Choral Vespers - 1/23/14
Choral Vespers is held on Thursday evenings at 5:15 p.m. This 30-40 minute candlelight service consists of scripture readings, prayers, and sacred music. The Duke Vespers Ensemble leads the choral portion of the service.
Passing the GED Math Test
In this clip learn about the Pythagorean theorem, fractions and decimals to pass the GED math test with instructions and tips from a math professor. The professor talks about passing the GED math test by practicing with a calculator, working on basic geometry and algebra and drilling multiplication tables.
What Good is a Glue That Doesn’t Stick?
Is your company positioned to turn a failure into a billion-dollar success?
This is a companion site to a program that was broadcast on Nova in 2001. Topics include History of Biowarfare, Global Guide to Bioweapons, Future Germ Defenses, Interviews with Biowarriors, and Making Vaccines. There is also a Teacher's Guide as well as additional Resources. There is a Flash version as well as a non-Flash version.
Certificacion de Turismo Responsable
A lecture on sustainable tourism delivered in Spanish.
Mrs. Kennedy Speaks Following JFK's Death
Less than two months after her husband was killed, Mrs. Kennedy made a newsreel tape, thanking the American people for all their expressions of sympathy after JFK's death. The tape was played in movie theaters, before the feature film was shown, and is now maintained in the National Archives.
: How to Draw Word Balloons & Movement for Cartoon Animals
Learn how to draw word balloons and animal movement for cartoon animals and anthropomorphized animals with expert cartoon drawing tips. Watch and learn from the artist's drawing. Step-by-step narration by artist Daniel Bissell. English captions. (1:22)
The Watergate Scandal
This two minute video is a review of what happened in what has been called the Watergate Scandal and resulted in President Nixon resigning and how the cover-up included his actions. He is recorded planning the cover-up. A good overview. Nixon is the only president ever to resign.
Virtual Maths, Shapes, Space and Measure, Demonstration of a Theodolite Survey in action
Using a theodolite to calculate the height of a building, demonstration 'in the field', includes interactive simulation tools and formulae
Aztec Encounter with the Spaniards
This video describes how cultures clash when the Spaniards first encounter the Aztecs. Good narration along with animated sketches that appear like chalk drawings on a blackboard. Run time 01:28.
Aeneid 13 (1, 84-91)
Here the winds are finally released, and cause havoc on the waves.
How to Prove Triangles are Similar
Students learn the following theorems related to similar
triangles. If an angle of one triangle is congruent to an angle of
another triangle, and the lengths of the sides that include each angle
are in proportion, then the triangles are similar (Side-Angle-Side
Similarity Theorem, or SAS Similarity Theorem). If the lengths of the
sides of two triangles are in proportion, then the triangles are
similar (Side-Side-Side Similarity Theorem, or SSS Similarity Theor
Vietnam War 1
After WWII, USSR bewared of arms warfare against USA because their political viewpoints were dissimilar. America was not successful in educating the Vietnamese’ about Freedom. The lifestyles of two countries were too different - typical character of American culture is liberty, freedom, democracy; typical character of Vietnamese culture is ceremony, ritual, and conservative. It was a civil war in Vietnam; they were just a combatant of the