Find out how hurricanes can be so destructive in this three-minute video.
Authors@Google: P.J. Simmons
co-author of "The Green to Gold Playbook: How to Implement Sustainability Practices for Bottom-Line Results in Every Business Function" P.J. Simmons is co-founder and Chairman of the Corporate Eco Forum, a network of senior Global 500 executives focused on spreading best and "next" practices in corporate sustainability and accelerating eco-innovation. P.J. has worked for over 15 years to connect sustainability issues to the mainstream of public, foreign policy, and business affairs. After serv
Simile or Metaphor?
What is the difference between a simile and metaphor? Answering that question is the goal of this student-created video. Metaphors are direct comparisons; similes use like or as to make the comparison. Shakespeare's famous metaphor," All the world is a stage," is used as an example. ( 1:24)
A Tour of Holland, Michigan
Holland,Michigan, was voted the second happiest place in America. Two students give a tour of the town and interview citizens to explain why the town is such a wonderful place. Citizens describe the lovely natural features, family-friendly atmosophere, farmers' market, and weekly musical performances. It is a priority of the town leaders to maintain beautiful surroundings. ( 3:30)
Maya Angelou: Study and Response to "Still I Rise"
Students read biographical information on Maya Angelou and her poem, "Still I Rise." Students identify support and elaboration in poem, then respond by either writing a letter to the author or his/her own poem in response.
Sarah, Plain and Tall, The Movie, Part Nine
This selection contains part nine of the movie version of the Newbery winning book, Sarah, Plain and Tall. This selection could be used to strenghthen students' understanding of the characters and setting in the book, including the storm which occurs near the end of the book. ( 6:42)
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Stories of Success: "Four weeks and I'm out"
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GoNUxstream Game Recap - Men's Ice Hockey vs. Boston College - Oct. 22, 2011
The Northeastern men's hockey team dropped a heartbreaking overtime loss, 4-3, to No.1-ranked Boston College on Saturday night in front of a capacity crowd of 4,746 at Matthews Arena.
Ask the Expert - Halloween Edition
In this Ask the Expert series, Rob Weiner, a subject librarian and pop-culture guru at Texas Tech University Library answers questions about halloween and the myths and legends surrounding it. He also talks about some local haunts around the Lubbock area.
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The physics of baseball
Gen Ed at Bat - part 6 John Huth, Donner Professor of Science (Physics)
Race and baseball
Gen Ed at Bat - part 3 Michael Klarman, Kirkland & Ellis Professor of Law (Harvard Law School)
Pruis MA133 10/20/11
Pruis MA133 from October 20, 2011
Chemistry Lecture- Gentex
Joel Nemes discusses his job as a chemist at Gentex for GRCC's Chemistry Lecture Series on October 22, 2011.
GRCC Student Congress 10/20/2011
GRCC's Student Congress from October 20, 2011
Nation's Cup 2011 Awards Ceremony
Nation's Cup 2011 Awards Ceremony at GRCC
7 Billion and Counting
With 7 billion mouths to feed -- and many more to come -- how will our cities, economies, health systems and environments cope? What are the challenges and opportunities? We asked some of UNSW's experts to canvass the big issues surrounding the global population explosion. Here's a taste of what they said. For more detailed videos and opinion pieces visit our 7 Billion website: www.7billion.unsw.edu.au.
7 Billion - Population Ageing
Professor John Piggott warns that it's time for Australia to prepare for the problems many countries face with an ageing population. For more detailed videos and opinion pieces visit our 7 Billion website: www.7billion.unsw.edu.au.
Michigan's transformation into a wine destination
Michigan has established itself as a wine destination, and Michigan State University has played a pivotal role in all aspects of the industry's growth. As Michigan's leaves hit peak color, residents and tourists alike travel the state snapping photos of blazing trees and visiting the growing number of vineyards. Today, Michigan is ranked as the nation's fourth-largest grape producer with a burgeoning industry of wine-grape growers and vineyards. But back in the 1970s, the majority of the state'