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)
This is the website of the online companion to the exhibition Federal Fashions hosted by the National Library of Australia. The exhibition material comes from the National Librarys ephemera collection of fashion in Australia at the time of federation. The clothing worn by the men, women and children who attended the celebrations marking the Federation of Australia were transitory styles between the stiff, formal lines of late-Victorian fashions and the looser, more comfortable Edwardian cl
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
Chinese Medicine: From the Yellow Emperor to the Whole Wide Web
This presentation will present a range of collaborative research into the history and culture of Chinese medicine that has been undertaken in the last five years at the Wellcome Trust Centre for History of Medicine, UCL. Most of my personal research involves the translation, analysis and access to medical manuscripts that date from the 2nd to 11th C. CE. To this end I work with archaeologists, palaeographers, philologists, and medical historians all over China. Apart from books and article some
POL310 Session 2 Summer 2012
Current Issues in American Government with Brenda Riddick 05/15/12 Guest: Rev. Jesse Lee Peterson, BondAction
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)
Dopo Bruner. Opzioni e prospettive per la ricerca didattica e la formazione degli insegnanti nel XXI
Ricerca didattica, riforma di strutture e riforma del curricolo: un intreccio problematico. Cultura, scuola e ricerca didattica. La cruna dell’ago si fa più sottile: la ricerca didattica tra conoscenza e concettualizzazione. Una storia…per posizionarci meglio. Una rivoluzione che fa fatica ad imporsi nei centralismi di tutte le stagioni. La modulazione degli apprendimenti, ovvero un curricolo per soglie di padronanza. Organizzazione degli insegnamenti e teorie dell'istruzione. Dopo Piaget:
Jeff Gold Inaugural Lecture - The Leader's Conundrum or 'You cannot lift yourself up by your own shi
The aim of the lecture will be to do demonstrate the need to challenge continuing traditional images of leaders, often depicted at the apex of things, on top of a hill or at the centre of a complex web of activity. I will argue that those nominated as leaders MUST become aware of what I will call the leader's conundrum and complement their inspiration with 99 x perspiration. To appreciate this call, attendees to the lecture as respectfully asked to do the following just before the lecture: a.
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