Palestinians worship in AlAqsa mosque
Aug 5 - Under tight Israeli security, thousands of Palestinian worshippers attend Ramadan prayers in Jerusalem's AlAqsa mosque. Lily Grimes reports.
Sensory and Motor Pathways Fall 2007
Sensory and Motor Pathways. From Integrative Biology 131: General Human Anatomy - Fall 2007. The functional anatomy of the human body as revealed by gross and microscopic examination.
This lesson presents abbreviations and gives some examples of different types of abbreviations. The abbreviations are used in context and you can read the script on the screen.
How Do Birds Find Worms? Let's Make Sense of it with Science
Did you ever wonder how birds find worms? Let's make sense of it with science. Yes, it's true the early bird has a better chance of getting the worm. A variety of pictures are shown as well as written/audio content. This is an excellent resource for a lesson/unit on birds and/or habits and would work well in conjunction with reading non-fiction/fiction texts about these topics (1:36)
Fun With Dick and Jane: Financial Trouble
In this movie clip, Jane explains to her husband that their bleak financial situation is worse than expected, and they need to adjust their lives accordingly. Teachers could use this video when introducing importance of setting a budget. ( 2:18)
Welcome Back to School 2011-2012
Conditional Probability - Introduction
The instructor in this ten-and-a-half-minute video discussing the phrasing of conditional probability questions and their calculation. There will be a lot of information on the screen, so the student or teacher should view the video in 'full screen.'
This instructor uses a paper to instructr from, however, the focus is a little off, so it may be a little difficult for some students to view. There is also writing at the bottom of the sheet of paper. The viewer is advised to open the video to 'full screen'. (05:42)
Leaders and Rules
Adventures to the Mountain
Afghanistan: Mending it Not Just Ending It
While the U.S. and coalition allies may have an end date in mind for the war in Afghanistan (2014), they have not yet articulated an end game, which to David Miliband threatens “both the substantive long-term interests we have in Afghanistan, and the final narrative of the Afghan drama that began on 9/11.” In h
Effective Practices for Recruitment, Mentoring, and Retention
With many years of academic and corporate workplace experience among them, these panelists share expertise and best practices for recruiting and retaining women to science and engineering careers.
Mildred Dresselhaus came to MIT to teach physics to engineering students. Although she received a scholarship funding women
The Role of International Negotiations in Addressing the Climate Challenge
With frightening evidence for climate change mounting around the globe, from droughts and massive forest fires to melting glaciers and rising sea levels, you might think nations would wish to work together to meet such a grave threat. Instead, as U.S. climate negotiator
Todd Stern reports, there has been only modest progress interna
Rat Dissection - Skeletal System
Using a dissected rat and a human skeleton model, the major bones of the extremities are reviewed. Would make a good pre-lab or post-lab review. Color and sound. 6:36 min.
Ping 113: 3D Human face, Windows 7, Microsoft Fashion, Excel Challenge Laura and Paul manage to put their differences aside for the greater good- which is, of course, bringing you all these hot stories:
Laura and Paul manage to put their differences aside for the greater good- which is, of course, bringing you all these hot stories:
US History Overview 1 of 3: Jamestown to the Civil War
Mr. Khan of Khan Academy focuses on the beginning of colonial history. This is very brief; instructor needs to supplement with more information. Mr. Khan admittedly skips over a large block of years. This segment is Jamestown to the Civil War (18:28)
Sea Surface Height Anomalies Showing the Onslaught of El Nino: August 1, 1996 to August 3, 1997
TOPEX-Poseidon altimeter sea level anomaly in the Pacific from August 1, 1996 to August 3, 1997
Charleston SeaWiFS True Color Stills
SeaWiFS true color still images of Charleston for 36 dates from September 15, 1997 to August 2, 1998
"Design and Manufacturing I, Spring 2009"
" Welcome to 2.007! This course is a first subject in engineering design. With your help, this course will be a great learning experience exposing you to interesting material, challenging you to think deeply, and providing skills useful in professional practice. A major element of the course is design of a robot to participate in a challenge that changes from year to year. This year, the theme is cleaning up the planet as inspired by the movie Wall-E."
The Business of Farming and Statistics
There are more than 350 different commodities grown in California. In astate that provides approximately 15 percent of U.S. agricultural
products, statistics are an important tool for agricultural economists
to keep up with supply and demand. This 4:30 minute video explains how statistics are used to help farmers grow crops.