Namaqua Chameleons in Desert Chasing Beetles
This short video gives excellent real life footage of Namaqua Chameleons in their desert habitat chasing and eating beetles. Students will enjoy the close up shots of these amazing lizards using their long, sticky tongues to catch their food. This is a great resource to help build background knowledge and to help make real world connections between nature and the classroom. (Less Than 2 Minutes)
Invertible Square Matrix
This video explains how determinants can be used to determine if a square matrix is invertible. A square matrix is invertible if and only if its determinant is not zero. (2:39)
The Music Teacher
Food Security: On The Cusp of A Crisis in Jamaica
Learn more: http://pulitzercenter.org/projects/jamaica-agriculture-rural-farming-economy It's a sad irony for Jamaica: A land blessed with the abundance of fruits and vegetables is increasingly reliant upon cheap agricultural imports that drive the country's farmers out of business. As Jamaica lifts its trade restrictions, foreign products flood the market. Despite saying their products taste better, research shows that ordinary Jamaicans would opt for lower-priced foreign alternatives due to i
Sketching orthographics - block 1
Moustapha Sarhank on Visiting Darden
Moustapha Ismail Sarhank, Honorary Chairman of the Sarhank Group speaks about visiting the University of Virginia Darden School of Business in Charlottesville, Virginia.
"Dear John" by David Mason (poetry reading)
David Mason is Poet Laureate of Colerado. He teaches and is a reader in the Poetry Out Loud movement intended to widen interest in poetry. He says, ""Having beautiful language in your head is one of the great ways of being a human being" http://www.poetryfoundation.org/bio/david-mason I find the poetry of John Frederick Nims particularly endearing. Out of fairness, I confess that David Mason doesn't find me endearing: he says that I am "All voice and no brain" which makes me feel like the
"Another Sense of An Ending" by Sam Gwynn (poetry reading)
Stills from The Truman Show, for atmosphere. It's pestered you for years and years, Your private little worrywart Like something buzzing in your ears, Some static-tattered last report From someone in the pockmarked fort You'd never trusted all along-- The shitty, sentimental sort. Suppose you got the whole thing wrong. It's aggravating, like the lead --Eberhard Faber, #2-- You'll carry (till you're done and dead!) In your left palm. It's part of you. It fits you like a worn-out s
Loodrechten tekenen : Stappenplan Dit is een stappenplan dat de leerlingen helpt om loodrechten te tekenen met behulp van een geodriehoek.
Dit is een stappenplan dat de leerlingen helpt om loodrechten te tekenen met behulp van een geodriehoek.
Nicole Huo - Driven to Discover Video Contest
11th Place U of M is a pretty campus which has distinct looks in four colorful seasons. In spring, U of M is a newborn baby; In summer, U of M is a vigorous teenager; In autumn, U of M is a genius artist; In winter, U of M is a wisdom man with silver hair. This video is part of the Driven to Discover video contest where students were asked to explain what they were driven to discover at the University of Minnesota.
Snowball Technique: Build Knowledge Incrementally
Lesson ObjectiveUse group work to build student learning gradually. Questions to ConsiderHow does the snowball technique help with controversial topics?How might the technique work in your classroom?How can this strategy assist with differentiation?
This video explains how to solve collection math problems by using linear equations. When solving these problems, the relevant information is put into linear equation form. (4:57)
Cuban Spectacular: Take 5
The University of Richmond Cuban Music Ensemble, led by Dr. Mike Davison, performed on Wednesday, November 16, 2011 at the Camp Concert Hall in the Booker Hall of Music.
Dean Ornish on the world's killer diet
3:22 Stop wringing your hands over AIDS, cancer and the avian flu. Cardiovascular disease kills more people than everything else combined -- and it’s mostly preventable. Dr. Dean Ornish explains how changing our eating habits will save lives. TED.com
Constitution Day 2011: The Supreme Court and Free Speech
In honor of Constitution Day, journalist Dahlia Lithwick speaks on the Supreme Court and free speech. Speaker Biography: Dahlia Lithwick, a senior editor and legal correspondent for Slate, writes the column "Supreme Court Dispatches" and has covered the Microsoft trial and other legal issues. Before joining Slate, she worked for a family law firm in Reno, Nev., and clerked for Procter Hug, chief justice of the ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in 1996. Her work has appeared in the New Republic, Co
Sovereignty & Legitimacy: On the Changing Face of Law, Questions & Speculations
Joseph Raz delivered the second Frederic R. and Molly S. Kellogg Biennial Lecture in Jurisprudence on the subject of "Sovereignty & Legitimacy: On the Changing Face of Law, Questions and Speculations." Speaker Biography: Joseph Raz is a legal, moral and political philosopher and one of the most prominent advocates of legal positivism. He is Thomas M. Macioce Professor of Law at the Columbia Law School, Columbia University. For captions, transcript, and more information visit http://www.loc.go