How to Make a Disco Ball with Junk CDs
This short video shows how to create the disco ball. The fast pace of the video may make it necessary for the teacher to stop it so students can understand what is needed better.
Eureka! shows viewers how a pulley works to lift a heavy object. If you double the number of ropes supporting the weight, you double the mechanical advantage. Eureka was a series of short cartoons on physics that ran on public television in the 1980's. The video explains the concept in simple and well illustrated way. Good for students of any elementary school level.
What's Your Favorite...? - Song
A cool song that kids can rock to while they learn to some basic vocabulary words. The song asks, "What's your favorite color?" with the answers "I like blue. I like green. I like yellow. I like red." The song then asks, "What's your favorite sport?" with the reply of "I like baseball. I like soccer. I like tennis. I like volleyball." The song ends by asking, "What's your favorite food?" with a response of "I like pizza. I like salad. I like hot dogs. I like tacos." Run time 01:47.
William Bradford Biography, Part VII
This is an animated biography of William Bradford, a leader of the Separatist settlers of the Plymouth Colony in Massachusetts. This Discovery Channel Education series is aimed at older elementary school children.
Germany Part 1
This slideshow video shows pictures of rivers, castles, famous landmarks, and more throughout Germany. It includes many photos of Germany that would benefit study about the country. These images would also enhance the history, (04:39)
Moving Pulley Problem (Part 2)
What happens when we pull on a pulley and the pulley is pulling on other things? Second part of what happens when we pull on a pulley. This video, which is suitable for high school students, starts with a black screen because the instructor, in his conversational tone, uses it as a 'chalkboard.' Instructor uses different colors for clarification.
Virtual Maths - Numbers, 2D Elipse simulation tool
Interactive simulation tool demonstrating formula for calculating the area of an elipse
Learn About a More Complicated Friction/Inclined Plane Problem
Khan Academy Presents: Fun with two masses, some wire, a pulley, and a ramp with friction. (10:15) Sal Khan uses computer software and different colors for demonstration.
What's a Pulley? (rap song)
The "rap" video explains that a pulley is a simple machine. See how a pully helps to lift weight and reduce the amount of work required. This short, repetative song will help students remember that a "pulley is a simple machine" but does not have much content beyond that.
U.S. Week Ahead: China fears haunt corporate America
Sep 21 - Pay attention to Caterpillar's outlook and Nike results for clues about how much the Chinese economic slowdown might costs U.S. companies.
Galileo Biography, Part VI
This is an animated biography of Galilei Galileo from the Discovery Channel Education series. This series is aimed at older elementary school children. Run time 03:02.
Lecture by Hiroto Kobayashi
Presented by the Architecture Program as part of the Architecture Lecture Series, this lecture was filmed Monday, October 14, 2013, in Timken Lecture Hall on the college's San Francisco campus. Hiroto Kobayashi is a founding partner of Kobayashi Maki Design Workshop (KMDW), an architectural and urban design firm based in Tokyo. He also represents the American architectural firm Skidmore Owings and Merrill (SOM) in Japan. KMDW's work encompasses a full range of design scales, from furniture and
8 BEST PHP FRAMEWORKS FOR DEVELOPING AGILE APPLICATIONS FASTER
By: Deaninfotech PHP is one of the programming languages which is rocking the development world since the last few years due to its inherent flexibility and comparatively easier learning curve. But, developing perfect agile software applications in PHP has always been a challenging and time consuming task.
CTPI: Severing the Link Between Alcohol and Prison
This open forum, jointly hosted by the Centre for Theology & Public Issues and the Howard League for Penal Reform, is chaired by Dunedin Barrister Anne Stevens. The panellists include Sir Geoffrey Palmer, QC, former Prime Minister of New Zealand, Major Campbell Roberts, Director of Social Policy, Salvation Army and Professor Jennie Connor, Head of the Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, University of Otago. The link between alcohol consumption and criminal offending in New Zealand is w
Intro to Addition & Subtraction
Lucinda The Great Math Magician introduces addition and subtraction using magic apples. The video uses computer animation. Run time 03:47.
Urban and rural waste in China
Dealing with waste is an introduction to the waste practices and waste management processes currently being practiced in China. Students learn about waste in China and then contrast those practices with their own.
Eastern DRC: what should the international community be doing? [Audio]
Speaker(s): David Leonard, General Olusegun Obasanjo; Professor James Putzel; Clare Short | With its most recent press release the Crisis States Research Centre (LSE) prompted fierce debate on the international response to the ongoing crisis in the Eastern DRC. Reactions to the arrest of the rebel leader Laurent Nkunda in Rwanda on 22 January are loud and divided, though international actions continue to follow the same three trends identified in the CSRC release. This response, says the CSRC, f
Studying Islam across times and place: how to compare? [Audio]
Speaker(s): Professor John Bowen | We discuss 'Studying Islam across times and place: how to compare?' and this time we subject 'Islam' to an analytical discussion. The anthropological approach advocated here focuses on processes by which Muslims refer back to an Islamic tradition, and employ those references to explain and change the social world. Current debates in Aceh (Indonesia) about how to understand sharî`a provide an initial case study; these debates are then shown to be quite similar
Transitional Justice In The 21st Century [Audio]
Speaker(s): Natasa Kandic, Professor Ruti Teitel, David Tolbert. | To mark the official launch of the London Transitional Justice Network, this panel of leading advocates and scholars will explore the unprecedented expansion and challenges for transitional justice in the 21st century.