Reagan Advocates Small Government
In this video clip, hear Reagan as he makes a speech to the American public about advocating a small government to give the people a bigger role in American everyday life. (0:46)
Reagan on Military Strength
In this video clip, hear Reagan speak in a debate against President Carter about how his first priority in his presidency is to maintain world peace and that the use of military force is a last resort when all other options have failed and when it regards to the United States National Security. (1:59)
Breakingviews: When markets slow, where to go?
May 17 - Worried about the world falling apart? Park your hard-earned cash in Asian sovereign debt, says Reuters Breakingview's Wayne Arnold.
Breakingviews: Exxon gets the jitters
May 17 - Antony Currie and Christopher Swann discuss the oil giant's attempts to fend off shareholder ire at CEO Rex Tillerson's $35 mln pay package.
CTPI: Public Square, Euthanasia - Panel, April 2012
‘Euthanasia and assisted suicide: A discussion we need to have’ Panel: Professor Sean Davison, Hon. Maryan Street, MP, Professor Grant Gillett, John Kleinsman, Associate Professor Colin Gavaghan Chair: Professor Paul Trebilco. This event includes the presentation of a research paper on attitudes towards euthanasia in New Zealand by Thomas Noakes-Duncan.
Eric Schmidt - UC Berkeley Commencement Address - May 12, 2012
Spring Commencement Ceremony, May 12, 2012 Keynote Speaker Eric E. Schmidt M.S. '79, Ph.D. '82 Executive Chairman, Google http://commencement.berkeley.edu/
Ruth W. Messinger explains that 'you are what you do'
Ruth W. Messinger, President, American Jewish World Service, delivers the Baccalaureate Address on Friday, May 17, 2012 at Elon University.
No honour in killing: art makes visible buried (part2/3)
Dr Marsha A. Freeman is Director, International Women's Rights Action Watch (IWRAW); Senior Fellow, University of Minnesota Human Rights Center, and Adjunct Professor, University of Minnesota Law School. Freeman is an expert on the technical interpretation, procedures, and practical application of the CEDAW Convention. She works closely with human rights treaty bodies and agencies to assist in monitoring government obligations and to formulate policy on international legal standards regarding wo
I'm Passing and I know it!
Discrete Random Variables: Hypergeometric (optional)
Susan Dean, Barbara Illowsky, Ph.D.
This module describes the properties of a hypergeometric experiment and hypergeometric probability distribution. This module is included in the Collaborative Statistics textbook/collection as an […]
George Washington Carver: An Uncomon Way
This is a trailer for a documentary about George Washington Carver. It gives a glimpse into who Carver was and some of his legacy. This is a good video to compliment the book A Weed Is a Flower: The Life of George Washington Carver. (02:03)
Learn Spanish Online - Cartoon 2
This video has substitles in English and Spanish (and the narration is only in Spanish) and is suitable for intermediate learners. This features a cartoon about Gulliver's Travels.
Montessori Math-How to Write Numerals 0-10
This Montessori instructional video shows students how to write numbers 0-10 using a large number and a green dot. This would be a super activity for sandpaper numbers and for writing numbers in sand or shaving cream. This is a great resource for the early childhood classroom. (4:31)
Gerald Ford on Economic Woes
After finding little support in Congress on his proposed budget-reducing actions, President Gerald Ford stresses the necessity of his plan in a news conference held December 2, 1974, which was broadcast live on television and radio. (3:46)
Gerald Ford on Resignation of South Vietnam's President
In April 1975, when North Vietnamese forces reached Xuan Loc, Saigon's last line of defense, President Nguyen Van Thieu announced his resignation. In an interview, President Gerald Ford denies that the U.S. government influenced Thieu's decision to resign. (0:36)
RNAi Explained (Interactive)
This interactive activity from NOVA scienceNOW illustrates the function of RNA interference (RNAi), a mechanism by which cells interrupt the process of protein synthesis. By effectively silencing genes, RNAi helps to fight infections. Scientists hope that one day they will be able to use this powerful mechanism in the treatment of a wide variety of genetic diseases.
*Not all will agree with the introduction (dealing with evolution), but the active video and metaphor link (putting
Picasso-Inspired Soft Sculpture - Lesson Plan
Adapt Picasso-style cubist image into a three-dimensional soft sculpture. This project combines printmaking, drawing, acrylic painting, sculpture and textiles. The 4:48 video shows how do make the piece and is fairly easy to follow.