Archive for December, 2011

December 8th, 2011 - 5:36 am § in Uncategorized

All about triangles

I love this girl’s videos and I’ve posted a couple in the past. I’m not sure how many of these things you would learn in a math class but you sure are about to learn a lot about triangles.[...]

December 7th, 2011 - 5:25 am § in Uncategorized

The Sun’s energy on Earth

Here’s a video from a BBC program that shows a simple experiment you can do to figure out exactly how much energy the sun is projecting to a certain spot. All you need is a bucket with some water and a thermometer and you’ve got yourself a solar energy reader.[...]

December 6th, 2011 - 5:20 am § in Uncategorized

Changing Education Paradigms

Here’s an RSA animation of a talk given by Sir Ken Robinson about education reform. He pretty much lays out exactly what he thinks is wrong about the current education system and what direction he believes it needs to move in. Whether you agree or not, it’s a pretty interesting look at w[...]

December 5th, 2011 - 5:38 am § in Uncategorized

If the Earth had rings like Saturn


December 1st, 2011 - 5:43 am § in Uncategorized

Introduction to the Worldwide Accent Project

Here’s a brief intro video for something that really fascinates me. Accents aren’t just tied to countries, there are people out there that can pinpoint exactly where you’re from by the way you talk. This project wants to database that by asking anyone that can speak english to subm[...]