Course Threads: About the Sciences & Society Course Thread
The Course Thread Program allows UC Berkeley undergraduates to explore intellectual themes that connect courses across departments and disciplines. Without creating new majors or minors, the program instead highlights connections between existing courses. Course Threads help students see the value in educational breadth while also pursuing a more in-depth and well-rounded knowledge on one particular topic. Course Thread topics include: Human Rights, Cultural Forms in Transit, The Historical & Mo
The iris is the colored part of the eye. The pupil is the dark circle in the middle of the iris. The iris causes the pupil to expand or contract depending on the amount of light in a given area. Once light passes through the pupil, a structure called the lens that is directly behind the pupil focuses the light at the back of the eye. The optic nerve, located at the back of the eye, takes the focused message and relays it to the brain where it is processed into an image.
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
DMC TV: Veterans Office Dedication Ceremony
On Oct. 21, 2011, Del Mar College celebrated the opening of its new Veterans Office in the Harvin Student Center on the East Campus of Del Mar College. The event coincided with the 2011 Veterans Summit hosted by U.S. Rep Blake Farenthold on the College's East Campus.
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.
Hillforest, Residence of Thomas Gaff of Aurora, Indiana
Thomas Gaff, a prominent industrialist and civic leader, built his mansion overlooking the Ohio River between 1852 and 1856. It has a porch that resembles a steamboat pilot house in a style of architecture sometimes referred to as Steamboat Gothic.,Dearborn County Journey
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.
Virtual Maths Shapes, Space and Measure, Levelling Survey - Rugby pitch
Interactive simulation using a level to take measurements to calculate the volume of earth to be excavated to create a flat rugby pitch.
Newbie Lesson S4 #26 - Japanese Self-Introductions: Make a Great First Impression
As you know, you only get one chance to make a great first impression. When you’re in Japan, you’ll need to quickly and confidently tell people who you are, where you’re from, and what you enjoy doing. These three simple facts about yourself are enough to form lasting friendships. Sentences as simple as, “My name [...]
A Method for Madness
Doctors treating madness in 1773 embraced methods like bleeding, vomiting, restraint and intimidation. Interpreter Donna Wolf researched the topic for her program, "A Method for Madness."