Analyze the Data
Students go through the logical process of quantitatively analyzing data from the FasTracks system. They gain experience identifying problems with the current design based upon their earlier observations and experiences in activities 1 and 2. Students discuss the flaws that they find in the system. This activity requires the use of the FasTracks Living Lab, a web portal to interactive train (transit) traffic data for a major metropolitan city.
Multicultural Math Fair
This website provides a collection of activities compiled by the Mathematics Department at Frisbie Middle School in Rialto, Calif. for use at its Multicultural Math Fair. Although the activities are from the 1999-2000 Multicultural Math Fair, the Math Forum maintains the website and all the links were current at the time of this report. The website includes some tips on how to set up a Multicultural Math Fair as well as data sheets and software for some of the activities, such as the Tower of Ha
Are You An Energy Efficient Consumer?
This activity engages students in learning about ways to become energy efficient consumers. Students examine how different countries and regions around the world use energy over time as reflected in night light levels. They then track their own energy use, identify ways to reduce their individual energy consumption, and explore how community choices impact the carbon footprint.
The 13 Clocks
This video version of The 13 Clocks by James Thurber includes text, narration, and pictures. It is listed on the CoreStandards.org website as part of the suggested reading material for grades 2-3. (10:00)
David Lewis: “Polarization and the Presidency”
Watch video of David Lewis, the William R. Kenan Jr. Professor of Political Science, speaking at the Osher Lifelong Learning class, “Politics in a Polarized Polity.” The Feb. 1 class, “Polarization and the Presidency,” focuses on how changes to the presidential selection process have affected the presidents we elect and on changes to the executivekeep reading »
Dr. Michael Neuss: “How much progress has been made in the fight against cancer?”
Watch video of Dr. Michael Neuss speaking about the fight against cancer. Neuss spoke Feb. 1 as part of the Osher Lifelong Learning class, “Medical Advances.” The course is presented by faculty of the Vanderbilt University Medical Center and focuses on what the future of medicine holds. Physicians are now able to use a patient’s DNAkeep reading »
Is Nothing Sacred? Free Speech and Religion
Professor A C Grayling delivers the 2011 Ralf Dahrendorf Memorial Lecture, with responses by Charles Moore and Dr. Usama Hasan. Filmed on 10 June 2011.
Organización y administración de unidades de información (2007)
La asignatura se centra en aquellas funciones y habilidades básicas que tienen que ver con la "función directiva", tanto las de carácter instrumental como las de gestión o de carácter interpersonal. Entre estas últimas se analizan aquellas que afectan directamente a los colaboradores: trabajar en equipo, formar, informar, comunicar, motivar, etc. Se tratan las principales tareas, problemas, necesidades y demandas a las que se suelen enfrentar las personas que, independientemente de su cat
Tecnología de materiales industriales (2009)
Asignatura en la que se pretende que el alumno conozca los fundamentos básicos de la ciencia de los materiales, la clasificación de las diversas familias de materiales, sus propiedades, aplicaciones y comportamiento en servicio, y la tecnología desarrollada para la mejora de las propiedades de los materiales.
Male Weedy Seadragon Carrying Eggs on Abdomen
This very short video gives excellent real life, close up footage of a male Weedy Seadragon carrying eggs on his abdomen. Weedy seadragons are one of only two species of seadragons, the second is known as the leafy seadragon (Phycodurus eques) due to the greater number of leaf-like appendages along its body. Seadragons resemble the seahorses to which they are related, having a bony-plated body and elongated snout; their tails are not prehensile however. This is a great resource to help buil
Intro to Chemistry: 10.3 pH and pOH (1/2)
Join award winning teachers Jonathan Bergmann and Aaron Sams as they interactively teach Chemistry: 10.3 pH and pOH. This video defines pH and explains a pH scale. ( 8:29)
Fooled by Nature: Lungfish
On Animal Planet's series "Fooled by Nature, In Africa, the lungfish has
the capability of breathing air outside of the water. Without rain or
water, the lungfish can hibernate for four years.
Qin Dynasty and Han Dynasty
This seven-minute long lecture uses maps and other graphics to provide an excellent overview of these two dynasties and what they believed and did to the Chinese people.
Engineering For Our Changing Climate
The Massachusetts Climate Change Adaptation Report was recently released. Hear about what this means for the state from local experts including the Chief of Environment and Energy for the City of Boston, architects for the new Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, and employees of Environmental services at MASSDOT Highway Division.
Video -- Gulf Spill's Effects Unknown For Years?
July 26, 2011---More than a year after the Deepwater Horizon spill, scientists say it could take a decade to figure out how the oil affected the Gulf of Mexico's environment. Video 5.18
Catherine the Great
This 45 minute biography of this famous Russian female leader. It uses actors, interviews and original art to help explain to students her traits and accomplishments. There are a few brief images of the female body that make previewing this video a requirement to make sure it is within the bounds of district policy.
Science Bulletins: Tapping In—The Promise of Brain-Computer Interface
For decades, neuroscientists have sought to use electronics to communicate with the brain. Computing and surgical technique have now become sophisticated enough to implant devices directly into neural tissue. In this feature, researchers at Albany Medical Center and the Wadsworth Center at the New York State Department of Health reveal a world where mind and machine merge. Their cutting-edge devices translate brain signals into action, helping people with ALS and other disabilities regain the ab
Margadale Circular, Islay
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