Crohns Disease Module 11: Resources
Learn what support groups and events are available and how to get involved with the Crohns & Colitis Foundation of America, including the benefits of being involved. (4:02)
Beginning Algebra: Multiplying Polynomials
This lesson is part of a series: Beginner Algebra
Once you have learned to add and subtract polynomials by combining like terms, Professor Burger teaches you how to multiply polynomials. First, he covers how to multiply powers with the same base. Then, he will cover how to raise one power to another power [(x^a)^b]. Finally, Prof. Burger will show you how to multiply two binomials, making sure you distribute every term.
Taught by Professor Edward Burger, this lesson was
Scientists from the Smithsonian Center for Tropical Research document the astounding abundance of diversity in tropical rainforests to discover why so many species coexist that are competing for the same resources. In North America, the Yellowstone Wolf Reintroduction project explores why removing just one species dramatically changed the distribution of plants and anima
Meet the Artists: Cyprien Gaillard and Mario Garcia Torres
Cyprien Gaillard and Mario Garcia Torres represent a new generation of artists who examine the remains and ruins of artistic and architectural interventions of the recent past. Their works is presented together in the Hirshhorn's newest Directions show. Exhibition curator Kristen Hileman, of the Baltimore Museum of Art, joins them in this discussion of their recent and upcoming projects.
Workshop 2: Intellectual Development
Explore the power of the mind and consider the notion that every child can learn everything. Harvard Professor Eleanor Duckworth discusses the importance of teaching for a deep and lasting understanding and explains why it is important to give students time to work through their own ideas and experience confusion in order to achieve such understanding.
Beginning Algebra: Adding and Subtracting Polynomials
This lesson is part of a series: Beginner Algebra
In this lesson, we learn how to add and subtract polynomials. A very important tip to keep in mind is to simplify the polynomial by combining like terms (terms with the same variable raised to the same power). When adding or subtracting strings of polynomials, you are simply combining the individual factors. Remember when subtracting that you need to distribute the subtraction sign to every factor within the parentheses.
Hitler's Rise to Power
The video explains how Adolf Hitler rose to power from obscurity. It describes the economic situation in Germany in the 1920s and how the Nazi party grew. There is original footage and fragments of Hitler's speeches with narration. The role of propaganda and who supported his is stated. There is an account of how the Nazi party grew in numbers in the German parliament. The video also describes the way in which The German president appointed Hitler as chancelor and how Hitler started to act. The
Six Traits Ideas and Content with Persuasive Writing Video
Eleven-year-old published author and seasoned speaker Adora Svitak talks about the Six Traits: Ideas and Content, Organization, Voice, Sentence Fluency, Word Choice, and Conventions. In this video she discusses persuasive writing and what it is. With persuasive writing, a writer takes a position FOR or AGAINST an issue and writes to convince the reader to believe or do something. In persuasive writing, your topic or issue is what your essa
Illegal immigration to the United States is a hot-button
political issue. Explore methods of articulating a thesis and writing a
persuasive composition about illegal immigration in America.
Vietnam War 4 (There is no number 5)
After WWII, USSR bewared of arms warfare against USA because their political viewpoints were dissimilar. America was not successful in educating the Vietnamese’ about Freedom. The lifestyles of two countries were too different - typical character of American culture is liberty, freedom, democracy; typical character of Vietnamese culture is ceremony, ritual, and conservative. It was a civil war in Vietnam; they were just a combatant of the
Fearing the Future - Mega Tsunami
A chance to see a the potential effect a landslide in Europe could have on the east coast of America.
Exponent Property Review
In this video, the instructor reviews 5 different exponent properties: sum/difference, product, quotient, power, and integral/rational. He begins by defining each property and providing simple examples of each. He then goes through different exponent problems that require the use of various properties in order to solve them.
Six Traits- Word Choice Eleven-year-old published author and seasoned presenter Adora Svitak talks about the Six Traits: Word Choice. She discusses how using a variety of words makes a more interesting, vivid picture in the readers mind. She also talks about how specific words are more interesting than general words. When using specific words you give the reader more details and then can visualize the version of the story you are trying to tell. Many t
Eleven-year-old published author and seasoned presenter Adora Svitak talks about the Six Traits: Word Choice. She discusses how using a variety of words makes a more interesting, vivid picture in the readers mind. She also talks about how specific words are more interesting than general words. When using specific words you give the reader more details and then can visualize the version of the story you are trying to tell. Many t
Vietnam War 3
(Caution: Some scenes
may be disturbing.) After WWII, USSR bewared of arms warfare against USA because their political viewpoints were dissimilar. America was not successful in educating the Vietnamese’ about Freedom. The lifestyles of two countries were too different - typical character of American culture is liberty, freedom, democracy; typical character of Vietnamese culture is ceremony, ritual, and conservative. It was a civil
Cracking the Maya Code
The ancient Maya civilization of Central America left behind a riddle: an intricate and mysterious hieroglyphic script carved on stone monuments and painted on pottery and bark books. Because the invading Spanish suppressed nearly all knowledge of how the script worked, unlocking its meaning posed one of archaeology's fiercest challenges. Until now. (52:48)
Caesar part 2 of 5
This is part 2 of 5 of the story of Julus Caesar's Life. This part of the video talks about Caesar's life as a young man and his run in politics as a supreme priest of Rome. Several historians talk about the time in which Julius Caesar lived.
Pirates and Emperors - Song
This is a political rock cartoon about terrorist, robbers, killers and US leaders along history. There is reference to the way in which different groups fought for freedom. There is reference to the US relationship with Iraq's leaders.
Mohamed Motala speaks at the Power of In-between Conference 1-2 July 2008
Mohamed Motala talks about the importance of thinking about why we do what we do in regard to public policy issues at the Power of In-between Conference in Pretoria, South Africa 1-2 July 2008. The conference, organised by the Institute of Development Studies, Sussex and the Human Science Research Council, South Africa, aimed to shine a light on the role of research brokers and intermediaries and explore how they support evidence-based pro-poor policy and practice.
A video about the life of Benjamin Franklin. Benjamin Franklin was one of the most prominent of the Founders and early political figures and statesmen of the United States.
Major Battles of the American Revolution
Video accompanied by text. "In 1774, as a response to the Boston Tea Party, the British Parliament passed a series of acts, called the Coercive Acts. These acts crushed many of the chartered rights of colonial Massachusetts and infringed on the rights of the other colonies. Americans reacted with trade boycotts, and they also began to slowly unite and take political power into their own hands. Americans were not yet calling for independence, but formation of the First Continental Congress, combi