Mexican-American War - 5 of 6
One of the most controversial conflicts in U.S. history, the Mexican-American War erupted as President James K. Polk sought to extend the borders of the nation into Mexico.
Connecting With the Arts: What's the Big Idea?
This program is about planning and teaching toward big ideas — important understandings that have lasting value. Participants will see how arts-integrated instruction enables students to make deeply personal connections to what they are learning.
La vida de Ernest Hemingway en 3 minutos
Ernest Hemingway es uno de los principales autores del siglo XX. Sus
publicaciones en prensa, principalmente las relacionadas con la
cobertura de las grandes guerras, y sus cuentos, están todavía entre los más valorados de la historia de la literatura. Este vídeo te explica cómo fue la vida de Hemingway. (2:45)
Promo - One Minute Luxembourgish
Moien - hello! My name is Julie and I'd like to welcome you to One Minute Luxembourgish from the Radio Lingua Network. In this podcast I'm going to be teaching you the basics of Luxembourgish. The great thing about this language course is that you'll be learning all you need to know in just 60 seconds - or thereabouts! Each one-minute language lesson will equip you with just enough Luxembourgish to help you get by in lots of situations, either on holiday, or on a business trip to Luxembourg. One
Pantera - Snare Drum Exercise
This is a basic exercise guide to how to do various beats on the snare drum. The 1:22 long video moves very rapidly and the video may need to be stopped several times to let the students practice what they have seen.
What’s the Price?
Third-graders use problem-solving approaches--such as role playing or drawing pictures—to investigate and understand division. They make connections to everyday life and use calculators as they determine unit costs for two different boxes of cereal. NCTM Standards: concepts of whole number operation, fractions and decimals, problem solving, communication.
Software design of maintainable knowledge-based systems for building design
Identifying and establishing a basic structure for knowledge representation is one of the keys to successful design of knowledge-based computer systems. In Building Design and Construction, this initial knowledge structure can be achieved by utilizing a query driven approach to software engineering. As (user) queries reflect the user's demand for in/output, it is natural to link the overall user dialogue with key elements in the knowledge base direct connections between user screen and objects i
Hare Krishna Prayer Ritual
This short video shows what the Hare Krishna meditation ritual is like. Mr Dasa describe their prayer symbols and explains the number of times the prayer is repeated.
JK Rowling reads from Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 of 2
Imagine J.K. Rowling reading from her acclaimed series to YOU! Get your book and read along. J.K. Rowling, seated in a large wooden chair, reads to an enthusiastic crowd of fans from Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows at the Natural History Museum in London. Part 1 of 2 (9:41)
Algorithm For The Automatic Design Of A Shading Device
Given that there is a need to shade a window from the summer sun and also a need to expose it to the winter sun, this article describes an algorithm to design automatically a geometric construct that satisfies both requirements. The construct obtained represents the minimum solution to the simultaneous requirements. The window may be described by an arbitrary convex polygon and it may be oriented in any direction and it may be placed at any chosen latitude. The algorithm consists of two sequenti
Jeff Gold Inaugural Lecture - The Leader's Conundrum or 'You cannot lift yourself up by your own shi
The aim of the lecture will be to do demonstrate the need to challenge continuing traditional images of leaders, often depicted at the apex of things, on top of a hill or at the centre of a complex web of activity. I will argue that those nominated as leaders MUST become aware of what I will call the leader's conundrum and complement their inspiration with 99 x perspiration. To appreciate this call, attendees to the lecture as respectfully asked to do the following just before the lecture: a.
Giovanni Palestrina - Tu es Petrus (You are Peter)
Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina - Tu es Petrus. Palestrina was a Renaissance composer who composed many pieces of church music for the Roman church. He composed 105 masses, 68 offertories, at least 140 madrigals and more than 300 motets. In addition, there are at least 72 hymns, 35 magnificats, 11 litanies, and four or five sets of lamentations.
This is the entire composition-a still image of Palestrina is on the screen for the length of the video. (6:38)
Fascism and Mussolini
Khan discusses the origin of the word 'fascism' during this eight-minute video.
This Oxford at Said seminar was dedicated to the phenomenon of stress. Sloan Mahone gives a historical perspective on the topic, Ian Brown presents latest findings on occupational stress and John Morris covers stress from a physiological perspective. Three Oxford University researchers from the areas of history of medicine, occupational health and physiology discuss how their disciplines define stress, how they approach it and what can be learned from their findings. Sloan Mahone, University Lec
Displacement Week: "The Effects of Gentrification on Chicago's Communities" (video)
A panel discussion with Jamie Kalven: Writer, Invisible Institute; Tom Walsh: Director of Advocacy and Public Policy, Jewish Council on Urban Affiars; Victoria Romero: President of the Board, Pilsen Alliance. Moderated by Virginia Parks: Assistant Professor, School of Social Service Administration, University of Chicago.
Egyptian economy and non-royal women: their status in public life
The online version of a lecture given 21 June, 1995, at Brown University, by William A. Ward deals with the status of women in ancient Egypt society. Although pharaonic Egypt was in most respects a male society, with men holding positions in public life while women dominated the private life, Ward points to the fact that there is plenty of evidence that women, throughout ancient Egyptian civilisation could own, bequeath and inherit land. Furthermore women seem to have been able to hold positions
Words In Action: RUSSIAN - Sinii platochek (Little Blue Kerchief)
Words In Action: RUSSIAN Sinii platochek (Little Blue Kerchief), a popular song that later became associated with World War II Performed by Tanya Gubrich, Anna Sadovnikova, Ivan Motyashov Pobeda Myshina (The Triumph of Myshin), adapted from a short story by absurdist writer Daniil Kharms Performed by Anna Sadovnikova, Ivan Motyashov, Nick Robbins, Paul Borokhov, Erica Posey, Isabella Mazzei, Olga Slobodyanyuk Words In Action - A MULTILINGUAL STUDENT PERFORMANCE CELEBRATING LINGUISTIC DIVERSI
"She walks in Beauty" Poem by George Gordon, Lord Byron
This is a recitation of Lord Byron's poem, "She Walks in Beauty." Only a color photograph of a lamplight-lit sidewalk at night is used for the backdrop of this reading. The picture and sound quality are good. The text can be pulled down from the description box (top right). (1:05)
Services for Children with Cleft Palates by State Crippled Children's Agencies
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Namo Amitoufo - Reciting Buddha name