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Whenever Faith Holland visits a city, she likes to explore its libraries. So when she moved to Baltimore with her husband -- the late Laurence B. Holland, Ph.D., a professor of American literature and American studies who had accepted an appointment at The Johns Hopkins University's Krieger School of Arts and Sciences -- she was delighted to encounter the institution's George Peabody Library, which she describes as "one of the most beautiful buildings in America," as well as the Evergreen Museum
Restoring vision in night blind mice (UCL)
Professor Robin Ali and his team at the UCL Institute of Ophthalmology have shown that transplanting photoreceptor cells into the retina of a mouse with night blindness can restore vision in dim light. They used a water maze test to confirm that the transplanted cells were functioning almost as well as normal rod-photoreceptor cells and had formed the connections needed to transmit visual information to the brain. The research published in Nature was funded by the MRC, the Wellcome Trust, the Ro
Panel I - An Age of Austerity: What Is It and What Does It Mean?
The first panel of the USAWC Strategy Conference hosted by the Strategic Studies Institute, April 10-12. Panel I - An Age of Austerity: What Is It and What Does It Mean? Moderator: Professor Jef Troxell, U.S. Army War College Panelists: Dr. Lawrence Korb, Senior Fellow, Center for American Progress; Mr. Tom Davis, Vice President for Strategic Planning, General Dynamics; Dr. Thomas McNaugher, Georgetown University
Keynote Address - America's Role in a 21st Century World
The Keynote Address of the 2012 USAWC Strategy Conference "America's Role in a 21st Century World," was delivered by the Honorable Richard Armitage, 13th United States Deputy Secretary of State.
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)
Reuters Breakingviews: Expect more foreign CEOs in Japan
April 20 - A string of frustrated foreign CEOs in Japan have left their companies. But don't blame the corporate culture - it's more about a move towards better governance. And foreign bosses will keep coming.
Técnicas Experimentales en Biología Celular
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Chinese classical Instrument called a Guzheng
10th grade Lancaster Mennonite High School Chinese student Fu Xin, plays a classical chinese instrument known as a Guzheng. She has played since the age of 4...
Integrating Singapore Math and Literacy-Kindergarten
A kindergarten teacher explains a math strategy from Singapore for building number sense at the concrete level. Students use a literacy poem about pigs to represent "two eyes, two ears, four legs, and characteristics of same and different." This is a great professional development resource. (0:52)
Taking a stand - Gus John
Professor Gus John - one of the country's leading commentators on British race relations - talks about his recently-launched book, Taking a Stand, in which he calls for a radical revaluation of Government policy to improve race relations.
Why creationism is wrong and evolution is right - Steve Jones
Steve Jones, professor of genetics at University College London, describes why he believes that creationism is wrong and evolution is right at a lecture organised by the Department of Chemistry at the University of Bath.
How to amaze your friends - Chris Budd
Professor Chris Budd from the University of Bath takes mathematics into the dark territory of murder, suicide, love, sex and conquest.
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.
GAB with ALisa - Profiles: College of Southern Maryland Coach of the Year Alan Hoyt
MetroCast Channel 10's ALisa Casas interviews College of Southern Maryland men's basketball coach Alan Hoyt about being named Coach of the Year by the Maryland Junior College (MDJUCO) Athletic Coaches Association, after leading the Hawks to a 10-6 regular season record and fifth-place conference finish. To read more about Coach Hoyt, visit: http://www.csmd.edu/news/archive/2012/e715551b6963d0821a3eecab4247c024da8a5592.html
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)
Pete Seeger "Forever Young"
At 92 years old, Pete Seeger’s version of “Forever Young” by Bob Dylan. Hounded by the McCarthy anti-communists in the 1950′s, the grandfather of modern folk music.
Ironically, driving Pete Seeger underground spawned the interest of a whole generation in protest music, which helped to end the War in Vietnam and defined the 1960s rebellion.
Pete Seeger was a friend of Woody Guthrie and a major inspiration for
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Moodle 2.0 Lesson - part 2
This video shows you how to add question pages to your Moodle 2.0 lesson. It continues from the previous video, where we created a simple linear lesson of content pages. (03:02)
Cuenta Cuentos: El Gato con Botas - en español
La voz de Marta Angelat, lee el cuento del Gato con Botas. (7:46)