Darth Vader Explains the Pythagorean Theorem
Darth Vader, from Star Wars, explains the Pythagorean Theorem. He gives the formula, as well as solves an example problem, and all along makes humorous Star Wars references.
SP.255 Physics of Rock Climbing (MIT)
SP.255 is a lecture, discussion, and project based seminar about the physics of rock climbing. Participants are first exposed to the unsolved problems in the climbing community that could be answered by research and then asked to solve a small part of one of these problems. The seminar provides an introduction to engineering problems, an opportunity to practice communication skills, and a brief stab at doing some research. This seminar explicitly does not include climbing instruction nor is clim
Using Math Vocabulary to Describe
Math Lingo is an interactive tic-tac-toe game. Students read a question and find the picture that shows the correct answer. Students practice positional vocabulary, names of shapes, same and different. Correct answers receive a crowd cheer. Clip art shows young children, but the content of the game is good for ELL and Special Education students.
Virtual Maths, Brick Density - Water Displacement method
Presentation explaining how to calculate the density of a brick using water displacement method.
11.501 Introduction to Technology and Cities (MIT)
This seminar is an introduction to the usage and impacts of information and communication technologies (ICTs) on urban planning, the urban environment and communities. Students will explore how social relationships, our sense of community, the urban infrastructure, and planning practice have been affected by technological change. Literature reviews, guest speakers, and web surfing will provide examples and issues that are debated in class and homework exercises. We will examine metropolitan info
To The Indian Market
A song and animated cartoon showing children going to an Indian market. The song names what they are going to buy: a small chick, a fat dog, a small pig, etc. (2:25)
Three points are given and your objective is to plot them by clicking on the grid. When you check your answer, the points that are correct will be green colored, those that are incorrect appear in red.
9.22J A Clinical Approach to the Human Brain (MIT)
This course is designed to provide an understanding of how the human brain works in health and disease, and is intended for both the Brain and Cognitive Sciences major and the non-Brain and Cognitive Sciences major. Knowledge of how the human brain works is important for all citizens, and the lessons to be learned have enormous implications for public policy makers and educators. The course will cover the regional anatomy of the brain and provide an introduction to the cellular function of neur
Example of a Student Made Lung
This is a cute, accurate example of a student's project of the Lung Function Model using plastic container, ballons, ballon tubings, plastic bag. See kiddyhub.com for specific instructions on how to make this model. Run time 0:31.
Young Goodman Brown by Nathaniel Hawthorne
This is a male voice reading "Young Goodman Brown," showing one still image of a dark forest path on a moonlit night. Written by American writer Nathaniel Hawthorne in 1835, the story takes place in Puritan New England, a common setting for Hawthorne's works, and addresses one of his common themes: the conflict between good and evil in human nature and, in particular, the problem of public goodness and private wickedness. This literature is appropriate for high school students. More valu
The Continuing Relevance of Austrian Capital Theory Spanish Civil War (1 of 2) Harveys of Lewes Assessing your skills Robot solves Rubik's cube Virtual Maths, Shapes, Space and Measure, Demonstration of a Theodolite Survey in action Five Little Turkeys Fingerplay With Flannelboard Pieces How To Use a Flash Drive or Memory Stick Steve Wozniak
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Anarchism has historically gained the most support and influence in Spain, especially in the seventy or so years before Francisco Franco's victory in the Spanish Civil War of 1936-1939. 'The Spanish Civil War was a major conflict that devastated Spain from 17 July 1936 to 1 April 1939' (Spanish Civil War, Wikipedia, 2009). This documentary is suitable for high school students. The story is told through commentary, narration, and several still images from the period.
Harveys of Lewes Public Houses, the Pub signs, and Brewery
Welcome to Assessing Your Skills one of the series of Futures workbooks, which help students choose and prepare for their careers. Like the other workbooks in the series you can dip in and out doing the exercises which are most relevant to you. You might want to include the exercises or the output in your personal development plan or e-portfolio. The aim of this workbook is to help you to clarify or identify your skills as a first step toward choosing work that really suits you. It can also he
A new robotic arm can manipulate a Rubik's cube. Read more here: http://www.newscientist.com/blogs/nstv/2010/12/robot-solves-rubiks-cube-in-15-seconds.html
Using a theodolite to calculate the height of a building, demonstration 'in the field', includes interactive simulation tools and formulae
This counting rhyme is about five little turkeys. The turkeys are shown on a flannelboard and one is taken away after each part of the rhyme. This would be great to help toddlers and preschoolers learn to count and practice early subtraction skills.
How To Use a Flash Drive or Memory Stick. Learn how to use a flash drive or memory stick.
Plug the flash drive into the computer in one of the USB ports on the side or on the back of your computer.
Open My Computer on a Windows machine to find the flash drive. It may be called drive D, E, or F depending on how many other drives are on your computer.
Steve Wozniak, co founder of Apple, is on The Hour. Wozniak's entire life was filled with fooling around with electronics. He wanted a computer that looked like a typewriter. In 1975, in his computer club, he was driven to design something that would become a personal computer.
Spanish Civil War (1 of 2)
Harveys of Lewes
Assessing your skills
Robot solves Rubik's cube
Virtual Maths, Shapes, Space and Measure, Demonstration of a Theodolite Survey in action
Five Little Turkeys Fingerplay With Flannelboard Pieces
How To Use a Flash Drive or Memory Stick