History's Turning Points - 1453 AD The Siege of Constantinople
In 1204 crusaders sacked the city, then renamed Constantinople. For the next thousand years, the Byzantine Kings hid safely behind the massive walls of Constantinople. Then in 1453, with the Turkish Ottoman Empire encircling the city, Sultan Mehmet brought the newest technology of the 15th century, the cannon, and finally brought down the walls of the world's most impregnable fortress. This 24 minute video reviews the details of this city and the battle. The main video starts at the two minute m
Boards to take closer look at sub-advised funds, says Lipper
Sept. 14 - Investor lawsuits are focusing a spotlight on sub-advisers, forcing boards to take a closer look at these relationships and the portions of fees retained by these advisers, says Lipper.
Virtual Maths - Numbers, Opposite angles simulation tool
Interactive simulation tool demonstrating the angles on a 360 degree wheel
Differences in STEM Baccalaureate Attainment by Ethnicity
Kimberly Koledoye, John R. Slate, Sheila Joyner
In this study, we examined the extent to which differences were present in the science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) baccalaureate a
Ratios and Proportions - Wisc Online
This learning object focuses on basic understanding of ratios and proportions and is part of the Kentucky Learning Depot, Kentucky’s P-20 repository for digital learning content. This math learning object replicates what might take place in a classroom, beginning with objectives, examples, and opportunities for users to practice and get feedback. This is appropriate for multiple grade levels throughout K-12 and some post-secondary, both “academic” and “technical” in application.
Google profits soar, dip at JPMorgan
Oct 13 - Summary of business headlines: Google and JP Morgan Chase release third-quarter earnings; Research in Motion says BlackBerry outage over; Stocks mostly lower on global economy jitters. Conway G. Gittens reports.
Lower Intermediate S6 #19 - Continue Studying to Improve Your Japanese
Learn Japanese with JapanesePod101.com! You’ve had a blissful first few dates with an exchange student you met at your Japanese university. Now, if only the feeling could last! You want to keep on seeing him, but you know he will be leaving Japan at the end of the semester. Maybe you need to look into [...]
Universities' Role in Entrepreneurship
A live "Office Hours" conversation with Kimberly Jenkins, the university's senior adviser to the president and provost for innovation and entrepreneurship. She is joined by Duke senior Sidney Primas. David Jarmul, Duke's associate vice president of news and communications, conducts the interview. Learn more at http://entrepreneurship.duke.edu.
Panel Discussion 1 - The Future of the Academic Library: A Symposium
"Hearing from our users: what faculty expect" May 16th & 17th, 2011 Ron Joyce Centre, Burlington, Ontario Moderated by: Stefan Sinclair. Presenters: Brian Detlor, Joseph Kim, Jim Dunn, Ken Cruikshank
21. Want to Buy an Italian Village? (That’s Amore!)
If your dream is to buy a piece of Italy, today could be your lucky day… but of course, you would need to win the lottery first! – VIP Member Simon from New York found out that an entire Tuscan village is up for sale. Simon loves Italy; his grandparents came from a tiny village [...]
Interview With Cookbook Author: Cricket Azima
This interview contains an interview with cookbook author Cricket Azima. Cricket explains how cooking and preparing food can teach math, geography, language, and world culture. She also demonstrates making Panzanella, an Italian bread salad. ( 3:52)
Polychaetes are considered to be annelids because they are segmented but do not have legs. The protrusions on each segment of the worm are called parapodia. Parapodia are not actual legs.
fitness Room 2
PG 8 - 13 COLLAR - VIA LATINA
recorded 2011. See first episode for details.
Aesop's Fable: The Boy Who Cried Wolf
Nobody believes a liar, even when he is telling the truth. Written by Matt Barry. Illustrated by Andy Barry.
Beginner - Very cold Since the cold weather is heading our way for the winter, we decided to produce today's prodcast in which you will learn how to talk about the cold and heating. For sometimes, even when the heating is on, the cold doesn't seem to go away.
Since the cold weather is heading our way for the winter, we decided to produce today's prodcast in which you will learn how to talk about the cold and heating. For sometimes, even when the heating is on, the cold doesn't seem to go away.
2011 ISU Homecoming Parade Complete
Web Streaming Video taken fron Uptown Crossing at the intersection of Fell and North Streets in Normal.
The Road to the Capitol Election Simulation Game
This is not a video, but an interactive game designed to help students understand the United States election process better. Comes with a parent/teacher guide.