What Makes a Good President?
Author and historian Alan Brinkley shares his thoughts on the alchemy of luck and chance in the Oval Office.Author(s):
Age of Piracy
Pirates seek treasure both sunken and sea-going, from the 17th century through today. William and Mary Professor Kris Lane draws the connections between the old traditions and the fresh emergences of piracy.Author(s):
A Tribal Relic Returns
A lost relic returns to the Pamunkey tribe in a new form. American Indian Initiative Manager Buck Woodard guides us through treaties and time.
Meet the Weaver
War makes the weaver busy. Cloth for everything from sails to bedsheets is created on his loom. Max Hamrick weaves the tale.Author(s):
Arsenal of War
A new armoury complex takes shape on the footings of Anderson's Forge. Archaeologist Meredith Poole talks about the site's rebuilt narrative.
George Washington's Farewell
George Washington's 1796 Farewell Address teems with advice that rings true today. Listen to interpreter Ron Carnegie read excepts from the timeless epistle.
Le marché immobilier belge
Op het einde van deze les kun je, aan de hand van een luisterfragment, uitleggen hoe de vastgoedmarkt evolueert.
The Nature of the State [Resist Not Evil (1903)] Everywhere it seems to have been taken for granted that force and violence are necessary to man's welfare upon the earth. Endless volumes have been written, and countless lives been sacrificed in an effort to prove that one form of government is bette
[Resist Not Evil (1903)]
Everywhere it seems to have been taken for granted that force and violence are necessary to man's welfare upon the earth. Endless volumes have been written, and countless lives been sacrificed in an effort to prove that one form of government is bette
Readers' Workshop: Just Right Books
Readers' workshop uses the term just right books when referring to correct readability levels for students. In this video, two teachers act out a skit in which they find books that are just right for them. They describe the characteristics of books above and below their levels during the process of finding the just right book. ( 3:22)
Introduction to Nonviolence - Fall 2006
Introduction to Nonviolence - Fall 2006. This course is an introduction to the science of nonviolence, mainly as seen through the life and work of Mahatma Gandhi. Historical overview of nonviolence East and the West up to the American Civil Rights movement and Martin Luther King, Jr., with emphasis on the ideal of principled nonviolence and the reality of mixed or strategic nonviolence in practice, especially as applied to problems of social justice and defense.
Water Soluble Vitamins from the course Introduction to Human Nutrition
Introduction to Human Nutrition - Fall 2006.This course provides an overview of digestion and metabolism of nutrients. Foods are discussed as a source of nutrients, and the evidence is reviewed as to the effects of nutrition on health. The emphasis of the course is on issues of current interest and on worldwide problems of food and nutrition. Students are required to record their own diet, calculate its composition, and evaluate its nutrient content in light of their particular needs.
Gear Force from the course Mechanical Engineering Design
Mechanical Engineering Design - Fall 2006. This course looks at the application of principles of mechanics, materials science, and manufacturing processes to the design of components and complete machines that must meet prescribed functional requirements. It also presents a synthesis and analysis of a major machine design project.
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Republicans blame Obama for U.S. credit rating downgrade
Aug. 5 - Republican presidential hopefuls blame President Barack Obama for the the United States losing its top-notch AAA credit rating from Standard & Poor's in an unprecedented reversal of fortune for the world's largest economy. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
How to Ace a Job Interview
This 2:11 minute video provides some insights into how to prepare for a job interview. It is built around doing your homework before going in for the interview.
Working on Writing: Daily 5
In this video, teachers describe activities used in their classrooms during the writing portion of Daily 5. Activities described include writing letters and cards for friends and family, composing paragraphs following a mini-lesson, and writing descriptive sentences based on clip-art. Suggestions for keeping students on-task are also given. ( 5:56)
Dynamics of Large-Scale Domain Motions in Protein Kinase A
Don Blumenth gives a talk at the RPP08 conference about the application of SAXS small-angle scattering to study the domain motions in Protein Kinase A and other protein kinases specifically in response to cAMP.
Bernard Harris Summer Science Camp - Fuel Cells
Engineering class with Dr. Skip Rochefort learning about hydrogen fuel cells.
Rothbard's The Mystery of Banking The Mystery of Banking is a unique academic treatise on money and banking, a book that combines erudition, clarity of expression, economic theory, monetary theory, economic history, and an appropriate dose of conspiracy t
The Mystery of Banking is a unique academic treatise on money and banking, a book that combines erudition, clarity of expression, economic theory, monetary theory, economic history, and an appropriate dose of conspiracy t
Hypotheses Test II from the course Introduction to Statistics
This course covers population and variables; Standard measures of location, spread and association; Normal approximation; Regression. Probability and sampling: Binomial distribution. Interval estimation; Some standard significance tests.