An Engineering Career - 50 Years Out
Returning to his freshman physics classroom after half a century, Kent Kresa still feels passionate about MIT: “It’s a place I love; I feel good when I come back, and it’s been very much a part of my life for the past 50 years.” In his talk, Kresa describes how an MIT education helped shape his professional path, leadi
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Japancast HD Video Episode 032
Volcanoes, a cool new phrase and tons of viewer questions! Japancast HD Video Episode 032 from Hitomi Griswold on Vimeo. Help us grow! Share this post on your favorite social site:
The Groundhog Song from First Snow in the Woods-Hibernation
A groundhog bursts into song about hibernation, then a chipmunk sings about semi-hibernation, followed by a duet with a woodpecker. There are also appearances by a butterfly, caterpillar, spider, deer, and hummingbird. Silly song that students will enjoy. Great teaching resource for learning about what animals do in the winter (1:44).
The Busy World of Richard Scarry-Play it Safe - Ice Skating
In this video, Huckle and Lowly learn the importance of ice skating safety. Use skates that fit right. Handle blades with care. Walk don't run. Grownups need to check ice skating ponds. This is a good teaching resource for a unit on safety. Students will enjoy this cute video (1:06).
The Busy World of Richard Scarry-Play it Safe - Sleep
In this video, Huckle and Lowly learn how our bodies need sleep. We need 6-10 hours a night. Babies need more sleep because they have a lot of growing to do. Go to bed on time so you don't run out of steam during the day. Busy bodies need sleep. This is a great teaching resource for learning about our bodies in the early childhood classroom and/or for the special education classroom (1:06).
Pakistanis march for blasphemy law
Thousands march in Lahore, Pakistan in the latest protest in favor of the country's blasphemy law. Jon Decker reports.
Islamic Societies of the Middle East and North Africa: Religion, History, and Culture
This new course offers a panoramic survey of the Islamic societies of the Middle East and North Africa from their origins to the present day. It will deal with the history and expansion of Islam, both as a world religion and civilization, from its birth in the Arabian peninsula in the seventh century to its subsequent spread to other parts of western Asia and North Africa. Issues of religious practices, political governance and movements, gender, social relations and cultural norms will be ex