History of the Internet
A general overview of the history of the internet. The Internet started out in the 1950's when computers were hooked together to share information. It was a very slow process. In the 1960s colleges hooked computers up to share intormation. At first only text files were shared back and forth.
Twas the Night Before Thanksgiving Read Aloud
This video is a read aloud of the Hayes Elementary School Book of the Month "Twas the Night Before Thanksgiving" by Dav Pilkey. The teacher reading the book mentions that the book rhymes and reads information from the back of the book as well. The book is patterned after "'Twas the Night Before Christmas". The book does mention what usually happens to turkeys at Thanksgiving, but ends with a twist as the turkeys are rescued by the kids in the book.
How To Use a Flash Drive or Memory Stick
How To Use a Flash Drive or Memory Stick. Learn how to use a flash drive or memory stick.
Plug the flash drive into the computer in one of the USB ports on the side or on the back of your computer.
Open My Computer on a Windows machine to find the flash drive. It may be called drive D, E, or F depending on how many other drives are on your computer.
Managing your Website (#17)
Once you web site goes live you are finally done - right - nope, any good site will keep the content fresh so people keep coming back for more. You need to be a continuous web publisher to keep that site going. This video explores web site updates. [08:39]
Apple Picking Time in the Fall
A cute, little song about the things that we do in the fall. (Examples include picking apples, going back to school, birds flying south, leaves falling, jumping in piles of leaves, and carving pumpkins.) Run time 01:54.
Video Production - Project Preproduction (#6)
You have already seen all of the project demo video the demo crew created. Now, jump back with them to the beginning and review all the production pieces you have learned so far. Hopefully you are shooting a video too and it is time to review everything before you actually start learning about shooting.
Picnik Useful Tips
Check out this basic, but useful tips for Picnik. They can improve your photo editing. One of the tips is to press F11 to get to a full size screen to make it easier to edit your photos. Press F11 to get back to the original size.
Pomona College class of 1905 women on steps of Pearsons Hall
Junior women of the class of 1905 pose for a photograph on the steps of Pearsons Hall wearing felt hats with bows. Essae Culver is on the top step, second from left and June Miller is sitting directly in front of her. Ruth Richmond is second row, far right (holding a handkerchief in her hands).
Ancient Mayan Mysteries
In this video we learn about the great Mayan city of Teotihuacan. The citizens of the city believed that the gods needed to be pleased. They felt that to best please them would be to give them back some of the life that was taken from them. Run time 03:45.
Magic School Bus Goes Upstream
Ralphie wants to catch salmon to serve at the annual school picnic, but he can't find any at his favorite fishing spot. Where could all the salmon have gone? The kids are soon 'Frizzled' inside a salmon-bus that has an uncontrollable urge to head upriver. 'Wait!' Ralphie cries. 'We'll be late for the picnic!' But the salmon-bus won't stop. Using its sense of taste and smell, it swims the long journey to a shallow freshwater stream miles away. Why has the bus, which thinks it's a salmon, gone to
2010 Vaughn Lecture: New Directions in Dinosaur Research
Dr. David Evans highlights some of the ROM's latest field projects and newest dinosaur discoveries. The ROM dinosaur research program is currently expanding at an unprecedented rate, with many new and exciting lab and field projects taking place across the globe, from Mongolia, to South Africa, to the Canadian Arctic and Alberta and building on the ROM's rich history of dinosaur research that goes back almost a century.
49. Going To The Doctor (Intermediate)
Learn Intermediate level Italian with LearnItalianPod! In today's episode we will talk about doctor's visits, flu and grandmother's remedies. One of our subscribers, Emanuela from Montreal, is back from Italy. At some point during her trip she caught a bad flu and went to see a doctor. Doctor Ricci was great, and she was back [...]
Great Lakes Environmental Film Festival: Films for the Environment
We are a group of Marquette University students who share a passion for our environment. Together, we present the Great Lakes Environmental Film Festival (GLEFF) on Marquette University's campus, May 1-3. http://igg.me/at/GELFF
Learn Japanese with the Japancast iPhone app – FREE version
Finally after weeks of back and forth with Apple, the free version of the Japancast iPhone/iPod Touch app is available! The app is identical to the paid version, except for the number of kanji available. CLICK HERE TO GET THE FREE APP You can learn to read and write all hiragana & all katakana with [...]
Everyone enjoys a good back scratch now and then, even orcas will take a break to rub their backs on kelp and pebbles. Run time 01:33.
Beginner level audio stories starting mid-Nov 2008 Check back here after November 15 for new beginner level audio stories in Spanish.
Check back here after November 15 for new beginner level audio stories in Spanish.
Cody’s Cuentos returns ¡Hola a todos! After a longer than expected hiatus, Cody’s Cuentos is finally back online. Thanks to everyone for your patience to to those of you who have emailed asking where we were and when we would return. Also, “muchas…
¡Hola a todos! After a longer than expected hiatus, Cody’s Cuentos is finally back online.
Thanks to everyone for your patience to to those of you who have emailed asking where we were and when we would return. Also, “muchas…
Financial Reform in China
In the 6th of an annual series of lectures, Howard Davies reviews the development of the Chinese financial system over the last year. He has been a member of the International Advisory Board of the Chinese banking regulator since 2003 and has observed the dramatic changes in Chinese banks at first hand. The Chinese system has been remarkably insulated from the crisis. What does that mean for the future? Will China turn its back on free-market financial reform? Howard Davies is director of LSE. P
Getting fiscal consolidation right: Lessons from Sweden
Faced with a record deficit and an accelerating debt, the UK will have to embark on a process of massive fiscal consolidation in order to bring public finances back to sustainability. How is this best done and what lessons can be learned from the Swedish experience of fiscal consolidation in the 1990s? Anders Borg is Minister for Finance in Sweden and has chaired the ECOFIN Council during the 2009 Swedish EU Presidency. He has previously worked as an advisor on monetary policy issues at the Swed
Counting to Twenty Tennis Match With Big Bird
Big Bird and Tony Danza take part in a Sesame Street tennis match in. They count from 1-20 as the ball is hit back and forth. Big Bird wins the match after hitting the ball the 20th time. (1:48)