Texas Tech Recruiting Students at Cowboys Stadium Reception
Texas Tech University recruits students in a variety of ways -- including a series of receptions hosted by President Guy Bailey. The receptions, held across the state and other parts of the southwest, are meant to encourage students to check out what Texas Tech has to offer. One reception happened at the new Cowboys Stadium in Arlington where more than 500 prospective students and their families came to get more information on Texas Tech. While at the reception, students met with different a
Grand Union Canal - Uxbridge to Brentford
Grand Union Canal maps and photos, particularly bridges with numbers
Complete Smartboard Tutorial
A video tutorial on smartboard.
This video is a brief overcap of the Mayan culture temple that is located in modern Mexico. This video focuses on the orgins of the Temple of Chichen Itza. It provides a quite a few facts of the temple and some of it characteristics. For instance, there are 365 steps to reach the top of th temple.
In this computer animated video, the process on photosynthesis is explained in song with accompanying diagrams. ( 1:51)
3.5.1 Summary of Section 3
The extreme challenges of life in the polar regions require the animals who make their habitat there to make many adaptations. This unit explores the polar climate and how animals like reindeer, polar bears, penguins, sea life and even humans manage to survive there. It looks at the adaptations to physiological proceses, the environmental effects on diet, activity and fecundity, and contrasts the strategies of aquatic and land-based animals in surviving in this extreme habitat. This unit builds
Engaging Religious Communities Abroad: (with the Chicago Council on Global Affairs)
n February 23, 2010, The Chicago Council on Global Affairs Task Force on Religion and the Making of U.S. Foreign Policy released its final report, which focuses on strategies for better incorporating an understanding of religion into the U.S. foreign policymaking framework. The Task Force is comprised of high level and influential policymakers, academics, constitutional lawyers and religious leaders.
The Development of China's Energy Sector: Prof. Xu Kuangdi
Prof. Xu Kuangdi, former mayor of Shanghai, discussed China's energy sector at Georgetown University on September 30, 2010. Sponsored by the Asian Studies Program.
Electric Company: What is a Green Screen?
This video explains how a green screen is used to make actors appear to be in different places. (1:13)
2 The biology of prions
The furore surrounding the so-called ‘mad cow’ diseases is an important and controversial episode of recent years. Although it peaked several years ago, the topic is still of great medical significance, influencing the way members of the public think about and experience science and scientists.
1.5.2 Late-onset multifactorial disorders
This Unit looks at three different uses of genetic testing: pre-natal diagnosis, childhood testing and adult testing. Such tests provide genetic information in the form of a predictive diagnosis, and as such are described as predictive tests. Pre-natal diagnosis uses techniques such as amniocentesis to test fetuses in the womb. For example, it is commonly offered to women over 35 to test for Down's syndrome. Childhood testing involves testing children for genetic diseases that may not become a p
Ethics and politics
Moral and Political Philosophy: how should we live? What constitutes a just state?
The philosophical method - logic and argument
Logic and Argument: the joys of symbolic and philosophical logic
Ngaire Woods, introduction to the International Community's Response to Haiti
Ngaire Woods talks about the international community's humanitarian response to the Haitian Earthquake. Part of a series of presentations entitled 'The International Community's Response to Haiti'.