"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)
Efficiency, Legitimacy and Political Expediency: Japan's trade governance dilemmas [Audio]
Speaker(s): Mireya Solis | Editor's note: The podcast does not include the Q and A session. Trade policy aims to satisfy three key criteria: efficiency, legitimacy and political expediency. As Japan embarks on a trade policy of unprecedented ambition through Free Trade Agreement negotiations with the European Union and participation in the Trans-Pacific Partnership, it faces acute trade dilemmas. Mireya Solis is the Philip Knight Chair in Japan Studies and senior fellow at the Brookings Center f
This is a student created six minute video that offers an overview of this country. It does not have narration, but uses images and graphics to provide information on the history and culture of this land.
State Violence and the Responsibility to Protect: the role of the international community [Audio]
Speaker(s): Dr Chaloka Beyani, Ignacio Llanos, Professor Sir Adam Roberts | The UN has a responsibility to protect populations from genocide and crimes against humanity, but to what effect? Experts will consider how recent events, such as those in Libya, challenge the international concept of 'Responsibility to Protect'. Chaloka Beyani is senior lecturer in law, LSE. Ignacio Llanos is counsellor of the Embassy of Chile in the UK. Adam Roberts is president of The British Academy.
Building Winning NFL Teams
How do NFL executives use information to build successful teams? The NFL Scouting Combine is one of the best sources of information about prospective players. Coaching staffs, medical personnel and top executives from all 32 NFL teams evaluate over three hundred of very best college football players eligible for the NFL draft during the annual event.Tim Ruskell, General Manager and President of Football Operations for the Seattle Seahawks, talks about the Scouting Combine and building a winning
Atomic model of Ag-Al quasicrystal CORE-Materials posted a photo: This image presents an atomic model for a fivefold icosahedral Al-Ag quasicrystal. The model was developed for studying island nucleat
CORE-Materials posted a photo:
This image presents an atomic model for a fivefold icosahedral Al-Ag quasicrystal. The model was developed for studying island nucleat
Stop Snoring, Bernard! By Zachariah OHora -- Book Trailer
Watch this book trailer video and meet Bernard the sea otter, star of Stop Snoring, Bernard!, a picture book for children by author and illustrator Zachariah. ( :35)
Virtual Maths - Numbers, 2D Elipse simulation tool
Interactive simulation tool demonstrating formula for calculating the area of an elipse