The Genius of Mozart - The First Romantic (1/7)
A portion of Mozart's biography. (09:05)
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.
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)
Jews on Trial: The Papal Inquisition in Modena, 1598-1638
Katherine Aron-Beller will be speaking about her book on the Modena inquisition of 1598-1638. Speaker Biography: Katherine Aron-Beller is adjunct professor at Gratz College of Jewish Studies and lecturer at the International School in Tel Aviv University. For captions, transcript, and more information visit http://www.loc.gov/today/cyberlc/feature_wdesc.php?rec=5501.
The U.S. 2012 Elections: Domestic and Global Impact || Institute of Politics
President Obama's Deputy Campaign Manager Stephanie Cutter, Republican strategist Fergus Cullen, Boston.com's Politics Editor Glen Johnson, and the Chicago-Sun Times' Washington Bureau Chief Lynn Sweet discuss the upcoming Presidential election as part of a Harvard Kennedy School Reunion Weekend. Institute of Politics Director Trey Grayson moderated the lively conversation that included a discussion of the global and local impact of the campaigns, as well as an in-depth analysis of the candidate
Statistics in Farming
This video explains that there are over 2.1 million farms in the U.S., totaling over 900 million acres and those millions of harvests aren’t only producing food; they’re also producing data--a lot of data! That’s where statisticians Sarah Hoffman and Jackie Brown of the USDA come in as they explain the importance of math and math as a career. A good video to show students how math is used in daily life.
Running time 5:00 minutes
How to Do a Back Flip in Gymnastics
This two minute video shows how to teach this flip and the importance of having a spotter and what to look for when doing the move. Special equipment is used.
IPL: Dave Prior - Mapping crystals to underestand gold, glaciers and earthquakes
Inaugural Professorial Lecture from Dave Prior, head of Geology at University of Otago. The lecture was entitled "Mapping crystals to understand gold, glaciers and earthquakes" and was delivered on Thursday the 22nd of September, 2011
Numbers Farm-Counting to 5
Numbers Farm features a curious and friendly chick named Peep who helps introduce counting, animals, and friendship. With a passion for numbers and learning how to count, Peep encounters many animal friends throughout the farm who are always willing to help him master the art of counting from one to five. (6:00)
Breakingviews: Exxon gets the jitters
May 17 - Antony Currie and Christopher Swann discuss the oil giant's attempts to fend off shareholder ire at CEO Rex Tillerson's $35 mln pay package.
Part 5 - Emma by Jane Austen (Vol 2: Chs 14-18)
Part 5. Classic Literature VideoBook with synchronized text, interactive transcript, and closed captions in multiple languages. Audio courtesy of Librivox. Read by Moira Fogerty