Anatomy of an ancient spider
Read more: http://www.newscientist.com/blogs/nstv/2011/05/zoom-into-an-ancient-spider.html
"The Farewell" by A D Hope (poetry reading)
The movie stills are from L'Appollonide, Souvenirs de la Maison Close, directed by Bertrand Bonello - the trailer is on YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=btUzj8zJ0bQ Here's to you, all you ladies That lie upon the town, Whose pleasure and whose trade is To romp on beds of down. On beds of down reclining You rest the livelong day, And when the stars are shining Begin your wanton play. And here's to all your lovers For whom you ply the trade, The beds beneath whose covers The gallant gam
AMNH Scientific Expeditions 2010
Dr. Michael J. Novacek, Senior Vice-President and Provost of Science at the American Museum of Natural History, highlights some of the scientific expeditions led by Museum scientists throughout 2010. Fly with him around the globe, where he and colleagues dig up ancient fossils, excavate artifacts of past civilizations, and survey living animals and their habitats. Back in New York they analyze their discoveries with the help of new state-of-the-art technology. For more information, visit http:/
Bernstein's CEO On The Global Economy
Richard Bernstein Advisors CEO says emerging market economies are at greater risk than the U.S.
Credit Suisse Strategist's Outlook
Credit Suisse U.S. Equity Strategist Douglas Cliggott says stocks have another 10% to fall when the Fed ends QE2.
Schwab Investment Strategist's Outlook
Charles Schwab's Liz Ann Sonders shares her thoughts on the U.S. economy and looks at what's ahead for the remainder of 2011.
New Crew Members Arrive at Station
The Expedition 28 crew expanded to six members with the arrival of Flight Engineers Mike Fossum, Sergei Volkov and Satoshi Furukawa. The new trio docked to the International Space Station in the Soyuz TMA-02M spacecraft June 9, 2011.
How 'Deepwater Horizon' Became History's Biggest Oil Spil
Deepwater Horizon Became Historys Biggest Oil Spil - Dr. Peter Roopnarine presents early results of a study of the impact of the Gulf oil spill on marine life there, particularly the mollusks. The techniques used can also be applied to a variety of questions ranging from evolutionary biology to drought in the southwest. (02:57)
STS-134 Daily Mission Recap - Flight Day 7
A video recap of flight day 7 of the STS-134 mission of space shuttle Endeavour to the International Space Station.
End of World War II
End Of World War II- At 9 O'clock on Sunday, 1945, the war finally comes to an end, following the victory of the Allied forces. This video clip contains vintage news clips of the era.
Estimating Whole Numbers - by StudyJams
One way to estimate is by rounding a number. Rounding is a great way to make numbers easier to work with. Numbers are often rounded to the nearest ten, hundred, or thousand. Learn more about estimation and rounding with this step-by-step, interactive video from StudyJams. A short, self-checking quiz is also included with this link.
Atomic Bomb and Hiroshima
Atomic Bomb And Hiroshima - Having ignored American demands for surrender, the Japanese were now to experience a new kind of destruction. (01:16)
Ian Morison on Imaging the Beauty of the Universe
Imaging the Beauty of the Universe - The lecture considers the legacy of both Edwin Hubble and the Space Telescope that bears his name - from Hubble's discovery of the expanding universe to the observations made by the Hubble Space Telescope that have, over the last two decades, given us new insights into our Universe. (03:31)
Images from the Hubble Space Telescope
Images from the Hubble Space Telescope - In this two-minute video, we look at some of the remarkable images of space brought to us by the Hubble Space Telescope.
Exploring the Deep Sea for Oil
Exploring the Deep Sea for Oil - Remotely Operated Vehicles, also known as ROV, are valuable for the oil industry as they can go deep into the sea to look for oil. (04:52)
Arthur Babysits Read-Aloud (Narrated by Tom Arnold)
This read-aloud is Arthur's Babysits written and illustrated by Marc Brown. In this story, Arthur takes on the challenge and responsibility of babysitting the Tibble twins. Words appear at bottom of screen as they are read by narrator. There is a pause, play, and back button. This is a good resource to help build a literacy rich environment. This read-aloud would be beneficial for struggling readers and/or special education students.
Number Lines - by StudyJams
Number lines are lines with evenly spaced intervals. Because of those even spaces, number lines help show a set of numbers and how they relate to one another. Sometimes those numbers show data, like major events that happen in a particular year. Learn more about number lines with this step-by-step, interactive video from StudyJams. A short, self-checking quiz is also included with this link.
Arthur's Lost and Found Read-Aloud (Narrated by Kevin Bacon)
This read-aloud is Arthur's Lost and Found written and illustrated by Marc Brown. In this episode, Arthur and Buster get lost when they take their first bus ride downtown to go swimming. But during the ride they are so busy talking, reading, and sleeping that they miss their stop. Then they spend all their money on a snack and need to put their heads together to find a way home. The narrator is Kevin Bacon and words appear at bottom of s
Arthur's Computer Disaster Read-Aloud (Narrated by Clay Aiken)
This read-aloud is Arthur's Computer Disaster written and illustrated by Marc Brown. The narrator is Clay Aiken. In this Arthur episode, Arthur gets hooked on a game called Deep, Dark Sea. When Mom leaves and asks Arthur not to touch computer, he can't resist. Buster and Arthur grab the mouse at same time and screen goes blank. Arthur fears the worst. Words appear at bottom of screen as the narrator reads. There is a play, stop, forward
Arthur's Chicken Pox Read-Aloud (Read by Marc Brown)
This read-aloud is Arthur's Chicken Pox written, illustrated, and narrated by Marc Brown. In this episode Arthur gets the chicken pox. D.W. gets a little jealous because Arthur is being pampered. Arthur gets better before their big circus trip; however, D.W. ends up with it. There is a play, stop, forward button and button to enlarge screen. This is a wonderful resource to help build a literacy rich environment in the elementary classroom. It