The NASA Health Stabilization Program
This NASA Sci Files segment describes the NASA Health Stabilization Program, a quarantine system for soon-to-fly astronauts. Produced specifically for students and is suitable for elementary and older students.
(This is an Emmy award-winning series of instructional programs that introduces students in grades 3-5 to NASA and integrates mathematics, science, and technology through the use of Problem-Based Learning (PBL), scientific inquiry, and the scientific method. The series seeks to m
2012 Resilience Awards Accepting Applications
Television station WVIR-TV (NBC 29) in Charlottesville recently covered the opening of the 2012 Resilience Awards competition. The Resilience Awards highlight entrepreneurs in Virginia communities facing high unemployment, high poverty, and low rates of entrepreneurship that have beat the odds and been successful in the face of a difficult economy.
Literary Festival 2013: Between Curatorial and Urban Practice [Audio]
Speaker(s): Dr Clémentine Deliss, Elke Krasny, Maria Lind, Justin McGuirk | In recent years arts practice has shifted towards new modes of collaborative production while digital platforms continually offer new ways to distribute and engage with the arts. As performing and visual arts organisations are transforming relationships with audiences, more varied roles have emerged for curators beyond exhibition making and collections management. Curating has evolved to embrace audience-generated conte
Basic Spanish Vocabulary - Places
In this video you will see and hear the Spanish words for places that you might go. The video contains Spanish audio and shows English translations on the screen along with pictures that represent the words.
Amusement Park Physics: Interactive Game
This is a complex series of choice a student makes in design rides. The site provides feedback on the student's choice. It could be used as a group activity or individual, but the directions must be read first. Free registration may be required.
Tokyo 1964: The Games of the XVIII Olympiad
The Games of the XVIII Olympiad, from Tokyo, Japan. These were the first Games held in Asia. Video shows pictures of the Olympic flame and gives a little information about the games. There is no speaking in this video, the Olympic Theme plays in the background. (1:38)
RCF : rural cultural forum
The Rural Cultural Forum (RCF) is an independent UK organisation which undertakes a variety of research and advocacy activities on rural arts and culture. Since 2004 the RCF has published: 'Investing in Creative Rural Communities: the New Rural Arts' (2004); and 'The Rural Cultural Strategy' (February 2010). The substantial 2010 Strategy document is only available in parts as HTML pages, via a link on the topmost menu of the website, and does not seem to be available for download in PDF form. Th
There are over twenty-five million cloud-to-ground lightning flashes
strike in the U.S. every year. Meteorologists use a combination of math and science to track when and where they will strike. This video shows students how these scientists work and their importance. (02:07)
Running time 2:07 minutes
Mobl21 - Groups and Users
21st Century e-Teacher Chris Jones explains how to set-up Groups and Users within the Mobl21 authoring and distribution application. Run time 04:18.
SAT Math Functions
This video offers a brief glimpse of understanding function questions on the SAT Math exam. (01:26)
A new weapon in cancer research
http://concordia.ca/headlines Concordia biology professor Vladimir Titorenko was conducting research on chemicals with the potential to interrupt aging, when he happened upon one that selectively kills off cancer cells. Titorenko and endocrinologist Thomas Sanderson discuss their research into the cancer-fighting qualities of licotholic acid.