Facts About the Earth's Moon
This animated video provides facts about the moon, Earth's only satellite. Facts included are that the moon is the brightest object in the solar system after the sun and is the only celestial body in which humans have landed. ( 1:02)
Twin probes begin moon mapping mission
Jan. 2 - After a three month spaceflight, a twin set of lunar probes has reached the moon. NASA intends to use the orbiters to create a precise map of the moon's gravitational field. Researchers hope the data will answer questions about the composition of the moon's core and how it was formed. Ben Gruber reports.
Italians fear tough 2012
Jan 2 - Italians prepare for a lean 2012 as the country's austerity reforms kick into action. Nick Rowlands reports.
Monitors amid the devastation in Syria
Jan. 2 - Arab League Secretary General Nabil Elaraby says Syria's military has withdrawn from residential areas in Syria. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.
Syrians beseech observers amid gunfire
Jan. 2 - Amateur video from Syria purportedly shows large crowds in several cities calling on Arab League monitors to help end the violence. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.
Terrorism, Peace and Other Inconsistencies
Notre Dame OpenCourseware (OCW) offers free educational resources for the course "Terrorism, Peace and Other Inconsistencies" in the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies. This course addresses a set of inter-related questions that have become central to peace and security in the modern era, at both the domestic and international levels: What is the history and rationale for contemporary terrorism, including suicide terrorism? What does the rise of al-Qaeda terror mean for a host of pro
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Authors@Google: Tyler Shores "The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo & Philosophy"
Tyler Shores visits Google's Mountain View, CA headquarters to talk about "The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo and Philosophy." Covering a wide-ranging number of topics -- from the ethics of revenge; Aristotle; Immanuel Kant; and the morality behind "The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo" series -- this philosophy book provides readers with ample opportunity for further reflection on the best-selling novels by Stieg Larsson. In this Authors@Google talk, Tyler discusses such questions as: what is it that m
Seeing Using Sound
Elec 301 Project - Fall 2005. Seeing using Sound transforms images in to sound to aid blind people.
This is a course that covers techniques for altering speech or sound in several different ways using signal processing.
This animation illustrates the lumbosacral plexus including its origin, location, and distribution of main branches.
Ingredients for Life: Carbon
This video segment adapted from NOVA illustrates why carbon is at the center of life on Earth. It also asks whether carbon-based life might exist on other planets.
Concerned White Citizens of Alabama Scrapbook
These materials document the philosophy and activities of the Concerned White Citizens of Alabama, who fought for racial equality and voting rights for African Americans; from the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute.
Washington Booker, III
In this oral history from the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute, Washington Booker recalls being arrested and jailed for participating in the Children's Crusade of 1963.
Reconstruction and Black Education
This mini-documentary from the American Experience: "Reconstruction" Web site follows post-Civil War development of public education for African Americans in the South and the resistance it sparked.
Excerpts from the March on Washington, Part 3
Recorded live at the 1963 March on Washington, this audio segment captures the voice of SNCC leader John Lewis.
William Julius Wilson
In this 1998 FRONTLINE interview, Harvard sociologist Dr. William Julius Wilson explains why, despite an overall increase in the standard of living among African Americans, a segment of the population is falling farther and farther behind.
Air Takes Up Space 1
Instructions and notes for an activity that demonstrates that air takes up space.
What do Plants Require to Grow?
Project requiring children to observe plants in different environments and deduce what elements are required for plant growth.
Worksheet for students requiring them to define specific glaciation terms. Good revision tool for this topic.