An Asteroid's Surface in Fine Detail
A new video from NASA's Dawn spacecraft takes us on a flyover journey above the surface of the giant asteroid Vesta. The data obtained by Dawn's framing camera, used to produce the visualizations, will help scientists determine the processes that formed Vesta's striking features. (01:58)
PBS - The Secret Life of the Brain 1of5 The Babys Brain (3/4)
THE SECRET LIFE OF THE BRAIN, a David Grubin Production,
reveals the fascinating processes involved in brain development across a
lifetime. The five part series covers brain development in the baby,
child/adolescent, and adult. This is a great video to use for High school
psychology, anatomy, or biology class.
Le jeu des sept familles européennes
Dans cette activité de classe, les jeunes apprenants (8-12 ans) travaillent sur le lexique de la famille et sur les stéréotypes européens. Ils imaginent des familles européennes et les partagent ensuite sur le site http://espagne.aquitaine.fr/spip.php?article2001&lang=es (Enfants nomades) afin de constituer un véritable jeu avec lequel jouer en classe.
Learn French - L'heure (The One O'Clock Hour)
This video is good practice for learning the French words that relate to time on a clock. The times are shown on the clock in five minute increments, written out in French, and pronounced in French. (01:02)
TED402 Session 2 Fall 2011
TED402 Educational Psychology Session Two 09/07/11 Jeffrey Miller
Making History: Bill Dietrich Gift Announcement
On September 7, 2011, businessman, scholar, philanthropist and longtime Carnegie Mellon University trustee William S. Dietrich II announced a plan to provide a record-breaking gift of a $265 million fund to support CMU. It is the largest gift in CMU's history and one of the 10 largest by an individual to a private higher education institution in the United States. For more about Bill Dietrich and his unprecedented gift, visit: http://www.cmu.edu/dietrich
Paul Dibb: The rise of China and the inevitable decline of America
Emeritus Professor Paul Dibb gives this lecture entitled 'Two geopolitical fallacies: the rise and rise of China and the inevitable decline of America' at The Australian National University on 5 September 2011. The public debate in Australia about the rise of China and the inevitable decline of America has become increasingly polarised. In one view, there are those who believe that China's rise and rise is inevitable and that it will come to dominate Asia. In this scenario, America has to accep
Was Earth Home to a Race of Giants?
This 3:45 long video explains why people become giants and the tales of giants across the planet. Lots of interesting facts are presented and this video would be of interest for most students to start a discussion.
9/11: 2001-2011: An interfaith panel on how faith communities have responded
Sponsored by Duke University's Faith Council and Duke Divinity School 9/11: 2001-2011: An interfaith panel on how faith communities have responded Wednesday, September 7, 2011 at 7:30 p.m. in Westbrook 016 at the Duke Divinity School. The event speakers included Abdullah Antepli, Muslim Chaplain; Richard Hays, Dean of the Divinity School; Sumi Kim, Buddhist Chaplain; Laura Lieber, Jewish Studies; and Sam Wells, Dean of Duke Chapel.
Walk the Plank Beach Bash Edition
This is the second episode of Walk the Plank on location at Beach Bash 2011
Cunniff, D. (September 2011). University Partnerships with Teachers and Students to Enhance the Teac
This paper examined the role of partnership relationships as they related to school districts and universities. It highlighted programs and delivery modes that could be used to improve […]
Perspective: The 'London Whale'
As headlines of apparent risk management failure or weak oversight inside one of Wall Street’s largest institutions abound, we argue that the story of a loss of 0.25 percent of the bank’s assets is getting too much face-time from regulators and the press.
This is a module framework. It can be viewed online or downloaded as a zip file. As taught Autumn Semester 2010/2011. This module will introduce students to key debates in the study of political behaviour. The module will focus specifically on the core ‘pillars’ of political behaviour (elections, voting, political participation and, to a lesser extent, public opinion). Through the module students will explore theories and methodologies used by political scientists to study these key aspec
Expedition Blue Planet- Angkor: Lessons for the Modern World
Cambodia serves as another case study of an environmental phenomenon affecting the entire planet.A World Heritage Site, Angkor is one of the most important archaeological sites in South-East Asia. Stretching over some 400 square kilometers, the park contains the magnificent remains of the Khmer Empire, dating from the 9th to the 15th century AD.Today, researchers believe that water scarcity may have caused the demise of what was one of the largest and most important civilizations of its time. By
Number Sequencing In The Real World
A video created for educational purposes that focus on numeracy in the real world. The actor needs to know how to tell time, read a map, count how many floors to climb, and read decimals. (01:54)
Video of 9/11 10th anniversary memorial at Ground Zero, NYC
(This is just a small clip of the ceremony, but the viewer can see the memorial and the building that is being (re-)constructed.) It was a tragedy that claimed the lives of thousands in an instant, and later brought two wars with an even more devastating death toll. The United States is marking a decade since the 9/11 attacks. Terrorists crashed hijacked planes into the twin towers of the World Trade Center in New York and the Pentagon in Washington. A fourth plane came down in the state of
Flight 93 Memorial
2011-12 Homecoming Court: Jonathan Dworin
Hi, everyone! My name is Jonathan Dworin and I feel it is truly an honor to be on Michigan State University's 2011-12 Homecoming Court. My MSU experience has shaped my identity and has given me many new skills, friends, ideas and opportunities. My whole family is a Spartan family and I am thrilled to be able to share my Homecoming experiences with them. I consider myself to be a true Spartan: Fun-loving, hard-working and go-getting. To learn more about Dworin and the other members of the 2011
Cambridge Day Limmud 2011
Cambridge Day Limmud 2011