ISS Update: Preparing to Leave the Station
NASA Public Affairs Officer Amiko Kauderer interviews NASA astronaut Mike Fossum about his time as commander of the International Space Station's Expedition 29 crew, including his preparations for returning to Earth. Questions? Ask us on Twitter @NASA_Johnson and include the hashtag #askStation. For the latest news about the space station, visit http://www.nasa.gov/station.
Multiplication With Renaming
Kew in the digital age - Angela McFarlane
Professor Angela McFarlane explores how The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, is using digital media to engage new, global audiences in its science and conservation work.
John Boulton: Wedging the Gap, lecture at ANU
John Boulton gives this public lecture at The Australian National University on 29 March 2012. The lecture is entitled 'Wedging the gap: Why the rhetoric is wrong for remote Aboriginal child health'. In this presentation the marked discrepancies in Aboriginal Infant Mortality Rates and the increase in risk ratio of death during infancy over the past decades, and separately those for performance on the national school entry Australia Early Development Index, are presented from an historical and
Antonyms Song Performed by Students
This short video shows Mrs. Talos' class singing about antonyms. This is a great resource to introduce or to review antonyms in the elementary classroom. (0:47)
Visual Learning Bridge: Unit Fractions and Regions
In this animated video, students will learn that a fraction can name equal parts of a whole shape and they will also learn what the bottom and top number mean. Students will understand the colorful and concrete visuals. This is a great resource to introduce and/or to review basic fractions in the classroom. (3:53)
The Genius of Mozart - The First Romantic (1/7)
A portion of Mozart's biography. (09:05)
Truman Sacks General MacArthur
In this Rewind Breaking News the History Channel clip, President Truman didn't want the Korean War to escalate, out of fear that the Soviet Union be drawn further into the conflict. In this fear Truman relieves General Douglas MacArthur of his duties in order to contain the issues overseas. (1:44)
David Healy on Psychopharmacology
Psychiatrist David Healy with his lecture Gripped by a Python: How Pharmaceutical Companies Control the Medical Marketplace. The lecture was delivered at Bethune College in Toronto on February 27, 2003.
BBC HD - Madagascar - Episode 1 - Island of Marvels - 3/4
David Attenborough presents a look at the unique wild life on the island of Madagascar and this 15 minute video shows how some of the animals and plants developed on this 1000 mile long island. Excellent images.
Fishing for Safe Food (Interactive)
In this interactive game adapted from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, students on a fishing trip try to catch different types of fish. Once a player catches a fish, he or she decides to keep it or throw it back, based on safety information provided by the EPA. The game teaches students which fish have high or low levels of mercury, and how much is safe to eat.
Deep-Sea Bestiary (Interactive)
With names like umbrellamouth gulper, blackdevil anglerfish, ogrefish, football fish, and vampire squid from hell, you might expect to be surprised, even startled, by some of the creatures that inhabit that deepest parts of the ocean. You would be right to expect this. This interactive image gallery from the NOVA: "Into the Abyss" Web site describes the physical and behavioral traits of some of these bizarre and little-known sea creatures.
Breakingviews: Aviva's different shareholder spring
April 30 - The UK insurer is the latest company to review executive pay in response to investor pressure. Robert Cole argues this is as much about long-term underperformance as short term pay excess.
DC Environmental Film Festival 2012: Natural Resources/Unnatural Results Panel Discussion (Part 3)
Learn more: http://pulitzercenter.org/global-goods-local-costs Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting presented five short films examining the impact of natural resources extraction on the environment, indigenous populations, public health and corporate responsibility. Discussion followed screenings, with filmmakers Stephen Sapienza and Nadja Drost, Amol Mehra, Coordinator of the International Corporate Accountability Roundtable, and Daniel Baer, Deputy Assistant Secretary, US State Department B
Penn State Pasto Museum Reaper Demo HD
Larry Harpster, volunteer for Penn State's Pasto Agricultural Museum, demonstrates a mid-nineteenth-century horse-drawn reaper at the museum facilities at the Russell E. Larson Agricultural Research Center at RockSprings, nine miles southwest of State College on PA Route 45. Harpster grew up on this farmland now used as part of Penn State University's agricultural research grounds. He and other volunteers build displays and help with group demonstrations and events. The museum is opened during P
2012 Elon University Senior Picnic
Seniors attended a Class of 2012 picnic on Wednesday, May 16, and talked about what they hope to achieve with their Elon education after graduation. 2012 Graduates: Brandon Marshall Jaimie Metellus Laura Cella Taylor Shain Sarah Naiman Mary Yost Devon McGowan Raj Rawal Amanda Trepel Brian Stoddard Aaron Mellette Lauren Van Fleet Georgina Oram Ashton Vincenty Eileen Burkhardt
Excesses of Responsibility and the Power of Political Approaches to Accountability
Dr. Kirsten Ainley, Lecturer in International Relations, London School of Economics gives a talk for the OTJR seminar series on 1st May 2012
Historia de las matemáticas (en español) - parte 1
Este documental de 16 partes, cubre la historia de matemáticas de los egipcios antiguos a las teorías de Galois en el siglo 19. Aquí tienen un documental muy detallada. Parte 8 del documental se ha eliminado debido a derechos de autor. (15:01)