Sideshow: dumbing down democracy - Lindsay Tanner
Lindsay Tanner in Sideshow, lays bare the relentless decline of political reporting and political behaviour that occurred during his career. Part memoir, part analysis, and part critique, Sideshow is a unique book that tackles the rot which has set in at the heart of Australian public life. 'Lindsay Tanner does us all a service in underlining the inadequacies inherent in the relationship between politicians and the media. These circumstances degrade public life and diminish our future. It must b
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El Nino Sea Surface Temperature, Height, and Wind Anomalies: January 1997 through October 1998
Sea surface height anomaly (SSH) for January 1997 to October 1998. A 3-D straight-on view with arrows showing sea surface wind anomalies.
Intellectual Property Rights for Educational Environments (IPR4EE) Template - Collaboration Planning
A checklist for working with partners when developing educational resources.
Virtual Maths - 2D Shapes, elipse
Interactive simulation demonstrating formula and calculation of area of an elipse
The first wins!
After reading an article about Justine Henin you can classify players in the world ranking. This involves revising numbers. In the next exercise you learn to use ordinal numbers.
What does ethical investment look like?
Alexis Cheang of F and C Investments explains whether ethical investment can ever be mainstream.
CMS.930 Media, Education, and the Marketplace (MIT)
How can we harness the emerging forms of interactive media to enhance the learning process? Professor Miyagawa and prominent guest speakers will explore a broad range of issues on new media and learning - technical, social, and business. Concrete examples of use of media will be presented as case studies. One major theme, though not the only one, is that today's youth, influenced by video games and other emerging interactive media forms, are acquiring a fundamentally different attitude towards m
Where to Begin? Sharing a Community’s War with the Young
‘How do we share the realities of what happened within our community during World War One with school children?’ As someone who is fortunate to work alongside a multitude of passionate amateur historians and community groups I find this question … Continue reading
Inequalities and Absolute Value Concepts -- Graphing Absolute Values
This module describes how to graph absolute values.
Very cute computer animated song. Would be great as a transition song for young learners because of the action involved.(2:13)
How Airplanes Work
This is a computer-animated, one-minute video that discusses the forces that enable an airplane to fly. (01:12)
Virtual Maths, Shapes Space and Measure, Surface of a semi cylinder template
Diagram and template for using a semi-cylinder to calculate area
Thermal Convection (turbulence)
The lecturer is Professor Detlef Lohse from University of Twente . You can find the lecture notes on the BSS2011 website under the link of "Lecture Notes": http://boulder.research.yale.edu/Boulder-2011/index.html
The Division of Labor and Social Order Ancient Mesopotamian Arts and Architecture
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This three-minute, student-made video tells about the geography and culture that was common in early Mesopotamian life including their early cities, pottery, and daily life. Some graphics are out of focus. This could be used as an example of what students could do. The opening page as a table of contents where you can find many other videos to help students understand this time period and people better. Lots of information. (03:26)
Ancient Mesopotamian Arts and Architecture