Amazing Symbiosis: Ant Army Defends Tree
Ants as bodyguards? These ants protect acacia trees with their lives! (02:18)
Future Conditional: The Grasshopper Effect: Toxic Pollution in the Arctic
In the phenomenon scientists call the "Grasshopper Effect," toxic pollutants released thousands of miles to the south evaporate in the warm climate and then 'ride' with the clouds until they reach the Arctic. (02:15)
Talking to Your Kids About the News
This video explains the importance of helping children understand news events and how to help them deal with events such as tragedies. It offers good tips and reminds viewers that younger students don't have the ability to handle such events in proper context. The most important tip is act as a filter for news. (03:23)
Violence in Media Really Matters
This video shows the dangers of violence on television and other media and the link between violence and anti-social behavior. An excellent video for parents and teachers to watch as it explains that there are eight instances of violence per show and some have far more. Teens who watch too much such violence as twice as likely to commit violent acts as adult. Event cartoons are sighted for the tremendous amount of violence that are shown to children. A number of tips are shown. (03:46)
ISS Update: Wearable Technology
NASA Public Affairs Officer Lynnette Madison talks with Human Interface Engineer Cory Simon about wearable technology containing sensors, displays and controls to assist future astronauts and augment their capability to perform more elaborate and complex tasks. Questions? Ask us on Twitter @NASA_Johnson and include the hashtag #askStation. For the latest news about the space station, visit http://www.nasa.gov/station.
Dr. Michael F. Adams Announces Retirement Plans
Dr. Michael F. Adams, University of Georgia president for the past fifteen years, has announced his plans to step down from the office of the president and return to a faculty position at the end of June 2013. Dr. Adams addressed the campus and Athens community in a statement delivered in the university Chapel.
Elbow Room: Westward Expansion in the USA
This three minute musical video highlights some of the land acquisitions of the first Westward Movement. There isn't much depth, but it provides some insights into why the colonists wanted to move westward and manifest destiny.
6.829 Computer Networks (MIT)
How does the global network infrastructure work and what are the design principles on which it is based? In what ways are these design principles compromised in practice? How do we make it work better in today's world? How do we ensure that it will work well in the future in the face of rapidly growing scale and heterogeneity? And how should Internet applications be written, so they can obtain the best possible performance both for themselves and for others using the infrastructure? These are so
Uses of the Word Circuit
This video defines the word circuit and explains its uses. Circuit is defined as a complete path that begins and ends in the same place, the complete path that an electrical current travels upon, and a network of organizations that all serve the same purpose. The defintions appear in print as they are explained and accompanied by video examples. ( 1:05)
Elizabeth Mitchell: 2014 National Book Festival
Elizabeth Mitchell appears at the 2014 Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington, D.C. Speaker Biography: The Statue of Liberty is one of the world's most recognizable symbols of freedom and the American dream. But, according to author Elizabeth Mitchell, the story of the creation of the statue has been obscured by myth. In reality, it was the inspiration of one quixotic French sculptor hungry for fame and adoration. In "Liberty's Torch: The Great Adventure to Build the Statue o
Rivers of the sun, Amazon 1-6
9:41 Amazonia has the greatest rain forest on earth. The world's mightiest river.
In short, the Amazon Basin (Amazonia) is covered by the largest tropical rain forest in the world, and running through its heart is the Amazon River, and its more than 1,000 tributaries, seven of them more than 1,000 miles in length. Measurable rain falls on an average of 200 days a year, and total rainfall often approaches 100 inches per year.
The overall basin drains over 2,70
Jacqueline Kennedy's timeless style and poise made her an icon of American History. Her inaugural ball gown is a highlight of the National Museum of American History's "First Ladies" exhibit. (01:47)
STS Activity - Women in Science
A structured worksheet on the contribution of women to the science of astronomy.
Adding up using a calculator
This activity is designed to provide the student with the ability to key in prices in a calculator, add up a shopping list and work out how much change he should get. Suitable for students with Moderate Special Needs.
Ping 140: Hyper-V on Technet, Wordament, Nook, Windows Phone Marketplace Laura was out this week but Paul didn't skip a beat and he was joined by our Hyper -V expert himself, Eric Bahna. Here's what went down:
Laura was out this week but Paul didn't skip a beat and he was joined by our Hyper -V expert himself, Eric Bahna. Here's what went down:
"April Rain Song" by Langston Hughes
This is a short video of the poem "April Rain Song", written and recited by Langston Hughes. (00:34)
Listening, speaking, vocabulary: How much do these food products cost please?
After this lesson you can ask for information about the price of food products and order them in a shop.
Audacity 2.0 Tutorial
Learn how to record your assignments using Audacity