Figurative Language (in Song)
Mrs. Abbott made this three-minute video for her class. She found the song "Figurative Language" on iTunes. The group who sings it is 'Rhythm, Rhyme, Results'.
Fort Wayne Skyline
The dome of the historic 1902 Allen County Courthouse stands out among the modern buildings in Fort Wayne's skyline.,Use of this image is restricted to projects related to Destination Indiana.,Allen County Journey
Green Revolution: Biomass
Explore how different types of biomass can be used to produce fuel. One researcher is building reactors to grow algae used to create biofuel. Another studies how leafcutter ant colonies break down biomass in order to solve a different biofuel problem: conversion of cellulose in plants to a fermentable sugar used to make ethanol. Finally, an engineer shows us how his lab uses chemistry and heat to turn sawmill waste into bio-oil and gasoline.
To What Degree? What Science is Telling Us About Climate Change
How do we know the climate is changing? How do we know what's causing it? Some of the world's leading climate scientists explore the science behind the headlines in this lively documentary.
U.S. Sen Crapo: $4 trillion easier deficit recution target
Nov. 7 - U.S. Sen. Mike Crapo, R-Idaho, says the super committee will have an easier time putting together a plan that cuts $4 trillion from deficit spending than $1.2 trillion per the committee's mandate.
Undertaking HRD research in HE
This presentation explores the challenges encountered in researching the impact of enterprise modules in HE on students own perceptions of self efficacy and motivation to particular career intentions
North Carolina Place Names
This lesson contrasts and compares the names Native peoples of North Carolina gave to places with the names given by later settlers. This unit is based on Lesson 4.7 in "Intrigue of the Past: North Carolina's First Peoples", which is part of a national curriculum-development program called "Project Archaeology."
Visit the Kremlin and Red Square in Moscow, Russia
This 5:21 long video explains the history of this square and that the word 'Kremlin' means castle or fortress. The city of Moscow was first founded within the walls of the Kremlin itself. Some of the most important political decisions of the twentieth century have been made here and this video also deals with some the cultural elements and the importance of Lenin.
Algebra 1 - Converting a Repeating Decimal Example
An example problem: Convert 0.2083333... to a fraction. The problem is set up and explained in detail.
Tightrope walkers find balance
Nov. 7 - Tightrope walkers and jugglers from around the world gather for an international convention in Brussels, while attempting a record for the most tightrope walkers on one rope. Tara Cleary reports.
Karl Koster talks on: New Members and ILP Services
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A Visual Introduction to the Renaissance
Students are introduced to our planet’s structure and its dynamic system of natural forces through an examination of the natural hazards of earthquakes, volcanoes, landslides, tsunamis, floods and tornados, as well as avalanches, fires, hurricanes and thunderstorms. They see how these natural events become disasters when they impact people, and how engineers help to make people safe from them. Students begin by learning about the structure of the Earth; they create clay models showing the Eart
Starfall's excellent interactive treatment given to the letter "F f”, with emphasis on the sound of the letter. Several examples and very clear pronunciation.
U.S. Day Ahead: GM reports as pension shortfall looms
Nov. 8 - General Motors announces earnings before the bell Wednesday and investors will likely hone in on the U.S. automaker's funding gap for pensions, estimated at over $20 billion, says Reuters Detroit Correspondent Deepa Seetharaman.
11.020 Poverty, Public Policy and Controversy (MIT)
This course covers topics and questions such as: What is poverty? How is it defined and measured in the United States and other countries? What are the different program designs that countries use to relieve poverty? To answer these questions, the course examines the main public policy frames that guide theory, research, policy, and practice. How do the definition and policies to deal with poverty change over time? What are the economic, political, and social forces that contribute to the persis
OSIRIS REx: Tapping Asteroid RQ36
Dante Lauretta, Ph.D. and professor in the University of Arizona's Lunar and Planetary Sciences Laboratory, started his career at the UA as a math major. As a young student, he was accepted into the NASA Space Grant Undergraduate Research Program. Today, he is the principle investigator on the OSIRIS REx mission to return a sample of pristine, carbon-rich material from asteroid 1999 RQ36. Such material may just contain precursors to key biomolecules that could tell us how life on Earth began. Th
Social Psychology Lecture, UCLA, Matthew Lieberman, Ph.D. (Psych 135), 12.01.09
Social Psychology Lecture by Matthew Lieberman, Ph.D. Recorded at UCLA on 12.01.09 Lecture 16 of the 17 part Fall 2009 series (Psych 135)