A Vision of the Next Economy: from macro to metro
LSE Cities and the Brookings Institution have carried out new research on how cities and metropolitan areas are responding to current economic challenges. Ricky Burdett will discuss how selected European and Asian cities - Torino, Barcelona, Munch and Seoul - have overcome crises in the recent past and shown significant progress in urban economic development over the past two decades. Bruce Katz will outline a vision of the next American economy, one that is driven by exports, powered by low car
Survey of London Monograph 15 - St Bride's Church, Fleet Street
An account of Christopher Wren's church of St Bride, Fleet Street, prepared as the building lay ruined by enemy action in December 1940.
The Art of Engineering
A 15 minute video that was done at M.I.T. and features James Dyson
who is the inventor of the vacuum cleaner of that name. His lecture is about design and engineering and offers excellent insight into what they do and what motivates them. An excellent video for older students and explains how he ‘sees what needs to be done and just does it.’ Many of the things he talks about are current so the students can more easily understand the issues.
Invisible Glass - How to Make an Object Vanish
With just a few ingredients, you will have the power to make a glass vanish right before your eyes! Okay, maybe it's not magic, but a really cool science experiment about index of refraction making an object appear invisible. Steve Spangler does a great job of explaining the science behind this vanishing trick. (03:10)
Adventures in Science - Science Of Light
Join a science professor as he explains to his class how light was used in an old-school special effects technique: Optical Compositing. This was how movies and TV shows of yesteryear did what green screen does today. (04:10)
Gratis-Webinar zu Office 2010 Personalschulung via e-Learning
Wie man mit e-Learning sein Personal für MS Office 2010 fit machen kann, zeigt SkillSoft in seinem neuen Webinar auf.
Lernspiel: Uhrzeit auf Englisch
Ein kleines Lernspiel, um die englischen Uhrzeiten zu üben. Das Spiel geht so: Es wird eine Uhrzeit am unteren Rand als Text dargestellt. Das Kind muss dann oben auf die Uhr klicken, die diese Uhrzeit zeigt. War der Klick richtig, kommt eine kleine Maus und frisst einen Käse. War die Uhrzeit falsch, wird die Maus von der Katze gefangen.
Countdown to MIX11: Joe Belfiore Talks Phone Keynoting for the second time at MIX vice president of Windows Phone program management, JoeB, joins (our second to last!) countdown show this week to let us in on what he’s been up to. Joe and his team are responsible for the design and software product definition of forthcoming generations of Windows phones, so yea, it’s been a busy year. In fact, all things ending in “o” are pretty important
Keynoting for the second time at MIX vice president of Windows Phone program management, JoeB, joins (our second to last!) countdown show this week to let us in on what he’s been up to. Joe and his team are responsible for the design and software product definition of forthcoming generations of Windows phones, so yea, it’s been a busy year. In fact, all things ending in “o” are pretty important
TWC9: New Mix Sessions announced, dissecting IE9 Performance, Azure Toolkit for WP7 This week on Channel 9, Dan and Brian discuss the week's top developer news, including:
This week on Channel 9, Dan and Brian discuss the week's top developer news, including:
Cloud Cover Episode 41 - Windows Azure Toolkit for Windows Phone 7 In this episode, Steve and Wade walk through the new Windows Azure Toolkit for Windows Phone 7, which is designed to make it easier to build phone applications that use services running
In this episode, Steve and Wade walk through the new Windows Azure Toolkit for Windows Phone 7, which is designed to make it easier to build phone applications that use services running
They Were the Pilgrims! - Song
This music video includes upbeat music, catchy lyrics, and amuzing images to teach young students about the pilgrims' voyage. Lyrics include "First the Pilgrims, they left England- because they wanted to be free. The way that they were doing things- They said, 'Hey, that's not for me!'" Lyrics are also provided on the screen. (02:24)
If You Need to Know the Seasons - Rap Song
This is a catchy song to help young children learn about the 4 different seasons. Lyrics include, "Winter, Spring, Summer, and Fall... If you need to know the seasons, give me a call! W-I-N-T-E-R That spells winter wherever you are. Freezing weather and lots of snow. Down the hill on your sled you go.... " Lyrics are also provided on the screen. (01:28)
Colors! Colors! - Movement Song
This is an upbeat song to help young children learn their colors. Lyrics include, "Colors we can name every one. Colors, make us move and have fun.... Red. Red. Touch your head. Blue. Blue. Show your shoe...." Lyrics are also provided on the screen. (02:06)
Color Robot - Rap Song
This song will help students in identifying each of the colors. Lyrics include, "I'm a color robot. I'm thinking of the color of grass and trees. It's also the color of brocolli and beans. You know that color! It's the color GREEN!...." Lyrics are also provided on the screen. (03:04)
The Fiction in Science Fiction
The Fiction in Science Fiction - This literature video talks to Robert J. Sawyer, a science-fiction writer, he explains what the difference is between science fiction and fantasy. (03:07)
How to Make a Book for Younger Children
A two minute video on how younger children can write, draw, and decorate a homemade book. Very easy to follow.
Can You Make It As a Children's Book Writer?
This five-minute video lists important traits of a children's book writer. It explains traits of successful, published children's book authors and the four things writers have in common. Tips that can be used by teachers to motivate young writers. (04:55)
How To Make A Book: Part One Bookbinding
This is an eight minute video that shows how to create bookbinding. \ This video provides a clear, step by step approach to making
books. By following the detailed instructions, you will learn how to bind books using relatively few tools and little material. When you are done the second part can be clicked on in the right hand margin.
How To Clean And Maintain A Fish Tank
This 3:33 long video shows the basics of keeping a fish tank clean and healthy, including cleaning the aquarium filter and the gravel.
The job description for a veterinarian portrays a health care professional who deals primarily with the treatment of animals. This video goes over the daily duties of a pet vet in this two minute episode. A talking head video.