" Fern Protects the Environment"- An Animated Storybook
Fern the Fox demonstrates many ways to be environmentally friendly is this computer-animated storybook. Examples shown include turning off lights to save energy, shortening showers to conserve water, taking bottles to a recycling center, avoiding use of plastic shopping bags, and making a compost. The words of the story appear on each page and are highlighted as they are read. ( 1:51)
BCLA Open Notebook Science and the Library
This is my April 19, 2007 presentation at the British Columbia Library Association Conference on Open Access. There was only time to do a brief introduction about trends in openness in education and research and how that might affect the needs of scientists in publishing and finding information. I also showed a few screenshots of UsefulChem near the end.
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7.343 When Development Goes Awry: How Cancer Co-opts Mechanisms of Embryogensis (MIT)
During this course, we will study the similarities between cancer and normal development to understand how tumors co-opt normal developmental processes to facilitate cancer initiation, maintenance and progression. We will examine critical signaling pathways that govern these processes and, importantly, how some of these pathways hold promise as therapeutic targets for cancer treatment. We will discuss how future treatments might be personalized to target cancer cells in specific patients. We wil
Russian spacecraft docks with International Space Station to deliver supplies
Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Unmanned Russian cargo spacecraft, Progress 54, makes an express delivery to the International Space Station. Rough Cut (no reporter narration). More Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the globe and across topics including business, financial, national, and international news. For over 160 years, R
A Podcast Tutorial [Podcasting 101]
In this video, I do my best to provide a podcasting tutorial. I've received a great deal of requests to do this. I found it difficult to do a podcasting tutorial, without actually doing a podcast. Rather than do that, I go into the basic principles to maintain a successful podcast. This tutorial is broken out into 3 parts: Motivation, Equipment, and Production. In terms of motivation, make sure you choose a topic you are passionate about. Ask yourself the following before choosing a topic: "Am
Anyone with a computer, a microphone and an internet connection can create a podcast. If you are using a Mac you have podcasting built right into your computer in garage band. You need a way to edit your podcast. Next you need a way to post your podcast. Create an RSS feed so people can subscribe to your podcast.
Intro to podcasting on Vimeo
What is a podcast? What is the format for a podcast, is it just sound or can it be a slide show with sound or even video? How do you think about a making a podcast in terms of your content, what you want to say to other people? What file types will you need to use? How do you publish a podcast and how do you promote it?
How To Create A Podcast
This video will show you how to create and edit a podcast, the tools you will need, how to download Audacity(a free application to create your podcasts), downloading the MP3 encoder, exporting as an MP3 file, how to upload a podcast and submit it to a search engine. A very good and thorough video.
Poetry Project Student Sample #3
Student sample of Poetry Project; includes subtitles to photos, graphics, and images of visual artist works (1:17)
Virtual Maths, Shapes Space and Measure, Surface of a semi cylinder template
Diagram and template for using a semi-cylinder to calculate area
Back to School/Back Outside Report
In this 2:30 report,the importance of spending time outside for children is emphasised and how it impoves school performance. A good video to show to parents and to students in the Spring. Especially important is the relationship between being outside and better learning abilitiies.
Ancient Greece Artifacts
This eight minute video is student made and jumps from subject to subject rapidly. The video does have good information about the objects shown, but there is little continuity.
My friends, Finnish conversation questions
My friends, Finnish conversation questions.
Making the DIY Clinometer
Link to Youtube video showing how to make a do-it-yourself clinometer
Harriet Tubman Documentary
In this edited documentary of Harriet Tubman, aimed at milddle-school and high school students, Harriet Tubman and her contributions to history are presented. (08:22)
Video is about Harriet Tubman and how she helped many different slaves obtain freedom. To this day Harriet Tubman is still remembered as "The Moses of her people" for good reason. From 1849 to 1860, in 17 dangerous missions to the Confederate South, she helped more than 300 slaves escape to freedom in the North.
Virtual Maths, Brick Density, Water Displacement method video
Video demonstrating how to measure the density of a brick using the water displacement method.
Teaching Children Choral Reading
Learn about how to teach kids to choral read from a awarding winning teacher. The teacher talks about the importance of choral readings where kids read/sing in harmony and sing the same thing in this clip.
What is Power Reading?
Power reading is a form of speed reading that emphasizes skimming material in order to get the general idea. Skim chapters for discussion or review, while skipping over less important words. This takes practice and the narrator does not show how it is done, only talks about it. This would be a good introduction to this form of speed reading. (1:18)