Institute of Politics: A public address by the Honorable William Perry
United States Secretary of Defense, William Perry delivered the "2011 Robert McNamara Lecture on War and Peace" where he emphasized the need for worldwide nuclear disarmament.
The First Political Parties
This is a 4:31 minute video using cartoon figures that helps to explain how and why the first political parties were formed. The arguments are well done and it provides a good way to present this often difficult topic to students. The video hints at the Federalist and Republican parties. Some silly sections though.
Learn about The Prairie Provinces of Canada
a brief overview of the resources of these provinces.
Dividing Fractions Word Problems (Example 2)
Sal Khan shows how to divide fractions in word problems with the second example. (02:41)
Car Safety Tips in Children
This three minute video shows the importance of using baby seats in cars. It does not tell you how to identify a good one and is weak on showing how they should be belted at different ages. At best, this is a warning video for parents.
Coaching, Counselling and Consulting - Mini Lecture
A mini-lecture which will consider the differences between coaching, consulting and counselling before concluding by considering the characteristics of a good client.
This unit introduces you to analysing academic writing and, in particular, the way an article might be structured to clearly explain an investigation to other researchers. It explores observation of children and young people using qualitative observation approaches in small-scale studies.
Have you every looked up in the sky and tried to make pictures in the stars? You're not the first one to do this. For many years and in many different cultures men and women have looked to the stars to make pictures and stories of what they see. This lesson about constellations will teach you about the "pictures in the sky" and the stories that go along with them.
Reading, vocabulary, grammar: Welche Sehenswürdigkeiten gibt ash here?
From the texts you learn more about a few important German cities and their attractions. You exercise your vocabulary in connection with declension of adjectives and pronouns.
Which hotel do you prefer?
At the completion of this lesson you will be able to choose a hotel from among several others, you will listens to specific information. You will be able to infer the meaning of unknown words.
Vetlesen Lectures - "The Last Great Frontier"
Robert Ballard, professor of oceanography and GSO alumnus, shares his passion for the ocean's depths and his quest to better understand and preserve our waters for future generations.
NASA CONNECT PSA - The Astronaut's Helper
In NASA CONNECT PSA: The Astronaut's Helper, students will be introduced to the Personal Satellite Assistant (PSA), a small, spherical robot that assists astronauts with their chores on space-based vehicles. Students will learn about different types of robots and the mechanical systems on the PSA that must work together for the PSA to function. In the web activity, students interact with a simulation of the PSA and learn how forces affect motion in a low-friction, microgravity environment. Stude
San Francisco General Strike
Many people who were employed during the Great Depression grew increasingly dissatisfied with working conditions, and took action by forming labor unions. Although the General Strike of San Francisco took place from July 16 to 19, 1934, it had been brewing for months. In March, Harry Bridges (shown in two photographs) led his International Longshoremen?s Association (ILA, which represented the dockworkers), in a vote to strike for control of hiring halls, better pay, and better hours. The ILA st
Many forms of entertainment and leisure activities people participated in during the early decades of the 20th century are not that different from those we enjoy today. At the turn of the century people found entertainment at carnivals and festivals and exhibitions. Photographs here include the California Midwinter International Exposition in San Francisco in 1894, and the Anaheim Carnival of 1911. Sports were also a popular pastime. Photographs show people participating in tennis and golf, but
Thames Discovery Programme - 9
Episode 9: Incredible Hulks - Explore the archaeology and history of the Thames foreshore, London's biggest archaeological site, with our exciting Heritage Lottery funded project Further information: http://www.thamesdiscovery.org/
Hot Apps: Parachute Panic, Dog-A-Pedia, Hairdo For You, Chicks'n'Vixens, Soundtrckr Each week, Hot Apps will feature five of the hottest Windows Phone 7 apps. In this episode, Laura takes a look at: Please leave suggestions for hot apps that should be featured in the comments section, thanks!
Each week, Hot Apps will feature five of the hottest Windows Phone 7 apps. In this episode, Laura takes a look at:
Please leave suggestions for hot apps that should be featured in the comments section, thanks!Author(s):
How to Calculate Molecular Weight
This is a six-minute video tutorial about calculating molecular weight. The instructor uses a whiteboard to calculate the weight of h2o.