Innovation in the Classroom
Undergraduate students of all concentrations share the excitement of hands-on learning at Harvard's School of Engineering and Applied Sciences. Students, professors, and investors emphasize the importance of an academic foundation in technology, creativity, and innovation and the benefits of studying engineering and applied sciences in a liberal arts environment.
Washington's Whiskey Still
George Washington's retirement venture had a high alcohol content. Mount Vernon's Director of Preservation, Dennis Pogue, leads us on a tour through Washington's whiskey distillery.
3.2.1 Try some yourself
Diagrams, charts and graphs are used by all sorts of people to express information in a visual way, whether it's in a report by a colleague or a plan from your interior designer. This unit will teach you how to interpret these tools and how to use them yourself to convey information more effectively.
9 Subtracting small numbers
Do you want to improve your ability to subtract one number from another, especially if decimals are involved, without having to rely on a calculator? This unit will help you get to grips with subtraction and give you some practice in doing it.
1.4.2 The Mentor
In this unit, we look at the roles that are taken when working with young people. We focus on what those working with young people actually do, starting with some analysis of roles. We show that, in the context of work with young people, the term is more than simply a statement about who does what: it also says something about the kinds of relationships we form with young people and the values we bring to our work. We then move on to discuss roles in relation to the ‘bigger picture’ of organ
Bus pieni, treni in ritardo...: public transport
At the end of this lesson you will be able to understand weighing up the advantages and disadvantages of the different forms of transport. You first listen to a dialogue in which the advantages and disadvantages of the transport resources are considered. You answer "true or false" to the questions asked. You then fill in the correct word in the correct sentence and answer multiple choice questions. You do the same on the basis of a new text you listen to. Finally you listen to announcements conc
Les vacances en France - Quiz
Students can test themselves on travel, tourism and holidays in France.
UMMC Heart Transplant Recipient Portrayed in New Film, 'The
In 2006, Casey Towers, a young mother of two from Waldorf, Md., received a heart transplant at the University of Maryland Medical Center after she was diagnosed with peripartum cardiomyopathy a rare heart condition related to her pregnancy. She later learned the identiy of her donor Luke Abbate, a high school athlete who was killed in reckless driving accident. Four years after her transplant, Casey had the opportunity to meet Luke's parents, Steven and Maryanne Abbate. That's when they told her
Revenge of the Elephants
Professional video which asks whether elephants might be capable of revenge against other animals. In this case, rhinos have been killed. Grades 9-12. 3:39 min.
How To Build a Campfire
Expand the description and view the text of the steps for this how-to video. Check out Howcast for other do-it-yourself videos from Seaworthy and more videos.
Teaching a Child Not to Bite
This short video addresses strategies for teaching a toddler not to bite. Some of the ones mentioned are: consistency, not giving the child too much attention, keeping a close eye on the behavior, and consulting a physician. (02:19)
Childcare: Babies & Toddlers : How to Teach a Child to Tie Shoes
Teaching a child to tie shoes can incorporate how the parents were taught, whether using a bunny-ear approach or a different method. Make shoe tying a fun experience for your child.
Teen pregnancy on the rise
Health experts across the country are trying to understand a sudden and disturbing uptick in teenage pregnancies. NBC's Tom Costello reports in this video that uses government data and interviews to show the situation. Important video for older students. Remarkable interviews that can generate a lot of discussion.
Binge Eating: What it is and the Problems it Creates
Interviews with those who binge eat and the large number of people who are engaged in losing control of their eating habits. The age it starts at is six for some. It leads to obesity and early death some cases. It also masks personal problems, according to the video.
Coping With Stress
Stress is a spiral, and to decrease its effect, you'll have to alter your stress reactions. This video offers many suggestions for dealing with stress such as exercising, getting adequate sleep, setting realstic goals, and acquiring a hobby to create balance in life. ( 3:45)
How To Communicate Your Strengths in a Job Interview
This video provides suggestions for highlighting strengths in job interviews such as relating strengths to job requirements, giving concrete examples of attributes, and turning negatives into positives.
Least Common Multiple
The instructor in the video walks you through several examples of figuring out the least common multiple of two nunmbers on a chalkboard.
The Planet Mercury
A brief look at The Planet Mercury and some interesting facts. This video includes images and new video from the messenger probe. The video is set to music as images and facts are posted on the screen. Run time 06:21.
The Story of Nicola Tesla, Part 9 (Re-enactment)
Our lives today are dependent upon a bewildering amount of technology, much of which we take for granted. Indeed, some of that technology is so pervasive that we forget it even is technology.
Perhaps that's one reason why so many have forgotten the name of Serbian-born inventor Nikola Tesla.
Tesla endured a frightening number of injustices during his life. This is a story about Tesla, one of his inventions, and his extraordinary generosity, in hopes that he will not fa
How to Read and Write the Past Tense of Regular English Verbs
This lesson covers the rules both for pronouncing and for spelling past tense verbs. Examples are shown for the three sounds of -ed, how to add ed to regular verbs, and rules for adding ed to a verb. (12:10)