U.S. Day Ahead: Boehner debt plan to face tough opposition
July 27 - The House is set to vote on a plan from Speaker Boehner to raise the U.S. debt ceiling, but Reuters Correspondent Tim Reid says even if the plan is revamped, the bill faces a lot of opposition.
2011 Summer Campus Construction - Queens University of Charlotte
Lots of construction at Queens this summer! Check out the progress we're making outside The Lion's Den, in Wireman Residence Hall and at the site of the new Rogers Science and Health Building. For more info, visit http://www.queens.edu/blueprint.
Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness
Thomas Jefferson reads the words that started it all: The Declaration of Independence.Author(s):
The horrifying AAA debt chart
July 22 - Reuters' blogger Felix Salmon explains the risks of believing that triple-A-rated bonds are risk-free in a world where more than half of all bonds are considered risk-free and the value of issued debt reaches $7 trillion per year.
Stormtroopers entangled in legal battle
July 27 - Star Wars director George Lucas loses copyright infringement lawsuit. Alicia Powell reports.
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Andromeda - Stars in Our Eyes
A perfectly magical video from HubbleCast, with the famous Dr. J. The Andromeda Galaxy is revealed in unprecedented detail in four archive observations from the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope. They show stars and structure in the galaxy's disc, the halo of stars that surrounds it, and a stream of stars left by a companion galaxy as it was torn apart and pulled in by the galaxy's gravitational forces.
5th Grade Reciprocal Teaching
This is an example of using Reciprocal Teaching Strategy in a fifth grade classroom. Our school is using this student-centered approach to help our students become better readers. (9:49)
Asia : The Week Ahead
July 29 - Markets await China PMI; monetary policy decisions from RBA and BoJ; Korean inflation data and earnings from Toyota, Rio and HSBC. Jon Gordon reports.
Coroner's Report: Plague (2:37)
In the 14th century, a devastating plague known as the Black Death
claimed an estimated 75 million lives. This video explains how it spread and what caused it. The two versions of this plague are explained. Not for the child who may respond emotionally.
Understanding Professional Development - a module summary
Understanding Professional Development, summary of module resources, with links
What Happened to Our Dear Aunt Sally?
How to Play Chess: For Beginners
This is a very basic guide and shows what is being talked about in a slow manner. The 1:37 video is narrated.
First erasable electronic paper
Aug. 5 - Taiwanese researchers are taking recycling to a new level with "i2R e-Paper", a rewritable electronic paper that can be re-used up to 260 times. The developers say their e-paper will soon replace the conventional paper used for signs and posters. Sharon Reich reports.
Penn's White Coat Ceremony
On Friday, August 12, J. Larry Jameson, M.D., Ph.D., the newly inaugurated executive vice president of the University of Pennsylvania for the Health System and dean of the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania , helped launch the medical careers of 170 first-year students at Perelman School of Medicine, as they donned their first white coats and marked the beginning of their journey into the art and science of healing. The White Coat Ceremony is a symbolic event marking
Andy, Cambridge Student - 60 Second Impressions, Sutton Trust Summer Schools
The Sutton Trust Summer Schools are subject-specific residential courses for Year 12 students from UK state-maintained schools, which aim to provide an insight into life as a first-year undergraduate studying at the University of Cambridge. Architecture, Chemistry, History and Mathematics... these are just a few of the subjects which prospective students can sample at the Sutton Trust Summer Schools in Cambridge. In this 1 minute film, Andy, a current Cambridge undergraduate student who worked
El Nino Sea Surface Temperature and Height Anomaly on a Globe: June 1997 through June 1998
An animation of sea surface temperature and sea surface height anomalies in the Pacific Ocean for the period June 1997 through June 1998. The data is shown on a rotating globe.
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