Sodium Acetate Crystals
This short, animated video is a biology group project where students were asked to make a commercial about an organelle in a plant cell. The chloroplast in this commercial is a restaurant called "Le Chloroplaste". The "chef" explains what ingredients he uses to make gluclose in the process of photosynthesis. Run time 01:04.
"Bird by Bird" by Anne Lamott--The Pick of the Week from 60 second Recap®
In this Pick of the Week video, teenage students will be introduced to "Bird by Bird" by Anne Lamott. Summary--If you've ever been stuck staring at a blinking cursor for hours on end, this is the book for you. Now, some may say that "Bird by Bird" is a book for people who actually like the writing process. Or for people who want to be writers. But don't be fooled. This is a book for anyone who's struggled to get started writing, to believe in what they're writing, to read what they've written th
This is a student created six minute video that offers an overview of this country. It does not have narration, but uses images and graphics to provide information on the history and culture of this land.
Erin R. Stead and the Woodblock Printing Process
Watch this video to hear children's book illustrator Erin E. Stead talk about the woodblock printing process she used to create the picture book illustrations for A Sick Day for Amos McGhee, written by Philip C. Stead. This picture book for children won the Caldecott Medal. ( :47)
Meal Plans at the College of Charleston -- Dining Services -- Campus Tour
Campus dining at the College of Charleston is fresh, fast and flexible. There are six on-campus dining locations, featuring everything from all-you-care-to-eat style dining to National Brand Food Courts to meet your needs. We can satisfy any of your cravings because we have it all -- right here on campus. At the Liberty Street Fresh Food Company, you can choose from flame-grilled entrees, brick-oven pizza, vegetarian stir-fry, delicious pastas, an abundant salad bar, freshly baked breads and ho
Steve Jobs 1984 to 2011 (2)
This 12 minute biography shows Jobs life and accomplishments in these years. It shows clips from his various speeches and provides some insights into his character and later life.
Creole Language and Culture
Notre Dame OpenCourseware (OCW) offers free educational resources for the course "Creole Language and Culture". This course introduces students to the language of Haitian Kreyòl, or Creole, and to the culture of its speakers. The program is designed to meet the needs of those who plan to conduct research in Haiti or in the Haitian diaspora, or who intend to work in a volunteer or professional capacity either in Haiti or with Haitians abroad.
Borrow a Bike at UMass Amherst!
Students, faculty and staff at UMass Amherst can now borrow a bike, helmet and lock for free as part of the university's sustainability efforts. To pedal around campus or nearby byways, head to the Student Government Association office on the second floor of the Student Union Building to make your reservation.
Duke on Demand Highlights for the Week of September 18, 2011
This week in Duke on Demand, Professor Steven Churchill presents the bone fossils of a new hominin species and explains their significance. Also, the Duke lemur center documents the free-range behavior of their primates. And Duke doctor Andre Grant gives a lesson on how to avoid and treat adult sports injuries.
Women@Google: Leymah Gbowee in conversation with Megan Smith
Leymah Gbowee was only 17 when the Second Liberian Civil War erupted. Years of fighting destroyed her country—and her hopes and dreams. As a young mother trapped in a nightmare of domestic abuse, she found the courage to turn her bitterness into action, realizing that it is women who suffer most during conflicts—and that the power of women working together can create an unstoppable force. Working as a social worker and trauma counselor during the war, she organized the Women of Liberian Mas
A Tribute to Earthworms
Dr. Diana Wehrell-Grabowski shares some basic information about earthworms and their beneficial contributions to the plant and animal kingdoms. In addition, there is video footage of recent hands-on science classes conducted with preschoolers as they explore ecology and earthworm science concepts. Early childhood students made comparisons and contrasts between synthetic and real earthworms characteristics, measured earthworms, observed what surface preferences earthworms have, made models of ear
The world economy
The shift in economic power from East to West is accelerating says John O'Sullivan in his special report
Money talks: September 26th 2011
Rumours abound of a plan to save the euro, the price of gold suffers a sharp fall and further upheaval hits UBS
Luis Moreno on emerging economies
The president of the Inter-American Development Bank on the future of development and growth in Latin America
Bulbs & Batteries Side by Side
We are surrounded everyday by circuits that utilize "in parallel" and "in series" circuitry. Complicated circuits designed by engineers are made of many simpler parallel and series circuits. In this hands-on activity, students build parallel circuits, exploring how they function and their unique features.
ArtPrize Panel 10/04/11
Nick Antonakis sits down with artists Caleb Brennan, Clay Stauffer and Gabriel Craig to discuss their entries in this years ArtPrize.
Queens Botanical Garden: Build Your Own Worm Bin
Some people recycle with the use of a worm bin. In this video, learn how to build a worm bin with the help of the knowledgeable staff of the Queens Botanical Garden in New York City. ( 3:58)
This two minute video is student created and uses popular images to tell the story. The video lacks depth and main use would be to show other students what they could create.
C9 Lectures: Mahmoud Saleh - Advanced CRT 1 of n You first met Mahmoud Saleh in an episode of C9::GoingNative covering CRT (C Run-time Library). Mahmoud is the keeper of the CRT(C Run-time Library) at Microsoft, working on the VC++ team as a software engineer. The information presented in that GoingNative episode was introductory in nature and as we expected you asked for more advanced treatm
You first met Mahmoud Saleh in an episode of C9::GoingNative covering CRT (C Run-time Library). Mahmoud is the keeper of the CRT(C Run-time Library) at Microsoft, working on the VC++ team as a software engineer. The information presented in that GoingNative episode was introductory in nature and as we expected you asked for more advanced treatm