Staff profiles: Mary Phillips
Mary Phillips talks about her interaction with students through her role as a coordinator in the Office of Cultural and Academic Transitions and an adviser to the Black Student Alliance and the African American Celebratory. To read more, go to http://news.msu.edu/story/9493
HST.950J Biomedical Computing (MIT)
Analyzes computational needs of clinical medicine reviews systems and approaches that have been used to support those needs, and the relationship between clinical data and gene and protein measurements. Topics: the nature of clinical data; architecture and design of healthcare information systems; privacy and security issues; medical expertsystems; introduction to bioinformatics. Case studies and guest lectures describe contemporary systems and research projects. Term project using large clinica
Nissan's Ghosn: Japan Needs Clear Roadmap for Recovery
Nissan Motor CEO Carlos Ghosn says Japan's post-quake recovery will be swifter if policy makers spell out their vision for the economy.
Science, Faith and the Moral Maze
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Trigonometry & Precalculus - Angles
This video uses the X, Y axis to describe some essentials of trigonometric angles. Discusses: positive angles; negative angles; 90 degree angles etc. Instructor working on a white board. (3:45)
Animated Music Video-The Lion Sleeps Tonight
lion sleeps tonight (2:38)
Walt Disney Biography
This four minute video is a glowing tribute to Disney's life and how Mickey Mouse paved the way for his success. The video shows some of his accomplishments and his move from cartoons to three dimensional characters to the creation of Disneyland. It does not deal with his politics or personal life.
Samuel Gompers and the AFL-CIO
This 42 minute long video is about the life of Samuel Gompers and his impact on public policy and our society. Mr. Gompers was one of the earliest labor leaders with the AFL-CIO and is considered the father of the modern labor movement. This is done as an interview. The first three minutes of the video are a commercial for other videos. This is an excellent video to tell how the union movement started and why and its battle for worker's rights and the eight-hour day.
In Mali, a young Dogon male may believe that without a unique ceremony, he will remain suspended between boyhood and manhood.The dahma masked dance leads to manhood for all men.
China During the Tang Dynasty, Part 2 of 3
(Video is notated as Part 1, but it is Part 2.) This video is suitable for older middle school or high school students and offers a history of the Tang Dynasty. "The Tang Dynasty (Chinese: 唐朝; pinyin: Táng Cháo; Middle Chinese: dhɑng) (June 18, 618 - June 4, 907) was an imperial dynasty of China preceded by the Sui Dynasty and followed by the Five Dynasties and Ten Kingdoms Period. It was founded by the Li (李) family, who seized power during the decline and collapse of the Sui Empire. "
Shel Silverstein-"The Giving Tree"
A video reading of Shel Silverstein's classic The Giving Tree. (4:53)
Welcome to North Korea [pt 5/6]
This film, shot mostly covertly, shows the irony of a regime where 20 million people lived in poverty, some on the brink of starvation, while former dictator Kim II Sung built extravagant monuments to reflect his power. He fostered a grotesque personality cult, which his son and successor Kim Jong Il perpetuates. All around the capital, Pyongyang, an endless stream of propaganda glorifies the leaders. Monuments and museums pay homage to them, but they are strangely empty.
Waterproof Gecko is Unsinkable and Can Walk on Water
Two minute video shows geckos in/on the water. Excellent footage. Great for introduction into anmial unit. Perhaps a compare and contast with a lizard. Run time 02:28.
The Kidney and Nephron
This is an overview of how the nephrons in the kidney filter blood and re-absorb water and other molecules. Mr. Khan uses computer software (with different colors for clarification and emphasis) to illustrate his points. Sal Khan is the recipient of the 2009 Microsoft Tech Award in Education.
PreCalculus - Exponential Functions
The base is a fixed number while the exponent is a variable number. This is a very brief overview. (01:07)
Exodus Chapter 11 - New International Version of the Bible
This video contains a high quality narration of The Book of Exodus, Chapter 11, from the New International Version of the Bible. Scriptures read by professional voice actors, along with good music and sound effects. No moving images.
What Are Ocean Currents?
Elementary and older students will benefit from this short animated cartoon that discusses the currents of Earth's oceans.
Velocity of Currents
This is a segment of the Ocean Odyssey series that describes the velocity of water currents. In this video the students conduct experiments. that describes how drilling companies produce and look for oil. Produced specifically for students and is suitable for elementary and older students.
(This is an Emmy award-winning series of instructional programs that introduces students in grades 3-5 to NASA and integrates mathematics, science, and technology through the use of Problem-Based Lea
We hear about strange things from distant places that get washed up on our shores all the time. But how did they get there? Learn more about ocean currents in this educational video from dizzo95. Run time 01:20.