Politics in 2011
The second in our two-part series on the year ahead examines China's rise, America's gridlock, social unrest and the fun of 2011
What is Life: A Series of Videos
A video series that asks questions about what is life and provides some challenges to the existing knowledge base. Good for teachers and may be motivating to some students who would benefit from the overview.
Session 1. What
What distinguishes living things from dead and
nonliving things? No single characteristic is enough to define what is meant by “life.” In this session, five characteristics are introduced as unifying themes in the living world.
UN convoy attacked in Ivory Coast
A UN peacekeeper is wounded in a convoy attack; West African leaders say more talks needed to resolve Ivory Coast conflict.
La venganza de los cuentos Una leyenda coreana Érase una vez un niño al que gustaba muchísimo que le contaran cuentos. Sin embargo, a pesar de lo mucho que disfrutaba escuchando las historias, él no se las contaba nunca a nadie. Cada cuento nuevo que…
Una leyenda coreana
Érase una vez un niño al que gustaba muchísimo que le contaran cuentos. Sin embargo, a pesar de lo mucho que disfrutaba escuchando las historias, él no se las contaba nunca a nadie. Cada cuento nuevo que…
Fixing Run-On Sentences in Essays
Fixing Run On Sentences in Essays. Part of the series: How to Write an Essay. Learn how to fix run on sentences in essays in this video on writing essays. (01:43)
Smoking ban in Spain to take effect
A ban on smoking in public places will take effect in Spain in the New Year.
Sign Language: Names
Sign Language: Names. Part of the series: Sign Language Basics. You don't want to spell out a name every time. ASL uses sign names to solve this problem.
Suresh – Lesson 46 – Health
HINDI LESSON 46 स्वास्थ्य: Swasthya = Health (See all the lesson from Suresh; See the First Lesson from Suresh; Build Your Vocabulary By Mastering 4 Words a Day) (Looking for [...]
Evolution in Action
10 salamanders look completely different though they are the same species. Leaning to the argument of evolution.
Summary of the Shakespearean Play 'Othello'
This video gives a synopsis, analysis, and discussion of major characters and themes in the play Othello. This video can be used as a great review and discussion started for a high school English class. This is a very helpful video.
This video teaches the action verb as one part of English grammar. If you can do it, it's a verb. The students will be moving along with the song. Clap, jump, shake. Run time 04:05.
How to Check Your Skin for Skin Cancer
How to Check Your Skin for Skin Cancer. Part of the series: Cancer Facts. Check your skin for skin cancer by looking for any lump or rapidly changing spot that has multiple colors on the body. Protect against skin cancer by wearing a hat and sunscreen when going in the...
Sea Rex: Journey to a Prehistoric World
Travel from a modern-day aquarium to the Triassic, Jurassic, and Cretaceous periods to discover an amazing underwater universe. Opens January 10, 2011 at American Museum of Natural History.
Leading through Change
In the 19th century, Baron de Reuter sent carrier pigeons with scrolls bearing the latest news and stock quotes to remote destinations in Europe, a canny strategy for beating the horseback-based competition. Since those days, Tom Glocer relates, the financial information company Thomson Reuters has been determined to deploy the lat
GAMBIT Research Video Podcast Episode 11, Part 2 "Local Engagement Games"
In Episode 11, Part 2. LOCAL ENGAGEMENT GAMES.. Steven Schirra, from the Engagement Game Lab at Emerson College, talks abouttheir latest project, Community PlanIt, which is in development. CommunityPlanIt is a location-based mobile game platform, designed to engage neighborhoods in official planning processes, while forging geographically-based communities and advocacy groups around local issues. Founded in 2006, the Singapore-MIT GAMBIT Game Lab sets itself apart by emphasizing the creation o
“Reconceptualizing the Question: Intervention Strategies”
A presentation and discussion with University of Chicago Professors Roger Myerson, Department of Economics & Marshall Sahlins, Department of Anthropology. Roger Myerson: "A Field Manual for the Cradle of Civilization" Marshall Sahlins: "On the Anthropology of the Counterinsurgency Field Manual" Part of the April 2009 conference on "Reconsid
Livia Eberlin named a 2014 L'Oréal USA For Women In Science Fellow
Livia Eberlin, who earned her doctoral degree in analytical chemistry from Purdue University in 2012, is a 2014 L'Oréal USA For Women In Science Fellow. Eberlin is one of five scientists to win the award, which recognizes researchers for their outstanding contributions in the science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields. Eberlin was a part of the research team of R. Graham Cooks, Purdue’s Henry Bohn Hass Distinguished Professor of Chemistry. She led the design and testing of a too
Genuine 'Old School' Entertainment Video that will Amaze your Students My mum actually sent me link to this the other day and it really caught my attention as to how everyone has an amazing skill or talent. Larry Griswold was just such a man. Appearing on the Frank Sinatra show in 1951 Larry and would put any number of our entertainers to shame today without the need for Computer Generated effects or stunt doubles. He is a REAL SHOWMAN - You'll see why. Anyhow... I'll let the video do the talki
My mum actually sent me link to this the other day and it really caught my attention as to how everyone has an amazing skill or talent. Larry Griswold was just such a man. Appearing on the Frank Sinatra show in 1951 Larry and would put any number of our entertainers to shame today without the need for Computer Generated effects or stunt doubles. He is a REAL SHOWMAN - You'll see why.
Anyhow... I'll let the video do the talki