Part 7 - Chapter 32 - A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court by Mark Twain
Part 7, Chapter 32: Dowley's Humiliation. Classic Literature VideoBook with synchronized text, interactive transcript, and closed captions in multiple languages. Audio courtesy of Librivox. Read by John Greenman.
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This video clip highlights the Mayan civilizations achievements. The Mayans were the first to figure out the concept of zero, created the first accurate calendar containing 365 days per year, and started a writing system. The Mayans had hundreds of cities and their capital of Tikal contained schools, libraries, sports arenas, and hospitals. In 1,000 A.D. Mayan cities were abandoned. The growth of the great Mayan civilization is as much a mystery as its disappearance. This clip contains text to a
ISS Update - Feb. 22, 2012
The International Space Station video update for Feb. 22, 2012.
FISH DISSECTION VIDEO 2
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Veteran's Home Movies
In this video clip, find out why more veterans came home with home movies from Vietnam and how they helped give Vietnam in HD a unique perspective of the war. (2:44)
Common Shore Crab Egg Mass and Larvae Being Released
This short video gives excellent real life, close up footage of a Common Shore Crab egg mass and lots of tiny larvae being released. As its name suggests, the common shore crab is one of the most common crabs on the British shore. This species is usually dark green in color, although young individuals may have whitish blotches. The carapace of the common shore crab is wider than it is long, and the first pair of walking limbs ('pereopods') have pincers. This is a great resource to
Hydrokinetic energy to power our future
By: nsf Researchers at the University of Minnesota taught kids the science behind hydrokinetic energy at the USA Science and Engineering Festival.
UO Today #579 Anthony Doerr
Anthony Doerr, writer. He talks about and reads from his new novel All the Light We Cannot See. Doerr also discusses his writing process.
Billionaire Batista to U.S.: Make it in America
Sept. 23 - Brazilian billionaire Eike Batista tells Reuters' Chrystia Freeland that if the United States wants to keep more jobs onshore, consumers need to buy more goods made America... even if it means paying a higher price.
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Remixing Libraries—New Teen Space Integrates Digital with Books
This 3:34 long video shows one example of how a library is using technology to remake the library to help youth use its services in a new way. It provides many examples of what can be done including checking out cameras and the use of volunteers.
Pink Color Song
The song is set to the tune of "London Bridge" and shows the word pink and items that are pink. (:25)
OrganWise Guys Shorts: Snack Tip: Ants on a Log
Come learn about health and nutrition with the OrganWise Guys! In this short: kids learn how to make the classic snack "Ants on a Log," by putting peanut butter and raisins on celery sticks. (1min)
17.547 Government and Politics of China (MIT)
This course analyzes contemporary Chinese politics, both pre-Communist and Communist. It focuses on the process of modernization and political development of Chinese civilization. Graduate students are expected to pursue the subject at greater depth through reading and individual research.
These mythological beings have appeared for centuries in Irish folklore, but the pot of gold didn't come until much later. In this video clip, learn more about the origins of the Leprechauns. (1:18)
Open Classroom - 2/29/12 #6 Q&A
Food and American Society an Urban Perspective Topic for 2/29/12: Feeding Boston: The View from the Front Lines Lectures: Maureen Timmons - Director of Dining Services, Northeastern University Jose Duarte - Chef/Owner, Taranta Alison Fong - Owner, Bon Me food truck Phil Bannatyne - Owner, Cambridge Brewing Company The Open Classroom Policy Series is a graduate-level public policy seminar that is open to the public. Each semester, the School of Public Policy and Urban Affairs selects a critica
Cómo llegó Colón a America (en español)
Colón redactó un proyecto con el que pretendía buscar la ayuda económica necesaria para realizar un viaje de prueba. Después de que en Portugal se negaran a financiar su plan, finalmente los Reyes Católicos decidieron apostar por el navegante. (4:15)