Do Materials Get Tired? Fatigue
This video explains how the strength of a material can be measured in the laboratory and used to design structures, like bikes, airplanes, and even chairs. We see a controlled lab experiment that applies precise force to a paper clip until it breaks.
Remote Sensing Interactive: Land Cover Map / Image Comparison
The Land Cover Map / Image Comparison is one of a number of interactive tools being developed to illustrate basic remote-sensing . Here, the user is able to examine a portion of the Chiricahua Mountains in southern Arizona by viewing two sets of images from TM and Modis sensors, and selecting areas within them for closer examination at three magnification levels.
In this hands-on OLogy activity, kids learn about matter by building their own models of carbon out of pipe cleaners, wire, and clay. The activity begins with a kid-friendly introduction to matter, elements, and atoms. The illustrated, step-by-step directions show kids how to use the information about carbon on the Periodic Table to create a mobile that shows the element's basic structure. A PDF version of the Periodic Table, along with a kid-friendly overview of how to read it, is also included
Robert Adams on Elie Wiesel's The Forgotten
Popular Welsh-born storyteller Robert Adams reviews Elie Wiesel's novel, The Forgotten, the profoundly moving story of an ailing Holocaust survivor who lives with disturbing memories and entrusts his son with a mysterious mission. Adams' talk was delivered at the Beth Emeth Bais Yehuda Synagogue on November 2nd, 2010, as part of Holocaust Education Week.
Rupinder Brar on The Impact of Astronomy
Big Ideas presents 2010 Best Lecturer Competition winner Rupinder Brar on The Impact of Astronomy on Humankind's Perception of the Universe
Learn Hindi Daily Show – ख़बर, ली, How are you?, News Article Explained
Yesterday’s mystery word was ख़बर (kha-bar) which means news. We also look at the symbol and sound ली (lī) and hear it used in several words. The phrase of the...
17.05.2011 – Langsam gesprochene Nachrichten
Trainieren Sie Ihr Hörverstehen mit authentischen Materialien. Nutzen Sie die Nachrichten der Deutschen Welle von Dienstag – als Text und als verständlich gesprochene Audio-Datei.Die Euro-Staaten setzen das hochverschuldete Griechenland offen unter Druck. Um zugesagte Sparziele zu erreichen, muss Athen nach einem Beschluss der Euro-Finanzminister im laufenden Jahr noch mehr sparen und den Verkauf von Staatsbesitz ankurbeln. Nach den Worten des Vorsitzenden der Euro-Finanzminister, Luxemburgs
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Learn with Pictures and Video S4 #18 - Japanese Expressions That Help with the Housework 2
Having your own place in Japan has been amazing! You have so much freedom, and it’s quiet when you need peace to study Japanese. The worst thing about having your own place is keeping it nice and tidy. Deciding that a little clutter doesn’t interrupt your Japanese practice, you’ve put the dusting and the dishes [...]
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Saving for Retirment: Teachers Too
This four minute video features Suzie Orman explains the best ways to invest your money for retirement. The video has a variety of tidbits on various savings plans. This is best used as a guide to help you start researching ways to prepare for retirement. Here is a site with information on teachers and retirement. http://www.reacheverychild.com/feature/retirement-guide.html
"So what is Physics anyway? Simply put, Physics is the study of energy. Okay, that's a short answer, what does that mean, the study of energy? Well, we can break down Physics into several units one of them is motion. You're familiar with motion, concepts like speed and velocity. Forces, physical forces include things like gravity and friction. Physical forces are energies also carried in the form of waves and when we talk about waves we're typically talking about things like sound waves and ligh
Newton's Laws of Motion
A four minute introduction of Newton's Laws of Motion. It is well done with easy to understand explanations. A great video to introduce this topic even for younger students.
America's Native Prisoners of War
Aaron Huey's effort to photograph poverty in America led him to the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation, where the struggle of the native Lakota people -- appalling, and largely ignored -- compelled him to refocus. Five years of work later, his haunting photos intertwine with a shocking history lesson in this bold, courageous talk from TEDxDU.
Seismologists Find Large Earthquakes Can Trigger Smaller Ones
Seismologists found that L-waves, slow-moving seismic surface waves, from larger earthquakes can trigger smaller earthquakes as they travel through the ground. Different from aftershocks because they can happen farther away and hours or days later, the triggered tremors rate much lower on the magnitude scale. This 1:34 long video shows how earthquakes thousands of miles away can cause land movement.
Biography of Rosa Parks
This 4:40 minute long video is about the life of Rosa Parks. It provides some insights into her choices and the impact they have had on history and Civil Rights. There isn't much depth in the video, but it useful as a reminder to students about the importance of getting involved.
What Causes Earth's Seasons?
This professionally-made video from Ignite Learning uses computer animation and simple terms to explain what causes the Earth's seasons. Video discribes the Earth's axis and the tilt of the Earth. This is a great teaching resource for a lesson/unit on the Earth and/or weather. It would also be a wonderful companion resource for the Common Core Curriculum Language Arts Unit-Grade 2, Unit 1. Content is appropriate for elementary and middle school students. (02:17)
"Ben Cleans Up"- An Animated Storybook
In this computer-animated storybook, Ben, the mouse, and his animal friends work hard to improve the environment by cleaning up a polluted beach. This story could be used to teach young children about protecting the environment and recycling. The words of the story appear on each page and are highlighted as they are read. (8:50)
The Nervous System - by StudyJams
All day long, electrical impulses are being sent throughout your entire body by way of the nervous system. The central components of the nervous system that make it all work are the brain, spinal cord, and nerve endings. Learn more about the nervous system with this cartoon animation from StudyJams. A short, self-checking quiz is also included with this link.