Bioengineering Body Parts
This video segment adapted from NOVA scienceNOW examines the work of medical researchers who are developing new techniques to repair and replace failing human organs by growing them from a patient’s own cells, thus preventing organ rejection. Organs can be grown on both synthetic scaffolds and the nonliving protein skeleton of an existing organ. If perfected, the techniques could save the lives of thousands of people who die before donor organs become available. (5:28)
Molecules of Happiness: Why Love Matters for Vulnerable Children - "Developmental Trauma, Clinical P
Speaker(s): Dr Ernest Gralton, Professor Stephen Briggs, Lin Hinnigan, Professor Norah Frederickson, Dr Partha Banerjea, Camila Batmanghelidjh | A one day conference to launch LSE research into the model of work used by Kids Company and to discuss what really makes a difference for vulnerable children. Camila Batmanghelidjh CBE is the founder and CEO of Kids Company. She was joined by Professor Sandra Jovchelovitch from the Department of Social Psychology at LSE, as well as senior academics, con
Guide to the Records of the Society for Hospital Social Work Directors, Southwestern Pennsylvania Ch
The Society for Hospital Social Work Directors, Southwestern Pennsylvania Chapter is a professional organization that began in 1965. The records of the SHSWD include society histories, by-laws, minutes, membership lists, annual reports, and information about workshops and special programs divided into six series that correspond to the society's ongoing donation of records.
Shakespeare's Sonnets: Two loves I have of comfort & despair - Nicholas Fogg
Writer and journalist Nicholas Fogg, sheds light on the historical conundrums of Shakespeare's sonnets. The sonnets represent one of the great literary enigmas and have given rise to endless speculation and debate.
Seven Spot Ladybird Emerging From Pupa (Ladybugs)
This short video gives excellent real life footage of a Seven Spot Ladybird (Ladybug) emerging from its pupa. Ladybirds are perhaps the most well-known and popular of all beetles. This rounded beetle has bright red wing cases with 7 black spots, although some individuals may have more or fewer spots. This is a great resource to help build background knowledge and to help make real world connections between nature and the classroom. (0:43)
Virtual Maths - 3D shapes, area of cylinder
Interactive simulation demonstrating the formula and calculation of the area of a cylinder
A nice cup of tea - Russell Bowes
Garden historian Russell Bowes talks about the horticultural history of the tea bag, from its origins in the foothills of the Himalayas right through to the modern tea bag.
Visual Learning Bridge: Wholes and Equal Parts
In this animated video, students will learn the difference between equal and unequal parts. Students will easily understand the concrete and colorful visuals. This is a great resource to introduce and/or to review equal and unequal parts in the elementary classroom. (3:39)
Professor Patrick Duffy Inaugural Lecture: (Sport) Coaching: Blinded or blended in a changing world?
(Sport) Coaching: Blinded or blended in a changing world? Professor Duffy's research work focuses on policy and sport coaching, as well as applied work in sport-business transfer, which is part of a long-term project with Morrisons PLC. Patrick will address the policy and research backgrounds to developments in professional practice in this area. The traditional view of sport coaching as an emerging profession will be challenged, suggesting that sport coaching should position itself as a blended
Translating Orhan Pamuk
Maureen Freely discusses her work translating the books of Orhan Pamuk and how his work reflects on the political situation in Turkey. Length: 22 minutes
Election 2010- what about women?
This site was created by the Fawcett Society during the 2010 U.K general election. The project brings together the main political parties along with other organisations and women voters to ask questions about political policies relating to women. The site includes the questions asked, the responses from the parties and voters.
Panel V - U.S. Grand Strategy Options
Panel V - U.S. Grand Strategy Options Moderator: Mr. Nate Freier, U.S. Army War College Panelists: Dr. Steven Metz, U.S. Army War College; Dr. Christopher Preble, Vice President for Defense and Foreign Policy Studies, CATO Institute; Dr. Bernard Finel, National War College
Battle of Antietam
The bloodiest single day in American history ends in a Union victory that bolsters President Lincoln's ability to issue the Emancipation Proclamation. In this video clip, learn more about the intense battle of Antietam. (2:45)
1909-11-28: A Woman Inventor Who Plans - and Expects - To Fly
This image is a newspaper clipping about E. Lilian Todd and the airplane she designed and that Mrs. Sage financed.,E. Lilian Todd was an unusual woman for her day, or ours. From a modest background and largely self-educated, she became a stenographer and then worked for a firm of patent attorneys in Washington, D.C. But in her spare time, she designed and built model planes and by 1906 she had developed a model biplane and was seeking a sponsor to enable it to be built and test-flown. Olivia Sag
Windows Phone Minute: Custom Focusing Take a minute out of your day to learn about all the killer new features on your Windows Phone. Trust me, you'll be glad you did
Take a minute out of your day to learn about all the killer new features on your Windows Phone. Trust me, you'll be glad you did
China - Economic Miracle or Economic Timebomb?
The growth of China in recent years has been described as an economic miracle with Western companies and governments rushing to build partnerships with the new power in the East. The opening up of the Chinese market and the expansion of industry, technology and production within the country has, however, had a profound effect on the people of China, its political leaders and the rest of the world. This impact can be seen in the growing inequalities within China, the loss of jobs in the west a
Eisenhower in War and Peace
In this video clip, the United States Information Service presents newsreel footage of General Dwight D. Eisenhower on the run up to D-Day. Dwight Eisenhower was a decorated World War II general who successfully conquered the Germans on the beaches of Normandy. Eisenhower became the 34th president of the United States. (8:57)
Primaries, Caucuses, and Conventions
In early American times, only members of Congress and the Senate could nominate a Presidential candidate. Things soon changed and Americans were able to gain the right to choose their party nominees. In this video clip, host David Eisenbach explains the history of the long election process a candidate must go through to become President of the United States. (4:15)
172: What is our networked readiness?
When the INSEAD/WEF Global Information Technology Report was created 11 years ago, the countries with the most fixed-line telephones were the best-connected in the world. Today, it’s a much different story.
Discrete Random Variables: Summary of the Discrete Probability Functions
Susan Dean, Barbara Illowsky, Ph.D.
This module provides a review of the binomial, geometric, hypergeometric, and Poisson probability distribution functions and their properties.