Virtual Maths - 2D Shapes, rectangle
Interactive simulation demonstrating calculation of area of a rectangle
This National Geographic video shows what happens to the earth's crust to cause an earthquake. When the trembling stops, the disaster is only the beginning. (02:38)
Duke Campus Reacts to Dr. Lefkowitz's Nobel Prize
The Duke campus and beyond honored Dr. Robert Lefkowitz for sharing the 2012 Nobel Prize in Chemistry with Brian K. Kobilka of Stanford University School of Medicine, who was a post-doctoral fellow in Lefkowitz's lab.
House Sparrows Preening
This short video gives excellent real life footage of House Sparrows preening their feathers. The house sparrow (Passer domesticus) is one of Britain's most well-known and best-loved birds. Both sexes have a brown back streaked with black. This is a great resource to help build background knowledge and to help make real world connections between nature and the classroom. (0:33)
Learn About Saint Patrick's Day
In this video clip, from WatchMojo.com, learn about the tradition behind Saint Patrick's Day, celebrated in Ireland and around the world on March 17. (1:03)
The History of Presidential Inaugurations
In this video clip, from WatchMojo.com, learn about the history of the United States presidential inauguration. For more than two hundred years America’s citizens have witnessed the Inauguration ceremonies of the President and Vice President of the United States. (2:57)
Princess Presto Cheese Game
Spell along with Princess Presto as she works through the spelling of CHEESE in order to attract the mice that can lead the Prince to the Princess! Viewers can practice along with Princess Presto as she breaks down the sounds, spelling, and silent letters of the word CHEESE. (3:06)
The History of the Mongol Empire
Genghis Khan was made ruler of all Mongols in 1206, and it was at this point the empire began its rise to power. Within one century, the Mongols had become one of history’s greatest. As with most world powers, the empire eventually crumbled, but the lasting consequences of this empire’s impact can still be seen today. In this video, WatchMojo.com explores the rise, dominance, and fall of this one-time world empire. (2:50)
How it's made - Incandescent Light Bulb
This five minute video shows the manufacturing process for these bulbs.
Food Chain and Food Web (Interactive Game)
This animated interactive game, teaches the students about consumers, predators, omnivore, of, lions, snakes, and more. Students will learn how some animals eat other plants and animals to survive and create a food chain, with this interactive lesson plan.The voice is quite computerized, but still suitable.(3:02)
"Liberty Rhetoric" and Nineteenth-Century American Women
This site is an archive of primary sources (including songs, letters, poems, images, and speeches) and questions to ponder that help students examine and understand the rhetorical framework women used in the early nineteenth-century to argue for equal citizenship and to justify their civic engagement. The author shows how different groups used "liberty rhetoric" to assert their interests by focusing on the Lowell Mill Girls and the 1848 Declaration of Sentiments.
Journeys in Indigo
Dr Jenny Balfour-Paul, honorary research fellow at the University of Exeter and fellow at the Royal Geographical Society and the Explorers Club, tells a compelling story of indigo, the world's oldest, most magical and best-loved dye.
21H.301 The Ancient World: Greece (MIT)
This course elaborates the history of Ancient Greece from the Bronze Age to the death of Alexander. It covers major social, economic, political, and religious trends. It also includes discussions on Homer, heroism, and the Greek identity; the hoplite revolution and the rise of the city-state; Herodotus, Persia, and the (re)birth of history; Empire, Thucydidean rationalism, and the Peloponnesian War; Platonic constructs; Aristotle, Macedonia, and Hellenism. Emphasis is on use of primary sources i
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Lecture 08 - 10/11/2010
Road Racer: -ea-
Start your engines and ride along with road racer as he learns about letters and words. The goal for this segment is vowel combination -ea-. (0:30)
Road Racer: -oa-
Start your engines and ride along with Road Racer as he learns about letters and words. The goal for this segment is vowel combination -oa-. (0:30)
Ralph Raico on Authentic Liberalism [Foreword to Classical Liberalism and the Austrian School by Ralph Raico (2012)] Ralph Raico in this brilliant book calls to our attention the dictum of Augustin Thierr
[Foreword to Classical Liberalism and the Austrian School by Ralph Raico (2012)]
Ralph Raico in this brilliant book calls to our attention the dictum of Augustin Thierr
History shows that when debtors default and crisis occur, international monetary systems are remade. A new world order will emerge from the current financial crisis, explains Philip Coggan, Buttonwood columnist and Capital Markets Editor at The Economist, and it will be governed by the creditor nation of the future, China.
21A.453 Anthropology of the Middle East (MIT)
This course examines traditional performances of the Arabic-speaking populations of the Middle East and North Africa. Starting with the history of the ways in which the West has discovered, translated and written about the Orient, we will consider how power and politics play roles in the production of culture, narrative and performance. This approach assumes that performance, verbal art, and oral literature lend themselves to spontaneous adaptation and to oblique expression of ideas and opinions