ISS Update - August 16, 2011
The International Space Station video update for Aug. 16, 2011.
DNA, crime and civil liberties
Dr Andrew Roberts asks whether the National DNA Database infringes on our civil liberties and the dangers of a compulsory system. Length: 16 minutes
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11th Annual Mary Frances Early Lecture
As the first African-American to earn a degree from UGA, Mary Frances Early was a key contributor to the Civil Rights Movement. Recognizing her as a avid activist in fighting discrimination, the university honors her impact on the institution and the nation at large by holding an annual lecture in her name. John Lewis, the U.S. Representative of Georgia's 5th District and civil rights activist, delivered the 2011 Mary Frances Early Lecture on April 19 at 4 p.m. in the University of Georgia Chape
Greatest Thunderbird Adventures
Thunderbird School of Global Management graduates talk Aug. 19, 2011, during the commencement ceremony in Phoenix, Arizona. http://www.thunderbird.edu
Minimum Measured Ozone Level in 1989
Stratospheric Ozone level for October 7, 1989.
PBS - The Secret Life of the Brain 1of5 The Babys Brain (2/4)
THE SECRET LIFE OF THE BRAIN, a David Grubin Production,
reveals the fascinating processes involved in brain development across a
lifetime. The five part series covers brain development in the baby,
child/adolescent, and adult. This is a great video to use for High school
psychology, anatomy, or biology class.
Best Doctor: Movie Clip From Patch Adams
Patch gives an impassioned speech before a council of doctors about the right way to treat patients. Themes illustrated through this clip include compassion, influence, humanity, caring, and wisdom. (Patch's final statement is, " I will become the best d.. doctor.") (3:22)
Using Quotation Marks
This student-created video explains the purpose of quotation marks and explains that they are used in sentences with dialogue. Sample sentences printed on pieces of chart paper are shown with and without quotation marks to emphasize how quotation marks make sentences easier to comprehend. Rules for placing the marks are not explained. ( 1:22)
Working Together: Science Teachers and Students with Disabilities
In this 12 minute video several ideas are shown to help students that have a variety of disabilities. In this video presentation, students suggest ways to make science activities more accessible. It is designed to help science teachers fully include students with disabilities in their classes by sharing the advice
of successful high school students with disabilities.
Algebra IB - Spanish
Estructura del curso: propiedades de los exponentes, monomios y polinomios, introducción a las ecuaciones cuadráticas y sus gráficas, resolviendo ecuaciones cuadráticas por factorización, funciones y notación de funciones, expresiones racionales.
Planet of the Taxpayers The remake of The Planet of the Apes — the apes look real this time — purports to give the backstory of how it is that the world came to be governed by primates while the handf
The remake of The Planet of the Apes — the apes look real this time — purports to give the backstory of how it is that the world came to be governed by primates while the handf
Visual Studio Toolbox: LightSwitch Starter Kits LightSwitch is the fastest way to build database applications for the desktop and the cloud. In this episode, Robert shows you how to make developing with LightSwitch even faster with the LightSwitch Starter Kits. These Starter Kits cover common business needs like expense reporting and issue tracking. All you need to do is download and install one of the kits and then create a
LightSwitch is the fastest way to build database applications for the desktop and the cloud. In this episode, Robert shows you how to make developing with LightSwitch even faster with the LightSwitch Starter Kits. These Starter Kits cover common business needs like expense reporting and issue tracking. All you need to do is download and install one of the kits and then create a
Digital Youth Portrait: Virginia
My name is Virginia. I'm 14 years old. I live in Camilla, Georgia, and I get fun entertainment and ease out of technology. It just makes everything a lot easier for me. I just love to experience the different things you can do with it and how it entertains you and what you can do in a project or to make a statement. Living in a small town in rural Georgia doesn't keep this 14-year-old from connecting with the global village.(6:44)
Gengo Spanish #7 - Pardon Me, What Was That Spanish Word?
Learn Spanish with SpanishPod101.com! You’re still a beginner in learning Spanish, so you’re asking people to help you understand the Spanish language by repeating what they say. Of course, it’s one thing to ask the friends you know for this kind of help, but it’s another matter entirely to solicit Spanish language help from perfect [...]
2.737 Mechatronics (MIT)
This course teaches the design of mechatronic systems which integrate mechanical, electrical, and control systems engineering. A computer hard disk drive is an example of a complex mechatronic system discussed in the class. Laboratories form the core of the course. They cover topics such as aliasing, quantization, electronic feedback, power amplifiers, digital logic, encoder interfacing, and motor control. The labs make extensive use of Simulink®, a MATLAB® toolbox which allows
Israeli-Gaza violence escalates
Aug.20 - Renewed bloodshed in further Israeli air strikes on Gaza and militant rocket attacks on southern Israel. Paul Chapman reports.
Gaza rocket strikes on Israel
Aug.21 - At least one Israeli killed as rockets fired from Gaza hit southern Israel. Paul Chapman reports.