Hurricane Mitch from TRMM: October 27, 1998
A fly-in to Hurricane Mitch on October 27, 1998, showing the three-dimensional structure of the precipitation as measured by the Precipitation Radar instrument on TRMM. In this animation, a surface of constant precipitation is colored by the value of the precipitation on the ground under the surface.
Ancient Rome and Greece - Quiz
To revise facts from Ancient Rome and Ancient Greece.
What Happens When an Oil Spill Occurs?
This interactive activity from McDougal Littell/TERC visualizes the effects of the Exxon Valdez oil spill, factors that influence oil spill behavior and impact, and techniques used to contain and clean up oil spills at sea.
Les vacances en France - Quiz
Students can test themselves on travel, tourism and holidays in France.
Population Density of the World, 1990-2015 (WMS)
This animation shows the population density of the world in the years 1990, 1995, 2000, as well as a projected population density map in 2015. These figures have been adjusted to match United Nations totals. The most dramatic differences in population are not readily visible in this animation because they are located in cities. The maximum population density in 1990 was about 79,000 people per square kilometer, while the estimated maximum population density in 2015 will be about 236,000 people p
PediNeuroLogic Exam: 18 Month Old: Normal: Fine Motor/Coordination - Stacking Blocks
Even more demanding than placing blocks or beads in a container is the task of stacking blocks. The number of blocks that a child can stack is correlated with their level of motor development. A 15 month old can stack 2 blocks while an 18 month old should be able to stack at least 4 blocks. This toddler is able to stack 5 blocks. A neuroscience tutorial focusing on those aspects of the pediatric neurological examination that are unique to the child's nervous system, with an emphasis on important
Historia de la Lengua Alemana
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In the Land of Jim Crow: Growing Up Segregated
The experiences of living with de jure segregation in the South and de facto segregation in the North are recalled in vivid, first-hand accounts. Historical commentaries are interspersed with remembrances that are sure to stimulate discussions about racial segregation, its impact on society in general, and its influence on African American culture both in years past and today. A Kinocraft production and winner of several film-festival awards.
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.
State of the University 2011
President France A. Córdova on Tuesday (Jan. 25) celebrated the achievements of faculty, staff and students during the past year, and addressed challenges and plans for the University in her State of the University address. http://www.purdue.edu/president/speeches/sotu2011/index.html
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)
Step by step instructions on how to make a water compass. (1:12)
What is 'Earth System Science?'
This is a NASA Connect segment explaining Earth System Science. The video also explores how modern technology studies the many different areas of Earth System Science. (06:32)
New Orleans Second Line Post Katrina
The first official Second Line in New Orleans post Katrina
Laboratory Techniques - Flaming the Loop
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.