The Life and Death of Ronald Reagan
The Life and Death of Ronald Reagan - He was nicknamed The Gipper, Teflon Ron and The Great Communicator. WatchMojo learns more about the life, accomplishments and death of President Ronald Reagan. (05:39)
The Science of Measurement: Accuracy vs. Precision
This site defines precision and accuracy and offers dart and bullseye illustrations as a visual example of the difference between them. This explanation is provided as a resource for a lab on measurement for an introductory science distance-learning course from a community college.
Edgar Allan Poe Biography
A ten minute biography of Poe with accompanying printed material. An excellent work, but it does mention his drinking problem and horrific death of his mother.
A walk in the Hafod estate, Pont-rhyd-y-groes
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Preserving the Union (10 parts)
In this video biography we get a very detailed look into Abraham Lincoln's life. The video is separated into 10 parts and plays continuously with a short ad between each part. Part 1 discusses his early life including his childhood and his introduction into politics at the age of 23 (9:15). Part 2 begins with his early adult life and the different jobs he held, his lonely stand against slavery, his courtship, and ends with the birth of his first son (9:15).
This is an interview with Judy Blume about why she became a writer and how books, such as The Diary of Anne Frank, can be a gateway to talking about difficult subjects. Teachers who desire the other two 2:50 long videos with the author may let the first video run, but the first one is probably the most valuable to students.
GoNU.TV - Get To Know Your Huskies - Men's Ice Hockey
Want to get to know your Huskies? Fans know what the team is like on the ice, but now we get to see what they're like off the ice. Find out who has the best dance moves and who rocks the best style. Through these exclusive one-on-one interviews. GoNU.TV has the inside scoop on all this and much more. This is something you definitely don't want to miss.
JFK50 Ireland and the American Dream — John Timoney
John Timoney, former Miami police chief and Institute of Politics fellow, talks about being a kid in Ireland and new immigrant in America during the JFK era.
JFK50 A Career Born Out of the Inaugural — Robert Stavins
Robert Stavins, business and government professor at Harvard Kennedy School, says he owes his entire career path — from student to Peace Corps volunteer to environmental protector — to JFK's inaugural speech.
A starfish in the intertidal zone
Starfish live under rocks to avoid drying out when exposed during low tide. They are covered with spines to defend against predators.
A rotting log
The lichen is digesting the log and will eventually turn the log into nutrient-rich soil.
Walk, Run, Jump!
In this activity, students participate in a series of timed relay races using their skeletal muscles. The compare the movement of skeletal muscle and relate how engineers help astronauts exercise skeletal muscles in space.
Italian Reading Comprehension 1
Journalistic passage dealing with some contemporary issues (poor job prospects, difficulties in finding accommodation, etc.) with questions to test comprehension skills.
Suggestions for productive use of films in the classroom.
Suggestions for including songs into the study of Italian.
Keynes and the Crisis of Capitalism
Robert Skidelsky is Emeritus Professor of Political Economy at the University of Warwick. His three-volume biography of the economist John Maynard Keynes (1983, 1992, 2000) received numerous prizes, including the Lionel Gelber Prize for International Relations and the Council on Foreign Relations Prize for International Relations. He is the author of The World After Communism (1995) (American edition called The Road from Serfdom). He was made a life peer in 1991, and was elected Fellow of the Br
Building windmills not walls - Hungary's approach in the economic storm
Gordon Bajnai has been the Prime Minister of Hungary since 14 April 2009. Prior to this between 2008-2009 he was a Minister in the Ministry for National Development and Economy. Between 2007-2008 he was a Minister for the Ministry of Local Government and Regional Development. Prior to this he was CEO of Wallis Rt., an investment company from 2000-2005.
The International economy, and the process of the citizen's revolution in Ecuador
Rafael Vicente Correa Delgado is the current President of the Republic of Ecuador after being re-elected for a second consecutive term in April 2009, he was first elected in late 2006. He served as Minister of Economy from April 2005- August 2005. President Correa Delgado has a Phd in Economics and a Masters in Economic Sciences both from the University of Illinois as well as a Master of Arts in Economía from the Catholic University of Lovaina the New in Belgium. From 1993 – April 2005 he wa