Just The Facts: United States Bill Of Rights
This very brief video provides some insights into a couple amendments such as the first. It is too short to provide much insight into cause and effect. Best used as an overview to help explain some concepts. (01:14)
Computers are all around us: in cars, kitchen scales, digital cameras, etc. But how do they store the data they hold? This unit will help you to understand how the data in a computer represents something in the outside world. You will also explore how ASCII code and Unicode are used to control data.
Hollowing out the middle class
July 1 - Economist Robert H. Frank discusses with Reuters Digital Editor Chrystia Freeland the benefits and hazards of the growing concentration of wealth.
The MODIS instrument on board NASAs Terra spacecraft captured this birds-eye view of Typhoon Etau as it was buffeting the southern island chain of Okinawa, affecting airlines, a refinery and other industries.
Earths Radiation Belts with Safe Zone Orbit
Spacecraft orbiting in the Safe Zone, between two and three Earth radii, can be subjected to high levels of harmful radiation as the radiation belts fluctuate in response to space weather events.
Winning in high-turnover markets
When managers evaluate potential new businesses, the first question they often ask is: How fast is the market growing? By focusing only on growth, however, they often overlook another critical measure of market potential — high turnover of the customer base.
PediNeuroLogic Exam: Newborn: Abnormal: Primitive Reflexes - Stepping
With the baby held in vertical suspension and his feet touching the mat, he does not have the expected reciprocal flexion and extension of the legs. The stepping or walking reflex is absent in this baby. A neuroscience tutorial focusing on those aspects of the pediatric neurological examination that are unique to the child's nervous system, with an emphasis on important neurodevelopmental milestones.
3.9 News sources
The internet provides a world of information, but how do you find what you are looking for? This unit will help you discover the meaning of information quality and teach you how to evaluate the material you come across in your study of technology. You will learn how to plan your searches effectively and be able to experiment with some of the key resources in this area.
Portugal debt downgraded to junk
July 5 - Summary of business headlines: Moody's cuts Portugal's credit rating to junk; Lagarde's first day at IMF; Verizon ends unlimited data service; Netflix says "hola" to South America; Dow breaks winning streak, oil jumps. Conway G. Gittens reports.
2.3 Synchronous and asynchronous message passing
This unit looks at some of the architectural and programming paradigms used in distributed system development. You will learn about synchronous and asynchronous message passing, distributed objects technology and event-based bus architecture, before finally moving on to tuple architecture.
55. More Popular Than Spaghetti (That’s Amore!)
The air is filled with World Cup Fever, so let’s talk about a legendary Italian World Cup hero who, at the peak of his career, was said to be “more popular than spaghetti”. We’ll learn his ups and downs during his soccer career, all while we practice lots of useful Italian words and expressions that [...]
Global Climate Change Lesson
Students learn how the greenhouse effect is related to global warming and how global warming impacts our planet, including global climate change. Extreme weather events, rising sea levels, and how we react to these changes are the main points of focus of this lesson.
Modis Landcover of South America
New NASA satellite-generated land cover maps are providing scientists with a detailed picture of the distribution of Earths ecosystems and land use Scientists can better determine how vegetation is distributed and land is being used around the world with new NASA satellite-generated land-cover maps. These new maps, based on a global digital database of land cover types Earth images that is updated every 16 days, will help scientists better understand the Earths climate and carbon budget and clim
Rebels seize village of al-Qawalish
July 6 - Rebels of the Western Mountains manage to seize the village of al-Qawalish from Gaddafi troops after a six-hour battle. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
Harry and his friend make a wager on a game of chess in this video segment from Cyberchase.
Radial Paper Chromatography Experiment
Experiment detailing radial paper chromatography using marker pen ink. Includes some relevant questions to ask students.
Arctic Sea Ice Satellite Observations
In this interactive activity produced for Teachers' Domain, learn how Arctic sea ice has changed over the past 25 years in terms of maximum winter extent, concentration, and the timing of breakup each spring.
Colombia drug ring bust
July 7 - Colombia and the U.S. bust a cocaine ring, arresting 26 suspected drug traffickers. Marie-Claire Fennessy reports.