The Wonder and Beauty of Teaching Physics
Walter Lewin, professor of physics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, sheds light on everyday phenomena such as rainbows and what makes the sky blue and many other things that students of most ages can understand better. A great video to get students interested in science. There are some data and terminology that needs to be explained to students in this 1:15 video that uses a lecture and slides. (1:14:27)
Origins of the French Revolution (3:38)
King Louis XVI and the French nobility face a revolution of the Third Estate. King Louis tries to show a display of leadership, but in doing so the bank force him to hire a financial advisor. The fiancial advisor calls the the Estate's General, comprised of the clergy, nobility, and the people. The narration is easy to follow.
Harvestman and mites
Some mites use harvestmen for transportation only, while others use the harvestman as a food source. If the mites are feeding on the harvestman, this is a parasitic relationship because the mites gain food while the harvestman is harmed.
Jakobshavn Glacier Ice Flow (WMS)
Since measurements of Jakobshavn Isbrae were first taken in 1850, the glacier has gradually receded, finally coming to rest at a certain point for the past 5 decades. However, from 1997 to 2003, the glacier has begun to recede again, this time almost doubling in speed. The finding is important for many reasons. For starters, as more ice moves from glaciers on land into the ocean, it raises sea levels. Jakobshavn Isbrae is Greenlands largest outlet glacier, draining 6.5 percent of Greenlands ice
EOS NPOESS the Bridge Mission
A Dynamic proposal between the National Aeronautics and Space Administration and the National Polar Orbiting Environmental Satellite System Integrated Program Office. A project to bridge or link between the operations of the Earth Observing System AM-1 and the PM-1 Spacecraft and the National Polar Orbiting Environmental Satellite System Spacecraft (NPOESS)
Subtraction Word Problem
In this five-minute video, Sal Khan solves a word problem with 3-digit numbers. Mr. Khan, of Khan Academy, uses computer software for demonstration.
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Nigerian Islamists kill at least 12 in village attacks, witnesses say
At least 12 people are killed during a four-hour siege on villages in northeast Nigeria by gunmen from Islamist sect Boko Haram. Nathan Frandino reports. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the globe and across topics including business, financial, national, and international news. For over 160
3.1 Patches and antivirus software
Computer crashes are often the result of viruses, worms or Trojans as unfortunately some internet users want to cause havoc or vandalise your computer. This unit provides a guide to the downsides of living with the Net. Advice on how to deal with these dangers is provided and security issues like spyware and adware are explained. The unit also deals with protecting children online, and provides links to various helpful websites which deal with the problems raised.
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Listening exercise: La différence d'âge
At the completion of this lesson, after reading a testimony, you will be able to indicate why someone chooses an older partner.
Tune in to Road Signs
Life in the contemporary world involves a greater degree of traveling by various modes of transport and this in turn makes demands on the individual's ability to read maps, signs and motorway instructions.
ESA kids : Info over de ruimte en de aarde Op deze site vinden kinderen heel veel informatie over de ruimte en de aarde. Aan de hand van eenvoudige teksten, afbeeldingen, filmpjes en spelletjes leren leerlingen over de zon, planeten en hun manen, het leven in de ruimte, de lancering van …
Op deze site vinden kinderen heel veel informatie over de ruimte en de aarde. Aan de hand van eenvoudige teksten, afbeeldingen, filmpjes en spelletjes leren leerlingen over de zon, planeten en hun manen, het leven in de ruimte, de lancering van …
Rescuing the United States from fiscal crisis - Professor Steve Redburn
The US owes $14.4 trillion or $129,000 per taxpayer in debt, and every year into the future will add another $1.3 trillion in debt from budget deficits. The very viability of the nation is not only at risk, but other economies around the world are in jeopardy. In his only public speaking engagement in Canberra, Professor Steve Redburn, one of the leading experts in the US on the fiscal crisis, asks, What options can the US pursue to return itself to fiscal solvency? How much "pain" is expected
DSK locked out, media to the rescue!
July 6 - Former IMF Chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn arrives at his New York townhouse with his wife Anne Sinclair late Tuesday -- but thanks to a stuck key, the couple needs the help of a crowd of journalists and photographers to open their door. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
Japanese Consumer Health Information
This Web page from the 24 Languages Project out of the Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library provides access to sound files on various consumer health topics including chickenpox and hepatitis B vaccinations. A QuickTime plug-in, Real Media, Windows Media, or other MP3 player is needed in order to use the resources.
Mathematics Diagnostic Test 05
A mathematics diagnostic test examining pupil's competency and attainment in the areas of: Test 5 Minutes in an hour, half hour, quarter hour, 2 hours etc. Time - a.m. and p.m. e.g. 20 past 7 in the evening is 7.20 p.m. How many minutes from 3.30 to 3.55 How many hours and minutes from 24 hour clock Analogue to digital clock Hours and minutes - addition and subtraction
Jobs put brakes on Wall Street gains
July 8 - Wall Street finished lower for only the second time in nine sessions after dismal U.S. job creation and a rise in the jobless rate revived worries the recovery is stuck in neutral; Euro stocks fell on Italy concerns. Conway G. Gittens reports.
Opened in 2009 by Bill Gates himself. See the unique building design complete with helix, green roofs and the Randy Pausch Bridge connecting to the Purnell Center.
Asia: Week ahead
July 8 - China's inflation, economic data and Asian central bank meetings dominate, with Australia's carbon tax also in focus. Cathy Yang reports.