Painting and decorating - Preparing the surfaces
In this task the learner’s boss wants them to prepare the surfaces for a paint job. The cupboard doors, window sills and doors are to be painted in an old kitchen. The learner will have to decide what’s involved in the job as there are greasy marks, flaking paint and old paint to strip off.
Communication on a worksite: Checking the delivery docket
A delivery was made this morning. The first part of your job is to check that everything on the delivery docket has actually been delivered. Then, if anything is missing, you will need to phone the company, tell them what was missing and ask them when they can deliver the items that were missing. When you work on a building site you need to communicate with other people - tradesmen, suppliers and clients. This involves spoken and written communication, as well as an understanding of safety and w
Concreting Simple Forms - Slideshow
This tutorial provides a slideshow for creating simple concrete forms
NOAA El Niño
ENSO provides teachers with the opportunity to have students discover ways that the oceanic and atmospheric systems interact and how those interactions can impact ecosystems and human society. The resources in this Collection can be used to help learn about; the basics of ENSO, the inter-relationship of Earth systems, the impacts of these interactions, and how to use and analyze data. These resources can be used to teach students how scientists study the complexity of the Earth's systems and how
The Water Cycle
The water cycle illustrates evaporation and condensation as it occurs around the world to recycle the planet's water. Learn about the the earth's water usage with important facts from a science teacher. (01:33)
Pillar Chamber, Bolsover Castle J000057 BOLSOVER CASTLE, Derbyshire. Interior view. The Pillar Parlour.
BOLSOVER CASTLE, Derbyshire. Interior view. The Pillar Parlour.
Sound Technician - Plan Sound Systems
This activity explores the planning required for providing sound technicians services to a band at a gig.
Special report: global leaders
Today's global elite are educated, innovative, and many are immigrants. This is good for the world, says Robert Guest
Bomb damage, Birmingham 1942 OP09006 HIGHGATE ROAD, Sparkbrook, Birmingham, West Midlands. Bomb damage photographed by James Nelson, 29th July 1942.
HIGHGATE ROAD, Sparkbrook, Birmingham, West Midlands. Bomb damage photographed by James Nelson, 29th July 1942.
Mobl21 - Elementary Content Stream Examples
Virginia Beach City Public Schools teacher Lacy Krell walks us through some examples of Mobl21 content streams created for use with elementary school students. Run time 02:43.
2.092 Finite Element Analysis of Solids and Fluids I (MIT)
This course introduces finite element methods for analysis of steady-state and transient problems in solid, structural, fluid mechanics, and heat transfer. Finite element methods and solution procedures for linear and nonlinear analyses are presented using largely physical arguments. Homework involves use of an existing general purpose finite element analysis program. A term project is required for graduate students. Applications include finite element analyses, modeling of problems, and interpr
Lesson #016, Monday 20 = venti (we've already learned this one, but I thought I'd throw it in again.) 30 = trenta 40 = quaranta 50 = cinquanta 60 = sessanta 70 = settanta 80 = ottanta 90 = novanta 100 = cento
20 = venti (we've already learned this one, but I thought I'd throw it in again.)
30 = trenta
40 = quaranta
50 = cinquanta
60 = sessanta
70 = settanta
80 = ottanta
90 = novanta
100 = cento
How To Write a Resume
This video provides a step-by-step guide for creating a good resume, including content and formatting tips. It gives good advice on what to include as well as what to leave out. (2:16)
Tim and Moby Explain the South Pole
This professionally-made video from Brain Pop uses simple terms and cartoon animation to explain what the South Pole looks like. Key vocabulary words include: Ceremonial South Pole, Geographic South Pole, axis of rotation, latitude, longitude, South Magnetic Pole, Antarctica, Roald Amundsen, Antarctic Treat System, and ozone hole. Run time 04:02.
NOAA Photo and Multimedia Resources
NOAA Portal linking to photo and multimedia NOAA repositories related to oceans and coasts, climate, weather and atmosphere, marine life, and freshwater.
Great Lakes Eco-Region
The Great Lakes are socially, economically, and environmentally significant to the region, the nation, and the planet." This an essential principle for Great Lakes literacy. The Great Lakes Literacy Principles and Fundamental Concepts provide a framework for educators teaching about the Great Lakes, helping teachers and students think, teach and learn of the Great Lakes as a system, rather than a set of unrelated parts. Thinking systemically can provide for a greater understanding and can help p
The Nightmare of 1923 and Its Cause [When Money Dies: Lessons from the Great German Hyperinflation of 1923 • By Adam Fergusson • London: William Kimber & Company, 1975 • 256 pages] Feel the need for a good, old-fashion
[When Money Dies: Lessons from the Great German Hyperinflation of 1923 • By Adam Fergusson • London: William Kimber & Company, 1975 • 256 pages]
Feel the need for a good, old-fashion
China readies for Year of the Rabbit
Chinese prepare to usher in the Year of the Rabbit, with all forms of the zodiac animal - from live and solid gold rabbits, to stuffed toys and cutboard cutaways.
NOAA Careers and Technology
A career with NOAA could launch you all over the world, from the warm waters of the Caribbean to the winter wonders of the South Pole. The challenges are endless. Employment in NOAA is a job with a mission. At NOAA, safeguarding the public, protecting natural resources, strengthening the economy. It's all in a day's work. Imagine yourself. Careers in NOAA are as diverse as the line offices that make up the agency. More information can be found on the Office of Workforce Management website.