What Are SNPs? - 23andMe
Learn about the variations in human DNA called SNPs (single nucleotide polymorphisms), and how they can be used to understand relationships between people. Animation simplifies a difficult concept. Grades 7-12. 1:53 min.
Indonesia's presidential election kicks off
Indonesia's two presidential candidates promise to run a clean campaign in the run up to the July 9th election. Sarah Toms reports. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More updates and breaking news: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the globe and across topics including business, financial, national, and international news. For over 160 years, R
A video clip on Laodicea which is located in the Lycus River Valley of western Asia Minor, near the influential, ancient cities of Hierapolis and Colossae. A good video to show the history of this area and its people.
How To Fold an Origami Swan
Viewers are introduced to the art of Origami by watching this step-by-step video teaching how to create a simple swan. (01:55)
How to Make Paper Cranes
This 4:30 long video is a step-by-step overview of how to make a paper crane using origami. Moves slowly and easy to follow.
Routines in Everyday Math-- Frames and Arrows
This video helps teachers and parents work with students on the EDM routine. Run time 3:36.
Using Xamarin to take Existing .NET Apps Cross Platform | Visual Studio Toolbox This is the last of a four part series on building cross platform apps using Xamarin and C#. In this episode Robert is joined by James Montemagno, a developer evangelist at Xamarin, who discusses how to mobilize an existing .NET Silverlight app by reusing the existing C# code on Android, iOS, and Windows Phone. We will see how the Xamarin .NET Mobility Scanner and Portable Class Libraries can be le
This is the last of a four part series on building cross platform apps using Xamarin and C#. In this episode Robert is joined by James Montemagno, a developer evangelist at Xamarin, who discusses how to mobilize an existing .NET Silverlight app by reusing the existing C# code on Android, iOS, and Windows Phone. We will see how the Xamarin .NET Mobility Scanner and Portable Class Libraries can be le
Learn The Basics to Subtracting Fractions
John Zimmerman from www.tabletclass.com explains how to subtract fractions. The instructor uses computer software to illustrate his points and feels that math students in middle school and basic math should find the lesson helpful. The two examples used in this video are 3/5-1/5 and 4 1/2- 2 2/3. (06:55)
It's a rainy day and all Father Bear wants to do is read the newspaper in peace. But Little Bear gets the hiccups and his friends make noise trying ot help cure him.
Little Bear-Rainy Day Tales
A rainy day can't put a damper on Little Bear's fun, as he leads his friends through outdoor and indoor activities including puddle-jumping and acting in a play.
Little Bear-Family Portrait
Little Bear and his parents take a family portrait. Bear gets dressed up in a suit and then invites all his friends. Little Bear and his friends preparte for a portait by taking a lot of funny pictures.
Little Bear-Father's Flying Flapjacks
Little Bear and his father surprise Mother Bear with a breakfast of Father's famous flying flapjacks.
Little Bear-I'm Going to the Moon
Little Bear makes himself a space helmet so that he can fly to the moon. He jumps to the moon from a tree and comes to a house much like his own. Mother Bear fools him by telling him that her own Little Bear has gone to the moon.
Little Bear-Pudding Hill
Little Bear and Father Bear are going camping on the top of a hill. On the way they meet many new animals; birds, chipmunks and a moose!
"Challenges for the New Administration in Iraq and Afghanistan" (video)
A talk by Juan Cole. Juan Cole will discuss the future of U.S. foreign policy in Iraq and Afghanistan beyond the November presidential elections. Juan Cole is Richard P. Mitchell Distinguished University Professor of History at the University of Michigan. He has written extensively about Egypt, Iran, Iraq, and South Asia. He studies and writes about contemporary Isl
Introduction to Clauses
This is a video presentation about different kinds of clauses. There is an introduction explaining the difference between words, phrases and clauses and there are several examples.
Learn About a More Complicated Friction/Inclined Plane Problem
Khan Academy Presents: Fun with two masses, some wire, a pulley, and a ramp with friction. (10:15) Sal Khan uses computer software and different colors for demonstration.
What's a Pulley? (rap song)
The "rap" video explains that a pulley is a simple machine. See how a pully helps to lift weight and reduce the amount of work required. This short, repetative song will help students remember that a "pulley is a simple machine" but does not have much content beyond that.
This excellent video is accompanied by text and is suitable for high school students. "In the seventeenth century, philosopher John Locke wrote about natural law, which gives individuals rights that are part of the natural order of life rather than assigned by a ruler. Thomas Jefferson incorporated this concept into the Declaration of Independence in an attempt to point out the abuses made by the British government and prevent similar offenses from occurring in an independent America. Jefferson
The Value of Social TV: Reaching the Niche
Twitter and other social media networks are becoming valuable sources for gauging both mainstream and niche interest in different consumer products, says Wharton's Shawndra Hill.