10 Days: Freedom Summer
In 1964, national attention turned to Mississippi when three Civil Rights workers (two white and one black) were murdered by the Ku Klux Klan. This watershed moment eventually led to the passage of the 1965 Voting Rights Act. In this video clip, learn more about the movements against segregation. (4:25)
Why Things Fall Down -Gravity for Kids
This cartoon teaches younger students about gravity. Some key vocabulary words include: gravity, attraction, magnet, crust, mantle, core, iron, molecules, force, and Newton. (05:24)
The Nuclear Test Ban Treaty (1963) of the Cold War lead to the launching of several satellites to detect nuclear energy blasts. Satellites did detect blasts, not from the earth or our moon as expected, but from random places all over the sky. This segment from Swift: Eyes through Time covers the accidental discovery of gamma-ray bursts and the 30-plus years quest to understand them. (3:50)
Water Rain Cycle Animation
This cartoon animation explains where rain comes from and describes, in simple terms, about the water cycle. (06:30)
Is There A Crisis in Public Education? Address by Diane Ravitch
On April 10, 2012, The University of Notre Dame hosted Diane Ravitch, Research Professor of Education at New York University, for an address titled "Is There a Crisis in Public Education?" as a part of the 2011-12 Notre Dame Forum. The 2011-12 Notre Dame Forum, "Reimagining School: To Nurture the Soul of a Nation," is a yearlong discussion to explore the profound and challenging questions that shape the national debate about K--12 education, which has a dramatic impact on the future of American
Visual Learning Bridge: Understanding 1 as a Fraction
This interactive video introduces students to the number 1 as a fraction. Students will easily understand the colorful and concrete visuals. Words appear on bottom of screen as speaker talks. This is a great resource to use as an introduction and/or to review in the elementary classroom. (2:21)
17.04.2012 – Langsam gesprochene Nachrichten
Trainiere dein Hörverstehen mit den Nachrichten der Deutschen Welle von Freitag – als Text und als verständlich gesprochene Audio-Datei. *** Nordkorea lehnt im Streit um sein Atomprogramm eine Rückkehr von Inspektoren der Internationalen Atomenergiebehörde - IAEA - jetzt offenbar wieder ab. Wie japanische Medien unter Berufung auf Diplomaten berichteten, reagiert die Führung in Pjöngjang damit auf die Entscheidung der USA, als Reaktion auf den missglückten nordkoreanischen Raketensta
Toward Regulation of Nanomaterials: Pratim Biswas
Pratim Biswas Learn More: http:reilly.nd.edu/conference/nanomaterials
Who Invented the Number Zero?
This short video is from Jimmy Chang, who has a master's degree in math and has been a math teacher at St. Pete College for more than eight years.
Galileo y sin embargo se mueve - parte 8 de 12
En 1633, la inquisición sometió a Galileo Galillei a un proceso en el que se vio obligado a ponerse de rodillas y abjurar de sus teorías acerca del movimiento de la tierra.
Según cuenta la tradición, al levantarse murmuró: "!Eppur, si muove!"
("!y sin embargo, se mueve!") lo que demostraría que, a pesar de la
"confesión", seguía pensando del mismo modo.
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In an attempt to contend with the British Navy, Germany began to produce a new weapon of war—the U-boat. U-boats, a common English abbreviation for the German word `Unterseeboot', were submarines. Unlike surface ships, U-boats, did not adhere to the traditional rules of engagement, which required raiders to stop a vessel, examine its cargo, and allow passengers to escape before sinking the ship. Instead, the strength of the submarine was its ability to strike without warning, while its major
Islamic Societies of the Middle East and North Africa: Religion, History, and Culture
This course offers a panoramic survey of the Islamic societies of the Middle East and North Africa from their origins to the present day. It will deal with the history and expansion of Islam, both as a world religion and civilization, from its birth in the Arabian peninsula in the seventh century to its subsequent spread to other parts of western Asia and North Africa. Issues of religious practices, political governance and movements, gender, social relations and cultural norms will be explor
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Groups in Moodle, Part 2 of 2 (Groupings)
Groups in Moodle, Part 2 of 2 - groupings. (10:11)
Article :: Recomposing Picture Elements with Content-Aware Move and Content-Aware Patch in Adobe Pho
This tutorial provides two examples of how these new Content-Aware additions in Photoshop CS6 can help you to recompose or remove elements in your pictures that are slightly out of place, or that are not as easily removed by other methods.
Every day another (hi)story
You may remember that back in April 2012 WW1C ran a live-tweeting experiment to relay the events of the Battle Arras in real time. The initiative aimed to use social media to raise awareness about this historic turning point of … Continue reading
Uploading PowerPoint into Moodle
Part of Making the Most of Moodle 2 - Onwards! offered by the New Curiosity Shop at http://www.newcurioshop.com. Making the Most of Moodle is a series of onl...