Veterinarian's Hardest Day
This two minute video The hardest days for a veterinarian are often dealing with the death of a sick animal. This is about the death of the vet's dog. There isn't much about the career, but more about the fact that such events must be dealt with in terms of this career. A good talking point. (02:0))
21W.747-2 Rhetoric: Rhetoric of Science (MIT)
This course is an introduction to the history, theory, practice, and implications of rhetoric, the art and craft of persuasion. This course specifically focuses on the ways that scientists use various methods of persuasion in the construction of scientific knowledge.
AjaxNetPhoto image archive
The website "AjaxNetPhoto Image Archive" is a large collection of images concerning maritime history, whose gathering begun in 1970 as a service for publishers. The image archive belongs the the Ajax News and Feature Agency and is organised into: maritime archives; general archives; paintings and illustrations; and an exclusive showcase. It also has a section with recent postings. This collection is one of the most comprehensive historical archives of maritime related material with images dating
Shape grammars for analyzing social housing: The case of Jardim S?o Francisco low-income housing dev
This paper presents an analysis of Jardim S?o Francisco, a lowincome housing development in S?o Paulo, Brazil, using shape grammar as an analytical method. It is part of an ongoing research that aims at analyzing the different types of sitting in low-income housing developments and their consequences for public spaces. The fi nal objective is to propose a design method that allows designing better quality urban spaces in this type of development.
Behavioral Health Grant Program Gives UM Grad Students Hands-On Experience
A grant through BP to the Mississippi Department of Mental Health Oil Spill Recovery is allowing Ole Miss psychology students the opportunity to examine how well an effort to meet the mental health needs of people on the Mississippi coast is working. Video by Mary Stanton.
DISCOVERING GENES ASSOCIATED WITH DISEASES AND TRAITS IN DOGS
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Sustainable Tourism Certification
A lecture on sustainable tourism
Odaiba in Tokyo, Trendy Spot!
Odaiba in Tokyo, Trendy Spot!
Bon odori, summer dance festival
Bon odori, summer dance festival.
Train Station in Japan
Train Station in Japan.
Full Spectrum: Prints from the Brandywine Workshop
September 7, 2012 - November 25, 2012: Cultural identity, political and social issues, portraiture, and landscape, as well as patterning and pure abstraction, are some of the many concerns explored by the artists in this exhibition. The spectrum of artistic voices and approaches to image-making represented in the exhibition reflects the increasingly pluralistic character of contemporary art.
This Week @Minnesota: Sept. 7, 2012, freshmen pride and spirit
THIS WEEK @MINNESOTA: Sept. 3--7. In this episode of the weekly video feature, U of M President Eric Kaler and his wife, Karen help students during move-in; Class of 2016 participates in Convocation; and 5,500 first-year students form a giant 'M' at TCF Bank Stadium for the class photo.
Puerto Rican Pasteles
Pasteles are a traditional Puerto Rican Christmas dish. Chef Alfredo Ayala explains that pastels are similar to tamales, but stuffed with pork stewed with rich sofrito. They are wrapped inside a banana leaf and boiled. For recipes, visit http://www.ciaprochef.com/WCA7.
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences: Engaging Students - with Simplified Mandarin subtitles
Experience what the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences at Simon Fraser University has to offer! This video contains testimonials of FASS undergrads and alumni from a range of departments describing their experiences while being part of the largest faculty here at SFU. Please visit our FASS homepage for more information about opportunities and programs. http://www.fass.sfu.ca/
Making a scaled bar graph (Common Core 3.MD.3)
This video (running time 4:40) explains how to make a scaled bar graph by skip counting. Beginning by defining the word scaled as "using a shrinking machine," it explains the purpose of drawing things to scale. Data is given in table format, showing why a scaled bar graph is needed (the numbers are too big to count by ones). The instructor shows how to determine which number she will skip count by in drawing the bars. (NOTE: From 3:01 to 4:34, the video shows a black screen while
This Day in History January 26: Australia Day
On January 26, 1788, Captain Arthur Phillip guides a fleet of 11 British ships carrying convicts to the colony of New South Wales, effectively founding Australia. After overcoming a period of hardship, the fledgling colony began to celebrate the anniversary of this date with great fanfare. (1:00)
Developing A Passion For Reading: Featuring Gordon Terrace Elementary School
This is an encouraging video that features ways to help young readers. A group of teachers and education professionals experiment with different strategies and research to find a perfect fit for teaching reading in their classrooms. They express importance in collaboration and student conferencing. (05:41)
The Exchange: Democrats sound off
At the DNC in Charlotte, delegates defend the middle class, criticize Congress, and argue for a second term.