Growing Germs in a Petri Dish
This activity provides a hands-on demonstration of how disease is caused by other organisms and spread through contact with hard surfaces. Students will swab several hard surfaces in the classroom/school and touch them to a Petri dish. Petri dishes are left for 3 days to allow anything that was on the hard surfaces to grow.
Wealth Strategies: Mortgage biz, cost cuts to boost banks
Oct 11 - A jump in mortgage refinancing and cost cutting will help banks boost earnings relative to last year, but poor market conditions and a weak economy will mean a drop in M&A revenues in Q3.
Listening In: JFK on running for President (January 5, 1960)
On January 5, 1960, the journalist James M. Cannon recorded a dinner party conversation at the home of John F. Kennedy, who had declared his candidacy for president three days earlier. Also present were his wife, Jacqueline, and their close friends Ben and Toni Bradlee. The conversation includes fascinating and candid revelations about Kennedy's medical problems, his private reasons for wanting to run, and his worry that he was too introverted to be a natural politician. This conversation is a p
2012TeensTopTen Vladimir Putin Biography: Russian Leader's Life and Career MathNook Tutorial - Rounding to the Nearest Hundred Learn About Chinese New Year: Rituals, Food, Family Speed Kills - The Ferocious Tigerfish Food Chains Combining Entrepreneurship and Environmental Science Interview: 2012 Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel BOILER UP! VOTE FOR PETE — 10,000 in 36 // 10.24 How to Work Out a Coefficient Harper Lee - Mini Bio Lesson 10 - One Minute Luxembourgish Registration Tips and Tricks Radio Lingua Network News: 26 September 2008 Reuters Today: China's growth worry, Europe's bank bust-up Pinckney Presentation Multiplying multi-digit numbers using the standard algorithm
Born October 7th, 1952 in what is now St. Petersburg, Russia, Vladimir Vladimirovich Putin joined the Russian intelligence agency known as the KGB upon his graduation from university. After his time as a spy, he began his rise to political prominence as part of Leningrad mayor Anatoly Sobchak’s government. He then joined Russian President Boris Yeltsin in Moscow at the Kremlin, and by 1999 became the Prime Minister and soon the acting President of Russia. During his time in power, he helpe
This mathnook tutorial gives step by step directions on how to round to the nearest hundred. Visuals are given as speaker presents information. This is a great resource to introduce and/or review rounding in the upper elementary/middle school classroom. (2:53)
Chinese New Year is based on a myth that involved a monster eating crops and people from Chinese villages. The population was finally able to drive the monster away due to his fear of the color red, and by leaving food on their doorsteps, and so what followed was jubilant celebration. While that myth is not as relevant to celebrations today, that doesn’t make present-day Chinese New Year any less remarkable. This holiday is seen as a time to gather with family and partake in the ancient ri
With giant teeth and a ferocious attitude, African tigerfish are dominant, terrifying predators; they've even been known to work together to take on larger land animals. (02:49)
Learn about food chains and how they combine to form complex food pyramids. This short, computer-animated video will briefly cover the following key concepts: food chains, producers/consumers, the relationships between plants and animals in a food chain, the role of sunlight in a food chain, the role of plants in a food chain, the role of consumers in a food chain, food webs, food pyramids, and balancing a food pyramid. The video ends with a 10-question, fill-in-the-blank quiz. (The video do
Jesko von Windheim combines business savvy and scientific understanding in his new role at Duke as the director of the Nicholas School's Environmental Innovation and Entrepreneurship Center. A founder of multiple companies himself, von Windheim was already teaching entrepreneurship courses at Duke when he recently joined the Nicholas faculty to lead the new environmental entrepreneurship certificate program. Classes in the two-year program will train students to understand business models and
Following the announcement, Professor Per Krusell, Chairman of the Economic Sciences Prize Committee, was interviewed by freelance journalist Joanna Rose about the 2012 Prize in Economic Sciences. More video and information at http://www.nobelprize.org The prize was awarded jointly to Alvin E. Roth and Lloyd S. Shapley "for the theory of stable allocations and the practice of market design."
On October 24 Purdue Pete needs your vote. Since 1940, his diehard passion for all things Purdue has made him a centerpiece of Boilermaker culture. And now, Boilermaker nation has the chance to help make him the first collegiate icon to have an official LEGO® set. Boiler Up. Show your Boilermaker spirit. Vote for Pete. On 10/24/12 visit http://www.purdue.edu/voteforpete to cast your vote. 10,000 Votes. 36 Hours.
The presenter in this video explains how to find the coefficient in an example problem. She goes through the process of multiplying the number and the given value of the variable. (01:19)
In 1961, Harper Lee became the only author to win the Pulitzer Prize for her first and only novel, "To Kill a Mockingbird." n 1961, Harper Lee became the only author to win the Pulitzer Prize for her first and only novel, "To Kill a Mockingbird." Her experiences growing up as an outsider in Monroeville, Alabama with her childhood friend, Truman Capote, provided the basis for the classic novel. (03:05)
In lesson 10 of One Minute Luxembourgish you will learn a few useful phrases which all learners want to learn. Remember - even a few phrases of a language can help you make friends and enjoy travel more. Find out more about One Minute Languages at our website - http://www.oneminutelanguages.com. One Minute Luxembourgish is brought to you by the Radio Lingua Network and is ©Copyright 2008.
Tips and tricks to help you register for classes at SUNY Oswego. For more information, visit http://www.oswego.edu/registrar
Happy European Day of Languages to all our listeners! By way of joining in this international celebration of languages and language-learning we're delighted to introduce eight new podcasts today. We're adding Catalan, Danish, French, Japanese, Mandarin and Romanian to our One Minute Languages series; we're introducing our first podcast for English learners - Write Back Soon will help learners master Phrasal Verbs; and we're finally announcing the long-awaited sequel to Coffee Break Spanish: it's
Oct. 18 - Chinese growth slows again, but retail sales and industrial output numbers suggest this could be as bad as it gets. Meanwhile, a banking row looks set to dominate Europe's latest summit.
This narrated animated video begins by reviewing what a product is, that multiplication is repeated addition, and powers of 10 and place value. The core lesson first presents the problem 512 x 46, as the instructor explains how to solve the problem as graphics are displayed. Then, another problem is presented and worked through, following the proper steps of multiplying. (4:35)
Vladimir Putin Biography: Russian Leader's Life and Career
MathNook Tutorial - Rounding to the Nearest Hundred
Learn About Chinese New Year: Rituals, Food, Family
Speed Kills - The Ferocious Tigerfish
Combining Entrepreneurship and Environmental Science
Interview: 2012 Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel
BOILER UP! VOTE FOR PETE — 10,000 in 36 // 10.24
How to Work Out a Coefficient
Harper Lee - Mini Bio
Lesson 10 - One Minute Luxembourgish
Registration Tips and Tricks
Radio Lingua Network News: 26 September 2008
Reuters Today: China's growth worry, Europe's bank bust-up
Pinckney Presentation Multiplying multi-digit numbers using the standard algorithm
Multiplying multi-digit numbers using the standard algorithm