Authors@Google: Steve Paulson
Is the universe ''designed'' for life? Will science ever unlock the mysteries of the human mind or explain the origins of religion? In "Atoms and Eden", award-winning journalist Steve Paulson explores these questions in an unprecedented collection of interviews with the major figures in the science and religion debate, including Richard Dawkins, Karen Armstrong, E. O. Wilson, Francis Collins, Jane Goodall, and Steven Weinberg. Steve Paulson is the executive producer of the Peabody Award-winning
Many Voices: understanding the debate about preventing violent extremism
The tragic events of 7|7 illustrated the threat to our society posed by violent extremism. Preventing it is one of the defining challenges of our age. Hazel Blears will explore the tough choices government has to make - how to empower new voices to join the debate, how to support people standing up for shared values and how to equip communities with the skills, confidence, and resilience they need to be part of the solution. In June 2007, Hazel Blears became the Secretary of State for Communitie
Airbus forecasts up on Asian growth
The world's largest plane maker Airbus has raised its forecast for aircraft demand over the next 20 years,largely thanks to soaring demand from emerging markets.
Film Music and Digital Media
In a panel that at times resembles a late-night ramble and conversation, three film music professionals discuss changes in their industry, with some no-holds-barred dishing and kvetching.
Martin Marks sets the scene historically, starting with the revolutionary introduction of sound to film. He plays a clip from the origi
Listen: American Civil War course takes non-traditional approach
This spring Vanderbilt undergraduates will study the political, social and economic events associated with the U.S. Civil War in a special course co-taught by Professor of History Richard Blackett and Professor of English Michael Kreyling. “The American Civil War” is one of several classes on campus that are related to the sesquicentennial of the beginningkeep reading »
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Subtraction With Regrouping
This teacher-created video shows students working subtraction problems with regrouping on a white board. The students explain the process step-by-step including checking the problems with addition. (2:30)
Narrator Describes Water Cycle using Visual Aid-Running Time is 2:26
This a short video on the water cycle. It steps you through the water cycle it explains each step. It is not very detailed and the picture of the water cycle is not big enough to see but it is good for an introduction to the water cycle. Running time is 2:26.
This video is the nursery rhyme "Ba-Ba Black Sheep." The video has cute animations, and the lyrics stream at the bottom of the screen. (:53)
The Story of Wakefield
A basic skills learning resource booklet with interactive activities designed to introduce the Wakefield Museum.
RES.12-001 Topics in Fluid Dynamics: Dimensional Analysis, the Coriolis force, and Lagrangian and Eu
This collection of three essays was developed from the author's experience teaching Fluid Dynamics of the Atmosphere and Ocean, 12.800, offered to graduate students entering the MIT/WHOI Joint Program in Oceanography. The goal of this course is to help each student master the concepts and mathematical tools that make up the foundation of classical and geophysical fluid dynamics. Three topics --- the subject of these essays --- proved to be the most difficult for most students: 1) dimensional ana
Charles Dickens: His Last Reading Tour
Charles Dickens set out on public speaking tours of his most beloved
work to both the United States and Great Britain in need of money but cost him his health. From the "Biography: Charles Dickens, this 2:08 video gives some insights into his need for money and dedication to his work.
Little Einstein Teaches About Measuring Temperature
This amateur video uses an Einstein bobble head to describe how to measure temperature. Three beakers full of colored water and thermometers are used to measure temperature of room, ice water, and heated water. The video is made inside a science lab and appears to be a good introduction to lab equipment and measurement(Running Time 1:52).
American Civil War 2
Gives detail of the American Civil War 1861-1865. A fictional seven minute video with little factual information. Part one on page, also.
Berkeley/Oakland AileyCamp at Cal Performances is a nationally acclaimed summer youth program located on the University of California Berkeley campus. The six week, tuition-free camp conceived by Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater and produced by Cal Performances teaches dance and life lessons to East Bay middle school students. Follow three Ailey campers from beginning impressions through the grand finale performance. http://calperformances.net
Guided Reading: Making it Active
A six minute video that shows two different guided reading sessions, which involve primary
pupils revisiting well known texts, in a resource showing ways that guided reading can be used. Part of a series.
Online Communities in the Classroom
Online communities in the classroom is the topic of this 14 minute video. A basic overview of the way teachers can use the Internet to help expand their teaching beyond the classroom.
Jim O'Neill on the new BRICs
As "The World in" celebrates its 25th anniversary, Goldman Sachs's Jim O'Neill predicts what the global economy might look like in 2036
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