What a Drag! Activity
The purpose of this activity is to demonstrate how drag affects falling objects. Students will make a variety of shapes out of paper and see how size and shape affects the speed with which their paper shapes fall. They will also be able to see how the weight of an object changes the speed with which it falls.
How Big? Lesson
The objective of Lesson 2 is for student teams to determine the size of the caverns. Lesson two has student teams measure their classroom to determine area and volume; determine how many people could comfortably sleep in their classroom; scale this number up to find the required area for all Alabraskans. The lesson provides a good application of area and volume concepts. Students also perform math conversions between feet, meters, miles and kilometers.
Who Needs What?
The teacher leads a discussion in which students identify the physical needs of animals, and then speculate on the needs of plants. With guidance from the teacher, the students then help design an experiment that can take place in the classroom to test whether or not plants need light and water in order to grow. Sunflower seeds are planted in plastic cups, and once germinated, are exposed to different conditions. In particular, within the classroom setting it is easy to test for the effects of l
Basic Alignment Angles
Alignment angles are and have always been an excellent indicator of other more serious problems related to the vehicle. Recognition of these angles is a trait that today's technician should try to hone in order to be able to better trouble shoot other associated problems. Your objective is to see if you can immediately recognize the basic alignment angles on sight including whether it is positive or negative.
What Happened to the Dolphins?
This case study is based on the 1978 – 1988 Bottlenose dolphin die-offs along the Atlantic coast of the U.S. It demonstrates nature of science, as new information evolved theories change. New observations lead to more sophisticated inferences, as more observations are carefully recorded, better inferences can be made.
English Language, Linguistics and Literature. Selected Readings of Classical Writings for Linguistic
This is a collection of writings in English language concerning language, linguistics, and literature. The selected readings of classical writings concern this development of the English language since its beginnings.
Open Education Cup: What is OER?
A brief introduction to OER and its importance in the Open Education Cup contest (http://OpenEducationCup.org).
Learn Hindi Daily Show – Lessons from 2010 that are not rated
Could you take a moment and look at one of the lessons below. These are lessons that have not been rated. Perhaps you haven’t seen them? Could you take a...
10.07.2011 – Langsam gesprochene Nachrichten
Trainieren Sie Ihr Hörverstehen mit authentischen Materialien. Nutzen Sie die Nachrichten der Deutschen Welle von Sonntag – als Text und als verständlich gesprochene Audio-Datei.Mit einer groß angelegten Untersuchung will die katholische Kirche in Deutschland dem sexuellen Missbrauch durch Priester und Ordensleute wissenschaftlich nachgehen. Es gehe darum, verlässliche Informationen zu den Fällen des Missbrauchs, zu Vorgehensweise und Motiven der Täter und den Opfererfahrungen zu erhalte
News #134 - Put the Sizzle Into Your Summer with JapanesePod101’s Summer Celebration!
Summer’s finally here and we’re in the mood to celebrate this warm joyous season - and what better way to start summer off right than have a Summer Celebration Sale! Why celebrate summer you ask? Excellent question. Because not only is the sun shining and the ice-cream plentiful, but we also have a lot of [...]
Teaching Young Learners to Read: Using Illustrations
In this video, Jean Glaserg talks about using illustrations and pictures in stories with young learners. The clip uses examples from Cambridge Storybooks. (3:17)
STS-135 Flight Day 3 Crew Wake Up Call
The STS-135 Flight Day 3 wakeup call was "Mr. Blue Sky" by Electric Light Orchestra played for Commander Chris Ferguson.
Shuttle Showcase: STS-31
The Hubble Space Telescope is deployed from space shuttle Discovery on STS-31
Shuttle Showcase: STS-124
The second in a series of flights to assemble the Japanese segment of the International Space Station saw the mammoth Kibo module delivered to the complex complements of Discovery and its crew on the STS-124 mission. Kibo, the Japanese word for "hope" would house dozens of experiments and serve as a platform for external payloads brought to the complex on subsequent Shuttle flights and the Japanese "Kounotori" H-2 Transfer Vehicle cargo ship.
Shuttle Showcase: STS-125
After four previous trips to repair and upgrade the Hubble Space Telescope, it was time for the Shuttle to make one final service call to install new, advanced instruments, batteries, gyros and insulation on the astronomical icon. Following 5 complex spacewalks, Hubble was left virtually brand new --- and ready for many more years of unprecedented science.
The week ahead: July 21st 2011
Rupert Murdoch fends off criticism over his leadership, America grapples with its debt ceiling and Peru inaugurates a new president
How IT pros can evaluate Lync 2010 with free downloadable virtual hard disks Using the power of virtualization, IT pros can now quickly evaluate Lync 2010 and other Microsoft Unified Communications solutions through a series of pre-configured Virtual Hard Disks (VHDs). You can download the VHDs and evaluate them for free in your own environment without the need for dedicated servers or complex installations. Albert Kooiman, Senior Technical Product Manager for Microsoft Unified Communications, describes how IT pros can quickly configure and run the VHDs in a vir
Using the power of virtualization, IT pros can now quickly evaluate Lync 2010 and other Microsoft Unified Communications solutions through a series of pre-configured Virtual Hard Disks (VHDs). You can download the VHDs and evaluate them for free in your own environment without the need for dedicated servers or complex installations. Albert Kooiman, Senior Technical Product Manager for Microsoft Unified Communications, describes how IT pros can quickly configure and run the VHDs in a vir
The Carnegie Sport Volunteer Programme
This video highlights what the Carnegie Sport Volunteer Programme is all about, what it can offer students at Leeds Metropolitan University, and how to get involved. There are case studies of students who volunteer in areas such as sport science, coaching, and event management, which demonstrates the programme's benefits and why students should be seeking out volunteering opportunities to support their studies and help improve their employability skills.
Varicose Veins - Sclerotherapy (Spanish)
This patient education program explains the benefits and risks of sclerotherapy for varicose veins. It also reviews the anatomy of the cardiovascular system, symptoms, causes, preventive measures, what the procedure involves, and possible complications. This resource is a MedlinePlus Interactive Health Tutorial from the National Library of Medicine, designed and developed by the Patient Education Institute.