Life in the Polar Regions
This video describes animals and plants found in the Polar Regions. It address several species in the seas including fish, sponges, whales and krill. Polar bears, sea lions, walruses and penguins are seen in this video as well as the animals in the vast arctic tundra. It also briefly addresses animals adaptations that enable them to deal with the cold weather, such as thick fur, short ears and tails and hibernation. Run time 1:55 .
2012 MSU Excellence in Diversity Awards Profile: Wisaal
Team Award: Advancing Global Competency
9.69 Foundations of Cognition (MIT)
Advances in cognitive science have resolved, clarified, and sometimes complicated some of the great questions of Western philosophy: what is the structure of the world and how do we come to know it; does everyone represent the world the same way; what is the best way for us to act in the world. Specific topics include color, objects, number, categories, similarity, inductive inference, space, time, causality, reasoning, decision-making, morality and consciousness. Readings and discussion include
Force -- Vector Solutions for Coplanar Forces Concurrent at a Point
This module explains the law of sines and the law of cosines. It also explains vector solutions for coplanar forces that are concurrent at a point in a format that is accessible to blind students.
UGA Grad Studies 3MT Finals - Ronrong Liu
Ronrong Liu presents her entry in the 1st Annual UGA 3MT Competition, titled "The Dance of Trade and Security in the 21st Century." The Three Minute Thesis (3MT™) is a research communication competition developed by The University of Queensland. The exercise develops academic, presentation, and research communication skills and supports the development of students' capacity to effectively explain their research in language appropriate to an intelligent but non-specialist audience. Doctoral s
Philosophy of Science Association (PSA)
The website of the Philosophy of Science Association (PSA) provides information about this organisation, which exists to promote research, teaching, and discussion of issues in the philosophy of science. The Association was founded in 1934, and holds a major conference every two years, details of which are given on the website. The site also offers: membership information; notices about opportunities in the field for graduate students; announcements; and details of the PSA Women's Caucus. Additi
Hernan Cortes - Documentary drama Part 1 of 6
This is the first part of the docudrama that presents the history of conquistador Hernan Cortes, part of Heroes and Villains series. This part shows the moment when Cortes arrives in Mexico and what he did with his army. There is reference to the influence of the Catholic church. (10:00)
British Royal Family
The British Royal Family, the House of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha, originally the House of Wettin, have reigned over the UK and Commonwealth monarchies from the time of King Edward VII. This six-minute video will warrant a history lesson for many as some of the faces may be unknown. There are several images of a younger Queen Elizabeth (around 2:50 in this presentation). This is essentially a slide show--there is no narration, however, there is music.
How To Choose the Right Career
This 1:33 long video does a quick review of how to identify what you like to do and lists the steps one should consider before considering a specific career. Good ideas and easy for most students to do at most every age level.
Otis College Binding Desire: Unfolding Artists Books Exhibition
OPENING JANUARY 25 BINDING DESIRE: UNFOLDING ARTISTS BOOKS January 25 -- March 30, 2014 | Opening Reception: Saturday January 25, 4-6pm Binding Desire: Unfolding Artists Books is a group exhibition featuring approximately 120 works from OTIS Millard Sheets Library's Special Collection of 2,100 artists books dating from the 1960s to the present. The Otis Artists' Book Collection is one of the largest in Southern California. It houses a wide range of works representing every genre of artists
The Later Records relating to North Westmorland - or the Barony of Appleby
Contains abstracts and transcriptions of documents for the local history of the northern part of the county, arranged by parish. It provides information on churches, manors and schools, plus extracts from the Hearth Tax of 1669-72. Towns covered include Appleby, Brough and Shap. Published by kind permission of the Cumberland and Westmorland Antiquarian and Archaeological Society and Cumbria County Council.
Learn German: German Colours
In this video you will learn the German words for different colors. You will hear the color in German and see the German word on the screen and then the word in English will appear on the screen. This is good for beginning language learners.
How to Homeschool Your Child : How to Plan a Home School Schedule
Teach your children from home; learn how important scheduling is in homeschooling and how to plan a home school schedule in this video on homeschooling. The video has English captions.
21F.043J Introduction to Asian American Studies: Literature, Culture, and Historical Experience (MIT
An interdisciplinary subject that draws on literature, history, anthropology, film, and cultural studies to examine the experiences of Asian Americans in U.S. society. Covers the first wave of Asian immigration in the 19th century, the rise of anti-Asian movements, the experiences of Asian Americans during WWII, the emergence of the Asian American movement in the 1960s, and the new wave of "post-1965" Asian immigration. Examines the role these historical experiences played in the formation of As
Cast Iron Plow (Chinese inventions)
A description of the early cast iron plow and its advantages
Virtual Maths, Density formula simulation
Density, mass and volume interactive formula, simulation
The Golden Age of Couture: New Look Suit - Hardy Amies
The British couturier Hardy Amies combined the grand tradition of British tailoring with a Parisian flair for the latest style. But he never lost sight of a particularly British attitude to couture. Ian Garlant, today's Chief designer at Hardy Amies, explains how this relates to to cultural history.
China's Growth: The Making of an Economic Superpower [Audio]
Speaker(s): Dr Linda Yueh | What drives China's impressive growth and will it continue? Parsing the evidence leads to some surprising conclusions and also points to needed reforms to sustain development in the coming decades. Linda Yueh is director of the China Growth Centre and fellow in economics at St Edmund Hall, University of Oxford. She is also adjunct professor of economics at the London Business School. Linda's new book is entitled China's Growth: The Making of an Economic Superpower.
Russian embassy in Kiev attacked
June 15 - Protesters in Kiev hurl bricks and stones at Russian Embassy after rebels shoot down Ukrainian military plane. Paul Chapman 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 around the globe and across topics including business, financial, national, and international news. For over 160 years, Reut