This is a creative ad with an escalator that breaks down with people still on it. The ad was originally created by Becel to help encourage people to exercise. But it could also be used to inspire people to think outside the box. (02:04) For older students, but teachers need to help explain it before showing the video.
Rod Morgenstein - Rock Drums - Berkleemusic Open House
Learn more about Rod's course at: http://bit.ly/ABCqvs Berkleemusic hosted an online Open House with instructor Rod Morgenstein, author/instructor of Berkleemusic's online course Rock Drums, on July 28th. Rod has over 35 years of real-life performing experience, which includes recording on over 50 CDs and playing over 3,000 concerts in 25 countries. Rod is a founding member of the Emmy-nominated progressive rock fusion group the Dixie Dregs, and an original member of the heavy metal band Wing
Young students follow path to biomedical research
Young students participate in the Physician Scientist Training Program at Southern Methodist University this summer. The PSTP is a national program developed in 1990 by SMU alumnus Moses Williams '78, '82 to increase the number of underrepresented minority students in biomedical research fields.
Teaching Ethics in schools - is Fred Nile right?
Associate Professor Philip Cam from UNSW's School of History and Philosophy on the proposed banning of Ethics classes in schools.
Generators: Three Mile Island vs. Hoover Dam
Students are given a history of electricity and its development into the modern age lifeline upon which we so depend. The methods of power generation are introduced, and further discussion of each technology's pros and cons follows.
20-million year-old fossil found
Aug. 4 - A 20-million year-old fossil, thought to be from a distant cousin of modern apes, is discovered in Uganda. Tara Cleary reports.
This instructor uses a paper to instruct from, however, the focus is a little off, so it may be a little difficult for some students to view. There is also writing at the bottom of the sheet of paper. The viewer is advised to open the video to 'full screen'. (05:42)
This is an excellent, brief (and simply animated) introduction to Conditional Probability. (03:48)
Sadiah Qureshi, Lecturer - 60 Second Impressions, GEEMA Summer School
Each year we organise a number of free one-day events and summer schools aimed at encouraging Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic students to apply to the University of Cambridge. The GEEMA Summer Schools offer a taste of university life and the wide variety of courses available to study at Cambridge, including lectures, practical work and social activities. In this 1 minute film, Sadiah Qureshi, a Lecturer who taught a History session at last year's GEEMA Summer School, explains more about how s
Engineering in the Wild
Harvard SEAS undergraduate students describe their work on Professor Rob Wood's RoboBees project where they develop micro air vehicles for pollination, search and rescue, and environmental monitoring.
Congo: Rape as Strategy
Researchers from the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative have been working in the Democratic Republic of the Congo for several years examining the roots of the violence against women that has plagued this war-torn region.
Graduate Skills is one of the series of Futures workbooks, which help students choose and prepare for their careers. Like the other workbooks in the series you can dip in and out doing the exercises which are most relevant to you. You might want to include the exercises or the output in your personal development plan or e-portfolio. The aim of this workbook is to introduce you to the concept of graduate job skills and enterprise, looking at which career path you decides to follow. It’s not j
How to use the "Bite Counter"
Clemson professors Adam Hoover and Eric Muth demonstrate how to use the "Bite Counter," a tool they created to help people trying to lose weight, monitor what they eat. The device counts bites and estimates caloric intake.
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Sampling and Data: Probability
Susan Dean, Barbara Illowsky, Ph.D.
This module introduces the concept of probability as a mathematical measure of randomness, including a number of real-world applications.
The business upside of carbon crisis
Dr Ben swung by swung with a powerful argument that there are real up sides for business in the current climate crisis. Upsides that could make fortunes for those keen to get involved. The Beast, always with an eye open for an easy quid, got the line and length of the Doc's spray immediately and sold the roof of Toad Hall to a solar power mob before the sun had set.
Phy1006: A small-scale demonstration of the IVEO Learning System
R.G. (Dick) Baldwin
Winehouse's home robbed, Glenn Close to be honored
Aug. 12 - The latest celebrity and entertainment headlines including Amy Winehouse's home robbed, Glenn Close to be honored and Faye Dunaway to fight eviction. Lindsay Claiborn reports.