Le Bison Futé: Tips on understanding road safety, in French
As a traveler you understand the tips which the French government issue with regard to road safety
This report summarizes work done as part of the Michell Trusses PFUG under Rice University's VIGRE program. VIGRE is a program of Vertically Integrated Grants for Research and Education in the Mathematical Sciences under the direction of the National Science Foundation. A PFUG is a group of Postdocs, Faculty, Undergraduates and Graduate students formed around the study of a common problem. In this PFUG, we study cost minimizing trusses. We ask what is the structure, constructed of bars and cable
Arbeidsongeval of geen arbeidsongeval?
At the end of this unit you can understand information about one's rights concerning industrial accidents.
U.S.-Vietnam begin Agent Orange clean-up
June 17 - A joint project between Vietnam and the United States to clean up defoliant Agent Orange contamination from the Vietnam War has begun, and should help further improve relations between the two countries. Nick Rowlands reports.
Dow's first weekly gain in 7
June 17 - Summary of business headlines: Dow, S&P snap losing streak; Consumer sentiment drops, but leading indicators turn up; Germany, France closer to Greek bailout terms; RIMM sheds 21 percent; Another big drop for oil. Conway Gittens reports.
Probability associated with inferential statistics
An introduction to probability, and the probability of sample errors affecting research results.
Explains the appropriate use of gloves in a clinical environment
Race activists want more black models
June 20 - Black rights campaigners in Brazil criticize labels at Sao Paulo Fashion Week for casting a small number of dark-skinned models and demand 20 percent quotas for future shows. Tara Cleary reports.
Ancient Rome and Greece - Quiz
To revise facts from Ancient Rome and Ancient Greece.
Newsmaker: George Soros
September 15, 2010 -- Chrystia Freeland interviews financier, businessman and notable philanthropist, George Soros, at NASDAQ in Times Square, New York City.
3.7 The role of technology
The management of processes or operations is the very essence of any kind of business enterprise, and it is critically important that they are designed and managed well. This course taster uses case studies and models to illustrate the importance of effective operations management and outlines the steps to preparing your own operations proposal.
Some great paintings and classical music, together
View brief (15-20 second) pairings of great paintings with great classical music: Michelangelo with Mozart, Renoir with Chopin, Gainsborough with Mendelssohn, Raphael with Bach, Da Vinci with Beethoven, Degas with Tchaikovsky, etc. Over 50 such pairings in this video. Good for introducing kids to some of the greatest works of art, both visual and musical. Divided into six parts (which can be watched separately). Suitable for all ages (no nudes or violence in the art, exce
Distance/ Rate/ Time
This PowerPoint video introduces the formula D=RT and how to apply it to distance/ rate/ time problems. Examples are modeled and with emphasis placed on matching units of measurement.
Sharks and Fishermen
The highly sophisticated sensory system of sharks allows them to locate their prey with remarkable accuracy. Their speed, agility and acute sensory ability leave few predators able or willing to compete with sharks for a potential meal. In this video segment from Nature, sharks sense and pursue a fisherman's catch. Run time 01:11.
Gretchen am Spinnrade - accompaniment
Gretchen am Spinnrade (Gretchen at the Spinning Wheel) is a fun and intricate piece by Schubert. Posted here is the accompaniment only in the original key of D minor. This will be extremely helpful for vocalists learning this piece who wish to practice without a pianist. Run time 03:46.
A Brief History Presidents and Events
Final Review Video. AP U.S. History. This is an excellent, if not quick review of what happened during the presidential terms up to Clinton . This could be used to make notecards,an illustrated timeline, or to make a list of important events to learn for grades four and up. Not much depth.
Kids Pitch in For Earth Day (News Report)
This brief ABC news report shows how a Kansas crop artist incorporates artwork of 20,000 kids to make one big piece. The video might be a nice discussion starter for what YOUR students can do to participate in Earth Day or help recycle. (0:53)
Painted Lady Butterfly Emerges from Chrysalis
Watch a slow motion video of a painted lady butterfly as she emerges from her chrysalis. There is no narration or music with the video. run time 01:37
How Wikis Work
A popular, simple explanation of how wikis work. Explains wiki concepts using the example of planning a camping trip. A "paperwork" video. (3:52)
Pilot Math: Patterns
This animation, from the Pilot Math Principles 10 series, explains the concept of Patterns in math by using a party attended by the Pilot Math gang as an example.