Freeman Shaves 28-Year-Old Beard for a Cause
Ed Freeman; faculty at the Darden School of Business, knows a good cause when he sees it! Challenging Darden students, alumni and peers to raise $10,000 for SHE (Shelter for Help and Emergency), he committed to shave his 28 year-old beard if the amount was met or exceeded. February 2012.
Academic research on student engagement - lost formulae to inspiring students
This paper shows academic tutors take on a multitude of roles in their current positions at university and while teaching is expected, from most, it is often assumed that the tutor will apply appropriate pedagogical tools to convey knowledge to the students. This view is now being challenged as many students are being actively encouraged to voice their views of the teaching and learning experience this paper shows
The Gaza Kitchen: Documenting a Culinary Heritage and a Food System under Stress [Audio]
Speaker(s): Laila El-Haddad, Maggie Schmitt | In the summer of 2010, writer Laila El-Haddad and food documentarian Maggie Schmitt were able to fulfil a long-held plan to travel the length of the Gaza Strip, documenting all aspects of the Gaza District's notably distinctive cuisine, the lives of many experienced Gaza cooks, and the challenges facing the Strip's food system today. The result is The Gaza Kitchen: A Palestinian Culinary Journey, a richly illustrated volume whose 130 fully kitchen-te
Image and Shape: Two Distinct Approaches
This paper is the result of two researches done at the district of Campeche, Florian?polis, by the Grupo PET/ARQ/UFSC/CAPES. Different aspects and conceptual approaches were used to study the spatial attributes of this district located in the Southern part of Santa Catarina Island. The readings and analysis of two researches were based on graphic pistures builded with the use of Corel 7.0 e AutoCadR14. The first research ? "Urban Development in the Island of Santa Catarina: Public Space Study"-
Professor Mansour Javidan explains what makes Thunderbird School of Global Management special. http://www.thunderbird.edu
What Is Food Coloring Made Of?
A cooking instructors explains what food coloring is made of, The clip explains that food coloring can be made with different ingredients depending on the color. Green food coloring is made of seaweed and orange is made from seeds. Check the labels of food coloring to find the exact ingredients.
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Common Lionfish--An Overview
This short video gives excellent real life, close up footage of a Common Lionfish swimming in its ocean habitat. A striking, boldly-patterned fish, the common lionfish (Pterois volitans) has distinctive bands of red and white stripes and conspicuous, elongated, fan-like fins. The red and white stripes are intermingled with varying reddish, golden brown and black-brown bars or stripes, alternating against a pale yellowish-white background. This is a great resource to help build background kn
Bill Nye The Science Guy on The Eyeball (Full Clip)
Take a look... with your eye. You'll see how it works. You'll see things right side up that start out upside down. It's a quick trick your brain pulls. Your brain, by the way, is the part of your eyes that you can see. Click, and have a look-see. (02:13)
Mariachi Véritas de Harvard
Created in 2001, Mariachi Véritas de Harvard is a student-run group that focuses exclusively on the mariachi musical tradition. While many members have strong backgrounds in jazz and classical music, most have had little or no prior exposure to this Mexican musical form. They rely largely on learning techniques from each generation of members, and on YouTube videos of the mariachi style.
UW 360 February 2012: Greg Walker
UW senior Greg Walker is a stand-out on the football field and in the classroom.
Solar Dynamics Observatory: Our Sun in High-Definition - Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics
Kelly Korreck, CfA The Sun provides the Earth with light and heat, but also blasts billions of tons of hot plasma into interplanetary space. Launched in 2010, NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO) is exploring our closest star with the latest technology. January 19, 2012
Winter Career Fair 2012
The University of Notre Dame Career Center hosted its 2012 Winter Career Fair and Diversity Reception on Wednesday, February 1, 2012. Over 125 employers and more than 1500 students attended the 2012 Fair. careercenter.nd.edu
The People's Planet: Reconnecting climate science, climate policy and reality
Myles Allen (Professor of Geosystem Science, School of Geography and the Environment and Department of Physics) delivers his inaugural lecture on 28 Nov 2011.
Fall of Great Empires - Rome Pt2of4
This ten minute video explains the expansion and the start of the collapse of the Roman Empire. A good overview.
This news segment from 1975 reviews the events of the first year of Boston's controversial school desegregation plan. Because of geographic barriers between black and white communities, a federal court instituted and enforced busing to desegregate the city's schools. The plan was greeted with white resistance, racial violence, and the boycotting of several schools. (3:40)
How to Make Crunchy Snowman Treats
This short video gives easy step by step directions to making cute snowman treats. Ingredients are simple and include the following: pretzel rods, melted white chocolate, gum drops, candy rings, mini chocolate chips, and fruit strips. This would be a fun activity for school and home!! (1:24)
How to Make a Snail Snack
This short video gives easy step by step directions to creating a healthy and fun snack for your kids. Ingredients are simple and include the following: tortilla wraps, mayonnaise, lunch meat, lettuce, cheese, and small pickles. This would be a fun activity for the classroom and for home. (1:04)
Dr. Seuss: from Books to Film
This three minute video features a biography of his life and how some of his works were made into movies.
Sarah, Plain and Tall
This video version of Sarah, Plain and Tall by Patricia MacLachlan includes text, narration, and pictures. It is listed on the CoreStandards.org website as part of the suggested reading materials for grades 2-3. (04:00)