Laura, Chemical Engineering -- 60 Second Impressions
The '60 Second Impressions' are a series of one-minute films featuring current Cambridge undergraduate students. These students talk about what it's really like to study at Cambridge, live in a College, and take part in a wide range of extra-curricular activities. Laura is from Grantham, and is studying Chemical Engineering. In her 60 Second Impression, she talks about the inspiring people she has met through her College, and the financial support she has received to allow her to do voluntary
Journalism 2.0: How to Survive and Thrive
This is a book about people, not technology. Sure, there’s a lot of technology in the pages to follow, but if you boil it all down to its core, its essence, you’ll find people trying to extend a noble and grounded craft into a new and unpredictable landscape. And it’s the people who matter, not the latest software or Web site. If the people in this equation learn how make technology work for them, the rest is just details. As journalists, we need to change our practices to adapt, but not o
Obama Signs Recovery Act
In this audio clip, on February 17, 2009, in Denver, Colorado, President Barack Obama discusses the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act before he signs it into law. The $787 billion stimulus package was designed to create or save jobs in the wake of mass layoffs brought about by the Great Recession. (0:43)
Forests and Chases of England and Wales c. 1000 to c. 1850
The website "Forests and Chases of England and Wales, c. 1000 to c. 1850" is a project pursued by dr. John Langton and dr. Graham Jones from the University of Oxford, a multidisciplinary survey into mapping medieval forests and their survival into the modern era. The groundbreaking research reveals the landscape history of Britain and Wales throughout the centuries but also social, economic and cultural aspects of human relationship with the forests and the environment. Detailed information abou
Privacy in a Digital Age
Julian Huppert discusses privacy in a digital age.
Northeastern Student Athletes - First Experiences on Campus
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Herbie Hancock: Innovation and New Technologies | Mahindra Humanities Center
Set 4 - Innovation and New Technologies
Speech Perception Assessment Lab at the University of Memphis.
Speech Perception Assessment Lab in the School of Communication Sciences and Disorders at the University of Memphis.
Henry Fuseli, Titania and Bottom, c. 1790 - Smart History at Khan Academy
NOTE: Front Female Nudity. Henry Fuseli, Titania and Bottom, c. 1790, oil on canvas, 2172 x 2756 mm (Tate Britain, London) (04:30) The experts are Dr. Harris and Dr. Zucker.
A Case of Innovation
A white paper is a focused analysis often used to describe how a technology solves a problem. In this literacy activity, students write a simplified version of a white paper on an alternative electrical power generation technology. In the process, they develop their critical thinking skills and become aware of the challenge and promise of technological innovation that engineers help to make possible. This activity is geared towards fifth grade and older students and computer capabilities are req
Students read news reports and first-person accounts to imagine what it would be like to be in a blackout in a large city. They follow news reports as if the event were unfolding in real-time and keep weblogs or journals of their experience as they imagine it, taking on different roles of people who live in the city or commute there to work. They use their journal accounts to create a play or screenplay that depicts what the August 2003 blackout was like for the people in the U.S. and Canada who
Laurie Bréban on "Smithian Sympathy: From Cognition to Emotion"
Laurie Bréban, University of Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne, discusses "Smithian Sympathy: From Cognition to Emotion" at the 13th Annual Summer Institute for the History of Economic Thought conference at the Jepson School of Leadership Studies. June 29, 2012
Exploring the ideas of Darwin and their impact on culture.
In January 2008, the Wellcome Trust held interviews with people on the street to get their views about Darwin, his ideas and their impact on the world. A series of videos vox pops were produced and these have been made available via these webpages.
"Runny's Hind Keart" Poem By Shel Silverstein Read Aloud
Students will love this poem by Shel Silverstein. The beginning letters are mixed up and sound very silly. In classic Shel Silverstein style, students will love his rhyming words and unusual characters. What a great resource to introduce and use poetry in the classroom. (1:29)
Intro to Patterns with Mrs. Rice and Mrs. Reppert
Mrs. Rice and Mrs. Reppert try to fool eachother with different types of repeating patterns in math and art. Mrs. Reppert teaches how to find picture patterns and Mrs. Rice uses numbers and letters. This is a great resource to reinforce patterns in the classroom. (9:00)
Quick Shapes Review (Rhombus, Trapezoid, Quadrilateral, Parallelogram)
Mrs. Rice reviews shapes with the Art teacher. They learn about the rhombus, trapezoid, quadrilateral, and parallelogram. This is a great resource to help students master this important skill. (3:20)
Timeline Math with Baby Dragon
Baby Dragon helps some third graders by showing them his timeline project. The timeline project encourages kids to do "timeline math".Students have to use math from Baby Dragon's timeline to answer certain questions. (11:58)