polar bears - how do they do that
An Interview With a Meteorologist
Watch this selection to take a virtual field trip to Colorado to meet a television weatherman. He describes his motivation to become a meteorolgist and background necessary for this career. Methods for predicting the weather such as Doppler Radar are explained. ( 4:44)
Tobacco in the Colonies
Investment in the field yields profits in the marketplace for diligent tobacco farmers. Rural tradesman Wayne Randolph describes the hungry crop's allure.
Snowscene - Quiz
Students will be able to understand the symbolism in this poem.
Biology: Biomes: The Desert
This educational biology video will assist biology students to study and identify the four types of aridity deserts: edaphic, physical physiological, chemical physiological, mineral physiological, and climatic physiological. (1:58)
An Introduction to Hydroponic Gardening
Watch this video to visit the Window Farms Project in New York City. A student interviews a representative from the project and learns all about hydroponic gardening. This method involves growing plants by providing all necessary nutrition to the plants through the water supply and allows more food to be grown in smaller areas. This is beneficial in areas where space, soil, and water are in short supply. ( 5:09)
Beginner - Taking a nap In today's increasingly fast-moving world, some people have found it necessary to have naps at unusual times to help boost the body's required energy to go that extra mile. We teach you how to say you're taking a nap among other useful phrases around the subject.
In today's increasingly fast-moving world, some people have found it necessary to have naps at unusual times to help boost the body's required energy to go that extra mile. We teach you how to say you're taking a nap among other useful phrases around the subject.
Viewing the WINDII Instrument on UARS
The Wind Imaging Interferometer, WINDII, measures the winds in the mesosphere, using air glow.
China's "bumpy" ride an opportunity for some, says JPMorgan
Oct. 3 - A "bumpy" economic outlook could lead to a rate cut in China, but some investors see a chance to buy, especially in real estate and infrastructure, says JP Morgan's head of institutional strategy.
Morgan Stanley boasts profit
Oct 19 - Summary of business headlines: Morgan Stanley swings to a profit but AMR posts a wider-than-expected quarterly loss; Consumer prices tame in U.S., housing construction heats up. Conway G. Gittens reports.
Knox arrives at court for appeals verdict
Oct. 3 - A police convoy transports Amanda Knox from prison to the courthouse where she will hear the verdict of her appeals case. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
Community in Action
Action for Boston Community Development. Program discusses a variety of topics via a magazine-style format. Host John Slade introduces a moderated discussion led by Say Brother filmmaker Henry Johnson with Action for Boston Community Development (ABCD) employees Barbara Brydie, Arnett Waters, and Russell Hill (who discuss the agency's threatened status due to a proposed withdrawal of federal aid in President Nixon's proposed budget), an interview and performance by vocalist Eddie B. with the Con
Today, cell phones are a menace to safe driving, as they distract operators who should otherwise focus on the road. Tomorrow, cell phones could actually improve our driving, and help drivers avoid traffic congestion, use the road system more effectively, and manage the parking supply. Li-Shiuan Peh says that the key to these serv
Traffic Paradoxes and Route Guidance: Effective Ways of Reducing Congestion Effects?
It is well know that we cannot engineer our way out of traffic congestion by building new roads. In fact, expanding the road network may paradoxically attract new traffic, and increase gridlock. Andreas Schulz provides a mathematical explanation for this conundrum. Using Nash equilibria and related game-theoretic concepts he
Jean Paul Gaultier abandons tradition
Oct. 3 - Models march to their own beat at the French designer's spring/summer runway show. Alicia Powell reports.
Entrepreneurial Marketing (graduate level)
In this course, we will explore how marketing and entrepreneurship affect and are affected by one another. We will examine concepts from each of these two areas to determine how they apply to, and how they can aid the practice of, the other. Hence, we will look at the role of marketing in entrepreneurial ventures, and the role of entrepreneurship in marketing efforts of all firms. Attention will be devoted to understanding why marketers resist entrepreneurship as well as the common mistakes entr
Duke on Demand Highlights for the Week of October 9, 2011
A new documentary "What Love Is" chronicles the lives of 50 women participating in the Duke Pathfinders cancer care program. Duke Law School faculty preview consequential cases set to be heard by the Supreme Court. And, the Duke Translational Medicine Institute has a new clinical trial to address drug addiction.
Valpo Campus Overview
This video provides an overview of Valparaiso University which enrolls about 4,000 students from most states and more than 50 countries, constituting an international, interconnected community. Valpo offers five colleges for undergraduates — the College of Arts and Sciences, College of Engineering, College of Business Administration, College of Nursing, and Christ College (honors college) — as well as graduate studies and a law school. Valparaiso University is an independent Lutheran instit
Adam Riess - Nobel Press Conference
Johns Hopkins University professor and researcher Adam Riess was named a 2011 Nobel Laureate in Physics and Astronomy for his study of "dark energy" and its role in the expansion of the universe.