Attempt to Kill Franklin Roosevelt
In 1933, Italian immigrant Giuseppe Zangara attempted to assassinate President Franklin D. Roosevelt. In this video clip, learn the motives behind Zangara’s attempted assassination plot and what happened to him following his shots at the President. (2:43)
Study: Parents spank children for trivial reasons
SMU Psychology Professor George Holden says in a new study on spanking published in the American Psychological Association Journal of Family Psychology that a majority of the incidents involved breaking social conventions rather than major infractions and that in 73 percent of the cases the child misbehaved again within 10 minutes.
Duke Chapel Live - 2/22/2012 - Ash Wednesday
Duke Chapel Live - 2/22/2012 - Ash Wednesday
Active Matter, I
By: icamvid Active Matter, I by M. Cristina Marchetti, Syracuse University
Stellar Parallax Clarification
Stellar Parallax Clarification. (2:22)
Algebra 1 Substitution Method
In this 1:53 video students learn that how to use this method to help simplify their work. Easy to follow, but it moves very rapidly and so the video may need to be stopped to check student understanding.
Dividing Decimals by Whole Numbers
The instructor uses and electronic sketchpad to demonstrate how to divide decimal numbers by whole numbers. Several examples are modeled using a step by step approach. There is no narration, just very fast music.
My Five Dinners with Ahmadinejad, featuring Jim Walsh PhD '00 Jim Walsh PhD '00 is one of a small number of Americans who has traveled to North Korea and Iran for talks with officials about nuclear issues. A research associate in the MIT Security Studies Program, he is an international security expert who has testified before the US Senate on terrorism and Iran’s nuclear program. On June 4, 2012, Walsh offered his thoughts on international security, nuclear weapons, and terrorism and took questions from the worldwide MIT community via video
Jim Walsh PhD '00 is one of a small number of Americans who has traveled to North Korea and Iran for talks with officials about nuclear issues. A research associate in the MIT Security Studies Program, he is an international security expert who has testified before the US Senate on terrorism and Iran’s nuclear program.
On June 4, 2012, Walsh offered his thoughts on international security, nuclear weapons, and terrorism and took questions from the worldwide MIT community via video
Diabetes tool: Insulin-resistant fruit fly
Researchers at Southern Methodist University, Dallas, demonstrate that adult fruit flies fed either high-carb or high-protein diets develop metabolic abnormalities, including insulin resistance, which is a hallmark of Type 2 human diabetes. For decades, fruit fly D. melanogaster has been used successfully to investigate multiple human diseases from Alzheimer's to cancer, but not diabetes. This new study demonstrates that diet profoundly influences fruit fly physiology and health and that insuli
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Aboriginal Dream time story
How to Use "Storyjumper" (Make Your Own Children's Book)
This video takes a look at how easy it can be to make your very own children's book using StoryJumper.com. There are lots of backgrounds and images to choose from. There is also an editing tool where you can change size and copy images. You can add text boxes and upload your own photos. This is a great resource to enhance technology instruction and use in the classroom. (6:05)
Jack the Ripper
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Para evitar algún contagio del virus de influenza porcina, es necesario saber que medidas de higiene tomar. (1:23)
Science Bulletins:More Species, Better Water?
Biodiversity benefits humankind in many ways: it can inspire medical innovation, boost human health, and even process waste. Now, an experiment by a University of Michigan scientist suggests that biodiversity can help clear human-caused pollution from waterways.
Science Bulletins:Ocean Peaks Are Vital for Biodiversity
Biologists from the Secretariat of the Pacific Community and Açores University in Portugal have learned that undersea peaks, called seamounts, support a wide variety of migratory fish species. Though it's still unknown exactly why these species tend to use seamounts as stopovers on their travels, the discovery makes seamounts attractive open-ocean locations to designate as protected areas.