031 The Philippe de Montebello Years: Onésipe Aguado's Woman Seen from the Back
October 24, 2008–February 1, 2009
Philippe de Montebello speaks with curator Malcolm Daniel about Onésipe Aguado's mysterious photograph Woman Seen from the Back, which was acquired by the Museum as part of the remarkable Gilman Collection. Recorded on the occasion of "The Philippe de Montebello Years: Curators Celebrate Three Decades of Acquisitions", on view from October 24, 2008–February 1, 2009.
In this video from Wide Angle, learn about Chechen rebels who have turned to guerrilla warfare in order to combat Russian military forces.
Invent a Backscratcher from Everyday Materials
Being able to recognize a problem and design a potential solution is the first step to the development of new and useful products. In this activity students will be creating a device to get that pesky itch in the center of your back. Once the idea is thought up the students will produce a design schematic ...
The Moving Man
Learn about position, velocity, and acceleration graphs. Move the little man back and forth with the mouse and plot his motion. Set the position, velocity, or acceleration and let the simulation move the man for you.
40. Do Not Double Park! (Intermediate)
Our two friends and listeners Debbie and Antonio are back from Italy. They say: "We loved our trip and everything was great - except for when we had to... park our car! Is it really that difficult to find a parking space in Italy?" -- Truth to be told, it can be quite an adventure, [...]
15. How To Borrow Money (HTI)
Chances are, it has happened to all of us at one time or another... We're enjoying a good night out with friends, when at some point we realize we have no money with us, and we're suddenly at a crossroad: go back home, or ask one of our friend to lend us a little money, [...]
Vaclav Smil on the future of the planet.
Can one planet survive the impact of a human population of close to 9 billion people? Environment writer, Andrew Revkin, interviews author and distinguished professor, Vaclav Smil, about the promise and perils of the next fifty years. This talk was part of the Q2C festival at the Perimeter Institute in Waterloo in October 2009.
Radio Lingua Network News: 26 September 2008
Happy European Day of Languages to all our listeners! By way of joining in this international celebration of languages and language-learning we're delighted to introduce eight new podcasts today. We're adding Catalan, Danish, French, Japanese, Mandarin and Romanian to our One Minute Languages series; we're introducing our first podcast for English learners - Write Back Soon will help learners master Phrasal Verbs; and we're finally announcing the long-awaited sequel to Coffee Break Spanish: it's
A Spoonful of Russian a Day Keeps Boredom at Bay
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Conflict resolution: "Back Home Action Planning"
This "Back Home Action Planning" unit offers an opportunity for individuals to plan how they will apply their new Cooperative Problem Solving skills in their back-home environment.
Webquests in the Latin Classroom
One of the biggest challenges for any Latin teacher is finding a way to make a "dead" language come back to life. One of these ways, I believe, is by creating activities that allow students to compare and contrast their lives to those of the ancient Romans. I am interested in looking into various webquests ...
Harvard Peabody Museum Zooarchaeology Laboratory Reference Collection
The Zooarchaeology Laboratory of the Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, Harvard University, was established in 1981 in order to facilitate the analysis of faunal remains from archaeological sites (also called Archaeozoology). Presently covering more than 850 square feet (79 square meters) on the third floor of the museum, the laboratory provides working and storage space for students and researchers who carry out studies on animal bones and teeth from around the world. It is also a tea
This piano game/tool allows you to play its online keyboard. The notes you play are sounded as well as written on sheet music (color coded and with the name of the note inside the note). After you're done, you can play back the music, print out the music, and then restart. One problem is that you can only play quarter notes.
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How to Build a Popsicle Stick Castle
Learn how to build a popsicle stick castle and make a drawbridge. A teacher explains how to make it by simply gluing Popsicle sticks together to form the sides and back of the castle.
Growing Lavender Plants
A gardener explains that growing lavender plants requires planting them in good compost or potting soil, putting them in a place with full, hot sun and trimming them back in the fall for a lush growth the following spring. Grow lavender plants in a garden, which repel insects and provide a lovely aroma. Lots of useful information and tips about about growing lavender plants in this clip.
The History of the Apple Tree
The history of the apple tree dates back thousands of years,
beginning in the Nile river valley and throughout Europe and the Middle East. In this clip learn about how apples made it to America with information and tips from a sustainable gardener.
IELTS How to link an essay's paragraphs together
This brief video outlines how to keep the paragraphs of your IELTS argument essay linked. It's important to remember to always connect your supporting paragraphs back to your thesis. (6:40)
Lynn Redgrave-A Tribute.
A look back at the conversation with Lynn Redgrave. Lynn Redgrave died at age 67 on Sunday, May 2, 2010. Original interview took place on February 10, 2006.