London 2012 - the app Olympics
Oct. 10 - The Technology Operations Centre for the 2012 Summer Olympic Games has officially been unveiled in London's financial district Canary Wharf. Matt Cowan reports.
2011 Prize in Economic Sciences
Announcement of The Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel by Professor Staffan Normark, Permanent Secretary of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, on 10 October 2011 awarded jointly to Thomas J. Sargent and Christopher A. Sims "for their empirical research on cause and effect in the macroeconomy". Learn more about the Economics Prize: http://www.nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/economics/laureates/2011/press.html
ISS Update - Oct. 19, 2011
The International Space Station video update for Oct. 19, 2011.
Also known as the Land of the Gods, this six minute video about Bali does not have narration and is merely a series of images of the country. More a travel video than an educational one, but does offer students to see the country and, perhaps, undo stereotypes.
Imagine The Universe - Supernova Chemistry
As part of this lesson plan, students will observe the visible spectra of known elements and learn to identify an unknown element by its spectral emission. Included are prerequisites, an engagement activity, materials list, instructions, teacher notes, and a student handout.
Learning space evaluation
The subject of physical learning space has in recent years become increasingly complex This reflection examines what evidence exists in this area
Sentence Fragment - Free English Video by Brightstorm
This video explains how to identify a sentence fragment. A fragment is a group of words that does not include a subject and/or a verb or does not complete a thought. This video also demonstrates how to correct fragments by finding what is missing, and adding it to the sentence to make it a complete thought. (3:26)
Dangerous animals on the loose in Ohio
Oct. 19 - Dozens of exotic animals including tigers, lions and bears were let loose on Ohio farmland by their owner before he committed suicide, sparking a shoot-to-kill hunt for the wild beasts and forcing panicked residents to stay inside. Sarah Irwin reports.
Greek protesters clash with police
Oct. 19 - Greece shuts down as thousands of angry demonstrators protest a new austerity bill, ahead of a parliamentary austerity vote and crucial EU summit. Kirsty Basset reports.
What's the chance?: concepts of probability
Probability offers one of those rare intersections where classroom mathematics crosses middle school experience. The problem scenarios investigated at this level often start with a game—as did theoretical probability itself. Students find that many of the phenomena they encounter in game playing have predictable outcomes. To reach that conclusion, they need opportunities to consider data they generate, noting patterns that emerge and comparing their results with those predicted by theory.
Tonnes of marijuana found in sea off Mexico
Nov. 4 - Mexican marines discover over two tonnes of marijuana floating off a tourist hotspot in Southern Baja California. Lily Grimes reports.
Psalmi Davidis 002 Hebraici - Montanus
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The Art of Healing Violence
The children at the Queen Rania Family and Child Center in Jordan use paint, brushes, and paper to discover their dignity and identity. The art program teaches the children to trust themselves and deal with traumatic experiences. (9:10)
Little Diva by LaChanze Book Trailer
Watch this book trailer video for Little Diva, a picture book for children by Broadway actress and Tony Award winner LaChanze and Caldecott Honor-winning children's book illustrator Brian Pinkney. ( 4:07)
Point of View (part 1)
3 actors…let’s see how each person saw that scene!
This brief commercial combines bandwagon with glittering generalities to persuade its audience to drink Coca-Cola. The clip could also be used with a lesson on on drawing conclusions or inferencing skills. (0:45)
La chimie.com : l'eau potable
Émission 4 - L'eau potable
La moitié des Québécois boit l'eau provenant du fleuve St-Laurent. Il a fallu recourir à plusieurs traitements physico-chimiques pour la rendre potable. Les usines de production débarrassent l'eau qu'on puise de ses éléments indésirables comme les toxines et les micro-organismes. Apprenez-en davantage sur le sujet.
Émission 4 - L'eau potable
Urgent investment needed in renewable energy: new IEA chief
Oct. 19 - Investment is needed in renewable energy sources now to guarantee a sustainable energy future, says the new head of the International Energy Agency, Maria van der Hoeven.