Producing the Chelsea Flower Show - Karen Arrand
The woman who was responsible for getting the Chelsea Flower Show onto the television for the BBC talks to Coventry Conversations organiser, John Mair. The Chelsea Flower Show is a vital part of the English summer for those fortunate enough to visit the show but to those who watch it on the small screen, it has to capture the spectacle of the event live for 10 hours each year. Karen Arrand was the BBC producer responsible for bringing the show into our living rooms in 2000 to 2003. Karen took
Introduction to Electronic Government
This course is an introduction to electronic government (e-government). Our basic premise that the governments' use of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) is not an end in itself, certainly not a technical exercise, but a tool to achieve better government. e-Government includes all measures to further this goal with the combination of ICT and the necessary organisational improvement. This definition is the point of departure for the rest of the course that covers: reasons to embrace e
Sheppard Water Tower, Kate Duncan Smith D.A.R. School, Grant, Alabama
This image is a black and white photograph of the Sheppard Water Tower, Kate Duncan Smith D.A.R. School in Grant, Alabama.
Cawthon Hotel, Mobile, Alabama 2
This image is a colorized photograph of the Cawthon Hotel in Mobile, Ala.
Boynton and Brown families
Photograph of the Boynton and Brown families taken in the parlor of the Boynton home at 836 S. Bonnie Brae Street. Morrill Graves Boynton is in a white bow tie on the front row. His older brother Charles Luther Boynton is next to him in a black bow tie reading a book. Their mother Gratia Boynton is in the back row in a black blouse.
Automotive Drum Brakes
Do you know when the first car was built? Do you know who built the first automobile? Would you guess, Henry Ford? Try again. Do you know by what means they used to stop that car? We know the brakes on the vehicles we drive today are quite different from those back in the 1800s. While knowing the history of the automobile is interesting, knowing how they work is also interesting. The automotive brake or to be more specific, the drum brake is what this instruction is designed to review. In this i
Lecture 28 - 11/29/2010
Sociology students on the steps of student housing
A group of Pomona College students in hats sits on the steps of student housing. Morrill Boynton is front right. Edward Milliken is to the right of him on the wall. Howard Ross is back row, third from right.
Dog shelter works to reunite animals with owners after floods
Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe May 21 - A dog shelter in Serbia helps to reunite pets with their owners after being separated by the country's severe flooding, which has killed at least 40 people across the Balkan region. Vanessa Johnston reports. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage a
Explaining the Piano to Children
Expert Village video. This is the third lesson. This lesson is taught by Hope Wells. How to teach kids high and low keys on the piano, including tips for making it fun. Good quality video. Video would be good for any age student who is learning to play the piano.
Months - Preschool, Kindergarten, First Grade
Learn the Months of the Year. This is a child-narrated video. Preschool + Kindergarten + 1st Grade. (03:27)
Verdien gadgetpakketjes voor je leerlingen op ThinkQuest ThinkQuest Projects (= TQP) nu even voorstellen heeft iets van ‘vijgen na Pasen’... Wanneer we over TQP praten, doen we dat helaas voor een stuk in de verleden …
ThinkQuest Projects (= TQP) nu even voorstellen heeft iets van ‘vijgen na Pasen’... Wanneer we over TQP praten, doen we dat helaas voor een stuk in de verleden …
Duke on Demand Highlights for the Week of October 17
This week on Duke on Demand, a Duke Athletics video report takes a look back at the victories and lessons from last year's championship season. "Enhancing My Medical Education Through Photography" is a talk at the Center for Documentary Studies by Duke pediatrician and photographer John Moses. And, Defense Secretary Robert Gates gives an address on campus about the make-up of the military.
Nick Mount interviews novelist Sam Lipsyte
University of Toronto English professor, Nick Mount, in conversation with author Sam Lipsyte. The interview was taped following Mount's lecture on Lipsyte's novel Home Land
Pupil voice: comfortable and uncomfortable learnings for teachers
This is a DfES Research Informed Practice (TRIPS) digest of research. The researchers interviewed Year 8 pupils about the teaching and learning in their lessons. They fed back the comments to their teachers. They then interviewed the teachers to find their reactions to the pupils’ comments and investigated the use the teachers made of the ideas with their current and subsequent classes.
First year student experience
This case study reports on enhancing the first year student experience by engaging students in the practise of business through provision of a coherent and relevant set of learning activities
H.I.P. Pocket Change
This explores the history of coins. Teachers can find lesson plans on charting history with pennies, or showing students 293 ways to make change for a dollar. Students can learn how to start their own coin collection, travel back through history using coins as their guide, or design a future coin.
Arteries and veins of the zebra fish
Arteries and veins are blood vessels and are part of the circulatory system. Arteries take oxygenated blood away from the heart and veins bring blood back to the heart after it has circulated through the body. The circulatory system distributes oxygen to the body and also moves around nutrients.
Animal Studies: Turtle
This turtle has a back full of green, mossy algae. When the turtle is stationary in the water, it can camouflage itself to look like a moss-covered rock.
Animal Defenses: Gecko
Animals such as some geckos, lizards, and salamanders can shed their tails to escape a predatory attack. This process is called autotomy. The missing tail eventually grows back.