Centenary Prestigious Lecture - Relations Among Nations on a Finite Planet
Much of past human history can be written without too much reference to the effects of the physical environment, much less the results of our own impacts on it. But human numbers and their increasing impacts have now grown to the point where their scale rivals the planet's natural biogeochemical processes which created the biosphere and which struggle to maintain it.
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.
Emerging & Re-emerging Infectious Diseases
Explores factors associated with disease emergence & re-emergence & considers the human activities that can increase or decrease the likelihood of outbreaks of infectious diseases. Students play the role of epidemiologists looking for clues to solve the case of a mystery disease, watch simulations of herd immunity & the impact of vaccination programs, & assign limited funds to three proposals submitted to address a major infectious disease. (NIH) The target audience is grades 9-1
DISCOVERING GENES ASSOCIATED WITH DISEASES AND TRAITS IN DOGS
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Sustainable Tourism Certification
A lecture on sustainable tourism
The Genius of Mozart (Part 5 of 18)
"The Genius of Mozart" (2004)
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.
How to Draw Clothes for Manga/Comic Books, Part 1
In this video Mark Crilley gives you step by step instructions on how to draw clothing for both male and female manga characters. His directions are clear and easy to follow, and his excellent method of filming lets you see every part of what he does. (9:58)
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.