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.
"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.
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.
Tourism and Seismic Risk - Southern Alps, New Zealand
PhD candidate Caroline Orchiston, Department of Tourism and Geology presents her PhD research - Tourism and Seismic Risk, Southern Alps, New Zealand.
Read and write exercise: La dépression pendant la grossesse
At the completion of this lesson you will be able to summarize some factors that may cause depression during pregnancy.
World Pieces: The Neuroscience of Conflict
A study of conflict resolution through neuroscience with Emile Bruneau and Rebecca Saxe. By Kenrick Vezina, Gillian Conahan and Emily Ruppel.
Ricardo Radaelli-Sanchez, Richard Baraniuk
The Fourier Series is the representation of continuous-time, periodic signals in terms of complex exponentials. The Dirichlet conditions suggest that discontinuous signals may have a Fourier […]
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Learn How Anchors Work for Rope Climbing
Learn how anchors work for lead and top rope climbing while you're out mountain or rock climbing in these free rock and mountain climbing in this two minute video.
Acronym to learn how anchors work...
E xtension if piece falls
other picks up
A ngle no more 60% cause of forces pulling
anchor same place as you climbing
S trong has to be strong anchor or it will
T ime spend less time dont take to long
"Hi, My Name Is Flat Stanley"- Stanley Travels Around the World in Song
The famous Flat Stanley travels around the world in this video. Sing along and see the famous sites with him as he travels to China, Egypt, France, Germany, Africa, Alaska, and California. ( 3:21)
Met Eireann - Quiz
Do you know anything about the weather?
Undervalued S&P 500 has room to grow: BlackRock's Doll
Aug. 17 - The S&P 500 is trading at a low multiple and BlackRock Chief Equity Strategist Bob Doll says this suggests the market can still end the year higher than where it started.
How to Set a Hanukkah Table
This four minute video teaches how to set the Hanukkah table and what this holiday means. A good video for all ages, it provides information on the food and what it represents as well as the religious aspects.