Students use satellite tracking software available on the Internet to monitor a very large satellite, the International Space Station. Using information from this online resource, students predict and graph the motion of the space station at their location and create a 3-D display of its path through the sky.
Magnitude of the Richter Scale
In this activity, students will learn about the Richter Scale for measuring earthquakes. The students will make a booklet with drawings that represent each rating of the Richter Scale.
Shortwave from CERES Unwrapped
CERES stands for Clouds and the Earths Radiant Energy System.
Viewing the SUSIM and SOLSTICE Instruments on UARS
The Solar Ultraviolet Spectral Irradiance Monitor, SUSIM, and the Solar-Stellar Irradiance Comparison Experiment, SOLSTICE, measure the suns ultraviolet radiation.
"A Gentle Introduction to Programming Using Python, January IAP 2010"
" This 6-unit P/D/F course will provide a gentle introduction to programming using Python for highly motivated students with little or no prior experience in programming computers over the first two weeks of IAP. The course will focus on planning and organizing programs, as well as the grammar of the Python programming language. Lectures will be interactive, featuring in-class exercises with lots of support from the course staff. This class is designed to help prepare students for 6.01 Introduct
Function Homework -- The Function Game: Leader's Sheet
This module provides a leader's sheet for the function game.
Решени задачи од равенка на рамнина
решени задачи од равенка на рамнина solved exercises of plane equation
In this module, a physical model of vehicle engine management will be created. The model will be first simulated, and then used to create an implementation on the eZDSP-F2812. This board will emulate in real-time the behavior of a vehicle, under various stimuli. In this example, the environment is used to build a physical model of vehicle engine management in simulation, which is then used to create an implementation on the eZDSP-F2812. This board will emulate in real-time the behavior of a veh
Taking Care of Animals
Your family currently owns one cow. You have the opportunity to purchase two more cows, and would like to do so, if you will be able to take care of them. Determine the needs for caring for these three animals.
This activity from our family magazine series is a board game in which kids learn how germs spread and infections take hold. The online activity begins with an overview of the many ways germs can enter your body and the body's first and second lines of defense. Kids then go to a page of directions for playing the online game, where they are also asked to select a "microbe playing piece." As they move through the playing board, kids gain insight into how the body fights infection.
Meet the Geneticists
Meet the OLogists is part of OLogy, where kids can collect virtual trading cards and create projects with them. Here, they can learn more about three kids and one scientist whose curiosity focuses on genetics: Emily, a 12-year-old from New York who is interested in her genetic ability to curl her tongue and in her cat's colorings. Logan, an 11-year-old from Washington State who has a plan for scientists interested in cloning a woolly mammoth. Seth, a 12-year-old from Kansas who got excited about
The week ahead: August 25th 2011
Libya enters the post-Qaddafi era, Japan gets a new prime minister and a deadline looms for cities hoping to host the 2020 Olympics
Fear and uncertainty in Libya
Our correspondent in Tripoli and Daniel Serwer, senior fellow at the Center for Transatlantic Relations, talk about the future of Libya
25.08.2011 – Langsam gesprochene Nachrichten
Trainieren Sie Ihr Hörverstehen mit authentischen Materialien. Nutzen Sie die Nachrichten der Deutschen Welle von Donnerstag – als Text und als verständlich gesprochene Audio-Datei.In Libyen dauern die Kämpfe zwischen Aufständischen und Truppen des untergetauchten Diktators Muammar al-Gaddafi an. In der Hauptstadt Tripolis kommt es am Internationalen Flughafen immer wieder zu schweren Gefechten. Auch außerhalb der Hauptstadt sind noch weitere Gebiete, etwa Gaddafis Heimatort Sirte, in der
Audio Blog #68 - The Chinese Zodiac
Learn Japanese at JapanesePod101.com! We are about to return to the year of the rat, so today Miki is talking about the jūnishi, the famous Chinese Zodiac. We’ll learn one of the famous stories about the origin of the order. After listening, stop by JapanesePod101.com and be sure to leave us a [...]
Deficits, Debts and Deceptions - Brecht Forum (08-23-11)
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Danse Macabre Camille Saint-Saëns Halloween Music
This originally aired on PBS in the 1980s. The cartoon depicts the tone poem to which Saint-Saens music is based. Music and images, no narration. This could be used during music class or during a Halloween unit. (07:18)
Lines, Line Segments, and Rays
Sal Khan discusses the dfference between lines, line segments, and rays in under four minutes.
12 Things I wish my Students Knew
This five minute video is given from the perspective of a teacher with 30 years of experience. This video explains that music is not a good idea to use while studying, and also mentions several other things that all teachers should review. A good video for students, too.
100 ways to show children you care
This five minute video is for teachers and parents and does not have narration, but lists the ideas in scroll fashion. A motivational video as well as instructional one.