Art Institute of Chicago Musecast: November 2009
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How to Write the Body of an Essay (Introductory Video)
How to Write the Body of an Essay. Part of the series: How to Write an Essay. Learn how to start to write the body of an essay in this video on writing essays. The lighting could be a little better. (58 seconds)
ISS Update - Dec. 30, 2010
The International Space Station video update for Dec. 30, 2010.
Smoking ban in Spain to take effect
A ban on smoking in public places will take effect in Spain in the New Year.
Leadercast: Patrick Kron, CEO of Alstom
In what has been called one of the more successful corporate turnarounds of all time, Patrick Kron, Chairman and CEO of Alstom reveals how he managed to deliver the previously-troubled company from a commercial crisis.
Concept Mapping: How to Start Your Term Paper Research
How do we start our research for a term paper? One way is to map out our ideas and identify some of our key concepts to develop our research question. (04:58)
Isaac Asimov on Changes in Science Fiction after 1949
Legendary SF author Isaac Asimov discusses the transformation of science fiction from the 1950's to 1971 (when this interview occurred). This interview is t...
Why Are People So Forgiving of Government Failure? Once upon a time, I developed a theory that we have much lower expectations for public-sector performance than we do for private-sector performance. We saw this in accounting standards that — when applied to Enron — resulted in market forces shutting that firm down, while the Department of Defense l
Once upon a time, I developed a theory that we have much lower expectations for public-sector performance than we do for private-sector performance. We saw this in accounting standards that — when applied to Enron — resulted in market forces shutting that firm down, while the Department of Defense l
How To Tell Time
This DVD video teaching aid, presented in under 2 hours, makes it incredibly easy for children to learn how to tell time.
Electronics on Plastic: A Solution to the Energy Challenge, or a Pipe Dream?
As urgency to address climate change mounts, there’s ever greater interest in harnessing the unlimited potential of the sun to replace fossil fuels. This tantalizing prospect has inspired a raft of new scientific ventures, reports Stephen Forrest.
A theoretical field of silicon solar cells that is 1
ED*IT Online : Onderwijs makkelijk gemaakt ED*IT is een educatieve database die toegang biedt tot tienduizenden originele video’s, film- en geluidsfragmenten, artikelen en foto’s uit het Nederlands cultureel erfgoed. Het platform biedt toegang tot duizenden en …
ED*IT is een educatieve database die toegang biedt tot tienduizenden originele video’s, film- en geluidsfragmenten, artikelen en foto’s uit het Nederlands cultureel erfgoed. Het platform biedt toegang tot duizenden en …
Money talks: January 3rd 2011
In this week's programme - the FCC's ruling on net neutrality, China's king of e-commerce and the mining industry's scramble for Africa
National Pancake Day: Ideas for Pancakes
Celebrate National Pancake Day on September 26th by making some unusual pancakes that the family can participate and enjoy. This video has some interesting photos of these creations they might be motivating. Here is a simple history and some folklore for the class. http://pancakelovers.com/history/ Run time 01:02.
The Changing American Society
In the decades leading to the twenty-first century, American society underwent many changes that affected the way people lived and changed the face of America. Congress passed the Immigration Act in 1965 that removed restrictions based on natural origin, resulting in an increase in the number of immigrants coming to America. During the last two decades of the century nearly one million new immigrants entered the country every year. While the immigrants who had come to America in the 1800s and ea
A plea for Cuba's prisoners
Cuba's dissident group the Ladies in White demand the release of political prisoners in Cuba. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.
Simon Winchester on The Man Who Loved China
Journalist, broadcaster, and bestselling author, Simon Winchester, tells the remarkable story of Joseph Needham, an eccentric English chemist who wrote a vast book on Chinese science which remains the longest book about China ever written in the English language. Winchester 19s lecture on The Man Who Loved China was delivered at the Royal Ontario Museum on October 14, 2010.
Academic Perspectives/Panel Discussion
In this wide-ranging discussion, panelists seized on redesigning science education as a way of ensuring the success of systems biology. The first challenge lies in improving instruction in the earliest years. David Botstein said, “K-12 education has never been that great…(kids) don’t need to know everything in excruciatin