Associate Professor Martin Sevior speaks with Jacky Angus and weighs up nuclear power in an energy-hungry and rapidly warming world.
Guest: Assoicate Professor Martin Sevior, School of Physics.
Topic: Nuclear power: Cure or Curse
Classroom Seating Arrangements
Ten classrooms are visited within a middle school. Some are more traditional than others in this ten minute video. Some bulletin boards are also shown. Limited sound for first 1:30 of video. Some teachers explain their reasoning for the classroom.
Republicans blame Obama for U.S. credit rating downgrade
Aug. 5 - Republican presidential hopefuls blame President Barack Obama for the the United States losing its top-notch AAA credit rating from Standard & Poor's in an unprecedented reversal of fortune for the world's largest economy. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
Science and Cooking
This is a public physics lecture vidoe, one of the Boulder Summer School 2011 lecture videos.
The lecturer is Professor Michael Brenner from harvard.
You can find the lecture notes on the BSS2011 website under the link of "Lecture Notes":
Emotions and the Brain 2 Fall 2007
Emotions and the Brain 2. From Psych 156: Human Emotion - Fall 2007. This course will examine two different theoretical perspectives on emotion: (1) the differential emotions approach with its strong evolutionary grounding, and (2) the social constructionist approach. Next, the course will investigate empirical research on many facets of emotion including facial expression, physiology, appraisal, and the lexicon of emotion. Finally, we will consider more specific topics including social interact
Authors@Google: Josh Sundquist
"Just Don't Fall: How I Grew Up, Conquered Illness, and Made It Down the Mountain" by josh Sundquist
Sundquist was diagnosed with a rare form of cancer as a nine-year-old and soon thereafter lost his leg to the disease. His dad was an aspiring minister and his mother a very conservative Christian who home-schooled her children. This first-person memoir relates his and his family's struggle with the disease and his evolution into a young man who competed successfully in the 2006 Paralympics in T
Journals of 9/11
In the immediate aftermath of the 9/11 terrorists attacks, members of the SMU community recorded their thoughts and emotions in journals that were later bound and saved for posterity. Now, 10 years later, WFAA News of Dallas revisits those journals with this story that aired September 8, 2011.
Merkel "sold" on ecocars, at auto show.
Sept. 15 - German Chancellor Angela Merkel officially opens the 64th International Motor Show in Frankfurt, saying the car industry is a "central pillar of our economy". Nick Rowlands reports.
Lagarde confirms support for Greece
In her first major economic speech as the head of the International Monetary Fund, Christine Lagarde says global growth is slowing and bold action is needed, meanwhile she remains confident Greece will stay in the euro zone.
Stephen Leonard talks about Innovation at GLS2011
Stephen Leonard, Chief Executive, IBM UK and Ireland, talks about Innovation at the Global Leadership Summit 2011
Finding the Theme in 'Romeo and Juliet'
How do you identify the theme, idea about life, in a work of literature? In this video, a teacher models the process using "Romeo and Juliet" as an example. This video would be helpful for students who are beginning to identify implied rather than stated themes. (01:50)
Seaweed hidden wedged in a rock crevice
Seaweeds are vulnerable to desiccation when exposed during low tide. They attach themselves in crevices to trap moisture. Their thick cell walls also trap moisture for the organism, which is why seaweeds appear slimy and wet.
Design a Flying Machine
The purpose of this activity is for the students to draw a design for their own flying machine. They will apply their knowledge of aircraft design and the forces acting on them. The students will start with a brainstorming activity where they come up with creative uses for every day objects. They will then use their creativity and knowledge of airplanes to design their own flying machine.
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