The Daily's Double Shot: 12/17/2010
This finals week episode features highlight clips from the fall 2010 season of shows. The shows included features on campus outreach programs, student activities (including a rousing game of zombie tag) and profiles of stand-out students who are proud to be Huskies.
What is Life: A Series of Videos
A video series that asks questions about what is life and provides some challenges to the existing knowledge base. Good for teachers and may be motivating to some students who would benefit from the overview.
Session 1. What
What distinguishes living things from dead and
nonliving things? No single characteristic is enough to define what is meant by “life.” In this session, five characteristics are introduced as unifying themes in the living world.
UN convoy attacked in Ivory Coast
A UN peacekeeper is wounded in a convoy attack; West African leaders say more talks needed to resolve Ivory Coast conflict.
Summary of the Shakespearean Play 'Othello'
This video gives a synopsis, analysis, and discussion of major characters and themes in the play Othello. This video can be used as a great review and discussion started for a high school English class. This is a very helpful video.
GAMBIT Research Video Podcast Episode 11, Part 2 "Local Engagement Games"
In Episode 11, Part 2. LOCAL ENGAGEMENT GAMES.. Steven Schirra, from the Engagement Game Lab at Emerson College, talks abouttheir latest project, Community PlanIt, which is in development. CommunityPlanIt is a location-based mobile game platform, designed to engage neighborhoods in official planning processes, while forging geographically-based communities and advocacy groups around local issues. Founded in 2006, the Singapore-MIT GAMBIT Game Lab sets itself apart by emphasizing the creation o
Crime and Deviancy : A Sociological Introduction
Sport and Gender 2
Producer (requires Internet Explorer) This learning object develops the theme that gender may be viewed as a fluid category of human life rather than a fixed one. Sport is examined critically in terms of its capacity to nurture and develop gender identities. The role of sports policies in encouraging access of sporting opportunities is reviewed in this context. The role of sport at secondary school is also reviewed alongside the changing perceptions of the desirability of wome
A Study on Genetics about Autism
A study has found a genetic link to autism. There are interviews with scientists and parents.
Negotiating the Gulf Disaster
The Gulf Oil spill hurt many individuals and businesses, and there is broad agreement that they deserve compensation. But working out the nuances of damage payment is no simple matter, as Lawrence Susskind describes in conversation with an MIT Museum audience.
The $20 billion Oil Spill Compensation Fund, created
Flooding worsens in Brazil
Aabout 60 miles north of Rio de Janeiro - torrents of mud and water set off by heavy rains left a trail of destruction - toppling houses, buckling roads and burying entire families. Jon Decker reports.
Taking over the second largest bank in Africa led to death threats but now it's a business success story. Hakeem Belo-Osagie, Chairman of the United Bank for Africa, explains his belief in setting sights high and seizing every opportunity
Green growth: the transition to a sustainable economy
In this keynote talk Chris Huhne will set out the economic need for low-carbon growth as an essential path out of recession. He will argue that the need to urgently renew and decarbonise our energy supply, and to upgrade our ageing and inefficient buildings, will not just provide an economic boost but also help to create a more balanced, resilient and sustainable British economy. Chris Huhne is Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, and the Liberal Democrat Member of Parliament for Ea
It's Your Time - Harrisburg - 2+2
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It's Your Time - Hazleton - Friendly Campus
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Notre Dame Remembers Haiti Earthquake
Members of the University of Notre Dame community gathered at the Grotto for a prayer service on the one-year anniversary of the devastating earthquake that struck Haiti on January 12, 2010. Learn more about Notre Dame's commitment to Haiti: http://committedtohaiti.nd.edu.
American Revolution by Sesame Street Part 3
The Muppets teach about George Washington surprising the British on Christmas Day. It also discusses why the colonies went to war against England. (3:45)
William Shakespeare - Profile
This video profile focus' on the life and works of William Shakespeare. A short review without much depth, but could be used as an introduction.
Learn about William Shakespeare 1600 A.D.
This is a short video that goes into some minor detail about his life and writings. At best an introduction.
Das Wunder des Lebens
Radiotechnologie und Mathematik ...(i:summary)