How Does a Microchip Work?
A microchip is a collection of a large number of transistors in a very small package, and there are a couple of basic function of these transistors. Find out how microchip transistors function as amplifiers and switches. (1:13)
Microsoft Word: How to Use Autocorrect
In this video you will learn how to use the Autocorrect function to save time in writing out the full meaning of Acronyms. This is a very handy, albeit unique, feature that can help students and teachers when writing essays and presentations.
Save the Asian Black Bear
These bears spend much of their lives on trees in the forests of
Japan, India, China and some southern Russia. Smallish in size and
agile, these bears have large curved claws that help them climb or dig
burrows. They have a distinct white crescent-shaped patch on their chest
and live in small family groups, eating insects, berries, fruits and
small animals. These bears usually shy away from human contact, although
if provoked or angry, they become violent
Graph of the Sine Function
Using the unit circle definition of the sine function to make a graph of it. In an easy conversational tone, the instructor uses the computer screen as his 'blackboard' and different colors to emphasis his points. For high school students.
Dark Chocolate Health Benefits - www.MyChocolateMedicine.com
Dr. Steve Warren talks about the health benefits of cold processed dark chocolate. He explains the function of anti-oxidants and bioflavonoids and the fact that cold processed dark chocolate is the #1 superfood in the world. There is only one company in the entire world that makes cold processed dark chocolate and has the worldwide patent on this process.
Excel If Statement
The If function is one of the most currently used functions in Excel. A short presentation to show you how you can use the Excel If statement together with AND and OR statements.
Gerunds and Gerund Phrases
Yossarian the Grammarian explains what gerunds are and how to distinguish gerunds from other parts of speech. Through giving examples on the white board, a thorough explanation of gerunds is given. Gerunds are words ending in -ing that function as nouns, therefore they can be the subjects of sentences. He explains that gerunds do no always stand alone and can also function as phrases.
Plant Development: Cell Structure and Function
Professor George Wolfe discusses cell structure and function in this video from Thinkwell's online Biology series. This video uses lecture format and a whiteboard to aid in explanations. Run time 11:07.
Example of a Student Made Lung
This is a cute, accurate example of a student's project of the Lung Function Model using plastic container, ballons, ballon tubings, plastic bag. See kiddyhub.com for specific instructions on how to make this model. Run time 0:31.
Human Anatomy - Lungs
This is a short (4:14), computer-animated video concerning the structure and function of the lungs. This video has English captions at the bottom of the screen. This well-done video was narrated by a non-native English speaker so the word 'breath' is pronounced as 'breathe.'
Issues in computer supported inquiry learning in science
Computer supported inquiry learning has become an important application of computers in education. Computers allow for providing resources for inquiry learning, such as simulations; built-in support for the processes of inquiry learning; support for collaborative learning scenarios as well as tools for modeling by learners. An overview of the main issues on research on computer supported inquiry learning is provided including issues such as assessing learning effects of computer support, gaming
Introduction to the Digestive System
Professor George Wolfe introduces the structure and function of the digestive system in this video from Thinkwell's online Biology series. This video uses lecture format and a whiteboard to aid in explanations. Run time 11:04.
C++ Console Lesson 19: Function Templates
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This C++ video tutorial shows how to create and call function templates. Function templates are special functions that can operate with generic types. This allows us to create a function template whose functionality can be adapted to more than one type or class without repeating the entire code for each type.
Weather Song - We Are Busy Beavers
A simple, catchy tune accompanies this animated video showing beavers in a variety of weather conditions. A sentence accompanies each verse and is shown on the bottom of the screen. Weather terms include "snowy", "windy", and "cloudy". Run time 02:03.
In search of blue oceans
First came the book and now there is an institute in the making. The international bestseller, ‘Blue Ocean Strategy’ written by INSEAD professors W. Chan Kim and Renée Mauborgne, sold more than a million copies in its first year of publication and is being published in a record-breaking 39 languages. Although there are no plans for a follow-up book at this stage, INSEAD is currently setting up the INSEAD Blue Ocean Strategy Institute. In a rare interview, Kim and Mauborgne told Knowledge th
"The Fifteen-Woman Lawsuit Opposing the Self-Defense Forces in Iraq"
A talk by lawyer Michiko Nakajima. In the course of the Iraq War, citizens in Japan, singly or in groups, have been taking the state to court alleging violation of the "no war" clause of the Constitution in deploying Self-Defense Force troops. Feminist labor lawyer Michiko Nakajima led a group of 15 women plaintiffs in one such suit. This
“The Heuristic Potential of the Dream Register of Tipu Sultan of Mysore (r.1782-99)”
A talk by Kate Brittlebank, Senior Lecturer, School of History and Classics, University of Tasmania. From the South Asia Seminar.
Function Transformations – A Virtual Manipulative
Function Transformations – Explore how simple transformations affect the graph of a function. There are more instructions to the right of the manipulative.
This four minute video is about President Rutherford Hayes, his early life, political involvement, marriage, and presidency. A good video that shows the human side of a president.
The Instructional Use of Learning Objects
This is the online version of The Instructional Use of Learning Objects, a new book that tries to go beyond the technological hype and connect learning objects to instruction and learning. You can read the full text of the book here for free.