Entering Children into Special Education
This one minute video provides a quick overview on how to get a child evaluated for special education and the time it sometimes takes.
Debtor Nation [Debtor Nation: The History of America in Red Ink • By Louis Hyman • Princeton University Press, 2011 • 392 pages]
[Debtor Nation: The History of America in Red Ink • By Louis Hyman • Princeton University Press, 2011 • 392 pages]
Principles of rock mechanics
The principles of rock mechancis explains the fundamental concepts of continuum mechanics and rheology as applied in studies of rock deformation. A thorough understanding of rock behavior is essential for strategic planning in the petroleum and mining industry, in construction operation, and in locating subsurface repositories. The formation of geological structures or rock deformation patterns, studied by geodynamicists and tectonicians, is, also governed by the mechanical principles outlined i
U.S. Q2 GDP set to grow by over two percent: IFR
July 28 - IFR says the U.S. economy should grow by 2.3 % - better than the Reuters poll of 1.8 %. Concerns still remain however over uncertainty and weak consumer spending.
Catch That Dog!
SEC meets FBI
July 26 - Madoff whistleblower, Harry Markopolos, reviews the SEC's attempts to go after offenders on Wall Street.
Searching for life in Lake Ellsworth, and dead whales
This week in the Planet Earth Podcast: why scientists are planning on drilling three kilometres beneath the Antarctic ice sheet in one of the most ambitious exploration projects ever undertaken; and how worms that feed on dead whale bones at the bottom of the ocean may be distorting the whale fossil record.
Vietnam War: History and Key Dates
This 5:53 minute video reviews the main causes and events in the Vietnam War, the longest and one of the most unpopular wars in the history of the United States. Good insights are images are provided. Also shows the escalation of the war by the support of the United States. It does not mention the intervention by other countries. At best an overview.
Being an Astronaut
Being an astronaut - Learn about what it is like to be an astronaut, from preparation for the launch until returning back to earth. (03:24)
What is Social Security?
In this video, Sal Khan of Khan Academy offers the viewer the basics of Social Security. Mr. Khan uses computer software for demonstration. (06:29)