The Smallpox Virus -- Biological Weapon or Research Tool?
In May 2014, the World Health Assembly met in Geneva to debate the destruction of the world last know stockpiles of the Variola virus, which causes smallpox. Well before the Assembly met it was clear that opinion was divided -- Should the known repositories in secure laboratories in both Russia and USA be destroyed, thus preventing their use as an infectious agent in the future, or kept to ensure that the genetic material was available to scientists and researchers for the development of antiv
1992 Clinton Commercial
Bill Clinton’s masterfully orchestrated campaign made effective use of free television as well as paid advertising. Cable television provided numerous opportunities for unpaid appearances, whether on talk shows, in televised town meetings, in unedited coverage of campaign events on C-SPAN, or in news specials on MTV. (0:30)
CBS News: Obama Wins Election
"Breaking News:" CBS News projects that Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama will become the next President of the United States. Katie Couric discusses this historic event. Shows Grant Park before speech.
Extreme climatic events as drivers of early human behaviour in Africa?
In this seminar for the Institute of Cognitive and Evolutionary Anthropology, Sallie Burrough of Oxford University's School of Geography and the Environment presents an environmental perspective from the Kalahari Desert (23/11/11).
Edward Snowden, the NSA, and the US Courts
Many commentators following the NSA scandals have been eagerly awaiting the recommendations of the US government task force on the matter, and the proposed
reforms to be implemented by President Obama to bring the spy agency under control. If you’re interested in this kind of thing, you can watch the president’s recent speech
Many commentators following the NSA scandals have been eagerly awaiting the recommendations of the US government task force on the matter, and the proposed reforms to be implemented by President Obama to bring the spy agency under control. If you’re interested in this kind of thing, you can watch the president’s recent speech
Welcome to this Futures workbook on finding work. It is split into several sections describing different techniques for finding work. You can dip in and out of the different sections; however it is not wise to rely on only one mechanism for finding work. It is a competitive market for final year students and new graduates and so you should try many alternate ways to find work.
Computer Language Engineering, Spring 2010
This course analyzes issues associated with the implementation of higher-level programming languages. Topics covered include: fundamental concepts, functions, and structures of compilers, the interaction of theory and practice, and using tools in building software. The course includes a multi-person project on compiler design and implementation.
Routines in Everyday Math: What's my Rule?
A video to assist teachers and parents in working with students on the EDM routine including what's my rule. Students determine what rule is being used in the mathematics equation. (6:00)
Routines in Everyday Math-- Name Collection Boxes
Students learn how to use a name collection box. It starts with a specific number and then you have to determine different ways to name or show that number. Run time 3:25
Tone & Mood Words
Recognizing tone and mood when reading is an essential skill needed to fully understand any narrative. Photos show examples of tone and mood expressions. The tone and mood words appear as slide captions. Very clever. (4:14)
Synonyms and Idioms Create Tone and Mood
Teacher introduces the Thesaurus and how to use it. Then she moves to an exploration of synonyms and idioms for the words, angry, happy and sad. Musical background fits the tone of the words. (6:05)
This video concerning the tone of a story is by a college professor, however, the information presented by the instructor will be readily understood by middle and high school students. Instructor: Assistant Professor Adam Crowley, Husson University.
General Information About Tone
This video concerning tone in a story is by a college professor, however, the information presented by the instructor will be readily understood by middle and high school students. Instructor: Assistant Professor Adam Crowley, Husson University.
Physical Education, Teaching Juggling Skills
How to use juggling to improve hand-eye coordination. Juggling is an excellent way to help students concentrate and improve self-esteem.
Run time 2:12
The Christmas spirit in Nazareth
Dec. 24 - Christians enjoy the Christmas spirit in Nazareth, revered as the hometown of Jesus. Rough Cut (no reporter narration)
This video teaches how to find cardinal directions on a map.
Chemistry Vapor Pressure
This video gives a great explanation of vapor pressure and all the elements involved. It gives great diagrams and visual aids that help in remembering the information.
The Jepson Leadership Forum presents Emily Nussbaum
Emily Nussbaum, television critic for The New Yorker, discusses "From "I Love Lucy' to 'Breaking Bad': How Ambitious Modern Television Rebelled Against Formula by Exploding It" as part of the Jepson Leadership Forum's 2013-14 lecture series. Nov. 6, 2013
Tips on Applying for A Job
This video offers tips on how one should apply for jobs.
21H.931 Seminar in Historical Methods (MIT)
This subject is designed to give 21H majors and minors an introduction to the methods that historians use to interpret the past. We will focus on two areas: archives and interpretation. In our work on archives, we will ask what constitutes an archive. We will visit one or two local archives, speak with archivists, and assemble our own archive related to life at MIT in 2003. Once we have a better understanding of the possibilities and limitations of historical archives, we will turn to the task o