Pirates Amongst Us
A disgruntled pirate's haunted history lingers in the town where his shipmates met the hangman. Carson Hudson and Willie Balderson team up for "Pirates Amongst Us."
PIA Award: Greenwood FEB 2011
A visit to Greenwood Elementary School (Henrico County Public Schools, VA) to see the progress students have made on their Learning Garden Project mural. Artist David Camden was in Mrs. Slinkman's Art class for the day. Apply to implement your own arts integration project at: http://scs.richmond.edu/arts/awards.html
Plant and Animal Cell Rap
This short, animated video gives a brief description of animal and plant cell parts in rap form. This is a good resource to introduce and/or review cell parts in the classroom. It would be a good springboard to have students design their own cell demonstration. (1:23)
Under Our Skin
A dramatic tale of microbes, medicine and money, this eye-opening new film investigates the untold story of Lyme disease, an emerging epidemic larger than AIDS. Each year thousands go undiagnosed or misdiagnosed, told that their symptoms are "all in their head." Following the stories of patients and physicians as they battle for their lives and livelihoods, the film brings into focus a haunting picture of our health care system and its ability to cope with a silent terror under our skin. (10mins
Applying for US Citizenship Part 2 of 4
Debby Alter from JFVS gives detailed instructions on how to apply for United States Citizenship. In this segment, directions are given for checking the status of citizenship applications. Basic directions for fillling out the applications are also given. ( 6:52)
A Summer Hike With Kids
Take a virtual field trip to the beautiful Aiken Canyon in Colorado in this video. Learn all about the Nature Conservancy, supplies needed for hiking, and see beautiful scenery and wildlife in this student's tour. ( 3:20)
What Is Sociology?
What is sociology? The purpose of this presentation is to provide an introduction to the discipline of sociology. Uses the example of fertility rates to discuss various basic theories and methods. (07:02)
Veteran's Day: Interview with a World War II Veteran
A student explains the purpose of Veteran's Day as this video begins. She then interviews her grandfather, a veteran of WWII. He explains how U.S. entered the war , and video of Pearl Harbor is shown. He then describes his duties as a soldier and what he learned from serving. ( 3:10)
As autism has exploded into the public consciousness over the last 20 years, two opposing questions have been asked about the condition fueling the debate: is it a devastating sickness to be cured or is it a variation of the human brain just a different way to be human? LOVING LAMPPOSTS: LIVING AUTISTIC takes a look at two movements: the recovery movement, which views autism as a tragic epidemic brought on by environmental toxins and the neurodiversity movement, which argues that autism sh
A Kid's Introduction to Geocaching
Geocaching is a great hobby for kids of all ages. Make your summer hikes even more fun by learning a the basics of geocaching. The video provides a brief overview and how to use a GPS. (3:17)
The Golden Rule
An introduction the Golden Rule for young children. You know the Golden Rule, that great universal moral maxim, found in many forms in many religions and philosophies: "Do unto others what you would like them to do unto you."
Episode 60 - Introducing the Windows Azure Platform PowerShell Cmdlets 2.0
"The Miracle Stealer" by Neil Connelly--The Pick of the Week from 60 second Recap®
In this video, teenage students will be introduced to "The Miracle Stealer" by Neil Connelly. n the setting for "The Miracle Stealer" is kind of a giveaway: Paradise, PA, where miracles really do happen. At least, so the townsfolk in teenage Andi Grant's fervently faithful town would like to believe. Andi might like to believe, too, but she's got one gigantic hang-up: the miracle worker himself. Also known as: her little brother. In this intriguing faith-based drama, the action picks up whe
"Notes From the Midnight Driver" by Jordan Sonnenblick--The Pick of the Week from 60 second Recap®
In this video, teenage students will be introduced to "Notes From the Midnight Driver" by Jordan Sonnenblick. After 11th-grader Alex crashes his car and decapitates a gnome (all while under the influence) he's assigned to 100 hours of community service to pay for his transgressions. Little does Alex know that those 100 hours are going to feel like a whole lot more, because he's just been assigned to visit the crankiest geezer on the planet—Solomon Lewis, who doesn't know about Alex's
"Introduction to C Memory Management and C++ Object-Oriented Programming, January IAP 2010"
" Ever hang your head in shame after your Python program wasn't as fast as your friend's C program? Ever wish you could use objects without having to use Java? Join us for this fun introduction to C and C++! We will take you through a tour that will start with writing simple C programs, go deep into the caves of C memory manipulation, resurface with an introduction to using C++ classes, dive deeper into advanced C++ class use and the C++ Standard Template Libraries. We'll wrap up by teaching you
SFCO 2011 – Chirurgie thyroïdienne au robot par voie axillaire
Titre : SFCO 2011 – Chirurgie thyroïdienne au robot par voie axillaire.
Intervenant (s) : Florian BILBAUT (CHU de Nancy)
Résumé : vidéo : Thyroïdectomie totale par voie trans-axillaire.
L’auteur n’a pas transmis de conflit d’intérêt concernant les données diffusées dans cette vidéo ou publiées dans la référence citée.
Conférence enregistrée lors du Congrès de la Société Française de Chirurgie Oncologique (SFCO). Session : vidéo forum «co
Titre : SFCO 2011 – Chirurgie thyroïdienne au robot par voie axillaire.
"Please Help Us Mr. President": Black Americans Write to FDR
Although Franklin D. Roosevelt never endorsed anti-lynching legislation and condoned discrimination against blacks in federally funded relief programs, he still won the hearts and the votes of many African. Yet this support and even veneration for Roosevelt did not blind black Americans to the continuing discrimination that they faced. Indeed, the two views were often combined when they wrote letters to the president asking him to do something about discrimination that they confronted in their d
Texas A&M: Discover the World (IODP)
http://iodp.tamu.edu/ Texas A&M's Integrated Ocean Drilling Program (IODP) is part of the world's largest, longest-running, and most successful international scientific research drilling program. IODP offers students and faculty-researchers a unique opportunity to participate in meaningful international research that offers hands-on learning and research opportunities.
Provost delivers State of the Academy address
Provost and Vice-President Academic Ilene Busch-Vishniac delivered the annual State of the Academy address Tuesday in Convocation Hall.
SMOG OR JOBS? The Impact of Tighter Ozone Pollution Control on Health and the U.S. Economy
The Forum at the Harvard School of Public Health With a weak U.S. economy shadowing his presidency, Barack Obama has announced his request that the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) withdraw draft air quality standards that would have tightened ozone pollution controls. President Obama cited "the importance of reducing regulatory burdens and regulatory uncertainty" as the economy recovers. Public health experts and environmental advocates howled at the decision, raising concerns about the h