The Student Leader
In this video segment from the American Experience: "Freedom Riders" Web site, watch interviews and newsreel footage and see archival photos to learn about the early efforts of a prominent student leader of the Civil Rights Movement of the 1960s. Diane Nash, a young Chicago native, was attending Fisk University in Nashville, Tennessee, when she was introduced to nonviolent direct action. She quickly became an influential student activist through her leadership of sit-ins in Nashville, her p
Pay Attention to the Penguins
Think of penguins as ocean sentinels, says Dee Boersma -- they're on the frontlines of sea change. Sharing stories of penguin life and culture, she suggests that we start listening to what penguins are telling us. Dee Boersma considers penguins ocean sentinels, helping us understand the effects of pollution, overfishing and climate change on the marine environment. Run time 15:09.
OrganWise Guys Shorts: Refrigerate Your Food
Come learn about health and nutrition with the OrganWise Guys! In this short: to the tune of "If You're Happy and You Know it," the OrganWise Guys tell kids why it's important to put leftover and unused foods in the fridge. (1min)
Science Bulletins: MRSA—When Good Bacteria Go Bad
The bacteria Staphylococcus aureus is a benign resident of the human microbiome. But in the last 15 years, a strain of it has evolved to become a major public health problem. To understand how everyday microbes can change so dramatically, laboratories are investigating how bacterial communities exchange genetic information in the environments we share.
Science Bulletins is a production of the National Center for Science Literacy, Education, and Technology (NCSLET), part of the Department of Edu
Dimity Hawkins - A global abolition treaty: getting us to zero - Nuclear disarmament forum
A global abolition treaty: getting us to zero
Speaker: Dimity Hawkins
International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ican).
Who will stop nuclear next use? A public forum on nuclear disarmament organised by the Australia-Japan Civil Society Cooperation for Nuclear Disarmament, Nautilus Institute.
We are getting towards the tipping point that will see disarmament. It has been 64 years in the making. There is a ground-swell developing. This week in Australia, the Joint Standing Committe
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