Handbook for newcomers to Japan
I just heard about this and thought our viewers & listeners would be interested. It really covers nearly everything you need to know if you’re going to live in Japan. Handbook for Newcomers, Migrants and Immigrants to Japan (English and Japanese Edition) Contents: Chapter 1 – Arriving and Establishing Residency in Japan; Chapter 2 [...]
Play smartphone games on the wall
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Case study - BCGBC4005A Produce labour and material schedules for ordering
An activity that addresses the critical aspects of assessment for the competency BCGBC4005A Produce labour and material schedules for ordering. This activity could be used as an assessment tool for this competency.
Cognitive Disability and Cognitive Enhancement
Prof Jeff McMahan,Rutgers University explores why it is important for our understanding of problems in bioethics to determine the moral status of human beings whose cognitive capacities and potential are no higher than those of higher nonhuman animals.
Stars can necessarily be observed only at a distance. This unit introduces the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram, an essential tool in understanding the nature of stars. You should have some understanding of the basic stellar properties of luminosity and temperature in order to get the most from the unit.
Philadelphia, Here I Come - Quiz 2
Students will be able to test their knowledge of this play.
The Boxes Go Mobile
To display the results from the previous activity, each student designs and constructs a mobile that contains a duplicate of his or her original box, the new cube-shaped box of the same volume, the scraps that are left over from the original box, and pertinent calculations of the volumes and surface areas involved.
6.3 Devices for automatic control
Are you a technophobe? Bluetooth, Ethernet WiFi – are they terms that mean nothing to you? This unit will gently guide you to an understanding of how devices 'talk' to each other and what technologies and processes are involved. You will also look at wired and wireless communication technologies, introducing you to some of the key methods involved.
21M.380 Music and Technology: Algorithmic and Generative Music (MIT)
Includes audio/video content: AV special element audio. This course examines the history, techniques, and aesthetics of mechanical and computer-aided approaches to algorithmic music composition and generative music systems. Through creative hands-on projects, readings, listening assignments, and lectures, students will explore a variety of historical and contemporary approaches. Diverse tools and systems will be employed, including applications in Python, MIDI, Csound, SuperCollider, and Pure Da
Single Digit Division - by StudyJams
Division breaks the amount of something into smaller, equal pieces. Learn more about basic division with this cartoon animation from StudyJams. A short, self-checking quiz and song are also included with this link.
Christian The Lion - The Entire Story
This video tells the story of Christian the Lion, a lion cub purchased by two men in London in 1969. The men raised the lion as a pet , released him in Africa, and later reunited with him. The video shows actual film footage along with words on the screen that tell the story. Teachers could use this video to enrich students' enjoyment of Christian the Lion books. ( 3:04)
An Anthropological introduction to YouTube
This video is a presentation by Dr. Michael Wesch at the Library of Congress, June 23rd 2008. It discusses YouTube and most of the Web 2.0 tools. This video is a lecture with english captions.(55:33)
The State of the Internet [infographic video]
Discusses how the Internet has grown and changed.
How To Play Ping-Pong
This video shows a ping-pong game and has a narrator explaining the rules and strategies of the game. ( 2:03)
Judson Laipply: History of Dance
As with all YouTube videos block out comments. This is a fun video of one man's take-off on dance moves over recent times. A good video to encourage students to try their own versions. Kids are going to love this, teachers, too. Run time 06:01
Dance In America: Wolf Trap's Face of America Project
The 90-minute program showcases aerial dancers off the cliffs of Yosemite National Park, synchronized swimmers underwater at Coral Reef National Monument, and follows some of the country's most exciting young dancers to Mammoth Cave, Wright Brothers National Memorial, the remains of a sugar cane plantation at Virgin Islands National Park, and the sacred terrain of Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park. The video is part of a series called Great Performances by PBS.(01:24.31)
Jesse Harris Songwriting Tips Interview
See this songwriters approach to creating new music. Recommends that new songwriters write a lot of songs, and to become knowledgeable in music. He suggests that you write music first then search for the words. (4:54)
Guillemot Birds Take Their First Swim!
This movie shows how Guillemot chicks plunge from their 300 foot high cliffside nests to the cold ocean below for their first ever swim lesson! Run time 01:57.
Bicep Cable Curl
Watch how to correctly do a bicep cable curl. Need a Universal to perform what is demonstrated in this video. run time 0:31