Fiona Richards : current research projects
This website describes Open University academic Fiona Richards current research into Australian music. Her three projects are the AHRC-funded Landmarks in Music Since 1950: Peter Sculthorpe's Irkanda IV, examining Sculthorpes landmark Irkanda IV in the context of the Australin landscape; The impact of Lutheran migration on music in Australia, also funded by the AHRC, exploring the influence of German vocal tradition and Lutheran institutions on Australian music; as well as ongoing work
Scientists say drug delivery method improves cancer treatment
Nov. 24 - A new method of delivering drugs using magnetized nanoparticles could help combat cancer, according the international team of scientists developing the technology. Stuart McDill reports.
A teacher shows the difference between possessive adjectives and possessive pronouns. He presents a column of possessive adjectives and one of possessive pronouns to illustrate the difference.
Environmentalists shine World Cup spotlight on "vulnerable" mascot
Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe June 16 - With attention focused on the world's greatest soccer stars in Brazil, conservationists are working hard to promote the plight of the animal being used as the official World Cup mascot. Known as Fuleco on posters and banners throughout the country, the three-banded armadillo is in decline, and conservation groups say FIFA and the Brazilian government should be doing more during the World Cup to ensure the animal's long term survival. Rob
The Busy World of Richard Scarry-Imagine That - X-ray Eyes
In this video Huckle and Lowly Worm learn about x-rays. If you had x-ray eyes you could see an inside view. An x-ray machine takes a picture to see inside of you. Airports check your luggage with an x-ray machine. This is a good teaching resource to help build background knowledge for elementary and/or special education students. This video would work well in conjunction with a thematic unit on community helpers, health, and the human body. (1:06)
This video, done by a high school student in Santa Clara, California, looks at one of the elements of art - space. It shows how to display depth and space. A discussion and examples of the different types of space helps you hve a good understanding of perspective. This video is part of the video collection at NextVista.org (http://nextvista.org), a proud partner of Curriki. (4:13)
Carmen Sandiego and The Stolen Smile Show
An animated show in which Carmen steals parts of famous artwork to try to create her own personal masterpiece. She steals eyes from a Van Gogh painting. She steals a nose from a Picasso painting. And, of course, she steals the smile from Da Vinci's famous Mona Lisa. Children can learn about famous artwork from the video.
China holds "anti-terror" drills in restive Xinjiang region
Paramilitary in China's restive Xinjiang region hold a series of "anti-terror" drills. Rough Cut (no reporter narration). Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More updates and breaking news: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the globe and across topics including business, financial, national, and international news. For over 160 years, Reuters has
Mongol Invasion of Europe - Part 3
This documentary, which is suitable for high-school students, focuses on the Mongol campaign of 1240. This episode tells of the abrupt withdrawal of the Mongol army.The film is a dramatization.
Inca, Part 3
Highlights of this segment include watching and listening to an archaeologist as she unwraps a mummy (!), skull deformation practiced by Incan predecessors, brain surgery, and introduction to the Nazca lines.
SKAT : Sankt-Peterburgskii korpus agiograficheskikh tekstov
Sankt-Peterburgskii korpus agiograficheskikh tekstov [Saint Petersburg corpus of hagiographical texts] is a searchable database of medieval Slavic saints lives, constructed by the department of mathematical linguistics at the University of St Petersburg. It contains more than 50 manuscripts, with around 500,000 catalogued word usages. The word index may be searched in Old Slavic using an online keyboard, and results show the desired word (and lexical derivatives) in context. Unfortunately it is
15.665B Power and Negotiation (MIT)
This course is designed to provide you with a competitive advantage in negotiation. You will learn and practice the technical skills and analytic frameworks that are necessary to negotiate successfully with peers from other top business schools, and you will learn methods for developing the powerful social capital you will need to rise in the executive ranks of any organization. In this course, you will learn to successfully face the challenge of negotiating materially rewarding deals while also
History of the American Civil War, 1861 - 1865 Map
This is a five-minute history of the American Civil War 1861 - 1865 with maps. There are no moving images--it's more of a slideshow.
Global Health Medical Device Compendium The Global Health Medical Device Compendium is an inventory of medical devices designed for use and/or implemented within resource-limited settings. The compendium is sortable by health topic (e.g., Malaria and HIV/AIDS), classification (i.e.,
The Global Health Medical Device Compendium is an inventory of medical devices designed for use and/or implemented within resource-limited settings. The compendium is sortable by health topic (e.g., Malaria and HIV/AIDS), classification (i.e.,
Baroque Dance: Gavotte from Atys
Dancers Jennifer Fell and Catalina Fellay perform the gavotte from J.B. Lully's tragedie lyrique "Atys" (1676) as a duet.
La Belle Danse is a Toronto-based Baroque Dance Company (0:47)
Miranda July interview about Joanie 4 Jackie
This informative interview with Miranda July talks about the Joanie 4 Jackie video chainletter of the mid 90's.
President Amy Gutmann "I'm First"
"I'm First." -- University of Pennsylvania President Amy Gutmann Amy Gutmann was the first in her family to attend college—she attended Harvard (Radcliffe) on a generous financial aid package. This year at Penn, one out of every eight incoming freshmen is the first in their families to attend college. Penn's all-grant, no-loan financial aid package is available to every eligible undergraduate student. If you can get in to Penn, you can graduate without student loans. While Penn is the la
URI Alumnus finds a Sweet Calling
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Microscopic Images from Inside the Human Body
This student-made project includes various images from the human body. The video could be used with a lesson on microscopic organisms, cells, or with a lesson about the microscope itself. Some of the images include: red blood cells, human hair, purkinje neurons, hair cells in the ear, blood vessels, taste buds, tooth plaque, blood clot, alveoli in the lung, villi in small intestine, egg, sperm, and embryo. The slide show is set to upbeat music. (3:58)
21L.476 Romantic Poetry (MIT)
This course examines readings of the major British Romantic poets (Blake, Wordsworth, Coleridge, Byron, Scott, Shelley, and Keats) and important fiction writers (Mary Shelley and Walter Scott). Attention is also given to literary and historical contexts.