Dynasties: The Mongol Empire- Part 2/5
Khubilai Khan was a great ruler because he looked after the destitute and the poor. [10:00] His government even had a postal system.
Dynasties: The Mongol Empire- Part 3/5
Khubilai Khan tried to empress the noble Mongol families that he should be elected the Great Khan. 1260 He accepted the position of Great Khan at 44 years old.
Dynasties: The Mongol Empire- Part 4/5
Khubilai Khan pursued the last Emperor a 4 year old boy and he died. In 1279 the whole of China was in Khubilai Khan's possession and the richest man on earth.
Dynasties: The Mongol Empire- Part 5/5
Khubilai Khan a Mongol at heart - the conquering military chief, he still craved new conquests. He wanted Japan. He enlisted Koreans to invade Japan in 1274. The Japanese and Chinese still hate each other to this very day.
Genghis Khan BBC 1/5
The Secret History of the Mongols. A story of the greatest conqueror ever in world history and his Mongol Empire that ruled the world a thousand years ago. How did this illiterate outcast turn the feuding tribes of Mongolia into a powerful nation and how did he turn the Mongol hordes into a fighting machine that conquered Europe.[10:00]
Genghis Khan BBC 2/5
A warrior does not win a battle by virtue of his birth but what is in his heart. [10:00]
Genghis Khan BBC 3/5
A story of the greatest conqueror ever in world history and his Mongol Empire that ruled the world a thousand years ago. The first to command 12 million square miles.[10:01]
Edgar Degas, Visit to a Museum, c. 1879--90 - Smart History at Khan Academy
Edgar Degas, Visit to a Museum, c. 1879--90, oil on canvas, 91.8 x 68 cm / 36-1/8 x 26-3/4 inches (Museum of Fine Arts, Boston). (05:25)
Cijferen : Delen en vermenigvuldigen tot tienduizend Twee excelbladen rond cijferend delen en vermenigvuldigen tot tienduizend.
Twee excelbladen rond cijferend delen en vermenigvuldigen tot tienduizend.
Ecopoesis Part 2
This lecture was recorded on March 8, 2012, at the San Francisco campus of California College of the Arts. This event was presented by the Graduate Studies. Ecopoesis is a neologism derived from the Greek to describe the creation of an ecosystem. Robert Haynes, a Canadian biophysicist, geneticist, and terraforming expert, first used the term to detail ideas of creating ecosystems on otherwise lifeless planets. For this symposium, we have adopted and adapted the term to describe how designers,
Slow Motion Hummingbirds
Watch the movements of these fascinating little birds up close and slow. Several birds (Anna's Hummingbirds, males and females) are shown at different angles and shutter speeds. What a great way to help build background knowledge and to help make real world connections between nature and the classroom. (2:48)
ISS Update - June 28, 2012
The International Space Station video update for June 28, 2012.
Angles: ( An Interactive Game)
In this game, students are given different pairs of dials/angles and must set each dial to the angle shown. ( This link is for an interactive game and may take a few minutes to load.)
Symmetry: ( An Interactive Game)
In this game, students are shown shapes and must identify line(s) of symmetry in each. Shapes shown include isosceles and scalene triangles, a square, a rectangle, and a trapezoid. ( This link is for an interactive game and may take a few minutes to load.)
Interactive Map of Auschwitz
This interactive map explores the concentration camp, Auschwitz, the scene of one of the worst crimes in human history. This is where more than a million men, women and children, most of them
Jews, were murdered by the Nazis during the course of World War Two. It developed in step with fundamental Nazi values, constantly changing in response to the German war effort ebbed and flowed.As the map demonstrates, the Auschwitz complex served as a concentration camp and an industrial centre for
Friends Helped Ducote Receive Fulbright Honors
Martin Ducote, 2012 UM Fulbright Scholar gives credits to his friendships made at Ole Miss and his professors for enabling him to receive the national honor. Video by Mary Stanton.
President Floyd & Global Campus thoughts
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Convocation June 15, 2012, 2:30 p.m.
Convocation ceremony for the Faculty of Engineering. Order a DVD of this ceremony for $19.99 at http://www.bookstore.mcmaster.ca
Healthcare: Battle won, but more to come
Harvard School of Public Health analysts probe the importance of the Supreme Court ruling upholding national health care, and explain the law's next challenge: the November election.