Science Olympiad Scrambler Brakes
A common event at Science Olympiad competitions is the Scrambler. The Scrambler must be a vehicle designed to use a falling mass to transport an egg a particular distance that students will be informed of only at the time of the event. This video displays a fairly simple braking system that is very beneficial to student success. Run time :20
This video clip provides compelling illustration of brain plasticity involving a young girl's recovery from a hemispherectomy. (5:54)
Virtual Maths, Shapes Space and Measure, Surface of a semi cylinder template
Diagram and template for using a semi-cylinder to calculate area
Virtual Maths , Shapes Space and Measure, Theodolite survey formula
Theodolite survey, information, formula, and calculation
Zetsche eyes Mercedes turnaround
Sept. 28 - Daimler is being outpaced by rivals Audi and BMW. We ask chairman Dieter Zetsche how he plans to fight back.
UW|360: January 2014
This month on UW360 join us as we take a closer look at the award-winning Odegaard Library renovation. Next we'll delve into all of the ways the University of Washington's "Clean Energy Institute" is developing efficient, cost effective solar power - and better energy storage systems. The state of Washington is leading the way in clean energy - and the University of Washington is playing a critical role. Next, we'll learn more about the University of Washington's role in the largest ever study o
Home Schooling Study Skills
This two minute video is about study skills for home schooling
includes keeping a regular schedule, keeping the focus on learning
throughout the day and using outside resources, such as libraries and
Fundamentals of paper model design
'Fundamentals of Paper Model Design' is a free 2010 ebook by Angel David Guzman. Freely available in PDF format with additional Blender scripts, the 226-page book details how folded paper sculptures can be created using advanced 3D software such as the free open-source Blender suite. The book also gives an overview of other software used to create complex paper models. The book is clearly written and illustrated, and will be of use to a range of professions including contemporary fine artists,
The Real Number Set - Part 2
In this Language of Mathematics video the instructor continues his demonstration of the real number system and how it is broken down. He starts off by speaking of the number zero and the impact of the breakthrough of the 'discovery' of this number.
Sartre on the Transcendental I [Audio]
Speaker(s): Dr Joel Smith | This lecture will discuss some of the central ideas contained within Sartre’s The Transcendence of the Ego and consider their continued relevance for contemporary accounts of conscious experience. Joel Smith is lecturer in philosophy at the University of Manchester.
Biome in a Bag
The distribution of plants and animals around the world corresponds closely to global patterns of temperature and rainfall. This is why two forests half a world away from each other will often have very similar organisms living in them. In this ZOOMSci video segment, a cast member of ZOOM creates a self-contained biome and explores evaporation, condensation and precipitation. The video also addressed what a plant needs in order to grow. Closed captioning included. Run time 03:24.
Reading of The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
Brian Cox reads excerpts from Mark Twain's The Adventures of Tom Sawyer at Forbidden Fruit in 2005.
Autism Symptoms & Treatments : Diagnosing Autism
Video is presented by Dr. David Hill. There are some tests that a doctor can do, a nine month old who doesn’t know his name or doesn’t understand the word “no.” The most diagnosis of autism happens in the second year of life, often at 15 – 24 months, the test is known as the MCHAT. The pediatrician should be doing some testing at the wellness exams. If initial exams raise some concern, then the child will need to see a psychologi
Fooled By Nature Videos - The Leopard
Some minor graphic images in this video about Leopards use their strength and cunning to survive against larger animals. A good video for science classes to help show how animals have evolved to survive. Run time 02:40.
A Bias against ‘Quirky’? Why Creative People Can Lose Out on Leadership Positions
It would be difficult to find a CEO or manager who says creativity isn't a valued attribute of a good leader. So why do so many once-innovative companies get bogged down over time, with continuous original thinking the exception and not the norm? A new study co-authored by Wharton management professor Jennifer Mueller found that although creativity is often named as being important, individuals who expressed more creative ideas were actually viewed as having less leadership potential than their
Types of Synovial Joints
Animation shows the location of each type of joint. Each joint has an animation of the bones as well as a simple machine to show how the joint functions. Simulated voice for the narration. Grades 9-12. 1:23 min.
Louisa May Alcott: 'Little Women'
In this video, Louisa May Alcott offers a glimpse of the elements of her life she wrote into her masterpiece. Louisa May Alcott is the author of Little Women. The novel is a great partial autobiographical novel. It powerfully shows the world of women of her period, with all it's complexes, feelings, loves. (04:37)
Conjunctive Adverbs is used to indicate the relationship between independent clauses. They include words such as accordingly, also, however, therefore, moreover. The narrator gives several example sentences using conjunctive adverbs on a white board. The narrator shows how to punctuate the sentence.
"Is the Commander-in-Chief Subject to the Rule of Law?: On Torture, Spying, and Detention in the War
David Cole is the legal affairs correspondent for The Nation and a commentator on National Public Radio’s “All Things Considered.” Moderated by Susan Gzesh, Director, University of Chicago Human Rights Program. From the World Beyond the Headlines Series and Human Rights Distinguished Lecturer Series. Cosponsored by the Human Rights Program.Author(s):