Modified worms grow two heads
Full story: http://www.newscientist.com/article/mg22229710.300 Lizards and tadpoles can regenerate lost limbs -- so why can't we? Biologist Michael Levin wants to use bioelectricity to do just that. This video shows how his team reprogrammed the bioelectric code in flatworms to make them grow an extra head instead of a tail.
Redirecting Fleet Street: Introduction
Professor Denis Galligan, Professor of Socio-Legal Studies, Oxford, introduces the Redirecting Fleet Street: Media Regulation and the Role of Law conference.
Pulitzer Center Environmental Film Festival Panel Discussion
Learn more: http://www.pulitzercenter.org Journalists Sean Gallagher, Brendan Hoffman, Sun Yunfan and Leah Thompson share thoughts about their films presented at Washington D.C.'s Environmental Film Festival.
Discovery Atlas: Australia: Coober Pedy
Video describes how ancient knowledge is the 'textbook' of survival for aboriginal peoples reaching far back into their heritage. Songlines help them to know their country. Bush tucker (wild food) and animals are all part of this video on the nature of central Australia.
How to Play a Melody from Reading Piano Sheet Music Learn how to play a melody from reading piano sheet music. In this video the viewer is shown the keys of the piano and notes are above the keys and the instructor plays the keys. This video shows how to play Mary Had a Little Lamb.
Learn how to play a melody from reading piano sheet music. In this video the viewer is shown the keys of the piano and notes are above the keys and the instructor plays the keys. This video shows how to play Mary Had a Little Lamb.
25.02.2012 – Langsam gesprochene Nachrichten
Trainiere dein Hörverstehen mit den Nachrichten der Deutschen Welle von Samstag – als Text und als verständlich gesprochene Audio-Datei. Nach wochenlangem Beschuss durch die syrische Armee haben Mitarbeiter des Roten Halbmonds erstmals Bewohner der Oppositionshochburg Homs in Sicherheit bringen können. Wie das Internationale Komitee vom Roten Kreuz in Genf mitteilte, wurden sieben Verletzte sowie 20 Frauen und Kinder mit einem Fahrzeugkonvoi auf sicheres Gebiet gebracht. Die Hilfsorganisat
This paper describes our approach to the first year design studio and the way we employ, utilize and integrate digital media in the Architecture Program at Temple.
Sander Gilman: Cosmopolitanism and the Jews
The newest buzzword for globalization is cosmopolitanism. As with many such reuses of older concepts, cosmopolitanism has a complex history, specifically in the German-speaking lands. It is this history and its relationship to the history of German Jewry from the Enlightenment to the Holocaust that will be examined — in a global and perhaps even cosmopolitan manner. (This paper was given on 2 October 2013 at the German Historical Institute London.)
The Declaration of Independence
Hear the words that were catalyst to the Revolution, read by Bill Barker, Colonial Williamsburg's Thomas Jefferson.
Black History Timeline: An Interactive Site
Starts at 1619 and goes until 2009. The students click on any individual mentioned and gets a paragraph explaining the deeds to that individual. This site would be good for students to get a quick look at some of the most famous Blacks in American history, but is far from complete. Having the students find others to add might be a good class project.
First year student experience
This case study reports on enhancing the first year student experience by engaging students in the practise of business through provision of a coherent and relevant set of learning activities
Way Up High in an Apple Tree
In this video, a librarian recites the fingerplay "Way Up High in the Apple Tree". (0:29)
Common French Phrases for the Mail
Learn common French phrases for mail. Stephanie Hourie Morrow is a native French speaker and has been giving language lessons for 10 years. Each sentence is pronounced in English and French while the French phrase appears on the screen. For beginning to intermediate learners. Good sound quality.
Geraldine the Giraffe Learns All About /Cc/
In this cute video, Geraldine the Giraffe learns all about the letter /Cc/. She learns to form the letter correctly with her mouth and then searches her house for items that begin with the letter /Cc/. She finds a camera, calendar, clock, candles, cupboard, and cup. The "k" sound is briefly discussed when Geraldine finds the kitchen. This is a great resource to help introduce and/or review alphabet letter sounds in the early childhood classroom. (4:19)
This is an eight-minute video (moving images and still slides) concerning the Underground Railroad.
Harry Belafonte- Civil Rights Roundtable
Harry Belafonte gives his view, as part of a civil rights roundtable discussion. August 1963
Third Annual Freedom of Information Day - Panel One: Big Freedom of Information Act Litigation Cases
A wide-ranging discussion of pending issues in major FOIA litigation by expert government and private-sector litigators.
Mexico City 1968: The Games of the XIX Olympiad The Games of the XIX Olympiad, held in Mexico City, Mexico. Video shows pictures of the Olympic mascot and pictures of athletes, with “Black Power” fists, and other athletes. Video gives facts about how many nations participated, and the problems leading up to the games. (2:04)
The Games of the XIX Olympiad, held in Mexico City, Mexico. Video shows pictures of the Olympic mascot and pictures of athletes, with “Black Power” fists, and other athletes. Video gives facts about how many nations participated, and the problems leading up to the games. (2:04)
Elements of Art
This is an elements of art assginment frm Ms Hanks. This video shows examples of lines, shapes, colors, and values-all the elements of art. (5:01)
Carmen Sandiego and The Stolen Smile Show
An animated show in which Carmen steals parts of famous artwork to try to create her own personal masterpiece. She steals eyes from a Van Gogh painting. She steals a nose from a Picasso painting. And, of course, she steals the smile from Da Vinci's famous Mona Lisa. Children can learn about famous artwork from the video.