The Brain of the Future
The Graduate School Centre at the University of Nottingham was formally opened on 12th October 2006 by Baroness Susan Greenfield, Director of the Royal Institution of Great Britain and Fullerian Professor of Physiology and Comparative Anatomy at Oxford University. In this key note speech, Baroness Greenfield considers how humans will communicate and learn in the future, as technology becomes increasingly sophisticated, and the pace of change within society becomes ever faster.
The train that keeps Mauritania connected - 19 April 08
The West African country of Mauritania is host to one of the longest trains in the world.The train is mainly used to transport iron ore from the mines to ports on the Atlantic Ocean.
Introduction to Order of Operations Part 2
This is a continuation of part 1. The problem they are working on was introduced in part 1, they are working through all the rules of order of operations. They are continue to work on examples. Video is good quality and good for all students as review or initial learning of concept.
This video explains what a virus is. (0:58)
Britain and the EU: an ever-closer union of peoples? [Audio]
Speaker(s): Sir Malcolm Rifkind | The acute economic crisis of the euro, coupled with the chronic political crisis of Europe’s democratic deficit, have created a situation in which Britain’s membership of the European Union can no longer be taken for granted. Former Foreign Secretary Sir Malcolm Rifkind outlines a ‘moderate eurosceptic’ approach to the issue, which he believes would produce a mutually beneficial solution acceptable to the United Kingdom and her European partners alike. S
Tarantulas in Nevada
In this video segment from the Nevada Department of Wildlife, Brian Wignall talks with a naturalist about tarantulas. Learn some of the physical differences between male and female tarantulas, how tarantulas defend themselves against predators, the technique they use to capture prey that compensates for their poor vision, and why females tend to outlive males.
Hundreds Chart Song
Learn about the hundreds chart with this retro song, serenaded by a well-coiffed Floyd. (01:16)
21H.912 The World Since 1492 (MIT)
This course explores the last 500 years of world history. Rather than trying to cover all regions for all periods of time, we will focus on four related themes: the struggles between Europeans and colonized peoples; the global formation of capitalist economies and industrialization; the emergence of modern states; and the development of the tastes and disciplines of bourgeois society. Note: This course is based on a model developed by Professor Daniel Segal of Pitzer College.
Political Career of President John Adams
Find out about John Adams' political career in the newly formed United States, from his vice presidency under George Washington to his rocky term as America's chief executive. (04:23)
Dr. Allison Sampson Jackson - Impact of Trauma on the Brain
Dr. Allison Sampson Jackson speaks at University of Richmond's Law School on the Impact of Trauma on the Brain. April 1, 2014.
Discovery Education Video. Thomas Jefferson was one of the Founders of the United States of America. He wrote the Declaration of Independence. He was the Third President of the United States of America. He advanced America in many ways. He purchased the Louisiana area. He did many great things. This video takes a look at some of those things.
Cuba's Favorite National Pastimes: Baseball and Politics
Was a young Fidel Castro scouted by a major leage baseball team? Find out as Allen Wells, Roger Howell, Jr. Professor of History, regales an audience of Bowdoin Trustees with an animated tale of baseball's intriguing, politically charged history in Cuba.
Plato-A Short Biography
This informative seven-minute biography tells of Plato's life and his philosophies. This video has moving and still images with narration.
Volume of a Cylinder
The Instructor uses an electronic sketchpad to demonstrate how to find the volume of a cylinder. This video gives the formula for finding the volume of a cylinder. It then applies the formula to two cylinders that are already drawn on the screen. Video is good quality and good for all students as review or initial learning of the concept.
How to Make Glue
This is a Power Point slide presentation teaching you how to make glue. There is no sound.(1:15)
Update in Gynecologic Cancer
Fidel A. Velea, MD, from Duke Gynecologic Oncology, talks about gynecologic cancers and the unique problems, risk factors, and distinct symptoms that are associated with them.
How To Iron a Pair Of Pants
This video provides detailed directions for ironing a pair of pants. The directions appear on the screen as the process is demonstrated.
Zeus and the Great Flood
When natural disasters struck, the ancient Greeks believed that Zeus, their god of all gods, showing anger and displeasure. This video may be to strong for some students. The video tells why Zeus flooded the Earth. Explains what may have been a great flood for some.
Learn about Ancient Greece
This 1:26 video is about Ancient Greece and how it became one of the most influential cultures, with Athens at its center. The achievements of Ancient Greece include literature, philosophy, fine art, and architecture. The video moves very rapidly and so it best used as an overview of this time period.
Careers in Healthcare - Allied Health
Introduction to three healthcare professions - occupational therapist, radiologist, physiotherapist. Live action video. (1:00)