Many Voices: understanding the debate about preventing violent extremism
The tragic events of 7|7 illustrated the threat to our society posed by violent extremism. Preventing it is one of the defining challenges of our age. Hazel Blears will explore the tough choices government has to make - how to empower new voices to join the debate, how to support people standing up for shared values and how to equip communities with the skills, confidence, and resilience they need to be part of the solution. In June 2007, Hazel Blears became the Secretary of State for Communitie
Battered cruise ship returns
U.S. tourists who endured the battering of their cruise ship by heavy seas arrive at port in southern Argentina.
Almost zero risk of short-term inflation, says Charles Schwab's Liz Ann Sonders
Despite perceptions that inflation poses a clear and present danger, Market Strategist Liz Ann Sonders of Charles Schwab says the risk of inflation in the near term is "very, very, very low," in a discussion on the costs and benefits of hedging
Chantal Akerman: Moving through Time and Space
This exploration/homage arrives in the form of a lecture/conversation, breaking some conventions, not unlike the object/subject of the event, Chantal Akerman, filmmaker and video artist. Two Akerman experts discuss her work in the kick-off event to an exhibition at MIT’s List Visual Arts Center.
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Film Music and Digital Media
In a panel that at times resembles a late-night ramble and conversation, three film music professionals discuss changes in their industry, with some no-holds-barred dishing and kvetching.
Martin Marks sets the scene historically, starting with the revolutionary introduction of sound to film. He plays a clip from the origi
MIT Alumni Leadership Conference 2010 – Alumni Association and Campaign Updates
Updates from the Alumni Association and Resource Development leadership.
MITERS End of Every Term Excellent Research Showcase
Managing Cultural Differences: A Tribal Internationalist
Thunderbird School of Global Management Professor Robert Moran, Ph.D., talks Dec. 9, 2010, about having a global mindset without losing one's national identity. The concept is covered in the new edition of his book, "Managing Cultural Differences." http://www.thunderbird.edu
Capture of Atlanta by Sherman
In 1864, General William Sherman's Union forces captured Atlanta, a key Confederate city. This video is how he did it based on the poor decision by the Southern general. Also explained is the impact of the victory on the outcome of the Civil War and President Abraham Lincoln's future.
Mimio Studio - Part 1
This video provides a tutorial on how to use the tools in the Mimio notebook. (9:09)
Uncovering Ancient St. Louis
Using artifacts, the video portrays early life in the area around St. Louis. A good video to show students how archaeoglists work and how they draw conclusions.
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How To Make Play Dough From Scratch-Running Time is 4:52
This video describes the step by step process on how to make play dough. Utensils, ingredients, and process are shown and discussed. Running Time is 4:52.
Mr. Ford's Introduction to the Cell and Nucleus
An introduction to cellular structures which focuses on the nucleus. Lecturer Mr. Ford uses the analogy of a medieval kingdom to describe how a nucleus "rules" a cell. Simple with few graphics, entertaining and accessible. Run time 06:18.
Adding, Subtracting, Dividing, and Multiplying With Fractions
This computer-animated video defines fractions and demonstrates adding, subtracting, dividing, and multiplying with fractions along with graphic aides. The video concludes with practice activities on each skill. ( 13:57)
Count to 10 in Spanish
Numbers 1-10 sung in Spanish forawards and backwards. Cute little tune and number people.
This video describes the food chain cycle. It discusses the food chain by using the Rule of 10. It talks about the producer, the primary consumer, secondary consumer, tertiary consumer and finally the apex consumer. It shows a land and marine example of the food chain cycle. The video is in lecture format with an instructor standing in front of a dry erase board. Run time 03:05.
This is a nice slideshow of the Titanic set to peaceful music. It shows the construction of the ship, the interior, and the ship in its present state. No narration. Run time 06:41.
How To Set Up A SmartBoard
This video demonstrates the step-by-step to set up a SmartBoard. (2:55)