FACES: Criminal Justice
A criminal justice major shares his thoughts about the program at Del Mar College in Corpus Christi, Texas.
SOC315 Session 1 Spring 2011
SOC315 Sociology of Work Session 1 01/09/11 Topic: What is "Work?"
Icky, Icky Insects Song
This is the Icky, Icky Insects Music Video by Silly Bus. The video uses music, humor, and wonderful close-up shots of various insects to teach small children about insects. Key vocabulary words and lyrics include: head, thorax, abdomen, exoskeleton, six legs, and hatch from eggs. Run time 03:54.
A Study on Genetics about Autism
A study has found a genetic link to autism. There are interviews with scientists and parents.
Skill and Science in Historic Trades
Intelligence born of practice combines with the study of science to complete the historic tradesman's store of knowledge. Director of Historic Trades Jay Gaynor describes the balance.
TED415 Session 1 Spring 2011
TED415 Multicultural Education Session 1 01/23/2011 Jeffrey Miller
The Wowzies sing "I Like Bugs"
From the Wowzies television series, a puppet sings about liking bugs. Real pictures are shown of a variety of bugs with an emphasis on the praying mantis. This short video would make a great teaching resource for a thematic unit on bugs or nature (1:37).
Schoolhouse Rock! Interplanet Janet
This classic music video from School House Rock sings about the solar system and individual planets. The song will address many facts such as which planet is known as the red planet, which planet has a funny tilt, and what is the largest planet. Although the song is outdated (naming Pluto as the 9th planet) it is still an enjoyable and informative song. (03:06)
Negotiating the Gulf Disaster
The Gulf Oil spill hurt many individuals and businesses, and there is broad agreement that they deserve compensation. But working out the nuances of damage payment is no simple matter, as Lawrence Susskind describes in conversation with an MIT Museum audience.
The $20 billion Oil Spill Compensation Fund, created