Volcanoes from Around the World
This video shows photographs of volcanoes from around the world. It is set to music and each photo gives the location of the volcano. It shows both dormant and erupting volcanoes. Music may be a bit distracting to the viewer. (06:07)
9.18 Developmental Neurobiology (MIT)
This course considers molecular control of neural specification, formation of neuronal connections, construction of neural systems, and the contributions of experience to shaping brain structure and function. Topics include: neural induction and pattern formation, cell lineage and fate determination, neuronal migration, axon guidance, synapse formation and stabilization, activity-dependent development and critical periods, development of behavior.
How to Make Flubber or Slime
Making flubber or slime is a fun project that involves mixing diluted Elmer's glue with a bit of dissolved borax to cross-link the molecules, creating a solid-like consistency from two liquids. Create a gooey substance at home with a demonstration from a science teacher in this video. Run time 02:35.
Native American Storyteller (Rabbit's Short Tail)
This is a video about a traditional Cherokee storyteller telling a Native American legend to children. There are pictures shown of the story and the storyteller is very entertaining to children and adults alike. (04:04)
Native American Portraits
This is a video of portraits of the Famous Native Americans of History: Powhatan, Pontiac, Tecumsah, Sequoiya, Sitting Bull, Red Cloud, Crazy Horse, Geronimo, Joseph, Jack, and others. Music is "Mountain" Apache Song & Drogo's Pan Ethnic Quintet.
How Telescopes Work - Ways to Gather Light
This is an episode of "The Star Party," a video guide to amateur astronomy from the crew of Orion Telescopes & Binoculars. This video explains how telescopes gather light to aid the human eye to see objects that are light years away and is suitable for older elementary, middle school, and high school students. (02:30)
"Hope is a Tattered Flag" Poem by Carl Sandburg
The words of the poem "Hope is a Tattered Flag" by Carl Sandburg are flashed too quickly on screen, with carefully-selected still color and black-and-white photographs. Non-narrated, with piano accompaniment. (1:32)
The Empty Mind-Kyudo or Japanese Archery
This is a rare opportunity to see the great archers of the Japan Kyudo Federation. Kyudo Federation. The location is the Meiji Shrine in Shibuya (Running Time 3:14).
This one minute video is about Ford buying out stockholders and his decision to run the Ford Motor Company without anyone else having a say. Video ends abruptly, but would be a good background video for showing the difference between sole ownership and a public owned corporation.
History of the Mennonites Part 1
A look at the origins of the Mennonite faith.
Introduction: Producing Dubstep/Electro Synth Textures with Professor Loudon Stearns
Download Loudon's Session Files for Free at: http://bit.ly/HPCEBG Introduction: Producing Dubstep/Electro Synth Textures with Professor Loudon Stearns In this seven-part music production clinic, Professor Loudon Stearns goes in-depth into Dubstep and electro synth textures, featuring Native Instrument's Massive and Maschine, iZotope Ozone, and more. Loudon Stearns is the Course Author and Instructor of Berkleemusic's online course Composing and Producing Electronic Music. In this course you c
Aram Khachaturian Biography 8/10
Aram Khachaturian was a Soviet Armenian composer who lived from 1903-1978. His music was influenced by Armenian Folk Music. He composed various piano works, as well as concertos for violin, cello and piano. He is probably best know for the piece Sabre Dance and the film music for Spartacus.
Emerging Markets in a Nutshell
Three leading academics discuss emerging markets and explore both the issues faced by the economies in China and Latin America and the challenges faced by companies looking to invest in or do business with them. Emerging markets are fast growing economies in a transitional stage between developing and developed. They offer a wealth of opportunities in trade, technology transfer and foreign direct investment, but there are also risks involved. Three leading academics discuss emerging markets and
The reversal of cell differentiation and prospects for cell replacement therapy
The inaugural Anne McLaren Memorial Lecture, "The reversal of cell differentiation and prospects for cell replacement therapy", given by Prof Sir John Gurdon FRS, University of Cambridge, at Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford, on 7 November 2008. Visit http://media.conted.ox.ac.uk/McLaren-2008 to view the full presentation from Professor Sir John Gurdon FRS, including his slides.
Home Schooling Study Skills
This two minute video is about study skills for home schooling
includes keeping a regular schedule, keeping the focus on learning
throughout the day and using outside resources, such as libraries and
Obsessions with the Unknown - Dr Bill Durodié
Dr Bill Durodié (Resilience Centre, Cranfield University). When former US Secretary of State for Defence, Donald Rumsfeld, warned of the dangers lurking within the 'unknown unknowns' at a press conference in 2002, he was using an increasingly common argument - widely advocated by environmental campaigners before him - that the risks we should really worry about are those that we don't even know we know nothing about. Is this line of argument fruitful for risk management processes or is society
Survey on opinions from national bioethics committees or similar bodies, public debate and national
The European Commission, DG Research (Directorate E: Biotechnology, Agriculture and Food) devised a survey during the Spring 2001 in order to compile opinion-based data from national bioethics committees and current national legislation in relation to human embryonic stem cell research. The data would be used to structure an informative debate on stem cells across Europe. The survey has been updated regularly in accordance with the continual monitoring of the societal dialogue, the ethical consi
Ep.1 ,PBS Napoleon (To Destiny) Part 3
This excellent PBS series, filled with historical re-enactments and narrated by David McCullough, starts with Napoleon receiving the crown of France. This documentary is suitable for high school students.
Catholic Mass - 4/22/2012 (Third Sunday of Easter)
Duke Catholic Center Fr. Michael Martin, OFM, celebrant http://catholic.duke.edu Third Sunday of Easter, 9pm Service begins @ 11:00 Homily begins @ 27:40 Scripture: First Reading: Acts 3:13-15,17-19 Psalm 4: Let Your Face Shine Upon Us (19) Second Reading: 1 John 2:1-5a Gospel: Luke 24:35-48 Hymns (from the the Gather hymnal, ©1994): Processional Hymn: Alleluia, Alleluia, Let the Holy Anthem Rise (425) Offertory Hymn: Now We Remain (494) Communion Hymn: Bread for the World (827) Meditation:
Aqueducts of Palenque
This installment of "Wonders of Latin America" takes a look at the rise of the Mayan palace Palenque as well as the Mayan King Pacal.