France takes aim at UK over ratings
Dec. 16 - French Finance Minister Francois Baroin has joined a chorus of French criticism of the British economy, saying London should not try to hand out lessons to the French government and the economic situation is worse in the UK. Hayley Platt reports
Part 3 Question and Answer Session
Question and answer session for the Complexity of Global Change 2009.
Anomalous enhancement of Tc in electron-doped copper oxide heterostructures
By: taku R. Greene (Maryland) National High Magnetic Field Laboratory - New Frontiers in two dimensional electron systems, Buenos Aires, Argentina - Nov 23 - 25, 2011
The Future Tense Using Will
An English teacher shows how to make the future tense using "will" and the simple form of the verb. The teacher presents the lesson in lecture format using a white board with different examples. He also talks about making contractions in the future tense.
Spartan Sagas: Jennifer Berggren
Media and information sophomore, Jennifer Berggren, explains what it means to her to truly be a Spartan and how she loves her passion for work in film. "I also try to make a diiference with the way that I live, even though it's a small gesture in the community, it really helps in the littlest ways."
The Mayflower Compact - Drive Thru History
This two minute video is an overview of this historic event and the problems that the pilgrims faced and why they signed the Compact. A good overview.
Trading at Noon: Wall Street gains on U.S. economic data
Dec. 29 - U.S. stocks are rising today as stronger-than-expected economic data lifts sentiment in a lightly traded session.
Destination: New Zealand, Overview
This 3:40 long video shows the landscapes and cities of this country. The diversity of the country is stressed. The differences between the southern and northern islands are explained.
Beginner Lesson #115 - No Boys Allowed
Learn Japanese with JapanesePod101.com! Today’s conversation takes place in the josei senyou sharyou - the women only railcar. This lesson continues a series of lessons intended to introduce you to informal Japanese, as well as the subtle differences between masculine and feminine spoken Japanese. Today’s grammar point covers the plain form of the present progressive [...]
Gen X, Gen Y, Baby Boomers, and Traditionalists
Generation X, Generation Y, Baby Boomers, and Traditionalists—these are the current descriptors of the ages of female activists. Join four women of Gen X and Y as they consider activism and women's issues today. Sharna Goldseker, Vice President of the Andrea and Charles Bronfman Philanthropies and Director of 21/64 moderates a panel with Ai-jen Poo, Lead Organizer of Domestic Workers United and Associate Director of CAAAV Organizing Asian Communities; Olivia Greer, Associate Producer of Cultur
Social Media in Business, Development & Government
Social media technologies are disrupting power equations between consumers and businesses on one hand and citizens and governments on the other hand, especially in the context of emerging countries. Therefore, it is essential that thinkers and practitioners in the areas of business, development and government understand the use and impact of social media technologies. The course will specifically focus on how social media is changing media, business, development, and government in fundamental wa
The Tidal River Trent
A collection of photographs tracing the course of the River Trent from source to sea.
Week 5 Pt. 1
Islamic religious tradition applied to peacemaking
This video teaches what symbols are shows various symbols that mean something in the United States. Some symbols that are featured include: the American flag, the eagle, the Liberty Bell and the Statue of Liberty. The video is animated and narrated by a girl. Key vocabulary words are defined. (05:12)
In this activity, students observe a model of a waterwheel to investigate the transformations of energy involved in turning the blades of a hydro-turbine into work. Students work as engineers to create a model for a new waterwheel while considering resources, such as time and materials, in their design. Students also discuss and explore the characteristics of hydropower plants.
Time-light and shadow (pre-visit)
Students examine the interplay of the earth and the sun by studying shadows. Students construct a sun clock and record shadows several times during a school day in order to use the earth and the sun to measure time.
Create your own Insect!
An activity that informs children about the appearance of insects, i.e., their head, thorax and abdomen, and allows them to create their own model.
Parallel Axes Theorem
Fact-sheet with a worked example on the use of the parallel axes theorem.
"All That Is Passed Away": A Young Indian Praises U.S. Government Policy in the Late 19th century
Federal officials and reformers regarded education as the linchpin in the government's efforts to Americanize and assimilate Native Americans, which became the dominant federal policy starting in 1887. They placed the greatest stock in off-reservation boarding schools, because they removed Indian youths from their home environment and culture. The U.S. Training and Industrial School founded in 1879 at Carlisle Barracks, Pennsylvania, was the model for most of these schools. Ellis B. Childers, a