Obama: U.S. to transfer Libya lead in days
President Barack Obama says the U.S. expects to transfer the lead role in Libya to allies within days. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.
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Nuclear Power Explained : Climate of Hope : Part 1
This partly-animated documentary takes viewers on a tour through the science of climate change, the nuclear fuel chain, and the remarkable energy revolution that is under way. Some of the images may be disturbing to younger viewers. (09:16)
A Summary of Shakespeare's Julius Caesar
This video is a quick and easy synopsis, analysis, and discussion of major characters and themes in the play Julius Caesar. The video includes detailed cartoon animation along with a male narrator. (09:02)
Stuttering Stan Takes a Stand-Read A Loud
In this video, a squirrel who has a stuttering problem learns to stand up for himself. Words to the story are written on screen and each word is highlighted as it is read. There are 33 pages in this book. This is a wonderful resource for a teachable moment in the classroom and to help build tolerance. Content is appropriate for upper elementary students.
Internships at the University of Memphis.
Internships are available at the U of M in numerous fields, please visit www.memphis.edu/internships/ for more information.
De Droomfabriek Op deze site vind je als leerkracht die deelneemt aan het project van De Droomfabriek allerlei info en downloads om je lessen rijker te maken, in functie van ondernemend onderwijs. Coöperatief werken, anders evalueren, …
Op deze site vind je als leerkracht die deelneemt aan het project van De Droomfabriek allerlei info en downloads om je lessen rijker te maken, in functie van ondernemend onderwijs. Coöperatief werken, anders evalueren, …
Es pretén que l'alumne tingui una base teòrica que li permeti comprendre les dinàmiques de la comunicació i la seva relació amb la cultura. Així, l'estudiant coneixerà algunes de les teories i teòrics de l'àrea. Aquest repàs teòric i històric, els donarà les bases per comprendre l'aparició de diferents fenòmens culturals com poden ser les industries culturals. Així mateix ajudarà a l'estudiant a formar-se un criteri sòlid que li permeti construir projectes culturals, plans de c
Polyhedra in the Classroom
A set of activities developed for middle school students on aspects of polyhedra. The teacher-creator, Suzanne Alejandre, includes not only instructions for each activity but also assessment suggestions and her mathematical objectives for the unit.
This site provides an excellent experiment involving cyclic voltammetry at a gold electrode. The experiment includes a detailed introduction to the topics of electrode capacitance, electrode reactions, and flux of the electroactive species to electrode surface. Lab report guidelines and post-lab questions are included.
The past and future of future scenarios in LTER - Harvard Forest
The past and future of future scenarios in LTER -- Jonathan Thompson Harvard Forest Symposium, March 15, 2011
Discussion of Emerging Directions - Harvard Forest
Discussion of Emerging Directions: Climate and Land Use Change, Human Health and Policy Harvard Forest Symposium - March 15, 2011
Online News: Public Sphere or Echo Chamber?
Two panelists debate whether journalism in a digital age amounts to feast or famine, and differ on even basic questions: Are people just snacking on the news equivalent of junk food, and starving for the kind of information they need to be informed citizens? Alternatively, doesn’t the abundance of information on the internet make
Survey of London Monograph 17 - County Hall
An account of County Hall, home of the London County Council, London's 'Hotel de Ville' and a tangible expression of the metropolitan government of London, opened in 1922.
Survey of London Monograph 16 - College of Arms, Queen Victoria Street
An account of the College of Arms in Queen Victoria Street, rebuilt after the Great Fire. It also contains biographical lists of all the known officers of arms.
The Art of Engineering
A 15 minute video that was done at M.I.T. and features James Dyson
who is the inventor of the vacuum cleaner of that name. His lecture is about design and engineering and offers excellent insight into what they do and what motivates them. An excellent video for older students and explains how he ‘sees what needs to be done and just does it.’ Many of the things he talks about are current so the students can more easily understand the issues.
Invisible Glass - How to Make an Object Vanish
With just a few ingredients, you will have the power to make a glass vanish right before your eyes! Okay, maybe it's not magic, but a really cool science experiment about index of refraction making an object appear invisible. Steve Spangler does a great job of explaining the science behind this vanishing trick. (03:10)
Adventures in Science - Science Of Light
Join a science professor as he explains to his class how light was used in an old-school special effects technique: Optical Compositing. This was how movies and TV shows of yesteryear did what green screen does today. (04:10)