The Crash of 1929
This video discusses the crash of the stock market, what caused it and how it affected people.
HUMAN BODY: Pushing the Limits
Shows the pressure the body must withstand in doing stressful exercises. Good use of animation. Best used with word wall and handout of body bones and muscles. 02:48
Will Technology Transform Education?
"Education could be transformed by new and emerging technologies, but infrastructure, policies, idea and attitudes must change as well. Old things in new ways. Learn how to learn." A lot of opinions, but not any data to back up the statements. Vague.
Chinese Medicine: From the Yellow Emperor to the Whole Wide Web
This presentation will present a range of collaborative research into the history and culture of Chinese medicine that has been undertaken in the last five years at the Wellcome Trust Centre for History of Medicine, UCL. Most of my personal research involves the translation, analysis and access to medical manuscripts that date from the 2nd to 11th C. CE. To this end I work with archaeologists, palaeographers, philologists, and medical historians all over China. Apart from books and article some
Dividing Decimals, Part 3 of 3
This video is from Sal Khan about dividing decimals using the problem: 99.061 divided by 100= ?
He is finishing up the problem in the short video. (01:51)
Virtual Maths - 3D shapes, area of cylinder
Interactive simulation demonstrating the formula and calculation of the area of a cylinder
Using People Recognition
It is time-consuming to tag a lot of pictures of family and friends one by one. Learn how to use the People Recognition feature to automatically apply keyword tags to photos of people who appear often in your pictures.
Kiev has no plan for ceasefire after reclaiming Slaviansk
Ukraine's Security Council says no ceasefire is planned as fighting continues in Ukraine's eastern regions, a after government forces recaptured separatist stronghold of Slaviansk. Jillian Kitchener reports. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the globe and across topics including business, fin
How you can be tracked on the Internet
It has a silly beginning, but the message is clear that bullying or thinkg one is invisible on the Internet is dangerous. Students would benefit from knowing some of the words used such as IP addresses. A good video for all ages.
Adding Different Units of Length - Khan Academy
In this video Salman Khan discusses how to convert and add different units of weight. The problem in this video is this:
An electrician has the following lengths of cable: 23 inches, 49 inches, and 8 feet. How much cable does he have in feet?
Featured Oxford composers
This website, part of the website of Oxford University Press (OUP), is devoted to composers of contemporary music: composers whose works are available from OUP are listed on the site. The links on the left contain biographical information on each composer, with a discography and a catalogue of their works as well as links to explanations of genres. In addition, it is also possible to select the music of a particular composer by narrowing down criteria such as duration, difficulty of the and inst
Refresher #20 - You May Have Learned More Spanish by This Time Tomorrow!
Learn Spanish with SpanishPod101.com! You’ve finally got your Spanish driver’s license, and all you want to do is get out there on the road. Unfortunately, you don’t have a car yet, so you have to ask your Spanish friend if you can drive hers…but she’s resisting! This Spanish Refresher lesson will review how to form and [...]
Virtual Maths , Shapes Space and Measure, Theodolite survey formula
Theodolite survey, information, formula, and calculation
Real World Math Shopping
This video shows how to math when you shop. Looks at unit price using the real world.
Harriet Beecher Stowe's "Uncle Tom's Cabin"
This video shows the injustices of slavery and how Stowe's book, Uncle Tom's Cabin, helped motivate people in the North to action on the issue of slavery while creating a backlash in the South. (03:02)
Technologies That Changed Our Brains
The Internet is just one in a series of “intellectual technologies” that have reshaped the way humans think. Nicholas Carr discusses some technologies, prior to the Internet, that have radically reshaped the way our brains work. Some of the technologies include the map, clock, and book. This video is in lecture format. (5:00)
Social Networking: Joining a Ning
This is a step by step tutorial on how to join a social networking site called a Ning. In this tutorial you will learn how to create your own account by inputting personal information. A Ning is a way for people with similiar interests to interact and is good to use when working on projects.
3XSQ: GM marketing chief out; HSBC $2 bln hit
July 30 - GM's marketing chief Joel Ewanick given a red card and HSBC takes a $2 billion hit for U.S., U.K. flaws.
The Evolution and Future of Bioengineering at Georgia Tech
After 26 years on the Georgia Tech faculty, Bob Nerem and his wife, Marilyn, are ensuring the Institute's continued preeminence in the field of bioengineering. The couple has made plans in their estate that will one day establish the Marilyn R. and Robert M. Nerem faculty chair or professorship in Georgia Tech's Parker H. Petit Institute of Bioengineering and Bioscience.
The Mark Steel Lectures- Descartes 3/3
Written and delivered by Mark Steel, each scripted lecture presents persuasive, yet witty, arguments for the importance of Descartes. This episode continues with the discussion of God in Descartes thoughts. Mr. Steel then discusses Descartes new topic, which was anatomy. He discovered that the senses work through the nervous system. He then continued that our minds are separate from our