What the Ancients Knew: Roads of Ancient Rome
A good video showing how the Romans and their slaves fitted stones and ditches to make their roads last. Sudents would benefit from a map of Italy and the road network that was created in Roman times. Run time 01:00
How to Make an Outline.com
This 1:30 minute video gives examples of how to do an outline. However, the speaker does say it isn't for every project of for every student so a teacher needs to address the speaker's remarks. Does who an outline, but it is sophisticated.
Indirect Measurement and Trigonometry
Learn how to use the concept of similarity to measure distance
indirectly, using methods involving similar triangles, shadows, and
transits. Apply basic right-angle trigonometry to learn about the
relationships among steepness, angle of elevation, and
height-to-distance ratio. Use trigonometric ratios to solve problems
involving right triangles.
Virtual Hip Replacement Animation
Students must make a variety of decisions and even take part in the operation. It is best if the students have a handout with the many terms used. Very realistic.
Reporting the UK to a French audience
Sonia Delesalle-Stolper, London correspondent for Libération, gives a talk for the Reuters School of Journalism on reporting the UK in the French media.
SOA : Seksueel Overdraagbare Aandoeningen Dit leermiddel biedt leerlingen informatie over de kenmerken van seksueel overdraagbare aandoeningen. Inhoudelijke structuur:
Dit leermiddel biedt leerlingen informatie over de kenmerken van seksueel overdraagbare aandoeningen.
Inca Mummies: Secrets of the Lost World
Trek with archaeologists through the Andes and unearth the secrets of the Inca.
Search user interfaces
This is the website of a 2009 Cambridge University Press book on search design, possibly one of the most critical design issues of our age. 'Search User Interfaces' is freely available online in full-text form. The book by Marti Hearst examines the design of search interfaces across a range of platforms and delivery methods. Chapters include: 'Design of Search User Interfaces'; 'Evaluation of Search User Interfaces'; 'Presentation of Search Results'; 'Information Visualization for Search Interfa
17.484 Comparative Grand Strategy and Military Doctrine (MIT)
This course will conduct a comparative study of the grand strategies of the great powers (Britain, France, Germany and Russia) competing for mastery of Europe from the late nineteenth to the mid-twentieth century. Grand strategy is the collection of political and military means and ends with which a state attempts to achieve security. We will examine strategic developments in the years preceding World Wars I and II, and how those developments played themselves out in these wars. The following qu
The anatomy cookbook : a dissection guide with recipes
The Anatomy Cookbook has been written to accompany an anatomy and physiology course for bioengineers who would otherwise have missed out on the opportunity to study real organ systems at first hand. It is not an alternative to a standard anatomy text, it acts more as a laboratory supplement. The fun bit is that your kitchen takes the place of the dissection room. Each recipe provides an insight into one or more organs, and all you need to do is go to the supermarket and be prepared to think a
Outbreak at Watersedge- A Public Health discovery game.
The site is an interactive game.The game shows a variety of people involved in halting an outbreak and only the intern can save them! The players receive case files, maps, visit locations, take samples and draw conclusions. Players not only try to solve the case, but learn about public health careers.A teachers guide and related links are included.Key words: Public Health, Epidemiology,case study, health sciences careers. To view a video of the award winning author, go to View Outbreak at Water
Video Production: iMOVIE: Basic Editing
Once you have your video in clips on the computer, you need to start putting it together. Learn the basics of video editing with iMovie. The principals are the same for most video editing software.
Daylight Saving Time
This video uses computer animation, simple narration, and humor to help explain why we have daylight saving time. It also addresses the history behind it all and how it relates to our days and seasons. Run time 02:55.
Carl Sagan on Human Brain
In this video, which is suitable for older middle-school and high school students, Carl Sagan discusses the human brain.
Breakdown of Blood Retinal Barrier In Diabetic Retinopathy
This is description of how the retinal pigmented epithelial cells maintain the barrier between blood and the retinal tissue. Simple animation with text and computer-generated narration. Grades 9-12. 1:13 min.
CVC Words and Silent E
This is a demonstration showing how Phonic Faces cards can be used to show the rule of short vowels, and how a silent "e" changes the vowel to a long vowel sound. Models a strategy for teaching CVC and CVCsilet"e" rule. Story is a bit long for young children. Teacher adds "uh" to some initial consonants which can be confusing for some learners. (1:25)
The Arm, Shoulder and Hand
Professor of Clinical Anatomy Peter Abrahams demonstrates the arm, shoulder and hand with this example from the University of Warwick's collection of plastinated specimens.
9.12 Experimental Molecular Neurobiology (MIT)
Designed for students without previous experience in techniques of cellular and molecular biology, this class teaches basic experimental techniques in cellular and molecular neurobiology. Experimental approaches covered include tissue culture of neuronal cell lines, dissection and culture of brain cells, DNA manipulation, synaptic protein analysis, immunocytochemistry, and fluorescent microscopy.
History of Special Education on Vimeo
This seven minute video is a slow loader and is an overview of major events in the history of Special Education within the United States. This is a lecture and reviews the major Supreme Court decisions impacting all education, including special education.