Marsh Fork Elementary
Meet the children of Marsh Fork Elementary in Sundial, West Virginia. The very coal mining that supports the community also threatens the local students. Professor Charlie brings awareness to this potentially dangerous situation of living so close to one of America's biggest coal mines. (4:44)
Giant spider has New Yorker's in its web
Nov. 7 - Louise Bourgeois' 21 foot tall 'Spider' sculpture is installed on a New York City sidewalk, before it goes on sale at Christie's auction house. Tara Cleary reports.
Intro to Chemistry: 1.6: Calculating Using Significant Figures (2/2)
Join award winning teachers Jonathan Bergmann and Aaron Sams as they interactively teach Chemistry: 1.6: Calculating Using Significant Figures. ( 5:05)
Figurative Language (in Song)
Mrs. Abbott made this three-minute video for her class. She found the song "Figurative Language" on iTunes. The group who sings it is 'Rhythm, Rhyme, Results'.
Walt Disney - Lambert The Sheepish Lion - 1952
Mr. Stork (played, as in Dumbo, by Sterling Holloway) delivers a lion to a family of sheep. While his mother takes a liking to him, he gets teased.
Edward O’Keefe (Synergy Global), John Humphrey and Emilie Wilson (IDS) are interviewed
Edward O’Keefe (Director, Synergy Global), John Humphrey (Team Leader, Globalisation Team, IDS) and Emilie Wilson (Communications Officer, IDS) are interviewed on the seminar ‘Considering the role of the extractive industry in the DRC and other areas of conflict’, held at IDS on the 1 November 2011 as part of the Business and Development Seminar Series
China's real estate ghost towns
Dec. 2 - The dangers of a rapid slowing of China's property boom can be found in the Inner Mongolian city of Ordos, where new apartment blocks stand empty as real estate prices slump. Andrew Potter reports.
Water, Water Everywhere
This video includes text, narration, and images from the story Water, Water Everywhere written by Mark Rauzon and Cynthia Overbeck Bix. The book is part of the text exemplar list provided on the corestandards.org website for grades K-1. (08:47)
Promises: Meeting Someone Online and the Dangers
Teens fall for "promises" from people they first "meet" online. This is only 40 seconds long, but carries a strong message.
Armstrong Student Union Freeze Mob
The Student Government Association organized a freeze mob to raise awareness of campus organizations and to promote school spirit.
Meiosis: an interactive demonstration
This is an interactive demonstration of the stages of cell mitosis. You can view the whole process in one continuous animation, or view the invidual stages one by one. This learning object is part of the Cell Division RLO, where it appears as a popup on the Meiosis page. There's also an interactive demonstration
Mitosis: an interactive demonstration
This is an interactive demonstration of the stages of cell mitosis. You can view the whole process in one continuous animation, or view the invidual stages one by one. This learning object is part of the Cell Division RLO, where it appears as a popup on the Mitosis page. There's also a demonstration of Meiosis availabl
Why study church history?
Two eminent modern church historians, Prof. Alan Ford and Dr Frances Knight, discuss the nature of their discipline exploring how it sits between the aims of historians and theologians: belonging to both disciplines, it has a distinctive task and voice.
Former UK aide on Britain's role in the euro crisis
Nov. 12 - Peter Mandelson, close confidant of former British Prime Minister Tony Blair, speaks to Insider as European politicians stare at the possibility of the euro zone break-up.
Craig Venter on Genomics: From humans to the environment
In the second of the Distinguished Public Lecture Series run by the James Martin 21st Century School, Dr Craig Venter will discuss his work at the J Craig Venter Institute and its implications for the future of our culture, society and science. The Institute's projects include developing new understanding of human disease at the DNA level, running the Sorcerer II Global Ocean Sampling Expedition to understand microbial diversity in the world's oceans, and finding new ways of tackling environment
Student Panel - The Future of the Academic Library: A Symposium
"Hearing form our users: What students expect" May 16th & 17th, 2011 Ron Joyce Centre, Burlington, Ontario http://library.mcmaster.ca/sites/default/files/LJSymposium_program_videolinks.pdf
Using the Second Derivative Test
This video explains how to solve optimization problems by using the second derivative test. If the second derivative is always positive, the function will have a relative minimum somewhere. If it is always negative, the function will have a relative maximum somewhere. Other ways of solving optimization problems include using the closed interval method or the first derivative test. (1:06)
Largest earthquake simulator shakes up trucks
Read more: http://www.newscientist.com/blogs/nstv/2011/10/born-to-be-viral-trucks-on-bridge-relive-california-earthquake.html