"The Alphabet Song"- Introduce the Alphabet
Each word is introduced showing the uppercase letter on a handwriting line. The song says for example "S" is for sunshine that makes the flowers grow". Pictures are shown that match letter and words appear at bottom of screen. This is a good resource to introduce the alphabet to young students. It would also be useful for remediation and for special education students. (2:11)
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Who wrote Shakespeare?
This 3:38 minute video is about Shakespeare scholar James Shapiro examining and debunking the notorious "controversy" over the authorship of Shakespeare's plays. This video helps students understand how research is done as well as the importance of doing research to refute falsehoods.
Professor Mark Behrens reviews in more detail and touches on key elements of his research that the students in video (Student Presentation #5) discussed. In describing his work, Behrens offered "think of looking through color filters." The filters eliminate any unnecessary or unforeseeable data, and when you combine all the filters together, the yield reveals amazing overlaps and patterns.
Hand-hacking helps budding musicians
Read more: http://www.newscientist.com/article/mg21028186.100
Uncertainty and Entrepreneurship Valles Marineris Flyover (Long Version) Wall St. hopes for last minute deal 100,000 attend Oslo anti-violence rally Orphaned gorillas returned to DRC World's longest table seats 550 diners Taiwanese get upside-down perspective Piracy on the rise in West Africa Breakingviews: U.S. debt deal likely -- so is debt downgrade Europe Day Ahead: U.S. debt standoff supports safe haven bid Beating the heat with a cone ISS Update - July 25, 2011 Fast Windows File Search Mars Flyover based on MOLA Data for the Carl Sagan Lecture Documenting Brown 4: Mendez v. Westminster
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This view of Valles Marineres was constructed by combining the Viking color texture with MOLA altimetry data. There is no vertical exaggeration applied to the surface displacement.
July 25 - Stock prices fell, bond yields rose and gold hit a record high, but the market's response to the threat of a U.S. default or credit downgrade was not as severe as feared. Conway G. Gittens reports.
July 25 - At least 100,000 people, many carrying white or red roses, rallied in Oslo on Monday to show support for victims of attacks that killed 76 people. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
July 25 - Rwandan government officials return six orphaned baby gorillas to the DRC after various foiled poaching attempts by Rwandan and Congolese smugglers. Nick Rowlands reports.
July 25 - Singapore builds the world's longest table in an attempt to enter the Guinness Book of World Records. Tara Cleary reports.
July 25 - Hundreds gather in Taiwan to perform simultaneous handstands to encourage people to actualize their dreams. Tara Cleary reports.
Jul.25 - After two tankers are attacked by pirates in the Gulf of Guinea in a week, analysts fear that piracy could be on the rise in West Africa. Ruairidh Villar reports
July 25 - Reuters Breakingviews columnists and Reuters Economics Editor Bill Schomberg say debt deadlock in Washington won't last, but the U.S. may lose its coveted AAA rating.
July 25 - The bid is back behind safe havens as the US debt standoff between Democrats and Republicans continues. Meanwhile, oil slides on concern over the economic impact of any US default.
July 22 - A U.S. heat wave may be oppressive for many, but means cold hard cash for some, including a very busy Brooklyn, New York based ice cream distributor. Jill Bennett reports.
The International Space Station video update for July 25, 2011.
Fast Windows File Search - Looking for a faster way to search for your files? On Tekzilla Daily, Veronica introduces you to Everything, which gives you a fast and easy way to find what you're looking for. (01:25)
This visualization of the topography of Mars was created for Maria Zubers Carl Sagan Lecture. The camera flies over several areas of interest. The south pole, Tharsis Rise, the north pole, and Valles Marineris. This animation was created using Maya and Renderman, using MOLA Topography data. The colors represent height - dark blue is about 8km deep and white is over 14km high (as measured from an arbitrary location picked as sea-level).
This 1946 federal court ruling marked a victory for Mexican Americans and chipped away at the separate but equal doctrine, declaring segregated schools based on national origin unconstitutional.
Valles Marineris Flyover (Long Version)
Wall St. hopes for last minute deal
100,000 attend Oslo anti-violence rally
Orphaned gorillas returned to DRC
World's longest table seats 550 diners
Taiwanese get upside-down perspective
Piracy on the rise in West Africa
Breakingviews: U.S. debt deal likely -- so is debt downgrade
Europe Day Ahead: U.S. debt standoff supports safe haven bid
Beating the heat with a cone
ISS Update - July 25, 2011
Fast Windows File Search
Mars Flyover based on MOLA Data for the Carl Sagan Lecture
Documenting Brown 4: Mendez v. Westminster