In this activity, students will use bearing measurements to triangulate and determine objects' locations. Working in teams of two or three, students must put on their investigative hats as they take bearing measurements to specified landmarks in their classroom (or other rooms in the school) from a "mystery location." With the extension activity, students are challenged with creating their own map of the classroom or other school location and comparing it with their classmates' efforts.
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences: Engaging Teachers - with Simplified Mandarin subtitles
Experience what the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences at Simon Fraser University has to offer! This video contains testimonials of FASS Faculty members from a range of departments describing their experiences while being part of the largest faculty here at SFU. Please visit our FASS homepage for more information about opportunities and programs. http://www.fass.sfu.ca/
Vigil in Norway
July 23 - People light candles and the Prime Minister tours the Oslo blast site one day after a man kills 98 people. Rough Cut (No reporter narration)
Vowel Modification and Range Considerations
This module makes suggestions regarding the use of vowel modification for expression and in the voice range for consistency of tone and vowel coloration. The concept of vowel modification must be used in conjunction with good choral tone and good breathing techniques. The conductor should be mindful of the ability of the human voice to express many human emotions.
22.07.2011 – Langsam gesprochene Nachrichten
Trainieren Sie Ihr Hörverstehen mit authentischen Materialien. Nutzen Sie die Nachrichten der Deutschen Welle von Freitag – als Text und als verständlich gesprochene Audio-Datei. *** Die 17 Euro-Länder haben sich auf eine gemeinsame Strategie zur Rettung Griechenlands und zur Stabilisierung der gesamten Euro-Zone geeinigt. Bei ihrem Krisengipfel in Brüssel verständigten sich die Staats- und Regierungschefs darauf, die Regierung in Athen mit einem zweiten Hilfspaket in Höh
Super-Human Strength - Halve An Apple With Your Bare Hands
Learn how to crack an apple in half with your bare hands. This is placed in the exercise section as it does involve most fine motor coordination and strength.
ESD.801 Leadership Development (MIT)
Students in ESD.801 Leadership Development work in a seminar environment to develop leadership capabilities. Readings, assignments and class discussion explore the topics covered in this class. In addition, students participate in an Outward Bound experience and participate in "leadership lunches" with global leaders.
24.00 Problems in Philosophy (MIT)
The course has two goals. First, to give you a sense of what philosophers think about and why. Here we look at a number of perennial philosophical problems, including some or all of: how knowledge differs from "mere opinion," the objectivity (or not) of moral judgment, logical paradoxes, mind/body relations, the nature and possibility of free will, and how a person remains the same over time, as their bodily and psychological traits change. The second goal is to get you thinking philos
Mongol Invasion of Europe - Part 1
This documentary, which is suitable for high-school students, focuses on the Mongol campaign of 1240. (4:58)
Download Seasons 1 and 2 Today Hi everybody, my name's Mike and this is the Let's Speak Italian podcast. So you've been listening to the first few lessons, and hopefully you're learning how to speak Italian. Well with the first 100 lessons completed, I wanted to release the first few lessons for free as a little teaser so that you can see just how easy it is to learn to speak Italian. Now, by going to the website, you can buy the first 100 lessons for only $15.00. That includes 100 lessons, plus 20 review lessons as
Hi everybody, my name's Mike and this is the Let's Speak Italian podcast. So you've been listening to the first few lessons, and hopefully you're learning how to speak Italian.
Well with the first 100 lessons completed, I wanted to release the first few lessons for free as a little teaser so that you can see just how easy it is to learn to speak Italian. Now, by going to the website, you can buy the first 100 lessons for only $15.00. That includes 100 lessons, plus 20 review lessons as
This student made video is an easily understandable rap teaching the order of operations. (0:27)
Professor Mark Behrens reviews in more detail and touches on key elements of his research that the students in video (Student Presentation #5) discussed. In describing his work, Behrens offered "think of looking through color filters." The filters eliminate any unnecessary or unforeseeable data, and when you combine all the filters together, the yield reveals amazing overlaps and patterns.
Using Synchronous Audio or Video in Social Studies Classrooms
With tools such as instant messenger, Facebook chat, and G-chat readily available, students have become accustomed to speaking with friends through the internet. While these tools are often used for social purposes, they can also be effectively employed in classrooms in order to connect students to other peers, teachers, and mentors throughout the world. Synchronous audio and video applications such as Skype allow students and teachers to share ideas with people living all around the globe at no
Seminar 17- USAWC Distance Education Class of 2011
One more challenge faced the senior officers as they celebrated completion of two years of internet-based studies at the Army War College's distance education program. The largest graduation class in college history received their diplomas on a day of record-breaking heat, July 22, at historic Carlisle Barracks.
Dead Man Walking
Onion Skin of Un-named Martian Crater
Onion skin of Martian crater
Lido Ramadan on Advice to Burgeoning Leaders
Lido Ramadan (MBA '02) President of Censeo Consulting Group
Student Address, 2006
On January 23 and 24, 2006, Rev. John I. Jenkins, C.S.C., President of the University of Notre Dame, delivered an address to the faculty and students on the subject of academic freedom and Catholic character.
Public Opening of Global Colloquium of University Presidents by Penn President Amy Gutmann
United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon opened the fifth annual meeting of the Global Colloquium of University Presidents on Monday, April 4, 2011, in a public address at the University of Pennsylvania on empowering women. http://www.upenn.edu/president/global_colloquium/home The Colloquium, a select group of university presidents from around the world, convened annually to discuss a topic of immediate concern to the secretary-general, addressed the challenge of "Empowering Women to Chang
Lauren Greenfield's "Girl Culture" at Penn's Arthur Ross Gallery
Lauren Greenfield's "Girl Culture" is on display through July 24 at the University of Pennsylvania's Arthur Ross Gallery. This photography exhibit features girls and young women from an array of ethnic and socioeconomic backgrounds across America. As a photojournalist and artist, Greenfield explores the relationships girls have with their bodies and the images that are portrayed through popular culture. "Girl Culture" stimulates conversations that address issues young women face every day such a