'Way Downtown' combines animated and electronically enhanced still images with scenes of public life from an Asian culture. In the opening sequence a still image is slowly animated to show frantically ticking clocks. Images from advertising and mass media are juxtaposed against scenes of window washers and street crowds. Driving rock music, 'Guitar Trio,' by Rhys Catham accompanies the work. The piece is approximately eight minutes long and was broadcast as a segment of episode 303 (1987) of 'Ne
Lucille Clifton reads 'Turning'
Emmy award-winning poet, Lucille Clifton, introduces and reads her poem, 'Turning,' about trying to be your own person and taking responsibility for your life.
Dr Soyeon Yi: Space Travel and Planetary Explorations forum at ANU
As part of the University's Mt Stromlo's centenary celebrations in 2011, this lecture provides an opportunity to hear from experts in space travel research and space science research. Expert Panel Dr Soyeon Yi - Dr Yi is a Korean Astronaut and Space Scientist with the Korean Aerospace Research Institute (KARI). On 8 April 2008, she was launched into space on board Soyuz TMA-12, and returned to Earth aboard Soyuz TMA-11, on April 19, 2008. Since returning, she has been working as a senior rese
Likes and Dislikes
A grid where students have to answer questions about activities in varying degrees of like and dislike.
Italian Reading Comprehension 3
Journalistic passage dealing with the area of climate and the environment. Analyze the passage for its main points, discover some vocabulary associated with climate and environmental issues, and look for grammatical details.
Prescribed Novel 2 - Gli Occhiali dOro
Information and headings under which to study Giorgio Bassanis novel "Gli Occhiali dOro", including suggestions for discussion of themes and essay writing. A good knowledge of Italian is required to read the novel in the original.
1882-05-19: Sage, Margaret Olivia Slocum, to Edwin D. Morgan
This image is a handwritten letter from Margaret Olivia Slocum Sage to Edwin D. Morgan. The writer discusses a problem with the New-York Woman's Hospital's heating system that causes it to burn more coal than necessary and provide less heat than desired.,Margaret Olivia Sage recounts her visit to the furnace room of the Woman's Hospital and discusses in some detail the functioning of the heating system. She pleads with New York Governor Morgan for more coal for the Hospital. While thus transgres
A holistic approach to gross motor skills in a social context. Apart from the growth of confidence in the particular motor skills, ball games are an easy way of becoming more integrated into the peer group. Skills in this area also bring a growth in self-esteem and the opportunity to become involved on teams and in inter-school events.
Stretching Exercises for the PE Class
Information and illustrations emphasizing the importance of including stretching exercises as an integral part of every PE lesson.
The pupils' vocabulary will expand. Students' vocabulary will improve.
Italian Renaissance Artists
No narration of images of the statue of David that may be offensive to some, this two minute video shows the most famous works of the artists of this time period.
ISS Update - Feb. 17, 2011
The International Space Station video update for Feb. 17, 2011.
Splits threaten France's G20 hopes
Divisions between rich and developing countries may frustrate France's hope of taking a bold step toward stabilising the global economy.
Argentina trash crash kills at least 4
Two trains collide in the Argentine capital Buenos Aires, killing at least four people and injuring dozens.
Congo: Damages of War
Lesotho: Mountain Clinics
South Africa: Valley 1000 Hills
South Africa: Edendale Hospital
Haiti: New Hospital
MSUToday Show #25: Complete show
For MSU's comic and visual narrative class, students learn about storytelling, text and imagery and produce a number of projects combined into comic books for their final exam; Sister Anne Brooks shares her Spartan Saga and tells how she has dedicated her life to helping helping people in a medically underserved rural town receive medical care and stay healthy; High school students are participating in the Future Scientists Program, and getting hands-on experience with top-notch researchers at M