Westport Covered Bridge, Westport, Indiana
Built in 1880 by Archibald M. Kennedy and Sons, the bridge is located one and one-half miles southeast of Westport on Sand Creek. This single span Burr Arch Truss structure sits on a stone foundation and is the last of its kind in Decatur County.,Decatur County Journey
Albert Einstein: How I See the World (Part 3 of 6)
An excellent PBS documentary on Swiss genius Albert Einstein, most commonly known for his theory of relativity. Part 3 of 6. (09:57)
Converting Repeating Decimals to Fractions, Part 1
Sal Khan, in this four-minute video, gives examples of how to convert basic repeating decimals to fractions.
Current Status of Endomyocardial Biopsy.
Dr. Charanjit (Chet) Rihal, Chair of the Division of Cardiovascular Diseases at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN, discusses his article appearing in the November 2011 issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings on the state of the art technique and outcomes with the use of endomyocardial biopsy, a technique widely used for surveillance of cardiac transplant rejection or diagnosing other unexplained ventricular dysfunction. Available at: http://www.mayoclinicproceedings.com/content/86/11/1095.abstract
Muslims mark Eid in the Middle East
Nov. 6 - Muslims in the West Bank, Yemen and Egypt celebrate one of their holiest religious holidays and remember the sacrifices they've made this year. Lindsey Parietti reports.
LSE perspectives on the sovereign debt crisis [Audio]
Speaker(s): Dr Jon Danielsson, Dr Bob Hancke, Dr Vassilis Monastiriotis, Professor Dimitri Vayanos | The panellists will each outline their analysis of the crisis, with particular emphasis on the Eurozone, and debate how it could be resolved. Their different academic backgrounds and views ranging from Political Economy to Financial Economics will provide for a wide-ranging and lively discussion set against LSE's customary sharp analysis. Dr Jon Danielsson is a reader at the Department of Finance
China's real estate ghost towns
Dec. 2 - The dangers of a rapid slowing of China's property boom can be found in the Inner Mongolian city of Ordos, where new apartment blocks stand empty as real estate prices slump. Andrew Potter reports.
Julie's Journey: How the Internet Almost Cost a Girl Her Life
Julie talks about when she left home for three weeks with a convicted murderer she had developed a relationship with online in this three minute video. A must watch for all students.
Northeastern University Academic Honors Convocation
April 22, 2011 - Northeastern University's inaugural Academic Honors Convocation recognized its community's highest achievements in academic excellence, use-inspired research and engagement on campus and across the globe.
NCPEA Handbook of Online Instruction and Programs in Education Leadership
National Council of Professors of Educational Administration
This Handbook is a Collection of individual chapters written by professors and practitioners in education leadership. Each chapter is published as an individual Connexions module and republished […]
Government and Laws on the Environment
In this module, the following topics are covered: 1) the purpose of government regulations set for the protection of human health and the environment; 2) current environmental laws and […]
Case Study: Electronic Waste and Extended Producer Responsibility
In this module, a case study about electronic waste and extended producer responsibility is presented.
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Systems of Waste Management
In this module, the following topics are covered: 1) the environmental regulations governing the management of solid and hazardous wastes, radioactive waste and medical waste, 2) the […]
An Engineer and Her Robot:Robotic Engineering
This video explains how math is used to help design the programs for a robot and it shows how one woman has gone about creating her own robot that uses this math and science.
Running time 2:36 minutes
Summary of the PE Curriculum
Brief summary of the content and aims of the physical education curriculum. It also offers guidance on planning a physical education programme outlining some of the issues to be considered.
Dignity of the Human Person
What is "human dignity"? How important is it? What is its origin? Six distinguished scholars, in an informal conversation, probe the meaning of human dignity from a variety of historical, philosophical, religious, medical and social perspectives. For speaker biographies, captions, transcript, and more information visit http://www.loc.gov/today/cyberlc/feature_wdesc.php?rec=5294.
Albert Eintstein: How I See the World (Part 6 of 6)
An excellent PBS documentary on Swiss genius Albert Einstein, most commonly known for his theory of relativity. Part 6 of 6
A little kimchi, anyone?
About 2,000 Koreans make more than 200 tons of kimchi for people in need at a charity event.
2011 Distinguished Achievement Award Recipient - Sybil Seitzinger
Sybil Seitzinger '82 '92 of Stockholm, executive director of the International Geosphere-Biosphere Program at the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, is an international leader in investigating the causes and consequences of environmental change. IGBP is a worldwide network of thousands of scientists who are addressing the problem of global change. Issues range from climate change, to coastal vulnerability, to air pollution, to land use. A pioneering scientist who recently served as president of