Eisenhower Dedicates Dulles International Airport
In this Speech podcast, brought to you by The History Channel, learn about how President Eisenhower honored his former secretary of state and friend John Dulles. (2:54)
Attempt to Kill Franklin Roosevelt
In 1933, Italian immigrant Giuseppe Zangara attempted to assassinate President Franklin D. Roosevelt. In this video clip, learn the motives behind Zangara’s attempted assassination plot and what happened to him following his shots at the President. (2:43)
Ocean Currents with Tim and Moby
Learn how and why ocean currents move in this BrainPOP animated movie. Link also includes a quiz. (approximately 2:00)
Nuclear Energy with Tim and Moby
How is nuclear energy created and why aren't we using it to replace fossil
fuels? Find out in this BrainPOP movie. A quiz is also included with this link. (Approximate run time 2:00)
RES.TL-002 STAR: Software Tools for Academics and Researchers (MIT)
The Software Tools for Academics and Researchers (STAR) program at MIT seeks to bridge the divide between scientific research and the classroom. Understanding and applying research methods in the classroom setting can be challenging due to time constraints and the need for advanced equipment and facilities. The multidisciplinary STAR team collaborates with faculty from MIT and other educational institutions to design software exploring core scientific research concepts. The goal of STAR is to de
Curso Cero para Economía
El Curso Cero para Economía es un material de apoyo al aprendizaje elaborado por varios profesores del Departamento de Economía Aplicada y Gestión Pública de la UNED, pensando en los alumnos que van a iniciar un curso de Economía en carreras o diplomaturas 'no económicas', tanto de la UNED como de cualquier otra Universidad.
How Universal is Liberalism?
Professor Ronald Dworkin, New York University, delivers the 2011 Ralf Dahrendorf Memorial Lecture, with response from Professor Sir Adam Roberts, President of the British Academy.
Franklin Roosevelt Returns From Yalta
In February 1945, "Big Three" leaders, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Winston Churchill and Joseph Stalin, met at Yalta to discuss the reorganization of post-war Europe. In an address to Congress on March 1, 1945, President Roosevelt reports the achievements of the gathering. (3:43)
Helium floats up the agenda
A recognised expert on energy technologies, Dr Bill Nuttall is predicting a healthy long-term future for the helium industry, with the gas playing a major part in both nuclear fission and fusion. He discusses the tensions of an evolving hi-tech demand for the gas with its unsustainable traditional fossil fuel source. Among the conclusions he makes in his co-authored book, 'The Future of Helium as a Natural Resource', are that more gas will be needed, reserves will have to be conserved and recycl
A Universe Smaller than the Observable - Khan Academy
A Universe Smaller than the Observable. (08:58)
MN Business Ethics Award -- The Schwan Food Company
Minnesota business leaders honored three companies with the 2012 Minnesota Business Ethics Award (MBEA) on May 16. The Schwan Food Company is the Large Company recipient of the MBEA. Gregory Flack, President and COO, accepted the award. The award was announced by David Rodbourne -- Co-Chair of the MBEA Steering Committee and Vice President of the Center for Ethical Business Cultures. Additional recipients are Murphy Automotive (small company category) and Western National Insurance Group (medi
2012 March 1 - Part 5 Prof. Adams discusses the qualitative behavior of an energy eigenstate for an arbitrary potential.
Prof. Adams discusses the qualitative behavior of an energy eigenstate for an arbitrary potential.
Legatum Lecture: Ashish Rajpal "Education Entrepreneurship in India" The education sector in India offers enormous opportunity to employ entrepreneurial business models to create a lasting and positive impact. Ashish Rajpal will share the story of iDiscoveri’s impact in Indian schools and possible implications for educational change across the world. He will also share his experiences as an entrepreneur building a sustainable venture in a domain that has only recently started accepting the role of private enterprise.The education sector in India is
The education sector in India offers enormous opportunity to employ entrepreneurial business models to create a lasting and positive impact. Ashish Rajpal will share the story of iDiscoveri’s impact in Indian schools and possible implications for educational change across the world. He will also share his experiences as an entrepreneur building a sustainable venture in a domain that has only recently started accepting the role of private enterprise.The education sector in India is
Pierre-Auguste Renoir, The Grands Boulevards, 1875
Watch this video to view works of Pierre-Auguste Renoir. Narration provides history of works shown and the style of Impressionism. The focus is on The Grands Boulevards ( Paris). ( 5:46)
TechEd Quick Shot - Mark Russinovich TechEd attendees (in both North America and Europe) are in for a treat. Mark Russinovich is a rock star when it comes to digging into the internal workings of the system. His talks are always well attended, and rich with deep technical information. At TechEd this year he will be doing several great sessions that will focus on Windows Azure, Security, and Windows Internals.
TechEd attendees (in both North America and Europe) are in for a treat. Mark Russinovich is a rock star when it comes to digging into the internal workings of the system. His talks are always well attended, and rich with deep technical information. At TechEd this year he will be doing several great sessions that will focus on Windows Azure, Security, and Windows Internals.
Science Bulletins: Monitoring Mount Etna -- Magma on the Move
cientists in Sicily are collecting an enormous amount of data to monitor moving magma inside Mount Etna, one of the most active volcanoes in the world. Nearly a million people live on the volcano's flanks, so being able to predict an eruption could be a matter of life and death. In this Earth Bulletin, visit the volcano's snowy slopes and learn how scientists from the Italian National Institute for Geophysics and Volcanology record seismic activity, measure gases seeping up through the ground, s
Science Bulletins: Yellowstone: Monitoring the Fire Below
Three of the most catastrophic volcanic eruptions in geologic history occurred at a place now visited by nearly four million people a year: Yellowstone National Park. The magma chamber responsible still lies beneath, and continues to steam, heat, and shift the park landscape. Science Bulletins talks with the geologists regularly monitoring these disquieting signals to understand where this active region lies in its volcanic life span.
Science Nation - Metal Foam
By: nsf New material absorbs seven to eight times the energy absorbed by similar foams. Mechanical and aerospace engineering professor Afsaneh Rabiei set out to make a material as light as aluminum and stronger than stainless steel. Her goal was to create something that could be used in products that would save lives, save energy and eventually save money, all at the same time. For more information, go to http://www.nsf.gov/news/special_reports/science_nation/index.jsp
How to Use "Storyjumper" (Make Your Own Children's Book)
This video takes a look at how easy it can be to make your very own children's book using StoryJumper.com. There are lots of backgrounds and images to choose from. There is also an editing tool where you can change size and copy images. You can add text boxes and upload your own photos. This is a great resource to enhance technology instruction and use in the classroom. (6:05)