Images of the Sun
Skylab's solar experiments captured images of the sun in incredible detail and revealed unknown aspects of the Sun.
Cacti are producers. This means that they make their own energy and food and do not need to eat other organisms to gain energy and live. Cacti use the sun, water, and carbon dioxide to go through photosynthesis and make their own energy to grow, bloom, and reproduce.
Visitors to this site can view satellite imagery and read an account of how remote sensing was employed to evaluate the extent of flooding and sediment load in rivers on the coastal plain of North Carolina as a result of Hurricane Floyd in September, 1999. This feature is part of NASA's Earth Observatory, a publication that focuses on Earth's climate and environmental change.
I Have a Dream: A Celebration of Black History Month
This is five minute, student created salute to Dr. Martin Luther King and other figures in Black History. It was done by students grades K-6 who were performing for the very first time.
What is Gravity?
This thirty minute video explains gravity. The study of gravity has played a central role in the history of science—from Galileo and Newton to Einstein's twentieth century theory of general relativity. Yet, in spite of five centuries of study, many aspects of gravity remain a mystery. How can gravity, which in many ways
is the dominant force in the universe, be at the same time, by far, the weakest of the four known forces in nature? See how physicists are
approaching this que
Present Continuous - Examples
A colorful slide show with animations where you can read sentences in the present continuous and see images of different characters performing the activities. (01:57)
How To Strike the Soccer Ball With the Laces
Coach Vance Carlisle demonstrates an effective drill for learning how to strike the soccer ball with the laces on top of your foot so you can shoot on goal with more power and drive during play on the soccer field. ( 1:55)
How To Shoot Three Pointers In Basketball
This 1:24 minute video has some quality issues, but offers a brief overview of how to take a three point shot. Too brief to help most students and does not show the proper way to hold the ball or how to aim or follow-through. Best used as an introduction.
Monarchy: The Royal Family at Work | The Crown Jewels | PBS
The British crown jewels are so precious that they travel in secret and can only be handled by one man, the crown jeweler. He gives a guided tour of the crown, which Queen Elizabeth II dons for the incredibly lush and symbolic ceremony that opens Parliament each year. (01:48)
How to Deal With Tantrums
The three minute video explains the two types of tantrums and suggests ways to deal with them. Many examples are given and the important aspects of giving an audience to a tantrum be avoided.
US Hispanic Population Soars According to Census
This 2:20 video deals with the many changes that the expansion of the Hispanic population has made in community and in elections. Some negative comments are made by sources, but the video does open the opportunity for students to have a debate on this subject as well as explore how the Electoral College works in presidential elections.
How To Calm a Crying Baby
This 2:41 minute video provides several ideas on how to calm a crying baby and also what causes a baby to cry. Lots of good information here for both parents and students.
How to Deal with Foul Language
In this video two minute video dealing with children who use four language. It is directed at parents, but could be use by teachers. The ways to deal with the foul language include ignoring the foul language, praising when they dont use foul language, or punishment. There is no single solution for speaking foul language because every child is different.
ISS Update - April 25, 2011
The International Space Station video update for April 25, 2011.
ISS Update - May 9, 2011
The International Space Station video update for May 9, 2011.
World's Largest Dinosaurs Time-Lapse
Watch months of work come together as Museum preparators assemble The World's Largest Dinosaurs in this time-lapse video. Keep an eye out for a dino parade as some of these life-sized giants make their way through the gallery. For more information, visit http://www.amnh.org
Authors@Google: Dean Karlan and Jacob Appel
Authors@Google present Dean Karlan and Jacob Appel: "More Than Good Intentions: How a New Economics Is Helping to Solve Global Poverty." In their new book, Dean Karlan and Jacob Appel discuss how to solve one of the most important questions in aid economics: how do you figure out where to spend your dollars in order to get the best results? Too often aid money is allocated by hope, by guesswork, or [in the worst cases] by corruption. How can donors tell if their money is doing as much good as
ANSO 275-01, Social Theory, Fall 2004
Social theory is the conceptual backbone of both anthropology and sociology. The purpose of this seminar is to study classic and contemporary contributions to social theory and to explore how these contributions have informed the development and practice of anthropology and sociology. This course is being co-taught by an anthropologist and a sociologist in order to provide the interpretive perspectives of both disciplines. We will take turns lecturing and leading discussions, and participate in
Leereenheid over verzamelingenalgebra, met definities, eenvoudige stellingen en toepassingen, inclusief opgaven.
STS-134 Daily Mission Recap - Flight Day 6
A video recap of flight day 6 of the STS-134 mission of space shuttle Endeavour to the International Space Station.