Money talks: June 13th 2011
Tail risks are cause for concern as America nears the end of QE2, Europe frets over Greek debt and the price of oil soars
Impact Conference 2011 - 16:00 - Session D: Improving academic communication
Investigating Academic Impact. A conference at the London School of Economics on Monday 13 June 2011. Academics are increasingly being pressed to provide evidence of impact from their research on the world outside academia. And universities will have to provide evidence of impact as part of the new Research Excellence Framework. But there is confusion about the different definitions of impact that exist amongst funding bodies and research councils, and also about methods of measuring impact. Thi
Laboratory Investigations With C-FernTM Ceratopteris richardii
This series of laboratory exercises can be used to enhance existing labs focused on various aspects of plant biology, or to develop new laboratory-based courses at the undergraduate level.
Moral and ethical principles in end of life care
In many areas of health care, and especially in such areas as palliative care, increasing attention has been paid in recent years to patient autonomy, and the need to respect it. Autonomy has come to be seen as a very important aspect of the interaction between patients and those looking after them, and forms the basis for many ethical commitments, such as telling the truth to patients, and seeking their consent for health care interventions. In this unit we look at quite a wide range of ethical
Design a Bicycle Helmet
The goal of the activities is for students to understand the basics of engineering associated with safety products. Using a bicycle helmet helps to protect the brain and neck during a crash. In order to do this effectively, helmets must have some sort of crushable material to absorb the shock of a collision and a strap system to ensure that the protection stays in place. The exact design of the helmet will depend on the needs and specifications of the user. In this activity students will be intr
Zebrafish blood vessels allow blood to circulate
Tail section of Danio where blood flows from the dorsal vessel (moves blood to the tail) to the ventral vessel (returns blood to the head).
Zebrafish adult tail circulation
Blood cells circulate around the body of the zebrafish.
Conversations with History - Philip Bobbitt
"Law, Strategy and the Transformation of the State" Philip Bobbitt, Wechsler Professor of Law, Columbia University Conversations host Harry Kreisler welcomes Philip Bobbitt for a discussion of his book, The Shield of Achilles: War, Peace and the Course of History. Bobbitt explores the dynamic relationship between constitution and strategy and its consequences for the transformation of the state. In modern history, epochal wars are fought and then settlements reached that legitimate changes in t
How Plastic Bottles Are Recycled Into Polyester Clothing
Video detailing the complex process of converting used plastic bottles into useful polyester for the clothing industry.
Van Gogh Paintings-422 of them; Part I
Part I of a slide show of 422 of Van Gogh's works. Pictures only, no explanations. (9:20)
The Economics of Sports
In this six minute video the economics of sports is explained. The author explains some controversial issues such as the pay for college athletes and how the free market system works at universities. Also noted are investing in high draft picks, the impact of others of sports, and the impact of fans on players and officials.
The Busy World of Richard Scarry-Imagine That - Paper
In this video, Huckle learns about where paper comes from. Paper is made from wood and wood is made from trees. Trees are harvested and taken to a paper mill. The video shows how wood is turned into paper at the mill. Newspapers, books, and toilet paper are all made from trees. This is a great teaching resource for young students to see what kinds of items come from trees (1:06).
Web 2.0 ... The Machine is Using Us
What is Web 2.0? This is very informative video about the emergence of the Web. It discusses hypermedia anthropology and digital ethnography.
How The West Was Lost: Sitting Bull and Crazy Horse
Be aware of opening ad. Sitting Bull and Crazy Horse lead the Lakota to victory in the Battle of Little Big Horn and this is the aftermath of that victory. The five minute video has good quotes and shows cause and effect. Some quotes are controversial.
Italian for Kids: Colors
A kid friendly and fun video where a young girl teaches the colors when the bright colors pop up in the background behind her. The words are also written in Italian on the screen.
Master Fa Qing is a philosopher, calligrapher, and Buddhist monk who
believes that calligraphy and other spiritual arts allow us to simplify
our lives, opening up a door to happiness in a world where complexity
often works against it.
This 1:35 minute student done video has a few good points such as looking ahead and not being distracted.
Auditieve illusie Waarom hoor je de zee in een schelp? Plaats je een schelp tegen je oor dan werkt er ondertussen aan de buitenzijde van de schelp omgevingsgeluid op in. Hierbij worden bepaalde frequenties weggefilterd, …
Waarom hoor je de zee in een schelp?
Plaats je een schelp tegen je oor dan werkt er ondertussen aan de buitenzijde van de schelp omgevingsgeluid op in. Hierbij worden bepaalde frequenties weggefilterd, …
Unfolding the Earth - Myriahedral projections
How can we unfold the Earth? Making a map of the earth is a classic problem. Here a new method is shown: Divide the surface of the globe in many triangles. Professional video with computer animation but no text and no narration.
Video Production: iMOVIE: Basic Editing
Once you have your video in clips on the computer, you need to start putting it together. Learn the basics of video editing with iMovie. The principals are the same for most video editing software.