15. Cone or Cup? (Culture Shot)
Learn Italian with LearnItalianPod! Today's episode is all about... il gelato Italiano! Ice cream represents all over the world one of the most famous Italian traditions. Moreover, summer is almost here, and with summer, at least in Italy, it's "gelato primetime"! What's better than a good ice-cream to begin the summer season? Let's learn all [...]
Harry Truman and Independence, Missouri:
features the home and story of our thirty-third President. Upon returning home after World War I, Truman married his childhood sweetheart, started a clothing store that failed, and was elected to a judgeship and later the U.S. Senate. He was Vice President 82 days when President Roosevelt died. As President, ...
223 GG Is a Troop One Person or a Group?
Is a "troop" and individual soldier, group of soldiers, or both? Get tips on how to properly use the word "troop." The Grammar Girl print book is now available on Amazon.com! http://tinyurl.com/2pkej7
Beginner - Fed up If you've just upset someone then you will need to know the Arabic words for saying you're sorry. If you listen to this podcast, you will also learn the vocabulary that helps you express your anger if you have been offended.
If you've just upset someone then you will need to know the Arabic words for saying you're sorry. If you listen to this podcast, you will also learn the vocabulary that helps you express your anger if you have been offended.
Greenland's Receding Ice
After Antarctica, Greenland's ice cap contains the second largest mass of frozen fresh water in the world. Based on new research using NASA's airborne laser altimeter, scientists have identified pronounced thinning of Greenland's ice cap. This new research indicates enough ice loss to cause a measurable ...
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"MIT Sloan Teaching Innovation Resources (MSTIR), Fall 2008"
" MIT Sloan Teaching Innovation Resources (MSTIR) is a collection of teaching materials, including case studies, simulations, deep dives, and industry, business and country overviews that MIT Sloan provides as a free teaching resource open and available to the world. Online Publication "
"Wheelchair Design in Developing Countries, Spring 2009"
"According to the United States Agency for International Development, 20 million people in developing countries require wheelchairs, and the United Nations Development Programme estimates below 1% of their need is being met in Africa by local production. Wheelchair Design in Developing Countries (WDDC) gives students the chance to better the lives of others by improving wheelchairs and tricycles made in the developing world. Lectures will focus on understanding local factors, such as operating e
Lure of the Labyrinth
Lure of the Labyrinth is a digital game for middle-school pre-algebra students. It includes a wealth of intriguing math-based puzzles wrapped into an exciting narrative game in which students work to find their lost pet - and save the world from monsters!
3D Atlas of the Universe
For the last 12 years, Carter Emmart has been coordinating the efforts of scientists, artists and programmers to build a complete 3D visualization of our known universe. He demos this stunning tour and explains how it's being shared with facilities around the world. Carter Emmart uses astronomy and computational modeling to create scientifically accurate, three-dimensional tours of our universe. Run time 06:57.
Into the Wind (4 Part Series)
Into the Wind is a four-part film meant to excite young people about how they can interact with the wind while teaching the basic physics. Each section contains an activity young people can do themselves (fly a kite, sail a model sailboat, make a pinwheel). Animations explain the physics behind these real-world kid’s activities. These lessons lead to examples of more involved wind technologies such as hang gliding, sailing, windmills, and wind turbines. The film moves quickly, switching betwee
Set amidst towering walls of rose-colored stone, the lost city of Petra certainly deserves its title as one of the New Seven Wonders of the World. Petra represents thousands of years of history, dating all the way back to the Neolithic era. The name of the city means 'cleft in the rock' in both Greek and Arabic; the intricate buildings are literally carved into the steep cliffs that line the Arabah, a valley that runs
The Impact of mobile learning
Phase one of MoLeNET (2007/08) involved 75 colleges and 18 schools, approximately 10,000 learners and 2,000 staff, in 32mobile learning projects. The Learning and Skills Council provided funding for h...
8. How To Make A Resolution (HTI)
For Italians, like for the rest of the world, the beginning of the new year is also the time to make resolutions. Let's hear our two Italian friends Jane and Massimo talking about their "risoluzioni del nuovo anno". And speaking of resolutions, did you remember to put "to learn and to speak Italian well" as [...]
8 Part 1: 7 Key points of Part 1 Invention and innovation are ongoing processes not one-off events. Products have a history of invention, design and improvement, which can be over a surprisingly long period. It can be difficult to identify a product's original inventor. Often different people are working on developing a technology simultaneously. It can take imagination to foresee how a new technology might be used, particularly for potential financial backers.
Invention and innovation are ongoing processes not one-off events. Products have a history of invention, design and improvement, which can be over a surprisingly long period.
It can be difficult to identify a product's original inventor. Often different people are working on developing a technology simultaneously.
It can take imagination to foresee how a new technology might be used, particularly for potential financial backers.
Truman Faces New Job With Confidence 1945/04/19
[starts with no sound, silent pictures of Truman, staff, then sound when Truman gives speech] "Early in the A.M. President Harry S. Truman leaves Blair House, his new temporary home, and briskly walks to the White House. Mathew J. Connelly, his confidential secretary, and Leonard Reinsch, his press and radio relations man, are busy at their tasks. The President nominates John W. Snyder, St. Louis banker, to become Federal Loan Administrator. Mr. Truman confers with the U.S. delegates to the fort
Lesson 41 – Coffee Break Spanish
Lesson 41 introduces level 2 of Coffee Break Spanish. In level 1 we concentrated on learning useful words and phrases for a whole range of situations you’re likely to encounter on a trip to a Spanish-speaking part of the world. However, to a certain extent we’ve been concentrating on set phrases. In level 2 it’s [...]
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Natural Bridge of Virginia
Video was recorded on June 6, 2003, this is a homemade video. Natural Bridge in Rockbridge County, Virginia is a geological formation in which Cedar Creek has carved out a gorge in the mountainous limestone terrain, forming an arch 215 feet high with a span of 90 feet. Natural Bridge is marketed as one of the seven natural wonders of the world. Video is of average quality. Video is appropriate for elementary and middle school students.
Dispelling Myths About Bats
This video seeks to dispel the myths about bats being scary animals. It focuses on a bat rescue and rehabilitation center in Mineral Wells, TX. It shows how bats are helpful to our world and why we should care about them. It also gives information on how to 'adopt' a bat to help continue the rescue and rehabilitation of the animals. It is narrated by the woman who runs the Batworld Sanctuary. Run time 06:42.