Veterinarian's Hardest Day
The hardest days for a veterinarian are often dealing with the death of a sick animal. This video is about a veterinarian's hardest day from an experienced veterinarian in this two minute video. The decision on deciding when to put down a pet is discussed and what makes it a difficult day for the vet. Perhaps best for students are able to deal with these types of decisions.
Pediatricans are trained to treat infants, children, and teens. Regular check-ups are done by them to make sure that the young patient is growing at a proper rate and search for signs of diseases. All doctors must finish college and 4 years of medical school. Then, they complete 3-8 years of training (residency), depending on their specialty. Physicians must continue training throughout their careers, keeping up with medical advances. This two minute video has a script and shows a pediatrician a
Unsolved History- Military: Battle of the Alamo
In the year 1836 the Alamo was the scene for one of the most spectacular marches in military history.This 3:42 long video explains the march of the Mexican soldiers that was unheard of at that time.
The battle lasted five hours and the Mexicans. Six weeks later the Mexicans were defeated. The video explains two sides of the battle of the Alamo. This is a good video to show students as it explains what this battle means to Mexicans.
The Alamo (2:37)
The cause and effect of the battle at the Alamo. The video also explains why the event has become an icon of history and why, in losing the battle, the Americans gained a cause and later victory. Not much detail.
3D Street Art With Julian Beever
Julian Beever painting 3-dimensional pictures on sidewalks and streets is the subject of this 3:17 minute video. This could be used by art teachers to show how perspective is done or just as motivation. A real eye-catcher, but the music may be distracting.
How to Make a Christmas Bow
This is a six minute video that explains how to make a holiday bow for a tree.
The Civil War and Its Effects
A student made video that is 2:14 long and touches on some of the causes of the war and its effects. This is best used as an idea for teachers to use to have their students create similar projects.
The Mexican American War
Conflict between U.S and Mexico started when Mexico insisted that its northern border lay along Nueces River, while U.S.claimed that it was farther south along Rio Grande. President Polk sent Zachary Taylor to the troubled area, but the two sides clashed and U.S. soldiers were killed, leading to Congress' declaration of war. The Mexican War gave U.S. more land, but led to more conflicts between free/slave states. This four minute video explains this and is accompanied by text to make it easier t
Learn about The Civil War 1861 - 1865
This 4:50 minute video is about events leading up to the Civil War and the major events duing it. President Lincoln's election led many southern states to secede and the war initially began in Fort Sumter. The first battle of Bull Run (1861) showed both sides how unprepared they were. The Emancipation Proclamation was issued in 1862. In 1863, the Mississippi River was under union control. In the same year, the Gettysburg Battle and Vicksburg both turned victory to the union army. In 1864, Confed
The History and Importance of the Erie Canal
This history of the Erie Canal from 1957 includes remains and remnants of the original system which was a pioneer route to the West. Called Clinton's Folly for the governor of New York who wanted to build this canal to tie the Great Lakes to the Hudson River and the Atlantic Ocean.
A global view of mobile trends
The custom research firm TNS is launching its Mobile Life 2011 study which shows the mobile web is becoming an increasingly important factor in the way people use their devices.
Seminars on Government and the Marketplace 03/29/11 #1
03/29/11 Promoting Responsibility: The Case of Insurance Regulation Chris Bosso
Kenwood House Concert Bowl J870307 KENWOOD HOUSE, London. Close up of the concert bowl at night with orchestra.
KENWOOD HOUSE, London. Close up of the concert bowl at night with orchestra.
Soup tureen depicting the Battle of Vimiero N081116 APSLEY HOUSE, London. Soup tureen from the Duke of Wellington's Prussian Service, made in Berlin 1817-19. This was a gift to the Duke from the King of Prussia, and depict the battles he won during his military career. Here shown is the Battle of Vimiero (21st August 1808) during the Peninsular War. WM917_1948.
APSLEY HOUSE, London. Soup tureen from the Duke of Wellington's Prussian Service, made in Berlin 1817-19. This was a gift to the Duke from the King of Prussia, and depict the battles he won during his military career. Here shown is the Battle of Vimiero (21st August 1808) during the Peninsular War. WM917_1948.
DAS Security Overview of Options
DAS Security Overview of Options presented by Gustavo Salazar at the DAS workshop at Hinxton in Cambridge 2011
World War II Did Not End the Great Depression [This article originally appeared in the June 2009 issue of the Freeman as "The Great Depression and World War II." An MP3 audio file of this article, narrated by Keith Hocker, is available for download.] Online Training in Watershed Management Support for Engineering Examinees Raptor Center: Lesson Plans for Teachers AMS: Math in the Media
Another informative Web site from the Environmental Protection Agency is the Online Training in Watershed Management page. Here, citizens have access to a wealth of information and tools to help them understand and protect their water resources. Six "modules" are offered, each of which take between a half to two hours to complete. They are organized by theme including an Introduction, watershed ecology, watershed change, analysis and planning, management practices, and community/ social/ water l
Support for Engineering Examinees is a good source of information for anyone planning to take any of the major tests for engineering, land surveying, architecture, or interior design. Although the site is operated by Professional Publications, who offer many books and study guides for these exams, there is also a lot of free material available. A very popular section is the Exam Forum, where fellow test-takers can exchange ideas and ask questions. Other useful areas include Exam FAQ's, Advice fr
From the University of Minnesota's Raptor Center, this website contains 16 lesson plans designed for fourth to eighth grade students. The multidisciplinary, hands-on lessons address the lives of ospreys, ecological systems, predator-prey relationships, migration, different habitats, macroinvertebrates, human-environment relationships, and more. Lesson plans include learning objectives, vocabulary lists, materials needed, lesson background information, activity descriptions, extension ideas, and
Math in the Media is a monthly publication of the American Mathematical Society. Writer Tony Phillips reviews and summarizes stories about math found in publications such as the New York Times and Time magazine. Another section includes reviews of books, plays, movies and television shows that are related to mathematics. Also featured is an image of the month and regular feature column from AMS, which at the time of this report addressed the topic Euler's Polyhedral Formula.
[This article originally appeared in the June 2009 issue of the Freeman as "The Great Depression and World War II." An MP3 audio file of this article, narrated by Keith Hocker, is available for download.]
Online Training in Watershed Management
Support for Engineering Examinees
Raptor Center: Lesson Plans for Teachers
AMS: Math in the Media