Studying Particle Physics: Insights from John Polkinghorne
Dr. John Polkinghorne talks about how he got to study particle physics in this five minute video. A good overview of the theories presented and how this man became involved in its study.
Introduction For many years, the view that dominated the science–public realm was that if only ‘the public’ were educated more, they would better appreciate the intrinsic value of science in their lives. Moreover, under this approach, people were too often seen as ‘empty vessels’ waiting to be filled with scientific knowledge that was transmitted one-way from experts to citizens – an idea that you will recognise as the ‘deficit model’ of how ‘the public’ understands science. With a few
For many years, the view that dominated the science–public realm was that if only ‘the public’ were educated more, they would better appreciate the intrinsic value of science in their lives. Moreover, under this approach, people were too often seen as ‘empty vessels’ waiting to be filled with scientific knowledge that was transmitted one-way from experts to citizens – an idea that you will recognise as the ‘deficit model’ of how ‘the public’ understands science. With a few
Virtual Maths, Shapes Space and Measure, Surface of semi cylinder
Interactive simulation demonstrating how to calculate the surface area of a cover for an astro turf pitch including the ends by using a semi (half) cylinder.
The Function of Nervous Tissue
By the end of this section, you will be able to:
Panel discussion: What next for climate change reporting?
Several of the UK's most influential environment correspondents from the BBC, the Financial Times, The Guardian, The Sun and The Science Media Centre to discuss the challenges of climate change reporting in the coming months. The Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism (RISJ), the School of Geography and Environment and the Environmental Change Institute (ECI) at Oxford University, and the British Council Climate Change Programme are bringing together several of the UK's most influential e
The Real Mary Magdalene ( 1 of 5 )
This History Channel documentary is sympathetic to the life of Mary Magdalene. Use this documentary to learn -- information contained in the documentary does not have to interfere with one's faith. It is NOT meant to be inflammatory but informative. (WARNING; Educators/Parents: Very brief artist nudity 2 minutes in.)
John Dillinger and the Little Bohemia Lodge in Wisconsin
This short video provides students a glimpse of what the gangsters of the era were about and how they were hunted. Original footage shown.
Diploma of Information Technology (Networking) - Switching
This learning object enhances the training delivery of two units from the ICA50405 Diploma in IT (Networking) - Switching qualification. The training focuses on presentation delivery of key conceptual knowledge, spotlight best-practice from industry partners and uses practical lab exercises to support delivery in the workplace. This resource also contains interviews with industry and vendors, self-assessment quizzes and work-based assessment tools.
Choisir la bonne couleur
Op het einde van deze les kun je enkele tips geven om aan de hand van de juiste kleurenkeuze een ruimte beter tot zijn recht te laten komen.
Split Screen View of San Francisco Bay: NDVI
Split screen with San Francisco Bay, 4 views, NDVI view grows to full screen just south of San Francisco
Hurricane Mitch from TRMM: October 27, 1998
A fly-in to Hurricane Mitch on October 27, 1998, showing the three-dimensional structure of the precipitation as measured by the Precipitation Radar instrument on TRMM. In this animation, a surface of constant precipitation is colored by the value of the precipitation on the ground under the surface.
Ancient Rome and Greece - Quiz
To revise facts from Ancient Rome and Ancient Greece.
What Happens When an Oil Spill Occurs?
This interactive activity from McDougal Littell/TERC visualizes the effects of the Exxon Valdez oil spill, factors that influence oil spill behavior and impact, and techniques used to contain and clean up oil spills at sea.
Les vacances en France - Quiz
Students can test themselves on travel, tourism and holidays in France.
Population Density of the World, 1990-2015 (WMS)
This animation shows the population density of the world in the years 1990, 1995, 2000, as well as a projected population density map in 2015. These figures have been adjusted to match United Nations totals. The most dramatic differences in population are not readily visible in this animation because they are located in cities. The maximum population density in 1990 was about 79,000 people per square kilometer, while the estimated maximum population density in 2015 will be about 236,000 people p
PediNeuroLogic Exam: 18 Month Old: Normal: Fine Motor/Coordination - Stacking Blocks
Even more demanding than placing blocks or beads in a container is the task of stacking blocks. The number of blocks that a child can stack is correlated with their level of motor development. A 15 month old can stack 2 blocks while an 18 month old should be able to stack at least 4 blocks. This toddler is able to stack 5 blocks. A neuroscience tutorial focusing on those aspects of the pediatric neurological examination that are unique to the child's nervous system, with an emphasis on important
Historia de la Lengua Alemana
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Protests amid peace talks in Syria
June 20 - Protests gather pace across Syria as demonstrators reject reform plans by President Bashar al-Assad. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.
How can you measure the tilt of the Earth? Summer Solstice Experiment
Long before the 23 Degrees team shadows have been a significant indicator to the geometry of our planet's position around the sun and in this two minute video students can learn how to determine the tilt of the Earth using their own height on the Summer Solstice.