Pompeii: The Final Days
In this video clip, Pliny the Younger's letters to his friend Tacitus, a Roman historian, recount the events of that terrifying day more than 2,000 years ago when Mount Vesuvius erupted. The volcanic eruption completely decimated the ancient Roman city.
Printable wordsearch based on the story of Fionn and the Fianna. Answers also included.
European Community of Democracies – Towards a New Foundation of Europe [Audio]
Speaker(s): Professor Ulrich Beck | Editor's note: Unfortunately the beginning of the chairperson’s introduction is missing from the podcast. German euro-nationalism is not inevitable. Europe's crisis is an opportunity to enlarge democracy. Ulrich Beck is professor of sociology, University of Munich and British Journal of Sociology LSE Centennial Professor in the Department of Sociology.
Alzheimer's: What Is the Value of Knowing Early: A View Across Five Countries
The Forum at the School of Public Health Alzheimer's disease, the most common form of dementia, affects millions of people around the world. This Forum event examined the results of a new poll conducted by the Harvard School of Public Health and Alzheimer Europe on perception and awareness of the disease among residents in the U.S., Germany, France, Spain and Poland -- and their views on the value of diagnosis. This event was presented in collaboration with Reuters and was part of the Andelot S
Bekende Belgen Dit presentatie kan gebruikt worden bij de les 'Leven in België', 'België en Belgen', 'België en zijn bevolking'.
Dit presentatie kan gebruikt worden bij de les 'Leven in België', 'België en Belgen', 'België en zijn bevolking'.
Minute of Mango: Local Scout Take a minute out of your day to learn about all the killer new features on your Windows Phone. Trust me, you'll be glad you did
Take a minute out of your day to learn about all the killer new features on your Windows Phone. Trust me, you'll be glad you did
Global Calls for Economic Justice: the potential of Islamic finance [Audio]
Speaker(s): Mukhtar Hussain, Professor Volker Nienhaus | It is felt that conventional financial systems have failed and should be replaced, or supplemented, by more ethical banking and socially responsible finance. Can Islamic Finance, as a system with a strong religious background and moral framework, satisfy this hope? Mukhtar Hussain is chief executive officer at HSBC Malaysia. Volker Nienhaus is visiting professor, University of Reading.
College of Charleston Dorms -- Liberty Street Residence Hall Tour
College of Charleston junior Andrew Gunderson gives a tour of Liberty Street Residence Hall, which is located on the corner of Liberty and St. Philip streets. A shared bathroom connects two, two-person bedrooms. The building also features amenities such as game rooms, lounge areas, study rooms, home theaters, and many common spaces. Each room is equipped with a microfridge (a combination microwave and refrigerator) for the residents to share. The College's main dining facility, Liberty Street Fr
Dr. Boyce Watkins- Cents and Sense
Dr. Boyce Watkins presents "Cents and Sense," at GRCC on January 20, 2012.
Slavery by Another Name: Coal Mining History
Historian Mary Ellen Curtin talks about early coal mining and the industry's reliance on prison labor. She describes the horrific conditions the workers endured in the late 1800s. ( 2:17)
Inventing Bar Graphs
In this video segment from Cyberchase, the CyberSquad discovers a bug problem in the Cybrary. They know that something needs to be done to stop the bugs before they eat everything in the Cybrary, so the CyberSquad creates a bar graph to display the number of bugs they found in each room. Ms. Fileshare is concerned about the bug problem until she is shown a different bar graph that shows the number of bugs in each room to be much smaller. The CyberSquad must figure out why the two graph
Pompeii: A Forgotten Ancient World
The ancient city of Pompeii is located near the modern city of Naples and was buried by the ash and debris of Mount Vesuvius when it erupted over two days starting the 24th of August, AD 79. Everything and everyone in the vicinity of the volcano was annihilated. The evidence that was left behind not only shows us how powerful and disruptive Vesuvius can be but also gives a portal in to the ancient past. (03:47)
De herfst : Werkbundel bij een boswandeling Met deze werkbundel kunnen de kinderen van de tweede graad in groepjes aan de slag in het bos. Enkele verschillende doe-opdrachten hierbij zijn:
Met deze werkbundel kunnen de kinderen van de tweede graad in groepjes aan de slag in het bos.
Enkele verschillende doe-opdrachten hierbij zijn:
Peter Roby's Blog - February 23, 2012
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Where a False Step Means Death (1921)
Marjorie Hillick, the "Maud Allan of the skies" performs a dance on an uncompleted New York skyscraper with only her trusty tambourine for company. Don't look down!
Virtual Maths, Shapes, Space and Measure, Rearranging Formulae
Interactive simulation, rearranging formulae (letters and numbers)
The Relevant University - Hillel
In this edition of "The Relevant University" Vice President for External Affairs Larry Burns speaks with three student leaders involved with Hillel about the Yom Hashoah program, Sunday, April 27 at 4 p.m. in the Driscoll Center.
All About Lines
This selection contains an introductory lesson to calculas. Linear functions are the focus of this lesson. The lesson appears on a computer scrren with the instructor appearing in the corner of the screen providing instruction. ( 18:39)
Wolf Spider Being Eaten by a Lizard
This short video gives excellent real life, close up footage of a Wolf Spider being eaten by a lizard. All wolf spiders are agile, fast-moving ground predators. This species is brownish in color, and males are typically darker than females, with more distinct markings. Like all spiders they have four pairs of legs. In front of the walking legs there is also a pair of leg-like palps, which are used in males for sperm storage. This is a great resource to help build background knowledge a
Artifacts from the Shang Dynasty
The Shang Dynasty was known to make a lot of beautiful artifacts, hardware, and other items that were used in war and for ceremonies. The artifacts that these Chinese people made them unique from other cultures. It is a short video and the images do not have close ups. Best used as an overview.