Protests erupt across Syria
Protesters took to the streets in several Syrian cities on Friday - in a direct challenge to the rule of President Bashar al-Assad. Jon Decker reports.
Travel With Care Safety Tip 1
The City of Auburn and Auburn University have partnered to bring Travel With Care Auburn, a public safety campaign aimed at audiences using all forms of transportation: motorists, pedestrians, cyclists, and transit riders. Throughout the week of April 4-8, members of the Auburn Public Safety - Police Division will be patrolling city streets and the Auburn University campus to bring awareness to traffic issues, while student volunteers will pass out informational brochures.
Grizzly Bear Brought For Medical Exam At Washington State University
PULLMAN, Wash. - A 15-year-old grizzly bear from West Yellowstone, Montana, made an overnight journey to WSU Friday. "Stoke," at 575 pounds has recently become increasingly lame in his hindquarters. A team of WSU Wildlife and Veterinary Medicine faculty, students and staff used a blow gun to anesthetize the bear and run various tests, including blood work an MRI, and a spinal tap. It was determined late today, Stoke has a spinal cord lesion from an old injury and he is being treated with medicat
Greece: The Geography and History of Greece
A two minute video that explains how the geography of Greece helped make the country what it is today. There isn't much specific information given, but provides some images that might be of value.
A Walk along the Kennet
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Postboxes in postcode IP17
A collection of postboxes in postcode IP17
Sunday Service - 4/3/2011 - Shane Claiborne
A service of Sunday worship in Duke University Chapel. Mr Shane Claiborne delivers a sermon entitled "Dirty Theology." Bulletin: http://bit.ly/e5dBlb
How to Do Long Division with Decimals
This is a six-minute video tutorial on how to master long division with decimals. The teacher uses a whiteboard for instruction. (The background music is not necessary and to some it may be a distraction.) (06:05)
"Money, Money, Money"- A Counting Money Song
This video contains a song about coins. Pennies, nickles, dimes, and quarters are identified, described, and their values are given. ( 2:24)
Students learn about the physical force of linear momentum movement in a straight line by investigating collisions. They learn an equation that engineers use to describe momentum. Students also investigate the psychological phenomenon of momentum; they see how the "big mo" of the bandwagon effect contributes to the development of fads and manias, and how modern technology and mass media accelerate and intensify the effect.
Artists Jennifer Allora and Guillermo Calzadilla often begin a project by asking the question, "What are the meanings connoted by the use of certain materials?" For them, chalk is both an “ideological tool,” as something used in a classroom, and a geological substance found in the earth. Because of the nature of chalk, the artists decided to create a chalk sculpture in a public square. In this video segment from Art in the 21st Century: Paradox, see what happened when people were pro
The story of India
This five minute video. It briefly deals with some of the history of India and has excellent graphics. The problem is that it is essential a trailer for a longer video and thus offers just tidbits of history and geography. At best an introduction into the study of this country. Ends abruptly.
Ovadia Baruch - Education
Holocaust survivor, Ovadia Baruch, from Salonika, describes the school he attended as a child. For more information, click here: http://www1.yadvashem.org/yv/en/education/learning_environments/salonika/salonika.asp
Oopm Presents: "60 Minutes" Master Class
Sometimes an idea will form and all of the pieces will fit together perfectly. And according to Richard Landesberg, associate professor of communications, one of his ideas fell into place as he began creating the "60 Minutes" Master Class that's being offered this spring semester. During spring break, Landesberg took most of the class to New York, where students met with on-air talent and producers at "NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams," CNN, FoxNews, CBS News and "60 Minutes," where they spe
Picturing France 1830-1900
Picturing France, 1830–1900 is a learning resource intended primarily for middle and upper grade levels. It takes a multifaceted look at nineteenth-century painting in France, as well as the culture that both produced and is reflected by that art. Organized by region, it provides a quick glance at the setting, history, and cultural life of Paris, the Île-de-France, the mountain areas of Franche-Comté and Auvergne, Normandy, Brittany, and Provence, in addition to a more in-depth examination o
MRI Safety Grand Challenge
This module was written for a first year accelerated or AP physics class. It is intended to provide hands on activities to teach end of the year electricity and magnetism topics including the magnetic force, magnetic moments and torque, the Biot-Savart law, Ampere's Law, and Faraday's Law. During the module, students utilize these scientific concepts to solve the following problem: A nearby hospital has just installed a new Magnetic Resonance Imaging facility, which has the capacity to make a th
6.4 Technology and environment
Global warming: are we responsible? Is our environmental impact damaging the planet? This unit examines the use of ozone depleting technology, the impact of fossil fuel use and explores how the development of technology can influence the direction of a society. From the Industrial Revolution to the present day find out how we have changed the planet.
Southwest Residence Corner Room
Check out "Living at UMass Amherst". Meet real UMass Amherst students in their dorm room and find out how they set up their room to maximize space and comfort. What's the best advice for getting along with your roommate? What does every student absolutely need to have in their room? (hint: microfridge). What's the best advice for successful dorm life at a great New England public research university in the number one college town in the U.S. - UMass Amherst!
Economic Update on WBAI 99.5FM April 2nd
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