Molly Brown: Biography of a Changing Nation
The true story of Margaret Brown transcends the limitation of myth, revealing a woman of extraordinary spirit and complexity who embodied the issues of her times and the power of individual action. This reformer worked hard to make a difference and her confidence made it possible for her to help others and this 2:30 video helps explains these. Unfortunately, it just touches on them so this video could be used as a discovery lesson since it includes reformers, mining, and even the Titanic.
Just The Facts: United States Bill Of Rights
This very brief video provides some insights into a couple amendments such as the first. It is too short to provide much insight into cause and effect. Best used as an overview to help explain some concepts.
Computers are all around us: in cars, kitchen scales, digital cameras, etc. But how do they store the data they hold? This unit will help you to understand how the data in a computer represents something in the outside world. You will also explore how ASCII code and Unicode are used to control data.
Hollowing out the middle class
July 1 - Economist Robert H. Frank discusses with Reuters Digital Editor Chrystia Freeland the benefits and hazards of the growing concentration of wealth.
Virtual Maths, Density, Mass, Volume calculator
Interactive simulation, density, mass, and volume calculator
A Self Help and Improvement Book: Useful Psychology Information (An Integration of Personality, Soci
What are the important factors in life? It is important and obvious to note that "there is no doubt that emotions and feelings are in our midst". However, how large a background knowledge does […]
Ambassador Rolf Ekéus - The present moment in the task of abolishing nuclear weapons - Nuclear disa
The present moment in the task of abolishing nuclear weapons. Keynote Speaker: Ambassador Rolf Ekéus Chair, Stockholm International Peace Research Institute Who will stop nuclear next use? A public forum on nuclear disarmament organised by the Australia-Japan Civil Society Cooperation for Nuclear Disarmament, Nautilus Institute. Nuclear weapons are becoming increasingly ineffective as a deterrence. Ambassador Rolf Ekéus addresses some of the issues related to abolishing nuclear weapons. He s
Maurice Wilkes -- The Man and His Machine
[Recorded: May 11, 2011] Sir Maurice Wilkes, without doubt one of the foremost pioneers of computing, died in November last year aged 97. In a remarkably long and distinguished career, he built the EDSAC the world's first electronic stored-program computer to go into regular service, and went on to pioneer concepts such a microprogramming, bit-sliced architectures, local area networks and many, many other things. He served the international computing community with distinction and gained many ho
The MODIS instrument on board NASAs Terra spacecraft captured this birds-eye view of Typhoon Etau as it was buffeting the southern island chain of Okinawa, affecting airlines, a refinery and other industries.
Earths Radiation Belts with Safe Zone Orbit
Spacecraft orbiting in the Safe Zone, between two and three Earth radii, can be subjected to high levels of harmful radiation as the radiation belts fluctuate in response to space weather events.
Winning in high-turnover markets
When managers evaluate potential new businesses, the first question they often ask is: How fast is the market growing? By focusing only on growth, however, they often overlook another critical measure of market potential — high turnover of the customer base.
1.1 ‘People, not guns, kill people’? Navigation, which, like oratory, saves not only people's lives from extreme danger but also the persons and property which belongs to them. Navigation is a modest art that knows her place; she does not put on airs or make out she has performed some brilliant feat, even though she achieves as much as forensic[public] oratory; she brings people safe from Aegina for no more than two obols, I believe, and even if they come f PediNeuroLogic Exam: Newborn: Abnormal: Primitive Reflexes - Stepping Human Chromosome 2 3.9 News sources Politics in 60 seconds. Exploitation Portugal debt downgraded to junk Trail of Tears: Cherokee Legacy Native American Indian
With the baby held in vertical suspension and his feet touching the mat, he does not have the expected reciprocal flexion and extension of the legs. The stepping or walking reflex is absent in this baby. A neuroscience tutorial focusing on those aspects of the pediatric neurological examination that are unique to the child's nervous system, with an emphasis on important neurodevelopmental milestones.
In this video segment adapted from NOVA: Judgment Day: Intelligent Design on Trial, learn how modern genetics and molecular biology offer compelling support for evolution. The video features an interview with biologist Ken Miller.
The internet provides a world of information, but how do you find what you are looking for? This unit will help you discover the meaning of information quality and teach you how to evaluate the material you come across in your study of technology. You will learn how to plan your searches effectively and be able to experiment with some of the key resources in this area.
Dr Matthew Rendall defines a polical concept in 60 seconds for those with a spare minute to learn something new. This videocast focuses on exploitation as a political concept. Warning: video does contain bloopers and out takes. May 2010 Suitable for Undergraduate study and community education Dr Matthew Rendall, School of Politics and International Relations Dr Matthew Rendall is Lecturer in Politics and International Relations at the University of Nottingham, and holds a PhD in Political S
July 5 - Summary of business headlines: Moody's cuts Portugal's credit rating to junk; Lagarde's first day at IMF; Verizon ends unlimited data service; Netflix says "hola" to South America; Dow breaks winning streak, oil jumps. Conway G. Gittens reports.
May be difficult for some students to understand at the beginning. Mostly images. At best a seven minute video that sets the tone for the forced movement of these Native Americans
Navigation, which, like oratory, saves not only people's lives from extreme danger but also the persons and property which belongs to them. Navigation is a modest art that knows her place; she does not put on airs or make out she has performed some brilliant feat, even though she achieves as much as forensic[public] oratory; she brings people safe from Aegina for no more than two obols, I believe, and even if they come f
PediNeuroLogic Exam: Newborn: Abnormal: Primitive Reflexes - Stepping
Human Chromosome 2
3.9 News sources
Politics in 60 seconds. Exploitation
Portugal debt downgraded to junk
Trail of Tears: Cherokee Legacy Native American Indian