Politics in 60 seconds. History and the state
Dr Malika Rahal defines a polical concept in 60 seconds for those with a spare minute to learn something new. This videocast focuses on history and the state as a political concept. Warning: video does contain bloopers and out takes. May 2010 Suitable for Undergraduate study and Community education Dr Malika Rahal, School of Politics and International Relations Dr Malika Rahal is a lecturer specializing in Middle Eastern and North African History and Politics. Before joining the School of P
Politics in 60 seconds. Corruption
Professor Paul Heywood defines a polical concept in 60 seconds for those with a spare minute to learn something new. This videocast focuses on corruption as a political concept. Warning: video does contain bloopers and out takes. May 2010 Suitable for Undergraduate study and community education Professor Paul Heywood, School of Politics and International Relations Professor Paul Heywood is Sir Francis Hill Professor of European Politics. He graduated with an MA in Politics (First Class) fro
Politics in 60 seconds. China's responsibility
Dr Miwa Hirono defines a polical concept in 60 seconds for those with a spare minute to learn something new. This videocast considers China's responsibility. Warning: video does contain bloopers and out takes. May 2010 Suitable for Undergraduate study and Community education Dr Miwa Hirono, School of Politics and International Relations Dr Miwa Hirono is an RCUK Fellow at the Centre for International Crisis Management and Conflict Resolution at The University of Nottingham’s School of Pol
Zaha Hadid: Form in Motion
September 20, 2011 - March 25, 2012: Iraqi-born British architect Zaha Hadid, who in 2004 became the first female recipient of the renowned Pritzker Architecture Prize, has thoroughly advanced the vocabulary of contemporary architecture and design. For this exhibition, Hadid has created a sculptural environment for a selection of her recent furniture, decorative art, jewelry, and footwear innovations.
Inspect-a-Gadget - Use the Gears!
Phill Windsor explains what his gadget has to do with using the gears of a car. The team at the Environmental Technology Centre (ETC) work with small to medium scale companies to find solutions to a range of problems which can be solved using clever technology and gadgets. The ETC receives European funding (ERDF) and is therefore able to spend up to 5 days with a company totally free of charge!
Julius Caesar (Part 2 of 3)
Julius Caesar was the most famous Roman leader of all, conquered more land than any other Roman and this is an eight minute video about some of the politics he had to face and how the conservatives tried to stop him. Part of a series.
5.6.2 Plate tectonics and climate change
Plate tectonics is an earth sciences topic that attracts a good deal of interest, given that it a topic very often featured in popular science programmes on TV and radio. It is a subject that have strong visual appeal. The coverage is S279 is self-contained, up to date and is written in a way that will be accessible to those with interest and motivation, all the more so for those who have some pre-existing scientific understanding.
2.00B Toy Product Design (MIT)
Toy Product Design is a MIT Public Service Center service learning design course offered in the Spring semester. This course, previously listed as SP.778, is an introduction to the product design process with a focus on designing for play and entertainment. In this course, students work in small teams of 5-6 members to design and prototype new toys. Students work closely with a local sponsor, an elementary school, and experienced mentors on a themed toy design project. Students will be introduce
Where Pocahontas Pledged Her Love
Ongoing excavations at James Fort reveal a surprising discovery: the site of the 1608 church where Pocahontas married John Rolfe. Chief Archaeologist Bill Kelso shares the excitement of rediscovery.
The Chilean Path to Development
President Sebastian Pinera reflects on Chileís history of growth and development and events during his presidency. Insights into the future path of Chile are presented.
Waves: An interactive Tutorial
This is a set of interactive tutorials designed to teach the fundamentals of wave dynamics. It starts with very simple wave properties and ends with an examination of nonlinear wave behavior. The emphasis here is on the properties of waves which are difficult to illustrate in a static textbook figure. The tutorial may be used in conjunction with a text or as a stand alone introduction to waves. The pages were created by scripting the Physlets (Java Applets) from Wolfgang Christian's group at Da
The Mentoring Process - A Module Summary
The Mentoring Process - A Module Summary, with links to each of the resources.
29.09.2011 – Langsam gesprochene Nachrichten
Trainieren Sie Ihr Hörverstehen mit authentischen Materialien. Nutzen Sie die Nachrichten der Deutschen Welle von Donnerstag – als Text und als verständlich gesprochene Audio-Datei.Der Bundestag in Berlin entscheidet an diesem Donnerstag über eine Aufstockung des Kreditvolumens und über neue Hilfsinstrumente des Euro-Rettungsfonds. Der deutsche Anteil an der Gesamthaftung würde von 123 auf 211 Milliarden Euro steigen. Es zeichnet sich eine große Mehrheit ab, da auch die Oppositionspartei
San Diego Model Railroad Museum
Accompany a student as she visits the San Diego Model Railroad Museum and learn all about model trains by watching this video. See how building model trains strenghtens math, science, and history skills. ( 3:30)
Money talks: October 3rd 2011
The response of business to the euro crisis, a company encourages good health and armed guards on boats repel pirates
AP Chemistry: Stoichiometry AP Worksheet Problems Part I White House pitches jobs bill after data, fears double dip Swinging on a String
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Oct. 7 - White House National Economic Council Director Gene Sperling says the administration is not satisfied with the U.S. jobs picture and Congress should not risk a double-dip recession by not passing the American Jobs Act.
Students explore how pendulums work and why they are useful in everyday applications. In a hands-on activity, they experiment with string length, pendulum weight and angle of release. In an associated literacy activity, students explore the mechanical concept of rhythm, based on the principle of oscillation, in a broader biological and cultural context in dance and sports, poetry and other literary forms, and communication in general.
White House pitches jobs bill after data, fears double dip
Swinging on a String