Land of Odysseus
This clip discusses the land of Odyesseus. For centuries scientists have wondered what island Odysesseus, the hero of Homer’s epic poem The Odyssey, calls home. Homer, in his epic poem, describes four islands while scientists have discovered only three. They question themselves on where the fourth one might have come from. (2:40)
In 1988, scientists discovered an ancient ship deep in the Mediterranean Sea. Scientists believe that this ship, which dates back to 500 B.C., may have been sailed by Odysseus, Homer's legendary Greek King. (2:34)
Coroner's Report: King Tut
In this video, Shiya Ribowsky discusses a possible theory in the death of teenage pharaoh King Tut. According to theory, an accident that broke his leg caused the untimely death of teenage pharaoh King Tut. The most famous Egyptian pharaoh contracted gangrene as a result of his wounds which led to his death. (2:18)
Introduction to Comparing Fractions by Using Percents
In this video segment from Cyberchase, the CyberSquad looks at data on the Squitters' jumping attempts. They first convert the fractional results to equivalent fractions with denominator values equal to 100. Then they notice that these fractions can be written as percents. (1:11)
Building Virtual Architectural History
Art professor Caroline Bruzelius has teamed with a group of computer science and visual studies colleagues to teach students how to digitally model ancient sculpture and medieval architecture to give viewers a virtual experience of history.
FACES: ROTC alumnus
A Del Mar College alumnus shares some thoughts about the College's Reserve Officers' Training Corps (ROTC) program, which operates in tandem with the program at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi.
Class teams engineering leadership students with Hungarian university
Participating in an international experience traditionally means study abroad or a similar college program. But an engineering leadership course is letting students learn in a global context without having to leave the confines of campus. The class, International Leadership of Enterprise and Development (ILEAD), teams students in Penn State's engineering leadership program with economics students at Corvinus University in Budapest, Hungary, using the latest information technology available. Taug
Launching a Brand
The principles of launching a brand or a brand extension are critical to a business. Get it wrong and the consequences can be disastrous. Dr Radu Dimitriu explains.
Chris Edwards looks at how to manage the multiplicity of applications within a company in a strategic manner. Introduces a tool called the applications portfolio which enables managers to give appropriate treatment according to their strategic importance.
Leadership Role of the CIO
The changing role of IT leadership is discussed in relation to meeting the key challenges that are required for the IT manager to step up to top team involvement.
Rob Lambert outlines the critical importance of strategy execution and how to go about the process to ensure greater effectiveness.
How do you get value from your investments? Arnoud Franken discusses a structured way to ensure benefits accrue from your investments. Stakeholder listening, involvement and management form a key part of this process.
Clemson University "flips the script" on FOX Carolina to emphasize the value of play
CLEMSON, SC--The US Play Coalition kicks off its annual summit at Clemson University Feb. 26. More than 200 guests are expected at the 3-day event, including participants from as far away as Shanghai, China. A news crew from FOX Carolina (WHNS-TV) became part of its own newscast Friday, Feb. 24 during live pre-conference coverage of the summit. Clemson media relations' intern Traci Washington put together a feature story on the station's Friday dance party. "The value of play in the wor
Northeastern University Men's Track & Field • 2012 New England Indoor Championship
The Northeastern men's track & field team on day one of the 2012 New England Indoor Championship
The Declaration of Independence: The Why of It
The Declaration of Independence is the topic of this four-minute video. To many in the Continental Congress, war was unthinkable. So why did they finally create this revolutionary document? This video is very motivating and raises some interesting questions about how it came to be. Students should have copy of the Declaration to best understand the video.
In this video segment from Cyberchase, Matt, Digit and Slider must create an exact copy of a large ring in order to activate a powerful force and foil Hacker. To make sure the copy they make is perfect, they have to know what the “radius” of a circle is and figure out a way to carefully measure it. (1:33)
Gengo Spanish #29 - Just Wanted to Say This in Spanish
Learn Spanish with SpanishPod101.com! It’s been a little while since you sent your e-mail that you wrote in Spanish, and you still haven’t heard a response from your friend. Maybe you wrote something incorrectly in Spanish, since it’s your second language? Or maybe you should have approached your friend in person instead. Maybe Latin Americans [...]
Beloningskaart Bij goed gedrag krijgen de leerlingen een stempel op de beloningskaart. Per vol lijntje of vijf stempels krijgen ze een sticker. Is de kaart helemaal vol, dan mogen de leerlingen iets uit de geschenkdoos kiezen.
Bij goed gedrag krijgen de leerlingen een stempel op de beloningskaart. Per vol lijntje of vijf stempels krijgen ze een sticker. Is de kaart helemaal vol, dan mogen de leerlingen iets uit de geschenkdoos kiezen.
Neuromuscular Scoliosis and Neural Element Lesions
Disruption of integrity of neural elements through a variety of congenital, developmental and neoplastic conditions can lead to a unique disruption of the natural balance of the spinal column. Correct identification of the cause and the underlying pathology is helpful in managing the lesion. In presence of spinal cord lesions, timing of surgical treatment these conditions as opposed to correction of the spinal deformity remains an unanswered question and is debated in this program by University