Wild Turkey Group Feeding
This short video gives excellent real life footage of a Wild Turkey group feeding. The wild relative of one of only two domesticated birds to have originated in North America, the wild turkey (Meleagris gallopavo) is one of the largest and most distinctive members of the Galliformes. Its hefty size, characteristic plumage and social behavior are particularly admired in the United States, and, as a result, the wild turkey has long been a popular symbol of American wildlife. This is a great r
Why Engineers Make Great CEOs
They’re detail-oriented, analytical and trained in systematic problem-solving. Engineers’ basic qualities make them good candidates for the top.
Apple under fire
Ratio of Perimeter, Area and Volume
Parts of a Friendly Letter
This video identifies the parts of a friendly letter using a drawing of a person as a visual to help students remember the parts. An example of a letter is given with an explanation of each part. ( 1:25)
Excretory System - Human Body Animation Video
This is a three-minute video clip concerning the human excretory system.
This video features some information on Armadillos. This video is aimed at younger learners. It would be a great addition to a class on animals or a story about an armadillo. The video shows you how an armadillo defends himself, what he eats, and where he lives.
Key vocabulary words include: animals, armadillo, animal science
Virtual Maths - 2D Shapes, triangle
Interactive simulation demonstrating calculation of area of a triangle
Mayan Mystery - The Maya of Mexico
A chance to take part in some amateur archaeology. This video presents theories about the meaning of a symbol on a Mayan temple at Tulum near Cancun. This symbol and temple relate to Mayan observations of the stars, others have suggested the temple is an ancient lighthouse, or a sacrificial center.
McMaster celebrates its 125th anniversary in 2012. This video, narrated by Patrick Deane, President & Vice-Chancellor, takes us through the growth of the McMaster University Campus
3 R' s - Reduce, Reuse, Recycle - Pollution
This cartoon teaches younger students about the three R's in helping with pollution. (02:47)
Pollution Video 1
This cartoon teaches younger students about pollution. Some key vocabulary words include: smoke, factories, nature, air pollution, carbon dioxide, oxygen, water pollution, soil, and land pollution. (03:40)
How the States Got Their Shapes Too
Was Roger Williams too pure for the Puritans, and what does that have to do with Rhode Island? Why did Augustine Herman take 10 years to complete the map that established Delaware? How did Rocky Mountain rogues help create the state of Colorado? All this and more is explained in Mark Stein's new book. Speaker Biography: Mark Stein is a playwright and screenwriter. His plays have been performed off-Broadway and at theaters throughout the country. Stein has also taught writing and drama at Americ
UN Ideas That Changed The World - Richard Jolly Marant
Honorary Professor and Research Associate of the Institute of Development Studies at the University of Sussex and co-ordinator of the UN Intellectual History Project draws on the 17-volume official history of the UN
URI grad and Professor of Oceanography Robert Ballard talks about his big ideas for deep sea exploration. If you missed his April 19, 2012 lecture on finding the sunken Titanic, you can watch it here: http://youtu.be/5Q3eA6wYil4
Diversity Awards 2012
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OPPENHEIMER LECTURE: The Higgs Particle: Pivot Of Symmetry And Mass
Gerardus 't Hooft Professor of Theoretical Physics, Utrecht University, Netherlands ------------------------ Our theoretical understanding of the sub-atomic world would not be complete without the Higgs particle. Sometimes called "The God Particle", this very special particle generates the differences between the fundamental particles and it gives them mass, but until shortly it went undetected. Of course, in science we use different words. In this lecture it is explained what this mysterious
Michigan State University faculty and students will soon have better access to the business talent and the operational and financial support necessary to turn research innovations into successful businesses. MSU President Lou Anna K. Simon talks about the new technology commercialization initiative, Spartan Innovations.