"Possum Magic" Written By Mem Fox Read Aloud
Grandma Poss uses her best bush magic to make Hush invisible. But when Hush longs to be able to see herself again, the two possums must make their way across Australia to find the magic food that will make Hush visible once more. Students will get to see each page and words as they see and hear the reader. This is a great resource for the elementary classroom. (3:25)
29.05.2012 – Langsam gesprochene Nachrichten
Trainiere dein Hörverstehen mit den Nachrichten der Deutschen Welle von Dienstag – als Text und als verständlich gesprochene Audio-Datei. *** Bei seinem Besuch in Jerusalem hat Bundespräsident Joachim Gauck die Bereitschaft Deutschlands unterstrichen, für die Sicherheit und das Existenzrecht Israels einzutreten. Dies sei für die deutsche Politik bestimmend, sagte Gauck beim Empfang durch Israels Präsident Schimon Peres in Jerusalem. Gauck wies dabei auch auf das iranische Atomprogramm
Ozone Layer and Eukaryotes Show Up in the Proterozoic Eon - Khan Academy
Ozone Layer and Eukaryotes Show Up in the Proterozoic Eon. Great Oxygenation Event (Oxygen Catastrophe). (09:56)
Italy: Arts and Culture in Florence
This 2:27 long video shows the Renaissance period in Florence, Italy with images of architecture and art made during this time period. The video does show the statute of David and thus may be offensive to some.
Newton's Apple: Chile Peppers
This video has a lot of fun information on Chile Peppers including where they originated, the different varieties, what makes them hot, how they are tested for "hotness", and what helps to "take the heat away."
A Universe Smaller than the Observable - Khan Academy
A Universe Smaller than the Observable. (08:58)
Parallax in Observing Stars
Parallax in Observing Stars (07:21)
Giotto, The Ognissanti Madonna, 1306-10
Giotto, The Ognissanti Madonna, 1306-10, tempera on panel, 128 x 80 1/4" (325 x 204 cm). Painted for the Church of Ognissanti, Florence (4:05)
ISS Update - June 4, 2012
The International Space Station video update for June 4, 2012.
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)
The Future of Asian Financial Markets in a Changing World [Audio]
Speaker(s): Zhu Min, Professor Lord Stern | Mr Zhu will review broad global trends and argue that globally we may be witnessing a fundamental shift in the direction of change. This shift will be analysed using several perspectives, including clusters and spillovers. Implications on global gravity, deleveraging, and growth will be discussed. Mr Zhu will also focus on the financial sector in Asia. After reviewing the current structure of the financial sector, he will discuss key challenges the sec
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1.3.1 Systems thinking and concept Much can be said about systems thinking. However it is worth reiterating some key points here as they are central to understanding the purpose of the diagrams discussed later in this section. The word system is one that is in regular everyday use. People talk, for example, about ‘the social security system’ and the ‘telephone system’. Gamblers boast about ‘having a system’ for winning at roulette. Young people talk about being ‘against the system’.
Much can be said about systems thinking. However it is worth reiterating some key points here as they are central to understanding the purpose of the diagrams discussed later in this section.
The word system is one that is in regular everyday use. People talk, for example, about ‘the social security system’ and the ‘telephone system’. Gamblers boast about ‘having a system’ for winning at roulette. Young people talk about being ‘against the system’.
Books Read this Year
Northwest PRECEDENT: Does Participation in Practiced-Based Research Change Practice Behavior?
This study, presented by Ruth McBride, ScB, project director for Axio Research Corporation, assesses the impact of participating in practice-based research on the daily practice of dentistry. View the series online at: http://www.uwtv.org/video/series.aspx?id=22826181
Northwest PRECEDENT: My Tooth Hurts! Dentin Hypersensitivity
This study is presented by Joana Cunha-Cruz, DDS, PhD, research assistant professor at the University of Washington. She dicusses the prevalence, risk factors and treatments for dentin hypersensitivity. Watch the full series online at http://www.uwtv.org/video/series.aspx?id=22826181
Fling It! (Interactive)
In this trebuchet math interactive, students learn how to make predictions from data, collect and place it in a line graph, and then predict what will happen if the pattern is extended. Videos featuring real kids help contextualize the math.