Mathématiques et réalité (audio)
Technologies in Sport Symposium - Session 6
Disciplinary technologies, Jim is an Associate Professor in the Faculty of Physical Education and Recreation, University of Alberta, Canada and Director of the Canadian Athletics Coaching Centre. A sport sociologist and coach educator, his research examines coach effectiveness and the social construction and historical formation of coaches’ practices through a Foucauldian lens. What Coaches Do: Problematizing Planning and Practice “Being a coach” largely revolves around the practice of p
Galileo: 400 Years of the Telescope
In 1609, Galileo constructed the first powerful telescope and started observing the heavens, which led to many monumental discoveries. He published his initial findings on the moon and the stars in 1610 in a brief treatise titled "Sidereus Nuncius" ("Starry Messenger"). An original printing of this publication is held by the Rare Book and Special Collections Division of the Library of Congress. NASA scientist Michelle Thaller discusses "Galileo: 400 Years of the Telescope." This illustrated lect
Top Ten by Pat Pavelka
A center activity that can be tied to almost every curriculum area.
Writers Series: Steve Almond
Steve Almond is the author of the story collections My Life in Heavy Metal and The Evil B.B. Chow, the novel Which Brings Me to You (with Julianna Baggott), and the non-fiction books Candyfreak, (Not That You Asked), and Rock and Roll Will Save Your Life. His stories have been widely anthologized, including in The Pushcart Prize and Best American Short Stories collections. A book reviewer for numerous publications, including The Boston Globe, Almond spent seven years as a journalist in El Paso
Technology for Journalism
Sarah Cohen, a Pulitzer Prize winning journalist, thinks the rise of digital media doesn't have to signal a decline in watchdog reporting -- rather, it can facilitate it. Cohen directs the Duke Reporters' Lab, which aims to adapt data analysis methods from the social sciences and other fields to investigative reporting. In a live, interactive webcast March 29, 2012, she answered viewer questions about changing approaches to journalism. Duke senior Sarah Krueger conducts the interview.
Help Princess Presto find the letters O-F-F and get the sausage that is on the farmers wife's nose, OFF! Viewers are challenged to sound out the word OFF and write the letters along with Princess Presto! (2:33)
Johns Hopkins Story Swap - Mother Knows Best
Sheyna Mikeal '10 remembers how her mother designated now boyfriend, Blake Edwards '10, as good marriage material for Sheyna at first sight.
The largest and least explored place on earth is in the deep sea below the ocean’s surface. The fish and other sea animals of the deep sea employ many strategies to surprise their prey including ambush and camouflage by blending into the sea environment. The deeper you go in the ocean, the more unusual and unique the fish appear to be. Learn about the ghostly squid, the simulating jelly fish, the viper fish, and the gulper fish (among many others) in this video segment from Nature. (5
Writing Types of Poetry: Acrostic, Limerick, Haiku, and Pattern Poem
This student-created video contains a slide show which defines acrostics, limericks, haikus, and pattern poems. Each defintion is followed by an example of that type of poetry. ( 2:21)
Buffalo, NY and the Underground Railroad
Found in western New York, Buffalo is an important city in the history of African Americans in the United States. Due to the city’s proximity to the Canadian border, the city was an important stop on the Underground Railroad. In this video, learn more about the significance of New York’s Buffalo-Niagara region to history of African Americans in the United States. (2:06)
Virtual Deep Brain Stimulation Surgery (Interactive Game)
This interactive video of a Virtual Deep Brain Stimulation Surgery brings to life what actually goes on in the surgery room. The students and teachers will enjoy this video where the student(s) have the opportunity to actually perform surgery virtually, by following the directions given by the surgeon. The 5 step by steps of the procedure. They will help Dr. Vanessa Mei cut, probe and drill her way to helping her patient cope with a movement disorder thro
Pablo Picasso - en el show de Cantinflas - en español
Advertencia - A las 1:31 el fantasma de Pablo Picasso dice la palabra "estúpido."
A finales de los años 70, el famoso cómico mexicano Mario Moreno Cantinflas prestó su conocida imagen para la realización de unos cortometrajes animados producidos por Televisa y animados por la compañía Hanna-Barbera titulados Cantinflas Show y "Cantinflas y sus Amigos." Estos cortos fueron transmitidos en la televisión mexicana
Gilded Age Rap
Anne Frank: The Whole Story Part 2 0f 19
This video is part two of the Anne Frank mini-series. ( See part one for complete description.) In this segment, actual video of Adolf Hitler is shown and the registration of Jewish people in Amsterdam is the focus. ( The opening scene of the segment is not appropriate for younger students.) ( 10:17)
Ballimartin to Airigh Mairi Thormaid, Islay
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Il était une histoire : Databank met Franse verhalen Deze site met verhalen, sprookjes, versjes, liedjes voorzien met enkele tekeningen is echt fijn om te gebruiken tijdens (facultatieve) lessen Frans.
Deze site met verhalen, sprookjes, versjes, liedjes voorzien met enkele tekeningen is echt fijn om te gebruiken tijdens (facultatieve) lessen Frans.
Romeu e Julieta (Gabriel Villela)
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The Love-Story of Romeo and Juliet (Elza Andrade)
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Ruby-Throated Hummingbird--An Overview
This short video gives excellent real life footage of a Ruby Throated Hummingbird. Students will enjoy the sights and sounds of this beautiful bird as it interacts in its natural environment. The most widespread of all hummingbird species, the ruby-throated hummingbird (Archilochus colubris) is a familiar inhabitant of Central and North America but is often only seen as a flash of green and red as it zips between flowers at remarkable speed. This is a great resource to help build background