Christmas Is More: Movie Clip From How the Grinch Stole Christmas
When the Grinch discovers that the town is still joyful and singing after losing all of their gifts, he realizes that Christmas is more than just presents. Themes illustrated through this clip include transformation, joy, perspective, and materialism. ( 3:31)
The marine environment is unique and requires technologies that can use sound to gather information since there is little light underwater. The sea-floor is characterized using underwater sound and acoustical systems. Current technological innovations are allowing scientists to further understand and apply information about animal locations and habitat. Remote sensing and exploration with underwater vehicles allows scientists to map and understand the sea floor, and in some cases, the water colu
(Re)designing and Implementing the Professional Doctorate in Education: Comparing Experiences of a S
Rosemarye Taylor, Valerie Anne Storey
Two diverse universities—one large public metropolitan and one small independent-- participate in the Carnegie Project on the Education Doctorate (CPED) the purpose of which is to clearly […]
Birth Registration in South Sudan
Sell October, buy January crude contract, says Henwood
Aug. 18 - Reuters Commodities Specialist Christopher Henwood says bearish views of the economy should push near-term crude futures lower, while a winter premium will lift prices in January.
Pilgrims cheer Pope Benedict in Madrid
August 20 - Thousands of young people flood into the streets of Madrid to hear Pope Benedict speak. Andrew Raven reports.
Beginner - Other reasons Many people choose their partners based on their wealth, lineage, beauty or religion. Some even go to the extent of marrying someone twice their age just for the money. In today's podcast, we have a dialogue full of useful vocabulary around this subject.
Many people choose their partners based on their wealth, lineage, beauty or religion. Some even go to the extent of marrying someone twice their age just for the money. In today's podcast, we have a dialogue full of useful vocabulary around this subject.
El Nino Sea Surface Temperature Anomaly Comparison: 1982-1983 to 1997-1998
A comparison of the Pacific sea surface temperature anomaly during the El Nino of 1982-1983 with that of 1997-1998, as measured by NOAA AVHRR
Scientists use mosquito to test water quality.
Aug. 15 - A Costa Rican researcher has discovered a type of mosquito that can be used to identify safe river water for human consumption. Sharon Reich reports.
Nigel Andrews GLS 2010 interview
Nigel Andrews (MSc11) on what we can learn from emerging markets
"NextLab I: Designing Mobile Technologies for the Next Billion Users, Fall 2008"
"Can you make a cellphone change the world? NextLab is a hands-on year-long design course in which students research, develop and deploy mobile technologies for the next billion mobile users in developing countries. Guided by real-world needs as observed by local partners, students work in multidisciplinary teams on term-long projects, closely collaborating with NGOs and communities at the local level, field practitioners, and experts in relevant fields. Students are expected to leverage technic
Dinosaurs in Patagonia
This Web site is a firsthand report from an expedition to Patagonia in which the first dinosaur embryos with fossilized skin were found. It tells the story of the find, which was made by scientists who were actually looking for early birds and their ancestors. Discovery explains the original mission of the expedition and the remarkable find of a nesting site that contained thousands of dinosaur eggs. What Does a Paleontologist See? challenges students to find dinosaur remains in two rock specime
Sacred calendars : Pesach : Professor Agata Bielik-Robson talks to Professor Tom O'Loughlin
Agata Bielik-Robson, an expert in Jewish thought, explains how Jews celebrate Pesach (often called ‘Passover’ in English). She talks about its origins and significance for Jewish people today.
Symbolising New Zealand: Session 1 - Devaluing the Pound? A consideration of The Invention of New Ze
Mark Stocker presents "Devaluing the Pound? A consideration of The Invention of New Zealand. The Centre for Research on National Identity - Symbolising New Zealand conference. Held September 10, 2010.
This 7:27 minute video is a biography of Tubman starting from her early life and providing some insights into why she did what she did in a manner that should be easy to students to follow. Good images.