Some Russia-related links
Over time I've accumulated a lot of Russia-related internet links. I'd like to share some of them with you. As I come across more worthy links I'll update this post. So, if you are interested, bookmark it!
1. The first pick is NY based authentic Russian clothing store. I am planning on ordering from them one of their cute aprons. Children's costumes are precious!
2. Pick #2 is a site
Eric Giler wants to untangle our wired lives with cable-free electric power. Here, he covers what this sci-fi tech offers, and demos MIT's breakthrough version, WiTricity -- a near-to-market invention that may soon recharge your cell phone, car, pacemaker. As the CEO of MIT-inspired WiTricity, Eric Giler has a plan to beam electric power through the air to wirelessly power your laptop or recharge your car. You may never plug in again. Run time 10:13.
International date line and time zones
An explanation of what the international date line is--how you lose a day moving west. Voice over of a map. (2:29)
Great Lakes Energy's Arbor Day Celebration
Watch Great Lakes Energy's vegetation management staff help 80 third graders from Shelby, MI, plant four trees on Arbor Day 2009. Kids can learn about the importance of trees to the environment and how to avoid power lines when they plant trees from this video.
Verbs Video describes what verbs are. Video is in Power Point format. Video gives good definition and examples. Narrator has an accent and at times may be hard to understand. Video is of good quality and appropriate for elementary and middle school students.
Video describes what verbs are. Video is in Power Point format. Video gives good definition and examples. Narrator has an accent and at times may be hard to understand. Video is of good quality and appropriate for elementary and middle school students.
The Verb Song
This Power Point presentation is a song telling about different kinds of verbs. It takes extra time to explain action verbs, helping verbs, and linking verbs, with examples of each kind of verb.
New York and New Jersey
The primary motive for establishing the middle, or mid-Atlantic colonies of New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Delaware was to develop profitable trading centers. The Dutch were some of the first to settle in this area. In the late sixteenth century, with the help of Protestant England, the people of the Netherlands won their independence from Spain. With this newfound power, the Dutch became a leading colonial presence, especially in the East Indies. Like the English, the Dutch developed c
Magic School Bus Shows and Tells
It's the international and Very Important Show-and-Tell Competition, and Arnold and D.A. are representing Ms. Frizzle's class. Arnold brings a webbed hoop, left behind by his great-aunt Arizona Joan, a famous archaeologist, but he has no idea what it is! Using clues from the hoop and from Joan's old journal, the kids make educated guesses about its use. To test their hypotheses, Ms. Frizzle turns the bus into a Supposeatron, a magical device designed to evaluate guesses. Can the kids solve the p
ASPETTI DELLA FORMAZIONE ARTISTICA E DELLE FONTI DELLA PITTURA DI JACKSON POLLOCK
ASPETTI DELLA FORMAZIONE ARTISTICA E DELLE FONTI DELLA PITTURA DI JACKSON POLLOCK,Istituzione universitaria di secondo e terzo livello (ciclo II e III) per la formazione degli insegnanti e/o dei formatori,Memorizzare,Illustrare,Alta formazione universitaria (secondo e terzo livello),Ente ministeriale a supporto dell'innovazione e della valutazione del sistema educativo/formativo,Storia dell'arte,Presenza,Interazione con il tutor/docente,Guidato,Risorsa per studenti,Apprendimento uditivo / visivo
Computer Basics : What Is ISO?
ISO, or the International Standards Organization, sets the standards for computer file formats related to images and files. Archive files onto a CD or optical disk as an ISO image with help from a certified computer technician in this free video on computers.
A home photo album depicting a "Once In A Lifetime" encounter with Snow Rollers. This video does a great job in showing and describing what snow rollers are. There is no music, this is done in Power Point format. Great pictures and information. Run time 02:30.
Ancient Mysteries - The Puzzling Pyramids of Mexico 1/5
Planned and mapped out according to the stars and built over a series of sacred caves, at its height, Teotihuacán was the seventh largest city of the ancient world. Its power and influence was felt throughout Mexico. This documentary is suitable for high school students.
Scientology Video: Love and Hate -- What is Greatness?
Conflict or tolerance, cooperation or opposition, love or hate -- such are the questions of both daily living and international affairs. While every person of goodwill would like others to treat them as they themselves would like to be treated, such is often not the case. When subjected to hatred, what then is the answer to one's own happiness? In answer to that question, this is what the Scientology religion believes. This is an audio presentation from the book Scientology: A New Slant on Life
WILLIAM 1ST (THE CONQUEROR) PART 3
This last part of the documentary refers to William's time in power. There is reference to what he did in his administration and how he restricted powers. There is also reference to William's sons and to the role they played. Finally, there is an account of William's death.
Fighting for India's Wildlife
Protecting animals in India is no easy task. Conservation and
anti-poaching laws are not properly enforced, and land developers and mining companies are poised at the edge of many of the country's last great nature sanctuaries. Though she believes the power to save India's most revered animals is in the hands of the next generation, Maneka Gandhi of People for Animals is doing her best to help preserve India's unique natural heritage.
Welcome to North Korea [pt 1/6]
(Video begins after about 1 minute.)This film, shot mostly covertly, shows the irony of a regime where 20 million people lived in poverty, some on the brink of starvation, while former dictator Kim II Sung built extravagant monuments to reflect his power. He fostered a grotesque personality cult, which his son and successor Kim Jong Il perpetuates. All around the capital, Pyongyang, an endless stream of propaganda glorifies the leaders. Monuments and museums pay homage to them, but they are stra
100 Greatest People - Friedrich Nietzsche - 01/04 Nietzsche was not at all what people thought he was. Nietzsche has had a bad name since Hitler came to power, embraced his philosophy and used at a foundation and justification for Nazism and the superiority of the Arian race. In truth, Nietzsche would have been appalled by Hitler the beliefs and practices of the Nazi regime were distortions of his teachings or in some cases the direct opposite of what he ta
Nietzsche was not at all what people thought he was. Nietzsche has had a bad name since Hitler came to power, embraced his philosophy and used at a foundation and justification for Nazism and the superiority of the Arian race. In truth, Nietzsche would have been appalled by Hitler the beliefs and practices of the Nazi regime were distortions of his teachings or in some cases the direct opposite of what he ta
Anemometer on Wind Turbine Pole
This video shows an anemometer added to the wind turbine in a backyard in La Crosse, Wisconsin. This person added an anemometer to determine the wind speed necessary to spin the blades, generate power, and produce current into a 12 volt battery. Video is short and of average quality, it was recorded on a rainy day and may have been better to record on a sunny day. Would also have been interesting to see hook up to the battery. Appropri
How Does a Solenoid Work?
A solenoid works by having electricity flow through its copper
wire that is provided by a power supply and a switch. Learn how a
solenoid becomes a magnet when electricity is supplied to it with
information from a science teacher in this video.
Alternative Energy A new wave of technologies is on the verge of producing energy that's clean, renewable, and most importantly, affordable. Solar energy is discussed. Video shows a home that is totally solar and actually sells energy back to the power company. Video discusses how it takes more than one person to get serious to help with alternative energy. Ethanol power is discussed, how harvest left over’s, the stalk and stubble left on the
A new wave of technologies is on the verge of producing energy that's clean, renewable, and most importantly, affordable. Solar energy is discussed. Video shows a home that is totally solar and actually sells energy back to the power company. Video discusses how it takes more than one person to get serious to help with alternative energy. Ethanol power is discussed, how harvest left over’s, the stalk and stubble left on the