Another Pythagorean Theorem Proof - Khan Academy
Visually proving the Pythagorean Theorem. (10:23)
Short Powwow in Shiprock, NM for the Navajo Nation fair 2012
This short video offers a look at the current powwow ceremony, dress, song, and dance at the Navajo Nation fair 2012. (01:28)
Regional Night: Bollywood
Thunderbird students perform Dec. 8, 2012.
Trading at Noon: SAC & Knight Capital talk of the town
Nov 28 - SAC Capital may face civil charges over alleged insider trading, and Knight Capital rises on takeover talk
Theories in Technology Evaluation
This unit is devoted to exploring and analysing the theoretical and political nature of evaluation and assessment. It introduces theories and paradigms that play important roles in how we design, conduct and use evaluations and assessments, and deals with the ‘thorny’ issue of participation in evaluation. First published
The Exchange: Business lessons from the Grateful Dead
Rob Cox talks to the New Yorker's Nick Paumgarten about how the rock band's focus on touring, taping and community presaged the post-album era of the music business.
UC Berkeley Distinguished Librarian Awards, 2012
A reception on Wednesday, November 28, 2012 in the Morrison Library, 4:00-6:00pm. to honor the recipients of the 2012 Distinguished Librarian Awards, Lillian Castillo-Speed and Marci Hoffman. The featured speakers are Chancellor Robert J. Birgeneau, University Librarian Tom Leonard, Professor Tom Biolsi (Ethnic Studies Department), Professor Kathleen Vanden Heuvel (School of Law), and Susan Koskinen (Head, Physics-Astronomy Library, and Chair, LAUC-B Distinguished Librarian Award Committee).
Sounding out the Arabic Alphabet
This video does a great job of differentiating the sounds of different Arabic characters. in the video each character is pronounced with all of the possible short vowel endings. A great way to use it would be to press pause and allow students to practice pronouncing each character as they hear it on the video. This video should be used for beginner Arabic students. (05:17)
Getting to Know the ACT
This video is a great introduction to the ACT. It informs learners about the semantics of each section of the ACT, tells why the ACT is important, talks about preparation, and taking the test. The video is appropriate for students starting at age 12 or 13 who may be starting their college search and will eventually take the ACT. It is never too early to start preparing, and the more comfortable a learner is with the test, the better he or she is likely to score! (03:31)
Carol of Lights 2012 Timelapse
This is a timelapse video from the Carol of Lights 2012, taken from the roof of the Math Building at Texas Tech.
Sign language launches communication, minimizes frustration
PULLMAN, Wash. - Infant/young toddler communication is often a challenge for everyone involved. It can include hand waving, indistinguishable noises, crying, screaming and tantrums. On the other side of the equation, parents, siblings and babysitters are trying to figure out what the little tikes want. Fore more about this story, click here: http://news.wsu.edu/pages/publications.asp?Action=Detail&PublicationID=34138&TypeID=1
Turning the Major Scales Into Melodies
This is a basic video explaining how the major scale can be used to create melodies using examples of Christmas songs. It is filmed from about the piano so that they keyboard and hands are easily seen by the viewer. (02:28)
Newegg TV: How To Build a Computer - Part 1 - Choosing Your Components
How to build a PC from the ground up first by showing how to choose the parts. (24:33)
Geology Kitchen #9 - Plate Tectonics
This episode discusses the scientific theory of plate tectonics, in which the Earth’s crust is subdivided into a series of large and small tectonic plates. Convergent, divergent or transform boundaries are discussed and demonstrated with brittle graham crackers and icing to illustrate the motions of the plates at these boundaries. A second demonstration consisting of heating cream in a pan, representing convecting upper mantle, driving a relatively brittle layer of cocoa powder
Get students moving with his video for students for kindergarten through third grade. The exercises do not take up too much floor space and students can do the exercises at their desks. The music featured is fast-paced country music. (04:53)
Get students moving with his video for students for kindergarten through third grade. The exercises do not take up too much floor space and students can do the exercises at their desks. The video shows that students with limited movement can do the movements, as well. The music featured is fast-paced 'pop' music. (05:01)
Economic Update: "Inconvenient Economic Truths"
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Factbox: Macau's lucky streak not letting up
Dec. 3 - New gaming revenue figures from Macau suggest that the party is rolling on in China's only legal gambling den. No reporter narration.
Trading at Noon: Auto sales get a jump start
Dec 3 - Sandy brings a surge of car sales & we look at trends in dealmaking.