The European Library: Access Portal to 48 National European Libraries
Designed to meet the needs of the worldwide research community, the European Library provides quick and easy access to search the content/collections of 48 National Libraries in Europe, as well as leading European Research Libraries. Definitely, a treasure trove for researchers with access to over 200 million resources, 18 million digital objects, and 24 million full text documents.
Concentration Camp Liberation
This two minute video shows the horror of thousands
of Jewish prisoners in Nazi camps at the time of their liberation by allied troops. This video has actually footage and some of it is grime so view it first. A great lesson for students on what happened if a nation uses hatred to attack a minority.
Refino Petroquímico (2014)
Este curso busca que el alumno pueda comprender y aplicar los conocimientos adquiridos de los procesos de separación y transformación que comprenden las diferentes etapas del refino petroquímico, con la identificación de los principales productos de este sector industrial, así como los aspectos medioambientales a tener en cuenta
The Aaron Burr Conspiracy
This video is accompanied by text. "Jefferson had feelings of both triumph and trepidation over the purchase of Louisiana. On the one hand, he had doubled the size of the United States and presented to Americans access to some of the richest land in North America. On the other hand, the government he directed was not designed to regulate the huge territory. Fears of foreign occupation and secession dominated his thoughts..."
Louisiana Purchase Doubles U.S.
A short video that goes into some detail as to how the Louisiana Purchase was made and what land it covered....and why it was the 'steal of the century', not the 'buy of the century.' (01:10)
Louisiana Purchase Doubles U.S
Thomas Jefferson pulls off the land deal of the millennium when he buys 800,000 square miles from the French, stretching from the Mississippi River to the Rocky Mountains. This short video explains what a value it was, and how it came to be sold. Of notes is the fact that the video explains that the land did not belong to the French in the first place. It belonged to the Native Americans. A map for the students would help them understand the size of the purchase.
How the Louisiana Purchase Worked
When Thomas Jefferson purchased the Louisiana Territory for 15 million
dollars, the US nearly doubled in size. This is a podcast without visuals. It lasts 15 minutes. Good data, but only for those that can stay awake.
The History of the Personal Computer
Project for AP American History documenting the history of the personal computer. The PC has changed society forever. In 1936 the Z1 was created in Germany and did simple tasks.
Sea reptile birth - Walking with Dinosaurs
CGI is used to examine what a birth in the water must have been like for Dinosaurs dependent on both sea and air. The video explains how vulnerable both the mother and her pups could be during the birthing process.
The Threat of Animal Species Extinction
This short but informative video describes the startling risk for extinction that many species are facing, and how many of these species are at risk because of human activity. Video is set to music while information is written on the screen. Run time 0:51.
National Geographic-Rare Clouded Leopards
A small glimpse of the life of the clouded leopards.Video explains how zoos are assisting to breed these rare animals and taking care of them. Running Time is less than one minute.
Why Is Plagiarism Wrong?
Why Is Plagiarism Wrong?. Part of the series: Writing and Education. Plagiarism is wrong because it is stealing someone's intellectual property, it creates a false impression of individual abilities, and it deprives one of learning opportunities. (01:49)
Invasive weed a serious concern in the Pacific Northwest
Edited feature with Seema Mangla, Researcher from Oregon State University, College of Forestry
Armine Yalnizyan on Economics, Equality and Democracy
Senior economist Armine Yalnizyan examines how growing economic inequality and injustice is affecting our democracy. Her lecture, entitled Economics, Equality and Democracy, was produced in collaboration with the Literary Review of Canada.
Pascal's Triangle - A Virtual Manipulative
Pascal's Triangle is a triangular arrangement of numbers constructed in such a way that every number in the interior of the triangle is the sum of the two numbers directly above it. It has a great many applications, including the coefficients of the expansion of a binomial expression or the number of ways to choose m objects from a group of n indistinguishable objects, or calculating the probabilities involved in flipping coin. This manipulative allows you to view a number of patterns in Pascal'
World of Biology
The World of Biology features engaging stories on all things biology, from bird or insect ecology, to nervous system physiology, to predictions of species' ranges. Each story has a main page and subpages (found in the right-hand menu). Most of our stories also have an associated quiz set. Created by Arizona State University's Ask A Biologist.
Surface Distribution of Charge A tear drop shaped conductor on an insulating stand is charged. Charge is scooped up from various points on the surface of the conductor with a proof plane and transferred to an electroscope. It is demonstrated that the charge density is greater at the areas of greater curvature.
A tear drop shaped conductor on an insulating stand is charged. Charge is scooped up from various points on the surface of the conductor with a proof plane and transferred to an electroscope. It is demonstrated that the charge density is greater at the areas of greater curvature.
Astrology Planetary Associations
Astrology twelve signs - Each of the twelve signs associates to planet and they are explained in this four minute video. A fun activity for students, but this is not a science.
Transformations - Composition - A Virtual Manipulative
Transformations - Composition – Explore the effect of applying a composition of translation, rotation, and reflection transformations to objects. There are more instructions to the right of the manipulative.
Geoboard - A Virtual Manipulative
Use this virtual geoboards to illustrate area, perimeter, and rational number concepts. There are more instructions to the right of the manipulative.