A World of Weather: Fundamentals of Meteorology, Chapter 17
This series of Web pages contains the material in Chapter 17: Numerical Weather Prediction, which is part of the fifth edition of the textbook / laboratory manual, A World of Weather: Fundamentals of Meteorology
Copyright for Educators, Cycle 2 - Mar 2010
This is a course for educators who want to learn about copyright, open content material and licensing. It is open to all educators around the world. The course is taught around practical case studies faced by teachers when using copyright material in their day to day teaching and educational instruction.
helps students learn about water pollution, water-related illnesses, and sanitation procedures. They then draft a simulated plan to submit to the World Health Organization to deal with water-related problems in African communities.
Celebrating Our Connections Through Water
This site explains to students how they can collect data about the role of water in celebrations around the world, organize it in a retrieval chart, and use the information to create learning stations for a Water Day Celebration.
Intimate Strangers: Unseen Life on Earth
This PBS documentary provides an overview of the microbial world and offers an exciting glimpse into the field of microbiology. Meet scientists from around the world investigating the microbial world in diverse locations, from a termite's stomach to a hospital operating room to an African village, and even outer space. These programs - including The Tree of Life, Keepers of the Biosphere, Dangerous Friends and Friendly Enemies, and Creators of the Future - increase the microbial literacy of stud
Reporting America at War
These learning materials are designed to engage students in hands-on activities that stimulate them, and, most importantly, encourage critical thinking in the classroom. These educational activities in this section will provide high school social studies, media education and language arts teachers, as well as college journalism and communication educators with extensive lesson plans, resource materials, and discussion questions to introduce students to the world of war correspondence. Reporting
Citizen Kurchatov: Stalin's Bombmaker
This site tells the story of a complex, world-class physicist who became the driving force the Soviet Union's race to develop the atomic and hydrogen bomb.
Ralph Bunche: An American Odyssey
Social studies teachers will find that the film presents an informative, complex and issue-oriented story that raises controversial questions and provides an exciting way to introduce a number of important concepts in 20th century United States and world history. It offers an opportunity to explore the historical background of current events and issues in the news today; the Middle East crisis, the struggle of developing nations to create stable economies and democratic governments, the legacy o
43. Are You Ready To Order? (Intermediate)
In today's episode we'll talk about Italian food and restaurants! Italy is not only famous for its history and its artistic masterpieces, but also and most of all for its food: first class dishes and delicious desserts make Italian cuisine one of the best cuisines in the world. We are going to show a classic [...]
23. An All-Italian Kiss (Culture Shot)
Learn Italian with LearnItalianPod! In this twenty-third Culture Shot we'll talk about the most romantic chocolate candy in the world: the "Bacio Perugina", literally translated as "the kiss from Perugia"! We'll find out how a simple chocolate candy born with the wrong name made it to become an everlasting Italian icon. We'll also review and [...]
24. The Gentle Language (Culture Shot)
In this episode we'll talk about "the gentle language", the affectionate way Italians call their language. We think everyone agrees that Italian language is surely one of the most musical languages in the world. So, let's learn more about "the gentle language" and let's have fun practicing the italian alphabet, or, as Jane's elementary [...]
Magic School Bus "In a Pickle"
Though they are too small to be seen without a microscope, millions of microbes all around us have some big - mostly harmless - effects on our world when they eat, give off wastes, and make more microbes. Join Ms. Frizzle and the class as they discover how microbes pickled their cucumber and saved it from spoiling. Run time 22 minutes.
The Next Evolution of Man
This amateur video is about evolution as a gradual change to a more complex and better society. The narrator talks about "mind awareness" and "foster presence and stillness in life." This is a scholarly philosophical narration. Mr. Scott discusses the oneness of the world.
MIT Knowledge in Action, Save the World
Materials showing how MIT faculty and students are working around the world to develop sustainable solutions to challenging problems. Courses include: D-Lab: Development, Dialogue and Delivery D-Lab: Development, Design and Dissemination Design for Demining Information and Communication Technology in Africa Media Education and the Marketplace Solving Complex Problems Technology in a Dangerous World
Dive and Discover's Deeper Discovery: Hydrothermal Vents
Explore vent basics, vents around the world, vent chemistry, boiling points, videos, and test what you've learned with a quiz!
These activities help students use organized lists and systematic counting to solve combination problems. Map coloring and networks are also discrete math problems that students can relate to real-world applications.
Impressed With Embargo
Students will learn about the causes of the War of 1812 and make connections to current world events.
Impact of Pandemic Influenza on Public Health
This training examines the path of the avian influenza and examines how it could impact world health.
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Faculty Interviews
In these interviews, JHSPH faculty deliver expert insight into some of the most important public health challenges facing the world today.
Writing for the web
A general introduction to writing content for the World Wide Web.