Population Growth- Baby Boom
After World War II had drawn to a close, the United States experienced unprecedented population growth that to this day has shaped the social and political landscape of the country, and changed how and where many Americans live. Known as the "baby boom," this population expansion took place between the years 1946 and 1964, with the peak occurring in 1957. The elevated birthrate, unparalleled in American history, added more than 50 million babies by the end of the 1950s. (Video is narrated with s
LABORATORY EXERCISE USING ‘‘VIRTUAL RATS’’ TO TEACH ENDOCRINE PHYSIOLOGY
This is a "dry laboratory" activity for teaching endocrine physiology. The model is a "virtual rat" and the students collect data without using live specimens.
Simple Definition and Description of Infinitives With Examples
This video is an introduction to infinitives. While this is intended for English as a Second Language learners, it is useful for anyone studying infinitives. A teacher presents a short lecture on infinitives using a white board to give examples.
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Normans in Ireland - Crossword
Who was Richard de Clare better known as? Why not test your knowledge of the Normans? Try this crossword!
Lower Intermediate Lesson #7 - What Happened?: IV
Learn Spanish with Spanishpod101.com! Continue your studies with the lower intermediate series. Today, join Kathy and Ana as they continue their discussion of the preterit tense and more of those pesky irregular verbs, specifically “caber” (to fit) and “poder” (to be able). Don’t forget, the learning center has lesson specific materials to help along the [...]
"The Talibanization of South Asia: Can it Be Stopped?" (video)
A talk by Pervez Hoodbhoy, Department of Physics, Quaid-e-Azama University. Dr. Hoodbhoy received his bachelor's degrees in electrical engineering and mathematics, master's in solid state physics, and Ph.D in nuclear physics, all from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He has been a faculty member at the Department of Physics, Quaid-e-Azam University, Islamabad since 1973. He is cha
How to Solve a Math Pattern
In order to solve a math pattern, a few numbers of the pattern need to be provided first. Learn about arithmetic and geometric sequences with help from a math teacher.
Lecture 32 - 11/17/2010
STS-133 Daily Mission Recap - Flight Day 5
A video recap of flight day 5 of the STS-133 mission of space shuttle Discovery to the International Space Station.
China Lecture Series: "Elections and Chinese Understanding of Democracy"
Associate Professor of Political Science at Duke University, Tianjian Shi specializes in comparative politics with an emphasis on political culture and political participation in Chinese politics. He is the author of Political Participation in Beijing (Harvard University Press, 1997).
Andrew Jackson and the Constitution
Gerard Magliocca discusses constitutional law through a comparison on Jacksonian politics and contemporary politics. Both Jackson and Bush have been demonized for their allegedly unconstitutional practices.
2010 European Year for Combating Poverty and Social Exclusion
This initiative is being run by the European Commission (Employment, Social Affairs and Equal Opportunities directorate). The year aims to raise awareness of poverty in the European Union, where apparently 17% of people live below the poverty line. This will involve governments and social partners, plus the public. A number of activities will be held, usually decentralised, and a euro17 million budget will support these. Ambassadors will be appointed. A calendar of events can be viewed and
Live! From Cambridge, MA. It’s Tuesday Morning! Carla Seal-Wanner, Director of Education and Curriculum, and Harold Moss, Creative Director, FlickerLab
Twenty-first century kids need to acquire sophisticated visual literacy skills to participate fully as global citizens. FlickerLab, an educational content studio, is bringing those skills home with its new video-studio-in-a-box. Using revolutionary live-production technology, FlickerStudio lets users create and broadcast an entire HD production in real-time—including the co
Carla Seal-Wanner, Director of Education and Curriculum, and Harold Moss, Creative Director, FlickerLab
Exodus Chapter 7 - New International Version of the Bible
This video contains a high quality narration of The Book of Exodus, Chapter 7, from the New International Version of the Bible. Scriptures read by professional voice actors, along with good music and sound effects. No moving images.
Genres of Communication Interfaces in BIM-Enabled Architectural Practice
This paper explores the interaction and different types of representations enacted in a BIM-enabled environment that involves interdisciplinary and intradisciplinary collaboration among teams of designers in an architectural praxis context. By means of an ethnographic study conducted over the course of an architectural project from schematic design to construction documents, including five disciplines and twenty subjects, genres of communication interfaces are identified between BIM-authoring to
Joseph Lorenzo Hall: "War Stories from Technology Policy" | Talks at Google
Joseph Lorenzo Hall, Chief Technologist at The Center for Democracy & Technology, works on issues of technology policy and digital rights. In this talk Joseph will take you through a technical report he coordinated, authored by twenty of the world's top computer security and cryptography experts. He'll talk about the doubt cast this September when documents leaked by Edward Snowden exposed a systematic effort by the U.S. National Security Agency to subvert encryption software, hardware, standard
“Baltimore Drowning: A Slavic Microhistory of Global Proportions"
This talk by Keith Brown of Brown University was the keynote address of "Rethinking Crossroads: Macedonia in Global Context." The conference assembled both young and established scholars whose social-scientifically and humanistically informed work speaks to the contemporary realities of the Republic of Macedonia as they continue to be reshaped by actors and p
A Song About Essential Listening Skills
This computer animated video describes essential listening skills. Then, a song is sung about listening skills. Teachers could use this video to teach and reinforce listening skills. ( 1:09)