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.
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
Painting computer surprises viewers with its artwork
Read more: http://www.newscientist.com/blogs/nstv/2012/01/painting-computer-surprises-viewers-with-its-artwork.html
One Step Pregnancy Dipstick Test
This pharmacological procedure demonstrates the procedure in a pregnancy test. The One Step Pregnancy Test Strip would be used in the test, utilizing a combination of antibodies including a monoclonal hCG antibody to selectively detect elevated levels of hCG.
SFU Pipe Band at New York's Lincoln Center
The Simon Fraser University Pipe Band celebrates its 30th anniversary with a concert at New York City's Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, recording as its 12th CD.
Lewis and Clark: Blades That Made the Cut
During the winter months, when game was scarce, the Lewis and Clark expedition would trade specialized battle axes for food with local Indian tribes. Roger Daltrey explains how these metal blades are made in this video clip and answers questions about the length of the handles. ( 2:31)