Pervious concrete for stormwater management
Liv Haselbach, associate professor with Washington State University's Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, researches concrete surfaces that can absorb water, rather than allowing water to run off and cause pollution, flooding, or other problems. Haselbach says, "WSU has been installing various sections of pervious concrete and porous asphalt on the Pullman campus to see how they might help with stormwater management on campus and prevent icing conditions in the winter. Researcher
Education as a Tool in Preventing Conflict: Suggestions for the International Criminal Court
Harvard Law School dean and professor Martha Minow delivers the 16th annual Rev. Theodore Hesburgh, C.S.C. Lecture in Ethics and Public Policy at the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies on March 16th, 2010.
'The Very Lonely Firefly' by Eric Carle Story Book Read Along
In this Story Book Read Along, students will hear "The Very Lonely Firefly" written by Eric Carle. Students will enjoy seeing the illustrations and listening to the sound effects. This is a great resource for the elementary classroom. (4:11)
Hawaiian Imperialism (Kira Langley)
Generating Electrical Voltage
In this interactive resource adapted from the Wisconsin Online Resource Center, learn how a generator converts mechanical energy into electrical energy. Investigate the principle of magnetic induction by moving a conductor through a magnetic field to see how voltage is generated. Explore factors that influence the amount of voltage generated, such as the angle, speed, and length of the conductor and the strength of the magnetic field. In addition, learn the left-hand rule that describes the rela
Tree Rings Science Chart
In this science chart story, students will learn about tree rings. We can find out how rainy or dry a season was by observing tree ring growth. This is a great resource to help build background knowledge and to help make real world connections between nature and the classroom. (1:22)
Rowing for gold (UCL)
Three UCL students row in the elite crew of the University of London Boat Club. This crew pulls the top rowers from the 19 University of London colleges. The UCL rowers are supported by the UCLU Elite programme. Further info: UL Boat Club - http://ulbc.co.uk UCLU Elite - http://uclu.org/migrated/activeuclu/uclu-elite Music: 'Rain Shadow' by Kathryn Tickell (http://www.audionetwork.com/production-music/rain-shadow_21944.aspx)
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Pangea—Earth’s Flavors Reimagined
The Culinary Institute of America’s Senior Director of Food and Beverage Operations Waldy Malouf has a big challenge in front of him: he has to create a new “Pop-Up” restaurant on the college’s Hyde Park campus and get it ready to open in just six weeks. In this first of three videos on the evolution of Pangea, Chef Malouf meets with acclaimed restaurant designer Adam Tihany and the college’s facilities team, and talks about his plans to morph the college’s East Wing Dining Room into
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Lesson 02 - One Minute Luxembourgish
In lesson 02 of One Minute Luxembourgish you will learn a few more useful words in Luxembourgish which you'll use every day. Remember - even a few phrases of a language can help you make friends and enjoy travel more. Find out more about One Minute Languages at our website - http://www.oneminutelanguages.com. One Minute Luxembourgish is brought to you by the Radio Lingua Network and is ©Copyright 2008.
Perestroika in America
Nobel Peace Prize recipient Mikhail Gorbachev talks April 28, 2012, in Phoenix, Arizona, during an event sponsored by Thunderbird School of Global Management, O'Connor House, Arizona State University, the Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce and Eight, Arizona PBS. http://www.thunderbird.edu
Sandra Day O'Connor's first trip to the Supreme Court
The Honorable Sandra Day O'Connor shares the story of her first trip to the U.S. Supreme Court as a young lawyer. O'Connor was the keynote speaker at Elon University's Conference on Law and Leadership April 13-14, 2012.
Do Lectures: Protesting through Humour
They can be small Do’s or big Do’s or just extraordinary Do’s. But when you listen to the story of, Andy
talking through the evolution of SAS. From a group of surfers from St
Agnes in Cornwall wanting to end raw sewage going out into the sea to
“some of the Government’s most sophisticated environmental critics” (BBS
News and Current Affairs) and “Britain’s coolest environmental pressure
group” (The Independent)
John Seigenthaler on his meeting with Alabama’s Gov. Patterson
John Seigenthaler, then-administrative assistant to Attorney General Robert Kennedy, recalls his meeting with Alabama Gov. John Patterson during the Freedom Rides in 1961.
Find the Turtle (Interactive)
Test your knowledge of turtle characteristics with this online interactive game.
The Berlin Wall History
This two minute video uses original footage and narration that tells how the Wall came to be built, its use, and what happened to it in the end. It show the desperation of some of those in East Berlin and how they struggled to escape. (02:00)