Essential Science for Teachers: Physical Science
In-depth interviews with children that uncover their ideas about the topic at hand.,This segment shows the interviewer probing the student's ideas about what happens to matter when it dissolves. The probe is trying to elicit whether the student thinks the solute is gone or that it is there but can't be seen. The interview shows the student has the correct idea that the salt is there and provides an explanation to prove it even though it cannot be seen (tastes salty).
Old Age and Cancer – the Focus of This Doctor
Old age is the main focus of a geriatrician, a doctor who is board certified in medicine and in geriatrics. Patients faced with old age and cancer have a lot to deal with, especially managing drug intake. Holly Holmes, M.D., Assistant Professor in the Department of General Internal Medicine and a certified geriatrician at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, states her main focus is to help the senior cancer patient remain as functional and independent as possible. Being old in yea
[Keynote Address] Rethink Privacy: Old Challenges, New Direction
iDASH Privacy Workshop 2011 October 10-11, 2011 Presented by Cynthia Dwork, Microsoft
Attack in Logar
Dec. 2 - Suicide bomber in Logar Province Afghanistan wounds three as violence continues amid NATO tenisons with Pakistan. Deborah Lutterbeck reports
Syntax Untangler is an online activity that asks the learner to visually mark up a short primary text in any language, in order to improve small-scale reading skills. Any instructor can easily create and publish their own Syntax Untangler content (go to the Instructor Tools link). Players get instant feedback about whether they found the right answer(s). Syntax Untangler is particularly designed for training language learners to recognize and parse linguistic features.
The GOP national security debate in six minutes
Nov. 23 - The eight leading GOP candidates met at Constitution Hall in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday night for a two-hour debate on national security and foreign policy. Here are some of the most significant exchanges of the night.
Inside the Occupy movement - Hong Kong
Hong Kong musician and composer Wong Hin-yan talks to Reuters on November 8 about his participation in the "Occupy" protests.
Kuwait Programme seminar: Faith and politics in the Gulf [Audio]
Speaker(s): Roger Hardy, Jane Kinninmont | Roger Hardy is Visiting Fellow at the Centre for International Studies at LSE and former Middle East and Islamic affairs analyst with the BBC World Service. Jane Kinninmont is Senior Research Fellow, Middle East and North Africa Programme, Chatham House.
African Local Knowledge: Natural, Biomedical and Supernatural Ideas about Livestock Health
Karen Brown (Wellcome Unit for the History of Medicine) and William Beinart (African Studies/St Antony's) give a talk for the African Studies seminar series.
Zimbabwe's Fast Track Land Reform: Politics, Production and Accumulation
Phillan Zamchiya (International Development/St Antonys), gives a talk for the African Studies Seminar Series.
GULP: Two great war poets: Gurney and Owen
Jon Stallworthy, Emeritus Professor of English Literature at Oxford University and Dr Jane Potter of Oxford Brookes University, discuss the lives of Ivor Gurbey and Wilfred Owen.
Research in the World: Energy storage: The Missing link
Professor Peter Bruce of the the University of St Andrews talks about the need for a step change in the performance of energy storage devices for the future in order to help us achieve a low-carbon world.
Bhashkar Mazumder - 'Birth Cohort and the Black-White Achievement Gap: The Roles of Access and Healt
Bhashkar Mazumder speaks to Saskia Walcott about his paper 'Birth Cohort and the Black-White Achievement Gap: The Roles of Access and Health Soon After Birth'
The New Theatre
The only 100% student-run theatre in England Will you help the New Theatre maintain its pioneering status?
Margaret MacMillan on 9/11: Reflections after Ten Years
Oxford history professor, Margaret MacMillan, with her contribution to 9/11: Ten Reflections after the Passage of Ten Years: An Opportunity to Contemplate and Remember. It was recorded on September 13, 2011. The event was produced by the Munk School of Global Affairs in conjunction with the Centre for the Study of the United States.
Libyans express relief with Gaddafi capture
Nov. 20 - People across Libya are cheering the capture of Saif al-Islam Gaddafi, the son of former leader Muammar Gaddafi and a senior figure in the ousted regime. Andrew Raven reports.
20th Century Battlefields: Episode 2 - 1951 Korea
This three minute video shows a part of the Korean War and the landing
at Inchon. Good graphics. Part of a series.
ECB plays hardball but may soon go nuclear, Rabobank says
Nov. 21 - The ECB continues to resist pressure to extend its government bond purchase plan, but rising Italian and Spanish yields will force the central bank to go nuclear soon, says Rabobank's Richard McGuire.