UGA Grad Studies 3MT Finals - Karen Gerow
Karen Gerow presents her entry in the 1st Annual UGA 3MT Competition, titled "Can Improving Spatial Skills Boost Math Achievement?" The Three Minute Thesis (3MT™) is a research communication competition developed by The University of Queensland. The exercise develops academic, presentation, and research communication skills and supports the development of students' capacity to effectively explain their research in language appropriate to an intelligent but non-specialist audience. Doctoral s
William Henry Harrison's Presidency
Harrison had been a frontier general and an Indian fighter, but more importantly he supported the re-chartering of the bank of the United States. In this video clip, explore the highs and lows of ninth U.S. President William Henry Harrison's administration, from his lengthy inaugural address to his death in office. (3:09)
Arctic Ecosystem (Interactive)
In this interactive activity adapted from the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, learn about how environmental conditions in the Arctic influence the northern polar ecosystem. Investigate the variety of organisms that inhabit this unique ecosystem. Additional information details the members and relationships that form its complex food web and discusses the potential consequences of climate change on Arctic life.
Introduction to the intuition behind limits
This 7:38 video introduces limits used in calculus. A limit is the value of the expression as the expression approaches. This introduction gives examples that show that limits are not as simple as just evaluating a function. The video uses a narrator and a smart board.
TED Ed--How Folding Paper Can Get You to the Moon
Can folding a piece of paper 45 times get you to the moon? By seeing what happens when folding just one piece of paper, we see the unbelievable potential of exponential growth. This lesson will leave you wanting to grab a piece of paper to see how many times you can fold it! (3:49)
Anatomy of a Volcano (Interactive)
Volcanoes repeatedly remind people of Earth's potential for violence. Since 1700, volcanic eruptions have killed more than 250,000 people and devastated scores of communities. What causes these dramatic geologic displays? This interactive activity from NOVA Online provides a detailed look at the inner workings of one of the world's most dangerous volcanoes, Nyiragongo in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Antarctic Food Web (Interactive Game)
This interactive game adapted from the Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences challenges players to build a food web, a complex model that shows how various food chains in an ecosystem are connected. Players must position the names of producers and consumers in the correct places in a diagram. The completed diagram reveals how energy flows through an Antarctic ecosystem and the relationships between predators and prey.
TED Ed--How Simple Ideas Lead to Scientific Discoveries
Adam Savage walks through two spectacular examples of profound scientific discoveries that came from simple, creative methods anyone could have followed -- Eratosthenes' calculation of the Earth's circumference around 200 BC and Hippolyte Fizeau's measurement of the speed of light in 1849. This is a great resource to help build background knowledge and to help make real world connections in the classroom. (7:32)
TED Ed--The Secret Life of Plankton
New videography techniques have opened up the oceans' microscopic ecosystem, revealing it to be both mesmerizingly beautiful and astoundingly complex. Marine biologist Tierney Thys teamed with Christian Sardet (CNRS/Tara Oceans), Noé Sardet and Sharif Mirshak to use footage from the Plankton Chronicles project to create a film designed to ignite wonder and curiosity about this hidden world that underpins our own food chain. (6:02)
Tale of the Shepherd Planets
A quote from the movie: "Until recently, the search for planets beyond our solar system was a matter of calculating the odds and laying out theories of solar system formation. Circumstantial evidence began to trickle in, a color shift in a stars light as a planet tugged on it, or a dipping in its light as a planet passed in front." (04:50)
TED Ed--Evolution of Animals in a Big City (Animal Adaptation)
Using newts, coyotes, and mice, Jason Munshi-South shows how animals develop genetic differences in evolution, even within an urban city. This is a great resource to help build background knowledge and would work well in conjunction with lesson/unit on animal adaptation. (5:16)
Breakingviews: Ominous signs say "sell China"
May 3 - Rising tension between the U.S. and China is creating an atmosphere of instability that is bad for investment, says Reuters Breakingviews' Wayne Arnold.
Can big business partner with NGOs?
What do companies delivering bottled soda have in common with NGO’s delivering food to a drought area? Quite a lot, it seems. Whether for commercial or humanitarian reasons, it all boils down to logistics.
MVO Vlaanderen : Maatschappelijk Verantwoord Ondernemen Op deze site vind je terug wat maatschappelijk verantwoord ondernemen inhoudt. Er wordt ook stapsgewijs uitgelegd hoe je hiervoor tewerk moet gaan. Daarnaast kan je de site doorzoeken aan de hand van thema's en sectoren en zijn er …
Op deze site vind je terug wat maatschappelijk verantwoord ondernemen inhoudt. Er wordt ook stapsgewijs uitgelegd hoe je hiervoor tewerk moet gaan. Daarnaast kan je de site doorzoeken aan de hand van thema's en sectoren en zijn er …
Truman Survives Assassination Plot
Secret Service agents battled two gunmen during a failed attempt to assassinate President Truman in 1950. In this video clip, learn more about the assassination plot and what happened to the two assassins. (3:35)
Counting to 5
In this computer animation video, students will be introduced to one on correspondence to the number 5. This is a counting to 5 activity using 5 frame boxes. Students will count the happy faces as the number is shown on screen. This is a great resource for the early childhood classroom. (0:38)
Session VI: The Identified Person Bias and Obligations Toward Particular Others
7th Annual Program in Ethics and Health Conference: Identified vs. Statistical Lives - Ethics and Public Policy Session Chair: Nir Eyal, D.Phil. Assistant Professor of Global Health and Social Medicine, Harvard Medical School Stephen Darwall, Ph.D. Andrew Downey Orrick Professor of Philosophy, Yale University; John Dewey Distinguished University Professor Emeritus of Philosophy, University of Michigan Caspar Hare Associate Professor of Philosophy, Department of Linguistics and Philosophy, Mas
Supplemental Instruction - Purdue University
A video highlighting Purdue's academic assistance program that utilizes peer-assisted, regularly-scheduled, informal review sessions. The sessions are facilitated by student "SI Leaders" who have previously done well in the course and attend all class lectures. For more info visit: http://www.purdue.edu/si
Energy in a Roller Coaster Ride
This interactive roller coaster ride produced for Teachers' Domain illustrates the relationship between potential and kinetic energy. As the coaster cars go up and down the hills and around the loop of the track, a pie chart shows how energy is transformed back and forth between gravitational potential energy and kinetic energy.
Upper Beginner #9 - What Time is Curfew at the Japanese Game Arcade?
Learn Japanese with JapanesePod101.com! You’re rushing to pick up your little brother from the Japanese game arcade you left him in while you did a bit of shopping. You arrive right on time to collect him as the game arcade curfew starts, but he’s nowhere to be seen. You wonder if your Japanese is good [...]