"Challenges for the New Administration in Iraq and Afghanistan"
A talk by Juan Cole. Juan Cole will discuss the future of U.S. foreign policy in Iraq and Afghanistan beyond the November presidential elections. Juan Cole is Richard P. Mitchell Distinguished University Professor of History at the University of Michigan. He has written extensively about Egypt, Iran, Iraq, and South Asia. He studies and writes about contemporary Isl
Dog shelter works to reunite animals with owners after floods
Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe May 21 - A dog shelter in Serbia helps to reunite pets with their owners after being separated by the country's severe flooding, which has killed at least 40 people across the Balkan region. Vanessa Johnston reports. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage a
Escape into life
Escape Into Life is a website that hosts artists profiles and an online art journal. The website is divided into the following categories: poetry, essays, reviews, interviews, artists and writers. The latter two have profiles of writers and artists, including biographical information and samples of their work. The essays, reviews and interviews cover a broad range of people and disciplines, from journalism to painting to illustration. The website is also divided into more specific categories (su
Picturing France 1830-1900
Picturing France, 1830–1900 is a learning resource intended primarily for middle and upper grade levels. It takes a multifaceted look at nineteenth-century painting in France, as well as the culture that both produced and is reflected by that art. Organized by region, it provides a quick glance at the setting, history, and cultural life of Paris, the Île-de-France, the mountain areas of Franche-Comté and Auvergne, Normandy, Brittany, and Provence, in addition to a more in-depth examination o
Rendering with Dry Markers by Len Rye Film in preparation. In this film you are invited to render an interior space that can either be created by generating a wire frame perspective in the computer using 3D software, or by hand drawn measured perspective techniques. Rendering in mixed media gives a visual an individual hand […]
LISE08 talk on Second Life in the Chemistry Classroom
I talked about Second Life in the chemistry classroom at the Chemical Heritage Foundation on April 29, 2008. This was part of the 8th Annual Leadership Initiative in Science Education (LISE 8). Most examples involve work done in collaboration with Andrew Lang. At the end I invite the group to an in-world meeting on May 6, 2008 at 13:30 EDT on ACS
The Injured Otter
In this narrative adapted from Nature: Christmas in Yellowstone, a young otter has injured one of his front feet. He is struggling along the frozen banks of the Yellowstone River. He calls for his family but they aren’t in sight. Finally, his family swims down the river towards him. A happy reunion ensues but then they leave him again to hunt for fish. He cries as they swim away, and then he mistakenly swims in the opposite direction. Near a water fa
Fiona Richards : current research projects
This website describes Open University academic Fiona Richards current research into Australian music. Her three projects are the AHRC-funded Landmarks in Music Since 1950: Peter Sculthorpe's Irkanda IV, examining Sculthorpes landmark Irkanda IV in the context of the Australin landscape; The impact of Lutheran migration on music in Australia, also funded by the AHRC, exploring the influence of German vocal tradition and Lutheran institutions on Australian music; as well as ongoing work
Fred Donner: "Iraq Before Saddam Hussein"
A talk by Fred Donner, Oriental Institute and Near Eastern Languages and Civilization. From the Rethinking America in the Middle East Series, presented by: International House Global Voices Program, the Norman Wait Harris Fund of the Center for International Studies, the Center for Middle Eastern Studies, and the Human Rights Program
Drakkars Hockey Club de Caen (bu sciences staps) (Vidéo) Conférence co-organisée par le master Management du sport et la Bibliothèque universitaire sciences-STAPS, le 6 novembre 2012. Intervenante : Diane Pazdyka
Conférence co-organisée par le master Management du sport et la Bibliothèque universitaire sciences-STAPS, le 6 novembre 2012.
Intervenante : Diane Pazdyka
Russian-American Relations -- A Public Forum announcement
Recognition of the Soviet Union;George Bray; Myra Page; Ivory Cobb; Soviet Union;Announcement of a public forum to discuss Russian-American relations. Speakers include Myra Page.
Black Swamp - Exploring Arkansas (AETN)
Arkansas Educational TV publication. In this video the narrator goes to the Rex Hancock/Black Swamp Wildlie Managment Area south of Augusta. Rex Hancock helped to preseve these wetlands and that is why it is named after him. This is a very unusal and unique trip down the swamp. Video is good quality and has information for students studying this area of the United States.
National Geographic-Spectacled Cobras Hatching
These inhabitants of India are named for their eye-glass patterned skin. In this video students will see a mother cobra lay about 2 dozen eggs. You can see the embryo a few seconds before the egg hardens. A couple of hatchlings rise up to show the cobra hood. The mother is very attentive to her babies. This is a great teaching resource for elementary/middle school students. It would work well in conjunction with a science lesson on reptiles. It is also a useful resource for building background k
Acta historica Tallinnensia
The website "Acta Historica Tallinnensia" is the electronic version of this Estonian academic annual hosted in the Central and Eastern European Online Library (CEEOL) database. The journal is peer reviewed and published in Estonian and English; it focuses on the history of Estonia, the Baltic Sea region and North Eastern Europe from the middle ages onward. The website give pay per view access to the following issues: 8/2004; 10/2006; 11/2007; 12 and 13/2008; and 14/2009. Summaries of articles ca
In today’s society, there are a number of problems that can be solved through the thinking way of design, or design thinking, from simple designs to large and complex social problems. The goals of this class are to learn the fundamentals of design thinking, as well as to propose solutions to actual problems in the real world. Students are first to learn the concept and methods of design thinking, and then to form groups and propose solutions through actual practices, including field study, re
Equivalent Fractions - A Virtual Manipulative
Using this manipulative you may:
-Change the number of parts that the whole is divided into
-Name an equivalent fraction.
-Check your answer.
There are more instructions to the right of the manipulative.
DNA Fingerprint Photos
These photographs supplied by Genelex Corporation depict actual DNA fingerprints and show the types of information that can be gleaned from them.
Exercises on Section 2
This unit will help you to understand the forms of data that are handled by software and look at the various processes that can be applied to the data. These ideas are demonstrated through the use of a supermarket till and illustrate how simple data sets can be manipulated.
How to Calculate Molecular Weight
This is a six-minute video tutorial about calculating molecular weight. The instructor uses a whiteboard to calculate the weight of h2o.
Laurier centre for military strategic and disarmament studies
This website, from the Laurier Centre for Military Strategic and Disarmament Studies, contains a wealth of information on, particularly, Canadian military history and studies. The most valuable resource to academic users will be the journal Canadian Military History (CMH), which is indexed online, with tables of contents for past issues. There is also a range of information on the centre's publications and conferences, and information for visitors, staff and students interested in military iss