PE.810 Sailing (MIT)
The purpose of this class is to tell you something about our Tech Dinghy and how to sail it. This OCW site is arranged as a series of skills, explained both with lecture notes and videos. Please do not think of these skill checks as tests, but instead, as measures of your understanding of our sport. We don't expect perfection from our beginners, but only that our members be able to safely handle the boats and themselves on the Charles. For those who wish it, there will be much more that can be l
"Captain America," "Rocky," "Noah" premiere
The day's top showbiz news and headlines including "Captain America: The Winter Soldier," "Rocky" the musical, and "Noah" all have red carpet premieres. Bob Mezan reports. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews 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 business, financial, national, and international
Lecture 05 - 10/7/2010
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
Progress Toward Development of a Whole Sporozoite Vaccine for Malaria
The 4th Annual CEND Symposium - Fighting the Diseases of Poverty Steve Hoffman "Progress Toward Development of a Whole Sporozoite Vaccine for Malaria" January 13, 2012 Sponsored by the Henry Wheeler Center for Emerging and Neglected Diseases http://globalhealth.berkeley.edu/cend/
Tombs of Ancient Egypt
The many accomplishments of this land and people and why they built the pyramids as tombs for their pharaohs. How death was what they lived for in some ways.
Ancient Egypt---3 Tales
This student-made video relays three tales from egyptian mythology. The video is narrated by and for grade schoolers but includes useful information. Run time 06:31.
Ancient Egyptian Religion and Myths
This five minute video explains how their gods formed the bases for many of the country's cultural beliefs and events. The gods are explained and their deeds explained. The images are vivid. A good overview for students. The students might benefit from a word wall filled with the names of the gods and their relationships.
This pictoral video clip identies the Earth's major geological and certain geographic features. Alligned with the Tennessee third grade standards. (03:21)
Landforms of the World
Different landforms of the world. Pictures of landforms-Plains, mountains and valleys with factual captions to go with the pictures. No sound in this video, but very informative.(Amateur video of slides and text.)
Caesar part 3 of 5
In part 3 Julius Caesar formed an unofficial triumvirate
with Marcus Licinius Crassus and Gnaeus Pompeius Magnus
which dominated Roman politics for several years, opposed in the
Roman Senate by optimates including Marcus Porcius Cato and Marcus Calpurnius Bibulus. His conquest of Gaul extended the Roman world to the North Sea, and he also conducted the first Roman invasion of Britain in 55 BC. The collapse of the triumvirate, however, led to a stand-off with Pompey and the S
SAT Prep: Test 1, Section 9, Part 1
Students, improve your math SAT score! This video starts off with a black screen because the narrator uses it as a chalkboard. This is video is appropriate high school students. Uses a textbook (the official SAT study guide) commonly found in bookstores, but it is not absolutely necessary as the narrator does all work on the screen.
An old Moroccan fishing town, Essaouira, has developed one of the country's hottest tourist spots.
"Facing the Facts" Winter 2008 Quarterly Podcast
Can we turn adversity into opportunity? Yes, we can. As 2008, a year that shook the world and began the restructuring of the global economies, draws to a close, we take a look at the year ahead. Which economies are likely to find it easiest to ride out the current recession and what management tools and skills should opinion formers and business leaders draw on to ensure they provide the right climate for firms to do well? Strangely, not all the news is bad news, as we have been finding out in o
Langsam gesprochene Nachrichten – 18.01.2011
Trainieren Sie Ihr Hörverstehen mit authentischen Materialien. Nutzen Sie die Nachrichten der Deutschen Welle von Dienstag – als Text und als verständlich gesprochene Audio-Datei. TUNIS: Nach dem Sturz des tunesischen Präsidenten Ben Ali hat die neue Übergangsregierung ihre Arbeit aufgenommen. An ihr ist erstmals seit der Unabhängigkeit des Landes im Jahr 1956 die Opposition beteiligt. Drei prominente frühere Regimekritiker übernehmen Ministerposten. Allerdings werden die Schlüsselmini
What is alive? Answered by Robin Williams
The famous comedian Robin Williams uses humor to teach a lesson on living things. To find out if something is alive, you have to ask three questions: Does it eat? Does it breathe? Does it grow? Robin Williams uses his shoe as an example of something that is NOT alive. Run time 02:12.
Understanding War and the Army
Understanding the nature of war, causes of war and its prevention, targets of war, goals, analysis of methods, discussions for understanding war
Introduction to the interaction of cell receptors with drugs
Shanghai, situated on the banks of the Yangtze River, is China's largest city. It has a population of around 20 million people and includes one of the world's busiest ports. Our guide, environmentalist Wen Bo, comments on the challenge China faces today in balancing growth with the need for ecological conservation.
W. S. Merwin
On the heels of winning this year's Pulitzer prize for poetry, W.S. Merwin joins Bill Moyers for a wide-ranging conversation about language, his writing process, the natural world, and the insights gleaned from a much-lauded career of more than 50 years. W.S. Merwin is the author of 21 volumes of poetry and won his second Pulitzer Prize for his most recent collection, THE SHADOW OF SIRIUS. And, what's your vision for the future of the American Dream? Our guests and our viewers speak out.