History's Turning Points - 1453 AD The Siege of Constantinople
In 1204 crusaders sacked the city, then renamed Constantinople. For the next thousand years, the Byzantine Kings hid safely behind the massive walls of Constantinople. Then in 1453, with the Turkish Ottoman Empire encircling the city, Sultan Mehmet brought the newest technology of the 15th century, the cannon, and finally brought down the walls of the world's most impregnable fortress. This 24 minute video reviews the details of this city and the battle. The main video starts at the two minute m
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The Power of Theater
Diane Paulus Artistic Director, American Repertory Theater Professor of the Practice of Theater, Faculty of Arts and Sciences
Sports Helmets, Catcher's Mask
Thomas J. Gill IV Associate Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Harvard Medical School Chief, MGH Sports Medicine Service
Differences in STEM Baccalaureate Attainment by Ethnicity
Kimberly Koledoye, John R. Slate, Sheila Joyner
In this study, we examined the extent to which differences were present in the science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) baccalaureate a
2011 International Forum on R&D: Session 3 - Luo Weidong
This session will focus on the student experience in international R&D collaborations.
HP, Microsoft, General Dynamics over-discounted: Greenblatt
Oct. 17 - Gotham Capital Managing Partner Joel Greenblatt says stocks are comparatively cheap with Microsoft, Hewlett-Packard and General Dynamics all over-discounted due to gloomy short-term outlooks.
San Francisco's 1989 Earthquake from the CHP's point of view
This 22 minute video shows how the California Highway Patrol went into action after this quake hit and their actions. This is a good video to show students who are not aware of what the police do and how this type of tragic event can cause the video is exceptional in its images. A must watch for all students either studying geology as well as those doing community studies. Exceptional, but may be too intense for some students. A great video to start students thinking about their plans for
Jeff Immelt: "President Obama has been a great partner"
General Electric's CEO, Jeff Immelt, says that in meeting with his Jobs Council, President Obama has listened and responded to business concerns. Hear what he told Reuters' Chrystia Freeland.
News #141 - Go From Basic To Best with Back To Basics Sale
It’s time to get Back To Basics. What do Michael Jordan, Bruce Lee, and your favorite actor have in common? Jordan worked hard to perfect his shots, as Lee did with his punches and kicks. Your favorite actor too. They learned the basics well before becoming masters! But don’t tell anybody this – most [...]
Discover Tokyo Part 3/3
This 3:32 long video is an overview of this city with the emphasis on the various districts.
Baby dolphins swim into Germans' hearts
Oct. 18 - Baby dolphins Diego, Doerte and Darwin make their first public appearance at Germany's Duisburg zoo. Tara Cleary reports.
PediNeuroLogic Exam: Newborn: Normal: Head Shape and Sutures
The head should be closely inspected as part of the neurological examination. There can be molding of the head, which is an expected finding in a newborn. Palpate the sutures and outline the anterior and posterior fontanelles. A neuroscience tutorial focusing on those aspects of the pediatric neurological examination that are unique to the child's nervous system, with an emphasis on important neurodevelopmental milestones.
The Haunting of Charles Dickens by Lewis Buzbee: Book Trailer
This selection features the book trailer for the mystery novel The Haunting of Charles Dickens. In the novel, thirteen-year old Meg enlists the author Charles Dickens to help her solve the mystery of her older brother's disappearance. The selection's music sets the tone for suspense/mystery. ( 1:13)
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MIT Commencement 2011 Part 1
Procession and Undergrad
Gold Panning Lesson With Miner John On Woods Creek Jamestown, California This seven minute video gives good instructions and shows the tedious process. Students can see how much time it takes and gain a better understanding of the effort involved.
The Road to the Capitol Election Simulation Game
This is not a video, but an interactive game designed to help students understand the United States election process better. Comes with a parent/teacher guide.
Edible orange revolution in Ukraine
Oct. 17 - The old city of Zbarazh in western Ukraine holds an autumn pumpkin festival, featuring a giant pumpkin castle and lots of pumpkin treats. Tara Cleary reports.