Celebrating the Games: Laura Weightman
Second year Sport and Exercise Science student and 1500m runner Laura Weightman speaks about her training schedule ahead of the London 2012 Olympic Games.
George Washington's Precedents
This video provides insights into the many precedents that Washington set as the first president. It would be a good overview, but does not provide any insights into why he took and said some of these actions in enough detail to stand by itself.(3:05)
2012 Barksdale Awards
The Barksdale Awards were established to encourage students to test themselves in environments that don't have the built-in safeties of a classroom, teaching lab or library. Vide by Nathan Latil
Global Cohort: Amparo Quisbert
Entrepreneur Amparo Quisbert of Bolivia talks about her company, Fama, and her participation in the 2012 U.S. State Department and Goldman Sachs 10,000 Women Entrepreneurship Partnership Global Cohort at Thunderbird School of Global Management. http://www.thunderbird.edu
Hollywood Cemetery: Inspiration for Art
Narrator shows footage of the Richmond cemetery and it's history. It has been used as the backdrop for musicians album covers as well as music videos. Many artists have used the cemetery as inspiration for their own photography and artwork. Part 12 in a series on Hollywood Cemetery. Length: 2:17
The Heart-Brain Connection: The Neuroscience of Social, Emotional, and Academic Learning
This video is a lecture on how social-emotional learning changes
the brain. The presenter explains how the brain is really the organ that is the target of these interventions and about neuroplasticity. The presentations explains that the key attributes are shaped by social and emotional learning which is a child's capacity to deal with emotions. The video also presents ways teachers can change the brain by
training the mind through social and emotional learning and ways to id
Gigantes y enanos (cuento en español para niños)
Este video es un cuento de gigantes y enanos. El video cuenta que hacen los gigantes y los enanitos por la mañana cuando se levantan. Perfecto para niños en primaria. (2:11)
Michael Pritchard Teaches Lessons from the Heart
This video features the ideas of Pritchard and shows some of his speeches. He is advocating Social and Emotional Learning Standards as just as important as language arts and math and encourages having students develop self-awareness, social awareness, and
decision making. A good video for staff development.(10:48)
ISS Update - June 21, 2012
The International Space Station video update for June 21, 2012.
Types of Christmas Trees
This video provides an explanation of the most popular trees and the good and bad points of each. There is a summary at the end. (.58)
Can You Catch the Water?
Students construct a three-dimensional model of a water catchment basin using everyday objects to create hills, mountains, valleys and water sources. They experiment to see where rain travels and collects, and survey water pathways to see how they can be altered by natural and human-made activities. Students discuss how engineers design structures that impact water collection, and systems that clean and distribute water.
Build it Better!
Students use their knowledge of tornadoes and damage. The students will work in groups to design a structure that will withstand and protect people from tornadoes. Each group will create a poster with the name of their engineering firm and a picture of their structure. Finally, each group will present their posters to the class.
Rockets need a lot of thrust to get into space. In this lesson, students learn how rocket thrust is generated with propellant. The two types of propellants are discussed and relation to their use on rockets is investigated. Students learn why engineers need to know the different properties of propellants.
Students read news reports and first-person accounts to imagine what it would be like to be in a blackout in a large city. They follow news reports as if the event were unfolding in real-time and keep weblogs or journals of their experience as they imagine it, taking on different roles of people who live in the city or commute there to work. They use their journal accounts to create a play or screenplay that depicts what the August 2003 blackout was like for the people in the U.S. and Canada who
Economics Transfer CalSO Summer 2012
June 7th, 2012 Cal Student Orientation (CalSO) for transfer students intending to major in Economics.
"India: The Emerging Giant" (video)
A talk by Arvind Panagariya. Arvind Panagariya discusses his new book, "India: The Emerging Giant", a history of the economic development of India since independence and the "definitive book on the Indian economy" according to Newsweek editor Fareed Zakaria. Panagariya is Jagdish Bhagwati Professor of Indian Political Economy, International and Publ
This slide show is loaded with information for older students. Indeed, there is so much data that the slides may be paused to allow students to catch-up with the information presented. This set of marine community illustrations can be used as visual aids
during formal or informal instruction while teaching about the marine
realm. There are three versions of each illustration:
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Libraries, Archives and Museums: A Strategic Conversation: Opening Talk
Monday, April 9 For generations Harvard's libraries, archives, and museums have been pre-eminent participants in support of the research, teaching, and learning carried out both within the university, and also beyond its walls. In an increasingly connected global society, interdisciplinary work is becoming the norm and researchers increasingly seek and share information across formats, genres, and institutional settings. To support users and to continue to grow and thrive, libraries, archives,
Timeline of the Origin of Slavery in America
Slavery and its legacy have shaped American history, from the Civil War to Reconstruction in the 1860's and 1870's to the struggle over civil rights a century later. This short video gives a timeline of the origin of slavery (Running Time 3:01).