Students reinforce their knowledge that DNA is the genetic material for all living things by modeling it using toothpicks and gumdrops that represent the four biochemicals (adenine, thiamine, guanine, and cytosine) that pair with each other in a specific pattern, making a double helix. They investigate specific DNA sequences that code for certain physical characteristics such as eye and hair color. Student teams trade DNA "strands" and de-code the genetic sequences to determine the physical char
SAT Prep: Test 6, Section 7, Part 1
Students, improve your math SAT score! This video starts off with a black screen because the narrator uses it as a 'chalkboard'. This video is appropriate for high school students. Uses a textbook (the official SAT study guide) commonly found in bookstores, but it is not absolutely necessary as the narrator does all work on the screen. Problems 1-5 starting on page 733.
Competing for the cloud
Cloud computing has made life easy for millions of users. But it’s a different story for software companies providing those cloud-based services: the field is small, the game is fast and the battle for dominance is fierce. SAP is determined to win.
The competitive advantage and catching-up of nations
At a time when the global economic slowdown is encouraging countries and companies to introduce neo-protectionist policies - including possible moves by the new US President-elect to penalise American firms who relocate jobs outside the US - we should not ignore the efforts of smaller developing countries to catch-up, says Judge Business School's Dr Christos Pitelis.
Healthy capital market equals healthy nation
Dr Patrick Byrne, CEO of Overstock.com, explains the concept of 'naked shorting', and how he predicted as early as three years ago that the corruption of the regulator of the US capital market would lead to the systemic collapse we have now witnessed, why we need to watch the bank rescue plans and not the stimulus plans and his next predictions for the future.
Cleaning up toys - Crawford the Cat
Crawford spends a rainy morning coloring pictures, building puzzles and playing with all of his toys. When he’s finished, he cleans up the room, putting each toy and game back where it belongs. That way, everything will be ready for him the next time he wants to play. (05:00)
“Democracy, Governance, and War in Oil Exporting Nations” (video)
A panel featuring Terry Lynn Karl, William and Gretchen Kimball University Fellow and Gildred Professor of Political Science at Stanford University; Miriam R. Lowi, Visiting Research Scholar at Princeton’s Institute for the Transregional Study of the Contemporary Middle East, North Africa and Central Asia; Associate Professor in the Department of Political Science of The
Nixon Orders Invasion of Cambodia
On April 30, 1970, President Richard Nixon asks the American people to support his decision to send troops into Cambodia in response to North Vietnam’s invasion of the country. (1:02)
Lesson 10 - One Minute Luxembourgish
In lesson 10 of One Minute Luxembourgish you will learn a few useful phrases which all learners want to learn. Remember - even a few phrases of a language can help you make friends and enjoy travel more. Find out more about One Minute Languages at our website - http://www.oneminutelanguages.com. One Minute Luxembourgish is brought to you by the Radio Lingua Network and is ©Copyright 2008.
We didn't Start the Fire
Video slideshow of a brief history of America with musical accompaniment by Billy Joel's "We Didn't Start the Fire." At best a little entertainment. Goes too fast to be of value as a learning tool. Students will not know most images.
Harry S. Stout, Baptized in Blood: "Moral Reflections on the American Civil War" – April 19, 2007
Harry S. Stout, Jonathan Edwards Professor of American Religious History at Yale University revisits the moral issues of the American Civil War. Part of the on-going series, Princeton Lectures in Religion and History. Sponsored by the Center for the Study of Religion.
26 - Review for Final Exam
Course - Group - 26 - Review for Final Exam - Yale University > The American Novel Since 1945 - Audio > 26 - Review for Final Exam
21 - Philip Roth, The Human Stain (cont.)
Course - Group - 21 - Philip Roth, The Human Stain (cont.) - Yale University > The American Novel Since 1945 - Audio > 21 - Philip Roth, The Human Stain (cont.)
16 - Marilynne Robinson, Housekeeping (cont.)
Course - Group - 16 - Marilynne Robinson, Housekeeping (cont.) - Yale University > The American Novel Since 1945 - Audio > 16 - Marilynne Robinson, Housekeeping (cont.)
11 - John Barth, Lost in the Funhouse
Course - Group - 11 - John Barth, Lost in the Funhouse - Yale University > The American Novel Since 1945 - Audio > 11 - John Barth, Lost in the Funhouse
24 - Retreat from Reconstruction: the Grant Era and Paths to "Southern Redemption"
This lecture opens with a discussion of the myriad moments at which historians have declared an "end" to Reconstruction, before shifting to the myth and reality of "Carpetbag rule" in the Reconstruction South. Popularized by Lost Cause apologists and biased historians, this myth suggests that the southern governments of the Reconstruction era were dominated by unscrupulous and criminal Yankees who relied on the ignorant black vote to rob and despoil the innocent South. The reality, of course, di
Declaration of Independence (3:49)
This video explains what the Declaration is important, what is contained in it and when it was written. A good overview.
Verklaring van de Rechten van de Mens : Prezi in deze presentatie hebben we met verschillende (vrije) software een les opgebouwd. De leerlingen kunnen op deze manier op een actieve en interactieve wijze aan de slag met de leerstof. Het is niet de bedoeling om een volledige les te maken …
in deze presentatie hebben we met verschillende (vrije) software een les opgebouwd. De leerlingen kunnen op deze manier op een actieve en interactieve wijze aan de slag met de leerstof. Het is niet de bedoeling om een volledige les te maken …
21F.043J Introduction to Asian American Studies: Literature, Culture, and Historical Experience (MIT
An interdisciplinary subject that draws on literature, history, anthropology, film, and cultural studies to examine the experiences of Asian Americans in U.S. society. Covers the first wave of Asian immigration in the 19th century, the rise of anti-Asian movements, the experiences of Asian Americans during WWII, the emergence of the Asian American movement in the 1960s, and the new wave of "post-1965" Asian immigration. Examines the role these historical experiences played in the formation of As
International Space Programs Review, Part 3
This program is one of the 2008 Association of Space Explorers five-part series. It features Dr. Millie Hughes-Fulford, former NASA astronaut, discussing Human Health for Long Duration Exploration.