Part three in a series on the role of the media in national development.
Achieving a Social State [Audio]
Speaker(s): Kate Bell, Duncan Bowie, Howard Reed, Zoe Williams | Seventy years ago the Beveridge Report announced the pursuit of a new settlement, one that would dramatically change the structure of Britain for the better. With this in mind, a new project from Class looks at what Beveridge's analysis of society can teach us about the Giant Evils of today and how can we use this to chart an alternative course for a welfare state - orSocial State - fit for a new settlement in 2015. This event at t
#251: Rhythm of the beat: The culture, meaning and meter of the tabla
Dr Nadeem Malik takes us on a musical and historical journey with the South Asian percussion instrument, the tabla. Presented by Jennifer Martin.
Veggie Tales - Sheerluck Holmes and the Golden Ruler prt 3
This video shows the value of friendship and of being considerate of others. The main feature stars Larry the Cucumber as Sheerluck Holmes and his sidekick Bob the Tomato as Watson; together they are London's crack crime-solving team. But Sheerluck starts to take credit for all the duo's achievements, leaving Watson to stew in his own juices. When Watson sulks off, Sheerlock faces just what a pickle t
Sacred Calendar Ramadan
Mr Shujahat Aslam, an imam, discusses the Muslim holy month of Ramadan with Dr Jon Hoover, an expert in Islamic Studies.
He describes what happens during the time, and what it means to those who celebrate it.
This book enables midwives, nurses and doctors to care for pregnant women and their infants in communities where HIV infection is present. Special emphasis has been placed on the prevention of mother-to-infant transmission of HIV.
Virtual Maths Data Handling - Light Survey
Exercises and resources for conducting a Light Intensity Survey.
"To measure the levels of light in a particular area, we need to use a device called a Light Meter, which measures the intensity of light in the vicinity of the sensor and displays the reading."
History of Thanksgiving
This video teaches kids about the history of Thanksgiving. In the video an American history authority discusses the origins of the holiday.
For an organism to grow, rebuild tissues, and reproduce, cells must divide. Every division requires replicating and then evenly dividing the cell's massive jumble of DNA. This video segment, adapted from the Interactive Secret of Life videodisc, follows the stages of mitosis, the systematic process that ensures that daughter cells formed when plant and animal cells divide get equal shares of DNA. Closed captioning included. (01:34)
Expériences des deux bougies (Vidéo)
Deux bougies sont placées de part et d'autre d'une vitre de verre. L'une
est allumée, l'autre pas ; et pourtant, en se plaçant judicieusement
par rapport à la vitre, on croit voir que les deux bougies brûlent. Une
expérience simple à réaliser pour expliquer la nature virtuelle des
images obtenues ...
Want to Meet Your Ancestors?
Legendary expert in the evolution of early man, Richard Leakey, introduces a 15 year old from 1.5 million years ago. Richard, his wife Meave and daughter Louise Leakey are long-time grantees of National Geographic. (01:08)
Ombres mystérieuses (video)
On peut visualiser les courants de convection au-dessus d’une flamme car l’indice de réfraction de l’air varie avec la température.
21M.051 Fundamentals of Music (MIT)
This class introduces students to the rudiments of Western music through oral, aural, and written practice utilizing rhythm, melody, intervals, scales, chords, and musical notation. The approach is based upon the inclusive Kodály philosophy of music education. Individual skills are addressed through a variety of means, emphasizing singing and keyboard practice in the required piano labs.
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