Breakingviews: Buffett and insider trading
May 29 - The Sage of Omaha looms over Rajat Gupta's trial -- and over last year's David Sokol affair. Richard Beales and Breakingviews columnists explore the connections.
Breakingviews: To bail out Bankia - first bail out Spain
May 30 - Spain will need to be rescued before its banking sector can be bailed out, says Reuters Breaking views.
Ink reveals chick embryo's beating heart
Read more: http://www.newscientist.com/blogs/nstv/2012/02/ink-reveals-chick-embryos-beating-heart.html
Fireball engulfs fuel in space
Read more: http://www.newscientist.com/blogs/nstv/2012/02/burn-baby-burn-fireball-engulfs-fuel-in-space.html
My Place at Missouri State: Kirby Williams
Oklahoma native Kirby Williams reflects on what made her first year at Missouri State a success: "Living in the residence hall I live at—Scholars House—has been so great because it has been a fantastic transition from home to what basically I'm calling home now." To learn more about Kirby, visit http://blogs.missouristate.edu/myplace/category/kirby-williams/. To access the stories of other MSU students, visit www.missouristate.edu/myplace.
Composers For Kids - Beethoven Sonata
iclicker: Setting Up a New Class
This tutorial wil show you how to add a new class to iclicker and manage the settings.
Franklin Roosevelt Praises the Boy Scouts
In 1941, on the 31st anniversary of the incorporation of the Boy Scouts of America, President Roosevelt addresses the organization. (1:28)
Beginner Lesson S4 #10 - Can You Believe What’s Before Your Eyes in Spanish?
Learn Spanish with SpanishPod101.com! Who knew your Spanish grandma could be so sneaky! You love it, and you love her, and you tell her so in Spanish. Now she’s gone and saved your hide again so your Spanish boyfriend won’t be able to make fun of you. When you told her in Spanish that you [...]
Environmental Movie: Recycling Computers
Go inside Electronic Recyclers to see how they break down millions of pounds of electronics every month. Everything from computers to cell phones, TVs to Xboxes, comes through their doors to be crushed, shredded, melted down and reused (5:17)
How to Draw Faces : Shading Tips for Drawing Faces
Shading adds depth and interest to drawings of faces and this artist shows how to hold the pencil and use various values to add depth to the drawing.
Beginners French Video Lesson 1 For Beginners In French
This seven minute video provides an introduction into speaking French by providing some basic french words and how to pronounce the word and spell it with proper grammar. It moves very rapidly and so the teacher may have to stop it to confirm understanding.
Secret Life Of Ice
Look at frozen water through cross-polarized light, and zoom in with a macro lens, and you'll find a colorful and intricate landscape. Edward Aites submitted this video to Science Friday. Aites, a photographer and videographer specializing in time-lapse, said he was looking for something to explore in his studio during the winter months and started playing around with ice. The results are mesmerizing.
Astrolabe, c. 1345-55
Astrolabe, c. 1345-55, Brass (?), 4 1/3 x 3 5/8 x 7/8 in. (11 x 9.2 x 2.18 cm), (British Museum, London) Speakers: Pippa Couch, Rachel Ropeik (6:12)
Newbie S2 #10 - Does that mean that I’m Superman?
Learn Spanish with Spanishpod101.com! Do you believe that people can change? Well, it looks like Jaime is actually taking some steps in the right direction. This is the lesson for anyone who has good intentions, only to find out later that the work has already been done! Join Carlos and Natalia as they share a [...]
How to Use "Museum Box" (Virtual Storage Box)
Museum Box is a site that provides the tools for teachers and students to build up an argument or description of an event, person or historical period by placing items in a virtual box. What items, for example, would you put in a box to describe your life; the life of a Victorian Servant or Roman soldier; or to show that slavery was wrong and unnecessary? You can display anything from a text file to a movie. You can also view and comment on the museum boxes submitted by others. A great site that
Defining the Issues: Climate Science, Health and Gerontological Perspectives - Panel Session
20th Annual John K. Friesen Conference - 2011 Growing Old in a Changing Climate: Exploring the Interface Between Population Aging and Global Warming Defining the Issues: Climate Science, Health and Gerontological Perspectives Dr. John Stone Carlton University, Ottawa, Canada Dr. Gloria Gutman Simon Fraser University, Gerontology Research Centre, Vancouver, Canada George Tokesky Hospice by the Sea, Inc., Boca Raton, FL, USA More Info: http://www.sfu.ca/grc/friesen/friesen2011/
Mr. McCloud: Discovering Surface Area of a Cylinder
Lesson Objective: Discover and apply the formula for the surface area of a cylinder. Questions to Consider: Mr. McCloud increases participation by giving students think time through "Think Tank" and "Be Heard" discussionsHow does cold calling with playing cards affect the class discussion?Mr. McCloud pushes students to generalize by using multiple sizes of cylinders.Support Materials BelowLesson Plan Student Worksheets.
Common Core StandardsMath.7.G.6
Trapped: Reading Skills Practice, Deduction: ( An Interactive Game)
This interactive game challenges students to practice their deductive reading skills by analyzing texts to escape the tower. ( This link is for an interactive game and may take a few minutes to load.)