Animated Storybook: Rob Goes Missing
In this animated storybook, one of the characters becomes lost during a game of hide and seek. The animals work together remaining calm and using problem-solving skills to find him. The words of the story appear on each page and are highlighted as they are read. ( 8:23)
Animated Storybook: Ben's Musical Adventure
In this animated storybook, Ben, the mouse, decides he would like to learn to play a musical instrument. He becomes discouraged when he cannot immediately play the violin well. He wants to stop, but he is convinced to keep trying. This video teaches patience and perseverance. The words of the story appear on each page and are highlighted as they are read. ( 8:23)
In this module we describe the random demodulator and how it can be used in the application of the theory of compressive sensing to the problem of acquiring a high-bandwidth continuous-time signal.
LC Calc (TM) Online. A handy calculator for HPLC computations.
This site contains several on-line calculators for use in liquid chromatography. These include pressure unit conversion, buffer pH, and scale-up factors. Some links may be broken.
This video shows step by step how to assembly the percussion kit and how to hold the mallets/sticks and play some first sounds. (07:30)
Pesach: The Story and the Holiday (Passover)
A description of the story of Pesach and a brief overview of how the holiday is celebrated. Pesach (Passover) Pesach is an eight-day holiday that celebrates the Exodus of the Hebrews from Egypt and our freedom from oppression in modern days. This is a slow moving video of ten minute duration that clearly explains the background of the celebration and the individuals involved. The images are difficult to understand at times. A good video for all ages and easy to follow.
D-Day Invasion of Europe (2:01)
On June 6, 1944, Allied troops storm the beaches of Normandy in the largest amphibious assault in history. This is a good video that explains what happens on this day and has excellent graphics and clear explanations. A map of the area would be of benefit.
Astronomy: The Discovery that the Universe is Speeding Up
A 3:47 video that shows how astronomers discovered that the universe is speeding up and why this may be important. A good video to show students the importance of astronomy as a subject and some of the mysteries that are yet to be solved such as dark energy.
C21: Physics Teaching for the 21st Century
Physics Teaching for the 21st Century is a resource for teachers who are interested in teaching physics concepts in real world contexts. The great problems of the 20th century were solved by a few incredibly smart people. The great problems of the 21st century will have to be solved by billions of moderately smart people. This is where teachers come in... In this website you will find: * articles that clearly explain the physics concepts in a real world context * take-home experiments that ca
A retrospective look at space shuttle Atlantis.
A retrospective look at space shuttle Endeavour.
Portugal buys time with bond sale
Debt-laden Portugal raised 1.65 billion euros in a surprisingly strong bond sale but analysts predict its high cost of borrowing will still force it into an international bailout within months.
Price hikes put rates in focus
The euro zone's manufacturing sector remained buoyant last month, allowing factories to ramp up their prices at the fastest rate since at least late 2002, according to a key business survey.