Nobel Peace Prize Documentary 2010, Liu Xiaobo
See a short excerpt from a portrait of Liu Xiaobo, Nobel Peace Prize 2010: http://nobelprize.org/mediaplayer/index.php?id=1589
ISS Update - July 25, 2011
The International Space Station video update for July 25, 2011.
Whole Brain Teaching; 1st Grade
Deb Weigel, Arizona teacher and one of Whole Brain Teaching's 2010 interns, guides her class through a masterful sequence of morning routines ... five activities with smooth transitions in less than 7 minutes! Lots of WBT techniques on display, including: Five Class Rules, Class-Yes, Teach-Okay, 10 finger woo, Scoreboard, Hands and Eyes, Switch. Note the use of a student leader, the syllable chant as kids move to the back of the classroom, the adding doubles rap, and the brief practice using "be
Using Synchronous Audio or Video in Social Studies Classrooms
With tools such as instant messenger, Facebook chat, and G-chat readily available, students have become accustomed to speaking with friends through the internet. While these tools are often used for social purposes, they can also be effectively employed in classrooms in order to connect students to other peers, teachers, and mentors throughout the world. Synchronous audio and video applications such as Skype allow students and teachers to share ideas with people living all around the globe at no
Developmental Strategies and Mechanisms
This is a general introduction to cell structure and function, molecular and organism genetics, animal development, form and function. Intended for biological sciences majors, but open to all qualified students.
Mexican clowns give thanks
June 28 - Hundreds of colourfully dressed clowns march towards the Basilica of Guadalupe to show appreciation for employment and health. Tara Cleary reports.
Prince sends Zsa Zsa huge anniversary card
July 26 - Prince von Anhalt sends wife Zsa Zsa Gabor a huge anniversary card in the form of an oversized billboard that overlooks Sunset Blvd. John Russell reports.
Housing expert says prices fragile
July 26 - Housing prices rose from April to May, but were down from a year ago, and could head lower as the debt stand-off in Washington threatens to paralyze potential buyers, according to housing expert Robert Shiller. Conway G. Gittens reports.
Carbon Cycle Cartoon
This animation explains the carbon cycle and humans' conbritution to it. by Sofia (Climate Champion, 2006). (04:36)
Putting the Country Back on Gold In The Theory
In The Theory
Signs of hope on jobs, housing
July 28 - Summary of business headlines: Jobless claims drop below key 400,000 level; Pending home sales show surprise rise; Sprint lags further in mobile race. Conway G. Gittens reports.
Striking gold in South Africa
July 28 - Some 100,000 gold miners go on strike in South Africa, which could push up prices. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.
Murdoch biographer says family must step down from News Corp
July 28 - As NewsCorp's James Murdoch is backed by the board of BSkyB, Michael Wolff, the family's biographer, tells Insider why the family should step down immediately.
Student Address, 2006
On January 23 and 24, 2006, Rev. John I. Jenkins, C.S.C., President of the University of Notre Dame, delivered an address to the faculty and students on the subject of academic freedom and Catholic character.
Public Opening of Global Colloquium of University Presidents by Penn President Amy Gutmann
United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon opened the fifth annual meeting of the Global Colloquium of University Presidents on Monday, April 4, 2011, in a public address at the University of Pennsylvania on empowering women. http://www.upenn.edu/president/global_colloquium/home The Colloquium, a select group of university presidents from around the world, convened annually to discuss a topic of immediate concern to the secretary-general, addressed the challenge of "Empowering Women to Chang
Lauren Greenfield's "Girl Culture" at Penn's Arthur Ross Gallery
Lauren Greenfield's "Girl Culture" is on display through July 24 at the University of Pennsylvania's Arthur Ross Gallery. This photography exhibit features girls and young women from an array of ethnic and socioeconomic backgrounds across America. As a photojournalist and artist, Greenfield explores the relationships girls have with their bodies and the images that are portrayed through popular culture. "Girl Culture" stimulates conversations that address issues young women face every day such a
Penn Preview Days 2011 - On the Ground with Isabel
Penn Preview Days 2011
Footage of PhillieBot in the Lab with the Engineers
This is footage of a visit to the lab at which PhillieBot was created, you can catch some of the engineers chatting about how they built it.
Campus and Stadium b-roll of PhillieBot
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PhillieBot Robot Gives First Pitch at a Phillies Game
PhillieBot, designed by the University of Pennsylvania, gives the first pitch at a Phillies game, pitching to the Phillie Phanatic. Unfortunately, the Phillie Phanatic apparently broke its wrist catching a pitch last year. This time, at the last minute, the robot's engineers were told to turn the pitching arm's power down, so as not to hurt the Phanatic again. This robot has the potential to throw a ball at very high speeds, if the settings were set to allow for it.