2012 Commencement Ceremony 4
College of Professional Studies Schools of Nursing and Health and Human Services Dr. Lois Lee, Keynote Speaker
Duke Chapel Live - 6/10/2012
A service of worship in Duke University Chapel. The Reverend Dr David Stubbs delivers a sermon entitled "Rescue and Release." Bulletin: http://bit.ly/KLOhk7 Opening Excerpt from the Sermon: (31:58) "When it comes to combating the forces of evil, there is no one quite like John Paul Letterock. Now, he may not be the new Sherlock Holmes or one of the Avengers, but still he is a bit of a hero to me. John Paul Letterock is a peace builder. For the past 25 years he has willingly walked into situat
How to make more bees.
This is a video for beginners beekeepers on how to make increases in stock of organic bees.
Gerald R. Ford Pardons Richard Nixon
In a live broadcast on September 8, 1974, President Gerald Ford grans his disgraced predecessor, Richard Nixon, a "full free and absolute pardon." In an effort to end speculation over whether he had cut a "deal" with Nixon, Ford emphatically stated he'd given the pardon to heal the nation. (0:55)
"Spring is Here" Song
In this English time video, students will enjoy the sights and sounds of spring with this cute song "Spring Is Here". They will see flowers, bees, trees, etc...all the things that are symbolic of spring. This is a great resource for the early childhood classroom. (1:14)
Chapter 02 - Black Beauty by Anna Sewell
Chapter 2: The Hunt. Classic Literature VideoBook with synchronized text, interactive transcript, and closed captions in multiple languages. Audio courtesy of Librivox. Read by Cori Samuel. (06:28)
Astronomers Find First Earth-like Planet in Habitable Zone
This 4:37 video explains who astronomers have discovered the most Earth-like planet outside our Solar System to date. It is an exoplanet with a radius only 50% larger than the Earth and capable of having liquid water. Using the ESO 3.6-m telescope,a team of Swiss, French and Portuguese scientists discovered a super-Earth about 5 times the mass of the Earth that orbits a red dwarf,already known to harbor a Neptune-mass planet. The astronomers have also strong evidence for the presence of a third
Rock Cycle Animation (Interactive)
The rock cycle has no beginning and no end. Rather, it is an ongoing cycle in which rock — driven by tectonic processes such as volcanoes and earthquakes, the surface processes of weathering and erosion, and compaction — is created and destroyed. In this visualization and collection of animations from McDougal Littell/TERC, follow rock from its origins as magma through other stages of the cycle.
Common Hour: Robert Reich 10/25/02
Robert B. Reich is university professor and the Maurice B. Hexter Professor of Social and Economic Policy at Brandeis University and its Heller Graduate School. Before joining the Brandeis faculty, Reich served as the nation’s 22nd Secretary of Labor during President Bill Clinton’s first term. Prior to joining Clinton’s cabinet, Reich was on the faculty at Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government, and served as an assistant to the Solicitor General in the Ford Administra
Please Play! Molecules Beckon
UMass Amherst chemistry professor Craig Martin wants the world to know that molecules are beautiful, so he created a unique interactive molecular playground where players can twirl, flip, rotate and re-size colorful models of chemicals including a zero-calorie fat substitute and a flu vaccine. The idea has caught on. There are now molecular playgrounds at the Springfield (Mass.) Science Museum, St. Olaf College in Minnesota and at science centers in San Francisco, Spain and Japan.
Science in Focus: Energy: Workshop 8. Understanding Energy
Energy lights our homes, fuels our transportation systems, and much more, but affordable energy is in limited supply. In this session, look at the global impact of these limits and see how being smart about using energy will become more important in our daily lives.,This segment explores the question "How can we reduce our consumption of energy?" by visiting classrooms as well as interviewing students and scientists.
SOLVING ONE-STEP LINEAR EQUATIONS
This video demonstrates how to solve
linear one-step equations, a fundamental
skill in basic algebra.
Assembling the existing data available in Herbaria
Tales of a Suite: Rediscovering FDR at Harvard
Narrated by PBS host and Harvard grad Michael Weishan '86, this documentary takes a fascinating look at the lost world of Franklin Delano Roosevelt's Harvard, details the four-year research effort that restored his suite of rooms at Adams House to their 1904 appearance, and explains continuing efforts to preserve and expand our 32nd President's legacy at the University.
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Andrea Mitchell talks with Kathleen Hall Jamieson
During Alumni Weekend 2012, Andrea Mitchell CW'67 sat down with Dr. Kathleen Hall Jamieson, director of the Annenberg Public Policy Center. They discussed Ms. Mitchell's battles with Philadelphia Mayor Frank Rizzo, the tragic earthquake in Haiti, Fidel Castro, Alan Gross (an American imprisoned in Cuba), the inscrutable Alan Greenspan, her near brush with the law while covering George Clooney, the media "slugfest" between the right and the left, and many other fascinating topics. They are introd