Truman Survives Assassination Plot
Secret Service agents battled two gunmen during a failed attempt to assassinate President Truman in 1950. In this video clip, learn more about the assassination plot and what happened to the two assassins. (3:35)
Counting to 5
In this computer animation video, students will be introduced to one on correspondence to the number 5. This is a counting to 5 activity using 5 frame boxes. Students will count the happy faces as the number is shown on screen. This is a great resource for the early childhood classroom. (0:38)
InterSpiritual Discussion with His Holiness the Dalai Lama and Desmond Tutu: A.M. Session Part 2
This Seeds of Compassion event, which was held on the University of Washington campus April 15, features the Dalai Lama and Archbishop Desmond Tutu leading an interspiritual panel to focus on the common theme of compassion that lies at the heart of the world's spiritual traditions.
Do Lectures: Presence
They can be small Do’s or big Do’s or just extraordinary Do’s. But when you listen to the story of Pam Weiss, Founder of Appropriate Response. She gives an incredible introduction into the abundance that comes from being mindful and present that will never think or look at a sycamore tree the same way again. These speeches light a fire in your belly to go and Do your thing, your passion, the thing that sits in the back of your head each day, just waiting, and waiting for
Philosophy of Science Association (PSA)
The website of the Philosophy of Science Association (PSA) provides information about this organisation, which exists to promote research, teaching, and discussion of issues in the philosophy of science. The Association was founded in 1934, and holds a major conference every two years, details of which are given on the website. The site also offers: membership information; notices about opportunities in the field for graduate students; announcements; and details of the PSA Women's Caucus. Additi
Virtual Maths, Shapes, Space and Measure, DIY Clinometer template
Make your own clinometer - template and instructions
Assessing your skills
Welcome to Assessing Your Skills one of the series of Futures workbooks, which help students choose and prepare for their careers. Like the other workbooks in the series you can dip in and out doing the exercises which are most relevant to you. You might want to include the exercises or the output in your personal development plan or e-portfolio. The aim of this workbook is to help you to clarify or identify your skills as a first step toward choosing work that really suits you. It can also he
Rhyming in class Classic Muppets video, the Muppets are singing a rhyming song. They sing about words that rhyme with nose and pat. Video is good quality and good for preschool or kindergarten students.
Classic Muppets video, the Muppets are singing a rhyming song. They sing about words that rhyme with nose and pat. Video is good quality and good for preschool or kindergarten students.
SMU Celebrates Founders Day 2012
Founders Day at SMU, held April 20-21, 2012, mixed family fun with tributes to SMU's founding, faculty presentations and the announcement of plans for the future. It included the dedication of the Centennial Cornerstone and groundbreaking of SMU's new Residential Commons complex.
The Hitchhiker (Part Two)
The Suspense episode "The Hitchhiker" is well known because the radio play was transformed into a television episode. Orson Welles, for whom the role was written, first performed "The Hitchhiker" on the CBS network's Mercury Theater on the Air in 1941, and then again on Suspense in 1942. (09:54)
Breakingviews: Aviva's different shareholder spring
April 30 - The UK insurer is the latest company to review executive pay in response to investor pressure. Robert Cole argues this is as much about long-term underperformance as short term pay excess.
Canals of the West Midlands (Birmingham Canal Navigations)
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Geologising on the Isle of Rum
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Another bit of the Jigsaw
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New Hope for Children With Tracheal Stenosis
David White, M.D., and Scott Bradley, M.D., of MUSC Children's Hospital discuss slide tracheoplasty, a procedure offering new hope to children with congenital tracheal stenosis. Slide tracheoplasty has a low risk of morbidity and mortality. Because the procedure requires cardiopulmonary bypass, it is best performed at a dedicated children's hospital. See article in April/May issue of Progressnotes at muschealth.com/progressnotes
Pie Your Professor
Dozens of students took part May 1, 2012 in the annual event that raises money for the American Cancer Society.
25 years of chocolate
On Feb. 23, the MSU Museum marked the 25th anniversary of their Chocolate Party Benefit, a fundraiser to help them fund proper care of the museum's various collections. To read more, go to http://msutoday.msu.edu/news/2014/25-years-of-chocolate/
9.00SC Introduction to Psychology (MIT)
This course is a survey of the scientific study of human nature, including how the mind works, and how the brain supports the mind. Topics include the mental and neural bases of perception, emotion, learning, memory, cognition, child development, personality, psychopathology, and social interaction. Students will consider how such knowledge relates to debates about nature and nurture, free will, consciousness, human differences, self, and society.