The Giant Redwood Trees of the Pacific Northwest
Science writer Richard Preston (author of The Hot Zone) talks about some of the most enormous living beings on the planet, the giant trees of the US Pacific Northwest - the coast redwood tree. Growing from a tiny seed, they support vast ecosystems -- and are still, largely, a mystery. Run time 19:28.
Author(s): No creator set

License information
Related content

VU Inside: Giving surgical robots a human touch
Bioengineer Nabil Simaan is taking robotic surgical tools to the next level by making them incredibly flexible and situationally aware.
Author(s): Amy Wolf

License information
Related content

Rights not set

Access.ca : social studies resources for Canadian teachers
This site is an educational product of the Historica Foundation. It was created by 7th Floor Media, a program of Continuing Studies, Simon Fraser University with the aim of providing free access to educational resources suitable for use by teachers of social science subjects. Topics covered include history, politics, immigration, Canadian culture, first peoples in Canada. Contributors include: The Canadian Encyclopedia, the Historica Foundation, Library and Archives Canada, the McCord Museum. It
Author(s): No creator set

License information
Related content

Klaswoordenboek : Tips voor de klaspraktijk
woordenboek.png

Lesmateriaal om in de klas met een klaswoordenboek aan de slag te gaan. 

Bron afbeelding.


Author(s): No creator set

License information
Related content

Jamestown
With the help of archeologists, get a glimpse of the tragedies of the original Jamestown Fort.
Author(s): No creator set

License information
Related content

MRO sees ice around fresh impact craters on Mars
Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter sees evidence of ice ejected from fresh impact craters on Mars. From 2009. Video credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/University of Arizona
Author(s): No creator set

License information
Related content

Pakistan link
Pakistan Link is a very useful site for those interested in Pakistani current affairs, culture, religion society, economics and politics. The site is targetted at the Pakistani community in the United States, but is of interest to scholars of diasporic communities and to those of Pakistani origin around the world. There are a large number of news articles presented on the site, alongside which are also commentaries on cultural events, arts, education and Pakistani society. The site is updated wi
Author(s): No creator set

License information
Related content

"Move Your Body" Music Video with Beyoncé
Beyoncé's "Move Your Body" is a four minute video that could be used to get students exercising to the beat of her music or to have the students study the dance moves and copy them. Either way, it is bound to get their attention.
Author(s): No creator set

License information
Related content

Egyptian economy and non-royal women: their status in public life
The online version of a lecture given 21 June, 1995, at Brown University, by William A. Ward deals with the status of women in ancient Egypt society. Although pharaonic Egypt was in most respects a male society, with men holding positions in public life while women dominated the private life, Ward points to the fact that there is plenty of evidence that women, throughout ancient Egyptian civilisation could own, bequeath and inherit land. Furthermore women seem to have been able to hold positions
Author(s): No creator set

License information
Related content

Métodos Estadísticos para la Empresa (2011-2012)
El objetivo central de esta asignatura consiste en proporcionar al alumno un conjunto de instrumentos que le permitan desarrollar una serie de competencias y habilidades encaminadas a abordar la resolución de problemas económico-empresariales en condiciones de incertidumbre. En concreto, se analizarán los modelos probabilísticos más habituales en el ámbito económico y se estudiarán las principales herramientas inferenciales para poder llevar a cabo estimaciones y contrastes de hipótesis
Author(s): MERCEDES ALVARGONZALEZ RODRIGUEZ,PAULA FERNANDEZ G

License information
Related content

Attribution Non-Comercial Share Alike (by-nc-sa)

STATS
Founding in 1994at the George Mason University, the non-profit, non-partisan Statistical Assessment Service - STATS is a resource that highlights the use and abuse of science and statistics in the media. The goals of the utility are to correct scientific misinformation in the media and in public policy resulting from bad science, politics, or a simple lack of information or knowledge; and to act as a resource for journalists and policy makers on major scientific issues and controversies. Resourc
Author(s): No creator set

License information
Related content

The 50th Anniversary of the Presidential Report on American Women - Part 3
In 1961, President John F. Kennedy established a Presidential Commission to examine and report on the status of American women. The Commission, chaired by Eleanor Roosevelt from its beginning until her death in 1962, published its report in October 1963. The John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum and the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard University are partnering to host a two-day, dual-site conference to mark this important historical milestone and to reflect on the sta
Author(s): No creator set

License information
Related content

1001 belachelijke sterfgevallen : Begrijpend lezen
1001_belachelijke_sterfgevallen.png

Leerlingen lezen een krantenartikel over het boek 1001 Ridiculous Ways to Die van David Southwell. Nadien beantwoorden ze er enkele vragen over.


Author(s): No creator set

License information
Related content

Support Study Abroad/International Education Center at St. Thomas
More than 50% of students at the University of St. Thomas are able to study abroad thanks to the financial assistance provided by scholarships funded by individuals like you. Music by Darrell Casey
Author(s): No creator set

License information
Related content

Roze in beeld
rozeinbeeld.png

Website die de geschiedenis van homoseksualiteit in de Nederlandse media in beeld brengt. Je vindt op de website een tijdlijn die letterlijk per jaar aan de hand van beeldmateriaal deze geschiedenis toont. Verder vind je er ook nog de film …


Author(s): No creator set

License information
Related content

Kerst : Interactieve affiche Thinglink
5-12-2014_11-05-46.jpg

Het verhaal van Kerstmis, kerstmuziek, kerstfilmpjes, ... Alles op één pagina gerangschikt, om een les over Kerstmis te geven, of om de leerlingen zelf te laten ontdekken. Geschikt voor digibord.


Author(s): No creator set

License information
Related content

Estructuras Metálicas
La asignatura de Estructuras Metálicas es una las materias fundamentales en la intensificación de construcción de la Ingeniería Técnica Mecánica. Con ella se pretende dotar al alumno de los conocimientos y capacidades necesarias para llevar a cabo el cálculo y diseño de estructuras de acero tanto a nivel de elementos individuales y de sus uniones como del conjunto de la estructura.;
Author(s): CARLOS LOPEZ-COLINA PEREZ,MIGUEL ANGEL SERRANO LOP

License information
Related content

Attribution Non-Comercial Share Alike (by-nc-sa)

Jeff Wayne’s sci-fi influences on The War of the Worlds | #BFISciFi
Jeff Wayne’s sci-fi influences on The War of the Worlds. Subscribe: http://bit.ly/subscribetotheBFI. Jeff Wayne, the composer who created the musical version of H.G. Wells’s The War of the Worlds, reflects on sci-fi film music that inspired him. Wayne discusses the Doctor Who theme tune and scores for films including A Clockwork Orange (1971) and Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977). Jeff Wayne’s musical version of The War of the Worlds tours the UK and Holland in December 2014.
Author(s): No creator set

License information
Related content

National papyrological funds : DVCTVS
The National papyrological funds website is an online repository of papyrological collections held in Spain. Among the digitised collections are: the Abadia de Montserrat Collection; the Palau-Ribes Collection; and the Fundación Pastor Collection. There are currently thousands of papyri digitised, but the team expects to produce a catalogue of all Spanish papyri. The texts range from small fragments to whole parchments. They are written in different languages (Egyptian demotic, hieratic and hie
Author(s): No creator set

License information
Related content

Perspectives Chinoises
Perspectives Chinoises (Chinese Perspectives) is a French language quarterly revue of modern Chinese politics, economics, society and culture published by The French Centre For Contemporary China (CEFC). From a menu bar on the main page, users can access the mission statement of the publication, along with links to full text online versions of articles from the journal from 2003 to 2005. Summaries of articles from 2006 to 2008 are also provided, with plans to publish full text versions of more r
Author(s): No creator set

License information
Related content