Robots Battle In Engineering Competition
The FIRST Robotics competition is the brainchild of Dean Kamen -- inventor of several medical devices and the Segway. This science and engineering competition is almost two decades old and more than 42,000 students will participate this year. Kamen talked about the idea behind FIRST at the New York regional.(1:30)
Bots Take On The Bard
Robots were cast in a production of Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream thanks to a collaboration between the theater department and the Center for Robot-Assisted Search and Rescue at Texas A&M University. Computer science grad student Kevin Pratt talks about the ultra high-tech production and why it's helpful for scientists to put robots on the stage.(1:42)
Meet Sean Gallagher: Sean Gallagher Discusses China's Fragile Forests
Learn more: http://pulitzercenter.org/projects/china-deforestation-tourism-united-nations-international-year-forests Sean Gallagher discusses his project "China's Fragile Forests". He explains the effect of unsustainable harvesting of Chinese medicine and bamboo on the nation's remaining forests and its panda population. This interview is about a Pulitzer Center-sponsored project "China's Fragile Forests" (http://bit.ly/scMsPU).
Disappearing mosquitoes mystify scientists
Dec. 27 - The disappearance of mosquitoes from villages in north-eastern Tanzania is delighting villagers long-plagued by malaria -- but mystifying scientists who worry that this could be a new manifestation of climate change. Jim Drury reports.
Mexican women fight for their lives
Dec. 27 - Women wrestlers, or luchadoras, compete in Mexican lucha libre or wrestling, a sport normally dominated by men and macho behavior. Tara Cleary reports.
Spanish police release mafia arrest video
Dec. 28 - Police release video of the arrest of an alleged Calabrian mafia boss in Barcelona. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.
Cuddly polar bear is no toy
Dec. 28 - Polar bear cub Siku is being hand-fed by staff at a Denmark zoo because his mother is not producing enough milk. Tara Cleary reports.
EasyClickTravel.com Reviews - Airline Tickets, Hotels & Cheap Flights
By: jaylen hope http://www.easyclicktravel.com/ Want to read reviews of discount hotels & cheap flights? visit easyclicktravel.com.
Too Late to Apologize: A Declaration
In this video, you will see the founding fathers "rocking it out" to the song "Too Late to Apologize." The characters sing about some of the reasons of the Revolutionary War. This is a guaranteed hit with your students. (3:22)
Land Productivity Limiting Human Population
Sal Khan tackles how we get calories from the land limits human population densities. (13:00)
Mikroorganismid - tunnikava
Käsitleb 10 tunni ulatuses mikroorganismide teemat 8.klassis. Õpilasi suunatakse uurimuslikule lähenemisele mikroorganismide ehituse, talitluse, ökoloogia ja nendega seotud põhimõistete õppimisel. Üksikasjalikumalt on kirjeldatud iga tunni tegevused.
Kalad - tunnikava
Tiigrihüppe SA vastavale projektikonkursile laekunud tunnikava kalade peatüki käsitlemiseks. Kirjeldatakse üheksa tunni tegevusi, lisatud on töölehed õpilastele (sh kaheks arvutitunniks Eesti selgroogsete baasil) ja kontrolltöö küsimused.
Visit to An Ocean Planet: Earth's Hydrologic Cycle
The hydrologic cycle is the continual movement of water from one place to another and from one state of matter to another. This site describes a demonstration in which a teacher or small group of students constructs a simple model of the hydrologic cycle. Written instructions and a list of materials are provided. A short list of links to related topics and a vocabulary are also included.
Stave 1 - A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens
Stave I: Marley's Ghost. Classic Literature VideoBook with synchronized text, interactive transcript, and closed captions in multiple languages. Audio courtesy of Librivox.
Week 4 Pt.5
Applications: hermeneutics applied to Judaism and Islam
Week 5 Pt. 1
Islamic religious tradition applied to peacemaking
Living in a globalised world
Using the US and Mexico as the main example, this unit examines how inequalities in access to material wealth can lead to border tensions. You will also learn how many developed economies are now reliant on immigrant labour to perform jobs that their own citizens do not want to consider. How equal is the globalised world?
Give It A Shake, Cornstarch Comes Alive
Science Friday brings you a science fair project for the recession: combine cornstarch and water and make a fluid with bizarre physical properties, on the cheap. Physicists Robert Deegan, of the University of Michigan, and Harry Swinney, of the University of Texas at Austin, explain why the mixture comes to life under the right conditions. (3:40)