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.
USC's Reserve Officers' Training Corps (ROTC) Program
The University of Southern California's Reserve Officers' Training Corps (ROTC) program, offered by The USC Sol Price School of Public Policy, provides training to students who wish to pursue a position in the military while allowing them to attend a renowned university.
Live from Rochester, your hosts Melissa Greco Lopes and Anthony Plonczynski interview students, staff and parents, leading viewers through the most special day in a Rochester student's academic career.
2012 Commencement: College of Arts, Sciences and Engineering
Video highlights from the University of Rochester's commencement ceremony for Arts, Sciences & Engineering graduates on May 20, 2012. Commencement speaker and president of Brown University Ruth Simmons told the graduating class: "Your education benefits society only if you are a drum major for human dignity, speaking out and acting on behalf of that common thread of decency in every instance in which you see injustice, inequality and hatred on the rise".
Imagine Tomorrow 2012
The Imagine Tomorrow competition at Washington State University unites educators, scholars, and industry leaders to teach students of all backgrounds how to translate ideas into results. At the outset, the competition asks teams of Washington 9th through 12th graders to address a topic—this year, energy sustainability—by answering any of four challenges: biofuels, technology, behavior, or design. With these challenges, we aim to invite collaboration among leaders of today and tomorrow, ena
AICGS At Issue Interview: Dr. Wolfgang Gerhardt
AICGS Senior Fellow Alexander Privitera sat down with Dr. Wolfgang Gerhardt, member of the German Bundestag and Free Democratic Party (FDP), to discuss the current political landscape in Germany and the rest of the euro zone and what it could mean for the future of the common currency.
Science in Focus: Shedding Light on Science: Workshop 7. Sun and Seasons
Light energy from the Sun is absorbed all over the Earth. In this workshop we will examine how the transformed energy heats the Earth unevenly, causing seasons.,Explains the cycle of seasons on the Earth using a variety of models.
Science in Focus: Force and Motion: Workshop 7. The Lure of Magnetism
What is the difference between a permanent magnet and an electromagnet? In this workshop, fourth-grade students build an electromagnet by winding a wire around a rivet and attaching the ends to battery terminals. The students first predict how many washers they can pick up with the help of their electromagnet and then perform the experiment to test their predictions. After the number of washers is recorded and the results are discussed, the students engage in a group discussion about practical u
Virtual Maths - Basic Structures, shear force uniformly distributed load
Interactive simulation, demonstrating shear force, uniformly distributed load
Mosses and Liverworts-First Land Plants
Non-vascular plants have no true roots, leaves, stems, or flowers. They also have no internal circulatory system for bringing water to the various parts of their bodies. Therefore, non-vascular plants are typically found in very wet places. This video gives a brief overview of two non-vascular plants, mosses and liverworts. (00:50)
The Beautiful Music All Around Us: Field Recordings and the American Experience, by Stephen Wade
4:48 The Beautiful Music All Around Us presents the extraordinarily rich backstories of thirteen performances captured on Library of Congress
field recordings between 1934 and 1942 in locations reaching from
Southern Appalachia to the Mississippi Delta and the Great Plains. Including the children's play song "Shortenin' Bread," the fiddle tune
"Bonaparte's Retreat," the blues "Another Man Done Gone," and the
spiritual "Ain't No Grave Can Hold My Body Down," these perf
Six Steps for Fact Checking Citizen Media
Anyone can be a publisher today – thanks to the web. As a result, there are so many more sources of news and information, which makes fact checking all the more critical in fast moving news stories. When disinformation gets into the news cycle, it can lead to people being put in harm’s way. Here, then, is a set of six tips to help you get it right.
The Bridge Challenge (Interactive)
Only after first considering such factors as site (location and conditions), purpose, and, of course, budget can an engineer decide the most appropriate size, shape, and building material for a bridge. This interactive activity from the Building Big Web site challenges users to identify which bridge design is best for each of four different locations in the growing fictional community of Craggy Rock.
Ximon : Online films en series kijken Ximon is een video-on-demand platform dat is opgericht door het EYE Film Instituut Nederland, het Instituut voor Beeld en Geluid en de Film Producenten Nederland (FPN). Met Ximon willen de oprichters …
Ximon is een video-on-demand platform dat is opgericht door het EYE Film Instituut Nederland, het Instituut voor Beeld en Geluid en de Film Producenten Nederland (FPN). Met Ximon willen de oprichters …
Proefjes : Onderzoek en ervaar de vier elementen Het doel van deze site is kinderen vanaf 8 jaar kennis te laten maken met natuurkunde, scheikunde en biologie. Deze site bevat tal van proefjes over de vier elementen, daarnaast zijn er vele andere mogelijkheden tot onderzoek. Voor …
Het doel van deze site is kinderen vanaf 8 jaar kennis te laten maken met natuurkunde, scheikunde en biologie.
Deze site bevat tal van proefjes over de vier elementen, daarnaast zijn er vele andere mogelijkheden tot onderzoek. Voor …