How the States Got Their Shapes Too
Was Roger Williams too pure for the Puritans, and what does that have to do with Rhode Island? Why did Augustine Herman take 10 years to complete the map that established Delaware? How did Rocky Mountain rogues help create the state of Colorado? All this and more is explained in Mark Stein's new book. Speaker Biography: Mark Stein is a playwright and screenwriter. His plays have been performed off-Broadway and at theaters throughout the country. Stein has also taught writing and drama at Americ
UN Ideas That Changed The World - Richard Jolly Marant
Honorary Professor and Research Associate of the Institute of Development Studies at the University of Sussex and co-ordinator of the UN Intellectual History Project draws on the 17-volume official history of the UN
URI grad and Professor of Oceanography Robert Ballard talks about his big ideas for deep sea exploration. If you missed his April 19, 2012 lecture on finding the sunken Titanic, you can watch it here: http://youtu.be/5Q3eA6wYil4
Diversity Awards 2012
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OPPENHEIMER LECTURE: The Higgs Particle: Pivot Of Symmetry And Mass
Gerardus 't Hooft Professor of Theoretical Physics, Utrecht University, Netherlands ------------------------ Our theoretical understanding of the sub-atomic world would not be complete without the Higgs particle. Sometimes called "The God Particle", this very special particle generates the differences between the fundamental particles and it gives them mass, but until shortly it went undetected. Of course, in science we use different words. In this lecture it is explained what this mysterious
Toward Regulation of Nanomaterials: Gerald McKenny
Gerald McKenny Learn More: http://reilly.nd.edu/conference/nanomaterials
Michigan State University faculty and students will soon have better access to the business talent and the operational and financial support necessary to turn research innovations into successful businesses. MSU President Lou Anna K. Simon talks about the new technology commercialization initiative, Spartan Innovations.
The Window Washer
In this video clip, learn how three men who were trapped in an elevator, survived by sheer will-power and quick thinking. (4:57)
Remembering Anthony Savas
In this video clip, John Savas remembers his father's sacrifice to save other on September 11, 2001. On this day two hijacked planes crashed into the twin towers and brought with it death and destruction. (3:26)
Libeskind's Vision for Ground Zero
In this video clip, Daniel Libeskind describes his vision for the September 11, 2001 memorial site at Ground Zero. (3:28)
Jim Whitaker on Project Rebirth
In this video clip, Jim Whitaker explains what his aspirations are for Project Rebirth at Ground Zero. (2:56)
11.04.2012 – Langsam gesprochene Nachrichten
Trainiere dein Hörverstehen mit den Nachrichten der Deutschen Welle von Freitag – als Text und als verständlich gesprochene Audio-Datei. Angesichts der anhaltenden Gewalt in Syrien hat der Weltsicherheitsrat in New York den syrischen Staatschef Baschar al-Assad dazu aufgerufen, sich an die bis Donnerstag gesetzte Frist einer vollständigen Waffenruhe im Land zu halten. In einer gemeinsamen Erklärung zeigen sich die 15 Mitgliedsländer sehr besorgt darüber, dass die syrische Führung ihre
Lesson #078, Wednesday essere = to be avere = to have Sono felice = I am happy Sono triste = I am sad Sono arrabbiato = I am angry Sono ammalato = I am sick Sono contento = I am content Ho freddo = I am cold (I have cold) Ho caldo = I am hot (I have hot) Ho sonno = I am sleepy (I have sleep) Ho sete = I am thristy (I have thirst) Ho paura = I am afraid (I have fear) Come ti senti? = How do you feel? (informal) Come si sente?
essere = to be
avere = to have
Sono felice = I am happy
Sono triste = I am sad
Sono arrabbiato = I am angry
Sono ammalato = I am sick
Sono contento = I am content
Ho freddo = I am cold (I have cold)
Ho caldo = I am hot (I have hot)
Ho sonno = I am sleepy (I have sleep)
Ho sete = I am thristy (I have thirst)
Ho paura = I am afraid (I have fear)
Come ti senti? = How do you feel? (informal)
Come si sente?
Simple Machines -Screw
This cartoon uses simple illustrations and examples to help explain simple machines and the screw. (01:43)
Visual Learning Bridge: Unit Fractions and Regions
In this animated video, students will learn that a fraction can name equal parts of a whole shape and they will also learn what the bottom and top number mean. Students will understand the colorful and concrete visuals. This is a great resource to introduce and/or to review basic fractions in the classroom. (3:53)
Anatomy of a Firework (Interactive)
Fireworks have changed a great deal in the 1,000 years since they were first developed in China. This interactive activity from the NOVA Web site details some of the most important chemical and structural features that allow fireworks to fly higher and burst more loudly and colorfully than ever before. Students can explore the inner anatomy of a firework through this interactive website.
CULTURE NUMÉRIQUE : 02 Autour de la Blogosphère (Vidéo)
« Les blogs occupent aujourd'hui une place centrale dans notre accès quotidien à l'information. Véritable écosystème informationnel, la « blogosphère » est protéiforme : des blogs d'adolescents, chercheurs, citoyens, hommes politiques et journalistes y côtoient des blogs d'organismes, institutions, universités, entreprises et associations. Pas de métier, de champ professionnel, de ...
Une nuit d'urgence (Vidéo) Film réalisé par Eric Duvivier Hors Liste Film sous-titré en anglais.
Film réalisé par Eric Duvivier
Film sous-titré en anglais.