Resisting intolerance: an ethical and global challenge [Audio]
Speaker(s): His Holiness the Dalai Lama | His Holiness the Dalai Lama is visiting the LSE to deliver the opening speech of a one' day conference entitled Tolerance in a Just and Fair Society, at the invitation of Frederick Bonnart Braunthal Trust, Matrix Chambers, the Sigrid Rausing Trust and the London School of Economics & Political Science. HH the Dalai Lama, Tenzin Gyatso, is the spiritual leader of the Tibetan people. He was born on 6th July 1935 in north-eastern Tibet and recognised as the
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NASA - Aurorae from Space on Vimeo
Lately, the International Space Station has been flying through geomagnetic storms, giving astronauts an close-up view of the aurora borealis just outside their windows. These videos were taken by the crew of Expedition 30 on board the International Space Station. First, get an introduction into the beauty of aurorae.
The sequence of shots was taken March 3, 2012 from 17:59:48 to 18:16:25 GMT, on a pass from eastern Kenya, near the Indian Ocean, to the South Ind
In this activity, students construct their own rocket-powered boat called an "aqua-thruster." These aqua-thrusters will be made from a film canister and will use carbon dioxide gas produced from a chemical reaction between an antacid tablet and water to propel it. Students observe the effect that surface area of this simulated solid rocket fuel has on thrust.
This slide show is loaded with information for older students. Indeed, there is so much data that the slides may be paused to allow students to catch-up with the information presented. This set of marine community illustrations can be used as visual aids
during formal or informal instruction while teaching about the marine
realm. There are three versions of each illustration:
unlabeled illustration titled, unlabeled illustration titled, and labeled illustration.
PSY372 Session 7 Summer 2012
Industrial and Organizational Psychology with Donna El-Armale Guest: Sharon Rich,
Keynote | Windows Phone Summit Watch the on-demand video of our June 20 press event in San Francisco outlining the past and future of Windows Phone.
Watch the on-demand video of our June 20 press event in San Francisco outlining the past and future of Windows Phone.
Gripping Sticks for Steel Drums.com
This video shows how to grip the sticks for playing steel drums. The method is demonstrated slowly and the lesson can be carried over for playing any drum.(1:37)
Columbus and His Voyages Part 2
As Christopher Columbus entered his 30s, his experience and training, education, and contacts had awakened a gnawing intuition that he could reach Japan by sailing west. This is a great resource to use in conjunction with non-fiction texts and/or lessons on this topic. (3:59)
Spencer Repeating Rifle Patented
On March 6, 1860, young Christopher M. Spencer was issued his first patent for a breech-loading repeating rifle. This weapon would become one of the most trusted, popular and perhaps decisive of the War Between the States. Length: 3:51
Munch, The Storm, 1893 - Smart History at Khan Academy
Edvard Munch, The Storm, 1893, oil on canvas, 36 1/8 x 51 1/2" (91.8 x 130.8 cm), (MoMA) Speakers: Dr. Juliana Kreinik, Dr. Amy Hamlin. (04:01)
How To Escape Rip Currents
In this video, the Ocean City Maryland Beach Patrol shows how to break grip of a rip current. Actual video and animation are shown. ( 4:43)
Reagan’s First Inaugural Address
With the country discouraged by high inflation, unemployment, gas shortages and the Iran hostage crisis, former California governor Ronald Reagan easily defeated incumbent President Jimmy Carter in the 1980 election. In his inaugural address on January 20, 1981, President Reagan promises to limit the reach of the federal government. (1:29)
The Political and Social Structures of Mesopotamia and Egypt
This five-minute, student-created video uses narration and signs to help explain the structure. The video quality is weak. Perhaps best used as an example of what your students could create. (4:53)
Looking at Learning...Again, Part 1: Workshop 8. The International Picture
This workshop offers an opportunity to investigate various aspects of the Third International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS), other than the test scores themselves. Distinguished Professor of Educational Psychology William Schmidt presents differences in curricula, textbooks, and teaching practices around the world, and a group of community members discuss how the TIMSS results reflect societal and cultural values.,This DVD does have supporting footage in terms of supporting comments for
Economic Update - "Economics And Pornography"
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Mrs. Rice Teaches About Nouns (Common, Plural, Proper, Possessive)
In this video, Mrs. Rice talks about all the different kinds of nouns there are out there. Common nouns, proper nouns, possessives, irregular, and plurals are discussed. This is a great resource to help reinforce these important grammar rules in the classroom. (5:48)