Dr. Ernest Bai Koroma, President of Sierra Leone Speaks at Notre Dame
The President of the Republic of Sierra Leone gave a lecture titled "Faith, Tolerance, and Progress" in the Decio Mainstage Theatre of the DeBartolo Performing Arts Center on September 27, 2011. President Koroma was introduced by University President Rev. John I. Jenkins, C.S.C.. The address was followed by a question and answer session, moderated by Assistant Professor of Anthropology Catherine Bolten.
Boyle's Law: Pressure vs. Volume
Have you ever wondered why your ears pop during airplane take offs and landings? Or why a ballon pops when you squeeze it too much? Find out the phenomenon behind these questions and more!
Giant Panda Reserve
The Wolong Nature Preserve in China is attempting to bring the panda population back from the verge of extinction. Learn about their efforts. (2:58)
pg 182 - 191 Sanford and Scott's Junior Latin reader
Description not set
Gengo Spanish #14 - A Busy Latin American Day is on the Cards
Learn Spanish with SpanishPod101.com! Your schedule is jam-packed for your trip to the Spanish-speaking country where you do business, and you cannot add one more thing! Or so you thought… When you land at the airport, your voicemail is full of people requesting in Spanish to see you, and your assistant has sent you a [...]
Quadratic Equations: Solving Quadratic Equations Using the Method of Completing the Square
This module contains the a quadratic equations from Elementary Algebra by Denny Burzynski and Wade Ellis, Jr.
Mongols Invasion of China
This four minute video is about how the Mongols defeated China and explains the military actions and the impact of the victory.
"How to Say Goodbye in Robot" by Natalie Standiford--The Pick of the Week from 60 second Recap®
In this Pick of the Week video, teenage students will be introduced to "How to Say Goodbye in Robot" by Natalie Standiford. Summary Review--Beatrice (Bea) Szabo is turning into a robot. Her professor father's perpetual wanderings from university to university have left her friendships in the lurch. And now, to make matters worse, there's something not-so-swell going on with her parents' marriage. A tin heart—that's what Bea decides she needs. Because better to feel nothing than to be feeli
Maya Angelou: Study and Response to "Still I Rise"
Students read biographical information on Maya Angelou and her poem, "Still I Rise." Students identify support and elaboration in poem, then respond by either writing a letter to the author or his/her own poem in response.
"God Went to Beauty School" by Cynthia Rylant -- The Pick of the Week ... from 60 second Recap™
In this video, teenage students will be introduced to "God Went to Beauty School" by Cynthia Rylant. Summary--Some people might call "God Went to Beauty School" a book about God, but don't be so quick to categorize this collection of poetry. Sure, the humor and surprise in these poems often come from the fact that Cynthia Rylant has chosen to imagine the everyday details of this world from the perspective of the Divine. But these poems are also about new ways of seeing—and about how a crea
What Can Creativity Do?
This professionally-made video shown at the Night of the Unboring (2005), a benefit for the Ontario College of Art and Design. Creativity can capture, can make you comfortable, make you uncomfortable, define a nation, define a generation, transform, make life easier, move you, stop you in your tracks... (02:53)
Medieval Europe, 1
"European Society in the High Middle Ages, 1200s-1347" is the subject of this ten minute video. This is a lecture with graphics and images to help the students understand this time period. There is a lot here and so stopping the video to review the material might be a good idea.
Survival Phrases #57 - Passing Something
Learn Spanish travel phrases with SpanishPod101.com! A little Spanish can go such a long way! Whether you’re traveling, visiting, or sightseeing, SpanishPod101.com has all the essential travel phrases just for you! Today we cover a high frequency Spanish phrase sure to be of use on your trip, travels or vacation to Spain. There is a much [...]
MIT Alumni Crew Oct 1, 2011
Alumni Crew Race between Class of '63 and MIT10. Announcement of winner. Christening of our new women’s racing shell in honor of Julie Soriero, our wonderful athletic director.
Part Two: GAMBIT Summer Summit 2011
Part Two: Every summer at the Singapore-MIT GAMBIT Game Lab, students from Singapore and the US work with GAMBIT researchers and development teams on novel game concepts, and visiting researchers spend that time research gaming related topics across a variety of fields. Back on July 6th, 2011, we drew back the curtains in the middle of the summer to provide insights into our current game development and research activities during the inaugural GAMBIT Summer Summit. PART TWO is a discussion fea
Donna Hyland; President and CEO, Children's Healthcare of Atlanta - IMPACT
September 21, 2011 - IMPACT presents Donna Hyland; President and CEO, Children's Healthcare of Atlanta For 25 years, Donna W. Hyland has helped shape the delivery of healthcare to children in Georgia and beyond. First as Chief Financial Officer, then Chief Operating Officer and now as President and Chief Executive Officer, Hyland has overseen monumental growth and achievement at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta. She was an instrumental player during the 1998 merger of Egleston Children's Healt
The Bat Bridge Quest, Austin TX
This selection contains a spectator's video of his walk through downtown Austin, Texas, to the Congress Avenue Bridge to see the famous nightly departure of the bats. Austin, Texas, has the largest urban bat colony in North America. ( 9:59)