Facebook CEO visits Harvard
Former Harvard student and Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg stopped by his old stomping grounds to answer a few questions.
Economic Update on WBAI Nov 5
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Converting Repeating Decimals to Fractions, Part 1
Sal Khan, in this four-minute video, gives examples of how to convert basic repeating decimals to fractions.
Northeastern University Academic Honors Convocation
April 22, 2011 - Northeastern University's inaugural Academic Honors Convocation recognized its community's highest achievements in academic excellence, use-inspired research and engagement on campus and across the globe.
Our Climate Challenge Forum
Experts from Texas Tech University discuss solutions for a changing climate at this forum held November 3, 2011. Ron Roberts, Chief meterologist at KAMC served as moderator. Speakers were Katharine Hayhoe, Ken Rainwater and Patricia Westbrook from Texas Tech University.
Who's Afraid of the Human Genome
Jeffrey Kahn of the Johns Hopkins University Berman Institute of Bioethics gives a preview of his discussion planned for December, 1, 2011 in Nashville -- alluding to the power and some potential pitfalls to avoid with personalized medicine.
Roller Coasters and Their Design
The laws of the physics and a great deal of math are what it takes to design a roller coaster. This video explains how these subjects are needed to make a safe and exciting ride.
Running time 2:00 minutes
Art Videos for Kids: Getting to Know Degas (Video Clip)
When is an Impressionist not an Impressionist? When he's Edgar Degas! Get to know the strong-willed banker's son who showed his work with Cassatt, Monet, and Renoir, but never considered his ballerinas, racetrack jockeys, and cabaret singers to be "Impressionist" art. Why not? This brief video clip will give students a glimpse into the life of this famous artist. (1:46)
Stealth music festival to rock Kabul
Sept. 30 - Music replaces gunfire on the streets of Kabul as the city prepares for a one-day music festival - the first of its kind for decades in Afghanistan. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
Another Mexican blogger beheaded
Nov. 10 - Mexican social media boom draws drug cartel attacks, as fourth victim is found dead with threatening message. Nick Rowlands reports.
Why Is There a Euro Crisis? On Thursday, October 28, 2011, prices of European stocks soared. Big banks like Société Générale (+22.54%), BNP Paribas (+19.92%), Commerzbank (+16.49%) or Deutsche Bank (+15.35%) experienced fantastic one-day gains. What happened? Today's banks are not free-market institutions. They live in a symbiosis with governments that they are Author(s):
On Thursday, October 28, 2011, prices of European stocks soared. Big banks like Société Générale (+22.54%), BNP Paribas (+19.92%), Commerzbank (+16.49%) or Deutsche Bank (+15.35%) experienced fantastic one-day gains. What happened?
Today's banks are not free-market institutions. They live in a symbiosis with governments that they are Author(s):
Sibongile Masuku van Damme: Who Knows the Earth Best?
Women, Power and Politics Curator Masum Momaya speaks with South African environmental activist Sibongile Masuku van Damme on how gender, culture and race relate to her country's environmental challenges.
Vincent Chaudel : directeur communication et sport chez Kurt Salmon (bu sciences staps) (Vidéo) Conférence co-organisée par le master Management du sport et la Bibliothèque universitaire sciences-STAPS, le 22 mars 2013. Intervenants : Vincent Chaudel
Conférence co-organisée par le master Management du sport et la Bibliothèque universitaire sciences-STAPS, le 22 mars 2013.
Intervenants : Vincent Chaudel
The Frog Prince - Compare and Contrast
This lesson can be used with numerous pieces of literature, videos or cassette material to develop viewing and listening skills and the students ability to compare and contrast. One of the richest sources is in the area of fairytales and folktales. This an especially good source if you can find a modernized version in video or cassette form to contrast with the more traditional written form. I have used the "Frog Prince" because of this factor and because it was part of the 4th grade language ar
Film Animation: 2011 Trailer
Trailer of student work completed in 2010-11 in Concordia University's Film Animation program. Admissions info: http://www.concordia.ca/programs-and-courses/undergraduate-programs/a-z-subject-list/bfa_filmanimation.php Mel Hoppenheim School of Cinema: http://cinema.concordia.ca
What Is Equilibrium? (101 Video Dictionary Series)
In this short video, students will learn about the vocabulary word "equilibrium". Equilibrium is defined as a state of balance due either to a lack of changes (static equilibrium) or a balance between opposing forces (dynamic equilibrium). Mechanical equilibrium, social equilibrium, and internal equilibrium are explained and examples are given. This is a great resource when introducing this important concept into the elementary classroom. (1:49)
Galeries Lafayette rocks for Christmas
Nov. 9 - Paris department store Galeries Lafayette turns on its "rocking" Christmas displays. Tara Cleary reports.
Craig Venter on Genomics: From humans to the environment
In the second of the Distinguished Public Lecture Series run by the James Martin 21st Century School, Dr Craig Venter will discuss his work at the J Craig Venter Institute and its implications for the future of our culture, society and science. The Institute's projects include developing new understanding of human disease at the DNA level, running the Sorcerer II Global Ocean Sampling Expedition to understand microbial diversity in the world's oceans, and finding new ways of tackling environment
Kidnapped Africans caught in the slave trade during the 1840s seized their ship (Amistad) travelling near Cuba. The ship drifted into U.S. waters and was taken into custody. This resulted in an early Supreme Court case where the Africans, wanting their freedom, were defended by none other than former president John Quincy Adams. (5min)