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.
Virtual Maths, Calculating the Volume of a Brick
How to calculate the volume of a brick, guide (pdf)
This video is great for teachers to help their students learn their ABC's. It is a fun and catchy song for the children to catch on quickly.
" I Can Count to 100"- A Counting Song
This lively computer-animated video features a chant which will help children practice counting from 1-100. The numbers appear as they are said , and emphasis is placed on each multiple of ten. ( 2:40)
Laboratory Techniques - Smear From Colony
Microbiology is the study of microscopic organisms, which are usually maintained in culture. Pure cultures of microbes are crucial to the success of studies in this area. Good, repeatable results must rely on good aseptic technique being used at all times, and on the correct use of related techniques.
How Fermentation Works
Fermentation is an energy producing process that does not require oxygen to take place. It's anaerobic in nature. Bacteria, yeast, and even human cells use fermentation to create energy in the form of ATP. Dr. Kiki from Food Science talks about how fermentation works, not just in creating alcoholic beverages that people enjoy, but also inside humans. Watch as she whips up some home made ginger ale at the end of the episode! Run time 05:52.
Lie vs. Lay
A video that helps explain how these two words are used and when they change such as in the past tense. A good explanation is given.
Solving Trigonometric Equations
Shows steps by steps how to salve Trig Equations. THe video uses an instructor and close up video of paper with the equations. Run time 10:05.
Clay Alphabet Wigglies
This educational video shows children how to learn the alphabet with
fun! Not only is this educational, but it’s also fun for kids!
Winslow Homer on Prouts Neck
This 6:26 long video goes into detail about Homer's work at Prouts Neck where he lived and painted some of his best work. The video also shows his studio. Several of his most famous works are shown, but the teacher may need to stop the video to explain what they are and how they were done.
Beginnings of Civilization
A slide presentation about the origins of Civilization. There is information about the first cities and a lot of vocabulary related to the topic. (No narration but lots of text and graphics)
Sight words 25-50
1st grade sight words 25-50, read them before the teacher! Words include: one, or, had, by, word, but, not, what, all, were, we, when, your, can, said, there, use, an, each, which, she, do, how, their, and if. Words are in black letters on a colored screen. No audio. Run time 02:05.
11.946J Beijing Urban Design Studio (MIT)
The Beijing Urban Design Studio is a joint program between the MIT and Tsinghua University Schools of Architecture and Planning. The goal of the studio is to foster international cooperation through the undertaking of a joint urban design and planning initiative in the city of Beijing involving important, often controversial, sites and projects. Since 1995, almost 250 MIT and Tsinghua University students and faculty have participated in this annual studio, making it one of the most suc
Measuring success 3 : the economic impact of six major sports events supported by the world class ev The reports findi
This report was published and made available on the Web by UK Sport in 2005. UK Sport commissioned the Sport Industry Research Centre at Sheffield Hallam University to undertake economic impact studies at six major sports events supported by the National Lottery funded World Class Events Programme. At each event the standard UK Sport methodology was used to calculate the additional expenditure in the host economy which was directly attributable to an event being staged.
The reports findi
Fraction Practice Quiz and Answers
This is a practice quiz students can take either in class or out of class. Answers are provided as short videos that explain how to work each problem. Students can therefore work at their own rate on a quiz meant to help prepare them for a unit exam or in-class quiz.
Assessment in Math and Science - What'd I Get?: Scoring Tools
Workshop 2. What'd I Get?: Scoring Tools (90 min.)
'Well-designed performance tasks give teachers the information necessary to evaluate the depth of students' understanding — but how can teachers determine quality work? This workshop demonstrates how teachers can construct assessment tools for benchmarks of student understanding. The role of students in the construction of scoring tools and the process of assessment will be a primary focus. Content Guide: K. Michael Hibbard.'
Weather and Climate Video discussed seasons and where are there changes in seasons. The four seasons are; summer, fall/autumn, winter, spring. The northern and southern hemispheres experience opposite seasons. The seasons are caused by the tilt of the Earth at a 23 and a half degree angle and the orbit around the sun. Different parts of the Earth are closer to the sun at different times of the year. The seasons are measured in Equinoxes (March
Video discussed seasons and where are there changes in seasons. The four seasons are; summer, fall/autumn, winter, spring. The northern and southern hemispheres experience opposite seasons. The seasons are caused by the tilt of the Earth at a 23 and a half degree angle and the orbit around the sun. Different parts of the Earth are closer to the sun at different times of the year. The seasons are measured in Equinoxes (March
Brillouin spectroscopy : measurement of elastic and photoelastic constants of some alkali holide cry
The assembly and testing of apparatus for the measurement of elastic and photoelastic constants by Brillouin scattering, using a Fabry-Perot interferometer and with argon ion laser excitation is described. Such measurements are performed on NaCI, KBr and LiF using the A = 488.0 nm laser line. The elastic constants obtained here are in very good agreement with the ultrasonic data for all three materials. The discrepancy between ultrasonic and hypersonic sound velocities which was reported by some
Refresher #20 - You May Have Learned More Spanish by This Time Tomorrow!
Learn Spanish with SpanishPod101.com! You’ve finally got your Spanish driver’s license, and all you want to do is get out there on the road. Unfortunately, you don’t have a car yet, so you have to ask your Spanish friend if you can drive hers…but she’s resisting! This Spanish Refresher lesson will review how to form and [...]