Should we be worried about Swine Flu?
Professor Nigel Dimmock talks about the threat of Swine Flu and how we might respond to a global pandemic.
Pay Attention to the Penguins
Think of penguins as ocean sentinels, says Dee Boersma -- they're on the frontlines of sea change. Sharing stories of penguin life and culture, she suggests that we start listening to what penguins are telling us. Dee Boersma considers penguins ocean sentinels, helping us understand the effects of pollution, overfishing and climate change on the marine environment. Run time 15:09.
Introduction to the Cranfield MBA
Graham Clark, Full-time MBA Academic Director, introduces the Cranfield School of Management MBA
OrganWise Guys Shorts: Refrigerate Your Food
Come learn about health and nutrition with the OrganWise Guys! In this short: to the tune of "If You're Happy and You Know it," the OrganWise Guys tell kids why it's important to put leftover and unused foods in the fridge. (1min)
Lee - Masters
Science Bulletins: MRSA—When Good Bacteria Go Bad
The bacteria Staphylococcus aureus is a benign resident of the human microbiome. But in the last 15 years, a strain of it has evolved to become a major public health problem. To understand how everyday microbes can change so dramatically, laboratories are investigating how bacterial communities exchange genetic information in the environments we share. Science Bulletins is a production of the National Center for Science Literacy, Education, and Technology (NCSLET), part of the Department of Edu
Dimity Hawkins - A global abolition treaty: getting us to zero - Nuclear disarmament forum
A global abolition treaty: getting us to zero Speaker: Dimity Hawkins International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ican). Who will stop nuclear next use? A public forum on nuclear disarmament organised by the Australia-Japan Civil Society Cooperation for Nuclear Disarmament, Nautilus Institute. We are getting towards the tipping point that will see disarmament. It has been 64 years in the making. There is a ground-swell developing. This week in Australia, the Joint Standing Committe
Inaugural Address: John F. Kennedy
In this video clip, hear first hand excerpts from John F. Kennedy's inaugural address on Friday, January 20, 1961. (2:55)
Meet the 2013 Pirate Soccer Team
The 2013 Pirate Soccer team tells the world who their favorite cartoon characters are.
Virtual Maths, Shapes, Space and Measure, DIY Clinometer template
Make your own clinometer - template and instructions
Battle of Stalingrad
This video clip highlights the July 1942 Battle of Stalingrad. The Nazi Army bombed the Soviet city of Stalingrad, launching one of the bloodiest battles in history. This video does not have any narration, but includes text to describe the timeline of events. (2:21)
San Francisco, California
Head to San Francisco, California with Wilson and Ditch and check out San Francisco Bay, learn about Alcatraz Island, marvel at the Golden Gate Bridge, and take a ferry ride to Angel Island. Viewers learn that San Francisco, named in 1847, grew in size due to the Gold Rush. They also learn that it is home to the Golden Gate Bridge, which is 8981 feet long and 746 feet high and was built between 1933 and 1937! (4:31)
“Securing the International Oil Supply”
A panel featuring David Goldwyn, President of Goldwyn International Strategies LLC; Senior Fellow in the Energy Program at the Center for Strategic and International Studies; former Assistant Secretary of Energy for International Affairs; Scott Nauman, Manager of Economics and Energy in Corporate Planning for ExxonMobil Corporation; and Michael Klare, Five College Professor
Lecture 03 - 9/30/2010
Cómo entender la nomenclatura (en español)
La nomenclatura puede ser de tres tipos: tradicional, stock y I.U.P.A.C. Debes conocer la formula química del compuesto que se vaya a nombrar, basándote en el número de átomos y en la naturaleza de sus elementos. Un video educativo para estudiantes en una clase de química. (3:22)
How Many Jelly Beans?
In this video segment from Cyberchase, Inez is baking 50 cookies for her class and each cookie has to have four jelly beans on top. Inez has a jar full of jelly beans. She knows she needs at least 200 jelly beans, but rather than count all of the jellybeans, she decides to estimate to see if she has enough. (0:37)
Finding Factors of 20
In this Cyberchase video segment, the CyberSquad is trying to figure out the location of Icky, the guardian of the Electric Eel of Aquari-Yum. The clue to his location lies in eight bubbles filled with pictures and numbers. The kids are told to find two numbers whose product is 20. Realizing that the pair of 10 and 2 is not an option, they use seashells to create an array to test out possible factors. (2:35)
Finding the Dew Point
With the help of Cyberspace's favorite weathercaster Stormy Gale, the CyberSquad learns how to make fog. Stormy Gale explains that as you cool down moist air you get fog, and if you warm up the air, the droplets evaporate back into the air and the fog goes away. The CyberSquad has to figure out how cold they have to make the air before fog will form. Using a can of water and a bucket of ice, Stormy Gale explains how to keep track of the temperature and how to use the dew point to predict when fo
Who Comes to the Feeder?
Young children can learn a great deal by observing the world around them. In this video from KET, students learn a few basic facts about the types of birds attracted to a simple backyard feeder. (2:30)
Energy Quest: Interactive Game
A highly entertaining and educational site where the students click on various objects to learn about them and their energy sources. Lots of information, but although the site is designed for younger students, the content is mainly for grades 4 and up.