Sistemas de Telecomunicación
Esta asignatura ofrece contenidos de tipo básico y especializado. Los contenidos básicos son todos aquellos relacionados con los sistemas de transmisión en línea (primer bloque de contenidos), de los que destacan las magnitudes logarítmicas, las perturbaciones de los medios de transmisión y el estudio del ruido. Los contenidos más aplicados son los relacionados con el diseño de ICTs (segundo bloque de contenidos), que constiruyen una aplicación y a la vez un refuerzo de los contenid
Great Paintings and Classical Music, Together
View brief (15-20 second) pairings of great paintings with great classical music: Michelangelo with Mozart, Renoir with Chopin, Gainsborough with Mendelssohn, Raphael with Bach, Da Vinci with Beethoven, Degas with Tchaikovsky, etc. Over 50 such pairings in this video. Good for introducing kids to some of the greatest works of art, both visual and musical. Divided into six parts (which can be watched separately). Suitable for all ages (no nudes or violence in the art, exce
My Morning Run: Students Using Physical Skills to Climb Building
A short video that shows two young men with exceptional balance and leaping ability climbing buildings. The beauty of this video is that it shows that the human body is capable of deeds far beyond what most people imagine. Be warned, that watching this video can give students ideas so know your audience. Run time 2:01
HUMAN BODY: Pushing the Limits
Shows the pressure the body must withstand in doing stressful exercises. Good use of animation. Best used with word wall and handout of body bones and muscles. 02:48
The Five Components of Physical Education
This video describes the importance Physical Education and demonstrates its five components—flexibility, cardiorespiratory endurance, muscular strength, muscular endurance, and body composition. (3:23)
Will Technology Transform Education?
"Education could be transformed by new and emerging technologies, but infrastructure, policies, idea and attitudes must change as well. Old things in new ways. Learn how to learn." A lot of opinions, but not any data to back up the statements. Vague.
What is Life: A Series of Videos
A video series that asks questions about what is life and provides some challenges to the existing knowledge base. Good for teachers and may be motivating to some students who would benefit from the overview.
Session 1. What
What distinguishes living things from dead and
nonliving things? No single characteristic is enough to define what is meant by “life.” In this session, five characteristics are introduced as unifying themes in the living world.
Chemistry of Thanksgiving
Why do people eat mashed potatoes on Thanksgiving Day but not mashed paper towels? That’s not such an odd question from a chemistry standpoint because potato and paper are almost as similar as two peas in a pod in terms of the carbohydrates they contain.
For the answer to that and other topics that could spark dinnertime conversation, the American Chemical Society (ACS) is offering an addition to the holiday menu: A special video on the chemistry of Thanksgiving. (23:21)
Periodic Table Rap Song
This two minute video is a rap of the elements on the periodic table. It might help students memorize the elements (in order). Lyrics are provided as well as a picture of the periodic table.
How to Register for the SAT
In this video, Brian Leaf, M.A. shows students how to register for the SAT. The internet address is www.collegeboard.com. He explains setting up account, password, test dates, special accommodations, and planning early. Mr. Leaf is the author of McGraw-Hill's 'Top 50 Skills for SAT/ACT Success' series (1:51).
Do you Teach or Do you Educate?
A three minute video that uses quotes to promote the advantages of motivating the students to learn by showing the way, facilitating. Okay for a staff development meeting or to use by teacher prepartion programs.
Red Ribbon Week History
Ribbon Week history done with sign language using subtitles. Should interest the students both on content and method. (0:55)
For beginners, this vintage black and white film presents letters from the alphabet with a short lesson about the animals in the Bronx Zoo that each letter represents. (10:00)
Stealing poems from people's minds at Mayfest
Amazing poet taking thoughts from people and turning them into spoken word poetry
Leaf Pigment Chromatography Lab
Video overview of a student lab on leaf pigment chromatography. Background information and step-by-step procedure. Lab handouts available at http://jrsowash.wikispaces.com/labcast. The video uses lecture format (for background information) as well as a lab demonstration. 5:21 min.
Edward Henry Potthast - "TheShade", ca. 1920
Ira Spanierman discusses Cincinnati-born artist Edward Henry Potthast (1857-1927) who moved to New York in the 1890s. The Shade, ca. 1920, is one of his most famous paintings by Potthast that depicts beachgoers enjoying themselves in the sun. Potthast was famous for his paintings of leisurely scenes at the beach, which he painted almost exclusively. This is a short video, but may have value to understanding the painter and how some of them favor one subject area or location.
ABC Phonics Chant With Musical Accompaniment
This video is a phonics chant to help students practice and review their phonics and alphabet at home. Each letter is shown on the screen first in upper and lower case. Then the sound of each letter is made. Finally, the letter name and sound are stated with a picture of an item beginning with the designated letter and sound. For example, M, /m/, mouse. The letters are easy to see and the sounds are clearly made, making this great for phonics practice.
League of Nations; Minority Regime as Anthropological Object
Jane K Cowan (Professor of Social Anthropology, University of Sussex) on rethinking minority, nationality, the international and international governance through history in an effort to understand the League of Nations in terms of anthropology.
Microscopy of Air/Water Biofilms in the Undergraduate Laboratory: A Simple Collection Kit with Multi
Naturally occurring air/water interface biofilms are ubiquitous, but largely unexplored. They provide ideal samples for introductory microscopy and microbiology. This activity introduces a simple method for collecting samples from nature or the lab and gives detailed instructions on preparing a simple collecting kit and optimum viewing with student microscopes. Useful features of this activity include: the ideal nature of a wide assortment of ubiquitous air/water interface biofilms for microscop
The Science of Discworld - Professor Ian Stewart
The Science of Discworld series weaves together a Discworld story by Terry Pratchett which examines what happens when wizards meddle with history in a battle against the elves for the future of humanity, with scientific commentary by two University of Warwick researchers (mathematician and chaos theory expert Professor Ian Stewart and reproductive Biologist Dr Jack Cohen) on the evolution and development of the human mind, culture, language, art, and science. Professor Ian Stewart is a member o