Keeping the Liberties of the People Safe The recent explosion in the reach of federal government, with far more proposed, has made the question of limits on federal power once again the central political issue. But despite the fact that our founders, who led our move to independence and shaped our Constitution, left us an extensive and invaluable
The recent explosion in the reach of federal government, with far more proposed, has made the question of limits on federal power once again the central political issue. But despite the fact that our founders, who led our move to independence and shaped our Constitution, left us an extensive and invaluable
NOAA El Niño
ENSO provides teachers with the opportunity to have students discover ways that the oceanic and atmospheric systems interact and how those interactions can impact ecosystems and human society. The resources in this Collection can be used to help learn about; the basics of ENSO, the inter-relationship of Earth systems, the impacts of these interactions, and how to use and analyze data. These resources can be used to teach students how scientists study the complexity of the Earth's systems and how
Salvaging Severe Pilon Fractures
Fractures of the lower end of the tibia involving the ankle joint are referred to as ‘pilon fractures’. These injuries can be very challenging to manage and may lead to undesirable outcomes despite best initial treatment efforts. In this program leading experts in the field discuss treatment options should the initial management of a pilon fracture be unsatisfactory. Dr. Benirschke presents the options of revision internal fixation and joint function preservation. He is followed by Dr. Sand
Argument Essay Writing 1 (2 of 4)
The 2nd part of our IELTS argument essay writing lesson. This video walks you through making an outline, the introduction paragraph, and the first supporting paragraph.(9:58)
2nd Annual Wellcome Lecture in Neuroethics: Jorge Moll
New Imaging Evidence for the Neural Bases of Moral Sentiments, Prosocial and Antisocial Behavior Professor Jorge Moll (Cognitive and Behavioral Neuroscience Unit Director, D'Or Institute for Research and Education, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) gave the second annual Wellcome Lecture in Neuroethics at the Examination Schools in Oxford. Moll was one of the pioneers in using functional neuroimaging to study the neural underpinnings of human morality, and is widely recognized as one of the world's leader
Dedication of Ronald E. McNair Building
On Dec. 5, 1986, MIT dedicated Building 37, home to the Center for Space Research and part of the aeronautics and astronautics department, to Ronald E. McNair PhD ’76. During McNair's second flight in space, he died aboard the Space Shuttle Challenger mission. This special ceremony includes speakers Cheryl M. McNair, Ronald McNair’s widow, McNair's thesis supervisor Michael S. Feld '63, David S. Saxon (Chairman of the MIT Board of Trustees), Shirley A. Jackson PhD '73, astronaut Charles F. B
"One Part in a Trillion" - Science Reporter TV Series (1964) new
In this 1964 “Science Reporter” program we take a tour of the nuclear reactor at the U.S. Army Materials Research Agency in Watertown, MA, and learn how it is being used as a scientific research tool to detect and fingerprint infinitesimal impurities in metals. Homer Priest (director of the Watertown Research Laboratory) traces how knowledge of molecular structures has grown over time, and discusses the implications of nuclear reactor research for industries such as semi-conductors. Also int
"What's the Story?: The Problem of Videogame Culture" A Lecture By Jamin Brophy-Warren (Kill Screen
PART 2 OF 2. On January 6, 2011 Kill Screen Magazine editor Jamin Brophy-Warren made a special appearance at the Singapore-MIT GAMBIT Game Lab to give a talk entitled "What's the Story?: The Problem of Videogame Culture". Brophy-Warren is one of the few games journalists who straddles the cultural divide into the mainstream, and is often sought as an expert on the impact of games in a broad cultural context. He has written for the Wall Street Journal and has appeared on NPR on several occasio
What is RTI: A five part series
If you can stand the long introduction and talking head approach, these videos contain the basic of what RTI is and how to get it started. Run time 1:49:20.
Social Science and the Middle East: myths, pitfalls and opportunities
No area of the globe so challenges the contemporary social scientist or the ordinary citizen as do the twenty-five countries of the Middle East. At the same time, none generates as much public controversy and unease. From its multiple wars and inter-ethnic conflicts, and the rise of religiously defined ideologies, to the enduring place it occupies in world energy markets this region is of central concern to all who seek to analyse, or formulate policies for, the world of today. In this lecture,
CI Days 2010 at Purdue C-SPAN Archives: Processing and Storage
CI Days 2010 at Purdue December 8, 2010 C-SPAN Archives: Processing and Storage with Robert Browning. Director of the C-SPAN Archives and Purdue Associate Professor of Political Science and Communication.
Cafeteria 1920 BL24881_012 41 KINGSWAY, Westminster, Greater London. An interior view showing workers dining in the canteen above 'Pen Corner', a large shop owned by L G Sloan Limited, selling and repairing Waterman's and other fine pens. L G Sloan Limited also supplied various accessories related to pens and correspondence. Photographed by Bedford Lemere & Co in 1920.
41 KINGSWAY, Westminster, Greater London. An interior view showing workers dining in the canteen above 'Pen Corner', a large shop owned by L G Sloan Limited, selling and repairing Waterman's and other fine pens. L G Sloan Limited also supplied various accessories related to pens and correspondence. Photographed by Bedford Lemere & Co in 1920.
Tim and Moby Teach About Recycing
This professionally-made video by Brain Pop uses simple terms and cartoon animation to explain how recycling works. The video explains the process for paper, plastic, and aluminum. Other key vocabulary words include: slusher, pulp, molten, ingots, and resin identification code. Run time 03:32.
Sesame Street -Bert & Ernie-Opposites-Heavy & Light
In this classic Sesame Street video, Bert and Ernie demonstrate the differences between heavy and light. Ernie holds a feather and cotton candy while Bert tries to hold a barbell, a boulder, and a piano. This is a great teaching resource for teaching an introductory lesson on measurement and/or opposites (3:43).
Why Is the Temperature of the Earth Increasing?
NOTE: This short video (02:29) may start with a 10 or 12-second video. Why Is the Temperature of the Earth Increasing? The temperature on the earth is increasing because of the build of carbon dioxide gas caused by deforestation. Learn how carbon dioxide traps heat inside of the earth's atmosphere with information from this math and science teacher.
Ghost storytelling at Cambridge
Each December members of St John's College, University of Cambridge, gather to listen to ghost stories being read in the splendour of the Combination Room. The coal fires glow, the candles flicker and the thick silk curtains are drawn against the bitter cold of the dark winter night. In this video, viewers are able to catch a glimpse of this magical event as they listen to Professor David Frost (formerly a Fellow of St John's) read an abridged version of Charles Dickens' classic story A Christ
1001 Ovid Metamorphoses Bilingual
John Taylor's bilingual edition (rearranged in semi-prose) of Ovid's metamorphoses. This text is intended to be preparatory to reading the actual text in the original format.
Cuba halts mail to U.S.
In retaliation for stricter U.S. mail policies, Cuba suspends postal deliveries to its northern neighbour.
NOAA Photo and Multimedia Resources
NOAA Portal linking to photo and multimedia NOAA repositories related to oceans and coasts, climate, weather and atmosphere, marine life, and freshwater.