The Nomad's Ger
The nomadic people of Mongolia don’t stay in one place for long. That’s why they live in gers (which American’s know by the Russian name, yurt), a home that is fast and easy to assemble and disassemble. Putting up a ger (pronounced gair) is fast and easy, but its best done by an entire family. This ger was moved by the family of Shagdarsuren Herelchuluun, on the east side of Lake Hovsgol, in northern Mongolia, not far from the Russian border.
Animal Mysteries: Do Cats Always Land on Their Feet?
Do cats always land on their feet? High-speed photography shows us the answer. (3:13)
What Is a Circle?
This video defines circles and provides real-life examples such as a lock and basketball hoop. Tips for drawing circles are also given.
Multiplying Binomials With the Magic Box
This selection demonstrates how to solve ( x-2)(x+1) using the magic box technique. The problem is solved step-by-step on a computer screen. ( 1:37)
Multiplying Two Small Matrices
In this video, an instructor explains the procedure for multiplying two small matrices. He also provides an example to show when two matrices cannot be multiplied. The problems are shown on a white board. ( 3:56)
5th Grade Dance Off
Faith in Our Future
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WBAA: Engineering and Social Justice
Dr. Alice Pawley, assistant professor in Purdue University's School of Engineering Education, talks about the book Engineering and Social Justice: In the University and Beyond from Purdue University Press. Pawley contributed to the book and is co-editor with colleagues Dr. Caroline Baillie (University of Western Australia) and Dr. Donna Riley (Smith College). The book is aimed at engineering academics worldwide who are attempting to bring social justice into their work and practice, or who would
Yellowfin Tuna--An Overview
This short video gives excellent real life, close up footage of Yellowfin Tuna swimming in their natural environment. Students will enjoy the ocean waves as they watch these amazing creatures jump in the water.The yellowfin tuna (Thunnus albacares) is a fish built for speed and endurance. Its streamlined body is metallic dark blue on the back, blending into yellow or silver on the belly. The belly is patterned with numerous broken lines, and a vivid golden stripe runs along each side o
Algebra Problem of the Week
Algebra problems from a variety of sources, including textbooks, math contests, NCTM books, and puzzle books, and real-life situations, designed to reflect different levels of difficulty. The goal is to challenge students with non-routine problems and encourage them to put their solutions into words. Different types of problems are used to reach a diverse group of algebra students. A a href= /pow/support/ Teacher Support page/a is available for some problems.
Sid Luck is a fifth generation potter in Seagrove, North Carolina. This forty-five minute documentary explores his life and work, and the family heritage he hopes to pass on to his two sons, Jason and Matthew.
Arts & Crafts, Traditional, Work / South / 1999