TED ED.. The education channel. Lessons by Ute Bescht

THE net

People- watch out!

Internet and Social Media. Are we really self-responsibly using the blue and white communitiy? Or is there a crawling spider in the background who traces every hickup and analyzes our chance of getting a permanent one?

in the first series, "People, watch your (online) back" we let Eli Pariser talk about how virtual gatekeepers and internet behemoths seem to know more about us then we do abpout ourselves.

People, watch your online back Full lesson completed


Printed Material still to come

THE net

How lies spread...

News are reliable , aren't they? Serious newspapers are ... trustworthy. What all say must be true? The speed with which information spreads now, however, has created the ideal conditions for something called circular reporting.

How lies spread on the net Full lesson completed


Printed Material : Vocabulary list for prework. This is a PDF file, which opens in a NEW TAB

Vocabulary Prework List


Sorry, what was that?

How maths could be simple for arithmetic strugglers. Clever people in history, namely Chinese, Mayas or Greek have developed fantastic and creative ways to calculate, multiply... in short: how to tackle Mathematics with creativity. Lets' check on the first example: Multiply large numbers by using a simple "line"-trick.

Chinese, Maya,... Line math Full lesson completed


Printed Material : the worksheet for the video. For self-study and more

Multiply with lines worksheet


welcome? with art

Our world undergoes constant change - the worst change is war. War not only creates damages on buildings, but, far worse, in people. Let's have a deeper look into this matter, and take care about some facts with several people . Stoking fear and splitting views and minds dominate media today - it's time to start thinking creatively and free! And the best creative freedom is ARTS...

Refugees welcome Part 1 Full lesson completed


Printed Material : not yet

#refugees welcome

Part 2: Where are all...

the people from Syria? The master of statistics tells us in simple words interesting facts about the Syrian refugees.

Refugees welcome... in Syria? Full lesson completed


Printed Material : not yet

Why do I forget?

How memories form and how we lose them - Catharine Young

Think back to a really vivid memory. Got it? Now try to remember what you had for lunch three weeks ago. That second memory probably isn't as strong - but why not? Why do we remember some things, and not others? And why do memories eventually fade? Catharine Young gives the basics on memory and memory loss.

Why do we forget? Full lesson completed


Printed Material : not yet

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... and curious! Go and get your future!