17.04.2012 – Langsam gesprochene Nachrichten
Trainiere dein Hörverstehen mit den Nachrichten der Deutschen Welle von Freitag – als Text und als verständlich gesprochene Audio-Datei. *** Nordkorea lehnt im Streit um sein Atomprogramm eine Rückkehr von Inspektoren der Internationalen Atomenergiebehörde - IAEA - jetzt offenbar wieder ab. Wie japanische Medien unter Berufung auf Diplomaten berichteten, reagiert die Führung in Pjöngjang damit auf die Entscheidung der USA, als Reaktion auf den missglückten nordkoreanischen Raketensta
Toward Regulation of Nanomaterials: Pratim Biswas
Pratim Biswas Learn More: http:reilly.nd.edu/conference/nanomaterials
A Strange New Planet
Scientists have been looking for extra-solar planets for decades, but only recently, with better equipment and improved techniques, have they finally unveiled new and unusual planets. Since 1995, over 155 planets have been discovered orbiting stars other than our Sun. In this video segment adapted from NOVA, two of the most successful planet-hunters discuss the search for extra-solar planets. (3:10)
A Radical Theory of Autism
Mirror neurons, the cells in the brain that fire when watching others do actions, might be deficient in people with autism. Perhaps, drugs that enhance empathy, could be used to treat this deficiency. (02:53)
Q and BA: Which moon has the best chance for life?
In this episode of Q and BA - my live video chat answering viewer questions - I talk about which moon in the solar system has the best chance for life: Titan, Europa, or Enceladus. For some reason, the aspect ratio of this video is a bit stretchy. It displays normally on my computer, but this happens sometimes when it uploads. I'll try to track this down and fix it...
Coroner's Report: Al Capone
Al Capone survived assassination attempts, brutal gang wars and an attack by a fellow inmate at Alcatraz. In this video clip, learn how unprotected sex took down one of history's most notorious gangsters. (2:38)
Junior Chemistry: The Periodic Table 1
This eight minute video provides an overview of the Periodic Table. It uses a narrator who speaks rapidly and does not show any experiments. The start of the video is uneven in quality. It is best if the students have a copy of the Table before showing the video.
The Talking Cave (Interactive Story/Game)
This moral story, is more complex phonic decoding and abbreviations are introduced. Children are encouraged to read with expressions. Suitable for Grade 1 and above.This interactive story is about a clever fox who teaches the lion a lesson to always rely on one's own intelligence. Kids will learn to read with more complex phonic decoding. Word list:footprints, assumed, intelligence,mistake,whenever,something, played, and more. This interactive story does not have a certain ending
Django Reinhardt Restored! With The Quintette Du Hot Club De France (Corrected After 71 Years)
3:52 The song is called "J'attendrai Swing". On this Demonstration, I not only restored the sound from the original film taking out the hissing and pops and bringing the tones back to the audio. But also fixed two
parts of the film that was edited wrong when it was originally made in
You can tell to two parts I fixed as they are the only parts of
the film that now have Fade/Blending Edit Cuts instead of just Straight Edit Cuts. One edit is from Stefano
Mountain Hare in Snowy Habitat
This short video gives excellent real life footage of Mountain Hares in a snowy habitat. Students will enjoy the close up views of these amazing creatures. The Mountain Hare has a lighter build than the brown hare, and is easily distinguished by its tail, which is completely white throughout the year, whereas in the brown hare the tail has a black upper surface. The ears are tipped with black, and the coat is brown in summer, turning white during winter. This is a great resource to help bui
Jazzed: University Dancers Spring Concert 2012
For more on this event see the feature story at http://news.richmond.edu/features/article/-/10353/jazzed-university-dancers-present-jazzed.html
Earth Week at Valparaiso University
Valparaiso University celebrates Earth Week from April 22-26 with a number of events. In this video, President Mark A. Heckler describes Valpo's commitment to going green, by constructing energy-efficient buildings, recycling, and in numerous other ways.
Bats of the Southwest
In this video segment from the Nevada Department of Wildlife, conservation educator Joe Doucette and wildlife biologist Jason Williams describe some of the physical characteristics and behaviors of several bat species that inhabit Nevada. The video explains that bats are largely responsible for controlling insect populations, with each bat capable of eating hundreds of bugs during its nighttime feeding. This, in turn, benefits agriculture. Bats also play an important role in pollination and seed
ISS Update - April 16, 2012
The International Space Station video update for April 16, 2012.
ISS Update: Solar Powered Refrigerator
NASA Public Affairs Officer Dan Huot interviews Mike Ewert, Life Support and Thermal Systems Engineer. Ewert co-invented the solar powered refrigerator for stowage of medical samples, preservation of food and cooling of astronauts and their habitats. Questions? Ask us on Twitter @NASA_Johnson and include the hashtag #askStation. For the latest news about the space station, visit http://www.nasa.gov/station.
Poetry in motion pictures - Kevan Manwaring
Poet and author Kevan Manwarring looks at poets who have graced the silver screen from Shakespeare to the Beats and the Romantics to Slam.
Staff Cheers on School for Aims
Toward Regulation of Nanomaterials: Susan Brienza
Susan Brienza: Of Counsel, Patton Boggs LLP (Denver)
Global Capitalism - A Monthly Update & Discussion (February 2012)
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Infant Rabbits in Field
This short video gives excellent real life footage of several young rabbits interacting in their natural environment. Rabbits are smaller than hares, and have comparatively shorter legs. Males (bucks) and females (does) are similar in appearance, but bucks tend to weigh more and have slightly broader heads. This is a great resource to help build background knowledge and to help make real world connections between nature and the classroom. (0:50)