Lunch Poems - Series Kick-off
http://lunchpoems.berkeley.edu/ SERIES KICK-OFF Hosted by Robert Hass and University Librarian Thomas C. Leonard, this event features distinguished faculty and staff from a wide range of disciplines introducing and reading a favorite poem. This year's participants: Ronelle Alexander (Slavic Languages and Literatures), Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost George Breslauer, Myrtis Cochran (Reference Services), George Jaqua (Physical Plant), Trinh T. Minh-ha (Rhetoric and Gender & Women's Studies
Fry the Frogs #beattcu
Support SMU as we try to Fry the Frogs. Visit http://smu.edu/frythefrogs to donate today. Your gift to SMU helps SMU boost our academic rankings.
An Asteroid's Surface in Fine Detail
A new video from NASA's Dawn spacecraft takes us on a flyover journey above the surface of the giant asteroid Vesta. The data obtained by Dawn's framing camera, used to produce the visualizations, will help scientists determine the processes that formed Vesta's striking features. (01:58)
Russia's disgruntled middle class
Our correspondents on why despite oil wealth and a growing economy, almost a quarter of middle-class Russians want to leave the country
Degrees of Interaction: Towards a Classification
In architecture various approaches have been developed do deal with changing demands on the building. The most recent development is interactive architecture. In this paper we aim to outline what interactive architecture is. First we define the type of performance behavior that an interactive building or environment has. Following, we consider the relation between the system and the user. We derive four types of relations, characterized as ?perfect butler,? ?partner,? ?environmental,? and ?wizar
Townhall for Education Funding
At this meeting fighting school cuts is discussed
Pruis Ma133 Sept. 8, 2011
Pruis MA133 September 8, 2011
Open Classroom - 09/07/2011 #4 Bluestone Introducing Kuttner
The Role of Government in the 21st Century This week: 21st Century Challenges to the Conception of Government with Robert Kuttner as Guest Speaker
Every Lesson of Season 1 and 2 for only $15.00 Hi everybody, my name's Mike and this is the Let's Speak Italian podcast. So you've been listening to the first few lessons, and hopefully you're learning how to speak Italian. Well with the first 100 lessons completed, I wanted to release the first few lessons for free as a little teaser so that you can see just how easy it is to learn to speak Italian. Now, by going to the website, you can buy the first 100 lessons for only $15.00. That includes 100 lessons, plus 20 review lessons as
Hi everybody, my name's Mike and this is the Let's Speak Italian podcast. So you've been listening to the first few lessons, and hopefully you're learning how to speak Italian.
Well with the first 100 lessons completed, I wanted to release the first few lessons for free as a little teaser so that you can see just how easy it is to learn to speak Italian. Now, by going to the website, you can buy the first 100 lessons for only $15.00. That includes 100 lessons, plus 20 review lessons as
Pete the Cat: Rocking in My School Shoes
Pete the Cat is back and this time, he's rockin' and groovin' in his SCHOOL shoes. Pete discovers the library, the lunchroom, the playground, and lots of other cool places at school. This selection features an animated version of the story set to lively music. ( :54)
Wear a Chimp on Your Wrist
The OLogy activity offers an interesting twist on the study of DNA. Students use colored beads (or gumdrops) to create a bracelet that's based on a section of DNA code. The two strands of the bracelet are then twisted together into a double helix. They can choose to recreate DNA code from a list of favorite plants and animals that includes a monarch butterfly, a chimpanzee, a sunflower, and a brown trout. The activity includes illustrated step-by-step directions.
290 GG "Needs Washed"
Pittsburghese and other fun regionalisms
Science Bulletins: Current research about the natural world
Science Bulletins is a video program that brings you the latest developments in the fields of astrophysics, Earth science, biodiversity and human biology and evolution through documentary feature stories about scientists in the field and regular brief research updates using scientific visualizations and imagery. In the exhibition halls of the American Museum of Natural History and other museums and science centers throughout the world, Science Bulletins presents Astro, Earth, Human, and Bio Bull
Tim Tingle & D.J. Battiest-Tomasi
Both D.J. Battiest-Tomasi and Tim Tingle are enrolled as members of the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma and regularly participate in tribal events. Both also share relatives who came on the Trail of Tears from the original Choctaw homelands in Mississippi. They speak Choctaw as a part of their performances. They normally perform individually, but have been asked to perform together on this occasion. Tim Tingle is a traditional singer, flute player and drummer, and a nationally known performance stor
Inside Compassion: Edge States, Contemplative Interventions, Neuroscience
Joan Halifax Roshi talks about empathy and compassion on the part of caregivers who are tending to the ill and dying. A follow-up was given by George Chrousos, who will discuss the stressors caregivers may experience. Joan Halifax Roshi is a Buddhist teacher, Zen priest, anthropologist, and author. She is founder, abbot, and head teacher of Upaya Zen Center, a Buddhist monastery in Santa Fe, New Mexico. She has worked in the area of death and dying for over thirty years and is director of the P
Euro zone's 'challenge of a generation'
Sept. 14 - European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso brings the idea of euro bonds to the fore, as a possible solution to Greece's debt woes. Kirsty Basset reports
Build a Birdhouse
Students will construct bird nests and birdhouses. The students will research a bird of their choice in order to design a house that will meet that bird's specific needs. This activity works well in conjunction with a 9th-12th wood shop class whose students would partner up with your class, however this is not a necessity.
Link WatchKnow to TeacherWeb page through CMS
This video demonstrates how to create a class page, hyperlink text to selected WatchKnow videos, and publish Class pages on your Teacher Home page using CMS. This is done using Active Software "video capture" without sound.
Crime fears color Guatemala's presidential poll
Sept. 11 - With spiraling violence and drug cartels threatening to destabilise Guatemala's national elections, international observers converge on the Latin American country. Travis Brecher reports.
This teacher-created video explains multiplication of two integers. The rules are written on a board. If the signs are the same, the product is positive. If the signs are different, the product is negative. The instructor works and explains four problems. ( 1:45)