Young students follow path to biomedical research
Young students participate in the Physician Scientist Training Program at Southern Methodist University this summer. The PSTP is a national program developed in 1990 by SMU alumnus Moses Williams '78, '82 to increase the number of underrepresented minority students in biomedical research fields.
Teaching Ethics in schools - is Fred Nile right?
Associate Professor Philip Cam from UNSW's School of History and Philosophy on the proposed banning of Ethics classes in schools.
Generators: Three Mile Island vs. Hoover Dam
Students are given a history of electricity and its development into the modern age lifeline upon which we so depend. The methods of power generation are introduced, and further discussion of each technology's pros and cons follows.
Search & Rescue Dogs
Search and Rescue dogs are the silent heroes that help find lost people and pets. This selection contains actual video of search and rescue dogs with commentary by founder of International Canine Search and Rescue Services. ( 2:59)
20-million year-old fossil found
Aug. 4 - A 20-million year-old fossil, thought to be from a distant cousin of modern apes, is discovered in Uganda. Tara Cleary reports.
Putin calls U.S. "parasite" on global economy
Aug. 2 - Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin calls the United States a "parasite" on the world economy. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.
How to be a Great Navigator!
In this lesson, students will learn how great navigators of the past stayed on course that is, the historical methods of navigation. The concepts of dead reckoning and celestial navigation are discussed.
The Rise of Al Qaeda. Guest: Peter Dale Scott Fall 2007
The Rise of Al Qaeda - Guest: Peter Dale Scott, Emeritus Professor of English, UC Berkeley. From IAS 180: Issues in Foreign Policy after 911 - Fall 2007. This course provides an opportunity to study and discuss issues and events having recent international impact and/or interest. The course will present a multidisciplinary perspective on specific subjects with the intent of linking students with the scholars and scholarship involved in understanding and explaining current international issues, e
Lyme on the Loose: What's Inside This Tick?
This BioBulletin Web site takes a close look at the Lyme disease epidemic in the U.S. The site includes text, videos, photographs, and interviews with key scientists. The Introduction lays out the set of biological and environmental circumstances that have converged to create the perfect conditions for a Lyme disease epidemic. Trees, Ticks, and Spirochetes takes an in-depth look at Lyme disease, including its ecology. Fewer Trees, More Disease examines the link between deforestation and Lyme dis
SBS318 Session 12 Summer 2011
SBS318 Immigration and Citizenship - Session twelve 08/06/11 Mike Fraga
Making Modern Bagpipes
Bagpipe making is an evolving art -- and one that is increasingly becoming modernized with such techniques as high tech design. The McCallum Bagpipes factory in Kilmarnock is one of the first to take the high tech road. The company's Kenny MacLeod, long-time friend of SFU Pipe Band pipe sergeant Jack Lee, explains how it's done.
Facing the Giants: Field Goal Winner
With seconds left on the clock and down by two points, Coach Taylor puts the fate of their season into the hands of the team's field goal kicker. This movie clip addresses the themes of leadership, confidence, and facing challenges. ( 3:15)
Mountain Bike Tips: Nutrition
This 2:20 video is a review of what foods are recommended for extreme mountain bike riding.
Profile: Ravi Kant, Vice Chair, Tata Motors David Grayson - The Business Case for Responsible Business Summer Technology Camp Robert - 60 Second Impressions, Mature Students' Summer School Conditional Probability - Introduction
Ravi Kant, discusses his career and his role as Vice Chair of Tata Motors
A joint 9-month research project between the Doughty Centre and Business in the Community identified 7 key benefits that can be realised from being a responsible business. A report written by Nadine Exter and Charlotte Turner is available in the Centre website library www.doughtycentre.info
Armstrong students show kids that engineering can be fun and rewarding.
We run a number of events throughout the year, giving potential mature students the chance to visit Cambridge, to find out more, and to have their questions answered. The Mature Students' Summer School offers a taste of university life and the wide variety of courses available to study at Cambridge, including lectures, practical work and social activities. In this 1 minute film, Robert, a student who participated in last year's Mature Students' Summer School, explains what it's like to try out
The instructor in this ten-and-a-half-minute video discussing the phrasing of conditional probability questions and their calculation. There will be a lot of information on the screen, so the student or teacher should view the video in 'full screen.'
David Grayson - The Business Case for Responsible Business
Summer Technology Camp
Robert - 60 Second Impressions, Mature Students' Summer School
Conditional Probability - Introduction