1 Case studies
The first case study in this unit, ‘Battlefields as heritage sites’ by Mary-Catherine Garden, involves public memories of two significant historical events, the battles of Bannockburn and Culloden. They have helped to forge national consciousness in Scotland but have little visible archaeological evidence to inform the viewer. Intangible heritage, linked to a physical site, presents problems of its own.
The second study examines the old and new towns of Edinburgh, its designation as
Disability and Social Change A South African agenda
This powerful volume represents the bro
Where next for public health in the era of austerity?
This event was the second in a series of master class lectures jointly staged by the University of Leeds and Leeds Metropolitan University bringing together relevant senior figures and academics from across the city and surrounding region.
The twenty-first century has seen a growth in political, environmental and economic insecurity in the context of global recession, population ageing and climate change. Responding to these threats involves rethinking how we work together, care for ourselves,
Learning about Things that Float - with Curious George
The children use "a box of junk" to create different boats. One boat is made from straws, another from paper towel rolls, and the third from a pie pan. The children take their boats to a small pool to find out if they float. Some work and some do not. The children discuss why they did or didn't work.
Fedflix: free film from US government
FedFlix is a collaboration between the National Technical Information Service and Public.Resource.Org. It provides free access via the Internet to films from branches of the American government. These include public information films, historic film clips and footage from the National Archives; Department of War; Chicago Police Department; Mine Safety and Health Administration; United States Forest Service and Federal Civil Defense Administration among many other departments. The full range of Am
Carlisle Barracks hosts "Warrior Ride" wounded warriors
Rep. Todd Platts and Army War College leadership greeted the Warrior Ride Friday, June 17. The non-profit organization Warrior Ride supports wounded veterans with adaptive bicycles. On Friday, the wounded veterans started at the Army Heritage and Education Center and rode through the streets of Carlisle Barracks, ending at the home of Army War College where they were met by Platts and USAWC leadership in front of 50 state flags, honoring Soldiers and veterans from all 50 states.
Amsterdam 1928: The Games of the IX Olympiad
The Games of the IX Olympiad in Amsterdam, Netherlands. These games introduced women’s athletics, as well as the tradition that Greece will lead the Parade of Nations. Video shows the flags of the countries that took part in the Olympics. There is no talking in this video. Background music is the Olympic Theme.
3.2 Higher-order DNA structures: DNA twisting and torsional effects
As discussed earlier, the helical nature of DNA results for the most part from the properties of the bases, their interactions and the geometry of the helix itself. There is, however, another important contributor to the structure of DNA that is found within the cell. The DNA helix is actually under a torsional stress due to what is called DNA twisting, which arises when the two strands of the helix are twisted around the axis, as shown in Figure 11a.
This Brain Pop video discusses some of the life of William Shakespeare. Some key terms include plays, sonnets, history plays, comedies, The Lord Chamberlain's Men, Globe Theater, the pit, groundlings, tragedies, tragicomedies, and romances. It also includes the theme of some of his most famous works. (04:25)
Adding Positive & Negative Numbers Using a Number Line
In this video learn how easy it can be to add different arrangements of positive and negative numbers (integers). A number line is used to model examples. The steps are shown on how to find out if the answer to the problem will be positive or negative.
O Design de Informa??o na Web 2.0: A interface Resultante de uma Constru??o Coletiva [Design Informa
We will address the challenges of design information in designing interfaces and functional dynamics considering a content part of the collaboration of users whose commitment to the project reaches various levels. The use of a well-structured iconography and the availability of help, shortcuts and tutorials are some of the resources already exploited, however, there is still room for reflection on the use of visuals and sounds aimed at facilitating the navigability on such projects. Here are som
Revista de lengua y literatura catalana, gallega y vasca
The "Revista de Lengua y Literatura Catalana, Gallega y Vasca" (Journal of Catalan, Galician, and Basque Language and Literature) is a peer-reviewed scholarly journal by the Spanish Open University (UNED). It was first published in 1991 with the aim of bringing together comparative philological studies on Hispanic literatures. At the time of cataloguing, it was available the full-text content for the 13 issues published between 1991 and 2008. Each number includes research articles, book reviews,
Fun Science Projects for Children : Ingredients for Flubber
Make science fun. What are the ingredients and materials needed to make flubber? Learn in this science video from science expert: Karen Weisman. This video gives the step by step instructions for making flubber, and even has subtitles so that if you can't understand the presenter you can still see the measurements that she is talking about.
Spielberg presents Obama with award, Lohan hits London
The day's top showbiz news and headlines including U.S. President Barack Obama attends a celebrity packed dinner, Lindsay Lohan hits the red carpet in London, and Jennifer Lawrence speaks out to Marie Claire. Bob Mezan reports.
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