Quiet business ending to 2010
Business summary: quiet ending for a strong year in stocks, first New Year's Eve in Times Square since attempted terrorist bombing in May, CVS to buy Medicare unit for $1.25 billion, Goldman to retake lead in M&A.
Fears over vote in Sudan border area
Sudanese living on the border between the country's north and south worry how an upcoming vote to split the country will affect their lives.
Livia Eberlin named a 2014 L'Oréal USA For Women In Science Fellow
Livia Eberlin, who earned her doctoral degree in analytical chemistry from Purdue University in 2012, is a 2014 L'Oréal USA For Women In Science Fellow. Eberlin is one of five scientists to win the award, which recognizes researchers for their outstanding contributions in the science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields. Eberlin was a part of the research team of R. Graham Cooks, Purdue’s Henry Bohn Hass Distinguished Professor of Chemistry. She led the design and testing of a too
Regional Spanish Series - Costa Rican #11 - In the kitchen w/ Natalia Araya
Learn Spanish with SpanishPod101.com! Get down with Natalia and Carlos as they continue their tour through the Costa Rican kitchen. Soon you will be a culinary expert in Costa Rican cuisine! This is a great lesson for learning how a basic conversation in a restaurant might sound. Your waiter will think you are a Tico. [...]
Genuine 'Old School' Entertainment Video that will Amaze your Students My mum actually sent me link to this the other day and it really caught my attention as to how everyone has an amazing skill or talent. Larry Griswold was just such a man. Appearing on the Frank Sinatra show in 1951 Larry and would put any number of our entertainers to shame today without the need for Computer Generated effects or stunt doubles. He is a REAL SHOWMAN - You'll see why. Anyhow... I'll let the video do the talki
My mum actually sent me link to this the other day and it really caught my attention as to how everyone has an amazing skill or talent. Larry Griswold was just such a man. Appearing on the Frank Sinatra show in 1951 Larry and would put any number of our entertainers to shame today without the need for Computer Generated effects or stunt doubles. He is a REAL SHOWMAN - You'll see why.
Anyhow... I'll let the video do the talki
FACES: Criminal Justice
A criminal justice major shares his thoughts about the program at Del Mar College in Corpus Christi, Texas.
Survival Phrases #27 - Spanish for Taking a Taxi
Learn Spanish travel phrases with SpanishPod101.com! A little Spanish can go such a long way! Whether you’re traveling, visiting, or sightseeing, SpanishPod101.com has all the essential travel phrases just for you! Today we cover a high frequency Spanish phrase sure to be of use on your trip, travels or vacation to Spain. Today, you’ll be learning [...]
SOC315 Session 1 Spring 2011
SOC315 Sociology of Work Session 1 01/09/11 Topic: What is "Work?"
Icky, Icky Insects Song
This is the Icky, Icky Insects Music Video by Silly Bus. The video uses music, humor, and wonderful close-up shots of various insects to teach small children about insects. Key vocabulary words and lyrics include: head, thorax, abdomen, exoskeleton, six legs, and hatch from eggs. Run time 03:54.
This two minute video is part of the Engineering Disasters series. The video clearly shows the disaster and what was ignored to create this disaster.In this video from Modern Marvels, we learn about the Challenger disaster. The Challenger spaceship was launched on January 28, 1986. The temperature was only 36 degrees and for safety reasons you aren't supposed to launch until it is 56 degrees. The teacher should have information about those on the shuttle, including the first teacher to fly on a
The Wowzies Introduces and Reviews Paper Money ($1, $5, $10, $20, $50, $100)
In this video the Wowzies use a game show concept to introduce and review all values of paper money while singing a catchy tune (2:43).
Maintaining a Spiritual Life: Navigating the Temptations of a Competitive Society
The temptations of a competitive society can distance us from our best self working for the highest good of those we love and serve. What are some of those temptations: fascination with endless accumulations, extended working hours, the drumming up of novel need fulfillments and the touting of economic comparisons, the craving for legitimacy through money and possessions, and the unrelieved competition of every level of life. How can the Gospel values move us away from such superficialities to
TED415 Session 1 Spring 2011
TED415 Multicultural Education Session 1 01/23/2011 Jeffrey Miller
The Letters of Adams and Jefferson
This segment describes the years of correspondence between Adams in Massachusetts and Thomas Jefferson at Monticello in Virginia. Hard feelings had come between Adams and Jefferson over the election of 1800, which Jefferson won. In their elder years, they wrote 150 letters to each other, one of the greatest correspondences in American history.
6.851 Advanced Data Structures (MIT)
Data structures play a central role in modern computer science. You interact with data structures much more often than with algorithms (think of Google, your mail server, and even your network routers). In addition, data structures are essential building blocks in obtaining efficient algorithms. This course will cover major results and current directions of research in data structures.
Morse Code: A Primer
Watch the sound level. The students would benefit by having the "code" in front of them to practice after the video. This episode also explains the history and importance. Some questionable humor.
The Wowzies sing "I Like Bugs"
From the Wowzies television series, a puppet sings about liking bugs. Real pictures are shown of a variety of bugs with an emphasis on the praying mantis. This short video would make a great teaching resource for a thematic unit on bugs or nature (1:37).
Oil moves closer to $100
Summary of business headlines: Oil tops $91; Verizon officially announces iPhone sale; MySpace sends out pink slips; GM eyes global growth in rebirth; Wall Street rallies on upbeat earnings.
Schoolhouse Rock! Interplanet Janet
This classic music video from School House Rock sings about the solar system and individual planets. The song will address many facts such as which planet is known as the red planet, which planet has a funny tilt, and what is the largest planet. Although the song is outdated (naming Pluto as the 9th planet) it is still an enjoyable and informative song. (03:06)