Dennis Gabor Lecture - The Global Challenges of the 21st Century
Sir David describes science's greatest challenge to find secure, sustainable and environmentally responsible ways to meet the dramatic increase in global energy consumption.
Practice Makes Perfect Rs
Adult Monarch butterfly
The Monarch butterfly is an insect and has six legs and two sets of wings. The butterfly drinks using a straw-like mouth structure.
Leaf Area Index for Africa September, 2000, through May, 2001
MODIS observations also allow scientists to track two vital signs of Earths vegetation. At Boston University, a team of researchers is using MODIS data to create global estimates of the green leaf area of Earths vegetation and how much sunlight the leaves are absorbing. Called LAI, for Leaf Area Index, and FPAR, for Fraction of absorbed Photosynthetically Active Radiation, both pieces of information are necessary for understanding how sunlight interacts with the Earths vegetated surfaces-from th
This patient education program explains asthma including the causes, symptoms, and treatment of the disease. This resource is a MedlinePlus Interactive Health Tutorial from the National Library of Medicine, designed and developed by the Patient Education Institute.
Intro to Chemistry: 1.1: Properties of Matter (2/2)
Join award winning teachers Jonathan Bergmann and Aaron Sams as they interactively teach Chemistry: 1.1: Properties of Matter. Intensive Vs. Extensive properties are explained. ( 4:41)
How to Make a Stuffed Crust Pizza
This selection contains a video which shows a stuffed crust pizza being made step-by-step. Ingredients needed and directions appear in print. ( 1:35)
This health education program explains alopecia including the different types of hair loss, the causes, and the treatment options. It also reviews normal hair growth. This resource is a MedlinePlus Interactive Health Tutorial from the National Library of Medicine, designed and developed by the Patient Education Institute.
Weather Sayings Quiz
The pupil will learn about weather lore. The pupil will find out that there are many weather sayings. Pupils will explain in their own words a number of the sayings.
If an animal track is fork-shaped, it was probably made by a bird. If the track shows four or five toes and is paw-shaped, it was probably made by a mammal. There are many other tracks that different animals make.
Australian Fires: 1-4-2002
Zooming down to New South Wales, Australia to view smoke.
MODIS Snow Cover over North America
The Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) provides data in 36 spectral bands, some of which are used in an algorithm to map global snow cover. In this animation, a time series of global snow cover from MODIS-derived 8-day composite snow maps with a spatial resolution of about 5 km shows the dynamic behavior of the advance and retreat of continental snow cover over North America during the winter of 2001-02.
Daily Snow and Sea Ice Temperature over Asia
This animation shows the global advance and retreat of daily snow cover along with daily sea ice surface temperature over Asia from September 2002 through May 2003. The snow cover was measured by the MODIS instrument on the Terra satellite, while the sea ice surface temperature was measured by the MODIS instrument on the Aqua satellite. Since these instruments cannot take measurements through clouds, in cloud-covered regions or areas with suspect data quality, the prior days value is retained un
Populism and the Tea Party in American Politics
Begun in 2009, the Tea Party movement is generally recognized as fiscally conservative, antigovernment, and a strict interpreter of the U.S. Constitution. The platform is resonating with many Americans. Hear a stellar lineup of panelists discuss how the Tea Party fits into the history of populist movements in American politics, how it may evolve and the long-term impact, and how we can promote civil discourse amid ideological differences. Bill Whalen Resident Research Fellow, Hoover Institution
Sebastião Salgado: "Migrations"
Sebastião Salgado presented his lecture as the 2001-2002 Avenali Chair in the Humanities at the Townsend Center for the Humanities, UC Berkeley. Educated as an economist, Salgado began his photography career in 1973. His first book, Other Americas, about the poor in Latin America, was published in 1986. From 1986 to 1992 he documented manual labour world wide, resulting in a book and exhibition called Workers. From 1993 to 1999, he turned his attention to the global phenomenon of the mass displ
Hoping for help at home
Oct. 25 - Long Island homeowner Magalene McClarrin owes more than her house is worth and hopes to benefit from a new government plan that could help homeowners like her refinance. Bobbi Rebell reports.
20111021 - Protein Prediction 2 - Individualized Medicine
Course: Protein Prediction 2 Title: Individualized Medicine - Our Work Speaker: Burkhard Rost Date: 20111021 Semester: Winter 2011
UIL 2010 WICKED
Bubble Guppies: Bunch of Bones
This video explains why bones are important and mentions several body parts. The kids love the catchy song and it really captures their attention. Great for ESL students. (1:32)
CSR as a Quality Enabler
“Sustainability” is about more than being environmentally or socially responsible. The story of Tchibo Coffee shows that it can also give customers consistent quality.