ACT Test Prep - Science Passage 5
This is intended to help students working on taking the ACT test who have difficulty with the Science portion of the test. The Science section is usually the most misunderstood part of the ACT test and hopefully this video series will help students.
Models for Relating Science and Faith
Revd Dr John Polkinghorne : Course
Islam and Modern Science: conflict or harmony?
Prof. Nidhal Guessoum : Course
Lake sediment evidence for long-range air pollution on the Tibetan Plateau
Recent decades have seen the emergence of sign linguistics as a sub-discipline of linguistic research, accumulating a body of knowledge that has enlightened linguists about the complex grammatical properties of sign language. Researchers have also begun to show how sign language is acquired as a first language by deaf children who can then use this resource to develop spoken and written language for education and social communication in the hearing majority community. These findings have demonst
Essential French - Education
This video offers a native French speaker saying education-related words or phrases. Each screen has the English word or phrase at the top and the French word at the bottom. However, the video would be better served if word or phrase were said twice and if it were said slower. (03:00) This video offers vocabulary only--not complete sentences.
Inaugural Sesquicentennial Conference Final Session
PANEL:"Morehouse Faculty and Students Write on the History of Morehouse College" Participants: Mr. Antwann Simpkins '14, Morehouse College, Undergraduate "Cultural Assassination: Morehouse's Enduring Battle with Black Homosexuality" Mr. Khari Ford '13, Morehouse College, Undergraduate "The Morehouse Navy: A History of the NROTC and the Midshipmen of the College" Dr. Larry Spruill, Morehouse College, Associate Professor-History "Remembering Election Nights: Morehouse Students and the Obama Vic
Holiday Wishes from President Gogue
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Great Ideas of Biology - Sir Paul Nurse
In this Founders' Day lecture Sir Paul Nurse, president of the Royal Society, discusses the great ideas of biology.
Portuguese studies review
The PSR is a peer reviewed journal devoted to promoting interdisciplinary scholarly study of the countries, regions, and communities that share, build on, or are transforming a Portuguese or Brazilian legacy. The PSR promotes a critical understanding of the historical and current evolution of political, economic, social and cultural networks incorporating Portugal, Brazil, and other lusophone countries. The journal, launched in 1991 by Trent University (Ontario, Canada) is published biannually,
The Great Society
Texan Lyndon Baines Johnson (LBJ) took the oath of office on the plane carrying John F. Kennedy's body from Dallas to Washington, D.C. on November 22, 1963. Johnson's presidency began in turmoil with Kennedy's assassination and continued throughout most of the decade in the same manner. (Video is narrated with slides and speeches.)
Long Division With Decimals
This video shows how to do long division with decimals. The video offers two examples.
Does Faith Have a Role in Social Movements? - Panel Discussion
May 23, 2013: Panel Discussion moderated by Christine Boyle Historically, the contributions of progressive people and institutions of faith have strengthened Canadian social movements in numerous ways. For a while now, social movements have been primarily speaking to people's material interests in an increasingly polarized world. Faith and social movements have been separated like church and state. Amid increasing secularization and social dislocation, what does it look like to build relations
Physics in architecture
Developed in 1998 by Dr John Whittle (Department of the Built Environment) using Authorware, this package contains brief interactive notes on eight areas of physics in which architects need a working knowledge. However, it is also useful to others in science, engineering and social sciences looking for an introduction to the topics concerned. These topics are: Units of measurement; Scalar and vector quantities; Newton’s laws; Mass and weight; Action and reaction; Waves; Heat, work and energy;
Prepositions with Garfield
A preposition links nouns, pronouns and phrases to other words in a sentence. Prepositions show how objects relate to each other, an important math skill. Using Garfield, the famous finicky cat, examples of prepositions are shown in this slide show. This is geared toward students just beginning to explore prepositions. (1:00)
OZK 150: Introduction to Ozarks Studies - Lecture 10: Ozarks Music
In this lecture Dr. Blevins surveys Ozarks traditional music, concentrating on varieties of ballads from ancient British story songs brought to America by colonial immigrants to regional songs recounting events that took place in the Ozarks. This course provides a multidisciplinary introduction to the study of the Ozarks region and its inhabitants, including Ozarks history and geography, regional folk culture and traditions, and current issues. Learn more about Missouri State iCourses at http:
Crisis in Japan: What Will the Costs Be?
It may be years before the costs -- human and economic -- of the devastating earthquake and tsunami on March 11 in Japan are fully known, but they will be enormous. With thousands feared dead throughout the northeastern part of the country and officials scrambling to contain a nuclear disaster, there are now more questions than answers. Knowledge@Wharton asked four experts to share their thoughts about the impact of the disaster.Author(s):
A History Of Scotland - Episode 1 - The Last Of The Free (4/6)
A well-photographed history of Scotland. This BBC documentary is suitable for middle school and high school students.
GLS 2011 Panel 4: Does innovating for the greater good have an impact?
Does innovating for the greater good have an impact? Rodrigo Baggio, Michael J. Barber, Amit Mehra and Kamalini Ramdas discuss their thoughts on this question at the Global Leadership Summit 2011
Effects of agricultural activities on insect species richness in the intensively cultivated landscap
As signatory of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), China supports the 2010 Biodiversity Target to achieve a significant reduction in the current rate of biodiversity loss by the year 2010. This very ambitious goal must be seen against the background of a huge knowledge gap prevailing particularly with regard to patterns of insect diversity in space and time. Our collaborative research is trying to be instrumental in addressing the aforementioned knowledge gap by investigating how dif
Should We Ban the Burka?
A public debate hosted by The Australian National University and The Canberra Times.Muslim women's dress codes have come into the political spotlight in both Muslim-majority and non-Muslim societies. At one end of the spectrum the state has sought to enforce Islamic dress codes while at the opposite end the state has sought to ban certain items of women's religious dress.Under the Taliban, Afghan women were forbidden to appear in public unless they were wearing the all-enveloping burka. Now, Fre