State of the University 2011
President France A. Córdova on Tuesday (Jan. 25) celebrated the achievements of faculty, staff and students during the past year, and addressed challenges and plans for the University in her State of the University address. http://www.purdue.edu/president/speeches/sotu2011/index.html
Katie's Loved One
The Busy World of Richard Scarry-The Best Counting Video Ever-Part 3 of 3
In part 3 of this classic Richard Scarry video, Lily, Huckle, and Lowly continue their counting day. They count 16 children, 17 library books, 18 roses, 19 drums, and 20 carrots. Young learners will enjoy watching this fun video while learning to recognize and use numbers to 20. (7:40)
What is 'Earth System Science?'
This is a NASA Connect segment explaining Earth System Science. The video also explores how modern technology studies the many different areas of Earth System Science. (06:32)
Short Biography of Christopher Columbus
This four-minute video shows the life of Christopher Columbus and how he came to find the Americas.
Channel 83 News: World History Day (February 21)
Channel 83 News is broadcasting again! This is an extended show to showcases Western Dominance and Imperialism.
1.4 From Galileo to Descartes
Part 1.4. Outlines Galileo's revolutionary theories of astronomy and mechanical science and introduces Descartes' (the father of modern philosophy) ideas of philosophical scepticism.
Top 10 Bizarre Facts About Animals
This video is a part of the All Time 10's series and focuses on bizarre animal facts. Animals really do do the strangest things, check out this video to find out what they art. (1:39)
The Beauty of Ugly
In the natural world, beauty can be many things -- including what we might find completely repulsive. Not only can the bizarre be attractive, it can also provide just the edge a creature needs to succeed in a difficult environment. From frogfish and hagfish to naked mole rats and elephant seals, we learn how and why ugly can be beautiful, even when it isn't pretty. (50:59)
CREATE: The highest level of thinking (Art)
Deep understanding and higher level thinking come together as students process curricular content to CREATE digital stories is the purpose of this three minute video. Bloom's digital taxonomy is used and shown. Lots of examples are shown.
Counting from 1 to 100 in French
In this lesson, Jacqueline teaches you the French numbers from 1 to 100. You'll see that it's as easy as "un, deux, trois".
My Little Angel (Czech) Lullaby
A Czech lullaby from the Lullabies of Europe education project. The lullabies collection consists of 35 lullabies in 7 European languages. Lyrics are highlighted at the bottom of the screen. Run time 01:18.
Reviving Famagusta: from ghost town to eco-city? - Session 1 of 2 [Audio]
Speaker(s): Dr. James Ker-Lindsay, George C. Lordos, Symeon Matsis, Glafkos Constantinides, Layik Topcan, Robert Cowley, Dr Rebecca Bryant, Mustafa Öngün, Dr. Ceren Boğac, Dr. Wendy A. Pullan, Dr. Gabriel Koureas, Dr Christala Yakinthou | A half-day conference organised by the Hellenic Observatory, LSE and Contemporary Turkish Studies, LSE. Recent citizens' initiatives in Cyprus have proposed the opening of the ghost town of Varosha and have imagined the revitalisation of the Famagusta area.
"Nico & Lola" written by Meggan Hill---Book Trailer
Watch the adorable trailer for Nico & Lola, the new picture book about kindness, written by Meggan Hill. In this cute story, a boy learns lessons from his new dog friend, Lola, on how to be kind. This is a great resource for the early childhood classroom. (1:19)
Irene Natividad: Talking Politics with a Political “Mama”
Women, Power and Politics Curator Masum Momaya speaks with Irene Natividad, longtime leader in the advancement of women's political participation and economic empowerment, about the legacy of the women's movement in the United States that has led women to run for high office in unprecedented numbers today.
The Politics of FGM: The Influence of External and Locally-Led Initiatives in The Gambia [Audio]
Speaker(s): Dr Isatou Touray | This talk discusses the efforts made by grassroots Gambian activists and community campaigns, as well as external forces, in building resistance to female genital mutilation in one of the few countries in the world where the practice remains not legally prohibited. Isatou Touray is founder and Executive Director of the Gambia Committee on Traditional Practices Affecting the Health of Women and Children (GAMCOTRAP), an organisation which has campaigned for women’s
2.61 Internal Combustion Engines (MIT)
This course studies the fundamentals of how the design and operation of internal combustion engines affect their performance, operation, fuel requirements, and environmental impact. Topics include fluid flow, thermodynamics, combustion, heat transfer and friction phenomena, and fuel properties, with reference to engine power, efficiency, and emissions. Students examine the design features and operating characteristics of different types of internal combustion engines: spark-ignition, diesel, str
El Chocolate - BABELZONE - Spanish
This brief video features a short rhyme for children about chocolate (and the numbers 1, 2, and 3). Suitable for Spanish-language learners age 4 and older.
Joan Acocella: Ballet and Sex
Joan Acocella presented her lecture as the 2004-2005 Avenali Chair in the Humanities at the Townsend Center for the Humanities, UC Berkeley. Acocella is a dance and book critic for The New Yorker. She has served as the senior critic and reviews editor for Dance Magazine and New York dance critic for London's Financial Times. Acocella's writing conveys an enthusiasm for dance as an art form that taps human instincts and emotions at a visceral level. Her reviews have a wide appeal both for their s
How to Reclaim Rain Water
This 6:20 tutorial shows how to reclaim rain water to re-use at home. It is mainly a member of Tree People talking about the importance of saving rain water.