Depiction of terrorism in film and television
In this podcast, Professor Roberta Pearson from the School of American and Canadian Studies, discusses the fictional representation of terrorism in modern day television programmes and why more and more people are using fiction instead of the news to inform their opinions of world events. Professor Pearson considers the frequent engagement of modern audiences with such television series’ as ‘24’ and ‘Battlestar Galactica’ and how these common cultural experiences should not be underes
De Gaulle's Republic 1958 - 1969
This is a module framework. It can be viewed online or downloaded as a zip file. As taught in Spring Semester 2010, This module examines the founding first decade of the Fifth Republic by focusing principally, though not exclusively, on the personality and political ideas of Charles de Gaulle. It begins by examining his emergence as the providential leader of the Resistance, to the frustrations of the Liberation and his thwarted plans for the constitutional renaissance of France, through the
Lecture 7, September 20
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A Wildlife Refuge Indicator Species
Indicator species are used as an early warning of pollution or degradation in an ecosystem. This video can be used as part of science lesson and/or a career lesson. The species are shown.
Running time 1:51 minutes
Africa, the Mideast, and the Terminator Line
This video sequence was created using a series of still images taken onboard the International Space Station on August 21, 2011, from 14:12:10 to 14:43:48 GMT. In this video, you can clearly see as the ISS passes over central Africa through the desert and northeastward to Egypt and the Nile delta.
Jewish Parties and Movements in Interwar Vilna: Holocaust Survivor Testimonies
Holocaust survivors from Vilna speak about Jewish parties and youth movements in Vilna before the Holocaust: activities, friendship and Zionist ideology. This Video is part of the exhibition "The Story of the Jewish Community in Vilna", click here to enter: http://www1.yadvashem.org/yv/en/exhibitions/vilna/before/movements_and_parties.asp
Animals in the Tundra
This is a short clip that shows various animals that live in the tundra region. (0:21)
This unit teaches students how and why engineers design satellites to benefit life on Earth as well as allows students an opportunity to explore motion, rockets and rocket motion. Students discover that the motion of all objects including the flight of a rocket and even the movement of a canoe is governed by Newton's three laws of motion. Space exploration is a huge consideration for aerospace engineers, and this unit introduces students to the challenges of getting into space for the purpose of
First Admitted Texas Tech Student for 2012 Receives Scholarship
Grapevine High School senior Kyle Wahl received a surprise visit from Texas Tech President Guy Bailey. Dr. Bailey came to Kyle's school to announce Kyle was the first person accepted into Tech's 2012 fall class. Along with that announcement came another surprise - Kyle received a $16,000 scholarship.
Kristen's student book trailer
An Introduction to Hydroponic Gardening
Watch this video to visit the Window Farms Project in New York City. A student interviews a representative from the project and learns all about hydroponic gardening. This method involves growing plants by providing all necessary nutrition to the plants through the water supply and allows more food to be grown in smaller areas. This is beneficial in areas where space, soil, and water are in short supply. ( 5:09)
Obama must match word & deed to restore confidence: Suskind
Sept. 30 - "Confidence Men" author Ron Suskind says that polling data shows that the drop in President Barack Obama's approval rating coincides with the gap between his rhetoric and the accomplishment of deeds.
Military plane reportedly shot down in Yemen
Sept. 28 - Yemeni tribesman say they shot down a military plane north of Sanaa as anti-government protesters call for president Saleh to face trial. Deborah Gembara reports.
Dundee Elementary Reaches Star Status with CELI Help
Dundee Elementary School in Tunica county has won state awards before, but since teaming up with the UM Center for Excellence in Literacy Instruction the school has won national awards. Video by Mary Stanton.
The Haqqani Network
Our Asia editor and Pakistan correspondent discuss the growing influence of the Haqqani network in Afghanistan and Pakistan
Community Driven Development in Sierra Leone
Edward Miguel (UC Berkeley) and Katherine Casey (Stanford) discussed the challenges of community driven development in post-war settings. They presented results from their GoBifo study in Sierra Leone, an intensive program to promote democratic decision-making within villages, in which they found no impact on social norms (i.e. involvement of marginalized groups in community decision making). They also discussed their use of the pre-analysis plan and the importance of having a registry for socia
Is Mr. Wolf Really a Bad Guy?
This lesson is intended to show children the importance of evaluating information as they read. The author's point of view is limited in that it only truly shows one side of the story. There is always another perspective. How the author views a subject colors everything that he or she writes about.
Challenges in the Biology Front or How the Theory of Information Can Save Lives
Center for Science of Information http://soihub.org presents Challenges in the Biology Front or How the Theory of Information Can Save Lives Dr. Ruben Aguilar http://www.bio.purdue.edu/development_disease/directory.php?refID=184 Associate Professor, Assistant Head Department of Biological Sciences Relying on examples from my own and other labs, I will discuss the challenges that modern biology faces today. Extraordinary technological advances in the field of biology impose an overwhelming pace
Elephant Zen Den
Step into the wild with gentle giants. Relax with elephants both young and old, and join the herd. (3:22)
FACES: Business Administration
Del Mar College graduate and staffer in the College's Outreach and Enrollment Services Office Emily Gonzalez reflects on her time at DMC as a student and also offers details about the services provided by the Outreach and Enrollment team.