A Bad Case of Stripes
Listen to Sean Astin read A Bad Case of Stripes by David Shannon. Camilla Cream loves lima beans, but she never eats them. Why? Because the other kids at her school don't like them. And Camilla is very, very worried about what other people think of her. In fact, she is so worried that she is about to break out in... A Bad Case of Stripes. (11:52)
Thank you, Mr. Falker
Listen to Jane Kaczmarek read Thank You, Mr. Falker by Patricia Polacco. Little Trisha is overjoyed at the thought of starting school and
learning how to read. But right from the start, when she tries to read,
all the letters and numbers just get jumbled up. Her classmates make
matters worse by calling her "dummy" and "toad." (16:39)
Fulton Steamboat Engine
This is a quick recording of an animated scale model of a steam engine, drive train, and paddlewheels from Robert Fulton's North River Steamboat. Filmed at Cabin Fever Expo 2011. (00:30)
NASA | Summer Extremes Getting More Extreme
People who live north of the equator are experiencing both higher summer temperatures and a greater frequency of extreme bouts of heat, according to a NASA statistical analysis of decades of Northern Hemisphere temperature data. A basic bell curve shows breakdown of these temperatures. Initially, the mean summer temperature for the Northern Hemisphere from 1951-1980 is centered at the top of the curve, with the frequency of cooler summers in blue and the frequency of warmer summers in red. Watch
Come out and support the Nittany Lion Fencers on Saturday, January 12, 2013
The Penn State men's and women's fencing team will return to action this weekend in White Building as they host an NCAA competition on Saturday Jan. 12. Competing teams will include Drew, UPenn, Duke, UNC, Columbia, Haverford, and Temple (women's team only), and action is set to begin at 9 a.m.
UM Chorus Sings at White House
Twenty-seven members of The University of Mississippi chorus were invited to sing at the White House during the holiday tours of the iconic mansion. The group of graduate students and seniors will perform two hour long sets of classic holiday songs and hymns during their performance. Video by Mary Stanton.
E-Portfolio Toolkit - Booklet
This E-Portfolio Toolkit is based on experience of developing the “Year Abroad E-Portfolio”, undertaken by the School of Languages at Leeds Metropolitan University. We use an E-Portfolio to assess our students on their period abroad because we think it encourages them to fully engage with culture(s) and language of the target country and to reflect on the resulting cultural and linguistic development. As part of our project, we have also developed a set of learning activities and materials,
Market Pulse: Japan and Einstein's definition of insanity
Jan. 11 - The yen slides to a 30-month low, but is the market getting too carried away? Draghi's magic may be waning on the euro, and mining and Commerzbank shares fall.
Do You Underline the Name of a Television Show?
The name of a TV show itself should be underlined because the TV
show has episodes with their own additional titles. Learn about underlining TV show titles and place their episode titles in quotes with help from a certified tutor in this video clip.
A Heroic Return
It's taken all spring and summer, but salmon finally return to Admiralty Island to spawn. See the fish in this short clip from Nature. (01:03)
Faculty Learning Day, Jan. 2013 | Jeff Sykes
Jeff Sykes examines the ways technologies can be used to make accommodations for students with disabilities.
21L.002X Foundations of World Culture II: World Literatures and Texts (MIT)
This class continues our study of the foundational texts of human culture, focusing on early modernity until the recent past. In many ways, this includes several questions such as: Why did these works achieve the fame and influence they achieved? How do they present what it means to be a human being? How do they describe the role of a member of a family, community, tradition, social class, gender? How do they distinguish between proper and improper behavior? How do they characterize the members
Staartdelingen tot tienduizend Werkblaadje met staartdelingen tot tienduizend.
Werkblaadje met staartdelingen tot tienduizend.
GRCC Players Present: "Crooked" | Promo
GRCC Players present: CROOKED by Catherine Trieschmann on January 17 - 19, 8pm, Spectrum Theater. Call 234-3946 beginning Monday, Jan 7 at 1pm to purchase tickets.
FACTBOX: Loeb vs Ackman: Hedge fund hostility over Herbalife
Jan 9 - Two prominent hedge fund managers are squaring off over Herbalife, with Daniel Loeb betting the nutritional supplements company will flourish while William Ackman is betting it will falter.
Op zoek naar jongeren die stotteren We zijn op zoek naar jongeren die stotteren voor een uniek doctoraatsonderzoek. We willen aantonen dat stotteren veel meer is dan wat mensen kunnen horen en zien. Ken je iemand die zou kunnen deelnemen, geef hem of haar dan zeker deze …
We zijn op zoek naar jongeren die stotteren voor een uniek doctoraatsonderzoek. We willen aantonen dat stotteren veel meer is dan wat mensen kunnen horen en zien.
Ken je iemand die zou kunnen deelnemen, geef hem of haar dan zeker deze …
John Siegfried: “Better Living Through Economics”
Watch video of “Better Living Through Economics”, part of the Osher Lifelong Learning Lecture Series presented by Vanderbilt Professor of Economics John Siegfried, who has written a book with the same title. Siegfried will focus on various case studies to demonstrate how economic research has improved societal conditions over the past 50 years by influencing public policykeep reading »
Duke Medicine Profiles: John H. Sampson, MD, PhD, MBA, MHSc
Get to know Duke's cancer doctors.
Superfoods: Eat more, lose weight
What if you could eat more and still lose weight? How about reduce disease and increase your lifespan? Sounds too good to be true, but Vanderbilt’s Barb Cramer talks with Vanderbilt School of Nursing’s nutrition expert Jamie Pope about choice foods that can help you change your health odds. To learn more fromkeep reading »
Europe Day Ahead: Ireland -- another step to recovery?
Jan. 16 - A look ahead to Thursday's key events including Ireland's T-bill auction, IMF chief Christine Lagarde's visit to Washington and an emergency meeting on Mali