Cómo nació Internet - en español
En 1965 se conectó por primera vez una computadora en Massachusetts con una Q-32 en California a través de una línea telefónica conmutada de baja velocidad. A principios de los años '70 el departamento de Defensa de Estados Unidos mostró públicamente la red de comunicaciones Arpanet. (2:10)
ISS Update - March 21, 2012
The International Space Station video update for March 21, 2012. Questions? Ask us on Twitter @NASA_Johnson and include the hashtag #askStation. For the latest news about the space station, visit http://www.nasa.gov/station.
School Library Learning 2.0
Welcome to School Library Learning 2.0. This tutorial is brought to you by the California School Library Association (CSLA) 2.0 Team. You will learn the tools of the new Internet: Web 2.0 tools that are bringing our kids in touch with the entire world through social networking, wikis, video, podcasting, and gaming sites. The exercises give you the background you need to understand the tools you're learning about.
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Watch Josephine as she sells some interesting items to her friends and neighbors. The goal for this segment is word family -ight-. (0:30)
The Biography of Barack Obama
Barack Obama was the United States’ first black president. In this video clip, from WatchMojo, learn more about the life and accomplishments of Barack Obama. (6:00)
Athletic Admissions Eligibility Seminar
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170: Don't make it; buy it!
There’s more than one way to become an entrepreneur: instead of starting your own company, you can go out and buy one.
Entrepreneurship awards and grants: are they worth the challenge?
Grants are a vital part of early capital-raising for many social enterprises. But can the distraction in competing for these awards affect the development of the business?
Why innovators don't always win
Experience shows that good ideas and early success aren’t enough. What does it take to stay on top?
Putting Arab women in the picture
Three Emirati marketing graduates recognised from their vast network of contacts that many women faced the same challenge: they were “time poor but mind active”, and searching for ways to contribute to the region’s social and their own personal and professional, growth.
Sword-Billed Hummingbird Preening with Feet
This short video gives excellent real life footage of a Sword-Billed Hummingbird preening with its feet. Students will enjoy the close up views of this amazing bird. The Sword-billed Hummingbird is found in the Andes Mountains and its bill is up to 4 inches in length and has a bill which is longer than its body. This enables it to feed on flowers with long corollas. This is a great resource to help build background knowledge and to help make real world connections between nature and the cla
The Voyage of Zheng He I
In 2002, retired submarine commander Gavin Menzies presented a lecture in which he claimed a Chinese fleet under Admiral Zheng He began a series of voyages in 1421 that would ultimately discover the North American continent. Menzies’s theory threatened the previously held belief that Columbus was the first explorer to travel to North America in 1492. Menzies believed European explorers like Columbus had maps prior to their expeditions. He concluded that only China had the resources to crea
Edward Valentine, Richmond Sculptor
Edward Valentine was a famous sculptor in Richmond, VA in the late 1800s. Notable people came from all over the world to see his studio. He is best known for "Grief," a statue marking the grave of James Monroe, and the life size 'recumbent Lee' located at Washington and Lee University. Full transcript of video available on website. Length: 5:10.
Liberty and Property In 1956, the Mont Pelerin Society was entering a difficult period in which its intellectual lights were drifting away from liberalism of the old school. Ludwig von Mises used his speech that year to explain why this was a terrible trend. He didn't rebuke anyone. What he did was back away from the events of the day to provide a sweeping reconstruction of economic history from the ancient world to the present. He provided a model of how to think outside one's own generation to understand the re
In 1956, the Mont Pelerin Society was entering a difficult period in which its intellectual lights were drifting away from liberalism of the old school. Ludwig von Mises used his speech that year to explain why this was a terrible trend. He didn't rebuke anyone. What he did was back away from the events of the day to provide a sweeping reconstruction of economic history from the ancient world to the present. He provided a model of how to think outside one's own generation to understand the re
Colonial America and the American Revolution
Professor Thomas Woods gives this speech on Colonial America and the American Revolution for the 2001 History of Liberty seminar.