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?
"Beyond Jeopardy! The Implications of IBM Watson"
President Joseph E. Aoun hosts a conversation with IBM Watson team leader David Ferrucci. "Beyond Jeopardy! The Implications of IBM Watson" David Ferrucci's team at IBM Labs developed a computer system with capabilities that go far beyond a quiz-show victory. A discussion of Watson's potential to solve complex problems in science, medicine, and finance, and its implications for the computer industry.
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
Selling the Unsellable: Bringing Experiential and Ephemeral Works of Contemporary Art to Market [Aud
Speaker(s): Dr Noah Horowitz | Since the 1960s artists have created ephemeral and experiential works of art that were frequently informed by a desire to thwart the market's mechanisms, or simply by ambivalence to economic conventions. How then do these works of art enter the market? By what means can a performance artist make a living without public subsidy? And what challenges and opportunities do conceptual, installation and performance works present to both commercial galleries and collectors
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.
Comparing Real Wages: the McWage Index [Audio]
Speaker(s): Professor Orley Ashenfelter | Real wages measure worker welfare and the cost of labour. After providing some historical background and the basis for their interpretation, Professor Ashenfelter reports the results of a decade long study of wage rates at McDonald's restaurants in over 60 countries. Orley Ashenfelter is Joseph Douglas Green 1895 Professor of Economics and director of the Industrial Relations Section at Princeton University.
London Zoo counts its creatures
Jan. 5 - Counting the animals two by two means it's time to take stock at the London Zoo. Kilmeny Duchardt reports.
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)
This Discovery Education video discusses irrational numbers, such as the number pi because it has no decimal equivalent. Then, it discusses how irrational numbers relate to rational numbers. The video is good quality and good for all students as a review or initial learning of the topic.(02:23)
How a Reactor Shuts Down and What Happens in a Meltdown
This is a seven part video from the New York Times that shows how the operating reactors at Fukushima Daiichi power station automatically shut down during the earthquake.But after subsequent cooling failures, two of them went into partial meltdown. This is an excellent video that carefully explains what happened and why.
Colours of emotions
This module is a CLIL lesson plan to teach emotions in English through art. There are 5 tasks to do with children. This lesson plan is designed for students who are learning English as a second […]
Pablo Picasso-The Bull in Winter, Part 3 of 7
This film documentary focuses on the last two decades of the life and work of the Spanish artist, Pablo Picasso. (9:01)
BBC/OU Money & Management podcast
This website actually contains a series of podcasts, produced by the Open University's Open2.Net and the BBC. Experts from The Open University give insight into the stories dominating the business world, for example on the death of the pub, retail revolutions or the cost of home ownership. This could be an alternative way for business students to find good materials for their projects, instead of via text journals. The podcasts are free and there is help on how to use them.
Adding Different Units of Length - Khan Academy
In this video Salman Khan discusses how to convert and add different units of weight. The problem in this video is this:
An electrician has the following lengths of cable: 23 inches, 49 inches, and 8 feet. How much cable does he have in feet?