Tobacco in the Colonies
Investment in the field yields profits in the marketplace for diligent tobacco farmers. Rural tradesman Wayne Randolph describes the hungry crop's allure.
Residents escape beseiged Sirte
Sept. 29 - Residents flee the besieged town of Sirte, one of the last Gaddafi strongholds, as U.S. Republican senators visit Tripoli. Lily Grimes reports.
Snowscene - Quiz
Students will be able to understand the symbolism in this poem.
Biology: Biomes: The Desert
This educational biology video will assist biology students to study and identify the four types of aridity deserts: edaphic, physical physiological, chemical physiological, mineral physiological, and climatic physiological. (1:58)
This unit teaches students how and why engineers design satellites to benefit life on Earth as well as allows students an opportunity to explore motion, rockets and rocket motion. Students discover that the motion of all objects including the flight of a rocket and even the movement of a canoe is governed by Newton's three laws of motion. Space exploration is a huge consideration for aerospace engineers, and this unit introduces students to the challenges of getting into space for the purpose of
An Introduction to Hydroponic Gardening
Watch this video to visit the Window Farms Project in New York City. A student interviews a representative from the project and learns all about hydroponic gardening. This method involves growing plants by providing all necessary nutrition to the plants through the water supply and allows more food to be grown in smaller areas. This is beneficial in areas where space, soil, and water are in short supply. ( 5:09)
Panel IIB: Frugal Innovation
Integrating specific needs of the bottom of the pyramid markets as a starting point and working backward to develop appropriate solutions. September 23, 2011
Internship Project September 23, 2011
ALC: 2011 Alumni Leadership Conference
Talk given by President Susan Hockfield. September 16-17, 2011
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"The Trolls" by Polly Horvath--The Pick of the Week from 60 second Recap®
In this video, teenage students will be introduced to "The Trolls" by Polly Horvath. Summary--Until Aunt Sally came along, the Anderson kids never knew they had such an interesting family. Actually, "interesting" may be an understatement. Between crazy Uncle Louis and his fiddleheads (don't ask), Grandma the champion pinball player, and Fat Little Mean Girl, "extraordinary" is probably a better adjective. But what the Anderson kids really aren't prepared for are Aunt Sally's stories about t
The Quest for the Perfect Tomato
This fun Web site is part of OLogy, where kids can collect virtual trading cards and create projects with them. Here, they learn about the many ecosystems in the ocean. The site opens by telling kids that people have learned to change the food we eat. The first comic strip looks at a farmer who works to produce a larger, redder, tastier tomato. The second comic strip tells kids about genetic modification and imagines a scientist putting the flounder's "anti-freeze" gene inside the DNA of a tomat
Viewing the WINDII Instrument on UARS
The Wind Imaging Interferometer, WINDII, measures the winds in the mesosphere, using air glow.
China's "bumpy" ride an opportunity for some, says JPMorgan
Oct. 3 - A "bumpy" economic outlook could lead to a rate cut in China, but some investors see a chance to buy, especially in real estate and infrastructure, says JP Morgan's head of institutional strategy.
Archaeological research reveals that 13,000 years before CBeebies hunter-gatherer children as young as three were creating art in deep, dark caves alongside their parents.
Knox arrives at court for appeals verdict
Oct. 3 - A police convoy transports Amanda Knox from prison to the courthouse where she will hear the verdict of her appeals case. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
This 2:27 video is about Togans, who are related to each other as 90% of them have extended families. Togan's social status is based on money and family. Their language is Austronesian and is their national language. In Tonga government, they have one king, 9 members of the
house of nobles, 13 members of the Privy Council, 21 member of the house of representatives, and 12 members in the cabinet. Preview the rap music for words. It also does not does not add to the content.
Murray "startled," paramedic says
Oct 1 - A paramedic testifies Conrad Murray seemed startled when he came back into the room to retrieve his medical equipment after Jackson's body had been moved. Marie-Claire Fennessy reports.
Community in Action
Action for Boston Community Development. Program discusses a variety of topics via a magazine-style format. Host John Slade introduces a moderated discussion led by Say Brother filmmaker Henry Johnson with Action for Boston Community Development (ABCD) employees Barbara Brydie, Arnett Waters, and Russell Hill (who discuss the agency's threatened status due to a proposed withdrawal of federal aid in President Nixon's proposed budget), an interview and performance by vocalist Eddie B. with the Con