English & Linguistics: Poetry with a Pulse - Rhian Gallagher
Rhian Gallagher is a poet whose writing has been widely anthologised. She won the New Zealand Post Book Award for Poetry in 2012 for her second collection of poems, Shift. 14 February 2013
A video about the event that devastated Europe in 1347 the epidemic of Bubonic Plague. Done with illustrations. Moves very rapidly so it needs to be stopped and each comment discussed to be of value.
Solving Word Problems Using a Table to Narrow Down Answer
This simple video shows the steps in solving a word problem using a
table. The narrator's voice is distracting. Simple animations show
students the thinking process in converting the words to numbers.
Universe of Real Numbers
Algebra IA explanation of real numbers. You need to use the script on the left hand side of the frame to move the video along. Excellent.
Book Walk of Junie B. Jones Has a Monster Under Her Bed
A Book Walk through Junie B. Jones Has a Monster Under Her Bed by
Barbara Park. Junie heard her parents say there are no monsters, but
what if Paulie Allen Puffer is right? What if the monster thinks her
toes look yummie? (1:14)
BURN - Biosciences Undergraduate Research at Nottingham
This is a module framework. It can be viewed online or downloaded as a zip file. Research produced 2006 - 2009. BURN brings final year undergraduate research work to public view in a professional and relevant way. The students represented here have risen to the challenges of doing rigorous research and presenting their work to a wider audience. Their articles show the distance they have travelled during their studies. They also demonstrate the inquiry and critical thinking skills that have bee
STS-133 Daily Mission Recap - Flight Day 7
A video recap of flight day 7 of the STS-133 mission of space shuttle Discovery to the International Space Station.
Creating Buddhas : the making and meaning of fabric thangkas
The website 'Creating Buddhas: the Making and Meaning of Fabric Thangkas' is partly a promotional site for a film about a woman working on these Tibetan artworks in north America. The site gives information about the making of the film and a three-minute trailer for the documentary, as well as information about the film maker and those involved in the project. It is included in this database as the film is a not-for-profit production and of academic merit. The site also gives a list of the numer
Activists protest against Russia's human rights record ahead of EU-Putin talks
More Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Activists demonstrate outside the European Commission to urge leaders to address what they call Russia's human rights violations during an upcoming meeting with Russia's President Putin. Rough Cut (no reporter narration). Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the globe and across topics including
"Between Globalization and Global Warming" (video)
A talk by Dipesh Chakrabarty, Lawrence A. Kimpton Distinguished Service Professor of History, South Asian Languages and Civilizations and the College, University of Chicago and David Archer, Professor in the Department of Geophysical Science at the University of Chicago on the global climate crisis. As part of the quarterly Workshop on the
Evaluation of 'Advanced Database Management' module
This paper focuses on a discussion on the approach taken in analysing evaluation design for a specific faculty module on enterprise education
[ROYAL: Illuminated manuscripts of the Kings and Queens of England]
This Web page reports on an AHRC-funded project centred around research into the British Library's collection of 1,950 manuscripts donated by King George II in 1757. Maintained as a collection (labelled 'ROYAL') since this time, they represent the largest surviving collection of medieval illumination and painting owned by English monarchs. The grant will enable the first ever major research project into the collection, resulting in an exhibition in 2011, as well as being added to the Library's o
Autoimmune Diseases – A Card Game Analogy
UCL Lunch Hour Lectures are open and free to the public and take place on Tuesdays and Thursdays in the Darwin Lecture Theatre, UCL, Gower Street, London WC1E 6BT. They will resume in Autumn 2008. In the meantime, a number are available below.
How to Add Negative Numbers
This is a video that demonstrates how to add negative numbers. It is done in a slightly humorous way. One advantage of this video is that it displays a number line when the math problems are being explained so that viewers can see how negative numbers are added.
Genetic and Cellular Complexity: A Critique of Intelligent Design
Dr Denis Alexander : Course
(12/12)Battlefield: The Battle for Russia
This fast paced episode of "Battlefield" chronicles the titanic war in the east, that eventually decided World War II in Europe. Despite numerous warnings from the Communist spy networks: the Lucy Spy-Ring the Red Orchestra Richard Sorge, and pleadings from Churchill and FDR, through ultra decrypts, Stalin discounted all invasion warnings. Stalin felt that all these alarming reports was actually an attempt to divide agreements between the Soviet Union and Nazi Germany, by the British and America
China: The Great Wall
This 2:30 minute video explains how the Wall was built and where and why. The video adds enough detail to make it interesting to students, but a map of its location would help. The building of a replica of part of the wall would be a good project for students as well gathering more information on its length.
Rounding Word Problem About Markers
This short video shows students demonstrating how to solve a math word problem involving rounding. The students show how to solve the problem by writing it on the white board and also explain the steps needed.
Rounding Word Problem About Paperclips
The short video explains how to solve a rounding word problem about paperclips. Students explain and show the steps necessary to correctly solve the problem using a white board.
Towards A Global BioPolicy?
Proceedings of a symposium held in March 2007 looking at aspects of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights adopted by UNESCO in October 2005. Hosted by Biocentre: the Centre for Bioethics and Public Policy, the symposium was the first event of the 'Global Perspectives on Biopolicy' series. The proceedings cover the keynote speech on the Universal Declaration by Professor Jan Helge Solbakk Director of Bioethics at UNESCO. Following papers were given on the UK perspective on the Declaration, fo