Vocabulary and Idioms with The Human Body
This lesson explores the human body and looks at some idioms and what happens when you are sick. It is done in a humorous manner. There is a lot of vocabulary presented and the video may need to be stopped as each idiom is presented.There is a readout of each idiom's meaning on the bottom of the screen .(16:01)
8.231 Physics of Solids I (MIT)
This course offers an introduction to the basic concepts of the quantum theory of solids.
4.001J CityScope: New Orleans (MIT)
Do you want to think about ways to help solve New Orleans' problems? CityScope is a project-based introduction to the contemporary city. "Problem solving in complex (urban) environments" is different than "solving complex problems." As a member of a team, you will learn to assess scenarios for the purpose of formulating social, economic and design strategies to provide humane and sustainable solutions. A visit to New Orleans is planned for spring break 2007.
Water, Water Everywhere...
This is a good beginning of the year lesson to review fractions, decimals, geometry (the number of degrees in a circle and drawing a circle with a protractor), graphing, and metric measurement. This lesson is a good way for students to meet their peers while working cooperatively in a task-oriented group. The watermelon you will be using for the activity is also a good start-of-the-year treat. Be sure to get an extra watermelon or two to share at the end of the activity.
Plant Life Cycle
Short, professional quality video using time lapse photography, set to music to show the life cycle of a flowering plant. Good instructional video for elementary and also a good focus for secondary students. Run time 01:33.
Azusa residents ordered to evacuate homes
Residents along Ridgeway Dr. in Azusa, California are ordered to evacuate as rain in the Los Angeles-area threaten mudslides. Sarah Toms 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 years,
Explanation of Seed Germination and Photosynthesis
This video describes the process of seed germination and photosynthesis. It is narrated and includes photos and diagrams of the processes.
Plant Adaptations from StudyJam
For plants to live and grow in certain environments, they must adapt to their surroundings to get their basic needs met and ward off predators. This animated video from StudyJam explains various plant adaptations.
The desert biome is characterized by low precipitation, a high rate of evaporation (seven to fifty times as much as precipitation), and a wide daily range in temperature. The dramatic temperature fluctuations are the result of low humidity, which allows up to 90 percent of solar radiation to penetrate the atmosphere and heat the ground during the day, then for this accumulated heat to be released back into the atmosphere at night. Precipitation in deserts, unlike other biomes, is highly irregula
Counting Change in First Grade
Practice with quarters and pennies, then quarters and nickels. Teaching script appears as a captions on the slides. The video is in lecture format while examples are provided on the screen. (1:30)
Grandma's Tales from India: Krishna's Strange World Timeless, treasured animation stories that generations of Indian children have grown up with and loved. These stories end with a moral and are pearls of wisdom and learning. (27:45)
Timeless, treasured animation stories that generations of Indian children have grown up with and loved. These stories end with a moral and are pearls of wisdom and learning. (27:45)
Asia Regional Night: Thailand
Thunderbird School of Global Management students perform Nov. 12, 2011, during Homecoming festivities. http://www.thunderbird.edu
Introduction to Cellular Respiration - Khan Academy
The instructor uses software (and several colors for clarification) to offer an introduction to cellular respiration, glycolysis, the Kreb's Cycle, and the electron transport chain. (14:19)
4.1 Introduction Collective oeuvres* produce and sustain group solidarity. They help make a community. Works and works-in-progress create shared and negotiable ways of thinking in a group … externalising, in a word, rescues cognitive activity from implicitness, making it more public, negotiable and solidary. (Bruner, 1996, p. 22) *An oeuvre is normally defined as the total output of an individual writer
Collective oeuvres* produce and sustain group solidarity. They help make a community. Works and works-in-progress create shared and negotiable ways of thinking in a group … externalising, in a word, rescues cognitive activity from implicitness, making it more public, negotiable and solidary.
(Bruner, 1996, p. 22)
*An oeuvre is normally defined as the total output of an individual writer
Winter Lecture Series - 2009: Ten things the alcohol industry won't tell you about alcohol
Professor Sellman believes New Zealand is currently in the midst of a national alcohol crisis judging by health and crime statistics. As Director of the National Addiction Centre in Christchurch since 1996 – he is passionate about the right of consumers to know the other side of the alcohol story – its carcinogenic qualities to name just one. This lecture is the prelude to a national alcohol campaign.
Dependent/ Independent Clauses
In this teacher-created video, an English teacher defines clauses. Then the teacher explains the difference between dependent and independent clauses. The teacher provides tips for identifying dependent clauses. The video is in lecture format and examples are shown on a white board. ( 2:42)
Theo Jansen - Kinetic Sculptor
Theo Jansen is the Dutch creator of what he calls Kinetic Sculptures; where nature and technology meet. Essentially these sculptures are robots powered by the wind. The video was an ad for BMW in 2007 and could be used for various lessons on scientific inquiry, wind power, or engineering. Run time 01:05.
Birds of prey
David Attenborough takes to the air in a glider to experience air current lifts as a bird while observing various birds of prey high in the mountains of Spain. This video contains fabulous footage from the BBC.
Reflections and Rotations
This video teaches rules for reflections and rotations. Review of symmetry is provided in this clip.