Global Warming 101
Global warming could do more than just melt polar ice. It could change our maps, and displace people from cities and tropical islands. (03:05)
What the Ancients Knew: City in the Hillside
This 1:25 video tells of how the ancient cultures built a city in the hillside using geometry to lay out the grid so that it could be easier to live in during the seasons. This same system is used in many cities today. The video could be used to show the use of geometry in daily life.
Philadelphia, Here I Come! - Crossword
Interactive crossword testing your knowledge of characters and events in a play.
Bird Brains: Clue to Language Found in Birds
This 13 minute video explains how the ability to create and understand language can be traced back into the brains of birds. It is a good video to show students who take for granted the ability to speak and how birds learn and the similarities.
Lumbriculus blood circulation
Lumbriculus variegatus has a closed circulatory system and no red blood cells.
Aerial view of Claremont
Claremont and Pomona College from the southeast. Southern Pacific Railroad station is visible in the lower left quadrant. Pomona College is visible in upper left.
Do you take your work on holiday with you?
You interpret data from statistics indicating how many people are busy with their work when they go on holiday. In the first exercise you learn to replace percentages by corresponding descriptions, so that you can incorporate the data into a text that is easy to read. At the end of the assignment you incorporate all the data into an article for the staff newsletter.
Namo Amitoufo - Reciting Buddha name
Belle Isle, 1949, by Philip Levine
In Philip Levine's post-war poem, Belle Isle, 1949, two strangers meet, swim, and part, exploring themes of connection, boundaries, and where we come from. This video segment comes from Poetry Everywhere.
2.1 Introduction This unit is about using learning to bring about personal change. This assumes that learning can help achieve such change. Section 2 aims to be the first step in showing you how this is possible. This section has three separate but related aspects:
This unit is about using learning to bring about personal change. This assumes that learning can help achieve such change. Section 2 aims to be the first step in showing you how this is possible. This section has three separate but related aspects:
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.
Prof Helen Christensen & Dr Kathy Griffiths - From population trials to public health practice
From population trials to public health practice: An example of a Global Health Service
Professor Ian Hickie - Predictors of illness progression in young people with mood disorders
Professor Ian Hickie - Neuropsychological and circadian predictors of illness progression in young people with mood disorders
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.
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