Dining for Dealmakers: Hong Kong hotels
Sept. 15 - Reuters Correspondent Fred Katayama discovers Hong Kong's best hotel restaurants with Tim Zagat. Experience local fare and french flare at The Peninsula, the Four Seasons and the Mandarin hotels.
Lessons with Lego: the EU crisis
The Euro zone's financial crisis is a mess and it does not appear to be remedied anytime soon. Reuters finance blogger, Felix Salmon, explains the complex nature of the Euro zone with simple Lego.
Children of the New Democracy
The transition to democracy in South Africa brought real improvements in the opportunities open to many children and young people. Some constraints and pressures of the Apartheid Era have been mitigated or removed. In some respects, however, the lives of children and young people have not changed and, in some respects, they may have worsened. The extension of political rights to all adults has not meant an end to poverty among children and adolescents, personal security has declined, and AIDS ha
Black Adam: End of the White Guy?
This website features video material that can be used by educators and facilitators to generate discussion of whiteness in Post-Apartheid South Africa and the postcolonial world, in general.
A CCA Education: An Investment in Your Future
At California College of the Arts, we partner with students and their families to ensure they achieve their goals. Our financial aid program is designed to help make CCA more affordable so all students reach their creative potential. Hear firsthand as current students talk about how coming to CCA is an investment in their future. Learn more: cca.edu/financialaid
Hellos and Goodbyes in Many Languages
This selection contains video of a student saying "Hello" and "Goodbye" in German, Spanish, Italian, Chinese, Icelandic, French, Polish, and American Sign Language. The words appear in print as the student pronounces them. ( 1:48)
Penile Implant Surgery
This video has been age-restricted based on our Community Guidelines (http://www.youtube.com/t/community_guidelines ). In this video, Dr. Andrew Kramer demonstrates his procedure of placing a 3-piece inflatable prosthesis, used to treat sexual dysfunction (impotence). This technique is done is about 20 minutes and the device never touches the skin. Dr. Kramer is the Director of sexual medicine at the University of Maryland School of Medicine.
Boundary Spanners: Learning from Your Child
Thunderbird School of Global Management Professor Andreas Schotter, Ph.D., goes inside the mind of a boundary spanner. http://www.thunderbird.edu
Johns Hopkins Story Swap - Like a French Restaurant
Marcia Howes '86 and Kevin Howes '85 -- with daughter, Sadie Howes '11 -- discuss how some professors had permitted Marcia to bring her dog to class, just like one can do at a French restaurant.
2011-12 Homecoming Court: Jordan Honeysett
Hi, everyone! My name is Jordan Honeysett, and I am honored to represent all of the alumni, students, faculty and staff at Michigan State on Homecoming Court. MSU has presented me with many opportunities to positively impact the world we live in through learning, service and leading. Being a Spartan has changed my life. Go Green! To learn more about Honeysett and the other members of the 2011-12 MSU Homecoming Court, check out the Homecoming Blog: http://alumni.msu.edu/programs/homecoming/blo
Introducing a Triplet Formulation to the Traveling Salesman Problem
Marissa Lawson, Lyon Anderson
The objective of our research is to introduce a new formulation to model the Traveling Salesman Problem, a combinatorial optimization problem.
Leeds Met Uni Counselling Service - Short Promotional Video
Leeds Met Uni Counselling Service, Leeds, Leeds Metropolitan University, Counselling
The Battle of Vienna 1683
The large-scale battle won by Polish-Austrian-German forces lead by King of Poland Jan III Sobieski against the Ottoman Empire army are the subject of this 3:18 long video. There isn't any narration and the music may be a distraction and it can be muted without losing any of the data.
The Historical Battle of Agincourt 1415
This 9:36 video is about this battle that took place after the Hundred Years Wars when the English King Henry battles the French army near the town of Agincourt. Though immensely outnumbered, King Henry's army manages to claim victory. Done with a narrator and animation. Good detail and should be of interest to students.
Simile or Metaphor?
What is the difference between a simile and metaphor? Answering that question is the goal of this student-created video. Metaphors are direct comparisons; similes use like or as to make the comparison. Shakespeare's famous metaphor," All the world is a stage," is used as an example. ( 1:24)
A Newscast of Hamlet's Death
Students analyze Shakespeare's Hamlet in a creative way in this selection. The format is that of a news program with "live" action coverage and an interview with a friend. ( 4:39)
The Role of Red Blood Cells in Anemia
Watch this one-minute video to learn about how the body makes red blood cells, which contain hemoglobin and carry oxygen throughout the body. Anemia occurs when there are too few red blood cells or not enough hemoglobin.
Seaweed hidden wedged in a rock crevice
Seaweeds are vulnerable to desiccation when exposed during low tide. They attach themselves in crevices to trap moisture. Their thick cell walls also trap moisture for the organism, which is why seaweeds appear slimy and wet.
Design a Flying Machine
The purpose of this activity is for the students to draw a design for their own flying machine. They will apply their knowledge of aircraft design and the forces acting on them. The students will start with a brainstorming activity where they come up with creative uses for every day objects. They will then use their creativity and knowledge of airplanes to design their own flying machine.
20th Century Battlefields: 1942 Midway 2
This 2:38 long video uses original footage and interviews to tell how in a little more than five minutes, American dive-bombers reduce three Japanese carriers to flaming wrecks.