Anatomy: Central Nervous System
This video, from StudyBeat.com, is for older middle school students and high school students. The central nervous system is told through animation.
The Perils of Short-Term Thinking
It’s hard to ignore shareholder demands for quarterly earnings miracles. But too often what looks like “success” today can inhibit a company’s competitiveness tomorrow.
An evaluation of Simventure
This paper discusses the value of providing a simulated experience of how organisations work enabling skills and knowledge from disparate subject areas to be synthesised and assimilated in solving complex business problem
MSU 360.24 Documentary: A Day in the Lives of Spartans
On November 6, 2013, hundreds of Michigan State University Spartans around the world captured their world in videos and photos. For 24 hours, they recorded ordinary and extraordinary moments. Together, these moments tell the story of a single day in the lives of Spartans. Original music: The Bard Owls -- "No Tracks." For more about this production, go to: http://msu.edu/24.
Marian Anderson-Rare Footage Singing 'Ave Maria'
Vintage film of Marian Anderson with Leopold Stokowski in 1944.
English Grammar Lesson-Verb Forms and Verb Tenses
This video is designed as an ELL lesson but can easily be used in a typical English classroom. A teacher explains the 5 different verb forms in English (base form, third person form, past form, participle form, and gerund form). The speaker gives chart examples using go, speak, study, and play and how they are used with each verb tense. Irregular and regular verbs are also explained. The speaker provides internet links to help students practice. The 12 verb tenses are addressed in chart form-pre
The Three Main Verb Tenses: Present, Past, and Future
This video contains a power point presentation which defines and gives examples of the three main verb tenses: present, past, and future. Examples of regular and irregular verbs are given , and the video contains practice sentence. A narrator explains each slide. (6:57)
Past Participles and Present Participles
This is a four minute video with examples about the use of participles. Some of the examples include walked, walking, ran, run, running, broke, broken, braking, was, be, and being. This would be best used as an introduction or a review. The video is in lecture format with an instructor standing in front of a dry erase board. (04:27)
In this film Maya talks about being abused from age 7 to 13. (Caution should be used.) She stopped speaking for years because of it. Informative documentary with still photos and interview footage. (Amateur video)
What is alive? Answered by Robin Williams
The famous comedian Robin Williams uses humor to teach a lesson on living things. To find out if something is alive, you have to ask three questions: Does it eat? Does it breathe? Does it grow? Robin Williams uses his shoe as an example of something that is NOT alive. Run time 02:12.
Elements of Life
This video slide show is accompanied by text "... Take a look around you! The chair you're sitting in, the tree see when you look out the window, and even you are made up of matter. Matter is anything that has mass and occupies space.
Elements are the simplest type of matter and have unique chemical and physical properties. An element is a form of matter that cannot be decomposed into simpler substances by ordinary chemical methods. As of the year 2000, there were 112 known elements, but j
The metabolic pathways that produce energy create important environmental transformations. Although living organisms have diverse ways of meeting their energy needs, there is an amazing similarity between all life forms as they carry out metabolism directed to the construction and use of necessary biological molecules.
Ingredients for Life - Water
Earth provides a comfortable and temperate environment for a wide variety of living organisms. However, in the past few decades, scientists have discovered unusual life forms thriving in areas where the majority of living things on Earth could never survive, such as by deep sea vents or in dry deserts. This video segment, adapted from NOVA, explores extreme forms of life on Earth, the importance of liquid water, and the possibilities of life elsewhere in the solar system. Closed captioning inclu
Introduction to the Traditional Southern Chinese New Year Lion Dance
Introduction to the Traditional Southern Chinese New Year Lion Dance. Part of the series: How to Do the Chinese Lion Dance. Get an introduction to the traditional Southern style Chinese New Year Lion Dance in this free instructional dance video. This short clip is just the first in a series that needs to be viewed to gain an understanding of this dance and how it is done. There are several parts. Teachers may want to select those that are most appropriate for what they are teaching. If you let t
From crime beat reporter for the BAlTIMORE SUN to award-winning screenwriter of HBO's critically-acclaimed The Wire, David Simon talks with Bill Moyers about inner-city crime and politics, storytelling and the future of journalism today.
Budding weed industry rolling in profits
Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Colorado's leagalized marijuana industry set to make millions in profits. Julie Noce reports. More Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the globe and across topics including business, financial, national, and international news. For over 160 years, Reuters has maintained its reputation for speed, acc
Andrew Jackson and the Constitution
Gerard Magliocca discusses constitutional law through a comparison on Jacksonian politics and contemporary politics. Both Jackson and Bush have been demonized for their allegedly unconstitutional practices.
German Jewish travelling cultures in the diaspora, 1919-1939
This very short PDF document describes the background to the AHRC funded project “German Jewish Travelling Cultures in the Diaspora, 1919-1939”. The project examines Jewish interwar travel writing with its comingling of modernity and nostalgia and looking beyond the German nation state, sees Europe as “a powerful Jewish historical landscape“ offering “communists, Zionist travellers and middle-class tourists“ alike conflicting alternative Jewish futures.
17.910 Reading Seminar in Social Science: International Political Economy (MIT)
This course examines the politics of international economic relations. We begin with a discussion of the analytical "lenses" through which we can view the global economy. We then examine the politics of trade policy, multinational corporations, and international monetary and financial relations. We will also examine third-world development, communist transition, and the debate over "globalization." Finally we will explore the fight against terrorist financing and money laundering, the proper rol
"New Writing from the Balkans" (video)
Readings of original poetry and fiction by two leading South Slavic authors, Igor Štiks from Croatia and Aleš Debeljak from Slovenia, both of whom currently reside in Chicago. The readings are followed by a discussion of the creative atmosphere and trends in contemporary literature in Southeast Europe, with time devoted to the experience of writing away from one’s home country. Sp