The Science of Discworld - Professor Ian Stewart
The Science of Discworld series weaves together a Discworld story by Terry Pratchett which examines what happens when wizards meddle with history in a battle against the elves for the future of humanity, with scientific commentary by two University of Warwick researchers (mathematician and chaos theory expert Professor Ian Stewart and reproductive Biologist Dr Jack Cohen) on the evolution and development of the human mind, culture, language, art, and science. Professor Ian Stewart is a member o
Europe to pick up tab for boosting firewall: Reuters Breakingviews
Despite Geman resistance, Europe will end up with by far the biggest bill for increasing its war chest say Reuters Breakingviews.
Pablo Picasso-The Bull in Winter, Part 3 of 7
This film documentary focuses on the last two decades of the life and work of the Spanish artist, Pablo Picasso. (9:01)
Adding Different Units of Length - Khan Academy
In this video Salman Khan discusses how to convert and add different units of weight. The problem in this video is this:
An electrician has the following lengths of cable: 23 inches, 49 inches, and 8 feet. How much cable does he have in feet?
Harrastukset - Hobbies
Harrastukset - Hobbies.
44 Presidents by Rhythm, Rhyme, Results
This educational rap features presidents from Washington to Obama. May be a suitable way to memorize or remember all forty-four of them. Lyrics by Ben Johnson.
SAT Prep: Test 5, Section 7, Part 5
Students, improve your math SAT score! The instructor uses an electronic chalkboard to model problems. This video is appropriate for high school students. Uses a textbook (the official SAT study guide) commonly found in bookstores, but it is not absolutely necessary as the narrator does all work on the screen. Problems 16-18 starting on page 673.
Structuring Paragraphs, Part 5
This is a video lecture on how to structure paragraphs. In this segment, Mr. Page discusses the introductory paragraphs (in which the writer states the topic) and concluding paragraphs (where the writer summarizes main points). (06:29)
Ecstasy is a dangerous drug that causes the release of serotonin, dopamine, norepinephrine, and acetylcholine. These molecules are neurotransmitters.
Phases of Meiosis
This 27 minute video is about the 12 phases of meiosis. The phases of meiosis are meiosis I, prophase I, leptotene, zygotene, pachytene, diplotene, diakinesis, synchronous processes, metaphase I, anaphase I, and telophase I. All of these 12 phases of meiosis combine together to create new organisms such as by sexual reproduction. The video uses a cartoon graphic and a lecturer.
Commas, Semicolons, Colons
This video is an AP English project. It explains how to use commas, semicolons, and colons and provides examples of how to use each correctly. The examples are not read aloud by the narrators, so it might be helpful to pause the video to read through the examples. Then, the video asks some questions with multiple choice answers to test your knowledge of correctly using each type of punctuation.
Mozart - Eine kleine Nachtmusik
This is a live video of New Trinity Baroque, Atlanta's leading period instrument orchestra, performing Mozart's masterpiece, "Eine kleine Nachtmusik" ("A Little Night Music") at St. Bartholomew's Episcopal Church on September 2, 2006. The orchestra is conducted by Predrag Gosta. (9:00)
Embedding the concept of competency maps
This presentation outlines the background, context and transferability of a competency mapping tool originally developed in health but suitable for enterprise
A Gift of Opportunity: Harry Colmery and the GI Bill of Rights
Harry Colmery, a Topekan, is credited with writing the initial draft of the Servicemen's Readjustment Act of 1944, better known as the GI Bill of Rights. He was part of a committee formed by the national American Legion to secure benefits for those men and women who served in World War II. This pod cast features Colmery's testimony to Congress about what the United States owed to the men and women who had fought for the freedom and liberty of their country. Many historians credit the GI Bill w
Cloning Wild Life: zoos, captivity, and the future of endangered animals [Audio]
Speaker(s): Dr Carrie Friese, Professor Charis Thompson | The natural world is marked by an ever-increasing loss of varied habitats, species extinctions, and new kinds of dilemmas posed by global warming. At the same time, humans are working to actively shape this natural world through contemporary bioscience and biotechnology, as humans seek scientific solutions to environmental crisis. Cloned endangered animals in zoos sit at the apex of these trends. In her new book Carrie Friese argues that
This video, created for the My Canada Video Contest, provides basic information about Canada to the tune of "Cross Canada" by Stompin' Tom Connors. The video won third place in the contest. (1:25)
Stop Motion-Bay of Fundy "TIDE" - Parrsboro, NS
A man created this video of the famous Bay of Fundy tide. He took one picture every 30 seconds for 6 hours straight. This is only a video from low tide (12:53PM) to high tide (6:44PM). Video shows how drastic the tides are in the Bay of Fundy.
Fundy Tides - Scotts Bay Timelapse
Ever wonder what it was like living near the highest tides in the world - reaching a rise of up to 50 feet? This time lapse shot at Scots Bay, NS, in the Bay of Fundy shows twelve hours of tide in only 120 seconds. People have often found themselves facing peril when they did not keep an eye on the clock while beach combing. When the tide is rolling in at an average rate of 8 feet of depth per hour it can be a chore just staying ahead of it.
22-year old DC activist takes on Verizon
Jan. 5 - Twenty-two-year-old Molly Katchpole, who lives in a tiny Washington, DC apartment, is being credited with helping to kill Verizon's plan to impose a $2 "convenience" fee on customers with an online petition. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).