Venus transits the sun.
On June 5 2012, the Solar Dynamics Observatory collected images of the rarest predictable solar event--the transit of Venus across the face of the sun. This event lasted approximately 6 hours and happens in pairs eight years apart, which are separated from each other by 105 or 121 years. The last transit was in 2004 and the next will not happen until 2117. Footage courtesy of Goddard Space Center
PHRGE presents the Honorable Albie Sachs
In February 2010, the Program on Human Right and the Global Economy welcomed the Honorable Albie Sachs, retired justice of the Constitutional Court of South Africa. From a young age, Justice Albie Sachs played a prominent part in the struggle for justice in South Africa. As a result, he was detained in solitary confinement, was subjected to sleep deprivation and eventually injured by a car bomb that cost him an arm and the sight in one eye.
Design Thinking at IDS
The Getting Sorted project at Leeds Metropolitan.
The Getting Sorted Enterprise Unit specialises in participatory research with children and young people with type 1 diabetes, their families and healthcare professionals. The aim of this is to develop, influence and enhance service redesign and service improvement in the UK. Our vision is to enable young people with a long-term condition to achieve their optimal health through combined research and enterprise. We work with young people, their families and professionals to deliver a high quality
Money, War, and 2012
Chrystia Freeland talks to Steve Clemons, the Atlantic's Washington Editor-at-Large about money, war, and the 2012 election.
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Basic Right Triangles (Interactive)
Compare attributes of two-dimensional shapes (square, rectangle, triangle, and circle). Identify the properties of two dimensional figures using appropriate terminology.
Private Universe Project in Mathematics: Workshop 1. Following Children's Ideas in Mathematics
An unprecedented long-term study conducted by researchers at Rutgers University followed the development of mathematical thinking in a randomly selected group of students for 12 yearsfrom first grade through high schoolwith surprising results. In an overview of the study, we look at some of the conditions that made the students math achievement possible.,5 min. Mathematics in Free Play? Prof. Herbert Ginsburg, a psychologist at Columbia University Teachers College, finds that when you exam
Say What?: -ink- (Interactive)
In Say What, the goal is to find the right word family to finish the word. The goal for this game is word family -ink-. Other ending sounds are also reviewed.
Día mundial del Agua (en español)
Un video que nos explica el origen del Día Mundial del Agua, que cae el 22 de marzo. El video se podría utilizar ese día para motivar a los estudiantes a conservar el agua. (.48)
Learn Phonic Sounds at www.turtlediary.com
This is a lesson to teach preschoolers the basic phonic sounds. The video goes through the entire alphabet giving a picture of the big and small letter, the sound, and then an example word. Everything is spoken by a kid. NOTE: the "x" sound is a tad hard to decipher. (04:53)
Truman Announces Japan's Surrender
On September 1, 1945, in a radio address to the American people, President Harry Truman announces the unconditional surrender of Japan, formalized aboard the U.S.S. Missouri. (1:57)
Flight Engineer Don Pettit downloaded a video of the sun seen from the International Space Station as it orbits the Earth in a phase of continuous twilight.
Episode 83 - Windows Azure June 2012 Release | Cloud Cover In this episode Nathan Totten, Nick Harris, and Michael Washam introduce the newest features of the Windows Azure. Michael shows off the new portal and gives a demo of Windows Azure Virtual Machines and the
In this episode Nathan Totten, Nick Harris, and Michael Washam introduce the newest features of the Windows Azure. Michael shows off the new portal and gives a demo of Windows Azure Virtual Machines and the
Spreaker Web Radion Information Tutorial--Get on Air in 60 seconds
This tutorial shows how it is possible to start broadcasting Live on Spreaker and social media in less than 60 seconds. This informative tutorial gives step by step directions in using this broadcast live program. This is a great resource to further enhance the use of Spreaker in the classroom or at home. (2:20)
Bernini, St. Peter's Piazza, 1656-67 - Smart History at Khan Academy
Gianlorenzo Bernini, Saint Peter's Square (Piazza San Pietro), Vatican City, Rome, 1656-67 Speakers: Dr. Beth Harris and Dr. Steven Zucker (02:51)
William Henry Harrison's Presidency
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)
Reagan Speaks on 40th Anniversary of D-Day
On June 6, 1984, in Normandy, France, President Ronald Reagan honors the heroes of D-Day, a pivotal moment during World War II. (0:41)