How baseball is a historian's dream
Gen Ed at Bat part 1 Jill Lepore, David Woods Kemper '41 Professor of American History (History) Jay Harris October 18, 2011
Retailing in Leeds - Consumer Shopping preferences
Leeds is a major city in the UK and as such is a magnet for shoppers from the surrounding region. Around 1.7 to 1.9 million people are in the catchment area as shoppers in Leeds city centre. Consequently retail is an important business for Leeds. John Temperley Senior Lecturer in Marketing in the Business School and a retail specialist, explains the choices that face consumers and what their preferences are, based on research by students sponsored by Leeds city centre management. The results ar
Common Misconceptions About Dyslexia
Common Misconceptions About Dyslexia. Part of the series: Dyslexia. The most common misconceptions about dyslexia revolve around people thinking that all dyslexic people read things backwards and that children with dyslexia are laxy and unmotivated. (1:14)
Comprehension Song: Who, What When, Where, Why With Miss Jenny
Explore comprehension questions in MIss Jenny's "Who, What, When, Where, and Why song. (1:03)
HIS348 Session 7 Fall 2011
HIS348 Immigration and Citizenship - Session seven 10/22/2011 Mike Fraga
Obama: "Now, the nation we need to build is our own"
Oct. 22 - Obama touts foreign policy successes in Iraq and Libya as he vows to refocus on the economy. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.
Avalanche Research Center
Take a behind the scenes look at the Bridger Teton National Forest Avalanche Center. Join as the experts prepare avalanche forecasts for backcountry thrill seekers. (3:23)
Europe Day Ahead: Conclusive summit deal looks elusive
Oct. 26 - Prospects for a comprehensive deal to resolve the euro zone debt crisis look dim, with deep disagreement remaining, including how to give the region's bailout fund greater firepower.
What Is Energy? Short Demos
Three short, hands-on, in-class demos expand students' understand of energy. First, using peanuts and heat, students see how the human body burns food to make energy. Then, students create paper snake mobiles to explore how heat energy can cause motion. Finally, students determine the effect that heat energy from the sun (or a lamp) has on temperature by placing pans of water in different locations.
1993 Daily Ozone from Meteor-3
In this animation of total ozone, the luminance values of the colors bounding areas of missing data are used in interpolating over these regions. The missing data are mapped to the grayscale portion of the color map.
ISCCP Global Cloud Cover
This animated sequence is a one month sample of composited images from cloud cover data collected from a suite of U.S., European, and Japanese geostationary satellites and U.S. polar orbiting meteorological satellites. This data was composited under the auspices of ISCCP, the International Satellite Cloud Climatology Program.
Most people would rather stick pins in their eyes than draw up a budget. They may have a point. If you're the type of person who always has plenty of cash, knows exactly where every penny goes, and never has trouble paying bills, skip this lesson. You're either too rich or too smart to need it. For the rest of us, unfortunately, making -- and sticking to -- a budget is the essential tool for ensuring that our money gets used the way we need it to.
Starfall's excellent interactive treatment given to the letter "U u”, with emphasis on the sound of the letter. Several examples and very clear pronunciation.
Economist Shiller: Historic low interest rates can't last
Oct. 25 - Yale economist and co-founder of the Case/Shiller Housing Index Robert Shiller discusses the report and the health of the U.S. housing sector.
UBS overcomes rogue trading loss
Oct.25 - Swiss bank UBS and Germany's Deutsche Bank post better-than-expected third quarter profit but warn of tough times ahead. Sonia Legg reports
London - 10 Things You Need To Know
This video is travel oriented with the emphasis on both the culture and attractions. The video is 8:30 minutes long.
Starfall's excellent interactive treatment given to the letter "c,”
with emphasis on the sound of the letter. Several examples and very clear
U.N. chief visits Tripoli
Nov. 2 - United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon arrives in Tripoli for talks with the country's ruling National Transitional Council. Simon Hanna reports.
What's Cost Got to Do with It? Book buyers have been used to hardback books being the most expensive, with softcover versions being priced much less, while e-book versions are cheaper still. This pricing scheme comports with David Ricardo's doctrine that the value of consumption goods are determined by the "
Book buyers have been used to hardback books being the most expensive, with softcover versions being priced much less, while e-book versions are cheaper still.
This pricing scheme comports with David Ricardo's doctrine that the value of consumption goods are determined by the "