Election 2010: BBC
This site was created by the BBC to provide coverage of the 2010 general election. In addition to news stories, comment and analysis from BBC journalists, it also includes some film footage from interviews and BBC programmes during the campaigns. Also offered are background guide to constituencies, parties, and a swingometer where member sofa the public can calculate the effect of political swings. Other features of the site are blogs from political commentators, opinion polls and a reality chec
The Sound Carnival: OU Blend
In this Electric Company video, students will learn about the "ou" sound through song. This is a great resource to introduce and/or review phonological awareness in the elementary classroom. (0:50)
Where next for public health in the era of austerity?
This event was the second in a series of master class lectures jointly staged by the University of Leeds and Leeds Metropolitan University bringing together relevant senior figures and academics from across the city and surrounding region. The twenty-first century has seen a growth in political, environmental and economic insecurity in the context of global recession, population ageing and climate change. Responding to these threats involves rethinking how we work together, care for ourselves,
3D Animation of a Heart Attack
This 3d medical animation illustrates the story of a heart attack from a blocked coronary artery due to th inflammation of blood vessels. Beginning with damage to the endothelial arterial wall, the animation shows how a white blood cell entering the wall of the artery changes into a macrophage, grabbing and digesting cholesterol. As the cell does its job, it transforms into a foam cell, which, unfortunately, becomes part of the plaque within the blood vessel wall. Ultimately, over a period of
Killed Israeli teenagers laid to rest as Israel mourns
Family and loved ones mourn the death of 16-year-old Israeli Gil-Ad Sha'er, after his body along with the remains of two other missing Israeli teens are found under a pile of rocks. Rough Cut (no reporter narration). Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More updates and breaking news: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the globe and across topics in
“The Stones of Banaras: Conservation and Colonial Bureaucracy in a Small Indian City”
A talk by Michael Dodson, Associate Professor of History, Indiana University. From the South Asia Seminar.
Chimps vs. Children: Helping Others
In this three minute video both chimps and toddlers show a willingness to help without being asked. What is remarkable in this remarkable video is the fact that children and chimps see what is needed and are eager to help. The point being is that perhaps it is this trait that helped humans survive. A must see video for teachers and parents who are working with younger children. (2:21)
Spying: From Eisenhower to Obama
Andrew Bacevich, author and professor at Boston University; Stephen Kinzer, author of The Brothers: John Foster Dulles, Allen Dulles and their Secret World War; and Evan Thomas, author and professor of Journalism at Princeton University, discusses American intelligence gathering and international surveillance policies over the last half century through the current NSA crisis. Boston Globe national security reporter Bryan Bender moderates. Copyright: John F. Kennedy Library Foundation
Fall 2014 Convocation Ceremony - Faculty of Engineering and Computer Science – 1
Faculty of Engineering and Computer Science Tuesday, June 10, 2014 • 10:00 a.m. Faculté de génie et d’informatique Mardi 10 juin 2014 • 10 h
Invented Spelling in the Classroom
How invented spelling allows children to experience writing on their own earlier. Invented spelling allows children to work on the content of their writing rather than focusing on correct spelling of words.
Preparing for the professional cookery external exam
From Learning and Teaching Scotland's National Qualifications online website, this pack contains information for tutors and candidates on preparing for the external exam theory paper for Professional Cookery at Higher level. The pack is freely available to download as either a PDF or a Microsoft Word file.
Nori Diesel - Modern Dance Improvisation 1
Nori Diesel Potts's modern dance improvisation at Ballet School of Chapel Hill. (1:21)
Checklist - Language Assistantship
This is a resource released as part of the E-Portfolio Toolkit based on experience of developing the “Year Abroad E-Portfolio”, undertaken by the School of Languages at Leeds Metropolitan University.
Melina Hale explains how her research of zebrafish is helping to advance brain research
By: nsf Melina Hale of the University of Chicago is studying neuronal circuits in zebrafish that generate startle responses. Because little is known about how circuits operate in any organism and because startle responses are controlled by relatively simple circuits, an improved understanding of the circuitry of the zebrafish's startle responses is expected to help lay the groundwork for research on more complicated circuits.
Dr. John Prescott - Academic Spotlight
Missouri State University has a nationally recognized music department. One of the professors in that department, Dr. John Prescott, recently received the National Award from the American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers, also known as ASCAP. These coveted awards reflect ASCAP's commitment to assist and encourage writers of serious music. The awards are based upon the prestigious value of each writer's catalogue of original compositions, as well as recent performances of those work
Chautauqua's Georgia O'Keeffe
2014 Chautauqua presented by the Maryland Humanities Council, Inc. in partnership with the College of Southern Maryland. Creative Women: Breaking the Mold featuring Artist Georgia O'Keeffe portrayed by Kelley Rouse
Gaza hospitals strained as casualty numbers rise
Gaza hospitals are running low on medical equipment to treat the surge in patients caused by Israel's almost two-week offensive on the Gaza strip. Jillian Kitchener reports. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More updates and breaking news: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the globe and across topics including business, financial, national, and
Everything you Need to Know About Non-fiction
Grade 1 students compare and contrast non-fiction books and fiction. The students show a variety of non-fiction books. The second part of the video is about the parts of a non-fiction books. Students show examples of captions, sections, index, table of contents, and glossary. The third part of the video gives tips for reading a non-fiction books. Camera and sound are average. (4:16)
Literary Festival 2013: Philosophy by Podcast [Audio]
Speaker(s): David Edmonds, Nigel Warburton | In the 5th century BC Socrates brought philosophy to the marketplace. Can this ancient branch of learning be rejuvenated by the technology of the 21st century? Philosophy Bites Back is the second book from the team that brings you Philosophy Bites, the hugely successful podcast that has now had 16 million downloads. Philosophy Bites Back is a collection of conversations with leading scholars on major figures in the history of philosophy. David Edmonds
The Greatest Schubert Documentary Ever Part 2 (3 part series)
This documentary (in color) of Schubert includes narration, interviews, and excerpts of his music. The picture quality is decent, but the sound quality is excellent.