US Presidents Video--First Ladies
Students will enjoy this funny, fact filled video about the First Ladies of the United States. Each character is animated using a real picture of the First Lady's face. A fun fact is given for First Lady. This is a great resource to help build background knowledge and to help make real world connections in the classroom. (1:50)
Aijia Liu - BA International Business Management - China Campus
Aijia (Dorothy), of China, talks about how our business degree programmes equip you to become a leader.
Washington Booker, III
In May of 1963, black elementary, middle, and high school students in Birmingham left school to participate in a four-day civil rights demonstration. Washington Booker was among approximately 2,000 students who were arrested and jailed for their part in what came to be known as the Children's Crusade. In this interview, Booker describes his experience. (6:17)
Attention to Scaling
In this video segment from Cyberchase, the CyberSquad analyzes the bar graph data showing the number of bugs in each room in the Cybrary. After comparing their bar graph to the one created by Hacker, the CyberSquad realizes that the issue may be a difference in scale. This segment is the second of three segments. Check out “Inventing Bar Graphs” to see how the CyberSquad created their bar graph. Watch “The Power of the Whole Picture” to see how they explain the
Taking the Citizenship Oath
In the registering process, after going through a number of steps and passing the examinations many immigrants have to take a citizenship oath. In this video clip, American citizens discuss what it was like taking the citizenship oath. (2:07)
Building a Business: Taking the First Steps: Company Basics
Russell Smith, CEO of Business Boffins Ltd, presents the 1st lecture of the 2011/12 Building a Business lecture series.
Building a Business: Evaluating a Venture Idea
Pegram Harrison, Fellow in Entrepreneurship at the Said Business School, presents the 2nd lecture of the 2011/12 Building a Business lecture series.
Patient Letters: Family of Cancer Patient Gives Thanks for "Loving Care"
This letter from the Bell family expresses the gratitude they felt towards the caregivers at the University of Maryland Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Cancer Center who treated their father, Robert Bell. Though they were heartbroken at his passing, the memories of the loving care he received helped them through their difficult time. Related Links: Hematologic Malignancies Program http://www.umgcc.org/hem_malig_program/index.htm Our Physicians http://www.umgcc.org/hem_malig_program/phys_staff.
Defrag: Windows Search, Delaying Windows Update, Reboot Requirements Microsoft tech troubleshooter extraordinaire Gov Maharaj and I help walk you through troubleshooting solutions to your tech support problems. If you have a problem you want to send us, you can use the Problem Step Recorder in Windows 7 (see this for details on how) and send us the zip file to DefragShow@microsoft.com. We will also be checking comme
Microsoft tech troubleshooter extraordinaire Gov Maharaj and I help walk you through troubleshooting solutions to your tech support problems. If you have a problem you want to send us, you can use the Problem Step Recorder in Windows 7 (see this for details on how) and send us the zip file to DefragShow@microsoft.com. We will also be checking comme
Mexico: Hotbed for UFO Activity
This video clip contains information on the July 11, 1991 supposed sighting of a UFO. Mexico became a hotbed of UFO activity immediately following this sighting Millions have seen and hundreds filmed, objects in the skies of Mexico. (1:20)
Part 7 - Chapter 32 - A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court by Mark Twain
Part 7, Chapter 32: Dowley's Humiliation. Classic Literature VideoBook with synchronized text, interactive transcript, and closed captions in multiple languages. Audio courtesy of Librivox. Read by John Greenman.
Playlist for A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court by Mark Twain: http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL594379211E091592
This video clip highlights the Mayan civilizations achievements. The Mayans were the first to figure out the concept of zero, created the first accurate calendar containing 365 days per year, and started a writing system. The Mayans had hundreds of cities and their capital of Tikal contained schools, libraries, sports arenas, and hospitals. In 1,000 A.D. Mayan cities were abandoned. The growth of the great Mayan civilization is as much a mystery as its disappearance. This clip contains text to a
Teorema de Pitágoras (en español)
Pitágoras de Samos fue un filósofo y matemático griego. Es famoso sobre todo por el Teorema, que en realidad pertenece a la escuela pitagórica. El Teorema de Pitágoras te ayudará a resolver problemas del día a día. (2:10)
Smart headset gives food a voice
Watch a system use sound effects to enhance the texture of food. Read more: http://www.newscientist.com/blogs/nstv/2011/12/smart-headset-gives-food-a-voice.html
Sam Pinner - BA Law
Sam talks about the learning resources available at Nottingham.
Open Classroom 2/22/12 #3 Lori Lefkovitz
Food and American Society an Urban Perspective Topic for 2/22/12: What we eat: The role of culture Lectures: Sara Dwyer - Program Manager, Oldways -- Culture and Food Lori Lefkovitz - Ruderman Professor and Director of Jewish Studies, Northeastern University Robert Hall - Associate Professor of African American Studies, Northeastern University The Open Classroom Policy Series is a graduate-level public policy seminar that is open to the public. Each semester, the School of Public Policy and
How to Strengthen Your Child's Reading Muscles
Mixing crafts and reading/writing makes literacy more fun. Traci Paige Johnson, co-creator of Blues Clues, shares crafty tips for keeping children reading and writing over the summer. ( 1:41)
OrganWise Guys Shorts: Get to Know the Kidneys
Come learn about health and nutrition with the OrganWise Guys! In this short: the Kidney Brothers provide a kid-friendly explanation of how the kidneys fit into the overall health and process of our bodies. (1min)
Peter Roby's Blog - February 23, 2012
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