Up Close with a Zapotec Urn
This article is part of OLogy, where kids can collect virtual trading cards and create projects with them. Here, they learn more about the Zapotec people of ancient Mexico.
What is Heart Disease?
This three minute video explains what heart disease is and what happens to you. Practically the heart is a pump to
pump blood to the circular system through the arteries. Heart Disease is when cholesterol blocks up the arteries, it interrupts the blood flow therefore killing many heart muscle cells.
For example, an anurism is when the aorta has swollen and created a bulge in the arteries. Heart disease is both important and serious because it may prevent you from certain mobil
Salary Range for Physical Therapy Assistants
This two-minute video is about the salary range of a physical therapist assistant. The salary ranges from about 20 to 30 dollars per hour, whereas an actual PT salary ranges from $90,000 to $100,000 dollars a year. Both do just about the same thing but the main difference is that the assistants prepare the patients for the actual PT.
Unit 2 - Linking household food security with nutrition and livelihoods
This unit we focus on household food security and what the effect of food insecurity will be on households. These days the concepts nutrition, nutrition security, livelihoods and household livelihood security are also used when the bigger picture of household food security is discussed.
Household Food Security Programme Description
This study guide for the module PHFS01K Introduction to Household Food Security is the first of six modules in the programme to be piloted with a group of volunteers linked to non-governmental organisations (NGOs) in the Eastern Cape. The Eastern Cape Non-governmental Organisation Coalition (ECNGOC) has supported the strategy through advocacy and helping to link organisations with the project, thus enabling the recruitment of practising volunteers or community development workers who want to be
Managing confrontation in multicultural teams
Conflict and debate are considered essential to better decision making in some cultures, while in others, it’s downright rude. How do you bridge the cultural divide?
Georgia Tech Student Profile - Katharine
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Otis Commencement 2012 - Eli Broad Excerpt
Short excerpt of Eli Broad's Commencement Speech.
Laura Amy Schlitz: 2012 National Book Festival
Laura Amy Schlitz appears at the 2012 Library of Congress National Book Festival. Speaker Biography: The Newbery Medal went to Laura Amy Schlitz in 2008 for "Good Masters! Sweet Ladies! Voices from a Medieval Village." A librarian who lives in Baltimore, Schlitz is also a professional storyteller. Her other books include "The Bearskinner: A Tale of the Brothers Grimm," "A Drowned Maiden's Hair" and "The Hero Schliemann: The Dreamer Who Dug for Troy." She has just published "Splendors and Glooms
Eisenhower Proclaims Hawaii the 50th state
Eight months after Alaska became a U.S. state; President Eisenhower signs the official proclamation on August 21, 1959, admitting Hawaii into the Union as the 50th state and delivers a welcoming speech. (0:25)
Coming Together at the University of Minnesota - Fanny Jimbo Llapa
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Van Gogh: An Analysis of The Starry Night
What gives this star-filled night its haunting power? A doomed painter's madness or a carefully planned strategy? Both possibilities are discussed, and inspirations for aspects of the painting are described. A thorough analysis of artists' interests in sky is given. ( Minutes five and eight contain material not appropriate for younger students.) ( 12:12)
Engaging with Students: Spanish and Portuguese Literature Activities created by Antonio Martínez-Ar
Engaging with Students: Spanish and Portuguese Literature Activities created by Antonio Martínez-Arboleda
Biological Production of Glucaric Acid
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Enterprise in the sports industry
This presentation discusses Drucker's thesis that failure is a "good thing" if the opportunities that arise from such failure allow the development of personal and enterprise skills
First Graders Singing to the Shape Song
This first grade class enjoys the shape song during snack time. This is a great resource to introduce and/or review shapes in the early childhood classroom. This is also a great example of using videos to engage students in the classroom. (1:31)
When galaxies collide!
New Hubble observations indicate that our galaxy, the Milky Way, will physically collide and merge with the Andromeda galaxy... in about 4 billion years. This simulation shows how we think this event will unfold, taking about 2 billion years for the two to merge. Moreinfo: http://blogs.discovermagazine.com/badastronomy/2012/05/31/hold-on-tight-in-4-billion-years-were-due-for-a-galactic-collision/ Credit: NASA, ESA, T. Hallas, and A. Mellinger
Supernova (Supernovae) (11:58)
My Five Dinners with Ahmadinejad, featuring Jim Walsh PhD '00 Jim Walsh PhD '00 is one of a small number of Americans who has traveled to North Korea and Iran for talks with officials about nuclear issues. A research associate in the MIT Security Studies Program, he is an international security expert who has testified before the US Senate on terrorism and Iran’s nuclear program. On June 4, 2012, Walsh offered his thoughts on international security, nuclear weapons, and terrorism and took questions from the worldwide MIT community via video
Jim Walsh PhD '00 is one of a small number of Americans who has traveled to North Korea and Iran for talks with officials about nuclear issues. A research associate in the MIT Security Studies Program, he is an international security expert who has testified before the US Senate on terrorism and Iran’s nuclear program.
On June 4, 2012, Walsh offered his thoughts on international security, nuclear weapons, and terrorism and took questions from the worldwide MIT community via video
Convective Heat and Mass Transfer
This 32-minute lecture is for advanced students his course and assumes that the students an understanding of
Engineering Mathematics, Thermodynamics, Heat Transfer and Fluid
Mechanics and are familiar with the use of experimentally derived
CORRELATIONS for estimating heat/mass transfer coefficient in a variety
of flow situations. The purpose of this course is to justify the basis
and the form of these correlations on the basis of fundamental transport