Thunderbird Regional Night: Feb 2012 Welcome
Thunderbird School of Global Management students Anirrban Mukherjii and Jessica Macias Bochatay perform Feb. 18, 2012, during Europe, Africa and Middle East Regional Night in Glendale, Arizona. http://www.thunderbird.edu
Q-Camp '12 took place on January 27 and 28 at the Westin Hotel. 120 business majors and minors attended the program in which 130 faculty, alumni, and corporate sponsors served as volunteers.
Breakingviews: No Winners in Barclays crackdown
Feb. 28 - The closure of two tax loopholes is a setback for Barclays' "good citizen" image; and the "buy China" autodrive isn't as unfair as it looks, says Reuters Breakingviews.
Cómo funciona una central nuclear (en español)
En una central nuclear se pueden distinguir tres edificios:
- Edificio de contención
- Sala de turbinas
- Torre de refrigeración
Al lado podemos encontrar el agua del mar, un río, o un lago.
Utiliza este video para descubrir la estructura interna y externa de una central nuclear. (1:30)
Interview with Robonaut Deputy Project Manager Nic Radford
Robonaut Deputy Project Manager Nic Radford talks about Robonaut's first hand shake in space, as well as what the future hold for robot aboard the International Space Station.
Introduces viewers to the step show, an exciting dance style popular today among black fraternities and sororities. In addition to many rousing, crowd-pleasing performances, the program examines the cultural roots of steppin' in African dancing, military marching and hip-hop music, and discusses its contemporary social significance on college campuses.
Dance, African American Culture / Midwest / 1992
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)
Making a Leprechaun Hat
This video shows how to make a festive Leprechaun hat step-by-step using poster board or construction paper, self-stick green foam, and felt. This project could be used to accompany a story on St. Patrick's Day. ( Students must also use knowledge of fractions to complete the project.)
LBJ's Great Society
Through newsreel footage, archival photos, and interviews, this video segment adapted from American Experience surveys the array of civil rights and social welfare legislation that President Lyndon Johnson championed in pursuit of what he characterized as the "Great Society." Johnson's success in enacting reforms in the areas of civil rights, voting rights, education, health care, and housing were quickly met by budgetary constraints, including those imposed by increased spending on th
Wilson and Ditch visit Nashville where they tour the Country Music Hall of Fame and then sing some classics at the Grand Ole Opry! Viewers learn that the Country Music Hall of Fame was built in 2001 and houses pictures of famous country singers and Elvis Presley's car! (4:25)
OAA - Graham Muir, MA '82 (Criminology)
Graham Muir, MA '82 (Criminology) - 2011 SFU Outstanding Alumni Award for Public Service Assistant Commissioner, RCMP (retired) More information: http://www.sfu.ca/alumni/our-alumni/outstanding.html
Best Practice Weekly-Keys to Reading Motivation
In this Best Practices Weekly, the speaker, Elliott, reviews an article from The Reading Teacher on motivating kids to read. Some of the strategies and tips include the following: students need access to a wide range of reading material but with teacher guidance, ample opportunity for sustained reading--build reading endurance, opportunities for students to choose what they read, socially interaction with other students to discuss what they read, opportunities for students to be successful with
Chefs@Google: Josiah Citrin
Josiah Citrin of Melisse visited Google LA to demonstrate a recipe and discuss his cookbook "In Pursuit of Excellence." This talk took place on February 17, 2012 as part of the Chefs@Google series.
Three Japanese Swords
In 1603, the Tokugawa family came to power as the rulers of Japan. Three samurai swords worn during this time, also known as the Edo period, are discussed by Asian Arts appraiser Dessa Goddard in this video produced for Antiques Roadshow. The swords, that have been in the United States since 1898, include a daisho set: akatana and a wakizashi, two swords mounted together and worn by a mid-level samurai. In addition to the set there is a court sword, bearing symbols that
UT欢迎你! - Welcome to the University of Toledo
University of Toledo's Recruitment Video for Chinese Students. ©University of Toledo, 2012
Andrew Petter on Building a Strategic Vision
Simon Fraser University President Andrew Petter explains how and why SFU developed its new strategic vision.
Comparing Regular and Irregular Areas
In this video segment from Cyberchase, the CyberSquad must compare two parcels of land during a land rush. One parcel is an irregular shape and belongs to Hacker. The other parcel is a regular rectangle and belongs to Judge Trudy. By dividing each parcel into squares and triangles, they prove that the two shapes have the same area. (2:30)
Digit in Pursuit
In this video segment from Cyberchase, Digit is held captive on Hacker’s ship, The Grim Wreaker. The CyberSquad tracks the Wreaker's movements, and they chart the distance it has traveled over a period of time on two line graphs. After they analyze the graphs, the CyberSquad realizes that the new speed at which Hacker is traveling means he has created portals throughout Cyberspace. (5mins)
Who Comes to the Feeder?
Young children can learn a great deal by observing the world around them. In this video from KET, students learn a few basic facts about the types of birds attracted to a simple backyard feeder. (2:30)
Great Decisions Lecture, Feb. 17, "Exit from Afghanistan & Iraq? Ret. Col. Jim Helis, Ph.D.
Dr. Helis discusses the stability, endurance, performance of government institutions in Iraq and Afghanistan, their relationships with the U.S. and Iran, the capabilities of the Afghan security forces and U.S. objectives.