The Real Cleopatra
This three minute video explains how Cleopatra used religion to gain and maintain power. The video also explains that Cesar and Cleopatra were both part of certain ceremonies. Students would benefit from more background into this time period and the impact of Rome on Egypt.
Langsam gesprochene Nachrichten – 13.02.2011
Trainieren Sie Ihr Hörverstehen mit authentischen Materialien. Nutzen Sie die Nachrichten der Deutschen Welle von Sonntag – als Text und als verständlich gesprochene Audio-Datei.KAIRO: Das ägyptische Militär hat die reibungslose Übertragung der Macht an eine gewählte Regierung von Zivilisten versprochen. Die Armee werde eine friedliche Übergabe der Macht an ein freies, demokratisches System garantieren, sagte der Sprecher des Obersten Militärrates. Einen Zeitplan legte der Rat jedoch n
Newbie Lesson S3 #10 – Spanish Prepositions: Whose Possessions are we Packing?
It seems as if you have been packing for days…oh wait…you HAVE been packing for days! Don’t worry. You are almost finished! There are just a few more items that you and your boyfriend just cannot seem to agree on. You have packed everything else…looks like it’s time to get started on the things you [...]
Life in the Middle Ages in China, Japan, India and the Americas
This three minute video highlights the achievements made during the Middle Ages in China, Japan, India, and the Americas (Mayan) by showing images of the architecture that remains from these times. At best this is a brief overview of this time period as a counterpoint to the changes in Europe during the same time period. This might be a good video to show students to help them understand the influence of geography on architecture.
Exercise in Register and Style
Exercise for students concerning the idea of writing in a specific register and style for a specific readership.
Robot vs. Robert
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The Economics subject considered is Elasticity and how it functions within the Theory of Demand
"I Was More of a Citizen": A Puerto Rican Garment Worker Describes Discrimination in the 1920s
We generally think of Puerto Rican migration to the U.S. mainland as largely a post-World War II phenomenon, since more than 800,000 Puerto Ricans came to the United States between 1940 and 1969. But immigration actually started much earlier in the century; between 1915 and 1930 more than 50,000 Puerto Rican migrants headed for the United States--especially New York City. The new immigrants faced a mixed reception, particularly from immigrants from other countries. In this interview for the radi
"I Was Able to Make My Voice Really Ring Out": The Women's Emergency Brigade in the Flint Sit-Down S
The Women's Emergency Brigade, which Genora Johnson Dollinger helped organize, saved the 1936 sit down strike at Flint, Michigan more than once. In this 1976 interview with Sherna Gluck, Dollinger recalls the famous "Battle of the Running Bulls" when police--bulls--tried to regain control of the GM plant by force. Dollinger and the other organizers of the Women's Emergency Brigade faced constant sexist attitudes in their efforts to win the strike, even as they demonstrated their determination to
"I Saw The Walking Dead": A Black Sergeant Remembers Buchenwald
The American soldiers who liberated the Buchenwald Nazi concentration camp had powerful reactions to what they saw, often shaped by their own backgrounds. Leon Bass was a nineteen-year-old African-American sergeant serving in a segregated army unit when he encountered the "walking dead" of Buchenwald. Like many others, he tried to repress his memories of the horrors that he saw there and "never talked about it all." But in the 1960s, while involved in the Civil Rights movement and teaching, he m
Fats to Fuel - Partners Video Magazine
A Small Business Innovation Research grant results in technology that efficiently recycles industrial fats into useful biodiesel. Fats to Fuels is a segment from Partners Video Magazine's latest episode, Fueling America. To view the entire episode visit: http://www.csrees.usda.gov/newsroom/partners/partners.html
What Do You Know About Earth Science?
This OLogy activity tests kids' knowledge about volcanoes, tectonic plates, and more with an interactive quiz. The 10-question multiple choice test covers a wide-range of topics, from "Which type of rock forms from melted rock deep within the Earth?" to "Where are most volcanoes in the world located?" and "Fossils are found in which type of rock?" After making their 10 selections, kids can check their answers with a page that shows them how they did on each question and offers an explanation of
Discovery Collection: Marine Animals
Marine Animals is one of the AMNH Education Department's many collections of specimens and artifacts gathered the world over by explorers and scientists. In its online Discovery Collection form, Marine Animals includes an educator's Guide with suggestions for how to use the Marine Animals Discovery Collection in the classroom.
Who Are the Plants?
This online article, from Biodiversity Counts, offers a brief overview of the plant kingdom. Specifically, it covers: why plants have their own kingdom, Plantae; what separates the kingdom's two very basic categories; the plant kingdom's 10 divisions, including the number of species in each; and why some organisms that seem like plants belong instead to the kingdom Protista or the kingdom Fungi.
Helpful Hints for Field Sketching
This online article, from Biodiversity Counts, offers insight into the task of field sketching. After discussing the difference between seeing and observing, the article offers tips designed to help make students better at observational rendering. The six hints discussed are proportions, perspective, volume, simplifying, practicing a lot, and having fun.
Kids in the Hall of Biodiversity
This biodiversity Web site for kids, part of the museum's Kids in Our Halls program, was produced by high school interns at the Museum. In includes these sections: What Do You Think About Extinction?, an interview with kids visiting the Hall of Biodiversity; Did You Know?, a collection of fun facts that includes challenges to be solved; a five-question interactive biodiversity quiz; a Q&A interview with the head of the museum's Ichthyology Department; brief articles about the origins of chocolat
Often sung in the daily lives of early African-American slaves as a calling language, the blues often narrated the emotions and feelings of the singer. Students will develop an awareness of music, poetry writing, and media literacy.
Experimentación en Biotecnología I (Grado en Biotecnología)
El objetivo general de la asignatura es el estudio termodinámico, desde un punto de vista experimental, de las disoluciones no ideales de electrolitos. En particular, se pretende estudiar la influencia de las sales disueltas en el agua de mar en las reacciones químicas que tienen lugar en ella. Para ello se presentan dos entornos de trabajo: uno centrado en un equilibrio heterogéneo (reacción de precipitación) y otro en uno homogéneo (reacción de formación de un complejo). La metodologí
La econometría se ha convertido en una herramienta fundamental en el análisis económico. Hace ya casi 90 años Joseph Schumpeter afirmaba que "todo economista, le guste o no, es un económetra, ya que necesita tratar de explicar sus argumentos con cifras" y desde entonces la popularidad de los modelos econométricos se ha ido incrementando gracias al aumento de la información estadística y al desarrollo de software estadístico-econométrico.En la actualidad los modelos econométricos son u