Sarah Plain and Tall: Chapter Nine
This video features a man reading Sarah, Plain and Tall, chapter nine. Teachers could use this video in a listening center along with copies of the book for students to hear a fluent reader. ( 8:40)
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) (Spanish)
This patient education program explains chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and emphysema including the causes, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment options for these diseases. It also reviews the anatomy of the respiratory system. This resource is a MedlinePlus Interactive Health Tutorial from the National Library of Medicine, designed and developed by the Patient Education Institute.
The Snowy Day by Ezra Jack Keats
The words appear at the bottom of the screen as they are being narrated by Jane Harvey. The words are highlighted in blue as they are being read. The book on which this animated film has been based was awarded The Caldecott Medal. (06:28)
Facilitating Scientific Discovery
Amit Majumdar talks about how various scientists in many different fields of study collaborate with computer scientists at SDSC by using the computational power of the San Diego Supercomputer Center data resources to conduct their research on the UCSD campus.
Avalanche Dogs: Jason O'neill
Meet Jason O'Neill and learn how avalanche rescue dogs work their magic. (1:48)
Guide Dogs of America
Guide dogs grant the blind a chance at freedom and improved quality of life. Learn about the important role Guide Dogs of America plays in granting the blind with independence. (6:45)
17th Street Canal
Explore visits the Ninth Ward district of New Orleans, where in August 2005 rising waters blasted through a levee in the 17th Street canal. Approximately 2,000 people were killed and $84 billion of damages were incurred. (5:20)
Beijing History Lesson: VC2
The Chinese government has slowly been overhauling Beijing to erase any memory of the cities past is the subject of this 3:44 long video. It tells of some of the old culture and how the modern era has impacted it. A good luck into the ancient culture are shown in a visit to a small museum.
Master Fa Qing is a philosopher, calligrapher, and Buddhist monk who believes that calligraphy and other spiritual arts allow us to simplify our lives, opening up a door to happiness in a world where complexity often works against it. (4:28)
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Gene Stories: The Court of Opinion
Part of a BBC Web site devoted to demystifying the world of genes, the Court of Opinion offers users a fun, interactive way to explore some of the ethical issues raised in the field of genetic research. Users step into a virtual courtroom to hear from "the scientists, the campaigners, the advocates and the voices of dissent." Three courtrooms are available, each focused on a different issue, such as the relative contribution of nature (our genes) versus nurture (our environments) to human behavi
How to Do Economic History Advanced Diagnostics & Therapeutics: The Science of Engineering a Healthier World International association for Ladakh studies The Assassination of Martin Luther King Jr. 21H.421 Introduction to Environmental History (MIT) 297 GG How to Search a Corpus The '43 Group and Battling Anti-Semitic Groups in Britian U.S. Day Ahead: Nonfarm payrolls to rise a bit: Reuters poll Legacy Day 11.11.11 - TGC Helps Student in the Library
Advanced Diagnostics & Therapeutics, one of the University of Notre Dame's strategic research investments, breaks down barriers and fosters new collaborations across the Colleges of Science and Engineering. The initiative's faculty and students are creating technologies and tools to combat disease, promote health, and safeguard the environment—all with a commitment to addressing developing world problems and a focus on commercializing Notre Dame discoveries. http://advanceddiagnostics.nd.edu/
This is the website of the international association for Ladakh studies, an organisation established in 1987 to further the study of Ladakh and to provide a forum in which scholars could establish networks and links around the world. The site contains details of academic events, cultural activities and publications. The publication pages give details of books and journals published under the aegis of the association, along with contents and abstracts. Details of how to order are also provided, a
Martin Luther King Jr. Assassination - In this video, learn about the assassination of the American Civil Rights leader, Martin Luther King Jr, that took place at the Lorraine Motel in Memphis. Run time 02:27
Focusing primarily on the period since 1500, explores the influence of climate, topography, plants, animals, and microorganisms on human history and the reciprocal influence of people on the environment. Topics include the European encounter with the Americas, the impact of modern technology, and the historical roots of the current environmental crisis.
It's a database, not a dead body.
This 15 minute video has interviews The 43 Group was an English anti-fascist group set up by Jewish ex-servicemen in the immediate wake of World War II when, on their return to London, they encountered British fascist organisations. The activities of these fascist groups included antisemitic speeches in public places, inciting racial hatred, and from the rank-and-file fascists, violent attacks on London Jews and Jewish property. The 43 Group worked to try and stop this hatred. A good video to sh
Nov. 3 - October employment is set to have improved by 95,000 jobs, according to a Reuters poll, which isn't enough to bring down the unemployment rate significantly, says Reuters Correspondent Jason Lange.
http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=248284341881080 Celebrate Clemson history at Legacy Day Nov. 11 The determined spirit and generosity of Thomas Green Clemson is impacting and changing the lives of all Tigers even still today. Students, faculty, staff, and alumni and friends are invited to learn about and celebrate Clemson history at Legacy Day from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. Friday, Nov. 11, at Fort Hill. Legacy Day will feature food, fun, and entertainment including tours of the Fort Hill home.
Advanced Diagnostics & Therapeutics: The Science of Engineering a Healthier World
International association for Ladakh studies
The Assassination of Martin Luther King Jr.
21H.421 Introduction to Environmental History (MIT)
297 GG How to Search a Corpus
The '43 Group and Battling Anti-Semitic Groups in Britian
U.S. Day Ahead: Nonfarm payrolls to rise a bit: Reuters poll
Legacy Day 11.11.11 - TGC Helps Student in the Library