degrade, depending on its exposure to UV light.
Blazing New Trails: Preparing Leaders to Improve Access and Equity in Today's Schools
National Council of Professors of Educational Administration
This year’s conference theme, Blazing New Trails: Preparing Leaders to Improve Access and Equity in Today’s Schools, emanated from a suggestion by the NCPEA 2010-2011 Summer Conference planning […]
El Nino Sea Surface Height Anomaly: January 1997 through December 1997
An animation of sea surface height anomaly in the Pacific from January, 1997, through December, 1997, as measured by TOPEX-Poseidon
Salt Lake City, Utah Area Flyover during Summer (NASM2002)
Landsat 7 imagery is combined here with terrain elevation data to create a view of the Salt Lake City area. This image was taken in the Summer of 2001 and can be compared to identical animations using images taken at other times of the year. This visualization was created for the NASM2002 presentation and is based on a earlier visualizations created for the 2002 Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City.
Survival Phrases #50 - Explaining Symptoms in Spanish Part II
Learn Spanish travel phrases with SpanishPod101.com! A little Spanish can go such a long way! Whether you’re traveling, visiting, or sightseeing, SpanishPod101.com has all the essential travel phrases just for you! In this lesson we cover a high frequency Spanish phrase that you’ll surely find useful on your trip, travels, or vacation to a Spanish-speaking [...]
LIFE ON EARTH 1930
"The earth has not always been as we know it today; for countless ages it spun in space, hot and lifeless." This video is a silent news reel with details of science education in the 1930s. The video covers many areas of science, from microbiology to geology. The information is set to music and includes written explanations after many of the video clips. Run time 12:56.
This computer animated video discusses the various ways that science is connected to technology and society as a whole.
Crash Course: Chapter 10 - Inflation (1 of 2)
Chapter 10 (Inflation - Part 1 of 2): Dr. Martenson establishes inflation as a monetary phenomenon, defined as the decrease of the value of money, caused by too much money around in relation to goods and services. From 1665 to 1776, 111 years, there was absolutely no inflation. From 1665 to 1905, 240 years, the cost of living stayed roughly the same, aside from brief jumps during wars. Unfortunately for us, there was no settling in terms of inflation after World War I or World War II. The milita
Lithosphere, Hydrosphere, and Atmosphere - by StudyJams
The lithosphere is all of the rock on earth, and the hydrosphere is all of the water on the earth. The last one is the atmosphere: the layers of gas surrounding the earth. Learn more about these three layers with this slide show from StudyJams. Vibrant images are set to music while information is written under each photo. A short, self-checking quiz is also included with this link.
New Orleans Second Line Post Katrina
The first official Second Line in New Orleans post Katrina
Video game Of Civilization and World History
A teacher at Kimball Union Academy explains the importance of technology and how it can improves the students' interest in the classroom. She introduces a video game that explains and expresses the needs and work that it takes to build a civilization, maintain it, and to make it flourish.