The Whole Frog Project
Computers can't teach everything in anatomy, but they can teach some things better, either by themselves or through synergy with conventional methods. Try out this award-winning virtual frog- as a case in point.
Burd Run Interdisciplinary Watershed Research Laboratory
The Burd Run Interdisciplinary Watershed Research Laboratory at Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania (SU) is a cooperative effort among 13 faculty from the Departments of Geography-Earth Science, Biology, and Teacher Education. The goal of the laboratory is to provide intensive undergraduate field training through collection and analysis of related hydrologic, geologic, biologic, and geographic data from a single watershed, establish a comprehensive statistical and spatial watershed database
One Potato, Two Potato (1957) - extract
Filmed over a 12-month period by Leslie Daiken, this study of children's games played in London streets and playgrounds stands out for its freshness and spontaneity, and records the bomb sites that pockmarked London and provided many urban children with a place to play. This extract captures the post-Halloween rituals of 5 November - Guy Fawkes Night - including the once familiar call of "penny for the Guy". You can see the complete film and over 2000 other titles free in the BFI Mediatheques -
Albert Einstein: How I See the World (Part 3 of 6)
An excellent PBS documentary on Swiss genius Albert Einstein, most commonly known for his theory of relativity. Part 3 of 6. (09:57)
Intro to Chemistry: 1.8: Dimensional Analysis-One Dimensional Problems (2/2)
Join award winning teachers Jonathan Bergmann and Aaron Sams as they interactively teach Chemistry: 1.8: Dimensional Analysis-One Dimensional Problems. This is the concluding lesson on foundational math skills for chemistry by Mr. Bermann and Mr. Sams. ( 7:41)
Julie's Journey: How the Internet Almost Cost a Girl Her Life
Julie talks about when she left home for three weeks with a convicted murderer she had developed a relationship with online in this three minute video. A must watch for all students.
IDS Big Question for Development 2011, 'The Political Context of Malnutrition'
This month, we spoke to Andres Meija Acousta, IDS Research Fellow in the Governance Team and Manuel Sanchez-Montero from Tripode Proyecto on the effects and causes of Malnutrition on a political and human context.
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Folding Money - Tips for the Blind
Starfall's excellent interactive treatment given to the letter "H h”, with emphasis on the sound of the letter. Several examples and very clear pronunciation.
USC Institute for Creative Technologies: Graphics Lab
The Graphics Lab is part of the University of Southern California's Institute for Creative Technologies. The lab performs research on computer graphics and modeling techniques such as image-based lighting, range scanning, and animation. This is all made possible by a U.S. Army contract "to advance the state of immersive training simulation." The Lab's homepage offers many details on the various projects within each research area; there are several publications that can be downloaded to complemen
U.S. Money: History & How It's Made
Money, from colonial times to the present - you'll see where our paper currency and coins came from and how they're made. Hosted by Debra Wilson. (20min)
Inside the News: Investors seen scrambling for safe havens
Nov. 10 - Investors are struggling to find a safe haven in the commodities markets to protect from problems in Greece or Italy, after considerable outflows from gold and silver, says Nic Brown from Natixis.
Lecture 12b: Math. Analysis - Functions, Limits and Continuity
The second part of the sixteenth class in Dr Joel Feinstein's G12MAN Mathematical Analysis module begins a discussion of functions, limits and continuity. Further module materials are available for download from The University of Nottingham open courseware site: http://unow.nottingham.ac.uk/resources/resource.aspx?hid=c6c045f6-286d-6b9f-b96c-36a998632fc3 and on iTunes U: http://itunesu.nottingham.ac.uk/albums/71.rss Dr Feinstein's blog may be viewed at: http://explainingmaths.wordpress.com Dr Jo
THE ART OF TRANSLATION: Clayton Eshleman Reads Aimé Césaire
Clayton Eshleman has released three translations this year: Solar Throat Slashed, by Aimé Césaire, co-translated with A. James Arnold; Curdled Skulls Poems, by Bernard Bador, translated by Eshleman and the author; and Endure, by Bei Dao, co-translated with Lucas Klein. Poet Wang Ping has called the latter work "a timely new translation by a master translator". His long career has spanned the years as well as the globe. Eshleman lives with his wife Caryl in Ypsilanti, Michigan.
What Is Thermal? (One Minute Video Dictionary Series)
In this short video, students will learn about the vocabulary word "thermal". Thermal is defined as anything related to heat or an increase in temperature. Several examples of thermal heat are given (sun, cooking food, clothing, creating energy). This is a great resource when introducing the word thermal into the elementary classroom. (0:59)
Wounded Knee Massacre: Tahtonka!
An account of the Plains Indians and their buffalo culture, beginning with the pre-horse period up until the Ghost Dance movement and the tragic episode of Wounded Knee. (30min)
Uses of the Word Circuit
This video defines the word circuit and explains its uses. Circuit is defined as a complete path that begins and ends in the same place, the complete path that an electrical current travels upon, and a network of organizations that all serve the same purpose. The defintions appear in print as they are explained and accompanied by video examples. ( 1:05)
Roan Mountain Highlands
This Carolina Environmental Diversity Explorations "virtual field trip" explores the natural beauty and geological and ecological diversity of the Roan Mountain Highlands that straddle the border between North Carolina and Tennessee. The rocks of Roan Mountain are interesting because of their age, their mineralogy, and the evidence they provide about the geological processes that formed them. The plant communities are interesting because they are southern examples of communities usually found mu