Alice's Adventures in Wonderland - Whole Book in Audio with Words
Classic Literature VideoBook with synchronized text, interactive transcript, and closed captions in multiple languages. Audio courtesy of Librivox. Read by Kara Shallenberg. (02:44:11)
Man's Best Friend - Doritos Commercial 2012
A large dog and man have a brief interaction in the front yard. Doritos are used to bribe the man into silence. Commercials can be used to teach a variety of reading comprehension strategies. Questions below are provided for inferencing skills. (0:38)
What does the man think the dog is burying in the ground? What clues lead you to believe this? Why does the dog give the man a bag of Doritos? Why does the dog have another bag of Doritos at the window at the end of the video? What mak
Separate But Not Equal
In 1954, the Supreme Court unanimously strikes down segregation in public schools, sparking the Civil Rights movement. In this video, see the events leading up to the Supreme Courts decision on segregation. (2:21)
NASA Flight Controller Connects With Washington Aerospace Scholars
From NASA's International Space Station Mission Control Center, PLUTO flight controller Brion Au participated in a Digital Learning Network (DLN) event with Washington Aerospace Scholars at the Museum of Flight in Seattle. The DLN connects students and teachers with NASA experts and education specialists using online communication technologies like video/web conferencing and webcasting. Register for free, interactive events listed in the catalog or watch the webcasts. http://dln.nasa.gov
Planned Giving Donor - Janet Collins (Speech Read by Doug Puffer)
Planned Giving Donor - Janet Collins (Speech Read by Doug Puffer), Planned and Annual Giving Donor Reception, April 28, 2011
CME Receives $60,000 Endowment from MMA
The Mississippi Manufacturers Association donated $60,000 to the Center for Manufacturing Excellence to commemorate the MMA's 60th anniversary. The money will go toward an endowment to provide scholarships to students applying the the CME. Video by Mary Stanton. For more information on the CME visit www.olemiss.edu/cme
Mexican company turns plastic waste into low-cost housing
Oct. 11 - A pioneering company in the western Mexican state of Jalisco is building houses made of recycled waste plastic collected by trucks on their weekly rounds. The company, called Kuadro Ecological Solutions, says it is making the most of waste that would otherwise end up in landfills, while providing inexpensive housing at the same time. Elly Park reports.
The Fantastic Secret of Owen Jester
Numbers are Weapons - A Self Defence Guide
Tim Harword, Financial Times, gives a talk for the Reuters Seminar Series.
'Before, During and After:' Artistic Narrative Representations of Peru's Internal Conflict
Prof. Cynthia E. Milton, Professor of Latin American History, Université de Montréal gives a talk for the OTJR seminar series on 28th February.
Aggie Students Bring Clean Water to Haiti
A Texas A&M study abroad trip has a big impact on Haiti.
When Languages & Engineering Combine | URI's International Engineering Program
The University of Rhode Island's International Engineering Program provides students the opportunity to combine engineering and language skills, and prepares them for careers in a global world.
Space Race: Cold War Front
The Soviet Union launching of Sputnik leads to the United States creation of NASA and the beginning of the Space Race. America trails behind the Soviet throughout the continued race until the American’s land the first man ever on the moon. In this video take a closer look at the Space Race, set to “Magic Carpet Ride” by Steppenwolf. (4:21)
Sesame Street - Is it Alive?
Are rocks, chairs, and cars alive? No, no, no! (01:49)
Battle of Kwajalein
The U.S. invades Kwajalein on January 31, 1944, breaking the outer ring of the Japanese Pacific territory. Japanese forces are poorly trained and are easily outnumbered by American troops. After four days nearly all of the Japenese troops are wiped out and Allies claim victory on February 3, 1944. In this video clip, learn more about swift Battle of Kwajalein. (2:04)
This month with the President - March 2012
As the University marks its 125th anniversary, President Patrick Deane talks about the importance of celebrating McMaster's 125-year legacy, but says it's just as important to look to the University's future. More information at http://www.mcmaster125.ca
Dan Gilbert - The Writer's Perspective
Writing Books for Readers Beyond Academe Harvard University Faculty Development & Diversity In the world of writing and publishing, "academic" is too often shorthand for -- as one editor puts it -- "lifeless prose, cumbersome to read, filled with unnecessary complication, often disdainful and stridently obscure in style and tone." This session is intended for faculty members who aspire to write for the general educated reader, and those seeking advice on how to engage trade publishers and age
Discrete Random Variables: Practice 4: Geometric Distribution
Susan Dean, Barbara Illowsky, Ph.D.
This module provides further practice with topics of Geometric Distribution in Statistics.
Virtual Maths - 2D Shapes, triangle
Interactive simulation demonstrating calculation of area of a triangle
Tips To Keep Your Kids Healthy At School
This 2:42 video deals with how to get rid of germs. This is one of the best ways to battle illnesses throughout the year. Frequent hand washing, cleaning surfaces often and covering your mouth when you cough are just some tips to avoid the spreading of germs. A lot of good ideas that should be seen by all parents.