Flamingos The Greatest Pink Show on Earth
2:09 Flamingos are gregarious wading birds in the genus Phoenicopterus and family Phoenicopteridae. They are found in both the Western and Eastern Hemispheres, but are more numerous in the latter. There are four species in the Americas while two exist in the Old World. Two species, the Andean and the James's Flamingo, are often placed in the genus Phoenicoparrus instead of Phoenicopterus. (wikipedia)
Rivers of the sun, Amazon 1-6
9:41 Amazonia has the greatest rain forest on earth. The world's mightiest river.
In short, the Amazon Basin (Amazonia) is covered by the largest tropical rain forest in the world, and running through its heart is the Amazon River, and its more than 1,000 tributaries, seven of them more than 1,000 miles in length. Measurable rain falls on an average of 200 days a year, and total rainfall often approaches 100 inches per year.
The overall basin drains over 2,70
Teacher's Studio - Jenny Mandelbaum
Tisha Bender speaks with Dr. Jenny Mandelbaum, a professor within the Communication Department in the School of Communication & Information. She teaches classes of many varieties from undergraduate introductory classes to Byrnes Seminar and even graduate level courses. In this interview, she discusses how she became a teacher, the challenges of teaching large classes, strategies for keeping students focused and eager to learn, using sakai, and teaching honors classes. Inside the Teacher's Stud
Peer Advisors & Mentors (PAM) Spotlight: Thomas Lueders
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17.466 Organization Theory and the Military (MIT)
This course explores organizational concepts and research methods that explain the performance and development of military organizations in peace and war. Classic studies are reviewed. Approaches to current policy problems based on theoretical insights into military organizations and practices are also considered. The class stresses development of new theory.
WSU seniors dive into underwater class project
Oil spill cleanup, ocean storm monitoring and acoustic research are just some of the uses for submarine robots. Washington State University students have been learning about these and other "real-world" applications as they've built an underwater vehicle this year. For more about this story, click here: https://news.wsu.edu/pages/publications.asp?Action=Detail&PublicationID=31600&TypeID=1
Using Perfmon to Diagnose Application Issues - 02 Performance Monitor is oftentimes an overlooked tool when troubleshooting application issues. But in the production environment, it can be invaluable to helping you determine just what kind of application issue you have. Perfmon has a lot to offer, so we dedicate Part 2 of this series to this simple – but vital – tool.
Performance Monitor is oftentimes an overlooked tool when troubleshooting application issues. But in the production environment, it can be invaluable to helping you determine just what kind of application issue you have. Perfmon has a lot to offer, so we dedicate Part 2 of this series to this simple – but vital – tool.
Japanese Culture Class #4 - Setsubun - Red Monsters, Blue Monsters, and Flying Beans, Oh My!
Red monsters, blue monsters, and flying beans, oh my! Itune in to see what is going on with Setsubun in Japan! You don’t want to miss today’s edition of Japanese Culture Class. Download AudioDownload Lesson Notes
Selection of tried and trusted games to use at the beginning or at the end of a class.
Bibiana y su Mundo - Sample Questions
Sample questions on the novel Bibiana y su mundo modeled on past Leaving Cert. questions.
"Defending Greenwood": A Survivor Recalls the Tulsa Race Riot of 1921
The post-World War I period in the United States saw devastating race riots around the nation: in small cities and in larger ones. But the Tulsa race riot in 1921 was perhaps the worst. Sparked by the supposed sexual assault of a white woman by a young black man, white Tulsa residents went on a twenty-four-hour rampage which resulted in the death of anywhere from 75 to 250 people and the burning of more than 1,000 black homes and businesses. Yet the African-Americans of Tulsa were not passive vi
A Mormon Woman's Life in Southern Utah
Women who settled the West in the years after the Civil War often faced harsh and unremitting toil. Laboring from well before dawn until well after the sun had set, women helped plant and harvest crops, raised large families, and kept house with rudimentary equipment. Long periods of isolation from neighbors and kin were common; social occasions or visits by travelers and kin were rare and cherished events. Mary Ann Hafen immigrated from Switzerland to Utah with her Mormon family in 1860 at age
'Dealin'' with poet and Pan African supporter Haki MadhubutiProgram focuses on the meaning, nature, and support of the liberation of African countries by African Americans. Program segments include an excerpt from Henry Johnson's film on the African Liberation Day March in Washington, DC, May 27, 1972 (including footage of Boston residents preparing for the trip to Washington, DC, and event speeches by Charles Diggs, Michigan Congressman and United Nations Delegate and organizer for African self
E-Business/E-Commerce+E-Services Teil 1
Eine Einführung in die Grundlagen des E-Business. Der erste Teil behandelt die Informationsgesellschaft und die Internetökonomie. Der zweite Teil erklärt - auf dem ersten Teil aufbauend - die Begriffe E-Business, E-Commerce und E-Services.
Brian Malow - Live at the Koshland
MicrobeWorld and the Koshland Science Museum present a video podcast of comedian Brian Malow that includes excerpts from his science comedy act on infectious disease and an interview about the geek mystique of science.
Alternative discussion formats: history and literature on trial
Putting historical or literary figures on trial makes a lively and challenging alternative to a class debate.
A case study of "A Civil Action"
This is a short, culminating activity that can be used to assess your students' understanding of the steps needed to determine if a water source is contaminated and how it got that way, and to suggest possible methods of cleanup or remediation. Students review a portion of the film "A Civil Action" and identify the problem and the people involved. Students then take the role of environmental scientist and apply their knowledge of water and hazardous waste contamination to create a plan to help l
Lesson five shopping
Lesson five shopping.