Promo - One Minute Romanian
Hello! My name is Roxana and I'd like to welcome you to One Minute Romanian from the Radio Lingua Network. In this podcast I'm going to be teaching you the basics of Romanian. The great thing about this language course is that you'll be learning all you need to know in just 60 seconds - or thereabouts! Each one minute language lesson will equip you with just enough Romanian to help you get by in lots of situations, either on holiday, or on a business trip to Romania, or just to impress your Roma
Campus Insider: Choosing Classes
Duke sophomore Audrey Adu-Appiah gives her take on how students select courses in the digital age.
The Real Rhapsody - Gershwin Piano Roll
Piano performance on punched paper from a two-piano demonstration, originally shown in Aolean Hall, NYC. A definitive, dynamic piano roll of Rhapsody in Blue composed by George Gershwin. Could this be the only truly hand-played music roll by George Gershwin? This is the Piano Primo roll, the solo. The other roll, a transcription of the orchestra, is lost. Performed and interpreted on a player piano from the 1920s. At times, you may need to fill in the blanks for yourself. Note: Permission gra
Kent State Professors Collaborate in Aviation Research
Kent State University professors of exercise physiology, psychology, and aeronautics study the effects of low oxygen, or hypoxia, on pilots in a collaborative research study.
Blanchard Student Leadership - What is leadership?
Definition of leadership from a middle school leadership group. This is a good short video about what leadership means to young middle school students.
Ammonium Dichromate Volcano
(NH4)2Cr2O7! Or… an Ammonium Dichromate Volcano!With some heat, these (highly toxic) orange crystals will thermally decompose as they release heat, nitrogen, water and green dichromium (III) oxide ash. (2:06)
Progress capsule re-entering Earth's atmosphere
On October 29, 2011, a Progress resupply capsule undocked from the International Space Station, de-orbited, and burned up in the atmosphere. This short video was made from separate still images taken by an astronaut on board the ISS.
This two minute video shows how girls can braid hair.
14: Dr. Bonita Veysey, Responds to "Women, Girls & the Justice System"
Dr. Bonita Veysey of the Rutgers School of Crinimal Justice responds to "Women, Girsl & the Justice System" by Barbara Owen at Delivering Evidence-Based Gender Responsive Approaches, Day 2 of The Rutgers University Evidence-Based Initiative For Justice Policies and Practices' Conference, Evidence: The Catalyst of Change, in October 2011.
"ottos mops" by Ernst Jandl
This lesson is designed for students to enjoy a short amusing poem, as well as refine their knowledge of short "o" and long "o" sounds, and use higher order thinking skills to analyze who or what otto and mops are
Congestive Heart Failure (Spanish)
This patient education program explains congestive heart failure including heart anatomy, the causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment options, and lifestyle changes for managing this condition. This resource is a MedlinePlus Interactive Health Tutorial from the National Library of Medicine, designed and developed by the Patient Education Institute.
Bitter Harvest: A Puerto Rican Farmer Laments U.S. Control of the Island
In 1898, the United States took control of the Caribbean island of Puerto Rico, intending to use it as a base for strategic naval operations. Most of the island's 900,000 inhabitants welcomed the end of Spanish rule. But they were divided about the U.S. presence. Some hoped links with the United States would lead to increased trade and prosperity; others wanted total independence. Some who initially welcomed the United States quickly became disillusioned. Severo Tulier, a small farmer from Vega
Persuasive speaking: a classroom model
A plan for teaching persuasive speaking in the middle school classroom, with tips for speakers and on how to recognize bias.
Analytical Techniques for Studying Environmental and Geologic Samples, Spring 2011
This is a laboratory course supplemented by lectures that focus on selected analytical facilities that are commonly used to determine the mineralogy, elemental abundance and isotopic ratios of Sr and Pb in rocks, soils, sediments and water.
Hydrogen, Fuel Cells & Infrastructure Technologies Program
This informative Web site of the US Department of Energy has a tremendous amount of content related to the development of fuel cells. The main sections of the site provide a general introduction to the future hydrogen economy, including explanations of the importance of fuel cells, their potential for raising energy efficiency and reducing emissions, and current application areas. Safety issues are also addressed online and in a downloadable document titled Guidance for Safety Aspects of Propose
2 Ciudades con historia
In this unit materials you will learn about the history of Spain and the important place of Arab and Jewish cultures in Spanish history. You will study a number of language points to help you talk about history and will write descriptive texts using a variety of stylistic devices.
Natural Perspective: The Fungus Kingdom
This well-crafted website on The Fungus Kingdom was created by Ari and Susan Kornfeld, long-time naturalists and presently students at Humboldt State University. Their website provides a good overview of The Fungus Kingdom, and would be useful to educators introducing students to Fungi or to anyone interested in learning about the fascinating world of Fungi. In addition to providing concise information about Fungi, this site contains outstanding photos, an Annotated Bibliography, and links to fe
Optics, Spring 2009
This course provides an introduction to optical science with elementary engineering applications. Topics covered in geometrical optics include: ray-tracing, aberrations, lens design, apertures and stops, radiometry and photometry. Topics covered in wave optics include: basic electrodynamics, polarization, interference, wave-guiding, Fresnel and Fraunhofer diffraction, image formation, resolution, space-bandwidth product. Analytical and numerical tools used in optical design are emphasized. Gradu
Robonaut Shakes Hands
Robonaut extends its hand for the first "man-machine" handshake in space with Commander Dan Burbank.