Ice strands air passengers in Paris
Around five thousands travellers are stranded at Paris' Charles de Gaulle airport, as winter weather continues to disrupt flights.
Turkey hosts Karzai and Zardari talks
Turkey increases diplomatic clout by hosting leadership talks between Afghanistan and Pakistan ahead of trilateral talks.
A truce offer from Hamas
Hamas says it is committed to truce with Israel, if the Jewish state stops raids. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.
The Future of Cancer Biomarkers: What's in the Pipeline? - Samir Hanash, MD, PhD
Substantial progress has been made in our understanding of the molecular basis of cancer, yet few diagnostics have been developed to date. Opportunities and challenges in developing blood based molecular diagnostics are reviewed from a lung cancer perspective by Dr. Samir Hanash, of the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. The contribution of DNA, RNA, proteins, metabolites and circulating tumor cells to lung cancer diagnostics are presented. (Series: Laboratory Medicine Grand Rounds)
The Daily's Double Shot: 12/17/2010
This finals week episode features highlight clips from the fall 2010 season of shows. The shows included features on campus outreach programs, student activities (including a rousing game of zombie tag) and profiles of stand-out students who are proud to be Huskies.
Burns Diary Exposes the Myth of Fed Independence [Inside the Nixon Administration: The Secret Diary of Arthur Burns, 1969–1974 • By Arthur Burns • University Press of Kansas, 2010 • 144 pages] The notion of central-bank independence is one of the great myths of the modern age. The perception is consta
[Inside the Nixon Administration: The Secret Diary of Arthur Burns, 1969–1974 • By Arthur Burns • University Press of Kansas, 2010 • 144 pages]
The notion of central-bank independence is one of the great myths of the modern age. The perception is consta
Infrastructure development will be India’s next economic wave
Infrastructure development will drive India’s economic growth in the next decade. That’s according to Kamal Nath, the country’s Road Transport and Highways Minister.
Vest Pocket Motorcycle Invention
This one minute video shows how the Vest Pocket Cycle came be be invented by Alex Brun. This is what today would be a minibike or a motorized scooter. Students might like to update this video by thinking of transportation astronauts might use on planets with far different gravity than Earth.
MythBusters- The Gas Dog
Does driving with your dog's head sticking out of the window reduce your fuel efficiency? Tory, Kari and Grant put this eco-question to the test in this exclusive webisode. This video could also be used for a lesson on the scientific method since they are testing a hypothesis and using a control in their experiment. Run time 03:21.
RSA Animate - Changing Education Paradigms
This animate was adapted from a talk given at the RSA by Sir Ken Robinson, and goes through some of the problems that educators face. A lot of interesting concepts and insights. A great video for educators and other leaders. Stresses that the world is living in the past in terms of education, and still looks there for answers. Well worth the 11 minutes to view. Great discussion starter for teacher preparation classes. Deals with many issues such as ADD and the media, too.
A school that teaches reindeer herding is featured in this ABC news clip. The video interviews teenagers who attend this co-ed school and their thoughts on why reindeer herding is important. There is some nice video footage of real reindeer. The video could also be used with younger students during the Christmas season or as a compare and contrast between reindeer and regular deer. Run time 01:46.
History is Served
A new blog from Historic Foodways presents 18th-century recipes in 21st-century terms. Get cooking with Frank Clark at recipes.history.org.
Johns Hopkins - The model of a modern university
2010 end-of-year thank you video to supporters, friends, students, faculty and staff of the Johns Hopkins University.
Job Creation and Other Economic Myths Job creation has become the central theme of the current recession. The focus on job growth is widespread among both conservative (if I may use this term liberally) and left-leaning economists. Furthermore, if you ask the man on the street what the pressing economic problem of the time is, he will certainly respond, "Jobs." In a Gallup poll taken in March of 2010, Author(s):
Job creation has become the central theme of the current recession. The focus on job growth is widespread among both conservative (if I may use this term liberally) and left-leaning economists. Furthermore, if you ask the man on the street what the pressing economic problem of the time is, he will certainly respond, "Jobs."
In a Gallup poll taken in March of 2010, Author(s):
How to Make Math Meaningful
Making math meaningful is about relaying everyday events to concepts like money and current events. Foster a real-world connection with the use of mathematics using assistance from a math teacher.
How to Find Perimeter of Semi-Circle
Finding the perimeter of a semi-circle involves a math formula that starts with C equals two Pi R. Formulate the rest of the perimeter math equation to find the circumference of a semi circle with this video.
Teaching Map Skills to Children
When teaching kids about maps, first teach them about locations and make connections with world events. Show children how to make maps with tips from a former classroom teacher. (2:22)