North Dakota to Central Quebec
This video was taken by the crew of Expedition 30 onboard the International Space Station. The sequence of shots was taken January 26, 2012 from 10:04:56 to 10:10:42 GMT, on a pass from North Dakota to central Quebec. This video focuses on the Aurora Borealis over Canada as the International Space Station traveled from the northern United States to eastern Canada. The aurora can be seen near the space station, and small patches of the green light can be seen dancing around.
Dividing Polynomials Using Synthetic Division
Polynomials can be divided by using either long division or synthetic division to arrive at an answer. This video explains how synthetic division can be used to divide polynomials when the degree in the divisor is equal to 1 and if the coefficient of the variable in the divisor is equal to 1. (3:36)
Gengo Spanish #28 - The Latin American Tour
Learn Spanish with SpanishPod101.com! When you planned your trip to Mexico, your friend was meant to be showing you around, but now he’s been called away on business. For a couple of days, you’ve been wandering around aimlessly, but you’ve just overheard some people excitedly talking about a tour they’d just finished…maybe that’s what you [...]
Greek City States
This 13 minute video uses a lecture format with graphics. A lot of material is presented and is well organized. Well worth showing, but the video may have to be stopped at times to enable the teacher to enhance the lesson.
Birth of the Moon
Scientists have been reconstructing the history of the moon by scouring its surface, mapping its mountains and craters, and probing its interior. What are they learning about our own planet's beginnings? (24:26)
Los movimientos de la Tierra (en español)
Este video explica los movimientos principales de la Tierra como el movimiento de rotación y el movimiento de traslación. El idea principal del video es que nuestro planeta nunca está en reposo sino que se mueve constantemente. (2:00)
Tango in Argentina
Vers une théorie de l'optimum temporaire.
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The Sinking of the U.S.S. Indianapolis
During World War II, the South Pacific Philippine Sea was not only the site of many battles but also where the United States had many ships stationed. One of the ships was the U.S.S. Indianapolis, which sank after being torpedoed by an enemy submarine. This History Detectives video segment chronicles that attack from the perspective of one survivor, L.D. Cox. While being interviewed about his memories of a fellow sailor, Cox describes the sinking from the instant the b
Ripley Ohio - Freedom's Landing
The Our Ohio video series explores the history and people of Ohio. In this video episode visit Ripley, Ohio, an abolitionist stronghold on the northern banks of the Ohio River. Learn how beginning in 1850, abolitionists such as Minister John Rankin and former slave John P. Parker helped men, women and children of African-American descent to escape slavery in the south. (8:30)
Le droit, ressource politique des minorités sociales. Marqueur identitaire ou vecteur de la citoyen
Jane Jenson, Directrice, Institut d’études européennes, Professeure titulaire, Département de science politiques, Université de Montréal
Mars Dead or Alive: Mars Up Close
NASA scientist Steve Squyres narrates this visual tour from NOVA Online of the most revealing discoveries made by the Spirit and Opportunity rovers on Mars.
Fusion: The Hydrogen Bomb
Just after World War II, nuclear scientists turned their attention from fission to fusion. This video segment adapted from AMERICAN EXPERIENCE looks at the beginnings of thermonuclear power generation.
Burd Run Interdisciplinary Watershed Research Laboratory
The Burd Run Interdisciplinary Watershed Research Laboratory at Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania (SU) is a cooperative effort among 13 faculty from the Departments of Geography-Earth Science, Biology, and Teacher Education. The goal of the laboratory is to provide intensive undergraduate field training through collection and analysis of related hydrologic, geologic, biologic, and geographic data from a single watershed, establish a comprehensive statistical and spatial watershed database
This activity is designed to help students gain a deeper understanding of cosmology. Students develop authentic models and gather evidence supporting the Big Bang theory. This lesson uses observation, interactive media, and scientific models.
Bacteria in the Cafeteria
This activity from our family magazine series challenges kids to go on a microbe quest to solve a riddle. The online activity begins with a page of directions for how to find the missing letters of the riddle. As kids click their way around a virtual lunchroom, they are given 11 Yes/No questions asking whether the featured bacteria helps people. Along with the answer to the riddle, kids get a round of applause when they correctly answer all 11 questions.
Beyond T. rex
This fun Web site is part of OLogy, where kids can collect virtual trading cards and create projects with them. Here, they learn about cladograms and the vast variety of dinosaurs that once roamed Earth. The activity opens by telling kids that there are more than 400 known species of extinct dinosaurs and by explaining how cladograms show their relationships to one another. Students then go to an interactive cladogram that has 19 dinosaur species, ranging from Velociraptor mongolienis and Eudrom
Field Journal: Rocks
This online activity is part of the museum's Online Field Journal Web site, where young children can explore the wonders of nature with the help of an adult. The challenge here is to take a closer look at three rocks: Gowganda Tillite, Loraine Quartzite, and Gowganda Glacial Conglomerate. On the opening page, there are side-by-side photos of the three rocks; students are asked to describe each rock. Clicking a rock's photo takes students to a magnified view of the rock that also asks students tw
Editorial Choices: Deciding What's Important
This lesson will familiarize students with the structure and format of a newspaper, the importance of placement, and the organizational and editorial decisions that are made.