Leading the world in prosthetic limbs
Oct.13 - The middle of Germany, miles from a motorway or airport is home to Otto Bock, world market leader in prosthetic limbs and it's preparing to bring two innovations, the Genium leg prosthesis and the Michelangelo hand on to the market. German paralympic athlete Heinrich Popow is an ambassador for Otto Bock and plans to go for gold at London 2012. Joanna Partridge reports
Thai floods swamp ancient temple and threaten Bangkok
Oct.13 - Buddhist monks scramble to save sacred texts from rising floodwaters as a temple near Bangkok is inundated. Nick Rowlands reports.
G7 growth outlook totters as euro zone teeters on brink
Oct. 13 - The latest Reuters poll gives the Q4 outlook for the world's biggest economies which are flirting with recession as the debt-ridden euro zone teeters on the brink of default.
Communities: Moriches, Shirley,Mastic,and Mastic Beach
This video begins by defining the terms commmunity, urban, suburban, and rural. Then characteristics of daily life in the suburban communities of Moriches, Shirley, Mastic, and Mastic Beach, New York, are shown. Photos are shown along with narration. ( 2:54)
Elephant Zen Den
Step into the wild with gentle giants. Relax with elephants both young and old, and join the herd. (3:22)
Mike Ridley - The Future of the Academic Library: A Symposium
"Nurturing a culture of failure; or, Why ignorance is bliss" May 16th & 17th, 2011 Ron Joyce Centre, Burlington, Ontario
"Water Vapor, the Hydrological Cycle, and Climate Change"
Something in the Air: Climate Change, Science and Policy - Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study "Water Vapor, the Hydrological Cycle, and Climate Change" by Isaac M. Held, Senior Research Scientist, head of Weather and Atmospheric Dynamics Group, Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory/NOAA (Princeton, NJ); Lecturer with rank of Professor in the Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences Program, Princeton University
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Hurricane Dennis & Tropical Storm Cindy August 27, 1999 - SeaWiFS Data
Hurricane Dennis and tropical storm Cindy Aug. 27, 1999 - SeaWiFS Data
PG 289 - 295 SANFORD AND SCOTT'S JUNIOR LATIN READER
Gold Panning Lesson With Miner John On Woods Creek Jamestown, California This seven minute video gives good instructions and shows the tedious process. Students can see how much time it takes and gain a better understanding of the effort involved.
Impact: The Nottingham Experience - New Theatre
Authors@Google: Bart Ehrman
Bart Ehrman visits Google Cambridge on April 7, 2011 to discuss his new book, Forged. From the book's description: "It is often said, even by critical scholars who should know better, that "writing in the name of another" was widely accepted in antiquity. But New York Times bestselling author Bart D. Ehrman dares to call it what it was: literary forgery, a practice that was as scandalous then as it is today. In Forged, Ehrman's fresh and original research takes readers back to the ancient world
Military Blunders: Stalin's Purges (3:41)
This Military Blunders video clip is about the Great Purge.
The leader of Communist Russia, Joseph Stalin, was paranoid of
opposition. It was this paranoia that led to the Great Purge. He sent
many people to labor camps in Siberia. Some images may be too intense for students.
The History of the Development of Orlando, Florida.
In this 4:30 video tells a brief history lesson about the meteoric
growth of Orlando Florida from its Orange grove origins and building of
the Interstate 4 to the consequential opening of Walt Disney World.
This patient education program discusses otitis media and the causes, possible complications, and treatment options for the disease. It also reviews the anatomy of the ear and hearing, and presents tips for preventing middle ear infections. This resource is a MedlinePlus Interactive Health Tutorial from the National Library of Medicine, designed and developed by the Patient Education Institute.
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Sound Wave Interference
Two speakers, mounted on the table and facing each other, are driven by a function generator. A microphone is introduced between the speakers and the sound waves are displayed on an oscilloscope. This demonstrates the effect of interference and the resulting phase shift on sound waves over a fixed distance. Three different frequencies are demonstrated; 880Hz (A5), 440Hz (A4) and 523.3Hz (C4).