How Cool Cap saved this baby’s life
Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt has treated more than 200 babies with Cool Cap since 2006. Researchers are looking at ways to extend the therapy to premature infants.
A Bad Case of Stripes read by Sean Astin
The children's book "A Bad Case of Stripes" by David Shannon, read by Sean Astin. More children's books read by famous people at Storyline Online, http://sto...
American Victory at Trenton
In this video clip, General Washington and his men, in desperate need of a victory, defy military convention with a surprise attack against the British at Trenton. On the eve of Christmas, Washington marches his troops across the Delaware River in the battle that brings the Americans a victory and a new found hope in the war. (1:40)
American Colonists Protest British Policies
In this video clip, colonial anger towards the British grows stronger and stronger with the passing of each new act. As each act is passed and repealed, the two groups move closer to war. This video contains special appearances by notable historians. (3:05)
Colonists Opposition In The Boston Tea Party
In this video, after thirteen years of increasing British oppression, American colonists demand for British ships to return to Britain. The British refuse and, in response, the colonists attack British merchant ships in the Boston Harbor. In retaliation to the attacks, the British close the port, and inflict even harsher penalties. (1:53)
The Eventful Life of Benjamin Franklin
In this video, Benjamin Franklin’s outstanding achievements in life are discussed. The Pennsylvania scientist and diplomat signs both the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution and leaves his forever mark in American history. (3:03)
Stories from the Stone Age - 11 of 15
This ten-minute video shows the continuing problem early people had finding wood and how poor environmental practices resulted in a reduction in life. The video also explains how they learned more advanced agriculture techniques to survive.
Stories from the Stone Age - 14of15
This ten minute video deals with burial traditions and the building of unique structures as well as the start of a society that has priests and workers. As well, the metal work is shown as part of their symbols of wealth. The video has some images that might be too dramatic for some students. Also introduced is the important of horses and a society build around leaders and followers.
Best Practices Weekly-Using Student Input to Improve Teaching
In this Best Practices Weekly video, teacher Elliott reviews an article from the Journal of Staff Development about student input to improve teaching. This video discusses the seven "C"'s. These include the following: care, control, clarify, challenge, captivate, confer, and consolidate. This is a great resource to discuss during grade level planning and professional development. (3:15)
Cómo fue la vida de Albert Einstein (en español)
Albert Einstein revolucionó el mundo de la ciencia con sus trabajos, que son la base de muchas de las investigaciones de la actualidad. Por ejemplo, el movimiento browniano, el efecto fotoeléctrico o la teoría de la relatividad espacial. Recibió el Premio Nobel y pasó a la historia por la teoría de la relatividad. (2:50)
Adding and Subtracting Fractions / Mixed Numbers: Example 4
Adding and Subtracting Fractions / Mixed Numbers: Example 4. Here we look at another subtraction problem involving fractions. (01:29)
Digit in Pursuit
In this video segment from Cyberchase, Digit is held captive on Hacker’s ship, The Grim Wreaker. The CyberSquad tracks the Wreaker's movements, and they chart the distance it has traveled over a period of time on two line graphs. After they analyze the graphs, the CyberSquad realizes that the new speed at which Hacker is traveling means he has created portals throughout Cyberspace. (5mins)
Bianca's Body Math
In order to solve a mystery about a suspect's footsteps, Jackie, Inez and Matt look for body matches. After some experimenting, they reason that the length of each of their heads match the length of their foot. (1:!7)
In this video segment from Cyberchase, someone has kidnapped Chewcrocca, a giant cybercrocodile. The CyberSquad must act as crime scene investigators as they search for the kidnapper. In order to generate a profile of the suspect, they use their only clues, a footprint and a handprint, along with the "body match" information they collect by measuring their own bodies. (4:03)
“All the Missing Souls: A Personal History of the War Crimes Tribunals”
A talk by David Scheffer, Director of the Center for International Human Rights at Northwestern University. As senior adviser to Madeleine Albright and then as President Clinton’s ambassador-at-large for war crimes issues, David Scheffer was at the forefront of the efforts that led to criminal tribunals for the Balkans, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, and
Lecture 16a: Functional Analysis - Linear maps
The first part of the sixteenth class in Dr Joel Feinstein's Functional Analysis module covering linear maps and connections with Lipschitz continuity. Further module materials are available for download from The University of Nottingham open courseware site: http://unow.nottingham.ac.uk/resources/resource.aspx?hid=bd32d53b-3c12-ac19-176b-d9e112731951 and on iTunes U: http://itunesu.nottingham.ac.uk/albums/64.rss Dr Feinstein's blog may be viewed at: http://explainingmaths.wordpress.com Dr Joel
"DMC Upside": Eagle Ford Shale Press Event
Eagle Ford Consortium officials and Del Mar College held a press conference to announce its inaugural Eagle Ford Consortium conference in San Antonio (Feb. 29-March 2). This segment on the Eagle Ford Consortium is featured in the February 2012 edition of the "DMC Upside" TV program, which airs on Cable Channel 19 in Corpus Christi.
Notre Dame and the National Endowment for the Humanities
Mark W. Roche, I.A. O'Shaughnessy Dean of the College of Arts and Letters "It's through the humanities that we chart our compass in society and the world." Learn More: College of Arts and Letters:http://al.nd.edu/ About Research at Notre Dame:http://nd.edu/research/
The 2008 Olympics - China on Parade
Susan Blum, Associate Professor of Anthropology "China is flourishing, it's beautiful. It's the place to be. And it's been waiting a long time to be able to show the world." Learn More: About Professor Blum: http://al.nd.edu/resources-for/faculty-and-staff/faculty-list/bio/sblum/ Department of Anthropology: http://anthropology.nd.edu/
Taking the Citizenship Oath
In the registering process, after going through a number of steps and passing the examinations many immigrants have to take a citizenship oath. In this video clip, American citizens discuss what it was like taking the citizenship oath. (2:07)