The price of war in Libya
July 14 - Rebels bury their dead after costly battle to regain town in Western Mountains. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.
Great Zoom into San Francisco, CA: Fishermans Wharf
Using data from different spacecraft and some powerful computer technology, visualizers at the Goddard Space Flight Center present you with a collection of American cities in a way you have never seen them before. Starting with our camera high above the Earth, we rush in towards the surface at what would be an impossible speed for any known vehicle. Passing though layers of atmosphere, the colors of our destinations shimmer with their own unique characteristics, and suddenly we find ourselves fl
Referendum sense and nonsense
At the completion of this chapter you will be able to give a personal opinion about political questions.
An invitation for Cindy
At the completion of this lesson you will be able to send out an invitation card to a friend, you will listen to specific information. You will be able to infer the meaning of unknown words.
Hanford: An Overview
This is the Emmy Award-winning first chapter of The Hanford Story, a multimedia presentation that provides an overview of the Hanford Site—its history, today's cleanup activities, and a glimpse into the possibilities of future uses of the 586-square-mile government site in southeast Washington State.
Namo Amitoufo - Reciting Buddha name
Gone in 60 seconds, 2011
Partnership event involving RUN students. Performed at the Viaduct Theatre, Dean Clough, Halifax.
Learn Vocabulary with New Bleach Ending Theme!
Catchy voice and beautiful lyrics, new Bleach ending theme has become a huge hit in Japan! The song is called, アオイトリ (Aoi Tori) by Fumika. There are so many great vocabulary in this song and I am sure you will have a lot of fun learning while listening to this awesome song! The course starts [...]
"Sustainable Development: Theory and Policy, Spring 2009"
"This course examines alternative conceptions and theoretical underpinnings of the notion of "sustainable development." It focuses on the sustainability problems of industrial countries (i.e., aging of populations, sustainable consumption, institutional adjustments, etc.); and of developing states and economies in transition (i.e., managing growth, sustainability of production patterns, pressures of population change, etc.). It also explores the sociology of knowledge around sustainability, the
Frightened of the internet? This unit will help you make effective use of the internet, giving you the basic skills required for using web-based resources. Useful tricks and tips are provided as well as information on web browsers, the main features of a browser window, how to look at websites, using hyperlinks, searching for information on the internet, copying text, avoiding computer viruses, and using PDFs.
Tires and ecosystems
Tires are one of the worst things that can be thrown into a landfill. They take up a lot of room and they can collect rainwater that is a prime breeding ground for mosquitoes. Tires can be repurposed, or used for other purposes, such as tire swings and playground toys. They can also be recycled and used to make school gym floors and shoes.
Old Macdonald Had A Farm
Excellent computer animated video song for children. (3:21)
Early Movements in Science: Atoms
Early efforts made by scientists in India yielded atomic theories. These theories explained that everything in the world is made of atoms.
Hundreds of mussels attached to rocks in the rocky intertidal zone
Mussels have two hard shells for protection and avoid drying out. When the shell is open, the bivalve extends its foot for digging or anchoring. Mussels need ocean water for food. They are found in lower and middle intertidal regions.
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How Light Travels
In this video segment adapted from Shedding Light on Science, observe demonstrations of the fundamental idea that light travels in straight lines.
Learn about the lives of gorillas born in captivity in this video segment from Nature.
This lesson will allow students to explore an important role of environmental engineers: cleaning the environment. Students will learn details about the Exxon Valdez oil spill, which was one of the most publicized and studied environmental tragedies in history. In the accompanying activity, they will try many "engineered" strategies to clean up their own manufactured oil spill and learn the difficulties of dealing with oil released into our waters.
A Picture is Worth
Students are asked to explain how XRay images communicate information.
Umbilical Hernia (Spanish)
This patient education program discusses umbilical hernia, the symptoms, causes, and anatomy of the abdomen. It also reviews the benefits and risks of surgical treatment, and what to expect after the procedure. This is a MedlinePlus Interactive Health Tutorial from the National Library of Medicine, designed and developed by the Patient Education Institute.