Tokyo 1964: The Games of the XVIII Olympiad
The Games of the XVIII Olympiad, from Tokyo, Japan. These were the first Games held in Asia. Video shows pictures of the Olympic flame and gives a little information about the games. There is no speaking in this video, the Olympic Theme plays in the background. (1:38)
Learning about Balloons with Curious George
The children blow up helium balloons on a windy day and experiment with different weights to hold them down. The first weight is too light and the balloon blows away. The second weight is too heavy and balloon just stays on the ground. The third weight is just right and the balloons float in mid-air. The children also give a brief description of helium: "Helium is a gas that is lighter than air."
Lesson 10 - One Minute Luxembourgish
In lesson 10 of One Minute Luxembourgish you will learn a few useful phrases which all learners want to learn. Remember - even a few phrases of a language can help you make friends and enjoy travel more. Find out more about One Minute Languages at our website - http://www.oneminutelanguages.com. One Minute Luxembourgish is brought to you by the Radio Lingua Network and is ©Copyright 2008.
Hawaii Ocean Wildlife
This professional and beautiful video footage by National Geographic addresses several different organisms in the Hawaiin waters. The video begins with statements such as "A string of spectacular undersea volcanoes created the islands and continue to add to the land mass, even today. Hawaii is geologically young but it is surrounded by an ancient ocean filled with creatures whose ancestors preceeded human beings by billions of years." The end of the video addresses the changes on land and sea
Growth of a Nation
This ten minute video illustrates the growth of America from the original 13 Colonies in 1789 to the year 2000. Gives information to purchase the full length video.
Mobl21 - Introduction
21st Century e-Teacher Chris Jones introduces the power of mobile learning by using the Mobl21 authoring and distribution application. Run time 01:03.
Mobl21 - Groups and Users
21st Century e-Teacher Chris Jones explains how to set-up Groups and Users within the Mobl21 authoring and distribution application. Run time 04:18.
Mobl21 - Behind the Scenes of the Mini-module
Take a peek at the making of the videos for the Mobl21 Mini-module by our intrepid 21st Century e-Teacher Chris Jones. You'll be amazed at how a home set-up resulted in his great work. Run time 01:00.
Síntesi d'Imatge i Animació
La asignatura realiza una introducción a las técnicas para generar imágenes en dos y tres dimensiones, y animaciones por computador. Se tratan las técnicas básicas del proceso de obtención de imágenes sintéticas, de interacción y de animación, así como de varias técnicas avanzadas para aumentar el realismo visual. La asignatura Síntesis de Imagen y Animación es una asignatura optativa de 4 créditos ECTS y pertenece al plan de estudios del Máster Universitario en Sistemas Intelige
Redwoods at Redwood Forest
Take a walk with host Jim Welch and naturalist Rudy Mancke in this video segment from NatureScene as they describe the resilience and
longevity of redwood trees. Learn about requirements for redwood growth, methods of reproduction, and the effects of natural fires. Closed captioning included. Run time 04:02.
Geometry - Similar Triangles
In this lesson, students review the idea that the ratios of the lengths
of corresponding sides of similar figures are equal. Students then use
this idea to find missing segment lengths in similar figures.
What is a Noun?
This video defines a noun. People, places, events, idea, and things are also defined and then given a picture example. Singular, plural, irregular, common and proper nouns are defined as well. Some of these examples are not developmentally appropriate for younger students (5:24).
The Washer Women
This is a traditional Irish folk song performed by Andre Rieu on the violin. The video starts as solo violin then the orchestra joins in and the tempo starts to fly! The video could also be used with younger students while teaching rhythm or an Irish Dance. (2:16)
Introduction to Catholic Moral Theology
Notre Dame OpenCourseware (OCW) offers free educational resources for the course "Introduction to Catholic Moral Theology" in the Department of Theology. The course provides an overview of the history of Roman Catholic moral theology by examining how the Roman Catholic tradition developed certain distinctive ways of speaking about moral goods, obligations, and the forms of life. It explores basic principles, values, and patterns of thinking that have formed the tradition of Roman Catholic moral
Calisphere Themed Collection - 1780-1880: California in Transition: Californio Society, 1830s-1880s
This is a primary source photo collection on Californios, elite families that received large land grants from Spain and Mexico, flourished during the 1830s to 1880s. The hand-drawn diseño maps underscore their vital connection to land ownership. The more formal surveyed maps that followed US acquisition of California show changing values regarding land ownership. As Californios lost land and power in the late 19th century, they tried to adapt to these changes by using social networks to maintai
Conciousness and Intelligence
8 Moderator: Shimon Ullman PhD '77, Samy and Ruth Cohn Professor of Computer Science, Department of Computer Science and Applied Mathematics, Weizmann Institute of Science
* Ned Block '64, Silver Professor of Philosophy, Psychology, and Neural Science, Department of Philosophy, New York University
* Christof Koch, Lois and Victor Troendle Professor of Cognitive and Behavioral Biology, California Institute of Technology; Chief Scientific Officer, Allen Institute for Brain Sci
Epidemiology: An introduction
Public health interventions need to be built on an evidence base and part of this evidence comes from epidemiology: the study of how and why diseases occur. Epidemiology is a bit like a game of detection. It involves identifying diseases, finding out which groups of people are at risk, tracking down causes and so on. This unit looks at some key types of data used in epidemiology, such as statistics on death and ill health, and introduces some techniques used in analysing data.
The EU summit in Brussels
EU leaders are staying quiet on the subject of Greece as they await the results of a critical vote in the debt-ridden country
Syrian refugees protest against Assad
June 22 - Syrian refugees in a Turkish camp call for the overthrow of Assad as a European delegation arrives on a fact-finding mission. Nick Rowlands reports.
SoulPancake: An Evening with Rainn Wilson, Devon Gundry, Golriz Lucina and Shabnam Mogharabi
"SoulPancake: Chew on Life's Big Questions" is a book by Rainn Wilson, best known for his deft portrayal as Dwight on NBC's "The Office." In a program sponsored by USC Spectrum and the USC Office of Religious Life on March 25, 2011, Wilson teamed up with his friends Devon Gundry, Golriz Lucina and Shabnam Mogharabi in USC's Bovard Auditorium to discuss life's biggest questions. Have you ever wondered how your thoughts affect reality? Or if you only had one hour left to live, how you'd spend it