Trench Warfare (1:14)
Although best known for its role in the long slog of World War I, trench warfare actually got its start on the battlefields of the American Civil War. Students will learn how new weapons and technology played a part in both its development and destruction is the essence of this two minute video.
Build a LabVIEW subVI to establish frame sync on a bitstream containing a standard preamble plus message, and then return the message portion of the bitstream.
Energetics of an Aquatic Ecosystem
This activity is meant to give students an understanding of aquatic ecosystems and the processes and concepts that they are composed of and to give students a feel for how ecosystems affect the larger community.
How to Multiply Fractions
How to Multiply Fractions in Algebra - this tutorial will show you how to multiply and divide fractions in algebra. This brief clip is clear and easy to understand. (01:43)
European Heart Journal - My Cardio Interview: Patrick Serruys & Ulf Landmesser on drug scaffolds
Patrick Serruys in conversation with Ulf Landmesser: Biodegradable drug eluting scaffold - the 4th revolution
In order for people belonging to different race, nationalities, corporations to co-exist, knowledge of each others'culture, customs and regulations is essential. In this lecture, we will look into international co-existence using each lecturer's personal experiences, national/international issues and overseas ventures of some companies, as examples for discussion.
This patient education program discusses menopause including the signs and symptoms, and ways to cope with them. It also reviews the anatomy of the female reproductive organs, the menstrual cycle, the role of estrogen, and the benefits and risks of hormone supplements. This resource is a MedlinePlus Interactive Health Tutorial from the National Library of Medicine, designed and developed by the Patient Education Institute.
Colon Cancer (Spanish)
This patient education program explains what colon cancer is, the symptoms, diagnosis, and available treatment options. This is a MedlinePlus Interactive Health Tutorial from the National Library of Medicine, designed and developed by the Patient Education Institute.
Hormone Concentrations During Puberty
Guide questions - Do the reproductive systems of males and females function during childhood as they do in adults? Is the hypothalamic-pituitary unit sensitive to gonadal steroids during childhood? How do gonadotropin and reproductive steroid hormone levels fluctuate during fetal life, infancy, childhood, puberty and adulthood? When do males and females undergo puberty? What is the first observed hormonal change for males and females at puberty? University of Cincinnati College of Medicine Repro
This patient education program reviews the benefits and risks of diagnostic laparoscopy. It also discusses when the procedure is needed and what to expect before, during, and after. This is a MedlinePlus Interactive Health Tutorial from the National Library of Medicine, designed and developed by the Patient Education Institute.
Conflict and the Consumer
Fact-sheet outlining the various influences at play in the area of consumer affairs. Includes references to the role of ombudsman, the small claims court and the three main pieces of legislation relevant to the topic.
Spell-a-thon List 01 - Quiz
This quiz tests your ability to spell words from the CARI Spellathon 2005 list 1.
Spell-a-thon List 02 - Quiz
This quiz tests your ability to spell words from the CARI Spellathon 2005 list 2.
The Zimmerman Telegram: Bringing America Closer to War
At the end of January 1917, the German government--desperate to break the stalemated trench warfare--announced that it would resume unrestricted submarine attacks. The United States broke diplomatic relations with Germany and further events pushed the nation even closer to war. On March 1, newspapers published a telegram from German foreign minister Arthur Zimmermann to the Mexican government, proposing a German-Mexican alliance against the United States. (For attacking the United States, the Me
"Such Cases of Outrageous Unspeakable Abuse...": A Puerto Rican Migrant Protests Labor Conditions Du
In 1917 the United States declared the inhabitants of Puerto Rico, a U.S. possession since 1898, to be citizens of the United States--a "gift" that many Puerto Ricans resented. Seeing an untapped source of inexpensive labor, the U.S. Labor Department worked with industry to facilitate the migration of Puerto Rican workers to America. During the First World War the War Department agreed to transport Puerto Rican workers to labor camps in the United States where they would be housed and fed while
South Boston High School, tape 1
African American students board buses at South Boston High School. Boston Police officers are stationed near the school. Police cruisers escort buses to and from the school. Jerome Wynegar (Headmaster, South Boston High School) stands in the schoolyard. White students exit the school after the buses depart. A passerby tells the camera crew that their presence causes a disturbance.
Moral Foundations of Politics
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The Greek bail-out one year on: how can Greece return to growth?
One year after Greece agreed a rescue package with the EU and the IMF, this debate considers how best Greece can secure future economic growth. Is the austerity plan working? Can Greece avoid a sovereign debt default? What new reform measures might be desirable in the future? Costas Meghir is Professor of Economics, University College London; Douglas A. Warner III Professor, Yale University; and co-director ESRC Research Centre, Institute for Fiscal Studies. Herakles Polemarchakis is Professor o
Zero Degrees of Empathy: a new theory of human cruelty
World-expert Simon Baron-Cohen presents new discoveries on the importance of empathy, and the problems with evil. Simon Baron-Cohen, expert in autism and developmental psychopathology, has always wanted to isolate and understand the factors that cause people to treat others as if they were mere objects. In this book he proposes a radical shift, turning the focus away from evil and on to the central factor, empathy. Unlike the concept of evil, he argues, empathy has real explanatory power. Puttin
The Future of Power
Joseph Nye is a long-time analyst of power and a hands-on practitioner in government. His concept of "soft power" has been adopted by leaders from Britain to China and "smart power" has been adopted as the bumper-sticker for the Obama Administration's foreign policy. In this lecture, drawn from his new book The Future of Power, Nye outlines the major shifts of this century: new transnational challenges such as the financial crisis, global epidemics, and climate change facing an increasingly int