7 Billion - Economy
Legal and economic expert Michael Peters explores the critical role that law will play in ensuring fair access to services and property in a more populous world. For more detailed videos and opinion pieces visit our 7 Billion website: www.7billion.unsw.edu.au.
Polar Bears and Sea Ice
Sea ice is essential to polar bears. Without it, they cannot hunt their primary prey, seals. (0:43)
Illinois corn, soybean harvests strong but variable
Oct. 21 - The Illinois corn and soybean harvests are set to be the fourth-largest in U.S. history, but unusual weather may add complications to the final tally. Jen Rogers reports.
This Week @Minnesota: Homecoming 2011
In "This Week @Minnesota" for the week of October 16-22, we take a look at a few of the festivities surrounding Homecoming 2011. We watch a student lip sync competition, flag football championship, parade, pep fest and concert by Atmosphere!
President Aoun's message from London
President Aoun checked in live from London to greet families who gathered on the Boston campus for Parents and Families Weekend. He was surrounded by Northeastern students studying in London.
The importance and construction of castle walls
Castle walls were built to withstand brutal sieges; some were built so well that they're still standing. Learn more about castles in this very short video. A good overview.
Saudis grieve Prince Sultan's death
Oct.22 - Saudi Arabia mourns Crown Prince Sultan bin Abdulaziz al-Saud's death. Jessica Gray reports.
Dog Bless You: Mission Arch Elderly Center
Charlie takes Lucky to the Mission Arch Elderly Center in New Mexico, where we learn that the greatest gift the elderly can receive is one's company and time. (3:00)
PMAD Fay Shin
People Make a Difference with Danny Brassell 10/24/11 Guest: Fay Shin
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) (Spanish)
This patient education program explains chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and emphysema including the causes, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment options for these diseases. It also reviews the anatomy of the respiratory system. This resource is a MedlinePlus Interactive Health Tutorial from the National Library of Medicine, designed and developed by the Patient Education Institute.
The Value of a Richmond Education
President Edward Ayers discusses the value of a University of Richmond education and the important things to consider when evaluating college costs via the net price calculator.
Most people would rather stick pins in their eyes than draw up a budget. They may have a point. If you're the type of person who always has plenty of cash, knows exactly where every penny goes, and never has trouble paying bills, skip this lesson. You're either too rich or too smart to need it. For the rest of us, unfortunately, making -- and sticking to -- a budget is the essential tool for ensuring that our money gets used the way we need it to.
Avalanche Dogs: Jason O'neill
Meet Jason O'Neill and learn how avalanche rescue dogs work their magic. (1:48)
Avalanche Dogs: Ray Shriver
Meet Ray Shriver and his avalanche search dog Kita. Learn how dogs can follow their noses to save lives. (1:37)
17th Street Canal
Explore visits the Ninth Ward district of New Orleans, where in August 2005 rising waters blasted through a levee in the 17th Street canal. Approximately 2,000 people were killed and $84 billion of damages were incurred. (5:20)
Intro to Chemistry: 1.1: Properties of Matter (2/2)
Join award winning teachers Jonathan Bergmann and Aaron Sams as they interactively teach Chemistry: 1.1: Properties of Matter. Intensive Vs. Extensive properties are explained. ( 4:41)
"The Frogs and Toads All Sang" written by Arnold Lobel and Illustrated by Adrianne Lobel
Author Adrianne Lobel discusses The Frogs and Toads All Sang, a book started by her late father, Arnold Lobel. From Caldecott Medalist Arnold Lobel (1933-1987) comes a brand-new collection of rhyming stories about frogs and toads. Discovered by his daughter, Adrianne Lobel, The Frogs and Toads All Sang has the same warmth, compassion, and humor that is found in his best-loved work. Brimming with sweet silliness, this new book remind
Daphnia heart and eyes
Anterior end of Daphnia showing beating heart - note moving eyes and other body structures.
Predicted vs. Observed Daily Rainfall from TRMM: September, 1999
A comparison of daily precipitation observed by TRMM for September, 1999, with rainfall from a new forecast technique
The Sentence Song With Miss Jenny
Children "become" a sentence with Miss Jenny in "The Sentence Song." Song discusses how to space between words, capitalize the first word, and end with a period or question mark. (0:37)