The Light Bulb Invention: Thomas Edison
Thomas Edison is known as one of history's greatest inventors. His success in creating a long-burning light bulb made a dramatic impact on the entire world. This two minute video goes through some of work that went into this invention. This is a rather simple version of the real story, but the teacher might want to stress its impact on the world.
The Common Agricultural Policy
Lecture slides for a first year economics course on European economic issues as taught by Cillian Ryan at the University of Birmingham in 2009/10.
21F.405 Germany Today: Intensive Study of German Language & Culture (MIT)
Prepares students for working and living in German-speaking countries. Focus on current political, social, and cultural issues, using newspapers, journals, TV, radio broadcasts, and Web sources from Germany, Austria, and Switzerland. Emphasis on speaking, writing, and reading skills for professional contexts. Activities include: oral presentations, group discussions, guest lectures, and interviews with German speakers. No listeners.
7.2 Developing a strategy
Skills in information technology (IT) cover a broad range, from using software packages effectively to developing a critical understanding of the strengths and weaknesses of IT solutions. Developing your IT skills means planning your work, practising your skills, seeking feedback from others and reviewing your approach. In developing and assessing your IT skills, you will learn to use and adapt your skills effectively and confidently in different situations and contexts. This unit is designed to
Curtis White Neilly Series Part 5 11/11/2010
Curtis White presents "Inevitably, a Romantic." A discussion of Romanticism and its relation to American culture since the '60s. Social critic, essayist, and novelist, White has authored five novels, several works of nonfiction and edited works, and numerous articles and essays Introduction by Patrick Daubert Class of 2011
Danielle Ofri, MD Neilly Series Part 2 10/27/2010
Journey with one doctor from the nation's oldest and most legendary public hospital as she navigates the eye-opening cultural permutations of today's America. Ofri is the author of Medicine in Translation: Journey with my Patients Introduction by Clayton Baker, MD Assistant Professor of Medicine
Spike's Hot Dog Eating Contest - NU MH 112010
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Texas Tech Researcher Documents New Arachnid
Texas Tech researcher James Cokendolpher, a research scientist and assistant curator of invertebrates at The Museum of Texas Tech University, is investigating a newly discovered arachnid. Parobisium yosemite was discovered a couple of years ago in a cave in Yosemite National Park. This cave-dewlling species is considered unique because it is able to live in granite rockfalls instead of limestone caves where most other species live.
All Caught Up
Commercial fishing nets often trap unprofitable animals in the process of catching their target species. In the following activity, students will experience the difficulty that fishermen experience while trying to isolate a target species when a variety of animals are found in the area of interest. The class will then discuss the large magnitude of this problem. Students will practice their data acquisition and analysis skills, through the collection of data and processing of this information to
Harry Ferguson - engineer, inventor and aviator
A collection of photographs related to Harry Ferguson, engineer, inventor and aviator
Hong Kong's Tiananmen Square museum opens
Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe A museum dedicated to the bloody Tiananmen crackdown opens its doors to the public in Hong Kong, amid scuffles. Gavino Garay reports. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the globe and across topics including business, financial, national, and inte
LEGO Mindstorms, Windows Phone, Azure and you "I'm bored" "There's nothing to do" "What is there to do?" Sound familiar yet? With summer here, there's a chance these, and like, phrases are echoing throughout your house (or your head... :) The answer? LEGO's of course!
"There's nothing to do"
"What is there to do?"
Sound familiar yet? With summer here, there's a chance these, and like, phrases are echoing throughout your house (or your head... :)
The answer? LEGO's of course!
What A Beautiful Jasmine
The Chinese class at the Foreign Language Institute performs "What a Beautiful Jasmine" during the Chinese New Year Celebration.
Lecture 7: Engineers at War
Lieutenant Colonel (Retd) Christopher Pugsley on "Engineers at War". Many of the most prominent man-made historical features in the landscape are the work of military engineers. Hadrian's Wall, Windsor Castle, the coastal fortifications, even the Albert Hall, all testify to the skills of the military engineer. Military engineers throughout history have always had to marry theory and genius to the practical skills of making the concept work in crisis on the ground; no small accomplishment.
Methods of Pollination
This video covers the various ways that a plant can be pollinated, including specific plants for each type of pollination. Insect pollination, wind pollination, cross pollination, and self-pollination.Run time 03:57.
An Orthodontic Approach to the Veau Type IV Cleft Lip and Palate Problem in the Preschool Child
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SAT Prep: Test 6, Section 3, Part 2
Students, improve your math SAT score! This video starts off with a black screen because the narrator uses it as a 'chalkboard'. This video is appropriate for high school students. Uses a textbook (the official SAT study guide) commonly found in bookstores, but it is not absolutely necessary as the narrator does all work on the screen. Problems 5- part of 7 starting on page 717.
Social Movements, Political Violence and the State [Audio]
Speaker(s): Professor Donatella Della Porta | From Gezi Park in Istanbul to Tahrir Square in Cairo, as well as in the heart of Europe, threatened regimes have faced down massive protests with brutal repression. But when do mass social movements go underground and choose violence? Della Porta brings to bear her extensive research into left-wing, right-wing, ethnonationalist, and religious forms of political violence to answer this question. The comparison of quite different cases of escalation
Fish Eagle Hunting Flamingos (Narrated by David Tennant)
Fish eagle hunts flamingos in Lake Bogoria. Video clip from BBC's Earthflight.
Virtual Labs in the Online Biology Course: Student Perceptions of Effectiveness and Usability
The purpose of this study was to investigate student perceptions of virtual biology labs used in two online introductory biology courses. Students completed an online survey, containing Likert-type and open-ended items, about perceptions of the CD-ROM-based virtual biology laboratories and face-to-face (F2F) laboratories they completed during the courses. Findings indicated that though most students (86.9%) perceived the F2F laboratories as more effective than the virtual laboratories across se