SeaWiFS Biosphere: Rotating Globe with Zoom to Pacific Ocean
SeaWiFS looks at the Pacific Ocean and monitors El-Nino and La-Nina.
Dreaming in Different Tongues: Languages and the Way We Think
On the Same Page: Voices of Berkeley keynote event Moderated by Geoff Nunberg Panelists: Scholars Lera Boroditsky and Lily Wong Fillmore; author and Cal alumna Maxine Hong Kingston; actor and Cal alumnus John Cho. http://onthesamepage.berkeley.edu
Levels of measurement
Aimed at statistics beginners, this learning object describes, and gives examples of, the four levels of measurement of data: nominal, ordinal, interval and ratio.
Boundary Spanners: Emerging Middle Class
Thunderbird School of Global Management Professor Andreas Schotter, Ph.D., goes inside the mind of a boundary spanner. http://www.thunderbird.edu
Johns Hopkins Story Swap - Staying Up a Week Straight
Bob Clayton '84 and his wife, Janine Clayton '84, have slightly different outlooks about his staying up for an entire week in order to finish his final papers and exams senior year.
GRCC Transfer Promo
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Simile or Metaphor?
What is the difference between a simile and metaphor? Answering that question is the goal of this student-created video. Metaphors are direct comparisons; similes use like or as to make the comparison. Shakespeare's famous metaphor," All the world is a stage," is used as an example. ( 1:24)
A Newscast of Hamlet's Death
Students analyze Shakespeare's Hamlet in a creative way in this selection. The format is that of a news program with "live" action coverage and an interview with a friend. ( 4:39)
This two minute student made video provides a brief synopsis of the main events of the Fourth Crusade.The crusaders wanted to take a different route this time by sailing to Egypt and back up again instead of coming from the north. They had a problem because they didn't have enough ships, so they went to Venice to get ships and in return they had to get back Zara for them and in the end they did. The Pope' actions are explained.
The Panda: An Endangered Species
This selection contains a slide show set to music which provides background information on the plight of the panda, characteristics of pandas, a map of their natural habitat, and efforts being made to help them. Many photos of pandas are also shown. ( 2:20)
More pressure on "humiliated" Greece
Sept.19 - It's a crunch week for Greece, which needs to receive the latest installment of its EU/IMF bailout to avoid running out of money in October. But as the IMF says Athens needs to speed up its reforms, Greek citizens are worried about the future. Joanna Partridge reports
Ladies in red rule the red carpet
Sept. 19 - Television stars rock the red carpet at the 63rd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards. Alicia Powell reports.
Julien Macdonald unveils his "taste of the Orient"
Sept. 19 - British designer Julien Macdonald shows his Spring/Summer 2012 collection at London Fashion Week. Alicia Powell reports.
Moss, Stewart at Mulberry
Sept. 19 - The front row at Mulberry was heaving with Kate Moss and Kristin Stewart on show. Cindy Martin reports.
Gas jets expand during star birth
Read more: http://www.newscientist.com/blogs/nstv/2011/09/time-lapse-tuesday-gas-jets-expand-during-star-birth.html
Olympians@Google: Kristi Yamaguchi
Olympic figure skating champion Kristi Yamaguchi visits Google's Mountain View, CA headquarters to discuss her journey leading up to the Olympics, her charitable work, as well as her new book "Dream Big, Little Pig." This event took place on August 23, 2011, as part of the @Google Talks series. Kristi Yamaguchi is an American figure skater and 1992 Olympic Champion in ladies' singles. She is also a World Figure Skating Champion in 1991-1992 and National Champion in 1992. In December of 2005, sh
Honderdveld Op dit honderdveld zien leerlingen goed wanneer ze sprongen van één of van tien maken.
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Why do we do proofs?
The aim of this session is to motivate students to understand why we might want to do proofs, why proofs are important, and how they can help us. In particular, the student will learn the following: proofs can help you to really see WHY a result is true; problems that are easy to state can be hard to solve (Fermat's Last Theorem); sometimes statements which appear to be intuitively obvious may turn out to be false (the Hospitals paradox); the answer to a question will often depend crucially on t
Weapons of mass destruction
This is a module framework. It can be viewed online or downloaded as a zip file. As taught Autumn Semester 2010. With the possible exception of climate change, weapons of mass destruction are probably the only thing on the planet that could conceivably mean curtains for all of us. Yet Britain has relied on its nuclear arsenal for decades, and other states seem anxious to acquire one. Why do some countries have these things? What, if anything, should we do about them? How should we feel about t
War on climate change
In this podcast - Going to war for the environment? Dr Matthew Humphrey, Reader in Political Philosophy assesses a controversial theory by Australian academic Professor Robyn Eckersley. Professor Eckersley is among a group of experts who believe that military intervention may be reasonably used to protect natural resources.