President for a Day (Interactive)
This activity provides a job description for the presidency, so students understand what kinds of skills and competencies are necessary in that office. Students have the opportunity to role play the president for a day, making decisions about different events that a president might actually experience (meetings with Cabinet members, speeches to the public, bowling in the White House).
Online GIS Resources
This site from SERC's Starting Point provides a brief list of online GIS data sources, tools, and mapping utilities meant to give instructors a starting point for learning to use GIS in the classroom.
How to Use "BlipSnips" (Create a Video Bookmark)
Blip Snips is an easy to use web tool that lets users create a video bookmark and then share specific parts of a video. Creating video tags or bookmarks allows users to find content quickly and efficiently. This is also an easy way to edit out some of the extraneous content of a video that might be great in the classroom. This is a great resource to help enhance technology instruction and application in the classroom. (2:28)
Il Gesu, Rome, consecrated 1584
Giacomo Barozzi da Vignola and Giacomo Barozzi da Vignola, Church of Il Gesu, Rome (consecrated 1584, ceiling fresco, The Triumph of the Name of Jesus, by il Baciccio, also known as Giovanni Battista Gaulli, 1672-1685). (08:08)
Speakers: Frank Dabell, Beth Harris, and Steven Zucker
Churchill's Secret Bunkers
During World War II, a secret network of tunnels was built under London to keep Churchill's communications lines intact. In this video clip, learn more about Churchill’s secret underground bunkers during the German air raids. (3:47)
ISS Update - June 11, 2012
The International Space Station video update for June 11, 2012.
Looking at Learning...Again, Part 1: Workshop 8. The International Picture
This workshop offers an opportunity to investigate various aspects of the Third International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS), other than the test scores themselves. Distinguished Professor of Educational Psychology William Schmidt presents differences in curricula, textbooks, and teaching practices around the world, and a group of community members discuss how the TIMSS results reflect societal and cultural values.,This DVD does have supporting footage in terms of supporting comments for
Student Music Composition Memorializes Haitian Earthquake Victims
Duke University graduating senior Martin Connor wrote and staged an original musical score paying tribute to the victims and survivors of the 2010 earthquake in Haiti. Guiding him in the process was Duke music professor Anthony Kelley. Learn more at http://music.duke.edu.
Guercino, St Luke Displaying a Painting of the Virgin, 1652-53 - Smart History at Khan Academy
Guercino, St. Luke Displaying a Painting of the Virgin, oil on canvas, 1652-53 (Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City) (08:28)
Bernini, Apollo and Daphne, 1622-25 - Smart History at Khan Academy
NOTE: Front Female Nudity. Bernini, Apollo and Daphne, 1622-25 (Galleria Borghese, Rome) Voices: Dr. Beth Harris and Dr. Steven Zucker (03:04)
La Sangre - video en español
En este video tienen una descripción de la sangre y de las células sanguíneas. (4:19)
Say What?: -ug- (Interactive)
In Say What, the goal is to find the right word family to finish the word. The goal for this game is word family -ug-. Other ending sounds are also reviewed.
Many Patients Continue Using Proton Pump Inhibitors After Negative Results From...
By: gastro@scivee Dr. Andrew J. Gawron discusses his manuscript "Many Patients Continue Using Proton Pump Inhibitors After Negative Results From Tests for Reflux Disease." To view the print version of this abstract go to http://bit.ly/MKOYJT.
Nazi Defeat at Stalingrad
On November 22, 1942 at Stalingrad, two arms of a tremendous Soviet pincer movement encircled the entire Sixth Army, and more than 200,000 German troops along with a hundred tanks, eighteen hundred big guns, and more than ten thousand vehicles were caught in a giant trap. On February 2, 1943, the Germans capitulated. (3:12)
The Magic School Bus Goes Upstream - Migration
Ralphie is wondering what happened to all the salmon. They need them for the school fish fry, but they aren't here. The Friz has decided to take the class on a field trip to find out. She turns the bus into a salmon and puts a compact disk in the bus that makes it think like a real salmon, so it will go wherever Ralphie's salmon went. However, when the bus starts migrating, Ralphie changes his mind about doing anything to find out what happened to the salmon. He and some kids in the class attemp
Turtle Diary - How to survey
This is an educational video teaching kids on surveying. In the video, the main character walks through a farm and counts all of the animals in the farm. He counts up to the number 7. This video would be good for students who are learning to count. The main character speaks slowly. (2:43)
UROP profile: Kamena Kostova An MIT undergraduate shares her experience doing cancer research at the Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research
An MIT undergraduate shares her experience doing cancer research at the Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research
USAWC Class of 2012 Seminar 10
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