A Closer Look at Sentence Structure
This video shows how using simple sentences and compound
sentences add variety to a paragraph about brown bears. (02:36)
To Write A Paragraph (Paragraph Song)
To Write A Paragraph, by Obie Leff. This short song gives the basic elements to write a good paragraph. Lyrics are printed at the bottom of the screen while Obie plays piano and sings. Some of the lyrics include: "To write a paragraph, you have to know just what a paragraph is. Choose a topic, add transitions, reason, detail, facts, and evidence. Write a conclusion. And now you know what a paragraph is...." Run time 0:57.
STS.429 Food and Power in the Twentieth Century (MIT)
In this class, food serves as both the subject and the object of historical analysis. As a subject, food has been transformed over the last 100 years, largely as a result of ever more elaborate scientific and technological innovations. From a need to preserve surplus foods for leaner times grew an elaborate array of techniques – drying, freezing, canning, salting, etc – that changed not only what people ate, but how far they could/had to travel, the space in which they lived, their r
Surviving the winter
In this unit, we study one aspect of the fluctuating nature of an organism's environment. We consider how organisms living in a temperate climate, such as that in Britain, are adapted to cope with winter. You will see that there is much diversity of adaptations among organisms, with different species coping with the demands of a fluctuating environment in quite different ways. As cyclic variations are a widespread feature of environments, the range of adaptations to them is an important source o
Hermann Anton Haus Lecture Series 2014: Prof. David A. B. Miller
Professor David A. B. Miller, the W. M. Keck Foundation Professor of Electrical Engineering at Stanford University, delivers the 2014 Hermann Anton Haus Lecture. The Hermann Anton Haus Lecture is RLE’s visiting lecturer program designed to bring the leading world researchers in fields congruent with RLE interests to RLE to share their thoughts and perspectives with the MIT community. The lecture honors the memory of Professor Haus, and continues the process of collaborative dialogue that h
Authors@Google Presents Alton Brown: Good Eats 3, the Later Years.
Alton Brown stops by the Googleplex to discuss his latest book and to answer fan-submitted questions. He also shares the latest from the Next Iron Chef America. You can catch the final chapter of Good Eats in his book, "Good Eats 3", and he'll be presenting some live events this Thanksgiving.
The History of American Literature-Naturalism
This program that explores the work of of famous American Authors in
history. The clip explains naturalism and the authors in this realistic trend such as London and Frank Norris.
Describing the Meaning of Percent, Part 2 of 2
This instructor in this video, Sal Khan, discusses how to solve this problem: Show 109 percent by shading the squares.
Mr. Khan uses computer software (with different colors) to illustrate his points. Sal Khan is the recipient of the 2009 Microsoft Tech Award in Education. The viewer may want to open the video to 'full screen' as the instructor fits a lot of information on a dark screen. (02:22)
Palm and Passion Sunday Service - 4/13/14 - Luke Powery
A service of worship in Duke University Chapel. The Rev. Dr. Luke Powery delivers a sermon titled "Shaking the Foundations." The service also features a dramatic presentation of the Passion Narrative by the Rev. McKennon Shea. Preacher: The Rev. Dr. Luke Powery Sermon: Shaking the Foundations Bulletin: http://chapel.duke.edu/sites/default/files/04-13-14_Palm.pdf
Scientists struggle to save Argentine jaguar
Oct. 14 - South America's biggest cat, the jaguar, is at risk of disappearing from Argentina in as few as 20 years if nothing is done to stop the illegal hunting that has brought the species to its knees. Jaguars are the victims not only of hunters but also of poor law enforcement so scientists are taking their own steps to bring the jaguar back from the brink. Andrew Schmertz reports.
Health and Human Performance at the College of Charleston
The Department of Health and Human Performance offers majors in Athletic Training, Exercise Science, Physical Education Teacher Education, and Public Health and minors in Health and Coaching. The department also offers a wide range of activity courses that enrich the overall student experience at the College of Charleston. The Department of Health and Human Performance provides excellent academic training and experiences for students who wish to pursue advanced studies in medicine (physician a
Chinese Medicine: From the Yellow Emperor to the Whole Wide Web
This presentation will present a range of collaborative research into the history and culture of Chinese medicine that has been undertaken in the last five years at the Wellcome Trust Centre for History of Medicine, UCL. Most of my personal research involves the translation, analysis and access to medical manuscripts that date from the 2nd to 11th C. CE. To this end I work with archaeologists, palaeographers, philologists, and medical historians all over China. Apart from books and article some
Hollywood's Pact with Hitler
To continue doing business in Germany after Hitler's ascent to power, Hollywood studios agreed not to make films attacking Nazis or condemning persecution of Jews. In THE COLLABORATION, Ben Urwand reveals this arrangement and the cast of characters it drew in, ranging from Goebbels to Louis B. Mayer. At the center was Hitler himself--obsessed with movies and their power to shape public opinion. Visit http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674724747 to read more about the book.
Two car bombs hit Syrian market in Douma
Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe The chaotic scene just moments after two car bombs went off in a popular Douma market injuring dozens. Deborah Gembara reports. More from Syria: http://smarturl.it/SyriaAttack Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the globe and across topics including business, financial, national, and international
World of Biology
The World of Biology features engaging stories on all things biology, from bird or insect ecology, to nervous system physiology, to predictions of species' ranges. Each story has a main page and subpages (found in the right-hand menu). Most of our stories also have an associated quiz set. Created by Arizona State University's Ask A Biologist.
How to Discipline Home Schooled Children
Have you decided to homeschool your child? Learn how to discipline your home schooled first graders in this free education video.
Matt Moskal is a free-lance artist with a BA in Elementary / Special Education. He has taught Kindergarten through 6th grade in the Philadelphia School District since 2003.
Filmmaker: Christopher Rokosz
Cary Ann Hearst, Rachel Kate Gillon and Lindsay Holler Perform "Mr. Postman Die"
College of Charleston alumni Cary Ann Hearst, Rachel Kate Gillon and Lindsay Holler Perform "Mr. Postman Die" at the Groundhog Day Concert. College of Charleston's Halsey Institute, in collaboration with the Charleston Music Hall, presented an intimate evening of music featuring Charleston's finest locally and nationally recognized musical acts on Groundhog Day. The Groundhog Day Concert featured music by The Opposite of a Train (Bill Carson, Nathan Koci, and Ron Wiltrout) with special guests
Acting Tips : Basic Emotions
The basic emotions are crucial to portray in a realistic way as the foundation of being a good actor. Practice mastering basic emotional responses. (2:11)
3.2 Using diagrams of your own choice and design This option is the most challenging and most rewarding, as it clearly shows that you have explored and analysed the source material and reworked it for yourself. In many cases, the source material may not contain any diagrams, simply text or numbers, perhaps expressed as a table. Alternatively, you may have had to make some specific observations or undertake an experiment to produce your own data. In this case, you may be expected to produce a diagram to enhance or improve your assignment. If
This option is the most challenging and most rewarding, as it clearly shows that you have explored and analysed the source material and reworked it for yourself. In many cases, the source material may not contain any diagrams, simply text or numbers, perhaps expressed as a table. Alternatively, you may have had to make some specific observations or undertake an experiment to produce your own data. In this case, you may be expected to produce a diagram to enhance or improve your assignment. If
Guide to the Records of the Allegheny County Committee 1960 White House Conference on Children and Y
The call for the sixth White House Conference on Children and Youth (1960) was issued by President Dwight D. Eisenhower on May 27, 1958. On June 26, 1959, Governor David L. Lawrence appointed a State Coordinating Committee to be responsible for the White House Conference preparations in Pennsylvania. This collection includes agendas, announcements, correspondence, invitations, membership lists, memoranda, minutes and reports.