The daunting reality of the contemporary world is that autocracies and semi-authoritarian states lack the basic fo
A Suffix Matching Game
This video demonstrates an easy matching game for teaching the meanings of suffixes. The narrator explains the matching activity and gives suggestions for using it. ( 1:40)
Karachi tightens security
Aug.20 - Security personnel patrol the streets in Karachi after further bloodshed. Paul Chapman reports.
Muscles, Oh My!
Students are introduced to the field of biomechanics and how the muscular system produces human movement. They learn the importance of the muscular system in our daily lives, why it is important to be able to repair muscular system injuries and how engineering can help.
Home prices face tough road ahead
Aug 30 - At first blush the latest S&P/Case-Shiller home price index shows a jump in June prices, but digging deeper prices actually dipped from the prior month and analysts predict another 5 to10 percent price drop. Jeanne Yurman reports.
What Is Philosophy?
Find out about the benefits of a philosophy degree and the exciting, warm environment of the University of Arizona philosophy department. This video describes the subjects of philosophy and the advantages of declaring the philosophy major or minor at the UA.
University of Notre Dame 2013
Excerpts from the inaugural speech of Rev. John I. Jenkins, C.S.C., 17th president of the University of Notre Dame. Delivered by Fr. Jenkins and set to stunning aerial views of campus and the statue of the Blessed Virgin Mary, atop the Main Building.
Music used with permission: "Breaking Light" by Dexter Britain
1.258J Public Transportation Service and Operations Planning (MIT)
This course describes the evolution and role of urban public transportation modes, systems, and services, focusing on bus and rail. Technological characteristics and their impacts on capacity, service quality, and cost are described. Current practice and new methods for data collection and analysis, performance monitoring, route design, frequency determination, and vehicle and crew scheduling are also discussed. In addition, the effect of pricing policy and service quality on ridership and metho
Survival Phrases #49 - Explaining Symptoms in Spanish Part I
Learn Spanish travel phrases with SpanishPod101.com! A little Spanish can go such a long way! Whether you’re traveling, visiting, or sightseeing, SpanishPod101.com has all the essential travel phrases just for you! In this lesson we cover a high frequency Spanish phrase that you’ll surely find useful on your trip, travels, or vacation to a Spanish-speaking [...]
Array Model for Multiplication
The instructor uses paper, pen, and colored markers to show how to invert and multiply as one algorithm for multiplying fractions. For upper elementary and middle school students. Demonstrates how to solve multiplication of fractions using arrays (squares) Clear teaching and models. Sound and camera work are average. (2:33)
Video shows how warm fronts are shown on weather maps and what warm fronts are. The video also includes the cloud types that are seen before a warm front occurs, the temperature changes, the wind changes, and the air pressure changes. Video gives all basic information needed to understand warm fronts. Video is of good quality and appropriate for elementary age students, especially for students who are studying weather in science.
Prediction of Chemical and Biological Properties of Organic Compounds from Molecular Structure
This website is a PDF file of 32 slides and accompanying notes that describe the process of determining quantitative structure activity relationships. The slides focus on the ADAPT software, but are generally useful to anyone interested in QSAR, and discuss the details of Structure Entry and Molecular Modeling, Descriptor Generation, Feature Selection, Model construction, and Model Validation.
The Mummification Process
The ancient Egyptians developed a sophisticated method to preserve a dead body for the afterlife: mummification. This clip provides a brief explanation about how it was done. (02:44)
Construction, crise et renouveau de la morale laïque en France face à l'Europe / Jean Baubérot
Construction, crise et renouveau de la morale laïque en France face à l'Europe / Jean Baubérot. Conférence donnée en mars 1995 dans le cadre de l'Institut d'Études Doctorales (IED) de l'Université Toulouse II-Le Mirail (France). Présentation de la conférence par le sociologue Jean-Michel Berthelot, directeur de l'IED.
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