Making Stuff Smaller
In this video, learn how some of the world's smallest materials are changing our lives. See the future of technology—from silicon chips to micro-robots that probe the body. Join the host of this video, David Pogue, on his quest to find the next "killer gadget" and investigate why getting smaller leads to such gigantic benefits. Learn about how smaller transistors make our electronics more powerful, micro-robots that probe the body and can enter the eye to help cure blindness, restoring staine
The Manuscripts of the Corporations of Southampton and Kings Lynn - Eleventh report, Appendix; part
An account of the muniments of these two town corporations. They are held now by the Southampton Record Office and by the town of Kings Lynn respectively. Information on modern document locations is derived from the 'Guide to the Location of Collections' (HMSO, 1982).
21W.747-2 Rhetoric: Rhetoric of Science (MIT)
This course is an introduction to the history, theory, practice, and implications of rhetoric, the art and craft of persuasion. This course specifically focuses on the ways that scientists use various methods of persuasion in the construction of scientific knowledge.
Inspect-a-Gadget - Gun-a Plug that Hole
John Hemingbrough shows us how his gadget can save companies a huge amount of wastage. The team at the Environmental Technology Centre (ETC) work with small to medium scale companies to find solutions to a range of problems which can be solved using clever technology and gadgets. The ETC receives European funding (ERDF) and is therefore able to spend up to 5 days with a company totally free of charge!
Healthy Eating Habits for Children and Families - part 1
While recent studies suggest that the rates of childhood obesity are leveling off, David S. Ludwig, MD, PhD, director of the Optimal Weight for Life Clinic at Children's Hospital Boston, suggests that the rates of childhood obesity are still at epidemic levels and parents can help to serve as the first line of defense in preventing obesity in their children. This video gives advice from the doctor on how best to help you
Gooseneck barnacles in rock crevices
Gooseneck barnacles do not move and rely on surrounding waters for food and nutrients. They have strong, hard, and sharp shells that keep predators from walking on them. They resist drying out and are found in all the intertidal zones.
Electrical Switches, Part 1, Introduction - Basic Switches
This video introduces the principles and terminology of mechanical electrical switches. It covers terms such as contacts, normally open, normally closed, poles, and throws.
Wall of Separation (The Establishment Clause)
This excellent video is accompanied by text and is suitable for high school students. "Freedom of religion has been an important issue throughout American history. Many of the first colonists established homes in America to escape religious persecution and oppression in England. The freedom to believe and practice religion in whatever way they chose to was of vital importance to early Americans."
Learn English Through Song- Lesson 29- Use Of Would Rather
Learn English Through Song "El Condor Pasa" by Simon and Garfunkel. Learn English Through Song helps English Second Language (ESL) students study speaking, conversation, vocabulary, pronunciation, listening and grammar. In this musical slide show with images the the lyrics are shown for El Condor Pasa along with text explanation for stating preference with "would rather" based on the lyrics from the song. More songs at learn-to-speak-english-esl.com.
This video shows another part of the interview to Gen Lakma. She talks about the reasons why she became a Buddhist in Great Britain. There is reference to the meaning of Faith for Buddhism, to enlightenment and to doubt.
21L.001 Foundations of Western Culture: Homer to Dante (MIT)
As we read broadly from throughout the vast chronological period that is "Homer to Dante," we will pepper our readings of individual ancient and medieval texts with broader questions like: what images, themes, and philosophical questions recur through the period; are there distinctly "classical" or "medieval" ways of depicting or addressing them; and what do terms like "Antiquity" or "the Middle Ages" even mean? (What are the Middle Ages in the &
Moscow 1941 - 3/6
With the invasion of the Soviet Union, the systematic murder of the Jews. Jews were hunt down and taken prisoners.
Political pressure and personal bias have hounded American journalists since the first newspapers were printed. Interpreter Dennis Watson talks about the Virginia Gazette.
Understanding the Iranian Nuclear Crisis
Tension between Iran and the international community is increasing with negotiations over Iran's nuclear capability at the heart of a growing diplomatic crisis. With the likely recommdendation that Iran be referred to the UN Security Council for supposed breaches of its nuclear obligations the next few weeks will be crucial in determining the outcomes of this latest confrontation. The current crisis is the culmination of years of Iranian nuclear development and diplomatic efforts on the part
Dr. John Prescott - Academic Spotlight
Missouri State University has a nationally recognized music department. One of the professors in that department, Dr. John Prescott, recently received the National Award from the American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers, also known as ASCAP. These coveted awards reflect ASCAP's commitment to assist and encourage writers of serious music. The awards are based upon the prestigious value of each writer's catalogue of original compositions, as well as recent performances of those work
English - Writing - How To Write A Topic Sentence
This introduction shows students how to create a topic sentence within a paragraph. A topic sentence introduces the main idea of a paragraph, which in turn, introduces the entire essay or report. A strong essay, report, or persuasive essay begins with a strong topic sentence.
Writing - How To Write an Informational Paragraph
An informational paragraph is a paragraph that gives facts. Informational paragraphs can be found in reports and essays. This is NOT an in-depth lesson, but it does gives the basics. This video is part of a larger clip.
Topic Sentences and Paragraphs
The Word Chef teaches kids to write by comparing the writing
process to cooking. In this episode, The Word Chef makes hamburgers to teach about writing topic and concluding sentences.
A Closer Look at Sentence Structure
This video shows how using simple sentences and compound
sentences add variety to a paragraph about brown bears. (02:36)
To Write A Paragraph (Paragraph Song)
To Write A Paragraph, by Obie Leff. This short song gives the basic elements to write a good paragraph. Lyrics are printed at the bottom of the screen while Obie plays piano and sings. Some of the lyrics include: "To write a paragraph, you have to know just what a paragraph is. Choose a topic, add transitions, reason, detail, facts, and evidence. Write a conclusion. And now you know what a paragraph is...." Run time 0:57.