Polydron: Pyramids Set
Learn how to creatively use the Polydron® Pyramids Set to make geometric models. This video provides tips for teachers, tutors, and parents of home-schooleded children. (10:38)
TED415 Session 6 Spring 2011
TED415 Multicultural Education Session Six 02/27/11 Jeff Miller
The Second Great Awakening
This ten minute video explains the renewed religious movement at the turn of the nineteenth century. The impact of the movement as it included women, entertainment, and leaders are explained. The new movement encouraged people to take action and was in opposition to the Puritan movement. The types of people, the progressive movement, and the systems of preaching are discussed. An excellent video that explains the impact of this Awakening. Good quotes.
Declaration of Independence
This 2:07 video is about the circumstances about the writing of the
Declaration of Independence as written by Thomas Jefferson. It gives some background and mentions those who influnced its contents. A brief overview.
Diagramming Sentences With Adjectives
This video defines and gives examples of adjectives. Diagramming sentences with adjectives is explained step-by-step. Examples appear on a white screen and are explained by a narrator. ( 1:48)
Sentence Diagramming in Detail
This selection explains sentence diagramming in great detail. The video begins with diagramming the simple subject and simple predicate and then explains diagramming predicate nominatives, predicate adjectives, direct objects, gerunds, and infinitives. The different types of lines used in sentence diagramming are explained. All examples are shown in color on a black board with a narrator providing explanation. ( 13:32)
Sentence Diagramming: Compound Subject
This video explains diagramming a sentence with a compound subject step-by-step. The sentence appears on a black screen. The selection features an English teacher's dialogue with his students as they diagram the sentence together. ( 7:09)
Evaluating Road Pricing in Downtown LA
A feasibility study of road pricing in Los Angeles. This study compares cities with successful and rejected schemes to determine the characteristics which affect successful implementation.
Yemen's leader vows to stay
Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh says he will not be forced out by the current unrest, in the face of "unacceptable" demands by protesters.
Iraqis rally on "Day of Regret"
Iraqi protesters gather in Baghdad's central Tahrir Square to mark the anniversary of last year's inconclusive parliamentary elections.
28 Jan 2011: A Conversation with His Excellency Namik Tan
His Excellency Namik Tan was appointed the ambassador of the Republic of Turkey to the United States in February 2010. Prior to this appointment, he was deputy undersecretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, responsible for bilateral political affairs and public diplomacy. He was previously ambassador of the Republic of Turkey to Israel from 2007 to 2009. Tan joined the Turkish Ministry of Foreign Affairs in 1982. After working in the Department of Maritime Affairs, he was posted to Moscow as
11 Feb 2011: Scientia Conference on Research and Innovation in Undergraduate Natural Science and Eng
A conference on Research and Innovation in Undergraduate Science and Engineering Education will be hosted by Scientia, an interdisciplinary faculty institute, on the campus of Rice University, a leading research university with a distinctive commitment to undergraduate education. The goals of the conference are to promote a diverse community focused on learning and to cultivate exceptional teaching. The conference will focus on new developments in pedagogy for first and second year undergradua
Rare advert switch for London icon
The huge advertising display at Piccadilly Circus in central London will soon get a new look, as Japanese electronics brand Sanyo withdraws after 33 years.
Andrew Carnegie and the Homestead Strike
This five minute video shows how the wealthy pushed the workers to the breaking point and thus resulted in a strike action in one of Carnegie's plants. Explains his hiring of leaders who promoting violence who attacked the striking union workers. Carneige's men hired armed men to remove the strikers. Carneige went to Scotland during this time period. The victory of the violent strike breakers helped change the face of the union movement for a time. A good video that shows what happened and expla
Polydron: Prism Starter Set Live video 6 p.m.: “Engineering as a Profession – A Career Perspective”
Learn how to creatively use the Polydron® Prism Starter Set to make geometric models. This video provides tips for teachers, tutors, and parents of home schooled children.
Tune in Feb. 22 at 6 p.m. to watch live streaming video of the talk, “Engineering as a Profession – A Career Perspective” by Edwin McAlister, director of Air and Missile Defense Programs for Northrop Grumman. Sponsored by E-Council, ASME and SAE, SAME, Vanderbilt Aerospace Club. Part of National Engineers Week at Vanderbilt.
Live video 6 p.m.: “Engineering as a Profession – A Career Perspective”