Swirling wine makes waves
Read more: http://www.newscientist.com/blogs/nstv/2011/11/swirling-wine-churns-up-unique-waves.html
Tomie dePaola: 2011 National Book Festival
Illustrator and writer Tomie dePaola appears at the 2011 National Book Festival. Speaker Biography: More than 250 books feature the name Tomie dePaola as the illustrator, writer or both. He has been published for more than 40 years and has sold more than 15 million books worldwide. He was also the United States nominee in 1990 for the Hans Christian Andersen Award in illustration. The American Library Association has honored him with a Caldecott Honor, a Newbery Honor and the 2011 Laura Ingalls
Spiders Jump With Deadly Accuracy in Green Light
Researchers have discovered a unique visual attribute that jumping spiders use in attacking and catching prey. The arachnids use what is called image defocus-proven in part by videos that show spiders jumping with deadly accuracy in green light (and fumbling in red).
6.012 Microelectronic Devices and Circuits (MIT)
6.012 is the header course for the department's "Devices, Circuits and Systems" concentration. The topics covered include: modeling of microelectronic devices, basic microelectronic circuit analysis and design, physical electronics of semiconductor junction and metal-on-silicon (MOS) devices, relation of electrical behavior to internal physical processes, development of circuit models, and understanding the uses and limitations of various models. The course uses incremental and large-signal tech
Exploring Sound With Insects
Differences in insect morphology and movement during singing provide a fascinating opportunity for students to investigate insects while learning about the characteristics of sound. In the activities described here, students use a free online computer software program to explore the songs of the major singing insects and experiment with making their own sounds. Suggestions are also provided for ways to keep singing insects as classroom pets and to integrate them into other subject areas.
Christmas inspired listening and speaking exercise (German): Weihnachten bei den Hoppenstedts
Christmas inspired listening and speaking exercise (German): Weihnachten bei den Hoppenstedts.
3.1 Types of Bill An Act of Parliament starts off as a Bill. A Bill is a proposal for a new pie
An Act of Parliament starts off as a Bill. A Bill is a proposal for a new pie
Mobile Learning Applications using Handheld Devices: Ubiquitous training of visual-spatial skills [A
This research seeks the development of mobile learning applications that provide ubiquitous training in visual-spatial skills using wireless handheld mobile devices (i.e. PDA, cell phones). The paper reports about the findings of a first stage in which the application targeted the handling of spatial representations and the qualitative understanding of 3D spaces. Evidence was collected regarding effectiveness of the instructional strategy related to specific aspects of the students? visual-spati
06.02.2012 – Langsam gesprochene Nachrichten
Trainiere dein Hörverstehen mit authentischen Materialien. Nutze die Nachrichten der Deutschen Welle von Montag – als Text und als verständlich gesprochene Audio-Datei. Trotz des zunehmenden Drucks auf die griechische Regierung, weitere Sparmaßnahmen zu beschließen, steht eine Zustimmung zu zentralen Forderungen der Troika aus EU, Europäischer Zentralbank und Internationalem Währungsfonds weiter aus. Ministerpräsident Lukas Papademos und die Spitzen der Parteien, die seine Regierung un
The Berenstain Bears--Visit the Dentist-Part 2 of 2
In part 2 of The Berenstain Bears Visit the Dentist, Sister and Brother Bear both have problems with their teeth. Mama Bear makes an appointment with dentist and the cubs learn the dentist is not scary. This video is based on the book with the same title. This is a great resource to help make characters come to life in the classroom. (5:58)
Team Teaching: Two Teachers, Three Subjects, One Project
A pair of educators are sanguine about their art, biology, and multimedia program as they discuss what it is like to work as partners in the classroom and the good and problematic value in team teaching. This four minute video has some good insights.
How To Prevent Identity Theft
This 2:30 video provides some valuable tips to keep your personal identity safe. Students should be aware that this can happen at most any age. This is a good video for all students to review.
Sinterklaas : Wat ontbreekt er? De kleuters vergelijken afbeeldingen van Zwarte Piet en zoeken wat er telkens ontbreekt (visuele discriminatie). Uit het blad knippen ze het ontbrekende deel en kleven dit naast de juiste afbeelding. Deze oefening sluit aan bij het …
De kleuters vergelijken afbeeldingen van Zwarte Piet en zoeken wat er telkens ontbreekt (visuele discriminatie). Uit het blad knippen ze het ontbrekende deel en kleven dit naast de juiste afbeelding. Deze oefening sluit aan bij het …
SK76 in Nottinghamshire
This Hectad is an area of countryside in Nottinghamshire conatining several interesting villages and historic sites, including the open field system of Laxton.
Spheres - Zero Robotics Competition - Part 2 Recorded on 1/23/12
Recorded on 1/23/12
4.1 Trilobites As we've seen, the Cambrian explosion left the seas teeming with a huge variety of animals. In the following activity you will study some of the marine life at one particular time in the Palaeozoic Era – the middle part of the Silurian Period, 430 Ma ago. You'll look in detail at some fossils which come from a deposit in the UK called the Wenlock Limestone, famous for its many beautiful fossils. The Wenlock Limestone crops out mainly around Birmingham and the borders of Wales. Figure
As we've seen, the Cambrian explosion left the seas teeming with a huge variety of animals. In the following activity you will study some of the marine life at one particular time in the Palaeozoic Era – the middle part of the Silurian Period, 430 Ma ago. You'll look in detail at some fossils which come from a deposit in the UK called the Wenlock Limestone, famous for its many beautiful fossils. The Wenlock Limestone crops out mainly around Birmingham and the borders of Wales.
FROLIC ARCHITECTURE: A Performance by Susan Howe and David Grubbs - Woodberry Poetry Room
Poet and 2011 Bollingen Prizewinner Susan Howe and composer David Grubbs present "Frolic Architecture," a multidisciplinary performance that merges Howe's uncanny vocalizations with Grubb's ambient soundings. Sponsored by the Woodberry Poetry Room, Harvard University. Date: November 2, 2011 at Thompson Room, Barker Center.
COM300 Session 4 Spring 2012
Organizational Communications with Geri Girardin Guest; Jeff Lyons, storygeeks.com
Male Stag Beetles Fighting for Female
This short video gives excellent real life, close up footage of two male Stag Beetles fighting for a female. The stag beetle (Lucanus cervus) is arguably the most spectacular looking beetle in Britain; the male looks like something from a prehistoric age. The giant antler-like mandiblesare used in courtship displays, and wrestling with other males. Although rather fearsome in appearance, the mandibles cannot be closed with any force. You are more likely to be nipped sharply b