Cholla cactus from the Sonora desert
Cacti have few leaves and waxy skin to reduce water loss, shallow root systems, and the ability to store water. The cholla cactus has thousands of spines for shade and to keep predators from eating it.
Understand Context module - Ubuntu article
In this article focus is on the role of ubuntu as one of the Constitutional values that can enhance school management. This study looked at whether or not ubuntu philosophy can assist school rid managerial obstacles. A case study was conducted in a school where the principal in it used ubuntu as a form of leadership model. Based on tested and mellowed values of African democracy, it was found out that the philosophy contains the ideal model on which democratic leaders would like their fellow emp
Mahara Tutorial 1: Registrierung (de)
Screencast für die Verwendung eines E-Portfolio Tools (Mahara) für das EU-Projekt MOSEP. Teil 1: Registrierung
Record of Time
Enter the exciting world of dating ... fossil dating, that is. From Record of Time by anthropologist Dennis O'Neil.
Climatic Areas Crossword
Printable crossword requiring students to fill in keywords associated with various climatic areas around the world. Answers are included.
MOLA Zooming Down to Reveal a Hidden Channel (fast version)
In this visualization, using MOLA data, we take a closer look at where the hidden channel of water is located.
Hurricane Hugo from AVHRR: September 21, 1989 (Bright)
A flyby of Hurricane Hugo on September 21, 1989, as measured by AVHRR on NOAA 11
Goldstone Apple Valley Radio Telescope
This is a fact sheet describing the GAVRT program. This educational program uses a 34-meter antenna for classroom radio astronomy observations via the Internet The GAVRT Project introduces students in grades elementary through high school to the process of science with the goal of improving science literacy among American students.
Ocean and Climate: Chemical Coupling with the Atmosphere
The ocean and atmosphere continually exchange particles and gases in a kind of ongoing "dialogue" that influences regional and global climate. This site explains the chemical link between the ocean and atmosphere. Emphasis is on the ocean's ability to store and release water vapor and carbon dioxide, both of which contribute to the greenhouse effect. Features include text, a scientific illustration, and links to other relevant topics, data sets, and satellite missions.
Learn Hindi Daily Show (ओं; लोग/लोगों; masculine/feminine; mystery word; The Cle
Hindi Sound and Symbol of the day Independent form: Dependent form (when used with another consonant) Example: ओं is ओ plus the bindu which makes the ओ nasalized. This sound...
13.05.2011 – Langsam gesprochene Nachrichten
Trainieren Sie Ihr Hörverstehen mit authentischen Materialien. Nutzen Sie die Nachrichten der Deutschen Welle von Freitag – als Text und als verständlich gesprochene Audio-Datei. Die deutsche Wirtschaft wächst noch stärker als bislang erwartet. Wie das Statistische Bundesamt mitteilte, stieg das Bruttoinlandsprodukt im ersten Quartal 2011 um 1,5 Prozent im Vergleich zu den drei Monaten zuvor. Damit habe die deutsche Wirtschaft das Vorkrisenniveau von Anfang 2008 bereits wieder &uum
Lower Intermediate Lesson #50 - K-1 Grand Prix 2
Learn Japanese at JapanesePod101.com! Now for the exciting conclusion of our K-1 Grand Prix match! In the first the commentators were doing a little pre-game discussion about the impending fight to the end. Today the bell will ring and the fighters will go at it! Who will win? Well, of course, [...]
Left Strategies to Exit the Crisis
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CREATE: The highest level of thinking (Art)
Deep understanding and higher level thinking come together as students process curricular content to CREATE digital stories is the purpose of this three minute video. Bloom's digital taxonomy is used and shown. Lots of examples are shown.
Crocodiles in Love
With snout rubbing and bubble blowing, two saltwater crocodiles court one another. (02:26)
Research Help-Attach Notes to Any File or Website in Windows
Want to remind yourself of that super important task each time you open a certain website? Veronica explores GumNotes, which can attach a reminder to any file or website. (01:36)
Teachers Demonstrate Effective Descriptive Feedback to Their Class Using Moon Journals-Part 1 of 2
Using appropriate and respectful vocabulary, two teachers share their own moon journals and give each other feedback. Students deepen their appreciation of the value of descriptive feedback and gain insight into how to give and receive descriptive feedback. They reflect on the demonstration and co-create success criteria for effective feedback sessions. This is a great teaching resource to enhance a writing curriculum and to create a literacy rich environment. The teachers provide
How to Perform Cardio Walking Workout
This three minute video shows how to dolow-impact routines that can be used in the classroom, gym, or outside. It does not require any equipment and the students could follow the video easily. They might even be encouraged to create their own walking fitness routine.
RSA Animate - Drive: The surprising truth about what motivates us
This ten minute video reviews what really motivates people and what does not help. The results are of note to teachers and others at it shows that higher grades may not be motivating when creative thinking is being encouraged. Mastery is motivated by tangible things in some instance