This video shows how the Pacific Ocean has a great amount of trash floating many miles from shore. It provides a good lesson for students on the importance of recycling and the damage floating trash does to animals. The video could also be used as a career lesson for those interested in marine life. This can be very impacting and may be bothersome to some students who are especially sensitive about animals and/or the environment. (03:50)
La Mesopotamia Antigua - parte 2 de 2
Aquí tiene un documental de dos partes. El documental introduce la historia de Mesopotamia. Muy buen video para niños. (8:02)
Now You See Me, Now You Don't (Interactive Game)
Discover how various animals use camouflage as you play hide-and-seek with geckos, fish and butterflies.
Meet Bobby Bascomb: Painting the Sahara Green
Learn more: http://pulitzercenter.org/projects/africa-senegal-great-green-wall-trees-sahara-desert-sahel The Great Green Wall project aims to stop the sprawl of the Sahara Desert by planting a wall of trees across the African continent, from Senegal to Djibouti. As rainfall in the Sahel region continues to decline and local residents are seeing the emergence of desert species outside the Sahara, leaders from 11 African countries are attempting to collaborate on the ambitious plan. Bobby Bascomb
Ethiopian Adoption Boom Shadowed by Allegations of Fraud
Learn more: http://pulitzercenter.org/projects/ethiopia-adoption-boom-casualties The number of Ethiopian children adopted to foreign families in the U.S., Canada and Europe has increased dramatically, prompting some locals to dub adoption Ethiopia's new export industry. That increase, however, has brought stories of corruption, child trafficking and mounting evidence of fraud. In 2011, Kathryn Joyce accompanied an "adoption searcher"—independent researcher who track down birth families of ado
ISS Update - May 17, 2012
The International Space Station video update for May 17, 2012.
Presentazione TILT Database
By: sfwebm Breve presentazione del TILT trip-database ad uso di WEBM.org http://tilt.tripdatabase.com/
Composting in India.
An educational video that shows step by step the compost preparation in India. Furthermore explains how to use compost in the cultivations.
Authors@Google: Julie Clow
Former Googler Julie Clow visited Google on May 16, 2012 to talk about her book The Work Revolution: Freedom and Excellence for All. About the book: We live in a new age of global companies, hyper-access to information, and accessibility to tools that enable us to bring any idea life. Strangely, our workplaces are lagging behind the promise of this open and collaborative world. Most organizations are rule-based, top-down, dreary environments optimized for conformity and little else. The Work Re
KMIS EOG Test Admin Reminders 2012
Gerald Ford on Economic Woes
After finding little support in Congress on his proposed budget-reducing actions, President Gerald Ford stresses the necessity of his plan in a news conference held December 2, 1974, which was broadcast live on television and radio. (3:46)
Pteranodon Fishing (Interactive Game)
In this "Dinosaur Train" interactive game, Buddy uses his sharp eyes to spot fish from above, and Tiny scoops them up with her beak. This game demonstrates the anatomy of Pteranodon fishing and the value of teamwork. After the time has ran out, you count the different sizes of fish caught.
Reroofing Your Uncle's House (Interactive)
In this interactive activity adapted from the Wisconsin Online Resource Center, use mathematics and measuring skills to solve a construction problem. Play a game using tools (including a tape measure, notepad, and calculator) to determine how many shingles are needed to reroof a house. Learn about the importance of proper planning and how miscalculating the amount of materials needed can add to the cost and time spent on a project.
Secret Lives of Flowers (Interactive)
In this interactive, take a peek at the colorful world of plant reproduction (asexual reproduction).
The iPhone 5
This five minute video is about Apples iPhone 5 and what may happen in the future. The video can be used for career research and to have students think about the future of these devises and their impact on society.
Rocky Coasts (Interactive)
Tides, currents, shelf slope, and geologic history all influence how coastline features are broken down or built up. However, more than any other factors, wave energy and coastal rock type influence the erosional processes that shape rocky coastlines. In this interactive resource adapted from the National Park Service, learn about sea stacks, fjords, and other features that characterize rocky coasts in some of America's national parks.
Joshua Goodman on the Challenges Facing American Schools || American Conversation Essentials
Harvard Kennedy School assistant professor Joshua Goodman outlines the challenges facing American schools, and compares them to more successful school systems in other countries.
Visual Studio Toolbox: Debugger Canvas | Visual Studio Toolbox In this episode, Kael Rowan of Microsoft Research joins us and shows the Debugger Canvas. Debugger Canvas is a power tool for Visual Studio 2010 Ultimate that pulls together the code you're exploring onto a single pan-and-zoom display. As you hit breakpoints or step into code, Debugger Canvas shows the methods that you're debugging, including call lines and local variables, to help you see the bigger picture as well as the details.
In this episode, Kael Rowan of Microsoft Research joins us and shows the Debugger Canvas. Debugger Canvas is a power tool for Visual Studio 2010 Ultimate that pulls together the code you're exploring onto a single pan-and-zoom display. As you hit breakpoints or step into code, Debugger Canvas shows the methods that you're debugging, including call lines and local variables, to help you see the bigger picture as well as the details.Author(s):
The Effects of Plate Tectonics
The phenomenon and effects of plate tectonics have literally changed the world. This video explains how plate tectonics can form mountains and trigger earthquakes. ( 2:05)