The Value of a Richmond Education
President Edward Ayers discusses the value of a University of Richmond education and the important things to consider when evaluating college costs via the net price calculator.
Starfall's excellent interactive treatment given to the letter "S s”, with emphasis on the sound of the letter. Several examples and very clear pronunciation.
Avalanche Dogs: Jason O'neill
Meet Jason O'Neill and learn how avalanche rescue dogs work their magic. (1:48)
17th Street Canal
Explore visits the Ninth Ward district of New Orleans, where in August 2005 rising waters blasted through a levee in the 17th Street canal. Approximately 2,000 people were killed and $84 billion of damages were incurred. (5:20)
21H.421 Introduction to Environmental History (MIT)
Focusing primarily on the period since 1500, explores the influence of climate, topography, plants, animals, and microorganisms on human history and the reciprocal influence of people on the environment. Topics include the European encounter with the Americas, the impact of modern technology, and the historical roots of the current environmental crisis.
Proof - Opposite Angles of Parallelogram Congruent - Khan Academy
In this four-minute video clip. Sal Khan, of Khan Academy, shows that opposite angles of a parallelogram are congruent.( 04:08)
Rebirth of A Nation: Can Libya Develop Stable Democracy?
Pulitzer Center journalist William Wheeler looks at Libya's attempt to transform itself into a stable, peaceful and democratic country. Wheeler is in Libya working on his latest project "Libya: The Rebirth of a Nation" (http://bit.ly/tDgViS) He is investigating the efforts of Libya's new leaders to disarm and integrate the disparate bands of fighters now in Tripoli's streets, and its willingness to account for the thousands of guest workers whose fate is still unknown.
Checklist - Work Placement
This is a resource released as part of the E-Portfolio Toolkit based on experience of developing the “Year Abroad E-Portfolio”, undertaken by the School of Languages at Leeds Metropolitan University.
Where Do You Work? - Comedy Music Roll
Piano arrangement on hand-punched paper by arranger extraordinaire Hi Babit. A dynamic, comedy piano roll rendition of Where Do You Work-a John, as sung by cartoon character Betty Boop circa 1930s. Performed and interpreted on a player piano from the 1920s.
St. Joseph's College Baseball Team, the Eagles
St. Joseph College Baseball Team, 1894-1895. In addition to baseball, the college fielded a tennis team in its early days.,Jasper County Journey
My Cam - Road to the Lightweight Boat Race
My Cam 2011 entry from Christopher Bellamy
CAPS Profile - Michele Ribeiro
Counseling and Psychological Services at Oregon State University.
Euro crisis fears over Greek vote shock
Nov. 1 - Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou's decision to call an unexpected referendum on Greece's bailout creates climate of fear and uncertainty. Kirsty Basset reports.
Soros: Greeks would be ill-advised to leave the Eurozone
George Soros describes to Reuters' Chrystia Freeland the "strong destructive forces" in Greece that are pressing for the Greeks to leave the Eurozone. He explains how such actions would lead to a global depression similar to the Great Depression. Hear his explanation here.
St. Joseph's College, Collegeville, Jasper County, Indiana
St. Joseph's College was founded in 1889 and opened in 1891. In its early years it was both a high school and junior college. It became a four year college in 1936 and remained all male until 1968. The current enrollment is over 1,000 students. The Main Building (now Drexel Hall) was constructed in 1888 and originally served as an Indian mission school.,Jasper County Journey
Huge eruption of DR Congo volcano
Nov. 14 -DR Congo's Nyamuragira volcano sends lava hundreds of metres into the sky, in its largest eruption of the century. Travis Brecher reports.
Fighting On and Off the Field
In Nepal, millions of girls suffer in extreme poverty, deprived of even the most basic human rights. Many are abandoned, abused, or forced into child labor. University of Notre Dame women's soccer player Lindsay Brown and her 2010 national champion teammates are doing more than just hoping for a better life for Nepali girls; they're helping them to achieve it. Through a series of campus fundraisers, the women's soccer team sponsored the education of several girls at the Nepal's Kopila Valley Sc
Lon Po Po: A Red-Riding Hood Story from China
This video includes the text and images to the story Lon Po Po: A Red-Riding Hood Story from China written by Ed Young. The video does NOT include narration, but the images are slow enough that a student or teacher could read out loud. The book is part of the list of text exemplars found on the corestandards.org website for grades K-1.
Birdcall Identification: Bird Choice
Explains bird choice for a project in which matched filters and spectrographic analysis were used to identify birdcalls.