How Space Shuttles Work
This site explains the complexity of the entire mission of a space shuttle launch, orbit, activities, and return to Earth. Students and teachers can learn about the precise nature of space science including extensive preparations and examine the monumental technology behind Americas shuttle program, as well as the extraordinarily difficult mission it was designed to carry out. Information is also provided on the background and history of the space shuttle. Diagrams, full-color photos, highlighte
Water reclamation plant (RealVideo)
In this video clip, students see how wastewater is treated at a water reclamation plant. One of the plant's operators gives Bob the Vid Tec (a children's programming host) a tour of the plant, describing along the way what happens at each step in the water treatment process. For example, the operator explains that microorganisms are used to consume human waste in the biological nutrient removal step. Bob also talks with another plant operator about why kids should learn about wastewater treatmen
A Spectral Mystery
Students use the spectrograph from the “Building a Fancy Spectrograph” activity to gather data about light sources. Using their data, they make comparisons between different light sources and make conjectures about the composition of a mystery light source.
Introducción al Sistema Jurídico Internacional y de la Unión Europea (2010)
La asignatura pretende ofrecer al alumno que por primera vez se enfrenta al mundo del derecho una aproximación al Derecho Internacional Público contemporáneo así como a la Unión Europea y su Ordenamiento jurídico. Se trata de dos manifestaciones jurídicas muy distintas a las que los alumnos del Título de Grado van a estudiar en las distintas ramas del Derecho interno español, pero que al mismo tiempo tienen en este un grado de penetración cada vez más importante. La asignatura está p
Barriers and Motivators for Using OER in Schools
Barriers and Motivators for Using OER in Schools
Silverlight TV 68: Worlds are Colliding! New Silverlight Web Parts for SharePoint Paul Stubbs, of Sharepoint Sideshow, joins John to discuss some new features the Sharepoint team have released for Visual Studio to make Silverlight development easier. Paul walks through the new Visual Studio extension that allows you to package and deploy your Silverlight for Sharepoint Web Parts. (You can grab the new VSIX file from the list of links below.) Paul also shows how easy it is to create a Silverlight experien
Paul Stubbs, of Sharepoint Sideshow, joins John to discuss some new features the Sharepoint team have released for Visual Studio to make Silverlight development easier. Paul walks through the new Visual Studio extension that allows you to package and deploy your Silverlight for Sharepoint Web Parts. (You can grab the new VSIX file from the list of links below.) Paul also shows how easy it is to create a Silverlight experien
Mammoth Cave National Park DVD Postcard Highlights
This video provides highlights from Mammoth Cave National Park DVD Postcard. It includes beautiful footage by Russ Finley edited to inspiring music. The best of Mammoth Cave - majestic tunnels, interesting formations, scenery, and more. In a ready-to-mail mailer for family and friends! The full DVD is available on location and from www.finleyholiday.com. (06:20)
Multiple Sclerosis - Reflexes Exam - Muscle Stretch Sub-exam - Patient 16
Shelly is a 38-year-old African American female who initially presented with transverse myelitis 2 years ago. A lumbar puncture revealed multiple oligoclonal bands in the cerebral spinal fluid. MRI has demonstrated numerous plaques in the bilateral cerebral white matter. She eventually went on to recover from her initial attack but since her second attack has continued to progressively worsen. Her gait and other motor functioning have deteriorated and she is now wheelchair bound.
Next Steps After completing this unit you may wish to study another OpenLearn Study Unit or find out more about this topic. Here are some suggestions:
After completing this unit you may wish to study another OpenLearn Study Unit or find out more about this topic. Here are some suggestions:
Nobel Peace Prize Documentary, Obama, 2009.mp4
In this short video excerpt about President Barack Obama, Nobel Peace Prize Laureate 2009, member of administration, politicians, former co-workers and the Chairman of the Nobel Committee discuss the debate about awarding the Nobel Peace Prize to President Obama. To see the full version: http://nobelprize.org/mediaplayer/index.php?id=1552
Woman's Building History: Betty Gordon (Otis College)
This video was commissioned by Otis College of Art and Design for the exhibition "Doin' It in Public: Feminism and Art at the Woman's Building" (1973-1991) in the Ben Maltz Gallery, October 1 January 28, 2012 and is part of an ongoing series of oral histories about the Woman's Building partially funded by the Getty Foundation. The exhibition is part of a "Pacific Standard Time: Art in L.A.1945-1980," an unprecedented collaboration of more than fifty cultural institutions across Southern Califo
True/False Diary - practice talking about routine
True/False Diary - practice talking about routine.
Fly down to the California Fires (August 25, 1999 @ 1:40 pm PDT)
SeaWiFS captures fires in California.
Blood flow in Lumbriculus
Slow blood flow in Lumbriculus variegates (note the muscle contractions in each body section).
Television - Conversation Topic
A list of vocabulary relevant to television and a suggestion for a class plan on how to get students talking about television programmes.
Francis Alÿs: A Story of Deception, On View at MoMA
May 8-August 1, 2011 For more information please visit MoMA.org Video courtesy of the artist
Global warming: are we responsible? Is our environmental impact damaging the planet? This unit examines the use of ozone depleting technology, the impact of fossil fuel use and explores how the development of technology can influence the direction of a society. From the Industrial Revolution to the present day find out how we have changed the planet.
7 Sedimentation and tectonics at a mid-Ordovician to Silurian active margin
Some of Britain’s most dramatic scenery is to be found in the Scottish Highlands. The sight of mighty Ben Nevis, the desolate plateau of the Cairngorms, or the imposing landscapes of Glen Coe can unleash the call of the wild in all of us. Although these landforms were largely carved by glacial activity that ended some 10,000 years ago, the rocks themselves tell of a much older history. The Highlands are merely eroded stumps of a much higher range of ancient mountains. This unit is an account o