A Closer Look at Sentence Structure
This video shows how using simple sentences and compound
sentences add variety to a paragraph about brown bears. (02:36)
To Write A Paragraph (Paragraph Song)
To Write A Paragraph, by Obie Leff. This short song gives the basic elements to write a good paragraph. Lyrics are printed at the bottom of the screen while Obie plays piano and sings. Some of the lyrics include: "To write a paragraph, you have to know just what a paragraph is. Choose a topic, add transitions, reason, detail, facts, and evidence. Write a conclusion. And now you know what a paragraph is...." Run time 0:57.
Moments (Part 1) - Khan Academy
This video, which is suitable for high school students, starts with a black screen because the instructor, in his conversational tone, uses it as a 'chalkboard.' Instructor uses different colors for clarification. (14:14)
New 'Smart' Garden at Duke
The new garden at Duke's Smart Home applies technologies for cultivating and landscaping. Learn more at http://smarthome.duke.edu.
A Civilized Bookcase
This bookcase symbolizes a tragic period in Native American history. Were the missionaries who used it trying to improve the lives of their Indian pupils or wipe out their culture?
African Studies Lecture Series: Dr. Melissa Graboyes, “Economies of Blood in East Africa: From Wit
Melissa Graboyes is the assistant director of the African Studies Program at the University of Oregon. She received her Ph.D. in history from Boston University specializing in modern East Africa and medical history. She also received her masters in public health with an emphasis on medical ethics. Her research interests are broadly focused on the [...]
22 Mar 2012: REA State of the School Address
Edwin "Ned" Thomas, the William & Stephanie Sick Dean of Engineering, joined Rice in 2011 following a distinguished career as a materials scientist and several years as chair of the Department of Materials Science at MIT, the leading program in the nation. In his first eight months at Rice, Ned has been busy observing and assessing every aspect of the Rice engineering program, from undergraduate teaching to faculty research to alumni experiences. Now, in his first major address to alumni, Ned wi
The History of American Literature-Naturalism
This program that explores the work of of famous American Authors in
history. The clip explains naturalism and the authors in this realistic trend such as London and Frank Norris.
Women of four wars: stories from the veteran's history project
This site is maintained by the Veterans History Project of the Library of Congress. It provides free access to online materials relating to the experience of women service personnel in the Korean War, Vietnam War, Afghanistan conflict and the Gulf war. The site includes online oral histories with video webcasts or podcasts of interviews with the women in whom they detail their experiences of fighting and warfare. Technical and copyright information is displayed on the website.
The Supreme Court: Today's Supreme Court
Today's Supreme Court is likely to be called on to decide cases that will affect many people, including rights for minorities, the right to bear arms, and the powers of law enforcement versus people's right to privacy. This video needs to have an explanation of judicial review before it is shown. The content is about some decisions that may change society.
2014 UGA Grad Studies 3MT Finals - Christine Ewers Saucedo
Christine Ewers Saucedo presents her entry in the 2014 UGA 3MT Competition.
This video is accompanied by text. "When Americans voted Lincoln president, James Buchanan officially became a lame-duck leader. Southerners worried that Lincoln’s victory, which received no support from the South, would lead to political and economic dominance by the North. Slavery, they feared, would be restricted and possibly outlawed. Southerners believed that by claiming their independence they could develop their own banking system and establish trade directly with Europe. No longer woul
Embedding the concept of competency maps
This presentation outlines the background, context and transferability of a competency mapping tool originally developed in health but suitable for enterprise
Survey of London: volumes 33 and 34 - St Anne Soho
These volumes describe Soho, the most famous of London's cosmopolitan quarters. The area covered is defined largely by Wardour Street, Oxford Street and Charing Cross Road, and includes Soho Square, Leicester Square, and part of Cambridge Circus. Many of the streets here were first built up in the late 17th century under the building speculators Dr Nicholas Barbon and Richard Frith. Some fine Georgian houses are described and illustrated, for example No. 1 Greek Street and 76 Dean Street. Many w
National Anthem Sung by the Cactus Cuties
These young ladies should inspire all of us with their rendition of the 'Star Spangled Banner'. The Cactus Cuties sing the National Anthem to open the 43rd Jerry Lewis Muscular Dystrophy Association Telethon in Las Vegas.
Differentiation of morphology and reproductive traits in the house finch (Carpodacus mexicanus): a c
House Finches (CarpQdacqs mexiCAnuS) were introduced to Long Island, New York from southern'California in 1940. Apparently, an initial sample of less than 100 birds has given rise to a population that now occupies much of the eastern United States. This study was to determine if morphological and reproductive changes have taken place in introduced eastern birds, which have colonized a novel environment. A study area in Goleta, California (CAL) represented the parental population whereas for comp
Venom! is an activity center about protein folding. It includes an activity (you can build your own protein channel from paper), a computer game, and an article about protein science. Created by Arizona State University's Ask A Biologist and the Arizona Science Center, Venom! uses the idea of scorpion venom to help students explore protein science.
World of Biology
The World of Biology features engaging stories on all things biology, from bird or insect ecology, to nervous system physiology, to predictions of species' ranges. Each story has a main page and subpages (found in the right-hand menu). Most of our stories also have an associated quiz set. Created by Arizona State University's Ask A Biologist.
The Nietzsche Channel is an extensive Web resource dedicated to the life and works of the 19th-century German philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche (1844-1900). The site hosts electronic versions of a large number of Nietzsche's publications, plus selections of unpublished works from his school days, correspondence, and notebooks. There is also a section titled 'Friedrich Nietzsche's Library', which is an attempt to construct an online collection of works which Nietzsche read, bought, borrowed, and re