Ash cloud hits Australia flights
The ash cloud from Chile's Puyehue-Cordon Calle volcano causes further chaos for Australian aviation. Paul Chapman reports.
River Rhyming: An Interactive Game
In this game, students identify rhyming words. Words are shown and pronounced; then students are shown three words and must identify the one which rhymes with the first. Three levels of difficulty are provided. ( This link is for an interactive game and may take a few minutes to load.)
The Council of Europe and the death penalty: intergovernmental legitimation as enabling and constrai
Dr Kundai Sithole, Oxford, gives the seventh talk for The Evolution of International Norms and Norm Entrepreneurship: The Council of Europe in Comparative Perspective. This one-day workshop will bring together officials and researchers working on the Council of Europe and international norms more generally. Our emphasis on the Council of Europe gives a concrete empirical starting point for consideration of international norms, norm 'entrepreneurship', and human rights. How do norms come onto the
Kinect Code Camp 2011: Team Alpha Last week we had our Kinect launch with a special Channel 9 Live event. Just prior to this we held a 24 hour Code Camp to allow developers to play with the Kinect SDK for 24 hours and see what they could come up with. I interviewed the teams after the event to take a look at their project and get an idea of the challenges and surprises they found as they worked with the SDK. Team Alpha, made up of members Arian Kulp, Jinha Lee, and Hwajung Hong, came up with an interesting way of using
Last week we had our Kinect launch with a special Channel 9 Live event. Just prior to this we held a 24 hour Code Camp to allow developers to play with the Kinect SDK for 24 hours and see what they could come up with. I interviewed the teams after the event to take a look at their project and get an idea of the challenges and surprises they found as they worked with the SDK.
Team Alpha, made up of members Arian Kulp, Jinha Lee, and Hwajung Hong, came up with an interesting way of using
How can you measure the tilt of the Earth? Summer Solstice Experiment
Long before the 23 Degrees team shadows have been a significant indicator to the geometry of our planet's position around the sun and in this two minute video students can learn how to determine the tilt of the Earth using their own height on the Summer Solstice.
Basic verbs with sound
Basic verbs with sound.
Stop 3: Tapestries in Context
IMPERIAL SPLENDOR: Renaissance Tapestries from Vienna Royal Renaissance tapestries from one of the premier museums of fine arts and decorative arts in the world, the Kunsthistorisches of Vienna,...
www.columbiamuseum.org questions: firstname.lastname@example.org
Multicultural Experiences: Making the World Creative, Innovative...and Flat!
We can talk with someone halfway around the globe as easily as with someone in the next office; sell our products in places we couldn’t spell two years ago, take a job in India as easily as in Indiana. What, however, does all of this have to do with our ability to live productive careers and satisfying lives?
Step by step instructions on how to make a water compass. (1:12)
Soil "Movie Trailer" on Vimeo
Many of my students don't get really excited for our Soil Lesson, so I made a movie Trailer to hopefully get them a little more excited before we actually start the lesson.
Thanks to the Luck Stone Boscobel Plant for my tour of their rock quarry! I had an awesome time!
Thanks to the Young Scientist for the awesome lesson on soil. My kids loved making the layers of soil on your notecards!
My Morning Run: Students Using Physical Skills to Climb Building
A short video that shows two young men with exceptional balance and leaping ability climbing buildings. The beauty of this video is that it shows that the human body is capable of deeds far beyond what most people imagine. Be warned, that watching this video can give students ideas so know your audience. Run time 2:01
Periodic Table Song
Short 1 1/2 minute video is an animated professor singing all of the elements on the periodic table. Elements are written at the bottom of the screen as he sings them. However, they are not in order. Still a cute, catchy song.
Know Learn how to read ABC Alphabet
Alphabet - watch this video again and again, your kids will familiar with ABCD within a week. It shows the kids their ABC's
ABC's with People Shapes
Learn the letters of the alphabet as people are used to shape each character. The name of each letter is recited as the letter enters the screen. Upper case letters only. Run time 02:07.
Learning the Alphabets with Animals
Easily teach your child ABCs by relating it to animals. "A is for Ant. B is for Bird. C is for Cat...." Each phrase is repeated twice. The letter, picture, and word all appear on the screen. Run time 04:08.
Winslow Homer - 1836-1910
This three minute video is simply images that Homer created. There is no narration and so the teacher may have to stop the video several times to point out the style and content of the images to help the students better understand the works. (03:08)
The Science of Discworld - Professor Ian Stewart
The Science of Discworld series weaves together a Discworld story by Terry Pratchett which examines what happens when wizards meddle with history in a battle against the elves for the future of humanity, with scientific commentary by two University of Warwick researchers (mathematician and chaos theory expert Professor Ian Stewart and reproductive Biologist Dr Jack Cohen) on the evolution and development of the human mind, culture, language, art, and science. Professor Ian Stewart is a member o
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Virtual Maths - Numbers, Opposite angles simulation tool
Interactive simulation tool demonstrating the angles on a 360 degree wheel