Gone in 60 seconds, 2011
Partnership event involving RUN students. Performed at the Viaduct Theatre, Dean Clough, Halifax.
"Sustainable Development: Theory and Policy, Spring 2009"
"This course examines alternative conceptions and theoretical underpinnings of the notion of "sustainable development." It focuses on the sustainability problems of industrial countries (i.e., aging of populations, sustainable consumption, institutional adjustments, etc.); and of developing states and economies in transition (i.e., managing growth, sustainability of production patterns, pressures of population change, etc.). It also explores the sociology of knowledge around sustainability, the
Tires and ecosystems
Tires are one of the worst things that can be thrown into a landfill. They take up a lot of room and they can collect rainwater that is a prime breeding ground for mosquitoes. Tires can be repurposed, or used for other purposes, such as tire swings and playground toys. They can also be recycled and used to make school gym floors and shoes.
Old Macdonald Had A Farm
Excellent computer animated video song for children. (3:21)
Hundreds of mussels attached to rocks in the rocky intertidal zone
Mussels have two hard shells for protection and avoid drying out. When the shell is open, the bivalve extends its foot for digging or anchoring. Mussels need ocean water for food. They are found in lower and middle intertidal regions.
Op het einde van deze les kun je: De inhoud van een menukaart begrijpen.
How Light Travels
In this video segment adapted from Shedding Light on Science, observe demonstrations of the fundamental idea that light travels in straight lines.
This lesson will allow students to explore an important role of environmental engineers: cleaning the environment. Students will learn details about the Exxon Valdez oil spill, which was one of the most publicized and studied environmental tragedies in history. In the accompanying activity, they will try many "engineered" strategies to clean up their own manufactured oil spill and learn the difficulties of dealing with oil released into our waters.
Wall Street's best week since '09
Dec 2 - Stocks closed Friday trade little changed despite a mostly upbeat November jobs report, but that did not stop Wall Street from having its best week in almost three years. Research In Motion shares slumped on profit warning. Conway G. Gittens reports.
Request for parental leave
You listen to a conversation in which an employee asks his employer for parental leave. After listening to the conversation you answer some questions and consider whether the employer can grant parental leave.
Sharp quills did the bidding of the even sharper intellects of the Revolution's founding mothers. Listen to the words of Mercy Otis Warren and Abigail Adams, voiced by Abigail Schumann.
Penguins Beating the Heat?
July 26, 2007—For Antarctica's penguins, the global-warming plot thickens: Some species seem to be adapting to the heat, while others are experiencing a foreboding population decline.
Conversa Livre: Chá da tia Elaine e outras coisas. The STS-135 Crew Farewell Ceremony and Hatch Closing Greek taxi drivers strike Banks put pressure on stocks
André, Elaine e Lorena conversam sobre o chá de gengibre e outras coisas relacionadas a uma alimentação “natureba” (o mais natural possível). A transcrição e os arquivos extras serão...
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The STS-135 and Expedition 28 crews hold a farewell ceremony and close the hatches between the International Space Station and space shuttle Atlantis. The hatches between the spacecraft were open for seven days, 21 hours and 41 minutes.
Jul.18 - Tourists wait out delays in Greece's capital as taxi drivers block highways and the city of Piraeus to protest law making it easier to get taxi licenses. Jessica Gray reports.
July 18 - Summary of business headlines: Stocks weighed down by worries; News Corp shares under pressure; Schwab earnings rise; Halliburton profits jump 54 percent. Bobbi Rebell reports.
The STS-135 Crew Farewell Ceremony and Hatch Closing
Greek taxi drivers strike
Banks put pressure on stocks