Building the Erie Canal
This video segment adapted from American Experience tells the story of how New York State Governor De Witt Cinton championed the building of an all-water route from New York City to the Great Lakes. Although many felt it was doomed to financial failure, Clinton came up with a new approach to funding a public works project with private investments. In 1825, the 363-mile Erie Canal was completed ahead of schedule and on budget, and forever changed national and international trade in the U.S. Run
Ali Vincent Explains Portions and Food Groups-Portion Distortion
What are portions and serving sizes? Well, we should have 5 - 9 servings of fruits and vegetables a day, and one serving is the size of a tennis ball. The commentator talks about lean proteins, carbohydrates (cereals, rice, etc.), and juices. This is a fun, quick way to incorporate a health education lesson into a busy classroom (1:19).
Lesson #019, Thursday Dov'e'... = Where is ...? una piazza = a town square un ristorante = a restaurant una scuola = a school uno stadio = a stadium una stazione = a station un supermercato = a supermarket un ufficio postale = a post office un'universita' = a university una via = an avenue uno zoo = a zoo
Dov'e'... = Where is ...?
una piazza = a town square
un ristorante = a restaurant
una scuola = a school
uno stadio = a stadium
una stazione = a station
un supermercato = a supermarket
un ufficio postale = a post office
un'universita' = a university
una via = an avenue
uno zoo = a zoo
Energy and Emissions Logging in Road Vehicles
Soon, after checking under the hood and kicking the tires, we will be scanning our car’s on-board diagnostic system (OBD). Sanjay Sarma has been investigating ways to take advantage of a car’s sensor bus, the module that records and conveys information about the vehicle’s components and systems. Sarma hopes to make the OBD in
POL335 Session 3 Spring 2011
POL335 International Politics Session Three 01/25/11 Hamoud Salhi Guest: Joel Brinkley
The Pulse of Scientific Freedom in the Age of Biotech Industry
A conversation with: Arpad Pusztai, John Losey, Tyrone Hayes, and Ignacio Chapela. Introduced by Michael Pollan. Moderated by Mark Dowie. The four participants in this conversation have performed simple, yet dramatic discoveries in Biology that question the wisdom of a quarter century of commitment to an agenda of agricultural development based on intensive technological dependence. As a consequence of the publication of their research, each of the participants has encountered not only controv
SEM Ground Spider Interactive
This interactive look at a ground spider's anatomy has 30 close-up images taken using the high-resolution technology of a scanning electron microscope (SEM). By mousing over the labeled images, students can see both the dorsal and ventral views.
Just For Fun #6 - Setsubun (Bean Throwing Festival) - A Cruel Japanese Tradition! When will it stop?
Learn Japanese with JapanesePod101.com. Each year in early February, after the Lunar New Year, there is a Japanese tradition to hurl beans at evil spirits to drive them away. It is a fun festival. Well actually, it all depends on what side of the bean you’re on. Before you throw you’re next bean, please watch [...]
Klartext handlar i dag om att regeringen vill göra lagen strängare, för den som köper sex och om att Sverige får kritik av EU för vargjakten. Du hör även om Sveriges chanser i handbolls VM och om att forskare har kommit fram till att det är hur män lever och inte hur gamla deras föräldrar blev, som är viktigt för hur gamla de blir.
Why Civilisations Can't Climb Hills: a political history of statelessness in Southeast Asia
Professor Scott argues that the hill peoples of mainland Southeast Asia are fugitive, runaway populations, practising 'escape agriculture', 'escape social structure' and 'escape culture'. Jim Scott is Sterling Professor of Political Science and Anthropology at Yale University.
Does Faith Matter for Human Morality?
The global revival of religion has raised fundamental questions about its role in politics and its claim that it serves as a principle of identity, indispensable to the continuing survival of communities. This series brings together leading thinkers and scholars to encourage discussion and debate on this crucial contemporary theme. Professor Mona Siddiqui, professor of Islamic studies and public understanding, and director, Centre for the Study of Islam, University of Glasgow.
Freakonomics was a worldwide sensation, selling 4 million copies in 35 languages. Now, four years in the making, arrives the follow up: SuperFreakonomics|. Steve Levitt and Stephen Dubner return with a book that is even bolder, funnier, and more surprising than the first. Freakonomics made the world safe to discuss the economics of crack cocaine and the impact of baby names. SuperFreakonomics| retains that off-kilter sensibility (comparing, for instance, the relative dangers of driving while dru
Les métiers de la santé - Nancy 2011 : masseur-kinésithérapeute libéral
Titre : Les métiers de la santé : kinésithérapeute
Résumé du métier : Le kinésithérapeute est un professionnel paramédical, spécialiste de la rééducation motrice qui va aider à lutter contre la douleur (entorse, torticolis,..) et le handicap (difficultés respiratoires, atrophie musculaire, ..) grâce aux massages et à la gymnastique médicale. Il travaille sur prescription médicale sauf dans le domaine du sport.
Nature du travail : L’objectif du travail du kin
Titre : Les métiers de la santé : kinésithérapeute
Transparency & Privacy
Transparency & Privacy - O'Hara Kieron Keywords:Web science
RSC Wednesday Seminars 2011: Citizenship, autochthony and the question of forced migration
This podcast was recorded at the Refugee Studies Centre's second Wednesday Public Seminar of Hilary Term 2011. This podcast was recorded at the Refugee Studies Centre's second Wednesday Public Seminar of Hilary Term 2011, which was on Wednesday 26th January 2011 at Department of International Development, University of Oxford. Nira Yuval-Davis, spoke on the subject of Citizenship, autochthony and the question of forced migration.
Coaches Corner Mid-Season Update
Coach Damaine Powell Talks about the Men's Basketball journey through the second half of the 2010-2011 season.
The Busy World of Richard Scarry-Play it Safe - Signs
Huckle and Lowly roam around Busytown looking at various signs (pedestrian, bicycle, red line across it, walking, etc.). This is a great resource to emphasize the importance of understanding street signs especially for our younger students or special education students (1:10).
The Busy World of Richard Scarry-Play it Safe - School Bus Safety
This video emphasizes the importance of school bus safety. Some of the rules are 1. Stay away from bus when it pulls up, 2. stay in your seat, 3. Listen to your bus driver. This is a great teaching resource for the beginning of the school year as procedures and routines are practiced (1:06).
ISS Update - Jan. 28, 2011
The International Space Station video update for Jan. 28, 2011.