Frustration of some Americans over the policy of segregation and resistance by other Americans to integration eventually gave rise to the acts of civil disobedience that would mark the beginning of the civil rights movement. In demonstration after demonstration one or more individuals would inspire others to take a stand against a system based on prejudice.
Global Population Growth
The world's population will grow to 9 billion over the next 50 years -- and only by raising the living standards of the poorest can we check population growth. This is the paradoxical answer that Hans Rosling unveils at TED@Cannes using colorful new data display technology (you'll see). As a doctor and researcher, Hans Rosling identified a new paralytic disease induced by hunger in rural Africa. Now he looks at the bigger picture of social and economic development. Run time 10:04.
This, That, These and Those
This is a short video lesson about the demonstratives with interactive exercises. Questions are asked about the demonstrative pronouns, this, that, these, and using picture examples to choose from. Very slow paced and simple for younger viewers or ESL students.
Virtual Maths - Basic Structures, shear force uniformly distributed load
Interactive simulation, demonstrating shear force, uniformly distributed load
UT News - April 16, 2015
In today's UT News - -The Department of Music will present Carl Orff’s “Carmina Burana” - Dr. Jacques Amar of the Department of Physics and Astronomy in the College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics was recently was elected a Fellow of the American Physical Society
Tariff of 1832 and Clay’s Compromise
Video accompanied by text. "South Carolina stood firm against the Tariff of 1828 with such acts of defiance as lowering the flags to half-mast. These displays made President Jackson realize that intervention was necessary. John C. Calhoun still carried some influence with the president, who at Calhoun’s urging encouraged Congress to enact the Tariff of 1832. This new tariff reduced the rate of the Tariff of 1828. However, producers in the south remained distraught over the high tariffs and res
Enzymen : In je lijf en in je leven In ons lichaam worden continu voedingsstoffen afgebroken tot bouwstenen, die we vervolgens inzetten voor de opbouw van lichaamsstoffen. Bovendien houden we tegelijkertijd ook onze lichaamstemperatuur op peil, is er doorlopend transport van …
In ons lichaam worden continu voedingsstoffen afgebroken tot bouwstenen, die we vervolgens inzetten voor de opbouw van lichaamsstoffen. Bovendien houden we tegelijkertijd ook onze lichaamstemperatuur op peil, is er doorlopend transport van …
Virtual Maths - Basic Structures, shear force point of load
Interactive simulation demonstrating shear force at point of load
2.5 The emperor With Napoleon's coronation as emperor in 1804, a new type of official image was once again required. Portraits of the emperor in his ceremonial robes were commissioned from several established artists; these all revived a traditional type of royal portraiture from the eighteenth century. The example shown in Plate 10 is by a former David student, Francois Gérard (1770–1837), by now a fashionable portrait painter (see Author(s):
With Napoleon's coronation as emperor in 1804, a new type of official image was once again required. Portraits of the emperor in his ceremonial robes were commissioned from several established artists; these all revived a traditional type of royal portraiture from the eighteenth century. The example shown in Plate 10 is by a former David student, Francois Gérard (1770–1837), by now a fashionable portrait painter (see Author(s):
Robots, Bluetooth, Windows Runtime, and oh yeah, LEGOS! Eric Schmidt shares with us a great project, using some of our favorite tools. How can you go wrong when LEGOs are in the mix! Some of our related past posts;
Eric Schmidt shares with us a great project, using some of our favorite tools. How can you go wrong when LEGOs are in the mix!
Some of our related past posts;
Top Ten Poetic Devices
This is an outstanding video of the'Top Ten Poetic devices'. This video made for the Learning English through Poems and Songs workshop from British Council Hong Kong(C) EDB 2009. The video is suitable for third-grade students and older.
Investigating Wisconsin History-Handing Down Our Heritage
Handing Down Our Heritage - While visiting the Circus World Museum in Baraboo, Angie wonders how circus performers and other people learn things that are not written down or taught in school. As Angie investigates this mystery, she discovers that art, music, storytelling, and dance and other performing arts can provide history detectives with important clues. Students are introduced to Wisconsin's folk culture and encouraged to begin thinking about their own customs and traditions. Angie helps s
Evolution; Episode 6: The Mind's Big Bang (2/6)
Between 100,000 and 50,000 years ago, something happened that triggered a creative, technological, and social explosion, that allowed humans to dominate the planet. What forces may have contributed to the emergence of the modern human mind? This documentary is suitable for high school grades.
Making the DIY Clinometer
Link to Youtube video showing how to make a do-it-yourself clinometer
State of Wisconsin eFile
See how citizens in the State of Wisconsin improve their tax filing experience via the state's efile initiative developed with Adobe LiveCycle.
17.955 Civil Society, Social Capital, and the State in Comparative Perspective (MIT)
In recent years both scholars and policymakers have expressed a remarkable amount of interest in the concepts of social capital and civil society. A growing body of research suggests that the social networks, community norms, and associational activities signified by these concepts can have important effects on social welfare, political stability, economic development, and governmental performance. This discussion based course examines the roles played by these networks, norms, and organizations
Practice GED Testing
A GED prep tutor explains how to practice taking an exam to get a feel for its structure. To practice GED testing, follow the correct timing instructions, use the same type of bubble sheet and take a practice test the day before the formal exam.
The Daily's Double Shot: 04/26/2014
In this episode of The Daily's Double Shot, we check in with the boxing team who are on the hunt for another national championship. Then, we celebrate the one year anniversary of the D-Center of campus. In this week's film focus, John Stolarczuk reviews The Grand Budapest Hotel, the last effort by whimsical filmmaker Wes Anderson. Next, Rio Barber brings us to Micronesia Night at the HUB. Then, we explore the possibilities of a new app called Tinder, that could change the dynamic of the college
International Law in a Global Economy Table of Contents: 00:00 - Chapter 25 02:02 - Doing Business Internationally 02:40 - Regulation of Specific Business Activities 03:48 - Commercial Contracts in International Setting 04:20 - Payment in International Transactions 04:44 - U.S. Laws in a Global Context