"Jimmy Jet and His TV Set," Poem by Shel Silverstein
This video is a claymation of one of Shel Silverstein's poems about what happened to the boy who did nothing but watch TV. (3:01)
9th Dialogue on Science 2010 - Opinions of the participants Part 2
Challenging Democracy - 9th Dialogue on Science of the Academia Engelberg Foundation 2010 During this year’s Dialogue on Science held in Engelberg in mid October, experts from various disciplines and countries with different forms of government analyzed the concept of democracy. You can find the reportings, impressions, audio- and video-files of the 9th Dialogue on Science on the website: http://www.academia-engelberg.ch/conference_2010.php5. Visit also the Blog on http://blog.academia-eng
An Implementation Brief: Evaluation of an Android-based mHealth System for Population Surveillance i
By: Jamia Presented by Zeshan A. Rajput
IPICK - Selecting Books that are "Just Right!"
When we are selecting books to read in our 2nd grade classroom, we remember the acronym, I PICK. Listen are we explain what each letter means. (1:57)
African-Americans in the American Civil War
Learn about the contribution of African-Americans to the American civil war in this seven-minute video. Included are several vintage photos of the men in uniforms.
In the Health Care Sector, Who Should Choose Which Treatment Is Best?
Each day, workers in the health care field debate the most reliable course of action for treating a particular ailment. As part of U.S. health care reform, new emphasis is being placed on comparative effectiveness research (CER), which pits remedies against one another to determine which is best. A new paper by Wharton professor Scott Harrington warns that the government should avoid developing a monopoly on CER, and offers suggestions for sparking interest from private sector researchers.
Effects of agricultural activities on insect species richness in the intensively cultivated landscap
As signatory of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), China supports the 2010 Biodiversity Target to achieve a significant reduction in the current rate of biodiversity loss by the year 2010. This very ambitious goal must be seen against the background of a huge knowledge gap prevailing particularly with regard to patterns of insect diversity in space and time. Our collaborative research is trying to be instrumental in addressing the aforementioned knowledge gap by investigating how dif
Cold War: Red China - part 4/5
1949 - 1972 Chinese communists win the longest civil war in 20th century history. Mao's land reforms are popular but in 1958, he embarks on a series of catastrophic changes. China maintains an incrasingly uneasy relationship with the Soviet Union. In 1960, the Sino-Soviet split paves the way for President Nixon's historic visit to Beijing.
Cost of Capitalism - China
October 2004 China's spectacular economic growth has come at a heavy price. Millions of workers have been crippled in unsafe sweatshops. Part of this video is about one particulat man and the help that he got from a lawyer to get compensation for a work-related loss of his hand.
20/20 Fidel Castro Interview - Barbara Walters [6 of 6]
Barbara Walters interviews Fidel Castro from Havana, Cuba, 25 years after her first interview with the Cuban leader. Her original interview made a little history because people got their first real look at the man. Although Castro is known for very long speeches, he rarely does interviews. Fidel Castro, 76 at the time of this interview, has outlasted nine US presidents. His rule continues to inspire both fear and devotion. He tells Barbara Walters that Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev lied t
Infant Speech Sound Discrimination
Demonstrates how infants can discriminate between subtle sound differences; focuses largely on infant speech development.
Carl Zimmer at the DOE JGI 2012 Genomics of Energy & Environment Meeting
By: JGI New York Times science writer Carl Zimmer delivering the opening keynote "On the Genome Beat" at the 7th Annual Genomics of Energy & Environment Meeting on March 20, 2012 in Walnut Creek, Calif.
Documentary- Abraham Lincoln is credited by many with saving a nation. From humble beginnings to a tragic end, follow the events that shaped the life of the United States' 16th President.
Suffixes, -ness, -ful, -less
This video is set up as a screen on the computer, narrator goes through suffixes and put words in the correct columns and explains the new meaning. This would be a good idea for a classroom that has a smartboard. Video is good quality and good for all students as a review or initial learning of the topic.
NCL-Chinese Grammar 'Shi'
NCL-Chinese Grammar 'Shi'.
L195Unit2_Personal Details (role play)
Students take part in a role play (how to ask for and give personal details)
Kantoorsimulatie : Het virtuele kantoor De oprichting van een simulatiekantoor in de klas laat de leerlingen kennismaken met alle administratieve facetten die in het bedrijfsleven aan bod komen. Cebes is een centrale die de rol opneemt van alle externe partners zoals leverancier, …
De oprichting van een simulatiekantoor in de klas laat de leerlingen kennismaken met alle administratieve facetten die in het bedrijfsleven aan bod komen. Cebes is een centrale die de rol opneemt van alle externe partners zoals leverancier, …
This excellent video is accompanied by text and is suitable for high school students. "Warren Burger served as chief justice of the Supreme Court from 1969 to 1986. The Burger Court, not known for activism, was at the center of two highly controversial cases in the 1970s that had a huge impact on the nation: Roe v. Wade and Regents of University of California v. Bakke."
Elementary Education : How to Teach Spelling to Children With Dyslexia
When teaching a child with dyslexia to spell, it's important to understand that these children view words differently from others. Learn about breaking down words into components to help teach spelling with help from a state-certified teacher in this video on teaching spelling to dyslexic children. (01:32)
Expert: Ileana Padilla-Boyd
Bio: Ileana Padilla-Boyd is the director of Bright Starts, an education service in south Florida.
20.320 Biomolecular Kinetics and Cell Dynamics (MIT)
This class covers analysis of kinetics and dynamics of molecular and cellular processes across a hierarchy of scales, including intracellular, extracellular, and cell population levels; a spectrum of biotechnology applications are also taken into consideration. Topics include gene regulation networks; nucleic acid hybridization; signal transduction pathways; and cell populations in tissues and bioreactors. Emphasis is placed on experimental methods, quantitative analysis, and computational model