"Plan B 4.0: Mobilizing to Save Civilization"
A talk by author and Earth Policy Institute founder Lester Brown. As fossil fuel prices rise, oil insecurity deepens, and concerns about climate change cast a shadow over the future of coal, a new energy economy is emerging. Wind, solar, and geothermal energy are replacing oil, coal, and natural gas, at a pace and on a scale we could not have imag
21H.952J Readings in American History Since 1877 (MIT)
This seminar aims to develop a teaching knowledge of the field through extensive reading and discussion of major works. The reading covers a broad range of topics - political, economic, social, and cultural - and represents a variety of historical methods.
Tobacco in the Colonies
Investment in the field yields profits in the marketplace for diligent tobacco farmers. Rural tradesman Wayne Randolph describes the hungry crop's allure.
Job Play: Producer (Interactive)
The Student will play the role of the producer planning and coordinating the various parts of television production. This animated interactive job exploration experience connects schoolwork with real work and familiarizes students with some of the Language Arts skills it takes to be a producer. In this activity the producer is writing a script, selecting the graphics and the music for a spot to promote the Kids Work! ETV News.
11.941 Disaster, Vulnerability and Resilience (MIT)
In recent years, the redistribution of risk has created conditions for natural and technological disasters to become more widespread, more difficult to manage, and more discriminatory in their effects. Policy and planning decision-makers frequently focus on the impact that human settlement patterns, land use decisions, and risky technologies can have on vulnerable populations. However, to ensure safety and promote equity, they also must be familiar with the social and political dynamics that are
London commuters battle Tube strike as businesses lament losses
Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Millions of London commuters struggle to reach work as underground train workers stage their second 48-hour strike this year to protest job cuts, in a dispute expected to cost businesses millions of pounds. Mana Rabiee reports Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides
Election 2008: A Letter to Spike
Whatever your ideology and political convictions, there's no question that the election of Senator Barack Obama as president of the United States stands out as a major milestone in the nation's history. Salt Lake Tribune reporter Matthew
Kinect Common Bridge v2 Beta now available With the coming release of the Kinect for Windows v2 device, which you can pre-order now, we should start seeing more of our favorite frameworks, utilities and tools being updated. We've highlighted Kinect Common Bridge a couple times before, Kids, Kinect, Cinder and some C++ too... Meet the Kinect Common Bridge, Author(s):
With the coming release of the Kinect for Windows v2 device, which you can pre-order now, we should start seeing more of our favorite frameworks, utilities and tools being updated.
We've highlighted Kinect Common Bridge a couple times before, Kids, Kinect, Cinder and some C++ too... Meet the Kinect Common Bridge, Author(s):
Behind the Scenes: On Line: Zilvinas Kempinas
On Line: Drawing Through the Twentieth Century The Museum of Modern Art, November 21, 2010-February 7, 2011 For more information please visit http://www.moma.org/online. Images courtesy of the artist © 2010 The Museum of Modern Art, New York
Systems Of Equations With Fractions - Using Substitution
In this video lesson, students learn to solve systems of linear equations that involve fractions. Students also learn to solve linear systems of equations by the method of their choice using the following rules: if one of the variables cancels out when the equations are added together, then use addition, and if a variable is already isolated in one of the equations, then use substitution.
This 1:24 minute video is a quick overview of the history of this city and some of its culture.
"Superclass: The Global Power Elite and the World They are Making" (video)
"Superclass" provides the first in-depth examination of the connections between the global communities of leaders who are at the helm of every major enterprise on the planet and control its greatest wealth. It is an unprecedented examination of the trends within the superclass, which are likely to alter our politics, our institutions, and the shape of the world in which we live. Rothkopf is also the
Silent Stone Houses
Matt Cashore shoots the beauty of Inishark, an abandoned island off the coast of Ireland where University of Notre Dame anthropology Professor Ian Kuijt and his team of students and locals have been digging for six years. The island was last inhabited in 1960 when the remaining 25 inhabitants left their homes and history on the island. Today the Cultural Landscapes of the Irish Coast (CLIC) project strives to provide a voice to the islanders long gone and to a disappearing culture that may soon
Didactic Design: light and optics for preschool level
Since 2003, we have been developing a pedagogic proposal and didactic material for teaching Light and Optics to kindergarden children that enhances the construction of the first scientific thinking schemes. The design (industrial and graphic) applied to this project has generated an educational product composed of 44 objects. These materials allow teaching concepts such as: combination of colors, light indispensable to see, formation of shadows and images are not objects. These have been develop
Common French Phrases : Learn How to Address People in French
Stéphanie Hourie Morrow is a nativive French Speaker. Instructor slowly says the words: madame, monsieur, etc. while the words appear on the screen.
Embedding enterprise in the curriculum
This presentation discusses the pioneering approach to the embedding of enterprise in the curriculum through people and pedagogy
Patrick Morgan - Why are nuclear weapons so persistent? - Nuclear disarmament forum
Why are nuclear weapons so persistent? Speaker: Patrick Morgan Tierney Chair, Peace & Conflict Studies, University of California, Irvine 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. Maybe someday we will outgrow nuclear weapons. But that doesn't seem to be the case. Nuclear weapons persist because of broad security reasons; psychological; political; military and f
9.12 Experimental Molecular Neurobiology (MIT)
Designed for students without previous experience in techniques of cellular and molecular biology, this class teaches basic experimental techniques in cellular and molecular neurobiology. Experimental approaches covered include tissue culture of neuronal cell lines, dissection and culture of brain cells, DNA manipulation, synaptic protein analysis, immunocytochemistry, and fluorescent microscopy.
Writing Dialog with Quotation Marks Using Casablanca As An Example
The clip discusses the basic rules of using quotation marks. Using Casablanca as an example, learn how to write dialog using quotation marks. The dialog from the film is typed on the screen into traditional novel format using quotation marks in the dialog.
Quotation Marks and Commas
In this skit by the Electric Company we see examples of how to use quotation marks in dialogue.