Talks @ Pulitzer: Bangladesh Factory Workers - Rights and Reforms
A year after the Rana Plaza factory collapse in Bangladesh, garment factories are being inspected. But even the well-lit ones with workers paid above minimum wage still have problems, including a lack of emergency exits. This is the kind of violation that should shut down a factory until fixed, except that in Bangladesh today, inspectors have no enforcement authority: they merely make recommendations. Pulitzer Center grantees Jason Motlagh and Ken Weiss are joined by Sajeda Amin, senior associa
Virtual Maths, Shapes Space and Measure, Surface of a semi cylinder template
Diagram and template for using a semi-cylinder to calculate area
Job Interviews is one of several Futures workbooks which help students choose and prepare for their careers. Like the other workbooks in the series you can dip in and out doing the exercises which are most relevant to you. You might want to include the exercises or the output in your personal development plan or e-portfolio. Interviews are still the most commonly used method for assessing a person’s suitability for a job. In the UK 99 per cent of employers use selection interviews to recruit
Szechuan Mushroom Stir Fry
Easy to make, and packed with healthy vegetables, stir frys are a fast and flavor-packed option for your family. In this vegetarian version of a Szechuan stir fry, Chef Bill Briwa uses meaty slices of portabella mushrooms with Asian vegetables, herbs and spices. Find the recipe at http://www.ciaprochef.com/mushrooms/recipe6.html
White House Blog: Remembering Neil Armstong Photo Gallery
This blog post remembers astronaut Neil Armstrong after his death in 2012. A photo gallery of Armstrong is included along with a video of Obama on the 40th anniversary of Apollo 11's moon landing.
E-Portfolio Toolkit - Booklet
This E-Portfolio Toolkit is based on experience of developing the “Year Abroad E-Portfolio”, undertaken by the School of Languages at Leeds Metropolitan University. We use an E-Portfolio to assess our students on their period abroad because we think it encourages them to fully engage with culture(s) and language of the target country and to reflect on the resulting cultural and linguistic development. As part of our project, we have also developed a set of learning activities and materials,
Forty-five freshmen have come together to bring awareness to a crisis in the world today. More than 783 million individuals lack access to clean drinking water; that is more than double the population of the U.S.
Imaging: Photoshop Selection Tools
Video: Imaging: Photoshop Selection Tools Episode 2 (of a 25-part series) This Nortel LearniT tutorial reviews the process to use the selection tools on Photoshop. It shows you how to select a part of your image to edit. (7:08)
The Qing Dynasty, Part 2
This student-created video features information about the Qing Dynasty (which is not to be confused with the Qin Dynasty and is suitable for older middle school or high school students. "The Qing Dynasty (Chinese: 清朝; pinyin: Qīng cháo; Wade-Giles: Ch'ing ch'ao; Manchu: Daicing gurun; Mongolian: Манж Чин Улс), also known as the Manchu Dynasty, followed the Ming Dynasty in Chinese history, and was the last ruling dynasty of China, ruling from 1644 to 1912" (Qing Dynasty, Wikipedi
The second Space symposium- learning spaces
This presentation discusses the various elements that deem enterprise education spaces as fit for purpose
Mingoville : Engelse woordjes leren Via deze app kunnen leerlingen zelfstandig Engelse woordjes leren. Het eerste level kan je gratis spelen. Daarin leer je via spelletjes de Engelse benaming voor een aantal dieren.
Via deze app kunnen leerlingen zelfstandig Engelse woordjes leren. Het eerste level kan je gratis spelen. Daarin leer je via spelletjes de Engelse benaming voor een aantal dieren.
University of California OER for Nursing
This website is a teaching commons resulting from a partnership between MERLOT and the author of the site. Other MERLOT partner communities can be found here: http://www.merlot.org/merlot/index.htm?action=communities'The OERN's portal is open and free for everyone around the world to use to:Find free, open, and online educational and training resources. We will be "recommending the best" and "linking to the rest" of materials that could meet your interdisciplinary needs.Contribute to
UA's Imagine IT Engineering Camp Introduces Girl Scouts to STEM
The University of Arizona College of Engineering, in partnership with Girls Scouts of Southern Arizona, held the first-ever Imagine IT, a summer engineering camp for girls that is designed around search and rescue scenarios. The idea behind the camp was to get girls interested in the STEM disciplines -- science, technology, math and engineering.
History of Mardi Gras A quick look at Mardi Gras and its history. Traditionally, Fat Tuesday is the last day for Catholics to indulge since it is the last day before Ash Wednesday, which kicks off the season of Lent. Mardi Gras is filled with traditions, two of which came about in 1872, when the Russian Duke Romanoff visited New Orleans for Mardi Gras, they thought they would give him a royal reception and named him king for a day. A king
A quick look at Mardi Gras and its history. Traditionally, Fat Tuesday is the last day for Catholics to indulge since it is the last day before Ash Wednesday, which kicks off the season of Lent. Mardi Gras is filled with traditions, two of which came about in 1872, when the Russian Duke Romanoff visited New Orleans for Mardi Gras, they thought they would give him a royal reception and named him king for a day. A king
Mardi Gras Origins
In this video clip, learn about the history of Mardi-Gras ( origin of holiday, parades, colors, etc.) ( 1:21)
Deep Sea Creatures
David Gallo shows beautiful footage of amazing sea creatures, including a color-shifting cuttlefish, a perfectly camouflaged octopus, and a Times Square's worth of neon light displays from fish who live in the blackest depths of the ocean. Run time 05:25.
H1N1 Virus (Swine Flu) Response Actions and Goals
This podcast discusses the actions and goals of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, related to the current outbreak of H1N1 flu (swine flu). Video lecture by a doctor at the CDC. 3:29 min.
Sid the Science Kid I Magnify Song
The jazzy song that accompanies this video is all about the magnifying glass. It tells what a magnifying glass does and shows a variety of close-up images of everyday things. Run time 01:44.
Pumped storage for renewable energy
www.wrl.unsw.edu.au Storing renewable energy has always been a challenge but UNSW water engineers have refined a solution involving existing hydroelectricity technology and dam infrastructures. Pumped storage requires two connected reservoirs. Water is pumped to an elevated reservoir using renewable energy and released during peak demand times, when those renewables are offline, to drive a turbine and rapidly generate hydroelectricity. Professor Bill Peirson, the Director of the UNSW Water Res
Psych 9A: Psychology Fundamentals This entry-level psychology course is designed to provide students with an in-depth survey of general psychology. Topics include biological bases of behavior, sensation, perception, cognition, development, personality, psychopathology, and social psycholog
This entry-level psychology course is designed to provide students with an in-depth survey of general psychology. Topics include biological bases of behavior, sensation, perception, cognition, development, personality, psychopathology, and social psycholog