Dr. William J. Abraham, "Terrorism, Forgiveness, and Justice."
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The Dirty Politics of Climate Change
2007 may be the year in which climate change has hit the headlines and the environment has become the political issue, but how much do we know really know about the backroom deals, lobbying and power players who influence environmental policy? Why have our political leaders been so slow to act? Which are the fossil-fuel lobby groups that still set the policy agenda? In this lecture Clive Hamilton, best-selling author of Scorcher, the Dirty Politics of Climate Change , reveals the real influences
IDS350 Gardens of California 05 Sp14
A 14 week three unit college course taught by Jerry Turney, Chief Arborist for Los Angeles County, for horticulturists and people who enjoy gardening Please Subscribe www.youtube.com/csudhtv
Learn about the Lighthouse of Alexandria
Learn about the lighthouse of Alexandria in this short video. The lighthouse was located in Alexandria, Egypt, and was destroyed by an earthquake in the fourteenth century. (01:02)
Lecture 31 - 11/17/2010
Learn About Mercury
Did you know that Mercury is 70 percent iron? During this video, the viewer will learn about the planet Mercury, the closest planet to our Sun. Phrases highlight the narrator's words thoughout the brief video. (03:48)
A Woman Called 'Moses' - Harriet Tubman
A 7th-grader presents the story of Harriet Tubman, using still images and audio.(Amateur video with lots of good information.)
Job Interviews is one of several Futures workbooks which help students choose and prepare for their careers. Like the other workbooks in the series you can dip in and out doing the exercises which are most relevant to you. You might want to include the exercises or the output in your personal development plan or e-portfolio. Interviews are still the most commonly used method for assessing a person’s suitability for a job. In the UK 99 per cent of employers use selection interviews to recruit
ALPS Competency in Practice Assessment (CIPA) Tool
One of the key aims of ALPS is to improve the assessment of competence in practice across 16 professions, increasing the confidence of new graduates and their employers. The CIPA tool has been developed to establish measures of new graduate confidence in their ability across a number of areas of professional competence. Initially it is being piloted as a self-rating tool with new graduates with the intention of extending its use by employers of new graduates. The tool offers a way of establishin
An animated Koala give information about natural landscapes in this brief video clip.(Only the koala is on the video)
his video segment from IdahoPTV's D4K shows how scientists used a CT scan of the actual mummy remains to find some evidence of how King Tut might have died when he was only 20. You can see a compound fracture in the young King's leg which might have led to a deadly infection. (1:17)
How Universities are Organized, Governed, & Managed (Institute of Higher Ed Series)
Christoper Morphew, Doug Toma
30.12.2011 – Langsam gesprochene Nachrichten
Trainieren Sie Ihr Hörverstehen mit authentischen Materialien. Nutzen Sie die Nachrichten der Deutschen Welle von Freitag – als Text und als verständlich gesprochene Audio-Datei. Ägyptische Bürgerrechtler haben die Durchsuchungen der Büros von 17 in- und ausländischen Nichtregierungsorganisationen in Kairo scharf verurteilt. 27 Gruppen erklärten nach Angaben der Agentur Reuters in einer gemeinsamen Stellungnahme, der herrschende Militärrat wolle mit diesen Razzien Menschenrechtsgruppe
Head-on train collision
A head-on collision between a passenger train and a freight car leaves at least 11 people dead in Eastern Germany. Deborah Gembara reports.
Is it Alive?
Despite technological advances that have produced machines with lifelike qualities, most people can easily distinguish between what is living and nonliving. Or can they? This video includes some "fuzzy" examples that will make students question the meaning of life. Words are listen on the screen and video is set to music. No narration. Run time 03:02.
Ingredients for Life - Water
Earth provides a comfortable and temperate environment for a wide variety of living organisms. However, in the past few decades, scientists have discovered unusual life forms thriving in areas where the majority of living things on Earth could never survive, such as by deep sea vents or in dry deserts. This video segment, adapted from NOVA, explores extreme forms of life on Earth, the importance of liquid water, and the possibilities of life elsewhere in the solar system. Closed captioning inclu
Nina Jablonski Breaks the Illusion of Skin Color
Nina Jablonski says that differing skin colors and pigmentations are simply our bodies' adaptation to varied climates and levels of UV exposure. Charles Darwin disagreed with this theory, but she explains, that's because he did not have access to NASA. Nina Jablonski is author of Skin: A Natural History, a close look at human skin’s many remarkable traits: its colors, its sweatiness, and the fact that we decorate it. Run time 14:46.
Tom McCall and Oregon's Environmental Legacy
Oregon Governor Tom McCall's pioneering fight to clean up the state's waterways and to control development in the late 1960s still resonates today. At the Nov. 11 Corvallis Science Pub, Oregon State historian Bill Robbins will discuss the significance of McCall's leadership. Robbins will also show McCall's famous documentary, Pollution in Paradise, which aired on KGW-TV in 1962. The Science Pub presentation begins at 6 p.m. in the Old World Deli located at 341 SW Second St. in Corvallis. It i
Throughout the writing process, peer response can help young adolescents develop as thinkers and writers. In this session, participants explore strategies for structuring peer interactions and for teaching students to respond positively and productively to each other’s work. (58:25)
Teachers Demonstrate Effective Descriptive Feedback to Their Class Using Moon Journals-Part 1 of 2
Using appropriate and respectful vocabulary, two teachers share their own moon journals and give each other feedback. Students deepen their appreciation of the value of descriptive feedback and gain insight into how to give and receive descriptive feedback. They reflect on the demonstration and co-create success criteria for effective feedback sessions. This is a great teaching resource to enhance a writing curriculum and to create a literacy rich environment. The teachers provide