A Rotating False Color View of the Martian South Pole from MOLA: New Color Map
This is one of a series of visualizations showing false-colored renderings of the Martian topography measured by MOLA in the vicinity of the Mars Polar Lander landing site.
Communications in Slow-Moving Crises
What’s a journalist to do when a major story must be coaxed reluctantly into public view, or emerges on what seems like a geological time scale? These panelists discuss how to approach slowly evolving but urgent stories at a time when news coverage has shifted inexorably from print and its variable deadlines to the constant, repeti
Coloring Easter Eggs With Kids
This two minute video provides a brief overview on how to make homemade dye, and try out some alternative ways to decorate Easter eggs. Several tips are offered.
Station Crew Spots Irene
An Expedition 28 crew member aboard the International Space Station captured this video of Tropical Storm Irene on August 28 at 4:09 p.m. EDT as it moved over the east coast of the United States.
Evaluating and Distinguishing Primary and Secondary Source Material
This module defines primary and secondary sources, offers examples of each, and provides criteria for distinguishing between these two types of sources. In addition, the module offers strategies […]
Materials with specific optical properties based on azo-compounds
Materials with specific optical properties based on azo-compounds, Lecture I, Galante, Maria José, Institute of Materials Science and Technology (INTEMA), Argentina
Yeast Mine: Editing templates
Step-by-step instructions on how to edit a YeastMine template, from Saccharomyces Genome Database (SGD).
Teaching & Writing : How Can I Improve My Study Habits?
To improve study habits, take detailed notes during class, organize and transcribe the notes into a separate notebook and do a manageable amount of homework daily. This 2:30 video is done with a narrator, but there aren't any examples of note taking given. Small breaks, keeping current, and using an audio recorder are offered.
A Mother and Son Talk about Bookshare
privacy versus veiligheid
You can follow a radio report on a business event
El Nino Sea Surface Temperature and Height Anomaly on a Globe: January 1997 through August 1998
An animation of sea surface temperature and sea surface height anomalies in the Pacific Ocean for the period January 1997 through August 1998. The data is shown on a rotating globe.
MIT's L2L Program
L2L is a unique leadership development program for leaders from the MIT community. L2L Fellows partner with senior leaders and MIT faculty in a proactive and systematic effort to build MIT's internal leadership capability. Underlying Leader to Leader is the belief that leadership development is a shared responsibility, a partnership between the Institute and the L2L Fellows. Thus leadership skills are developed within the context of MIT's culture and aligned to the strategic needs of the Institu
Introduction to Hemispheric Studies
This module provides a brief introduction to hemispheric studies. It works through examples of how a hemispheric approach can be employed and overviews the direction of the field. Finally, this […]
War, Intervention and Development
How can we prevent a country from returning to civil war? When and how should external parties intervene in serious conflicts? This album looks at the decade of violence and destruction that occurred in Sierra Leone in the 1990's. Now that peace has finally come about through the efforts of the international community, it's time to debate whether the root causes of war have been adequately addressed, and what lessons can be learned. 50% of Sierra Leoneans are under 15 and unskilled. Lack of edu
Biographies Re-lived with Shrabani Basu
Historian and biographer Shrabani Basu presents two of her books and the remarkable lives behind them. Hosted by Hal Wake, Artistic Director, Vancouver International Writers Festival July 17, 2011 @ Goldcorp Centre for the Arts, SFU Woodwards Victoria and Abdul tells the story of Abdul Karim, a clerk from Agra (the city of the Taj Mahal) who arrived in England in 1887 to wait at the Queen's table, and quickly gained the affection of the monarch 42 years his senior. If the royal household hat
Woordzoekers : Diverse thema's In de woordzoekers moeten een bepaald aantal woorden gevonden worden in een blok gevuld met letters. Deze woorden kunnen zowel van links naar rechts als van rechts naar links geschreven zijn, en ook zowel horizontaal als verticaal als …
In de woordzoekers moeten een bepaald aantal woorden gevonden worden in een blok gevuld met letters. Deze woorden kunnen zowel van links naar rechts als van rechts naar links geschreven zijn, en ook zowel horizontaal als verticaal als …
This teacher-created video shows students how to order decimals from least to greatest. The numbers 3.14, 3.9, 3.21, and 3.09 are written on a white board, and the teacher explains step-by-step how to order them.( 1:18)
Cambridge Day Limmud 2011
Cambridge Day Limmud 2011
Numeracy in the Kitchen
This video could be used as a teaching source that highlights the benefits of implementing ICT in the classroom with a focus on numeracy and how it is imbedded in our everyday lives. The story is about two women who would like to make a cake. They combine their money and head to the store to buy their ingredients. A narrator asks the following questions throughout the video, "How much change they have left after the purchase? "Which type of scale should be used to measure the ca