Learn About the Water Cycle
This animated video is a great tool to introduce and/or to review the water cycle in the elementary classroom. Arrows and labels are used to describe the water cycle. (0:55)
This video explains heat transfer and how it affects our everyday life. It describes three different types of heat transfer—conduction, convection, and radiation—and provides examples of where they occur around us by using a thermal camera. (5:54)
La vida de platon - parte 2 de 16
Platon fue un filósofo griego, alumno de Sócrates y maestro de Aristóteles, de familia noble y aristocrática. Platón (junto a Aristóteles) es quien determinó gran parte del corpus de creencias centrales tanto del pensamiento occidental como del hombre corriente y pruebas de ello son la noción de "Verdad" y la división entre "doxa" (opinión) y "episteme" (ciencia). Demostró y popularizó una serie de ideas comunes
BP Statistical Review of World Energy: Paul Appleby lecture at ANU
Paul Appleby, Group Head of Energy Economics, BP, gives this lecture at The Australian National University. This event was part of the Crawford School of Public Policy series.
For 60 years, the BP Statistical Review of World Energy has provided data on world energy markets.
Paul Appleby is Head of Energy Economics, BP Group Economics Team. In his current role Paul leads the analysis of long term energy market developments for BP. His career at BP spans 27 years, and includes a variety of role
Viewing Radio Waves (Interactive)
In this interactive activity adapted from NASA, learn about radio waves and how astronomers use them to study objects in space. Understand how radio waves are part of the electromagnetic spectrum and explore how the frequency, wavelength, and speed of a wave are related to each other. Investigate the differences between radio waves and sound waves and learn how astronomers use radio waves to create images. Compare optical and radio images of galaxies and nebulas.
Students become familiar with lunar phases by locating and then graphing the Moon phase of their own birthdays. After listening and discussing lunar myths and legends they create their own Birthday Moon Stories.
Improve Your Acrylic Painting
This 3:43 long video shows Terry Harrison demonstrating simple exercises for watercolor and oil painting techniques using acrylics. It is a useful video with good tips
"Rainy Day" Song by the Milkshake Kids
Another fun fine animation by Sam Tillman. "Rainy Day" is a song from the Milkshake Kids. Students will learn about all the things you can do in the rain. This is a great resource to help build background knowledge about the weather and to help make real world connections between nature and the classroom. (1:42)
Duccio, The Virgin and Child, c. 1315
Duccio di Buoninsegna, The Virgin and Child with Saints Dominic and Aurea, c. 1315, tempera on wood, 42.5 x 34.5 cm (National Gallery, London). (3:43)
Convicts and the making of Australia: Grace Karskens
On Wednesday 15 May, Fellow of the Australian Academy of the Humanities and University of NSW historian, Associate Professor Grace Karskens, presented the ANU School of History 2012 Allan Martin lecture, Shifting the shape of Australian history: Convicts, the early colonial period and the making of Australia.
Karskens' lecture questioned why Australian history still routinely quarantines our convict legacy and the early colonial period.
Professor David Shambaugh: China goes global, but only partially
In this video world-renowned China scholar Professor David Shambaugh examines China's place in a global world. Contrary to conventional wisdom, Shambaugh argues that China is not a superpower but rather a 'partial power'. Based on a five-year study which has culminated in his latest book, China goes global: the partial power, Shambaugh argues that rather than 'rising', China is 'spread' across the globe -- with a growing international footprint that is broad but not deep.
David Shambaugh is a
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